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Patriotic Pops Concert 7:00 pm
Patriotic Pops Concert @ Ohio Northern University Sculpture Lawn
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm
The Lima Symphony Orchestra will celebrate Independence Day with a “Patriotic Pops” concert featuring movie musical selections, popular tunes and a tribute to the United States Armed Forces. Songs include selections from “My Fair Lady,” “Hang on Sloopy” and “The Muppet Medley,” and guest vocalist Kirsten Osbun-Manley will perform on some songs. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early and bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic foods. ONU Field House is the rain location.
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God and Country Night 9:00 pm
God and Country Night @ Faith Baptist Church
Jul 3 @ 9:00 pm
God and Country Night will be presented July 3 on the north lawn at Faith Baptist Church, 8115 E. Main St., Ottawa. A patriotic concert will begin at 9 p.m., followed by fireworks at 10. The event is free. Those attending should bring a lawn chair or blanket. Donations will benefit Canines for Warriors.
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Rally in the Alley 5:00 pm
Rally in the Alley
Jul 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Rally in the Alley outdoor musical event series marks its 25th anniversary. The public is invited to enjoy music and food free of charge in downtown Findlay’s Latham Courtyard on the 500 block of South Main Street. The events run Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. This summer’s schedule is as follows: June 9: Willful Blindness; food provided by Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Company June 16: The Reunion Band; food provided by Legends Steakhouse & Sports Bar June 23: The Athen Ry; food provided by Jimmy John’s July 7: The Hipnotix; food provided by Hot Head Burrito July 14: Big Red Deluxe; food provided by City Barbecue July 21: Reese Dailey Band; food provided by Fern Cafe will provide food. July 28: High Impact; food provided by Domino’s Aug. 4: Jeff Tucker Band; food provided by The Greek Garden Aug. 11: Loose Cannons Band featuring Kahuna’s All-Star Band; food provided by City Barbecue Aug. 18: Tongue ‘n Groove; food provided by Hot Head Burrito
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The Reunion Band 6:00 pm
The Reunion Band @ Findlay Elks Lodge #75
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm
The Reunion Band will be featured during the first of three outdoor concerts at the Findlay Elks Lodge, 900 W. Melrose Ave., on Saturday, as a fundraiser for Flag City Honor Flight. The concert begins at 6 p.m., and donations will be accepted at the gate. Bring your lawn chair or a blanket. In the event of rain, the concert will move inside the Elks banquet hall.
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Ryan Hensley and Susan Bright 7:30 pm
Ryan Hensley and Susan Bright @ Foundation Park
Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Ryan Hensley and Susan Bright will perform from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday at Wainwright Amphitheater in Foundation Park, Fostoria. The Fostoria Community Arts Council and the City of Fostoria are hosting the free concert, part of the arts council’s summer concert series. The location if it rains will be Cowboys & Angels/Venue 18 on Columbus Avenue, Fostoria.
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Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series 11:30 am
Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series @ Latham Courtyard
Jul 11 @ 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
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Findlay Civic Band Summer Concerts
Findlay Civic Band Summer Concerts @ Allen Dudley Bandshell
Jul 12 all-day
 
Martin Koop 12:00 pm
Martin Koop @ Fostoria Municipal Building lawn
Jul 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Martin Koop, a folk music singer and songwriter, will perform from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday on the municipal building lawn during the next “Lunch on the Lawn” program, co-sponsored by Fostoria Community Arts Council and the city. A box lunch will be available for a $5 donation. The event is free. If there is rain, the program will be moved across the street to the BANKquet room, 125 S. Main St.
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Read for L.I.F.E. Tutor Training Class 10:00 am
Read for L.I.F.E. Tutor Training Class @ Lindamood Room at Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Read for L.I.F.E. will offer a tutor training class from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. July 14 in the Lindamood Room at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library. There will be an optional jail training at 9:30 a.m. Potential volunteers must be at least 18 years old and are asked to commit to one year or more of volunteering. Volunteers must be literate, but no professional training or education is required. Read for L.I.F.E. is looking for volunteers to teach reading, writing, English, life skills and subject areas of the GED including math, social studies and science. Email readforlife@findlaylibrary.org to register for the tutor training.
Rally in the Alley 5:00 pm
Rally in the Alley
Jul 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Rally in the Alley outdoor musical event series marks its 25th anniversary. The public is invited to enjoy music and food free of charge in downtown Findlay’s Latham Courtyard on the 500 block of South Main Street. The events run Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. This summer’s schedule is as follows: June 9: Willful Blindness; food provided by Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Company June 16: The Reunion Band; food provided by Legends Steakhouse & Sports Bar June 23: The Athen Ry; food provided by Jimmy John’s July 7: The Hipnotix; food provided by Hot Head Burrito July 14: Big Red Deluxe; food provided by City Barbecue July 21: Reese Dailey Band; food provided by Fern Cafe will provide food. July 28: High Impact; food provided by Domino’s Aug. 4: Jeff Tucker Band; food provided by The Greek Garden Aug. 11: Loose Cannons Band featuring Kahuna’s All-Star Band; food provided by City Barbecue Aug. 18: Tongue ‘n Groove; food provided by Hot Head Burrito
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Tunes and Trains 1:00 pm
Tunes and Trains @ Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc.
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm
The Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation will host a day of train-related activities, cars and music. The first three hours will feature quarter-scale train rides ($2 adults, $1 for kids), a classic car and truck show, model train layouts and other activities, with live music performed from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. by Jake Cline Music. Artists playing after the concert gates open are Shelby County Line at 4:30 p.m., JB Crockett at 5:45 p.m., Sean Williams at 7 p.m., Ryan Robinette at 8:45 p.m., and Joshua Melton at 10:30 p.m. Food, soft drinks, beer and wine will be available on the grounds all day.
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First Presbyterian Church Music and Arts Camp
First Presbyterian Church Music and Arts Camp @ First Presbyterian Church
Jul 17 – Jul 21 all-day
Registration is open for the church’s music and arts camp, to be held July 17-21 for children ages 3 through fifth grade. Registration forms are available in the church office or on the music page of the church website at http://findlayfpc.org/worship/music/. For more information, call 419-423-2112 or email brent@findlayfpc.org.
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Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series 11:30 am
Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series @ Latham Courtyard
Jul 18 @ 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
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Make the World a Better Place 1:30 pm
Make the World a Better Place @ Bluffton Public Library
Jul 21 @ 1:30 pm
The program “Make the World a Better Place,” featuring a naturalist from the Johnny Appleseed Metro Park in Lima, will be presented at 1:30 p.m. today at the Bluffton Public Library. The program is open to children 5 and older. Registration is required by calling the library at 419-358-5016.
Rally in the Alley 5:00 pm
Rally in the Alley
Jul 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Rally in the Alley outdoor musical event series marks its 25th anniversary. The public is invited to enjoy music and food free of charge in downtown Findlay’s Latham Courtyard on the 500 block of South Main Street. The events run Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. This summer’s schedule is as follows: June 9: Willful Blindness; food provided by Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Company June 16: The Reunion Band; food provided by Legends Steakhouse & Sports Bar June 23: The Athen Ry; food provided by Jimmy John’s July 7: The Hipnotix; food provided by Hot Head Burrito July 14: Big Red Deluxe; food provided by City Barbecue July 21: Reese Dailey Band; food provided by Fern Cafe will provide food. July 28: High Impact; food provided by Domino’s Aug. 4: Jeff Tucker Band; food provided by The Greek Garden Aug. 11: Loose Cannons Band featuring Kahuna’s All-Star Band; food provided by City Barbecue Aug. 18: Tongue ‘n Groove; food provided by Hot Head Burrito
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Summer Concert Series: Dueling Pianos 7:30 pm
Summer Concert Series: Dueling Pianos @ Wainwright Amphitheatre at Foundation Park
Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
A free dueling pianos concert, featuring Scott Hedden and Don Hanson with Jay Cousins on drums, will be held at Wainwright Amphitheatre at Foundation Park on Sunday. The concert, part of the Fostoria Community Arts Council’s Summer Concert Series, will be from 7:30-8:30 p.m. In the event of rain, the concert will move to Cowboys & Angels/Venue 18 at 11295 Ohio 18 W, Fostoria.
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Cheryl Honigford Presentation 6:00 pm
Cheryl Honigford Presentation @ July 24 at the Putnam County District Library -- Ottoville Branch
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm
Mystery writer, author and speaker Cheryl Honigford will give a presentation on her book, “The Darkness Knows,” at 6 p.m. July 24 at the Putnam County District Library’s Ottoville-Monterey Township location. A native of Ottoville, Honigford now lives in Chicago. This is the first book in the Viv and Charlie mystery series. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.
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Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series 11:30 am
Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series @ Latham Courtyard
Jul 25 @ 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
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Findlay Civic Band Summer Concerts
Findlay Civic Band Summer Concerts @ Allen Dudley Bandshell
Jul 26 all-day
 
Sock Puppet Workshop For Children 3:00 pm
Sock Puppet Workshop For Children @ Bluffton Public Library
Jul 26 @ 3:00 pm
The Bluffton Public Library will host a sock puppet workshop for children at 3 p.m. July 26. The program is open to youth in kindergarten through fifth grade. Registration is required by calling the library at 419-358-5016.
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Rally in the Alley 5:00 pm
Rally in the Alley
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Rally in the Alley outdoor musical event series marks its 25th anniversary. The public is invited to enjoy music and food free of charge in downtown Findlay’s Latham Courtyard on the 500 block of South Main Street. The events run Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. This summer’s schedule is as follows: June 9: Willful Blindness; food provided by Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn Company June 16: The Reunion Band; food provided by Legends Steakhouse & Sports Bar June 23: The Athen Ry; food provided by Jimmy John’s July 7: The Hipnotix; food provided by Hot Head Burrito July 14: Big Red Deluxe; food provided by City Barbecue July 21: Reese Dailey Band; food provided by Fern Cafe will provide food. July 28: High Impact; food provided by Domino’s Aug. 4: Jeff Tucker Band; food provided by The Greek Garden Aug. 11: Loose Cannons Band featuring Kahuna’s All-Star Band; food provided by City Barbecue Aug. 18: Tongue ‘n Groove; food provided by Hot Head Burrito
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