Press Releases


Jul 11

Toledo Museum of Art and Toledo Symphony Orchestra celebrate local composers during Northwest Ohio Summer Music Festival - August 9-11

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) and the Toledo Symphony Orchestra (TSO) present the 4(19) Festival Aug. 9-11, the fifth in the organizations’ ongoing summer music marathon series. This summer’s festival features four ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 11

Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Event Saturday, July 13

The next Engage Toledo Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Event is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, July 13 at Keyser Elementary School, 3900 Hill Ave. Acceptable items include electronic waste, but no televisions, CRT monitors, or appliances; 10 tires, on ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Jul 11

Rossford First Baptist Church Stairway to Health Fair

Rossford First Baptist Church Stairway to Health Fair.August 10, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm 167 Bergin St. Rossford, OH 43460. RFBC will provide education and resources to help people make small changes in your lifestyle for big improvements in your ...

Posted By: Veronica Johnson | Category: Events



Jul 11

You’ve Got Maids of Toledo Helping Cancer Patients

Toledo, OH – July 9, 2019 – You’ve Got Maids of Toledo, a residential and small business cleaning franchise, has teamed up with Cleaning For A Reason, an international nonprofit serving cancer patients through free house cleanings. ...

Posted By: Chris Anthony | Category: Community Interest



Jul 11

Sylvania Franciscans offer Mini-Franciscan Pilgrimages

The Sylvania Franciscan Sisters will host “Mini-pilgrimages” on the Franciscan campus in Sylvania on Thursday, August 8, Thursday, September 19 and on Thursday, October 1, 2018. The pilgrimage and tour will take place from 10:00 am until ...

Posted By: Teri Bockstahler | Category: Other



Jul 11

5th Annual Water Quality Boat Cruise

Come cruise with us on the Maumee River! The 5th annual Water Quality Boat Cruise will take place on Sunday, August 4th, from 2-4pm. Partners for Clean Streams, the Maumee Area of Concern Advisory Committee (MAAC), and Lucas Soil and Water ...

Posted By: Amanda Kovach | Category: Education



Jul 11

Tammy's Walk - A Walk Against Domestic Violence

Tammy Bowlin-Macrae was murdered by her boyfriend on Saturday, August 25, 2007, in Toledo, Ohio. This was a terrible tragedy for our family but one that affects so many more. In hopes of bringing heightened awareness to domestic violence in our own ...

Posted By: Lisa Grady | Category: Community Interest



Jul 10

Toledo Museum of Art and ProMedica to explore how art helps healing

TOLEDO, Ohio – Would you like to experience creative mindfulness activities led by both art and medical professionals? Bring your friends and family to IMpact and INspire (I'm In) and Circle’s next event, Creative Coping, at the ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 10

University of Toledo choral students and faculty perform in Scotland

Five University of Toledo choir students, as well as several UToledo faculty, traveled through Scotland this past June as a part of a tour with Perform International. The tour, led by UToledo assistant professor of voice, Dr. Brad Pierson, included ...

Posted By: Angela Riddel | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 10

Ohio Afterschool Network pays a visit Northwest Ohio’s Summer Meal Partners for Summer Learning Week

Toledo, OH – Ohio Afterschool Network (OAN) will be visiting regions across the state during National Summer Learning Week, July 8-13. National Summer Learning Week is a celebration dedicated to elevating the importance of keeping kids ...

Posted By: Michelle Klinger | Category: Community Interest



Jul 10

Gardenview Flowers to Open U-Pick Flower Field

WHAT: GardenView Flowers U-Pick Flower Field Grand Opening WHERE: 11160 South River Road, Grand Rapids, OH 43522 WHEN: Grand Opening to the public on Saturday, July 13 at 8am; U-Pick Flower Field will be open 8am-8pm every Saturday and Sunday ...

Posted By: Ellie Van Houtte | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 09

Find Sober Life Through Passion And Support

In the heart of West Toledo, in the epicenter of the opiate epidemic, in the midst of his own journey of recovery, one local artist is opening his doors to the community to share the power of addiction recovery support coupled with the beauty of art ...

Posted By: Allison M. Schroeder | Category: Community Interest



Jul 09

A City in Transit: Photo Competition

This contest is open to amateur and professional photographers of all ages. Please post your photos on Instagram before July 27th, tag @midstorytoledo, and hashtags #midstorytoledo and #acityintransit, with a caption explaining the story behind the ...

Posted By: txie | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 09

Kaleidoscope of Quilts - 7/12 and 7/13

We are getting very excited about our upcoming quit show July 12th and 13th at the Sylvania Exhibition center at Tan-O-Shanter, 7060 Sylvania Ave, Sylvania, OH. We are looking forward to having over 200 quilts along with vendors selling their sewing ...

Posted By: Janet Veith | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 28

Brandon Sehlhorst Named Commissioner of Economic Development

Brandon Sehlhorst, senior manager, site selection, for the Regional Growth Partnership, will be the commissioner of economic development for the city of Toledo effective July 8, Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz announced today. “Brandon is extremely ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Jun 28

ProMedica Community Events in July

TOLEDO, Ohio, June, 2019 – ProMedica will offer the following community events in July: AromatherapyDiscuss the special ways that essential oils can be used for everyday health and wellness. This program is free to people with a cancer ...

Posted By: Callie Dudek | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 28

Toledo Museum of Art awarded grant from Toledo Community Foundation to expand Teen Leaders program

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has been awarded a $20,000 grant from the Toledo Community Foundation to expand TMA’s Teen Leaders program to open applications to youth from schools across Toledo.“The Teen Leaders ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 28

Free Senior Aquatic Exercise Program

The Free Senior Aquatic Exercise Program, co-sponsored by the city of Toledo and the YMCA of Greater Toledo, will begin at both pools next week - Navarre Pool, 1001 White St., on Tuesdays, and Willys Pools, 1375 Hillcrest Ave., on Wednesdays. The ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Events



Jun 26

Lucas County Democratic Party Considers Applications for Toledo City Council District Three

After many decades of dedicated service to Northwest Ohio, Toledo City Councilman Peter Ujvagi has decided not to run for re-election. There is, therefore, no endorsed Democratic candidate for Toledo City Council District Three. However, the Lucas ...

Posted By: Kurt Young | Category: Community Interest



Jun 26

THD Motor Night Car, Truck, and Bike Show

Contact: Brittinee Huntley, Marketing Director, 419-346-2055 toledohdmarketing@gmail.com THD Motor Night Car, Truck and Bike Show to benefit Sleep in Heavenly Peace Toledo, June 26, 2019 – Toledo Harley-Davidson is excited to invite ...

Posted By: Brittinee Huntley | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 26

“Steele Painting” Western Landscape at 20 North Gallery

20 North Gallery opens “Steele Painting” Solo exhibition of Western landscape paintings by John Steele Toledo, OH—June 26, 2019. On Friday, July 12, 20 North Gallery will open “Steele Painting,” an exhibition ...

Posted By: Condessa Croninger | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 21

Toledo Library Accepting Gift Shop Vendor Proposals

Join Sarnies Cafe and be part of the Downtown Renaissance!The countdown is on for the opening of the renovated Main Library. The Toledo Lucas County Public Library (TLCPL) is requesting proposals from vendors interested in leasing space to operate a ...

Posted By: Kelsey Cogan | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 20

Mayor Kapszukiewicz Testifies on House Bill 252

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, vice chairman of the Lucas County Land Bank, testified today before the House Economic and Workforce Development Committee in support of House Bill 252, which creates a $50 million fund in Ohio to help land banks ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Community Interest



Jun 19

Mud Hens Trainer Named to 2019 Triple-A All-Star

TOLEDO, OH- Toledo Mud Hens Athletic Trainer Chris McDonald will join the Field Staff for the 2019 Ronald McDonald House Charities Triple-A All-Star Game. The 32nd annual contest will take place at Southwest University Park in El Paso, Texas on ...

Posted By: Andi Roman | Category: Community Interest



Jun 19

Honor Our Fathers / Honor Our Planet: Celebration Walk

June 22, 1:00-2:30pm "The Earth is what we all have in common." Wendell Barry. Joe’s Yoga & Fitness invites all to join in community for a Father's Day/Summer Solstice Celebration Walk to appreciate and remember ALL our Fathers past, ...

Posted By: Joe Sparks | Category: Community Interest



Jun 19

Constellations by Nick Payne

Actors Collaborative Toledo and The Village Players Theatre are proud to present a summer collaboration with the area premiere of an infinite love story: “Constellations” by Nick Payne. "Constellations" has performances on June 21 and 22 ...

Posted By: Jeffrey Albright | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 19

Walker Tavern Historic Site/Brooklyn, MI. Event June 26

Tea with Clara Wednesday, June 2, 2019, 1 to 3pm $10/child; one adult may accompany each child for free. Additional adults $6 Ages 5 - 15 Register today at: Michigan.gov/walkertavern Clara and Henry Ford-yes, THE HENRY FORD-visited Walker Tavern ...

Posted By: Laurie Bolak | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 19

Glass City Improv Presents: The Rumble

This Friday, June 21st, Glass City Improv debuts its newest show, The Rumble. Teams of 3 compete in 10-minute sets to be crowned the champs! Audience votes for the winner. You’ll also get to see the debut of Glass City Improv’s brand ...

Posted By: Diana | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 19

Way Library presents Doug Brinkley on July 10

New York Times best-selling author and Perrysburg High School graduate Douglas Brinkley will speak about his most recent best-selling book, American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race, on Wednesday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the ...

Posted By: Lisa Richard | Category: Events



Jun 19

Presentation on Prohibition at Way Library - June 26

The 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 18th Amendment was marked earlier this year. It prohibited the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcoholic beverages anywhere in the United States. Way Library announces a special presentation, ...

Posted By: Rose Mills | Category: Arts and Entertainment