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Monday, March 16

Everything You do is Right Day https://bit.ly/31XnPy8

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.

Introduction to Trauma Informed Care, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., 4283 Paradise Road, Seville. Learn how to help those who have experienced trauma. Open to all. Register by March 9 to Sabrina, 330-722-1900.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Huntington Elementary School, 1931 Huntington Circle, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

ORMACO Bobby Selvaggio Quartet and Wooster High School Jazz Band, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wooster High School, 515 Oldman Road, Wooster. Free. Reservations at https://bit.ly/2PgDVhg

Tuesday, March 17

Tea for Two Tuesday https://bit.ly/38z7X7s

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.

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.

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.

Breastfeeding Basics Class, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Medina County Health Department, 4800 Ledgewood Drive, Medina. Free. For more information, call 330-723-9688, Option 4.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., The Chapel Wadsworth Campus, 1391 State Road, Wadsworth. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Root Candles, 640 Liberty Street, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

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 18

Awkward Moments Day https://bit.ly/2OXOWnu

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.

Natural Discoveries Program Hiking Series, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Lake Medina, state Route 18, Medina. Award-based hiking series. Ages 7 and up. Free. No registration. Go to https://bit.ly/2HsFdBc for more details.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wadsworth YMCA, 623 School Drive, Wadsworth. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Beginner Herb Garden, 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m., Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Choose seeds, decorate containers, take home. Grades 6 to 12.

Teen Movie Afternoon: “Dunkirk,” 4 pm. to 6:30 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. WWII drama in which Allied soldiers are surrounded and evacuated. Rated PG-13.

How Women Served in the Civil War, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Community Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Learn how women participated in battle and on the home front. All ages.

Thursday, March 19

Let’s Laugh Day https://bit.ly/39Ddudi

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 Room, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Learn and refresh computer skills. Ages 55 plus. Call for topics, 330-725-0588.

Beatles at Shea Stadium, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Meeting Rooms A and B, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Dave Schwensen takes attendees behind the scenes of a 1965 Beatles’ performance, including making and restoring video and audio recordings, details about a recording session, display of memorabilia. Book sale and signing follows.

What is the Cloud? 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Community Room A, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Learn what the cloud is, how it works, how to use it. Bring device, class is hands-on. Register at https://bit.ly/37rnPri

Friday, March 20

Proposal Day https://bit.ly/2uELAil and Extraterrestrial Abductions Day https://bit.ly/2OZWvKc

St. Baldrick’s Foundation Head Shaving Fundraiser, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Medina County Career Center, 1101 W. Liberty Street, Medina. Benefits childhood cancer research. Medina Councilwoman Jessica Hazeltine will be participating for her fourth year. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/36XHnnA

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Medina Community Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, Medina. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

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.

Painting Party, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Community Rooms A and B, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Bring own refreshments, paint painting to take home. Bring $15 cash or check made payable to Artists Uncorkd. Alcohol-free event. Register at https://bit.ly/38Axop4

Saturday, March 21

Common Courtesy Day https://bit.ly/38z9jPA

Fulton Farm Maple Valley Farm Maple Syrup Tour and Pancake Breakfast, 9 a.m. to noon, Buffalo Creek Retreat, 8708 Hubbard Valley Road, Seville. Wagon tours, pancake breakfast, warm refreshments. See syrup making from beginning to end. Dress for weather, boots recommended. Per person, $6. Register by March 10 at https://bit.ly/2P1j41b  An e-mail confirmation will be sent by March 16, scheduled on first-come, first-served basis. Contact Shelley Tender for more information, stender@medinaco.org or 330-239-4814.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. https://rdcrss.org/2ybO4Rp

Books and Barks, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Story Hour Activity Room, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster Street, Lodi. Storytime with Griffin, the therapy dog.

Marble Run Mania, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Community Room, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Road, Medina. Experiment with mechanics basics, physics by building giant marble run. Grades 2 to 5. Register at https://bit.ly/2SzRTfW

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.

Wire-Wrapped Pendant, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Sycamore Room South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Make bird’s nest pendant from wire and beads. Register at https://bit.ly/2UYGRmm

STEM Saturday, 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., Story Time Room, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Create “firework” water and volcanoes. Grades 3 and up. Register at https://bit.ly/38BOWkW

Brass Band of the Western Reserve: An Evening at the Movies, 7 p.m., Performing Arts Center, 851 Weymouth Road, Medina. Tickets at the door, adults, $15; senior citizens, $12; and students, no charge.

Sunday, March 22

National Goof Off Day https://bit.ly/321Mt0I

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