Updated June 29, 2017
Discounted Runner Signups Offered For Maumee Rec 5K
The 39th annual Maumee Rec 5K Race and Walk, hosted by the Maumee Senior Center, will be held on Saturday, July 8.
The race begins and ends at Maumee High School. Awards will be offered for overall male and female and overall master male and female, in addition to the age group awards. Plus, the first 200 finishers receive a free movie pass to the Maumee Indoor Theater.
Registration forms are available at the Maumee Senior Center and online at www.runsignup.com. Registration is $15.00 per person on the day of the event.
Music Under The Stars Series Returns To The Toledo Zoo
Music Under the Stars, a free concert series at the Toledo Zoo featuring the Toledo Symphony Concert Band, returns for the 2017 season.
The free community concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. on the following Sundays:
July 9 – Hooray for the Red, White and Blue.
July 16 – Old, New, Borrowed and Blue.
July 23 – World Tour, 2017.
July 30 – Made in America.
Select concessions, including hamburgers, hotdogs, ice cream and popcorn, will be available for purchase. The amphitheatre will open for seating at 6:30 p.m. Zoo parking rates and policies apply.
To learn more, visit www.toledozoo.org/music.
Music By The River Features Maumee Community Band
The Maumee Community Band, Kevin Heidbreder conductor, will perform a free concert as part of its Music by the River series on the lawn of the Maumee branch of the Toledo Public Library, 501 River Rd.
The concert will be held at 7:00 p.m., on Tuesday July 11. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating.
Free Senior Movie Day Set At Maumee Indoor
The Maumee Indoor Theater and sponsors Maison-Dardenne Walker Funeral Homes and Crematory and Perrysburg Commons Retirement Center will host a free senior movie day on Tuesday, July 11.
Doors open at noon and the movie starts at 1:00 p.m. The featured movie is Glory with Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington and Morgan Freeman. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided. Movie trivia will be offered as well.
Ohio Author Martha Conway Speaks At Maumee Library
Open Book presents Martha Conway at the Maumee Branch Library on Wednesday, July 12 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. The award-winning historical fiction author will discuss the newest novel in her Ohio Trilogy, The Underground River.
Glass City Balloon Race Set At Levis Commons
The Glass City Balloon Race will be held on Friday through Sunday, July 14-16 at Levis Commons, Perrysburg. The event will include 20 balloons, five flights, two evening glows and free family fun. For more information, visit www.glasscityballoonrace.com.
Wolcott Heritage Center Announces “Brew HaHa”
The Maumee Valley Historical Society Wolcott Heritage Center, 1035 River Rd., Maumee, will host “Brew HaHa” featuring the Glass City Mashers, a homebrew club, on Saturday, July 15 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. The event will feature a beer brewing demonstration and entertainment as well as beer for $5.00 per 12ounce glass. For more information, call (419) 893-9602.
“Cut Out Heroin” Event Supports Team Recovery
The Bratt Salon, 5345 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, will host “Cut Out Heroin” on Sunday, July 16 from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. to benefit Team Recovery.
The fundraiser will feature haircuts, music, oil changes from Toledo Auto Care, inflatable rentals, food trucks, face painting, photo booths and multiple vendors.
Bridal Show In Monclova Benefits Deacon’s Hope
Deacon’s Hope Rescue is hosting a Bridal Show Fundraiser on Friday, July 21 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Monclova Community Center, 8115 Monclova Rd., Monclova.
The first 100 brides in the door will receive a goodie bag and a ticket for a “Chinese auction,” similar to a silent auction with bids placed by raffle tickets. Any guest who brings a new, unopened dog item as a donation will get one ticket per item for the auction.
The auction will feature some wedding-specific items, as well as some that are not, so all guests may participate. Participants just put a ticket in the basket of the desired prize. Additional tickets will be available for purchase.
For more information or to participate as a vendor, visit www.facebook.com/events/1905185439769995, http://awos.petfinder.com/shelters/OH554.html or call (419) 280-4786.
Glass City Dance Parties Sets Summer Calendar
Glass City Dance Parties will host Friday dance parties this spring 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 a Goofy T-shirt dance on Friday, July 21.
Dances are held at Holland Gardens, 6530 Angola Rd., Holland. For more information, visit www.glasscitydanceparty.com.
Monclova’s Market Days Set At Community Center
Monclova Market Days are being held at the Monclova Community Center on Mondays: July 24, July 31 and August 7 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.
The center has secured numerous types of vendors and is still accepting new vendors. Fresh produce, homemade goods, antiques, handmade items and more will be featured.
The center is located at 8115 Monclova Rd. For more information, call (419) 861-1336 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Perrysburg Author Speaks At Gathering Volumes
Perrysburg writer Chelsea Bobulski will celebrate the launch of her novel The Wood with a reading, conversation and signing at Gathering Volumes, 196 E. South Boundary in Perrysburg, on Monday, July 31 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. The event is free and open to the public
St. Paul’s Lutheran Maumee Sets Community Flea Market
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church will host a community flea market on Saturday, August 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
This is a great opportunity to sell unwanted items to make some summer cash. The church will rent out parking lot spaces and tables to display items.
Spaces are $25.00 for a single lot or $40.00 for a double lot.
Registration deadline is Saturday, July 15. Contact Judy Clymer at (419) 893-2149 to reserve a space/table.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church is located at 112 E. Wayne St., Maumee. For more information, visit www.stpaulslive.com.
Kids’ Summer Safari Camps Offered At The Toledo Zoo
The Toledo Zoo Summer Safari Camps are weeklong day camps offered for ages 4-15.
Camp topics range from learning all about Australia in Critters Down Under and Journey Through the Outback, to participating in the ZooMazing Race and creating animal-tastic masterpieces in Wild Artist.
Older kids (ages 11-15) can spend time working as junior zookeepers or even venture out with zoo biologists for a hands-on project in Conservation Explorers.
Camps run through Friday, August 11.
For more information or to register, visit www.toledozoo.org/education.
Friendly Center Garage Sale Planned At Maumee UMC
The Friendly Center Giant Garage Sale, involving over 30 churches to benefit the Methodist urban community center, The Friendly Center of Toledo, will be held in August.
Donations of clothing, toys, household items, kitchen items, knickknacks, sporting goods and outdoor items will be accepted on Monday and Tuesday, August 14-15 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Maumee United Methodist Church in the Family Life Center, 405 Sackett St., Maumee.
Volunteers are needed to sort, organize and price items from Monday, August 14 through Wednesday, August 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Volunteers are also needed for sale and cleanup.
The sale will be held on Thursday and Friday, August 17-18 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on Saturday, August 19 from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
To volunteer or for more information, call (419) 885-5598 or (419) 345-6542.
Exchange Club Chili Event Announced At Fleetwood’s
The Exchange Club will host a chili cook-off in support of Veterans Matter to house homeless veterans on November 11 at 7:00 p.m. at Fleetwood’s, 28 N. St. Clair St., Toledo.
The cost is $10.00 a spoon for all you can eat. A cash bar, music, performances and raffles will be featured.
For sponsorship opportunities, contact Louise Kachmarik at (419) 535-3232 or email@example.com.