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7th annual Liberator Awards

February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

S.O.A.P. (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution) hosts its 7th annual Liberator Awards at Lourdes University, from 5pm to 9pm. The Liberator Awards unites those in Ohio and Michigan working to bring awareness to human trafficking. Tickets are $45 in advance, $55 at the door, and includes dinner. This event is open to the public. For more information, contact S.O.A.P at 614.216.1619.

Zuzu African Acrobats

February 21 @ 5:30 pm

Lourdes University Campus Life presents Zuzu African Acrobats, at 5:30pm. Originating in Mombassa, Kenya, the Zuzu African Acrobats have performed in more than 25 countries. Their performances are a blend of circus style acrobatics and popular dance moves, set to both live and taped African Music. $5 per person. For more information, contact Ashley Jackson at 419.517.8413.

Shalom Bollywood

February 23 @ 7:00 pm

The Jewish Federation of Greater Toledo Film Club presents Shalom Bollywood at 7pm. A feature length documentary celebrating the history of the Indian Jewish film industry, Shalom Bollywood, is a winner of several awards, and was recognized at the UK Asian, Mumbai, and UK International Film Festivals. $7 per person. For more information, contact Hallie Freed at 419.724.0362 or

Blood Drive

Blood Drive

February 25 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

The Red Cross Club of Lourdes University offers a blood drive from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Those wishing to give blood can register online at using the code LOURDES. Donors must present a photo ID at appointment.

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Women’s History Month Tea

March 21 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Tea and hors d'oeuvres included. Event is free and open to the public. RSVP is required by email to or 419-517-8413.  

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“The Sights and Sounds of Judaism” Dr. Morton Goldberg Lecture

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

“The Sights and Sounds of Judaism” focus of 2019 Dr. Morton Goldberg Lecture Joint lecture with annual Sister Jane Mary Sorosiak Art Lecture Toledo Community Foundation and Lourdes University are pleased to present “The Sights and Sounds of Judaism” on Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. The distinguished speakers include American Composer Dr. Samuel Adler and well known Senior Art History Lecturer Ruthy Behare Light. The event is…

The Surprising Solution To Ocean Plastic

April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Can we solve the problem of ocean plastic pollution and end extreme poverty at the same time? That’s the ambitious goal of The Plastic Bank: a worldwide chain of stores where everything from school tuition to cooking fuel and more is available for purchase in exchange for plastic garbage – which is then sorted, shredded and sold to brands who reuse “social plastic” in their products. Join David Katz to learn more about this step towards closing the loop in…

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Finances 101

April 11 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

What is it? FREE life-sized game that teaches high school students about finances. Students learn about: Earning a salary and paying bills/taxes What it costs to run a household How earnings impact buying decisions What responsibilities lie ahead in the adult world Register In partnership with Directions Credit Union

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Environment and Culture: Insights from Wind River Shoshone History

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Distinguished History Lecture featuring Dr. Adam Hodge Environment and Culture: Insights from Wind River Shoshone History Ecology and Ethnogenesis:  An Environmental History of the Wind River Shoshones, 1000-1868 Published by University of Nebraska Press as part of the New Visions in Native American and Indigenous Studies Series, Dr. Hodge’s book is a major contribution to environmental history, ethnohistory, and Native American history. It explores the origins of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe based on interdisciplinary research in history, archaeology, anthropology, and…

What We Can Do About The Culture of Hate

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

We’re all against hate, right? We agree it’s a problem – their problem, not our problem, that is. But as Sally Kohn discovered, we all hate – some of us in subtle ways, others in obvious ones. As she confronts a hard story from her own life, she shares ideas on how we can recognize, challenge and heal from hatred in our institutions and in ourselves. Sally Kohn is a political commentator for CNN and former contributor to Fox News.…

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