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EDITOR’S NOTE – November 2020

Dear Readers, In this, our last issue for 2020, I’m thinking about a year dominated by Covid-19 – births, deaths, schools, jobs, elections, social activities.  I have maintained a positive attitude with my family, weaving our way through a life of social distancing, masks, handwashing while missing our friends and hugs.  Overall, my family has

Battle of the Birdhouses

A challenge for nature lovers and craftsmen alike is currently underway with Battle of the Birdhouses, a challenge where registered groups compete to create the most impressive birdhouse for a nonprofit auction! Nature’s Nursery Center for Wildlife Rehabilitation created this contest/auction as a fundraiser for their busiest year yet. As it is one of their

Ask the Financial Expert Retirement Q+A

What got you excited about financial services? Contrary to what most people think, I’ve never considered financial services to be about money. Our primary job is to allow our clients to forget about money and instead do the things they love on a daily basis. It’s the freedom from money that people desire, and I

Discover mysteries of the deep with a local underwater archaeologist

From shipwrecks to aquatic treasures, underwater archaeologist Carrie Sowden dives into marine mysteries every day as the Archaeological Director of the National Museum of the Great Lakes.  Toledoans curious to take the plunge and learn more about Sowden’s fascinating career can do so soon.  On Friday, May 29 at 10am, the Imagination Station will host

TMA asking for submissions for “virtual quilt”

UPDATE: As of Thursday, May 28, the deadline has been extended. Photos of finished quilt blocks should be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EDT, June 22, 2020. The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) is offering artists from both the Toledo area and around the world the chance to add to a “virtual quilt” that represent aspects of life

Stream Menopause the Musical

If you’re looking for ways to support the art scene during COVID-19 and you could use a good laugh, Menopause the Musical is just the ticket. You can now stream the show knowing that 10 percent of the proceeds go to The Actors Fund, which provides financial assistance to performing artists.  The long-running production features