Press Releases - Arts and Entertainment


Sep 26

Local Glass Studio to Celebrate a Decade in Business

This October 22nd and 23rd, Copper Moon Studio located in Holland, Ohio will mark its 10 year anniversary with a celebration to remember. This local hot spot will be bustling with families and artists exploring what this business has grown to ...

Posted By: Suzie Yeager | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 20

The Georgia Welles Apollo Society Donates Ancient Bust to Toledo Museum of Art

Roman, Bust of a Flavian Matron. Marble, late 1st century CE, H. 20 inches. Toledo Museum of Art. Gift of the Georgia Welles Apollo Society, 2016.TOLEDO, Ohio – A portrait bust of a Flavian matron depicting a member of Ancient Roman nobility ...

Posted By: Teri Sharp | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 20

Maumee Valley Comes Home

(Toledo, OH) The Maumee Valley is coming home. Not the actual schooner which sank in November of 1900 in Lake Erie, but a rare Vincent D. Nickerson watercolor of the vessel will be on display at the National Museum of the Great Lakes on its ...

Posted By: Christopher H. Gillcrist | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 13

Square and Contra Dance!

Square and Contra dance! When? Saturday, October 8th at 7pm (lesson), 7:30pm (start-time) Where? Rossford United Methodist Church - 270 Dixie Hwy, Rossford, Ohio 43460 What to expect? Live music and a friendly environment with novice and experienced ...

Posted By: Renata | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 13

Glass City Record Show 9/18/16

Buy-sell-trade all types of vinyl: records, tapes, 33s, 45s, 78s, CDs, posters, movies and more! Sunday, Sept. 18, Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., Toledo Ohio, 10-4 pm. Admission $1; dealer tables $35. Information 419-450-6255.Press ...

Posted By: Rebecca Locke-Gagnon | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 07

Improvised Shakespeare Company to Appear in Peristyle As Part of Holy Toledo Laughfest, Exhibition Activities

TOLEDO, Ohio – What will happen on stage is anybody’s guess, but one thing is for sure: whatever you see and hear will be created right on the spot when the Improvised Shakespeare Company appears Oct. 8 at the Toledo Museum of Art ...

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Sep 07

The Franciscan Center Announces October Events

The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University is pleased to announce its October 2016 slate of events. Sunday, October 2 The Toledo-Poznan Alliance presents its Annual Dozynki Dinner from 1 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person. For more information or ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 07

2016 Healthcare & Social Services Career Expo Scheduled

Employers seeking entry level talent in the healthcare and social services industries are encouraged to register and participate in the 2016 Healthcare and Social Services Career Expo, Internship and Job Fair offered on Friday, October 21 from 11 ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 07

Lourdes University Lifelong Learning announces Fall Classes

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning Program announces its fall classes. Lifelong Learning is an exciting educational program at Lourdes University. Open to all interested men and women, the only requirement for participation is an interest in ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 07

Toledo Area Walk to End Alzheimer's - October 8, 2016

Join us for the annual Walk to End Alzheimer's at the beautiful University of Toledo Campus on October 8th, from 9 am - noon. Honor loved ones and their caregivers at this special event organized to raise funds to find treatments and a cure for ...

Posted By: Lori Mika | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 07

Oktoberfest at the Olde Bayer Halle with Alex Meixner

We are excited to announce the largest event held at the Bavarian Sports Club in recent History! We are bringing the party home! How do we do that? Let's start with one of the Hottest Accordion toting bands in the Country! Alex Meixner and his Band ...

Posted By: Harry Schmitz | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 07

Time is Running Out - Sign Up for Rally for Rails Now!

You have only until Sep 15 to sign up for this year’s Rally for Rails Conference. Lakeside, Ohio will be the gathering grounds on October 1, 2016 for birdwatchers keen on rails and wanting to learn more about the area’s most productive ...

Posted By: Judy Kolo-Rose | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 07

Deadline to Sign Up for Flora-Quest 2016 Quickly Approaching

You have only until Sep 15 to sign up for this year’s Flora-Quest adventure. Lakeside, Ohio will be the hub for this adventure to be held Friday, September 30, 2016. Featured speakers will include experts Jim McCormac from Ohio Division of ...

Posted By: Judy Kolo-Rose | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 31

#BeTheForce: Teen Girl Leadership Summit

Total Package Girl, a twean and teen girl confidence and leadership brand based in Toledo, Ohio, is hosting the first of its kind Girl Leadership Summit to be held Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle Theatre. ...

Posted By: Catharine Harned | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 30

Lifelong Learning Offers Fall Day Trips

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program is once again offering fun, hassle-free day trips this fall. Travel in comfort without worrying about the details. Prices include all admissions and bus fare, where applicable. Detroit Underground ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 30

Father Jim Bacik to Offer Ethics Lecture Series

This fall, the Sylvania Franciscan Village (SFV) presents a three-part Ethics lecture series by Father Jim Bacik. The lectures are held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. Sports ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 30

Lifelong Learning Announces September Classes

The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program is pleased to present the following classes that are offered or begin in September 2016. Unless otherwise stated, the classes are held at various Lourdes University classroom locations, 6832 Convent ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 30

Let the Toledo Zoo Host Your Holiday Party

TOLEDO, Ohio-- It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…well, not yet but the holidays are coming very quickly! Soon, we will begin thinking about gifts, treats, decorations and parties. The Toledo Zoo is the perfect venue for any ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 30

Thumbs Up Cat Fanciers Cat Show - September 17, Taylor, MI

Taylor, Michigan, August 25, 2016– Thumbs Up Cat Fanciers is hosting their next cat show at the Taylor SportsPlex at 13333 Telegraph Road, Taylor Michigan, on September 17, 2016. Cats from all CFA-recognized breeds will be present. These cats ...

Posted By: Megan Hiemstra | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 30

John Mellencamp Returns to Toledo to Help Homeless Vets

Toledo, Ohio - Before his 2007 concert in Toledo, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer John Mellencamp made a chance visit to the Tent City - Project Connect event downtown and was impressed with how “the community comes together to give ...

Posted By: Ken Leslie | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 24

The Polly Fox Academy “Head Full of Dreams Initiative”

In an effort to encourage and inspire the Polly Fox Academy (www.pollyfox.org) students to actively participate in school and graduate, the Polly Fox Academy board and staff are excited to launch the Head Full of Dream Initiative. The Polly Fox ...

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Aug 20

Tony Packo's Customer Appreciation Week

Tony Packo’s Customer Appreciation Tony Packo’s loves their customers! As the well-known Toledo restaurant approaches its 85th year of serving customers, Tony Packo’s will honor them with a special BOGO deal on its famous hot ...

Posted By: Scott Radel | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 17

Menstruation Nation- Let's Talk Periods

Let's talk periods (and everything menstrual related!) Enjoy an evening of raw comedy, real stories, and entertainment to raise money for Aunt Flow. Performances by Toledo's finest will begin at 7:00. Doors open at 6:30pm. This is a free event with ...

Posted By: Claire Coder | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 16

Veterans Matter Ride

All riders welcome as we raise awareness and funds to house homeless Veterans. The ride takes place Saturday, September 9th. Registration is from 8 - 10 am at The University of Toledo. A police-escorted ride will leave at 11 a.m. and head to Toledo ...

Posted By: Karen Huss | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 09

Toledo Museum of Art Shines Spotlight on Shakespeare's Characters

TOLEDO, Ohio – Four hundred years after his death, the Toledo Museum of Art is honoring the great English playwright William Shakespeare with an exhibition exploring The Bard’s band of characters, from the comedic to the tragic. ...

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Aug 09

Ceramics by Kowalski and Takada

The Wolfe Gallery at Maumee Valley Country Day School is featuring an exhibition of ceramic artwork by Kristin Kowalski and Kaname Takada. “Ceramics by Kowalski and Takada” will be on display from August 19 – October 7, 2016, from ...

Posted By: Melissa Kuhl | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 01

The Arts Commission Presents the YAAW 2016 Program

Forty-five diverse teens from the Greater Toledo region have already been working hard as paid artists for five weeks of their summer as apprentices in the The Arts Commission’s Young Artists at Work (YAAW) program. The YAAW program is ...

Posted By: Michelle Carlson | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 01

Toledo Museum of Art Expands Internship Program

TOLEDO, Ohio – This summer, the Toledo Museum of Art welcomed a record 23 college student interns and 12 high school students from Toledo School for the Arts for employment at the Museum. The summer internship program was made possible by The ...

Posted By: Candice Harrison | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 28

Owens Community College Concert Band Calls for Members

WHAT:Area musicians, who play instruments, are invited to become a part of the Owens Community College concert band during the 2016 - 2017 school year. Membership will include musicians from the community, students, and faculty. Rehearsals are on ...

Posted By: Jared C. Meade | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 26

Tony Packo’s Receives Ohio Business Award

Toledo’s most iconic restaurant has been chosen by the Ohio Secretary of State to receive an award as an exceptional Ohio business. http://www.sos.state.oh.us/SOS/agency/initiatives/OBP/July2016/TonyPackos.aspx Ohio Secretary of State Jon ...

Posted By: Scott Radel | Category: Arts and Entertainment