May
24
Wed
Plein Air Gatherings
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The remaining Plein Air Gatherings are an opportunity for artists to get together and paint or draw outdoors “en plein air” in the parks. This program is open to all adult and teen artists who use any medium conducive to working outdoors. Bring whatever supplies and equipment needed and dress for ground and weather conditions. If it rains, the session will be canceled.

Locations are as follows: May 10 group paints at Riverbend Recreation Area, meets at the Big Oaks parking lot; May 17 group paints at Litzenberg Memorial Woods, meets at the gatehouse; May 24 group paints at Riverside Park, meets at the waterfalls overlook; and May 31 group paints at Blue Rock Nature Preserve, meets at the Edgar Avenue parking lot.

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.

May
25
Thu
Emerging Technology Trunk Show for Adults with NORWELD @ Putnam County District Library -- Continental Branch
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

An Emerging Technology Trunk Show for Adults with NORWELD (Northwest Regional Library System) will be held at two of the Putnam County District Library branches this month.

The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 25 in Continental, and from 2-4 p.m. May 25 in Fort Jennings.

A sampling of new technology items and app demonstrations will be shared including Tile, iPad, Kindle, health management apps and augmented reality apps. An instructor will be available to answer any questions.

Emerging Technology Trunk Show for Adults with NORWELD @ Putnam County District Library -- Fort Jennings Branch
May 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

An Emerging Technology Trunk Show for Adults with NORWELD (Northwest Regional Library System) will be held at two of the Putnam County District Library branches this month.

The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 25 in Continental, and from 2-4 p.m. May 25 in Fort Jennings.

A sampling of new technology items and app demonstrations will be shared including Tile, iPad, Kindle, health management apps and augmented reality apps. An instructor will be available to answer any questions.

Hancock County Farmers Market @ Hancock County Fairgrounds
May 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

This year’s Hancock County Farmers Market will run 4-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, May 11 through Oct. 26, at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, 1017 E. Sandusky St. Interested artists should contact Marianna Hofer at studio13girl@gmail.com or call or text 419-788-5044. Nonprofit agencies should call or text 419-306-5218 to schedule their event.

Findlay Rec Department Lacrosse League @ Emory Adams Park
May 25 @ 6:00 pm

The City of Findlay Recreation Department is starting an in-house youth lacrosse league for this spring.

The league is for boys and girls ages 4-18. Practices will begin April 18 and continue on Tuesday and Thursday nights through June 1. All practices will take place at Emory Adams Park on the east side, across the foot bridge.

Registration is $25 for children under 6 and $45 for ages 7-18.

Register by Friday to ensure a free T-shirt. Call 419-424-7176.

Life Tree Cafe: Mormons @ St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
May 25 @ 7:00 pm

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 218 E. Sandusky St., will host a Life Tree Cafe discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday.

This week’s program is called “Mormons: Christian? Cult? What do They Really Believe?”

Life Tree Cafe meets weekly to address tough questions in life. The public is invited to attend.

Visit www.stpaulsfindlay.org, www.lifetreecafe.com or facebook.com/lifetreecafefindlay for more information.

May
26
Fri
Open Mic Night @ Coffee Amici
May 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Friday nights at Coffee Amici are Open Mic Nights!  Head over to hear local talent and get up and show off your own talent!

May
27
Sat
Fostoria Farmers Market @ Tiffin and Main Streets
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The first Fostoria Farmers Market for the season will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Tiffin and Main streets.

There will be flowers, planters, hanging baskets, plant and vegetable starts.

Other vendors will have gifts for moms, including silk scarves, photography, hand-sewn items and jewelry, yard art and wind chimes, homemade jams, soaps, oils and jewelry, pottery, homemade doggie treats, painted signs, Amish brooms and homemade laundry detergent.

Also for sale will be baked goods, honey and candles, fresh eggs and frozen beef.
Eastern Star will provide breakfast sandwiches in the Masonic Lodge on East Tiffin Street, and Tasty Dogs will be available to purchase.

The market is sponsored by Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau, in conjunction with the Fostoria Garden Club Limited and the Review Times.

For more information, visit Fostoria Farmers Market on Facebook, or call 419-435-1718.

Millstream Astronomy Club @ Riverbend Recreation Area - Shelter 5
May 27 @ 9:00 pm

Don Trinko, with the Millstream Astronomy Club, will present a program about telescopes at 9 p.m. Saturday, May 27, in Shelter 5 at Riverbend Recreation Area.

The presentation will discuss the various styles of telescopes. Viewing will be available through telescopes provided, or participants may bring their own.

The free family program requires no registration.

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