Press Releases - 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



Jul 25

Theatre Production Workshop Camp for Kids 2016

Calling all child actors, singers, and dancers (ages 10-17): Do you have what it takes to put on a show in a matter of less than 2 weeks? Are you a star on the stage? Are you ready to make tons of new friends? Well, do we have something for ...

Posted By: Jennifer Z. | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 21

Red Bird Summer Social – Explore Art, Celebrate Community

Creative community energy is in Downtown Sylvania and the Red Bird Arts District is excited to host another First Friday Art Walk on August 5th, 2016. Wander among 25+ businesses throughout the arts district including fine art galleries, distinctive ...

Posted By: Jennifer Archer | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 19

Paranormal Toledo Location Mapping Contest

The Paranormal Toledo Meetup group is sponsoring a one month contest to map as many paranormal locations as possible in Northwest Ohio and South East Michigan. The contest kicks off on July 20th! It runs through midnight on August 20th. More ...

Posted By: Jeff Miller | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 17

Rotary Club of Waterville presents Blues, Brews & Brats

Join the fun on July 30th in Downtown Waterville as the 2nd Annual Blues, Brews & Brats festival! L'il Ed & The Blues Imperials, Johnny Rawls, The Good, The Bad & The Blue perform. A great selection of craft beers will be available. ...

Posted By: Kris Berger Long | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 17

KIDSPACE Science Studio

Don’t miss our weekly activity in the Little KIDSPACE Science Studio. A trained team member will read an exciting, interactive story to your child, and then everyone gets a chance to complete a fun activity to take home and display proudly. ...

Posted By: Sara Jones | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 17

Sip 'N' Sew Class in July

Our first sewing class was a success! Thank you for everyone who participated. Next class will be held on July 19th. The class is $45 per person that includes all the material, sewing machines, and instructors. When you pay for the class to secure ...

Posted By: Jonelle Massey | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 17

Art Supply Depo Opens 2nd Location in Bowling Green Aug. 19

The Art Supply Depo, Northwest Ohio's premier source for art supplies, announces the opening of a second location in Bowling Green. The new store will celebrate a grand opening on August 19 at the newly renovated location at 435 E. Wooster St. Fully ...

Posted By: Art Supply Depo | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 11

Jutta-Annette Page Honored by Glass Art Society

TOLEDO, Ohio – Jutta-Annette Page received the 2016 Lifetime Membership Award from the Glass Art Society during opening ceremonies at the organization’s international conference held recently in Corning, New York. The award honors ...

Posted By: Teri Sharp | Category: Arts and Entertainment