Global Leadership Summit Follow-Up Luncheon @ Winebrenner Seminary
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Winebrenner will be hosting our final Global Leadership Summit Follow-Up Luncheon titled, “Positioning Your Organization for the Future”. Everyone is welcome to attend, whether you made it to the Summit or not! This will be a panel discussion, with an opportunity to submit your questions beforehand for feedback on this topic.  There is no cost for this event and lunch will be provided.


John Bookmyer – CEO, Pain Management Group

Father Mike Hoenbrink – St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church

Pastor Bill Shoemaker – Director of Church Planting, Churches of God General Conference

Joshua Anderson – Executive Director, HHWP Community Action Commission

Cabernet Sauvignon Varietal Exploration @ The Wine Merchant
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Wine Merchant’s wine education series continues with Cabernets from around the world.

Animal Needs @ The Children’s Museum of Findlay
Jan 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

There are 5 basic needs that are essential for every animal. Kids will learn what those needs are through fun activities and engaging animal demonstrations presented by staff from the Toledo Zoo.

Flag City Morning Rotary
Jan 28 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Storytelling for Literacy with Mike Anderson @ Glenwood Middle School Cafetorium
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This workshop, originally created under the auspices of a 2-year Adult Literacy grant from the Illinois State Board of Education, is recognized nationally. It teaches the importance of storytelling and its impact on literacy: how it helps children learn and develop reading comprehension skills. It focuses on the whys of storytelling and the learning of the art.

Mike Anderson is a musician, author, elementary school teacher and wonderful story teller that has been nationally recognized for his workshops. Mike is a driving force in the Illinois folk scene and is one of the people we can thank for keeping traditional music and storytelling alive.

Registration encouraged by January 27.

Bluffton Artist Series: Cantus @ Yoder Recital Hall at Bluffton University
Jan 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Bluffton Artist Series brings to the campus each year a number of outstanding concert artists and ensemble groups. This month, men’s vocal ensemble Cantus is featured.

Curtain time is 7:30 p.m

Individual event prices are $25 for adults, $20 for senior citizens and students, $15 for Bluffton faculty/staff, $5 for Bluffton University students.

Beginner Cross-Country Ski Workshops @ Riverbend Park
Jan 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Sign the family up for a Saturday of snowy fun! HPD will explain and demonstrate the basic ski techniques such as the proper ways to use ski equipment, how to glide, climb hills, how to get up after falling down, how to turn around, and how to get into a good rhythm. It is suggested that all participants wear layered clothing, including hats and gloves to keep warm and dry. Children are required to be at least 8 years of age with a participating adult. Ski rates (including equipment rental) is $12 per person. Register with payment the Friday before each workshop at the HPD office. Workshops require at least 3-5 inches of a good solid snow base.

Meet SimMan @ The Children’s Museum of Findlay
Jan 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Prepare to be fascinated! Representatives from the University of Findlay will be giving an interactive demonstration of SimMan, a life-sized robot that can blink, breathe, and imitate other natural functions. Visitors can take his pulse, check his blood pressure, and more.   He’ll be a patient for the day!

Mike Anderson ft. Dulcimer Gatherin’ @ College First Church
Jan 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Mike Anderson ft. Dulcimer Gatherin’ is the conclusion to a series of beginner and intermediate workshops. Mike Anderson will be performing selections on the Dulcimer and will invite Dulcimer Gatherin’ to join him.

Mike Anderson is one of the most versatile folk performers and educators in the Midwest. Under Mike’s leadership, the New Salem Storytelling Festival, and the Clayville Music and Storytelling Festival before that, events of national renown. Mike is also nationally renown, appearing at the Nat’l Mt. Music Festival, holding a prestigious position on the faculty of the Mt. Dulcimer Workshops at Appalachian State Univ., Boone, NC and West Carolina Univ., NC, Dulcimer Workshops, and presenting workshops and concerts across the US.

Mike’s children’s concerts are very popular. He received a National Children’s television award for his show “Mike’s Music Works.” Under the auspices of the Illinois State Board of Education, Mike has conducted many teacher and parent workshops for developing literacy through the art of storytelling. His Early Childhood shows are legendary.. Mike plays guitar, banjo, jaw harp, noseflute, bones, and more. He is best known as an outstanding mountain dulcimer player.

Mike Anderson ft. Dulcimer Gatherin’ is part of the Blanchard Valley Health System Community Month.
– See more at: http://artspartnership.com/event/dulcimer-gatherin/?instance_id=360#sthash.fX8B9EZL.dpuf

13th Annual Comedy Jam @ Ritz Auditorium, Old Main 2nd Floor
Jan 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join the University of Findlay’s Campus Programming Board by attending the 13th annual Comedy Jam on January 31st! This event will take place at 8 p.m., with the doors opening at 7:30 in Ritz Auditorium.

This event will feature Kim Coles as the emcee, Michael Palascak and headlining Louis Ramey.

Tickets are $10 pre-sale for community, $20 at the door.  Students, Faculty and Staff receive one free ticket with ID, presale only.

This is a PG-14 show, for more information visit the CPB facebook event page or call 419-434-4606.