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Monday, May 20

Make and Take, all day, all Medina County District Library locations.

Movie Monday! 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Buckeye Community Room, Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Popcorn, pillows, movie. Grade levels 6 and up. Free. No registration.

Drug-Free Wadsworth: What is the Medina County Health Department, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Representative explains role of health department in fight to improve Medina County. 

Tuesday, May 21

Be a Millionaire Day https://bit.ly/2P5Zf7E

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Root Candles, 640 Liberty Street, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

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

Board Game Night, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Bring favorite game to share or play one there. Popcorn and hot chocolate. All ages.

Meals in a Mug, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Seville Library, 45 Center Street, Seville. Learn how to make meals and snacks in a mug. Grades 4 to 12. Register at https://bit.ly/2UfcZ14

Tales From Down Under…Six Feet Under, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 32649 Center Road, Brunswick. Hear the stories of more than 20 people buried in the area including royalty, murderers, heroes, a saint. Register at https://bit.ly/2IuBi8V

Wednesday, May 22

Talk Like Yoda Day https://bit.ly/2HbedoU

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Avenue Care and Rehabilitation Center, 699 E. Smith Road, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Writers Live: Paula McLain, noon, Weymouth Country Club, 3946 Weymouth Road, Medina. Bestselling author. Lunch included. Tickets $25, available April 17 through May 15 at MCDL locations.

Afternoon at the Cinema, 1 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Call for title, 330-273-4150.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Seville United Methodist Church, 74 W. Main Street, Seville. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Brunswick Community Recreation and Fitness Center, 3637 Center Road, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Light Switch Makeover, 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Grades 6 to 12.

Travel Hacks, 6:30 p.m., Medina Computer Lab, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street. Hands-on learning how to use travel websites and apps, how to identify travel scams, how to use technology to ease travel planning. Register at https://bit.ly/2HCjxEn

Thursday, May 23

Lucky Penny Day https://bit.ly/27OUnaU

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.

Baby and Me Sign Language, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Community Room A, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Class by the National Interpreting Agency. Ages 3 to 12 months and adults. Teaches babies to communicate needs. Two-part class. Register at https://bit.ly/2GnvD3a

American Red Cross Blood Drive; 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Legal Resource Center, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Seville Library, 45 Center Street, Seville. Domestic Relations Court volunteers help those not represented by a lawyer in family court. First come, first served 

Author Event: Bernard Bertram and Honor, Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Bertram shares inspiration and writing process.

Friday, May 24

Scavenger Hunt Day https://bit.ly/2qJ4AZc

Strings in the Park, noon, Public Square, Medina. Medina High School orchestra and returning alumni perform. Bring blanket and lunch. NOTE CHANGED FROM MAY 17.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Medina County AMVETS Post 1990, 620 N. Broadway Street, 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.

Saturday, May 25

National Tap Dance Day https://bit.ly/2UcodTP

Migratory Bird Banding, 9 a.m. to noon., Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Dependent on weather. All ages. Learn about bird banding.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Superhero Saturday Storytime, 11 a.m. to noon., Community Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Meet Spiderman, learn what it takes to be a superhero. All ages. Register at https://bit.ly/2XVl8e1

Knitting and Crocheting Circle, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Beginners welcome. Making Warm Up Medina County donations.

Story Time! Noon, Recovery Center of Medina County, 538 W. Liberty Street, Medina. Ages 6 months to 8 years old. Storyteller available or find a quiet nook to read with your child.

Memorial Day Weekend Family Fishing, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 ridge Road, Wadsworth. Fishing is permitted in this park only during this program. No experience necessary, help will be available. Limited number of rods, reels, and bait available, suggest bringing your own. Children must be accompanied by adult. All ages. Free. Register at https://bit.ly/2KAxmGm

Sunday, May 26

World Lindy Hop Day https://bit.ly/2KAvihE

Medina County District Libraries closed.

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

Monday, May 27

Sunscreen Day https://bit.ly/2GF8PJX

Medina County District Libraries closed.

Tuesday, May 28

National Hamburger Day https://bit.ly/2uZQcMu

Health Screenings, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Blood pressure, glucose screening.

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

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

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, May 29

Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day https://bit.ly/2uS4rFQ

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

School’s Out, 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Games, food. Outside, weather permitting. Grades 6 to 12.

Probiotic Snacks, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Community Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Using foods for health. Samples provided. Register at https://bit.ly/2VNg75W

Thursday, May 30

My Bucket’s Got a Hole Day https://bit.ly/2GGNrnC

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.

5th Annual Pond School, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 ridge Road, Wadsworth. New this year: expanded aquatic talks. Mix of lecture, hands-on, and outdoor talks covering pond management. Experts available to answer questions. Information for those considering building a pond, including zoning rules and the right soil. For more information, call Ashley Kulhanek, Medina County OSU Extension, 330-725-4911, Ext. 106. Cost: $25. Must register by May 27, at https://bit.ly/2GnNq8O

Master Gardeners: Planting in Raised Beds and Containers, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Learn about traditional gardening alternatives.

Friday, May 31

Macaroon Day https://bit.ly/2uZQsuW

Summer Reading Program Kick-Off: A Universe of Reading, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Crafts, games, face painting, balloon art, NASA display. Birth through Grade 5. Read books through August 10 for prizes. Children play in MCDL locations, teens play online or in the libraries. More information at https://bit.ly/2UdvVNG

American Red Cross Blood Drive, Noon to 5 p.m., Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Brunswick Community Recreation and Fitness Center, 3637 Center Road, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Bingo for Children, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Win books, prizes. Ages 5 and up. Free.

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.