Bulletin Board Week of 9/6/2021

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BBQ Chicken Dinner, Sept. 19, 1-4 p.m., VFW Post 4906, 2161 Consaul. Dinner includes a half-chicken from BBQ Traveler, macaroni salad, baked beans, corn on the cob, roll and dessert. $13. Drive thru or dine in. Place order by Sept. 13 by calling 419-698-4411.
First St. St. John Lutheran Church 160th Anniversary Service, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. in the church sanctuary, 2471 Seaman St. Bishop Daniel Beaudoin of the Northwestern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America will be the guest preacher.A catered luncheon will follow at 11:30 a.m. in the fellowship hall. Call Pastor Jerald Rayl at 419-691-7222 or Bob Haar at 419-250-9409 for more ifo.
Birmingham Area Neighbors Helping Neighbors meets the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m., VFW 4906, 2161 Consaul. Everyone welcome.
East Toledo/Oregon Kiwanis have resumed face-to-face meetings. The Kiwanis meet the second and fourth Mondays of the month at noon at American Family Table in Oregon. Everyone welcome.
God's Instruments Food Pantry is open the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month, 10 a.m.-noon, 1705 Tracy St. between Oakdale Street and Andrus Road. ID and proof of residence required. Masks required. Open to residents of Toledo, Northwood and Rossford.
Waite High School Class of 1951 meets the 2nd Mon. of every month. For info, call Betty at 419-691-7944 or Fran at 419-693-6060.
Waite High School Class of 1955 meets the 2nd Tues. of each month. For more info, contact Ned at 419-893-4336.
Prostate Cancer Support Group meets the 4th Mon. of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the 3rd floor Cancer Center Library at Mercy Health – St. Anne Hospital. For info, call Roger at 419-346-2753 or Ernie at 419-344-9830.

Prince of Peace 60-Year Celebration, Sept. 12. The groundbreaking of the church at Pickle and Lallendorf took place June 16, 1961. The building was dedicated Dec. 10. The celebration will include services, a potluck meal, sharing family recipes by making a cookbook, T-shirts, remembrances by generations of the Prince of Peace families and more.
Christ UMC Chicken BBQ, Sept. 26, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. or until sold out. Pre-sale tickets available at the church, 5757 Starr Ext.
East Toledo-Oregon Kiwanis 70th Anniversary Banquet, Sept. 22 in the Oregon Room at Mercy Health – St. Charles Hospital, 2600 Navarre Ave. Appetizers served at 6 p.m.; dinner will follow at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $15 per person, mailed to The Kiwanis Club of East Toledo-Oregon, P.O. Box 167645, Oregon, OH 43616. RSVP by Sept. 15 to Rhonda at 419-467-4857 or rhonda@martinandmartinins.com.
Oregon Jerusalem Historical Society Book Sale continues at the Harbor View Historical Society, located at 2083 Autokey St., just outside of the Harbor View Yacht Club. Antique books and extensive collection about the Civil War sold by the pound. Call 419-691-1517 for info or visit the Harbor View Museum on Wednesdays, 5-9 p.m. Admission is free.
Rollin’ Food & Farmers Market, Oct. 6, 5-8 p.m., 2973 Dustin Rd. between Isaac Streets and Harbor drives. Free admission. Food trucks, vendors and more.
Oregon Jerusalem Historical Society will day trip to Marion, Ohio and the Warren G. Harding Presidential Center, Oct. 13. As one of the “Presidential Series” tours planned, OJHS has a special day planned aboard a Blue Lakes Tour Motorcoach. Lunch provided with special stops included. For a reservation form and more details, call OJHS member Claudette Allred at 419-351-9155.
Great Eastern Toastmasters Club is meeting in person on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 p.m. at ProMedica Bay Park Hospital. The meeting room is located in the basement behind the cafeteria. The club provides a supportive environment for those looking to enhance self-confidence by improving speaking, listening and /or leadership skills. Guests welcome. Contact Allen at 419-698-3733 or Julie at 419-343-5569 or visit D28toastmasters.org.
Oregon Democratic Club meets the first Thurs. of the month at 8 pm. The club normally meets at Firehouse #1 at the corner of Wynn and Seaman roads, however due to COVID restrictions, meetings are held via conference call/Zoom. Visit www.oregondemocraticclub.org for meeting information and details.
Euchre, Sundays at 2 p.m., VFW 9816, 1802 Ashcroft.
East Toledo/Oregon Kiwanis have resumed face-to-face meetings. The Kiwanis meet the second and fourth Mondays of the month at noon at American Family Table in Oregon. Everyone welcome.
Oregon Senior Center is available for transportation, grab-and-go meals and essential services. Call 419-698-7078 for more details.
Oregon Fire & Rescue Museum is located at 4350 Navarre Ave. For private tours, contact Mike Snyder at 419-297-2383.
Food for Thought Food Pantry at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Coy Road and Navarre Avenue, is open the 2nd Tuesday of the month from 3-5 p.m. For September only, the pantry will be open the 3rd Tuesday from 3-5 p.m.
Ashland Church Food Pantry, 2350 Starr Ave., open the last Saturday of the month for drive-thru from 12-1:30 p.m. ID required.
Celebrate Recovery, a 12-step, Christian-based recovery program to help anyone overcome addictions, anxiety, depression, grief, and co-dependency, meets Wed. from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Intersection Church (formerly Heritage Christian Church), 1640 S. Coy Rd. Everyone welcome; free. Call 419-389-3299 for info.
Christ Dunberger American Legion Post 537 hall at 4925 Pickle Rd. is available for rentals and accommodates up to 145 people. Call 419-704-5381 for details.
Hispanic Language Pro-life Prayer Group meets Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Toledo Shrine, 655 S. Coy Rd. Call 419-697-7742 or 419-213-0214.

Lasagna Dinner, to benefit missionaries Zac and Kelsie Hamilton, Sept. 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the church, 1838 S. Coy Rd. Dinner includes bread sticks, salad, dessert and a drink. $10 for adults, $5 for kids 2 and older.
Rummage Sale, Unity United Methodist Church, 1910 East Broadway, Sept. 8-10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sept. 11, 9 a.m.-noon; Sept. 15, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sept. 18, 9 a.m.-noon (Bag Day). New items put out daily. Lunch available Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Northwood Neighborhood Block Watch meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. behind the fire station at 2100 Tracy Rd., weather permitting. Come welcome them and bring any questions or concerns to discuss. Check the Block Watch Facebook page for updates.
VFW Post 2984 Weekly Fish Fries will begin Sept. 10, 5-7 p.m.,102 W. Andrus Rd. Also featuring steak, shrimp, chicken and macaroni and cheese. Dine in or carry out.
City of Northwood Food Truck & Farmer’s Market Fridays, 1st Friday of the Month through October 4-7 p.m. at Central Park (behind the Municipal Building).
Northwood VFW Serving Lunch every Wednesday. Serving burgers, nachos, soup and more. Dine in or carry out. Kitchen open 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
God's Instruments Food Pantry is open the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month, 10 a.m.-noon, 1705 Tracy St. between Oakdale Street and Andrus Road. ID and proof of residence required. Masks required. Open to residents of Toledo, Northwood and Rossford.
Men’s Prayer Breakfast, every 3rd Sat. each month at 9 a.m. at Northwood Church of God, Coy and Curtice roads. For info, call 419-693-0260.

Jerusalem Twp.
Jerusalem Township Board of Trustees meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month at 7 p.m. in the Township Chambers at 9501 Jerusalem Rd. Due to concerns with coronavirus variants, meetings are accessible via Zoom through the end of 2021. The public is welcome to join in the meeting by call-in or video conference. Meeting dates, phone numbers and Zoom links are available at twp.jerusalem.oh.us/trustees/.
Jerusalem Twp. Food Pantry, open 2nd Wed. of every month, 9-11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Drive Thru Rib Dinner, Curtice Community Club Fundraiser, Sept. 26, 11 a.m., Croghan Bank, 7182 N. Lucas St. Dinner includes 1/4 slab (3-4 ribs), baked potato, sour cream, butter, baked beans, dinner roll and cookie.

Harris-Elmore Library is open to the public. Facial coverings are encouraged within the library but are not required. Meeting rooms and public areas are open. Curbside service still available. Call 419-855-3380 or visit www.harriselmorelibrary.org for details.

Genoa Branch Library is open to the public. Facial coverings are encouraged within the library but are not required. Meeting rooms and public areas are open. Curbside service still available. The Summer Reading Program is under way. Call 419-855-3380 or visit www.harriselmorelibrary.org for details.
Genoa American Legion Hall, 302 West St., is available for rental for events and parties of up to 100 people. Full kitchen and ample parking available. Call Tom Chalfin at 419-460-3265 for more info.
Al-Anon Family Group, Genoa Giving and Getting, meets Mondays at 8 p.m. Genoa Christian Church, 415 Main St.
Genoa Community Food Pantry is open the 3rd Sat. each month 10-11:30 a.m. at Christ Community Church, 303 W. 4th St. Serving Genoa School District residents. ID and billing address within the district required. For more info, call 419-341-0913.
Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St., Friday 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Clothes and small household items available at reasonable prices. Proceeds benefit mission projects.

Gibsonburg Branch Library offers a number of programs, including Preschool Storytime, Thursdays, 11 a.m.; Foodies Night: Restaurant Favorites, Sept. 13, 6:30 p.m. (in person) – Borrow a copy of “Hungry Girl Fast & Easy: All Natural recipes in 30 Minutes or Less,” by Lisa Lillen, bring your prepared food and a copy of the recipe to share; Readin’ Machine LEGO Challenge, Sept. 23, 12-5:30 p.m. (all ages) – Build a machine inspired by local author Stacey Gabel’s Readin’ Machine books. All programs are free, but some require registration at www.birchard.org.

Zion UMC, 18045 W. William St., Elliston-Trowbridge Rd. – LIGHT pantry open to residents of Ottawa County who struggle with food or financial insecurity the 2nd Wed. each month from 5-7 p.m.

Luckey Food Pantry is open the last Wednesday of each month from 1-3 p.m. and the last Thursday each month from 6-8 p.m. at 247 Oak St. in the former Loft Youth Center (behind the post office). Open to families residing in the Eastwood School District.

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Bonofest, Sept. 5, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 1105 Elliston Rd., just off SR 2, Bono. Half-chicken dinner available by drive-thru only. $12. Get tickets in advance at Bench’s SR 2, Blackberry Corners and Jack’s Superette. Call 419-836-7681 for info.

Oak Harbor
Oak Harbor Public Library, 147 W. Main St., programs include: Afterschool for `Tweens – Sept. 14 (Spa Day), Sept. 21 (STEM: working with magnets); Storytime for preschoolers, Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m.; For adults: Coffee & a Book will meet Sept. 8, 11 a.m. – Discuss a book of your choice (new members welcome); Oak Trees & Boats, Sept. 14, 4 p.m. – Local historian John Liske will present a brief history on how the river and timber played a part in settling Oak Harbor; Craft Monday, Sept. 20, 2 p.m. – Scarecrow craft (supplies provided); Learn how to use the library app, Sept. 21, 2 p.m.; Historian John Liske will discuss the new local history mural at the library Sept. 27 at 2 p.m.; Watercolor Wednesday, Wednesdays, 12:30-4:30 p.m.; 4th Tuesday Book Club, Sept. 28, 6 p.m. – Discuss a book of your choice (new members welcome); Knitters’ Group, Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-noon (bring your own supplies). Extended hours begin Sept. 7. Contactless pickup still available. The Local History & Museum Center is open Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 419-898-7001 for info.
Oak Harbor Alliance Chapel Food Pantry, 11805 SR 105, is open every Wednesday from 2-6 p.m. Offering groceries, free clothes for all ages. The Friendship Circle meets for coffee and desserts every Wednesday at 4 p.m. Call or text 419-343-0126 for more info.

Red Cross Bloodmobile, sponsored by the Pemberville American Legion Auxiliary, Sept. 15, 1-7 p.m., American Legion Hall, 405 E. Front St. Walk- ins welcome or make an appointment by calling 419-287-3210 or 800-733-2767.
Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St., is open every Tues. from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and the 2nd and last Sat. of the month from 8-11 a.m. Eastwood School District residents may visit the pantry once monthly. ID and proof of residency required. Info available at Pemberville churches

Stony Ridge
St. John’s Lutheran Church’s Free Thrift Shop, "Shared Bounty," is open the first Saturday of each month, 10 a.m.-noon.
Stony Ridge Civic Association meets the 3rd Wed. of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the shelter house at Stony Ridge Park. Visit stonyridgepark.com for more details.

Dance Featuring Crimson Lights Band, Sept. 12, 2-5 p.m., VFW 9963, 109 N. Main St. Featuring classic and country music. Singles and couples welcome. 50/50, open bar and snacks available. $8.
Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St., is open to the public for express service Monday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Curbside pickup: Monday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Woodville Library, 101 E. Main St., programs include: Preschool Storytimes, Mondays, 10 a.m. beginning Sept. 13; From My Backyard on Facebook Live, Mondays in August and September, 7 p.m. – Join librarian Rene as she shares life on the farm; Woodville Adult Book Club, Sept. 8, 7 p.m. – Discuss “Nomadland,” by Jessica Bruder; Dinosaur Gardens, Sept. 18, 10 a.m. – K-6th graders can create a dinosaur garden to take home (registration required). Visit www.birchard.lib.oh.us to sign up.
Woodville Food Pantry, 212 Bridge St., is open the last Thurs. of the month 6:30-7:30 p.m. and the last Fri. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Available to all Woodville village and township residents. Applications available at the pantry. Accepting help from the pantry will not affect any other benefits you may be receiving.


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