This Week in Toledo: Things to Do, Mother's Day & Ways to Give (May 1)

Dated: May 1 2020

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Happy Friday, Toledo! Since the next time I write this blog, it will be just 3 days before Mother’s Day, I went ahead and compiled a list of Mother’s Day take out menus, so you have time to get your order in before the cut off date!  Also, there are some really fun things happening in Toledo this week. I’m looking forward to the Facebook live that Boochy Mama’s is doing tomorrow at 10am with Luckey Road Lavender Co. They’re going to be discussing all things lavender and farming in Northwest Ohio.

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So what’s fun this week in Toledo? Keep reading!

  • The Art Walk in Findlay is going virtual today from 5-9pm. Log on to or Facebook on May 1 for home studio tours and demonstrations, virtual gallery shows, online activities, and other stay-at-home fun!

  • Toledo Princess Parties is doing a princess and hero parade today from 5:30-7:30 in the Mayberry Square in Sylvania. They’ll be singing and dancing while you get to drive around with your little ones and let them see their favorite characters!

  • Visit Cedar Point’s website for activities to do and a virtual roller coaster ride!

  • Koala Berry is doing curbside pick up! If you’ve never been, Koala Berry is an ice cream shop that allows you to build your own sundae!  Since it’s curbside, just give them a call with your custom order.

  • If you like history and Toledo, you’ll love following the National Museum of the Great Lakes on Facebook. They have been posting  amazing pictures of Toledo’s past!

Mother’s Day Takeout Options

  • Stella’s in Perrysburg has put together a huge buffet brunch menu. It says it feeds 4, but it sure looks like a lot more food than that!

  • Mason Jar Tap & Grill has an amazing looking Mother’s Day menu available for pick up. Let me just say this… “Bloody Mary Deviled Eggs”.  I have no idea what that would taste like, but I’d love to know.  The meal feeds 4-6 people for $75.

  • Brandywine Country Club is offering their famous Mother’s Day meals to go.  They range in size and price from 2-8 people and $37.50-149.99.

Ways to give back

  • There’s a new movement called “Toledo Plus One” where you can donate to provide meals for local healthcare workers and first-responders. Even better, all food is purchased from local restaurants!

  • The Toledo Food Bank has a virtual food drive aimed to support the increased need for food in our community. This is a great way to support them in a safe manner and it capitalizes on the bulk purchasing power of the food bank. (For $1, they can provide 5 meals!)

  • ProMedica is collecting homemade fabric masks at bins near the entrances of many health facility locations. Click here for the information and locations.

  • Fowl and Fodder created a new service called 4-1-Dine. It’s an online shop selling groceries, everyday essentials (yes, like toilet paper) and meals.  They deliver or you can pick up curbside at their downtown location.  With that, the created The 4-1-Dine Community Care Fund with Mosaic Ministries to get meals to families who desperately need it. All orders over $44.19 will give $4.19 to the fund and you can choose to donate more at check out.

  • Sylvania Nutrition is doing a Pay It Forward Program. You can select an essential worker and sponsor a tea (or 10!) to send to them! Check the details out here.

  • Jupmode launched a fundraiser for local businesses called “Here for Good”.  Many businesses have designed shirts at Jupmode with their logos on them and each shirt sold give $10 directly to that business! How cool is that? Click here to shop!

  • United Way has a sign up page to volunteer to pass out meals to children in need in our area.  You can also make a financial donation to them, here. Lastly, you can buy this special t-shirt form Jupmode and all proceeds will go to the United Way Emergency Response Fund, 2020.

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