Franciscan Center

The Franciscan Center is a beautiful, full-service, state-of-the-art theater and conference center located on the Sylvania Franciscan Village campus in Sylvania, Ohio.

The center features a full-service theater that seats 850 patrons and is capable of hosting a fully staged and technically challenging performance or a simple lecture event. It also features smaller conference rooms seating anywhere from 15 to 200, a gymnasium, and a beautiful commons that’s often used for dinners, banquets, style shows, a multitude of special events and wedding receptions. As a rental facility, the Franciscan Center is available for wedding receptions, meetings, parties, trade shows, seminars and a variety of other types of events.

Faculty and staff receive a 10% discount on rental of the Franciscan Center facilities, and Alumni and non-profit organizations receive a 15% discount. In addition to facility rental, the center also provides services and amenities to help make your event a success. Located in scenic Sylvania, it enjoys an ambience and tranquility unlike any other.

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Lourdes University Vocal Music Camp

July 11 @ 9:00 am

Lourdes University Music offers a Vocal Music Camp to students in grades 9-12 from July 11-14, 2022 from 9 to 11:30 am daily. Perform fun music with the Lourdes University Director of Vocal Music Betsy Bellavia. Concert and lunch on the last day. $50 per student. Includes t-shirt and sheet music. Call 419-205-5801 for information and to sign up. You can also visit

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