Free Events in the Toledo Area in January 2024

Jan. 2

Winter Break Cozy Club

Enjoy fun afternoons at the Main Library over break with crafts, games or a movie, 

325 N Michigan St., Toledo.

Jan. 6

Early Stages (ages 3-4) Drop In Class

Song, movement and puppetry will guide the youngest performers into improved theatrical understandings and practices.

2417 Collingwood Blvd., Toledo.

Mindful Movement

Relax and listen to mindfulness stories, learn a few yoga poses and enjoy a craft and snack.

325 N Michigan St., Toledo.

Jan. 8 and Jan. 22

Musically Me

Move, sing, clap, dance and listen to music together with your child! Registration is required.

5605 Monroe St., Sylvania.

Jan. 10

Helping Your K-3 Reader

Participating caregivers will receive a Ready to Read K-3 toolkit, filled with tools and activities to help strengthen reading skills. Virtual event. 

Star Struck: Deep Sky Objects (Adults and 12+)

Discover the stories in the stars and constellation hop around the night sky with Metroparks naturalists. Get up close with planets, galaxies and distant objects with amateur astronomers John Starr and Jim Gasser and their telescopes.

10613 S River Rd., Waterville.

Jan. 11

Inclusive Archery (Adults and 8+)

Archery with Metroparks Toledo hosted at The Ability Center for ages 5-12. Children will learn safety, holding the bow and shooting the targets. Registration is required.

5605 Monroe St., Sylvania.

Jan. 12

Preschoolers in the Parks: Birds

For ages 3-6, they will be discussing a different topic each month. A story and a brief walk afterward will be a part of the experience. Registration is required.

29530 White Rd., Perrysburg.

Jan. 13 and Jan. 27

Positively Portable Preschool

This is a fun, imaginative, engaging, learning, dancing, singing, moving and grooving time lead by Teacher Denice. Registration is not required.

5605 Monroe St., Sylvania. 

Jan. 15

Special Education Free Legal Clinic

The Special Education Legal Clinic offers parents and guardians an opportunity to meet with a special education advocate or attorney to ask questions and discuss specific challenges related to education. Attendees participate virtually. 

Jan. 16

Creative Kids Art Workshop

NAMI Creative Kids provides an opportunity for children/adolescents (6 to 17 years old) to express themselves creatively through art and identify positive coping skills. Registration is required. 

4334 Secor Rd., Toledo.

Jan. 18

Early Literacy Parent Training

Learn tips and tricks to incorporate early literacy practices into your daily life for your child ages 0-4. Registration is required.

6749 Monroe St., Sylvania.

Stranger in the Woods

Share the classic winter story and take a walk in the woods of Olander. A snowman craft will round out the class. Registration is required.

Jan. 19

Playgroup & Parent Talk
Families 6 and under and all abilities are welcome. Children can play while parents supervise and chat. Inside the Heatherdowns Library, there will be toys and equipment in the community room. Registration is required. 

3265 Glanzman Rd., Toledo.

Wild Lights Weekend
Celebrate the coming of the new year with wildlife learning and holiday lights! Life-size animal statues are adorned with lights, decorations and great themes, giving warmth and color to the cool winter nights.
29530 White Rd., Perrysburg.

Jan. 20

Helping Your K-3 Reader
Participating caregivers will receive a Ready to Read K-3 toolkit, filled with tools and activities to help strengthen reading skills.
5560 Harvest Lane, Toledo.

Jan. 23

Homeschoolers: Winter Night Hike
Join a Wood County Parks naturalist and fellow homeschool families for a winter night hike. Registration is required.
644 Bierley Ave., Pemberville.

Jan. 27

2024 School Choice Fair
The event will celebrate all of the excellent educational options for families and students in Northwest Ohio and offer families an opportunity to learn more about the educational options available to NW Ohio K-12 students.

2 Hippo Way, Toledo.


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