Toledo Area Fireworks Displays and 4th Of July FUN! #ToledoOhio

Written by lyricsmama on June 29, 2014 – 10:49 AM -


It’s time for some fun and sun, BBQ’s, Festivities and Fireworks! The 4th of July is almost upon us, what will you be doing to celebrate?

Here are some festivities and fireworks in and around the Toledo Ohio area, if you have anything to add please feel free to list it in the comments below…

Thursday,July 3
Bowling Green – BGSU Intramural Field 10 p.m. Fireworks Display

Findlay- Hancock County Fairgrounds  10 p.m. Fireworks Display

Maumee & Perrysburg – near Fort Meigs State Memorial 10 p.m. Fireworks Display

Monroe County- over Lake Erie, Sterling State Park (2800 State Park Rd) 9:45 p.m. Fireworks Display

Sylvania- Centennial Terrace, dusk Fireworks Display

Friday, July 4
Napoleon- Glenwood Park, 10 p.m. Fireworks Display

Oregon- Oak Shade Grove, dusk Fireworks Display

Port Clinton – Water Works Park, dusk Fireworks Display

Put-in-Bay- over the downtown harbor (Bay View Ave), dusk Fireworks Display

Sandusky – Cedar Point Amusement Park, dusk Fireworks Display

Toledo – Red, White KABOOM! Promenade Park, dusk Fireworks Display

Waterville – Waterville Primary School, 10 p.m. Fireworks Display

Adrian: Parade, 10 a.m., from downtown to the Lenawee County Fair and Event Grounds, where there will be food, a fair, and fireworks at dusk. Admission is $2 to enter the fairgrounds. Camping is available. Phone: 517-263-3007.

Bryan: Kiwanis Club breakfast, 7 to 11 a.m., in the hangar at the Williams County Airport. Plane rides offered.

Fremont: Parade, 5 p.m., from Birchard Park area on Croghan Street to entrance of Rodger Young Park. Fireworks, dusk, at Rodger Young Park.

Lakeside:Parade, 10:30 a.m., from Perry Park. Food and entertainment. Fireworks, dusk, at Perry Park.

Maumee/Perrysburg: Fireworks, 10 p.m. Thursday, from the Maumee-Perrysburg bridge. Also in Perrysburg, activities for children, 5 p.m., in the 100 block of East Wayne Street.

Napoleon: Games and prizes, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Napoleon Community Band Concert, 8 p.m., at Glenwood Park. Fireworks, 10 p.m., at Glenwood Park.

Port Clinton: Parade, 3 p.m., on Jefferson Street. Community Band concert and ice cream social, 4 p.m. Live DJ, 5:30 p.m., at Waterworks Park. Fireworks, dusk, at Waterworks Park.

Sandusky: Stars and Stripes Celebration, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., in Washington Park and downtown Sandusky. Fireworks, 10 p.m., courtesy of Cedar Point.

Sylvania: Star Spangled Banner Celebration, Thursday, 7 p.m. to midnight, at Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd. Fireworks, 10 p.m., at Centennial Terrace. Dancing, food, rides, activities. Admission, $5 adult, $3 child. Parking, $5. Phone: 419-882-1500.

Toledo: The Toledo Blade s Red, White & Kaboom with Taste Toledo, Toledo s premier Fourth of July weekend celebration featuring food, music and fireworks. The two-day celebration will feature the Battle of the Bands semi-finalists and Friday night fireworks at dusk

Saturday July 5
Fostoria- Meadowlark Park, dusk Fireworks Display

Sandusky- Cedar Point Amusement Park, dusk Fireworks Display

Swanton- High School Football Field, dusk Fireworks Display

Whitehouse- Village Park, 10 p.m. Fireworks Display

Woodville- Trailmaker Park, 10 p.m. Fireworks Display

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Disney On Ice Presents Passport To Adventure in Toledo! *Giveaway*

Written by lyricsmama on November 17, 2013 – 8:33 PM -

Disney On Ice Passport To Adventure is coming to The Huntington Center right here in Toledo, Ohio!


From December 4th through 8th you’ll be able to check out your favorite Disney characters including Mickey and Minnie Mouse as they take you on travels to four different enchanting worlds of Disney.

You’ll explore the Pride Lands of The Lion King with Simba, Timon and Pumba. Voyage under the sea with Ariel from The Little Mermaid and all of her aquatic friends. Peter Pan and Tinker Bell will bring you to jolly old London before flying to Never Land, and Lilo and Stich will take you on an adventure to visit their home in Hawaii.

Disney On Ice Passport To Adventure will be at The Huntington Center in Toledo Ohio December 4 through 8th.
Weekday tickets are just $15 on Wednesday, December 4th and Thursday, December 5th performances!
For my readers, I have an EXCLUSIVE coupon code for you to save $4 per ticket on select performances. Visit to purchase, and use the Promo Code MOUSE.

Disclaimer: Valid on Friday 7PM, Saturday 1PM & 5PM and Sunday 1PM & 5PM. Not valid on Front Row or VIP Tickets. No double discounts. Service charges, handling and facility fees may apply.

How would you like to WIN a family 4 pack of tickets

to any weekday or Friday matinee performance at The Huntington Center?!

Just enter via the Giveaway Tools widget below, make sure to do the mandatory entry for all of your entries to be valid.

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Toledo’s Wind Changed So Mary Poppins Flew In For A Show!

Written by lyricsmama on March 1, 2013 – 7:50 AM -


Childhood memories include some of my favorite shows and movies, and one of those were the Disney classic Mary Poppins that featured Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. It was and still is one of my favorite movies.

Mary Poppins has recently flown into Toledo Ohio with the winds, to grace us with her presence at The Stranahan Theater and I was lucky enough to take my family to see her live on stage!

I’ll admit, as excited as I was to see Mary Poppins live on stage, I wondered how it would compare to the movie. I mean you have songs stuck in your head, with Julie Andrews singing, how would this compare?

I’ll be honest, Madeline Trumble poppins_t607who plays Mary did an AMAZING job! Her acting, superb and her voice was just beautiful, she sang all those songs you know just perfectly!

What I found interesting was that although Mary Poppins had so many elements from the original movie in the play, they also had many scenes and songs that were not featured in the movie. It didn’t take away from it though, it actually made the show more enjoyable!

You have known songs like Supercalifragilisticxpialidocious, Chim Chim S01-01Cher-ee and of course Step in Time which had an amazing dance number that everyone enjoyed. But you also have songs like Practically Perfect, and scenes like Mrs. Corry’s Place with songs that are new to you, but will stay stuck in your head just as much as the old songs have.

Set design, was unbelievable! They would appear from different area’s of the stage, they would slide in, fade out, and flip around. Designs and props were just amazing, the details and colors were something you wouldn’t forget…Ever!
Mary Poppins is one show you don’t want to miss, for yourself or your kids. If they’ve never been to the theater before, this is the perfect show to take them to, however, I do have one word of warning….The show is LONG… I took my girls who are 7 and 9, and although they loved the show, still talk about it and have told everyone about it, it was really long and we were up pretty late. The show starts at 7:30pm, but by the time we got home, it was almost 11:00 and on a school night, that wasn’t fun in the morning.


If you have younger kids, I’d advise to take them on a weekend or Friday night to see the show.

Mary Poppins will be at The Stranahan Theater in Toledo until March 3rd. Tickets are still available, start at just $28 and can be purchased here.

This is a family friendly magical night you don’t want to miss out on!

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Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam comes to The Huntington Center.

Written by lyricsmama on February 27, 2013 – 11:14 AM -

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Toledo are you ready?? Twelve Feet Tall, Ten Thousand Pound Machines are coming to entertain YOU with their racing, soaring over and smashing through obstacles and this night is sure to entertain the entire family and bring them to their feet!

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam stars the biggest performers on four wheels. These colorful, larger-thank-life beasts are sure to capture everyone’s hearts both young and old!grave

Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam will be at The Huntington Center March 8 – 10th.  You can purchase your tickets at or through the Huntington Center Box Office.

Opening night tickets are just $12!!!! Kids tickets are still just $5!!! And on Saturday and Sunday from 11:30am – 1:00pm you can Party In The Pits! Pit passes are $10 for adults and $5 for kids – OR – you can pick up your FREE pit pass at participating Taco Bell locations. Find participating locations and more information and details at

Now me and my family, we’ve never been to a Monster Jam event, this will be our first one. So what can we expect? Besides the extremely loud noise? Check out some interesting facts about Monster Jam Events:

- At Monster Jam, monster trucks face off in two different forms of competition — side-by-side racing and freestyle:

- Side-by-side racing – traditional bracket racing, where the first truck, with the least amount of penalties, crosses the finish line is declared the winner.

- Freestyle competition – allows drivers a limited amount of time on the open floor to show off their skills. In this category, the fans serve as the judges.

- 2007 was the 25 year anniversary for the Grave Digger Team

- More than 4 million Monster Jam fans attend events each year worldwide

- The World Finals in Las Vegas, NV brings 24 of the top trucks in the world to compete for the World Freestyle and Racing Championships. Competitors are by invitation only.

- A monster truck race team will travel 45,000 Miles / 72,400 kilometers a year by land to attend events.

- Typical monster trucks cost $600,000 yearly to build, staff, compete, transport and maintain on the Monster Jam tour.

- Steel body full-size cars are the vehicles typically crushed during a monster truck event.

- Cars, as well as vans, buses, motor homes, airplanes and ambulances, are attained from local junkyards and returned after each event.

- Average number of cars crushed per year: 3,000.

This isn’t typically the type of thing we go to, but I’m kind of excited to see it… It sounds just like that… EXCITING! I can’t wait to go, how about you?

Purchase your tickets today!

How would you like to WIN a family 4 pack of tickets to see Monster Jam at The Huntington Center March 8, 2013 at 7:30pm?? Just enter via the Giveaway Tools widget below, and don’t forget to do the mandatory entry for your entry to be valid to win.

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Great Deals for The Toledo Area – 50% off or more local businesses

Written by lyricsmama on July 20, 2011 – 7:34 PM -

Hey guys! I know my readers are from all around the world, but with this post, I wanted to focus just on those readers who are in my own local area.

I’m super excited to announce that I’ve partnered with Deal Co-Op and have launched DealMoms Toledo! DealMoms Toledo is a posting of ‘Groupon like’ deals specifically in the Toledo and surrounding area. I’ll be offering amazing deals from local businesses to families in our community.

Here’s how I got involved: I was approached by Melissa who heads up the Greenlake Moms site and talked to her a bit about how she had started a local moms ‘daily deal’ store in her own small community and how it’s worked out. I was intrigued by it, and decided it would be a great way to feature more local businesses so DealMoms Toledo was born. As soon as we hit 500 e-mail subscribers the first deal will be launched!! If there’s a business that you know about and would love to see us put out an offer just let me know! Or if you are a local business who would like to be involved please contact me.

Toledo used to be a great growing city, and it’s sad to see some of the local neighborhood businesses not gaining much traffic so my goal is to provide them with local consumers who will come back again and again after discovering them for the first time on DealMoms Toledo. 90% of the deals will be from the Toledo area and the focus will be to find businesses, services and attractions that are great for moms and families!

Please feel free to sign up now at :

Please also feel free to share the site with your friends and family. Even though the deals will be community focused we want to extend the offers to friends, family and neighbors. We will have national and online deals for businesses outside of the local area from time to time as well.

If you have a request to either offer a deal or see a specific deal offered in our store please feel free to contact me.

Don’t Forget to follow DealMoms Toledo on Twitter and Facebook as well.

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