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All Month:

Seedling Sales, through April 2, sponsored by the Medina County Soil and Water Conservation District, 6090 Wedgewood Road, Medina. Sold in packets of 10 tree seedlings, $12. For ordering form and more information, go to: https://bit.ly/39wfQNP or call 330-722-9322.


Monday, February 8

Laugh and Get Rich Day https://bit.ly/2MdrSTG

Every Bird Counts: Great Backyard Bird Count, 6 a.m. to dark, Red Trail, River Styx Park, 8200 River Styx Road, Wadsworth. Through February 15. Self-guided walk, follow signs to learn why every bird counts and how to participate in the bird count. All ages.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Cleveland Clinic Family Health Center Brunswick, 3574 Center Road, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Medina Fire Station 1, 300 W. Reagan Parkway, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Brunswick United Methodist Church, 1395 Pearl Road, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Trinity United Church of Christ, 215 High Street, Wadsworth. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Art in the Afternoon: Pop Art, 4 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., virtual. Hosted by Wadsworth Library. Learn about pop art and get inspired to create. View program at https://bit.ly/3nWWoPC

Monday Night Intrigue: “The Falcon Thief,” 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., virtual. Sponsored by Wadsworth Library. Pursue a man determined to own the world’s most beautiful creatures. Part true-crime narrative, part epic adventure. Register for link at https://bit.ly/3pCphRz

 

Tuesday, February 9

National Pizza Day https://bit.ly/3ctWPNN Great day to have pizza delivered to the employees of your favorite retail store!

Every Bird Counts: Great Backyard Bird Count, 6 a.m. to dark, Red Trail, River Styx Park, 8200 River Styx Road, Wadsworth. Through February 15. Self-guided walk, follow signs to learn why every bird counts and how to participate in the bird count. All ages.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 1605 Center Road, Hinckley. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Alphabet Adventure: V is for Violin, 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., virtual. Hosted by Wadsworth Library. Learn about musical instruments that start with V. Crafts, Materials pickup available at library with registration at https://bit.ly/3j6P81i View program at https://bit.ly/3nWWoPC

 

Wednesday, February 10

National Umbrella Day https://bit.ly/2MHNszu

Every Bird Counts: Great Backyard Bird Count, 6 a.m. to dark, Red Trail, River Styx Park, 8200 River Styx Road, Wadsworth. Through February 15. Self-guided walk, follow signs to learn why every bird counts and how to participate in the bird count. All ages.

Monthly Makers: Love Bugs!, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, through February 13. Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. This month is love bugs. Portable restroom is available in parking lot. For more information and to register, go to https://bit.ly/39yiGlq

Self-Guided Natural Discoveries Hiking Series: Seasonal Discoveries, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Medina Marsh, 4266 Fenn Road, Medina. An easy walk to enjoy nature. Naturalist will initial your Natural Discoveries form at the end. For more information on the Natural Discoveries series, go to https://bit.ly/3pD5P71  Advanced registration is required due to COVID-19 restrictions. Register by February 8 at https://bit.ly/3rlFwD9  WAITING LIST

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wadsworth YMCA, 623 School Drive, Wadsworth. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Navigating Facebook, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., virtual. Hosted by Medina Library. Event link will be sent upon registration. Register at https://bit.ly/3rfdPMd

 

Thursday, February 11

Make a Friend Day https://bit.ly/3argonE  What a difference it can make in a day!

Every Bird Counts: Great Backyard Bird Count, 6 a.m. to dark, Red Trail, River Styx Park, 8200 River Styx Road, Wadsworth. Through February 15. Self-guided walk, follow signs to learn why every bird counts and how to participate in the bird count. All ages.

Monthly Makers: Love Bugs!, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, through February 13. Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. This month is love bugs. Portable restroom is available in parking lot. For more information and to register, go to https://bit.ly/39yiGlq

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., St. Ambrose Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Zoo School With Akron Zoo, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., virtual. Hosted by Medina Library. Learn about the food web and how all animals are connected. All ages welcome. Event link will be sent upon registration. Register at https://bit.ly/2MLiupS


Friday, February 12

National Lost Penny Day https://bit.ly/36uo2wb

Every Bird Counts: Great Backyard Bird Count, 6 a.m. to dark, Red Trail, River Styx Park, 8200 River Styx Road, Wadsworth. Through February 15. Self-guided walk, follow signs to learn why every bird counts and how to participate in the bird count. All ages.

Monthly Makers: Love Bugs!, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, through February 13. Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. This month is love bugs. Portable restroom is available in parking lot. For more information and to register, go to https://bit.ly/39yiGlq

 

Saturday, February 13

World Radio Day https://bit.ly/39xRmUw

Every Bird Counts: Great Backyard Bird Count, 6 a.m. to dark, Red Trail, River Styx Park, 8200 River Styx Road, Wadsworth. Through February 15. Self-guided walk, follow signs to learn why every bird counts and how to participate in the bird count. All ages.

Sweetheart Hike, 6 a.m. to park close, through February 28, Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Boulevard, Brunswick. Enjoy a self-guided romantic stroll around Brunswick Lake with Valentine facts and trivia along the way.

Natural Discoveries Hiking Series: Love is in the Air, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park, 4985 Windfall Road, Medina. Through Feb 21. Valentine’s Day-themed hike is PG-13, for ages 7 to adult. Signs along the nature trail examines wildlife mating practices with one sign having a code word to list on Natural Discoveries form. Counts toward Natural Discoveries award. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/3pD5P71

Monthly Makers: Love Bugs!, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday, last day. Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. This month is love bugs. Portable restroom is available in parking lot. For more information and to register, go to https://bit.ly/39yiGlq

 

Sunday, February 14

Library Lovers Day https://bit.ly/2MCBlUe If you love the smell of books, this is the day for you!

Every Bird Counts: Great Backyard Bird Count, 6 a.m. to dark, Red Trail, River Styx Park, 8200 River Styx Road, Wadsworth. Through February 15. Self-guided walk, follow signs to learn why every bird counts and how to participate in the bird count. All ages.

Sweetheart Hike, 6 a.m. to park close, through February 28, Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Boulevard, Brunswick. Enjoy a self-guided romantic stroll around Brunswick Lake with Valentine facts and trivia along the way.

Natural Discoveries Hiking Series: Love is in the Air, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park, 4985 Windfall Road, Medina. Through Feb 21. Valentine’s Day-themed hike is PG-13, for ages 7 to adult. Signs along the nature trail examines wildlife mating practices with one sign having a code word to list on Natural Discoveries form. Counts toward Natural Discoveries award. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/3pD5P71

ORMACO Sunday Live Stream Concerts: Dane Vannatter: Come to the Cabaret, 2 p.m. Featuring romantic songs of Cole Porter, George and Ira Gershwin, and more. Joe Hunter accompanies on piano. To stream live, go to: https://bit.ly/3cyKzvP