May
1
Mon
Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid Training @ American Red Cross North Central Ohio Chapter
May 1 @ 1:00 pm

Adult and pediatric CPR/AED and first aid training will be offered twice in May at the Hancock County Red Cross office, 125 Fair St.

The course teaches people how to perform CPR and use an AED, what to do if someone is choking, and how to prevent and respond to other emergencies until advanced medical help arrives. Participants also learn how to control bleeding and how to care for seizures and other sudden illnesses.

Classes will be offered at 1 p.m. May 1 and at 6 p.m. May 24. Call 800-RED CROSS or visit redcross.org/take-a-class to register.

May
4
Thu
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series @ Hancock Historical Museum
May 4 @ 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.

May
5
Fri
Wellness Recovery Action Planning Workshop @ Focus on Friends
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Focus on Friends is holding a two-day workshop on Wellness Recovery Action Planning, an international self-help movement for wellness and recovery, in May.

The Findlay nonprofit organization is a recovery center, with a focus on helping those in recovery from mental health issues, addiction or trauma. However, the workshop is not just for people in recovery but is “a program for absolutely anybody who wants to achieve wellness in their life,” said Ellyn Schmiesing, recovery accountability manager at Focus on Friends. The organization’s executive director Wayne Ford will facilitate the workshop.

Schmiesing said participants will create their own wellness “toolbox,” and different people might want different tools in their toolbox. They’ll also write down tasks they need to do every couple of days to remain their healthiest, happiest self. Participants are encouraged to share the plan with a trusted friend or family member, who will see the early warning signs if things are not going well.

The plan also looks at what to do when experiencing a crisis.

The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 5 and 6. Lunch will be provided both days. A $50 fee includes lunch and all materials. To register, call Lisa at Focus on Friends at 419-423-5071.

The program was funded through a Trauma-Informed Care Grant from the Hancock County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board and a grant from the Lai Wei-Zwei and Lai Hung Tsu-Mei Fund of the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation.

May
6
Sat
Wellness Recovery Action Planning Workshop @ Focus on Friends
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Focus on Friends is holding a two-day workshop on Wellness Recovery Action Planning, an international self-help movement for wellness and recovery, in May.

The Findlay nonprofit organization is a recovery center, with a focus on helping those in recovery from mental health issues, addiction or trauma. However, the workshop is not just for people in recovery but is “a program for absolutely anybody who wants to achieve wellness in their life,” said Ellyn Schmiesing, recovery accountability manager at Focus on Friends. The organization’s executive director Wayne Ford will facilitate the workshop.

Schmiesing said participants will create their own wellness “toolbox,” and different people might want different tools in their toolbox. They’ll also write down tasks they need to do every couple of days to remain their healthiest, happiest self. Participants are encouraged to share the plan with a trusted friend or family member, who will see the early warning signs if things are not going well.

The plan also looks at what to do when experiencing a crisis.

The workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 5 and 6. Lunch will be provided both days. A $50 fee includes lunch and all materials. To register, call Lisa at Focus on Friends at 419-423-5071.

The program was funded through a Trauma-Informed Care Grant from the Hancock County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board and a grant from the Lai Wei-Zwei and Lai Hung Tsu-Mei Fund of the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation.

Mother’s Day Workshop For Kids @ Fostoria Community Arts Council office
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cheryl Graves will provide a free workshop for elementary school-age children to make Mother’s Day cards and gifts from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, May 6, in Fostoria Community Arts Council office, 125 S. Main St., Fostoria.

The program is for children in first through fifth grade.

For more information, or reservations, call Graves at 419-435-7474.

The workshop is funded with a grant from Geary Family Foundation.

May
24
Wed
Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid Training @ American Red Cross North Central Ohio Chapter
May 24 @ 6:00 pm

Adult and pediatric CPR/AED and first aid training will be offered twice in May at the Hancock County Red Cross office, 125 Fair St.

The course teaches people how to perform CPR and use an AED, what to do if someone is choking, and how to prevent and respond to other emergencies until advanced medical help arrives. Participants also learn how to control bleeding and how to care for seizures and other sudden illnesses.

Classes will be offered at 1 p.m. May 1 and at 6 p.m. May 24. Call 800-RED CROSS or visit redcross.org/take-a-class to register.

Jun
1
Thu
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series @ Hancock Historical Museum
Jun 1 @ 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.

Jun
25
Sun
University of Findlay Forensic Science Summer Camp @ The University of Findlay
Jun 25 – Jun 29 all-day

High school sophomores, juniors and seniors can register for the University of Findlay’s Forensic Science Summer Camp, to be held in June.
Students will use biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics and deductive reasoning during hands-on activities in a university lab and at mock crime scenes on campus. They will attempt to solve a series of unsolved crimes, examining evidence left at the crime scenes.
The camp will be held Sunday, June 25 through Thursday, June 29 and students will stay on campus during that time. The cost is $425.
For more information and to register, contact camp organizer Philip Lucas at lucasp@findlay.edu or at 419-434-4308, or visit the Forensic Science Summer Camp web page at https://www.findlay.edu/liberal-arts/forensic-science/Forensic%20Science%20Summer%20Camp.

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