Wood County Historical Center Demonstration Days @ Wood County Historical Center and Museum
Jun 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Wood County Historical Center and Museum will host a demonstration days weekend June 24-25.

The Wood County Amateur Radio Club will hold its annual field day in the Boom Town area at 2 p.m. June 24 and, if weather permits, through the night until 2 p.m. June 25. The Wood County Board of County Commissioners will recognize the work of the radio club with a proclamation at 3 p.m. June 24.

Other demonstrations will include a pioneer picnic and 1860s-era outdoor games from 1-4 p.m. both days. The public is welcome to pack a lunch to enjoy on the grounds alongside costumed interpreters. The museum will also be open from 1-4 p.m. both days.

Both the event and museum will offer free admission all weekend. The museum and center is located at 13660 County Home Road, Bowling Green.

Activismo: Art & Dissidence in Cuba @ The Link
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm

Carole Elchert, assistant professor of communication at the University of Findlay, will give a presentation on her new film, “Activismo: Art & Dissidence in Cuba,” at 7 p.m. Sunday at The Link, 112 E. Findlay St., Carey.

In December 2015, Elchert and Phil Sugden, assistant professor of art at Bluffton University, traveled to Havana, Cuba, to interview artists and gather footage for a film. The documentary focuses on six of Cuba’s prominent artists and explores the role of art as activism.

Gateway Church Vacation Bible School @ Gateway Church
Jun 26 – Jun 30 all-day

Vacation Bible School will be held June 26-30 at Gateway Church. “Maker Fun Factory” will teach kids that they are created by God and built for a purpose. Register to volunteer online or in the church lobby.

Fit for Life is held from 6-7:30 p.m. for youths in sixth through 12th grade. A different large group game is used each week to teach biblical truth. Call the church at 419-423-5947 for more information.

Conservation Biology Day Camp for Teens @ Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

A day camp about conservation biology for teens will be held from 9 a.m. until noon Monday.
Hosted by the Hancock Park District, participants should meet in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve.

The camp, for 13- to 15-year-olds, will include trail hikes to study invasive species, endangered species, water pollution and water quality in streams.

Participants should wear clothes and shoes which can get wet and an extra set of clothes for changing afterward. Participants should bring a water bottle.

Register, with $15 per participant, by 1 p.m. Friday. A medical form is required and is available online at hancockparks.com or at the park district office, 1424 E. Main Cross St.

The program will be held with a minimum of six and a maximum of 20 participants.

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

Fifth Third Bank Courtyard Concert Series @ Latham Courtyard
Jun 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

The Arts Partnership is giving Findlay the opportunity to take Tuesday lunches outside in the summer with Fifth Third Bank’s Courtyard Concert Series.

Courtyard Concerts are held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays from June 20 through Aug. 15 in Latham Courtyard located at 510 S. Main St. Local musicians are paired with a local restaurant which offers lunch options.

Concert admission is free, food prices are often $7 but may vary with the vendor.

There will be no July 4 concert in observance of the holiday.

The Courtyard Concert Series is sponsored by Fifth Third Bank, Spectrum Eye Care, The Courier, WKXA, WFIN, 106.3 The Fox, Flag City Title Agency, Hancock County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Heck Rentals, Ohio Arts Council and Dean Sound.

Scheduled performances include:

  • June 20: The Two of Us, food by AJ’s Heavenly Pizza
  • June 27: Eric Sowers, food by Cedar Valley
  • July 11: Scott Parnell, food by Stix Restaurant
  • July 18: The 732 Electric Duo, food by The Wine Merchant
  • July 25: Findlay High School Pantasia, food by Bistro on Main
  • Aug. 1: James Adkins, food by Main Street Deli
  • Aug. 8: Ryan Parker, food by We Serve. Coffee
  • Aug. 15: Scott Duress and Sean Farmer, food by The Gathering
Forest Community Lunch @ Gormley Park
Jun 27 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

A free community lunch will be offered in Forest’s Gormley Park at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays this summer.

Lunches begin this Tuesday and continue through June. The event follows the Forest-Jackson Public Library’s 10:30 a.m. program at the park.

Lunch is sponsored by the Forest United Methodist Church with support from the Friends of the Library and the Hardin County Community Foundation. For more information, call Elois Cramer at 419-273-2897.

Teen Movie and T-Shirt Bleaching Program @ Lindamood Room at Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Teenagers in sixth through 12th grades can watch “The Day After Tomorrow” and bleach shirts at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library from 5 to 8 p.m. June 27 in the Lindamood Room.

Teens should bring a black 100 percent cotton shirt. No registration is required.

For more information, visit www.findlaylibrary.org or call 419-422-1712.

McComb Public Library Family Night @ McComb Public Library
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The McComb Public Library will host Family Night from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

A construction crane courtesy of Grubb Construction and farm equipment from Mark and Rita Newcomer will be on hand for viewing. Therapy dog Ike will also visit. Families can work on a Lowes’ “Build It” kit, get a removable tattoo and enjoy refreshments. No registration is required.

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group @ Family Resource Center of Northwest Ohio
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am

Family Resource Center of Northwest Ohio is offering assistance to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.

The agency has started a new support group which is open to any grandparent living in Hancock County. Meetings are held at 10 a.m. every Wednesday at the center, 1941 Carlin St.

Pandora United Methodist Church Community Meal @ Pandora United Methodist Church
Jun 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

A free community meal will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. June 28 at Pandora United Methodist Church, 108 E. Washington St.

This month’s meal is provided by Missions & Friends and includes a baked potato bar, hamburger, salad, applesauce, cake, punch/coffee.

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