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
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
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,
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,
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
Are you hungry, or are you bored? Get in tune with your body’s needs, and learn how to recognize its desires with a Mindful Eating Workshop led by mindfulness expert and Zen Master Jay Rinsen Weik. Discuss types of hunger, how habits affect your diet and the effects food has on your feelings and physique.