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'2014'

SCHEDULE of EVENTS

 

Findley State Park offers informative and fun summer naturalist programs for the entire family, plus special events for added family fun!

 

(all dates, times & locations of meetings are subject to change)

 

Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting - January 7th

7:00 pm at the Wellington Town Hall - next to the Herrick Library in downtown Wellington.

 

34th Annual Winter Hike - February 1st, 10:00 am

Enjoy the best hiking day and the best bean soup, with the hardiest hikers in Ohio.  This event is sponsored by the park and the BTA.  Hikes includes a 10k, 5k and interpretive lead hikes. Meet at the nature center in the campground. Bean soup is provided by the non-profit Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. and donations are appreciation. Call 440-647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information.

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Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting - March 4th

7:00 pm at the LCCC Wellington Center - 151 Commerce Drive.

 

Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting - April 1st

7:00 pm at the LCCC Wellington Center - 151 Commerce Drive.

 

Spring Into Findley - April 19th - 20th

(Replaces Easter Egg Hunt Event)

     

Enjoy your spring break or just spring at this special campout event.  Event includes vernal pool and/or wildflower hikes, movie and Children 10 and under are invited to hunt for fun filled eggs. Campsites will be on a first-come, first-serve basis for this weekend.  Call (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information.

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Annual Clean Up Day - May 17th, 10:00 am - Noon

Park Clean up, Plant Flowers, Paint areas, Etc.  Hot Dog Lunch served at Noon.  Call (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information.

 

Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting - May 6th

7:00 pm in the Park at the Nature Center.

 

Memorial Day Root Beer Float Social - May 25th, 1:00-3:00 pm

     

Enjoy summertime with a delicious old fashion root beer float.  The Friends of Findley State Park sponsor this event at every summer holiday as a fund raising means.  All proceeds benefit the park directly.  The most recent donation to the park from the group is a pavilion that was built in 2010.

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Naturalist Programs - May 30th thru September 6th,

Tuesday thru Saturday, Varied Times

Enjoy Programs with park naturalist on fishing, archery, crafts, reptiles, trees , movies etc.

 

Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting - June 3rd

7:00 pm in the Park at the Nature Center.

 

Trash to Treasure Weekend - June 13th - 15th

Campers are permitted to hold a yard sale at their registered campsite. Sale starts Friday 3:00 pm until Sunday 1:00pm. There is no fee to participate. Contact park for complete rules, (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information. Regular camping fees apply. Reservations for camping may be made six months prior to the event. To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.

 

Youth Anglers Fishing Derby - June 14th, 10:00 am 12:00 pm

The lake will be stocked with hundreds of catfish for youngsters to catch for fun and prizes, and sharpen fishing skills. Old pros will be on hand for tips on bait, tackle and identification. Meet at the Picnic Point Shelter, lunch will be served at noon. Free to the public.  Contact park for complete rules, (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information. Regular camping fees apply. Reservations for camping may be made six months prior to the event. To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.

 

Cruise-In to Summer - June 22nd, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

          

Join the Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. for their 9th Annual Car Show and Cruise-In.  Registration is from 9:00 am - Noon. Music, Food, Dash Plaques, Prizes, and much more.  Registration Forms are available in the Cruisin' Times Magazine, and at the Park Office.  For a printable Entry Form CLICK HERE.  Regular Camping fees apply. Reservations for camping may be made six months prior to the event. To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.

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Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting July 1st

7:00 pm in the Park at the Nature Center.

 

Fourth of July Root Beer Float Social - July 5th, 1:00-3:00 pm

   

Enjoy summertime with a delicious old fashion root beer float.  The Friends of Findley State Park sponsor this event at every summer holiday as a fund raising means.  All proceeds benefit the park directly.  The most recent donation to the park from the group is a pavilion that was built in 2010.

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Christmas in July Campout - July 25th - 26th

Variety of programs with a Christmas theme for the weekend.  Contact park (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information. Regular camping fees apply. Reservations for camping may be made six months prior to the event. To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.

 

Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting August 5th

7:00 pm in the Park at the Campground Pavilion.

 

Cuyahoga Astronomical Society - August 16th

Naturalist programs, Cuyahoga Astronomical Society will be at the beach with telescopes.  If weather adverse, will have program at the pavilion.  Contact park (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information. Regular camping fees apply. Reservations for camping may be made six months prior to the event. To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.

 

Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting September 9th

7:00 pm in the Park at the Campground Pavilion.

 

Historical Wellington - September 12th - 13th

Campers will learn about the rich history of Findley State Park & The Village or Wellington.  Visit Spirit of '76 Museum and Century Home.  Contact park (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information.  Regular camping fees apply.  Reservations for camping may be made six months prior to the event.  To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.

 

Fall Campout - October 3rd & 4th

     

Celebrate the wonderful season of fall and create some great family memories.  The park will have a crafts, leaf hike, games, Trick or Treating and hayrides. Contact park (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information.  Regular camping fees apply.  Reservations for camping may be made six months prior to the event.  To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.

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Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting October 7th

7:00 pm in the Park at the Campground Pavilion.

 

Halloween Campout - October 10th & 11th

     

Campsite decorating, Trick or Treating, valley ball, evening hayrides, potluck soup and much more fun for the whole family. Contact park (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information.  Regular camping fees apply.  Reservations for camping may be made six months prior to the event.  To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.

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Venison Chili Cook Off - October 25th, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Calling all cooks! Participants must pre-register at the park for this event by October 25th. Findley provides the venison to contestants on Friday before the event. Contestants must return their entries for judging by 1:00 pm on Saturday at the Campground Pavilion.  Contact park (440) 647-5749 Ext. 100 or 102 for more information.  Regular camping fees apply.  Reservations for camping may be made six months prior to the event.  To make reservations, please call 1-866-644-6727 or visit www.ohiostateparks.org.

 

Friends of Findley State Park, Inc. monthly meeting November 6th

7:00 pm at Matus Winery, 15674 Gore Orphanage Road, Wakeman, 44889

 

 

 

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