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Feb
20
Mon
50 North Ballroom Dancing Classes @ 50 North
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

50 North has scheduled dance classes and a concert in February.

Ballroom dancing classes will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27.

Participants will learn the foxtrot, waltz, swing/jive and more. Registration and a $25 fee per couple (for the entire month) are due by Feb. 1.

A concert titled “From Broadway with Love” is planned for Feb. 11, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and the concert beginning at 7. The evening features a variety of Broadway and inspirational tunes, with vocals by Harry and Celia Stockton, along with specialty desserts and coffee. Cost is $7, due by Feb. 6.

Call 50 North at 419-423-8496 to sign up for either event.

Feb
21
Tue
Child Care Workshop: 1,2,3 Count with Me @ Marilyn's Life Long Learning Center
Feb 21 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm

Child care professionals can take part in a series of free professional development workshops in Findlay, offered by WBGU-TV through a grant from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

Each workshop is approved for contact hours and is Ohio and Step-Up approved. The workshops will be held starting Tuesday at Marilyn’s Life Long Learning Center, 15100 Birchaven.

The first workshop, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Supporting Social and Emotional Development,” will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

It will focus on strategies to build positive relationships with young children and help them cope with separation anxiety from familiar adults.

The second workshop, from 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Feb. 21, will be “1,2,3 Count with Me: Building Math Skills through Play with Preschoolers.”

The third workshop, “ABCs of Getting Ready to Read: Supporting Emergent Literacy,” will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 2.

Child care professionals can register to attend at www.occrra.org. For more information, call 419-372-9318.

Feb
23
Thu
Findlay Art League Dance Night @ Findlay Art League
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Findlay Art League will present Dance Night every Thursday, beginning this evening, led by Ashley Donaldson.

The night begins with a 7 p.m. lesson, followed by dancing until 8:30. Those attending are requested to arrive by 6:45 p.m. to register.

No partner is required, and no experience is necessary. All styles of music and modern jive dancing will be explored.

Cost is $8 per person, but there will be a discount for people buying multiple entries ahead of time (6 for $42, 10/$70). The Findlay Art League is located at 117 W. Crawford St.

Feb
27
Mon
Watercolor Workshop: Whitewashed Barn @ Bluffton Public Library
Feb 27 @ 5:30 pm

Artist Jeanne Beutler will host a watercolor workshop on the lower level of the library at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 27. Participants will paint a “Whitewashed Barn.” There is a $10 cash fee at the door, and registration is required.

To register, call the library at 419-358-5016, send an email to birkey@blufftonpubliclibrary.org or stop by the front desk. The library is located at 145 S. Main St., Bluffton.

50 North Ballroom Dancing Classes @ 50 North
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

50 North has scheduled dance classes and a concert in February.

Ballroom dancing classes will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 6, 13, 20 and 27.

Participants will learn the foxtrot, waltz, swing/jive and more. Registration and a $25 fee per couple (for the entire month) are due by Feb. 1.

A concert titled “From Broadway with Love” is planned for Feb. 11, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. and the concert beginning at 7. The evening features a variety of Broadway and inspirational tunes, with vocals by Harry and Celia Stockton, along with specialty desserts and coffee. Cost is $7, due by Feb. 6.

Call 50 North at 419-423-8496 to sign up for either event.

Feb
28
Tue
Heroin in Our Community @ Cedar Creek Church
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm

A “Heroin in Our Community” event will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the Cedar Creek Church, 1800 Tiffin Ave.

The doors open at 6 p.m.

Stories from local families and their struggles with addiction will be shared. Talks from Hancock County Sheriff Michael Heldman, the County Drug Court, Focus on Friends, Century Health and the Opiate Task Force, will also be given.

Mar
2
Thu
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series @ Hancock Historical Museum
Mar 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.

Child Care Workshop: ABCs of Getting Ready to Read @ Marilyn's Life Long Learning Center
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Child care professionals can take part in a series of free professional development workshops in Findlay, offered by WBGU-TV through a grant from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.

Each workshop is approved for contact hours and is Ohio and Step-Up approved. The workshops will be held starting Tuesday at Marilyn’s Life Long Learning Center, 15100 Birchaven.

The first workshop, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Supporting Social and Emotional Development,” will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

It will focus on strategies to build positive relationships with young children and help them cope with separation anxiety from familiar adults.

The second workshop, from 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. Feb. 21, will be “1,2,3 Count with Me: Building Math Skills through Play with Preschoolers.”

The third workshop, “ABCs of Getting Ready to Read: Supporting Emergent Literacy,” will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 2.

Child care professionals can register to attend at www.occrra.org. For more information, call 419-372-9318.

Findlay Art League Dance Night @ Findlay Art League
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Findlay Art League will present Dance Night every Thursday, beginning this evening, led by Ashley Donaldson.

The night begins with a 7 p.m. lesson, followed by dancing until 8:30. Those attending are requested to arrive by 6:45 p.m. to register.

No partner is required, and no experience is necessary. All styles of music and modern jive dancing will be explored.

Cost is $8 per person, but there will be a discount for people buying multiple entries ahead of time (6 for $42, 10/$70). The Findlay Art League is located at 117 W. Crawford St.

Mar
9
Thu
Findlay Art League Dance Night @ Findlay Art League
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Findlay Art League will present Dance Night every Thursday, beginning this evening, led by Ashley Donaldson.

The night begins with a 7 p.m. lesson, followed by dancing until 8:30. Those attending are requested to arrive by 6:45 p.m. to register.

No partner is required, and no experience is necessary. All styles of music and modern jive dancing will be explored.

Cost is $8 per person, but there will be a discount for people buying multiple entries ahead of time (6 for $42, 10/$70). The Findlay Art League is located at 117 W. Crawford St.

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