All posts by Athena Cocoves

Films, more films, beast bikes and our Top 5 Art Loop Stops to Make in May

It’s the 3rd Thursday in May and we’re ready to get outside, feel inspired and finally enjoy some warm weather. Fortunately, this past winter— paired with bouts of bizarre midwestern weather— didn’t force Toledo creatives into hibernation. Instead, they’ve been organizing events like the Glass City Film Festival, inviting pedal-powered beasts to town, writing poetry, creating art

Toledo Soup Spring Social at Hensville

Help turn ideas into fully supported community projects during the Toledo Soup Spring Social. The volunteer-led, micro funding event will give four organizations, selected based on their proposal to the committee, the opportunity to present their idea to attendees. The winning group will head home with the proceeds generated by the attendee’s $5 entrance fee.

Fulton County Indivisible Alliance Conference

The Fulton County Indivisible Alliance, part of the national, progress Indivisible political movement, will host an event to educate, organize and mobilize calls for change into action. During the Indivisible Conference: Revitalizing Democracy, speakers interested in supporting social justice will share their insight. Guest speakers include: House Representative Teresa Fedor (D-45), who will address human

Alternative facts lecture at Lourdes University

In the age of “alternative facts” and fake news, it’s no wonder many are asking the question Father Jim Bacik seeks to answer in his upcoming, Thursday, May 18 lecture— Political Discourse Today: Is Truth Dead? Fr. Bacik will explore how destructive political debates, full of polarized rhetoric and personal attacks, have hurt current conversations.

The Toledo Humane Society’s 23rd Annual Bark in the Park

Lace up your shoes, put your pup on a leash, and get ready for a 1.25 mile walk for the Toledo Humane Society’s 32nd annual Bark in the Park. Enjoy games for pups and kids, great food, live entertainment and plenty of cute pets. The donations raised help to care for more than 4,000 animals