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The Franciscan Center announces April events

Posted Mar 27th, 2019 by Briana Peters  Category: Education, Events

 

The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University is pleased to announce the April slate of events.

Wednesday, April 3
Buckeye Community Arts Network presents Life Through Art, 2nd Annual BCAN Showcase from 530p to 9p. This year’s showcase features a local artists exhibition, live and interactive art, and performances by Lourdes University Chorus, Toledo School for the Arts, Cutting Edge Theater, and many more. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments provided. For more information, contact Marcus Harrison at mharrison@buckeyebroadband.com

Thursday, April 4
Wright Financial Group hosts Social Security Educational Class, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Come learn more about social security and how current administration and policies may impact your retirement income, reducing taxation on your social security after you start receiving your benefits, how married couples can avoid missing out on substantial benefits, and much more. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (419) 885-0957.

Friday, April 5
Wisah Popular Dance Troupe presents, Freedom of the Horses, at 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:00pm. Inspired by Ibrahim Nasrallah’s novel Time of White Horses, Wisah Popular Dance’s Freedom of White Horses journeys through the tragic fictional comedy of a defiant Palestinian family during the Ottoman rule. Open to the public. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit http://uspcn.org/2019/02/22/wishah-tour-of-the-u-s/ or contact Linda Mansour at linda.mansour@gmail.com

Saturday, April 6
L.I.N.K. (Linking Interest, Need & Knowledge) and the STOP (Stop Trafficking of Persons) Committee present The S.O.A.P (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution) Project, from 9am to 3:30pm. Speakers include Ms. Mona Al-Hayani, Director of Human Trafficking and Social Justice Issues for the Toledo Federation of Teachers, and Detective Jeremie Barclay, of the Toledo Police Department. Afternoon activities include distributing soap to hotels where potential victims of human trafficking may be housed, and role-playing situations individuals may encounter. Open to the public. $10 per person. For more information or to register for the event, contact Sr. Barbara Vano at bvano@lourdes.edu or (419) 824-3861.

Tuesday, April 9
America’s Retirement Headquarters hosts Reality for Retirees, from 6pm to 7:30pm. This workshop will feature information on specific topics, such as retirement income strategies and wealth management. Free and open to the public. For more information, visit https://americasretirementheadquarters.com/

Tuesday, April 9
The Sylvania Franciscan Village and Lourdes Lifelong Learning Program present TED Talks on Tuesdays featuring “The Surprising Solution to Ocean Plastic.” Can we solve the problem of ocean plastic pollution and end extreme poverty at the same time? The TED Talk viewing with David Katz begins at 12 p.m. with a discussion immediately following. The event is free and open to the public. TED Talks are compelling presentations in 20 minutes or less. Join us for a different topic each month from 12 to 1 p.m. Individuals are encouraged to bring their own lunch. Coffee and cookies are provided! For more information, contact Dr. Laura Megeath at 419-824-3707 or email lifelong@lourdes.edu.

Wednesday, April 10
Wright Financial Group hosts Social Security Educational Class, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Come learn more about social security and how current administration and policies may impact your retirement income, reducing taxation on your social security after you start receiving your benefits, how married couples can avoid missing out on substantial benefits, and much more. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (419) 885-0957.

Thursday, April 11
Lourdes University and Directions Credit Union present Finances 101, from 9am to 3pm. Local high school and college students will have the chance to learn about earning a salary, paying bills, the cost of running a household, and much more, through life size games! Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Erin Gibson, Associate Director of Admissions, Campus Visits and Events for Lourdes University, at (419) 517-8884.

Friday, April 12
Lourdes Lifelong Learning presents Smart Cars, Smarter Transportation. Refreshments served at 9:15am, followed by lecture from 10am to 11am. Dr. Eddie Y. Chou is a Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the Transportation Systems Research Laboratory at the University of Toledo. He has been a transportation-engineering researcher for over 30 years, and has conducted research projects for many agencies including US DOT, Ohio DOT, and the City of Toledo. For more information visit www.lourdes.edu/lifelong or call (419) 824-3707.

Friday, April 12
Lourdes Lifelong Learning hosts its monthly Hot Topics Lunch and Learn, from 11:15am to 12:45pm. This month’s topic Divisions in America, discusses generational differences. Most Lifelong Learners are the from the Silent/Greatest generation, but how do Millennials today really compare with their grandparents? Veteran facilitator, Norm Thai., will lead this discussion. $10 for members; $15 for non-members. RSVP at least one week prior. For more information visit www.lourdes.edu/lifelong or call (419) 824-3707.

Monday, April 15
Lourdes University presents Environment and Culture: Insights from Wind River Shoshone, a Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Dr. Adam Hodge, Author and Associate Professor of History at Lourdes University, at 7pm. Individuals who purchase Environment and Culture: Insights from Wind River Shoshone History at the Distinguished History Lecture, will receive a 20% discount. All books purchased will also be signed by Dr. Hodge.

Tuesday, April 16
Lourdes University Lifelong Learning presents Six Things You Should Know about Italian Wine, from 7:30pm to 8:30pm. Are you intimidated by Italian wines or do you love everything about them? Either way this class is for you! We will discuss the top six things that you need to know about Italian wines to make you fearless when shopping for your next bottle. We will discuss the essential parts of what makes these wines stand out. $25 for members; $37 for non-members. For more information, contact Laura Megeath at (419) 824-3707.

Tuesday, April 16
Science Alliance for Valuing the Environment (SAVE) hosts Pope Francis and the Monarch Butterfly: A Message of Creation, from 7:30pm to 9pm. Hal Mann, President of the Oak Openings Chapter of Wild Ones, a non-profit organization engaged in education and action on the use of native plants in home gardens and landscaping, will be the guest speaker for the evening. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Sr. Rosine Sobczak at (419) 824-3691 or save@lourdes.edu.

Wednesday, April 24
Lourdes University TRIO Program presents their annual Leadership and Awards Banquet, from 4p to 6p. Contact Amy Bui at (419) 824-3810 or abui@lourdes.edu for more information.

Thursday, April 25
Christ Child Society of Toledo will host its General Meeting from 9:30am to 12pm. Members only. For more information about the organization visit https://www.christchildsocietyoftoledo.org/

Thursday, April 25
Wright Financial Group hosts Estate Planning, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. It’s time to get your estate in order. Guests will learn various methods on how your family can be protected from unnecessary legal fees, and potentially prevent the loss of earned assets. This seminar will provide participant with facts that are straightforward and easy to understand.

Tuesday, April 30
Wright Financial Group hosts Social Security Educational Class, from 2pm to 3:30pm. Come learn more about social security and how current administration and policies may impact your retirement income, reducing taxation on your social security after you start receiving your benefits, how married couples can avoid missing out on substantial benefits, and much more. Free and open to the public. For more information, call (419) 885-0957.

Tuesday, April 30
Wright Financial Group hosts Estate Planning, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. It’s time to get your estate in order. Guests will learn various methods on how your family can be protected from unnecessary legal fees, and potentially prevent the loss of earned assets. This seminar will provide participant with facts that are straightforward and easy to understand.

The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University offers a beautiful state-of-the-art theatre, commons and conference center located in the picturesque Toledo suburb of Sylvania at 6832 Convent Blvd. The conference center is available for conferences, camps and seminars. For information, call 419-517-8950.

Lourdes University
Rooted in the Catholic and Franciscan tradition, Lourdes University is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis, and offers baccalaureate degrees in a variety of academic majors as well as graduate degrees in business, education, nursing, organizational leadership, social work, and theology. Community outreach programs include the Appold Planetarium and Lifelong Learning. A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Lourdes students can also compete in a variety of men’s and women’s sports. Named a “Best in the Midwest” college by the Princeton Review, Lourdes University is a nationally accredited, veteran and transfer-friendly institution offering a variety of student scholarships. Explore the possibilities online at www.lourdes.edu or by phone at 419-885-3211.

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