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Craft Show sponsored by VFW Post 2510 Ladies Auxiliary Nov. 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Open to the public.

VFW Men’s Auxiliary Post 4906 Lake Erie Perch Sandwich Dinner Nov. 22, 4 p.m. until sold out at the post, 2161 Consaul St. Includes slaw, chips and a pickle. Carryouts available. Public welcome.

Block Watch 410-M East Toledo-Raymer area meets every 2nd Thurs. 6-7 p.m. at Memorial United Church of Christ, 1301 Starr Ave. Boundaries are East Broadway, Starr Avenue, Belt and Navarre. Any surrounding neighbors and business owners are also welcome.

Block Watch 410-N for the East Toledo Old Heffner School Area meets every 4th Monday of the month 6:30-7:30 p.m. at 2075 Kelsey Ave. Residents who live within the boundaries of Starr, the RR tracks (Belt Street), Dearborn and Lemert, Seaman to the I-280 Bridge and any surrounding neighbors/ business owners are also welcome.

Block Watch 420-C Meeting Martin Luther Lutheran Church, 601 Nevada, the 4th Thurs. of every month from 6-7:30 p.m.

VFW Post #2510 offers Friday-night dinners from 4-7 p.m. Public welcome. Meetings are held Tues. at 7 p.m.; Men’s Auxiliary meets the 1st Tues. and Ladies Auxiliary meets the 4th Tues.

Waite High School Alumni from the Class of 1951, meet the 2nd Mon. of every month. For info, call Betty at 419-691-7944 or Fran at 419-693-6060.


Oregon
Vendors at The Villa Nov. 14, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Orchard Villa, 2841 Munding Dr. Assorted vendors including Mary Kay, Premier Jewelry, Cupcake Corner and more. 419-697-4100.

Red Cross Blood Drive Nov. 14, noon-6 p.m., Faith United Methodist Church, 3415 Starr Ave.

Oregon Tree Commission Meeting Nov. 20, 7 p.m. in the City Community Room, 5330 Seaman Rd. Public is invited. PERI Chapter #93 Meeting Nov. 21, 1 p.m., Oregon Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Business meeting, refreshments and fellowship. PERS retirees welcome.

JWH Oregon Senior Center presents Oregon Bandstand Rockin' Rodeo featuring Bob Wurst, Nov. 23, 6:30-11 p.m.,

Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Rd. Food, cash ‘saloon’, raffles and more. For tickets, call 419-698-7078. All proceeds benefit JWH Oregon Senior Center.

DivorceCare Support Group will meet Mondays through Dec. 2 from 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Ignatius Church Family Life Center, 212 N. Stadium Rd., Oregon. For info, call the parish office at 419-693-1150 or 419-698-4745.

Theology with Toast meets the 2nd Wed. of the month at 10 a.m., Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. On Nov. 13, Dr. Paul Byrnes will discuss, “Do You Want To Be An Organ Donor?” Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Info: call Alice at 419-698-0405.

Senior Book Discussion Group meets the 1st Thursday of most months, 2:15-3:15 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. No registration is required. For info, call 419-259-5250.

Storytimes at the Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd., include: Family Storytime (ages 6 months-6 years) Tues. at 7 p.m.; Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5) every  Wed. at 10 a.m. and Babytime (ages 6-24 months) every Thurs. at 10 a.m.. For info, call 419-259-5250 or visit www.toledolibrary.org.

"James Wes Hancock" Oregon Senior Center, 5760 Bayshore Rd., open weekdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Daily activities include: bingo, fitness classes, line dancing, exercise, Bunco, Euchre, and health screenings. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. daily. $2.50 donation is suggested for seniors 60 & older; all others $5.32. Reservations required 24 hours in advance. 419-698-7078.

Toastmasters Club meets the 1st & 3rd Tues. of each month, 6:30 p.m., Lake Michigan Room, ProMedica Bay Park Hospital. Visitors welcome. Info: Julie at 419-836-5051/Allen at 419-270-7683 or visit d28toastmasters.org and click on “Great Eastern Club.”

Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society, 1133 Grasser St. is open Thurs. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Info: www.ojhs.org.


Northwood
Spaghetti Dinner Nov. 15, 4:30-7 p.m., Northwood Church of God, 1838 S. Coy Rd. Children 5 and under eat free.

Crafters Wanted for a Holiday Craft Bazaar Nov. 22 & 23 Unity United Methodist Church, 1910 E. Broadway. For info, call Jan at 419-666-0481.

Fish Fry every Fri., 5-7:45 p.m., Northwood VFW 2984. Featuring fish, steaks, shrimp and chicken. Public welcome.

Beginners Bible Study for Teens & Young Adults, Sundays, 5 p.m., Northwood 7th-day Adventist Church, 2975 East Point Blvd. Everyone welcome. Info: www.northwoodadventist.org or 419-698-5100.

Crafters Wanted for a Holiday Craft Bazaar Nov. 22 and 23, Unity United Methodist Church, 1910 E. Broadway. Info: Jan at 419-666-0481.


Jerusalem Twp.
Trustees Meet the 2nd and 4th Tues. of the month at 6 p.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Jerusalem Twp. Food Pantry, open 2nd Wed. of every month, 9-11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.


Elliston
W.O.W. meets 6-7:30 p.m., Zion United Methodist Church. Bible stories, music and fun; no meal served this year. Info: Leslie at 419-290-3866.


Elmore
Regular Monthly Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Harris-Elmore Public Library will be held Nov.12, 7 p.m. at the Elmore Library, since the library will be closed Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. 

Spaghetti Dinner Nov. 15, 4:30-7 p.m. hosted by Elmore Church of God at Northwood Church of God.

Storytime for Preschool-Age Children Wed. at 11 a.m. at the Elmore Library, 328 Toledo St. Call the library at 419-862-2482 for more info.

Elmore Senior Center-Elmore Golden Oldies, Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. Lunch served Tues. & Thurs. at noon. Reservations required by 10 a.m. the day before. Blood pressure & blood sugar checks the 4th Tues. of the month; bingo the 4th Tues. of the month after lunch. Reservations: 419-862-3874.

Elmore Conservation Club Trap Shooting every Wed. from 6-9 p.m. and every Sat. from 5-9 p.m. Questions: 419-392-1112.


Genoa
Bingo, Nov. 15 and 22, 7 p.m., American Legion, 302 West St. Both nights are smoke free. Play for food items and grocery gift cards. Raffles and door prizes.

Holiday Open House sponsored by Genoa Merchants Nov. 22-24. Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a tree-lighting ceremony Friday evening. Music provided by The Packer Creek Quintet. Toy donation boxes will be located at Rayz Cafe, Genoa Elementary and Genoa Custom Interiors.

Christmas Bazaar Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Genoa Civic Theatre, 509 Main St. (2nd floor of the Town Hall). All vendors welcome. Info: Kathy Hanneman at 419-855-3116.

Tail Waggin' Tutors Therapy Dogs visit the Genoa Branch Library, 602 West St. the 3rd Wed. of the month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Children may practice their oral reading skills by reading aloud to the dogs. Storytimes for preschool-age children are held Tues. at 11 a.m.; Morning Book Discussion Group meets the 3rd Thurs. of the month at 9:30 a.m.; Evening Book Discussion Group meets the 3rd Tues. of the month at 7 p.m.; Adult Craft Classes offered the 1st Mon. of the month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call the library at 419-855-3380 to register.

Christmas Bazaar sponsored by Genoa Civic Theatre Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on the second floor of Genoa’s Town Hall. All vendors welcome. To register or for more information, call Kathy Hanneman at 419-855-3116.

Genoa Senior Center 514 Main St., serves lunch Mon., Wed. & Fri., 11:30 a.m. (call 419-855-4491 for reservations). Card playing Mon. & Wed. at 12:30 p.m.; blood sugar checks offered the 2nd Wed. of the month; bingo Mon. at 9:30 a.m. Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St., hours are Fri. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. & Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Clothes & small household items available at reasonable prices. Proceeds benefit mission projects.

Genoa Community Food Pantry Open monthly on the 3rd Thurs.3:30-5:30 p.m. and the following Saturday of the same week, 10 a.m. - noon. Serving those who are in Genoa School District. Proper ID and billing address within the district required. Pantry is located at Christ Community Church, 303 West 4th St. Info: 419-855-8539 or 419-341-0913.


Gibsonburg
Bookworms Book Club will meet the last Thurs. of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the Gibsonburg Branch of Birchard Library. The Bookworms will meet for light refreshments and good discussion about a book that members chose at the prior meeting. For info or to reserve a copy of the book, call 419-637-2173.

Active Seniors invited to Meet & Eat at Gibsonburg Senior Center, 100 Meadow Lane. Lunches every weekday, educational and social programs, health assessments and more. Transportation and home-delivered meals available. 419-637-7947.


Lake Twp.
Ageless Wonders of Lake Township will meet for lunch at “The Skillet" Nov. 14, 12:30 p.m., The Skillet is located at 101 S. Main St., Walbridge. Reservations have been made under "Ageless Wonders." Info: 419-836-3811.

Mobile Food Pantry sponsored by the fire department auxiliary every 3rd Mon. of the month, 5-7 p.m., Fire Station 1, 4505 Walbridge Rd.


Luckey
Food Pantry open to the public the last Wed. of the month, 1-3 p.m. & the last Thurs. of the month 6-8 p.m., Main St. & Krotzer Ave. Contact local church offices for info.


Martin
Country Hoedown Dance Nov. 17, 6 p.m., St. Peter Lutheran Church, 17877 W. SR 579. Round, square and line dancing. music by Crimson Lights Band. Donation at the door. Bring your own drinks and snacks. Info: 419-836-3308.


Millbury
Millbury Fireman’s Assn. Pancake Breakfast Nov. 17, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Millbury Fire Hall, 28410 Oak St. Featuring all-you-can-eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice and coffee. Info: 419-836-7238 or 419-461-0744.

St. Peter’s Church Annual Greens Sale is under way. Deadline to order is Nov. 17. Featuring pillows, blankets and wreaths. Info: Dianna at 419-836-9074.

Crafters Needed for St. Peter’s Christmas Craft Bazaar to be held Dec. 7 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Millbury Fire Hall. For info, call Sandy at 419-693-5435 or leave a message at the church by calling 419-836-3243.


Oak Harbor
Breakfast Nov. 16, 7 a.m.-noon, Oak Harbor United Methodist Church, 360 E. Ottawa St. (off Finke Road) to benefit Camp Sabroske Outdoor Mission. Includes pancakes, sausage, omelets and beverage. Camp Sabroske Annual Meeting will be held at 12:30 p.m. following breakfast. Info: 419-898-0541.

PERI Chapter #82 Meeting Nov. 18 (due to Veterans Day), at 11:30 a.m. at Riverview Healthcare Campus, 8180 W. SR 163. Speaker from Humana will answer questions on new healthcare changes. Make lunch reservations by calling Brenda at 419-898-3242 or Pat at 419-855-8131 by Nov. 14.

2nd Annual Vendor/Craft Show Extravaganza Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., at Ottawa Co. Fairgrounds. Featuring well-known and local vendors offering gift and other items,. For vendor info, call Kathy Pratt at 419-567-0656. Space rental fees will benefit the American Cancer Society.

Food for Thought Food Pantry at Oak Harbor Alliance Chapel, 11805 W. SR 105, the last Wed. of each month from 5 to 7 p.m. Info: 419-707-3664.


Pemberville
2013 Christmas Shopping Extravaganza Nov. 17, noon-6 p.m., Riverview Banquet Centre (American Legion Hall), 405 E. Front St. Featuring a number of gift/food items plus door prizes. Bring a non-perishable food item for an additional door prize entry.

Pemberville Area Senior Center at Bethlehem Lutheran Church provides programs & activities for adults 60 & over. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. M-F. Lunch served at noon.

Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St. open M-Th, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (excluding holidays). Open to Eastwood School District residents. ID & proof of residency required. Info available at Pemberville churches.


Port Clinton
Ottawa Co. Safety Council Monthly Meeting Nov. 20, 11-11:30 a.m., Magruder Hospital Conference Center. Speaker Pat McCon, Sr. Risk Engineering Consultant, Zurich Services Corporation will discuss, “ “Machine Guarding.” RSVP on or before Nov. 18 to 419-898-6242


Stony Ridge
Craft Show Nov. 23, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Routes 20 and 163.


Walbridge
Centennial Committee will meet Nov. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers.

Walbridge Library, 108 N. Main St., offers the following programs: Family Storytime Tues. at 11 a.m.; Arts & Crafts for kids of all ages Wed. at 4 p.m. For info, call 419-666-9900 or visit wcdpl.org.


Williston
Feather Party Allen Twp. Fireman’s Assn. Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. at the fire station in Williston. Turkeys, hams, cash raffle.


Woodville
Woodville Historical Society Meeting Nov. 12, 7:30 p.m. Speaker Rick Finch, director of Fort Meigs, will discuss the fort’s role in the war of 1812. The meeting is also membership renewal night; membership remains at 1970 prices – $2 for a single membership and $3 for a family membership. The society will also be choosing the subject for next year’s ornament. The meeting is free and open to all.

Woodville Public Library, 101 E. Main St., programs include “Read To Chearly,” Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m. Info: 419-849-2744. Christmas Card Crafts, Nov. 30– kids are invited to stop in and make a Christmas card between 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Patrons are invited to download three free songs every week at birchard.freegalmusic.com/users/sndlogin.

Woodville Public Library, 101 E. Main St., will offer the following programs: Storytimes, Mondays, 7 p.m., featuring stories and crafts; Lego Club (K-6) meets the 1st Sat. of the month, 10-11 a.m. through Dec. 7; Kidzart (K-6) meets the 1st Sat. of the month, 11-11-45 a.m. through Dec. 7.

 

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