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Monday, September 16

Collect Rocks Day https://bit.ly/2uQqgTT

Baby Footprint Art, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Storytime Room, Brunswick Library, 3694 Center Road, Brunswick. Paint with babies. Birth to 24 months. Register at: https://bit.ly/2OLrhJk  

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Medina United Methodist Church, 4747 Foote Road, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Science of Colors: Let’s Explore, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Children’s Activity Room, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Learn all about colors through experiments and crafts. Register at: https://bit.ly/2yPXwfE

Protect Your Family From the Flu, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Community Room B, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Information and tips to avoid the flu. Register at https://bit.ly/2MeQw4u

Challenged, Banned or Burned: Reactions to Controversial Books Then and Now, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Overview of censorship from antiquity to present day. Explores why materials were censored, how objectionable texts and authors were dealt with throughout history, how reaction has evolved. Register at https://bit.ly/2yT3Dzx

Tuesday, September 17

National Apple Dumpling Day https://bit.ly/1wDj0Gx

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.

Mouse and Keyboard 101, 11 a.m. to noon, Community Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Learn mouse skills and what all of the keyboard buttons are for. Adults. Register at https://bit.ly/2OPrxqt

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Montville Township Police Department, 6665 Wadsworth Road, Medina.  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

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

Unicorn Party, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Meeting Rooms A and B, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Make a unicorn, unicorn mask and horn, play unicorn games and make a unicorn treat. Ages 3 to 10. Register at: https://bit.ly/2KI6Asy

Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Learn how to write an effective speech, overcome jitters. Led by Annette Palmer, Toastmasters Club. Register at https://bit.ly/2MUWKWG

You Can Play the Ukulele, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Community Room, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Try out the ukulele, can borrow or bring one. Grades 3 and up. Adults welcome to register with their children to play along. Register at: https://bit.ly/2YyNvCz

Wednesday, September 18

National Cheeseburger Day https://bit.ly/2LtiA48

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

Kindness Rock Project, 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. After school create a kindness rock. Grades 6 to 12.

Cubeecrafts: FUSE, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Make Cubeecrafts papercraft toys using math and art, pick from variety of projects. Ages 12 to 18. Register at: https://bit.ly/2M9TRlt

Ancient Egypt with Cleveland Museum of Art, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Community Room, Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. See real artifacts and the story behind them, discuss pharaoh, gods. Register at: https://bit.ly/2Th1mYp

Read S’more Books Storytime, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Story Time Room, Brunswick Library, 3694 Center Road, Brunswick. Stories, games and s’mores. Register at: https://bit.ly/2YRUXEr 
Music at The Lodge: Steve Madewell, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lodge at Allardale, 141 Remsen Road, Medina. Variety of music. Free.

What is the Cloud? 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Community Room A, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Discover the cloud, how it works, how to use it. Bring device, hands-on class. https://bit.ly/2yYEmUA

Thursday, September 19

International Talk Like a Pirate Day https://bit.ly/2Lqu74p

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., Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

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

Medina County Government Academy: Sunshine Ethics, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., University of Akron, Medina County University Center, 6300 Technology Lane, Medina. Dinner, 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.; class, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Workshop is $50. Register at https://bit.ly/2TkDsgZ

Nufit: Virtual Grocery Store, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Meeting Room B, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Adults. Learn new recipes, dispel myths and get tips from experts.

Problem Solving, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Community Room A, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Interactive presentation on nature and process of solving difficult problems.

Friday, September 20

Punch Day (the drink!) https://bit.ly/2weTLRD

Community Response to Child Abuse Symposium, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Cleveland Clinic Medina Hospital, 1000 E. Washington Street, Medina. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/2JcyTi3

Music and Movement, 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Hear stories, then dance and sing.

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

Ribbon Cutting and Community Open House hosted by the Rape Crisis Center, The Battered Women’s Shelter, and the Hope and Healing Survivor Resource Center, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., 696 E. Washington Street, Medina. Community invited. Food. 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.

First Annual Area 51 5k Fun Run, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Spokes Café, 406 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Costumes encouraged. Prizes for best costume. Spokes will remain open late to serve coffee, cold drinks, ice cream, bakery items. Tickets at https://bit.ly/2Oz1YtR

Saturday, September 21

Miniature Golf Day https://bit.ly/1MlYXSv

Medina County Walk to End Alzheimer’s, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Community Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Medina. For more information, contact Stephanie Mueller, smueller@alz.org or call 234-284-2752.  https://bit.ly/2VQW72K

47th Annual Weymouth Day Lawn Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., historic Weymouth School, 3314 Myers Road, Medina. Music, food vendors, fresh fruits and vegetables.

Healthy Strides, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park, 4985 Windfall Road, Medina. Physician talk and 1- to 3-mile walk. Ages 10 and up. Free. No registration.

Keep on Truckin’, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Parking lot full of work vehicles of all types, from tractors to concrete mixers and fire trucks. Children can climb aboard. Rain or shine. Photo opportunities.

Color Me Camouflaged, noon to 5 p.m., Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Boulevard, Brunswick. Learn about camouflage through crafts and activities.

Historical Liverpool Spirit Walk, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Millstream Park, 1200 Maple Street, Valley City. Stories of shipwreck, Prohibition, Salem witch trials, more. Tours leave every 15 minutes; tour takes approximately one hour. Rain location: Liverpool Community Center. Tickets: adults, $5; children, $3; no charge for ages 5 and under. Presale tickets at Buehler’s; Coffee in the Valley, 6663 Center Road, Valley City; and the Community Center at Liverpool Township office, 6801 School Street, Valley City.

Sunday, September 22

Hobbit Day https://bit.ly/2LUJxtX

Turkey Shoot: Medina Chapter Izaak Walton League of America, 8 a.m. sign-up, 10 a.m. shoot starts, 7085 Friendsville Road, Medina. All guns will be gauged for proper chokes, decisions are final. For more information, call Brenda, 330-416-8261, or e-mail bswartz@zoominternet.net

Color Me Camouflaged, noon to 5 p.m., Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Boulevard, Brunswick. Learn about camouflage through crafts and activities. Monarch Tagging, 1 p.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.