The Affordable Care Act’s Uncertain Future

“It’s probably not the greatest health insurance,” says Pat a 64-year-old home health aide from West Toledo, “when I had my cataract surgery it paid most of it, but there’s still $400 left on the bill that I have to pay.” Pat purchased insurance through the Ambetter Buckeye Health plan, via Healthcare.gov, the Obamacare marketplace

Lunar planting at The Space

Explore the fascinating relationship lunar cycles have with crops during Gardening by the Moon, a workshop explaining what farmers have known for centuries: just putting plants in the ground isn’t enough. Join Arden Pontasch of Sage Horticulture Solutions to learn more about what plants are up to at night and how nature is essential to

Running for the kids in the sixth annual Race4Justice 5k

You should be running anyhow, it’s just good for your health, but if you need a reason to run and benefit others, participate in the sixth annual Race4Justice 5K, presented by the Emerging Leaders Council of ABLE and LAWO. Benefits from the race will go towards the Medical-Legal Partnership for Children, a service that provides

Good moves at Levis Commons

A brisk walk at the mall is considered exercise— for some. Want to up the ante? Head to an outdoor mall. Levis Commons is offering fitness opportunities all spring and summer. Every Tuesday, join the Perrysburg Slow Rollers at 6:45pm by the patio at Bar Louie. On Thursdays, head over to Second Sole for group

Levis Commons offers free weekly exercise classes

A brisk walk at the mall is considered exercise— for some. Want to up the ante? Head to Levis Commons for free, weekly classes, runs and more. Every Tuesday, join the Perrysburg Slow Rollers at 6:45pm by the patio at Bar Louie. On Thursdays, head over to Second Sole for group walks and runs, with

Yoga and wine class at Majestic Oak Winery

What better way to unwind from unwinding than with a glass of wine? First, do some outdoor yoga on the grounds of Majestic Oak Winery with an hour long group class, and then sit back and relax further with a glass of wine or beer. These co-ed classes provide a serene and calming environment for

Raise pit bull awareness with the Lucas County Pit Crew

Walk your dog, or join solo, to help lead the way for promoting awareness of pit bull rescue efforts. Join Lucas County Pit Crew’s fundraising event Run for the Bulls 5k to support Toledo’s canine companions that have been abused or neglected. Proceeds from this short race will go towards spaying/neutering, training, and other medical

Health Foods by Claudia hosts Organic Gardening workshop

Ready to plant some veggies? Learn how to keep things organic during the Organic Gardening workshop at Health Foods by Claudia. The one-hour session will teach you how to set up an organic garden, compost properly, pick out compatible plants, and more. $5/pre-registration. $10/at the door. 7-8pm. Thursday, April 27. Health Foods by Claudia 3904

Perrysburg Slow Rollers kick off bike season early

Love biking? Ready, set… go! May is near, which means the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments’ (TMACoG) Bike Month is here. We’re lining up all things cycle for our next issue’s Bike Guide, but gear up for all the spring and summer rides by joining the Perrysburg Slow Rollers for an early season kick-off

POUND fitness class at Monroe Street Neighborhood Center

Want to get in shape to the beat of your own drum? Do it at POUND. Using ripstix, an exercise-intended drum stick, you’ll bang out beats on the ground and burn calories while you do it. Offered through the Monroe Street Neighborhood Center, this unique exercise encompasses parts of pilates, yoga and cardio. All skill

Moonlight Canoeing with BGSU’s Outdoor Program

A little scary and a little serene, the mysteries of the Maumee River are revealed when the BGSU Outdoor Program embarks on their Moonlight Canoeing trek. A 25-mile trip down the winding Maumee River, this canoe excursion starts after dark and goes to the wee hours. Vans will take you upstream and pick you up