Briefs

Meet the Authors

Presented by the Library Legacy Foundation, the Authors! Series for this month will not disappoint. First up is Heather Morris, author of the bestselling novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz, a heart wrenching account of Lale Sokolov, who was forced to work as a tattooist in the concentration camp. At the end of the month, attendees

Walt Churchill’s Wins Outstanding Multistore Award

Walt Churchill’s Market was named Outstanding Multistore in the Progressive Grocers 7th Annual Outstanding Independents Awards, a celebration of independent grocers who provide fresh foods and quality products to their communities. “This year’s honorees offer inspiration to all retailers on how to operate a successful grocery business,” said Kat Martin, senior editor of Progressive Grocer.

Support for MemoryLane

For the third year, Yark Automotive is supporting local families affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia through donations to MemoryLane Care Services. A portion of the sales from all cars sold in December 2018 from Yark dealerships are going to the organization, and Toyota has agreed to match $10,000 of raised funds. “Yark Automotive Group is

Zest of Toledo

For the 2nd Annual Zest of Toledo, 25 local chefs will prepare their best dishes, to be paired with wine, at Hensville Park, followed by an after-party/raffle at Fleetwood’s Tap Room. All proceeds go to support the Aurora Project, Toledo Day Nursery, Toledo GROWS, and Toledo Northwest Ohio Food Bank. Ticket costs are mostly tax

Art Loop is Back!

It’s springtime, and you know what that means… Art Loops are back! On April 18, explore downtown Toledo’s finest studios, galleries, exhibitions, businesses, live music, and so many other surprises. This family-friendly event has a little of something for everyone; whether you are into literature or art installations, this is a wonderful opportunity to learn

Birds of Paradise

As part of the National Geographic Live Speaker Series at the Toledo Museum of Art, the authors of Birds of Paradise Revealed will present a riveting presentation on their work photographing these vibrant, colorful birds. Photographer and forest canopy researcher Tim Laman and ornithologist Ed Scholes have incredible adventures to share about capturing the beauty

Grand Re-Opening of Thomas M. Wernert Center

After a $2.7 million renovation and expansion, the Thomas M. Wernert Center is hosting its Grand Re-Opening. The Center’s tireless advocacy for mental health recovery and support is a valuable resource for those living with mental illness. With a knowledgeable staff and peer-to-peer support through social programs and wellness education, the Re-Opening is the perfect

50+ Basketball Open Court

Shoot some hoops with other semi-competitive players.

The Digestion Connection Class

Looking to improve your digestion, or maybe learn more about the effects your gut has on your health?

Paint An Impressionist Still Life Class

Award-winning artist Mary Jane Erard will be leading a Paint an Impressionist Still Life class, where students will use soft or oil pastels with impressionist techniques to recreate a still life arrangement.

Crafty Clubs At The Library

Get crafty with the Knit and Crochet Club at the West Toledo Branch and Open Crafting with Fiberworks Orphans at the Heatherdowns branch.

Lucas County Social Justice Winners

Lucas County made an incredible showing at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Awards this year, with four recipients honored for their achievements in social justice.

Welcome TLC Receives Gateways For Growth Challenge Award

Welcome Toledo-Lucas County (Welcome TLC) recently received a Gateways for Growth Challenge award for their work in welcoming and helping immigrants to integrate into our region.

Senior Stroll Around Wildwood

Meet with a group every Wednesday for a slow-paced hike around Wildwood.

Unforgettable Afternoon Of Classical Music

The Toledo Symphony Youth Orchestra Side-by-Side Concert brings the youth and professional TSOs together for an unforgettable afternoon of classical music.

Neighbors Calling Neighbors Program

ProMedica and the Area Office on Aging (AOoA) have partnered to combat social isolation in seniors with the recently launched Neighbors Calling Neighbors Program.