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Friday, July 1

Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day Time to let your imagination loose!

 

Saturday, July 2

World UFO Day and I Forgot Day Be careful, if you spot a UFO, you might not remember it!

Kids’ Yoga in the Garden, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Medina County Community Garden, 302 E. Liberty Street, Medina. Parents required to remain. For children ages 5 and older. No charge, but donations gratefully accepted. To register, go to https://bit.ly/3OuxW54

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/

Woodlawn Cemetery Mausoleum Opening, 1 pm. to 3 p.m., 200 College Street, Wadsworth. Hosted by Friends of Woodlawn Cemetery. Learn history, stroll the grounds. All are welcome. Rain date: July 3, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Sunday, July 3

Compliment Your Mirror Day Because you are good enough, you’re smart enough, and doggone it, people like you!

Discovery Drop-In: Wetlands, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Drop in any time. Naturalist available on boardwalk over the weland with supplies and to answer questions.

Medina County Historical Society Open House, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., John Smart House, 206 N. Elmwood, Medina. Self-guided tour, docents available for questions. Admission $5 adults, $4 MCHS members and seniors, $3 students 7 to 18 years old. Children younger than 7, no charge with hand-holding adult. More information at 330-722-1341.

 

Monday, July 4

National Country Music Day YEEHAAAWWWW!

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Tuesday, July 5

Workaholics Day

Senior Strides, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park, 4985 Windfall Road, Medina.. For senior citizens aged 55 and older. Aim is to build a support system for those who would like to hike but do not have anyone to hike with. Casual 1- to 2-mile walk led by retired nurse/park volunteer. Dress for weather and wear appropriate footwear.

Create! Canine Crafts, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 123 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Create dog stickers, create canine companion, bookmarks. Dress for mess. Ages 12 to 17. Register at https://bit.ly/3ulPkAS

Didgeridoo Down Under, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sycamore Rooms North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Learn about Aussie culture, sea creatures, more.

Arrgh: A History of Piracy on the Great Lakes, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Meeting Room A, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Historical and cultural examination of thievery, mutiny and more.

 

Wednesday, July 6

World Kissing Day Be careful whom you kiss, because of what tomorrow’s holiday is!

Drop-In Crafts, noon to 8 p.m., Children’s Activity Room, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Brunswick United Methodist Church, 1395 Pearl Road, Brunswick. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg

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.

Scattering of Baa’s Ashes, 6 p.m., Whispering Acres Farm Animal Sanctuary, 7496 Norwalk Road, Litchfield. Baa the sheep was the farm’s first rescue at the age of 16. This is the anniversary of her arriving at the farm. Her ashes will be scattered in the Pasture of Peace. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/3LqQL6K

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 7

Tell the Truth Day Hopefully you heeded our warning yesterday!

Camp Wired: Are You Ready to Go Cashless?, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Computer Lab, Medina Library, 210 S. Broadway Street, Medina. Learn about tap-to-pay apps, digital payment apps, security, more.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., St. Ambrose Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg

Summer Smoothies, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sycamore Rooms North and South, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road, Brunswick. Learn how to make three superfood smoothies. Register at https://bit.ly/3umRYWV

Forest Therapy Walk, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Plum Creek Park South, 2500 Plum Creek Parkway, Brunswick Hills. Relaxed sensory experience forest therapy walk. Goal is to sense, embody, appreciate relationship with natural world. Led by Jason of Whisper Shifter. Ages 5 and up. Register at https://bit.ly/3Ajsxcz

Wonderful World of Bubbles, 6:30 p.m., Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Indoor show with the Bubble Lady.

 

Friday, July 8

Body Painting Day We do not know why.

Picnic on the Patio, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Medina County Office for Older Adults, 246 Northland Drive, Medina. Lunch, entertainment. Open to everyone. Senior citizens, 60 and older, $4; everyone else, $5.

American Red Cross Blood Drive, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., St. Mark Church, 1330 N. Carpenter Street, Brunswick. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg

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 9

National Sugar Cookie Day

Through July 17: Medina County Arts Week https://www.medinacountyartscouncil.org/arts-week-festival

Native Plant Sale, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Benefits Friends of Medina County Parks. For list of plants available, go to https://bit.ly/3tc0PdC

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/

Tales and Tails, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Children’s Activity Room, Wadsworth Library, 132 Broad Street, Wadsworth. Therapy dogs visit the children’s area to be read to.

Making Fresh Pesto!, 11 a.m. to noon, Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Medina County Herb Society creates a fresh pesto using herbs and other ingredients. Allergen Alert: Nuts will be used. Register at https://bit.ly/3abDKkU

Hummingbirds, noon to 5 p.m., Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Boulevard, Brunswick. Drop in any time to enjoy games, displays, activities that teach all about hummingbirds.

ORMACO Jazz Under the Stars: SaVon Bass and the Indigo Jazz Ensemble, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Uptown Park, Medina Public Square. Rain location: United Church of Christ, 217 E. Liberty Street, Medina. Free, but donations gratefully accepted. For more information, go to https://tinyurl.com/y5s2ujt2 or call 419-853-6016.

 

Sunday, July 10

National Kitten Day

Through July 9: Medina County Arts Week https://www.medinacountyartscouncil.org/arts-week-festival

Hummingbirds, noon to 5 p.m., Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Boulevard, Brunswick. Drop in any time to enjoy games, displays, activities that teach all about hummingbirds.

Photography Workshop: How to Use Histogram, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Pay $15 at the door. Register at https://bit.ly/3OVKthy

Native Plant Sale, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Oenslager Nature Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. Benefits Friends of Medina County Parks. For list of plants available, go to https://bit.ly/3tc0PdC

ORMACO Concert in the Country: James Marron, Classical Guitar, 2 p.m., HeARTland, 8187 Camp Road, Homerville. Rain location: Homerville United Methodist Church, 9097 Spencer Road, Homerville. Free. For more information and reservations, call 419-853-6016 or go to https://tinyurl.com/2p9f8dur