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Back-to-School Kid’s Fun Fair in observance of Sept. 11, National Day of Service and Remembrance, Sept. 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., The Body of Christ Fellowship Church, 5612 W. Bancroft St. Free school supplies; free haircut gift certificates to the first 75 boys and free gifts to the first 75 girls; free health screenings, vendors, live music and free food. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Aerobics Classes Monday from 4:15-5:15 p.m. for six weeks beginning Sept. 13, East Toledo Senior Activities Center, 1001 White St. Free for ages 50 and older and $1 per week for ages 18-49. Pre-registration required by calling 419-691-2254.
Swiss Steak Dinner (complete dinner including dessert) Sept. 22, 5-7 p.m., Clark Street U.M. Church, 1133 Clark St (off Fassett Street). Children’s meals available. Dine in or carry out.
Block Watch 410-M (formerly 422-A) East Toledo/Raymer School area, meetings are held at the Memorial United Church of Christ, 1301 Starr Ave. at Plymouth Street on the second Thursday of each month from 6-7 p.m. Next meeting is Sept. 9. Call 419-697-9975 to arrange for accommodations for those with disabilities or to arrange for coloring supplies for children attending with adults.
Free Jam Session Mondays and Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m., VFW 3265, 5416 Summit St. Music, dancing, pool, shuffle board. Refreshments available. East Sider Gary Shope will entertain Sept. 20.
Crafters Wanted for a Fall Craft Show Oct. 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the community room at Lutheran Home at Toledo, 131 N. Wheeling St. Deadline for registration is Oct. 1. Info: Diane Cline at 419-724-1738.
Homesteading: Sheep to Shawl, Pearson Metropark, Johlin Cabin, Sept. 5, 3-5 p.m. See where clothes came from in the days before shopping malls. Historians will card, spin and knit just as our ancestors did.
Catholics Returning Home will start Sept. 8 and run for six consecutive weeks at St. Ignatius Church, 212 N. Stadium Rd. Non-practicing Catholics seeking answers about returning to the church are invited to attend the sessions. Info: 419-693-1150.
Theology with Toast meets the second Wednesday of the month at 10 a.m. at the Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn. On Sept. 8, Sister Cecelia LSP will present “St Jeanne Jugan, A New Saint'.” Coffee, tea and rolls at 9:30 a.m. Info: Alice at 419-698-0405 or Ruth at 419-691-9723.
Christ United Methodist Church Rummage & Bake Sale Sept. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sept. 10 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ($2-a-bag day), Christ United Methodist Church, 5757 Starr Ave. Ext. (corner of Stadium and Starr). Lunch available for purchase.
Lawn Sale Sept. 11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Museum in the Historic Brandville School, 1133 Grasser St. Appraiser on site.
Family Time for ages 2-5 Mondays at 7 p.m. Sept. 13-Nov. 15, Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Join Miss Jessica for an evening of fun with an emphasis on early literacy skills. Registration required by calling 419-259-5250.
Fassett Middle School Annual Magazine Sale runs through Sept. 14, Order forms available in the school office or order from a Fassett student.
Preschool Storytimes for ages 3-5 Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 15-Nov. 17, Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Engaging books, action songs, rhymes and fingerplays. Registration required by calling 419-259-5250.
Baby Time for ages 1-2 Thursdays at 10 a.m. Sept. 16-Nov. 18, Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Join Miss Diane for stories, rhymes and music. Registration required by calling 419-259-5250.
Family-to-Family Education Course, a program for families and friends of persons diagnosed with mental Illness begins SSept. 16. Sponsored by National Alliance on Mental Illness. Info: Jessica at 419-352-0626.
PERI Chapter #93 Meeting Sept. 23, 1 p.m., Fire Station #2, 1102 S. Wheeling St. Speaker, business meeting, coffee and cookies.
Crafters Wanted for a craft fair Oct. 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1121 Grasser St. Info: Joan at 419-693-4955.
Book Discussion Group meets every third Tuesday at 1 p.m., Oregon Branch Library, 3340 Dustin Rd. Next meeting Sept. 21, when there will be a discussion about “Sarah’s Key,” by Tatiana de Rosnay.
Maumee Bay Country Quilt Guild meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6:45 p.m. in the Oregon Room, Mercy St. Charles Hospital. Guests welcome ($2 fee). Info: Joan Swartz at 419-691-2720.
"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. A $2.50 donation is suggested for seniors 60 and older; all others $5.32. Reservations must be made 24 hours in advance by calling 419-698-7078.
Sunoco Retirees meet for lunch the first Monday of each month at 11:15 a.m., Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman Rd. Info/reservations: Al McEwen 419-893-3075.
East Toledo/Oregon Kiwanis meet the second and fourth Mondays of the month at noon in the basement level at Bay Park Community Hospital (note location change). Info: 419-693-4458.
Oregon Jerusalem Historical Society Museum Complex, 1133 Grasser Street at Pickle, will be open Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Group tours by appointment only. Info: 419-698-2096 or 419-691-5367.
Toastmasters Club meets the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Lake Michigan Room near the cafeteria at Bay Park Community Hospital. Visitors welcome. Info: Julie at 419-836-5051 or Kathy at 419-836-8292.
Walk With Us, a free, area-wide, adult support group for anyone who has suffered the death of a loved one, meets the first Thursday of the month from 12-1:30 p.m. and the third Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. in a handicap-accessible meeting room at New Harvest Church, 3540 Seaman Rd. Always confidential. Not a religious or social activity. Walk in or call Julie Marshall at 419-343-2311 or Judy Hoeflinger at 419-691-9750. Sponsored by Hoeflinger-Bolander Funeral Home.
Men's Fellowship Day Sept. 11, Bono Baptist Church, 967 Main St. Doughnuts and coffee from 8 to 9 a.m. with praise worship and God's Word throughout the day. Lunch will be served. Free. Info: Pastor George at 419-836-3909.
Elmore Kiwanis Chili & Soup Supper Sept. 17 from 5-7 p.m. in the Woodmore cafeteria, before the Woodmore vs. Genoa football game. Dine in or carry out. Children’s meals available. Proceeds benefit Kiwanis Service projects.
Harris-Elmore Public Library Adult Book Discussion Group meets the fourth Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Elmore Senior Center-Elmore Golden Oldies at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. Lunch served Tuesday and Thursday at noon. Reservations required by 10 a.m. the day before the meal. Blood pressure and blood sugar checks the 4th Tuesday of the month; bingo played the 4th Tuesday of the month after lunch. Reservations: 419-862-3874.
Elmore Seniors Card Playing, Thursdays at 7 p.m. through late October, Elmore Community Center.
Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St., serves lunch every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11:30 a.m. On Mondays and Wednesdays, the group plays cards at 12:30 p.m. Blood pressure and blood sugar checks are offered on the third Wednesday of the month. Bingo is played Monday mornings at 9:30 a.m. Call 419-855-4491 for lunch reservations.
Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St. Open Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Clothes and small household items are available at reasonable prices. Proceeds benefit mission projects.
Genoa Area Food Pantry open the second Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and the fourth Thursday of the month from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Genoa Trinity United Methodist Church, 4th and Main streets. Parking available at the church.
Ottawa Co. Public Employee Retirees (PERS) Chapter 82 Luncheon & Meeting Sept. 13 at 11:30 a.m., Riverview Health Care Campus. Speaker Michael Mussell will discuss health care plan changes. The PERI 2010 Annual Meeting will be held in Columbus Sept. 27 and the chapter will be taking a charter bus. Reservations required by Sept. 9 by calling 419-898-5544 or 419-855-8131. All PERI and PERS retirees are welcome to attend.
The Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church is open Monday-Friday 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and Thursday evenings 7-8:30 p.m. Contact local churches for further details.
Walbridge Library Book Discussion Group will discuss Patrick Taylor’s novel, “Irish Country Doctor,” Sept. 13 at 1 p.m. at the library, 108 N. Main St. The group meets the second Monday of the month. Info: 419-666-9900.
Walbridge Branch Library Mystery Book Discussion Group will discuss, “Tressed to Kill,” a mystery by Lila Dare Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. at the library, 108 N. Main St. Group meets the fourth Monday of the month. Everyone welcome. Info: 419-666-9900.
Woodville Senior Center offers lunch Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. Call 419-849-3636 for reservations. Home delivery also available.