Tag Archives: Community – News Briefs

Toledo Lucas County Public Libraries Offer Hoopla

We get it – you want to read more but it’s not always easy to squeeze in a trip to the library. Did you know you can get digital movies, ebooks, music and more with your library card? It’s worth taking a minute to explore hoopla, a digital media service offered by the Toledo Lucas

Stock the Teacher’s Supply Pantry at UT

Did you know that teachers spend their own money— often as much as $500 per year— on school supplies for their classroom? To assist with this issue, The University of Toledo is leading efforts to provide Old Orchard Elementary teachers with supplies for their students. Following a model developed by Grace Church, UT has organized

Parents, Check out Lateral Gigs

With the back to school shopping completed for your kids, maybe now you want to pick up something new for yourself. Check out Lateral Gigs, a local female owned company helping to spread Toledo love. Offering screen printing, embroidery, engraving and super cute clothing, stock up on some threads from Lateral Gigs’ Mom Life Collection

Mother’s Center of Greater Toledo open house

Calling all moms! If you’re looking for a way to find “your village”, meet more mom friends and feel more connected to others in the parenting trenches, mark your calendar for the annual Mother’s Center of Greater Toledo open house, Thursday, September 5, from 10-11am at the West Toledo YMCA, or for an evening meet-and-greet


Bugs, bugs, bugs! What kid doesn’t love bugs?! Mark your calendar now for BugFEST! at Secor Metropark on Saturday, August 24. This fest celebrates all bugs and your family is sure to enjoy this festival of the creepy, crawly creatures. Toledo Metroparks will be joined by other community partners to entertain, educate and amaze you

Movie Night at the Glass Bowl: Monsters Inc.

Spend one of the final Friday nights of summer enjoying a free outdoor movie at the Glass Bowl Stadium. The University of Toledo hosts a free showing of Monster’s, Inc. Gates open at 6:30pm with the movie scheduled to begin around 8pm. Concessions will be open, but families are welcome to bring their own food