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The Franciscan Center announces May events

Posted Apr 10th, 2019 by Briana Peters  Category: Education, Events

 

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

Thursday, May 2-Sunday, May 5
St. Francis de Sales High School presents “42nd Street” at 7:30pm each night plus a 2 pm matinee on Saturday, May 5. To reserve tickets, visit www.sfstoledo.org/musical. For more information, email helpdesk@sfstoledo.org or call 419-214-5474.

Friday, May 3
Lourdes Lifelong Learning presents Bicycling in and around Sylvania. Lunch provided from 11:30am to 12pm, presentation from 12pm to 1pm. May is National Bike Month! We are Traffic is a local advocacy group that promotes transportation by bicycle through “good” infrastructure and education. Keith Webb, Director of We Are Traffic, will give an overview of laws pertaining to cyclists and strategies to safely navigate the roadway and/or bike trail. Also, learn about local bike groups that provide opportunities for group rides and fellowship. Reservations required. Contact Laura Megeath at 419-824-3707 or email lifelong@lourdes.edu for more information or to reserve.

Tuesday, May 7
The SAVE Awards Night & Dessert Buffet is from 6pm to 8:30pm. The event is free and open to those who wish to celebrate the accomplishments of awardees they know. For more information, contact Sr. Rosine Sobczak at 419-824-3691.

Tuesday, May 7
Wright Financial Group hosts an educational workshop from 6:30pm to7:30pm. Wright Financial Group workshops range in topic from retirement to estate planning. For more information, call (419) 885-0957.

Thursday, May 9
The Sylvania Franciscan Village presents Developing an Easter Spirituality with Guidance from Mary of Magdala, part of the Fr. Jim Bacik Lecture Series, from 5:30pm to 7pm. $10 in advance; $15 at the door. Pre-register by calling Laurie Bertke at (419) 824-3515 or email lbertke@sistersosf.org or visit www.sylvaniafranciscanvillage.org to purchase tickets.

Friday, May 10
Lourdes Lifelong Learning presents Introducing Canada, Our Northern Neighbor. Refreshments served at 9:15am, with lecture from 10am to 11am. Dr. Rebecca Mancuso discusses first-time Canadian relations including trade, security, environment and culture. Free for members and first time visitors. For more information, call (419) 824-3707.

Tuesday, May 14
Lourdes Lifelong Learning and the Sylvania Franciscan Village present TED Talks on Tuesdays from 12pm-1pm. This month’s presentation is What can we do about the culture of hate. Sally Kohn, a columnist and political commentator for CNN, will share ideas on how we can recognize, challenge and heal from hatred in our institutions and in ourselves. Group discussion to follow. For more information, contact Laura Megeath at (419) 824-3707.

Tuesday, May 14
Wright Financial Group hosts an educational workshop from 6:30pm to7:30pm. Wright Financial Group workshops range in topic from retirement to estate planning. For more information, call (419) 885-0957.

Sunday, May 19
The Sylvania Community Orchestra presents “A Dance Party for Orchestra” with narration by John Putnam at 4pm. The program includes Brahm’s Hungarian Dances, Borodin’s Polovtsian Dances, Ponchielli’s Dance of the Hours, and more. Free admission. Call (419) 517-0118 for more information.

Monday, May 20
Bull Moose Retirement Planning hosts Maximizing Social Security from 5pm to 7pm. This educational workshop will provide much-needed information to help understand personal benefits, retirements, and social security. $18 to attend. For more information or to register visit www.afes.org or call (833) 878-3162.

Thursday, May 23
The Sylvania Franciscan Village is pleased to announce the 7th Annual Karl Rahner Lecture in honor of Father Jim Bacik, from 5:30pm to 7pm. Guest Lecturer Bishop Thomas Gumbleton will present, with a reception to follow. $10 in advance; $15 at the door. For more information or to reserve tickets, contact Laurie Bertke at (419) 824-3515 or lbertke@sistersofsf.org, or visit www.sylvaniafranciscanvillage.org.

Saturday, May 25
Wright Financial Group hosts an educational workshop from 9am to 11am. Wright Financial Group workshops range in topic from retirement to estate planning. For more information, call (419) 885-0957.

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