Archive for May, 2014

May

21

The Arts Commission Hosts Volunteer Orientation on June 2

Posted May 21st, 2014 by Emily Finkel  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Emily Finkel Office Manager (419) 254-2787 ext. 10 efinkel@theartscommission.org THE ARTS COMMISSION HOSTS VOLUNTEER ORIENTATION TOLEDO, OH – The Arts Commission invites interested community members to participate in a Volunteer Orientation on Monday, June 2, 6-8pm at The Arts Commission, 1838 Parkwood, Suite 120, Toledo, OH 43604. […]

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Emily Finkel - The Arts Commission | 1838 Parkwood Ave, #120 | Toledo, OH 43604

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May

21

East Toledo Arts Initiative: Artists in Action

Posted May 21st, 2014 by Amber LeFever  Category: Community Interest

The East Toledo Phase One: Public Fixtures call for artists was a resounding success. From the submissions, a design review board selected 18 designs to be painted on trash cans. The locations of the trashcans stretch along Main St. from Front St. to Starr Ave. On Saturday, May 24th from 12:00-4:00pm multiple artists will be […]

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Amber LeFever - LeSo Gallery | Toledo, OH

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May

21

Baby Orangutan Born at Toledo Zoo, Moving to Surrogate

Posted May 21st, 2014 by Andi Norman  Category: Community Interest

After months of dedicated but unsuccessful efforts to encourage his mother to care for him, a male orangutan baby born recently at the Toledo Zoo will be placed with a surrogate facility. The baby, Kecil (pronounced Ka-cheel, which is Indonesian for little man) weighed 3.4 pounds when he was born on Jan. 11, 2014, compared […]

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Andi Norman - Toledo Zoo | Toledo, OH

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May

21

"Running on Empty: The Importance of Sleep"

Posted May 21st, 2014 by Rose Mills  Category: Health

Michael Neeb, PhD of Mercy will present an educational program titled “Running on Empty: The Importance of Sleep” on Monday, June 9 at 7:00 p.m. at Way Library. The presentation will focus on sleep and sleep disorders. Dr. Neeb is the director of the Mercy Sleep Disorders Program. Dr. Neeb received his Ph.D. in Clinical […]

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Rose Mills - Way Library | 101 E Indiana Ave | Perrysburg, OH 43551

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May

21

Auditions for Young Reps Bugsy Malone, Jr. to be held

Posted May 21st, 2014 by Elizabeth Cottle  Category: Community Interest

Auditions for Young Rep’s ‘Bugsy Malone, Jr.’ to be held May 24 Auditions for the Toledo Repertoire Theatre Young Rep’s musical production of “Bugsy Malone, Jr.” will be held Saturday, May 24 beginning at 1 p.m. at 16 Tenth Street. Children ages 7 to 13 are welcome to audition, and are asked to prepare the […]

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Elizabeth Cottle - Toledo Repertoire | Toledo, OH

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May

21

UT Summer Music Workshops Something to Sing About

Posted May 21st, 2014 by Angela Riddel  Category: Arts & Entertainment

From a summer chorus, to workshops and classes in the classics and Jazz, The University of Toledo Department of Music is offering a variety of opportunities this summer for singers to learn new music, develop their voices and to perform. UNIVERSITY SUMMER CHORUS June 10-July 10 (Tuesday evenings only, 7-9 p.m.) With the University Summer […]

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Angela Riddel - UT Department of Music | University of Toledo | Toledo, OH 43606

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May

21

Learn about Squarefoot Gardening at Way Library

Posted May 21st, 2014 by Rose Mills  Category: General Interests

Way Library invites you to learn to use squarefoot gardening techniques to create a garden in less space with less work and higher yield than a traditional garden. Master gardeners Judy DePeal and Judi Josephson will present the basics of squarefoot gardening, including adapting to varied types of gardens and the specific growing conditions in […]

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Rose Mills - Way Library | 101 E Indiana Ave | Perrysburg, OH 43551

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May

21

'Prince Avalanche' to be shown at Way Library on June 3

Posted May 21st, 2014 by Rose Mills  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Way Library’s Show Me the Movie series continues with a 2:00 p.m. screening of ‘Prince Avalanche’ on Tuesday, June 3. ‘Prince Avalanche’ is a minimalist film about two men spending the summer painting traffic lines on a desolate Texas road and how they learned that despite their contrasting lifestyles, ages, and opinions, they are not […]

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Rose Mills - Way Library | 101 E Indiana Ave | Perrysburg, OH 43551

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May

21

ICE-T JOINS KID ROCK, JOHN MELLENCAMP, DUSTY HILL AND OTHERS TO HOUSE HOMELESS VETERANS TOLEDO, OH, May 20, 2014 – Grammy winning recording artist, actor and filmmaker Ice-T has adds his efforts to the growing roster of notables helping the Ohio-based nonprofit program Veterans Matter to house many of the over 57,000 veterans living on […]

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May

21

Cake Decorating Contest underway at Way Library

Posted May 21st, 2014 by Rose Mills  Category: Events

Way Public Library is holding a summer cake decorating contest. Contestants will check out a cake pan from Way Public Library’s Baker’s Way cake pan collection and submit a 5 x 7 color photo of their decorated cake. Cakes can be baked and decorated any time from now until the photo entry submission deadline of […]

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Rose Mills - Way Library | 101 E Indiana Ave | Perrysburg, OH 43551

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May

21

Spotted-necked Otter Pups on Exhibit

Posted May 21st, 2014 by Andi Norman  Category: Arts & Entertainment

A pair of twin spotted-necked otter pups – both males — are now on exhibit at the Toledo Zoo with their parents and older sister. The pups were born in January and have spent the winter with their parents in heated off-exhibit quarters. Nationwide, only eight zoos accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums […]

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Andi Norman - Toledo Zoo | Toledo, OH

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May

21

Sign up for Coffee Cupping Event at Way Library

Posted May 21st, 2014 by Rose Mills  Category: General Interests

Way Public Library welcomes Richard Jambor, roastmaster of Maddie and Bella Coffee Company, for a presentation on fresh roasted, single origin coffees. The presentation will take place on Saturday, June 7th at 10:00 am. Maddie and Bella Coffee Company is based in Perrysburg and is dedicated to small batch roasting of fresh coffee beans. Coffee […]

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Rose Mills - Way Library | 101 E Indiana Ave | Perrysburg, OH 43551

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May

21

Summer Concert Series

Posted May 21st, 2014 by Bonnie Blankinship  Category: Community Interest

The Bowling Green State University Summer Concert Series offers audiences several chances to get into the act. The series includes “Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music,” The Moxie Strings, “Broadway’s Next H!t Musical” and New York Voices. Presented by the College of Musical Arts, all four events take place in the Thomas B. and Kathleen M. Donnell […]

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Bonnie Blankinship - Bowling Green State University | Bowling Green, OH

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May

21

3rd Annual Maple and Main Street Art Fair

Posted May 21st, 2014 by Jennifer Archer  Category: Arts & Entertainment

It’s bigger and better than ever! Join us for a free weekend of fine art, great music and good food in historic downtown Sylvania on Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1. Over 100 artists will be taking part in the 3rd Annual Maple & Main Street Art Fair lining Main Street, from Monroe to […]

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Jennifer Archer - Sylvania Community Arts Commission

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May

21

Bike Night at Ralphie's Spring Meadows for Summer

Posted May 21st, 2014 by Larry  Category: General Interests

Every Saturday through August 30 is bike night at Ralphie’s Drawings start at 7pm for prizes. Music on the patio. Food and drink specials.

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Larry - Ralphies Sports Eatery | 6609 Airport Hwy | Holland, OH 43560

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May

14

Nexus Academy of Toledo Hosts Ice Cream Social

Posted May 14th, 2014 by Mark Rickel  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Nexus Academy of Toledo will host an ice cream social on Wednesday, July 25, 2014 for prospective parents and students to learn about the blended high school currently serving students in northwest Ohio. The event will take place at the school (600 Jefferson Avenue) and give students the opportunity to learn about the blended model […]

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Mark Rickel - Nexus Academy of Toledo | 600 Jefferson Avenue | Toledo, OH 43604

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May

14

Nexus Academy of Toledo Hosts Shadow Day

Posted May 14th, 2014 by Mark Rickel  Category: Education

Nexus Academy of Toledo will host a “shadow day” on Tuesday, May 27 from 1:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. for interested students to observe firsthand the blended model for learning where students attend online classes at a state-of-the-art physical campus and follow an online curriculum. Nexus Academy schools are public schools, tuition-free, and offer students […]

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Mark Rickel - Nexus Academy of Toledo | 600 Jefferson Avenu | Toledo, OH 43604

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May

14

Nexus Academy of Toledo Information Session/Luncheon

Posted May 14th, 2014 by Mark Rickel  Category: Education

Nexus Academy of Toledo will host an information/luncheon for prospective parents and students to learn about the blended high school currently serving students in northwest Ohio. The event will be held on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. and take place at the school located at 600 Jefferson Avenue in downtown […]

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Mark Rickel - Nexus Academy of Toledo | 600 Jefferson Avenu | Toledo, OH 43604

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May

14

Foster Care & Adoption Training Classes June 23-28

Posted May 14th, 2014 by Julie Malkin  Category: Community Interest

LUCAS COUNTY CHILDREN SERVICES OFFERS ONE-WEEK FOSTER/ADOPT TRAINING Classes June 23-28 compress training into six consecutive days (TOLEDO, Ohio–May 14, 2014)—Families interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents have an opportunity to complete their training in six consecutive days in June. Lucas County Children Services (LCCS) is offering the 36-hour training program June 23 through […]

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Julie Malkin - Lucas County Children Services | 705 Adams St. | Toledo, OH 43604

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May

14

Debbie Speegle and Kellie Schlachter the owners of DK Treasures are opening Lighthouse Landing Art, Antique, and Craft Mall in Point Place across from Cullen Park. The Grand Opening is June 1st at 9:45 with a butterfly release and ribbon cutting. Lindsey Webb and other will be on hand to help cut the ribbon. The […]

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Kellie - DK Treasures | 4441 N. Summit St. | Toledo, OH 43611

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