Toledo Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale
Toledo Botanical Garden
May 6-8, times vary
Come celebrate spring and kick off planting season by adding some color to your garden! A wide variety of plants available, plus additional herbs from Maumee Valley Herb Society and seedlings available from Toledo Grows. Event information available at 419/536-5566 or toledogarden.org.
Rhythm & Brews, too
Chandler Café, Sylvania, Ohio
May 12, 5-10 p.m.
Grab your friends and head to Sylvania for the coolest concert series in Sylvania history. Enjoy the music of The Good, The Bad and The Blues along with the Overton Project and more. Beer and food trucks will be available. Event information available on Facebook.
Glass City Film Festival
Ohio Theatre and Event Center, 3114 Lagrange St.,
May 19-21, 6 p.m.
The Glass City Film Festival is the first juried film festival presented by the Ohio Theatre and Event Center. Enjoy short and feature length narratives, documentaries, animations and music videos. Event and ticket information available at glasscityfilmfestival.com/.
The Biggest Week in American Birding
Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, Oak Harbor, Ohio
This week celebrates the peak of spring migration in the Lake Erie Marsh region of northwest Ohio. This birding week will be packed with workshops, warblers, guided field trips, speakers, workshops and more. Event information available at www.biggestweekinamericanbirding.com.
Holland Tulip Festival
Located throughout the 7 mile radius in city of Holland. In the center of town, parades march down 8th street and Dutch Dancers perform. Event information available at 616/396-4221 and www.tuliptime.com.
Port Huron, Mich.
Downtown Port Huron merchants will be turning their storefronts into art galleries. Each Art Hopstop will feature one or more artists who have created unique pieces for viewing or purchase on this very special night. Event information available at 810/937 5049.
Cinco De Mayo 5K and 1 Mile Fun Walk
Pearson Metropark, Oregon, Ohio
Sunday, May 1, 8:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.
This race/walk will be held rain or shine. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with a race start time at 10 a.m. All monies raised from the race/walk will support the ongoing programs and social services at Adelante, The Latino Resource Center. Online registration available at imathlete.com.
Toledo Heart Walk & Run
Huntington Center, Downtown Toledo, Ohio
Saturday, May 14, 8 a.m.
The American Heart Association is the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to defeating heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular disease. Registration begins at 8 a.m., 5K run starts at 8:30 a.m., walk will begin after ceremony at 9 a.m. Event and registration information available at heartwalk.kintera.org.
Thursday, May 19, 5:30-9 p.m.
The Loop is Downtown Toledo’s premier arts and culture event. Guest are invited to walk, cycle, or dance through the Loop while visiting one or more of the 30 plus participating venues. Event information and maps are available at theartscommission.org or 419/254-2787
Weed and Wine
Toledo Botanical Gardens
Third Wednesday of the month, 6-8 p.m. Pair an evening of light garden work and instruction from a TBG horticulturalist with a glass of wine, conversation and fun.
Adopt a Road
Olander Park, Sylvania, Ohio
May 21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Assist TOPS staff in the community clean-up along Sylvania Ave. from King to Mitchaw Road. More info at 419/882-8313 or www.olanderpark.com.
ProMedica Toledo Children’s Hospital
Looking for dedicated people to give their time and talent through hospital volunteer programs and hospital volunteer auxiliary. To learn more or request an application call 419/291-3648.