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Registration is open for the church’s music and arts camp, to be held July 17-21 for children ages 3 through fifth grade. Registration forms are available in the church office or on the music page of the church website at http://findlayfpc.org/worship/music/. For more information, call 419-423-2112 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year’s Hancock County Farmers Market will run 4-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, May 11 through Oct. 26, at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, 1017 E. Sandusky St. Interested artists should contact Marianna Hofer at email@example.com or call or text 419-788-5044. Nonprofit agencies should call or text 419-306-5218 to schedule their event.
The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host a 2017 Local Author Fair from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Lindamood Room.
Authors will discuss writing and publishing. Book sales will be available, but are not guaranteed for every author.
No registration is required. For more information, visit www.findlaylibrary.org or call 419-422-1712.
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 203 W. South St., McComb, is offering a free “Adult Vacation Bible School” open to adults of all ages in McComb and area communities. The event will run from 6-8 p.m. daily, July 16-20, with the theme “Fruit of the Spirit.” The daily schedule will include refreshments, a hymn sing, an interactive Bible study led by the Rev. Ralph Mineo and a community enrichment presentation. Registration is not required, but is helpful. Register by calling 419-293-3445, in person at Primrose Flowers in McComb, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teens can canoe along the Blanchard River during a day camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, beginning at Liberty Landing.
The trip, for 13- to 15-year-olds, will be from Liberty Landing to Blanchard Landing. Snacks will be provided, but participants should bring a sack lunch and a reusable water bottle.
If the water level is too low for canoeing or if too many obstacles exist, such as fallen trees, an alternate route will be from Zonta Landing at Riverside Park to the Ohio 568 bridge and back.
Register, with $15 per teen, by 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. A medical form is required and is available online at www.hancockparks.com or at the Hancock Park District office, 1424 E. Main Cross St.
The trip will be held with a minimum of six and a maximum of 20 participants.
For more information, call the park district office, 419-425-7275.
The Findlay Family YMCA will host several free open houses this month to introduce its new Y-PAC (Youth Physical Activity Center).
The Y-PAC area is fully supervised and safe for children ages 8-13 and includes gaming bikes, interactive climbing, strength and cardio, active floor games, dance and step games, and active wall games.
Open houses are planned for 9:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tuesday; 5-7 p.m. July 19; and 5-7 p.m. July 21. The first 50 kids to arrive at each open house will receive a free T-shirt.
The Rally in the Alley outdoor musical event series marks its 25th anniversary. The public is invited to enjoy music and food free of charge in downtown Findlay’s Latham Courtyard on the 500 block of South Main Street. The events run Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m.
This summer’s schedule is as follows:
The first Fostoria Farmers Market for the season will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Tiffin and Main streets.
There will be flowers, planters, hanging baskets, plant and vegetable starts.
Other vendors will have gifts for moms, including silk scarves, photography, hand-sewn items and jewelry, yard art and wind chimes, homemade jams, soaps, oils and jewelry, pottery, homemade doggie treats, painted signs, Amish brooms and homemade laundry detergent.
Also for sale will be baked goods, honey and candles, fresh eggs and frozen beef.
Eastern Star will provide breakfast sandwiches in the Masonic Lodge on East Tiffin Street, and Tasty Dogs will be available to purchase.
The market is sponsored by Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau, in conjunction with the Fostoria Garden Club Limited and the Review Times.
For more information, visit Fostoria Farmers Market on Facebook, or call 419-435-1718.