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May
6
Wed
Flag City Morning Rotary
May 6 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am
May
7
Thu
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series @ Hancock Historical Museum
May 7 @ 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.

Elmwood HS band concert @ Jerry City Park
May 7 @ 7:00 pm

The Elmwood High School Concert Band will be performing an outdoor “Americana Concert” in the park in Jerry City. For this special performance, the band will be performing selections of patriotic and well-known American folk songs, as well as other American works for concert band.

Additionally, the band will be joined by members of the Elmwood High School Concert Choir.

Audience members are invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, etc. to this event.

In case of inclement weather, the performance will be moved into the gymnasium, located inside the high school.

May
9
Sat
Bikes, Books and Badges Bike Rodeo @ Hancock County Fairgrounds
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

The event will include an obstacle course, bike inspections, helmet fittings, and a safe-biking ride. There will also be food and prizes at this free family event.

May
13
Wed
Flag City Morning Rotary
May 13 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am
May
14
Thu
Downtown Findlay dinner event @ Downtown Findlay
May 14 @ 5:00 pm

Two menu tours will be available with a few different start times. Available times are: 5 p.m., 6 p.m., or 7 p.m.

Menus include:

The Tree City Tour:

Appetizer at The Gathering Wine: Antipasto appetizer consisting of various meats, cheeses, fruits and vegetables. Soup and salad at Tavern at the Inn: Sun-dried tomato tortellini soup with a classic caesar salad. Entrée at The Jones Mansion with food prepared by The Bistro on Main: Tuscan braised pork with white cheddar polenta and sweet pickle salad. Coffee and dessert at Coffee Amici in partnership with Bread Kneads: your choice of hot buttered toffee latte, toasted marshmallow hot chocolate or strawberry smoothie and Bread Kneads’ carrot cake with walnuts and cream cheese frosting.

The Flag City Tour:

Appetizer at Trans Am Meatballs & Records: Vietnamese pork meatball with green papaya salad and fresh mint. Soup and salad at The Greek Garden: Lemon chicken soup with a traditional Greek salad. Entrée at Alexandria’s: Braised short ribs over risotto. Coffee and dessert at Main Street Deli in partnership with The Baker’s Café: Your choice of freshly ground gourmet coffee, vanilla chai latte, or iced mocha coffee and Main Street Deli’s lemon poppy cake with lemon-raspberry glaze or chocolate sour cream cake with chocolate ganache.

Tickets are $50 per person and only 50 tickets for each time frame will be sold. Alcohol and food substitutions are not included in ticket price. Tickets must be presented at each location. Each tour lasts approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours.

Tickets are on sale at the following locations: Coffee Amici, 328 S. Main St. (cash or check accepted), DorAnne’s Gifts & Gourmet, 327 S. Main St. (cash or check accepted), Findlay-Hancock County Chamber of Commerce, 123 E. Main Cross St. (cash, check, credit cards accepted; $3 processing fee applied when using a credit card).

More info: http://thecourier.com/local-news/2015/05/03/weekend-do-a-little-door-to-door-dining-downtown/

May
15
Fri
Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis @ Riverside Park
May 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Great Strides is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s largest national fundraising event. Each year, more than 125,000 people participate in hundreds of walks across the country to raise funds for cystic fibrosis research and drug development.

May
16
Sat
Spring canoe trip @ Blanchard Landing
May 16 @ 9:00 am

This is a popular half-day trip, and rightly so.

At 9.3 miles, it is scenic, it has no foreseeable obstacles or portages, and there are narrow sections and riffles to make it interesting and fun. Wildlife sightings are commonplace.

Without stops and with two strong paddlers, this trip should take approximately 3 hours.
If the trip is canceled due to extreme inclement weather, it will be rescheduled for Sunday, May 17.

Meet at 9 a.m. at Blanchard Landing, located on Ohio 235, south of U.S. 224 West. The shuttle will be at Blanchard Landing at 9 a.m. Canoeists will be transported to Liberty Landing via the HPD Shuttle Service.

This canoe trip is for a parent and child age 12-14 with a signed assumption of risk/liability release/waiver of all claims form and parental consent form. Participants must have the ability to swim.

Enrollment maximum: 12 people total. One parent and one child per canoe. Register by Friday, May 15 at 4:30 p.m.

Supplies: Wear tennis shoes that can get wet. Bring lunch, snacks, and water or Gatorade in a small cooler (alcohol is not permitted in HPD canoes). Dress and plan accordingly for the weather. Canoe, life vests, paddles, and shuttle service will be provided.

May
20
Wed
Flag City Morning Rotary
May 20 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am
Caring Cups Club @ We Serve Coffee
May 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Diversion Foster Care meets the third Wednesday each month to host the  Caring Cups Club. This is an opportunity to stop in and have any questions you may have answered about how to become a foster parent. There is a need in Findlay and the surrounding area for foster families able to foster children of all ages.  Find out if this opportunity is right for you