Learn to Dance with Toledo Ballet

The pandemic hasn’t prevented the Toledo Ballet from keeping its young students in line. The Toledo Ballet’s summer intensives, week-long classes designed for students who want to further develop and refine their skills, are ongoing. This year’s guest instructors are professional dancers and master teachers from Cincinnati Ballet, Miami City Ballet, and Broadway! In-studio space

Paddlesports at Toledo Metroparks Reopen

Restrooms, campgrounds, rental facilities and kayak concessions are once again open at all 17 Toledo Metroparks. Options for paddling sports include the kayak share at Middlegrounds, the kayak concession at Farnsworth (when river conditions allow) and Howard Marsh, and other locations. To learn more about paddling, visit the Metroparks Toledo website and see the Outdoor

7 Ways To Help Isolated Older Adults During Coronavirus

Reaching out to isolated older adults is essential during coronavirus – here are 7 specific things you can do, just for starters By Basia Belza, University of Washington; Anita Souza, University of Washington, and Tatiana Sadak, University of Washington Older adults always need social connection, but they need it now more than ever. The novel coronavirus

Mahan Priya Kaur leads “Breathing, Meditation and Gong”

Let your conscious self go and relax to the soothing sound of a gong. A new workshop, “Breathing, Meditation and Gong”, will be led by teacher and practitioner Mahan Priya Kaur, encouraging students to relax in corpse pose and become lost in the vibrations of the Asian percussion instrument. The class will be followed by

Wersell’s Bike Shop Leads Road Trip to Cleveland

Learn how to ride on some of the steepest and most challenging bike trails in the country without even going outdoors. Wersell’s Bike Shop leads a road trip to Ray’s Indoor Mountain Bike Park in Cleveland, where seasoned instructors will guide attendees through an intensive course covering essential mountain biking skills. $50 for a two-hour

Ama Chi leads Hip Hop in Heels class

Dance workouts are a great way to have fun and get your cardio work in at the same time. Add a pair of heels for more fun and a new challenge. Lead by Ama Chi, Hip Hop in Heels is an intensive dance class for adults only. Whether you’re coming for fitness or want to

Bayou Creek Farmstead’s Hemp Cannabis Class

As of last July, hemp is now legal in Ohio. What does that mean for the private grower, and what can you do with it? You can learn all about it at the Bayou Creek Farmstead’s Hemp Cannabis Class, the first in a series of courses all about cannabis. See hemp plants up close, learn

Monroga returns to TMA

No, “Monroga” isn’t some horrible supervillain the Avengers have to fight. It’s short for “Monroe yoga,” the semi-regular yoga events held at the Toledo Museum of Art, which is on Monroe Street. Get it? The latest edition will take place on February 15, with Melany Gladieux from Kids Yoga Toledo leading a one-hour session in

Hike the winter towpath along the Maumee

Get on your hiking boots and enjoy walking through the February air as Metroparks presents Wintering the Towpath on Saturday, February 22. Five miles of a brisk walk along the Maumee River, from Providence to Bend View, followed by a shuttle bus back for a fun shindig featuring hot chocolate and beer. Those looking for

Toledo Grows teaches gardening in small spaces

Learn to grow herbs, fruits and vegetables at home, even with little room for cultivating from the experts, at Toledo GROWs during Gardening in Small Places, an hour-long talk. Offering tips for motivated gardeners about growing in a small space— or even in a pot. 11am-noon | Saturday, February 8 Reynolds Corners, Large Meeting Room,

Learn Kayak Fly Fishing with Toledo Metroparks

Want to learn how to fish from a kayak with a fly rod? Learn the technique from the Toledo Metroparks with an introductory course on Kayak Fly Fishing. Hear about the benefits of being on the water and garner helpful tips on catching a big finned friend. 5-6pm | Wednesday, February 5 Oak Openings Preserve,

Healthful Human’s Meal Prep Workshop

Sick of asking, “What’s for dinner?” Bypass the daily question by setting menus at the beginning of the week, planning and preparing weeknight meals in advance. “Meal prepping” takes less time from your busy schedule and often leads to healthier, tastier meals (and a lot less money spent on carry out and delivery costs). Learn