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March

20

The Mix Beacon

Posted Mar 20th, 2018 by The Arts Commission  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Events, Toledo.com

The Arts Commission welcomes you to its spring fundraiser, The Mix BEACON. This year we celebrate in one of Toledo’s historic downtown spaces, Fort Industry Square, the site of the very first Mix (The Original Mix) event in 2005. Guests will have the opportunity to experience the unique spaces of Fort Industry for the first […]

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March

20

To better accommodate the busy schedules of participating non-profit organizations, the Appold Planetarium and Lourdes University have moved their scheduled free planetarium show & hands-on activities for “Love the Earth Day” celebration to Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 1 to 5 p.m  Participating organizations ·       Toledo Zoo ·       Imagination Station ·       Metroparks Toledo ·       Keep Toledo/Lucas County Beautiful   “Families […]

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

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March

6

Catholic Charities Hosts March 24 Northwest Ohio Relay For Life

Posted Mar 6th, 2018 by Deborah Boyce  Category: Events, Toledo.com

TOLEDO—The Diocese of Toledo’s Chapter of Northwest Ohio Life Runners is hosting a local Northwest Ohio Relay for Life, in conjunction with the National A-Cross America Relay, on Saturday, March 24, 2018. Individuals of all ages are invited to “Remember the Unborn” (Jeremiah 1:5) by choosing one of 95 segments to walk or run between […]

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Deborah Boyce - The Diocese of Toledo

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March

6

Site Selection Magazine ranked Toledo third in the nation for economic development among mid-size cities. The national magazine released its 2017 Governor’s Cup Awards today. Toledo outperformed Columbus, Cleveland, and Cincinnati, according to the magazine. Akron was seventh and Dayton was eighth. “Recognition for Toledo’s business and economic development successes should go to our partners, […]

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March

6

The Arts Commission Announces Completion of Mural

Posted Mar 6th, 2018 by Nathan Mattimoe  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

As part of a major renovation to their Waterville Store, The Kroger Co. approached The Arts Commission in the fall of 2017 to help coordinate a large mural commission for the vestibule of the store. Bowling Green artist, Gail Christofferson was selected for the commission and created an 8’x20’ mosaic that depicts Waterville’s landmarks and […]

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Nathan Mattimoe - The Arts Commission

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March

6

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program is offering fun, hassle-free summer day trips. Travel in comfort without worrying about the details. Prices include all admissions, food, transportation, taxes and tips. To make reservations, call 419-824-3707 or email lifelong@lourdes.edu. Birthplace of Inventions Wednesday, June 20 Cost: $99 for members; $114 for nonmembers Bus departs from Lourdes […]

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Helene Sheets - The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning Program

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March

6

Toledo Botanical Garden Joins Metroparks

Posted Mar 6th, 2018 by Scott Carpenter  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

The City of Toledo, Metroparks Toledo, Toledo Public Schools and the Arts Commission are working together to ensure that Toledo Botanical Garden remains one of the region’s cultural gems. An ordinance introduced by the administration and approved Tuesday by city council transfers ownership of the 60-acre garden and artist village in west Toledo to Metroparks. […]

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Scott Carpenter - Metroparks Toledo

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March

6

Mud Hens and Tigers Extend Affiliation

Posted Mar 6th, 2018 by Andi Roman  Category: Community Interest, General News, Toledo.com

TOLEDO, OH – The Toledo Mud Hens and the Detroit Tigers have extended their player development agreement through the 2020 season, cementing a relationship between these two historic franchises that dates back more than 30 years. Toledo has served as Detroit’s top minor league affiliate since 1987. “We have always had a great working relationship […]

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Andi Roman - Toledo Mud Hens

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March

6

Gear Up for Bike Month

Posted Mar 6th, 2018 by Mary Pat McCarthy  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

Start planning now for Bike Month in May. How will you participate? May 9 Bike to School Day Schools hold special events to encourage young students to walk or cycle to school. Cycle with your children. May 12 Bike Day at the Toledo Farmers Market (9 a.m. – noon) Ride to the market in downtown […]

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Mary Pat McCarthy - TMACOG | 300 MLK Drive | Toledo, OH 43613

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February

14

Explore Solar Superstorms at the Appold Planetarium

Posted Feb 14th, 2018 by Helene Sheets  Category: Education, Events, Toledo.com

A fury is building on the surface of the Sun – high-velocity jets, a fiery tsunami wave that reaches 100,000 kilometers high, and rising loops of electrified gas. What’s driving these strange phenomena? How will they affect planet Earth? Find the answers at the Appold Planetarium’s Solar Superstorms show, and enjoy the dazzling magic of […]

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Helene Sheets - Lourdes University’s Appold Planetarium

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February

14

MVCDS student Nipun Jayatissa '19 has been selected as a 2018 finalist for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) THINK program, an annual science research and innovation competition for high school students. His research proposal was selected as one of six finalists out of over 175 proposals received from students around the country. He has […]

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Melissa E. Kuhl - Maumee Valley Country Day School

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February

14

6th Annual WOW Symposium March 3, 2018

Posted Feb 14th, 2018 by Kelly Norwood  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

This is our 6th year creating the Symposium and 3rd year at Start High School. Previous years have been at the University of Toledo. The intent of the Symposium is to have a local celebration of National Women’s History Month W.O.W. is a collaborative effort of multiple, diverse women-owned businesses, adolescents, women-focused organizations, and individuals […]

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Kelly Norwood - Women of the World Toledo (WOW) | PO Box 2444 | Toledo, OH 43606

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January

31

Beautifully Wrapped

Posted Jan 31st, 2018 by Rachel Richardson  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

Event: Beautifully Wrapped Arts Exhibition When: Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET Location Secor Ballroom, 425 Jefferson St Downtown Toledo Details: THE FASHION, TRADITION & SPIRITUALITY OF HEADWRAPPING is an exhibition that uses the global art of Headwrapping as a way to explore the intersection of faith, fashion and culture […]

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Rachel Richardson - Women of Toledo | 425 Jefferson | Toledo, OH 43604

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January

31

Bluegrass & Green Acres

Posted Jan 31st, 2018 by Julie Pompa  Category: Community Interest, Events, Toledo.com

Black Swamp Conservancy’s 7th annual fundraiser, Bluegrass & Green Acres, has changed locations for its 2018 event. The Malawi Event Center at Toledo Zoo is the setting for the March 16 celebration, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Grand Rapids, Mich.-based bluegrass, dobro and roots music artist Mark Lavengood Band will entertain for the evening. This […]

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Julie Pompa - Black Swamp Conservancy | PO Box 332 | Perrysburg, OH 43552

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January

31

7th Annual Project PJ

Posted Jan 31st, 2018 by Cheri  Category: Community Interest, Toledo.com

Nothing is better on a cold winter night than a cozy pair of PJ’s! It’s SeaGate Food Banks 7th annual PROJECT PJ, collecting now thru February 24th. Whether new or gently used; SeaGate is seeking donations of blankets, pajamas, slippers, toiletries, books, and stuffed animals to help underserved children in our community keep warm and […]

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Cheri - Seagate Food Bank | 526 High St | Toledo, OH 43609

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January

21

Free Intro to Motorcycling Event

Posted Jan 21st, 2018 by Kristie Pohlman  Category: Sports, Toledo.com

Curious about motorcycling but not sure how to start? Join us for this free and empowering event as we talk about bikes, gear and learning to ride. No pressure, no judgement and no experience needed! Sign up today by calling 419-873-2453 While you’re here, feel like hopping on a Harley? The JumpStart simulator is on […]

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Kristie Pohlman - Signature Harley-Davidson | 1176 Professional Dr. | Perrysburg, OH 43551

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January

11

Retro Video Game Competition Feb. 10 at Olander Park

Posted Jan 11th, 2018 by Todd Schenkenberger  Category: Events, Toledo.com

Sylvania STEM Center Hosting a Classic Video Game Competition a Fundraiser on Feb. 10th Sylvania, OH – The Sylvania STEM Center is turning back the clock and having a classic video game competition to raise money for their organization. The event will be held at the Nederhouser Community Hall at Olander Park (6930 Sylvania Ave) […]

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Todd Schenkenberger - Sylvania STEM Center | 3315 Centennial Rd | Sylvania, OH 43560

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January

11

Have-a-Heart Restock Drive

Posted Jan 11th, 2018 by Julian Johnson  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

On Monday, January 29, the Sylvania Franciscan Village (SFV) kicks off its 7th annual Have a Heart Restock Drive to supply personal care items to six area outreach pantries: Bethany House, Claver House, Helping Hands of St. Louis, Our Lady of Lourdes Outreach Soup Kitchen, Sylvania Area Family Services, and USTogether. The drive runs from […]

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Julian Johnson - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent BLVD. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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January

11

Poetry Jam

Posted Jan 11th, 2018 by Julian Johnson  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

On Thursday, February 8, Lourdes University Student Activities and Toledo Streets Newspaper present a Poetry Jam at 5:30 p.m. in the Ebeid Student Center (Russell Ebeid Hall) at 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. The event is free and open to the public. Local writers of all levels of experience are invited to participate in this reading […]

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Julian Johnson - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent BLVD. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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January

1

Lourdes named “Military-Friendly School”

Posted Jan 1st, 2018 by Julian Johnson  Category: Education, General News, Toledo.com

With a mission of making life better for veterans and their spouses by setting the standard for higher education institutions to provide positive opportunities, Victory Media has released the 2018 Military Friendly® Schools list. Now in its 16th year, the Military Friendly® Schools list provides a comprehensive guide for veterans and their families using data […]

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Julian Johnson - Lourdes University | 6832 Convent BLVD. | Sylvania, OH 43560

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