Briefs

COME ON DOWN, TOLEDO!

The classic game show “The Price is Right” comes to Toledo with a special live stage version at the Stranahan Theater.

Holiday Wreaths With HeART

An exhibit of holiday wreaths — some of which will be available for purchase — are the focus of an event held at the HeART Gallery.

2019 Maker’s Mart

The kinda-annual celebration of locally-made arts and crafts returns as Handmade Toledo presents its 2019 Maker’s Mart.

Caregiver Expo

The Area Office on Aging of Northwest Ohio’s Caregiver Expo is a way to give support for those who care for their loved ones, providing important information and resources for those helping souls.

Keeping Memories Alive

Seniors and their families can join the NW Ohio Gerontological Association to make a memory book during this meaningful workshop.

Poco Piatti Offers Pair Of Delicious Dinners

Diners looking for an exquisite departure from the ordinary can feast their appetites at Poco Piatti Downtown this month, as they’ll offer two unique dining events.

Perlman Plays With TSO To Celebrate Williams

Itzhak Perlman, widely considered the greatest violinist alive, will pay tribute to Williams with a November 12 performance with the Toledo Symphony Orchestra.

Writing from the HeART

If you are looking for an activity that incorporates creativity and exercises your memory, the Riverside Writers at the HeART Gallery could be for you.

Metroparks Toledo Acquires Spuyten Duyval Golf Course

Over 220 acres of land currently occupied by Spuyten Duyval golf course will soon become the latest expansion to Secor Metropark.

Toledo Buffalo Soldiers Recognized

The members of the Toledo Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club were named recipients of the 2019 William L. Mallory Award on September 11, as part of the Urban Minority Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Outreach Program conference in Toledo.

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio recognize Women of Distinction

The Girl Scouts of Western Ohio honored women making an impact in the Toledo area at its 2019 Women of Distinction ceremony at Lourdes University on Thursday, October 17.

Historians Revisit Forest Cemetery

Two local historians/authors are showing their appreciation for one of the oldest cemeteries in Toledo with the newly released book, Toledo’s Forest Cemetery. The cemetery, founded in 1840, has some of Toledo’s most influential figures and founders buried within the grounds: Benjamin F. Stickney, ship captains, the first fire and police chiefs, and 16 mayors.

Fighting opioid addiction

In recognition of work preventing and addressing opioid addiction in seniors, the Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio (AOoA) received its 13th Innovations and Achievement Award. The AOoA has partnered with the Lucas County Sheriff, Bowling Green State University and the Wood County Committee on Aging to combat the disturbing frequency of opioid addiction

Wood County Humane Society Launches Doggy Day Out

The Wood County Humane Society launched an exciting new program, Doggy Day Out, a volunteer initiative that allows community members to walk shelter dogs to help with socialization, exercise and promotion of adoption. The program was made possible by a grant of $5,000 from Maddie’s Fund, named after a miniature schnauzer who gave her philanthropist

Otterbein SeniorLife Wins Awards through the Leading Age Employer of Choice Initiative

Otterbein SeniorLife has had the honor of receiving a gold and bronze award for workforce excellence through the Leading Age Ohio Employer of Choice Initiative. The award-winning health and human services ministry met the requirements by maintaining an 80 percent or higher occupancy rate and three stars or higher from the Centers for Medicare and

End Veteran Homelessness

Take the opportunity to thank a veteran by participating in the Veterans Matter Walk, whose goal is to provide 20 or more veterans with housing. Throughout its history, the event has provided long-term housing for 3,000 veterans nationally, with a 91 percent success rate of keeping veterans from ending up back on the street. Go