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The remaining Plein Air Gatherings are an opportunity for artists to get together and paint or draw outdoors “en plein air” in the parks. This program is open to all adult and teen artists who use any medium conducive to working outdoors. Bring whatever supplies and equipment needed and dress for ground and weather conditions. If it rains, the session will be canceled.
Locations are as follows: May 10 group paints at Riverbend Recreation Area, meets at the Big Oaks parking lot; May 17 group paints at Litzenberg Memorial Woods, meets at the gatehouse; May 24 group paints at Riverside Park, meets at the waterfalls overlook; and May 31 group paints at Blue Rock Nature Preserve, meets at the Edgar Avenue parking lot.
The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host a Finances for Life program on Wednesday, May 31, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Lindamood Room.
Marlene Burns from Burns Financial will discuss spending and budgeting, investments, education, retirement, life insurance and disability and estate planning.
No registration is required. For more information, visit www.findlaylibrary.org.
Scheduled for the first Thursday of each month visit the Hancock Historical Museum for a variety of informative and educational presentations on a wide range of topics relevant to Findlay and Hancock County Ohio. Bring your lunch and enjoy learning about our community from a diverse group of presenters. Brown bags are free for museum members and $5 for nonmembers. Lunches from Main St. Deli are available for purchase for an additional $5.50. Lunches include sandwich, chips, cookie and drink.
The Forest Fiber Fanatics, a group of knitters and crocheters, will meet twice a month at the Forest-Jackson Public Library beginning Tuesday.
Those attending may work on their own projects, or help work on projects for charity. The group will meet from 6-8 p.m. the first Thursday of the month, and from 1-3 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month.
Contact Barb Scott at 440-967-3680 for more information.
This year’s Hancock County Farmers Market will run 4-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, May 11 through Oct. 26, at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, 1017 E. Sandusky St. Interested artists should contact Marianna Hofer at email@example.com or call or text 419-788-5044. Nonprofit agencies should call or text 419-306-5218 to schedule their event.
The City of Findlay Recreation Department is starting an in-house youth lacrosse league for this spring.
The league is for boys and girls ages 4-18. Practices will begin April 18 and continue on Tuesday and Thursday nights through June 1. All practices will take place at Emory Adams Park on the east side, across the foot bridge.
Registration is $25 for children under 6 and $45 for ages 7-18.
Register by Friday to ensure a free T-shirt. Call 419-424-7176.
Open Arms Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services has been named the recipient of this year’s AAA open class car show from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 3 at Car Care Plus, 10270 U.S. 224 West.
All makes and models are welcome. There will also be door prizes, food and drinks, a 50/50 raffle and a police K-9 demonstration.
Entry fee donations and event proceeds will be donated to Open Arms. For more information, call Car Care Plus at 419-422-4839.
The first Fostoria Farmers Market for the season will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Tiffin and Main streets.
There will be flowers, planters, hanging baskets, plant and vegetable starts.
Other vendors will have gifts for moms, including silk scarves, photography, hand-sewn items and jewelry, yard art and wind chimes, homemade jams, soaps, oils and jewelry, pottery, homemade doggie treats, painted signs, Amish brooms and homemade laundry detergent.
Also for sale will be baked goods, honey and candles, fresh eggs and frozen beef.
Eastern Star will provide breakfast sandwiches in the Masonic Lodge on East Tiffin Street, and Tasty Dogs will be available to purchase.
The market is sponsored by Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau, in conjunction with the Fostoria Garden Club Limited and the Review Times.
For more information, visit Fostoria Farmers Market on Facebook, or call 419-435-1718.