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Herbs At Litzenberg 10:00 am
Herbs At Litzenberg @ Litzenberg Memorial Woods
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am
A program about herbs will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, as children will also help tend the garden at Litzenberg Memorial Woods by harvesting items and pulling weeds. The program is for 4- to 18-year-olds. Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants should bring work gloves. The program is free, but registration is required by 1 p.m. Friday at the Hancock Park District office. The program will be held with a minimum of six and a maximum of 20 participants.
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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Dwarf Planets 7:00 pm
Dwarf Planets @ Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm
A program on dwarf planets, which is Pluto’s designation now, will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. Participants are required to sit on the floor. The free program is recommended for individuals at least 8 years old. The program requires registration by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
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Flag City Daylily Tour 10:00 am
Flag City Daylily Tour
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The second annual Flag City Daylily Tour, featuring six gardens, will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Sharon and Ron DeCooman (4251 County Road 236, Arcadia) have a rural farm featuring 900 registered cultivars, specializing in tall and large free-form blooms. Their extensive hybridizing program has produced thousands of seedlings on display in open fields. Mike and Denise Anders (712 Redfox Road, Findlay) have 2,000 registered cultivars on a half-acre city lot. Most are large-flowering classic forms. They also have numerous hostas and various pieces of garden art. Ann and George Brickner at the Perennial Plant Peddler (8755 Township Road 251) have over 900 registered daylilies including large-flowering, unusual forms, spiders, minis, doubles, some with ruffles, patterns and teeth. Their extensive display gardens also include 200 hostas, 250 irises and more than 1,000 other perennials. Sue and Ed Karsnak (2601 Oakmont Drive) have a casual city garden designed to bloom throughout the growing season by blending more than 100 registered daylilies of various types amidst many perennials, annuals, grasses and shrubs. Rick and Barb Kidwell (316 Beechmont Drive) have more than 500 registered daylilies in numerous beds, displaying a profusion of colors and shapes. Several beds of evaluation plants from amateur hybridizing provide additional character. Keith and Becky McClelland at McClelland’s Daylilies (9728 County Road 37) have more than 500 cultivars, older and newer for sale planted in raised beds, creating the visual impact of a sea of color across a 1-acre garden that includes about 150 hostas. The emphasis is on extra-large spiders and doubles. Last year, Flag City Daylily Tour reached out to other daylily enthusiasts on social media and drew nearly 400 people from 11 states and Canada. Last year’s tour was also featured in the winter 2016 Region 2 newsletter for the American Hemerocallis Society. This year, the Hancock County Convention and Visitors Bureau has given the organization a $500 grant. More information is on Facebook at Flag City Daylily Tour and at www.pplantpeddler.com, or contact Anders at anders@findlay.edu or 419-889-8827.
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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Flag City Daylily Tour 10:00 am
Flag City Daylily Tour
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
The second annual Flag City Daylily Tour, featuring six gardens, will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Sharon and Ron DeCooman (4251 County Road 236, Arcadia) have a rural farm featuring 900 registered cultivars, specializing in tall and large free-form blooms. Their extensive hybridizing program has produced thousands of seedlings on display in open fields. Mike and Denise Anders (712 Redfox Road, Findlay) have 2,000 registered cultivars on a half-acre city lot. Most are large-flowering classic forms. They also have numerous hostas and various pieces of garden art. Ann and George Brickner at the Perennial Plant Peddler (8755 Township Road 251) have over 900 registered daylilies including large-flowering, unusual forms, spiders, minis, doubles, some with ruffles, patterns and teeth. Their extensive display gardens also include 200 hostas, 250 irises and more than 1,000 other perennials. Sue and Ed Karsnak (2601 Oakmont Drive) have a casual city garden designed to bloom throughout the growing season by blending more than 100 registered daylilies of various types amidst many perennials, annuals, grasses and shrubs. Rick and Barb Kidwell (316 Beechmont Drive) have more than 500 registered daylilies in numerous beds, displaying a profusion of colors and shapes. Several beds of evaluation plants from amateur hybridizing provide additional character. Keith and Becky McClelland at McClelland’s Daylilies (9728 County Road 37) have more than 500 cultivars, older and newer for sale planted in raised beds, creating the visual impact of a sea of color across a 1-acre garden that includes about 150 hostas. The emphasis is on extra-large spiders and doubles. Last year, Flag City Daylily Tour reached out to other daylily enthusiasts on social media and drew nearly 400 people from 11 states and Canada. Last year’s tour was also featured in the winter 2016 Region 2 newsletter for the American Hemerocallis Society. This year, the Hancock County Convention and Visitors Bureau has given the organization a $500 grant. More information is on Facebook at Flag City Daylily Tour and at www.pplantpeddler.com, or contact Anders at anders@findlay.edu or 419-889-8827.
Litzenberg Memorial Woods Hike 1:00 pm
Litzenberg Memorial Woods Hike @ Litzenberg Memorial Woods
Jul 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A hike through Litzenberg Memorial Woods will be held at 1 p.m. July 8 beginning at the gatehouse. Participants will check under leaves, logs and rocks to find what is hiding in nature. The free, family program requires no registration.
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.
Astronomy Day 7:00 pm
Astronomy Day @ Riverbend Recreation Area - Shelter 5
Jul 8 @ 7:00 pm
The Millstream Astronomy Club will host its annual Astronomy Day at 7 p.m. Saturday beginning in Shelter 5 at Riverbend Recreation Area. The evening will include safe telescopic views of the sun, followed by views of Mercury and Jupiter, including four of its moons, and views of Saturn and its rings. Telescopes will be available or participants may bring their own. The free, family program requires no registration.
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Flag City Daylily Tour 12:00 pm
Flag City Daylily Tour
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The second annual Flag City Daylily Tour, featuring six gardens, will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Sharon and Ron DeCooman (4251 County Road 236, Arcadia) have a rural farm featuring 900 registered cultivars, specializing in tall and large free-form blooms. Their extensive hybridizing program has produced thousands of seedlings on display in open fields. Mike and Denise Anders (712 Redfox Road, Findlay) have 2,000 registered cultivars on a half-acre city lot. Most are large-flowering classic forms. They also have numerous hostas and various pieces of garden art. Ann and George Brickner at the Perennial Plant Peddler (8755 Township Road 251) have over 900 registered daylilies including large-flowering, unusual forms, spiders, minis, doubles, some with ruffles, patterns and teeth. Their extensive display gardens also include 200 hostas, 250 irises and more than 1,000 other perennials. Sue and Ed Karsnak (2601 Oakmont Drive) have a casual city garden designed to bloom throughout the growing season by blending more than 100 registered daylilies of various types amidst many perennials, annuals, grasses and shrubs. Rick and Barb Kidwell (316 Beechmont Drive) have more than 500 registered daylilies in numerous beds, displaying a profusion of colors and shapes. Several beds of evaluation plants from amateur hybridizing provide additional character. Keith and Becky McClelland at McClelland’s Daylilies (9728 County Road 37) have more than 500 cultivars, older and newer for sale planted in raised beds, creating the visual impact of a sea of color across a 1-acre garden that includes about 150 hostas. The emphasis is on extra-large spiders and doubles. Last year, Flag City Daylily Tour reached out to other daylily enthusiasts on social media and drew nearly 400 people from 11 states and Canada. Last year’s tour was also featured in the winter 2016 Region 2 newsletter for the American Hemerocallis Society. This year, the Hancock County Convention and Visitors Bureau has given the organization a $500 grant. More information is on Facebook at Flag City Daylily Tour and at www.pplantpeddler.com, or contact Anders at anders@findlay.edu or 419-889-8827.
Fostoria Garden Club Tour 12:00 pm
Fostoria Garden Club Tour @ Fostoria
Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Fostoria Garden Club is sponsoring a self-guided garden tour and flower show from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Ten gardens in Fostoria will be showcased, including several that demonstrate how to create a lovely garden in smaller spaces, and one that features container vegetable gardening. Other stops on the tour feature an outdoor kitchen, a pond, a dry river bed, arbor swings and pergolas. The flower show will be located at the Fostoria Woman’s Club, 135 E. Fremont St., featuring table arrangements, various flower varieties and homemade pie and ice cream. Tickets are $5 and are available from any garden club member or at the Fostoria Chamber of Commerce office, 121 N. Main St., through Friday. Day-of tickets are $7, available at the Fostoria Woman’s Club or any of the garden tour homes.
McKinnis House Independence Day Open House 1:00 pm
McKinnis House Independence Day Open House @ McKinnis House at Litzenberg Memorial Woods
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Independence Day in 1847 will be portrayed during an open house from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, July 9, in the McKinnis House at Litzenberg Memorial Woods. The family program is free and requires no registration.
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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Of Larkspur and Hollyhocks 3:00 pm
Of Larkspur and Hollyhocks @ My Own Backyard Herbs and Flowers
Jul 10 @ 3:00 pm
First Step Healthy Family Resource Center will offer a garden party as part of its Women’s Enrichment Series. A “Of Larkspur and Hollyhocks” garden party will be held at 3 p.m. July 10 at My Own Backyard Herbs and Flowers, 8981 U.S. 224 West. Owner Ann Boyd will talk about the folklore, mythology and insight of flowers. The cost of the workshop is $15. For reservations, call 419-422-5594.
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Peter Rabbit Camp 9:00 am
Peter Rabbit Camp @ McKinnis House at Litzenberg Memorial Woods
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Children ages 7 to 10 can dive into three of Beatrix Potter’s books about animals at the Hancock Park District’s Peter Rabbit Camp from July 11 to 13 at the McKinnis House in Litzenberg Memorial Woods, 6100 U.S. 224. Campers will be reading and exploring “The Tale of Benjamin Bunny,” “The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck” and “The Tale of Pigling Bland.” Living from 1866 to 1943, Potter was an English artist, author, conservationist, botanist and businesswoman, creating the Peter Rabbit book character and eventually expanding it to merchandise including a doll (which she created herself) board games and tea sets. Each day runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children will paint and draw, learn more about the natural history of the animals and play games and activities around the themes of each story. Snacks will be provided, but participants should bring a sack lunch and a reusable water bottle. The camp will take a maximum of 20 participants, and needs a minimum of six in order to take place. Register with $36 per child by 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 6. A medical form is required and available at the park district office, 1424 E. Main Cross St., or www.hancockparks.com. For more information, contact Michelle Rumschlag at mrumschlag@hancockparks.com or call the park district office at 419-425-7275.
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
Toledo Zoo and Aquarium Endangered Species Program 1:30 pm
Toledo Zoo and Aquarium Endangered Species Program @ Bluffton Public Library
Jul 11 @ 1:30 pm
The Toledo Zoo and Aquarium will present an endangered species program at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St. The program is open to youth in kindergarten through fifth grade. Registration is required by calling 419-358-5016.
Findlay Garden Club July Meeting 6:30 pm
Findlay Garden Club July Meeting
Jul 11 @ 6:30 pm
Sharon Creighton will open her garden at 901 Selby St. to the public at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday for the July meeting of the Findlay Garden Club. The club’s annual garden tour will be held July 15-16. Visit www.findlaygardenclub.org for more information about the club.
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Findlay Civic Band Summer Concerts
Findlay Civic Band Summer Concerts @ Allen Dudley Bandshell
Jul 12 all-day
 
Peter Rabbit Camp 9:00 am
Peter Rabbit Camp @ McKinnis House at Litzenberg Memorial Woods
Jul 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Children ages 7 to 10 can dive into three of Beatrix Potter’s books about animals at the Hancock Park District’s Peter Rabbit Camp from July 11 to 13 at the McKinnis House in Litzenberg Memorial Woods, 6100 U.S. 224. Campers will be reading and exploring “The Tale of Benjamin Bunny,” “The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck” and “The Tale of Pigling Bland.” Living from 1866 to 1943, Potter was an English artist, author, conservationist, botanist and businesswoman, creating the Peter Rabbit book character and eventually expanding it to merchandise including a doll (which she created herself) board games and tea sets. Each day runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children will paint and draw, learn more about the natural history of the animals and play games and activities around the themes of each story. Snacks will be provided, but participants should bring a sack lunch and a reusable water bottle. The camp will take a maximum of 20 participants, and needs a minimum of six in order to take place. Register with $36 per child by 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 6. A medical form is required and available at the park district office, 1424 E. Main Cross St., or www.hancockparks.com. For more information, contact Michelle Rumschlag at mrumschlag@hancockparks.com or call the park district office at 419-425-7275.
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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Peter Rabbit Camp 9:00 am
Peter Rabbit Camp @ McKinnis House at Litzenberg Memorial Woods
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Children ages 7 to 10 can dive into three of Beatrix Potter’s books about animals at the Hancock Park District’s Peter Rabbit Camp from July 11 to 13 at the McKinnis House in Litzenberg Memorial Woods, 6100 U.S. 224. Campers will be reading and exploring “The Tale of Benjamin Bunny,” “The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck” and “The Tale of Pigling Bland.” Living from 1866 to 1943, Potter was an English artist, author, conservationist, botanist and businesswoman, creating the Peter Rabbit book character and eventually expanding it to merchandise including a doll (which she created herself) board games and tea sets. Each day runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children will paint and draw, learn more about the natural history of the animals and play games and activities around the themes of each story. Snacks will be provided, but participants should bring a sack lunch and a reusable water bottle. The camp will take a maximum of 20 participants, and needs a minimum of six in order to take place. Register with $36 per child by 4:30 p.m. Thursday, July 6. A medical form is required and available at the park district office, 1424 E. Main Cross St., or www.hancockparks.com. For more information, contact Michelle Rumschlag at mrumschlag@hancockparks.com or call the park district office at 419-425-7275.
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Youth Canoeing Day Camp 9:00 am
Youth Canoeing Day Camp @ Zonta Landing
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
A day camp about canoeing, for youngsters 9-12 years old, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, starting at Zonta Landing boat launch in Findlay’s Riverside Park. The trip will be from Riverside Park to the Ohio 568 bridge and back. Snacks will be provided, but participants should bring a sack lunch and a reusable water bottle. If the river current from Riverside Park is too strong for canoeing due to flooding or substantial rain, canoeing will be at Dold Lake in Oakwoods Nature Preserve. Register, with $15 per child, by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. The program will be held with a minimum of six and a maximum of 20 participants. For more information, call the Hancock Park District office, 419-425-7275.
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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Findlay Garden Club Garden Tour 10:00 am
Findlay Garden Club Garden Tour @ Findlay
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
The community can take a gander at 11 area gardens during the return of the Findlay Garden Club’s annual garden tour. The self-guided tour runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 15, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 16. A variety of small and large gardens are represented on the tour stops, where the designs have been done by the gardeners themselves. Six of the tour’s featured gardens are located in central Findlay, with three on the city’s east side and two on the north side. Tour maps are available at Feasel’s Garden Center, Brinkman’s Country Corner, Garden Central, the Perennial Plant Peddler, and 50 North. The tour is free to the public but donations are accepted. For more information, contact Doris Salis at 419-422-3560 or salis@findlay.edu. More information on the gardens on this year’s tour can be found at: http://thecourier.com/local-news/2017/07/09/weekend-findlay-garden-club-hopping/
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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Findlay Garden Club Garden Tour 1:00 pm
Findlay Garden Club Garden Tour @ Findlay
Jul 16 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The community can take a gander at 11 area gardens during the return of the Findlay Garden Club’s annual garden tour. The self-guided tour runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 15, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 16. A variety of small and large gardens are represented on the tour stops, where the designs have been done by the gardeners themselves. Six of the tour’s featured gardens are located in central Findlay, with three on the city’s east side and two on the north side. Tour maps are available at Feasel’s Garden Center, Brinkman’s Country Corner, Garden Central, the Perennial Plant Peddler, and 50 North. The tour is free to the public but donations are accepted. For more information, contact Doris Salis at 419-422-3560 or salis@findlay.edu. More information on the gardens on this year’s tour can be found at: http://thecourier.com/local-news/2017/07/09/weekend-findlay-garden-club-hopping/
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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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Canoeing Day Camp 9:00 am
Canoeing Day Camp @ Liberty Landing to Blanchard Landing
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Teens can canoe along the Blanchard River during a day camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, beginning at Liberty Landing. The trip, for 13- to 15-year-olds, will be from Liberty Landing to Blanchard Landing. Snacks will be provided, but participants should bring a sack lunch and a reusable water bottle. If the water level is too low for canoeing or if too many obstacles exist, such as fallen trees, an alternate route will be from Zonta Landing at Riverside Park to the Ohio 568 bridge and back. Register, with $15 per teen, by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. A medical form is required and is available online at www.hancockparks.com or at the Hancock Park District office, 1424 E. Main Cross St. The trip will be held with a minimum of six and a maximum of 20 participants. For more information, call the park district office, 419-425-7275.
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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Transition Bluffton Green Home Tour 1:00 pm
Transition Bluffton Green Home Tour @ Bluffton, Ohio
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Transition Bluffton is hosting a green home tour from 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Three homes in the Bluffton area will be featured, and a prize drawing will be held for those who collect tickets at all three locations. The tour showcases homes that emphasize energy efficiency and sustainable building. The three tour stops are a 1970s home with solar photovoltaic system (PV) and battery backup; a new home with monopole PV arrays; and a home with earth berm, PV solar and passive solar design. Attendees are encouraged to cycle, rather than drive, from one location to the next. Maps are available at CG Pro Bikes, the Food Store and the Bluffton Public Library. To learn more about the organization, visit TransitionBluffton.org. To contact the organizers, email transitionbluffton@gmail.com.
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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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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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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