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Monday, July 25
National Merry-Go-Round Day
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Seville United Methodist Church, 74 W. Main Street, Seville https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg
Mindful Monday, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sycamore Room South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Creating vision boards to help set goals. Short, guided meditation included. Register at https://bit.ly/3OEwJIs
Just How Weird is Ohio? 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Seville Library, 45 Center Road, Seville. Paranormal researcher shares favorite weird places and oddities.
Crafting Beer at Home, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sycamore Rooms North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Fundamentals of brewing process, leave knowing how to craft own beer. Register at https://bit.ly/3IbJurh
Tuesday, July 26
National Boop Your Pet Day https://bit.ly/3bPDiJL
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.
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Northside Christian Church, 7615 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg
Otaku Tuesdays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Medina Room, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. A discussion of all things anime, for Grades 6 through 12. Do geekcrafts, learn about Japanese culture, cosplay welcome! Register at https://bit.ly/3nzRl8J
Wednesday, July 27
Well, here is a challenge, try celebrating all three at once! Walk on Stilts Day, Take Your Pants for a Walk Day and Take Your Houseplants for a Walk Day
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Root Candles, 640 Liberty Street, Medina. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg
Outback Ray’s Amazing Animal Show, 10:30 a.m., Seville Library, 45 Center Street, Seville.
Messy Sensory Play, 11:30 a.m. to noon, Sycamore Rooms North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Dress for mess. Ages 6 months to 3 years. Register at https://bit.ly/3ui7NOQ
Happee Birthdae, Harry, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. A birthday party for Harry Potter. Trivia game, Gryfindor crafts, hunt for Hagrid, play tabletop Qidditch, decorate a cookie. Register at https://bit.ly/3AnndVO
Plastic Bag Monster! 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Community Room, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Learn about the ocean’s ecosystem, meet monster.
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.
Mermaid Wall Art, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Community Room A, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Create nautical wall hanging. People with diverse abilities welcome. Register at https://bit.ly/3R8HkwC
Teen Improv Alive! 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Sycamore Rooms North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Register at https://bit.ly/3bOMMow
Growing Garlic and Onions, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Medina Community Garden and Education Center, 302 E. Liberty Street, Medina. Hosted by OSU master gardeners. Dress for weather.
Party in the Parks: Memorial Pool Party, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., 421 E. Homestead Street, Medina. Sponsored by Cleveland Clinic Medina and the Medina County Recreation Center. Varying activities. Art, music, games, food, more. Register at https://bit.ly/3Nvrkm7
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.
Thursday, July 28
National Milk Chocolate Day
Monday Movie Matinee: “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth.
Camp Wired: Discovering the Great Lakes Webquest, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Computer Lab, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Learn about using the internet.
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Brunswick United Methodist Church, 1395 Pearl Road, Brunswick. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg
Underwater Journey: “The Last Reef,” 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Community Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Learn about coral reefs, the creatures living beneath the water. Light refreshments provided. Register at https://bit.ly/3yB6i0E
Slo Roll: Brunswick Lake and Plum Creek Greenway, 6:30 p.m., Brunswick Lake Trail, meet in Cleveland Clinic parking lot next to Panera, 1473 Parschen Boulevard, Brunswick. Guided ride with Bike Medina County. 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.
Intro to Cypress Resume Maker and Resume Tips and Resources, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Meeting Room B, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Register at https://bit.ly/3Iaqrh3
Friday, July 29
National Talk in an Elevator Day
Wine and Canvas Night, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Community Rooms A and B, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Bring wine, go home with art. Supply fee of $20 due to presenter at event. Ages 21 and older. Register at https://bit.ly/3OExBgc
Paddle the Parks, 7 p.m., Killbuck Lakes, 7996 White Road, Burbank. Naturalist-led paddle to explore seasonal happenings. Bring own kayak, canoe or SUP; paddle; flotation device. All ages. Register at https://bit.ly/3RaJUCG
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 30
International Day of Friendship
American Red Cross Blood Drive, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Medina Community Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Medina. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg
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/
International Friendship Day, noon to 2 p.m., Community Room, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Make bracelets, cards for friends. Register at https://bit.ly/3ui8yra
LEGO Tournament, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Drop in, build creation, invite friends and family to vote July 30 through August 13. Prizes for most those with most votes. Grades kindergarten through 9th. Register at https://bit.ly/3yB6Fby
Northeastern Ohio Live Steamers: All Aboard!, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lester Rail Trail, 3654 Lester Road, Medina. Ride miniature train around railroad and station house. All ages. Free.
Sunday, July 31
Uncommon Musical Instrument Day
Cathy’s House Cornhole Tournament, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Buffalo Creek Retreat, 8707 Hubbard Valley Road, Seville. Benefits Cathy’s House. Family-friendly event. Activities for kids, raffles, food trucks. For more information and to register, go to https://cathyshouse.org/cornhole
ORMACO Party Bus: "Ain’t Too Proud," 11:30 a.m. departure from Buehler’s River Styx, 3626 Medina Road, Medina. Travel in the party bus to see “Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations,” a new smash-hit Broadway musical. Catered box lunch, beverages, cookies, chocolates served on the way. Trivia quiz. Cost is $55 to $105, all-inclusive. Limited seating. To book tickets, call 419-853-6016 or go to https://bit.ly/3LH6rnu