Briefs

Award-Winning American Frame

Mail-order custom frame company American Frame was honored with a Better Business Bureau Torch Award for their ethics and integrity in conducting business.

Earth, Wind & Fire

The mighty elements take over the Toledo Zoo Amphitheater to put on an energetic show that will have you grooving the night away. Wednesday, 7.17 | 7:30pm 2700 Broadway St. 419-385-5721, Ext. 6001 | ticketmaster.com $60-$480

Top Coastal Town

Sandusky has been named the number one coastal small town after being nominated by USA Today!

Truck Driver Of The Year

Barbara Herman has 34 years of experience working as a truck driver. Now, with five years left until her retirement, she has been honored with a National Tank Truck award as driver of the year.

Diana Ross Concert

Don’t miss out on your chance to see the iconic singer at this downtown concert series! Sing along to hits like “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “I’m Coming Out,” and more. $25-$30. Gates open at 5pm. Show begins at 6:15pm. Wednesday, 7.12 Promenade Park | 400 Water St. 419-321-5007 | promenadeconcerts.com

Tree City USA

Lakeside Chautauqua has been recognized this year as a Tree City in an awards ceremony hosted by the Village of Crestline and its Tree Commission.

The Eyes Of Artists

American Frame and The Sight Center have partnered to display up to 30 paintings by local artists who are legally blind. All of the paintings are available for sale while the exhibit is open through July, and they include Toledo’s own Dave Wisniewski, Jeannin Dailey, and others. A reception will be held from 5:30-7:30pm. Thursday,

Care For An Arnold Palmer?

Sylvania Country Club has made a big change in their operations by selecting Arnold Palmer Golf Management as their full-service country club management team.

TMA Block Party

Thousands come out to the Toledo Museum of Art grounds to enjoy this free event. It includes live music, food vendors, beer from Earnest Beer Works, cash bars, a Jeep Show, glassblowing demos and other activities the whole family can enjoy for free. 6-10pm | Saturday, 7.13 Toledo Museum of Art | 2445 Monroe St.

Local Veteran Has 100th Birthday

Marion Risk celebrated a huge milestone on April 28th with his 100th birthday.

Archiving Activism

The University of Toledo’s Canaday Center recently opened the exhibit Protest: Activism and Social Change, 1845-2015, presenting archives from both local and national movements.

Breakfast on the Farm

Looking for a fun, family-focused event? Attend Breakfast on the Farm, Saturday, June 15 at the Henricks & Krieger Dairy in Fayette, Ohio, where you and your family will have the chance to meet local farmers, see some cows and even tour a working farm! In addition, you’ll enjoy a FREE breakfast and learn about

Share your TMA story

In celebration of its 118th year, the Toledo Museum of Art is working on an oral history initiative, asking for stories from the community about their TMA experiences. To share accounts of how you spent time in the Museum in years past, email library@toledomuseum.org to set up an appointment to have your story recorded. The

Toledo Club awarded for renovation

The North American Association of Club Athletic Directors (NACAD) has named the Toledo Club 2018 Renovation of the Year. Improving the athletic department through fundraising alone, the Club did not need to increase member dues, and was able to build a sauna and provide updated squash courts, showers, and fitness equipment. The Toledo Club beat

Summer Evenings at Olander Park

Spend perfect summer evenings at Olander Park’s Nederhouser Community Hall Deck every other Wednesday evening, June 12- August 21; 6pm, Swisher Dogs & Mayberry Ice Cream; 6:15 to 6:45pm – Unfiltered – Toledo’s Premier Improv Troupe; 7pm – Concert. Parking and admission free for Sylvania School District residents; all others $3-per-car parking fee.

TMA hosts Car Show with new exhibit

The Toledo Museum of Art is hosting a car show as part of their Life is a Highway: Art and American Car Culture exhibition on display from June 15 to September 15. Featuring live music and kid-friendly art projects, Cars and Coffee is the perfect compliment to the 125-work exhibit, which highlights the cultural importance