recreation & leisure

What’s happening in your community (updated May 16)

NEWLY POSTED: Opera on Wheels brings ‘Romeo & Juliet’ to library, May 24 A performance of “Romeo and Juliet,” will be presented by The Toledo Opera on Wheels in the Atrium of the Wood County District Public Library on Wednesday, May 22, at 10:30 a.m. This touring show presents the story of “Two households…in fair Verona,” rival families who want nothing to do with one another. And yet, when Romeo sneaks into a party at Juliet’s house, the two young people meet, fall in love, and change their families’ history forever. Based on the opera by Charles Gounod, the play by William Shakespeare, and every tale of forbidden love the world over, this adaptation of the classic Romeo and Juliet story deals with the timeless themes of love, justice, compassion and more. This live performance is free to the public and will last approximately 45 minutes.  The performance is made possible by generous gifts from The Shakespeare Round Table and The Marjorie Conrad Estate. For more information, contact the Children’s Place at 419-352-8253.   NEWLY POSTED: Golf camp registration openCome out to the Bowling Green Community Center for this three-day golf camp where children ages 5-7 can work on the fundamentals of golf. All skill levels are welcome. This camp features the use of SNAG golf equipment designed specifically for introducing people to golf. Due to the design of the SNAG equipment it gives success earlier. Participants may also bring their own clubs. Participants will work on skills challenges and golf swing techniques to help improve their golf game.  PGA Professional Lindy Bastel Powers will lead the program.Costs are $42/resident, $51/non-resident. Camp dates are May 21st-23rd from 5:30-6:15 p.m. SNAG- Starting New at Golf http://www.snag.golf/index.php/   NEWLY POSTED: Ohio, Austrian duo present ‘Roedelius Cells’ at museum, May 24 For several decades, a pair of composers from Maumee, Ohio and Austria have collaborated on albums, museum exhibitions, concerts, and music festivals across the globe. Later this month, the pair will return to the Toledo Museum of Art at 7 p.m., Friday, May 24 for a concert in the Little Theater.   Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Tim Story are performing in conjunction with “Everything is Rhythm”: Mid-Century Art & Music. The exhibition in the New Media Gallery pairs a selection of 20th-century abstract paintings with a carefully curated musical composition.   In 2017, Story transformed TMA’s GlasSalon into an eight-channel, multi-sensory installation called The Roedelius…

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