Archive for December, 2008

December

31

Football Fanatics Rule!

Posted Dec 31st, 2008 by Rhonda B. Sewell  Category: Events, Toledo.com

Get in on the game by joining the Holland Branch Library, 1032 S. McCord Rd., at 7 p.m. on Thursday, January 22, for an interactive presentation about the history of football. Paul Chwialkowski, associate professor at the University of Findlay, is scheduled to discuss how the rules have changed over the years. Chwialkowski will also […]

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Rhonda B. Sewell - Toledo-Lucas County Public Library | Toledo, OH

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December

30

Mainstage Play: Pass the Butler by Eric Idle (author of Monty Python and Spamalot) 10th Street Stage ?Show Dates: January 9 – 25, 2009 (various show times) This hilarious black comedy in the traditional style of Monty Python and written by Eric Idle, was first presented by the Cambridge Theater Company and later played at […]

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Kathy McGovern - Toledo Repertoire Theatre | Toledo, OH

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December

30

The Sweet Light Photo Exhibit Opens January 10th

Posted Dec 30th, 2008 by Scott Carpenter  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

“The Sweet Light,” a collection of stunning landscape and nature photographs by Kenneth West Jr., opens January 10 at the National Center for Nature Photography at Secor Metropark. While walking on trails through forests, meadows and wetlands during the four seasons, the photographer captures the play of light, color and texture, documenting nature’s sublime creative […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks of the Toledo Area | Toledo, OH

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December

30

Crosby Festival of the Arts 2009 Call For Artists

Posted Dec 30th, 2008 by Melissa Shaner  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

Preview Party Friday June 26 Festival Saturday June 27 – Sunday June 28 Crosby Festival of the Arts, now in its 44th year, is set amidst the beauty of Toledo Botanical Garden and is heralded as Ohio’s oldest outdoor juried art festival. Because it is the only show of its size and caliber in our […]

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Melissa Shaner - Toledo Botanical Garden | Toledo, OH

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December

30

Library to Receive Toledo Legacy CDs

Posted Dec 30th, 2008 by Maria Jadwisiak  Category: General News, Toledo.com

News Conference – Tuesday, December 30 at 3 p.m., Main Library Toledo’s musical heritage will be preserved in historical fashion with a 36-song, 2-CD set being donated to all Toledo-Lucas County Public Library branch locations. At 3 p.m. Dec. 30 in the Main Library Audio/Visual department, 325 Michigan St., copies of “Legacy: Songs in the […]

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Maria Jadwisiak - Toledo-Lucas County Public Library | Toledo, OH

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December

30

The Serial Readers and Cereal Eaters Book Club

Posted Dec 30th, 2008 by Rhonda B. Sewell  Category: Education, Toledo.com

Got Cereal? That’s what youth will be asking when they check out Sanger Branch Library’s newest book club, The Serial Readers and Cereal Eaters! – open to school-age youth in the 4th, 5th and 6th grades. Bring your favorite cereal bowl to Sanger Branch, 3030 W. Central Ave., from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. every Tuesday […]

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Rhonda B. Sewell - Toledo-Lucas County Public Library | Toledo, OH

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December

29

Bidding for Bri: Benefit Fundraiser!

Posted Dec 29th, 2008 by Jennifer Davis  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

We are holding a benefit fundraiser for a local 3 year old little girl who has been diagnosed with a rare, potentially life-threatening tumor in her lung and chest. Procedes from the benefit will help her family pay for her medical bills, lost wages and travel expenses, as she is having surgery at the Cleveland […]

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Jennifer Davis - Bidding for Bri 43560

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December

29

Hero Award Nomination Forms

Posted Dec 29th, 2008 by Heather Gilmore  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

The Safety Council of Northwest Ohio is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for anyone in the Northwest Ohio and Lower Michigan area that has gone “above and beyond” the call of duty in saving someone’s life. There are three different categories: ? The “Hero Award” goes to persons who have risked their […]

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Heather Gilmore - Safety Council of Northwest Ohio | 8015 Rinker Point | Northwood, OH 43619

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December

29

Village Players Theatre presents Don't Hug Me

Posted Dec 29th, 2008 by Kara Ayers  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

Come join the Village Players Theatre as we continue our 52nd season with the comedic musical Don’t Hug Me written by Phil Olson and produced by special arrangement with Samuel French Inc. Bunyan Bay, Minnesota. It’s the coldest day of the year and cantankerous bar owner, Gunner Johnson, wants to sell out and move to […]

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Kara Ayers - The Village Players Theatre | Toledo, OH

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December

27

Try Deep Water Running! It’s revolutionary, it’s effective, it’s fun, and it works! Deep-water running consists of simulated running in the deep end of a pool while aided by a floatation belt that maintains the head above water. Additional resistance equipment, such as webbed gloves, aqua “dumb bells”, wrist, ankle and/or foot cuffs, and tether […]

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Jeff Davis - Aqua Hut | 2543 N. Reynolds | Toledo, OH 43615

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December

25

Your Computer Needs of Toledo, LLC's 4th Year 1/1/09

Posted Dec 25th, 2008 by Amber S. Hawkins  Category: Business

Your Computer Needs of Toledo, LLC, the one-member limited liability company that specializes in on-site computer training and consulting, will celebrate year number four beginning January 1, 2009. The company’s President/CEO and Founder–Amber S. Hawkins–is looking forward to “expanding the services and products offered in order to reach more people who are in need of […]

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Amber S. Hawkins - Your Computer Needs of Toledo, LLC | P. O. Box 11417 | Toledo, OH 43611

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December

25

Introduce a Friend to Scuba

Posted Dec 25th, 2008 by Jeff Davis  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

Aqua Hut will be holding its first Introduce a Friend to Scuba party January 31, 2009 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Aqua Hut will provide pizza and pop for all who participate. Bring family or friends who want to see why scuba is important to you. They will get a chance to try scuba […]

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Jeff Davis - Aqua Hut | 2543 N. Reynolds | Toledo, OH 43615

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December

23

Aqua Hut now handles Jackson Day Tripper Kayaks

Posted Dec 23rd, 2008 by Jeff Davis  Category: Sports, Toledo.com

Aqua Hut will now be selling and renting the Jackson Day Tripper Kayaks. The Day Trippers come in two versions… The Day Tripper and Day Tripper Elites. The Day Trippers truly are different and are ushering in a fresh experience for those looking for more out of their recreational kayak. Their focus is on providing […]

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Jeff Davis - Aqua Hut | 2543 N. Reynolds | Toledo, OH 43615

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December

16

Toledo, Ohio—The Toledo Museum of Art has been named one of the Toledo Public Schools’ Silver Slate winners for 2008. The Silver Slate award recognizes people and organizations in our community who have made outstanding leadership and service contributions to Toledo Public Schools during the current school year. The Toledo Museum of Art is being […]

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Sara Stacy - Toledo Museum of Art | Toledo, OH

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December

16

Mud Hens Field Staff All Return For 2009

Posted Dec 16th, 2008 by Jason Griffin  Category: Sports, Toledo.com

The Toledo Mud Hens are pleased to announce their field staff for the 2009 season at Fifth Third Field. The Hens have won the International League West Division in three of the last four seasons (2005, 2006, and 2007). The 2005 Sporting News Manager of the Year, Larry Parrish, returns to Triple-A Toledo for his […]

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Jason Griffin - Toledo Mud Hens Baseball Club | Toledo, OH

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December

16

Toledo Language Institute Announcement for Spanish Classes

Posted Dec 16th, 2008 by Violeta Padrón  Category: Education, Toledo.com

The Toledo Language Institute (TLI), under the direction of Violeta Padrón, PhD, announces an Open House on Wednesday, January 21, 2009, from 3:00-8:00pm in the Library at the Common Space Center for Creativity, 1700 N. Reynolds Road, Toledo, Ohio. Director, Violeta Padrón, PhD will provide information on upcoming offerings including: Spanish language instruction for children […]

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Violeta Padrón - Toledo Language Institute | Toledo, OH

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December

16

Library Awarded National Fit for Life Grant

Posted Dec 16th, 2008 by Rhonda B. Sewell  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

In recognition of the critical need for free, reliable health information in Toledo and Lucas County; the national non-profit organization Libraries for the Future (LLF) has awarded the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library a grant of $20,000. The grant will allow the Library to team with health and wellness entities to present a full year of […]

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Rhonda B. Sewell - Toledo-Lucas County Public Library | Toledo, OH

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December

15

Johnny Ginger Live At Ohio Theatre

Posted Dec 15th, 2008 by Michael Nelson  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

Johnny Ginger, native Toledoan, returns to his home town January 10th at 8 PM. He brings his 2 hour show to The Ohio Theatre on Lagrange Street. His son’s will be performing before his act doing a Beatles Medley. Johnny is a comic, impressionist and singer. He sings Sinatra classics, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis […]

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Michael Nelson - The Ohio Theatre | 3114 Lagrange St. | Toledo, OH 43608

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December

13

Free Peformance on New Year's Eve

Posted Dec 13th, 2008 by Craig Whitaker  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Erie Street Acappella will be performing a free 1 hour concert at 8:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve during the First Light Sylvania celebration at the Wingate Hotel (Monroe at S. Main in Sylvania). Erie Street Acappella members Karen DeSloover, Craig Whitaker, Judy Scherer, and Dave Granata, intersperse their performance repertoire with nostalgia, light conversation, […]

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Craig Whitaker - Erie Street Acappella | 2902 Sylvania Ave. | Toledo, OH

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December

13

Saturday night at 9:00 pm a very special event hits T-town. JOHNNY REED AND THE HOUSEROCKERS would be cool enough but WAIT… There’s more. He is opening for SWEET CLAUDETTE from the motor city. Cover is just $5.00 and the beer is way cold. Come on out and join us. 20% of the cover will […]

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Tom Overley - Black Swamp Blues Society

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