All posts by Erin Holden

A Walk for Tammy Bowlin-Macrae

In remembrance of Tammy Bowlin-Macrae, who was murdered by her boyfriend 12 years ago on the date of this event, the purpose of this 2.5 mile walk is also to shed light on domestic violence and to raise money for Advocates for Victims & Justice, Inc. Donations accepted. Registration at 8:30am | Walk at 9:30am

“The Bell Jar”

Powerful images of isolation driven by an impending mental breakdown drive this classic novel by Sylvia Plath. It’s both difficult and illuminating to find yourself inside the main character’s head, where reality and the symptoms of her psychosis often mingle indistinguishably. If you’ve read the classic novel about Esther Greenwood’s struggle to maintain a promising

Hurray for Hemp

On July 30, Governor Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 57 decriminalizing hemp, a move that opens up new possibilities for Ohio businesses selling the non-psychoactive cannabis product. The Ohio Department of Agriculture has created a hemp program allowing universities to grow crops for research and testing of CBD.

Collaborative coloring book

Join Preserve! Toledo to get involved in the Young Ohio Preservationists’ collaborative coloring book, a chance for artists of all ages to let their creative side shine and to learn about the value of preserving historic buildings in our community. The coloring book will be filled with historic buildings, restored with historic tax credits, which

Jazz up your weekend at the Sunset Jazz and Art Festival

Hear local jazz greats in downtown Grand Rapids for the Sunset Jazz and Art Festival. Jazz at the Rapids features Big Band B.G., Hector Mendoza, Ramona Collins with Organic Ingredients and 6th Edition. No coolers are allowed for this event, but there will be plenty of adult beverages and food for sale on site. 2pm-Sunset