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Homeschoolers in the Park 9:30 am
Homeschoolers in the Park @ Hancock County Parks
Feb 3 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Classes in the park are for homeschooled families. This 10 day series will be held on the first Wednesday of each month from September to June to explore different science based curriculum programs such as earth, space, physical and life science. Each class will cover some of Ohio’s teaching standards in a fun and exciting way. Most of the classes will be held at Oakwoods Nature Preserve, but we will visit some of the other parks in Hancock County. We will follow Findlay City Schools for weather delays and cancellations. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., ages 5-8 11 a.m. to noon, ages 9-13 Series includes the following: September 2 – Plant and Animal Classification – Oakwood Nature Preserve (ONP) October 7 – Ecosystems & Habitats – Riverbend Recreation Area (RRA), Shelter 3 November 4 – Living History: Life for the McKinnis’s in 1847 – Litzenberg Memorial Woods (LMW) December 2 – Motion – ONP January 6 – Earth Rocks – ONP February 3 – Solar System – ONP March 2- Physics & Experiments – RRA, Lodge April 6 – Energy – RRA, Shelter 3 May 4 – Wildflowers and Trees- LMW June 1 – Outdoor Recreation Fun (archery, canoeing, kayaking, fishing) – ONP Register with $20 per child for the series or $3.00 per child for an individual month by 4:30 PM on Wednesday, August 26; a medical form is required and available online or at the park office
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Humane Society Wine Tasting Fundraiser 5:00 pm
Humane Society Wine Tasting Fundraiser @ The Wine Merchant
Feb 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join the Humane Society on February 5, 2016, from 5-7 p.m. at The Wine Merchant for a glass-filled event to help raise money for the shelter animals! Tickets are available at The Humane Society, 4550 Fostoria Ave., Findlay, OH, during regular business hours. Questions? Call 419-423-1664.
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Read with Me 11:00 am
Read with Me @ The Children's Museum of Findlay
Feb 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Hancock County Literacy Coalition will be reading The Little Engine that Could to visitors and sharing information about Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library’s FREE BOOK Program! This event is a great opportunity to engage kids in the world of books and the magic they create.
19th Cancer Patient Services Chili Cook-off 4:30 pm
19th Cancer Patient Services Chili Cook-off @ Koehler Center
Feb 6 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Cancer Patient Services will sponsor its 19th annual chili cook-off from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the University of Findlay’s Koehler Center. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12. There is no cost for children 5 and younger. Teams will be competing for the title of best chili, as determined by ticket holders and a panel of celebrity judges. In addition to chili samples, the event will also feature a raffle and live and silent auctions. One raffle ticket winner will receive a choice of a trip for a family of four to Disney World or a couple’s stay at St. James Morgan Bay all-inclusive resort in St. Lucia. Either trip is valued at $4,300. Raffle tickets can be purchased now through 7:45 p.m. Saturday and are $20 each. The winner will be selected at the chili cook-off, but need not be present to win. Tickets can be purchased at Cancer Patient Services’ office, from a board member or committee member, or at Coffee Amici or Trends on Main. A children’s area will provide activities. The cost is $2 per child. The event is co-presented by Hancock Federal Credit Union and Blanchard Valley Health System. Cancer Patient Services offers financial, physical, educational and emotional support for people who live or work in Hancock County and have an active cancer diagnosis. The 2015 chili cook-off event was able to provide for 14 percent of Hancock County cancer patients’ needs addressed by Cancer Patient Services.
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Caring Cups Club 2:00 pm
Caring Cups Club @ We Serve Coffee
Feb 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Diversion Foster Care meets the third Wednesday each month to host the Caring Cups Club. This is an opportunity to stop in and have any questions you may have answered about how to become a foster parent. There is a need in Findlay and the surrounding area for foster families able to foster children of all ages. Find out if this opportunity is right for you
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