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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

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


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.

YOGA–  A new Hatha Yoga class is now available on Tuesday 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.


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.

Friday July 20 CARS 3

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

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

SWIMMING LESSONS  Next session of swim lessons will start July 30th.  Cost is $10 for the 1st 60 participants.  Thereafter the cost is $35 per child.  Detailed information is available at the front desk or on the website.

Registration will start Friday, July 20 at 5:30pm for members and July 21 at 8am for all others.   A placement test will be held on Friday July 20 at 5pm

Day classes will be held Monday – Thursday mornings for all levels.

Evening classes will be held Mondays & Wednesday evenings.

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


Saturday, July 7th Southside Dumpster Day & Neighborhood Clean-Up

Saturday, July 21st South of Kilbourne Dumpster Day & Neighborhood Clean-Up

Saturday, August 4th Area(s) TBD Hotspot Cleanup

Saturday, August 18th Garden District Dumpster Day & Neighborhood Clean-Up

Saturday, September 1st West End Dumpster Day & Neighborhood Clean-Up


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.

Vermilion Chamber of Commerce Presents: 

Concerts in the Park   Sundays 7:00pm – 8:30pm at Victory Park Gazebo

July 8th-  Community Concert Band                                  July 15th– Sid Jordan & Friends

July 22nd- Emily Keener                                                     July 29th– Classic Rock with Mike Moore

August 5th– Polka with Ed Klimczak                                 August 12th– Solid Brass Sextet with Joe Price

August 19th– Dennis Chandler Stratophonic 50-60s         August 26th– Wind Jammers Band


3rd Thursdays Music Flowers and a Sunset 6:30pm until Sunset

May 17th            June 21st              July 19th               August 16th               September  20th

FREE Live Music of ALL kinds spread all over downtown Vermilion

Rock ‘n Roll     Soul    Pop   Folk   Country   Barbershop     Acoustic    Christian     and More

Stroll the sidewalks, browse the shops, and pick your favorite artist to listen to at any time.

The music is free.  The food and fun is up to you.

Bring the family and maybe a lawn chair or two.  You might want to sit and listen awhile.

For more information visit:

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
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 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 


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

 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.


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 20th– A Wrinkle in Time


FREE REFIT & Outdoor Yoga at the park

The Willard City Parks & Huron County Community Library are partnering to fill Saturdays with FREE Exercise opportunities for the community.     All ages are welcome!   Classes will meet near the Showmobile. Please bring water.

ReFit @ the Park (2nd Saturday of the month) A fun dance class.  8:30am – 9:30am
June 9th                               July 14th                                 August 11th

Yoga @ the Park (A FREE Beginner yoga class)  9am – 10am
June 30th                             July 28th                                August 25th


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

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 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

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 or stop by customer service to get registered.


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.

August is Breastfeeding Awareness Month

NOLA- 5k Milk Run July 29th  for more information call 419-557-7596 or go to

The BIG Latch On 2018 Celebrating You and Your Baby.  Global Big Latch On events take place at registered locations around the world, where people gather together to breastfeed and offer peer support to each other. Their friends, family and community join this celebration to promote and support breastfeeding.  Volunteers from within the community host each location, hosting a Global Big Latch On event creates lasting support network for the community.

Please arrive at 10am the Big Count Down at 10:30

Friday August 3rd- Sandusky Bay Pavilion Shelter 505 East Water Street Sandusky.

Saturday August 4th Clark Park State Route 20 Monroeville, for more information



Thursday August 9th  LaLeche Family Picinic- 5:30 – 8pm  at Osborne Park, Shelter #2  3910 East Perkins Ave., Huron (just off Cleveland Rd.)


20th- 22nd Fri- Sun Vermilion City Wide Merchant Sidewalk Sale

Visit: for more information

21st Sat Norwalk Kid’s Fishing Derby 8am – 1pm

Bring an adult, go fishing and win prizes.

Veteran’s Memorial Lake Park aka Norwalk Reservior

Questions/Donations    Dennis Blakely 419-681-8000 or

Niki Cross 419-663-6775 x1026

21st Sat Christian Singles Fellowship Canoe Trip 10:30am

The carpool will meet at the Norwalk Alliance Church State Route 250 S in Norwalk, OH and travel to Loudonville.

Cost of canoe rental $38 each         Pack/Buy lunch

Afterwards the group will eat dinner at Der Dutchman restaurant Bellville.

Bring the kids for some fun on the water.

21st Sat Horseshoe Tournament 

Sign up  at 11am        Tournament start at Noon

Draw for partner       Entry Fee $5 per Person

Taking place at Norwalk Recreation Park

Need more information call Ken Ries 419-483-6654 or Chris Howard 419-577-2937

21st Sat 1st Annual Caleb Hershiser Memorial Pig Roast & Poker Run 12:00pm

50/50 Drawing      Roasted Pork Dinner      Door Prizes       All You Can Drink(pop)

$25 Entry Fee       To Pre-Register call/text Anna 567-224-1394

Kick Stands Up at Noon (Cars Welcome Too)                 Dinner Starts at 6:30pm

Willard Moose Loge 220 Walton St. E,   Willard, OH


22nd Sun Norwalk Masonic Center All You Can Eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast 8am – Noon

Breakfast will be served at the Masonic Center located 319 E. Main St Norwalk, OH.    Carry- Outs will be available

Cost:  Adults $6   Children $3

23rd- 27th Mon- Fri Erie County Board of DD Week of Service Diaper & Food Drive

Non-perishable food items and infant and toddler diapers are being collected in an effort to give back to the community that generously supports the board and the people and families we serve.  All donations received will assist Erie county agencies that support children and families.

Anyone can drop off items July 23rd – 27th from 8 AM – 4 PM at the board’s office, 4405 Galloway Road in Sandusky, or at Sports Force Parks, 3115 Cleveland Road West in Sandusky.

Please contact the Erie County Board of Developmental Disabilities at 419-626-0208 or  with any questions.

In addition this year, a Charity Car Show will be held on Wednesday, July 25th at Sports Force Parks from 4 – 8:30 PM.  The Charity Car Show will feature trophies in ten categories, a 50/50 raffle, food trucks, a live remote with K-96 and awards at 8 PM.  For information regarding the car show, please contact Mitchell Sweet at 419-502-2524 x 65732 or

23rd Mon OHSAA Licensed Football Official Classes 6-9pm

Interested in becoming an OHSSA licensed football official? Class will meet on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6 – 9pm starting July 23rd and ending August 15th Perkins High School- Room 301

For more information on how to register for the classes please contact one of the Bay Area Officials:

Greg Bartemes- 419-366-2532  Lee Paden- 440-320-3317 or Ryan Bowers 419-706-4753

High School students may enrool in a OHSAA officiating class and obtain a Class 3 Permit, which will allow them to officiate games at the freshman level and below for schools they do not attend.

Minimum age is 14 for a Class 3 Student permit

For additional information view the website

24th Tues The Sandusky Gazebo Concert Series 7pm

Dana Dorsey and the Blue Notes is the entertainer of the evening.

26th- 28th Thurs- Sat Huron County Ag Heritage’s Roll It Forward Rummage Sale 9am-3pm

Roll it Forward is located at the Avery Commerce Park  11001 US Highway 250 N  Milan, Ohio
Come out and help support Ag Heritage!
27th Fri Norwalk Masonic Center All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner 5 -7pm

Supper will include Spaghetti, Salad, Beverage & Dessert and will be served at the Norwalk Masonic Center located at 319 E. Main St. Norwalk

Cost:  Adults $10      Children $5

27th Fri Imagine NORWALK 6-10pm Community Barbecue

Art ~  Music  ~  Retail ~  Dining ~ Community

Charity of the Night:   Stuff the Bus/Project Leadership

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

27th Fri Christian Singles Fellowship Bike and Bible 6:15pm

Meet at Karson’s home.    Barbecued Pork sandwiches will be provided. Bring a dish/dessert to share.

Bring the kids to enjoy physical and spiritual exercise.

For more information call Karson 419-433-0085

28th Sat CLI,   Norwalk Firefighters IAFF 1199, and Huron County Chamber of Commerce Christmas in July 5k Run/Walk  9am

Don’t miss the Touch a Truck event and a themed hot dog competition with firefighters after the race.  The race starts at 16 W. Main St and ends at 38 W. Seminary St. Norwalk.  You can register online prior to the race or at 8am the day of the race.

Registration info:
Online at

28th Sat Bunny Busters 4-H Club Car Wash 10am – 1pm

Come out to Miller’s Grocery Store in Norwalk and have anything washed with wheels…BIG or small.  You can even shop while your vehicle is washed.

Proceeds will go to help purchase skillathon study material for the for the animal projects and to talk a fun educational field trip.


28th Sat Huron Garden Club’s Annual Flower Show 1 – 4pm

Set up for those wishing to enter is at 10am.  Judging is by the public. See the Huron Garden Club Facebook page for information about criteria for entries or call : 419-588-2169

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.

28th Sat AMVETS Post 17 and Son’s of AMVETS Post 17 Reverse Raffle 5:30pm 

Half proceeds will be donated to the American Freedom Lodge for Disabled Veterans.

Donation: $100 per ticket ONLY 300 tickets sold
Admission is by ticket only      No One Under 21 Admitted

Doors open at 5:30 Sharp    Dinner Served at 6:30pm    Tickets includes 2 Dinners

Beer and Wash Provided

Grand Prize $8,000        2nd- $1,000       3rd- $500      4th- $300        5th- $200

For more information please contact:
Nick Sarr 419-656-0954     OR   Eric Scherer 419-366-3856

28th Sat Annual Bonsai Club Picnic 6:30pm

Hosted by Leo Pelka and Steve Tusen

All members gather at the Tusen home for miniature train and Bonsai garden display and finishing with Potluck portion to be held at Leo’s World of Wonder.

For more information call Beth at 419-271-0717

Northern Ohio Lactation Association 5k Milk Run
Proceeds benefit the Mothers Milk Bank of Ohio and The Northern Ohio Lactation AssociationEdgewater Park, Lower Area  Cleveland, OH 441028:00am – Registration (Cash or Check Only) and Packet Pickup9:00am – 5k Run and 1 Mile Family Fun Walk/Run (Strollers Welcome)Pre-Registration     5k- $20       1 Mile- $15

1 Mile Family Rate- $30 per family includes 2 shirts. Additional shirts are available for purchase ($6 youth sizes, $10 adult sizes). If ordering additional shirts, please indicate which 2 will be included with registration. Pre-registration ONLY, mail-in ONLY. Complete one form per family member and mail together in one envelope.

All mailed entries must be received by Wednesday, July 25th
Mail form and entry fee and make checks payable to:

Hermes Sports & Events  2425 West 11th St., Suite #2   Cleveland, Ohio 44113

T-Shirts are guaranteed to the first 100 registered 5k participants and first 50 registered 1 mile participants.

Online Registration closes on Friday, July 27th at 9:00am

Race Day Registration (cash or check only)    5k- $25     1 Mile- $20

For more information call 419-557-7596 or go to NOLA 5k- Milk Run/Walk

29th Sun Margaretta Firefighters Association Chicken BBQ 11am

**50th Anniversary Chicken BBQ**

Please help us celebrate our 50th year of grilling chicken on Sunday, July 29st at 11am. Come and join us for a wonderful home cooked meal prepared and served by your local firefighters. Meal will include a half chicken, baked beans, homemade potato salad, dinner roll and drink. You may dine-in, or if you prefer, carry-outs are available. Thank you for your continued support.

Margaretta Fire Dept.  113 South Ave,  Castalia OH 44824

Service starts at 11am until all chicken is sold out

Meals will be served at the Fire Station

Adult meal   $9.00

Children’s meal $5.00 

31st Tues Sandusky Gazebo Concert Series 7pm

Pantassia Steel Drum Band will be the entertainer of the evening.




4th Sat Mind, Body & Sole 5k presented by Huron County Community Library 8am

Registration begins at 7am.  The race will start and finish at the Willard memorial Library Annex.

All ages are welcome and Walkers are also welcome

A Free Run for kids will follow the race.

For more information or to register call 419-933-8564 or visit the website you can also stop by any HCCL location.

4th Sat 12th Annual Maple City Triathlon/Duathlon 8am

Just Tri/Du It at the beautiful Veterans Memorial Lake Park provided by Norwalk Parks & Recreation Dept.

This is a great race for the first time triathletes & duathletes, as it is set in a non-competitive environment. The triathlon event will consist of an 800-yard swim, 16 mile bike, and 3.1 mile run.

For more info and race fees go to Registration deadline is August 1st Volunteers are needed.

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

4th & 5th Sat & Sun 58th St. Joseph Parish Festival in Monroeville

Saturday Night Adult Night will include an amateur Euchre tournament-sign ups start at 6pm, tournament at 7:30  The Brad Walk Trio will provide entertainment from 7:30-10:30. Burgers, Bucyrus Brats and Beverages available.

Sunday will feature our famous chicken and rib BBQ.  Carryout or dine ins available and being served 11am – 7pm.

There will be a reverse raffle for $12,500, huge silent auction, cake walk, bingo and instants, beverage garden, burgers, brats and hand cut fries  games for the kids including a bounce house kiddie tractor pull, face painting and a fish pond.   Music preformed by Steve Obermeyer at 2.  The live auction featuring Fr. Ron begins at 5:30 with all other drawings at 6pm.

For more information or to purchase raffle tickets call the parish office between 9-3:30 M-F at 419-465-4142.

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

7th Tues Sandusky Gazebo Concert Series 7pm

North Coast Big Band will be the entertainment of the evening.

9th Thurs Norwalk Senior Enrichment Center JUKEBOX BINGO 6 – 8pm

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!!! If you haven’t played JUKEBOX BINGO before, now is the time!!!

It’s BINGO, but where traditional numbers are replaced by favorite songs & TV show titles. Instead of listening to numbers being drawn, you will be tapping your toes to the beat of music and video clips from classic TV shows and music. Don’t miss this new twist!!!

JUKEBOX BINGO at Senior Enrichment Services, 130 Shady Lane Drive, Building C., Norwalk. Call 419-668-6245 for more information.



10th Fri Imagine NORWALK 6-10pm Western Night

Art ~  Music  ~  Retail ~  Dining ~ Community

Charity of the Night:   Stampede of Dreams

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


14th Tues Sandusky Gazebo Concert Series 7pm

Erie County O.S.U. Alumni Band will be the entertainment of the evening.

16th- 18th Thurs- Sat National Tractor Pulling Competition

Pulltown USA – We aren’t just an event, we are an experience!

Don’t miss the WORLD’S LARGEST Super-National Tractor Pull taking place in Bowling Green, Ohio from August 16-18. Join over 65,000 fans for 3 days and 5 sessions featuring all 13 NTPA Grand National divisions.

Get your tickets and learn more at!

Wood County Fairgrounds
13800 West Poe Road
Bowling Green, OH 43402

(888) 385-7855

17th- 19th Fri- Sun Remembering Our Fallen is Coming to Monroeville

The memorial will arrive at noon on August 16th and will be set up by Monroeville’s football team inside the Monroeville Athletic Complex.

9am – Friday, August 17 – Opening Ceremony
Private time for families who have loved ones on the memorial.
Noon – Friday, August 17 – Memorial Open to the Public

Open to the Public for Viewing 9am-6pm Aug 18 & 19.
5pm – Sunday, August 19 – Closing Ceremony

The weekend events include:
“Welcome Home All Vietnam Era Veterans” Parade – Sat 10am
Clark Park Celebration/Concert – Sat 4pm/Concert at 5pm
Chicken BBQ on Sunday

18th Sat Sports Force Parks Presents Sandusky Shores MUSICfest 5pm

Enjoy the night air with this outdoor SANDUSKY SHORES MUSICfest along the edge of Lake Erie in Sandusky, OH.

Featuring Country Artists:

Cassadee Pope      Matt Stillwell    Jessica Hannan      Christian Kaser

Along with Nashville singer songwriters
Lynn Hutton, Brent Anderson and Tammi Kidd.

Located at Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point Sports Center.

Open Air, Family Friendly, food and beverages available, bring a chair and enjoy the music.

Get your tickets at:

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


24th Fri Imagine NORWALK 6-10pm Dog Days of Summer

Art ~  Music  ~  Retail ~  Dining ~ Community

Charity of the Night:  Humane Society

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


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  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

8th Sat Brownhelm Family History’s Event 1-3pm

The Brownhelm Historical Association will specifically be offering tours of the Historic Brownhelm School and Museum, as well as sharing their fantastic genealogical collections featuring many of the old family names from Brownhelm.  Come find out what we have from your family and join us in honoring the history, design and stories of our historic place.

All Ohio Open Doors Events are free.

For more information check out the Facebook page at:

9th Sun Firelands Regional Medical Center and Advanced Neurologic Associates are pleased to announce that they have joined efforts as event sponsors to host their annual event to raise funds for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients in our local community. Funds raised will support patients throughout their battle with MS by assisting with transportation expenses to and from appointments, acupuncture and/or massage therapies, and gym memberships to maintain functional strength, just to name a few.

With your support, this fund can help patients to focus on their health and well-being and allow us to improve the care that they receive.

Sunday, September 9 • Shoreline Park, 411 E. Water St., Sandusky, OH

Registration: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
You may register online by clicking here.

5K Start: 9:15 a.m.

  • Awards for top 3 individuals in each age group.
  • Age groups include: 13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59

1-Mile Walk Start: 9:15 a.m

Fees: Participation fees are $15-$45. You may also choose to just donate, and not participate, through the event registration by selecting “donation only/non-participant”.

Water and light refreshments will be available. Pets are not allowed to run/walk in this event.

All contributions will be directed to The Foundation for Firelands Multiple Sclerosis Fund, and are tax-deductible for income tax purposes within the limits prescribed by the state and federal laws.

10th Mon Norwalk Senior Enrichment Center Quiz Night Trivia 6-8pm

Easy to answer…but who is the fastest to win?!

Play solo or in teams (up to four) All you  or your team needs is one smartphone or tablet per team.

Tickets are $10 and include: (2) slices of pizza;  (1) pop, and an evening of Quiz Night Trivia.  Join us for a fun evening of trivia like you’ve never played before!!!

Senior Enrichment Center is located at 130 Shady Lane Dr. Building C Norwalk

For more information call 419-668-6245

22nd & 23rd Sat
The Brownhelm Historical Association’s 2nd Annual Civil War Days 10am – 4pm

Come out to Mill Hollow, Lorain County Metro Parks and bring the whole family for loads of fun and learning about America’s Civil War.  The event is FREE so bring a picnic lunch and spend a day learning about one of the most important periods in American History!

The event will feature an authentic soldiers’ encampment, demonstrations on period cooking and photography, educational presentations about Civil War era medicine, uniforms, ladies’ wear, artillery fire demonstrations, and more! Visitors will get a chance to try on period clothing, learn to march like soldiers, drink sarsaparilla, and play ‘old fashioned’ games. You may even sit for a tintype ‘photograph’ made through the exact method used on Civil War battlefields in the 1860s. The historic Bacon Home will be open for self-guided tours throughout the day.

For more information check out the Facebook page at: