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Little Hands Nature Club – Roly Polies

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

These little guys go by the name Sow bug, Roly polies and Pill bug, and they help make the garden soil richer. Bring your preschoolers out to join Hancock Park District and learn about this little crustacean. You will make your own Roly Poly craft and even have some Roly Poly races. Adult companions must […]

Free

Planetarium: Saturn at Opposition

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Saturn will be at its closest approach to Earth this week and it will be fully illuminated by the Sun. This means it will be brighter than any other time in the year. Join Hancock Park District to take a closer look at the ringed planet and some of its moons. Participants are required to […]

Free

Archery Open Shoot

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Have you taken one of the Hancock Park District’s introductory archery courses? If so, and if you want more archery practice, then here’s your chance. Join a certified archery instructor with Hancock Park District who will supervise the archery practice session. All necessary equipment and targets will be provided. Meet at Dold Lake at the […]

$10.00

Tin Lanterns

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

Pioneers didn’t have flashlights, instead, they used a simple light called a punched tin lantern. Join Hancock Park District as we step back in time to make our own tin lantern. Using a tin can, a hammer, and a nail, you’ll be able to come away with your own one-of-kind tin lantern to take home. […]

$5.00

1847 McKinnis Garden Tour

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

The McKinnis Garden will be in full swing of its growing season. Join Hancock Park District to learn about plants in the permanent culinary and medicinal beds, the dye garden and others that grow there year after year. We’ll also look at the vegetables that were planted this year. To cool off, we’ll have a […]

Free

Archery Instruction – Youth

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Join Hancock Park District for an archery class led by a certified archery instructor for their Leisure Education Initiative. All necessary equipment and targets will be provided. You’ll have the opportunity to learn the basics of archery along with safety measures while shooting arrows at several targets with a compound bow. How close to your […]

$10.00

Active Adults Kayaking

Riverside Park

Active Adults can take a leisurely guided kayak trip down the Blanchard River and enjoy the scenic view along the way. Hancock Park District will have brief talk about boating safety and how to maneuver your kayak before we get started. Life vests are provided, but you will want to bring along sunscreen, bug spray […]

$10.00

Family Fishing

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Join Hancock Park District as we go fishing as a family. Learn about the basics of fishing as we try to catch some fish that live in Dold Lake. All skill levels are welcome. A fishing pole will be provided or bring your own. We will have corn and hotdogs available for bait or bring […]

Free

American Girl Tea: Caroline

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

Join the Hancock Park District to celebrate the American Girl Doll, Caroline. Enjoy sailboat sandwiches, gingerbread cookies, and ice cream punch for a truly one-of-a-kind experience. Kids are encouraged to bring their own Caroline Doll, American Girl Doll or other doll to join in the fun. An extra special photo area will be available for […]

$10.00

Mourning on the Farm: Open House

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

Life was tough for early Ohio settlers and like all living things, life on the farm will end. Come out to the McKinnis House and join Hancock Park District to learn about mourning and funeral practices of 1847. Join Sarah Fishel in the house as the family mourns the loss of a close family friend […]

Free