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Community Calendar — April 5 and beyond

Bingo

  • WHAT: Prizes will be awarded to all winners, refreshments are served, open to the public
  • WHEN: 2 p.m.
  • WHERE: The Vineyard on Catawba's Community Center, 3820 E. Vineyard Village Dr., Port Clinton
  • COST: $1 donation per card
  • INFO: 419-797-3100

Maundy Thursday Christian Seder Dinner

  • WHAT: In the synoptic gospels, the Last Supper that Jesus ate with his disciples was a Passover dinner, a time to celebrate God’s freeing of the Hebrews from slavery in Egypt. Jews throughout the world still celebrate Passover, usually in a family meal called a Seder (SAY-der). Come participate in this Christian version of the Seder — a meal that combines tradition and innovation, appealing to all of our senses and involving all of us in telling the story of God in history. This year’s Seder will be built around a meal, so come hungry and ready to participate.
  • WHEN: 6 p.m.
  • WHERE: Firelands Presbyterian Church, 2626 East Harbor Rd, Port Clinton (one-half mile west of Walmart)
  • INFO: Sign up by calling the office at 419-734-6211; firelandschurch.org

Parenting support

  • WHAT: Monthly support group for parents of children with special needs.
  • WHEN: 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month
  • WHERE: Beauty for Ashes/Co-Pilot Counseling office
  • COST: Free
  • INFO: To register or for questions, contact Julie Weyandt at 419-460-3309

TOPS

  • WHAT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly; all are welcome
  • WHEN: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; weigh-in at 6 p.m. every Thursday
  • WHERE: 320 E. Third St., Port Clinton

Autism Support

  • WHAT: This group is for anyone who has been touched by Autism and is free and open to the public. Facilitated by the Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities, the group offers a way for caregivers and family members to connect with others to share information and resources about Autism Spectrum Disorders. Registration is not required.
  • WHEN: 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month
  • WHERE: Magruder Hospital Conference Center
  • INFO: 419-898-0400

Strength Training

  • WHAT: Strength training helps prevent age-related muscle loss, in addition to keeping bones and metabolism strong.
  • WHEN: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m
  • WHERE: Magruder Conference Center
  • COST: $4 per session
  • INFO: 419-732-4061

Al-Anon/Alateen

  • WHAT: Twelve-step group for those affected by another’s drinking
  • WHEN: 8 p.m. every Thursday
  • WHERE: Trinity United Meth. Church, 135 Adams St. Port Clinton

 

April 6

Fish Fry

  • WHEN: 5 to 7:30 p.m. every Friday during Lent
  • WHERE: Port Clinton Knights of Columbus Hall, 109 E. Perry St.
  • COST: All-you-can-eat Pollock dinner is $10; perch or shrimp dinner is $13.50
  • INFO: Call Jerry Arnold at 419-341-3743

Al-Anon

  • WHAT: Twelve-step group for those affected by another’s drinking
  • WHEN: 7 p.m. every Friday
  • WHERE: St. John Church, 122 W. Ottawa St.
  • INFO: 419-276-0304

Eagles Aux. Bake Sale

  • WHAT: Colored eggs available at $2/dozen
  • WHERE: The Eagles, 219 Madison, Port Clinton
  • WHEN: 10 a.m. til?

April 7

Bald Eagle Tours

  • WHAT: Are you interested in learning more about the Bald Eagles that live at Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge? Join refuge staff and volunteers for an informal bus tour of the refuge. Registrations are required and will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Another tour is set for April 19. To sign up, call 419-898-0014.
  • WHEN: 10 a.m. to noon
  • WHERE: Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge; entrance is located 16 miles west of Port Clinton on Ohio 2
  • INFO: fws.gov/midwest/Ottawa

Easter Extravaganza

  • WHAT: Easter Egg Hunt
  • WHEN: 10 a.m.
  • WHERE: Courthouse Lawn, 315 Madison St.
  • INFO: 419-607-6021 or 419-559-4121

Easter Egg Hunt

  • WHAT: Sponsored by The Friends of East Harbor
  • WHERE: East Harbor, 1169 N. Buck Road, Marblehead, in front of the Camp Store
  • WHEN: 2 p.m.
  • INFO:  419-734-4424

Cookies for Kids’ Cancer Bake Sale

  • WHAT: Local bake sales provide inspiration and support for individuals, communities and businesses to help fight pediatric cancer
  • WHEN: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • WHERE: Portage Township Community Room, 2501 E. State Road
  • INFO: cookiesforkidscancer.org

Ecumenical Good Friday Worship

  • WHAT: The theme is “Water Marks”, a look at how images of water permeate the life of Christ, and our life “in Christ”, as we experience a washing and renewal that carries us through death into new life.
  • WHEN: Noon – 1 p.m.
  • WHERE: First United Church of Christ, 802 Prairie Street, Marblehead
  • COST: There will be a free-will offering and collection of food items to benefit the Danbury Food Pantry.

 

Al-Anon/Alateen

  • WHAT: Twelve-step group for those affected by another’s drinking
  • WHEN: 7 p.m. every Monday
  • WHERE: St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 214 E. Second St., Port Clinton

Tales for Toddlers

  • WHAT: Thirty minutes of stories, songs and finger plays intended for children ages 2 and 3 with a caregiver. No registration required.
  • WHEN: 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • INFO: 419-732-3212

TOPS

  • WHAT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly; all are welcome
  • WHEN: 6 p.m. every Tuesday
  • WHERE: Catawba Community Hall, 3307 NW Catawba Road

Strength Training 

  • WHAT: Strength training helps prevent age-related muscle loss, in addition to keeping bones and metabolism strong.
  • WHEN: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m
  • WHERE: Magruder Conference Center
  • COST: $4 per session
  • INFO: 419-732-4061

 


 

Babies and Books

  • WHAT: Twenty to 25 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays, and rhymes intended for children ages 6 months to 23 months with caregiver. In the morning only, play and social time will follow for those who participate in the program. No registration is required.
  • WHEN: 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.
  • WHERE: Ida Rupp Public Library
  • INFO: 419-732-3212

TOPS

  • WHAT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly; all are welcome
  • WHEN: 6 p.m. every Wednesday
  • WHERE: Oak Harbor Library, 147 W. Main St.
  • INFO: 419-276-0304

 

Caregiver Support

  • WHAT: Monthly support group for people who care for an older, disabled or ill family member or friend so caregivers can learn and share about their role and the resources available to help them with this challenging job. The facilitators are Michele Mueller of Home Instead and Jody Strickling of Otterbein North Shore. 
  • WHEN: 6:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month
  • WHERE: Magruder Hospital Conference Center
  • INFO: 419-734-5050

 

TOPS

  • WHAT: Take Off Pounds Sensibly; all are welcome
  • WHEN: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; weigh-in at 6 p.m. every Thursday
  • WHERE: 320 E. Third St., Port Clinton

Health Screening

  • WHAT: Cholesterol (Total/LDL/HDL/Triglycerides), blood pressure and glucose screening is offered the second Thursday of every month. For appointments, call 419-734-3131, ext. 3420,
  • WHERE: Magruder Hospital
  • WHEN: 1 p.m. the second Thursday of each month
  • COST: $16
  • INFO: www.magruderhospital.com

 

Al-Anon/Alateen

  • WHAT: Twelve-step group for those affected by another’s drinking
  • WHEN: 8 p.m. every Thursday
  • WHERE: Trinity United Meth. Church, 135 Adams St. Port Clinton

 

Strength Training 

  • WHAT: Strength training helps prevent age-related muscle loss, in addition to keeping bones and metabolism strong.
  • WHEN: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m
  • WHERE: Magruder Conference Center
  • COST: $4 per session
  • INFO: 419-732-4061

 


 

Diabetic Support Group

  • WHAT: Time is spent sharing ideas, recipes, resources and encouragement. Coffee, tea and water will be provided
  • WHEN: Noon
  • WHERE: Magruder Hospital Conference Center
  • INFO: www.magruderhospital.com and click on the events calendar
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