Special Events

2016 Special Events

May 13
"Senior" Prom
5:30 - 8 p.m.
Bowsher High School
2200 Arlington Ave.
Toledo, OH 43614

May 17
Spring Fling
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sylvania Tam-o-Shanter
7060 Sylvania Ave.
Sylvania, OH 43560

June 18
50+ Sports Classic
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
St. Francis High School
2323 W. Bancroft St.
Toledo, OH 43607
August 11
Senior Safari
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Toledo Zoo
2 Hippo Way
Toledo, OH 43609
November 12
Caregiver Expo
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Parkway Place
2592 Parkway Plaza
Maumee, OH 43537
December 2
Holiday Party
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Premier Banquet Complex
4480 Heatherdowns Blvd.
Toledo, OH 43614
For sponsorship information on the Spring Fling and Caregiver Expo events, click here.
For sponsorship package information for all the other special events and publications, click here.


Community outreach is implemented through various outlets of communication, special events and special publications. In trying to educate, inform and keep the senior citizens of Northwest Ohio involved in the community, the Area Office on Aging sponsors and organizes many successful endeavors.

For over 25 years, the Area Office on Aging has sponsored Senior Citizens Day on the third Tuesday in May. Celebrating Older Americans Month, more than 4,000 attendees enjoy live entertainment, lunch and browse exhibits.

Senior safari is held every September at the famous Toledo Zoo. Seniors park and attend the Zoo for free and enjoy the animals, a BBQ chicken lunch and health screenings.

AOoA also helps seniors celebrate the holidays with the Senior Citizens Holiday Party a few weeks before Christmas. Close to 2,000 festive attendees come together for lunch, live entertainment and a visit from Santa.

Many of these senior events are made possible through the support of the Lucas County Senior Nutrition Program and corporate sponsors and volunteers.

The Area Office on Aging Northwestern Ohio, Inc.
2155 Arlington Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43609
Tel. (800) 472-7277

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