All posts by Emily Modrowski

Toledo Ballet holds open house for aspiring dancers

Are you or someone you know an aspiring dancer? Toledo Ballet is having an open house, allowing those interested to peek in on classes and tour the dance studios. Toledo Ballet offers more than just ballet, you can learn jazz, hip hop, tap and more. Parents and volunteers will be available to answer any questions.

Professional nature photographer Rick Lieder presents first solo show

Nature and photography go together like peanut butter and jelly. As a professional nature photographer, Rick Lieder knows this all too well. See 90 of his photographs during his solo show “Wild Light” at the National Center for Nature Photography. Lieder’s work is featured in a series of stunning picture books—Step Gently Out, Sweep Up

Animal Art at the Toledo Zoo

The animals at the Toledo Zoo aren’t just curious, they’re creative. Two upcoming events demonstrate the expressive prowess of NW Ohio’s most unusual artists: The Toledo Zoo AAZK (American Association of Zoo Keepers) chapter will host a paint-night fundraiser to support tiger conservation efforts.  Nearly extinct because of poaching, the big cats preservation will benefit

Hooked on handmade art?

Sauder Village will hold their annual Rug Hooking Week, offering four days of classes, workshops and an impressive display featuring hundreds of handmade rugs done by artists throughout the country, Canada and abroad. The deadline to submit rugs or works in the mixed media category (including wool work, furniture and more) is noon, August 4.

Making Magic in the Garden at The Space

Feel peace around you in nature. Learn how to grow the perfect garden during two workshops led by Arden Pontasch, of Sage Horticulture Solutions, at The Space. On Saturday, August 5, explore how the magical ‘potion’ of mycorrhizal fungi can help your garden thrive during Making Magic in the Garden. Then, on Saturday, August 12,