calendarUpdated February 5, 2016

St. Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary Schedules Fundraiser Events
St. Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary Team 6 will host a “Taste of Chocolate” sale on Friday, February 12, partnering with N&Y Confectioneries, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the St. Luke’s Hospital private dining room. Stop by and support the auxiliary.
St. Luke’s Hospital Auxiliary Team 6 will also host a “Thirty-One Gifts” sale on Friday, February 26 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the St. Luke’s Hospital auditorium.

Camp & Travel RV Show Set At Seagate Centre
The 51st annual Camp and Travel Regional RV Show will be held on Friday through Sunday, February 12-14 at the Seagate Convention Centre in downtown Toledo. The show offers RV enthusiasts an opportunity to view the full range of new RV models and accessories. This year’s show features over 30 exhibitors and more than 100 RV units including RV dealers, RV manufacturers, as well as suppliers and campgrounds from neighboring states.
Show hours are 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, February 12 and 13, and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 14.
Admission is $7.00 for adults. Discount coupons are available at participating RV dealers, and online at Seniors are $5.00 on Friday only. Children 12 and under are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. The Seagate Convention Centre is located on Jefferson Street between Summit and Superior Streets in downtown Toledo. Call (419) 255-3300 or go to for more information.

The Andersons Announces 2016 Home Show Dates
The Andersons Inc. is sponsoring the 2016 Home Show on Saturday, February 13 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday, February 14 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at The Andersons store on Illinois Avenue in Maumee.
National reps will offer “how-to” advice to homeowners about everything from selecting the perfect kitchen cabinets to choosing the right installer. The newest in kitchens, baths, countertops and wall finishes, along with the latest and hottest tools, will be featured.
Personal project planners will be available to explain The Andersons’ free planning service. The Andersons’ experts can visit a home, ask all the right questions and turn ideas into a workable plan. They’ll take care of the measuring and ordering and arrange for installation or give professional advice to do-it-yourselfers.
The Home Show is free and open to the general public. Special Home Show buys will be available at all The Andersons stores.

Seasonal Events Scheduled At Majestic Oak Winery
Majestic Oak Winery, 13544 Mohler Rd., Grand Rapids, will host a mic and taco night on the third Thursday of each month.
On the first Thursday of each month through March, a knit and sip will be held from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Bring a current project and enjoy the evening with others who share your hobby.
For more information on any of the events, visit or call (419) 875-6474.

Jesus Christ Superstar Staged At Maumee Indoor Theater
3B Productions will present the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar on Thursday, February 11 through Sunday, February 14 at the Maumee Indoor Theater. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances will be held at 8:00 p.m. with a Sunday matinee offered at 2:30 p.m.
Conversations with the cast and crew immediately follow each performance.
Tickets are $15.00 for general seating, $17.00 for preferred seating in the first five rows and $13.00 for students and seniors. For tickets, visit, or stop in at the Maumee Indoor Theater.
An additional $5.00 per ticket earns attendees a special wine and cheese buffet before each show, as well as early entrance into the theater. For more information, visit

St. Joseph Rosary Society To Host Spaghetti Dinner
The Maumee St. Joseph’s Rotary Altar Society will host its annual spaghetti dinner on Sunday, February 14 from noon to 5:00 p.m.
The meal includes homemade spaghetti and meatballs, tossed salad, garlic bread, beverage with refills and dessert for $7.00 for adults, $4.00 for children ages 4-11 and free for children ages 3 and under.
Dinner will be served in the St. Joseph’s Community Center on the corner of Allen Street and West Broadway in Maumee.

Granite City Dine-To-Donate Set For USAFA Parents Club
Granite City will host a “Dine-to-Donate” event on Monday, February 15 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Twenty percent of proceeds will be donated to the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) Parents Club of Northwest Ohio. The club supports parents and cadets currently attending the USAFA.
Interested parties can e-mail or call (419) 385-5896 to obtain a flyer to present to the server.
Granite City is located at 2300 Village Dr. in The Shops at Fallen Timbers in Maumee.

Appold Planetarium Show Explores Size Of Universe
The Lourdes University Appold Planetarium will host BIG, a show that takes a quirky and imaginative look at the size and scale of our universe.
Admission prices are $5.00 for adults and $4.00 for children 12 and under. The family-friendly shows are offered at 7:30 p.m. on Saturdays, February 20 and 27; and on Fridays, February 19 and 26.
Reservations are recommended. Call (419) 517-8897 or e-mail

Winterfest 2016 Showcases Ice-Carving Competition
Downtown Perrysburg Inc. (DPI) will host Winterfest 2016, a National Ice Carving Association (NICA) sanctioned event during the weekend of February 19-21.
Ice carvers from around the country will compete for $15,000 in prize money.
In partnership with Levis Commons, downtown Perrysburg will host ice sculptures of every imaginative design, festive lights and three fun-filled days of music, great food and family activities. “Anna” and “Elsa” from Laurel’s Princess Parties will make an appearance this year with a meet and greet for the children.
A Friday night beer tasting from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m., presented by Owens Illinois, as well as a Saturday wine tasting from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m., will be offered.
Beer-tasting tickets are $35.00 for general admission and $50.00 for VIPs and can be purchased at
Wine-tasting tickets are $50.00 and can be purchased at

Community Of Christ Event Features Chaplin, Organist
On Saturday, February 20 at 7:00 p.m., Community of Christ Lutheran Church will present organist Aaron David Miller accompanying the Charlie Chaplin silent movie comedy, The Gold Rush. Miller is one of the best at accompanying these oldies on the organ with 1920s flair. Come enjoy an old-fashioned evening of entertainment. Freewill offering.
Community of Christ Lutheran Church is located at 6517 Finzel Rd., Whitehouse. For more information, call (419) 877-0607 or visit

Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser Benefits Maumee Band
The Maumee Band Parents Organization will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for the Maumee Winterguard and Indoor Drumline teams on Sunday, February 21 at 5:30 p.m. at Maumee High School.
The cost of the event is $8.00 per person, which includes dinner and admission to the preview show following dinner. Tickets can be purchased by e-mailing or by seeing any member or staff of each team.

Children’s Choir Announces Public Performance Schedule
The Children’s Choir of Northwest Ohio is a nonprofit community choir serving children in grades 3-10 throughout the Toledo and Northwest Ohio area.
The Jubilate Choir is for children in grades 3-5. It is an entry-level choir in which children learn about singing in a group, reading printed music, developing aural skills, blending their voices and singing unison and two-part music. Children in fifth grade and up are placed in the Bel Canto Choir. Bel Canto Choir gives children the opportunity to continue developing and expanding the skills introduced in Jubilate Choir. In addition to more performance opportunities, Bel Canto members are expected to show commitment to rehearsals and practicing at home.
The program’s mission is to provide an enrichment experience for children who have talent and interest in singing and who desire an opportunity to sing in a children’s choir.
Upcoming public performances include:
Toledo Main Library on Saturday, February 20 at 11:00 a.m.
Zoar Lutheran Church, Perrysburg, on Friday, February 26, time TBD.
Maumee Performing Arts Center on Sunday, April 10 at 4:00 p.m.
For more information, visit, e-mail or call (419) 377-7710.

Toledo Zoo Website Offers Half-Price Entry Tickets
Need an inexpensive yet incredibly entertaining activity to drive away the winter blahs?
The Toledo Zoo is offering its help with a half-off admission coupon. The coupon is available online at through Monday, February 29 and is redeemable on visits within the same time period.
Guests must present the coupon in printed or digital form at the entry gate to receive the discount. The coupon is not valid with any other offers and does not apply to groups of 20 or more.
Details, including a full listing of all the zoo’s fun and affordable events, are available at

Glass City Singles’ Dances Held At Holland Gardens
Glass City Singles regularly holds a variety of themed dances at Holland Gardens, 6530 Angola Rd., Holland. Upcoming dance events are listed below. For information, visit or call (734) 856-8963.
On Friday, March 4, a Wild, Wild West Rodeo Western Night will be held from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $8.00.
On Sunday, March 20, a Hawaiian Night will be held from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $8.00.

Theatre For The World Cast Presents Harmony Romances
Theatre for the World and Waterville United Methodist Church will entertain audiences with Harmony Romances on Friday and Saturday, March 4-5 at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, March 6 at 1:30 p.m.
The small-cast comedy, written by local playwright Ron Hill, is a humorous look at how a church funeral committee reacts as one of their own rekindles a romance with her long-lost high school sweetheart over the Internet. Gossip is not encouraged, but these folks can’t resist sharing their crazy thoughts on this relationship.
No advance tickets are needed. Canned goods or nonperishable food items are welcome at the door and a freewill offering will be taken after the show. All proceeds will benefit three local pantries. Waterville United Methodist Church is located at 102 N. Fifth St., Waterville. Further information is available at

Waterville Area Chamber Sets Wine Tasting/Auction Event
The Waterville Area Chamber of Commerce will host its 16th annual wine tasting and art auction, “The 2016 Black and White Gala,” on Saturday, March 19.
The event will be held at Valleywood Golf Club, 13501 Airport Hwy., Swanton. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. and the auction, featuring auctioneer Beth Rose, at 8:00 p.m.
This year’s event will be a celebration of works from local artists with more than a dozen artistic styles and mediums accompanied by wine selections from around the world.
Tickets are $60.00 each. Black and white cocktail attire required. Must be 21 or older to attend.
For more information or to purchase tickets, call (419) 878-5188.

PACT Kielbasa Cook-Off Seeks Event Contestants
The Polish-American Community of Toledo (PACT) seeks contestants for the fifth semi-annual Kielbasa Cook-Off, to be held on Saturday, April 23 from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the St. Clement’s Community Center, 2990 Tremainsville Rd., Toledo.
The event features homemade kielbasa from old family recipes and allows people to sample the special kielbasa recipes and vote for their favorite. Amateur kielbasa makers from all over the area compete for the title of Toledo’s kielbasa “King” or “Queen” and cash awards or trophies.
There will be plenty of beer, sweet and sour cabbage, coffee cake and other Polish delicacies to go along with the kielbasa. Admission is $5.00 per person and $3.00 for PACT members. Money raised by the Kielbasa Cook-Off will go to fund PACT’s capital campaign to help fund the development of a Polish Cultural Center in the Toledo area.
PACT would like to hear from interested contestants no later than Tuesday, March 1. Contact Betty Osenbaugh at (419) 691-5058 or (419) 508-1273, or e-mail or

Band Parents Organization Slates 2016 Reverse Raffle
The Maumee Band Parents Organization will hold its annual Reverse Raffle on Saturday, March 12 at Parkway Place in Maumee. The theme this year is “A Night at the Movies.”
Tickets are $50.00 each or $90.00 for two. The tickets include dinner with complimentary wine, beer, pop and water with a cash bar available. There will be silent and live auctions, as well as multiple games of chance for the enjoyment of the attendees.
Tickets may be purchased by e-mailing

Thunderbirds To Fly High In 2016 Toledo Air Show
The 180th Fighter Wing and the Toledo Lucas County Port Authority announce the 2016 Toledo Air Show is scheduled for July 16-17.
The Toledo Air Show will be the first of its kind for the Toledo area in more than 10 years and will feature the Thunderbirds, the air demonstration squadron of the United States Air Force.
The lineup for the Toledo Air Show will include other military air demonstration teams, civilian air demonstration teams and displays of military aircraft and equipment from across the Department of Defense and the Ohio National Guard.
Planning is currently underway and more information will be released as it becomes available.

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