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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 15

I Love to Write Day (and then send in your writing for a chance to be published in The Reading Nook in Joy of Medina County Magazine! E-mail submissions to: Joy@BlakeHousePublishing.com )

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

Digital Lab Takeover, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Digital Lab, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway, Medina. Teens take over lab to create photo strips and bookmarks. Register at https://bit.ly/3CV79bA

Let’s Explore: Thanksgiving Science, 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Children’s Activity Room, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Experiments with cranberries, read a story, do a craft, try to make corn dance, more. All ages. Register at https://bit.ly/3zRegzT

Meet Chassie Chadwick, High Priestess of Fraud, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Community Room, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Chadwick used her talent for deception to gain millions of dollars by convincing banks and people she was Andrew Carnegie’s illegitimate daughter.

 

Tuesday, November 16

Button 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

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.

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.

Bookish Bites: “Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library,” 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Children’s Activity Room, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Games, crafts, hands-on activities. Untangle puzzles, clues and ciphers before time runs out. Register at https://bit.ly/3CX5vqh

Outlander Trivia and Discussion, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sycamore Room North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Discussion, trivia games to celebrate ninth book in series.

 

Wednesday, November 17

Homemade Bread Day and Unfriend 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

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., Wadsworth YMCA, 623 School Drive, Wadsworth. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Pop Tart Pillow, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Community Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Make a pillow that looks like a Pop Tart. Register at https://bit.ly/3AS2k2f

Instant Pot 101, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Seville Library. Presented by OSU Extension Office. Tips and tricks, learn how to use one. Register at https://bit.ly/3ifTnsa

Intro to Microsoft Excel, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Computer Lab, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Learn Excel basics. Interactive class for beginners. Register at https://bit.ly/3odCJNJ

Book Page Holiday Ornaments, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Make ornaments using pages from old books. Materials provided. Register at https://bit.ly/39N7OiM

 

Thursday, November 18

Use Less Stuff 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

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.

Camp Wired: Shopping Online Safely, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Computer Lab, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Learn safety tips, how to get best prices, shipping costs returns, more. Register at https://bit.ly/3CUqNER

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., St. Ambrose Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Can You Escape? The Color Scheme, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. You will need your color knowledge and you will need to work with a team to rescue the paints. Register at https://bit.ly/3EXoZwF

Family Law Resource Center, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., virtual. By reservation only. Contact Scott Newman, snewman@medinaco.org for an appointment. Legal forms, books and other legal resources made available. First come, first served.

Turkey Tales, 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., virtual. Hosted by Medina Library. Enjoy turkey stories and rhymes. Link sent after registering at https://bit.ly/3zQYa9J

Explorastory: “Five Little Monkeys,” 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Children’s Activity Room, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Play Monkey See, Monkey Do; make monkey puppet; sing songs; more. Register at https://bit.ly/3kLw3Er

As American as Pumpkin Pie, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., virtual. Hosted by Medina Library. Food historian Sarah Wassberg Johnson demonstrates pie roasting, historical overview of pumpkin, more. Link sent after registering at https://bit.ly/3CXzKNt

 

Friday, November 19

National Have a Bad Day Day https://bit.ly/39FiSig

Medina Candlelight Walk https://bit.ly/39Lpcod

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.

 

Saturday, November 20

National Absurdity Day https://bit.ly/3lUh7Dq  The perfect day for around here! How about where you are?

Medina Candlelight Walk https://bit.ly/39Lpcod

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.

Comrades in Arms Horses and Veterans, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Forever Amber Acres, 1133 Granger Road, Medina. Quiet grooming, team building/trust exercises, mindfulness activities with horses. Dress for weather and hard, closed-toe shoes. Register at https://bit.ly/3iii2MV

Winter Centerpiece, 10 a.m. to noon, Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Sharon Center. Instructions and supplies provided by Medina County Herb Society to create centerpiece with foliage, firs, pines. Ages 12 and up. Cost is $35 per person, pay at the door. Reserve space at https://bit.ly/2ZsAWKm

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Mark Lutheran Church, 1330 N. Carpenter Street, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

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.

Medina Candlelight Walk Parade of Lights, 5:30 p.m. Parade lines up at 4:30 at Medina High School at corner of Union and Spring Grove and travels toward and around Public Square. No candy will be thrown as per city ordinance.

BHS Band Disney Fundraiser: Night at the Races, 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., Vell’s Party Center, 3526 Pearl Road, Medina. Includes buffet dinner, drinks, races, music, trivia, raffles, door prizes. Individual, $65 or $480 for table of eight. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/3bhp40C

 

Sunday, November 21

World Television Day

Medina Candlelight Walk https://bit.ly/39Lpcod

Self-Guided Natural Discoveries Hiking Series: Color Hike, last day, 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.

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.

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

Turkey Tales, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Sharon Center. Go on a short hike with a naturalist to look for wild turkeys. All ages. Free.

ORMACO Live at the Library: Janet Becker: Holiday Flute, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Meeting Rooms A and B, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Becker plays a variety of flutes to demonstrate the variety of sounds they can provide. Reserve space by calling 419-853-6016 or go to https://bit.ly/3od9A5j