Press Releases - Events


Apr 20

Yoga Therapy for Adults, Teens & Kids - Classes start May 11

A growing body of research supports the therapeutic benefits of yoga. Yoga Therapy for Adults empowers students by developing their strength and skills to deal with issues such as Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Eating ...

Posted By: Jessi Farley, LPC, E-RYT200 | Category: Events



Apr 20

Trump's American Fiscal Policy: A Theological Critique

As apart of Father Jim Bacik's Easter Lecture Series, Lourdes University invites you to come be part of an evaluation, on Thursday, April 27, of Trump's approach to domestic and foreign policies from the perspective of Catholic social teaching on ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Events



Apr 07

Stop Gerrymandering: A Community Forum on Drawing Fair District

The topic of gerrymandering is one that has been garnering attention in the recent months since the 2016 election. The practice of gerrymandering has had an enormous impact on how our legislature, and consequently, our Nation’s laws have been ...

Posted By: Natalie Morgan | Category: Events



Apr 07

Powerbomb Championship Wrestling Returns to Toledo

Get ready as Powerbomb Championship Wrestling returns to Toledo for a NBC 24 TV taping!!! PCW Heavyweight Title Match: (c) "Big Bear" Benjamin Boone vs. Tim Horner PCW Tag-Team Title Match: (c) William Stud/Acolyte vs. Andy Chene/"Big" Chuck Wagon ...

Posted By: Norm Wamer | Category: Events



Mar 28

Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra Concert

The Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra will present a Side-by-Side Concert, in conjunction with the Perrysburg Jr. High Orchestra, on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Perrysburg Junior High School, at 7:30pm. Patrick Barrett, director of the Jr High ...

Posted By: Connie Alleshouse | Category: Events



Mar 28

13th Annual Spring Craft Show

Hope United Methodist Church is hosting its 13th Annual Spring Craft Show on Saturday, April 1 (no foolin') 10:00am - 4:00pm. The show features talented crafters from Ohio and Michigan offering an excellent variety of handmade crafts for all ages. ...

Posted By: Mary Jane Perkins | Category: Events



Mar 19

Annunciation Radio 2017 Spring Sharathon to run April 4-7

Annunciation Radio 2017 Spring Sharathon to run April 4-7 Catholic religious leaders will be on the air raising funds for Annunciation Radio. TOLEDO, OH - March 17, 2017 -- The Annunciation Radio family of Catholic radio stations serving Northwest ...

Posted By: Meg Bonham | Category: Events



Mar 16

Carlos' Poco Loco Grand Opening Celebration & Fundraiser

Carlos’ Poco Loco Grand Opening Celebration and Fundraiser will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 5 pm until 11 pm. This new cantina in Uptown Toledo will feature Mexican and Cuban food specialties, a lunch buffet, as well as late night ...

Posted By: Angi LaGreca | Category: Events



Mar 16

Wine and Canvas Toledo

Join Wine and Canvas for an evening of artsy fun! What could be better then sipping on your favorite drink, listening to your favorite tunes with your friends, all with a paint brush in hand? We give step by step instructions to guide you through ...

Posted By: Amanda Lieto | Category: Events



Mar 16

"A Decade with the Nixon Tapes"

The Lourdes University Distinguished History Lecture features Author and Associate Professor of History at Texas A&M University – Central Texas Luke A. Nichter, Ph.D., at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Nichter will discuss “A Decade with the Nixon ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Events



Mar 16

2017 Lourdes University Awards Ceremony

The 2017 Lourdes University Awards Ceremony honors students from 2 to 4 p.m on Sunday, april 23. The event is free and open to the public. Please come out and support our faculty and scholar students as they recieve the proper acknowledgement for ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Events



Mar 12

Sr. Jane Mary Sorosiak Lecture

The Sr. Jane Mary Sorosiak Lecture features Jeni Hansen Gard at 2pm on Sunday, April 9 at the Lourdes University Franciscan Center. Ms. Gard is currently working on a project in conjunction with the River Center Foundation. Her project intends to ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Events



Mar 12

Father Jim Bacik Easter Season Lecture

The Sylvania Franciscan Village is pleased to announce the Father Jim Bacik Easter Season Lecture - The Holy Spirit & Church Unity: Pope Francis and His Critics from 5:30 to 7 p.m at the state-of-the-art Franciscan Center on the Lourdes ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Events



Mar 12

Lighthouses Along the Rivers of Steel

On Friday, April 21st join us for two differen't lectures at the Lourdes University Franciscan Center. The Lourdes University Lifelong Learning program presents the first lecture “Lighthouses Along the Rivers of Steel” featuring Ron ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Events



Mar 12

Tiffany Johnson Charity Golf Outting for Ovarian Cancer

Single Golfer - $75 - 18 holes with half cart, range balls, dinner, drink ticket Tee Box Sponsor - $400 - foursome with two carts, range balls, dinners, drink tickets PLUS sinage at two holes, logo on thank you ad, social media recognition ...

Posted By: Tyler | Category: Events



Mar 06

Take a Sister to Lunch Day

Sisters of St. Francis employees and Lourdes University faculty, staff and students are treating 60 Franciscan Sisters to lunch on Tuesday, March 14 starting at 11:30am. Each Sister will be picked up by an employee or student and escorted to lunch ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Events



Mar 03

International Joint Commission to Host Public Meeting on Great Lakes

The International Joint Commission (IJC), an independent binational organization established by the United States and Canada under the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909, will host a public meeting Thursday, March 23 at 6 p.m. at the Lake Erie Center, ...

Posted By: Mary Pat McCarthy | Category: Events



Mar 01

11th Annual Toledo Antique & Classic Boat Show

"TOLEDO, OH, August 26-27, 2017; 11th Annual Toledo Antique & Classic Boat Show at the downtown Toledo Promenade Park Docks. Contact: Ramsey Brothers Restorations at (419) 255-2628 or info@toledoboatshow.com; web site: ...

Posted By: Scott or David Ramsey | Category: Events



Feb 28

35th Annual Ecumenical Lecture celebrates 500th anniversary

The Lourdes University Department of Theological Studies is pleased to present “500 Years Back … 50 Years Forward” on Sunday, March 26 at 3 p.m. at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. The event is free and open ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Events



Feb 28

Put-in-Bay Music Festival

Family friendly music festival featuring blues, rock, folk and more music at Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial. Live entertainment by Bob Gatewood (emcee), Emily Keener, Mo’ Mojo Music, Strung Like A Horse, The ...

Posted By: Katrina Reed | Category: Events



Feb 28

Pirate Fest

Put-in-Bay’s annual Pyrate Fest sees the return of the Pyrate King to find his stolen treasure on June 22-25 at Put-in-Bay. Fun for the whole family with costume contests for kids and adults, cardboard boat races, watch Pyrates invade the ...

Posted By: Katrina Reed | Category: Events



Feb 28

Independence Day Celebration at Put-in-Bay

Put-in-Bay will celebrate America’s independence and many years of operations for Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial with various festivities, celebrations and fireworks on July 4. Dusk (10 p.m.) – 4th of July ...

Posted By: Katrina | Category: Events



Feb 28

Miller Boat Line 5k & 1 MIle Family Fun Walk

Runners & walkers of all ages welcome! Attend this annual 5K & 1 Mile Family Fun Walk Saturday, September 16 at Put-in-Bay, Ohio. The race begins near The Boathouse Restaurant downtown. A scenic course, much of it winding along the island ...

Posted By: Katrina Reed | Category: Events



Feb 28

Vintage Sports Car Racing

August 27-30, 2017 For the 9th consecutive year, the sounds of the open exhausts of MGs, Porsches, Triumphs, Morgan Trikes, Turners and many other unique sports cars of the past will reverberate off the buildings along Delaware Street and the roads ...

Posted By: Katrina Reed | Category: Events



Feb 28

Island Wine Festival at Put-in-Bay

The annual Put-in-Bay Wine Festival will be October 7, 2017 at Put-in-Bay, Ohio. Sample more than 250 imported and domestic wines, including island wines from Put-in-Bay Winery and Heineman’s. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of good food, and ...

Posted By: Katrina Reed | Category: Events



Feb 28

Oktoberfest at Put-in-Bay

October 14-15 The festival is held under tent in DeRivera Park on the corner of Delaware Avenue and Hartford Avenue in Downtown, Put-in-Bay. The festival is open 11:00 am to 7:00 pm Saturday and noon to 5:00 pm on Sunday. Many island restaurants ...

Posted By: Katrina Reed | Category: Events



Feb 28

Halloween at Put-in-Bay Date Announcement

Mark your calendars for October 28, 2017.Downtown taverns decorate with a theme for Halloween. Hundreds of people in costume flood the streets for Put-in-Bay’s final weekend of the season. Some establishments have costume contests and give ...

Posted By: Katrina Reed | Category: Events



Feb 26

Buddhist Temple of Toledo Opens Seminary

Jay Rinsen Weik Sensei, Abbot of the Great Heartland Sangha, and Karen Do’on Weik Osho will announce their first-ever class of postulants at Sunday service on March 5. Five postulants will be acknowledged as a part of the Ango Opening Ceremony ...

Posted By: Jay Rinsen Weik | Category: Events



Feb 21

Sylvania Community Orchestra Concert

Come out and support the Sylvania Community Orchestra on Sunday, March 5 as they will hold a Concert at 4 p.m at the Franciscan Center located on the Lourdes University campus. The Orchestra is a volunteer group of musicians that provides quality ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Events



Feb 21

W.A.V.E. Festival

Please join us on Saturday, March 18 in honor of National Women’s History Month, Lourdes University reaches a milestone with the 10th annual W.A.V.E. (Women, Artists, Visionaries, Entrepreneurs) Festival from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Woman of all ...

Posted By: Julian Johnson | Category: Events