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Sunday, September 1

No Rhyme or Reason Day https://bit.ly/2ufvUzt

Monday, September 2

Bison-Tell-Yell Day https://bit.ly/2ufw7mf

Tuesday, September 3

Skyscraper Day https://bit.ly/2tJRg7r

Knitting and Crocheting Circle, 10 a.m. to noon., Hickory Room, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Beginners welcome. Making Warm Up Medina County donations.

Stroller Hike, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., River Styx Park, 8200 River Styx Road, Wadsworth. Children can be in strollers, backpacks, or toddle on own. Mid- to full-size or jogger-type strollers recommended. Free.

Perfect Day Collage: ZenTeen, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Make a collage vision board about your perfect day. Register at https://bit.ly/2ZXjzNg

2019 South Town Cruise-In, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., 233 Lafayette Road, Medina. Classic tunes and classic cars, free, public invited.

Wednesday, September 4

Eat an Extra Dessert Day https://bit.ly/2uas7DV and Newspaper Carrier Day https://bit.ly/2JWbnUM

Natural Discoveries, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Allardale East, 141 Remsen Road, Medina. Award-based hiking series. Ages 7 and up. No registration. Free. Go to https://bit.ly/2AZ1DaZ for more details

Yoga for Preschoolers, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Boulevard, Brunswick. Learn about nature through yoga poses, songs, and more. Bring own mat. Register at: https://bit.ly/2YyPnvl

Inspirational Art, 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Grades 6 to 12. Paint year’s goals on canvas.

Teen Eat Up and Meet Up, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Grades 9 to 12. Hang out and eat pizza after school to learn what the library has to offer.

Thursday, September 5

Be Late for Something Day https://bit.ly/1KM6hIg

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.

Party on the Porch, 5:30 p.m., Elmcroft of Medina, 1046 N. Jefferson Street, Medina. Benefits Alzheimer’s Association. All you can eat wing night, $7, to-go meals are available. Make reservations by calling Stephanie, 330-721-2000, by September 3.

PJ Storytime, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Story Time Room, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Story time, wear pajamas if you want to.

Medina Spirit Walk, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., starts at Medina County Administration Building, 144 N. Broadway, Medina. Pre-sale tickets are adults, $5, and children 12 and younger, $2, at Ormandy’s, 10 Public Square, Medina. Tickets at the walk are adults, $6, and children, $3. For more information, call 330-722-5502, or go to https://bit.ly/2HxSngO

The Decluttering Mindset, 7 p.m., to 9 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Tips to getting on the right path to decluttering. No registration.

Friday, September 6

Fight Procrastination Day https://bit.ly/2LKYceo and Read a Book Day https://bit.ly/2tfXGHE

American Red Cross Blood Drive, noon to 6 p.m., Life Care Center of Medina, 2400 Columbia Road, Medina.  https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

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 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 donation request. Bring favorite dessert to share. Bluegrass bands welcome, arrive early to be scheduled.

First Friday: Sports Night, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., downtown Wadsworth. Wear sports team apparel and have sports-themed fun and attend football game. Trolley available between downtown and Art Wright Stadium. Children’s games, activities, burgers on lawn of First Christian Church, 116 Boyer Street.

Medina Spirit Walk, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., starts at Medina County Administration Building, 144 N. Broadway, Medina. Rain location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 317 E. Liberty Street. Pre-sale tickets are adults, $5, and children 12 and younger, $2, at Ormandy’s, 10 Public Square, Medina. Tickets at the walk are adults, $6, and children, $3. For more information, call 330-722-5502, or go to https://bit.ly/2HxSngO

Saturday, September 7

National Salami Day https://bit.ly/2NO5Thb and Neither Rain nor Snow Day https://bit.ly/2LQt1Lr

A Healthy Dose of Nature: Hiking Series, 9 a.m., Allardale West parking lot, 401 Remsen Road, Medina. Monthly vigorous 3- to 5-mile hike with naturalist. Dress for weather, wear appropriate shoes, bring water bottle. Ages 10 to adult.

Kinship Appreciation Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Medina County Job and Family Services Foster Care and Adoption, 232 Northland Drive, Medina. Celebrating Kinship Care Month. Family-friendly vendors, community resources and organizations, kid activities. Free, open to the public.

7th Annual British Car Day, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. British car show, People’s Choice and door prize. Rain or shine. No registration fee. Register car by calling 330-273-4150 or by e-mail or email, croghan@mcdl.info

Book Brunch, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Brunch snacks, reading recommendations, then shop Friends of the Library book sale.

Orienteering at Allardale, 10:30 a.m., Allardale open air shelter, 401 Remsen Road, Medina. Map and compass navigation activity challenging ability to navigate a course of varying land features. Four to six courses of varying difficulty levels, from beginner to expert. Bring manual compass and whistle. Few compasses available to borrow. Whistles for sale, $1. Sturdy shoes and pants suggested. No registration. Fee, at the door, is $5 for NEOOC member, $10 for non-member.

Monarch Tagging, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Help catch and tag Monarch butterflies before they leave for Mexico. Nets available. Naturalist on hand. All ages. Free. No registration.

Medina Spirit Walk, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., starts at Medina County Administration Building, 144 N. Broadway, Medina. Rain location: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 317 E. Liberty Street. Pre-sale tickets are adults, $5, and children 12 and younger, $2, at Ormandy’s, 10 Public Square, Medina. Tickets at the walk are adults, $6, and children, $3. For more information, call 330-722-5502, or go to https://bit.ly/2HxSngO

Starry, Starry Nights with Medina County Park District and Cuyahoga Astronomical Association, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., Letha House Park West, 5800 Richman Road, Chatham Township. Use association telescopes to view deep-sky objects, observatory open, activities and displays in barn on cloudy nights. Questions welcomed. All ages. Free. No registration, first come, first served.

Sunday, September 8

Grandparents Day https://bit.ly/1kYRNJY  and National Pet Memorial Day https://bit.ly/2Tqd96O

Grandparents’ Day Family Fishing, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Staff and volunteers available to help. Limited number of rods, reels, bait available. All ages. Free. REGISTER BY SEPTEMBER 8 at https://bit.ly/2TqCBZS

Medina County Park District: K-9 First Aid, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Red Cross-based dog first-aid class on CPR, resuscitation, and the basics on keeping a dog alive until getting to a veterinarian. Do NOT bring dog to class, dog mannequins provided. All ages. Free class, book with DVD available for $20. Register by September 6 at https://bit.ly/2N1N5Ob

ORMACO Max Byers: Maiden Voyage – Jazz Standards and Improvisation, 2 p.m., Wadsworth Public Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Free but reservations recommended due to limited seating. For reservations, call 330-722-2541 or e-mail tsigel@ormaco.org

Dine With Spirits of the Past, 4 p.m., Miss Molly’s Tea Room, 140 W. Washington Street, Medina. Indoor Spirits of the Past performance and English tea. Tickets, $23.50. Reservations required, 330-725-6830. For more information, call 330-722-5502, or go to https://bit.ly/2HxSngO