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DESCRIPTIONReader's Choice, Continuing Education, 100 Years Strong
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21PAGE 100 YEARS STRONG
The Toledo Club 6PAGE CONTINUING
EDUCATIONLearning Never Ends
MATURE MODERN MEANINGFUL
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grass, dig your toes into my beaches. ~Oriana Green, @NatureSpirits
It is the heart of summer; fireflies, 4th of July, barbecues and fun. At MLiving we are excited to announce our Best of MLiving, showcasing those companies and individuals who were voted on by you as the best - an acknowledgement of their extraordinary community service.
We invite you to honor the award winners with us at a reception at The Pinnacle in Arrowhead Park in Maumee, Wednesday, July 29th at 6 p.m.
This issue also has an article on lifelong learn-ing with trips, classes and unique offerings from Lourdes University, the University of Toledo, Owens Community College and BGSU, provid-ing opportunities to learn new things well into our nineties!
A new feature beginning in this issue is MLiv-ing Home; our tour of beautiful homes in NW Ohio. Discover how owners use decorators advice, shared tips and garden secrets to create a distinctive living space.
Kitchen Confidential finds us learning about cooking with herbs - with chef Jacob Peeler from Ciao Restaurant.
Have a great July - light a sparkler and thank our forefathers for the freedoms we enjoy today.
As always, if you have a comment or suggestion, please be sure to email me at [email protected]
best to all
Pat nowak, editor
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Spangler Candy Company Store and MuseumWillie Wonka isnt the only one with a Candy Company - visit the Spangler Candy Company Store and Museum. The museum is located at 400 N. Portland Street in Bryan, Ohio. Take the Factory Trolley Tour and learn all about the delightful world of candy.
Summer hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information www.spanglercandy.com Phone 419-633-6439.
Read - Read - ReadIts summer and time to sit on the porch with a great book or take your grandchild to one of the many library branches for story time. Did you know you can download E-books right to your computer? All the best sellers are within your reach with the click of a mouse.
The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library has the fifth largest collection in the state and has been ranked by the Hennen American Public Library Rating as one of the top libraries in the United States. Its time to visit the library today www.toledolibrary.org
Boat and Water SafetyHave you ever been boating and, as the operator or passenger, become nervous about the other boats around you because you are unsure of what theyre going to do? Have you ever thought What do I do? if a situation arises with another boat? Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the rules of the boating road safeboatingcouncil.org
Learn the right stepsDrowning is the leading cause of injury-related death among children between 1 and 4 years old. And its the third leading cause of injury-related death among children 19 and under. Parents and grandparents have many obligations, but learning CPR should be on the top of the list to provide peace of mind and the more peace of mind you have the better. www.safekids.org/watersafety
Residency & Rehabilitation
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ProfilesPORTRAIT BY MICHAEL NEMETH
Whether healthcare needs are short or long term, our experienced staff responds with appropriate care. After a thorough assessment at admission, our services are tailored to meet individual needs. Our commitment is to help our residents achieve their highest level of independence and to enjoy life to the fullest.
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FRANK STILES was born, raised, and educated in Toledo, Ohio. He joined the Toledo Police Division on April 2, 1965. During the next 23 years he worked as an investigator throughout the Detective Bu-reau investigating felony crimes.
Retiring after 25 years with the police divi-sion he took a position with Lion Stores as their Loss Prevention Director. In January 1999 he was hired by Lucas County Pros-ecuting Attorney Julia R. Bates as the Of-fices Chief Investigator and remains there today.
Stiles is the author of three published true-crime non-fiction books. Evil Brothers, Blind Trust and City Soldiers
What was your first job?My first real job was working as a stock boy at the Great Eastern Shopping Center Kroger Srore.
Do you have any secrets for aging gracefully? Keep a clear conscience by living an hon-est life and treating others as you would have them treat you. Work hard and take pride in what you do. Always stay active.
What health, diet or lifestyle tips do you practice?I dont always practice what I feel is good but doing everything in moderation would be a good idea. Words to live by?Remember: God created all people equal and I feel everyone has the right to live in a society free from fear and intrusion.
Biggest self-indulgence?Working hard as a police officer to protect the rights and safety of those I serve and ar-resting those who violate the laws that were designed to protect all of us.
What do you admire in others? I admire anyone who has fairly succeeded in achieving excellence, in whatever it is that they do.
Something most people dont know about me?I am hard on the outside but soft on the inside.
Stiles books may be purchased through: www.amazon.com | www.frankstiles.comThe books are also available in the ToledoLu-cas County libraries.
Q&A WITHFRANK P. STILES
BY PAT NOwAk
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Campus of LifeLearning for the Rest of Our Lives
By Chris WatsonCan I make sushi at home? What are all these apps for on my iPad? How do I make a slideshow on the computer... with music... and text? Is sugar really the arch villain of nutrition? Is anyone else besides me interested in astronomy? Was U.S. Grant that good of a general? Or that bad of a president? Can I finally take all those courses that I didnt have time for the last time I went to college? Can I get my degree... just because I want to?
For most of our professional lives we studied for survival or advancement. Job requirements, continuing educa-tion requirements, new machines, new programs, skill certifications, even baccalaureates and masters programs be-came the albatross hanging around our careers. Learning was a necessity, not a passion. However, with broad participa-tion from local colleges and universities along with national non profits, the learning albatross has flown the coop. Learning can, in fact, be fun.
The US Department of Education reports that the fast-est growing segment of students is now adult and lifelong learners. What used to be simple community education courses and lectures has turned into a full service menu of opportunities. Here is a roundup of local and online resources to start back to school for the best reason around: the joy of learning.
Ohio Department of Aging. Includes a listing of colleges and universities that offer free courses for survey purposes along with other resources for going back to school. Includes a link based list that provides portals to these institutions. aging.ohio.gov
University of Toledo. Provides a wide variety of curriculum for the adult learner through the College of Adult and Lifelong Learning (CALL). Program 60 offers pro-grams to those over 60 who wish to take college courses without credit (or audit). All audit courses are limited by availability and space. For the more serious the College offers three different bach-elor programs geared to the non traditional learner. These include degrees in Professional Studies, In-terdisciplinary Studies, and Liberal Studies. Information at University of Toledo Rocket Hall 1300 (main campus), 419-530-3311. utoledo.edu or email, [email protected]
Bowling Green State University. Provides a wide variety of courses for seniors and adult learners along with a menu of community education programs for all ages. Includes personal enrichment programs, professional development, and lifelong learning. Financial aid and other programs provided through Senior Adult Grants for Education (SAGE). Info at BGSU Community Education 14 College Park, Bowling Green, OH 877-650-8165 www.cee.bgsu.edu
Lourdes University. Programs are open to all individuals. Lourdes has three levels of opportunities including classes, day trips, and monthly lectures. Classes include creative subjects like Bad As-tronomy and Sugar, the good the bad, and the ugly. Lectures include interest peaking titles like Edmund Fitzgerald, What Really Hap-pened? and The ABCs: Archae-ologists, Bones, and Coroners. Information at www.lourdes.edu under the community outreach tab. Contact info at 419-517-8897 or [email protected]
Owens Community College. Program called Work/Play, Learning for a Better Life. The widest variety of short, targeted classes with a wide range of top-ics for almost any interest. Offers a strong slate of professional and skill certification courses for in software, real estate, medical (such as CPR training), and office training. Besides these develop-ment courses Owens offers a captivating array of courses for personal and hobby interest on subjects ranging from gardening to chef knife skills. owensworks.com. Workforce and Community Services, PO Box 10000. 567-661-7357
Renhill. In conjunction with Ow-ens Community College, Renhill offers a small variety of tuition free programs to train those who are still in the workforce or need to reenter it. The program is called Plus 50 and is targeted at the unemployed or underem-ployed. Courses are limited to specific, job related topics like Special Education Aid. Contact Renhil at 419-254-2863.
Road Scholar. A non profit travel site affiliated with Elderho-stel offering educational travel opportunities from local to world-wide. Although not directly affili-ated with an educational institu-tion programs draw heavily from regional universities to provide guides and lectures for their trips. One trip locally involves a five day trip of the western Lake Erie basin investigating areas of geol-ogy, human and natural history. Programs are listed with the Ohio Department on Aging. 800-454-5768. roadscholor.org.
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Retirement CommunityGenesis VillaGe2429 S. Reynolds Rd.419-720-1286genesisvillage.org
Runner Up: Waterside - Monclova
Influential CaregiverHospice of noRtHWest oHio800 S. Detroit Ave.419-661-4001hospicenwo.org
Rugnner Up: ebeid Hospice Residence
Assisted Living CentertHe Glendale assisted liVinG5020 Ryan Rd. 419-389-0800glendaleassistedliving.com
Runner Up: oakleaf Village
Memory Care CenterfoUndation paRk alzHeiMeRs caRe centeR1621 S. Byrne Rd. 419-385-3958foundationpark.com
Runner Up: proMedica Goerlich center
Massage TherapistJoani donoVanUltimate Body Mind spirit Massage therapy toledo3450 W. Central Ave.419-367-1417ubmsmassage.com
Runner Up: sr. Maryann sydlowski
Runner Up: kroger pharmacy
General Practice PhysicianDr. Joseph PeytonMaumee Medical Partners Ltd. 111 Clinton St., Maumee419-893-7671
dr Joe peyton attended More-head state University with a Bs in science. He is a graduate of the ohio University college of osteopathic Medicine and is Board certified in family Medicine with a certificate of added Qualifications in both Geriatric Medicine and Hospice & palliative care from the american Board of family Medicine. peyton is a certified Medical director for assisted living, skilled nursing fa-cilities and Hospice. He has received the outstanding family physician award in 2013 from the ohio University college of osteopathic Medicine. dr peyton is licensed in ohio and Michigan with offices in both states. He enjoys spending time on his farm in Michigan and has 3 children - lindsay, taylor, and Grant.
RUnneR Up: elizabeth Hoffman proMedica physicians
NutritionistHeatHeR HaRRisabs & apples llcfacebook.com/pages/Abs-Apples-LLC/110797957470http://absandapples.wix.com/absandapples
Runner Up: sue Barchick
PodiatristandReW claRk d.p. M.609 Ford St, Maumee419-893-5539toledopodiatrist.com
Runner Up: thomas Mccabe
Health & Fitness
accolades - the highest compliment one can get from a co-worker, friend or customer. its that pat on the back, thumbs up and applause for a job well done. at Mliving we asked you, our readers, to vote for the best in a variety of areas - from medicine to parks. You responded and here we unveil those companies and individuals who go above and beyond. our sincere congratulations!
AudiologistDr. Clint Keifer Great Lakes Audiology 3780 king Rd. #2c419-327-2273glaudiology.com
dr. clint d. keifer, audiologist/owner at Great lakes audiology, is a U.s. army veteran who graduated from Western Michigan University (2003) and was named presidential scholar. He earned his doctor of audiology (au.d.) from ohio state University in 2007 and moved to the toledo area with his wife, laura, to be closer to family. opening his own practice in 2012 allowed him to deliver ex-ceptional patient care without limitation. He currently volunteers as a board member of the ohio academy of audiology and is a fellow of the american academy of audiology. clint enjoys many activities including woodworking, drawing/painting, running, kayaking, and camping with his wife and newborn twins.
RUnneR Up: northwest ohio Hearing clinic
Hospitalst. lUkes Hospital5901 Monclova Rd., Maumee419-893-5911stlukeshospital.com
Runner Up: st. anne Mercy Hospital
OptometristdR. JoHn kRUszeWskipinnacle eye Group3723 King Rd., Sylvania419-843-2020pinnacleeyegroup.com
Runner Up: Jason ofori, Vision Group
Aquatics Instructor JennifeR scHRickelcentral park West Wellness3130 Central Park West Dr., Suite A419-841-9622cpwhc.com
Runner Up: YMca
Fitness TrainerJoel coUsinocentral park West Wellness 3130 Central Park West Dr., Suite A419-841-9622 | cpwhc.com
Runner Up: Gregg schwartz - american Home fitness
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GymYMCA2053 N. 14th St.419-241-7218 | ymcatoledo.org
Runner Up: Planet Fitness
Physical TherapistFloweR HosPitAl5200 Harroun Rd.419-824-1444promedica.org/flower-hospital
Runner Up: Holiday Park
Best for DinnerReAl seAFood CoMPAnY22 Main St.419-697-4400realseafoodcotoledo.com
Runner Up: Black Pearl
Best for LunchGlendAle GARden CAFe2521 Glendale Ave.419-382-1011ggardencafe.com
Runner Up: olive Garden
Food/DrinkML Boomer DiscountKRoGeRkroger.com
Runner Up: Bob evans
Best BreakfastClAssiC CAFe6742 W. Sylvania Ave.419-882-3465facebook.com/SylvaniaClassicCafe
Runner Up: scrambler Maries
Place to Meet for CocktailsCiAo RistoRAnte6064 Monroe St.419-882-2334ciaorestaurant.com
Runner Up: Mancys
Rehab Facility CentRAl PARK west wellness3130 Central Park West Dr., Suite A419-841-9622 | cpwhc.com
Runner Up: wildwood lifestyle Center
VeterinarianHiGH Point AniMAl HosPitAl6020 Manley Rd., Maumee419-865-3611highpointanimalhospitals.com
Runner Up: Holly Farms Animal Care Center
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Around TownNews PersonalityDiane LarsonWTVG4247 Dorr St.419-531-131313abc.com
runner Up: Jerry anderson, WToL
Radio Personality Fred LeFebvre1370 WSPD125 S. Superior St.419-244-8321wspd.com/onair/fred-695/Fred was born in Lincoln Park, Mi suburb of Detroit.He started in radio in 1977 in Celina, oH and moved to Toledo in February 1980 to work at what was then Hillebrand owned WMHe 92.5, which later became Kiss-FM.He has worked as a morning show host and also had roles in production, promotions, sales, and management throughout the years. He began doing mornings at Kiss-FM as part of original Breakfast Club with Jim Biggins, Mark olson, and shannon Bauer in late 80s and has been part of a morning show ever since.Fred has two Lake erie West awards, has produced 3 cds , and been active in numerous charities over his 35 years in Toledo. Fred was part of the original group that started the northwest ohio rib off when it was downtown, and is an honorary chairman for the reeves northrup Bike To The Bay for Ms.in his spare time he enjoys reading, movies, live music in the area, and stay-ing current on local politics. For last 9 years hes been host of Fred LeFebvre and Morning news on 1370 WsPD which was a finalist this year for naB station of Year.
rUnner UP: shores & steele
Local CelebrityJerrY anDersonWToL news730 N. Summit St.419-248-1111toledonewsnow.com
runner Up: Tony Packo
PoliticianConGressWoMan MarCY KaPTUrOne Maritime Plaza, Room 600419-259-7500kaptur.house.gov
runner Up:Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson
MusicianToLeDo sYMPHonY orCHesTra1838 Parkwood Ave. # 310419-241-1272toledosymphony.com
runner Up: Chris shutters
Car DealershipYarK aUToMoTiVe GroUP6019 W. Central Ave.(866) 390-8894yarkauto.com
runner Up: Dave White
runner Up: Churchills
runner Up: PnC Bank
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AttorneyBill TakacsGallon, Takacs, Boissoneault & Schaffer Co., L.P.A.3516 Granite Circle419-516-0303gallonlaw.com
Since 1955, Gallon, Takacs, Boissoneault & Schaffer Co., L.P.A., has protected the rights of injury victims and their families. It was started as a labor law firm representing union workers. Throughout the years, the firm expanded into other areas of practice, but has remained focused on helping people who need representation against powerful corporations such as insurance companies and negligent manufacturers. With more than 300 years of accumulated experience, they are prepared to fight for your right to compensation for your losses. GTB&S has its main office in Toledo and with offices also located in Ann Arbor, Defiance, Findlay, Fremont, Lima and Sandusky.Bill Takacs began practicing law in 1976 and joined GTB&S in 1978. Bill is the Managing Partner of the law firm and also practices in the Workers Compensation and Social Security sections. Bills tireless commitment to people who have been injured or wronged has earned him a reputation as a strong advocate and highly successful in protecting his clients rights.I practice law because I derive a great sense of personal satisfaction in helping people who otherwise are not in a position to help themselves. Hopefully, at the end of every day I can tell myself that I have made a positive difference in someones life.
RUNNER UP: Pete Rost
Financial AdvisorRuss Karban Savage and Associates4427 Talmadge Rd.419-475-8665savageandassociates.com
Russ Karban, Vice President and Managing Executive has been a member of Sav-age and Associates since 1990. His focus involves two primary markets, the retirement plan arena for businesses and investment management for individuals. Russ also has management responsibilities centered on the strategic direction and management of the investment depart-ment within Savage and Associates.Karban earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Toledo with a major in Finance. In May 2015, he received recognition from industry media source Financial Times as one of Financial Times 2015 Top 401 Retirement Plan Advisors.Russ and his wife, Amny, live in Sylvania, Ohio with their four children, Jared, Jimmy, and Kaitlyn and Jack. Russ is an ac-tive member of St. Joseph, Sylvania parish and many charity organizations.
RUNNER UP: Edward Jones
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Insurance AgentPark Insurance5749 Park Center Ct.419-474-8135parkinsurance.com
runner up: Wayne Milewski,savage and associates
Place to see a sunsetMauMee Bay state Park1400 State Park Rd., Oregon419-836-7758parks.ohiodnr.gov/maumeebay
runner up: the Docks -Downtown toledo
Favorite Place to take grandchildrentoleDo Zoo2 Hippo Way419-385-4040toledozoo.org
runner up: cedar Point
Place to take a walkWIlDWooD Preserve MetroPark5100 W. Central Ave419-407-9700metroparkstoledo.com
runner up: side cut Metropark
Place to Walk your Dogside cut Metropark1025 W. River Rd., Maumee419-407-9700metroparkstoledo.com
runner up: Dog Park
FuneralHomeWalker Funeral HomeKeith Walkerwalkerfuneralhomes.com
after working at a funeral home in north toledo, alvin W. Walker opened his first chapel on Mon-roe street in 1933. It soon became the areas leading funeral home, as alvin was involved in community organizations, and because he treat-ed every family as though it were his own. alvin opened the talmadge Park chapel on talmadge road, and was joined in the family business by his son Gary in 1965, and his grandson keith in 1993. the chapel was relocated to its current sylvania location in 1995, and the family purchased the Maison-Dardenne Funeral Home in Maumee, renaming it Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home. this expansion of community service was followed by the acquisition of three other funeral homes in ottawa county. today, the Walkers and their professional staff serve ohio families from five conveniently-located funeral chapels. keith Walker is past president of the ohio Funeral Directors association and has served as President of the sylvania rotary club; and is a member of the Board of Directors of the sylvania area chamber of commerce.
runner uP: reeb Funeral Home
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CHECK YOUR dB IQ! Match the decibels (dB) with these summer sounds. (Answers below.)1. Sporting event A. 40 dB2. Babbling brook B. 90 dB3. Lawnmower C. 110 dB4. Chainsaw D. 105 dB5. Driving your car with the window open can damage hearing. A) True B) False 6. Recommended maximum minutes of unprotected exposure to sound levels of approx. 95 dB. A) 30 B) 60 C) 90 D) Unlimited
Answers: 1: D 2: A 3: B 4: C 5: A 6: APer National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
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RECREATIONLocal Park Side Cut Metropark1025 W. River Rd., Maumee419-407-9700metroparkstoledo.com
runner up: olander park
Daytime Activity GroupMovieS at LeviS CoMMonS2005 Hollenbeck Dr., Perrysburg419-874-2154cinemark.com
runner up: YMCa
runner up: Black & White Cab
Local Sports TeamtoLedo Mud HenS406 Washington St.419-725-4367milb.comrunner up: toledo Walleye
Local Travel Destinationann arBor, Mivisitannarbor.org
runner up: toledo Zoo
Best Green House HoenS Garden Center and Land-SCapinG1710 Perrysburg Holland Rd, Holland419-865-6566hoensgreenhouse.com
runner up: Whiteford Greenhouse
Best Golf CourseBedford HiLLS GoLf CLuB6400 Jackman rd., temperance734-854-4653bedfordhillsgolf.com
runner up: ottawa park Golf Course
LibrarySYLvania BranCH LiBrarY6749 Monroe St, Sylvania419-882-2089web2.toledolibrary.orgrunner up: toledo public - Main Branch
Place to VolunteerHoSpiCe of nortHWeSt oHio800 S. Detroit Ave.419-661-4001hospicenwo.org
runner up: Sisters of St. francis
Local Way to Spend TimeBroWSinG BarneS and noBLe4940 Monroe St.419-472-6164barnesandnoble.comrunner up: Levis Commons
TheatervaLentine tHeatre410 Adams St.419-242-3490valentinetheatre.com
runner up: village players
Place to spend time with familytoLedo MuSeuM of art2445 Monroe St.419-255-8000toledomuseum.org
runner up: Crosby Gardens Jazz night
Place to relax in retirement/vacationfLoridamyflorida.com
runner up: new Mexico
Antique Store MauMee antique MaLLOn Q Dance Center LLC, 1552 S. Reynolds Rd., Maumee419-893-2468maumeeantiquemall.com
runner up: architectural artifacts
Local Club toLedo Ski CLuB5250 Hill Ave., Toledowww.toledoskiclub.net runner up: Highland Meadows Golf Club
Continuing Education ProgramoWenS CoMMunitY CoLLeGe30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg567-661-7000owens.edu
runner up:Lourdes Lifelong Learning
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Heated debate concerning the ef-ficacy of medical marijuana typically focuses on balancing the medical ben-efits versus the recreation aspect. One local businessman, however,is shifting the dialogue.
Kevin Spitler, of the Toledo Hemp Center, provides an alternative to med-ical marijuana and pain pills. 5 years ago, he opened the hemp dispensary, offering products derived from hemp that are rich in CBD, a chemical found in cannabis.
Welcome to the neighborhood When the Center first opened, Spitler
admits that many locals were confused.Once people learned that it was le-
gal and didnt get you high, we were wel-comed, said Spitzer.
The Centers hemp-based products do not include THC, the component of the plant that gets you high. Instead, the products contain varying amounts of CBD, one of the over 85 cannabinoids found in cannabis.
Like THC, CBD works with the bodys already existing cannabinoid re-ceptor system to regulate appetite, pain-sensation, mood and memory. Unlike THC, CBD has no psychoactive proper-ties, which means that it will not impair judgment, motor skills, or provide recre-ational benefit.
On the insideWhen you enter the Center, you
are met by smiling faces, excited to ex-plain the huge variety of products the store displays. Offering everything from hemp-infused flapjack mix, to lip balms, vapor products, chocolates, gummy squares, infused water, juice and oils, the Center provides many possible routes to consume CBD.
Everyone has a cannabinoid deficit because of prohibition, said Spitler, so taking these products as a supplement is a great preventative method.
A supply without the high
The Toledo Hemp Center clears a clouded
debate with a legal alternative
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Some of the most common problems that Spitzer helps treat through the CBD products are gastrointestinal issues, mi-graines, chronic pain, and lung cancer.
Using vapor products, similar to e-cigs but without nicotine, CBD is quickly absorbed in damaged areas. A local medical clinic has sent lung cancer patients here to get CBD through their lung passages, said Spitler.
Also frequently referred are patients with migraines. Topical oils can be ap-plied near the temples for quick absorp-tion to ease pain.
A new focusOne of Spitlers most recent focuses
is aiding those addicted to prescription drugs or heroin. Also, Spitler suggests those suffering an injury can begin treat-ment first with a CBD alternative, before beginning a course of prescription medi-cine.
Were living in a society which is being prescribed a lot of pills, and the heroin problem is related to that, said Spitler. If I can help your pain without a pill, it will stop the whole process [lead-ing to addiction].
Spitler encourages those curious to come to the shop and learn, providing samples to interested people, allowing them to experience the benefits.
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10am-6pm, Tuesday-Friday. 11am-4pm, Saturday. 419-724-9588.
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Health NotesJUly CAlENDAR HealthArthritis Aquatics PlusWeekdays, 6:30-7:30pm.Central Park West Health Center, 3130 Central Park West Drive Suite 1.
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14Relaxation foR body and mindThe Taoist Tai Chi Society is a non-profit, volunteer organiza-tion dedicated to improving health and well-being is offering beginner Tai Chi classes. Classes consist of slow movements that use gentle turns and stretches to improve balance, flexibility, circulation, and strength. Maumee: at Maumee Center, 406 Illinois Ave. Monday July 6th from 6 7 p.m. Tuesday July 7th from 9:30 10:30 a.m. (Information: 419-537-0131)
East Toledo: at Lutheran Home, 131 Wheeling. Tuesday July 7th from 6 7:30 p.m. (Information: 419-537-0131)
Bowling Green: at Wood County Aging Center, 305 N. Main St., Bowling Green. Friday July 10th from 1 2:30 p.m. More information: Email: [email protected]
FREE mAmmogRAmS ProMedica and Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio will sponsor free breast cancer screenings for people ages 40-64 who have no insurance or high insur-ance deductibles. Participants must not have had a mammogram in the last 24 months.
Tuesday, July 21 at ProMedica St. Lukes Hospital, 5901 Monclova. Maumee. Please call 855-251-8615 for appointment.
Tuesday, August 4 - ProMedica Fremont Memorial Hospital, 715 S. Taft St. Fremont. Please call 419-333-2036 for appointment.
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Toledo Food Truck FesTCollingwood Arts Center2413 Collingwood Blvd. 419-244-2787. collingwoodartscenter.org
Toledos food truck festival features delicious treats, live music and drinks. 3-7pm.
Pizza PaloozaCentennial Terrace5773 Centennial Rd., Sylvania. centennialterrace.org, sylvaniachamber.org
Support local pizzerias and vote on who has the best pizza in town during this two-day pizza party extravaganza. Also on Saturday. 5-11:30pm Friday, 4-11:30pmSaturday. $6/adults, $4/children, free/ages 4 and under.
Tea in The WolcoTT houseWolcott Heritage Center1035 River Rd., Maumee. 419-893-9602. wolcotthouse.org
Enjoy sandwiches, desserts and teas at the beautiful Wolcott House. Registration required. 11am & 1:30pm. $15.
Trisha YearWood Williams-Sonoma5001 Monroe St. 419-475-6368. williams-sonoma.com
This exciting demonstration will be led by a Williams-Sonoma culinary specialist, with a generous tasting of all recipes prepared and a signed copy of Trisha Yearwoods (Garth Brooks wife) latest book, Trishas Table. Regis-tration required. 6-8pm. $75.
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Do you smell that wonderful aroma? Taste the delicious difference? Many chefs agree that cooking with fresh herbs divine enhances the cuisine we eat. Chef Jason Peeler from Ciao Restaurant is certainly a believer. He is so sure of it that for the last three years an herb garden has been grown, specifically for cooking, at Ciao, on Monroe St. in Sylvania. People like to see the fresh ingredients that are being used and many restaurant visitors stop to admire the area and enjoy the won-derful scent.
Designed by his wife, Jennifer, the garden features basil, oregano, tarragon, rosemary, lavender, thyme, chives and tomatoes. They also have an extensive garden at their Elmore, Ohio home and love growing fresh in-gredients and cooking authentic food. His favorite - the fresh vegetable pizza, made by his wife, using the garden fresh abundance.
Ciao, 6064 Monroe St.419-882-2334
Jason is a graduate of the Penn-sylvania Institute for Culinary Arts, and began his twenty-five year career at Mon Ami Restau-rant in Port Clinton. He arrived at Ciao Restaurant with a penchant for cooking with quality. His mot-to high quality is the most im-portant ingredient in maintaining a restaurants high standards.
His favorite chef is outspoken television personality Gordon Ramsay, for his exacting cooking standards and Peeler maintains that, for Ciao to continue its suc-cess, it has to stay on top of its game. He believes that with the many restaurants in Toledo there is good competition, pushing him to maintain high standards and to work harder. Staying on top of his game includes creating fabulous food made with top of the line fresh ingre-dients; a recipe for success.
Chef Jasons Lemon Lavender Cake
with Berry Chianti Topping2 - cups Flour 1 - tsp baking powder1/8 - tsp salt - tsp almond extract6 - oz unsalted butter - (room temperature)1 - cup sugar - mixed with dry lavender buds2 - eggs - (room temperature)1 - grated orange zest1 - grated lemon zest2/3 - cup sour cream2 - tsp lavender buds - mixed with sugar
Allow the sugar and lavender to sit together for 24 hours. Butter and flour the inside of a 9 inch cake pan. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and salt. With an electric beater, beat at high speed the butter, and lavender sugar mixture until light in color (about 2 minutes). Beat in the eggs, one at a time then add the zests and almond extracts. Reduce speed to low and add the dry ingredients - mix in sour cream until well blended. Pour into the prepared pan and smooth the top. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes or until tops springs back when pressed. Let cool. Invert cake on a cake circle and turn the cake right side up. Slice into twelve slices and serve with chianti berry compote and whipped cream.
Chianti Berry Compote4 - oz. raspberry sauce2 - oz chianti3 - oz. raspberries3 - oz. strawberries3 - oz. blueberries
In a small pot, bring chianti and raspberry sauce to a boil. Stir in fresh berries and let cool.
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Welcome to MLiving Home! The home is where the heart is and homeowners strive to lovingly beautify their surround-ings with distinctive architecture, bold ideas, fine furnishings and lush landscaping. Our new column, MLiving Home introduces you to area houses that are unique, contemporary or simply a beautiful place to live. You can gather ideas, learn decorator and builders tips or just dream about all of the possibilities.
Life on the LakeWhere can you live on a lake in the middle of Northwest Ohio but your
house looks like it belongs on Nantucket Island? Dave and Sandy Roberts set out to build a scenic lakeside retreat that is used twelve months out of the year, only it is located in Holland, Ohio.
The home reflects a charming Northeast Coast flavor that allows the fam-ily to enjoy water sports as well as extensive entertaining. The stone and shingle ranch, built by Jim Howald, is painted a bold, indigo that gives the home its personality.
The Roberts used shades of taupe and gray to enhance the interior and add to the feeling of being both old and new. The large living area allows guests to move comfortably from the dining area through the kitchen and great room while enjoying the lake view from all angles.
The furniture, and the vintage feeling, is accented with unique furnish-ings and patterns that coexist harmoniously. Sandy loves exploring estate sales to add eclectic collectibles and has painted and refinished pieces to add to the collection.
This lakeside home features summer and fall seasonal outdoor dining, which plays significantly in the familys love of outdoor living. We may not live in the Northeast but we can sure bring the Northeast here and this house reflects those charming scenic retreats.
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The Toledo Club, a bastion of old money and fabulous architecture opened its doors on Saturday, June 19, 1915. Since then it has become the premiere meeting place for movers and shakers and on any day you can see a whos who of business leaders, community activists and young up and comers.
In 1870, Toledo business leaders began meeting regularly to discuss the happenings of our city. David Ross Locke, who went by the pen name Petroleum V. Nasby, gave the group the name Draconian, which, was widely received as harsh. Members changed the name to The Toledo Club in 1889 and a new building on Madison and Huron Sts. served as its headquarters. Mem-bership was then limited to 350. Twenty five years later, when the building was outgrown, plans were made to find a new location.
A site was purchased and The Toledo Club was built at Madison and 14th for $500,000. The architects were Mills, Rhines, Bellman and Norhoff with Lawrence Bellman as the chief architect for the English Renaissance Building.
The outside is Harvard brick and Indiana limestone. Many of the rooms
were originally decorated to reflect English and Italian Renaissance themes. The club featured dining rooms, restaurant and private meet-ing rooms. An athletic com-plex with a basketball court, bowling alley/squash courts and swimming pool was opened in 1926.
In the beginning ladies were not welcome through-out the club, but eventually a side entrance and dining room were designated for their use.
While dues remained stable members were each assessed $50 in 1922 due to lost revenue because of Pro-hibition. The Depression also brought some cost cutting measures with only cash allowed and increased luncheon and dinner prices. The original billiards room was turned into the Red Room which is used today for events and musical per-formances.
One of the noteworthy entertain-ment happenings at the club is when Guy Lombardo and the Royal Canadians played a one night stand . Unfortunately it was a limited seating many members were not able to get in.
The club has evolved in recent years adding parties, redecorating several of the rooms, redoing the athletic com-plex and expanding its squash facilities. Members enjoy competitive play with the biggest tournament of the year being the Toledo Squash Classic with players coming from the US and Canada. The Club hosted the North American Open Singles Championships. This crown jew-el of squash was held from 1987 -1990 in the 3 walled, glass tour court erected in the ballroom. The glass tour court was
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also brought in for the WPSA World Pro-fessional Squash Association Champion-ships in 1986.
In 1990, membership became gender inclusive, and the club is now a part of the green energy brigade.Today you can take a spin class, body sculpt or visit the barber shop. If you need alterations, call the tailor and buffets are widely attended. While the dress code used to be more formal, favoring suits, today proper business casual attire is required and in the main dining room, suit jackets are al-lowed, sans tie.
The Membership classifications have been revised to fit different lifestyles and budgets. The Toledo Club will be host-ing a mortgage burning celebration on Thursday, July 30 at a members-only event.
This article includes information from The Toledo Club Topics. Anyone interested in a Toledo Club Membership Experience may contact Membership Di-rector, Russ Wozniak at [email protected]
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Historical Tours of the Manor House - Enjoy a free guided tour of the Depression-era home and learn about the regions rich history, then explore the beauti-ful grounds. Tuesday-Sunday through September. Noon-5pm. Wildwood Preserve Metropark Manor House, 5100 W. Central Ave. 419-407-9700. metroparkstoledo.com Free
Friday 510th Annual Swinging on a Star Senior Dance - Enjoy a memorable evening with friends while dancing the night away to music provided by Jeff McDonalds Swingmania, Toledos own swing orchestra. Appetizers and beverages will be served. 6:30-10pm. $10. Sylvania Senior Center, 7140 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania. 419-885-3913. seniorstar.com
Independence Day 1813 - July 4, 1813 was celebrated with cannon firings, toasts, music, and a day of leisure at Fort Meigs. War of 1812 soldiers and civilians will recreate this day through cannon firings, demonstrations and hands-on activities for children. The highlight activity is the eighteen-gun National Salute accompanied by toasts and drum music starting at 2pm. Also on July 5. Noon-5pm. $8/adults, $7/seniors, $4/students, free/ages 5 and under. Fort Meigs, 29100 W. River Rd., Perrysburg. 419-874-4121. fortmeigs.org
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THUrSday 9 Jazz in the Garden - Enjoy music and nature at the garden. Thursdays through-out the summer. 6:30-8:30pm. Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr. 419-536-5566. toledogarden.org
Sunday 12Jazz Brunch with the Art Tatum Jazz Society Greet the day with jazz tunes and brunch in the Glass Pavilion Courtyard. $24/includes a glass of wine or a mimosa. 11am-1pm. The Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion, 2445 Monroe St.419-255-8000. toledomuseum.org
THUrS. 3rd Thursday Loop & Scene on the GreenOur Downtown and UpTown comes alive with the arts during this monthly art walk and bus loop, every third Thursday of the month. Over 70 creative spaces will open to the public, with special exhibitions, demonstrations, open mics, and side-walk booths featuring up and coming Toledo artists. Uptown Green, a new park to the growing Uptown district, will also feature local artists, vendors, food trucks and entertainment during the loop. Loop buses stop on Adams at 18th at the back edge of the park near Handmade Toledo. 5:30-9pm, with some events going later. Loop is free, but $1 bus tickets allow full access and transpor-tation. Throughout Downtown Toledo.
TUeSday 28Daryl Hall & John Oates - Very much at the height of their powers making their own kind of soul, with a new generation of musicians recognizing not only their historic track record of success, but also their continuing influ-ence and achievements, Hall & Oates take the stage at thebeautiful zoo amphitheater. 6:45pm. $45, $59.59, $79.50. Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way. 419-385-4040.toledozoo.org
Friday 25 &SaTUrday 26 Pizza palooza Grab a slice and cast your vote for area pizza artists as they go head to head in the annual Pizza Palooza event to be held at Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Road, Sylvania, Ohio. July 24 are 5PM Midnight and on July 25 4PM Midnight. sylvaniachamber.org
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WEDNESDAY 1[sports]Take ME Out to the Ballpark - Come cheer on the Toledo Mud Hens from high above the stadium in a reserved suite. Registration required. 11am-5pm. $10/person: Includes transportation, ticket and lunch. Jewish Fed-eration Building, 6465 Sylvania Ave., Sylvania. 419-724-0354. jewishtoledo.org
THURSDAY 2[art]Adult Painting 101 - Work at your own pace and experience the wonderful world of watercolor and acrylic paints. Project in-spiration will get your creativity buzzing and instruction will help you learn the basics of composition, color and design. Open enroll-ment. Thursdays indefinitely. 9:30-11am. Create Art Studio + Workshop, 422 E. Louisiana Ave., Perrysburg. 419-873-6240. createperrysburg.com
FRIDAY 3[benefit]Burger Bash and Dash for the HomelessAs the newest addition to Toledos Red, White, and KaBOOM 4th of July celebra-tion, the day will kick off with a 5k run/walk at Promenade Park, followed by a contest to determine the best burger in Northwest Ohio. 11am-9pm. Promenade Park in down-town Toledo. 419-255-5520. stpaulscommunitycenter.org
[art]Its Friday! - Come explore at the TMA dur-ing special extended Friday hours until 9pm, with tours, live music, wine tastings, activities, and demonstrations. Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St. 419-255-8000. toledomuseum.org Free
SATURDAY 4[festival]Centennial Celebrations - Enjoy your Independence Day afternoon at Provi-dence Metropark. Noon-4pm. Providence Metropark, 13827 Old U.S. 24, Grand Rapids. 419-407-9700. grandrapidsohio.com
SUNDAY 5[music]Blondie & Melissa Etheridge - Blondie takes the stage showcasing hits including In The Flesh and Atomic. Melissa Etheridge will remind you shes the one, with hits including Come To My Window and I Want To Come Over. 8pm. $49-$89 +fees. Hollywood Casino, 1968 Miami St. 419-661-5200. hollywoodcasinotoledo.com
MoNDAY 6[art]Adult Pottery - Whether you are an adult beginner or an advanced potter, this com-prehensive class will focus on the potters wheel and glazing techniques. Learn pinch, slab, coil and extruder techniques. Led by Julie Beutler, potter and teacher. $120, class limit 12. 5:30-7:30pm. July 6, 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 10. 577 Foundation, 577
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E. Front St., Perrysburg. 419-874-4174. 577foundation.org
WEDNESDAY 8[miscellaneous]Car Cruise at Lighthouse Landing - Enjoy entertainment, raffles, prizes, and food at the weekly Car Cruises. 6-8pm. Lighthouse Landing, 4441 N. Summit St. 419-214-0331. Visit event on Facebook.
THURSDAY 9[outdoors]Discover Downtown Toledo Walking Tours 2015 - Explore and learn about UpTown, a neighborhood of transition, with the Discov-er Downtown Walking Tour hosted by UT and the Toledo Library. Takes place every Thursday through 9/3, at various downtown locations. Noon-1pm. Meet at the UpTown Green, Madison and 18th. 419-259-5233. Free
[music]Jazz in the Garden - Enjoy music and na-ture at the garden. Thursdays throughout the summer. 6:30-8:30pm. Toledo Botanical Garden, 5403 Elmer Dr. 419-536-5566. toledogarden.org
FRIDAY 10[festival]Lagrange Street Polish Festival - Dont miss this annual event that celebrates the deep polish heritage of our great city. Enjoy festivi-ties such as dancing with the stars polka edi-tion and a pierogi eating contest. Through Sunday. Lagrange Street between Central Avenue and Mettler St. polishfestival.org
[art]Shut Down Party/In-House Artist Expose Explore the world of glass during an open house at Firenation Glass Studio and Gal-lery. Experience summer magic and studio artists while mingling. 6-10pm. 419-866-6288. firenation.com
SATURDAY 11[festival]The 12th Toledo Lighthouse Waterfront Festival - Spend the weekend enjoying nau-tical arts and crafts, sand castles, entertain-ment and terrific food. 10am-8pm Saturday, 11am-5pm Sunday. Free admission, $40/boat ride. Maumee Bay State Park, 1750 State Park Rd., Oregon. toledolighthousefes-tival.org
[sports, benefit]Parkinsons Day at the Toledo Mud Hens Enjoy some baseball and make a difference at the Parkinsons Day Fundraiser. Fifth Third Field, 406 Washington St. 419-725-4367, 1-800-438-5584. mudhens.com, pfnwo.org
SUNDAY 12[sports]Auto Racing - Watch as cars race around the fast short track. MSA Super Modifieds and Auto Value/Bumper-Bumper Winged Sprint Cars. Toledo Speedway, 5639 Benore Rd. toledospeedway.com
Home energy prices threaten the ability of many older adult households to continue living independently in their home. While it has been common knowledge for many years that older adults are extremely vulnerable to extreme temperatures, analysis by the Centers for Disease Control, most recently in 2013, has shown that heat-related deaths are most common among people over 85 years of age. Yet many older adults lack adequate air conditioning.
Since the cost of heating or cooling a home to safe levels is out of reach for many low-income older adults, older adults signing up for utility assistance programs such as the Home Energy Assistance Program is essential.
To get an application for this program, readers can contact the Area Oce on Aging at 419-382-0624.
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TUESday 14[sports]Marathon Classic Presented by O-I & Ow-ens Corning - Enjoy a day of golf, food from local restaurants, and outdoor fun at the Mar-athon Classic, part of the LPGA tour. 7am-4-pm. $60+. Highland Meadows Golf Club, 7445 Erie St., Sylvania. 419-882-7153. marathonclassic.org
[miscellaneous]157th Annual Lucas County Fair - This Lucas County tradition will feature great food, rides, games, arts & crafts and entertainment with various events ranging from a homemade ap-ple pie contest to live music. Through Sunday. 11am-10pm gates & noon-11pm rides Tues-day-Thursday, 11am-11pm gates & noon-midnight rides Friday & Saturday, 11am-7-pm gates & noon-7pm rides Sunday. Lucas County Rec Center, 1406 Key St., Maumee. 419-893-2127. lucascountyfair.com
WEdNESday 15[miscellaneous]Watch it Grow Garden Tour - See how the Zoos beautiful gardens grow, bloom, and change throughout the season. The tours will cover topics like plant identification and selec-tion, fertilization, cultural practices, and gar-dening hints from the experts. Also on August 19 & September 16. 10:30am-noon. Toledo Zoo Ziems Conservatory, 2700 Broadway St. 419-385-4040. toledozoo.org
THURSday 16[art]Scene on the Green During Third Thursday Loop - UpTown Green Park will feature local artists, vendors, food and entertainment during the Arts Commissions 3rd Thursday loop. This event has evolved from the previously held Art Walks. Loop buses stop on Adams at 18th at the back edge of the park near Handmade Toledo also on August 20. 6-9pm. UpTown Green Park.
FRIday 17[music]1964 The Tribute - The #1 Beatles show in the world makes a stop in Sylvania, taking the au-dience on a musical journey to an era in rock history. 8pm. $36. Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd. 419-885-7106. stranahantheater.org
[art]300 Years of French Landscape Painting -Explore the rich and beautiful history of French landscape painting in this one-gallery focus show, curated from the Toledo Museum of Arts collection. July 17 through October 11. 10am-4pm, Tuesday-Wednesday. 10am-9-pm, Thursday-Friday. 10am-5pm, Saturday. Noon-5pm, Sunday. Toledo Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St., 419-255-8000. toledomuseum.org Free
SaTURday 18[miscellaneous]Toledo Yacht Club 150 Year Celebration - The beautiful historic club is celebrating its 150th year with an antique car show, food, tours of the club and musical entertainment. Also on July 19. $5/adult, free/ages 8 and under. To-ledo Yacht Club, 3900 Summit St. 419-726-3485. toledoyachtclub.org
[music]Rod Stewart: The Hits 2015 - Stewarts just completed summer tour was named by Rolling Stone (US) and USA Today as one of the Hot-test Tours of Summer, wowing fans with a hits-packed, high-energy concert which includes four decades of his iconic hits. 8-11pm. Hun-tington Center, 500 Jefferson Ave. 419-255-3300. huntingtoncentertoledo.com
FRIday 10Summer Musical, Finians Rainbow - Come and enjoy the lovely sights and sounds of Finians Rainbow at the historic
TheaTerUnder His Spell
Far from a traditional Sunday school class, this award-winning
off-Broadway musical, Godspell ,
dives into the life of Jesus Christ by putting parables from the Gospel of Mark to song and dance, with a hefty dose of comic timing. An eclectic blend of songs ranging in style from pop to vaudeville is employed as the story of Jesuss life dances across the stage. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Jesuss messages of kindness, tolerance, and love come vibrantly to life. Friday, July 17 through July 19. $12 . 8pm, Friday & Saturday, 2pm Sunday. The Village Players Theatre, 2740 Upton Ave. 419-472-6817. thevillageplayers.com
Town Hall. Through July 12. 8pm Friday, 8pm Saturday & 2pm Sunday. Grand Rapids Town Hall, 24232 Front St., Grand Rapids. 419-832-5461. grandrapidsohio.com
THURSday 16Dear Edwina Jr. - The Toledo Rep presents this quirky, fun musical for the whole family. Runs through July19. $4.75-$9.75. The 10th Street Stage, 16 10th St. 419-243-9277. toledorep.org
FRIday 24Wonder of the World - After a shocking and embarrassing discovery, a woman named Cass leaves her husband and takes a bus in search of freedom and a new life. What she finds is full of surprises and eclectic individu-als with problems of their own. Written by American playwright David Lindsay-Abaire and directed by Jennifer Rockwood. 8pm, July 24 and Saturday, July 25. Price TBA. The Moxie Live!, 1205 Adams St. 419-320-1075.actorscollaborative.wix.com/toledo
THURSday 23[education]The Buzz on Bees - Debbie of Wines Bee Yard will demonstrate the ins-and-outs of hav-ing a hive. Debbie will have honey & candles for sale following a Q&A. 6pm. $12/non-members, $10/members. Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River S. Rd., Elmore. 419-862-3182. schedel-gardens.org
SaTURday 25[sports]Vintage Baseball Tournament - Watch a classic 1860s baseball tournament between three teams with your whole family. 10am-5-pm. Sauder Village, 22611 St. Rt. 2, Archbold. 419-446-2541. saudervillage.org
SUNday 26[art]23rd Annual Art on the Mall - Art lovers, families, music fans and more will love this enjoyable afternoon exhibition of art on The University of Toledos Centennial Mall. 10am-5pm, UT Centennial Mall, 2801 W. Bancroft St. 419-530-2586. toledoalumni.org
moNday 27[music]Old Crow Medicine Show - This Americana string band from Nashville brings their folk sounds to Toledo. 8pm. $26.50-$34.50. Stranahan Theater, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd. 419-381-8851. crowmedicine.com
FRIday 31[music]Heart - Let Heart rock your evening with chart topping hits like Crazy on You, Magic Man, Barracuda and more. 8pm. $49-$89 + fees. Hollywood Casino, 1968 Miami St. 419-661-5200. hollywoodcasinotoledo.com
Fish taleThis charming, fantasy musical, Big Fish, fol-lows the life of a traveling salesman, Edward Bloom, through the lens of the fantastic stories he once told his young son. Song-and-dance numbers lighten the mood, producing a story that everyone will enjoy. Friday, July 17 through July 26. 8pm, Friday & Saturday, 2:30pm Sunday. $35/Heritage Seats, $25/Tier 1, $22/Tier 2, $15/Tier 3 & ages 15 and under. Croswell Opera House, 129 E. Maumee St., Adrian. 517-263-6868. croswell.org AC
SUNday 26A Conversation with Ballerina Misty Cope-land - Starting as a child prodigy, Misty Copeland is now the third African-American soloist and first in two decades with the American Ballet Theater. Copeland will visit Maumee for a public talk, Q&A session, and to accept a special award from a group of dancers. One of Time magazines 2015s 100 Most Influential Americans, and the subject of a recent 60 Minutes special, Copelands talk will prove to be interesting and illuminating. 6-8pm. $20. Maumee Performing Arts Center, 1147 Saco St. 419-740-4207. [email protected], fa-cebook.com/events/630211050442619
WEdNESday 29Dancing with the Stars: Perfect Ten Tour - Following a sold-out winter tour and the 10th Anniversary Season of ABCs hit show Danc-ing with the Stars, Dancing with the Stars: Live! is back on the road giving fans the opportunity to see their favorite stars dance. 7:30-9:30pm. $37.50, $55, $75. Toledo Zoo, 2 Hippo Way. 419-385-4040. toledozoo.org
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SceneThe Sylvania Chamber and Arts Commission honored Distinguished Art-ists Sam Abell and Jean Holden at an annual event; part of the Maple and Main Art Festival and The Toledo Opera Guild presented a large check to the Toledo Opera.
Sue and Raj Kanwal with Cheryl Lampkowski-Sowle at Maple & Main
Sam Abell with Laura Glover at Gala
Kellie Holeman-Szenderskilooking fashionable at Artist Gala
John and Renee Ellis with Jeano and Brad Towns
Bonnie Wrobel, Jane Wurth & Joyce Stenberg at Opera Luncheon
Suzanne Rorick receives a check from Cindy Niggemyer
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The Toledo Yacht Club is hosting a 150 year celebration on July 18 and 19 at the club that faces the Maumee River at 3900 Summit St.
There is entertainment, an antique car show and food vendors as well as tours of the historical Toledo Yacht Club. A 92ft. tall schooner Madeline will be docked for viewing. There is a charge of $5.00 with children under 8 free.
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