The Franciscan Center announces June events

Posted: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 by: Briana Peters | Category: Education

The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University is pleased to announce the June slate of events. Sunday, June 2 Masterworks Chorale presents Collage Concert: Flora and Fauna, at 3:00pm. Doors open at 2:30pm. A repertoire that spans from the Renaissance to the present, this concert pays tribute to the plant and animal kingdoms. Choreographed by Nigel Burgoine, performed by the Ballet Theatre of Toledo, the concert is directed by Amanda Rasey and performed by the Children’s Choir of Northwest Ohio. $25 for adults; $12 for students. For more information call (419) 742-2775 or visit Thursday, June 6 The Sylvania Franciscan Village presents Bridging the Racial Divide: Christian Perspectives, part of the Fr. Jim Bacik Lecture Series, from 5:30pm to 7pm. $10 in advance; $15 at the door. To preregister please leave your name, event and number of tickets to reserve at or 824-3515. To purchase tickets in advance visit Friday, June 14 D & D Dance Studio hosts their June Recital at 7:30pm. Doors open at 7:00pm. For more information, contact Karen Kinsey at (419) 283-6322. Wednesday, June 12 Join a film presentation of Paris to Pittsburgh: The Climate for Change is now, at 10am and 7pm. From coastal cities to America’s heartland, Paris to Pittsburgh is a film that celebrates how Americans are developing real solutions in the face of climate change. Presented by National Geographic and produced by Academy Award and Emmy-winning production company RadicalMedia. A discussion led by Dr. Andy Jorgensen, Associate Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at the University of Toledo, will follow the film. This event is free and open to the public. Monday, June 24 The Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo presents their Film Festival at 7:00pm. $9 per person. Popcorn and water included. For more information, contact Hallie Freed at (419) 724-0362 or Tuesday, June 25-Wednesday, June 26 Lifelong Learning hosts Beaujolais and Burgundy! from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, with Nicholas Kubiak, a certified specialist of Wine and Spirits. For years, these two wine regions of France have often been linked. We will dive into the details of what makes them similar and different, and why they are charting unique courses in the wine world. $50 for members; $62 for non-members. Six wines will be offered at each class. Students are encouraged to bring their own food. Contact Laura Megeath at 419-824-3707 or email for more information or to reserve your seat. 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 or by phone at 419-885-3211.

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