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Saturday, August 1

National Girlfriend Day https://bit.ly/3j3ankz

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Medina Community Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

ORMACO Jazz Under the Stars: Ryun Louie Jazz Ensemble, 7 p.m., live-stream concert. Log in at https://bit.ly/3cAp1Mx The concert is free, but donations are needed. Donations can be made by calling 330-722-2541 or at https://bit.ly/3buoBWF

Sunday, August 2

Friendship Day https://bit.ly/2WeXLwC

Medina Cars and Coffee Cruise-In, 7 a.m. lineup begins, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Broadway Street, Medina Public Square. Antique, classic and collectible cars.

Monday, August 3

Grab Some Nuts Day https://bit.ly/2OkUpDX


Tuesday, August 4

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day https://bit.ly/305vtWy

Paddle the Parks: Lake Lore, 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., Chippewa Lake boat launch ramp. Join a naturalist on the water and share tales of Chippewa Lake. Register by August 2 at https://bit.ly/322GUAQ

Cycling Makes Sense Fitness Ride, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lake Medina, 3749 Medina Road, Medina. Learn bike fitness tips. Six to 10-mile ride. Helmets required; masks encouraged. Ages 16 and up. Free, no registration


Wednesday, August 5

Work Like a Dog Day https://bit.ly/2ASNdvL

Lawn Reduction Workshop, 10 a.m. to noon, Green Leaf Park, 6100 Ridge Road, Sharon Center. Learn how to use plantings to decrease mowing. Free. Register at https://bit.ly/3efTSxy

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Root Candles, 640 Liberty Street, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Chippewa Lake Water Ski Show Team Show, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Emerald Lake, 3196 Clark Mill Road, Norton. Everyone is welcome. Donations welcomed.


Thursday, August 6

Wiggle Your Toes Day https://bit.ly/2Ofdc3A

Foster Care Open House, 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Medina County Job and Family Services, 232 Northland Drive, Medina. Social distancing rules followed, meetings by appointment. Limited video conference call appointments available. Call 330-635-9165, for more information and to schedule.


Friday, August 7

National Lighthouse Day https://bit.ly/327yOal

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Medina Hospital, 1000 E. Washington Street, Medina.  https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Art in the Afternoon: Homemade Paint, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., virtual with Wadsworth Library. Learn how to make homemade paint using kitchen ingredients. Go to https://bit.ly/3iQ6eAh for more information.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Medina Community Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp


Saturday, August 8

Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day https://bit.ly/3foa0yE

Self-Guided Natural Discoveries Hiking Series, through August 16, Chippewa Inlet Trail South, Chippewa Road, west of Lake Road. Signs along nature trail will mark points of interest, with one having a code word to list on Natural Discoveries form.Counts toward Natural Discoveries award. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/3efEDoH

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hinckley Fire Department, 1616 Ridge Road, Hinckley. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp


Sunday, August 9

Book Lover’s Day https://bit.ly/2OfdA22

Self-Guided Natural Discoveries Hiking Series, through August 16, Chippewa Inlet Trail South, Chippewa Road, west of Lake Road. Signs along nature trail will mark points of interest, with one having a code word to list on Natural Discoveries form.Counts toward Natural Discoveries award. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/3efEDoH

ORMACO Miki Saito: Music of Japan, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Free. Reservations recommended, 330-722-2541 or tsigel@ormaco.org. If library is closed due to COVID-19, it will live stream at https://bit.ly/3dFp5ub The concert is free, but donations are needed. Donations can be made by calling 330-722-2541 or at https://bit.ly/3buoBWF