Updated August 16, 2022
Pride Of Toledo Chorus Holds Tuesday Sessions
The Pride of Toledo Chorus of Sweet Adelines International invites women ages 13 years and older for a summer filled with a cappella barbershop singing on Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m. at 2530 Parkway Plaza, Maumee. Attend rehearsals, learn how to sing in four-part harmony and receive world-class vocal instruction.
Alabama Tribute Band Performs In Maumee
The Maumee Indoor Theater will host “The Boys in the Band – The Alabama Tribute” on Friday, August 19. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the concert will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now through Eventbrite and are priced at $20.00 and $25.00. Concessions will be available for purchase throughout the evening.
To learn more about Boys in the Band, visit boysintheband.net. The Maumee Indoor Theater is located at 601 Conant St., Maumee.
Sounds Of Sunshine Offers Family-Friendly Concerts
Sunshine Community is hosting a summer concert series on its outdoor boardwalk stage at 7223 Maumee-Western Rd., Maumee.
Featured performers include Toledo-area ’90s cover band The Skittle Bots on Friday, August 19. Concerts are held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Bring a blanket or chairs for seating. Refreshments and food will be available for purchase.
AirPower History Tour Visits Toledo Express
The AirPower History Tour of the Commemorative Air Force will bring World War II aircraft to Toledo Express Airport’s Grand Aire FBO Ramp for public tours and rides through Sunday, August 21.
Ramp access is $20.00 for adults, $10.00 for youths 11-17 and free to ages 10 and under. Cockpit tours are included in the price, but flight tickets require additional purchase. For more information, visit www.airpowertour.org.
Monclova Road GriefShare Sets Spousal Loss Program
The Monclova Road Baptist Church GriefShare ministry support group will present a one-time event that will discuss the effects and challenges of grief in a “Loss of a Spouse” session and provide an encouraging path forward.
The event will take place on Monday, August 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of Building A at Monclova Road Baptist Church, 7819 Monclova Rd., Monclova.
GriefShare is a nondenominational group that features biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. To preregister or for more information, call (419) 346-6991.
Women’s Equality Day Announced In Toledo
The fourth annual Northwest Ohio Women’s Equality Day will be held on Friday, August 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at The Summit, 23 N. Summit St., Toledo.
The event will feature a community dialogue on the theme “Stay Furious, Build Power.”
Women of Toledo will host guest speakers and roundtable dialogues on contemporary women’s issues. Participants will learn about gender equity issues and connect with Toledo-area leaders to make a change in our communities.
To register, visit www.womenoftoledo.org.
Bowling Green City, BGSU Present Rally BG On Main
The city of Bowling Green and Bowling Green State University will host the second annual Rally BG on Main on Saturday, August 27 from noon to 9:00 p.m. in downtown Bowling Green.
Main Street will be closed to vehicular traffic for the duration of the event, allowing for a day packed full of fun activities in the heart of Bowling Green. Thrill-seekers will have an opportunity to zipline down Main Street or compete in the Ninja Warrior Course. The city of Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department will host a 3-on-3 tournament on Main Street. Attendees will also have an opportunity to meet Freddie and Frieda Falcon, make a street sign and support local shops and restaurants. Want to stay outside? Grab a bite to eat at one of the food trucks or order a DORA drink to go.
With the exception of food and drink, this event is free of charge. For more information, visit BGSU.edu/RallyBG.
Paper Shred, Food Drive Held By Glass City FCU
Glass City Federal Credit Union will host a Paper Shred Day and Food Collection Drive on Friday, August 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the parking lot of the Glass City FCU’s Maumee branch, 1340 Arrowhead Dr. Both events are free and open to the public.
Vital Records Control will provide an on-site shred truck to securely shred documents. There is a limit of up to five bags or boxes of paper items per person. No electronics or computer equipment will be accepted.
Attendees are encouraged to bring nonperishable food donations to the event for future use of the families of pediatric patients staying at the Ronald McDonald House of Northwestern Ohio. Food items of particular need are bottled salad dressing, canned vegetables, individual servings of flavored coffee creamer cups and Pop-Tarts.
LCCS Plans Safety Fair In Downtown Toledo
Lucas County Children Services (LCCS) will sponsor a Safety Fair on Saturday, August 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Lucas County Conference and Learning Center, 711 Adams St., with additional activities and displays in the adjacent surface parking lot. The event is free and open to the public.
Food trucks and other vendors will be on-site along with children’s activities. LCCS will also hold drawings to give away home safety kits, which include a first aid kit, smoke and CO2 detectors, a fire extinguisher and other items.
Black Swamp Conservancy Announces Concert Series
Black Swamp Conservancy is hosting a new outdoor concert series at its Dr. Robert L. Nehls Memorial Nature Preserve, located at 4400 East Muggy Rd. in Port Clinton on Catawba Island.
The Sunday concerts begin at 2:30 p.m. and feature highly acclaimed regional musicians: Andrew Brown’s Djangophonique on August 28, The Frenchtown Playboys on September 11 and Warren & Flick on October 2.
Tickets are $20.00 per concert or $50.00 for all three. Children 10 years old and under are admitted free with an adult ticket purchase. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket/chair and cooler to enjoy live music and Lake Erie’s scenic West Harbor.
For more information about this event and to purchase tickets, visit www.blackswamp.org or call (419) 833-1025.
25th Annual Roll & Stroll Draws Public To Sunshine
Sunshine’s 25th annual Roll and Stroll will be held on Saturday, September 10 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 7223 Maumee Western Rd., Maumee,
Live music on the outdoor stage and many family-friendly activities will be featured as well as local food trucks if you choose to grab lunch and swag to show your Sunshine pride. This event is open to the public.
Mystery Theater Planned At Imagination Station
Imagination Station will host a fundraiser Whodunit? Mystery Theater on Saturday, September 10. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and the show begins at 7:00 p.m.
Attendees will be immersed in an evening of intrigue, excitement and fun working with others to help solve a murder. What’s the motive? Who’s the killer? Bribe suspects for clues and use forensics, ballistics and other scientific principles to gather evidence, but watch your back – you never know who might be next.
Tickets are on sale now and include the full murder mystery experience facilitated by the Murder Mystery Company, full access to the science center and a boxed charcuterie tray. There will also be snacks available for purchase and a cash bar.
Visit www.imaginationstationtoledo.org for tickets and more information.
Historical Society Tours Visit Waterville Haunts
The Waterville Historical Society will host Haunted Waterville Tours on Thursdays, September 15, September 29 and October 6. Each event starts with a 45-minute program in the Robbins House at 114 S. River Rd. in Waterville and is followed by a 45-minute trolley tour with stops where shop owners and residents have had “ghostly encounters.”
Each tour is limited to 20 people. Times begin at 5:15 p.m. and repeat every 45 minutes until the last one at 8:15 p.m.
The cost is $30.00 per person, nonrefundable. Tickets are not available the night of the tour but can be purchased online at www.watervillehistory.org.
Maumee’s Senior Center Sets Pulled Pork Dinner
The Maumee Senior Center will host its annual Pulled Pork Dinner Drive-Thru Fundraiser on Saturday, September 17 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
The meal features pulled pork that has been slow-roasted and smoked for 16 hours, a side of barbecue sauce, smoked baked beans, homemade coleslaw and a delicious cookie. Meals are $10.00 per person or double the meat for $13.00.
New this year, the Maumee Senior Center is offering smoked queso and chips for an additional $5.00. The smoked queso is made with fresh pork sausage, peppers and four different types of cheese to tempt the tastebuds. Supplies are limited.
The drive-thru service will be located behind the Maumee Senior Center at 2440 S. Detroit Ave. Accepted methods of payment are cash, check, credit card and Pay-Pal. No reservations are required.
Regina Center In Sylvania Hosts Dinner And A Book
The Sylvania Franciscan Connections Spirituality and Ecumenism Committee is sponsoring “Dinner and a Book” on Wednesday, September 28 at 5:00 p.m. in the Regina Center on the Franciscan campus at 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania.
This year, the selection is News of the World by Paulette Jiles. The story takes place in 1870 Texas, where an elderly widower travels 400 miles across the state to deliver an orphan girl to relatives in San Antonio. She has spent the last four years living with the Kiowa tribe. The book explores complex issues of family, responsibility, honor and trust – topics that create moral discussion.
The fee for Dinner and a Book is $25.00, which can be paid at the door. RSVP to (419) 824-3528 by Friday, September 23.