Jan
20
Sat
Beginner Cross-Country Ski Workshops @ Riverbend Recreation Area, Shelter 3
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The Park District’s beginner cross-country ski workshops will run from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on the following Saturdays: Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27, and Feb. 3. They will be held at Riverbend Recreation Area, Shelter 3, 16618 Marion Township 208.

Workshops will cover the basic fundamentals, including proper use of equipment and how to glide, climb hills, stand up on skis, turn around, and get into rhythm.

Workshops are subject to proper snow and weather conditions, which typically require 4 to 6 inches of good snow base.

Layered clothing, hats and gloves are suggested.

Recommended for ages 8 and up; youth must register with a participating adult. Register with $12 per person by 4:30 p.m. on Friday before each workshop, which can have a maximum of 14 participants.

Registration can be done online at www.hancockparks.com under the “Programs & Activities” tab; at the Park District headquarters, 1424 E. Main Cross St., from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; or by calling the HPD Administrative Office at 419-425-7275.

Beginner Yoga Series @ Phillips Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Jan 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Katy Mercer, a certified YogaFit instructor from Harmony Yoga in Findlay, will lead the four-week beginner’s yoga series featuring a slow progression tailored to many age groups.

Each class will take place from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and will end with guided meditation and breath work, as well as a light snack. They run the Saturdays of Jan. 6, 13, 20 and 27 at the Oakwoods Nature Preserve Discovery Center, 1400 Oakwoods Lane, off Hancock County 144, west of Findlay.

Participants are required to be ages 10 and up; youth must register with a participating adult.

Register with $10 per person by 4:30 p.m. on the Friday before each class at www.hancockparks.com under “Programs & Activities,” or by calling the HPD Administrative Office at 419-425-7275.

The class requires a minimum attendance of four with a maximum of 20.

For more information about other upcoming park programs and events, view the HPD Seasonal Program and Event Guide at www.hancockparks.com under the “Park News” section, visit the “Programs & Activities Calendar” or call the park office.

Jan
22
Mon
Hancock Park District Mother Nature Tea @ Brugeman Lodge at Riverbend Recreation Area
Jan 22 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

The Hancock Park District will be hosting its ninth annual Mother Nature Tea on Monday, Jan. 22, in Brugeman Lodge at Riverbend Recreation Area, 9250 Township Road 208.

Times will be 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. The same program will be offered each time, and runs for an hour.

Mother Nature, portrayed by Chris Allen, will read a story about the awakening of her three daughters, March, April, and May.

After the story, children will have tea and a snack. After serving there will be activities and a craft for children.

Children must be 4-6 years old and accompanied by an adult. Older siblings may not attend. One adult is required for every two children.

Register, with $4 per person, by noon Friday, Jan. 19. The program will be held with a minimum of six and maximum of 30 participants.

For more information, call the park district office at 419-425-7275.

Jan
27
Sat
Beginner Cross-Country Ski Workshops @ Riverbend Recreation Area, Shelter 3
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The Park District’s beginner cross-country ski workshops will run from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on the following Saturdays: Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27, and Feb. 3. They will be held at Riverbend Recreation Area, Shelter 3, 16618 Marion Township 208.

Workshops will cover the basic fundamentals, including proper use of equipment and how to glide, climb hills, stand up on skis, turn around, and get into rhythm.

Workshops are subject to proper snow and weather conditions, which typically require 4 to 6 inches of good snow base.

Layered clothing, hats and gloves are suggested.

Recommended for ages 8 and up; youth must register with a participating adult. Register with $12 per person by 4:30 p.m. on Friday before each workshop, which can have a maximum of 14 participants.

Registration can be done online at www.hancockparks.com under the “Programs & Activities” tab; at the Park District headquarters, 1424 E. Main Cross St., from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; or by calling the HPD Administrative Office at 419-425-7275.

Beginner Yoga Series @ Phillips Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Jan 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Katy Mercer, a certified YogaFit instructor from Harmony Yoga in Findlay, will lead the four-week beginner’s yoga series featuring a slow progression tailored to many age groups.

Each class will take place from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and will end with guided meditation and breath work, as well as a light snack. They run the Saturdays of Jan. 6, 13, 20 and 27 at the Oakwoods Nature Preserve Discovery Center, 1400 Oakwoods Lane, off Hancock County 144, west of Findlay.

Participants are required to be ages 10 and up; youth must register with a participating adult.

Register with $10 per person by 4:30 p.m. on the Friday before each class at www.hancockparks.com under “Programs & Activities,” or by calling the HPD Administrative Office at 419-425-7275.

The class requires a minimum attendance of four with a maximum of 20.

For more information about other upcoming park programs and events, view the HPD Seasonal Program and Event Guide at www.hancockparks.com under the “Park News” section, visit the “Programs & Activities Calendar” or call the park office.

Feb
3
Sat
Beginner Cross-Country Ski Workshops @ Riverbend Recreation Area, Shelter 3
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

The Park District’s beginner cross-country ski workshops will run from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on the following Saturdays: Jan. 6, 13, 20, 27, and Feb. 3. They will be held at Riverbend Recreation Area, Shelter 3, 16618 Marion Township 208.

Workshops will cover the basic fundamentals, including proper use of equipment and how to glide, climb hills, stand up on skis, turn around, and get into rhythm.

Workshops are subject to proper snow and weather conditions, which typically require 4 to 6 inches of good snow base.

Layered clothing, hats and gloves are suggested.

Recommended for ages 8 and up; youth must register with a participating adult. Register with $12 per person by 4:30 p.m. on Friday before each workshop, which can have a maximum of 14 participants.

Registration can be done online at www.hancockparks.com under the “Programs & Activities” tab; at the Park District headquarters, 1424 E. Main Cross St., from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; or by calling the HPD Administrative Office at 419-425-7275.

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