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Puppet Show: The Barn

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Visit the farm and meet the animals that live in the barn. However, the farmer plans to move her animals into a new barn. What will happen to the old barn? Will anyone move in? Come out and join your friends at the Hancock Park District puppet show and find out. Singing, dancing, and crafts […]

Free

Photography Hike

Riverbend Recreation Area 9250 TR 208, Findlay, OH

If you have a passion for photography or if you want to learn, join Hancock Park District as we go on a hike with fellow photographers to capture the beauty of our parks through the lens of the camera. We will hike the trails, while taking photos of scenery, wildlife, plants, and anything else that […]

Free

Fireside Story: The Little Blue Trucks Valentine

Riverbend Recreation Area 9250 TR 208, Findlay, OH

Valentine’s Day is a special day to let the kids know who much they are loved. Join Hancock Park District by the fireside for the Valentine Story, “The Little Blue Trucks Valentine” by Alice Schertle. Participants will gather at Shelter 3 in the Big Oaks Activity Area, which will be decorated with red hearts. After […]

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Valentine’s Day Hike and Scavenger Hunt

Riverbend Recreation Area 9250 TR 208, Findlay, OH

Valentine’s Day is a good time to join Hancock Park District as we hike the trails in search of a hidden valentine. Nothing says “I love you” to that special someone like a special message. Hearts with messages will be place along the trail. When you find one that has just the right words for […]

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Great Backyard Bird Count

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Help scientists study birds in winter by participating in the Great Backyard Bird Count. This national bird count runs from February 17-20. Help Hancock Park District count birds at the Discovery Center’s feeders. Learn all about the count and how to participate from home, and create a pinecone bird feeder. Meet at the Discovery Center.  […]

Free

Game Night in the Woods

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Bring a deck of cards, your favorite board game, and your family and friends because it is game night! Hancock Park District will provide some favorites like Uno, checkers, and Candy Land to name a few. This is a nice opportunity to learn a new game and make new friends. The question is: Are you […]

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Going Nuts: Open House

Litzenberg Memorial Woods 6100 U. S. 224 West, Findlay, OH

Mast producing trees, like walnut and hickory were important to the McKinnis family and their neighbors. Not only was the wood used in many of their structures, the nuts of the black walnut, shagbark hickory, shellbark hickory, and butternut hickory were used in baking and making ink. Hancock Park District is inviting you to join, […]

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Owl Prowl

Riverbend Recreation Area 9250 TR 208, Findlay, OH

Late winter is the best time to search for owls in Ohio. Hancock Park District invites you to come along on a night hike as they search for the owls that call the park home. You will learn about the owls that live in Ohio, talk about their cool features, talk about why this time […]

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Presidents’ Day: Open House

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

It is Presidents’ Day and a great time to look into the past at some of the fun facts about our U.S. Presidents. Do you have a favorite president? There will be lots of fun facts to learn about our presidents, such as which president had his pet parrot thrown out of his funeral for […]

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