Jun
1
Wed
2016 SummerREAD @ Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
Jun 1 @ 9:30 am – 8:30 pm

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host SummerREAD for participants of all ages starting from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 1 at the Findlay library.

This year’s program will revolve around the sports theme “On your mark, get set, read” and will run through July 30.

Throughout the summer, events will include programs and prizes for children, teens and adults.

The library will partner with the Literacy Coalition of Hancock County, offering literacy activities including registration for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.

International gold medalist juggler Matt Jergens will perform at 6:30 p.m. under the skylight in the Adult Services Department, and Braden the Magician will perform at 7 p.m. June 22 at the library.

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
Jun
3
Fri
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.

Jun
4
Sat
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.

NWORRP Train Rides @ Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc
Jun 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Various events will take place throughout the year at NWORRP or enjoy train rides and see the museum during their summer hours, Saturdays and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Rides are $2 for adults and $1 for children 12 and younger.

Jun
5
Sun
Cars And Coffee Cruise-In @ Panera Bread
Jun 5 @ 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.

Escape Room @ Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Jun 5 @ 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.

NWORRP Train Rides @ Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc
Jun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Various events will take place throughout the year at NWORRP or enjoy train rides and see the museum during their summer hours, Saturdays and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Rides are $2 for adults and $1 for children 12 and younger.

Jun
6
Mon
Mornings with Mommy @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Jun 6 @ 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.

Jun
9
Thu
Northside Coffeehouse at 50 North @ 50 North
Jun 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

50 North will present its new Northside Coffeehouse program beginning April 14.
Running 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of each month, the event will feature coffee and snacks, as well as great entertainment.

The coffeehouse stage will vary each week. The lineup so far is as follows: April 14, guest artist night; April 28, comedy jam; May 12, open mic night; May 26, S20/Acting Up preview night; June 9, guest artist night; June 23, Reader’s Theater night.

For more information, contact 50 North at 419-423-8496 or visit www.50north.org.

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