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Things to do this weekend, February 15-17

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Are you constantly asking “What’s Happening, Hancock County?” There are plenty of things to do in Findlay and Hancock County this weekend!

Daddy’s Dyin’, Who’s Got the Will?

Fort Findlay Playhouse
Thursday – Saturday, 8 p.m.
Sunday, 5 p.m.

Set in a small Texas town in anytime, U.S.A., Daddy’s Dyin’, Who’s Got the Will?, concerns the reunion of a family gathered to await the imminent death of their patriarch, who has recently suffered a physically as well as mentally disabling stroke. In essence, however, it is not the story of the impending demise of the father or of the drafting of his will, but of a rebirth of the spirit of the family unit.  Buy your tickets here!

Drop and Date

Awakening Minds Art
Friday, 6 – 8 p.m.

Designed for children ages 4 – 13. This class offers a variety of arts and crafts in a FUN, social, 2 hour class. Let the kids let loose on a Friday night with some art while you enjoy downtown Findlay! This class encourages socialization and independence while fostering self-esteem and creativity. No registration, walk-in only! $10.00 each participant.

Public Ice Skating

The Cube
Friday, 7 – 9 p.m.
Saturday, 1 – 2:50 & 7 – 9 p.m.
Sunday, 3 – 4:50 p.m.

Get out and go ice skating!  Public Skates take place every day at The Cube!  Public Skates are subject to change, see City of Findlay Recreation’s Facebook or call 419-424-7176 for up-to-date information.  Weekend and evening admission is $5 and skate rental is $3.  Looking for something to do during the week?  The Cube is open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. as well!  Cost is $5 for admission and skate rental.  Don’t forget, The Cube is cash only!

Taproom Yoga

Findlay Brewing Company
Saturday, 9:45 – 11 a.m.

Join Findlay Brewing Company on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month for Taproom Yoga! Local yoga instructors Katy Mercer and Erin Teegardin rotate to lead each relaxing and fun session and all participants get to order a tasty beverage right after the session!  Taproom Yoga is $15 per person at the door, which includes a beer or beverage of your choice immediately following the session. No pre-registration required, arrive by 9:45 a.m. to get registered and settled in. Mats will be available, but please bring your own if you have one!

Painting Class

Awakening Minds Art
Saturday, 10 a.m.

Children, teens, and adults of all abilities will focus on painting techniques & socialization.  Create a masterpiece with guided instruction. This is an all-inclusive program for children, teens and adults with special needs and their typical developing peers!

Meet U.S. Olympic Skater Madison Hubbell!

Reineke Honda – Findlay
Saturday, 10 – 11 a.m.

Madison Hubbell, in conjunction with the NW Ohio Honda Dealers, will be visiting Reineke Honda for a meet and greet.  Madison is the current world silver medalist and U.S. National Champion.  A light breakfast will be available along with photo opportunities.

Storytime at Smarty Pants

Smarty Pants Findlay
Saturday, 11 – 11:30 a.m.

Join us on the rug at Smarty Pants Findlay for our winter storytimes! Ms. Jan & Ms. Mary will be reading a new book each week, with 3 opportunities to attend throughout the week so if one day doesn’t work, maybe another will. These storytimes are geared toward the preschool set, but siblings are welcome to attend! Be sure to share this news with your friends!

Visit our Museums

Enjoy all that Findlay has to offer by visiting our museum!  While our museums are all open during the week as well, take advantage of their weekend hours and have fun with the whole family.  The Mazza Museum, home to over 11,000 individual children’s book illustrations, is open on Sunday, 1 – 4 p.m. and admission is free.  Find your favorite illustration, read your favorite books, and have fun in the hands-on area as well.  The Children’s Museum of Findlay gives children the opportunity to learn by doing with exhibits representing different industries and activities in Hancock County – like becoming a firefighter, a banker, a farmer. going camping, or taking the stage!  The Children’s Museum is open Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, Noon – 5 p.m.  Learn more about our heritage – and have fun doing it by visiting the Hancock Historical Museum!  The Historical Museum has a variety of exhibits and buildings dedicated to Hancock County’s history, including a building and transportation room, government center, and more.  The Historical Museum is open on Sundays from 1 – 4 p.m.  The Black Heritage Library and Multicultural Center is open the first Saturday of the month from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., so don’t miss your chance to visit this unique location in Findlay.  The Library has exhibits celebrating all cultures around the globe, with a wide variety of educational supplies available to borrow, unique displays, as well as the only location in the world awarded the Smithsonian Institute’s Black Wings exhibit.

Tap your Toes to Live Music

Keep warm this winter, but don’t hibernate!  Get out and enjoy all that Findlay and Hancock County has to offer!  There are so many great locations around the area that have talented local artists playing every weekend.  Check out some of these spots and see who is playing!

For more information about what is happening in Hancock County, visit our event calendar.  We hope to see you out and about in Hancock County this weekend!