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Birmingham Branch Library, 203 Paine Ave., will offer the following activities: Kid Space – July 30, 4 p.m. Kids in grades K-5 are invited to play Wii and other games, enjoy snacks and more; Teen Space (open to grades 5-12) – July 31, 4 p.m. Hang out at the library and sing karaoke, make crafts, etc.
Red Cross Blood Drive Aug. 6, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Northwest Ohio Building Trades, 909 Front St.
Steak Dinner Aug. 8, 4-7 p.m., VFW Post. 2510, 617 Second and Platt. The post offers karaoke Fridays 8:30-11:30 p.m.; Euchre Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. Public welcome.
TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) welcomes new members who want to lose weight. The group meets Mondays from 7-8 p.m. at the East Toledo Senior Activities Center, 1001 White St. Weigh-ins from 6-6:45 p.m. Yearly membership is $28. Weekly dues 50 cents. Call Judy at 419-691-8033 or come to a free meeting. Everyone 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. 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.
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.
Summer Luau Aug. 1, 3-8 p.m., James “Wes” Hancock Senior Center, 5760 Bayshore Rd. (corner of Bayshore and Stadium). Featuring roast pork with all the fixings, games, raffles, dancing and prizes. For tickets, call 419-698-7078.
“Homesteading: Summer Kitchen” program, Aug. 2, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Johlin Black Swamp Cabin, Pearson Metropark North. Calling pioneers of all ages see how much home life has changed in the last 147 years. Come any time between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., lend a hand with the open house activity or just explore. This Saturday cook outside to beat the heat in this pioneering tradition. Price: Free.
Senior Day of Reflection Aug. 6, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Mercy St Charles Hospital. Presenter Sr. Ellen Lamberjack will discuss "Welcoming the Stranger: Sharing Eucharist." Day will include continental breakfast, lunch, celebration of Mass. Cost is $10 payable at the door. Reservations required by July 30 to Alice at 419-698-0405 or Mary 419-693-1056.
Red Cross Blood Drive Aug. 15, 1-6 p.m., Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S. Wynn Rd.
Rummage Sale Sept. 6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., JWH Oregon Senior Center, 5760 Bayshore Rd. (corner of Bayshore & Stadium). Donations being accepted now. Call 419-698-7078 for more info.
Theology with Toast, meets every 2nd Wed. of the month at 10 a.m. at Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. For info, call Alice at 419-698-0405.
Free Family Fitness Class offered Mon. and Thurs. at 5:30 p.m. at New Harvest Church, located at 3540 Seaman St. Thirty-minute beginner-level class uses minimal equipment and includes fun cardio activities appropriate for ages 5 and up. For info, call Dayre Carpenter at 419-684-0846 or visit www.focusfitnessoforegon.com.
Open-Late Dinners, served seven days a week, 4-7 p.m., Ashland Baptist Church, 2350 Starr Ave. Open to anyone in the community. Freewill offerings accepted but not expected.
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. Books are available at the library circulation desk for extended check-out. For info, call 419-259-5250.
"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.”
Monday-Night Cruise-Ins will be held the third Mon. of the month (Aug. 18 and Sept. 15) from 6-8 p.m. at Frisch’s Big Boy, 2669 Woodville Rd. Weather-permitting. Featuring music by Cruisin’ Zeake and specials including 99 cent Big Boys, mini hot fudge cakes and more. Discounts for registered car owners. Door prizes. All proceeds benefit Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Info: www.cruisinzeake.com or 419-509-5066.
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.
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.
Card Playing featuring Euchre and Pinochle the last Friday of the month (except Nov. and Dec.) at 7 p.m. sharp at Trinity UCC. Freewill donations accepted.
Red Cross Blood Drive Aug. 8, noon-6 p.m., Elmore American Legion, 279 Veterans Ave.
Red Cross Blood Drive Aug. 12, noon-6 p.m., St. John United Church of Christ, 448 E. Rice St.
Card Playing the 1st and 3rd Thurs. of the month at 7 p.m. at Elmore Retirement Village, 633 State St.
Elmore Book Discussion Group meets the fourth Thurs. of the month at 11 a.m. at the Elmore Library. Call 419-862-2482 for info.
Storytime for Preschool-Age Children Wed. at 11 a.m. 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. and Sat. from 6-9 p.m. Questions: 419-392-1112.
The “Bubble Lady,” Sue Durante, will entertain at Birchard Library July 29 at 7 p.m. Durante’s unique bubble comedy is laugh-out-loud funny for all ages and features acrobatic, square, and supersized bubbles. No registration required for the free, indoor program. For info, call 419-334-7101, ext. 209 or visit the children’s desk at the library, 423 Croghan St.
Tail Waggin' Tutors Therapy Dogs visit the Genoa Branch Library, 602 West St. the 3rd Wed. of the month from 4-5 p.m. Children may practice their oral reading skills by reading aloud to the dogs. Sponsored by the Friends of the Genoa Library.
Genoa Branch Library, 602 West St., 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. Call the library at 419-855-3380 to register.
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.
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.
Ageless Wonders will be going out for dinner on Fri. Aug. 15. The group will meet at 5 p.m. at The Black Forest Café at Oak Shade Grove, 3624 Seaman Rd., Oregon. Reservations have been made under "Ageless Wonders." For info, call 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.
Village of Lindsey Farmers Market the 2nd Saturday of the month, 9 a.m.-noon through October in the Village Park on Main Street. Open to vendors selling produce, baked goods, plants, crafts, jewelry, candles, etc. Fee is $5 for unlimited space. For info, call 419-665-2045.
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.
Millbury Firemaids Garage Sale July 25, 2-8 p.m. at the Millbury Fire Hall. Tables are available for rent for $10 each or two for $15. Food will be available. For info, call Amy at 419-836-9463 or 567-343-8072.
Red Cross Blood Drive Aug. 1, noon-6 p.m., Community Market Oak Harbor VFW, 251 W. Main St.
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.
Red Cross Blood Drive, Aug. 11, 1-6 p.m., Eastwood High School, 4900 Sugar Ridge Rd.
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.
Red Cross Blood Drive Aug. 1, 1-7 p.m., St. Jerome Catholic Church, 300 Warner St.
Walbridge Library, 108 N. Main St., offers the following programs: Family Storytime Tues. at 11 a.m.; Mystery Book Club meets the 4th Mon. at 1 p.m.; Inspiration Book Club meets the 1st Thurs. at 1 p.m. For info, call 419-666-9900 or visit wcdpl.org.
Vacation Bible School Aug. 4-8, 6-8 p.m. Athens Missionary Baptist, 101 W. Breckman. For info call 419-837-6778.
Free Computer Basics Class using Windows 8 will be offered at the Woodville Public Library, 101 E Main St., Tues. and Thurs. July 15, 17, 22, and 24 from 9:30 -11 a.m. Pre-registration is required and is available now by calling the main library reference desk at 419-334-7101, ext. 216.
Woodville Township Trustees will hold their regular meetings in 2014 on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Fiscal Office at the Woodville Township Fire Station, 321 East Main St.
WSOS Woodville Senior Center, located in the Woodville Twp. Fire Hall, is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and is open to ages 60 years and older. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 419-849-3636. Home-delivered meals are also available for homebound seniors.
Farmer’s Market will be held Wednesdays from 5-8 p.m. at the CHS building, 5734 Fremont Pike. For vendor information contact Tammy Hardy 419-351-9111.