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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 22

International World Thinking Day https://bit.ly/36uWl6j Take some time to clear the clutter in your brain!

Medina Ice Festival, final day, enjoy the ice sculpture garden on Medina Public Square. No carving contests or demonstrations this year due to COVID-19 restrictions. Masks are to be worn at all times. Leashed pets welcome. Free.

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.

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., First Congregational Church, 114 Church Street, Lodi. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Virtual Sensory Friendly Story Time, 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., with Wadsworth Library. Designed for children on the autism spectrum or sensory integration challenges and their families and caregivers. View at https://bit.ly/2NWQDnD


Tuesday, February 23

World Spay Day https://bit.ly/3ctnBpJ and International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day https://bit.ly/2NWBYZD If a dog has to  participate in the first one, she better get to enjoy the second!

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.

Monthly Makers: Love Bugs! Walk, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, through February 27, Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Walk the Monthly Maker trail to view love bugs created by local families. Get inspired and consider becoming a Monthly Maker family. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. Portable restroom is available in parking lot. Call 330-722-9364, for more information.

Virtual Nature Break: Animal Adaptations, 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., virtual. Learn how animals have adapted to survive Ohio winters. For more information and to register, go to https://bit.ly/3oB3JTV

Virtual Otaku Tuesdays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. A discussion of all things anime, for Grades 6 through 12. Register for required meeting link at https://bit.ly/2MopNnR

Bullet Journaling, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., virtual. Hosted by Medina Library. Introduction to bullet journaling to record and organize what is important to you. Event link sent upon registration. Register at https://bit.ly/2NTXHRO

Finding Your Family in the News, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., virtual. Hosted by Medina Library. Learn how to use historic newspapers and a new library database to get family story details. Event link sent upon registration. Register at https://bit.ly/36qxv7G

 

Wednesday, February 24

National Tortilla Chip Day https://bit.ly/3j2OQsx Pass the salsa!

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.

Monthly Makers: Love Bugs! Walk, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, through February 27, Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Walk the Monthly Maker trail to view love bugs created by local families. Get inspired and consider becoming a Monthly Maker family. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. Portable restroom is available in parking lot. Call 330-722-9364, for more information.

 

Thursday, February 25

National Chocolate-Covered Nut Day

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.

Monthly Makers: Love Bugs! Walk, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, through February 27, Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Walk the Monthly Maker trail to view love bugs created by local families. Get inspired and consider becoming a Monthly Maker family. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. Portable restroom is available in parking lot. Call 330-722-9364, for more information.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Medina Community Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Virtual Nature Break: Animal Adaptations, 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., virtual. Learn how animals have adapted to survive Ohio winters. For more information and to register, go to https://bit.ly/3cu5wYK

Virtual Escape Room: Candy Conundrum, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., virtual with Wadsworth Library. Candy shop has orders to be completed and delivered quickly, solve the mystery of the orders in time for Valentine’s Day! Register to receive link and instructions. No download or special software needed. See tutorial at https://bit.ly/345sWiL  Register at https://bit.ly/3j35zMl

Yes, You Can Garden! , 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., virtual. Hosted by Wadsworth Public Library. Learn how to prep for this year’s garden and gain new gardening skills. Register for event link. Registration is at https://bit.ly/3j3k6Yc

 

Friday, February 26

Tell a Fairy Tale Day https://bit.ly/3oBEh0K Want your story published? Write it down and send it to Joy@BlakeHousePublishing.com

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.

Monthly Makers: Love Bugs! Walk, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, through February 27, Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Walk the Monthly Maker trail to view love bugs created by local families. Get inspired and consider becoming a Monthly Maker family. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. Portable restroom is available in parking lot. Call 330-722-9364, for more information.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1330 N. Carpenter Street, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

 

Saturday, February 27

No Brainer Day https://bit.ly/3oFj85z

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.

Monthly Makers: Love Bugs! Walk, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, last day, Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Walk the Monthly Maker trail to view love bugs created by local families. Get inspired and consider becoming a Monthly Maker family. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. Portable restroom is available in parking lot. Call 330-722-9364, for more information.

 

Sunday, February 28

Floral Design Day https://bit.ly/2MdzWUs Beat the winter blues with a beautiful, fragrant bouquet!

Sweetheart Hike, 6 a.m. to park close, last day, 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.