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Local children to ‘travel world’ at home thanks to UT students

Children from the Toledo area will learn about other cultures and countries from international students at The University of Toledo at an upcoming event called “Oh, The Places You Will Go.”

Boys & Girls Club Toledo logoThe Boys & Girls Club of Toledo event will take place 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, March 22 at the Homer Hanham Club, 2250 N. Detroit Ave.

The children from the club will get to interact with UT students from all around the globe. Destinations will include Saudi Arabia, Germany, China, Iran, Africa and the Philippines.

UT students will host rotating activities to teach the children about their home countries through native dances, crafts and food samples.

Rocksy will join the children in “traveling the world,” and they will have opportunities for photos with the mascot.

The UT Center for International Studies and Programs is helping to coordinate the event.

For more information contact Shawna Woody, director of program operations for Boys & Girls Clubs of Toledo at 419.241.4258 or

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