Aug
3
Fri
Rally in the Alley
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The public is invited to the 26th Rally in the Alley outdoor musical event series in downtown Findlay’s Latham Courtyard on the 500 block of South Main Street. The events run Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. and are free of charge.

Violet Vinyl
June 8

This Findlay band’s fusion of folk, bluegrass, country and rock features original songs and covers of Michael Jackson, Chris Stapleton, Bruce Springsteen and Elvis Presley, along with a 10-minute 1990s medley. Ryan Parker sings lead and supplies guitar and harmonica; Carrie Lynn plays fiddle and sings; Dan Wilkinson plays upright bass; and Matt Walker provides percussion.

Visit the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn will provide food.

Hipnotix
June 15

Formed in 2003 as a three-piece classic rock band in the vein of Journey, Boston and Foreigner, the band currently has five members, most of whom reside in the Lima area. Jimi Goare plays guitar; Rachel Wheaton sings; Dean Altstaetter plays keyboards; Sue Alt supplies bass guitar and David “Sugah” Breaston handles the drums. The group recorded and released an original album, “Closer,” in 2010.

More information can be found on the group’s Facebook page.

Bread Kneads will supply food.

Tongue ‘N’ Groove
June 22 and Aug. 17

Chip McClurkin, a Findlay native as well as lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist, said Rally in the Alley is the band’s favorite venue to play due to its Friday-after-work vibe and opportunity to interact with the crowd. The band plays classic and contemporary rock/pop music, with sets featuring songs by Led Zeppelin, The Who and Foo Fighters. Sometimes the musicians throw twists into the songs, such as incorporating parts of an older tune into a newer song. In addition to pop hits, the band also throws some epic deep cuts into the set list. Members include David Foreman on lead guitar; Dean Armstrong on keyboards; Mark Stears on bass; and Todd Clymer on drums.

Visit the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Jimmy John’s will provide food in June, and Hot Head Burrito will serve food in August.

Bourbon & Vinyl
June 29

Bourbon & Vinyl specializes in Americana and Southern rock, with some classic rock and ’90s rock covers thrown into the mix. The group has been playing together for nearly a decade, making their official live debut in April for the Alumni Musical Showcase at Findlay High School. Paul Romanoski plays lead guitar; Ryan Clements supplies rhythm guitar and vocals; Jeremy Schlarb plays keyboards and guitar; Evan Iles plays drums; and Zach Barger handles bass and vocals. Ashley Barger and Emma Wright will be featured vocalists.

Hot Head Burrito will supply food.

Spoiled Rotten
July 6

This Findlay-based band plays 1980s rock classics, including Van Halen, Journey, Foreigner and Bon Jovi, along with their own original tunes. Marty Hough supplies lead guitar and lead vocals; Mitch Mitchell plays drums; Tim Shaffer mans the keyboards and sings lead; and Joe Berardinelli provides bass and backing vocals.

Visit the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Campus Pollyeyes will provide food.

Reese Dailey Band
July 13

Formed in 2007, the Toledo-based group plays a concentration of Southern rock, blues and original music, providing high-energy dance and/or jam music at its shows. The band’s first CD, “Simpatico,” is a collection of 10 original songs written, produced and performed by Reese Dailey, who has been playing guitar since the age of 8. The band features Tom Lawson on guitar and vocals; Scott Kretzer supplies drums; and Eric Taylor plays the bass. Dailey’s songwriting combines the lyrical influences of his father, Pat, with Gordon Lightfoot along with the heavy guitar work of The Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Visit the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Culver’s will provide food.

Reunion Band
July 20

Formed 27 years ago at a Findlay High School class of 1971 reunion, this eight-piece group specializes in rock and roll cover tunes from the 1960s and ’70s. Four of the members have been playing together since 1966 in the Central Junior High School basement: Reg Routson on drums; Scott Lavender on keyboards; Mike Rosati on lead guitar; and John Courtney on vocals. Later band members are: Dennis Reamsnyder on rhythm guitar; Steve Wilson on bass; Richard Wittenmyer on vocals and tambourine; and Susan Bright on vocals and cowbell. Routson said the band’s biggest influences are Motown, The Beatles and The Left Banke, and the group also throws some one-hit wonders into their sets, including songs by the Music Explosion, Syndicate of Sound, Electric Prunes, and Richard and the Young Lions.

Fern Café will provide food.

Big Red Deluxe
July 27

Hailing from Wisconsin and comprising musicians from the northwest Ohio area, Big Red Deluxe is a five-piece cover band that blends classic and modern rock, country, Motown and disco. The band covers songs from artists such as Journey, Tom Petty, Zac Brown, AC/DC, Styx, Bruno Mars, Poison, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Chris Stapleton, The Temptations and more. Joe “The Hammer” Orians holds down the bass line; Uncle Stevie bangs out the keys; Dr. Ike shreds the guitar; Mark “Thumper” Armstrong rips the kit; and Fritz shakes the tambourine.

Visit www.bigreddeluxe.com and the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Intimate Events Catering will provide food.

Hurricane Jayne and the Houserockers
Aug. 3

This Findlay-based band will blow a gust of ’50s and ’60s rock, rockabilly, classic country and swing through Latham Courtyard. Jayne Allen sings lead and supplies cowbell; Craig Allen plays guitar; Chris Budke pounds the drums; and Mark Calvelage plays bass. Influences include early Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Buck Owens, Bob Wills, Buddy Holly, Brenda Lee and early Elvis Presley, with Patsy Cline profoundly influencing Allen’s singing style.

Visit the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Jack-B’s will provide food.

High Impact
Aug. 10

With members from Columbus and Dayton, this dance rock band’s repertoire boasts standards from the 1960s to the present day, including The Beatles, Robert Palmer, Eddie Money, The Clash, Peter Frampton, Cheap Trick, Kiss, Prince, Led Zeppelin, Stone Temple Pilots, Linkin Park, Bad Company, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Fuel, Tonic, 3 Doors Down and Rush. Dave Dawson sings lead; Don Smith does drums; Rick Kondoff plays guitar and sings; and Frank Chirico plays bass and sings.

Visit www.highimpactrocks.com and the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Domino’s will provide food.

Friday Night Live @ 50 North
Aug 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

50 North has announced its summer season of Friday Night Live, featuring a variety of local talent including:

• Friday, 6:30-8 p.m., Indoor steel drum show with Tim Mattis: Enjoy the talents of retired Findlay High School Band instructor and director of Pantasia, Tim Mattis, during a live steel drum performance and outdoor picnic. Registration and a $10 fee are required by Monday.

• Aug. 3, 6:30-8 p.m., 50 North Cabaret with Celia Stockton: Through live vocals and piano stylings, Celia Stockton takes participants on a sentimental journey called “Try to Remember.” Participants will enjoy hors d’oeuvres. Registration and a $10 fee are required by July 30.

• Sept. 7, 6:30-8 p.m., Karaoke Night: Bring your voice and willingness to participate. Hors d’oeuvres will be served and awards will be offered for the best singers. Registration and a $7 fee are required by Sept. 3.

Aug
10
Fri
Rally in the Alley
Aug 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The public is invited to the 26th Rally in the Alley outdoor musical event series in downtown Findlay’s Latham Courtyard on the 500 block of South Main Street. The events run Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. and are free of charge.

Violet Vinyl
June 8

This Findlay band’s fusion of folk, bluegrass, country and rock features original songs and covers of Michael Jackson, Chris Stapleton, Bruce Springsteen and Elvis Presley, along with a 10-minute 1990s medley. Ryan Parker sings lead and supplies guitar and harmonica; Carrie Lynn plays fiddle and sings; Dan Wilkinson plays upright bass; and Matt Walker provides percussion.

Visit the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn will provide food.

Hipnotix
June 15

Formed in 2003 as a three-piece classic rock band in the vein of Journey, Boston and Foreigner, the band currently has five members, most of whom reside in the Lima area. Jimi Goare plays guitar; Rachel Wheaton sings; Dean Altstaetter plays keyboards; Sue Alt supplies bass guitar and David “Sugah” Breaston handles the drums. The group recorded and released an original album, “Closer,” in 2010.

More information can be found on the group’s Facebook page.

Bread Kneads will supply food.

Tongue ‘N’ Groove
June 22 and Aug. 17

Chip McClurkin, a Findlay native as well as lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist, said Rally in the Alley is the band’s favorite venue to play due to its Friday-after-work vibe and opportunity to interact with the crowd. The band plays classic and contemporary rock/pop music, with sets featuring songs by Led Zeppelin, The Who and Foo Fighters. Sometimes the musicians throw twists into the songs, such as incorporating parts of an older tune into a newer song. In addition to pop hits, the band also throws some epic deep cuts into the set list. Members include David Foreman on lead guitar; Dean Armstrong on keyboards; Mark Stears on bass; and Todd Clymer on drums.

Visit the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Jimmy John’s will provide food in June, and Hot Head Burrito will serve food in August.

Bourbon & Vinyl
June 29

Bourbon & Vinyl specializes in Americana and Southern rock, with some classic rock and ’90s rock covers thrown into the mix. The group has been playing together for nearly a decade, making their official live debut in April for the Alumni Musical Showcase at Findlay High School. Paul Romanoski plays lead guitar; Ryan Clements supplies rhythm guitar and vocals; Jeremy Schlarb plays keyboards and guitar; Evan Iles plays drums; and Zach Barger handles bass and vocals. Ashley Barger and Emma Wright will be featured vocalists.

Hot Head Burrito will supply food.

Spoiled Rotten
July 6

This Findlay-based band plays 1980s rock classics, including Van Halen, Journey, Foreigner and Bon Jovi, along with their own original tunes. Marty Hough supplies lead guitar and lead vocals; Mitch Mitchell plays drums; Tim Shaffer mans the keyboards and sings lead; and Joe Berardinelli provides bass and backing vocals.

Visit the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Campus Pollyeyes will provide food.

Reese Dailey Band
July 13

Formed in 2007, the Toledo-based group plays a concentration of Southern rock, blues and original music, providing high-energy dance and/or jam music at its shows. The band’s first CD, “Simpatico,” is a collection of 10 original songs written, produced and performed by Reese Dailey, who has been playing guitar since the age of 8. The band features Tom Lawson on guitar and vocals; Scott Kretzer supplies drums; and Eric Taylor plays the bass. Dailey’s songwriting combines the lyrical influences of his father, Pat, with Gordon Lightfoot along with the heavy guitar work of The Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Visit the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Culver’s will provide food.

Reunion Band
July 20

Formed 27 years ago at a Findlay High School class of 1971 reunion, this eight-piece group specializes in rock and roll cover tunes from the 1960s and ’70s. Four of the members have been playing together since 1966 in the Central Junior High School basement: Reg Routson on drums; Scott Lavender on keyboards; Mike Rosati on lead guitar; and John Courtney on vocals. Later band members are: Dennis Reamsnyder on rhythm guitar; Steve Wilson on bass; Richard Wittenmyer on vocals and tambourine; and Susan Bright on vocals and cowbell. Routson said the band’s biggest influences are Motown, The Beatles and The Left Banke, and the group also throws some one-hit wonders into their sets, including songs by the Music Explosion, Syndicate of Sound, Electric Prunes, and Richard and the Young Lions.

Fern Café will provide food.

Big Red Deluxe
July 27

Hailing from Wisconsin and comprising musicians from the northwest Ohio area, Big Red Deluxe is a five-piece cover band that blends classic and modern rock, country, Motown and disco. The band covers songs from artists such as Journey, Tom Petty, Zac Brown, AC/DC, Styx, Bruno Mars, Poison, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Chris Stapleton, The Temptations and more. Joe “The Hammer” Orians holds down the bass line; Uncle Stevie bangs out the keys; Dr. Ike shreds the guitar; Mark “Thumper” Armstrong rips the kit; and Fritz shakes the tambourine.

Visit www.bigreddeluxe.com and the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Intimate Events Catering will provide food.

Hurricane Jayne and the Houserockers
Aug. 3

This Findlay-based band will blow a gust of ’50s and ’60s rock, rockabilly, classic country and swing through Latham Courtyard. Jayne Allen sings lead and supplies cowbell; Craig Allen plays guitar; Chris Budke pounds the drums; and Mark Calvelage plays bass. Influences include early Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Buck Owens, Bob Wills, Buddy Holly, Brenda Lee and early Elvis Presley, with Patsy Cline profoundly influencing Allen’s singing style.

Visit the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Jack-B’s will provide food.

High Impact
Aug. 10

With members from Columbus and Dayton, this dance rock band’s repertoire boasts standards from the 1960s to the present day, including The Beatles, Robert Palmer, Eddie Money, The Clash, Peter Frampton, Cheap Trick, Kiss, Prince, Led Zeppelin, Stone Temple Pilots, Linkin Park, Bad Company, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Fuel, Tonic, 3 Doors Down and Rush. Dave Dawson sings lead; Don Smith does drums; Rick Kondoff plays guitar and sings; and Frank Chirico plays bass and sings.

Visit www.highimpactrocks.com and the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Domino’s will provide food.

Aug
17
Fri
Rally in the Alley
Aug 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The public is invited to the 26th Rally in the Alley outdoor musical event series in downtown Findlay’s Latham Courtyard on the 500 block of South Main Street. The events run Fridays from 5 to 8 p.m. and are free of charge.

Violet Vinyl
June 8

This Findlay band’s fusion of folk, bluegrass, country and rock features original songs and covers of Michael Jackson, Chris Stapleton, Bruce Springsteen and Elvis Presley, along with a 10-minute 1990s medley. Ryan Parker sings lead and supplies guitar and harmonica; Carrie Lynn plays fiddle and sings; Dan Wilkinson plays upright bass; and Matt Walker provides percussion.

Visit the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn will provide food.

Hipnotix
June 15

Formed in 2003 as a three-piece classic rock band in the vein of Journey, Boston and Foreigner, the band currently has five members, most of whom reside in the Lima area. Jimi Goare plays guitar; Rachel Wheaton sings; Dean Altstaetter plays keyboards; Sue Alt supplies bass guitar and David “Sugah” Breaston handles the drums. The group recorded and released an original album, “Closer,” in 2010.

More information can be found on the group’s Facebook page.

Bread Kneads will supply food.

Tongue ‘N’ Groove
June 22 and Aug. 17

Chip McClurkin, a Findlay native as well as lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist, said Rally in the Alley is the band’s favorite venue to play due to its Friday-after-work vibe and opportunity to interact with the crowd. The band plays classic and contemporary rock/pop music, with sets featuring songs by Led Zeppelin, The Who and Foo Fighters. Sometimes the musicians throw twists into the songs, such as incorporating parts of an older tune into a newer song. In addition to pop hits, the band also throws some epic deep cuts into the set list. Members include David Foreman on lead guitar; Dean Armstrong on keyboards; Mark Stears on bass; and Todd Clymer on drums.

Visit the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Jimmy John’s will provide food in June, and Hot Head Burrito will serve food in August.

Bourbon & Vinyl
June 29

Bourbon & Vinyl specializes in Americana and Southern rock, with some classic rock and ’90s rock covers thrown into the mix. The group has been playing together for nearly a decade, making their official live debut in April for the Alumni Musical Showcase at Findlay High School. Paul Romanoski plays lead guitar; Ryan Clements supplies rhythm guitar and vocals; Jeremy Schlarb plays keyboards and guitar; Evan Iles plays drums; and Zach Barger handles bass and vocals. Ashley Barger and Emma Wright will be featured vocalists.

Hot Head Burrito will supply food.

Spoiled Rotten
July 6

This Findlay-based band plays 1980s rock classics, including Van Halen, Journey, Foreigner and Bon Jovi, along with their own original tunes. Marty Hough supplies lead guitar and lead vocals; Mitch Mitchell plays drums; Tim Shaffer mans the keyboards and sings lead; and Joe Berardinelli provides bass and backing vocals.

Visit the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Campus Pollyeyes will provide food.

Reese Dailey Band
July 13

Formed in 2007, the Toledo-based group plays a concentration of Southern rock, blues and original music, providing high-energy dance and/or jam music at its shows. The band’s first CD, “Simpatico,” is a collection of 10 original songs written, produced and performed by Reese Dailey, who has been playing guitar since the age of 8. The band features Tom Lawson on guitar and vocals; Scott Kretzer supplies drums; and Eric Taylor plays the bass. Dailey’s songwriting combines the lyrical influences of his father, Pat, with Gordon Lightfoot along with the heavy guitar work of The Allman Brothers Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Visit the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Culver’s will provide food.

Reunion Band
July 20

Formed 27 years ago at a Findlay High School class of 1971 reunion, this eight-piece group specializes in rock and roll cover tunes from the 1960s and ’70s. Four of the members have been playing together since 1966 in the Central Junior High School basement: Reg Routson on drums; Scott Lavender on keyboards; Mike Rosati on lead guitar; and John Courtney on vocals. Later band members are: Dennis Reamsnyder on rhythm guitar; Steve Wilson on bass; Richard Wittenmyer on vocals and tambourine; and Susan Bright on vocals and cowbell. Routson said the band’s biggest influences are Motown, The Beatles and The Left Banke, and the group also throws some one-hit wonders into their sets, including songs by the Music Explosion, Syndicate of Sound, Electric Prunes, and Richard and the Young Lions.

Fern Café will provide food.

Big Red Deluxe
July 27

Hailing from Wisconsin and comprising musicians from the northwest Ohio area, Big Red Deluxe is a five-piece cover band that blends classic and modern rock, country, Motown and disco. The band covers songs from artists such as Journey, Tom Petty, Zac Brown, AC/DC, Styx, Bruno Mars, Poison, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Chris Stapleton, The Temptations and more. Joe “The Hammer” Orians holds down the bass line; Uncle Stevie bangs out the keys; Dr. Ike shreds the guitar; Mark “Thumper” Armstrong rips the kit; and Fritz shakes the tambourine.

Visit www.bigreddeluxe.com and the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Intimate Events Catering will provide food.

Hurricane Jayne and the Houserockers
Aug. 3

This Findlay-based band will blow a gust of ’50s and ’60s rock, rockabilly, classic country and swing through Latham Courtyard. Jayne Allen sings lead and supplies cowbell; Craig Allen plays guitar; Chris Budke pounds the drums; and Mark Calvelage plays bass. Influences include early Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Buck Owens, Bob Wills, Buddy Holly, Brenda Lee and early Elvis Presley, with Patsy Cline profoundly influencing Allen’s singing style.

Visit the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Jack-B’s will provide food.

High Impact
Aug. 10

With members from Columbus and Dayton, this dance rock band’s repertoire boasts standards from the 1960s to the present day, including The Beatles, Robert Palmer, Eddie Money, The Clash, Peter Frampton, Cheap Trick, Kiss, Prince, Led Zeppelin, Stone Temple Pilots, Linkin Park, Bad Company, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Fuel, Tonic, 3 Doors Down and Rush. Dave Dawson sings lead; Don Smith does drums; Rick Kondoff plays guitar and sings; and Frank Chirico plays bass and sings.

Visit www.highimpactrocks.com and the group’s Facebook page for more information.

Domino’s will provide food.

Classic Movie Night: “Bringing Up Baby” @ Hancock Historical Museum
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm

The Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky St., will host its monthly Classic Movie Night at 7 p.m. Friday.

The free event will feature “Bringing Up Baby” which stars Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant.

Aug
20
Mon
Hazardous Waste and Paint Recycling Collection @ Litter Landing
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Today and Aug. 27 are the final two days this year when Hancock County residents can recycle hazardous waste and paint at Litter Landing.

The Hancock County Solid Waste Management District will be hosting the free collection from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and on Aug. 27.

Accepted items include paints, stains, thinners, aerosols, mercury, propane cylinders, cleaners, fertilizers, pesticides, acids, oxidizers, lead-acid batteries, antifreeze, motor oil, and fuels.

Litter Landing is at 1720 E. Sandusky St., Findlay.

Aug
27
Mon
Hazardous Waste and Paint Recycling Collection @ Litter Landing
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Today and Aug. 27 are the final two days this year when Hancock County residents can recycle hazardous waste and paint at Litter Landing.

The Hancock County Solid Waste Management District will be hosting the free collection from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today and on Aug. 27.

Accepted items include paints, stains, thinners, aerosols, mercury, propane cylinders, cleaners, fertilizers, pesticides, acids, oxidizers, lead-acid batteries, antifreeze, motor oil, and fuels.

Litter Landing is at 1720 E. Sandusky St., Findlay.

Sep
7
Fri
Friday Night Live @ 50 North
Sep 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

50 North has announced its summer season of Friday Night Live, featuring a variety of local talent including:

• Friday, 6:30-8 p.m., Indoor steel drum show with Tim Mattis: Enjoy the talents of retired Findlay High School Band instructor and director of Pantasia, Tim Mattis, during a live steel drum performance and outdoor picnic. Registration and a $10 fee are required by Monday.

• Aug. 3, 6:30-8 p.m., 50 North Cabaret with Celia Stockton: Through live vocals and piano stylings, Celia Stockton takes participants on a sentimental journey called “Try to Remember.” Participants will enjoy hors d’oeuvres. Registration and a $10 fee are required by July 30.

• Sept. 7, 6:30-8 p.m., Karaoke Night: Bring your voice and willingness to participate. Hors d’oeuvres will be served and awards will be offered for the best singers. Registration and a $7 fee are required by Sept. 3.

Sep
10
Mon
End of Summer/Beginning of Fall Program @ Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

A program about the end of summer and beginning of fall, for 3- to 5-year-old youngsters accompanied by an adult, will be presented by Hancock Park District staff on Monday in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve.

The same program will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The free program requires no registration. The program will include a story and crafts about fall wildflowers.

For more information, call the park district office at 419-425-7275.

Sep
14
Fri
Classic Movie Night: “Stagecoach” @ Hancock Historical Museum
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm

The Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky St., will host its monthly free classic movie night at 7 p.m. Friday with a screening of “Stagecoach.”

Starring John Wayne, the film won two Academy Awards and was nominated for five more in 1940.

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