Event Calendar

February 07, 2014


From 12:00PM to n/a

Noon-at St. Wendelin Parish Life Center, 323 N. Wood St., Fostoria featuring Sashem Brey. 13 ABC wtvg-TV News Anchor and Dr. Mary Beth Crawford, Celebrity Waiters, Door Prizes--Register early-seating is limited. $12 includes lunch and a donation to the American Heart Association. The luncheon fee must be prepaid. To register, please call ProMedica Wellness at 419-436-6688. Wear red, enjoy lunch, learn and have fun!

PIZZA-PLANETARIUM NIGHT: Stars in the Sky Series

From 5:30PM to 7:30PM

Join the HPD for a planetarium show to start to learn the constellations. This second program in a series for the year will be held at the "Doc Phillips" Discovery Center. Consider joining us monthly at the center over the year and you will soon know all 88 constellations. Recommended for those 5 and over. For more information visit www.HancockParks.com or call the HPD office at 419-425-PARK AND discover your Hanock Parks.


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Raccoon Run Winter Sports Center opens Friday, January 3 Raccoon Run Winter Sports Center is set to open Friday, January 3 and will remain open weekends, Saturdays and Sundays, and holidays until ground and weather conditions become unsuitable. Normal hours of operation at the concession are 11 A.M. – 5 P.M. The concession offers a complete outfitting of cross-country ski equipment and snowshoes for kids of all ages. Rentals fees are set at $7 per hour or $20 for the day and are available on a first come, first serve basis. Arrangements for all day rentals can be made through the HPD office during the week or at Raccoon Run during normal business hours. Equipment can be taken to other HPD areas. Beginner cross-country ski workshops are now available on Saturdays in January and February including January 4, 11, and 18 and February 1, 8, and 15 from 9-10:30 A.M. before the concession opens for public rentals. A snowshoe is scheduled for Saturday, January 25. All scheduled workshops are subject to proper snow and weather conditions. Sign the family up for a cross-country ski workshop to learn basic techniques like gliding, turning, and rhythm. Participants must be at least eight years of age with a participating adult. Cost is $12 for cross-country and $10 for snowshoe workshops. Register at the HPD office with fees by the Friday before each workshop date. Raccoon Run Winter Sports Center is located in Big Oaks Area Shelter 3 at Riverbend Recreation Area at 16618 TR 208, off SR 568 to TR 241 east of Findlay. For more information regarding the Raccoon Run Winter Sport Center and activities view the HPD website at www.HancockParks.com, like us on Facebook, download a Program Guide or call the HPD office at 419-425-PARK/7275 and “Discover Your Hancock Parks”. A Raccoon Run brochure can be downloaded from the website along with a discount coupon to redeem at the concession. To check current snow and trail conditions on weekends, call the Raccoon Run Winter Sports Center at 419-424-1555. During the week, Monday through Friday, 8am – 4:30pm, call the HPD office at 419 425-PARK/7275.


From 7:30PM to 9:30PM

Looking for something to do on a Friday night? The National Theatre at The Ritz will host an eclectic selection of artists in an unplugged performance environment. Each Friday Night Live will feature two or three regional entertainers that may include a folk singer, jazz musician, an aspiring singer/songwriter or some other style of artist who is passionate about the opportunity to showcase their talents. Join us for a glass of wine or cup of coffee in this casual, intimate setting....a perfect way to jump-start your weekend!