Archive for August, 2011

August

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Owens Environmental Club to Host Shoe Collection Drive

Posted Aug 31st, 2011 by Brad Meyer  Category: Community Interest

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH – Owens Community College’s Environmental Club is encouraging area residents to bring their used shoes, previously destined for the overcrowded landfills, to the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses in support of environmental awareness as the student group hosts a Shoe Collection Drive, Sept. 6-16. “Owens Community College is proud to provide an outlet […]

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(Released August 31, 2011) – The Jamil Lewis Multicultural Center for the Arts (JLMCA), with the support of Hostelling International Toledo Area Council, sponsored its Community Wall Mural Project. The mural’s unveiling exhibition was held at Bozarts Gallery in July. The mural was created by 10 local artists ranging from ages 8-18 years-old. The youth […]

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Owens Findlay-area Campus to Host Community Blood Drive

Posted Aug 31st, 2011 by Brad Meyer  Category: Community Interest

FINDLAY, OH – Area residents are encouraged to help in saving lives as the Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus and the American Red Cross host a community Blood Drive on Thursday, Sept. 8. The Blood Drive will occur from 11:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. in Conference Center Room 111 on the Findlay-area Campus. Owens’ Findlay-area […]

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August

31

Call for Artist-Designed Bike Racks

Posted Aug 31st, 2011 by Dan Hernandez  Category: Arts & Entertainment

DESCRIPTION Artist designed bike racks have appeared throughout the country and are particularly popular in areas that want to exhibit their support for the arts while encouraging bicycle traffic. The Arts Commission seeks to develop a series of these bike racks that can accommodate two bicycles each (similar to the traditional “U” shaped racks) and […]

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August

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ProMedica Unveils New Hospital to the Community

Posted Aug 31st, 2011 by Tedra White  Category: Events

The community is invited to a grand opening celebration at the new ProMedica Wildwood Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital ~ 2901 N. Reynolds ~ September 18th from 1-4 pm. There will be tours, free health screenings and fun activities for all ages.

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August

30

26th Frogtown Regatta, Sponsored by Owens Corning

Posted Aug 30th, 2011 by Ann Broderick  Category: Sports, Toledo.com

On Saturday September 24, 2011, the 26th Frogtown Regatta, Sponsored by Owens Corning, will take place on the Maumee River from 8am until 5 pm. There will be upwards of 25 rowing teams entering 300 or more boats with over 1400 athletes competing in the daylong head race. The three mile race starts upstream of […]

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August

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Owens Findlay to Host Express Fall 5K Run and Walk Benefit

Posted Aug 30th, 2011 by Brad Meyer  Category: Community Interest

FINDLAY, OH – Area residents are invited to walk and run for a good cause as the Owens Community College Findlay-area Campus serves as host to the first-ever Express Fall 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, Sept. 17. Proceeds from the event will benefit the United Way of Hancock County and the College’s cross country […]

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August

30

River House Arts Opens with Works Paul-Henri Bourguignon

Posted Aug 30th, 2011 by Paula Baldoni  Category: Arts & Entertainment

River House Arts in Historic Downtown Perrysburg is pleased to kick-off its 2011-2012 exhibition schedule on September 9th with an extraordinary selection of paintings and drawings by the late Paul-Henri Bourguignon. Special guest for the gallery’s opening reception will be Erika Bourguignon, a reknown anthropologist and widow of the artist. Born in Belgium in 1906, […]

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August

30

Engaging Small Worlds Exhibition at Toledo Museum of Art

Posted Aug 30th, 2011 by Kelly Garrow  Category: Arts & Entertainment

TOLEDO, OHIO–As its name suggests, Small Worlds, which opens Nov. 18 at the Toledo Museum of Art, brings together intricate, charming, disquieting and thoughtful works of art on the smallest of scales. Each of the engaging works creates an intimate space or environment and shows scenes which are familiar but perhaps slightly askew. The five […]

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August

30

Top Chef Celina Tio Visits Toledo, Event to Benefit Orgs.

Posted Aug 30th, 2011 by Marc D. Folk  Category: Health

(Toledo, Ohio)—On Thursday, September 1, 2011, Top Chef Masters contestant Celina Tio will demonstrate her award-winning skills in a unique collaborative fundraising benefit on behalf of the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo and the autism programs of the Toledo Children’s Hospital. This event is held in the private home of Barbara Steele and Alan Kimpel […]

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August

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Owens Center for Emergency Preparedness to Host 9/11 Event

Posted Aug 30th, 2011 by Brad Meyer  Category: Community Interest

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP, OH – Area residents are invited join Owens Community College in paying tribute to those victims and heroes that lost their lives in the Sept. 11 tragedy as the School of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and the Center for Emergency Preparedness host a Sept. 11 Memorial Flag Service on Sunday, Sept. 11. […]

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August

30

Hairspray

Posted Aug 30th, 2011 by S Watkins  Category: Arts & Entertainment

One of America’s favorite musicals, Hairspray follow plus-size herione Tracy Turnblad as she transforms from outsider to celebrity. Can a larger-than-life adolescent bring integration to Baltimore TV and find true love without mussing her hair? November 3-5, 7:00pm November 6, 2:30pm Owens Community College Center for Fine and Performing Arts Adult $11, Student/Senior $6 419-246-8732 […]

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August

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TSA Jazz Sets at ICE

Posted Aug 30th, 2011 by S Watkins  Category: Arts & Entertainment

TSA Jazz at Ice 405 Madison Avenue # 1 Toledo, OH 43604-1211 In the PNC Bank Building 7:00 pm Cover: $6 October 18, 2011 February 28, 2012 April 17, 2012

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S Watkins - Toledo School for the Arts | 333 14th St | Toledo, OH 43604

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August

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MACCM Institute at BGSU

Posted Aug 30th, 2011 by S Watkins  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Mantra Percussion performs works by students from the Toledo School for the Arts, the culmination of a year-long composition and creativity project sponsored by the MidAmerican Center for Contemporary Music- the MACCM Institute – followed by a discussion with festival guests about programs cultivating young composers. Bryan Recital Hall, BGSU Saturday, October 15, 2011 10:30am […]

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August

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TSA Dance Intensive

Posted Aug 30th, 2011 by S Watkins  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Serious about dance? Come to the TSA Dance Intensive! Featuring clinics and a chance to meet the fabulous dance teachers of TSA, it’s a day to focus on your dance skills and to explore some new ones. Prospective students can also explore the exciting opportunities TSA has to offer dancers. Saturday, October 15, 2011 9:00am […]

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S Watkins - Toledo School for the Arts | 333 14th St | Toledo, OH 43604

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August

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Senior High One Acts at Toledo School for the Arts

Posted Aug 30th, 2011 by S Watkins  Category: Arts & Entertainment

The surprising range and depth of TSA’s acting students shine in scenes and short acts, directed and acted by students. October 12 and 13, 7:00pm TSA Attic Theater 333 14th St., Toledo Adult $6, Student/Senior $4 419-246-8732 x2

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August

30

Evelyn Davis: A Celebration of Her Life

Posted Aug 30th, 2011 by Angela Riddel  Category: Arts & Entertainment

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 6-9 pm. | UT Center for Performing Arts,Towerview & W. Rocket Drive (main campus) Evelyn Davis was a talented woman who ran the costume shop for the University of Toledo Theatre Department for nearly 20 years until she retired in 1981. While her recent passing is sad, she will be remembered lovingly […]

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August

29

Registration Open for 10th Annual Halloween 5K/10K Run/Walk

Posted Aug 29th, 2011 by Todd Crandell  Category: Events

Racing for Recovery™ Announces 10th Annual Halloween 5K/10K Run/Walk To Help Combat All Forms Of Substance Abuse A Day of Fun Family Activities in Your Favorite Halloween Costume Sylvania, Ohio – August 29, 2011 – On Sunday, October 23, Racing for Recovery™ will hold its 10th annual 5K/10K Run/Walk event on the campus of Lourdes […]

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August

29

Firefighters in Cross-Country Trek Make Toledo Stop

Posted Aug 29th, 2011 by Jen Sorgenfrei  Category: Community Interest

The Toledo Fire and Rescue Department will tonight host ten firefighters from southern California trekking across the country to observe the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks on America. Their journey, by bicycle, will also raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project and the Leary Firefighter Foundation. The firefighters will arrive in Toledo on […]

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August

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Manning, Brown Journal Article Named Best of Year

Posted Aug 29th, 2011 by Bonnie Blankinship  Category: Education

BOWLING GREEN, O.—Summer has not been a vacation for sociologists Drs. Susan Brown and Wendy Manning, co-directors of the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) at Bowling Green State University. Capping off a busy season of research and conference-hosting, the two were presented the inaugural Article of the Year Award from the American […]

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