Things to do in Perrysburg, Ohio – January, 2016

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Things to do in Perrysburg, Ohio – January, 2016 – Just because the weather is getting colder does not mean that you should stay indoors all day.  Check out these fun and interesting things to do in Perrysburg, Ohio during the month of January.

Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibition in Toledo

Location: Imagination Station

Date: January 1 – 3, 5 – 10

Admission: $12.50 – $20.50

If you haven’t had a chance to check out the show at the Imagination Station in Toledo, now’s your chance to explore the scientific way to de-bunk the most popular myths!

 

ZUMBA!

Location: Mercy Weight Management

Date: January 6

Admission: $5

Kick of your New Year’s Resolutions with a trip to Mercy Weight Management for one of the best Zumba classes in the area!

 

Salsa Thursday!

Location: Blue Iguana

Date: January 7

Admission: Free

Spend your Thursday evening learning how to dance the Salsa. The night will fly by as you salsa to the beat of the music!
The Jill Jack Birthday Bash in Ann Arbor

Location: The Ark

Date: January 9

Admission: $20

Gather a group of girl friends and head out to the Ark for a musical evening filled with beautiful sounds and an even better performance.

 

5th Annual S.O.A.P. up Detroit Auto Show in Romulus

Location: Romulus Athletic Center

Date: January 9

Admission: $10

Whether you’re into cars or not, you don’t want to miss the Detroit Auto Show. This year’s event will be one for the books, as the proceeds will benefit S.O.A.P. (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution).

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Things To Do In Perrysburg, Ohio – November, 2015

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Things To Do In Perrysburg, Ohio – November, 2015 – There are many things to do in Perrysburg, Ohio during the month of November. From the Toledo zoo to botanical gardens there is something for everyone this month. Here are 5 things to do in Perrysburg, Ohio during the month of November.

 

1. Free showing of “The Soloist”

Date: November 5, 2015

Location: Way Public Library 101 E. Indiana Ave Perrysburg, OH 43551

Catch a free showing of the famed movie, The Soloist at the Way Public Library. This emotional tale is the true story of LA Times writer Steve Lopez as he created a deep and moving friendship with homeless musician, Nathaniel Ayers. Bring your family and the tissues for this movie.

2. Visit the luxurious Hollywood Casino!

Date: Sun-Sat

Location: 1968 Miami St, Toledo, OH 43605

Add winnings to your days and electrify your nights with live entertainment. Hollywood Casino is a smoke-free facility that offers valet parking, big-time games, incredible restaurants, and fabulous promotions

 

3. Walter Lewis presents “Down to the Sea in Boats: The Great Lakes and the Great War.”

Date: November 18, 2015 – 7:00 PM

Location: National Museum of the Great Lakes

Thought you knew everything about the Great Lakes? Join Historian Walter Lewis and the great Lakes Historical Society for a lecture on local nautical history!

 

4. Toledo Zoo: Lights before Christmas!

Date: November 13, 2015 – January 3, 2016

Location: Toledo Zoo: 2700 Broadway Toledo, Ohio 43609

Experience a 30-year tradition of lights at the Toledo Zoo! Bring your whole family as the zoo lights up for a magical experience.

 

5. Toledo Botanical Garden: Weed and Wine

Date: November 18, 2015 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Location: 5403 Elmer Drive Toledo, Ohio

Join us for a relaxing evening of light garden work, followed by a good wine and great conversation. Bring your own gloves. Tools and wine provided.

Things To Do In Perrysburg, Ohio – October, 2015

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Things To Do In Perrysburg, Ohio – October, 2015 – Fall is in full swing and there are many great things to do in Perrysburg, Ohio during the month of October. From taking pottery classes to visiting botanical gardens there is something for everyone to do this month. Here are 5 things to do in Perrysburg, Ohio during the month of October.

1. Stay a Night at the Belamere Suites

Date: Any date

Location: 12200 Williams Road, Perrysburg, OH 43551

Rated one of the most romantic hotels in the US, the Belamere Suites in Perrysburg are perfect for a sweet getaway. Amenities include freshly baked cookies, couples massages, and a swimming pool.

 

2. Take a class at the 577 Foundation

Date: Times of classes vary

Location: 577 East Front Street, Perrysburg, OH 43551

Focused on local ecology preservation, the 577 Foundation offers classes for the young and old. This unique center offers everything from pottery courses to meditation classes.

 

3. Fall on the Farm, Sauder Village

Date: October 10th, 10a.m.-5p.m.

Location: Sauder Village 22611 State Route 2, Archbold, OH 43502

This weekend at Sauder form is dedicate to traditional historical or fall activities, such as pumpkin decorating, making a corn husk doll, churning butter and more!

 

4. Toledo Botanical Gardens

Hours: 10am-5pm

Location: 5403 Elmer Drive, Toledo, OH

The Toledo Botanical Gardens is a cultural center dedicated to exhibiting plant life and the arts. Visit today to learn about horticulture or to take one of their hands-on arts based classes.

 

5. Paranormal Tour of the Wolcott House

Date: October 10th-31st

Location Wolcott House Museum Complex, 1035 River Rd., Maumee, OH 43537

Take a guided tour of the historic Wolcott House, known for hauntings that will chill you to the bone!

Things To Do In Perrysburg, Ohio – September, 2015

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Things To Do In Perrysburg, Ohio – September, 2015 The Summer is ending but there are still many events you can attend as Fall approaches.  Here are 5 things you can do in Perrysburg Ohio during the month of September.

1. Build it!

Date: Open hours vary

Location: 2180 Chappel Dr. Perrysburg, OH

This amazing discovery center is closing at the end of the year, so take advantage it now. This hands-on center uses Legos and similar blocks to provide school-aged children with much needed educational skills.

 

2. Levis Commons, $5 Tuesdays

Date: Every Tuesday in September

Location: Rave Cinemas: Perrysburg, OH

Find your favorite flick at Levis Commons on Tuesdays, where admission is just $5 for all guests, all day long.

 

3. Toledo Flavors Food Tour

Date: Thursdays and Saturdays, 11am

Location: Warehouse District: Toledo, OH

Take your taste buds on a tour of Toledo’s warehouse district. Try samplings over 6 delectable eateries while exploring this up-and-coming neighborhood.

 

4. Clean Your Streams Day

Date: September 19th

Location: Toledo, OH

Every year in September, thousands of volunteers gather along Toledo’s waterways to pull trash and waste from the rivers. Spend some time with family and friends helping the environment this year.

 

5. Saturday Night Outdoor Movies

Date: September 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th 9pm

Location: Commodore School Yard: Perrysburg, OH

Check out this free outdoor movie experience, 4 nights in September. Movie features include, Million Dollar Arm, When The Game Stands Tall, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and Ghostbusters.

Things To Do In Perrysburg, Ohio – August, 2015

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Things To Do In Perrysburg, Ohio – August, 2015 – With one month left of summer, it’s time to take advantage of all of the exciting things to do in Perrysburg! Tour a historic battlefield, visit an art museum, go fishing…there’s something for everyone! Here are 5 things to do in Perrysburg, Ohio this August:

Fort Meigs Ohio Battlefield of 1812

Hours: Wed-Sat, 9a.m.-5p.m.

Location: 29100 W. River Rd. (OH-65)

Cost: $4-$8

Explore Fort Meigs, battlefield in the war of 1813. Tour guides dressed in historic regalia are available daily, along with special events surrounding trade and goods of the era and even scavenger hunts for the little ones.

 

Toledo Museum of Art

Hours: Daily hours vary, Closed Mondays

Location: 2445 Monroe Street: Toledo, OH

Cost: Free

The Toledo Museum of Art has a collection of over 30,000 works and growing reputation

 

Wildwood Preserve Metro Park

Date: Daily hours 7a.m. until dusk

Location: 5100 West Central Ave

Cost: Free

This park is the former property of a local business executive and is now dedicated to the preservation of Ohio species and wildlife. Walk the wild trails or visit historic homes and place of business in this metro park. Be sure to check out the visitor center for extra information and history.

 

Golfing at Shady Oak Dunes

Date: Open daily

Location: 8205 Fremont Pike

Cost: $10/Walking 9 holes

Shady Oak Dunes is part of the Cross Winds Golf Club in Perrysville. This 9-hole course is a fun, challenging game open to the public daily.

 

Canoe or fish on the Maumee River

Date: Open daily

Location: Orleans Park

Cost: Free

Orleans Park in Perrsyburg is the ideal spot to launch your canoe for a scenic tour of the Maumee or while away the afternoon, fishing on the docks. There are also picnic tables, restrooms, and a short trail along the river for a leisurely walk.

5 Ways a Home Improvement Contractor Can Help You

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5 Ways a Home Improvement Contractor Can Help You

If you’re gearing up for a home improvement project, you’ve probably considered getting a home improvement contractor.  While it may seen expensive or unnecessary, hiring a contractor can benefit you in both the short and long runs.  Check out these reasons why hiring a home improvement contractor can help you.

Cheaper in the Long Run

Would you rather get something right the first time?  Hiring a contractor can help you do just that.  It will lessen the margin of error since a professional will be on the job.  This could save you some money, time, and even embarrassment.  Why finish a project on your own only to find you did something wrong? Do the smart thing.  Hire a contractor to get it right.

Higher Quality

Not all do-it-yourself jobs turn out poorly completed, but consider that doing renovations is these contractors’ jobs.  That being said, you can expect a level of planning and labor higher than you can produce.  Think about it.  Do you know the proper materials?  Do you know how to design what you are imagining?  Consider higher quality work; consider a contractor.

What if Something Goes Wrong?

What do you do if you get stuck halfway through your project?  Will you know how to fix problems that arise?  If you do, great.  But keep in mind that contractors not only plan projects out in their entirety, but also can adjust mid-project should an issue occur.  A contractor can finish your project and even avoid getting stuck altogether.

Contractors are Insured

This is their job.  Should something go wrong on the site, they are insured.  What if you get injured in the process of doing your own renovations?  This could pose a potential threat to your safety, your finances, or your job security.  Your insurance may not cover that kind of accident.  Check your policy but remember that contractors have that all taken care of.

Time and Physical Labor

You may want to take this project on yourself, but do you have the time to do so?  Are you able to lift heavily materials for long periods of time?  It may be tough to pencil a renovation into your schedule.  Consider this; contractors have the time and the physical ability to do what you need.  Again, this is their job.  Hiring one could mean a lot less stress on you, your family, and your wellbeing.

Home renovations are a big undertaking.  Getting a home improvement contractor will help you get on the right track, complete your project, and ensure that it doesn’t need to be redone.  It’s a solid investment and can save you a lot in the long run.

Things to do in Perrysburg, Ohio – March

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Things to do in Perrysburg, Ohio – March

There are so many things going on in and around Perrysburg this month, you won’t know where to start. Whether you’re looking for things to occupy the kids or you’re interested in finding a unique date night idea, you can find it here. Here are five things to do in Perrysburg this month.

Guitar: Interactive Exhibition

When: March 1

Admission: Free to attend

This guitar exhibition will be comprised of three elements: the science of sound; the evolution, engineering, and design of the guitar; and its cultural impact. This interactive exhibition allows you to go through hands on interactives, models, touchscreens, performance video, audio, stunning images, and photographs.

American Heart Association’s 2015 Toledo Heart Ball

When: March 14

Admission: Varies

Gather your friends or your significant other for a unique date night out. This event will allow members of the community, medical professionals and corporate leaders come together to celebrate the life saving work of the American Heart Association

Fort Meigs Floor Cloth Workshop

When: March 14-15

Admission: Varies

This is another event you and your family will not want to miss this month. Make your way out to Fort Meigs for a workshop that will help you learn how to apply to the floor cloth you construct during the workshop.

Jason Aldean

When: March 26

Admission: $56 – $500

Jason Aldean is coming to the Huntington Center for what is sure to be a great night. Gather a group of friends or family and get ready for the show. You’ll be talking about it for months to come.

Classic Series: Midsummer Night Mysteries

When: March 28

Admission: Varies

Make your way out to Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle Theatre for a great Saturday night out with friends. This is one show you won’t want to miss, so brush up on your Shakespeare before you go.

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