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Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series 7:00 am
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series @ Hancock Historical Museum
Mar 5 @ 7:00 am – 8:00 am
Scheduled for the first Thursday of each month visit the Hancock Historical Museum for a variety of informative and educational presentations on a wide range of topics relevant to Findlay and Hancock County Ohio. Bring your lunch and enjoy learning about our community from a diverse group of presenters. Brown bags are free for museum members and $5 for nonmembers. Lunches from Main St. Deli are available for purchase for an additional $5.50. Lunches include sandwich, chips, cookie and drink.
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The Log Cabin Series: The Log Cabin Quilt 10:00 am
The Log Cabin Series: The Log Cabin Quilt @ Hancock Historical Museum
Mar 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Log Cabin Series is a year-long program inspired by the Log Cabin books by Ellen Howard. Children ages 6-10 will experience hands-on history fun in the authentic 19th century Crawford Log House. Each session will include storytime by the hearth, followed by activities including cooking, crafts, games, and more. On March 7th we will read “The Log Cabin Quilt” by Ellen Howard. Possible activities may include quilting, building your own log cabin, and making snow. Please call 419-423-4433 to register by the Friday before each session. Parents are not required to accompany the child.
Snapology Lego Expo 11:00 am
Snapology Lego Expo @ The Children’s Museum of Findlay
Mar 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Jr. First Lego League captures young children’s curiosity and directs it toward discovering the wonders of science and technology. League participants in grades K-3rd will visit the Children’s Museum to show off their Lego projects and explain how and why they created them.
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Women’s Retreat 6:00 pm
Women’s Retreat @ Winebrenner Theological Seminary
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – Mar 15 @ 12:00 pm
Come join women of all ages for a weekend getaway where you will learn how long, how far, how deep, and how wide God’s love is for you. The retreat is located a Winebrenner Theological Seminary on the University of Findlay campus. Come sing, praise, worship, fellowship and enjoy the teaching of gifted speakers and teachers. The full weekend costs $90 is registered before March 1st. After March 1st, weekend registration is $100. Saturday-only registration is $80. Scholarships may be available. Registration does include the cost of lunch and dinner on Saturday. Snacks will be available for purchase during the retreat. Lodging and transportation is not included.
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Maple Sugarin’ 11:00 am
Maple Sugarin’ @ Litzenberg Memorial Woods
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
The annual Maple Sugarin’ program, presented by Hancock Park District staff, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 14 at Litzenberg Memorial Woods, west of Findlay on U.S. 224. Maple trees will be tapped and the process used by pioneers and Native Americans to collect sap, transport it to the sugar bush and boil it down to produce maple syrup will be discussed. There will be stops along the trail for presentations on sap science and sap-loving animals. There also will be a stop at the McKinnis House. There will be a story presented in the shelter, and visitors can make a beaded keychain to represent the steps in making maple syrup. There will be refreshments available in the activity barn for a donation, and maple syrup products will be available to purchase, provided by Fruth’s Sugarhouse, Vanlue. Prior to the program, an “all you can eat” pancake breakfast will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the activity barn. Registration is required for the breakfast by March 12. Cost is $4 each for individuals at least 13 years old, and $2 each for 5- to 12-year-olds. Children 4 and under will be admitted free. Pancakes, sausage, juice and coffee will be available. For more information, call the park district office at 419-425-7275.
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Story Safari 11:00 am
Story Safari @ The Children’s Museum of Findlay
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Get ready for a truly immersive reading experience! A staff member from the Toledo Zoo will visit the Children’s Museum to read a story. After reading the book, students will learn more about the animals that starred in it by exploring bio-facts and meeting an animal from the story!