We are pleased to open up our neighborhood the first weekend in June each year and share it with the world. Join us for the 2019 Festival in “Toledo’s Best Neighborhood”!
The OWE 5k Stampede kicks off Sunday morning of Festival. You start and finish this certified 5k race with the world famous Toledo Museum of Art as your backdrop. The run/walk has grown each year in popularity with the regional running community. The 5k winds its way through the historic tree-lined streets of Toledo’s Old West End.
Details: Sunday, June 2, 2019
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
5k Race & Walk begins at 9:00 a.m. Rain or shine.
Arboretum Work Day! This Saturday! It's the last work day before Festival. There's lots to do: plant flowers, mulch & weed. The ARJA has everything you'll need- we just need you! Did I mention we'll feed you too? Saturday 9-12pm. Corner of Robinwood and Delaware!
(Formally known as the Entrepreneurship Committee)
The Old West End Business Networking Group will meet April 17, 2019 at the home of Judy Stone, at 2428 Scottwood. Join us to solidify our marketing for the Autumn Market and review the results of our directory survey. We look forward to seeing you!
The next Old West End Business Networkers (FKA Entrepreneurship Committee) meeting hosted by the Entrepreneurship Committee will be at Judy Stone’s home. The address is 2428 Scottwood, Toledo Ohio, 43620. The meeting is Wednesday March 13th, 6:30 - 8:00. We will be further detailing our next edition of the Business Directory, and planning the advertising for the Autumn Market.
This is the next class of a series sponsored by the Preservation Committee of the Old West End Association. Guest speakers Dan Voegli (of Voegli Heating & Air Conditioning) and Gary Douglass (OWE neighbor representative) will be on hand to answer your questions about general maintenance and operation of your home's boiler & radiators to help you keep them operating for years to come. Many thanks to the homeowners for this opportunity. This class is free and open to neighbors who want to learn more. Street parking is available on Floyd & Parkwood. Mark your calendar, bring your questions & we hope to see you there!
Location: 2107 Parkwood Avenue
The next meeting of the OWE Preservation Committee will be held Monday, January 14, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at Kent Branch Library. Join us to discuss status of vacant houses in the neighborhood, update on Historic Commission happenings, education classes planned for the neighborhood, and any other issues that come to mind.
The annual holiday gathering of the Old West End Association takes place Tuesday, December 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Black Kite. Join us to catch up with old friends, make some new ones, and eat, drink, and be merry! The Association will supply the main dish and beverages, soon to open restaurant The Olive will supply some pizzas, and neighbors feel free to bring a side dish or dessert to share! Hope to see you there!
All neighbors are welcome!
Get your Exclusive 2019 TRIPPED OWE'T Wall Calendar (with holidays and unique photos of Old West End sites. All photos copyright Benjamin Randell, Esq. 2018) Pre-orders accepted, estimated pick up by 12/15/18.
$20.00 (cash payments, pick up in person)
$25.00 for USPS delivery (credit card/postage fee).
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The next meeting of the OWE Preservation Committee will be held Monday, December 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Kent Branch Library. Join us to discuss status of vacant houses in the neighborhood, update on Historic Commission happenings, education classes planned for the neighborhood, and any other issues that come to mind.
Kent Branch Library
3101 Collingwood Blvd. Toledo
The Arts Commission’s Art in Public Places Program is partnering with Mercy Health to commission public artwork for roundabouts in the newly constructed Cherry Street Coridoor.
You are invited to hear an overview of the project, learn about the sculpture acquisition process and meet the members of the Design Review Board who will select the artist.
The OWEA meeting takes place on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Pride Room at Collingwood Arts Center - 2413 Collingwood Blvd.
Our “Know Your Neighbor” segment will feature the owners of Olive, the Italian scratch kitchen opening in the Black Kite Building. Come hear about their plans!
All neighbors are welcome!
Hosted by OWE Preservation Committee - Location: 6 Tremain
The topic is Basic Wood Stripping, using a variety of methods. Neighborhood instructors will be on site to demonstrate their process using a heat gun, chemicals and steel wool. This class is free to neighbors who would like to improve their skills in removing paint and stain from wood doors, trim, etc. Tremain is located off Ashland Avenue between Collingwood & Bancroft. Please park in the Girl Scouts lot off Collingwood and enter thru the property gate. The event location will be across the cul-de-sac. If you are sensitive to chemical smells, please bring a mask.
Our next Old West End Association is a joint effort of OWENI and OWEA to host a community workshop on handling Facebook Conflict. Join us Tuesday, September 18, at 6:30 at the Scott High School Cafeteria.
We will have community-building exercises, tools, and other resources for promoting understanding in a small group workshop setting, which will be led by expert facilitators from right here in our neighborhood. Bring your questions and concerns, no matter what they are. We will work together to help build a more cohesive social media platform for the neighborhood we all know and love. Catering will be provided by the donation-based Toledo chapter of Food Not Bombs.