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Youngsters and other digital natives might wonder what people did for fun before video games came on the scene. The Toledo Museum of Art answers that question with “Fun & Games: The Pursuit of Leisure,” a new exhibition on display through Sept. 21 in the Works on Paper Gallery.

Fun & Games has been created by the museum as a companion to “The Art of Video Games,” a popular Smithsonian American Art Museum touring exhibition that is spending the summer in Toledo. While “The Art of Video Games” traces the first 40 years of video gaming, “Fun & Games” focuses on just about everything else.

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The Toledo Harbor Lighthouse Preservation Society will present the 11th Annual Toledo Lighthouse Waterfront Festival Saturday, July 12 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday, July 13 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Maumee Bay State Park, 1400 State Park Rd, Oregon.

Boat rides around the lighthouse and lighthouse tours will be offered Saturday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and Sunday between 11 and 4 p.m. Boats leave from the marina at Maumee Bay State Park. The cost is $40 ($35 for society members). Reservations are advised and may be made by calling Judy at 419-360-2914.

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July fun starts off with a bang, heats up with fairs, festivals & more

Ongoing:
Through Sept. 21: “Fun & Games: The Pursuit of Leisure,” Toledo Museum of Art Works on Paper Gallery. Drawing on works from local museum collections, the exhibit shows a variety of leisure activities—games, sports, racing, theater, dancing and gossip—depicted by artists over the years. www.toledomuseum.org.

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