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9:30 am Homeschoolers in the Park @ Hancock County Parks
Homeschoolers in the Park @ Hancock County Parks
Jun 1 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Classes in the park are for homeschooled families. This 10 day series will be held on the first Wednesday of each month from September to June to explore different science based curriculum programs such as earth, space, physical and life science. Each class will cover some of Ohio’s teaching standards in a fun and exciting way. Most of the classes will be held at Oakwoods Nature Preserve, but we will visit some of the other parks in Hancock County. We will follow Findlay City Schools for weather delays and cancellations. 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., ages 5-8 11 a.m. to noon, ages 9-13 Series includes the following: September 2 – Plant and Animal Classification – Oakwood Nature Preserve (ONP) October 7 – Ecosystems & Habitats – Riverbend Recreation Area (RRA), Shelter 3 November 4 – Living History: Life for the McKinnis’s in 1847 – Litzenberg Memorial Woods (LMW) December 2 – Motion – ONP January 6 – Earth Rocks – ONP February 3 – Solar System – ONP March 2- Physics & Experiments – RRA, Lodge April 6 – Energy – RRA, Shelter 3 May 4 – Wildflowers and Trees- LMW June 1 – Outdoor Recreation Fun (archery, canoeing, kayaking, fishing) – ONP Register with $20 per child for the series or $3.00 per child for an individual month by 4:30 PM on Wednesday, August 26; a medical form is required and available online or at the park office
9:00 am Plein Air Gathering @ Riverbend Recreation Area
Plein Air Gathering @ Riverbend Recreation Area
Jun 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
The next plein air gathering, which allows artists to paint or draw outdoors in the parks, will be held from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. June 2 at Riverbend Recreation Area. The free program, hosted by Hancock Park District, is for teens and adults who use any medium conducive to working outdoors. Participants should bring supplies and equipment and dress for ground and weather conditions. No registration is necessary. A coordinator will be available to answer questions and provide assistance. If it rains, the session will be cancelled. Participants should meet at the north end of the Big Oaks parking lot. For more information, call the park district office at 419-425-7275.
12:00 pm Escape Room @ Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Escape Room @ Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Escape Room, a program inspired by the popular escape room games and applications, will be held at noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m., and 9 p.m. daily from June 3-5 in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. Hosted by the Hancock Park District, participants will be “trapped” inside and will have to solve clues to get out. Clues will include riddles, puzzles, codes and keys with the inclusion of props and tools. Registration is $20 per person for 12 years and older and $10 per person for those under 12 years old, and must be made by 4:30 p.m. June 2 at the Hancock Park District office. The non-scary program is for families, friends and co-workers. The program is recommended for adults, families and children 7 years old and up. Children under 7 years old may become frustrated with the activity. Children 15 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult. Each time can accommodate 2-6 people. Participants should arrive 10 minutes early for instructions.
12:00 pm Escape Room @ Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Escape Room @ Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Jun 4 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Escape Room, a program inspired by the popular escape room games and applications, will be held at noon, 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m., and 9 p.m. daily from June 3-5 in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. Hosted by the Hancock Park District, participants will be “trapped” inside and will have to solve clues to get out. Clues will include riddles, puzzles, codes and keys with the inclusion of props and tools. Registration is $20 per person for 12 years and older and $10 per person for those under 12 years old, and must be made by 4:30 p.m. June 2 at the Hancock Park District office. The non-scary program is for families, friends and co-workers. The program is recommended for adults, families and children 7 years old and up. Children under 7 years old may become frustrated with the activity. Children 15 years old and under must be accompanied by an adult. Each time can accommodate 2-6 people. Participants should arrive 10 minutes early for instructions.

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