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celebrateLOVE

Valentine’s Passion: Chocolate & Candlelight

Secor Metropark, Toledo

Friday, February 13 & Saturday, February 14 evening

Self-guided walk along a candle-lit trail leading to chocolate desserts, s’mores and cocoa.

metroparkstoledo.com

 

Vanimal-tine’s Day

Saturday, February 14, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Toledo Zoo

Visit the animals as they enjoy paper-mache valentines filled with species appropriate special treats

toledozoo.org

 

Chocolate is for Lovers Wine Trail

January 30 & 31 and February 6 & 7

Wine themed self-driving tour with chocolates & wine

Wineries from Cleveland to Conneaut, $50/couple

ohiowines.org

 

attendEVENTS

Greater Toledo Auto Show

SeaGate Convention Centre

Thursday, February 5-Sunday, February 8

Classic cars to up-and-coming new cars & trucks

toledoautoshow.org

 

2015 Black & White Sedan Bistro Series

Toledo Jazz Orchestra Salutes Big Bands

Sunday, January 25, 3 p.m., Toledo Club

The Septet plays arrangements from the greats such as Dorsey, Miller, and Goodman, $35 nonmembers

valentinetheatre.com

 

DiscoverTRAVEL

Outdoor Sports, Lake & Cabin Show

Memorial Coliseum, Fort Wayne, IN

Friday, January 23 through Sunday, January 25

100+ exhibitors—everything outdoors, live

fishing, air rifle range, archery, rock wall, unique

food, kayak rides

$10 adults, $5 parking, discount coupon on website

outdoorsportslakecabinshow.com

 

Arctic Ice Fest

Maritime Museum of Sandusky and in

Downtown Sandusky

Saturday & Sunday February 7 & 8, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Ice carvings, harvesting ice, ice diving demos, ice boat races, winter exhibits, crafts

sanduskymaritime.org

 

searchWEBSITES

Myfitnesspal.com

Free calorie counter, diet & exercise journal

 

Sixtyandme.com

Life after 60—positive, vibrant and active articles

 

Spoonacular.com

Recipe search engine and meal planner

 

Thestreet.com

Stock market & analysis, business news

 

Meetup.com

Meet people in your local community who share your interests

 

helpCHARITIES

Have a Heart Re-stock Drive

Franciscan Village, Sylvania

February 4-12

Collecting hygiene items

including toilet paper, shampoo, soap,

toothbrushes, etc. for those less fortunate

sylvaniafranciscanvillage.org

 

Toledo Area Ministries/Walleye Fun

Friday, January 30, 7:15 p.m.

To support the packing of 100,000 meals for needy on March 21. The Walleye will give $2 of each $15 game ticket purchased.

Call Donna Jean, 419-242-7401 Code: TAM

 

 

Humane Ohio’s

“Beat the Heat” promotion

The month of February spay

your female cat for just $20.

Call 419-266-5607 for appointment

humaneohio.org

 

serveVOLUNTEER

Metroparks of the Toledo Area

Volunteer trail patrol, monitoring,

special events

metroparkstoledo.com

 

Imagination Station

Variety of opportunities at this hands-on

science center in downtown Toledo.

imaginationstationtoledo.org