Updated June 29, 2015
Hollywood Casino Hosts July 4th Comedy Jam
Hollywood Casino Toledo will present the Hollywood Comedy Jam starring Mike Epps on Saturday, July 4.
The event also features Earthquake, Tony Roberts and Tommy Davidson, with music by DJ Webstar.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com or at any Ticketmaster outlet.
Fort Meigs Weekend Event Celebrates Independence
Fort Meigs will offer visitors the opportunity to see where Ohio’s independence was secured during the War of 1812 on Saturday, July 4 and Sunday, July 5.
Soldiers and civilians from the War of 1812 will provide hands-on activities and weapons demonstrations. Experience a re-creation of the original 1813 Independence Day celebration at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 4. Watch as War of 1812 soldiers fire the cannons 18 times, hear the original toasts to the nation given in 1813 and listen as fife and drum music fills the air.
The site will be open from noon to 5:00 p.m. each day. Event admission is $8.00 for adults, $7.00 for seniors and $4.00 for children ages 6-18. OHS members, children 5 and under and active-duty military members with proper ID are admitted free. For more information, visit www.fortmeigs.org or call (800) 283-8916 or (419) 874-4121.
Hollywood Casino Presents Blondie & Melissa Ethridge
Blondie and Melissa Etheridge will perform at Hollywood Casino Toledo on Sunday, July 5.
New wave icon Blondie will co-headline with legendary singer, songwriter and guitarist Melissa Etheridge as part of the Hollywood Concert Series. The series runs all summer long in a unique open-air venue located alongside the picturesque Maumee River.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.ticketmaster.com or at any Ticketmaster outlet.
Stautzenberger College Hosts Free Community Job Fair
Stautzenberger College, 1796 Indian Wood Circle, Arrowhead Park, Maumee, will hold a free, communitywide job fair on Tuesday, July 7 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event is open to any jobseeker, with many employers and recruiters scheduled to attend.
Companies interested in participating can contact Lori VanLiere at (419) 866-0261 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Timothy’s Hosts July 10 HarpFEST
St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Perrysburg will host its annual HarpFEST on Friday, July 10 at 7:00 p.m. The free multi-generational concert will include solo harp mu-sic, small groups, and music performed by a 15-member en-semble ages 11 to 84. Directed by Nancy Lendrim, principal harp of the Toledo Symphony Orchestra, the concert wraps up a weeklong workshop. The church is located at 871 E. Boundary St. in Perrysburg.
Glass City Singles’ Dances Slated 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 www.toledosingles.com or call (734) 856-8963.
On Friday, July 10 a Cool Down With Shorts Night will be held from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $8.00.
On Friday, July 24 a Rodeo Cowboy Hoe-Down will be held from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Admission is $8.00.
Benefit Dinner Announced For Brooklyn Leonhardt
The American Legion Post 320 Sons of the American Legion, together with the Legion Riders, will host a benefit chicken dinner on Saturday, July 11 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at 204 Illinois Ave., Maumee. The cost is $10.00 for a quarter-chicken dinner. Children’s portions will be available.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Brooklyn Leonhardt, daughter of Angie Hill and Chris Leonhardt.
Brooklyn has immune thrombocytopenia (ITP), which causes her to have very low blood platelets that could result in her bleeding out. She is starting a new treatment and the amount of insurance coverage that will be provided for the treatment has not yet been determined. Her prescriptions are also cost-prohibitive. The funds raised at the event will help pay for her medical expenses.
A 50/50 and other raffles will also be offered. Those interested in donating items for the raffle, or those simply interested in donating, may call the Legion at (419) 893-5861.
Chippendales Performers Stop At Hollywood Casino
Hollywood Casino Toledo will present the Chippendales’ “Get Lucky 2015” tour on Saturday, July 11 at 8:00 p.m. as part of the Hollywood Concert Series.
The Chippendales performance will be the centerpiece of a “Girls’ Weekend Celebration” at Hollywood Casino. This three-day event, running from Friday, July 10 through Sunday, July 12, will also feature live music in the H Lounge, food deals and specialty cocktails created just for the occasion.
Guests have a chance to win a Chippendales VIP package by participating in the Girls’ Night Out selfie contest. To enter, upload a photo on Hollywood Casino Toledo’s Facebook contest page or use the hashtag #GNOTOLEDO on Instagram or Twitter. The top three photos that receive the highest number of votes will win a VIP package. The grand prize includes 15 tickets and a $500 food credit to Scene, one of Hollywood Casino Toledo’s restaurants. Runner-up wins 10 tickets and second runner-up wins five tickets to the show. All VIP packages include the opportunity to meet the men of Chippendales.
Tickets can be purchased at www.Ticketmaster.com or at any Ticketmaster outlet. Limited quantities of specially priced $10.00 tickets are available while supplies last.
Ultimate Air Dogs Featured At The Andersons Maumee
The Andersons will host the high-flying Ultimate Air Dogs, sponsored by Purina, in seven free shows at The Andersons, 530 Illinois Ave., Maumee, on Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and 12. Splashes will take place at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00, 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, and at noon and 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, followed by the finals at 4:00 p.m.
High-flying dogs, including local entrants, will run down a 40-foot dock and dive into a 22,000-gallon swimming pool, reaching distances of over 25 feet in this official Ultimate Air Dogs Competition. Local dogs may be registered to participate online for $15.00 fee at www.ultimateairdogs.com. Registration will also be accepted on the day of the event for a $20.00 fee. Participation is limited to 30-40 dogs per splash.
Prizes will be awarded to the participants. For more information about the Ultimate Air Dogs, visit www.ultimateairdogs.com.
Maumee Community Band Offers Music By The River
The Maumee Community Band will perform Music by the River concerts on the lawn of the Maumee Branch Library on River Road on Tuesdays, July 14 and August 11 at 7:00 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket for seating.
Pizza Palooza Planned At Centennial Terrace
The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce and the Sylvania Area Joint Recreation District present Pizza Palooza at Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd., Sylvania. Times for the event are 5:00 to 11:30 p.m. on Friday, July 24 and 4:00 to 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 25.
Pizza will be professionally judged on Friday with winners announced at 8:00 p.m. People’s Choice winners will be announced on Saturday at 9:00 p.m.
New to this year’s event is an app to simplify the People’s Choice voting process. Attendees can vote via the app on their iPhones/Android devices or through a polling station on the premises.
Palooza enthusiasts will enjoy fabulous musical entertainment both Friday and Saturday evening featuring Arctic Clam, the Grape Smugglers and Last Born Sons on Friday; and Distant Cousinz, the Eight-Fifteens and A Bunch of Yahoos on Saturday.
Children’s activities will take place from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. each day. This will feature clowns, face painting and activities from Imagination Station, YMCA/JCC, the Toledo Zoo, Salon Institute TIGI Creative School, Over the Rainbow Early Learning Center and The Bouncy Thing.
Admission tickets are $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for children 5-12; children 4 and under are admitted free. Pizza vendors will be selling pizza for $1.50-$2.00 a slice. Advance tickets are available at Metamora State Bank and the Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce office.
Hollywood Casino Series Features Heart Concert
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Heart will perform live at Hollywood Casino Toledo on Friday, July 31 at 8:00 p.m. as part of the Hollywood Concert Series.
Tickets can be purchased at www.Ticketmaster.com or at any Ticketmaster.
Outlaw Cruisers Car Show Slated At The Andersons
The 16th annual Outlaw Cruisers Classic Car Show will be held on Sunday, August 2 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at The Andersons in Maumee. Driver registration will be before 11:00 a.m. All proceeds benefit Sunshine Communities.
For more information, visit www.sunshine.org/2015/06/outlaw-cruisers-classic-car-show-3.
Classic Car Show Planned At Maumee Summer Fair
The Maumee Masonic Complex, Royal Arch Masons of Ohio District 8 and the Maumee Uptown Business Association will hold a classic car show at the Maumee Summer Fair on Saturday, August 8 on Conant Street and East Broadway.
Preregistration will take place from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. The cost to preregister is $8.00. Registration the day of show is $10.00. Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 100 cars. A cash award to the car club with the most entries will be offered. A 50/50 raffle and music by Anthony Wayne Sound will also be featured. Proceeds will benefit Adopt America.
For more information or to register, visit www.maumeesummerfair.com/uploads/forms/2015CarShowFlyer.pdf.
Electronic Recycling Held At The Andersons Stores
The Andersons Inc. will offer several electronics recycling and document destruction events to be held at stores on upcoming Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Upcoming 2015 eCycle Days include:
September 12, Toledo store, 4701 Talmadge Rd.
September 26, Maumee store, 530 Illinois Ave.
Items being accepted are listed below:
- Computers and computer parts, monitors, servers, terminals, laptops, hard drives, keyboards, computer mice, printers, toner and ink, hubs, routers and networking equipment.
- Telephone equipment, cables, cell phones and fax machines.
- VCRs, DVD players, speakers, radios and projectors.
- Electronic games, cameras and typewriters.
- Microwaves, cash registers, time clocks and PDAs.
A $5.00 donation is appreciated to help defray expenses.
No TVs, air conditioners or appliances, paint, fluorescent bulbs or alkaline batteries can be accepted.
All of the electronic items collected will be recycled and disposed of in an environ-mentally responsible manner, keeping them out of landfills.
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