WOOD CO. HISTORICAL CTR. WORK SHOP, BG
Hands on Archeology workshops are scheduled throughout the summer at the Wood Co. Historical Center, 13660 County Home Road, Bowling Green. Participants must be age 10 and up. Ages 10-15 must be accompanied by an adult. Outdoor field work sessions are weather permitting. Each workshop is limited to ten participants, and reservations must be made in advance by calling 419-352--0967. Paticipants should bring a lunch and bottled water, and dress to be outside for the duration of the afternoon. The fee to participate is $15 and can be paid in advance or at the door. Artifacts from pre-historic Native-Americans, through Wood Co. pioneer days of the 1820s, all the way through the County Home time of 1868-1971 may all be found on-site of the Wood Co. Historical Center.
MONEY MACHINE, K MART, FOSTORIA
First American Loans is asking for non-perishable items from 11-2 at K Mart in Fostoria for a chance to win BIG in our money machine! Lots of prizes to be won! 634 Plaza Drive-KMart Plaza 419-436-0290
ZONTA LANDINGS BOAT RENTALS, HPD, FINDLAY
ZONTA LANDINGS BOAT RENTALS OPEN MAY 24 THROUGH LABOR DAY
Zonta Landing is a public boat livery concession that provides rentals of canoes, kayaks, and pedal boats at Riverside Park. Rentals are taken first come, first served. Canoes and kayaks may also be taken, by the renter, to other bodies of water within Hancock County with an advanced reservation through the HPD office. Equipment rates for canoes, kayaks, and pedal boats are $5 per Â½ hour. The rental fee for an entire day is $25. Group outings with 6 or more watercrafts are discounted at the rate of $20 per day. All rates include life jackets, paddles, and sales tax.
HPD boat livery operation is open from 1-7pm, weekends and holidays, beginning Saturday, May 24 through Monday, September 1 during good weather conditions. Last launch time for 1 hour rentals is 6pm and last launch time for Â½ hour rentals is 6:30pm. Contact the HPD office for special arrangements on watercraft rentals. Periods of high water or hazardous weather could close the concession at the discretion of the HPD staff.
More information about float trips, other park concessions and rentals, or activities of the Hancock Park District can be obtained by visiting the HPD office at 1424 East Main Cross Street or by calling the HPD office at 419-425-PARK/7275 or the Riverside Boathouse, during open hours only, at 419-423-1902. Additional information can also be found on the HPD website at www.HancockParks.com.
TIFFIN ST. MARY'S FESTIVAL
FEED THE HUNGRY IN OUR COMMUNITY, FOSTORIA
First American Loans is proud to help feed the hungry in our community. Join us by dropping off canned goods and non-perishable items at this location now through June 7, 2014. All collections will be donated to Fostoria Soup Kitchen. 634 Plaza Drive (next to Fiesta in Kmart plaza) 419-436-0290
INSIDE STATE MENTAL HOSPITALS, BOWLING GREEN
The Wood County Historical Museum is pleased to host a nationally-recognized photography exhibit by Christopher Payne called Asylum: "Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals". The exhibit and companion book will be in the new gallery space at the Wood County Historical Museum May 31 - November 16, 2014. An opening reception is planned for Friday, May 30, from 6-8pm, with Payne's remarks and book signing. This event is free and open to the public.
ST. WENDELIN FESTIVAL, FOSTORIA
MESSAGE FROM SENECA CO. GENERAL HEALTH DIST., TIFF
The only disease eliminated by vaccines was smallpox. ALL other vaccine-preventable diseases still cause suffering and death. Vaccines are necessary! Call the Seneca County General Health District for more information or to make an appointment at 419-447-3691 or 419-435-6673