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Norwalk Alateen Meeting

Tuesdays from 7:00 – 8:00pm

Norwalk First United Methodist Church  60 W. Main St. Norwalk, OH

Edison Kindegarten Registeration

The Edison Local School District will be conducting kindergarten registration in May on an appointment basis.  Appointments should be made as soon as possible beginning April 8th

Children must be 5 by August 1, 2019

All kindergarten registration and screening this year will be conducted at Edison Elementary from May 28-30.  Please call Edison Elementary for an appointment 419-499-2471 ex. 1100 or 1101

St. John Lutheran Church Healing Services 7pm

Healing services are the 4th Sunday of every month.      ALL are welcome

Pastor Jerry Neuberger at St. John Lutheran Church 9416 State Route 99 Monroeville, OH

The Blessing Basket Food Pantry sponsored by Willard Church of God & Second Harvest Food Bank

The Blessing Basket is a food pantry that provides, at no cost, food and toiletries to the needy in the area. Regardless of race, income level, nationality, citizenship status or religion everyone is served.

Individuals can come to the food bank twice a month.  A photo ID is requested on your visit. The pantry is open to Willard and the surrounding area.

The pantry is open every other Saturday Noon until 3pm or By appointment.

Donations are always appreciated and can be brought to the pantry at 4551 Willard West Rd. Willard, OH

For more information either call 419-554-9202 or visit TheBlessingBasket@wcog.cc

Frame of Mind: An Art Exhibit in Recognition of Mental Health Month

Haven Hypnosis & Wellness LLC and Artists’ Open Studio Inc.  seeks artwork for Frame of Mind, a collaborative weekend exhibit in honor and celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month in support of NAMI-National Alliance of Mental Illness of Huron County.

In May of 2019, Haven Hypnosis and Wellness and Artists’ Open Studio Inc. will feature selected artworks at CLI Inc’s 38 West Seminary Street location in Norwalk, OH.

The exhibit at CLI, Inc will take place from Friday, May 3rd – Sunday, May 5th, 2019

Friday there will be  Gala Reception with light refreshments and wine will be provided 5:30 – 8pm

Saturday & Sunday the Frame of Mind Exhibit will be open to the public from 10am – 4pm

Proceeds from tickets will benefit NAMI of Huron County.

For more information call 419-577-8484 or havenhypnosis@gmail.com

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.
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.
Red Cross Launches Two-Week Effort to Install 100,000 Free Smoke Alarms Nationwide

 The American Red Cross of Northeast Ohio, along with volunteers and partners, will visit local homes to help install 100,000 free smoke alarms across the country during a national effort to Sound the Alarm against home fires.

In Northeast Ohio, the Sound the Alarm installation events will take place in several communities including:

  • Sandusky: Saturday, April 27, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • North Ridgeville: Monday, April 29, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Ashland: Thursday, May 2, Noon to 4 p.m.
  • Mansfield: Saturday, May 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Norwalk: Monday, May 6, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Lorain: Wednesday, May 8, Noon to 5 p.m.
  • West Salem: Saturday, May 11, 9 a.m. to 1 p. m.

HOW VOLUNTEERS WILL HELP During Sound the Alarm events, Red Cross volunteers and members of local partners will go door-to-door to install free smoke alarms, replace batteries in existing alarms and help families create home fire escape plans. Services are free and available to all people in need. Visit SoundTheAlarm.org/NEO for more details.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR EVENTS In Northeast Ohio, there is a need for 500 volunteers to install free smoke alarms and help families create home fire escape plans in high-risk communities. People interested in helping at events can register now at SoundTheAlarm.org/NEO or call (216) 431-3328 to volunteer and raise funds for lifesaving services.

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.
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.
 Berlin Heights Public Library-

Mondays- Story Time 6-7pm
Join us for stories, songs, crafts and SMART Board activities.

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.

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-   

Lapsit Story Time  10:00am – 10:20am

Children 0 – 18 months with a caregiver. Engage little ones in a variety of new ways! Stimulate the development of early literacy skills – from reading books and singing songs to reciting rhymes and more. Program runs approximately 20 minutes.

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

Sandusky Cultural Center 2018-2019 Season

April 28 – May 26  Two or Three:  Diptych/Tritych

All programs at Sandusky Cultural Center are free and open to the public.    Please note that the final Sunday of each exhibit, patrons are permitted to claim work they have purchased; consequently, the exhibit is open for viewing but may not be complete.

For more information, to become a member or to give a supporting contribution you can call 419-625-1188.   Business hours are 1- 4pm Sunday through Friday. You can also visit the website at http://www.SanduskyCulturalCenter.org

Stein Hospice’s Camp Good Grief 2019

Camp Good Grief is for children ages 5 -13 who have experienced loss.

Five Locations: Huron;  Mount. Orab; Port Clinton;  Norwalk and Elyria  REGISTER NOW!

10am – 2pm on the following dates:

June 10th -14th at Osborn Park 3910 E. Perkins Ave. Huron, OH

June 24th – 28th at Mount. Orab Park 221 South High St. (Rte 68) Mount Orab, OH

July 8th – 12th at Lakeview Park (Next to Mickey Mart- 1308 E. Perry St. Port Clinton, OH

July 22nd – 26th at Veteran’s Memorial Lake Park  205 South Old State Rd. Norwalk, OH

August 5th – 9th at West Park 1200 Foster Ave. Elyria, OH

To register, please visit http://www.SteinHospice.org
There is a $10 materials fee (Scholarships are available)

For more information contact Kathy at kfailor@steinhospice.org or 419-625-5269

The City of Sandusky’s Recreation Department and Firelands Regional Medical Center are partnering with seven race events in the city to promote outdoor recreation for residents and visitors. Participation in the #RUNDUSKY Race Series promotion is free, but participants must register for each race independently, prices and registration availability depend on each race.

Those who participate in five of the seven races will be awarded a #RUNDUSKY Race Series hoodie. Each participant who finishes six or all seven of the races will be entered into a drawing for a race package. The package will include running gear and free entry to area races TBD.

The #RUNDUSKY 2019 Race Series promotion includes seven annual races in the city of Sandusky:

Sunday, May 5 at 9 a.m. – Running Laps for Lions, Lions Park, 533 Winnebago Street

Saturday, June 15 at 9:30 p.m. – All for Abs 5k, Mills Creek Golf Course, 1933 Mills Street EVENING GLOW RUN

Thursday, July 4 at 8:30 a.m. – Boy with the Boot 5k/10k & Family Relay, Washington Park

Saturday, September 28 at 9 a.m. – Blue Streak Pride 5k, Strobel Field

Saturday, October 12 at 9 a.m. – Save your Pumpkins 5k, Battery Park

Saturday, November 30 at 8:30 a.m. – Dot the i, Block the M Walk/Run, Cameo Pizza at Central Park

Participation in the #RUNDUSKY Race Series promotion is FREE and anyone interested can download a #RUNDUSKY entry card at http://cityofsandusky.com/residents/recreation/index.php or pick up an entry card at the City of Sandusky Recreation offices at 222 Meigs Street. Entry cards will also be available at each race in the series. Participants will get their entry card stamped at each race.

For questions contact Sandusky Recreation 419.627.5833 or jwerling@ci.sandusky.oh.us.
Follow www.facebook.com/SanduskyRec and Twitter @SanduskyRec for updates.

Sandusky Recreation Spring camps and events schedule

The City of Sandusky’s Recreation Department is springing forward with new camps and continued events this season. The biggest change noticed by city residents will be a new online registration feature for all camps and programming starting in March 2019.

Register online at www.cityofsandusky.com/Recreation

FREE WEEKLY FITNESS BEGINS IN MAY
PIER PRESSURE SATURDAY MORNING FITNESS MEETUPS AT THE PLAZA

Place:  Downtown Sandusky, Schade-Mylander Plaza at the foot of Columbus Ave.

Every Saturday at 8am   May through September

What to Bring:  Water,  Tennis/Running Shoes, workout clothes

A waiver must be signed by each participant prior to the workout. Waivers can also be signed electronically online at https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Sandusky/PierPressure

WEEKEND ROTATIONS:
1st Saturdays:    Tim Dorsey Fitness (5/4- 6/1 – 7/6 – 8/3 – 9/7)

2nd Saturdays:  Zumba with Mel (5/11 – 6/8 – 7/13 – 8/10 – 9/14)

3rd Saturdays:   NexXt Level Fit Academy (5/18 – 6/15 – 7/20 – 8/17 – 9/21)

4th Saturdays:   CrossFit Sandusky (5/25 – 6/22 – 7/27 – 8/24 – 9/28)

5th Saturdays:   Downtown Sandusky Gym Crawl (6/ 29& 8/31)

For questions contact Sandusky Recreation 419.627.5833 or jwerling@ci.sandusky.oh.us.
Follow www.facebook.com/SanduskyRec  and Twitter @SanduskyRec for updates.

 
APRIL
 
17th Wed Huron Library:

*Susan G. Komen Breast Health Information. 10:00 am–1:00 pm

*Health Screenings by Firelands Regional Medical Center: Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar. 10:00 am–1:00 pm

*Zumbini, ages 0-5 with caregiver. 10:30 am

*STEAM Team: Barnyard Science. Kindergarten- Grade 2. 4:30 pm

*Euchre Night. 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

*YarnWorks – Bring a project to knit or crochet; beginners welcome. 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

*Socrates Café, exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences, knowing that we learn when we question. Monthly topic online. 7:00 pm.

17th Wed Berlin Public Library-

6PM-7PM  Mandala Stone Painting
To celebrate Earth Day and Gardening and Decorating Month, join us in decorating stones with beautifully colored mandalas. Ages 13-18.

18th Thurs Huron Library:

* Girls Who Code Coding Club. 4:30 pm

*The Book Exchange: Popular and Eclectic-Unsheltered, by Barbara Kingsolver. 7:00 pm

18th Thurs Milan Public Library-

5PM-7PM  Code Warriors: Bloxels, Making Your Own Video Game *Registration Required

We continue to work in pairs as we further develop our BLOXELS video games. Ages 13-18. Registration required.

18th Thurs Huron County Community Library- The Pick of the Litter: Choosing Your Next Dog 6pm

Come out to the Community Room 6 West Emerald St. Willard, OH, meet a servic dog and make a bandanna to take home.

Join the library staff to look at picking breed or rescue; what breed is best for your family, and more. This fun class will include the bandanna craft and a special doggie guest.

Bring your pup questions and figure out what to add to your pack!

19th Fri Milan Public Library-

10:30AM-3:30PM  American Red Cross Blood Drive
The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give Blood.™ The American Red Cross will be holding a BLOOD DRIVE at the Milan Public Library. Please stop by to donate blood anytime between 10:30AM – 3:30PM. For more information about donating blood, call 1-800-589-2286.

19th Fri Huron Community Good Friday Service  12:15pm

Christ Episcopal Church 120 Ohio St. Huron, OH

Huron Community Pastors Officiating.   Services will continue with Walking the Path of Christ at 1:00pm

The path will go through Huron to the Huron Community Prayer Path and Labyrinth remembering the journey of Christ to the Cross.  930 South Main St. Huron

For questions call 419-602-3298 or 419-271-5271

19th Fri Huron Library:

*Whole Health Action Management. 2:00 pm

19th Fri The LOVE Bus’ “It’s A Good Friday”  3:00 – 4:30pm

Celebrating the LOVE of Jesus with music, fellowship, refreshments, free groceries and every child that attends will leave with a goody bag.

McGuan Park on the corner of Washington St. and Hester St. Norwalk, OH

20th Sat City of Sandusky Easter Egg Hunt with Special Guest The Easter Bunny 10am

Come out rain or shine to Washington Park Gazebo for children 8 years and under.

Bring a bag or basket.  There will be over 3,000 candy/toy filled Easter eggs!

Afterwards head over to the Sandusky State Theatre for a FREE admission to  Peter Rabbit.  Show time is at 11:00am

20th Sat Huron Library:

*Firelands Shutterbugs Photography Club for novice to expert, learn & share. 10:00 am

20th Sat Egg Hunt at Gaymont Care & Rehabilitation 10am

Open to the public  for Ages  Walking through age 10

Over 4000 eggs            Easter Bunny       Cookie Decorating        12 Prize Baskets

20th Sat Berlin Public Library-

11AM-12PM Crochet 101 *Registration Required 

Learn basic crochet stitches and patterns as we work on a fun crochet project. Ages 9-12.

20th Sat Milan Public Library-

1PM-3:30PM  Tabletop Takeover! Board Game Afternoon 

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.

21st Sun Monroeville Rod & Gun Club Annual Easter Egg Hunt 2pm

Open to the Public       *Will be held outside Weather Permitting

All Ages         Prizes       &       Candy

For any questions call 419-606-0073

22nd Mon Milan Public Library-

2PM-7PM  Personal Archiving 101: Scan Your Photos & Save Your Memories! *Registration Required
Interested in photo scanning? Want to learn how to digitize your memories? To celebrate Preservation Week, sign up for a Personal Archiving session on April 22, 23, or 25. Participants will learn the basics of photo scanning and get some hands-on practice. Please bring about 5 photos to scan. A flash drive for storage will be provided.

6PM-7PM Mandala Stone Painting
To celebrate Earth Day and Gardening and Decorating Month, join us in decorating stones with beautifully colored mandalas. These colorful designs will be sure to brighten up any part of your home or garden you wish to decorate.  Materials will be provided. Ages 13-18.

6PM-7PM  Polyfaces: Food Without Chemicals, From Family Farm to Table | Not Rated (Screen Gems)
Set in the stunning Shenandoah Valley in northern Virginia, Polyface Farm is run by “the world’s most innovative farmer” and uses no chemicals and feeds over 6,000 families and many restaurants and food outlets within a 3 hour ‘foodshed.’ A joyful film about connecting to the land and the community, the film follows the Salatins over four years as they ‘everything different to everyone else’ to produce food in a way that works with nature, not against it. Using the symbiotic relationships of animals and their natural functions, they produce high quality, nutrient-dense products. The Salatins regenerate their landscapes, communities, local economies, customer’s health and most importantly their soils. This model is being replicated throughout our global village, proving that we can provide quality produce without depleting our planet. [ Documentary ]

22nd Mon Norwalk Parks and Rec’s Water Safety Instructor Course- 6pm

(Blended learning format) This means 7-8 hours of the course in done online by the participants and the remainder of course completed in person. The American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program teaches people how to be safe in, on or around water and to teach individuals of different ages and abilities how to swim. Participants must complete a pre-requisite to access the online contend and then attend the in-person course sessions.

Course fee is $250.
Pre-Requistite Details – Date: Monday April 22nd, 2019 @ 6pm
For more info go to: http://www.norwalkrec.com
Minimum Age: 16 years old
In-Person Session: all sessions must be attended
Dates: April 29th – May 23rd, 2019
Days: Mondays and Thursdays
Times: 5 – 9pm

22nd Mon Huron County Community Library EarthDay!  Gardening and You 6pm

This Earth Day local master gardener will be at the Willard Annex to answer your gardening questions.

Also make a hanging garden spinner with wire, marbles, and sea glass to brighten your yard!

22nd Mon Huron County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society Annual Dinner Meeting 6pm

Guest speaker Matt Burr, local military historian and reenactor, will present his program ” The American Soldier in the First World War” at the United Methodist Church.   The church’s address is 105 West Main St., North Fairfield, OH

Reservations are required and are due Friday April 12th.   Registration forms and further information can be found on the chapter’s website at http://www.hccogs.org

23rd Tues Huron Library:

*The Eight Dimensions of Wellness. 6:30 pm

24th Wed Huron Library:

*Real Reads (Formerly Director’s Cut: Non-Fiction Book Group) – Heartland: A Memoir, by Sarah Smarsh. 3:00 pm

*Spring Sensory Fun with Early Intervention. For families with children ages 0-3. 6:30 pm

*YarnWorks – Bring a project to knit or crochet; beginners welcome. 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

25th Thurs Huron County Community Library- “I Can Make This” Jewelry Series 9am

Come out to the Willard Enrichment Center and make a Polymer Clay Stamped Pendant.

25th Thurs Huron County Community Library- Family Scrapbooking with Fran 10am & 6pm

Fran Evans is back with a look at family scrapbooking & record keeping

Take a walk back in time, relive memories, and local history with Fran at the Willard Annex.

Share stories, learn & more.

25th Thurs Huron Library

*American Red Cross Blood Drive – 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm. (419)626-1641 for details.

*Girls Who Code Coding Club. Grades 3-5. 4:30 pm

25th Thurs CLI and The LOVE Bus host  “Jukebox BINGO”   6-8pm

Come out to 16 West Main St. Norwalk, OH and play some BINGO

This event is aimed at breaking down barriers and raising awareness for the Developmentally Disabled Community.

There will be free pizza, chips and cookies

Games and Dancing!   Fun for all ages and abilities!

Donations will be taken at the door!

26th Fri Huron County Community Library  Friday Films “Green Book” 12-2pm

Come out to the library at 6 West Emerald St. Willard, OH for a FREE Movie.

Bring a snack to share.  Some snacks will also be provided.

Lunch will be included on select showings.

Titles are subject to change based on availability.

What movies would you like to see at the library during Friday Films?  Share your suggestions.

Next Showing  Friday May 10th The Front Runner

 

26th Fri Huron Library:

*Whole Health Action Management. 2:00 pm

*Teen Library Council. 3:00 pm

26th Fri Norwalk Masonic Center’s All You Can Eat Spaghetti Supper 5-7pm

Cost:   $10         Carry-Outs Available

Served at 319 E. Main St. Norwalk, OH

27th Sat American Red Cross Blood Drive 8am – 1:30pm

Spring Into Life and Give Blood!

Don Tester Ford-Lincoln Inc.   Showroom  2800 US 250 Norwalk, OH

Call 1-800-733-2767 or  go to http://RedCrossBlood.org to make your donation appointment.

Sponsor Code: Tester

27th Sat Go Green Sandusky at the City Greenhouse 10am – 1pm

Arbor Day Celebration- Participate in a hands-on Tree Planting ceremony at 10:15am.  Come support local student “Go Green” poem contest winners reading their poems at 11am.

Green House Open House- Come out for food, crafts, activities & plant sales as you tour the facility and learn about the greenhouse operations.   Also while you are there gather information from “green” agencies.

Drive Thru and Drop-Off Day-   Shelby Street Boat Ramp 9am – 1pm located at 101 Shelby St. Sandusky.  City of Sandusky residents ONLY.  (ID will be required)
No Commercial Trailer loads
No Oversize U-Haul loads
A list of acceptable items please contact 419-627-5884

For more information visit http://www.CityOfSandusky.com

27th Sat Huron County Horse Council & 4-H members host a benefit “The Great Garage Sale To BUILD THE BARN” 10am – 4pm

Please come out and support your 4-H Youth. All money raised will go towards a much needed new 4-H Horse Barn.

Anything goes:

Garage Sale Items      Flea Market Items        Horse Tack        Crafts        Antiques  Vendors        Tupperware         Candles        Essential Oils    and more

If you are interested in becoming a vendor or would like to donate items, have questions or want more information contact Carol Clemons by text or calling at 419-681-0168

RAIN OR SHINE THE SALE WILL GO ON!!!!

27th Sat The Chocolate & Wine Walk Presented by Vermilion Chamber of Commerce 11am – 5pm

Come shop, wine and dine, and explore in Downtown Vermilion.

Cost $20    Tickets are available now at http://www.VermilionOhio.com Sponsored by Kingston of Vermilion.

Check-in at Tiffany’s 686 Main St. Vermilion, OH no later than 1:00pm

For more information contact VermilionChamber1@gmail.com or call 440-967-4477

27th Sat Milan Public Library-

11AM-12:30PM Shibori Dyeing (Teen DIY) *Registration Required 

Learn the ancient Japanese dyeing

technique of Shibori, an art dating back as far as the 8th century. Bring a white item to transform and clothes that can get messy. Ages 13-18. Registration required.

27th Sat Norwalk Lion’s Club Egg Hunt 1pm

The Norwalk Parks & Recreation Department will be hosting the Norwalk Lion’s Club Egg Hunt again this year at Baines Park in Norwalk.

Activities will begin at 1:00pm with the hunt starting at 2:00pm.

For more information check out www.norwalkrec.com or call (419) 663-6775.

27th Sat Collins United Methodist Church Ministries Benefit 6pm

Great Food, Entertainment, and Silent Auction

Catered Dinner by Bone Boy’s BBQ

$25 per ticket or Reserve a table of 8 for $185

Doors open at 5:30 and Dinner served at 6:00pm

Entertainment by the Divots

Silent Auction

Proceeds will go to Church Ministries!

Taking Place at Collins United Methodist Church in the Fellowship Hall 4290 Hartland Center Rd. Collins, OH

For tickets call Jackie at 419-681-2127

27th Sat Rudy & The Illusions at Sandusky Eagles #444      6:00  – 10:00pm

Open to the public

28th Sun Rochester Volunteer Fire Department’s Pancake Breakfast 8am – 1pm

Breakfast will be served at Rochester Rod & Gun Club
The menu includes:  Pancakes, Sausage and Scrambled Eggs

$5 Donation for Child      $7 Donation for Adults

50/50 Raffle       &     Basket Raffles

Take Out will be Available

28th Sun Norwalk Masonic Center French Toast & Sausage Breakfast 8am – Noon

Being served at the Masonic Center located at 319 E. Main St. Norwalk, OH

Cost; $6    Carry-Outs are Available

28th Sun Sandusky Bonsai Club’s Earth Day Demo at Osborn Park 11am – 4pm

Make and Take!

Any questions contact Loren at 740-705-1000

28th Sun Huron River Joint Fire District Chicken BBQ  11am 

Come out to the Huron River Fire Station located at 155 Monroe St. Monroeville, OH

Dinners will be served until they run out!

28th Sun Huron Library

*Chess, all ages, all abilities welcome. 1:00 pm

28th Sun Earth Day Celebration  1:00pm-3:00pm

The Norwalk Parks & Recreation Department in collaboration with the Huron County Solid Waste Management District will be hosting an Earth Day Celebration  at Veteran’s Memorial Lake Park clubhouse .

This free event will include an Earth Day craft, a hike through the woods, Earth Day Giveaways, Canoing basics, create your own trail mix and more.

Bring your own trash bag and gloves to help in keeping our trails clean as we hike. For more information check out www.norwalkrec.com or call (419) 663-6775.

28th Sun Boys and Girls Race for a Healthy Lifestyle 2pm

As part of the Healthy Kids Running Series, it gets boys and girls ages 2 -14 to feel accomplished and lays a foundation for a healthy lifestyle by competing in and completing their first five-consecutive-week series.

All participants receive a finishers medal, race bag and Healthy Kids Running Series tech shirt for their achievements.

For more information visit:  http://www.HealthyKidsRunningSeries.org or
contact Trish either by email at hkrscleveland@gmail.com or phone at 440-879-8173

29th Mon 5th Annual H.R.J.F.D   Golf Scramble 8am

Woussicket Golf Course with a Shot Gun Start at 8am

$75 per person       $300 per team

18 Holes of Golf

Donuts and Coffee before Golf, Hot Dogs on the Turn and Dinner after Golf

HOLE IN ONE Giveaways               Door Prizes

50/50 Raffle            Ticket Raffles          Hole Prizes

Call or Text:  Craig Miller 419-217-4993    or    Paul Skidmore 419-706-4548

If you would like to Sponsor a Hole/ Donate Door Prizes/ Raffle Items PLEASE call as well.

All proceeds go to the Huron River Joint Fire District Fireman’s Association.

29th Mon Milan Public Library- 

10AM-11AM   Milan’s Morning Moment | Little Black Lies
Spring forward to a new chapter in your life with a muffin, coffee, and new book as we discuss Little Black Lies by Sharon J. Bolton. This book discussion is a great way to start off what would otherwise be an ordinary Monday! Meet new people as you take time for yourself. All are welcome!

11AM-12:30PM & 6PM-7:30PM  Intro to Virtual Reality
Dive into the world of Virtual Reality with this hands-on presentation. Experience an undersea dive via PlayStation 4’s VR Worlds software and gear, and discover how VR has evolved into the immersive experience is today, and where it could potentially lead us in the future. Fun for active participants, as well as viewers!

30th Tues Huron Library:

*Lapsit Storytime, ages 0-2 ½ with caregiver. 10:15 am

*Toddler Time, ages 2 ½ – 3 ½ with caregiver. 11:00 am

*Stay and Play, ages 2 ½ – 3 ½ with caregiver. 11:30 am

*Family Storytime. 6:30 pm

30th Tues Milan Public Library-

3-4pm STEM Spectacular  *Registration Required
Join us fun activities focused on science, technology, engineering, and math.  This month you will be making jelly bean structures.

30th Tues Norwalk Rotary Club’s “Pizza & More” Event  4:30 – 7pm

Enjoy pizza from several local pizza parlors, plus select menu items from other local restaurants.

Raffles to win:
chair from Norwalk Furniture        a clock from The Hen House                     Cedar Point tickets      Kalahari water park passes         Cleveland Indians tickets items from the Cleveland Cavaliers    and more.

Proceeds benefit the Norwalk Rotary Club’s “Caring For Kids” projects.

Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for children 10 and under

Location Norwalk High School

Buy tickets from Norwalk Rotary members, or at the door.

 
 
 MAY
 
2nd – 4th Thurs- Fri First United Methodist Church of Norwalk Rummage Sale

Donations Welcomed!!!

Thursday & Friday Hours    9am – 7pm

Saturday Hours   9am – 2pm

First United Methodist Church  60 West Main St. Norwalk, OH

For more information call 419-668-1938

3rd & 4th Fri & Sat CLI’s  Bowling Fundraiser for Stein Hospice’s Camp Good Grief
Fri 10am – 2pm    &     Sat 9am – 3pm
Get together with some friends and bowl for a cause.
*** Have your team ready 30 minutes before your time slot***All Proceeds go to the Bereavement Dept. at Stein Hospice.Kenilee Lanes in Norwalk, OH*No Bumpers      *RSVP for Lanes      *Turn Into CLI by 4-29-19There will be incentives for:
* Highest Score        *Lowest Score      * Highest Sponsored Dollars
AND    *Best Bowling OutfitIf you have any questions Contact Lisa:
email at LisaLong@CLISupports or by phone at 419-706-1950
4th Sat Flat Rock Homes hosts The Dick Parks Memorial Race at the Rock 9am

This will be the 14th Annual Race to benefit the individuals served at Flat Rock Homes, Care Center and Community Services.  There will be a 5k Race, a 1-mile walk, and a Kids Fun Run.

Sign up is available on the website http://www.FlatRockHomes.org

Registration and check in opens at 8am and the Inspirational Athletes Race starts at 9am with awards beginning at 11am.

Questions can be emailed to development@FlatRockHomes.org or call 419-483-7330

5th Sun Running Laps with Lions 9 -10am

Part of the 2019 #RUNDUSKY Race Series

How many laps can you do?
Runners enjoy an approximate 1/2 mile loop in scenic Lions Park on Sandusky Bay to complete as many laps as possible in 1 hour

Awards in different categories             1 lap kids fun run         Door Prizes

All pre-registered runners will receive a quality Tee

To Register:
http://www.runsignup.com/Race/OH/Sandusky/RunningLapswithLions
http://www.facebook.com/events/388598121925730/

7th Tues Sandusky Bonsai Club Meeting 6:30pm

Show planning meeting, and work night

New members are welcomed.

The club meets the 1st Tuesday of the month at Osborn MetroPark in the John G. Frost Center

Any questions contact Loren at 740-705-1000

11th Sat Huron County Sheriff’s Office hosting a benefit Dodgeball Tournament 10am

Want to play Dodgeball with Huron County Sheriffs and other Local First Responders from different agencies that will be playing in the event as well?

Put together a 6 person team (High School Freshman or Older) and call 419-921-9986

COST:  $60 donation per team

Project Bed Battalion along with New London Local and South Central FFA build beds for children in Huron County that are in need.  So far 45 beds have been provided to kids in the community.

ALL PROCEEDS will go to Project Bed Battalion!

If you want to just be a spectator,  give a donation at the door and you will be given a raffle ticket for door prizes.

Taking Place at New London High School 1 Wildcat Dr, New London, OH 44851

25th Sat Fisher Titus berry Fun 5K Run/Walk  7:30am Registration  &   9am Start

The Norwalk Parks & Recreation & Norwalk Jaycees will be hosting a 5K Walk/Run & 1-mile Fun Run during the Strawberry Festival festivities!

The event will start at 9:00AM. Registration starts at 7:30AM and will be set up in the Main  Street School Gymnasium.

Forms available at the Rec Center front desk or on the web at http://www.norwalkrec.com.
Registration fees is $15 by May 18, thereafter $20. Registration forms can be turned in to Niki at the Ernsthausen Community Center.

25th Sat OPEN SPEED SHOW “BUILD A BARN’ Fund Benefit 11am 

Proceeds go to building a new Huron County, OH 4-H Horse Barn

Exhition at 9am at the Huron County Fairgrounds

Come Out Not Only for the Cause, but to Have Some Fun Too.
Enter and Exit through the West Parking Lot

Paybacks         50/50 Drawing       Concession on Grounds

Sponsored By Friends of the Fair

For Showbill or more information contact:
Carol- 419-681-0168          Tricia- 419-921-6116         Michele- 440-935-2535

*Asking for $20 Show Sponsors- a lot of publicity

*Asking for Auction Donations for the upcoming Silent Auctions.
Donations are kindly accepted. No matter how little or big, they are all important.

25th Sat Storm Angels Rescue Animal Adoption Event 11am – 4pm

This will be an adoption and vendor event at 46130 Telegraph Rd Amherst, OH 44001

If you would like more information message Jessica at jnsmith0916@gmail.com

 
 
JUNE
8th Sat Hall Family Adoption Fundraiser Gold Outing at Carlise Golf Club

Take part in a Golf Outing to help fund the expenses of adopting Robert and Samantha’s first child.    After 5 years of marriage and trying to conceive naturally they are excited to be able to become parents through God’s plan of adoption.

If you would like more information, to make a monetary donation or donate an item to be auctioned contact Samantha at:    Samantha186@gmail.com

15th Sat 3rd Annual Dragon & Bacon Fest Boat Pre- Registration Deadline 

The dragon boats are back on the bay for the third annual Dragons & Bacon Fest. This time with more bacon and more dragon boats. The third annual event is returning to the Paper District Marina & Amphitheatre in downtown Sandusky on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The registration fee for the event is $1,000 per team, or $900 if preregistered by June 15th. Team sponsorships are available as well as corporate levels for area businesses looking to have a more active role in the event.

Dragon Boat races include a 46-foot-long boat with 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steerperson. The races, over several heats, will compete in Sandusky Bay with Cedar Point to the east and the historic Sandusky Coal Docks to the west.

The festival will include music, a beer garden and BACON. Each food vendor will have a bacon-themed dish available and proceeds from raffles and beer sales will benefit Adaptive Adventures.

New for 2019! This year’s event will include cup competitions with several divisions including a Health Cup for area hospitals, a Downtown Cup for businesses in downtown Sandusky, a Fitness Cup for area gyms, and a Pink Ribbon Cup for Breast Cancer Awareness teams.

Not a paddler? This event is free to the public and spectating is welcomed and encouraged. There will be plenty of bacon and beer available for the thousands of spectators expected for the third year of Dragons & Bacon Fest.

For more information or questions regarding the 2019 Dragons & Bacon Fest, please call the Sandusky Recreation Department at 419-627-5886 or 419-627-5833. Or contact Jason Werling at jwerling@ci.sandusky.oh.us

 

22nd Sat OPEN PLEASURE / SPEED SHOW “BUILD A BARN’ Fund Benefit 9am 

Proceeds go to building a new Huron County, OH 4-H Horse Barn

Taking place at the Huron County Fairgrounds

Come Out Not Only for the Cause, but to Have Some Fun Too.
Enter and Exit through the West Parking Lot

Paybacks         50/50 Drawing       Concession on Grounds

Sponsored By Friends of the Fair

For Showbill or more information contact:
Carol- 419-681-0168          Tricia- 419-921-6116         Michele- 440-935-2535

*Asking for $20 Show Sponsors- a lot of publicity

*Asking for Auction Donations for the upcoming Silent Auctions.
Donations are kindly accepted. No matter how little or big, they are all important.

20th – 23 Thurs – Sun Sandusky Pride-  To Celebrate and Educate the LGBT Community 

Events will take place at the Jackson Street Parking Lot

For more information go to http://www.SanduskyPride.com