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Monday, July 11

National Cheer Up the Lonely Day by giving someone a blueberry muffin and also observe National Blueberry Muffin Day

Through July 17: Medina County Arts Week https://www.medinacountyartscouncil.org/arts-week-festival

Monday Movie Matinee: “Encanto,” 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Meeting Rooms A and B, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth.

Makerspace Mondays: 8 mm and 16 mm Transfer, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Family History and Learning Center, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. See a demonstration of how to use new equipment in the Makerspace. Register at https://bit.ly/3IdldkB

Victory on Two Fronts: Cleveland Indians and Baseball, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Community Room, Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Story of the team during WWII.

Monday Night Intrigue: “Homicide,” 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Follow Baltimore police as they try to solve 234 murders. Register at https://bit.ly/3P3Xupv

 

Tuesday, July 12

Different Colored Eyes Day How cool!

Through July 17: Medina County Arts Week https://www.medinacountyartscouncil.org/arts-week-festival

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.

Dimension of Illusion Magic Show, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sycamore Rooms North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Rusty Ammerman gets audience to participate in magic, comedy show.

Teen Magic Workshop, 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Hickory Room, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. For Grades 6 through 12. Register at https://bit.ly/3ND2HU8

Coffee and Canvas, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Community Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Create an original painting. Pay $20 supply fee to presenter at event. Register at https://bit.ly/3yB3joY

 

Wednesday, July 13

Embrace Your Geekness Day

Through July 17: Medina County Arts Week https://www.medinacountyartscouncil.org/arts-week-festival

Natural Discoveries, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Buckeye Woods Park, 6335 Wedgewood Road, Medina. Explore habitat and adaptations of American mink. Counts toward Natural Discoveries award. Ages 7 to adult. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/3egtk1S

Party in the Park, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Ray Mellert Park, at Foundry Street and Miner Drive, Medina. Sponsored by Cleveland Clinic Medina and the Medina County Recreation Center. Varying activities. Art, music, games, food, more. Other dates: July 20 and July 27. Register for any of them at https://bit.ly/3Nvrkm7 

Let’s Play Outside! 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Bubbles, chalk, hula hoops, jump rope, more.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wadsworth YMCA, 623 School Drive, Wadsworth https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg

South Town Cruise-In, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Habitat for Humanity parking lot, 233 Lafayette Road, Medina. Wednesdays through October 12, 2022. Open to all antique, classic or collectible cars. Weather permitting. Free.

Safe Easy Shopping Online, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sycamore Rooms North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Learn basics of online shopping.

Chippewa Lake Water Skiing Team, 7 p.m., 3196 Clark Mill Road, Norton. Shows are free for the audience and serve as practice sessions for the team in getting ready for competitions. Donations toward costumes, cost of competing are gratefully accepted.

Medina Show Biz Company “Gypsy” Auditions, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Haddad Theatre, 144 N. Broadway, Medina. Performances will be September 30 through October 2 and October 7 through 9. For more information and requirements, go to https://tinyurl.com/4rfdsxey

 

Thursday, July 14

Pandemonium Day We call that every day here!

Through July 17: Medina County Arts Week https://www.medinacountyartscouncil.org/arts-week-festival

Baby Handprints, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Story Hour/Activity Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Materials provided. Register at https://bit.ly/3R40Pqd

Spy Camp, 11 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Meeting Rooms A and B, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Complete spy mission training, receive badge and secret identity. Learn codes, ciphers, interrogation, and more. Register for 11 a.m. at https://bit.ly/3nyE542 . Register for 1 p.m. at https://bit.ly/3OHTDP9 .

Make Your Own Flag, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Community Room, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Design, create flag that represents your values, hopes, interests, dreams.

Bad Art Night, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Community Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Supplies provided, create awful art. Teens welcome. Register at https://bit.ly/3P4KXSN

Breaking the Mystery of Picture Book Writing, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Community Room A, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Learn 5 basic structures of picture books and how to prepare your manuscript for submissions. Register at https://bit.ly/3yFyBLv

Medina Show Biz Company “Gypsy” Auditions, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Haddad Theatre, 144 N. Broadway, Medina. Performances will be September 30 through October 2 and October 7 through 9. For more information and requirements, go to https://tinyurl.com/4rfdsxey

 

Friday, July 15

Cow Appreciation Day

Through July 17: Medina County Arts Week https://www.medinacountyartscouncil.org/arts-week-festival

Shark Tank Science Show, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Community Rooms A and B, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Mr. Molecule takes attendees beneath the waves to meet creatures. Grades kindergarten through 5th.

Cartooning with Jeff Nicholas, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Meeting Rooms A and B, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Learn how to build characters. Register at https://bit.ly/3ydcQkD

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Medina United Methodist Church, 4747 Foote Road, Medina. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg

Slo Roll: A Real Railroad to Century 7 1/2-Mile Ride, 6:30 p.m., Lester Rail Trail, 1101 W. Liberty Street, Medina. Meet at trailhead in Medina County Career Center parking lot. Younger than 16 must be accompanied by parent. Helmets required. Water bottle suggested. Bikes must be equipped with blinking white front lights and red back lights. Assemble at 6:15 p.m., ride starts 6:30 p.m.

Medina Community Band Concert, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Uptown Park, Medina Public Square. Free, but donations gratefully accepted at the concert for sheet music and other band expenses.

 

Saturday, July 16

National Toss Away the “Could Haves” and  “Should Haves” Day

Through July 17: Medina County Arts Week https://www.medinacountyartscouncil.org/arts-week-festival

Flea Market and Rummage Sale, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Lafayette United Methodist Church, 6201 Lafayette Road, Medina. Spaces available through July 2, call 330-725-6176.

Medina Fest, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Uptown Park, Medina Public Square, Medina. Live music, food, Medina business and maker showcase, family and kid activities, in combination with Medina Farmers Market. Come visit the Joy of Medina County Magazine booth!

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hinckley Fire Department, 1616 Ridge Road, Hinckley. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg

Native Plant Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Benefits Friends of Medina County Parks. For list of plants available, go to https://bit.ly/3tc0PdC

Northern Ohio Railway Museum Streetcar Rides, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., 5515 Buffham Road, Seville. Every Saturday through September 24. Guided walking tours of collection of more than 40 streetcars, interurbans and rapid transit cars.  Tours are every hour on the half hour and take 30 minutes. Second and fourth Saturdays, weather permitting, also rides on a 1914 trolley car, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Admission to museum is free. Tickets are good for all day riding. Trolley rides are $4 for adults and children 13 years old and up; $2 for children 6 to 12; and no charge for children 5 and younger. https://www.trainweb.org/norm/

Bee Festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Hive is opened, show and tell, bee balloon art with Nate the Great, story time.

Access the Arts: Sharon Showcase Art and Music Festival, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., 1322 Sharon Copley Road, Sharon Center. Music, more than 70 vendors, food, children’s activities, beer garden.

Hummingbirds, noon to 5 p.m., Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Boulevard, Brunswick. Drop in any time to enjoy games, displays, activities that teach all about hummingbirds.

 

Sunday, July 17

National Ice Cream Day

 Medina Art League 48th Annual Art in the Park, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Uptown Park, Medina Public Square, Medina. Paintings, sculptures, photos, more.

Hummingbirds, noon to 5 p.m., Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Boulevard, Brunswick. Drop in any time to enjoy games, displays, activities that teach all about hummingbirds.

Native Plant Sale, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Benefits Friends of Medina County Parks. For list of plants available, go to https://bit.ly/3tc0PdC

ORMACO Live at the Library: Any Road, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Free, but due to limited space, reservations are recommended. For more information and reservations, call 419-853-6016 or go to https://tinyurl.com/ywchpwjb