FOSTORIA SAFETY TOWN
Registration deadline is June 4th, 2014-- call 419-422-5415 Forms available at the Review Times and Fostoria Library website. http://campfirenwohio.com/fostoria-safety-town
SENIOR CENTER HISTORICAL PROGRAM, FINDLAY
The Hancock County Agency on Aging, "The Senior Center", is participating with the Hancock Historical Museum to present a series of interesting programs every third Thursday of every month. The Hancock Historical Museum presenters will share information on the history of the "Riverside Park" on Thursday, June 19th with will begin at 9am with coffee, pastries and conversation with the presentation to follow from 9:30am-10:30am in the Fitzgerald Room at the Senior Center. For a complete list of the monthly topics for the remainder of the year or for more information, contact Beth Wilkins at 419-423-8496. The Hancock County Agency on Aging, The Senior Center is located at 339 East Melrose Ave. on the corner of North Blanchard and Melrose.
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 ½ 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 ½ 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.
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.