Bluffton Farmers Market @ Citizens National Bank Parking Lot
Oct 1 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a day at the Bluffton Farmer’s Market! Shoppers can purchase garden fresh vegetables, fruit and related farmers’ market projects! The market will be held in the Citizens National Bank parking lot each Saturday through October.

Cars And Coffee Cruise-In @ Panera Bread
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

You are invited to finally get out, clean up and drive your prized four-wheeled possessions to the initial Cars and Coffee Cruise-In car show hosted by Panera Bread. No charge, no judging and no trophies, just car fun for two hours with other great cars and their proud owners in the Findlay area. Bring your kids and cameras too. The event will continue every first Sunday of the month from May through October.

Girl Talk @ Family Resource Center
Oct 3 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Emily Momberg, community support provider at the Family Resource Center of Northwest Ohio, facilitates a Girl Talk group to teach girls ages 7-13 to empower, encourage and motivate themselves and others. Meetings are held from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays at the Family Resource Center office, 1941 Carlin St.

For more information about joining the group, call the center at 419-422-8616 or contact Momberg at momberge@frcohio.com.

Mornings with Mommy @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Oct 3 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm

JENERA “” Moms can mingle with each other and enjoy activities with their children during Trinity Lutheran Church’s Mornings with Mommy program.

The educational playdates are held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. the first and third Mondays of each month at the church, 301 N. Main St. Advance registration is required by calling 419-326-4685 or online at tlcjenera.org. The cost is $5 per family (not per child), per session.

Each session has its own theme and offers activities for children ages infant through 5 years. Sessions begin with a devotion and include language and literacy activities, arts and crafts, sensory activities, gross and fine motor skills and an infant area. Moms and children may explore these activities at their own pace.

Exchange Club of Findlay Meeting @ Rosewood Room at Henderson Dining Hall
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Exchange Club of Findlay is an all-volunteer, national service organization for men and women who want to serve their community, develop leadership skills and enjoy new friendships.

Meetings are held from noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at the Rosewood Room in the UF Henderson Dining Hall.

Call 419-427-8425 for more information.

Flag City Morning Rotary
Oct 5 @ 7:30 am – 8:00 am
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series @ Hancock Historical Museum
Oct 6 @ 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.

Seniors Singing Out @ 50 North
Oct 6 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

50 North will host a new program, S20 — Seniors Singing Out, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

Seniors are invited to share their voices in a variety of musical styles and themes. Performance opportunities will be available with seasonal concerts. No memorization is required.

The group is directed by Celia Stockton. There is no charge to participate.

Hancock County Farmers’ Market @ Hancock County Fairgrounds
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Visit the Hancock County Fairgrounds every Thursday through October 20 (except August 4 and September 1) and enjoy some of the best produce in the county!

Interested vendors are asked to call 419-422-5594.

Hobo Stew and Halloween Campout @ Van Buren State Park
Oct 7 – Oct 8 all-day

The annual hobo stew and Halloween campout will be held Oct. 7-8 at Van Buren State Park.

Among the activities will be hayrides, a campsite decorating contest, pumpkin crafts, a Halloween parade, silent auction, spooky train rides, and hobo stew, with campers and visitors providing items.

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