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The calendar also publishes in the back of each month's issue of Joy of Medina County Magazine.


All month:

Shop With a Cop Raffle Ticket Sales, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Medina Police Department, 150 W. Friendship Street, Medina. All proceeds sponsor a child on a holiday shopping trip, breakfast, lunch, and traveling in a lights-and-sirens parade through Medina Square from 9:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. on December 4. Contact Natalie Santivasci, 330-725-7777 or nsantivasci@medinaoh.org, for more information.

 

Monday, November 1

World Vegan Day https://bit.ly/3m77pOi and National Cook for Your Pets Day

Comic Book Sneakers, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Community Rooms A and B, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Decorate your shoes with comic book pages. Bring pair of white canvas shoes. Comic pages will be provided but you also can bring your own. Register at https://bit.ly/2ZzgzLD

 

Tuesday, November 2

Look for Circles Day, which pairs perfectly with Cookie Monster’s Birthday

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.

Create! Accesorize Your Phone, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Children’s Activity Room, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. From charger holders to speakers, learn how to make phone accessories. Register at https://bit.ly/3ANqStn

 

Wednesday, November 3

National Accessory Day

Monthly Makers: Squirrels, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Display building. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. For more information and to register, go to https://bit.ly/3zJZaMD

Chapstick Lab, 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Beeswax, essential oils and other ingredients provided. Grades 6 through 12.

Family History and Learning Center and Makerspace Tour, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway, Medina.

The Fine Art of Napkin Folding, 7 pm. to 8 p.m., Community Room, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Learn the hidden meanings in folded cloth napkins and learn how to fold napkins creatively. Register at https://bit.ly/3unzmoK  WAITING LIST

 

Thursday, November 4

Use Your Common Sense Day  Do not count on it!

Monthly Makers: Squirrels, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Display building. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. For more information and to register, go to https://bit.ly/3zJZaMD

Camp Wired: Search Engine Extravaganza, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Computer Lab, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Learn about different search engines, including those that offer specialized content. Register at https://bit.ly/3ihUurE

Tween Scene, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Children’s Activity Room, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. After-school activities, games, crafts for ages 9 to 14.

Legal Resource Center, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Medina 1907 Room, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway, Medina. Domestic Relations Court volunteers help those not represented by a lawyer in family court. First come, first served. Masks required.

Seventh Annual Art With a Heart for Children, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Blue Heron Conference Center, 3227 Blue Heron Trace, Medina. Benefits The Children’s Center of Medina County and the Medina County Juvenile Detention Center’s art therapy program. Art preview, appetizers, cocktails, music. Art includes pieces from community artists and from Medina County Juvenile Detention Center students. Auction begins at 7 p.m. Per attendee, $60. Get tickets at https://bit.ly/3uhvlCc

 

Friday, November 5

National Love Your Red Hair Day (that one is for our editor!) and Men Make Dinner Day

Meditation and Mindfulness With Horses, 9 a.m., Forever Amber Acres, 1133 Granger Road, Medina. One-hour guided meditation with therapy horses in indoor, unheated horse arena. Free for military veterans and first responders, $20 donation requested from others. Chairs provided; masks requested. More information at https://bit.ly/3ifYWH4 

Monthly Makers: Squirrels, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Display building. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. For more information and to register, go to https://bit.ly/3zJZaMD

Grocery Bingo! 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Medina County Office for Older Adults, 246 Northland Drive, Medina. In-person and virtual players. Bring non-perishable grocery item. Must be center member to play, call 330-723-9514 for more information and to registger.

Parachute Drop, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Story Time Room, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Make a parachute and then drop it from the third floor skylight area. Each family or group gets 15 minutes. To register for a spot, go to https://bit.ly/39Is6do

 

Saturday, November 6

National Bison Day and World Numbat Day, look it up, it is an adorable critter!

Self-Guided Natural Discoveries Hiking Series: Color Hike, through November 21, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Hubbard Valley Park, 8600 Hubbard Valley Road, Seville. Find late fall color, even if the leaves have all fallen. Follow the trail and read signs. One sign has a code word to list on Natural Discoveries form, next to the hike title. Counts toward Natural Discoveries award. All ages. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/36XdMfK

A Healthy Dose of Nature: Hiking Series, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Killbuck Lakes, 7996 White Road, Burbank. Vigorous 3- to 5-mile hike with naturalist, dress for weather, wear appropriate footwear, bring own water. Ages 10 and up. No registration, free.

Monthly Makers: Squirrels, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Display building. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. For more information and to register, go to https://bit.ly/3zJZaMD

Social Media 101, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Computer Lab, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Learn about the variety of social media options available. Covers what is good and not good of social media. Register at https://bit.ly/3CQQ2b9

Community Shred Day, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Medina County Achievement Center, 4691 Windfall Road, Medina. Donations benefit Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities Donor Scholarship Fund.

Mittler’s Flea Market, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Kitten Krazy, 930 Lafayette Road, Medina. Huge indoor space, some outside when weather permits. All proceeds benefit Kitten Krazy, a nonprofit cat adoption center. Donations accepted of anything in clean, useable condition.

Horses Empowering Women Self-Care, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Forever Amber Acres, 1133 Granger Road, Medina. Work with therapy horses to learn about self-care, delegating, making time for fun, and how to say, “no.” Ages 21 and up. Cost is $50 per person. Call 330-618-6010 for more information or to register.

Mysterious World of Owls, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Sharon Center. Medina Raptor Center presentation features owls and their unique features and abilities. Live owls will be present. Donations requested: paper towels, tissues, Dawn dish soap, bleach, zip top baggies, bird seed, suet, peanut butter, garbage bags. Further information at 330-722-9364.

118th Annual Turkey Dinner, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Brunswick United Methodist Church, 1395 Pearl Road, Brunswick. Drive-through only because of COVID. Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potatoes, green beans, dessert for $12 per dinner. MUST bring receipt from e-mail to pick up food. Order meals at https://www.brunswickumc.net/  For more information, call 330-225-3179.

Brunswick Centennial Lions Club Quarter Auction, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Brunswick High School, 3581 Center Road, Brunswick. Benefits purchase of all-inclusive playground in Brunswick. Food vendors, product vendors will be there, and dozens of gift baskets will be up for auction. Tickets are $5 per person, includes one paddle. Additional paddles, $3 each. Open to everyone.

Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m., November 7. Set clocks back one hour before going to bed.

 

Sunday, November 7

Zero Tasking Day https://bit.ly/39K0S60

Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m., set clocks back one hour if did not the night before.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m. to noon, Litchfield Township Fire Station, 9487 Norwalk Road, Litchfield.  https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Self-Guided Natural Discoveries Hiking Series: Color Hike, through November 21, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Hubbard Valley Park, 8600 Hubbard Valley Road, Seville. Find late fall color, even if the leaves have all fallen. Follow the trail and read signs. One sign has a code word to list on Natural Discoveries form, next to the hike title. Counts toward Natural Discoveries award. All ages. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/36XdMfK

Monthly Makers: Squirrels, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Display building. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. For more information and to register, go to https://bit.ly/3zJZaMD

Save Ohio Strays Meet and Greet, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Petco, 1052 Williams Reserve Boulevard, Wadsworth.