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June/July Local Notes: Watch the Dana Open, Picnic with Polka

Here’s what’s going on locally in Northwest Ohio:

Check out the LPGA Dana Open

Photo provided via danaopen.com.

Fore! Look out for the annual Dana Open LPGA Tournament July 10 through July 16. One of the longest running LPGA Tour events, The tournament was founded in 1984 and has since been hosted annually in Sylvania. Over that time, the tournament has raised $13.2 million for more than 215 local children’s charities. Highland Meadows Golf Club, 7455 Erie St., Sylvania. For more information, visit danaopen.com.

All’s Fair In Lucas County

Lucas County Fair poster
Photo provided via Lucas County Fair.

Looking for some fun in Lucas County? The annual Toledo Lucas County Fair begins Monday, July 10 and runs through Sunday, July 16 at the Lucas County Fairgrounds, 1406 Key St. in Maumee. Sunday July 16 will feature a parade at 3 pm with the crowning of the Fair King and Queen at 4 pm. Friday, July 14 hear country music star Tyler Farr in concert at 7 pm with food, dancing, fun and more. To learn more about the event, visit lucascountyfair.com.

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Picnic and Polka 

Polish Summer picnic poster
Photo provided via Polish Summer Picnic website.

Roll out the barrels! The Toledo Area Polka Society promises barrels of fun at the 8th Annual Polish Summer Picnic.  This year the dancing and festivities will take place at the Oak Shade Grove Pavilion, 3624 Seaman Road in Oregon. June 16 and 17, picnic and polka lovers can listen to music, enjoy local vendors and relax in the outdoor pavilion. For event times, an entertainment schedule or more information, visit tapspolkas.com

TARTA Flex-ing

Tarta Flex poster
Photo provided via TARTA.

The Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) and the Area Office on Aging (AOA) are teaming up with a new on-demand service, TARTA Flex, a point-to-point service that can be used within specific transit zones or through fixed-route buses. Passengers 65 and over, or paratransit-eligible, can travel door-to-door in TARTA’s coverage area for just $3 one-way. The Flex Zones include Sylvania, Holland, Ottawa Hills, Springfield Township and Sylvania Township, as well as the Eugene F. Kranz Toledo Express Airport. To learn more, visit tarta.com/flex, download the TARTA Flex app or call 419-382-9901 to schedule a ride.

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