Updated January 26, 2023
Camp And Travel RV Show Slated At Glass City Center
The 57th annual Camp and Travel Regional RV Show will be held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 27-29, at the newly remodeled Glass City Center, formerly the SeaGate Convention Centre in downtown Toledo.
The show is the original and the largest RV show in the region, offering RV enthusiasts an opportunity to view the full range of new RV models and accessories. This year’s show features over 30 exhibitors including RV dealers and manufacturers, as well as suppliers and campgrounds from neighboring states.
Show hours are 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, January 27-28, and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 29. Admission is $8.00 for adults. Discount coupons are available at participating RV dealers, and online at www.nwohrv.com. Seniors are admitted for $6.00 on Friday only. Children 12 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.
The Glass City Center is located on Jefferson Avenue between Summit and Superior streets in downtown Toledo. Call (419) 255-3300 or go to www.nwohrv.com for more information.
TMRA Winter Field Day Held At Maumee Library
The Toledo Mobile Radio Association (TMRA) invites all amateur radio operators and the public to Winter Field Day to learn about emergency preparation on Saturday, January 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Maumee Branch Library, 501 River Rd., Maumee.
The object of Winter Field Day is to show how fast a line of communication could be set up through amateur radio if or when there is a loss of power, no cell phones, no water, no fuel. Radio operators in various sections in the area could be in touch, relaying messages of interest in an emergency. Operators will be setting up radios and antennas showing how this can be done.
For more information, call Bill Kozbial (KE8OTF) at (419) 893-3420.
Have A Heart Restock Drive Collects Personal Care Items
The Sylvania Franciscan Connections and Lourdes University kick off the annual Have a Heart Restock Drive to supply personal care items to area outreach pantries Bethany House, Helping Hands of St. Louis, Our Lady of Lourdes Outreach Soup Kitchen, Sylvania Area Family Services and US Together on Tuesday, February 14.
Individuals are encouraged to donate unused personal care items in donation boxes at all Sylvania schools, the Sisters of St. Francis of Sylvania Motherhouse campus, Lourdes University and the Franciscan Center.
The drive runs through Monday, February 20. Those wishing to make a monetary donation can also call (419) 824-3667.
Spaghetti Dinner Planned At St. Joseph Maumee
The St. Joseph Maumee Rosary Altar Society will host its annual spaghetti dinner on Sunday, February 19 from noon to 5:00 p.m.
The all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner features homemade sauce and meatballs, tossed salad, garlic bread, beverage and dessert. The cost is $10.00 for adults and carryout, $5.00 for children ages 4-11 and free for children ages 3 and younger.
Dinner will be served in the St. Joseph Community Center at the corner of Allen and West Broadway streets in Maumee.
Glass City Record Show Set At Toledo K Of C
The Glass City Record Show will be held on Sunday, February 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd., Toledo.
Attendees can buy, sell and trade vinyl, CDs, tapes, posters, 45s, 78s, movies and all kinds of music.
Admission is $1.00. For more information, visit www.glasscityrecordshow.com.
NWO Teen Book Festival Names 2023 Presenters
The Northwest Ohio Teen Book Festival has released the initial lineup of presenters for this year’s event. Natalie D. Richards, lifelong Ohioan and two-time New York Times bestselling author of books including Five Total Strangers (2020) and Seven Dirty Secrets (2021), as well as six additional novels, will be the 2023 keynote speaker.
Richards, along with more than 20 nationally published authors and illustrators, will be in town for this year’s festival that takes place on Saturday, March 18 at Rossford Junior/Senior High. This will be the second NWOTBF.
The festival and its sessions are free and open to the public, but registration is recommended as space is limited. To register, visit www.nwoteenbookfest.com.