May
28
Sat
Ghost Town Antique Show & Flea Market @ Ghost Town
May 28 all-day

Interested Vendors may contact Kevin at 419-270-2667

Painting Class @ Awakening Minds Art studio
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Create an AMA painting on cardstock with step-by-step instructions.

No registration needed, open to all ages and all abilities.  All classes are just $10 a person!

NWORRP Train Rides @ Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Various events will take place throughout the year at NWORRP or enjoy train rides and see the museum during their summer hours, Saturdays and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Rides are $2 for adults and $1 for children 12 and younger.

May
29
Sun
NWORRP Train Rides @ Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc
May 29 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Various events will take place throughout the year at NWORRP or enjoy train rides and see the museum during their summer hours, Saturdays and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Rides are $2 for adults and $1 for children 12 and younger.

May
30
Mon
Painting on Stoneware Class @ Awakening Minds Art studio
May 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Create an AMA painting on a plate, mug, or other piece of stoneware with ceramic paint. Stoneware will cure at home.

No registration needed, open to all ages and all abilities.  All classes are just $10 a person!

Jun
1
Wed
Flag City Morning Rotary
Jun 1 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am
2016 SummerREAD @ Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
Jun 1 @ 9:30 am – 8:30 pm

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host SummerREAD for participants of all ages starting from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 1 at the Findlay library.

This year’s program will revolve around the sports theme “On your mark, get set, read” and will run through July 30.

Throughout the summer, events will include programs and prizes for children, teens and adults.

The library will partner with the Literacy Coalition of Hancock County, offering literacy activities including registration for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.

International gold medalist juggler Matt Jergens will perform at 6:30 p.m. under the skylight in the Adult Services Department, and Braden the Magician will perform at 7 p.m. June 22 at the library.

Homeschoolers in the Park @ Hancock County Parks
Jun 1 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Classes in the park are for homeschooled families.  This 10 day series will be held on the first Wednesday of each month from September to June to explore different science based curriculum programs such as earth, space, physical and life science. Each class will cover some of Ohio’s teaching standards in a fun and exciting way. Most of the classes will be held at Oakwoods Nature Preserve, but we will visit some of the other parks in Hancock County. We will follow Findlay City Schools for weather delays and cancellations.

9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., ages 5-8
11 a.m. to noon, ages 9-13

Series includes the following:
September 2 – Plant and Animal Classification – Oakwood Nature Preserve (ONP)
October 7 – Ecosystems & Habitats – Riverbend Recreation Area (RRA), Shelter 3
November 4 – Living History: Life for the McKinnis’s in 1847 – Litzenberg Memorial Woods (LMW)
December 2 – Motion – ONP
January 6 – Earth Rocks – ONP
February 3 – Solar System – ONP
March 2- Physics & Experiments – RRA, Lodge
April 6 – Energy – RRA, Shelter 3
May 4 – Wildflowers and Trees- LMW
June 1 – Outdoor Recreation Fun (archery, canoeing, kayaking, fishing) – ONP
Register with $20 per child for the series or $3.00 per child for an individual month by 4:30 PM on Wednesday, August 26; a medical form is required and available online or at the park office
Jun
2
Thu
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series @ Hancock Historical Museum
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Scheduled for the first Thursday of each month visit the Hancock Historical Museum for a variety of informative and educational presentations on a wide range of topics relevant to Findlay and Hancock County Ohio.  Bring your lunch and enjoy learning about our community from a diverse group of presenters. Brown bags are free for museum members and $5 for nonmembers. Lunches from Main St. Deli are available for purchase for an additional $5.50.  Lunches include sandwich, chips, cookie and drink.

Plein Air Gathering @ Riverbend Recreation Area
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The next plein air gathering, which allows artists to paint or draw outdoors in the parks, will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 2 at Riverbend Recreation Area.

The free program, hosted by Hancock Park District, is for teens and adults who use any medium conducive to working outdoors. Participants should bring supplies and equipment and dress for ground and weather conditions. No registration is necessary.

A coordinator will be available to answer questions and provide assistance. If it rains, the session will be cancelled. Participants should meet at the north end of the Big Oaks parking lot.

For more information, call the park district office at 419-425-7275.

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