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Historic Old West End Festival/Home Tours

Saturday, June 6 & Sunday June 7, 10 am to 11 pm

Between Robinwood, Bancroft, Collingwood

& Monroe Streets in Toledo

Juried art fair, yard sales, entertainment,

children’s activities, vendors, food

5K Stampede – Sunday, 9 am

www.toledooldwestend.com

 

Holland Strawberry Fest

Wednesday, June 17 – Sunday, June 21,

Holland, Ohio

Crafts, rides, entertainment, bingo, Sunday parade & strawberries. $3 admission

www.hollandstrawberryfestival.org

 

3rd Thursday Loop

Thursday, June 18, 5:30 to 9 pm

The Arts Commission’s cultural bus loop stopping at downtown Toledo’s most cultural institutions, prominent local businesses, & creative community

www.theartscommission.org

 

50th Annual Crosby Festival of the Arts

Saturday, June 27, 10 am – 6pm & Sunday June 28,

10 am  –  4pm Toledo Botanical Garden

www.toledogarden.org

 

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Happy Trails 5K race & walk

Sat., June 13, 8 am

Wildwood Preserve, Toledo

Funds benefit improvements to Metropark trails

www.metroparkstoledo.com

 

Portage River Bicycle Tour

Sun., June 28, registration 7 to 11 am

Woodmore High School,Village of Elmore

Flat ride along the Portage River. Routes of 10,31, 62 and 100 miles. Lunch at Portage River Festival

www.mvadventurers.org

 

buyLOCAL

Farmers Markets

Ottawa Hills: Mondays, 3-7 pm, Epworth Church

Sylvania: Tuesdays, 4-7 pm 5717 Main Street

Westgate: Wednesdays, 3-7 pm, Elder Beerman

Perrysburg: Thursdays, 3-8 pm, Louisiana Ave.

Toledo: Saturdays, 8 am-2 pm, 525 Market Street

Waterville: Saturdays, 9 am-1 pm, Farnsworth/AW trail

 

searchWEBSITES

6pm.com

shoes, clothing, accessories and more on sale

usgenweb.org

free genealogical & historical information

cutestpaw.com

cutest animal pictures around the world

rottentomatoes.com

find out about movies and top rentals

lifehacker.com

tips and downloads for getting things done

pronunciator.com

language learning service

 

helpCHARITIES

Relay for Life of Greater Lucas County

Saturday, June 20, 12 – 6 pm

Lucas County Fairgrounds, Maumee, Ohio

The American Cancer Society’s largest fundraising event to end cancer, teams forming, games, music

www.relayforlife.org/lucas

 

Volunteers Needed

Junior Acheievement: janwo.org

Local Chapter American Red Cross: redcross.org

Ronald McDonald House N.W.O.: rmhctoledo.org

ReadforLiteracy: readforliteracy.org

Metroparks of the Toledo Area:

metroparkstoledo.com

Marathon Classic Tournament: marathonclassic.com

Paws and Whiskers Cat Shelter: pawsandwhiskers.org

 

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Washboard Music Festival

Thursday, June 18 – Saturday, June 20,

12 to 10 pm

Downtown Logan, Ohio, Hocking Hills

Ohio’s most unique music festival,

arts & crafts, music, car show,

children’s park with free rides, tractor show

www.explorehockinghills.com

 

Vectren Dayton Air Show

Saturday, June 20 – Sunday, June 21,

9 am-6 pm

Dayton International Airport, Dayton, Ohio

US Air Force Thunderbirds, displays, activities

www.daytonairshow.com