Sep
18
Tue
Indoor Box Lacrosse @ The Cube
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The City of Findlay Recreation Department is offering indoor box lacrosse on Tuesdays at The Cube, 3430 N. Main St., beginning July 24.

The five-week program is available for boys and girls in grades 1-12. Students in grades 1-5 will meet from 6-7 p.m., and those in grades 6-12 will practice from 7-8 p.m. Equipment is required for the scrimmages.

Registration is $25. Call 419-424-7176 or stop by the recreation department at The Cube from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays to register.

Sep
21
Fri
Reading the Cosmos in Second Temple Jewish Literature: Nature as Model, Sign, Punishment, Witness and Mystery @ Centennial Hall's Stutzman Lecture Hall
Sep 21 @ 4:00 pm

Jackie Wyse-Rhodes, assistant professor of religion at Bluffton University, will present the free colloquium “Reading the Cosmos in Second Temple Jewish Literature: Nature as Model, Sign, Punishment, Witness and Mystery” at 4 p.m. Friday in Centennial Hall’s Stutzman Lecture Hall, Bluffton University. Wyse-Rhodes will consider portrayals of the natural world in early Jewish and Christian literature. She says nature is variously depicted as a model of righteousness, a sign of things to come, a giver of testimony, an instrument of judgment and a heavenly mystery. Such images informed the religious imaginations of early Jewish and Christian communities, and their meaningfulness endures today.

Reflections on the Soul of the University @ Winebrenner Theological Seminary’s TLB Auditorium
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm

“Reflections on the Soul of the University” will be the subject of a free, public talk to be given by the Rev. William Reist, recently retired senior pastor at College First Church of God. The event will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Winebrenner Theological Seminary’s TLB Auditorium as part of the University of Findlay’s DeBow and Catherine Moore Freed Contemporary Christian Lecture Series. Reist will explore the nature of UF’s Christian heritage in the larger world of church-related higher education. He will propose ideas that would clarify and strengthen the university’s promise that it is “grounded in faith.”

Sep
22
Sat
Bluffton Recreation Flag Football @ Bluffton Family Recreation
Sep 22 all-day

NFL flag football sign-up is underway at Bluffton Family Recreation.

The program is for youth ages 5-7, with games played on Saturdays from Sept. 8 through Oct. 13. Registration is $35 for BFR members and $70 for nonmembers, required by Aug. 26.

Call 419-358-4150 to sign up.

Sep
25
Tue
Indoor Box Lacrosse @ The Cube
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The City of Findlay Recreation Department is offering indoor box lacrosse on Tuesdays at The Cube, 3430 N. Main St., beginning July 24.

The five-week program is available for boys and girls in grades 1-12. Students in grades 1-5 will meet from 6-7 p.m., and those in grades 6-12 will practice from 7-8 p.m. Equipment is required for the scrimmages.

Registration is $25. Call 419-424-7176 or stop by the recreation department at The Cube from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays to register.

Sep
29
Sat
Bluffton Recreation Flag Football @ Bluffton Family Recreation
Sep 29 all-day

NFL flag football sign-up is underway at Bluffton Family Recreation.

The program is for youth ages 5-7, with games played on Saturdays from Sept. 8 through Oct. 13. Registration is $35 for BFR members and $70 for nonmembers, required by Aug. 26.

Call 419-358-4150 to sign up.

Oct
2
Tue
Indoor Box Lacrosse @ The Cube
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The City of Findlay Recreation Department is offering indoor box lacrosse on Tuesdays at The Cube, 3430 N. Main St., beginning July 24.

The five-week program is available for boys and girls in grades 1-12. Students in grades 1-5 will meet from 6-7 p.m., and those in grades 6-12 will practice from 7-8 p.m. Equipment is required for the scrimmages.

Registration is $25. Call 419-424-7176 or stop by the recreation department at The Cube from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays to register.

Oct
5
Fri
UF Homecoming @ University of Findlay
Oct 5 – Oct 7 all-day

The University of Findlay’s 2018 Homecoming and Family Weekend will take place Oct. 5-7. With the theme “Where Your Story Began,” the celebration will also focus on Shafer Library’s 50th anniversary.

Events include Shafer Library’s 50th Anniversary Celebration from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5. Tours will show what’s new at the library.

Fireworks will be set off at the Davis Street building parking lot at 9:15 p.m. Friday.

Registration for the 5K run/walk starts at 7:15 a.m. Saturday at the Alumni Memorial Union. The race starts at 8 a.m. Proceeds will support the UF chapter of the Academy of Student Pharmacists.

At 3 p.m., the Oilers will play Hillsdale College at Donnell Stadium.

The Homecoming and Family Weekend Worship Service will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at Winebrenner Theological Seminary.

Funday Sunday, held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at UF’s Mazza Museum, will feature the theme “Where Your Story Begins.”

Family activities will include storytelling, art stations, music, refreshments and special guests. Kids will be immersed in a mini college visit that will allow them to experience the different departments on campus and what they have to offer.

More than 16 stations will be available for young participants, and the university’s planetarium will be open.

Visit https://www.findlay.edu/offices/advancement/alumni/events/homecoming-family-weekend/homecoming-and-family-weekend for more information.

Oct
6
Sat
Bluffton Recreation Flag Football @ Bluffton Family Recreation
Oct 6 all-day

NFL flag football sign-up is underway at Bluffton Family Recreation.

The program is for youth ages 5-7, with games played on Saturdays from Sept. 8 through Oct. 13. Registration is $35 for BFR members and $70 for nonmembers, required by Aug. 26.

Call 419-358-4150 to sign up.

Fostoria Relay For Life @ Tiffin and Main streets, Fostoria
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm

As farmers begin harvesting their crops this fall, a group of people will be harvesting a little hope in downtown Fostoria.

Fostoria’s Relay For Life will step off from the green space at Tiffin and Main streets at 1 p.m. Oct. 6 under this year’s theme: Harvesting Hope.

Naomi Karr, Fostoria’s Relay for Life volunteer marketing lead, said they’re thinking of the event as a “fall festival.”

The festival will include five vendors — four food trucks and one novelty vendor — along with inflatables, games and more. Karr said the festival will be open to the public and is free to all comers.

This year’s Relay For Life goal is $55,000 and the five teams registered, as well as the event’s eight sponsors, have raised nearly half that amount.

But Relay organizers know it will take the Fostoria community to make it a success, which is why the festival has been moved to the center of the city.

Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraiser. Relay events are conducted across the nation to “remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer,” according to the agency.

Although the move to Main Street was meant to draw more supporters, the relocation will work out well considering the construction underway at Fostoria City Schools’ campus.

Bleachers will be set up for spectators and participants alike as the green space is transformed into the staging area for the event where teams will set up their campsites, Karr said. There will be a survivors’ tent, a tent from which luminaries will be sold and a tent for the silent auction that runs from 2-6:30 p.m.

There will also be a designated space for the Hawg Sauce Catering BBQ dinner from 4:30-7 p.m. The dinner costs $10 for a half-barbecue chicken dinner or pulled pork and $12 for barbecue ribs and includes cheesy potatoes, green beans, dinner roll and a beverage. Tickets must be purchased by Sept. 21 by calling Annette Griffin at 419-619-2707.

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