March 12: ProMedica St. Luke’s Hospital at 5901 Monclova Road in Maumee is holding a Senior Service Health Fair from 10 am to 1 pm for anyone age 55 and over. For more information on the event, contact Cassandra Mulinix at 419.893.5923 or email Cassandra.Mulinix@promedica.org
March 13: McGregor Elementary School will hold its 1st annual Staff vs. 6th grade all-stars basketball game. The game will be held from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Whitmer High School in Toledo, Ohio. The monies collected at this year’s event will directly support the critical cardiovascular research and community education programs of the American Heart Association. There will be a 50/50 raffle and our Parent Club will have concessions available for purchase. Pre-sale tickets will be available beginning March 3rd at McGregor Elementary. Pre-sale tickets will be $2 for students in grades K-12 and $3 for adults. Tickets will be $3 for students in grades K-12 and $4 for adults the night of the game. Any questions, please feel free to call Steve Perry at 419-473-8279 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 14-16: The Toledo Repertoire Theatre presents the Young Rep’s MacBeth, A Kid’s Cautionary Tale Concerning Greed, Power, Mayhem, and Other Current Events at 16 10th Street. Presented by actors ages 7 – 13 and directed by Amy Spaulding-Heuring, this shortened, kid-friendly adaptation by Nancy Linehan Charles from William Shakespeare’s popular Scottish tragedy is told within a lively and humorous story-theater frame. Tickets cost $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 12 and younger. Friday and Saturday performances are at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m. For more information, please call 419-243-9277 or visit www.toledorep.org.
March 15: Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio 2014 Bowl for Kids’ Sake at Star Lanes in Port Clinton starting at 1 pm and 3:00 pm. Sign your teams up today, consisting of 4-5 people. Minimum team pledge is $250. There will be a grand prize raffle for a Kindle Fire HD and a Barnes and Noble Nook. Each bowler will receive one raffle ticket for every $100 raised individually, not as a team.
March 19: The Toledo Zoo’s popular Watch it Grow garden tour series starts on Wednesday, March 19, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. The program includes a tour of the Zoo’s historic Conservatory and Greenhouse (an area not normally open to the public), along with a talk on plant propagation. Because space is limited, registration is required for this tour; call 419.385.5721, ext. 2039 or email email@example.com to reserve your spot. This is the first of several 90-minute walking tours, all free with regular Zoo admission. Visitors are welcome to attend any or all sessions. Master Gardeners receive one hour of continuing education credit for each tour attended. Details for upcoming tours – all on Wednesdays, June 18, July 16, Aug. 20 and Sept. 17 – are being finalized. More information will be available at toledozoo.org/gardentours.
March 20: The 3rd Annual 80′s Roller Skating Party for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life team will be from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Maumee Ohio Skate 1370 Conant Street. There is a $4 entry fee that will go to the American Cancer Society and skate rental is $1. For more information contact Lori Johnson at 419.206.0738 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
March 22: The Waterville Area Chamber of Commerce invites community members to attend the 14thAnnual “Starry Night Wine & Art Gala.” The event will take place at Valleywood Golf Club at 13501 Airport Highway in Swanton. Doors open at 6 p.m. with light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar with dinner at 7 p.m., followed by live and silent auctions beginning at 8 p.m. Beth Rose, from Rose Auction Group has donated her time to be our auctioneer. Dance to the music from DJ Jason from JL Entertainment. This cocktail attire event features music and wine stations throughout the night with wines from around the world. Tickets are $50 per person, which includes hors d’oeuvres and dinner, as well as the wine-tasting stations. For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact the Waterville Area Chamber of Commerce at 419-878-5188 or visit the Chamber website at watervillechamber.com. Deadline to purchase tickets is March 15, no ticket sales at the door.
March 22: Together with Harley Davidson, the Toledo Repertoire Theatre and Community Shares are partnering to host the “Harley Davidson Spring Fling” fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Harley Davidson on West Central Ave. The event will feature music by Kentucky Chrome, a raffle, and food and beverages will be available for purchase. Join fellow community supporters for an early evening of food, entertainment and fun. Proceeds will benefit the Toledo Repertoire Theatre. For more information, please call Harley Davidson at 419-843-7892.
March 22: The “Voices of Harmony” Chorus, part of the Northwest Ohio Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society from Bowling Green, Ohio is holding a FREE performance, entitled “An Evening of A Capella” at the Alliance Church 1161 Napoleon Road, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402 at 7:30pm. The show will feature the “Voices of Harmony” chorus performing a wide variety of a capella music (many in the barbershop style). In addition, the chorus will welcome special guests Eclipse from Columbus, Ohio (the 2013 JAD Novice Quartet champions), and Northwest Ohio’s own “Sing-a-ma-jigs” (Sweet Adelines International Region 17 2014 Young Women in Harmony champs). Admission is FREE (donations will be accepted at the door). For more information, please call 888-741-SING (7464), email email@example.com, or go to www.thevoicesofharmony.org.
March 29: The Great Chili Cook Off at the Stranahan Great Hall 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd in Toledo. Taste a variety of chili from noon until 4 pm. Admission is free and the event benefits Mobile Meals of Toledo. For more information contact Carolyn Fox at 419.255.7806 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
April 30: Honor Flight Northwest Ohio’s first flight of the season. Other flights will be on May 21, June 18 and September 24. We anticipate that all World War II veterans and all Korean War veterans (those who are currently on our wait list) will have the opportunity to be on one of these four flights.
2014 will be Honor Flight Northwest Ohio’s last flying season. At the
end of the 2014 flying season, Honor Flight Northwest Ohio will cease
operations. Veterans who are not currently on Honor Flight Northwest Ohio’s wait list should consider the Mid-Michigan Honor Flight hub: email@example.com http://www.midmichiganhonorflight.com/applications-1 All of us at Honor Flight Northwest Ohio want to say “THANK YOU” (from
the bottom of our hearts) for all of your support over the past seven
years — support for our military veterans and support for our organization