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Forest Community Lunch 11:30 am
Forest Community Lunch @ Gormley Park
Jun 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
A free community lunch will be offered in Forest’s Gormley Park at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays this summer. Lunches begin this Tuesday and continue through June. The event follows the Forest-Jackson Public Library’s 10:30 a.m. program at the park. Lunch is sponsored by the Forest United Methodist Church with support from the Friends of the Library and the Hardin County Community Foundation. For more information, call Elois Cramer at 419-273-2897.
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Breakthrough Harvest Church Craft Sale/Chicken BBQ 10:00 am
Breakthrough Harvest Church Craft Sale/Chicken BBQ @ Breakthrough Harvest Church
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Breakthrough Harvest Church, 3695 U.S. 224, Ottawa, will host its inaugural craft sale and Harlan’s chicken barbecue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 10. Admission is free and various concessions will be available. Call 419-456-3495 for more information. In case of inclement weather, a rain date has been set for July 15.
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Special Olympics Fundraiser 5:00 pm
Special Olympics Fundraiser @ Chipotle
Jun 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
To help support Special Olympics athletes of Hancock County, Findlay Masonic Lodge 227 will hold a fundraiser at the Findlay Chipotle restaurant from 5-9 p.m. June 12. For every person who places an order during this time and shows this article to the cashier or mentions they’re supporting the cause, the restaurant will donate 50 percent of their order cost. Those ordering online must select the pay-in-store option. Each year, Hancock County Special Olympics sends 35-40 athletes to compete in the Special Olympics Ohio Summer Games at Ohio State University. The fees affiliated with sending that many athletes to the summer games easily tops $7,000, and the costs are not covered by the government or any other funding. Through generous donations within the community, Hancock County Special Olympics has been able to pick up the tab for the Summer Games every year, allowing athletes with limited funds to participate.
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Forest Community Lunch 11:30 am
Forest Community Lunch @ Gormley Park
Jun 13 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
A free community lunch will be offered in Forest’s Gormley Park at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays this summer. Lunches begin this Tuesday and continue through June. The event follows the Forest-Jackson Public Library’s 10:30 a.m. program at the park. Lunch is sponsored by the Forest United Methodist Church with support from the Friends of the Library and the Hardin County Community Foundation. For more information, call Elois Cramer at 419-273-2897.
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First Step Victory Garden Tea 1:00 pm
First Step Victory Garden Tea @ First Step Healthy Family Resource Center
Jun 19 @ 1:00 pm
First Step Healthy Family Resource Center will offer a garden party and victory garden tea this month as part of its Women’s Enrichment Series. A Victory Garden Tea will be held at 1 p.m. June 19 at First Step, 1099 Columbus Ave., Fostoria. Speaker Becky White Schooner will talk about Victory gardens which resulted from a severe food crisis during World War I. The cost is $22. Contact First Step at 419-435-7300 to register.
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Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series 11:30 am
Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series @ Latham Courtyard
Jun 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
The Arts Partnership is giving Findlay the opportunity to take Tuesday lunches outside in the summer with Fifth Third Bank’s Courtyard Concert Series. Courtyard Concerts are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays from June 20 through Aug. 15 in Latham Courtyard located at 510 S. Main St. Local musicians are paired with a local restaurant which offers lunch options. Concert admission is free, food prices are often $7 but may vary with the vendor. There will be no July 4 concert in observance of the holiday. The Courtyard Concert Series is sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, Spectrum Eye Care, The Courier, WKXA, WFIN, 106.3 The Fox, Flag City Title Agency, Hancock County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Heck Rentals, Ohio Arts Council and Dean Sound. Scheduled performances include: June 20: The Two of Us, food by AJ’s Heavenly Pizza June 27: Eric Sowers, food by Cedar Valley July 11: Scott Parnell, food by Stix Restaurant July 18: The 732 Electric Duo, food by The Wine Merchant July 25: Findlay High School Pantasia, food by Bistro on Main Aug. 1: James Adkins, food by Main Street Deli Aug. 8: Ryan Parker, food by We Serve. Coffee Aug. 15: Scott Duress and Sean Farmer, food by The Gathering
Forest Community Lunch 11:30 am
Forest Community Lunch @ Gormley Park
Jun 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
A free community lunch will be offered in Forest’s Gormley Park at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays this summer. Lunches begin this Tuesday and continue through June. The event follows the Forest-Jackson Public Library’s 10:30 a.m. program at the park. Lunch is sponsored by the Forest United Methodist Church with support from the Friends of the Library and the Hardin County Community Foundation. For more information, call Elois Cramer at 419-273-2897.
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Lunch for a Cause 11:15 am
Lunch for a Cause @ Millstream Art Plaza
Jun 23 @ 11:15 am – 1:00 pm
Lunch for a Cause returns from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 23 at the Millstream Art Plaza near the intersection of South Main and East Sandusky streets. A donation will be accepted for lunch. Proceeds benefit Children’s Mentoring Connection of Hancock County.
Trinity Lutheran Church Ice Cream Social 4:30 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church Ice Cream Social @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Jun 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church, 18974 Ohio 12, Arcadia, will host an ice cream social from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday. The event will feature Dietsch’s ice cream along with pies, cakes and homemade angel food cake. Other food items include homemade chicken and noodles, potato salad, baked beans, shredded chicken sandwiches, sloppy joes, hot dogs and coney dogs. Dine-in and carryout are available. This is an annual event and this year’s proceeds will go to the Feed Our Kids program, which assures that rural students receive food to take home for the weekend. The program also provides meals for pickup during the summer months when the children are not attending school.
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Riverside Wine Festival 1:00 pm
Riverside Wine Festival @ Riverside Park
Jun 24 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Ohio wineries are returning to Findlay for the The Arts Partnership’s Riverside Wine Festival from 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 24, at Riverside Park, 231 McManness Ave. Voted the best wine festival in 2016 by readers of Ohio Magazine, it offers wines ranging from world-class wines to fun-to-drink wines made from fresh fruit. Attendees can sample wines from each winery and bottles will be available for purchase to take home. Participating wineries are: Gillig Winery, Findlay; Sycamore Lake Wine Company, Columbus Grove; Camelot Cellars, Columbus; Chateau Tebeau, Helena; Paper Moon Vineyards, Vermilion; and The Winery at Versailles. The event’s live entertainment will feature two bands, James and Some Names along with 730 Club. James and Some Names covers genres and styles ranging from jazz, rock, and funk to folk and bluegrass. 730 Club features soft rock, smooth jazz, pop, classic rock and jazz rock. The entertainment is sponsored by Gathering Wine. Exhibitors to be featured at the event include Danby wine coolers, LipSense, LuLaRoe leggings, Running River Soaps, Rustic Bendz jewelry, and Ziss Glass. Art and paintings will be on display and for purchase by Don Huber, KanDu Studios, Eric Siebeneck, Jen Sowders, and Anita Riemans. Foods from local vendors will be available from Kimmel’s Mountain Man Meats, Big Jerk, The Gathering and Little Red Bakery. Attendees can also enjoy mini paint and partake in sessions from Awakening Minds Art. For no extra cost, attendees can also take advantage of large yard games such as cornhole and giant Jenga. Festival admission is $20 presale (through 4 p.m. on June 23) and $25 at the gate, five tastings and commemorative wine glass included. Tickets for those not tasting or those under 21 are $10. Additional tasting tickets are available for purchase. Attendees of legal drinking age can purchase tasting privileges with proper identification and in accordance with applicable laws. Group presale rates are available for groups of eight or more people at a discount of 15 percent. Free parking is available at Riverside Park and the east lot of Riverside Suites, 1100 E. Main Cross St. A shuttle will be provided from the lot from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. to bring attendees to the event entrance. Presale tickets can be purchased by visiting The Arts Partnership box office at 618 S. Main St., Findlay; calling The Arts Partnership at 419-422-4624 or visiting www.artspartnership.com. Business hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Proceeds from the event benefit The Arts Partnership’s arts education programs. Riverside Wine Festival is sponsored by Gathering Wine, Citizens National Bank, Ohio Logistics, Alvada Construction, Spectrum Eye Care, Fresh Encounter, Gilmore Jaison Mahler, UIS Insurance, Culligan Water Conditioning, The City of Findlay, Findlay Implement, LaRiche Chevrolet Cadillac, Pahl Photography LLC, and Hancock County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.
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Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series 11:30 am
Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series @ Latham Courtyard
Jun 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
The Arts Partnership is giving Findlay the opportunity to take Tuesday lunches outside in the summer with Fifth Third Bank’s Courtyard Concert Series. Courtyard Concerts are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays from June 20 through Aug. 15 in Latham Courtyard located at 510 S. Main St. Local musicians are paired with a local restaurant which offers lunch options. Concert admission is free, food prices are often $7 but may vary with the vendor. There will be no July 4 concert in observance of the holiday. The Courtyard Concert Series is sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, Spectrum Eye Care, The Courier, WKXA, WFIN, 106.3 The Fox, Flag City Title Agency, Hancock County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Heck Rentals, Ohio Arts Council and Dean Sound. Scheduled performances include: June 20: The Two of Us, food by AJ’s Heavenly Pizza June 27: Eric Sowers, food by Cedar Valley July 11: Scott Parnell, food by Stix Restaurant July 18: The 732 Electric Duo, food by The Wine Merchant July 25: Findlay High School Pantasia, food by Bistro on Main Aug. 1: James Adkins, food by Main Street Deli Aug. 8: Ryan Parker, food by We Serve. Coffee Aug. 15: Scott Duress and Sean Farmer, food by The Gathering
Forest Community Lunch 11:30 am
Forest Community Lunch @ Gormley Park
Jun 27 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
A free community lunch will be offered in Forest’s Gormley Park at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays this summer. Lunches begin this Tuesday and continue through June. The event follows the Forest-Jackson Public Library’s 10:30 a.m. program at the park. Lunch is sponsored by the Forest United Methodist Church with support from the Friends of the Library and the Hardin County Community Foundation. For more information, call Elois Cramer at 419-273-2897.
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Pandora United Methodist Church Community Meal 5:30 pm
Pandora United Methodist Church Community Meal @ Pandora United Methodist Church
Jun 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
A free community meal will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. June 28 at Pandora United Methodist Church, 108 E. Washington St. This month’s meal is provided by Missions & Friends and includes a baked potato bar, hamburger, salad, applesauce, cake, punch/coffee.
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