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Hurricane Jayne and the Houserockers 9:00 pm
Hurricane Jayne and the Houserockers @ Findlay Elks Lodge North Ridge Banquet Hall
Dec 31 2017 @ 9:00 pm – Jan 1 2018 @ 12:30 am
Findlay’s own Hurricane Jayne and the Houserockers will rock in the new year with their blend of 1950s and 1960s rock, rockabilly, classic country and swing. Guests will receive complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a champagne toast at midnight.
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Tri-Moraine Audubon Society Photo Safari and Potluck Event 6:30 pm
Tri-Moraine Audubon Society Photo Safari and Potluck Event @ Visitor/Student Services Center at OSU Lima
Jan 2 @ 6:30 pm
The Tri-Moraine Audubon Society’s annual photo safari and potluck event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Visitor/Student Services Center, 3900 Campus Drive, OSU-Lima. The society will provide fried chicken and beverages; members and guests should bring their own table service and a hot or cold dish, salad, rolls, side dish or dessert. Presentations will be given by those who opt to share some of their favorite nature photography, accompanied by brief narration. A digital projector, computer and screen will be furnished.
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Beginner Cross-Country Ski Workshops 9:00 am
Beginner Cross-Country Ski Workshops @ Riverbend Recreation Area, Shelter 3
Jan 6 @ 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 9:00 am
Beginner Yoga Series @ Phillips Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Jan 6 @ 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.
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Jammin’ at the Library 6:00 pm
Jammin’ at the Library @ Bluffton Public Library
Jan 8 @ 6:00 pm
Jammin’ at the Library continues at 6 p.m. Monday and Jan. 22 at the Bluffton Public Library. This song circle-style jam session is open to all who wish to participate. At 6 p.m. Jan. 18, Jammin’ Instrumental will be held. Those attending will learn various methods of jammin’-style music. For more information, email asc@blufftonpubliclibrary.org.
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Beginner Cross-Country Ski Workshops 9:00 am
Beginner Cross-Country Ski Workshops @ Riverbend Recreation Area, Shelter 3
Jan 13 @ 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 9:00 am
Beginner Yoga Series @ Phillips Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Jan 13 @ 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.
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Jammin’ Instrumental 6:00 pm
Jammin’ Instrumental @ Bluffton Public Library
Jan 18 @ 6:00 pm
Jammin’ at the Library continues at 6 p.m. Monday and Jan. 22 at the Bluffton Public Library. This song circle-style jam session is open to all who wish to participate. At 6 p.m. Jan. 18, Jammin’ Instrumental will be held. Those attending will learn various methods of jammin’-style music. For more information, email asc@blufftonpubliclibrary.org.
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A Celebration of Music and Arts 7:30 pm
A Celebration of Music and Arts @ Marathon Center for the Performing Arts
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm
Findlay First Edition and Pantasia will share their talents in “A Celebration of Music and Arts,” a dynamic show filled with singing, dancing and the sounds of the islands, at 7:30 this evening at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts. Also performing will be the Bowling Green State University Men’s Chorus and Findlay High School alumni Tim Krueger and Steven Wagner. Tickets range from $18 to $23 and can be purchased at MCPA from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and an hour prior to the show.
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Beginner Cross-Country Ski Workshops 9:00 am
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 9:00 am
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.
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University of Findlay Donnell Broadway Concert Series: Rachel York 7:30 pm
University of Findlay Donnell Broadway Concert Series: Rachel York @ Winebrenner Theological Seminary TLB Auditorium
Jan 21 @ 7:30 pm
Rachel York, an actress and singer known for her critically acclaimed Broadway performances, will be the next University of Findlay Donnell Broadway Concert Series guest artist. Her public concert, with Broadway musician and Tiffin native Phil Reno accompanying her on piano, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, in Winebrenner Theological Seminary’s TLB Auditorium. Tickets are $28 for adults, $23 for senior citizens and $11 for students. UF faculty, staff and students will be admitted free with a valid university ID. Tickets may be purchased at the box office of the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main St.; by calling 419-423-2787; or online at marathoncenterarts.org. As a teenager from Orlando, Florida, York got her first big break in the seductive and playful role of Mallory in the original Tony Award-winning production of “City of Angels” in 1989. She won a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress for her “Victor/Victoria” role as Norma Cassidy, opposite Julie Andrews. Other performances include “The Scarlet Pimpernel,” “Sly Fox” with Richard Dreyfuss, and “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” with Jonathan Pryce. She also played Lucille Ball in the 2003 CBS movie, “Lucy.” Most recently, she starred on Broadway as Jackie Noelle in “Disaster! The Musical.” Off Broadway, York earned recognition and a Drama Desk Award nomination opposite Julie Andrews in Stephen Sondheim’s “Putting It Together,” and gained additional fame while starring as Reno Sweeney in the Tony Award-winning revival of “Anything Goes” through a U.S. tour. In concert, York has appeared as a soloist worldwide. Some of her performances have been in concert with The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall; the National Symphony; the Pittsburgh Pops; “Broadway Showstoppers” with Peter Nero and Philly Pops; and “The Sound of Music” at the Hollywood Bowl with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Rachel’s debut solo album, “Let’s Fall in Love,” was named one of the Top 10 Vocal CDs of the year by Talkin’ Broadway. She can also be heard on the soundtracks of film and Broadway musical recordings. For more information about Rachel York, visit www.rachelyork.net. Reno is the musical director and vocal arranger for the smash hit “Something Rotten!,” a Tony Award-nominated musical comedy that opened on Broadway in 2015. Reno received two Grammy nominations for his work on the “Something Rotten!” cast recording. His other work includes “The Producers” (2001-2007), the Broadway revival of “Promises, Promises” (2010), “The Drowsy Chaperone,” “Thou Shalt Not,” “Cats” and “Dame Edna: The Royal Tour.” He has also contributed orchestrations for the television show, “Broadway Under the Stars” (CBS, 2002-2006) and the film adaptation of “The Producers” (2005).
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Hancock Park District Mother Nature Tea 9:30 am
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.
Jammin’ at the Library 6:00 pm
Jammin’ at the Library @ Bluffton Public Library
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm
Jammin’ at the Library continues at 6 p.m. Monday and Jan. 22 at the Bluffton Public Library. This song circle-style jam session is open to all who wish to participate. At 6 p.m. Jan. 18, Jammin’ Instrumental will be held. Those attending will learn various methods of jammin’-style music. For more information, email asc@blufftonpubliclibrary.org.
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Beginner Cross-Country Ski Workshops 9:00 am
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 9:00 am
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.
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