Archive for August, 2013

August

21

Bring Your Baby to Mother Goose Storytime!

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

What rhymes with Toledo? If anyone would know, it’s the fairest fowl in the history of nursery rhymes and fairy tales: Mother Goose – and she’s coming to Ohio. Or at least her timeless fables are. Mother Goose Storytime is a fun and fantastic learning experience for little ones that’s coming to a library near […]

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August

21

Wine Tasting & Art Gala

Posted Aug 21st, 2013 by LaVonne Kujawa  Category: Events

Every 4th Monday of the month Forrester’s have a Wine Tasting & Art Gala. This month, August 26, will feature wines from around the world. Meet local artists such as Sharon Ropp, Mr. Atomic, & more. Enjoy appetizers & art while listening to soft jazz by Devin Krueger. 6pm-8pm $25.

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LaVonne Kujawa - Forrester's on The River | 26 Main St. | Toledo, OH

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August

21

Highly Acclaimed Musical Wicked Comes to Toledo

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

Toto, I don’t think we’re in Toledo anymore. Who needs to go to Broadway when Broadway is coming to you? Don’t miss your chance to thrill the little ones – and yourself – with a night out at the Grammy- and Tony-Award-winning play Wicked, which is a spinoff of The Wizard of Oz. Synopsis Drama […]

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August

21

Booking Dates Available for Naughty By Nature

Posted Aug 21st, 2013 by Amber S. Hawkins  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Rap/hiphop group Naughty by Nature, known for their hits including “O.P.P.” and “Hip Hop Hooray,” are returning to the music scene. Dates will fill up fast so secure booking them for your concerts, special appearances, television interviews, etc. Click on the “Celebrity Offer Sheet” link and fill out the Online Offer Sheet why you go […]

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August

20

Rossford Riverfest – Saturday, August 24

Posted Aug 20th, 2013 by Brenda Schwind  Category: Events

The Rossford Business Association (RBA) and the Rossford Recreation Department will host the second annual Rossford Riverfest on Sat., Aug. 24 from 4:00 – 11:00 p.m. at Veteran’s Memorial Park/Rossford Marina. Rossford Riverfest includes fireworks, a kids’ zone with carnival games and inflatables, and outdoor tournaments hosted by the Rossford Community Recreation Center. Live music […]

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Brenda Schwind - Rossford Business Association | P.O. Box 85 | Rossford, OH 43460

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August

19

2013 Toledo Walk for PKD at Olander Park – Sept 7th

Posted Aug 19th, 2013 by Erin Stampflmeier  Category: Community Interest

Toledo Walk for PKD Unite to Fight PKD! Saturday, September 7, 2013 Olander Park Check-in/Onsite Registration: 9:00 am Penny Kids Dash: 9:30 am Walk Begins: 9:45 am 2.2 mile walk (option to end at 1.1 mi), Kids Penny Dash fun run, Kids area with clown, games & face painting, food, fun & prizes! Volunteer Walk […]

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Erin Stampflmeier - PKD Foundation | Sylvania, OH 43560

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August

19

Toledo, OH – Aug 15, 2013 – September 20th to 22nd, entrepreneurs and creative minds will be taking over the newly renovated Nitschke Technology Commercialization Complex at the University of Toledo for Startup Weekend Toledo. Organizers and volunteers of Startup Weekend Toledo have been working behind the scenes to ensure that this event provides not […]

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August

19

Navy Band Great Lakes Wind Ensemble Concert

Posted Aug 19th, 2013 by Lt. Patrick Sweeten  Category: Arts & Entertainment

“America’s Band,” Navy Band Great Lakes Wind Ensemble to perform bicentennial salute for Battle of Lake Erie with FREE concert. Date: Monday, September 2, 2013 Time: 1pm Location: Commodore Schoolyard lawn, at the intersection of Indiana and Louisiana in downtown Perrysburg Rain Location: Commodore Building 140 E. Indiana Avenue Free and open to the public […]

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Lt. Patrick Sweeten - United States Navy | 2815 Barry Place Building150 | Great Lakes, IL 60088-2816

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August

15

UT student prints on display at Imagination Station

Posted Aug 15th, 2013 by Kelly McGilvery  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

Gross Anatomy – UT student works – on display at Imagination Station through September 2, in conjunction with Grossology “More Eyeballs,” “Section of the Neck,” and “Relax” are a few of the 11 works of art by University of Toledo students currently on display at the Imagination Station. Using the book Gray’s Anatomy as inspiration, […]

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August

15

JAZZ UP YOUR LIFE! UT Jazz auditions happen next week

Posted Aug 15th, 2013 by Kelly McGilvery  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Attn: students, community members, instrumentalists and vocalists Fall 2013 auditions for UT Jazz Groups are happening next week, Tuesday, August 20, from 9 am to 1 pm in UT’s Center for Performing Arts. All instruments wanted! Groups include: •Jazz Ensemble •Jazz GuitarKestra •Latin Jazz •Vocalstra •Combos Tuesday, August 20th 9 am -1 pm Jazz Rehearsal […]

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August

15

Printmaking 'Impressions' Includes UT Artists, Professor

Posted Aug 15th, 2013 by Kelly McGilvery  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

UT Students, Professor Featured in Wolfe Gallery Exhibit; Reception Held August 30 An upcoming exhibition of prints at the Wolfe Gallery at Maumee Valley Country Day School, titled “2013 Impression Printmaking Exhibition,” will feature the work of college art students and their professors. The University of Toledo will be represented by works from Associate Professor […]

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August

15

FREE Community Health Fair-YWCA

Posted Aug 15th, 2013 by winda birt  Category: Events

The YWCA of Northwest Ohio will host a Free Health Fair, Friday, August 16, 2013. A list of FREE services include HIV testing, clinical breast exams, bone density testing, vision, oral cancer screening, hearing and many more. There will be raffles every 30 minutes. The first 10 people will recieve a door prize. Please join […]

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August

14

Lourdes University choirs to celebrate 30th season this fall

Posted Aug 14th, 2013 by Heather Hoffman  Category: Community Interest

Open to community members with rehearsals beginning late August This fall, the Lourdes University choral program, under the direction of Karen T. Biscay, is celebrating its 30th concert season and is welcoming new members and chorus alumni to join. Rehearsals begin on August 28 at 6 p.m. in the Franciscan Center. The Lourdes choirs have […]

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Heather Hoffman - Lourdes University | Toledo, OH

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August

14

REGISTERED NURSING PROGRAM REGAINS ACCREDITATION

Posted Aug 14th, 2013 by Jared C. Meade  Category: Community Interest

Owens Community College recently received official notice from the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), formerly the National League Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), that the registered nursing program has regained initial accreditation through spring 2018. “Owens has always maintained a quality nursing program and as a result, being granted accreditation status has been a […]

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Jared C. Meade - Owens Community College | Toledo, OH

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August

14

Mickey Finn’s Pub Says Thank You for More Than 15 Years

Posted Aug 14th, 2013 by Ellen Critchley  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Mickey Finn, owner of Mickey Finn’s Pub, announces that this entertainment destination will be open limited hours until a new owner takes over. Mickey Finn’s Pub has been a major part of Toledo’s Vistula Historic District since it opened on St. Patrick’s Day, 1998. The building at 602 Lagrange Street, which is home to Mickey […]

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Ellen Critchley - Mickey Finn's Pub | Toledo, OH

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August

14

BOOKIN' IT 5K and One Mile Fun Walk

Posted Aug 14th, 2013 by Cheryl Rothschild  Category: Community Interest

MEDIA ALERT August 14, 2013 CONTACT: Cheryl Rothschild 419-242-7323 (phone) cheryl.rothschild@toledolibrary.org (e-mail) TOLEDO, Ohio – On Sunday, September 1, 2013, HCR Manor Care Gives presents BOOKIN’ IT 5K to benefit Read for Literacy. BOOKIN’ IT will be held at the Center for Emergency Preparedness at Owens College, 30150 Tracy Road in Walbridge, OH 43465 with […]

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Cheryl Rothschild - Read for Literacy | 325 N. Michigan | Toledo, OH 43604

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August

14

Zoo Fun Continues through September

Posted Aug 14th, 2013 by Andi Norman  Category: Community Interest

Summer may be ending, but Toledo Zoo fun continues. Visit toledozoo.org for details. Sept. 2 Wild Walkabout, presented by Mercy, ends for season Walk among the wallabies in a special walk-through exhibit. Meet Baru, the largest saltwater crocodile in North America, brought to Toledo by Block Communications, Inc. Continue your adventure with dingoes, kookaburras, lionfish […]

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August

13

UT Announces Fall Theatre Auditions

Posted Aug 13th, 2013 by Angela Riddel  Category: Arts & Entertainment

The University of Toledo Department of Theatre and Film will hold auditions for its fall plays August 26 and 27 in the UT Center for Performing Arts Studio Theatre. The department will be auditioning for the following plays: Fox Hunt and Strip Tease, two one-act political satires from Polish playwright, Slawomir Mrozek. The plays will […]

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Angela Riddel - University of Toledo | 2801 W. Bancroft St. | Toledo, OH 43606

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August

13

Library introduces Open Book

Posted Aug 13th, 2013 by Rhonda Sewell  Category: Community Interest

The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library introduces Open Book, where authors are invited to tell their story. The first Open Book event presents national bestselling author ReShonda Tate Billingsley at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 14 in the McMaster Center at Main Library, 325 Michigan St. This FREE and open to the public event will feature […]

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August

13

From Plant to Plate: Preserving Your Fresh Local Produce

Posted Aug 13th, 2013 by Rhonda Sewell  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

In observance of Local Foods Week, a 9-day-long celebration to raise awareness of local food and draw attention to the role of local food in establishing a vibrant, sustainable future for the Ohio food system, the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library and the Ohio State University Extension Lucas County has partnered to present a series titled […]

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