Toledo Local Section ACS (since 1917)

2018 Section Events

Events content, invitations, fliers, news etc will be posted here in chronological order as received to post.

March 28, 2018: Section Mtg & Dinner

Topic is OPIODS

awaiting details, venue, cost, time, etc 

CCEW April 2018:  Dive into Marine Science

April 9, 2018  DEADLINE for Illustrated Poem Contest  click here 

Wed April 18:  Climate Change will Affect Your Life, talk by Andy Jorgensen, click here for flyer and information

 Sun April 22:  CCEW Scavenger Hunt at Imagination Station, click here for flyer

  •  Volunteers (4-6) are needed to man a table during the CCEW Scavenger Hunt. Event runs from noon to 4 pm. Please contact John Rentner ( or Edith Kippenhan  ( to volunteer for a 2 to 4 hour spot. 



June 14-16:  ShatteredCERM The Glass City Chemistry Conference 2018

The Toledo Section Chemistry Conference is scheduled for June 14-16, 2018, on the University of Toledo campus. The conference starts Thursday evening with a social and dinner, 5:30 - 10 pm. A keynote is also planned. Friday is a full day of oral presentations and workshops, including programming for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a student social in the evening. Posters will be available all day Friday, with authors present from 5:30 - 7:00 pm. Some of the divisions hosting sessions are Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, Nanochemistry, and Chemical Education. Saturday, June 16th, is Teacher’s Day, from 8:30 am - 2:30 pm, which will include oral presentations and workshops.

Abstract submission and early bird registration should be available online soon. Nearby hotels are:

                Radisson on the University of Toledo Medical Campus

                Holiday Inn Express and Suites Toledo West at I-475 and Secor Road, Toledo

                Hampton Inn and Suites Toledo/Westgate at I-475 and Secor Road, Toledo

                Red Roof Inn Toledo-University at I-475 and Secor Road, Toledo

Organizers:  Brenda Snyder, Edith Kippenhan, Starleetah Gaddis-Parker (ACS Staff)

Wed April 25: Tour of the National Center for Water Quality Research at Heidelberg University

Hosted by the Heidelberg University Student ACS Chapter

 LINK to pdf flier


FREE Summer 2018 Hands-on Outreach: CHEMISTRY ROCKS @ Libraries

In conjunction with TLCPL Summer 2018 Reading Program: READING ROCKS

 Chemistry Rocks

Join our friends from the Toledo Section of the American Chemical Society with hands on chemistry fun. Tune in for some rock and roll chemistry; it’s everywhere.  ROCK ON!  Suitable for ages 9-15, tweens and teens. 
Volunteers Needed  Please contact 
Thursday June 14  at Washington Branch Library:    setup at 1:30; program 2:00 - 3:00 followed by cleanup til 3:30 pm 
Thursday July 12 at Waterville Library:   setup at 1:30; program 2:00 - 3:00 followed by cleanup til 3:30 pm 
Friday July 13  at Toledo Heights Branch Library: setup at 2; program 2:30 - 3:30 followed by cleanup til 4:00 pm 

CANDY CHEMISTRY Library Outreach Tues Feb 20, 2018 at Locke Branch Library 3-5 pm

The first Toledo Section ACS community library outreach program this year is scheduled for Tuesday, February 20 from 3- 5 pm.

This 2 hour slot includes 1/2 hour for setup and cleanup.

Program actually runs from 3:30 - 4:30 and is geared for children from 8-16 years old.  
This Library Outreach program is Free to attendees.

Program:  Chemistry of Candy.
Location:  Locke Branch Library of Toledo-Lucas County Public Library System
                 703 Miami St, Toledo, OH 43605
Date:        Tuesday, February 20 from 3- 5 pm.  setup begins at 3 pm; 1 hr hands-on program begins at 3:30 pm

I'm looking for a few volunteers to help me out with this fun, sticky, sweet hands-on program, as we will likely be full with 24 children.
All materials and instructions will be provided.
Please bring your own goggles; and you are encouraged to wear a chemistry t shirt.

For UToledo Students who are interested, I can also offer transportation services (pick up and return to campus). Contact me: 

Upcoming Events

Sunday Apr 22 - Saturday Apr 28
Sunday, Apr 22 All Day
Sunday, Apr 22 at 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday, Apr 25 at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM