On Saturday, August 20, the stone quarry on Ford Road just north of Illinois Avenue will hold an open house that is free for all ages. There will be bus tours of the facility, a rock dig, a chance to crack a geode, cookout and prizes. The event will be held from 10 am to … More Stoneco Maumee Quarry Open House
I first met Libby through my sister’s time with the Young Rep Roadshow, a youth outreach by the Toledo Repertoire Theatre on 12th Street in downtown Toledo. We all knew she was very talented even at such a young age. She and her sister were always cast in whatever production the Young Rep was performing … More Libby Servais Concert Fundraiser for PAC
For the 44th year, the Maumee Uptown Business Association is hosting the Maumee Summer Fair August 12 and 13. It is not too late to sign up for booth space for Saturday, August 13. Visit the website and register at http://www.maumeesummerfair.com. Mike Dibling has again devoted his time and talent to head the summer fair … More Maumee Summer Fair
The annual Lucas County Fair will be on the grounds of the Lucas County Rec Center from July 11-17, 10 am-8 pm. One of my favorite events will be the Lawn Mower Demolition Derby on Tuesday, July 14 from Noon-4:30 pm. It’s free with your entry ticket. And, as member of the Maumee Garden Club, … More When the country comes to the city
Maumee residents can drop off grass clippings, and tree trunks, stumps, branches and leaves to Ohio Compost, 10839 Sager Road, (St. Rt. 20). I know my parents have taken yard branches they have pruned from their bushes as well as their fall leaves to the yard waste recycling facility. The entrance is manned and proof … More Got yard clippings, branches??
Maumee will host its annual fireworks display over the Maumee River at 10 pm on Sunday evening, July 3. I remember fondly when my parents lived on West Harrison, friends and family would gather in the backyard as the perfect viewing spot. Parking was at a premium but everyone managed to find a place. After … More July 3 sparklers
Download the ODOT app called OHGO. It will give you real time traffic and road status to keep you on the go and on time! I use this app often before I head out to show or list a house so I arrive on time to meet my clients. Visit the Ohio Department of Transportation … More Road construction got you down … and running late?
The annual marathon race through the city of Maumee will be held Saturday, June 18 from 7-10 am. The route begins in uptown Maumee, continues through Sidecut Metropark and finishes in downtown Toledo at Fifth Third Field. I enjoy getting up early to watch the runners pass by my house and give them a cheer … More Muddy Mini now known as the Toledo Mini
This year I watched the annual parade from a friend’s home on E. Broadway, an alternate route due to the construction on Conant Street. I have fond memories of watching parades in my younger days, sitting on the curb at Broadway and Conant with my family and catching candy thrown my way. My dad was … More Memorial Day parade
The Maumee Garden Club has participated over 15 years in the Claire’s Day book and student reading recognition event. It began when the club held a sanctioned flower show inside the Maumee Branch Library. Members selected a book and then designed a floral arrangement to accompany the book on shelves throughout the library. There was … More Claire’s Day