A program about plant, animal and insect homes, houses and habitats will be held from 9 a.m. to noon July 25-27 at three Hancock Park District locations: July 25 — Shelter 3 at Riverbend Recreation Area; July 26 — Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve; and July 27 — the gatehouse at Litzenberg Memorial Woods. The program is for 4- to 5-year-old youngsters accompanied by an adult. Participants should bring a water bottle and wear tennis shoes. Register, with $30 per child, by 4:30 p.m. Friday. A medical form is required and available online at hancockparks.com or at the park district office. The program will be held with a minimum of six and a maximum of 12 individuals.
The Arts Partnership is giving Findlay the opportunity to take Tuesday lunches outside in the summer with Fifth Third Bank’s Courtyard Concert Series. Courtyard Concerts are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays from June 20 through Aug. 15 in Latham Courtyard located at 510 S. Main St. Local musicians are paired with a local restaurant which offers lunch options. Concert admission is free, food prices are often $7 but may vary with the vendor. There will be no July 4 concert in observance of the holiday. The Courtyard Concert Series is sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, Spectrum Eye Care, The Courier, WKXA, WFIN, 106.3 The Fox, Flag City Title Agency, Hancock County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Heck Rentals, Ohio Arts Council and Dean Sound. Scheduled performances include: June 20: The Two of Us, food by AJ’s Heavenly Pizza June 27: Eric Sowers, food by Cedar Valley July 11: Scott Parnell, food by Stix Restaurant July 18: The 732 Electric Duo, food by The Wine Merchant July 25: Findlay High School Pantasia, food by Bistro on Main Aug. 1: James Adkins, food by Main Street Deli Aug. 8: Ryan Parker, food by We Serve. Coffee Aug. 15: Scott Duress and Sean Farmer, food by The Gathering
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, North Baltimore, will host Vacation Bible School: “Mighty Fortress: In Jesus, the Victory Is Won!” from 5-8 p.m. July 23-27. The five-day event will include daily Bible classes, storytime, crafts, activities, supper, music and puppets. VBS is open to children ages 4 through those who recently completed sixth grade. Registration forms are available at http://tinyurl.com/stlukesvbs or http://www.myvbs.org/stlukesnb/ .
Habitat for Humanity 101 will be held at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Lindamood Room. Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, Christian housing ministry that seeks to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness. Learn about volunteering, donating time and money, and how to become a partner family. Registration is required. For more information, visit www.findlaylibrary.org or call 419-422-1712.