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5K’s and Races

There are plenty of opportunities to take part in a 5K, 10K, and fun runs in Findlay and Hancock County! In the warmer months there are races nearly every weekend, plus there are may that take place every year. See our event calendar for races that are coming up, and see our list below for our annual ones!  


Hancock Heart Walk
Clothin’ Trojans
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Cooper Tire 5-Miler and 5K


May Day 5K
NAMI Color Me Happy Run
Halt Hunger


Glow Run
Relay for Life


Vanlue Fest 5K


McComb Cookie Festival 5K
Light up the Knight
Up, Up, and Away 5K
“Give Cancer the Boot” Walk, Ride, and Run


Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure


Pumpkin Run


Turkey Trot
After the PK’s 5K


Jingle Bell Jog

At-Home Makerspace

Findlay-Hancock County Public Library 206 Broadway, Findlay-Hancock Co Public LIbrary, OH

Miss Sarah, Youth Services Librarian, presents art, science, and engineering projects. Create something fun with supplies you can find at home. This spring, we are reposting our favorite videos on Facebook at 6 pm on May 10 & 24.

National Scavenger Hunt Day

Blue Rock Nature Preserve 412 Edgar Ave., Findlay, OH

Join Program Specialist Chris Allen at Blue Rock Nature Preserve on National Scavenger Hunt Day. There are lots of fun things to find as you hike along with your scavenger hunt. We will be looking for a toad or frog in the vernal pool, a wild flower, salamanders under a log, and birds in the […]


Baby Storytime

Findlay-Hancock County Public Library 206 Broadway, Findlay-Hancock Co Public LIbrary, OH

Join us for an in-person Baby Storytime program at the library. We will sing, rhyme, read, and have fun with scarves and bells! Please register at

CrafterWork: Craft Supply Swap

Findlay-Hancock County Public Library 206 Broadway, Findlay-Hancock Co Public LIbrary, OH

From May 16 through May 20, bring your gently used (or never got around to using) art and craft supplies to the library for others to be able to create with! Drop them at the reference desk or the book donation areas. Items must be clean and in good condition. Then- on May 25th come […]

Nature Exploration Club

Riverbend Recreation Area 9250 TR 208, Findlay, OH

Have you ever wanted to join a club with other kids that are wild about nature? If so, then now is your chance.  Sign up for HPD's Nature Exploration Club for the month of May.  We will meet on three consecutive Wednesday afternoons to learn about and explore nature. Each month we will meet at […]


Globe at Night: Boötes

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

Globe at Night is an international citizen-science campaign to raise public awareness of the impact of light pollution. This will be done by measuring the sky brightness of this month’s constellation, Boötes. Participants will learn the size and location of Perseus and also some mythology about it. We’ll then turn to the night sky to […]


Art in the Park: Plein Air Gatherings

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

The Plein Air Gatherings are an opportunity for artists to get together and paint or draw outdoors “en plein air” in Hancock County parks.  All adult artists who use any medium conducive to working outdoors are welcome.  If you are new to plein air painting or would like to try it but are hesitant to […]


The Bourbon Affair Summer Concert Series

The Bourbon Affair 121B E. Crawford St., Findlay, OH

Plan to pick a favorite cocktail or spirit and sit on The Bourbon Affair's patio as you enjoy music from some of your favorite local musicians during The Bourbon Affair's Summer Concert Series. May 26 - Ryan Parker June 2 - Jason Wagner June 9 - Elizabeth Peterson June 16 - Tim Oehler June 23 […]


All About Reptiles of Ohio

Oakwoods Nature Preserve 1400 Oakwoods Lane, Findlay, OH

Reptiles are one of the major vertebrate classifications, encompassing such cool creatures as snakes, turtles, crocodiles, alligators, and lizards. Program Specialist Christine Patterson will talk about the ones that live right here in Ohio. Meet at the Discovery Center.  This free event requires participants to be ages 16 and up.  Click here to register by […]