Early and middle childhood classroom teachers and elementary principals are invited to join us for our Educator Open House. The Educator Open House is a chance for area teachers to come to the museum for FREE (with school ID or affiliation) and explore all of the Children’s Museum of Findlay’s exhibits. It is also a great opportunity to learn about field trip programs!
Visit the Hancock County Fairgrounds every Thursday through October 29 (except July 30 and September 3) and enjoy some of the best produce in the county! Interested vendors are asked to call 419-422-5594.
Bridge Bereavement Services is offering a Creative Expressions “Sew Many Memories” group. Participants will turn a deceased loved one’s clothing into a keepsake. The group will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 8 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 17 at Birchaven Village, 15100 Birchaven Lane. The Oct. 8 session will be for planning purposes and the Oct. 17 session will be used for sewing. The group is open to any adult, child or family who has recently experienced the death of a loved one. No sewing experience is necessary, and volunteers will be available to assist. Participants must attend both sessions. Supplies and lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is required by Oct. 5 by calling Bridge Hospice Bereavement Services at 419-423-5351 or sending an email to email@example.com.
Showto, a resident of Japan known as Laughing Man, will visit The University of Findlay to practice Rakugo, a centuries old oral tradition of Japanese comedic storytelling. He will perform in the Alumni Memorial Union’s Endly Room at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8. The public event will be free. Rakugo dates back to the end of the 17th century. Showto performs it in both English and Japanese, and has appeared on stage in New Zealand, Boston, New York, Washington, D.C. and elsewhere. His October performance will mark his fifth visit to UF. Refreshments will be provided at the event, which is sponsored by the UF Convocation Committee. For more information, contact Cathy Donovan at (419) 434-4711, or at Donovan@findlay.edu.