What are the annual monthly events?
Second Saturday of January join us to create Valentines for Active Duty Military
Second Saturday of February join us for our Chili Cook Off
Second Saturday of March join us for a visit from the Leprechauns complete with cookie decorating and face painting
Second Saturday of April join us for an Egg Roll, Pictures with the Easter Bunny, and story time
During the month of May honor your deceased Veteran with a memorial tombstone. On Memorial Day join us at sunrise, noon, and sunset for a reverant rendition of Taps. Prior year Veterans will be displayed in the Memorial Garden and new ones will be added each year. The Memorial Garden will stay in place through May until July 4 each year.
No event in June, but we do accept applications for the bicycle giveaway in July.
July 4 come and enjoy a BBQ and yard games with the neighborhood. Stay to the end for the bicycle giveaway. The final honoring of our Memorial Garden will take place at sunrise, noon, and sunset.
Third Saturday in August bring your supplies for our Teacher's Supply Drive.
Second Saturday in September join us as the local High Schools showcase their garage bands in our Battle of the Bands.
On Halloween start your trick or treating at our Hallowed Hallway.
Second Saturday in November bring your food products for our replenishment of local food pantries.
Second Saturday in December decorate cookies with Mrs. Claus and visit with Santa Claus.
When and where are the event held?
The majority of the events will be held from 12:30 until 4:30 on the pre-determined date.
All events will be held on the property of the Scottwood Inn at 2335 Scottwood Avenue in the heart of Toledo's Historic Old West End.
Who is allowed to participate and what is the cost?
All of the events are designed with the sole purpose of bringing together members of the Old West End.
There are no costs to the participants to join the events.
Sometimes attendees are encouraged to bring donations to further the cause ... for example, in August we are encouraging everyone to bring teacher requested supplies and in November to bring food pantry items.
In February and September the events will allow for monetary donations which will support the local schools and organizations.