Archive for December, 2016

December

29

Vermilion Hosts 9th-Annual “Ice A Fair”

Posted Dec 29th, 2016 by Marilou Suszko  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Events

February 4, 2017 11am-7pm An annual family-friendly winter event, Ice A Fair, fills downtown Vermilion with glittering ice sculptures and carving demonstrations throughout the day. Enjoy this easily-walkable venue or tour by Lolly the Trolley for only $2. Meet up with Pete the Penguin and Jolly the Snowman as they stroll the streets greeting visitors. […]

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Marilou Suszko - Main Street Vermilion | 685 Main Street | Vermilion, OH 44089

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December

22

Toledo, OH – The Art Commission is pleased to announce a staff expansion with the transition of Lindsay Aken, formerly Community Engagement Specialist, to the new role of Creative Placemaking Facilitator and the appointments of Jordan Buschur as Marketing Coordinator and Tanasio Loudermill as Community Engagement Specialist. These changes signal new growth for the organization. […]

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Jordan Buschur - The Arts Commission

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December

22

December 26 – January 31, 2017 Check out these unique structures built by our youngest visitors. Little LEGO Architects, aged 2 – 9, have submitted their LEGO creations and we are putting them on display. From small houses to a 16ft suspension bridge, this display isn’t something you’ll want to miss. All structures will be […]

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Emily Helm - Imagination Station | 1 Discovery Way | Toledo, OH 43604

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December

19

Local business and involved community leader, Dave’s Running Shop, has received the prestigious “50 Best Running Stores in America” award for 2016. Every year, Competitor magazine partners with Running Insight trade magazine to identify the 50 Best Running Stores in America. The award is based on retail environment, shoe-fitting, checkout process, community service, customer nominations, […]

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Clint McCormick - Dave’s Running Shop | 5700 Monroe St. | Sylvania

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December

19

Program Series Brings You the World this Winter

Posted Dec 19th, 2016 by Mary Lou Leonard  Category: Community Interest, Events

Travel the world this winter with local wanderers in a 13-week Saturday series at various Metroparks. Sponsored by Maumee Valley Adventurers and Metroparks, the annual Travel Circle series presents area residents sharing photos and stories from their travel adventures. Each week’s program begins at 2:15 p.m. at Widwood Preserve or Oak Openings Preserve Metroparks. An […]

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December

19

Drive runs January 9 – 20, 2017 On Monday, January 9, Sylvania Franciscan Village (SFV) kicks off its 6th annual Have a Heart Restock Drive to supply hygiene items to four local outreach centers: Bethany House, Claver House, Helping Hands of St. Louis and Sylvania Area Family Services. Once again focused on supplying toilet tissue […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University

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December

19

Library Offers Healthy, Hot Dinners to Children In-Need

Posted Dec 19th, 2016 by Ben Malczewski  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

(Released December 14, 2016): Meals for Children and Teens will be served in Children’s Library MONDAY-FRIDAY from 4 – 4:45p.m. for the entire school year! In November, TLCPL began partnering with Children’s Hunger Alliance to provide those 18 years old and younger a healthy, hot meal prepared and delivered by Manhattan’s Catering, 1516 Adams Street. […]

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Ben Malczewski - Toledo Lucas County Public Library

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December

19

Dave Zenk has been appointed executive director of Metroparks of the Toledo Area. The Board of Park Commissioners took official action this morning to appoint Zenk to the position he has held on an interim basis since October 1. Zenk has been a member of the Metroparks staff since 2005, serving for the past five […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks of the Toledo Area

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December

19

Cat Fanciers Association Cat Show

Posted Dec 19th, 2016 by Cathy Hawley  Category: Events

CFA All Breed & Household Pet Cat Show January 28 & 29, 2017 Monroe County Community College (MCCC) 1555 S. Raisinville Rd. Gerald Welch Health Education Bldg. Monroe, MI 48161 9:00am-4:00pm Cats & kittens from throughout the U.S. and Canada will be on exhibit and judged all weekend. Meet the breeds: Ragdolls, Maine Coons, Persians, […]

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Cathy Hawley - Midwest Persian Tabby Fanciers | 4612 Oakhurst Ridge Rd | Clarkston, MI 48348

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December

19

Friday, December 30 Sometimes all it takes is a tiny spark to ignite a raging inferno. The inferno has been building ever since. After two years, almost 500 shows and three recordings the American Blues Artist Jeff Jensen will be premiering at Third Street Cigar for our New Years Bash! Jeff Jensen is THE American […]

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Milissa Clark - Third Street CIgar | 20 North Third St | Waterville, OH 435666

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December

16

Quick Trio at NINE

Posted Dec 16th, 2016 by Nalani Petrangelo  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Events

Friday, January 20, 2017 NINE 9 to 11 p.m. Admission is FREE!

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Nalani Petrangelo - NINE at Hensville | 9 N St Clair St | Toledo, OH 43604

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December

16

Joe Woods at NINE

Posted Dec 16th, 2016 by Nalani Petrangelo  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Events

Joe Woods is a Toledo, Ohio based Rock/Pop songwriter that infuses and saturates his music with soulful vocals. He has been playing all over Northwest Ohio and South East Michigan for the better part of 10 years. Aside from that, Joe also enjoys playing in cities such as Chicago, St. Louis and Charlotte. Saturday, January […]

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Nalani Petrangelo - NINE at Hensville | 9 N St Clair St | Toledo, OH 43604

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December

16

The Microphonics at Fleetwood’s Tap Room

Posted Dec 16th, 2016 by Nalani Petrangelo  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Events

The Microphonics feature plugged in deep delta blues, electrified Piedmont blues, amplified old time spirituals, some deep country and a bit of Rock n’ Roll. Saturday, January 21, 2017 Fleetwood’s Tap Room 5:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Admission is FREE!

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Nalani Petrangelo - Fleetwood's Tap Room | 28 N St. Clair | Toledo, OH 43604

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December

16

Athens Wheeler at Fleetwood’s Tap Room

Posted Dec 16th, 2016 by Nalani Petrangelo  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Events

Athens Wheeler is a blend of Rock, Rhythm & Soul with a little twang for good measure. Friday, January 27, 2017 Fleetwood’s Tap Room 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Admission is FREE!

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Nalani Petrangelo - Fleetwood's Tap Room | 28 N St. Clair | Toledo, OH 43604

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December

16

Aayan Naim at Fleetwood’s Tap Room, 1/21/17

Posted Dec 16th, 2016 by Nalani Petrangelo  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Events

His incredibly soulful voice and blistering guitar soloing will leave the crowd stunned. Aayan grew up on the most musical street in Chicago Muddy Waters across the street, Sam Lay next door and Otis Clay two doors down. Saturday, January 21, 2017 Fleetwood’s Tap Room 5:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Admission is FREE!

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Nalani Petrangelo - Fleetwood's Tap Room | 28 N St. Clair | Toledo, OH 43604

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December

16

Ben Barefoot at NINE

Posted Dec 16th, 2016 by Nalani Petrangelo  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Events

Ben Barefoot is a talented singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist whose unique ability to connect with his audience is seen in every performance. His ability to compose in many styles helps him produce great songs as well as write compelling lyrics. These two elements combine to give a stage presence that is worth witnessing. Friday, January […]

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Nalani Petrangelo - NINE at Hensville | 9 N St Clair St | Toledo, OH 43604

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December

16

The Matchsellers at Fleetwood’s Tap Room

Posted Dec 16th, 2016 by Nalani Petrangelo  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Events

The Matchsellers is a bluegrass duo that began in the streets of former East Germany and now crisscrosses the US Interstate system year-round. The Matchsellers have become known for their excellent musicianship, tight vocal harmonies and an entertaining, high-energy stage show best experienced live. Saturday, January 28, 2017 Fleetwood’s Tap Room 9 to 11:30 p.m. […]

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Nalani Petrangelo - Fleetwood's Tap Room | 28 N St. Clair | Toledo, OH 43604

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December

16

Dave Carpenter at NINE

Posted Dec 16th, 2016 by Nalani Petrangelo  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Singer/Songwriter Dave Carpenter is a staple in the Toledo and Northwest Ohio music scene. Saturday, January 28, 2017 NINE 9 to 11 p.m. Admission is FREE!

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Nalani Petrangelo - NINE at Hensville | 9 N St Clair St | Toledo, OH 43604

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December

16

Andrew Ellis at Fleetwood’s Taproom

Posted Dec 16th, 2016 by Nalani Petrangelo  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Events

Andrew Ellis plugs away in Toledo bars night after night, which has honed his chops to a fine degree. His brand of Americana on this set of songs is rough and tender, smart and streetwise, and IS a testament to Toledo’s fertile music scene. Friday, January 13, 2017 Fleetwood’s Tap Room 9 p.m. to 12 […]

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Nalani Petrangelo - Fleetwood's Tap Room | 28 N St. Clair | Toledo, OH 43604

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December

16

The New Fashioned at Fleetwood’s Tap Room

Posted Dec 16th, 2016 by Nalani Petrangelo  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Events

A breath of fresh to both modern and traditional, bringing the classic styles and articulation of jazz, blues, and rock ‘n’ roll to the forefront of mainstream pop. The goal is to bridge the gap of generations by combining the gritty shadows of old speakeasies with the high-energy neon dance clubs of today Saturday, January […]

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Nalani Petrangelo - Fleetwood's Tap Room | 28 N St. Clair | Toledo, OH 43604

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