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Oregon Fest

Sunday, May 17, 12 noon-6 p.m.

Dustin Road, Oregon

Family-friendly free event includes business fair, parade, classic car show, entertainment, food

www.oregonfest.net

 

Toledo Mud Hens vs. Buffalo Bisons

Sunday, May 24, 6 p.m.

Pregame: Player autograph experience

Hens & Hounds Night.

Postgame: Kids Run the Bases & Fireworks Show

 

Memorial Day Commemoration: A Solemn Occasion

Monday, May 25, 12 noon-5 p.m.

Fort Meigs, Perrysburg

Honoring our nation’s fallen heroes. War of 1812 soldiers and civilians reenact camp life. Wreath laying ceremony at 2 p.m. at Fort Meigs monument. Wreath laying and musket salute at end of ceremony. Fee.

www.fortmeigs.org

 

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2nd Annual Wags & Wheels 5K

Saturday, May 2, 7:30 a.m.

Fossil Park, Sylvania

Funds benefit Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence, $20 adults pre-registered,

$25 day of.

www.abilitycenter.org

 

Blue Week 2015

May 12 through 17

Annual celebration of spring and the Oak Openings region. Bike rides, canoeing, hikes, demonstrations.

www.oakopenings.org & www.metroparkstoledo.com

 

Toledo Heart Walk & 5K

Saturday, May 30, 8:00 a.m.

The Huntington Center

Benefits American Heart Association, run/walk, health fair, free screenings, Kids Zone.

www.heart.org

 

 

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26th Annual Flower Day Weekend

May 23-25, Toledo Farmer’s Market, Downtown

Saturday (8-4 p.m.) & Monday (8-2 p.m.) Market Days

Sunday (8-4 p.m.) Flower Day

www.toledofarmersmarket.com

 

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Roadtrippers.com

Maps built for travelers

 

Everythingzoomer.com

45+ lifestyle website

 

shopzilla.com

comparison shopping online

 

picmonkey.com

feature-rich free online photo editor

 

epicurious.com

recipes, menus, cooking info & food guides

 

metroparkstoledo.com

programs, volunteer opportunities,

park locations

 

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Treasures with a Twist—The Victory Center

Sunday, May 17, 7-11 p.m.

Parkway Place, Maumee

Cuisine grazing, wine & beer sampling,

silent & live auctions, music, dancing, “twist” contest

www.thevictorycenter.org

 

Food for Thought

Volunteer for the mobile food pantries,

warehouse stocking, Friday night

lunch packing, Saturday morning

picnics, or administrative help

Food for Thought is  a 501(c)3 nonprofit

dedicated to feeding the

Toledo region in a thoughtful way.

www.feedtoledo.org

 

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Biggest Week in American Birding

May 8 through 17

Maumee Bay Lodge & Conference Center

Guided tours through Magee Marsh &

Ottawa National Wildlife Refugee,

information & talks all about birds.

www.biggestweekinamericanbirding.com

 

Put-in-Bay Island Wide Garage Sale

Sunday, May 17, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Downtown Put-in-Bay businesses & island residents join together for one gigantic sale.

www.visitputinbay.com