Archive for February, 2015

February

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Community- Police Relations event in Toledo next week

Posted Feb 17th, 2015 by China Dodley  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

Governor Kasich’s Ohio Task Force on Community-Police Relations will hold its third public forum on Thursday, February 26, 2015, at the University of Toledo’s Scott Park Auditorium from 4:30 – 8:30 p.m. We are seeking your help in getting the word out to community members. We want to get a dialogue started and asking those […]

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China Dodley - State Dept. of Public Safety | 1970 W. Broad Street | Columbus, OH 43223

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February

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The Arts Commission Hosts Volunteer Orientation

Posted Feb 17th, 2015 by Natalie Tranelli Jacobs  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

The Arts Commission invites interested community members to participate in a Volunteer Orientation on Tuesday, February 24, 6-7:30pm at The Arts Commission, 1838 Parkwood, Suite 120, Toledo, OH 43604. The orientation will cover an introduction to the organization, its programs, and volunteer opportunities (such as The Mix, Artomatic419! and 3rd Thursday Loops). Interested volunteers should […]

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Natalie Tranelli Jacobs - The Arts Commission | Toledo, OH

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February

17

Janet Keil Fackelman Benefit Steak Dinner

Posted Feb 17th, 2015 by B. K.  Category: Events

The Fackelman family has been tested many times over the years, but they have shown their resilience and have been able to move forward in their lives. Their latest test God has handed them is the debilitating stroke Janet suffered on January 1, 2014. To help relieve some of their financial burden, we are organizing […]

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B. K. - Janet Keil Fackelman Benefit Steak Dinner

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February

16

Way Library’s Show Me the Movie contemporary film series selection for March is the 2014 release “The Hundred-Foot Journey.” Worlds collide when the Kadam family moves from Mumbai to a small village in southern France and opens an Indian restaurant directly across the street from haughty Madame Mallory’s Michelin-starred French restaurant. Directed by Lasse Hallstrom, […]

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

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February

16

Public Meeting – Toledo Gateway Public Art Project

Posted Feb 16th, 2015 by Nathan Mattimoe  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

On behalf of the City of Toledo’s 1% for Art Program, The Arts Commission is working with The City of Toledo, The Ohio Department of Transportation, URS and a number of other parties on infrastructure enhancement and redesign for the proposed Anthony Wayne Trail, Erie and Lafayette Gateway Project. In 2013 we published a request […]

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Nathan Mattimoe - The Arts Commission | Toledo, OH

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February

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WPLFF announces Feb. 28 Book Sale at Way Library

Posted Feb 16th, 2015 by Rose Mills  Category: Community Interest

The Way Public Library Foundation & Friends (WPLFF) will host its first used book sale of the year on Saturday, February 28 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. This is a large sale with many thousands of books available, used and new. Find adult fiction and nonfiction titles, juvenile hardcover and softcover books, and books […]

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

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February

11

Grammy-winner Alan Broadbent to perform at UT Feb 17

Posted Feb 11th, 2015 by Angela Riddel  Category: Arts & Entertainment

The University of Toledo Jazz Studies program is proud to present two-time Grammy-winning jazz pianist, ALAN BROADBENT to campus to perform as the guest pianist on its annual Art Tatum Memorial Jazz Scholarship Concert, Tuesday, February 17 at 7 p.m. He will also present a master class earlier the same day (2 p.m.). Both events […]

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Angela Riddel - University of Toledo | Toledo, OH

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February

11

Feb. 20 UT presents Shakespeare's love comedy TWELFTH NIGHT

Posted Feb 11th, 2015 by Angela Riddel  Category: Arts & Entertainment

PERFORMANCES Feb. 20-22, Feb. 27-Mar. 1 Friday and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday shows are at 2 p.m. The University of Toledo Department of Theatre & Film proudly presents Shakespeare’s comedy TWELFTH NIGHT February 20-22 and February 27-March 1 in the UT Center for Performing Arts Center Theatre. Theatre faculty member Cornel […]

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Angela Riddel - UT Department of Theatre & Film | 2801 W Bancroft St | Toledo, OH 43606

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February

11

Metroparks Receives Six Awards From State Association

Posted Feb 11th, 2015 by Scott Carpenter  Category: Business, Toledo.com

Metroparks of the Toledo Area recently received six honors from the Ohio Parks and Recreation Association, including two first place awards. They were presented last week during OPRA’s annual conference and trade show at Kalahari Resort and Conference Center in Sandusky. Metroparks was honored for the following. Farnsworth and Pearson ‘Playscapes’ New “playscapes” at Farnsworth […]

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

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February

11

Perrysburg Winterfest February 20-22

Posted Feb 11th, 2015 by Casey Pogan  Category: Events

Perrysburg, Ohio will come alive with the excitement of winter weather fun this February. Downtown Perrysburg, Inc. (DPI) and The Town Center at Levis Commons are proud to host Perrysburg Winterfest 2015, a National Ice Carving Association (NICA) sanctioned event on Friday, February 20 through Sunday, February 22. The highlight of the weekend will be […]

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Casey Pogan - Hill Partners, Inc. / Downtown Perrysburg | Perrysburg, OH

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February

11

2015 Mud Hens Promotional Schedule

Posted Feb 11th, 2015 by Andi Roman  Category: Sports, Toledo.com

Three-thousand people played golf on it; 7,000 ice skated on it; now it’s time to lay the turf at Fifth Third Field to showcase ‘America’s Favorite Past Time’ baseball, beginning on Thursday, April 16 and running through Thursday, September 3. The natural grass field will host 72 Mud Hen games, 20 high school games, six […]

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February

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Toledo Zoo Offers Wine Tasting Event on Feb. 28

Posted Feb 11th, 2015 by Andi Norman  Category: Events

Chase away those winter blues with wine-tasting on Saturday, Feb. 28, 7 – 9 p.m., at the Toledo Zoo. Sip on chardonnay, shiraz and more as you’re surrounded by thousands of beautiful flowers, all part of the four-day floral extravaganza, Spring Alive: Water Adventures in Bloom, sponsored by Fifth Third Bank. This remarkable event has […]

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Andi Norman - Toledo Zoo | Toledo, OH

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February

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Feb. 17 at 7pm – Jazz Pianist ALAN BROADBENT at UT

Posted Feb 11th, 2015 by Angela Riddel  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

The University of Toledo Jazz Studies program is proud to present two-time Grammy-winning jazz pianist, ALAN BROADBENT to campus to perform as the guest pianist on its annual Art Tatum Memorial Jazz Scholarship Concert, Tuesday, February 17 at 7 p.m. He will also present a master class earlier the same day (2 p.m.). Both events […]

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Angela Riddel - UT Department of Music | 2801 W Bancroft St | Toledo, OH 43606

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February

10

Dancing Through Life

Posted Feb 10th, 2015 by Nikki Morey  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Toledo Ballet presents Dancing Through Life choreographed and directed by Michael Lang. Tickets may be purchased at the door between 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm on February 28th for $7.00 or anytime online for $5.00 by clicking the link below. If you bought an online ticket bring your e-mail confirmation or an ID for verification.

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Nikki Morey - United North | 3106 | Toledo, OH 43608

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February

10

Toledo Area Ministries announces 100,000 meals packing event

Posted Feb 10th, 2015 by Helene Sheets  Category: Community Interest

Toledo Area Ministries (TAM) and the Toledo Lucas County Hunger Task Force have pledged to raise $25,000 to package “100,000 Meals for Northwest Ohio” on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Now they need your help to make it happen! The daylong event will start at 9 a.m. at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent Blvd. | Sylvania 43560

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February

10

Climate Change – What is it? Where is it now? by S.A.V.E.

Posted Feb 10th, 2015 by Helene Sheets  Category: General Interests

Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment, Inc. (S.A.V.E.) is offering the free lecture on Tuesday, March 3 from 7:30 – 9 p.m. For further information of S.A.V.E. or the upcoming lectures, please contact Sr. Rosine Sobczak OSF at 419-824-3691 or e-mail rsobczak@lourdes.edu. S.A.V.E. is a 501 c (3) non-profit organization whose purpose is to educate […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent Blvd. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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February

10

8th Annual WAVE Festival

Posted Feb 10th, 2015 by Helene Sheets  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

In honor of National Women’s History Month, Lourdes will host the 8th annual W.A.V.E. (Women, Artists, Visionaries, Entrepreneurs) Festival, a juried exhibition and sale of fine arts and crafts. This year’s event will be held in the Franciscan Center on Saturday, March 28. W.A.V.E. is currently accepting artist submissions for this year’s event. Deadline for […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent Blvd. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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February

10

2015 Dr. Morton Goldberg Lecture scheduled

Posted Feb 10th, 2015 by Helene Sheets  Category: Events

The Toledo Community Foundation is pleased to present the 2015 Dr. Morton Goldberg Lecture on Sunday, March 22 at 2 p.m. at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University. Rabbi Robert Dobrusin of Beth Israel Congregation in Ann Arbor, MI, will address “A Jewish Perspective on Human Rights & Human Obligations.” A reception will follow the […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent Blvd. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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February

10

2015 Power of the Pen Regional Tournament

Posted Feb 10th, 2015 by Helene Sheets  Category: Education, Toledo.com

Lourdes University is pleased to host the fifth annual 2015 Power of the Pen (POP) Regional Tournament on Wednesday, March 11 in the Franciscan Center at 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. The event runs from 9 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. POP is Ohio’s leading interscholastic program in written expression. Sponsored by ProMedica and Lourdes, students […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent Blvd. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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February

10

Gettysburg Historian to address Maryland Campaign of 1862

Posted Feb 10th, 2015 by Helene Sheets  Category: Education

On Friday, March 20, at 7 p.m. in the Franciscan Center, historian D. Scott Hartwig, former Gettysburg Supervisory Historian, will address a pivotal moment in the U.S. Civil War in his presentation “To Antietam Creek: The Maryland Campaign of 1862.” The historian and author recently retired after a 34-year career in the National Park Service. […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent Blvd. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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