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Wednesday, August 19

National Potato Day https://bit.ly/2IDltch

OSU Master Gardener Chat: Drying and Saving Herbs, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Community Room, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Growing, storing herbs. Register at https://bit.ly/2WBm0aC

Tuesday, August 20

National Radio Day https://bit.ly/2sDzUds

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.

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, August 21

National Senior Citizens Day https://bit.ly/1yf5ze1

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

The Greatest Light Show on Earth: FUSE, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Learn about Aurora Borealis and experiments. Register at https://bit.ly/33iDHLO

History Series: Van Deusen Diaries, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Community Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Diaries show 66 years of everyday life in Medina County.

Music at The Lodge: Brian Henke and Ginger Ackley, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lodge at Allardale, 141 Remsen Road, Medina. Folk, New Age, Celtic music. Free.

Thursday, August 22

National Tooth Fairy Day https://bit.ly/2kufWLY

Camp Wired, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Community Room B, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Learn and refresh computer skills. Ages 55 plus. Call for topics, 330-725-0588.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sharon Township Administration Building, 1322 Sharon-Copley Road, Sharon Center. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Daniel Tiger: Exploratory, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Meeting Room A and B, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Ages 2 to 6. Stories, rhymes, crafts and games about Daniel Tiger. Register at https://bit.ly/2J07dg8

Cycling Makes Sense Fitness Ride, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Buckeye Woods Park, 6335 Wedgewood Road, Medina. Meet in ball field parking lot. Tips on keeping bikes and riders in shape. Bike 6 to 10 miles. Helmets required. Ages 17 and older. Free.

OSU Master Gardener Chat: Drying and Saving Herbs, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Children’s Activity Room, Wadsworth, Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Growing, storing herbs.

Friday, August 23

Ride Like the Wind Day https://bit.ly/2tGv5Qf

Messy Sensory Play, Session 1: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Session 2: 11 a.m. to noon, Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 3694 Center Road, Brunswick. Wear old clothes. Birth to 3 years old. Session 1 registration: https://bit.ly/2LQvmsz Session 2 registration: https://bit.ly/2xNUFTI 

Picnics on the Patio, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Office for Older Adults, 246 Northland Drive, Medina. Cheeseburgers, sides from Sandridge. Entertainment by Frank and Dean. Open to the public. Seniors, $4; under 60, $5.

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, August 24

Pluto Demoted Day https://bit.ly/2tOqPhX

Medina Fest! 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Public Square, Medina. Food, music and activities includes Made in Medina expo and Medina Farmers Market.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Brunswick Community Recreation and Fitness Center, 3637 Center Road, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

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

Community Volunteer Fair, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Community Room A and B, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Local agencies looking for volunteers.

Northern Ohio Railway Museum Streetcar Rides, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., 5515 Buffham Road, Seville. Admission to museum is free. Streetcar rides are $4 for adults and children 13 years old and up; $2 for children 6 to 12; and no charge for children under 5. https://www.trainweb.org/norm/

Spies and Secret Agents, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Story Time Room, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Grades 3 and up. Secret agent training, games, crack codes. Register at https://bit.ly/2FhvFsr

ORMACO Jazz Under the Stars: Akin for Jazz; 7 p.m., Public Square, Medina. Bring lawn chairs, picnic, blankets, family. Rain location: United Church of Christ, 217 E. Liberty Street, Medina. Free.

Sunday, August 25

Kiss and Make Up Day https://bit.ly/2SbZXC3

Sunday Cinema Club: “A League of Their Own,” 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth.

Monday, August 26

Dog Appreciation Day https://bit.ly/2uHEq7b

Wonderful World of Animals, 11 a.m. to noon, Community Room, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Adults only. Meet animals, learn habitats and common threats. Register at https://bit.ly/2X8hEXW

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., First Congregational Church, 114 Church Street, Lodi. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Tuesday, August 27

Global Forgiveness Day https://bit.ly/2lMxeUY

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

Otaku Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Teen Area, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Grades 6 to 12. Watch anime, cosplay, learn about Japanese culture, more.

Wednesday, August 28

Race Your Mouse Day https://bit.ly/2KyobVr

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Medina County Board of Developmental Disabilities Achievement Center, 4691 Windfall Road, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Brunswick United Methodist Church, 1395 Pearl Road, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Color Changing Mini Notebooks, 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Grades 6 to 12. Turn a plain notebook into a color changing one.

Poetry Showcase, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street Wadsworth. Poets, whose work has been on display at the library, will read their poems.

Thursday, August 29

According to Hoyle Day https://bit.ly/2tngzKy

Camp Wired, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Community Room B, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Learn and refresh computer skills. Ages 55 plus. Call for topics, 330-725-0588.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, noon to 5 p.m., Danbury Senior Living Brunswick, 3430 Brunswick Lake Parkway, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

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

Legal Resource Center, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Domestic Relations Court volunteers help those not represented by a lawyer in family court. First come, first served.

Bees Wax Food Wraps, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Community Room, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Make organic beeswax food wraps. Register at https://bit.ly/2ZkZCz6  FULL

Friday, August 30

Toasted Marshmallow Day https://bit.ly/2bGI110

5th Annual Medina County Senior Walk, 10 a.m. to noon, Public Square, Medina. Sponsored by Love INC and David Wadsworth, Medina County clerk of courts. Benefits Medina County Office for Older Adults’ home-delivered meals program. Health screenings available. Walk as much or as little as wanted. For more information, contact Sue Becks, 330-242-1541, airbecks@msn.com. Free T-shirts while supplies last. Register at https://bit.ly/2JCv8Vt 

American Red Cross Blood Drive, noon to 5 p.m., Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Saturday, August 31

National Eat Outside Day https://bit.ly/2K4ouUB

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Xerxes Athletics, 424 Pearl Road, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Tabletop RPG Day, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Community Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Bring games: Magic: The Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, or bring new game to share. Teens, adults. Register at. https://bit.ly/2XFKLil