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Groundhogs Day Celebration 1:30 pm
Groundhogs Day Celebration @ Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Come on out to celebrate with the parks and see if this woodchuck saw his shadow, and what it means when he sees his shadow and when he doesn’t! Enjoy a story at 1:30 PM and again at 3 PM followed by a craft and activities that relate to the story.
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Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series 7:00 am
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series @ Hancock Historical Museum
Feb 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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19th Annual Photo Contest Open House 3:00 pm
19th Annual Photo Contest Open House @ Riverbend Park
Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
View this year’s photography contest entries and winners! The public is welcome to stop in and vote for a favorite in the People’s Choice Awards category.
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19th Annual Photo Contest Open House 1:00 pm
19th Annual Photo Contest Open House @ Riverbend Park
Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
View this year’s photography contest entries and winners! The public is welcome to stop in and vote for a favorite in the People’s Choice Awards category.
University of Findlay ASL Club 2:00 pm
University of Findlay ASL Club @ The Children’s Museum of Findlay
Feb 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The University of Findlay’s American Sign Language Club will teach kids about sign language as a means of communication. Children will learn basic greetings and how to say words like “ice cream”, “bank”, and “car” during this instructional event.
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Flag City Morning Rotary 7:30 am
Flag City Morning Rotary
Feb 11 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am
 
Real Talk at the Buford Center 12:00 pm
Real Talk at the Buford Center @ Buford Center
Feb 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
The University of Findlay will be sponsoring Real Talk at the Buford Center! This presentation will be the first in a monthly series of free, community discussions that will focus on different topics. February’s will address “Black History Month: Does it Matter for 2015?” Plus, free pizza will be provided!
Cool Coverings 1:00 pm
Cool Coverings @ The Children’s Museum of Findlay
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Join the museum to learn more about what animals are covered with and why. Through animal presentations and activities led by staff from the Toledo Zoo, kids can explore cool coverings like scales, feathers, skin, and fur!
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Mindful Dating Workshop 6:00 pm
Mindful Dating Workshop @ Inner Peace Counseling
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Single or legally divorced and serious about getting it right this time? Join to learn how mindful dating can help you get the love of your dreams. Advance registration and payment are required.
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Youth Flag City General Assembly 4:00 pm
Youth Flag City General Assembly @ The Children’s Museum of Findlay
Feb 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ohio State Rep. Robert Cole Sprague will be coming to the Children’s Museum of Findlay on Monday, Feb. 16 to teach kids more about the internal workings of government. Children will learn the legislative process and participate in a mock General Assembly. The event is open to all children grades four through 12. Pizza and beverages will be provided. Pre-registration is required. Please RSVP by Feb. 11 to Sprague’s office at 614-466-3819. For those who want to come early and play, admission to the Children’s Museum is $6.50 for ages 16 and over, $4.50 for ages 3-15, and free for ages 0-2 and all Children’s Museum members.
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Rob Smith Lecture 7:00 pm
Rob Smith Lecture @ The University of Findlay Alumni Memorial Union
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The University of Findlay is sponsoring a lecture by Iraq War veteran Rob Smith in celebration of Black History Month. In addition to the lecture, Rob Smith will be reading an excerpt of his book, as well as signing copies. He is the author of the memoir “Closets, Combat and Coming Out: Coming of Age as a Gay Man in the ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ Army”. Learn more about Rob Smith on his website; this event is free and open to the public.
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Flag City Morning Rotary 7:30 am
Flag City Morning Rotary
Feb 25 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am
 
The Literacy Narratives of Black Columbus Presentation 7:00 pm
The Literacy Narratives of Black Columbus Presentation @ The University of Findlay Alumni Memorial Union
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cynthia Selfe, a Humanities Distinguished Professor at The Ohio State University, will give a presentation on “The Literacy Narratives of Black Columbus” project, an ongoing effort to preserve literacy practices and values of Columbus’ African American citizens. Learn more about the project at blackcolumbus.osu.edu, this presentation is free and open to the public.
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