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Franciscan Center

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6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
419-517-8950

November 2021

Dia de los Muertos 2021

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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El Corazon de Mexico Ballet Folklorico Performance

Lourdes University and the Lourdes LatinX Student Union are pleased to offer a Dia de los Muertos 2021 performance featuring the El Corazon de Mexico Ballet Folkorico Dance Troupe on November 1st in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania, Ohio. A reception is planned at 6 pm with a 7 pm show. The event is free. Donations for the dance troupe will be accepted. Questions? Contact Amanda Vargas, Lourdes LatinX Student Union President at Amanda.Vargas@mymail.lourdes.edu or Elaina Hernandez…

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Sr. Jane Mary Sorosiak Art Lecture featuring Kenneth Thompson

November 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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The Lourdes University Art Department presents the 2021 Sr. Jane Mary Sorosiak Art Lecture on Sunday, November 7 from 2 to 4 pm in the Franciscan Center Theater, 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. The event is free and open to the public. Masks are required. The featured speaker is Kenneth Thompson. A sculptor, Mr. Thompson is well versed in bronze casting, metal fabrication, and stone carving, with a major focus on large-scale public sculptures. His commissions include Reclamation Archway for…

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Veterans Day Celebration

November 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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Lourdes University offers a Veterans Day celebration on Thursday, November 11 at 4 p.m. in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. The featured speaker is Chaplain Maj Michael Dandurand, 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, at Toledo Express Airport. The event is free and open to the public. Chaplain Maj Michael Dandurand Chaplain Maj Michael Dandurand is a Chaplain at the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, located at Toledo Express Airport, Swanton, Ohio. The 180th…

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School Is In Session: Diversifying the Educator Workforce Panel

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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The Lourdes University Division of Education is pleased to offer School Is In Session: Diversifying the Educator Workforce on Monday, November 15 from 7 to 8:30 pm at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd. The event is free and open to the public and includes light hors d'oeuvres and beverage. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Masks are required. RSVP/Register Now https://donate.lourdes.edu/s/1937/bp21/interior.aspx?sid=1937&pgid=576&gid=2&cid=1504&ecid=1504&post_id=0 Every year the student population increases in diversity while the overall teacher workforce pipeline decreases. This trend drastically exasperates the disparity…

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Rules of the Game: Sports at Colleges Today

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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The Lifelong Learning Monthly Lecture Series aims to bring outstanding speakers to our community. Join us for refreshments at 9:15 a.m. followed by presentations from outstanding speakers from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Franciscan Center. Sports are a traditional aspect of the college experience, but the rules governing athletics are constantly evolving. We will discuss current challenges in collegiate sports, including the women’s movement and equality initiatives, and compare the NAIA and NCAA. Recently the Supreme Court ruled that…

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Human Trafficking 101

November 19 @ 11:15 am - 12:45 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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Join us for a lunch of soup, sandwiches, and dessert followed by a presentation and lively discussion. Fridays, 11:15 am – 12:45 pm in the Franciscan Center Board Room. Reservations are requested at least one week prior. This presentation will provide a basic overview of human trafficking, focusing on both domestic and foreign trafficking as well as labor and sex trafficking. Topics will include the definition of human trafficking, how traffickers recruit, indicators for victim identification, the use of social…

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FOX 36 Big Game Giveaway

November 24 @ 6:00 am - 9:30 am
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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FOX 36 presents its Big Game Giveaway on November 24 from 6 to 9 am. WTOL 11 / FOX 36 will do the morning news live from the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd. The annual event allows individuals to win prizes in the lead up to the Big Game between Ohio State University and University of Michigan. More details to come.

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December 2021

Sharing the Spirit Celebration & Tree Lighting

December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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The Lourdes University community gathers for the Sharing the Spirit Celebration & Tree Lighting on Thursday, December 2 from 4 to 6 pm in the Franciscan Center. Lourdes University Mission & Ministry offers the event annually. For more information, contact Campus Minister Jenn Okuley at jokuley@lourdes.edu.

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Sylvania Community Orchestra Concert

December 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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Join the Sylvania Community Orchestra for an afternoon concert of live instrumental music on Sunday, December 5 at 4 pm in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. Be part of the experience as they delve into Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor with local piano prodigy Henry Shao. Travel through Sibelius' Finlandia and get into the spirit of the winter season with Leroy Anderson's iconic Sleigh Ride ... plus so much more. The event is free and open to…

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Winter Festival of Crafts

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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The Toledo Craftsman's Guild presents the Winter Festival of Crafts on Sunday, December 12 from 10 am until 4 pm at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. Pick up that last minute holiday gift or decoration that will make your holidays bright. The Guild will follow all COVID-19 guidelines in place at the time of the event. For more information about the Toledo Craftsman's Guild and upcoming events, visit https://www.toledocraftsmansguild.org/.

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Toledo’s Automotive History: Providing the Spark to Move a Nation

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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The Lifelong Learning Monthly Lecture Series aims to bring outstanding speakers to our community. Join us for refreshments at 9:15 a.m. followed by presentations from outstanding speakers from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Franciscan Center.  Since the birth of the automotive industry, Toledo, Ohio has been a major contributor to the development and production of the automobile. Learn about the advancement of the automobile through the histories of the companies that produced them, as well as the men and…

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Franciscan Center

6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
419-517-8950

November 2021

Dia de los Muertos 2021

November 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
+ Google Map
El Corazon de Mexico Ballet Folklorico Performance

Lourdes University and the Lourdes LatinX Student Union are pleased to offer a Dia de los Muertos 2021 performance featuring the El Corazon de Mexico Ballet Folkorico Dance Troupe on November 1st in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania, Ohio. A reception is planned at 6 pm with a 7 pm show. The event is free. Donations for the dance troupe will be accepted. Questions? Contact Amanda Vargas, Lourdes LatinX Student Union President at Amanda.Vargas@mymail.lourdes.edu or Elaina Hernandez…

Find out more »

Sr. Jane Mary Sorosiak Art Lecture featuring Kenneth Thompson

November 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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The Lourdes University Art Department presents the 2021 Sr. Jane Mary Sorosiak Art Lecture on Sunday, November 7 from 2 to 4 pm in the Franciscan Center Theater, 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. The event is free and open to the public. Masks are required. The featured speaker is Kenneth Thompson. A sculptor, Mr. Thompson is well versed in bronze casting, metal fabrication, and stone carving, with a major focus on large-scale public sculptures. His commissions include Reclamation Archway for…

Find out more »

Veterans Day Celebration

November 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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Lourdes University offers a Veterans Day celebration on Thursday, November 11 at 4 p.m. in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. The featured speaker is Chaplain Maj Michael Dandurand, 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, at Toledo Express Airport. The event is free and open to the public. Chaplain Maj Michael Dandurand Chaplain Maj Michael Dandurand is a Chaplain at the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, located at Toledo Express Airport, Swanton, Ohio. The 180th…

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School Is In Session: Diversifying the Educator Workforce Panel

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
+ Google Map
Image Of Text Books On A Desk With An Apple On Top Of The Books

The Lourdes University Division of Education is pleased to offer School Is In Session: Diversifying the Educator Workforce on Monday, November 15 from 7 to 8:30 pm at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd. The event is free and open to the public and includes light hors d'oeuvres and beverage. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Masks are required. RSVP/Register Now https://donate.lourdes.edu/s/1937/bp21/interior.aspx?sid=1937&pgid=576&gid=2&cid=1504&ecid=1504&post_id=0 Every year the student population increases in diversity while the overall teacher workforce pipeline decreases. This trend drastically exasperates the disparity…

Find out more »

Rules of the Game: Sports at Colleges Today

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
+ Google Map

The Lifelong Learning Monthly Lecture Series aims to bring outstanding speakers to our community. Join us for refreshments at 9:15 a.m. followed by presentations from outstanding speakers from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Franciscan Center. Sports are a traditional aspect of the college experience, but the rules governing athletics are constantly evolving. We will discuss current challenges in collegiate sports, including the women’s movement and equality initiatives, and compare the NAIA and NCAA. Recently the Supreme Court ruled that…

Find out more »

Human Trafficking 101

November 19 @ 11:15 am - 12:45 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for a lunch of soup, sandwiches, and dessert followed by a presentation and lively discussion. Fridays, 11:15 am – 12:45 pm in the Franciscan Center Board Room. Reservations are requested at least one week prior. This presentation will provide a basic overview of human trafficking, focusing on both domestic and foreign trafficking as well as labor and sex trafficking. Topics will include the definition of human trafficking, how traffickers recruit, indicators for victim identification, the use of social…

Find out more »

FOX 36 Big Game Giveaway

November 24 @ 6:00 am - 9:30 am
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
+ Google Map

FOX 36 presents its Big Game Giveaway on November 24 from 6 to 9 am. WTOL 11 / FOX 36 will do the morning news live from the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd. The annual event allows individuals to win prizes in the lead up to the Big Game between Ohio State University and University of Michigan. More details to come.

Find out more »

December 2021

Sharing the Spirit Celebration & Tree Lighting

December 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
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The Lourdes University community gathers for the Sharing the Spirit Celebration & Tree Lighting on Thursday, December 2 from 4 to 6 pm in the Franciscan Center. Lourdes University Mission & Ministry offers the event annually. For more information, contact Campus Minister Jenn Okuley at jokuley@lourdes.edu.

Find out more »

Sylvania Community Orchestra Concert

December 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
+ Google Map

Join the Sylvania Community Orchestra for an afternoon concert of live instrumental music on Sunday, December 5 at 4 pm in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. Be part of the experience as they delve into Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor with local piano prodigy Henry Shao. Travel through Sibelius' Finlandia and get into the spirit of the winter season with Leroy Anderson's iconic Sleigh Ride ... plus so much more. The event is free and open to…

Find out more »

Winter Festival of Crafts

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
+ Google Map

The Toledo Craftsman's Guild presents the Winter Festival of Crafts on Sunday, December 12 from 10 am until 4 pm at the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., in Sylvania. Pick up that last minute holiday gift or decoration that will make your holidays bright. The Guild will follow all COVID-19 guidelines in place at the time of the event. For more information about the Toledo Craftsman's Guild and upcoming events, visit https://www.toledocraftsmansguild.org/.

Find out more »

Toledo’s Automotive History: Providing the Spark to Move a Nation

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd
Sylvania, OH 43560 United States
+ Google Map

The Lifelong Learning Monthly Lecture Series aims to bring outstanding speakers to our community. Join us for refreshments at 9:15 a.m. followed by presentations from outstanding speakers from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. in the Franciscan Center.  Since the birth of the automotive industry, Toledo, Ohio has been a major contributor to the development and production of the automobile. Learn about the advancement of the automobile through the histories of the companies that produced them, as well as the men and…

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