UP, UP AND AWAY 5 K, FINDLAY, OHIO
The Findlay Striders will host the 11th, Up and Away 5K at 8am, Saturday, August 10th, held during the city's Flag City Balloon Fest at Emory Adams Park on Sixth Street. Registration is from 6:45-7:45. Pre-registration is available at Dave's Running Shop in Findlay until Thursday, August 8th. Preregistered cost is $25. Race day is $30. Pre-registered runners may pick up packets at North West Ohio Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, corner of US 224 and CR 236 7am-5pm, Friday, August 9th. Packets may also be picked up on race day until 7:45am.
FARMER'S MARKET AND ART-SEE MARKET, FINDLAY
Downtown, Findlay - Crawford Street Market
SMITHSONIAN TRAVELING JOURNEY STORIES, BG
The Wood County Historical Center is pleased to host the Smithsonian traveling exhibit "Journey Stories", August 10th through September 15th at the Wood County Historical Museum, 13660 County Home Road in Bowling Green. Details on the program can be found at woodcountyhistory.org or by calling 419-352-0967. The Museum is open Tuesday-Friday, 9:30am - 4:30pm and weekends 1-4pm with extended hours during special events.
6TH ANNUAL TIFFIN ART FAIR
Tiffin Art Fair will be held on Saturday, August 10th in downtown Tiffin a the Courthouse Square on the corner of S. Washington and E. Market St. Hours for the event will be 10am-5pm. Artists and craftspeople will be displaying quality and unique handmade creations. Refreshements, activities for children, A Peoples Choice Award. live music, artist demonstrations and silent auction to benefit Tiffin Art Guild.
TREES FOR TOTS at Litzenberg Memorial Woods
Join us on August 10th from 10am to noon on a guided quest to discover as many shapes, sizes, textures of leaves and bark as possible. Help your children use their senses to identify the various trees of Litzenberg Memorial Woods. Program is recommended for children, ages 3-6, with an adult companion. After the hike, make a tree leaf collage with your tot from leaves collected to create a keepsake of your day together.
Families can check in at the Picnic Shelter, located at Litzenberg Memorial Woods, located at 6100 US Route #224, west of Findlay. No registration necessary. For more information about other upcoming programs, view the HPD Seasonal Guide at www.HancockParks.com under the "What's New" section or call the HPD office at 419-425-PARK AND "Discover Your Hancock Parks".
KID'S WEEKEND, Church on 53, Fremont
Parents, Grandparents, and friends are invited to join us for a Sunday Celebration called "Kid's Weekend" on Saturday, August 10th at 6pm, Sunday, August 11th at 9am or Sunday, August 11th at 11am with each service being identical. During each weekend service; there will be a special children's presentation, back to school prayer, recognition of children's leaders, teachers and assistants.
ATTICA INDEPENDENT FAIR, Attica, Ohio
PERSEID METEOR SHOWER, Riverbend, Findlay
Come learn more about the Perseid Meteor Shower at the Millstream Astronomy Club's program on Saturday, August 10th. Meet at 9pm at the Shelter #5 in Riverbend Recreation Area. Millstream Astronomy Club President, Steve Rice will be focusing on the shower which occurs on August 12th. The shower should be a good one this year as the fat crescent moon sets before the meteor shower really gets going. They will also be looking at Venus, Saturn, and other wonders of the night sky. Riverbend Recreation Area is located off SR 568, East of Findlay at 16618 TR 208, Findlay, Ohio 45840. For more information about this and other upcoming programs, view the HPD Seasonal Guide at wwww.HancockParks.com, find us on the HPD Facebook Page or call the HPD office at 419-425-PARK and "Discover Your Hancock Parks".
TETANUS CAN BE FATAL---VACCINATE!
Tetanus can be fatal. Why risk it? Vaccinate yourself and your child. Call the Seneca County General Health District at 419-447-3691 or 419-435-6673 to make an appointment.
FLAG CITY BALLOON FEST, Findlay
Emory Adams Park, 1827 S. Blanchard Ave., Findlay 30 Balloons Flag City Balloonfest, Inc.
August 09 - August 11, 2013 www.flagcityballonfest.com
(567) 208-0026 for more information