The deadline is fast approaching for kids entering kindergarten to be enrolled in Maumee’s Safety City program. The program takes place at Wayne Trail Elementary school, 1147-7th Street. There is classroom instruction by a teacher including crafts and songs. Then the children head outside to learn safety rules and test their ability at driving “cars.” … More Maumee Safety City
One of my favorite drives to take is the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge one hour car trip through its grounds. You can hop in your car, take a friend or family and visit this beautiful preserve from your car window. We always take along a couple of sets of binoculars so we can see the … More The Biggest Week in American Birding
Gardeners from across Ohio are attending the state convention held in our area April 18-20. There will be workshops, entertainment, the annual meeting and award luncheons. Of interest to the public is the state flower show, “Splish Splash”. It will be judged the morning of April 19 and ribbons will be awarded. Then, from 2-6 … More Garden Club of Ohio holds state convention
As I drive over 475/23 on the Illinois Avenue bridge, I see the word Kokosing on all the equipment. I got to wondering about Kokosing and its selection to work on this large project. First of all, as I researched the word, I found it interesting that Kokosing is most likely an Algonquin word and … More I wondered “What is Kokosing?”
Over 50 people attended the Maumee Garden Club March 14 talk by Hal Mann about Native Plants. Due to a scheduling conflict at the Maumee Branch Library, the talk was moved to the Way Library in Perrysburg. Mann spoke about the importance of using native plants to benefit local animals, birds and insects. This follows … More Maumee Garden Club hosts successful Native Plants talk + new workshop
If not, the annual Maumee Athletic Boosters sale is right around the corner. Hardwood Mulch, red mulch and black mulch are all $6 per 2 cu ft. bag. There is free delivery if you order 10 or more bags. Even better, for just $3 per bag, someone will spread the mulch for you! The deadline … More Got Mulch?
The Maumee Uptown Business Association will host the Easter Eggstravaganza from 10 am-Noon. The Easter Bunny will appear and there will be an egg hunt. Get out our best pastels for this fun event!
The final two lectures for the month of March presented by the Wolcott Guild include on Thursday, March 23, re-enactor Neil Buttermore will speak on General Stonewall Jackson and on Thursday, March 30, “John Pray, founder of Waterville” will be presented by Jim Conrad. Both lectures are held at 10 am at the Toledo-Lucas County … More Wolcott Guild Lectures
Though it seems improbable, this is the 48th year of the Hometown Heroes. Several members of the Maumee Garden Club have been acknowledged in the past not only for their work with the club but serving the city of Maumee with their volunteer work. This year, former Maumee City Schools Superintendent Todd Kramer is receiving … More Hometown Heroes recognized at dinner banquet
The Maumee United Methodist Church, 405 Sackett Street, is hosting the Monday, Feb. 27 blood drive in its gymnasium. If you wish to schedule an appointment, visit the American Red Cross website at RedCrossBlood.org and enter sponsor code HUMANESOCIETY or call 1-800-RED-CROSS. There may be openings for walk-ins but I’d check with Red Cross to … More Red Cross and Toledo Humane Society plan blood drive