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Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series 12:00 pm
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series @ Hancock Historical Museum
Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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.
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.
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.
CommunityREAD presentation 7:00 pm
CommunityREAD presentation @ Winebrenner Theological Seminary
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm
Author Mitchell Zuckoff will speak at the Winebrenner Auditorium on the campus of the University of Findlay at 7 p.m. Friday, March 27 as the feature event for the 13th annual CommunityREAD. Zuckoff’s book, “Lost in Shangri-La,” was selected to be read and discussed by the community during the month of March. Zuckoff is a professor of journalism at Boston University and the author of six books, including the New York Times bestsellers “13 Hours,” “Frozen in Time” and “Lost in Shangri-La,” which won the Winship/PEN Award for non-fiction. The book, “Lost in Shangri-La,” tells the true story of an extraordinary World War II rescue mission, where a plane crash in the South Pacific plunged a trio of U.S. military personnel into a land that time has forgotten. In 1945, 24 members of the United States military, including nine Women’s Army Corps members, boarded a plane to see “Shangri-La,” a beautiful valley deep within the Dutch New Guinea jungle. But when the plane crashed only three survived. Drawn from interviews, Army documents, photos, diaries and original film footage, the tale is among the great survival stories of World War II. In addition to “Lost in Shangri-La,” three related YouthREAD books have been selected. This year’s youth books are: “I Survived: Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941” by Lauren Tarshis; “I’m the Scariest Thing in the Jungle!” by David G. Derrick Jr.; and “Jungle of Bones” by Ben Mikaelsen.
Students of the World 9:30 am
Students of the World @ The Children’s Museum of Findlay
Mar 31 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Nine international students from The University of Findlay will visit the Children’s Museum to tell us about their home countries. These students hail from India, Japan, and Saudi Arabia.