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Friday, May 1

No Pants Day https://bit.ly/2XxnlyA and Batman Day https://bit.ly/2XBDsen

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Medina United Methodist Church, 4747 Foote Road, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Bluegrass Jam and Dinner, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Lafayette United Methodist Church, 6201 Lafayette Road, Medina. Kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m. Donation admission $3, dinner is additional charge. Bluegrass/country bands welcome, arrive early to be scheduled.

Saturday, May 2

World Naked Gardening Day https://bit.ly/2XyKSyY Observance not suggested for community gardens!

Paper Shredding, 9 a.m. to noon, American Legion Post 202, 620 N. Broadway Street, Medina. Donations requested.

Woodland Healthy: Day of Service, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Hubbard Valley Park, 8600 Hubbard Valley Road, Seville. Help pull aggressive weed from sensitive habitat. Bring work gloves, dress for outdoors. Ages 9 and up.

Knitting and Crocheting Circle, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Beginners welcome. Making Warm Up Medina County donations.

7th Annual Children’s Cup: A Night at the Races, 5:30 p.m., Weymouth Country Club, 3946 Weymouth Road, Medina. Benefits The Children’s Center of Medina County. Bet on the horses like you were at the Kentucky Derby. Silent auction, hat contest, raffle. Tickets $60 at https://bit.ly/3bXQasF

Sunday, May 3

Lumpy Rug Day https://bit.ly/3b9QhAs

 

Monday, May 4

Star Wars Day https://bit.ly/2wFRlxc

2020 Bike to School Challenge, Medina, through May 8 and May 11 through May 15. All nine Medina schools will be participating to encourage kids to ride their bikes to school. Prizes will be awarded. Sponsored by Century Cycles.

Monday Movie Matinee: “Downton Abbey,” 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Meeting Rooms A and B, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Adults. Reservations by calling Soprema Senior Center, 330-335-1513.

May the 4th Be With You: “Star Wars” Through the Years, 7 p.m. to 9:10 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Presentation on how culture, more are represented by “Star Wars.”

Tuesday, May 5

National Cartoonists Day  https://bit.ly/2K3VP3O Enjoy, Jerry King, “Mirth and Joy”!

Beginning Computer Class, 10 a.m. to noon, Sycamore Rooms North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Learn computer basics. Register at https://bit.ly/2XAsDJz

Camp Wired, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Community Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Learn and refresh computer skills. Ages 55 plus. Call for topics, 330-948-1885.

Create! Washi Tape Coasters, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Register at https://bit.ly/2V6LvOO

Gearheads: Shrinky Plastic Art, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Medina 1907 Room, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Register at https://bit.ly/2RF9J0j

Wednesday, May 6

International No Diet Day https://bit.ly/2XyaKeg and National Bike to School Day https://bit.ly/2Vg4rv4 

Is Seeing Really Believing? 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Examine optical illusions, make own. Grades 6 to 12.

Lifesize Clue, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Community Rooms A and B, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Grades 3 to 5. Register at https://bit.ly/2RCXAJn

Empower Parent Workshop: Preparing for Summer!, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Education Room, Summa Health Medical Building, 3780 Medina Road, Medina (enter in the Emergency Room doors). Tips on pro-active schedules, routines and other tools to help summer go smoothly. To register, contact Jennifer Gannon at jgannon@medinaesc.org or at 330-723-6393, Ext. 125

Diversity and Inclusion Series: Understanding What it Means to be LGBTQ, 7 pm. to 8:30 p.m., Community Rooms A and B, Medina. Understand terms and challenges.

Thursday, May 7

National Barrier Awareness Day https://bit.ly/2RD10vM

Camp Wired, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Medina Room, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Learn and refresh computer skills. Ages 55 plus. Call for topics, 330-725-0588.

Legal Resource Center, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Seville Library, 45 Center Street, Seville. Domestic Relations Court volunteers help those not represented by a lawyer in family court. First come, first served.

Saving Money With Little Effort, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Community Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Discover cash-back apps, grocery pickup, using cash, more.

Mother’s Day DIY Gift, 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Seville Library, 45 Center Street, Seville. Children of all ages invited to make a gift. Register at https://bit.ly/2VuUYOU

Navigating the Medicare Maze, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Learn about different parts of Medicare.

Medical Issues of Presidents, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Community Room, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. How medical issues impacted history from Washington to Trump. Register at https://bit.ly/2VwiqLo

Friday, May 8

National Coconut Cream Pie Day

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Medina Community Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Bluegrass Jam and Special Dinner, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Lafayette United Methodist Church, 6201 Lafayette Road, Medina. Kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m. Donation admission $3, dinner is additional charge. Fish dinner through April 10, $8. Bring favorite dessert to share. Bluegrass/country bands welcome, arrive early to be scheduled.

Saturday, May 9

Lost Sock Memorial Day https://bit.ly/2VnCMGM

Search Engine Showdown, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Computer Lab, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Put your search engine up against others and see which is best. Register at https://bit.ly/2V7f1E3

Tales and Tails, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Children’s Activity Room, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Children read with therapy dogs.

Knitting and Crocheting Circle, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Beginners welcome. Making Warm Up Medina County donations.

Tabletop RPG Day, noon to 3 p.m., Seville Library, 45 Center Street, Seville. Bring Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons or new game to play.

Sunday, May 10

National Clean Up Your Room Day Very appropriate for Mother’s Day!

Save Ohio Strays Meet and Greet, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Petco, 1052 Williams Reserve Boulevard, Wadsworth. Meet pets up for adoption. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/2PbEuYS

ORMACO Presents John Caracillo: Blues and Original Tunes, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Wadsworth Public Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Performance of blues and original music. Learn about the blues and its influences. Q-and-A session. Free but because of space, reservations are recommended. Call 330-722-2541.