Partners in Education – Events

Chess! 10/15/2016 -9:30 AM – 11:30 AM @ Main Library Children’s General Space Stop by the Children’s Library on Saturday mornings for a game of chess. Practice basic moves as well as learn some advanced strategies. All skill levels welcome. Event Type(s): Children’s Program Age Group(s): Children, Tweens (419) 259 – 5231

Saturday Showdown 10/15/2016 -2:00 PM – 4:00 PM @ Main Library -Teen General Space Registration is open It’s your chance to pit your skills against your friends as we roll out some big screen gaming! We’ll connect one of our gaming consoles and feature a different game each time we do. Go head to head in 2K or Madden – or try to be the top driver on Mariokart! We may even have a new game or two to share – just to make things a bit more interesting! Some prizes will be awarded, but you’ll also have exclusive bragging rights until the next event! Event Type(s): Teen Program, Computers & Technology Age Group(s): Teens (419) 259 – 5117


ZUMBA 10/17/2016 5pm-6pm @ Salvation Army, 620 N Erie St, Toledo, OH 43604, USA Fun Dance Workout with Elaina Hernandez – 419-250-6233 *It’s free, though they do accept donations that go to their Hygiene pantry for clients.


acloche Open Recruitment- October 19, 2016-10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Representatives from acloche will be taking applications at the OMJ Richland Center from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Open positions include Warehouse, Merchandise Processor, Merchandise Handler, Outbound Loader, and Forklift Operator. No appointment is necessary. 183 Park Avenue East Mansfield, OH 44902 Phone: 419-774-5300

Parent University with YWCA- No One Like Me- Your Unique Child- October 20, 11AM- 12PM @ The Friendly Center Family Fun Time- For parents and their little ones, age 0-3/4yrs- We will be reading “I Like Me!” by Nancy Carlson with your little one. Books and snacks provided. One book per family will be sent home with participants. Limited space available- PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Please call 419-242-2122 ext. 106 to register


October 21, 2016- DADS CLUB- 1st and 3rd Fridays each Month @1601 Jefferson Ave 5:30PM- 7:30PM – Dads (or other important men) along with their kids enjoy Open Swim or Open Gym from 5:30-6:30PM Dinner and activities begin at 6:30PM. No cost to attend. Register at 419-243-7255 or parent


College Fair- October 22, 2016- 10AM- 3PM

The Indiana Avenue Missionary Baptist Church The Stephenson-Roberts Fellowship Hall 640 Indiana Avenue ● Toledo, Ohio ● 43604

Visit with local colleges, universities, and community colleges including,

public and private Institutions and Community Colleges


The College Path ● Financial Aid 101 ● Community College ● Scholarships

Question & Answer Panel from College Students (Admitted & Graduated)


Parent University- What Now? Reading the Freshman Grade Card- October 26th from 6PM-7PM @ Waite High School Parents and Student Caregivers: Learn how your student is doing in school, Ideas to help your student succeed, & Tips to guide your student to graduating on time. No cost to attend! A light supper will be served. Childcare available for 1- 11yrs upon request. Call 419-242-2122 ext. 106 to register.


AUTHORS! AUTHORS! – October 26, 2016 at 7 p.m. In this unquestionably important election year, your Library puts you at the center of the action. Join us for an Across the Aisle conversation featuring nationally renowned political strategist, best-selling author, and media personality James Carville (representing the left) and anchor, commentator, and Fox News pundit Tucker Carlson (representing the right).


Need Help with finances? Managing with Diligence Workshops are designed to help Toledo-area residents who are struggling to manage household expenses.  Participants learn skills to avoid getting behind on housing and utility bills and to prepare for financial emergencies.

Participants also learn to: Establish and maintain a balanced life in order to move to the next step of financial stability. Strategically manage income to enjoy life debt-free. Evaluate thought patterns that lead to non-productive spending decisions. Manage time and prioritize tasks.

Managing with Diligence Workshops are offered on the third Tuesday and Wednesday of each month.  Please register by the second Friday of the month by contacting Brian Rome at or by calling 419-244-6711, ext. 222.


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