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Firelands Regional Medical Center “STOP the Bleed”

Firelands Regional Medical Center is offering a course titled “Stop The Bleed,” designed to train employees and volunteers how to stop bleeding in emergency situations.  Participants can learn not only how and where to apply a tourniquet, but also gets hands on practice packing and applying pressure to open wounds on a mannequin.  For more information, contact Education Specialist Marisa Munafo BSN, RN at (419) 557-7523

Norwalk Park and Rec- For more information and fees visit the website at http://www.norwalkrec.com

OUTDOOR POOL OPEN
Regular Summer hours will be Mon – Sat Noon until 6:45PM      Sun Noon until 5:45PM

SPLASH PAD IS NOW OPEN WITH THE SAME HOURS AS THE OUTDOOR POOL.

SUMMER $1 FUN DAZE – Join us at The Rec every Friday this summer from 4-7PM for only $1 general admission.  Don’t miss out on $1 swim Sundays July 8 and August 12, just for the pool area.

YOUTH TENNIS

Grab a racquet and come learn and enjoy this popular sport played by all ages.  The instructor, Audrey Rose, has played competitively and has coached high school teams.  She is excited to share her knowledge and talent with new students.

Session 2:            July 9th-20th

Days:                     Mon -Thur (Friday make-up day)

Time:                     6:00-7:00PM (ages 6-8)

                              7:00-8:00PM (ages 9-12)

MOVIES AT THE OUTDOOR POOL

New this year! Come swim until sunset starting at 8pm. Bring your own yard blanket and snacks and watch a family-friendly movie on the Big Screen! Movies will be announced.

Dates: Friday June 22nd & Friday July 20th

Time: Swimming starts at 8pm;
Movie begins at sunset

Fee: $3 per person; age 3 and under free

YOGAA new Hatha Yoga class is now available on Tuesdays at 11:00.  These tranquil sessions are based on ASANAS and use deep breathing to help you listen to your body so that you leave refreshed.  No previous yoga experience required.  A yoga mat is recommended.  Session registrations or drop in participants are welcome. 

Sandusky Neighborhood Clean-Ups

Neighborhood clean-ups will be held on the 2nd Saturday of each month for the
each of the Sandusky Neighborhood Initiative Areas. During these clean-up days,
each neighborhood will have access to a dumpster to dispose of unwanted goods.
General clean-up days will be held on the 4th Saturday of each month to address
hotspots identified by members in the community .
Clean-ups will begin at 9:00 am unless otherwise noted. Donuts, coffee and water
will be provided.
For more information call 419-627-5730.

UP-COMING CLEANUPS

Saturday, May 12th-    Cove District Dumpster Day & Neighborhood Clean-Up

Friday, May 25th-        SCCS Spring Service Day Downtown Waterfront – Marina’s & Parks

Saturday, May 26th-   Hotspot Clean-Up: City City Underpasses

Saturday, June 9th-     1st – 5th Street Dumpster Day & Neighborhood Clean-Up

Saturday, June 23th-   Hotspot Clean-Up  To Be Determined

 

Norwalk Firefighters IAFF Local 1199 are selling Fire Department commemorative Coins. Pictured on one side of the coin is the current fire station built in 1912 and on the other the new station which is currently under construction.  The coins are made in the U.S. and are $10 each.

Coins can be purchased at Schild’s IGA, Millers Grocery, Fireland Federal Credit Union, Sherri’s Coffee House or by stopping into the Norwalk Fire Department.

The Friends of 2083 Foundation 4-Person Golf Scramble  

Come join us in honoring SPD Officer Andrew Dunn July 21, 2018 at Woussickett Golf Course 6311 Mason Rd. Sandusky, OH

4 man Golf Scramble with Hog Roast BBQ. First 36 Teams.

Cost is $320 per team before July 7th. $360 a team after July 7th.

No entries will be accepted after July 16th or at the door.

Team entry includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart, lunch, dinner (hog roast/BBQ) all beverages including draft beer. There will be all kinds of raffle prizes and live music at the dinner.

All checks made out to Friends of 2083. For non golfers dinner ticket are available for $20 each or $35 per couple.

Contact Jeff Hippley for golf questions 419-503-0575 or Greg Hall 419-656-6501 for General questions. Mathews Ford has graciously agreed to be the Main Event Sponsor and all hole in one prize Sponsor.

Vermilion VFW Post 7576, Poorman Rd., Vermilion – Every Friday night Fish Fry & more! Open to the public from 5 – 8 p.m.
The City of Sandusky’s Movies by the Bay Monday nights just after dusk. 

All movies are shown at the Paper District Marina Amphitheater at 611 W. Shoreline Drive in Sandusky just after dusk. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets.

June 18- E.T.   ~sponsored by Dockside Café

June 25- Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory    ~sponsored by Buckeye Broadband

July 9- Angels in the Outfield     ~sponsored by Port Sandusky

July 23- Cars III        ~sponsored by Dockside Café

August 6- Wonder      ~sponsored by the Sandusky Register

August 20- Remember the Titans     ~sponsored by Commissioner Dave Waddington

 

The Community Prevention Partners are offering free drug test kits to parents in the community. The drug test kits are free & can be picked up anonymously at the following locations: Huron County General Health District, 180 Milan Ave., Norwalk from 8 – 4:30 p.m., anytime at the Fisher-Titus Medical Center Emergency Room, Mercy Hospital Emergency Room and the Bellevue Fire Department. Only adults over 18 years of age can pick up drug test kits.
The Firelands Coastal Tributaries Volunteer Stream Monitoring Program is looking for monitors to collect grab samples from Pipe, Mills, Sawmill and Old Woman Creeks in Erie County.  Volunteers are also needed to test pH, temperature, dissolved oxygen, turbidity and nutrients.  For more information, contact Erie Conservation District at 419-626-5211 or go to ErieConserves.org
The American Legion post 514 in Willard invites the public to their Friday night dinners. They begin at 5:00pm and run through 7:30pm. There is also a drawing that is held at 9:00pm on Friday nights.
Firelands Counseling and Recovery Services are now offering Vivitrol, a monthly medication that blocks the feeling substance addiction gives. Vivitrol is not addictive, or a narcotic. It will not prolong or substitute opioid dependence or cause withdrawal when stopped. Those who take Vivitrol will also be enrolled in counseling.  To be eligible for the new program the addicted patient must be 18 years or age, and not taken any opioid for 7-10 days, must be seeking assistance for relapse prevention, and open to receiving counseling. To learn more about the medication-assisted treatment program, visit firelands.com/mental health.
Four county Recovery will be holding meetings Monday evenings beginning at 7pm, and Thursday mornings beginning at 10am for those struggling with addiction and their families. Meetings are held in at the Norwalk Rec Center and for more information call Rory at 614-907-1030. Meetings for current and recovered addicts are also held in Bellevue at the City council Chambers Mondays and Wednesdays at 10am and Thursdays at 6pm. Bellevue meetings for family and loved ones are biweekly in the City Council Chambers on Saturdays at 11am.
American Legion Post #547 Monroeville-  Fish Fry every Friday from 11am – 1pm and 5:30 – 8pm.
New Day Family Resource Center in Sandusky is holding Joseph’s Pantry the 3rd Saturday of each month from 11am-2pm. Items available from Second Harvest Food Bank and other donations, to benefit you must bring photo ID and proof of Erie County Residence(bill, mail addressed to you, receipt, etc.). The Center also offers Stay and Play for children of the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Monday of the month from 5:30-7pm and the 2nd and 4th Monday from 11am-12:30pm. Kids are welcome to enjoy many different toys and books. The diaper pantry is also open during these times, but appointments are necessary. Prayer and devotions take place Monday- Thursday beginning at 9:30am as well. For more information about these programs or a full program offerings, schedule a center tour, to donate items or volunteer call 419-626-8730.
Norwalk Public Library 

LIVE MUSIC MONDAYS

Join us on select Mondays for Live Music in the library. Browse our collections while you enjoy these local acoustic sets.

Check the library website and Facebook Page for dates and times http://www.norwalk.lib.oh.us

SING-A-LONG SATURDAYS 10:30am

Join us every Saturday for a special Sing A Long.  All ages are invited.  Bring snacks and a blanket.

June 9th– Frozen                                 June 16th– Disney Favorites    

June 23rd– High School Musical        June 30th– The Greatest Showman

 Berlin Heights Public Library-

Tuesdays-  Teen Trivia –   3pm – 4pm 
Teens ages 11-18  are welcome at Berlin for a battle of wits! Test your knowledge of book, film, music, and other pop culture related trivia.

Thursday-   Story Time 10:30 – 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and SMART Board activities.

Milan Public Library-   

Tuesdays-  Twist & Shout 10:30am- 11:00am
Swing by the library and groove at our interactive dance party for little ones and their caretakers.

Fridays- 

Story Time 10:30am – 11:30am
Join us for stories, songs, crafts and SMARTboard activities.

Wellington’s Herrick Memorial Library

Wednesdays 3:00 – 4:00pm  “Read To Putter” – Children spend 15 minutes reading a book or story to the library’s friend Putter and build their reading skills at the Herrick Memorial Library.  Putter is a registered therapy dog that absolutely adores listening to a good story. He does not mind if the child makes a reading mistake. Putter visits us on Wednesdays through the month of May.    Stop in or call the library at 440-647-2120 to save your reading spot.

Huron County Community Library-

Willard location  6 West Emerald St
Greenwich location  4 New St.
North Fairfield location  5 East Main St
Wakeman location  33 Pleasant St

Libraries Rock your Mind Body and Sole!  Exercise your mind and your body through fitness and discovery at the Huron County Community Library June 4 through Aug 4 with our Mind, Body, and Sole Program! You can also pick up a log at any Huron County Community Library location June 4-August 4 and receive prizes for reaching fitness milestones.  There will be a 5K starting at the Willard Memorial Library Annex on August 4th.

The summer reading program runs from June 4-July 14.  There is something for everyone! Read and earn prizes!

Pop In and Play!  Children birth through Kindergarten are invited to come play with our new collection of musical sensory toys purchased from a grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Science awarded by the State Library of Ohio.  Learn how play impacts sensory development. (Wakeman)
Mon June 4, 11, 18, 25             Mon July 2 and 9  10:30 am

Eat to the Beat!  Join us for lunch and a craft on Wednesdays at 12 pm (Wakeman)

Wed June 6*, 13, 20, 27           Wed July 11

*June 6th only- Have lunch at the Dalton Nature Preserve in Wakeman and walk the Storybook Trail

FRIDAY FILMS 12pm – 2pm  (Willard)
The 1st and 3rd Friday of the month from Noon until 2pm for a free movie screening. Bring a snack to share.  Snacks will be provided.   Lunch is included on select showings
June 1st– LBJ                              June 15th– The Greatest Showman
July 6th– La La Land                  July 2oth– A Wrinkle in Time

 

Erie MetroParks- 

Mondays-  Walk It Out 5-6pm     Take a nature walk with one of our instructors at designated trails.  See website for current week’s location.

Tuesdays-  Get Fit Club 6-7pm     Zumba is not only a workout it’s a party.  Get ready to dance and have some fun with instructor Patricia Cromer. Please bring a yoga mat.  Osborn MetroPark, Frost Center, Erie Room 3910 Perkins Ave. Huron.

Wednesdays-  MetroPark Hikers 10:30am – 11:30am    Do you enjoy the great outdoors?  Let’s go for a hike with  our guide.

Check the website for this week’s location.

These are just a small amount of the great activities and programs Erie MetroParks offers.   For a full list of programs or events go to the website  http://www.eriemetroparks.org/programs/

Huron Soil and Water Memorial Scholarship

The Huron Soil and Water Conservation District annually awards a $1,000.00 scholarship. Full time students entering his/her junior or senior year at an accredited four-year college or a second-year student enrolled in an associate degree program from Huron County and pursing an agricultural or natural resource course of study may apply. Eligible students are evaluated on long term goals, academic achievement, community involvement, work related experience, and financial need. More detail and applications can be found at www.huronswcd.com and select the education link followed by the “click form”.  Applications must be submitted by September 7, 2018, while the recipient will be announced by October 30, 2018.

 

Report Card A Program by Family Video

Children in grades K through College, if you have an A or multiple A’s, in core classes, you have earned a FREE movie rental.  Bring your grade card into the Norwalk or Sandusky location and get a free rental for every A.

Any questions call:
Norwalk store at 419-663-0628 or Sandusky store at 419-621-1173

 

City of Sandusky’s Bayfront Bazaar & Brew Every 2nd Wednesday from June through September 5-9pm at Sandusky Bay Pavilion 605 E. Water Street Sandusky, OH

Live music, food trucks & craft beer selections from area brewpubs! Watch the Wednesday night sailboat races from the bazaar with brew in hand.

Local merchants featuring vintage & handcrafted goods.

Antique ~  Vintage ~ Retro ~ Architectural ~ Salvage ~ Handmade ~ Repurposed

June 13th- Featuring Eric Sowers                                       July 11th- Featuring John Davenport
August 8th-  Featuring John Davenport                            September 12th Featuring Mike Papazian

For vendor questions or additional info., contact Sandusky Recreation at 419-627-5886  or on the web at www.asolet@ci.sandusky.oh.us

 

 

Sandusky Mall Camp Marshmallow Every Saturday June 16th – July 14th  10am-12pm

Camp Marshmallow is a summer camp for kids 4-7 years old. There is no cost but children must pre-register.  Space is limited. Email marketing@sandusky-mall.com or stop by customer service to get registered.

Schedule:

S’mores & More June 16– Camp Marshmallow kicks off with a guest speaker about camping safety. Don’t miss our marshmallow toss and s’mores funtime.

Get ready to hike June 23– Hike the Sandusky Mall and discover fascinating wildlife. Enjoy crafts and make your own trail mix at Camp Marshmallow.

Hook, Line and Sinker June 30– Kids will have fun learning about local fish and how they benefit the local ecosystem.

Explore the Shore July 7- Kids will learn about plants and wildlife that thrive near our local lakes, rivers and streams.

Summer Camp Extravaganza July 14- Help plant a tree at the Sandusky Mall and learn about horticulture native to our area.

JUNE
15th Fri Norwalk Public Library Zoo Comes to You 11am

The Toledo Zoo is bringing a variety of animals. Meet some exotic creatures and get hands-on in the touch tank. ]

Ages 0 -12      Sign up is REQUIRED

15th Fri Huron County Community Library (Greenwich)  11am

Banjoist/Guitarist Tom Sieling performs “Tromp Through the Swamp”

Children of all ages will have fun.

 

15th Fri Imagine NORWALK 6-10pm

Art ~  Music  ~  Retail ~  Dining ~ Community

Beach Theme

Charity of the Night:   F.I. Community House

Shop Local:   Support Norwalk Historic District while socializing with your neighbors, friends, and fellow community members.  Support local charities, too!

Imagine NORWALK is presented by the Norwalk Arts Council

 

15th Fri Christian Singles Fellowship Picnic by the Lake 6:15pm

Come out to Lions Park on W. Monroe St. Sandusky.  Hot Dogs will be provided. Please bring a dish/dessert & pop to share.

Kids and Teens welcome too.

16th Sat Milan Public Library- Touch-A-Truck  11am – 1pm

Kick off Summer Reading Program at our Touch -a- Truck event.  Explore the cars and trucks you’ve always wanted to “play” with up close. Our parking lot will be chock-full of vehicles to experience – rain or shine.

16th Sat West Huron Youth Club’s 14th Annual “Day In The Outdoors” 11am – 3pm

FREE TO THE PUBLIC  Food and Beverages will be available free of charge.
Toft’s Ice Cream Cups compliments of Firelands Electric.

Raffle tickets on sale throughout the day

11am- Welcome & Invocation
1pm- Sponsor & Supporter Appreciation
3pm- Raffle Drawing Winners

ONGOING EVENTS:

Youth Fishing at the Pond                Arrowhead & Artifact Display

Archery Demonstration with Youth Participation

Tomahawk Demonstration with Youth Participation

Fly Fishing Demonstration & Retriever Dog Demonstration at the Pond

For more information about the club, the event or to see past events visit the website at  http://www.WestHuronYouthClub.com

 

18th Mon Senior Enrichment Services-  POUND IS HERE… Rock Out. Work Out.

Try it FREE & see what this fastest growing group fitness phenomenon is all about!

Monday, June 18th at 9am & Wednesday, June 27th at 6pm

 Classes begin in July!             This is going to be epic!

Senior Enrichment Services 130 Shady Lane, Building C., Norwalk, OH

For Questions Call-  419-668-6245

18th Mon Berlin Public Library- Name That Tune Trivia 3 – 4pm

Think you’re an expert on music?  Join us for a trivia night where the goal is to identify tune from just a few notes.  Everything from new music, to television theme songs- put your musical knowledge to the test.  Ages 13- 18

18th Mon Huron County Community Library Pinterest Monday 6pm in the Willard Annex

Come try your hand at watercolor using sheet music as your background. Create art that flows off the page like music.

19th Tues Norwalk Public Library “Let’s Rock” 1pm

Grades K-5 will love this special 2 hour program featuring rocket building, Geode Cracking.  A “Just Dance” Competition on the XBox. Crafts and Snacks.

19th Tues Senior Enrichment Services  JUKEBOX BINGO 6:00pm – 8:00pm

A new twist on an old favorite….it’s BINGO with a BEAT!!!

Tickets are $10 and include: (2) slices of pizza, (1) pop, and an evening of JUKEBOX BINGO.

Join us for an evening of fun, food & prizes.

Senior Enrichment Services is located at 130 Shady Lane, Building C, Norwalk, OH
For more information call 419-668-6245

19th Tues The Sandusky Gazebo Concert Series 7pm

Olde Mill Brass Quartet

In the event of inclement weather, concert may be cancelled.

20th Weds Abigail Pregnancy Services Dine to Donate at Freight House 

Come join out for great food, for a great cause!

The Freight House Grill & Pub located at 50 N. Prospect St in Norwalk will be donating a portion of the days sales to Abigail Pregnancy Services.

For more information about Abigail Pregnancy Services  or questions call the  Norwalk Center 419-668-9500 and Willard Center 419-951-6109 or visit the website http://www.friendsofabigail.com   

20th Weds Huron County Community Librarry (North Fairfield ) DIY Lava Lamps 4pm

Make your own lava lamp!

20th Weds Huron County Community Library (Willard) Radio Silence with Joel Capell 6pm

Come out to the Willard Community Room for a book signing and open discussion with author, Joe Capell. Joel is a Willard native, and veteran.

21st Thurs Norwalk Public Library Messy Makers 11am

Ages 3-5 can get messy with some icky squishy OOBLEK!  Learn how to make this amazing goo.

Sign up is suggested but not required.

21st  Thurs Milan Public Library- 

2-4pm  DropMix Game Day
This musical gaming system allows  you to combine tracks from different contemporary genres to create cool new sounds.

4 – 5pm Music Yoga Story Time with Liz Kelly
Bring your little one to musical yoga story time with trained yoga instructor Liz Kelley. Enjoy stories, sounds, and stretches for our littlest guest. Ages 14 months – 5 years old.

6 – 8pm  STEP [Rated PG]
STEP is the true-life story of a girls’ high-school step team against the background of the heart of Baltimore. These young women learn to laugh, love and thrive – on and off the stage – even when the world seems to work against them. Empowered by their teachers, teammates, counselors, coaches and families, they chase their ultimate dreams: to win a step championship and to be accepted into college. This all female school is reshaping the futures of its students’ lives by making it their goal to have every member of the senior class accepted to and graduate from college, many of whom will be the first in their family to do so.  Deeply insightful and emotionally inspiring, STEP embodies the true meaning of sisterhood through a story of courageous young women worth cheering for.

21st Thurs Huron County Community Library’s  Life is Better on the Buckeye Trail 6pm (Willard)

Author and Adventurer, Andy Niekamp, is coming to the Willard location.

Captain Blue on the Blue Blazes, the first solo thru-hike of Ohio’s 1,444 mile Buckeye Trail.  His stories about the people and places, past and present will change the way you see Ohio.

21st Thurs Berlin Public Library- Adult Book Club: The Survivor 6:30 – 7:30pm

Discover an evening book club in a relaxed setting, where you can comfortably share your opinion with fellow bookworms. This moth, the discussion will center around Gregg Hurwitz’s novel, The Survivor.  If you’re looking for something to do on a summer evening, add this to your list. Copies of the book are available at the help desk. All are welcome.

22nd Fri Huron County Community Library Whiz-Bang Science Show 1pm (Greenwich)

Come out for an afternoon of scientific fun and games.

22nd Fri Norwalk Masonic Center All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner 5 – 7pm

The meal will include Spaghetti, salad, beverage and dessert.  Supper will be served at the Masonic Center located at 319 E. Main St Norwalk, OH

Cost:  Adults $10     Children  $5

Carry Outs Available

22nd- 24th Fri-
Sun
Plymouth Fellowship Church Revival 6:30pm each night

Friday- Pastor Bill Howell

Saturday- Rev. William Dale Lester

Sunday- Rev. Philip Gayheart

Everyone is Welcome!   There will also be singing nightly.
For more information call Rev. Kathy Luna at 419-951-3076

Fellowship dinner after services.

23rd Sat Norwalk Walmart Safety Month

10am – 2pm  Huron County CERT- Safety and disaster preparedness

Operation Lifesaver Railroad Crossing Safety Presented by Norfolk & Southern Railroad

23rd Sat Christian Singles Fellowship- Toledo Zoo Trip 10:30am

Meet at Sandusky YMCA lot to carpool.  Bring a sack lunch.
Zoo costs $18 for Adults and $12 for Kids

Dinner at Golden Corral afterwards.

23rd Sat Milan Public Library- Rock & Roll Cleveland Connection with Dr. Joel S. Keller 12 – 1pm

Learn about local artists and groups of note from the 1950s – 2000s, as well as about the influence of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and how Cleveland’s past has impacted the music scene.

23rd Sat Benefit for Dustin Gillenwater at New London American Legion 

Benefit and Tournaments start at Noon    Sign-ups start at 11am

Pool: Scotch Doubles (1 male, 1 female) Contact Davina Sipes 419-681-0338

Cornhole: Blind Draw $5 per person Contact Ray Goosetree 419-921-6277

Dinner by donation at 5:00pm

Raffle Baskets, Tip Boards, 50/50 and More

$2 Cover charge for live DJ entertainment starting at 9:00pm

Questions call Alexis Hinckley 419-681-5652

*Info:  Dustin was seriously injured while mounting tires for a friend.  Dustin was life flighted to Cleveland Metro.  Dustin was in emergency surgery for 6 hours to save his right arm & hand and his broken left arm. Due to being hospitalized and having multiple surgeries and physical therapy Dustin hasn’t been able to work and will be off until further notice.

23rd Sat Historical Firehouse Benefit Steakfry 5 – 8:30pm

Dinner will be served at the Historical Firehouse in Amherst Village

All proceeds go to the improvement of the Historical Firehouse

Tickets $20 each

For tickets please call the Station 440-988-4117 or email: jkuhl@amherstfire.org

24th Sun Norwalk Masonic Center All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast 8am – Noon

Breakfast will include Pancakes and Sausage and will be served at the Masonic Center located at 319 E. Main St Norwalk, OH.

Cost is $6       Carry-out available

25th Mon Norwalk Public Library- Best Book Club Ever 4:30pm

Grades 3-5 are invited to explore an awesome graphic novel with games, discussion, and crafts.  Copies are available in the Children’s Room.

25th Mon Milan Public Library-

10:00AM-11:00AM Milan’s Morning Moment: All the Bright Places Summer has arrived, and now is the time to take a moment for yourself at the library. Milan’s Morning Moment is a book discussion served with a side of muffins and gourmet coffee. Join us this month as we discuss All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven. Pick up a copy today at the library!

11:00AM-12:00PM Toot & Shimmy: Pipe Horns & Tambourines  Kids will make their own pipe horns and drums. Ages 2-8.

11:00AM-12:30PM & 6:00PM-7:30PM  Sound Bytes: Digital Music Subscriptions Curious about streaming music subscriptions? Explore differences between Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and more.

6:00PM-7:00PM DIY Earphone Holder Are you in need of a place to store your headphones? Join us and craft your own earphone holder, made from upcycled mint containers. Add your own personal touch with custom decorations to fit your style! Ages 13-18.

25th Mon Huron County Board of Mental Health and Addiction Services Present “Be Present” 6-7pm at Norwalk High School Fisher Titus Learning Center

Though Be Present is a youth-driven campaign, caring adults play an import role in its success. Being connected to non-judgmental adults is a protective factor that can make a big, positive difference in the life of a young person.

If you work with, are a parent, engage with youth regularly, this presentation can give you knowledge and insights that make connecting with you easier.

*You will understand the daily stressor and trauma our youth are facing.  *Recognize the signs that a young person may be struggling with a mental health issue.
*Be mindful of your own language, sensitive to reducing stigma related to help seeking.
*Be Present for the young people in your life.

26th Tues Berlin Public Library- Toot & Shimmy: Pipe Horns & Tambourines 3 – 4pm

Kids will make their own pipe horns and drums.  Ages 2-8

26th Tues Milan Public Library- Tabletop Takeover!  Board Game Night 6 – 7:30pm

Board games have changed a lot since the days of Monopoly. Drop by the library to check out some new classics like Catan, Takenoko, or Elder Sign.

26th Tues The Sandusky Gazebo Concert Series 7pm

North Coast Concert Band

In the event of inclement weather, concert may be cancelled.

27th Weds Milan Public Library- Grease [Rated PG-13]  12- 2pm

Join us for a musical treat to celebrate the summer reading program.

Grease was released in 1978.

27th Weds Berlin Public Library- Songs & Silliness with Haley Schaffer 5:30 – 6:30pm

Using songs, chants, games, and dance, musician Haley Schaffer help connect children to their own creativity and spontaneity, providing a truly joyful experience.

28th Thurs Huron County Community Library (Willard)


9am Rock the Library at the Willard Enrichment Center
Create a vinyl record bowl
Come paint an old vinyl record and then shape it into a decorative bowl.   Records will be provided or you can bring one of your own. 

6pm Rock the Library with musician Bob Cox  in the Community Room
Bob Cox will be entertaining with his music and talking about his experiences, guitar playing, songwriting and more. So pull up a chair and jam.

28th Thurs Norwalk Public Library- Teen Ice Cream Social 2pm

Grades 6-12 are invited to hang out, play video games, and create their own ice cream sundaes.

28th Thurs Berlin Public Library-

3-4pm Perler Palooza– Join us for an afternoon of Perler bead crafting. Use colorful beads to create magnets or keychains in your favorite 8-bit-style shapes. Material will be provided. Ages 12-18

3:30 – 4:30pm Book Bites: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library–  Kids entering fourth and fifth grade are welcome to join us for a snack and a chat about a great book. Pick up Chris Grabenstein’s “Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library” at the front desk today.

28th Thurs Milan Public Library- Might Uke [Rated PG]   6-8pm

Director Tony Coleman and producer Margaret Meagher traveled the world for two years to discover why so many people of different nations, cultures, ages and musical tastes are turning to the ukulele to express themselves, and to connect with each other. This fascinating documentary is packed with music and includes performances from many artists, including Jake Shimabukuro. An official selection of several prestigious film festivals, it’s been featured on National Public Radio, Canada’s National Radio Network, as well as in broadcast and print media throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. The DVD is packed with bonus features, including ten additional short films about the ukulele, and a lesson with virtuoso and educator James Hill.

29th Fri Imagine NORWALK 6-10pm

Art ~  Music  ~  Retail ~  Dining ~ Community

Military Night

Charity of the Night:   Veterans

Shop Local:   Support Norwalk Historic District while socializing with your neighbors, friends, and fellow community members.  Support local charities, too!

Imagine NORWALK is presented by the Norwalk Arts Council

 

29th Fri Christian Singles Fellowship Bike & Bible Night 6:15pm

Meeting at Karson’s house on Berlin Rd.

Bring money to order your own sub and a dish/dessert to share. Bring the kids for the first of the season, B&B, to enjoy physical & spiritual exercise.

Any questions call 419-433-0085

30th Sat Hunter’s Glen Condominiums Community Garage Sale 8am – 3pm

One day only!  Enter the community either from Westwind Dr or Whittlesey Ave in Norwalk.

30th Sat Milan Public Library-  Handlettering Techniques (Planner Peeps Society) 11am – 12pm

Learn a number of simple, yet chic handlettering techniques you can use to create banners, borders, and other eye catching headers and footers for your planners and journals.

 
 

JULY

4th Weds The Sandusky Gazebo Concert Series

10am- Sandusky Middle School 7th Grade Band

10:30am- Sandusky Middle School 8th Grade Band

11am- Sandusky High School Blue Notes Jazz

Noon- Sandusky Marching Band and Children’s Bicycle Parade

12:30pm Sandusky Masons 200th Anniversary Celebration

2pm- Erie County O.S.U. Alumni Band

3pm- J-MARKZ

8th Sun Norwalk Woodlawn Cementery Guided Walking Tour 1pm

Starting point will be at the Main Mausoleum at 200 Woodlawn Ave Norwalk.  The tour guide will be Henry Timman, local Historian and a Trustee of the Norwalk Cemetery Association, which has owned and operated Woodlawn Cementery since 1854.

In case of rain, the tour will be postponed to the following Sunday.

If you can’t get to this tour there will be another one on Sunday August 5th.

Any questions, call 419-668-1122

12th- 15th Thurs- Sun City of Sandusky’s 2018  Festival of the Sail 

Friday 13th 8:30pm at Jackson Street Pier Robert Randolph & The Family Band

Saturday 14th 8pm  at Jackson Street Pier The Walkers

For more festival information go to http://www.Sandusky2018.com

14th Sat Camden Twp Fire Field Day 4:00 – 8:00pm

Donations at the door for Camden Twp. Fire Dept.

BBQ Dinner and Ice Cream

EVENTS AND LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS:

Lorain County Sheriff K-9 Demonstration
Lorain County SWAT Team Vehicle
Lorain County Bomb Squad Robot
Fire Safety Trailer Demonstration
Metro LifeFlight Helicopter
Kids Fireman’s Obstacle Course
Basket raffles
Children’s Games
Dunk Tank

Taking place at the Camden Baptist Church grounds 17901 SR 511 & Bronson Rd.

14th Sat Norwalk Garden Tour 10am – 4pm

We waited a long time for spring and now it’s here for good with lots of flowers blooming. To enjoy some of these flowers in lovely landscapes, plan on joining the annual Master Gardener/Historical Society Garden Tour, July 14, 2018, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Six gardens, large to small, professionally landscaped to home-owner designed, are on display.

 

Tickets will go on sale July 1 at Schild’s IGA Supercenter, 171 Milan Avenue; Mak’s Art Studio, 112 Milan Avenue; Firelands Museum, 4 Case Avenue and Naturally Country, 845 Lais Road. On tour day, tickets will be available at Schild’s and Firelands Museum starting at 9:30 a.m. This is a self-guided tour, rain or shine, and will cost $10 each which benefits the Firelands Historical Society. For more information, call 419-872-0124.

 

15th Sun Erie County Senior Center Chicken BBQ and Model T Car Show 11am – 2pm

Featuring Grandma’s Backyard BBQ at the Eric County Senior Center located at 620 E. Water St. Sandusky.

Cost of the meal- $10 includes
1/2 Chicken     Scalloped Potatoes    Baked Beans     Dinner Roll
And Lemonade (for those dining in)              Carry-Out is Available without drinks

New this year:  Model T Car Show featuring Model-T Rides for $2
Special Thanks to “Firelands Timeless T’s” chapter of Model T Ford Club International

Kona Ice will be present to quench your thirst.

Proceeds to benefit Meals-On-Wheels

28th Sat With a Dream You Can Make a Difference  Chicken BBQ Fundraiser 2-8pm

Help Us Help Him!                           COST:  By Donation

Benefit is taking place at 975 Carroll Rd Collins, OH 44826

Any Questions call Jason 419-677-4524

Fred Hartman Sr has been displaced from his home due to a fire.  With our help, he can get back into his home. Funds raised will help Fred with the expenses he needs to make his home livable again.

 

*With A Dream You Can Make a Difference
A Non-Profit organization building a house per year for displaced and returning home veterans.

 

 

AUGUST

4th Sat The 25th Annual Port Clinton Chamber of Commerce Classic Car Show 10am- 3pm

Taking place on Madison Street- Downtown Port Clinton

The chamber is also looking for sponsors.  If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, have a door prize donation or have any questions call the Port Clinton Chamber at 419-734-5503

5th Sun Norwalk Woodlawn Cementery Guided Walking Tour 1pm

Starting point will be at the Main Mausoleum at 200 Woodlawn Ave Norwalk.  The tour guide will be Henry Timman, local Historian and a Trustee of the Norwalk Cemetery Association, which has owned and operated Woodlawn Cementery since 1854.

In case of rain, the tour will be postponed to the following Sunday.

Any questions, call 419-668-1122

19th Sun Norwalk City School’s 12th Annual Alumni All-Classes Reunion 2-5pm

The reunion is for all past students, faculty, and staff of Norwalk City Schools.

Come out and hear updates on the latest school happenings, view school archives, be entertained by NHS band members, and most importantly, reconnect with classmates, friends, and mentors from our formative years.

For more information or to donate/sponsor the reunion contact:
Norwalk Public Schools Alumni Association (NPSAA) 134 Benedict Ave Norwalk, OH 44857  or call 419-668-2779

 

26th Sun 6th Annual Olde Wrestling Extravaganza 2:30pm

The Extravaganza is a vintage themed event that features old fashioned wrestling characters, antique cars, live ragtime band performances, and free door prizes for kids and so much more.

This is also the fifth year partnering with the Norwalk Area United Fund. Proceeds from the event benefit the local non-profit organization.The event celebrates vintage style wrestling featuring characters plucked right out of the roarin’ 20s.

Come out to the Huron County Fairgrounds and feel like you stepped back in time to the age of the Charleston and The Great Bambino.  Barn doors open at 2:30pm and the first bell rings at 3:00pm

Get tickets online at http://www.OldeWrestling.com/tickets  or in Person at Miller’s Market 117 Whittlesey Ave Norwalk.
Ticket Prices:  Adults: $12 in Advance          $15 Day of Show
Child (10 & Under)  FREE with Paying Adult