Jul
16
Mon
No Child Left Indoors @ Broken Bird Gun Club
Jul 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Hancock County Pheasants Forever, Black Swamp Bucks and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources will host youth outdoor adventures during a “No Child Left Indoors” event from 5:30-8 p.m. July 16 at the Broken Bird Gun Club, 23251 Township Road 186, Forest.

Sign-in begins at 5 p.m. Recreational activities will include archery, kayaking, air rifle and shotgun use, and more. The free program is recommended for 7- to 17-year-olds accompanied by an adult.

Preregister with Mark Plesec at meplesec@coopertire.com.

Jul
17
Tue
Camp World: A Multi-Cultural Experience @ Donnell Middle School
Jul 17 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

“Camp World: A Multi-Cultural Experience” will be held at Donnell Middle School the week of July 16-20.

Children can be registered at Findlay City Schools administrative offices, 2019 Broad Ave. Camp World’s limit is 100 campers, and fewer than 10 spots are left.

Camp World is for first- through sixth-graders. Its theme is “Mysteries of Africa from A to Z” and it will focus on the countries of Algeria, Ethiopia, Senegal, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

The camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Lunch, a T-shirt and all materials are included in the $150 fee.

Limited financial aid is available. For information about financial aid or details about Camp World, call 419-427-5495 or 419-425-8296.

Camp World is sponsored by Findlay Enrichment Programs and Findlay City Schools.

McComb Church of Christ Vacation Bible School @ McComb Church of Christ
Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Community Vacation Bible School will be offered July 15-19 at McComb Church of Christ. Dinner is served every night at 5:30 p.m., with VBS to follow from 6-8:30. Bible school is open to ages 4 through eighth grade (3-year-olds may attend with a parent). Register at https:/bit.ly/McCombVBS2018 .

Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training @ Hancock County ADAMHS Board
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Individuals worried about a loved one’s substance use can sign up for a class focusing on the Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training model (CRAFT).

The class will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. on six consecutive Tuesdays, July 10 through Aug. 14, at the Hancock County ADAMHS Board, 438 Carnahan Ave. A maximum of 10 participants will be accepted into the class.

Participants will learn new techniques and solutions to help move their loved one toward recovery, build a healthier relationship and improve their personal quality of life. The class is structured around the book “Getting Your Loved One Sober” and will be facilitated by local community members who were trained by the author, Dr. Robert J. Meyers.

The class is free, and participants are encouraged to purchase the book, though copies will be available to borrow. Call the ADAMHS Board office at 419-424-1985 to register.

Jul
18
Wed
Camp World: A Multi-Cultural Experience @ Donnell Middle School
Jul 18 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

“Camp World: A Multi-Cultural Experience” will be held at Donnell Middle School the week of July 16-20.

Children can be registered at Findlay City Schools administrative offices, 2019 Broad Ave. Camp World’s limit is 100 campers, and fewer than 10 spots are left.

Camp World is for first- through sixth-graders. Its theme is “Mysteries of Africa from A to Z” and it will focus on the countries of Algeria, Ethiopia, Senegal, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

The camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Lunch, a T-shirt and all materials are included in the $150 fee.

Limited financial aid is available. For information about financial aid or details about Camp World, call 419-427-5495 or 419-425-8296.

Camp World is sponsored by Findlay Enrichment Programs and Findlay City Schools.

Findlay Exchange Club @ Rosewood Room
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Findlay Exchange Club meets from noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month in the Rosewood Room; call 419-427-8425.

McComb Church of Christ Vacation Bible School @ McComb Church of Christ
Jul 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Community Vacation Bible School will be offered July 15-19 at McComb Church of Christ. Dinner is served every night at 5:30 p.m., with VBS to follow from 6-8:30. Bible school is open to ages 4 through eighth grade (3-year-olds may attend with a parent). Register at https:/bit.ly/McCombVBS2018 .

Riverside Summer Concert Series @ Riverside Park
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The 67th annual Riverside Summer Concert Series, hosted by Hancock Park District, will begin Wednesday, June 6, with Night Jazz at the Allen P. Dudley Memorial Band Shell in Riverside Park, 231 McManness Ave.

Each performance runs from 7 to 8 p.m. Admission is free. Bench seating is provided at the band shell, or visitors may bring a lawn chair or blanket. If there is inclement weather, listen to WFIN radio for cancellations or alternate performance venues.

Cooperation in producing the concert series is provided by the City of Findlay Parks and Recreation Department, Hancock Parks Foundation, and the Hancock Park District. Sound engineering is provided by the House of Hindenach. WFIN radio personalities will be the masters of ceremonies.

For more information, visit www.HancockParks.com under the “Park News” section or call the park district office at 419-425-7275.

Night Jazz
June 6

A big-band-style jazz group comprising members from Findlay and the surrounding area, Night Jazz plays tunes made famous by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Frank Sinatra. Founded in 1995, the group incorporates trumpets, saxophones, trombones, piano, guitar, bass guitar, drums and singing into its musical mixture.

Fostoria Community Band
June 13

The 2018 Fostoria Community Band’s summer tour is titled “Celestial Wonders: Music from Beyond the Cosmos.” Selections include “Jupiter” from “The Planets” by Gustav Holst; “Sundance” by Frank Ticheli; “Star Trek Through the Years,” “Superman” and more. Founded in 1995, the band has 55 musicians from Fostoria and the surrounding area.

Nashville Crush
June 20

Featuring several Ohio musicians, Nashville Crush’s high-energy, award-winning stage show presents a balance of country and rock music with its combination of guitars, fiddle and banjo.

Tapestry
June 27

This duo of seasoned northwest Ohio musicians features Denise Grupp-Verbon on lever and pedal harp and Michael Grupp-Verbon on acoustic guitar.

Buddy Love and the Coconuts
July 4

With band members averaging 30 years of experience, Buddy Love and the Coconuts’ goal is to get the crowd moving and grooving to classic rock tunes from the 1960s and today’s top 40. The band has also been known to offer softer, slower acoustic sets and numbers.

Findlay Civic Band
July 11 and 18

Under the direction of Jack Taylor, a University of Findlay professor of music, the Findlay Civic Band mixes school musicians, professional people, retirees, seasoned musicians and novices into a presentation of light and pop forms of music, including patriotic, Hollywood and Broadway themes.

Pantasia
July 25

Findlay High School’s Pantasia Steel Drum Band performs music for all occasions on the steel drum. Since its spring 1997 inception, Pantasia has garnered a reputation as an educational and entertaining instrumental music ensemble, performing numerous shows throughout Ohio, nationally and internationally.

The Fossil Creek Band
Aug. 1

The Fossil Creek Band grew out of the farmlands of northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan in the spring of 2006. Now a bluegrass/Americana band, its members boast backgrounds in folk, country, rock, gospel and barbershop music.

Civic Jazz
Aug. 8

Playing for more than 50 years, the Civic Jazz Band collects local talent from high school to retirement ages to play music of all genres. The band meets for only two months a summer to perform at the band shell in Riverside Park.

Ball in the House
Aug. 15

This five-member a cappella group follows the path of classic harmony groups like Boyz II Men, The Temptations, and Take 6 while incorporating the pop and neo-soul influence of artists like Bruno Mars, Daft Punk, and Pharrell Williams.

Lake Plains Barbershop Chorus
Aug. 22

The Fostoria Lake Plains Barbershop Chorus has provided the region with G-rated entertainment and harmonizing since 1962. Their repertoire includes barbershop standards, modern harmonies, comic numbers, and many gospel melodies.

Ted Yoder
Aug. 29

Ted Yoder brings a pop symphonic approach to the hammered dulcimer, a stringed musical instrument played by striking the instrument’s strings with small mallet hammers, utilizing skills from guitarists, percussionists and pianists. Yoder’s approach to the instrument weaves stately solo pieces of modern favorite tunes with unique arrangements, powerful dynamics, and beautiful melodic interlacement. His fame rose after his dulcimer rendition of Tears For Fears’ “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” went viral from Facebook Live.

Jul
19
Thu
Camp World: A Multi-Cultural Experience @ Donnell Middle School
Jul 19 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

“Camp World: A Multi-Cultural Experience” will be held at Donnell Middle School the week of July 16-20.

Children can be registered at Findlay City Schools administrative offices, 2019 Broad Ave. Camp World’s limit is 100 campers, and fewer than 10 spots are left.

Camp World is for first- through sixth-graders. Its theme is “Mysteries of Africa from A to Z” and it will focus on the countries of Algeria, Ethiopia, Senegal, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

The camp runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. Lunch, a T-shirt and all materials are included in the $150 fee.

Limited financial aid is available. For information about financial aid or details about Camp World, call 419-427-5495 or 419-425-8296.

Camp World is sponsored by Findlay Enrichment Programs and Findlay City Schools.

Dying with Dignity: An Ethical and Holistic Approach @ Mennonite Memorial Home
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Niki Sidle, a licensed independent social worker with supervision, will present “Dying with Dignity: An Ethical and Holistic Approach” from 9 a.m. to noon July 19 at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.

The presentation is approved for three social work contact hours in ethics. It will explore the meaning of holistic care and how to practice; discuss misconceptions about end-of-life care; discuss cultural and religious views on death as well as familial dynamic influence; discuss the attempt to find meaning in losses including one’s own death; and review the grief process.

Register by today by calling 419-358-1015, ext. 265, or emailing BLockard@mhcoliving.org.

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