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Lunch at Levis
Daytime Concert Series continues through September
TOLEDO, August 28, 2019: The popular
daytime concert series, Lunch at Levis, has just 4 remaining for the
year. Lunch at Levis, located in the heart of downtown at the corner
of St. Clair Street and Madison Avenue is from 11:30 a.m. — 1:30
p.m. every Thursday through September 26th.
The public is invited to enjoy live
entertainment, food trucks, games and other activities. On September
12th, the park will turn Midnight Blue and Gold in
celebration of the University of Toledo.
This year’s remaining lineup includes:
September 19th – Sweet Tea Unplugged;
September 26th – Katie’s Randy Cat.
For all things downtown, go to www.downtowntoledo.org.
TMA event to feature Bowling Green State
TOLEDO: Bowling Green State
University (BGSU) faculty will perform a free recital in
the Toledo Museum of Art’s (TMA) Great Gallery Sunday,
Sept. 22, 2019, at 3 p.m.
This recital features faculty members
Kevin Bylsma, Caroline Chin, Matthew McBride Daline, Penny Kruse,
Robert Satterlee, Ellen Strba Scholl, and Brian Snow from BGSU’s
College of Musical Arts.
“This is a wonderful collaboration
between the Toledo Museum of Art and BGSU faculty,” said Scott
Boberg TMA’s manager of programs and audience engagement. “The
audience will enjoy the presentation, which will showcase the music
of Johannes Brahms and Phillip A. Cooke.”
El Centro de Servicios
– City Fresh brings local fruits & vegetables direct from the farms
to you! Drop off will be every Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00
p.m. at El Centro. Family shares cost $18 and feed 3-4 people and
single shares cost $10 which feed 1-2 people. You can order for
additional dates at any time. Ohio Direction Card/SNAP accepted for
payment. To place your order you can go online at www.cityfresh.org
or call 440-707-6606. This will run from June 2019 – October 2019.
September 9 to November 11
Parent Engagement /Padres Comprometidos Orientation will be on
September 9th and classes will continue the following
week. These classes are in collaboration with Lorain County
Community College, and UnidosUS. Join us every Monday
from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for an 11-week series and learn how to
work with your schools to prepare your child for college and
beyond. Workshops are offered in Spanish and will end with a family
celebration. Parents can join any time during the 11-week period.
For more information contact Maria Carrion at
– University Hospitals Free Health Fair. If you are 18 or
older, come to the free health fair at El Centro from 10:00 am to
1:00 pm. Free health screenings include cholesterol, blood sugar
(you do not need to fast), blood pressure, bone density, and stroke
risk assessment. For more information, contact Kim Horvath
at UH Elyria Medical Center at 440-284-5709 or Lourdes
Bennett at El Centro at 440-277-8235.
September 19 - El Centro Food Pantry and Farmer’s Market – In
collaboration with Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio,
the Food Pantry and Farmer’s Market is from 12:00 p.m.
to 3:00 p.m. at El Centro. Income eligible households (below 200% of
the poverty level) are given one box of food and multiple bags of
fresh vegetables on a first-come, first-served basis – FREE. Photo
ID and proof of residency required. This event occurs every third
Thursday of each month at the same time.
– El Centro’s 10th Annual Community Block Party. Please come
and celebrate with us at this free event for the entire family. The
Block Party will be at El Centro from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and
there will be food, music, Zumba, inflatables, and games for kids.
For information please contact Martin Leibas at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 440-277-8235.
Centro and the Lorain Historical Society are collaborating on a
project to highlight the history of the Latino Community in Lorain.
The meeting will take place at the Lorain Historical Society,
located at 329 West 10th Street, Lorain, OH 44052. RSVP
is needed for this event. For more information contact Maria
Carrion at 440-277-8235.
Partner organization events:
– South Lorain Pride Day #2 (8:00 am to 12:00 pm) Volunteers will
work on giving South Lorain areas a much needed helping hand.
Volunteers plan to clean, mow, trim, and paint major portions of
South Lorain. Mexican Mutual will be providing lunch for this
event. For more information call 440-787-1179.
September 20 & 21 - Annual Fire Fish
Festival - Be a part of an amazing weekend of visual and performing
arts in downtown Lorain. Engage your senses with music, dance, fire
and art in unexpected places, culminating in a spectacular parade
and burning of the fish along the riverfront. The 2019 theme is
going to focus on seeds germinating in fire to start the rebirth of
Lorain. For more information visit
September 29 – Mercy Health Parish Nursing and National Kidney
Foundation will be providing free health screenings at Sacred Heart
Chapel, 4301 Pearl Avenue, Lorain, OH 44055 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
(flyers attached). For more information, please contact Leah Adams
October 5 – El Centro and the Lorain Public Library will have a
Community Celebration: Local Latino Authors from 2:00 pm to 4:00
pm. Come and meet local Latino authors and be prepared for two
hours of community fun and activities. Pre-registration is required
for this program. Call or register online at
LorainPublicLibrayr.org/events to reserve your spot. es
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October 12 – SAVE THE DATE - Sacred Heart Chapel – Night at the
Races. More information to follow.
November 2 – El Centro 45th Annual Gala Dinner/Dance from
6 p.m. to 12 midnight at New Russia Township Hall. For more
information on sponsoring, placing an ad in program booklet or
purchasing tickets, contact Lourdes Bennett at
WHAT’S HAPPENING AT LORAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM’S MAIN BRANCH
351 W. SIXTH ST., LORAIN * 440-244-1192
Wednesday, Sept. 11; 4 to 5 p.m.
Mix 'Em Up Spools
Create your own stunning spools with imagination and paint! For
children ages 4 through 8. Preregistration required.
Wednesdays, Sept. 11, 18, 25; Oct. 2, 9; 6:30 to 7 p.m.
Stuffed Animal Story Time
Families with babies, toddlers and young children bring along your
best stuffed friend for a bedtime story and calming music.
Thursday, Sept. 12, 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Preview
Friday, Sept. 13 and Saturday, Sept. 14; 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 16; Tuesday, Sept, 17, Wednesday, Sept. 18 and
Thursday Sept. 19; 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Admission to the book sale preview is reserved for members of the
Friends of the Lorain Public Library, Inc. New members may join, or
former members may renew their annual memberships that evening.
Sept. 18 is Nickel Day and Sept. 19 is Penny Day.
Thursday, Sept. 12; 6 to 7 p.m.
Graphic Design Online ‑ Canva
Learn the basics of creating flyers, logos and more using the
simple graphic design website Canva. Preregistration required.
Thursday, Sept. 12; 6 to 7 p.m.
West African Drumming and Dance
Experience the culture of West Africa through drumming and dance
at this interactive program. Students will attend two sessions,
learning about rhythms, songs, and languages of the Ivory Coast.
Then, join instructor Sogbety Diomande in a performance at the
FireFish Festival on Sept. 21. Preregistration required.
Monday, Sept. 16; 6 p.m.
Hispanics in the Movies:
From 1930 to Present
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Lorain Public Library with an
exhibit highlighting Hispanics in the Movies. Displays will include
dolls, books, pictures, posters, and movies. A short presentation
will kick off the month and exhibit! Preregistration required.
Tuesday, Sept. 17; 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Thursdays, Sept. 26; Oct. 10; 5 to 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 5; 3 to 5:30 p.m.
Hispanic Heritage Movie Night
Join us in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by watching
flicks featuring Latin American actors and actresses.
Arts Calendar, Sept. 11-24, 2019
– The Faculty Artist Series presents hornist Andrew Pelletier,
a Grammy Award-winning chamber musician, teacher, mentor and
president of the International Horn Society. The recital will begin
at 8 p.m. in Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center.
– The 2019 Edwin H. Simmons Creative Minds Series features
Chicago-based architect Iker Gil and graphic designer Rick Valicenti,
who will present “Interdisciplinary Collaboration: A Bigger Idea.”
Gil and Valicenti have identified interdisciplinary collaboration as
a means of impacting design. With design at the core of their work,
Gil and Valicenti will share their ideas at 7:30 p.m. in the Thomas
B. and Kathleen M. Donnell Theatre, Wolfe Center for the Arts. Free
– The Department of Theatre and Film kicks off the Tuesday Night
Film Screenings with the U.S. film “La Mission.” The film is
a collaboration between actor Benjamin Bratt and his brother Peter.
The film revolves around a complicated father-son relationship in
San Francisco’s Mission District, a traditionally Latinx
neighborhood on the verge of gentrification. The screening begins at
7:30 p.m. in the BGSU Film Theater, 206 Bowen-Thompson Student
– The Faculty Artist Series presents Charles Saenz on trumpet. He
has performed with the Toledo Symphony, Michigan Opera Theatre,
Toledo Jazz Orchestra, the Sinfonia da Camera of Illinois, the
Champaign-Urbana Symphony, the Illinois and Nebraska Brass Quintets
and the Omaha Big Band. The performance will begin at 8 p.m. in the
Bryan Recital Hall at the Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
– Humor writer and poet Holly Amos visits the Creative Writing
Program’s Prout Reading Series. Her humor has appeared in “Little
Old Lady,” “Points in Case” and “Robot Butt.” She has studied at
Second City and is the assistant editor of Poetry. The reading will
begin at 7:30 p.m. in Prout Chapel. Free
– Students in the College of Musical Arts Doctorate of Musical Arts
program will perform contemporary music that is curated to coincide
with artwork in rotating galleries. The first of the season’s Ear |
Eye: Listening and Learning Series begins at 7 p.m. in the Toledo
Museum of Art, 2445 Monroe St., Toledo. Free
– Opera educator Ann Baltz, the 2019-20 Helen McMaster Endowed
Professorship in Vocal and Choral Studies at BGSU, will present a
public performance showcasing the work of the students she works
with during her residency (Sept. 18-20). She is recognized as one of
the leading opera educators in America and is the founder of
OperaWorksTM , a revolutionary holistic approach to singer
training. The final workshop performance will begin at 8 p.m. in
Bryan Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center. Free
– “It’s Movie Night!” with the BG Philharmonia is the theme of the
2019 BGSU High School Honors String Festival, which features guest
artist Henrik Karapetyan on violin and advanced high school-aged
string players. The final concert will begin at 8 p.m. in Kobacker
Hall at Moore Musical Arts Center. Tickets are $8 per person; no
charge for BGSU students with ID card at the door.
– The College of Musical Arts faculty will present a chamber music
concert at the Toledo Museum of Art’s Great Gallery. 2445 Monroe
St., Toledo. Free
– As part of Latinx Heritage Month, BGSU Firelands presents a
Latinx Short Film Fest featuring films that are written,
directed or produced by Latinx filmmakers or filmmakers who promote
inclusion and diversity in their films. The short films will be
screened from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the North Building Pit, One Huron
Drive, Huron, OH.
– U.S. film director Crystal Moselle’s film “Skate Kitchen”
is the featured film for the Tuesday Night Screenings hosted by the
BGSU Department of Theatre and Film. “Skate Kitchen,” which is based
on a short by Moselle, focuses on a young woman looking for meaning
and a sense of belonging with an all-girl skateboard crew in New
York City. The screening will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the BGSU Film
Theater, 206 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Latino-style dancing in the Detroit area go to:
Post gratis. Contact La Prensa at
(Rico, NW Ohio), 440-320-8221 (Rubén
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Hall, 43 E.
Central Ave., bailes every Sat., $5 cover. 419.254.0000.
La Vista, Downtown
Toledo, corner of Summit St. and Locust with DJ playing the latest
hits in Bachata, Merengue and Salsa; Daily and Nightly Specials on
Drinks and Food; (419) 241-1173.
Airport Hwy. w/ salsa, merengue, hip hop; DJ on Thur. (Ladies
night) , Fri. (mas Tejano), & Sat. (Latina); no cover before
4725 Woodville Rd; salsa; call 419.693.9777.
W. 21st St. & Rt 58, Fri: Hip Hop/Latino; Sat: Latino,
Rico at: 313.729.4435, or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Springwells Street; every Friday night; Baile Cumbia; free
cumbia lessons; DJ Manolito; cumbia, salsa, ranchera, merengue;
6060 W. Fort Street; weekly Sat.; 313.995.4938.
234 W. Larned; Fri., 248.756.4821.
Past 3, 2554
Grand River, Sat: Latin Dance Parties with DJ Cisco; salsa, merengue,
bachata; free salsa lessons; ladies free before 10PM; 313.304.8953
and 248.756.4821. www.danceindetroit.com.
Bagley St., most Fri. & Sat; 313.554.4444.
Posh, 22061 Woodward, Sun., 248.756.4821.
Pier Ballroom; most Saturday nights; El Baile Grande, 10
p.m. to 3 a.m. Call 734.848.4326.
HEAT, Pike St. & N. Saginaw St., Fri; at the main level:
salsa, merengue, bachata & Latin House music by DJ Cisco &
Alfredo; in the Hookah Lounge: flamenco, reggae, & Arabic music.
248.756.4821 or www.salsadetroit.com.
& Thurs; Sky Club, 401 S. Lafayette; doors open at 8 p.m.
with free dance lessons at 8:15 p.m; 21 and over; proper attire;
586.254.0560 or 248.756.4821.
Argentine Tango Detroit, 7758 Auburn Road; Tango on Fri;
Lodge St. 43609
First Spanish Church of God
E. Broadway 43605
10:00 a.m.& 5:00PM
& Vier., 7:00PM
• Iglesia Bautista
El Buen Pastor
521 Spencer Rd. 43609
Rev. Dr. Alberto Martínez
Berna Aguilar, Youth Pastor
Dom., 10:15AM, 11:20AM,
• Iglesia Cristo La Roca de Salvación
2052 Front St. 43605
Pastores: Exh. Miguel & Blanca Ladriyé
Dom: Escuela 10:30AM; Culto
• Iglesia Nueva Vida
2025 Airport Hwy 43609
Pastor Titular: Josué Rodríguez
Pastor Asociado: José Rosario
Estudio Biblico: Jue. 7PM
• Iglesia Torre Fuerte
Iglesia de Bible Temple
3327 Airport Hwy 43609
Pastor Guadalupe Rios
• La Primera Iglesia Bautista
Elm St. 43604
Pastor: José Luis Jirón
Escuela dominical: 10:00AM
Culto de adoración:11:00A
cultos son bilingüe
studies: Sat. 10:00AM
SS. Peter & Paul
St. Clair St. 43609
Sacred Heart Chapel
William A. Thaden
8AM, 10AM,& Noon
jueves, vier. 9:30AM
House of Praise
Elyria Ave. 44055
Gilbert & Eileen Silva
9 & 10:30AM [Eng.]
Mar. & Jue., 7:00PM
• Iglesia del Dios Viviente
254 Barres Lane
Elyria OH 44035
Pastor Martin & Carmen Moyet
Mier., 7-8:30PM Conocimientos Biblicos
Dom., 1:00PM Evangelio y Adoración
• Iglesia Pentecostal
1930 Broadway 44055
Paster Miguel Serrano
Dom., Escuela dom. 10AM
Dom., culto evan.
Martes, jueves, viernes @ 7PM:
Evangelistas Daniel González, Francisco Vega, Abel Robles
• La Iglesia de Dios, Inc.
Rev. Angel L. Rivera
3115 Elyria Ave. 44052
• Misión Cristiana Faro de Luz
West Fifth St. 44052
Pastor Luis A. Morales
Dom., 1:00PM: Predicación
4:00PM: Escuela Biblica
• Our Savior
Nuestro Salvador Luthern Church
4501 Clinton Ave.
Rev. Cora Lee
11:15AM:Serv. de Adoración
• The Salvation
Carlos & Trudy Medina
Reunion de Adoración; 1:00PM Escuela
6:30PM Estudio Biblico
6:00PM Club de Niños
Tabernacle International Church
2203 Meister Rd.
Pastores David &
10:00AM (Escuela Dominical)
& Jueves: 7:30PM
Principe de Paz
1607 East 31st St.
Iglesia del Dios Viviente
Elyria OH 44035
Pastor Martin &
Programa radial 1040AM 1:30PM
Iglesia Nueva Vida
Cleveland OH 44109
Rev. José Reyes
culto: mier. 8:00PM
“La Senda Antigua”
Rolando & Lizzette Velázquez
2681 West 14th
Cleveland OH 44113
dominical; noon: Culto Evang., Pro-Templo
clase de Nuevos Creyentes
Oración y Est. Biblico
7PM Culto de Hogares
7PM Culto Generales
7PM Culto Generales
Cleveland OH 44102
Sat. Vigil 5:00PM
Sun., 9:00AM &
Superior Ave. &
Sat. Vigil 4:00PM
St. Michael the
3114 Scranton Rd.
Cleveland OH 44109
Misión Cristiana Nueva Vida
2003 West Blvd.
Cleveland OH 44102
Dom. 9:00AM [Español]
de Niños: Vier. 6:30PM
Vanessa Rivera y
Iglesia Cristiana Fuente De Salvacion
West 140th St.
Cleveland, Ohio 44111
Estudio Bibilico a las 2PM
de Alabanza a las 3PM
en Los Hogares Para Caballeros a las 7PM
Miercoles: Oracion a las 7PM en la Iglesia
Estudios en Los Hogares/Celulas a las 7PM
Pedro & Georgina Leonardo
CHURCH OF GOD
Casa de Oracion
1600 E 34TH 44055
Pastores Jose &
Dom: 12:00pm (Escuela
Miercoles & Viernes; 7:30pm
Primera Iglesia Hispana
Alianza Cristiana y Misionera
Monroe, Michigan 48161
• Primera Iglesia Bautista
3495 Livernois Street
Detroit, Michigan 48210
Pastor Titular: Carlos Liese
Pastor Asociado: Elí Garza
Estudio Bíblico: Miér., 7:00PM Escuela
Dominical: 10:00AM Culto de Adoración:
• Nueva Creación United
Services: Juev. at 7:00PM
dom. a 5:30PM
• St. Alfred
Misa en español:
Domingo, a 5:00PM
• Parroquia de Nuestra Senora de
G-2316 W. Coldwater Rd.
Flint, MI 48505
Rev. Timothy Nelson
sabado (ingles) 5pm, domingo (español)
domingo (ingles) 11am
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