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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 8

Tongue Twister Day and Abet and Aid Punsters Day Wow, that would be awesome to combine the two!

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

Monday Movie Matinee: “Overcomer,” 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Meeting Rooms A and B, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Cosponsored by Soprema Senior Center. To reserve a space, call Soprema at 330-335-1513.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Brunswick United Methodist Church, 1395 Pearl Road, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Makerspace Mondays: Embroidery Machine Demo, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Watch a demonstration of how to use the equipment in the Makerspace and Digital Lab. Register at https://bit.ly/39IweKq WAITING LIST

Art in the Afternoon: Birch Tree Paint Resist, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Children’s Activity Room, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Use painter’s tape and paint to make fall art. Ages 5 to 12. No registration required.

Autumn Nature Mobile, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Community Room, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Use pinecones, leaves and more to create autumn mobile. Register at https://bit.ly/2XUMTYL

Meet Florence Nightingale, Mother of Nursing, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Community Room, Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Nightingale was a member of the British aristocracy who founded modern nursing and was a social reformer who gained prominence during the Crimean War.

Mission: STEMpossible, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Story Time Room, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. It is National STEM Day! Pick up a mission supply kit to complete top-secret, classified STEM challenges. Grades 3 and up. Register for kit at https://bit.ly/3CZPIqJ

Monday Night Intrigue: “The Babysitter: My Summers With a Serial Killer,” 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. While her mother works in a motel and at night dances in bars, the motel’s handyman babysits little Liza Rodman. They did not know he was a serial killer. Adults. Register at https://bit.ly/3F0WxtY

 

Tuesday, November 9

Chaos Never Dies Day https://bit.ly/2Ztxcs5  No, no it does not.

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 Display: Squirrels; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday; through November 28, Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Walk the Monthly Maker trail to view displays created by local families. Get inspired and consider becoming a Monthly Maker family. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. Call 330-722-9364, for more information.

Animal Tracks for Families, 10 a.m., Hubbard Valley Park, 8600 Hubbard Valley Road, Seville. Find and learn about various animal tracks and scat while hiking. All ages. WAITING LIST at https://bit.ly/2ZsyMdK

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Our Saviour Lutheran Church, 1605 Center Road, Hinckley. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Buying New Tech, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Learn ins and outs of what to look for when buying new devices.

Afternoon at the Cinema: Classic Edition, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Showing “Meet John Doe” from 1941, starring Barbara Stanwyck and Gary Cooper. Register at https://bit.ly/39Oqmzr

Alphabet Adventure: P is for Pajamas, 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., Children’s Activity Room, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Play pajama bingo, investigate moon sand, try parachute play, more. Wearing pajamas is welcome. Ages 2 to 6. Register at https://bit.ly/3zM1oLD

Author Visit: Kristen Lepionka, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., virtual. Hosted by Medina Library. Author of the Roxane Weary mystery series. Debut book was “The Last Place You Look.”  Meeting link will be sent after registration at https://bit.ly/3zP0PRc 

Local Author: Amy Grisak, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Grisak will join virtually from Montana, will share her love of nature and will discuss her book, “Nature Guide to Glacier and Waterton Lakes National Parks.” Adults. Register at https://bit.ly/2XT5X9A

 

Wednesday, November 10

National Forget-Me-Not Day https://bit.ly/3CNC4GR

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 Display: Squirrels; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday; through November 28, Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Walk the Monthly Maker trail to view displays created by local families. Get inspired and consider becoming a Monthly Maker family. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. Call 330-722-9364, for more information.

Natural Discoveries Hiking Series: Seasonal Discoveries, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., River Styx Park, 8200 River Styx Road, Wadsworth. Counts toward Natural Discoveries award, naturalist will initial form at end of hike. For form and more information, go to https://bit.ly/3pD5P71

Teen Movie Afternoon: “Catch Me if You Can,” 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Meeting Room B, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. FBI agent pursues con artist. No registration.

ORMACO Annual Dinner, 6 p.m., Pickle Mama’s, 7249 Wooster Pike Road, Seville. Celebration of ORMACO’s 11th anniversary. Appetizers, dinner, music. Cost: $35 per person. Call 419-853-6016 for tickets.

DIY Journal: Owl Diaries, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Seville Library, 45 Center Street, Seville. Decorate a journal and create a pencil topper. Register at https://bit.ly/2Y2vkq6

Wadsworth Historical Society: The Mysteries in Rogues Hollow, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Meeting Rooms A and B, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Learn history of former mining village in Chippewa Township, known for hauntings.

 

Thursday, November 11

National Sundae Day

All Medina County District Library locations closed for staff development day. Wadsworth Library is open.

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 Display: Squirrels; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday; through November 28, Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Walk the Monthly Maker trail to view displays created by local families. Get inspired and consider becoming a Monthly Maker family. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. Call 330-722-9364, for more information

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Medina Community Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Tween Scene: Etiquette Boot Camp, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Children’s Activity Room, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Practice manners of being a host and a guest. Gratitude tree craft, giving and receiving gifts graciously, and more. For ages 9 to 14. Register at https://bit.ly/3EZoZfu

 

Friday, November 12

Fancy Rat and Mouse Day https://bit.ly/3CLCGgg

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 Display: Squirrels; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday; through November 28, Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Walk the Monthly Maker trail to view displays created by local families. Get inspired and consider becoming a Monthly Maker family. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. Call 330-722-9364, for more information.

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

Bluegrass Jam and Dinner, 5:30 p.m. till ?, 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/country bands welcome, arrive early to be scheduled.

 

Saturday, November 13

World Kindness Day

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

Craft Fair, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Brunswick United Methodist Church, 1395 Pearl Road, Brunswick. No admission charge.

Monthly Makers Display: Squirrels; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday; through November 28, Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Walk the Monthly Maker trail to view displays created by local families. Get inspired and consider becoming a Monthly Maker family. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. Call 330-722-9364, for more information.

K-9 Kapers, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Plum Creek Park South, 2500 Plum Creek Parkway, Brunswick Hills. Socialize dogs while hiking. Dogs must be on 8-foot non-retractable leash. Bring towel for muddy feet and water bowl for dog. All ages, children must have accompanying adult. Free. No registration.

Author Visit: Andrea Wang, 11 a.m. to noon, virtual. Hosted by Medina Library. Author of “Watercress,” “Magic Ramen” and “The Many Meanings of Meilan.” Meeting link will be sent after registration at https://bit.ly/3kOAI8P

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.

Bird Retweet, noon to 5 p.m., Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Boulevard, Brunswick. Get help, answers for how to best feed feathered friends. Bird information displays. All ages.

 

Sunday, November 14

Pickle Day

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

Bird Retweet, noon to 5 p.m., Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Boulevard, Brunswick. Get help, answers for how to best feed feathered friends. Bird information displays. All ages.

Monthly Makers Display: Squirrels; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m., Sunday; through November 28, Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Walk the Monthly Maker trail to view displays created by local families. Get inspired and consider becoming a Monthly Maker family. Registered households are provided outdoor space each month to set up displays according to that month’s theme. Call 330-722-9364, for more information.

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

ORMACO: Bridges and Dances, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Homerville Community Center, 8964 Spencer Road, Homerville. Featuring Rebecca Shasberger, cello. For more information, call 419-853-6016.

Weymouth Preservation Society Autograph Books and Local History Exhibit, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., 3314 Myers Road, Medina. Autograph books from 1824 to 1930s, items from Weymouth church and stores. Period games for children. Free.