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Monday, March 9

Panic Day https://bit.ly/37uJ4Z5  and Napping Day https://bit.ly/2SvxmJI You will need a nap after all of that panicking!

AARP Tax Preparation, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Call Medina County Office for Older Adults, 330-723-9514, for appointment.

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

Baby Car Seat Installations, 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Medina Fire Station No. 1, 300 W. Reagan Parkway, Medina. By appointment only, call 330-723-9688.

Art in the Afternoon: Animal Stamping, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Children’s Activity Room, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Stamp animal portraits either as pop art or natural looking. Ages 5 to 12.

Murder Mystery Party, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Seville Library, 45 Center Street, Seville. Lord Heathcliff is throwing a party for his new bride until the unexpected happens. Be a detective and solve the mystery. Adults. Register at https://bit.ly/2HwRYeh

Downsizing and Decluttering, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sycamore Rooms North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Learn how to decrease clutter.

Monday Night Intrigue: American Predator, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Meeting Room B, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Examination of Israel Keyes, a serial killer who struck across the U.S.

Tuesday, March 10

International Find a Pay Phone Booth Day https://bit.ly/2HrEArB 

AARP Tax Preparation, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Call Medina County Office for Older Adults, 330-723-9514, for appointment.

Creative Concoctions for Preschoolers, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Mysterious mixtures and marvelous messes. All supplies provided, come dressed for mess. Free. Ages 3 to 6. Register for 10 a.m. at https://bit.ly/2V39jDH and for 1 p.m. at https://bit.ly/2tZWcI2

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Camp Wired, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Community Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Learn and refresh computer skills. Ages 55 plus. Call for topics, 330-948-1885.

Tech Tuesdays: Laser Engraver, noon to 12:45 p.m., Makerspace, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Demonstration of how to use laser engraver.

Mario Day, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., Seville Library, 45 Center Street, Seville. Activities and play Mario Kart. Grades 6 to 12.

Gearheads: Paper Circuits, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Medina 1907 Room, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Use copper tape and LED lights to make lit works of art. Grades 6 to 12. Register at https://bit.ly/2UZknl4

Pour Painting, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sycamore Room South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Use pour paint technique to create art. Grades 6 to 12. Register at https://bit.ly/2UWVMx7

Who was…(Women’s Edition), 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Community Room, Buckeye Library,6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Learn about famous women. Grades 3 to 5. Register at https://bit.ly/2wnEmzG

Beginning Beekeeping, 6 p.m. to 8:15 p.m., Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Fee $85 single, $100 family, includes book, more. Register at https://medinabeekeepers.com/ or call 330-723-6265.

Wednesday, March 11

Worship of Tools Day https://bit.ly/3bGt3CM

AARP Tax Preparation, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Call Medina County Office for Older Adults, 330-723-9514, for appointment.

Cocoa Mania, 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Create own unique hot cocoa, vote on favorite flavors and toppings. Grades 6 to 12.

Mediation and Mindfulness, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Community Room A, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Learn how to obtain harmony and balance. Adults and teens.

Meet a Civil War Soldier, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Franklin Elementary School, 200 Takacs Drive, Wadsworth. Hosted by the Wadsworth Historical Society. Features a Civil War reenactor.

Thursday, March 12

Plant a Flower Day https://bit.ly/2uGXWqf

AARP Tax Preparation, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Call Medina County Office for Older Adults, 330-723-9514, for appointment.

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

Breastfeeding Basics Class, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Medina County Health Department, 4800 Ledgewood Drive, Medina. Free. For more information, call 330-723-9688, Option 4.

Legal Resource Center, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Community Room, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Domestic Relations Court volunteers help those not represented by a lawyer in family court. First come, first served.

Whatever the Weather, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Story Time Room, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Hands-on experiments about weather. Grades kindergarten to 2. Register at https://bit.ly/3bI6VIf

Friday, March 13

Blame Someone Else Day https://bit.ly/3bHoAzR

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 charge. Fish dinner through April 10, $8. Bring favorite dessert to share. Bluegrass/country bands welcome, arrive early to be scheduled.

Escape Room: Friday the 13th, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Medina 1907 room, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Can you work with others to solve fiendish puzzles to escape the room? Must be in Teen Room prior to library’s closing for the day. Grades 6 to 12. Register at https://bit.ly/38AvGEa

Dive in Movie Night: Toy Story 4; 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Medina Community Recreation Center, 851 Weymouth Road, Medina. Float in the pool, watch the movie. Pizza, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Attendees get free pool noodle. Member family, $10; non-member family, $15. Register at https://bit.ly/2VmCQIH

The Wind in the Willows, 7:30 p.m., Haddad Theater, Medina County Administration Building, 144 N. Broadway Street, Medina. Performed by Medina County Show Bix Company. Tickets $12 and $15 at https://bit.ly/39ZpDcR, at Buehler’s or at the door. For more information, call 330-722-5776.

Saturday, March 14

National Pi Day https://bit.ly/3bBns0u

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

Calling All Princes and Princesses: Meet Elsa and Moana, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Community Room, Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Elsa and Moana share what it is like to be a royal, play game, sing songs, hula dance. Photo opportunities. All ages, children must be accompanied by adult. Register at https://bit.ly/2SxWOy7

Silent Book Club, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Bring book and read for an uninterrupted hour, enjoy coffee and cookies. All ages.

Tales and Tails, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Children’s Activity Room, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Children read with therapy dogs.

Living Library, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sycamore Rooms North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Check out a “human” book, a live person will share life story for one-to-one 20-minute conversation. For list of topics and people, go to: https://bit.ly/2OUixhB

Spring Scavenger Hunt, noon to 5 p.m., Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Boulevard, Brunswick. Indoor-outdoor scavenger hunt, regardless of weather. All ages.

Sit, Stay, Read, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Seville Library, 45 Center Street, Seville. Practice reading with Milo, a furry friend who loves to be read to. All ages. Register at https://bit.ly/2HwGuat

Red, White and Blessed Sacred Heart Annual Reverse Raffle and Auction, 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Sacred Heart School gymnasium, 260 Broad, Wadsworth. Games, food, silent and live auctions, more. For more information, contact Lindsay Mangan, 614-425-5818, or Whitney Murrell, 865-803-1898, or e-mail Shsfundraiser20@gmail.com

The Wind in the Willows, 7:30 p.m., Haddad Theater, Medina County Administration Building, 144 N. Broadway Street, Medina. Performed by Medina County Show Bix Company. Tickets $12 and $15 at https://bit.ly/39ZpDcR, at Buehler’s or at the door. For more information, call 330-722-5776.

Sunday, March 15

Everything You Think is Wrong Day https://bit.ly/2vzqWQF  Just wait for tomorrow!

Spring Scavenger Hunt, noon to 5 p.m., Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Boulevard, Brunswick. Indoor-outdoor scavenger hunt, regardless of weather. All ages.

Save Ohio Strays Meet and Greet, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Petco, 1052 Williams Reserve Boulevard, Wadsworth. Meet pets up for adoption. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/2PbEuYS

Delve into the Dark: the Secret Lives of Vernal Pools, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. A photographic journey into vernal pools. See rarely seen creatures. Learn how to create and protect this natural habitat. Ages 10 and up. Free.

The Wind in the Willows, 2 p.m., Haddad Theater, Medina County Administration Building, 144 N. Broadway Street, Medina. Performed by Medina County Show Bix Company. Tickets $12 and $15 at https://bit.ly/39ZpDcR, at Buehler’s or at the door. For more information, call 330-722-5776.

Artrageous, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Medina Performing Arts Center, 851 Weymouth Road, Medina. Benefits the Medina City Schools Foundation. Arts create large paintings while music plays. Painting ends when music ends. Tickets $20 and $25 at https://bit.ly/38t60ZG