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Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events 9:00 am
Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community members are invited to help Johnny Appleseed Park District save native flowers from garlic mustard, an invasive weed from Europe. Pulling events are held from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April and May beginning at Kendrick Woods, then moving on to Hermon Woods, Teddy Bear, Lippincott Bird Sanctuary and Heritage Park. Anyone who would like to help should contact Anne Smedley at 419-221-1232 or ASmedley@jampd.com. Volunteers with sturdy woven plastic bags to hold the pulled mustard are asked to bring them along or donate them at the park office.
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Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events 9:00 am
Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community members are invited to help Johnny Appleseed Park District save native flowers from garlic mustard, an invasive weed from Europe. Pulling events are held from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April and May beginning at Kendrick Woods, then moving on to Hermon Woods, Teddy Bear, Lippincott Bird Sanctuary and Heritage Park. Anyone who would like to help should contact Anne Smedley at 419-221-1232 or ASmedley@jampd.com. Volunteers with sturdy woven plastic bags to hold the pulled mustard are asked to bring them along or donate them at the park office.
Spring ArtWalk 5:00 pm
Spring ArtWalk @ Downtown Findlay
May 4 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Downtown Findlay will open its doors to showcase the businesses, restaurants, artists, performers, and musicians from throughout the community for the Spring ArtWalk from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, May 4. The semi-annual event hosted by the Arts Partnership is free to the public. It celebrates commerce and culture, allowing local artists, downtown businesses and restaurants to form a connection that draws spectators downtown to see what Findlay has to offer. Guests may also take advantage of special offers, sales and demonstrations that many businesses and restaurants offer for the event. This ArtWalk includes the final public display of works by Marianna Hofer, a local artist who died unexpectedly last year. Pieces will be for sale with proceeds going to the Marianna Hofer Arts Endowment Fund. St. Andrews United Methodist Church will also have art from the congregation on display. New locations participating in ArtWalk include: Painter’s Pottery, the Swan House Tea Room, Journey Salon & Day Spa, and Downtown Yoga. The evening will open with the Findlay Art League’s May show, a juried showcase of Art League member works that will remain open throughout the month. Other area galleries open for the evening include Awakening Minds Art, Jones Building Artist Studios, Gaslight Gallery Art Studio and Kan Du Studio. To view or print the official event brochure, including a list of the participating businesses and artists performing or being showcased, visit artspartnership.com/event/artwalk. Copies of the brochure will be available for pickup at participating event locations. For more information, visit www.artspartnership.com or call 419-422-4624. The Arts Partnership is located at 618 S. Main St., with office hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. ArtWalk is sponsored by First Federal Bank, GSW Manufacturing, Whirlpool Corp., Eyes on Main, One Energy, The Courier, WFIN, WKXA, 106.3 The Fox, Hancock County Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Ohio Arts Council. The Arts Partnership of Greater Hancock County is a nonprofit organization serving Findlay and Hancock County with the mission of enriching youth through arts education and advocacy.
Runway: Posh Repurpose for Parks 6:00 pm
Runway: Posh Repurpose for Parks @ Marathon Center for the Performing Arts
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Runway: Posh Repurpose for Parks is a unique event to build environmental awareness while raising funds for the Hancock Parks Foundation. This event showcases amazing fashions made from plastic bags, bottles, cans, etc.—materials that would otherwise be headed to the landfill. The designs were submitted to our contest for a chance to win a grand prize of $500 cash. Join the Hancock Park District, Huntington Bank, Walmart and the Hancock County Solid Waste District at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts for a fun-filled evening emceed by WFIN’s Chris Oaks. Doors open at 6 p.m.; show starts at 7 p.m. Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres by The Baker’s Cafe and a coffee bar by We.Serve.Coffee, music, raffles, and a creative fashion show with audience participation! Raffle items include: Kayak and canoe donated by Dr. Robert McEvoy Lowe’s Garden Treasures Fire Pit Purse signed by Mary Wilson of The Supremes Scarf signed by Martha Reeves of Martha Reeves & The Vandellas Original glazed vase by Brandon Knott Dietsch’s Tower Shirley’s Popcorn gift card King’s Island day passes Miller Ferry adult round-trip tickets My Own Backyard Gift Basket Mud Hens tickets Findlay YMCA Youth Pass Legacy Lawn & Pet bird feeder …and much more!
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Hancock Park District Youth Fishing Event 8:00 am
Hancock Park District Youth Fishing Event @ Giertz Lake
May 5 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
The Hancock Park District’s 22nd annual youth fishing event will be held from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday at Giertz Lake near the Lakefront Activity Center at Riverbend Recreation Area. The event is free. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. in the activity center. Trout will be stocked in the lake by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Fisheries Division. Fishing will be allowed from the bank only. Children 4-15 years old must do the fishing. An accompanying adult may provide limited assistance. State fishing rules and regulations must be followed and participants must take the first five trout caught, as catch-and-release will not be permitted. Live bait will be for sale. The fishing festival will be held rain or shine, except in the event of extreme weather conditions. Names of registered participants will be drawn for random prizes. They must be present to win. There will be a watercraft safety display, too. Sponsors include the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife; WFIN/WKXA/The Fox radio; and Centennial Screen Printing and Engraving. For more information, call the park district office at 419-425-7275.
Self-Guided Float Trips on the Blanchard River 9:00 am
Self-Guided Float Trips on the Blanchard River @ Blanchard Landing
May 5 @ 9:00 am
Hancock Park District is offering a series of self-guided float trips on the Blanchard River, with shuttle service provided by the park district. The trips will follow the river from Liberty Landing to Blanchard Landing. Trips will be offered at 9 a.m. on Saturdays, May 5, 12 and 19. The shuttle will be at Blanchard Landing at 9 a.m. Canoeists and kayakers will be transported to Liberty Landing. Register in-person at the Hancock Park District office or online at www.HancockParks.com by 4:30 p.m. on the Friday prior to the trip. Cost is $20 per person, per trip, and registration is for adults and youth 16 and 17 years old. The 16-year-old participants must be accompanied by someone at least 18 years old. Participants must have a signed “Assumption of Risk/Liability Release/Waiver of all Claims” form and/or a parental consent form for the younger participants. Forms will be available at Liberty Landing prior to the trip. There is a maximum of 10 individuals per trip, with two participants per canoe, and individuals must be able to swim. For more information, call the park district at 419-425-7275.
Springtime in Ohio Art and Craft Show 10:00 am
Springtime in Ohio Art and Craft Show @ Hancock County Fairgrounds
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Cloud Productions’ 30th anniversary Springtime in Ohio Art and Craft Show features more than 280 artists and craftspeople offering up-to-date fashions for personal use as well as home, office and garden décor. There will also be a big-top tent, music, food, pony rides, face-painting, discounts, a package check, and more.
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Springtime in Ohio Art and Craft Show 11:00 am
Springtime in Ohio Art and Craft Show @ Hancock County Fairgrounds
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cloud Productions’ 30th anniversary Springtime in Ohio Art and Craft Show features more than 280 artists and craftspeople offering up-to-date fashions for personal use as well as home, office and garden décor. There will also be a big-top tent, music, food, pony rides, face-painting, discounts, a package check, and more.
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Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events 9:00 am
Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community members are invited to help Johnny Appleseed Park District save native flowers from garlic mustard, an invasive weed from Europe. Pulling events are held from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April and May beginning at Kendrick Woods, then moving on to Hermon Woods, Teddy Bear, Lippincott Bird Sanctuary and Heritage Park. Anyone who would like to help should contact Anne Smedley at 419-221-1232 or ASmedley@jampd.com. Volunteers with sturdy woven plastic bags to hold the pulled mustard are asked to bring them along or donate them at the park office.
The Great Blue Heron 10:00 am
The Great Blue Heron @ Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
A program about the great blue heron, hosted by Hancock Park District staff, will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. The program, for children 3 years old and younger accompanied by an adult, will include a story, crafts and games. The same program is offered each time. Siblings may attend the free program, which requires no registration. For more information call the park district office at 419-425-7275.
Beware of Poison Plants 6:30 pm
Beware of Poison Plants @ Lindamood Room at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Master Gardeners will present “Beware of Poison Plants” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. May 7 in the Lindamood Room at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library. Participants will learn about the many common plants — including berries, mushrooms and poison ivy — that can make people ill. Registration is required by calling 419-422-1712.
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Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events 9:00 am
Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community members are invited to help Johnny Appleseed Park District save native flowers from garlic mustard, an invasive weed from Europe. Pulling events are held from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April and May beginning at Kendrick Woods, then moving on to Hermon Woods, Teddy Bear, Lippincott Bird Sanctuary and Heritage Park. Anyone who would like to help should contact Anne Smedley at 419-221-1232 or ASmedley@jampd.com. Volunteers with sturdy woven plastic bags to hold the pulled mustard are asked to bring them along or donate them at the park office.
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Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events 9:00 am
Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community members are invited to help Johnny Appleseed Park District save native flowers from garlic mustard, an invasive weed from Europe. Pulling events are held from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April and May beginning at Kendrick Woods, then moving on to Hermon Woods, Teddy Bear, Lippincott Bird Sanctuary and Heritage Park. Anyone who would like to help should contact Anne Smedley at 419-221-1232 or ASmedley@jampd.com. Volunteers with sturdy woven plastic bags to hold the pulled mustard are asked to bring them along or donate them at the park office.
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Mount Blanchard Cleanup Day 9:00 am
Mount Blanchard Cleanup Day @ Mount Blanchard
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
This Saturday is village cleanup day in Mount Blanchard sponsored by the Beautification Committee, Mount Blanchard United Methodist Church Social Concerns, Mount Blanchard park board and the village of Mount Blanchard. Volunteers from youth groups, families, civic groups and school groups are needed to help. Activities include cleaning the parks and pool area, planting flowers, mulching several areas, painting, cleaning the streets and building a gaga pit. Volunteers should bring shovels, rakes, brooms, wheelbarrows, wagons and any painting supplies. Some tools will be available. Works hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with lunch provided to all volunteers. Salads and desserts donations are needed. Let Jackie Porcello know at 419-306-3073 if you can bring a group to help or if you can donate food. Food donations can be brought to the village building at 103 E. Clay St.
Self-Guided Float Trips on the Blanchard River 9:00 am
Self-Guided Float Trips on the Blanchard River @ Blanchard Landing
May 12 @ 9:00 am
Hancock Park District is offering a series of self-guided float trips on the Blanchard River, with shuttle service provided by the park district. The trips will follow the river from Liberty Landing to Blanchard Landing. Trips will be offered at 9 a.m. on Saturdays, May 5, 12 and 19. The shuttle will be at Blanchard Landing at 9 a.m. Canoeists and kayakers will be transported to Liberty Landing. Register in-person at the Hancock Park District office or online at www.HancockParks.com by 4:30 p.m. on the Friday prior to the trip. Cost is $20 per person, per trip, and registration is for adults and youth 16 and 17 years old. The 16-year-old participants must be accompanied by someone at least 18 years old. Participants must have a signed “Assumption of Risk/Liability Release/Waiver of all Claims” form and/or a parental consent form for the younger participants. Forms will be available at Liberty Landing prior to the trip. There is a maximum of 10 individuals per trip, with two participants per canoe, and individuals must be able to swim. For more information, call the park district at 419-425-7275.
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Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events 9:00 am
Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
May 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community members are invited to help Johnny Appleseed Park District save native flowers from garlic mustard, an invasive weed from Europe. Pulling events are held from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April and May beginning at Kendrick Woods, then moving on to Hermon Woods, Teddy Bear, Lippincott Bird Sanctuary and Heritage Park. Anyone who would like to help should contact Anne Smedley at 419-221-1232 or ASmedley@jampd.com. Volunteers with sturdy woven plastic bags to hold the pulled mustard are asked to bring them along or donate them at the park office.
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Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events 9:00 am
Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community members are invited to help Johnny Appleseed Park District save native flowers from garlic mustard, an invasive weed from Europe. Pulling events are held from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April and May beginning at Kendrick Woods, then moving on to Hermon Woods, Teddy Bear, Lippincott Bird Sanctuary and Heritage Park. Anyone who would like to help should contact Anne Smedley at 419-221-1232 or ASmedley@jampd.com. Volunteers with sturdy woven plastic bags to hold the pulled mustard are asked to bring them along or donate them at the park office.
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Meteor Showers 6:00 pm
Meteor Showers @ Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
May 17 @ 6:00 pm
A family program about meteor showers, hosted by the Hancock Park District, will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday in the planetarium at Oakwoods Nature Preserve’s Discovery Center. Participants must sit on the floor in the inflatable planetarium. The free program requires registration by 4 p.m. Thursday at www.HancockParks.com, under the “Programs & Activities” tab, or by calling the park district office at 419-425-7275.
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Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events 9:00 am
Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community members are invited to help Johnny Appleseed Park District save native flowers from garlic mustard, an invasive weed from Europe. Pulling events are held from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April and May beginning at Kendrick Woods, then moving on to Hermon Woods, Teddy Bear, Lippincott Bird Sanctuary and Heritage Park. Anyone who would like to help should contact Anne Smedley at 419-221-1232 or ASmedley@jampd.com. Volunteers with sturdy woven plastic bags to hold the pulled mustard are asked to bring them along or donate them at the park office.
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Self-Guided Float Trips on the Blanchard River 9:00 am
Self-Guided Float Trips on the Blanchard River @ Blanchard Landing
May 19 @ 9:00 am
Hancock Park District is offering a series of self-guided float trips on the Blanchard River, with shuttle service provided by the park district. The trips will follow the river from Liberty Landing to Blanchard Landing. Trips will be offered at 9 a.m. on Saturdays, May 5, 12 and 19. The shuttle will be at Blanchard Landing at 9 a.m. Canoeists and kayakers will be transported to Liberty Landing. Register in-person at the Hancock Park District office or online at www.HancockParks.com by 4:30 p.m. on the Friday prior to the trip. Cost is $20 per person, per trip, and registration is for adults and youth 16 and 17 years old. The 16-year-old participants must be accompanied by someone at least 18 years old. Participants must have a signed “Assumption of Risk/Liability Release/Waiver of all Claims” form and/or a parental consent form for the younger participants. Forms will be available at Liberty Landing prior to the trip. There is a maximum of 10 individuals per trip, with two participants per canoe, and individuals must be able to swim. For more information, call the park district at 419-425-7275.
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Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events 9:00 am
Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community members are invited to help Johnny Appleseed Park District save native flowers from garlic mustard, an invasive weed from Europe. Pulling events are held from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April and May beginning at Kendrick Woods, then moving on to Hermon Woods, Teddy Bear, Lippincott Bird Sanctuary and Heritage Park. Anyone who would like to help should contact Anne Smedley at 419-221-1232 or ASmedley@jampd.com. Volunteers with sturdy woven plastic bags to hold the pulled mustard are asked to bring them along or donate them at the park office.
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Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events 9:00 am
Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community members are invited to help Johnny Appleseed Park District save native flowers from garlic mustard, an invasive weed from Europe. Pulling events are held from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April and May beginning at Kendrick Woods, then moving on to Hermon Woods, Teddy Bear, Lippincott Bird Sanctuary and Heritage Park. Anyone who would like to help should contact Anne Smedley at 419-221-1232 or ASmedley@jampd.com. Volunteers with sturdy woven plastic bags to hold the pulled mustard are asked to bring them along or donate them at the park office.
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Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events 9:00 am
Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community members are invited to help Johnny Appleseed Park District save native flowers from garlic mustard, an invasive weed from Europe. Pulling events are held from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April and May beginning at Kendrick Woods, then moving on to Hermon Woods, Teddy Bear, Lippincott Bird Sanctuary and Heritage Park. Anyone who would like to help should contact Anne Smedley at 419-221-1232 or ASmedley@jampd.com. Volunteers with sturdy woven plastic bags to hold the pulled mustard are asked to bring them along or donate them at the park office.
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Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events 9:00 am
Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community members are invited to help Johnny Appleseed Park District save native flowers from garlic mustard, an invasive weed from Europe. Pulling events are held from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April and May beginning at Kendrick Woods, then moving on to Hermon Woods, Teddy Bear, Lippincott Bird Sanctuary and Heritage Park. Anyone who would like to help should contact Anne Smedley at 419-221-1232 or ASmedley@jampd.com. Volunteers with sturdy woven plastic bags to hold the pulled mustard are asked to bring them along or donate them at the park office.
Wyandot County Equine Rescue Horsemanship Clinic 9:00 am
Wyandot County Equine Rescue Horsemanship Clinic @ Wyandot County Equine Rescue
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
The Wyandot County Equine Rescue will host its annual horsemanship clinic from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 28 at its facility at 4658 Ohio 199, Carey. The speaker will be Hannah Campbell Zapletal, a certified instructor who uses a variety of horsemanship techniques. The cost is $30 to observe or $50 to participate. Proceeds benefit the rescue group. Call 419-294-4477 to register.
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Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events 9:00 am
Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
May 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community members are invited to help Johnny Appleseed Park District save native flowers from garlic mustard, an invasive weed from Europe. Pulling events are held from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April and May beginning at Kendrick Woods, then moving on to Hermon Woods, Teddy Bear, Lippincott Bird Sanctuary and Heritage Park. Anyone who would like to help should contact Anne Smedley at 419-221-1232 or ASmedley@jampd.com. Volunteers with sturdy woven plastic bags to hold the pulled mustard are asked to bring them along or donate them at the park office.
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