Archive for August, 2013

August

30

Healthy U Begins Registration at Way Library

Posted Aug 30th, 2013 by Rose Mills  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Registration is underway for a special series of health-related classes at Way Library. Healthy U is a chronic disease self-management program developed by researchers at Stanford University and will be presented by Mercy. Participants will meet once a week for 6 weeks for an interactive two and a half hour session. Classes begin September 19, […]

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August

30

Free "Introduction to Pinterest" class at Way Library

Posted Aug 30th, 2013 by Rose Mills  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Way Library is offering a free demonstration of Pinterest, the online tool for collecting and organizing things you love. The workshop will be held on Monday, September 19, from 1-2:30 pm. and will cover the basics of using Pinterest, including creating lists, adding pins, managing settings, and more. This is a free demonstration workshop rather […]

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August

30

On Thursday, September 12 from 1-2:30 p.m., Way Library’s technology staff will present a workshop to demonstrate the use of Facebook. Participants will learn the basics of Facebook including usage, privacy settings, adding friends, filtering your feed, searching for friends, and posting images from a computer and mobile device. This is a demo workshop, so […]

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August

28

Topical Tuesdays series at Way Library looks at immigration

Posted Aug 28th, 2013 by Rose Mills  Category: General Interests

On Tuesday, September 10th at 7 pm, Way Library, in cooperation with the League of Women Voters of the Perrysburg Area (LWVPA), welcomes Dr. Dale Lanigan of Lourdes University. Dr. Lanigan, Chairperson of the Department of Sociology and Justice Studies will give a lecture entitled “Immigration: History, Legislation, Concerns, and the Future”. In his talk, […]

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August

28

Free Film and Discussion about Immigration at Way Library

Posted Aug 28th, 2013 by Rose Mills  Category: General Interests

On Thursday, September 12th at 10:30 a.m., WGTE and Way Library will present the documentary film “Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream”. The film presents the modern immigrant rights movement in 2006 and 2007 through the story of the struggle of Elvira Arellano, a single mother from Chicago, who fought her deportation. Open discussion […]

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August

28

Register Now for New ESOL Class at Way Library

Posted Aug 28th, 2013 by Rose Mills  Category: Education

Way Public Library will offer a new class starting in September – English for Speakers of Other Languages. This class is geared towards adults who are non-native speakers of English and will focus on improving communication skills. Conversation, vocabulary, reading, and writing will all be covered. The class is free and materials will be provided. […]

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August

28

October 2013 Toledo Museum of Art Program Highlights

Posted Aug 28th, 2013 by Kelly Fritz Garrow  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Fresh Impressions: Early Modern Japanese Prints Oct. 4, 2013–Jan. 1, 2014, Canaday Gallery During the 1930s the Toledo Museum of Art helped introduce modern Japanese prints to American audiences with two landmark exhibitions. These seminal shows, one in 1930 and one in 1936, featured the works of 15 contemporary Japanese artists who had revived the […]

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August

28

Labor Day Weekend Adoption Specials

Posted Aug 28th, 2013 by Cyndi Condit  Category: Community Interest

The Toledo Area Humane Society and Planned Pethood are once again teaming up to help furry friends in our community find forever homes! Beginning Friday, August 30 through Sunday, September 1, the Toledo Area Humane Society will be offering $25 adoption fees on all of their adoptable cats and kittens and 50% off the adoption […]

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Cyndi Condit - Toledo Area Humane Society | Toledo, OH

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August

28

Oliver Hazard Perry: Hero of Lake Erie

Posted Aug 28th, 2013 by Heather Hoffman  Category: Arts & Entertainment

The Lourdes University Drama Society will kick-off its 2013-14 season on Tuesday, September 10, with a benefit performance of Oliver Hazard Perry: Hero of Lake Erie. The 35-minute monologue will feature Jeremy Meier who was commissioned by the Ohio Humanities Council to develop and write the play. At the conclusion of the performance, the audience […]

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Heather Hoffman - Lourdes University | Toledo, OH

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August

28

Way Public Library will show the recent feature film ‘Les Miserables’ on Thursday, September 5 at 2 p.m. on the library’s lower level. Hugh Jackman stars as Jean Valjean, Russell Crowe as Inspector Javert, and Anne Hathaway as Fantine in this critically acclaimed adaptation of Victor Hugo’s epic novel. Winner of three Oscars and forty-four […]

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August

28

"STEM in the Park"

Posted Aug 28th, 2013 by Susan  Category: Events

What do you get when you cross a giant bubble, a snake, and an electric vehicle? You get… STEM in the Park! STEM in the Park is a family day of hands-on fun at Bowling Green State University (rain or shine) featuring a free lunch (catered by Tony Packos), take-home STEM activities, and everything from […]

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Susan - Northwest Ohio Center for Excellence in STEM Education | 241 Math Science Bldg, BGSU | Bowling Green, OH 43403

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August

28

IMPRESSION Printmaking Exhibition

Posted Aug 28th, 2013 by Melissa Kuhl  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Maumee Valley Country Day School Wolfe Gallery 1715 South Reynolds Road, Toledo, Ohio 43614 Reception: Friday, August 30th, 2013, 6-8 pm Exhibition: August 19th – October 11th The Impression Exhibition is designed to showcase outstanding prints from around the US. This exhibition will function as an educational tool to investigate how printmaking can be used […]

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Melissa Kuhl - Maumee Valley Country Day School | 1715 S Reynolds Rd | Toledo, OH 43614

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August

27

The Lourdes University Chorus Welcomes New Singers

Posted Aug 27th, 2013 by Karen T. Biscay  Category: Arts & Entertainment

The Lourdes University Chorus begins rehearsals for its 2103-2014 season on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28, 6 to 8 pm, in the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University and is welcoming new members. This season celebrates 30 years of the choral program at Lourdes. The Lourdes Chorus is open to singers in the greater Toledo region as well […]

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Karen T. Biscay - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent Blvd. | Toledo, OH 43560

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August

26

Sylvania Chamber “Almost Oktoberfest” – September 14

Posted Aug 26th, 2013 by Laura Glover  Category: Community Interest

The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce and Heidelberg Distributing announce “Almost Oktoberfest” to be held on September 14th at SOMO Park (located in downtown Sylvania, on Main and Monroe Streets and East of the Wingate Hotel) from 4PM – 11:00 PM. This event will feature unique tastings from micro-breweries from all over the country – […]

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Laura Glover - Sylvania Chamber | Toledo, OH

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August

26

Senior Discovery Days Return to the Zoo

Posted Aug 26th, 2013 by Andi Norman  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

Age has its benefits. With Tuesday free admission and special events, Senior Discovery Days let you explore the Toledo Zoo and see it in a whole new way, thanks to sponsorship support from Health Care REIT. Each Tuesday (September 3, 10, 17 and 24, along with October 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29) brings a […]

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August

26

Roofing Company Provides Free Roof to Needy Family

Posted Aug 26th, 2013 by Stephanie Brown  Category: Community Interest

Toledo based Arnold’s Home Improvement has teamed up with the Toledo Mud Hens to offer one lucky and deserving family a free roof worth up to $11,000 in the Arnold’s Home Improvement “Raze The Roof” project. Owner and lifelong Toledo resident Jason Arnold decided several months ago to launch a contest where area families could […]

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Stephanie Brown - Arnold\'s Home Improvement | 1770 Tremainsville Rd. | Toledo 43620

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August

23

Dates Available For Booking Jill Scott

Posted Aug 23rd, 2013 by Amber S. Hawkins  Category: Arts & Entertainment

FOR SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY! For more information on booking JILL SCOTT for your events email to vpodivision123@gmail.com.

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Amber S. Hawkins - David Bolds Management & Booking Agency, in association with Pay! Up! Management Mickey Bentson

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August

23

Cancer Connection of NWO – Annual Art Auction Fundraiser

Posted Aug 23rd, 2013 by Jean Schoen  Category: Arts & Entertainment

ANNUAL ART AUCTION TO BENEFIT CANCER PATIENTS AS WELL AS LOCAL ARTISTS Toledo, OH (August 13, 2013) — Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio, Inc. (CCNWO) is holding its 5th annual Art Auction fundraiser on Saturday, September 21 from 7-10 PM. This year’s event is being hosted by the Paula Brown Gallery, located at 912 Monroe […]

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Jean Schoen - Cancer Connection of Northwest Ohio, Inc. | 151 N. Michigan Suite 200 | Toledo, OH 43604

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August

22

Greater Toledo: Going Beyond Green Public Open House

Posted Aug 22nd, 2013 by Melissa Greene  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

The Toledo-Lucas County Sustainability Commission is happy to invite everyone to the Going Beyond Green open house. This is a chance for community members to learn about the Going Beyond Green sustainability plan and provide input as we continue to develop the sustainability plan for our region. We invite you to to join us in […]

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Melissa Greene - Toledo-Lucas County Sustainability Commission | 130-A West Dudley Street | Maumee, OH 43537

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August

21

Meet the Zoo's Animals at Feast with the Beasts

Posted Aug 21st, 2013 by Andrew Lisa  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

Whether you eat like a pig or eat like a bird, an elegant fundraiser gives you a chance to enjoy an amazing dinner while supporting the Toledo Zoo, its facilities, and all of its endeavors revolving around education and conservation. Feast with the Beasts Supporting the zoo, its exhibits and programs has never tasted better. […]

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