Updated August 2, 2018
Veterans Memorial Park Fundraiser Announced
Third Street Cigar, 20 N. Third St., Waterville, will host a fundraiser to benefit Veterans Memorial Park in Whitehouse on Thursday, August 9 from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m.
The evening will feature food, entertainment, a silent auction and a cash bar. Tickets are $60.00 and can be purchased by calling Whitehouse Village Hall at (419) 877-5383
Glass City Dance Parties Plans Seasonal Events
Glass City Dance Parties will host Friday dance parties in the coming months from 8:00 p.m. to midnight with a free dance lesson at 7:15 p.m. with paid admission.
Upcoming Friday dance themes include August Birthday on August 10 and Back to School on August 24.
The dances are held at Holland Gardens, 6530 Angola Rd., Holland. For more information, visit www.glasscitydanceparty.com.
Boosters Gold Card Drive Announced In Maumee
The Maumee Athletic Boosters will conduct its annual Gold Card membership drive on Tuesday, August 14 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Maumee High School and Gateway Middle School student-athletes will go door to door seeking donations for Booster memberships.
Athletic Booster memberships are $10.00 and include entry into a raffle for cash prizes.
Interested community members are encouraged to attend meetings; more information can be found at www.maumeeathleticboosters.org.
The Maumee Athletic Boosters is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization committed to raising funds that support student-athletes in the Maumee City Schools.
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Daylily Auction Set At Toledo Botanical Garden
Members of the Black Swamp Hosta and Daylily Society will dig up, divide, and replant daylilies in Toledo Botanical Garden’s American Hemerocallis Society National Display Gardens and Daylily Walk in the perennial garden on Saturday, August 18, from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m.
This is a great opportunity to learn about new varieties of daylilies, the different awards and how to divide and grow daylilies.
The society will hold its annual daylily auction at 12:30 p.m. behind the conference center at Toledo Botanical Garden.
Participants will be able to purchase some expensive and hard to find daylilies at very reasonable prices.
The daylilies, from the society’s daylily host program, were distributed to members to grow for two years.
The day’s events are open to the public-everyone is welcome to come. For more information, call (419) 874-8964.
Garage Sale Raises Funds For Scholarships & More
P.E.O., a philanthropic education organization that celebrates the advancement of women and educates women through scholarships, grants, awards and loans; will host its annual garage sale on Thursday, August 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Friday, August 24 from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
The sale will be held at 548 Greenfield Dr., Maumee. Members will offer furniture, household items, children’s items, antiques, seasonal items, books and lots of miscellaneous.
Glass City Record Show Planned In Toledo
A Glass City Record Show will take place on Sunday, August 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., Toledo.
Bull, sell or trade vinyl, CDs, tapes, posters, movies, 45s, 78s and all kinds of music.
For dealer information, call (419) 874-1725. For more information on the show, visit www.glasscityrecordshow.com.
Big & Rich, Rick Springfield Perform At Fulton Co. Fair
The 2018 Fulton County Fair starts on Friday, August 31 and runs through Thursday, September 6. This year’s grandstand entertainment includes Rick Springfield on Sunday, September 2 at 7:30 p.m., and country duo Big & Rich with opening act Caroline Kole at 7:00 p.m. on Labor Day, Monday, September 3.
Festival seating for Rick Springfield is $26.00; grandstand seats are $23.00 and $20.00. Big & Rich and Caroline Kole festival seating is $36.00; grandstand seats are $33.00 and $30.00.
Prices do not include regular adult fair gate admission of $5.00; children 15 and under receive free gate admission when accompanied by an adult. Parking is free. Tickets are on sale at www.fultonocountyfair.com.
History & Hops Brew Tour To Kick Off In September
TheToledo History Museum (THM) invites guests to explore Toledo through the lens of the area’s rich beer brewing history. By combining a bus tour and beer tastings with historical digital and audio content, THM’s History and Hops Brewery Tour will fully immerse guests in the proud tradition of local beer brewing and the Toledo story as it has never been told before, starting on Saturday, September 1.
Starting at various local breweries on the first and third Saturday of each month, guests will board a luxury excursion bus to tour the Toledo Brewery Trail and learn how beer brewing played an important role in Toledo’s past – and continues to shape our future.
Tickets are $45.00 for Toledo History Museum members and $50.00 for nonmembers, which includes the history tour and beer tasting. The bus leaves at 3:00 p.m. and returns to the brewery at 5:00 p.m. Tickets can be booked online at www.toledohistory.org. Private tours can also be arranged. All proceeds benefit the Toledo History Museum.
Humane Society PawVillion Supports Animal Services
The Toledo Area Humane Society will hold its largest fundraiser of the year, PawVillion, on Friday, September 7 at the home of Susan and Allan Block.
PawVillion guests will enjoy an amazing four-course meal prepared by local chef Scott Pierce, owner of Tree City Catering.
Cocktails will be served at 6:00 p.m., and guests will take their seats for dinner at 7:30 p.m. Dress is country club casual. Ladies are asked to wear flat or wedge shoes for the event, which will be held on the lawn.
Guests will have the opportunity to bid on two auction items selected specifically for the event: a chance to win an “In-Home Dining Experience” prepared personally by Chef Scott and a chance to have your very own pet be the featured “2019 PawVillion Pet of the Year.”
New this year, thanks to Lexus of Toledo, is the chance to win a brand new 2018 Lexus RX 350 by rolling six game dice, with all die landing on the number six. Cost per ticket to roll is $20.00.
The cost to attend is $250 per person. To reserve tickets or to register to become a table captain, please call the shelter at (419) 891-0594 or go online to www.toledohumane.org.
For more information, visit www.toledohumane.org or facebook.com/toledohumane.
Momentum Fall Festival Set At Promenade Park
Momentum, sponsored by ProMedica and Toledo’s philanthropic community, is a three-day festival of music and art along the riverfront in downtown Toledo. It will take place on September 13, 14 and 15 at Promenade Park.
The event celebrates the transformative vibrancy of the arts for the Northwest Ohio region by supporting local artists and musicians, and inviting international creatives to perform and exhibit in Toledo.
There are two headlining concerts scheduled for the weekend: Friday night features Orquesta Akokán, a big band collective of the finest Cuban musicians both young and old. Saturday night, the Toledo Symphony will return to the stage in Promenade Park.
All Momentum events are free and open to the public.Additional information is available at www.momentumtoledo.org.
Stranahan Artist Series Features Ben Gallaher
Ben Gallaher will perform at the second show of the New Artist Series on Friday, September 14 at the Stranahan Theater Great Hall. His hit singles “Last Train” and “Against the World” will be featured during his Toledo debut performance.+
The 23-year-old Pennsylvania native has captured national media attention, built an adoring online community and is proving himself as a singer, songwriter, lead guitarist and entertainer. He has shared the stage with headlining acts Lynyrd Skynyrd, Tyler Farr, 38 Special, Lee Brice, Parmalee, Brantley Gilbert, Colt Ford, Craig Campbell and Frankie Ballard.
Tickets can be purchased at www.StranahanTheater.org or by calling (419) 381-3881.
Maumee Film Festival Planned In September
The Maumee Uptown Business Association will present the fourth annual Maumee Film Festival on Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29 at the Maumee Indoor Theater.
Films selected from the following categories will be screened during the festival: Short Films, Longer Than Short and Medium-Length Films.
For complete information, visit www.maumeefilmfestival.com