Democracy Is Not a Spectator Sport—Activist Watch: June 2018

. June 5, 2018.

Thursday, 6.7

Knock Out Parkinson’s

Join the International Boxing Club (IBC) for a dinner at Stone Oak Country Club (100 Stone Oak Blvd., Holland, OH) that will feature inspirational speaker Bruce Boguski, University of Toledo Coach Jason Candle, and former UT and NFL quarterback Bruce Gradkowski. RSVP. $50-$100.

4:30-9:30pm | 419-214-0614 |

Young Muslim Democrats of Toledo Fundraiser

Grand Iftar Gala—Iftar is the evening meal shared by Muslims to break the fast during the observance of Ramadan, and this event will serve as a way to bring together our Muslim brothers and sisters, political stakeholders and elected officials. Join the Young Muslim Democrats of Toledo during this event sponsored by the Ohio Democratic Party. $50+.

The Summit | 23 N Summit St, Toledo
419-241-1110 |

Friday, 6.8

Romp in the Swamp 2018

Help support the work of Northwest Ohio Community Shares (NOCS), which provides funding and visibility in the community for local non-profits, during an evening of entertainment, grazing, auctions, and a cash bar including beer, wine and a special swamp-inspired drink. $25, or two tickets for $40.

5:30-10pm |
Nederhouser Hall at Olander Park | 6930 Sylvania Ave, Sylvania

Saturday, 6.9

River Centre Foundation Bridge to Recovery Walk-Since 2001, the River Centre Foundation has helped promote better understanding of the causes and the treatments of eating disorders. Celebrate those working to overcome the disorder and help create awareness during this 1-mile community walk, discussion, and picnic. $15.

Registration begins at 9am. Event through 2pm.

River Centre Foundation | 5445 Main St, Sylvania
419-824-8000 |

Sunday, 6.10

Poster Pink Out: Lobby Training and Sign Party

Make pro-choice signs and learn about lobbying and communicating your political point.

Planned Parenthood | 1301 Jefferson Ave, Toledo
419-255-1123 |

Thursday, 6.14

Twilight Thursday at the Pinnacle Support Family House and the Aurora Project, Inc. for an evening of food, entertainment, a cash bar, prizes, raffles and more. $11.

The Pinnacle | 1772 Indian Wood Cir, Maumee |

Monday, 6.18

For The Culture

This open panel discussion will explore Black culture. $5.

Collingwood Arts Center Underground | 2413 Collingwood Blvd
419-244-2787 |