10:00 am — Ground breaking ceremony for the new Black Swamp Beekeepers Association Pollinator Sanctuary and Training Facility, at Schick Road near Evansport Road, Defiance
May 11 & May 12
Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm — Hicksville Beautification Committee’s 13th Annual Plant Sale, Hicksville Township Building (across from school on corner of Routes 2/49) Featuring native plants and specialists to assist!
7:30 am – 10:00 am — 33rd Annual N.W. Ohio Maumee Valley Tri-Adventure Race. Biking. Canoeing. Kayaking. Backpacking. 419-826-5182 or http://maumeetriadventurerace.net
10:00 am – 4:00 pm — Lilac Fest, Downtown Defiance, music, arts & crafts vendors, kids activities. http://visitdefianceohio.com/
11:00 am — Maumee River Water Trail Opening Dedication, Farnsworth Metropark, Boat Launch Area, Waterville, Ohio. Bring your own canoes & kayaks (no trailers, parking is limited)
8:00 am – Noon — Defiance County Master Gardeners’ Annual Plant Sale, at Eric’s Ice Cream,
North Clinton Street
9:00 am — Maumee Nature Club Nature Hike at Black Swamp Nature Center, Paulding.
9:00 am – Noon — Fort Defiance Bass Anglers Kids Fishing Derby. http://visitdefianceohio.com/