Community Calendar

-Brought to you by North Coast Wireless – The local choice for reliable broadband internet solutions!

If you have an upcoming event and would like to be featured on the Country Calendar please click here to email.

NEED CERTIFIED & SECURE DOCUMENT DESTRUCTION? Let C.L.I. Document Destruction annihilate your old files. Competitive rates, NAID AAA Certified, & local free full-service recycling service available to all customers. Help the planet and your bottom line. Find C.L.I. Document Destruction online at www.CLI-Inc.org or call them @ 419-706-4945.
Blanket for Babies-  

Items will be donated to Pediatric Office PEDS on Wheels.  167 E. Washington St. Sandusky, OH

For donations drop-off please email StephanieBurkHart61@Yahoo.com

Erie County Senior Center’s  Dining Out for Meals on Wheels

When you make a purchase at any of the local establishments listed below on the specified date,
a donation will be made to the Erie County Senior Center for the Meals-on-Wheels program.

March 5     Panera Bread from 4 – 8 pm

March 12   Texas Roadhouse from4 – 8 pm

March 16   Chipotle from 4 – 8 pm

March 20   Applebee’s from 11 am – 9 pm

March 28   Chili’s from noon – 8 pm

March 29   Mr. Smith’s Coffee from 7 am – 5 pm

March 30   Brass Pelican from noon to 4 pm

*Advance tickets suggested – available at the Senior Center

March 1 – 30  Jax Bar will be collecting donations for meals on wheels all month

  Please Note: You must take fundraising flyer with you, or tell server that you are there for the meals on wheels benefit.  Flyers available at the Senior Center or on our Facebook page prior to the event.

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.

ART SUBMISSION DEADLINE: March 15, 2019

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.
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.
Norwalk Alliance Church and First Baptist Church FREE Series of English as a Second Language Classes.
In collaboration with other church and community partners, Norwalk Alliance Church and First Baptist Church are offering a free series of English as a Second Language classes on Monday nights beginning February 25, 2019, from 7:00 to 9:00PM and goes through May.These classes are for adults learning English as a second language. Beginner through advanced classes are offered. You may register on any Wednesday night.Free childcare is offered for children up to 12 years old. The classes will meet at First Baptist Church, 67 East Main Street, Norwalk, OH.For more information, please call the Norwalk Alliance Church at 419-668-9208.
Norwalk Public Library-

February is Blind Date with a Book month. Choose a book, not by its cover. Read at least 30 pages and rate your date to be entered for a prize. Could be love at first page.

 Berlin Heights Public Library-

NOW through February 16  Winter Reading Program
Participate in our Winter Reading Program! For each book, magazine, audiobook, and ebook you check out, earn the opportunity to win a prize.

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-   

NOW through February 16  Winter Reading Program
Participate in our Winter Reading Program! For each book, magazine, audiobook, and ebook you check out, earn the opportunity to win a prize.

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

February 24 – March 31  You are Standing on a Prehistoric Ocean

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

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.

Concord Community Connections presents “SOLES 4 SOULS”

Beginning February 6, 2019 Concord Care and Rehabilitation Center in Sandusky will be collecting new shoes and boots.  They don not have to be fancy or expensive, just warm.

Also being accepted are gift cards, socks, blankets, hats and gloves.    The drive will run all year, but the items will be distributed as needed.  The intended audience are Vets, Seniors, Homeless and Individuals in Nursing Facilities.

Items can be dropped off at Concord Care & Rehabilitation Center 620 W. Strub Rd, Sandusky, OH 44870  or if you are local items can also be picked up.

For more information call 419-626-5373

Willard Enrichment Center’s   SHHHH Don’t Tell Escape Rooms 

Find the Clues         Solve the Puzzles      Escape the Room…..    IF You Can

Now open Tuesday – Friday 2 – 9pm            Saturday & Sunday  Noon – 9pm

Text the word reservation to 567-224-7464

Minimum group size 4 for $50, then $10 each extra person

Willard Enrichment Center is located at 315. E. Tiffin St. Willard, OH

Norwalk Parks and Rec   419-663-6775 or  http://www.NorwalkRec.com

INDOOR SOCCER (Age 5 yrs – 6th Grade) –   Now accepting registration.  The  most popular sport in the world brough indoors.  We use our Perkins Family Gym to focus on the fundamentals of soccer. The season will begin with clinics on February 23rd.   Games will be March – Mid April.
Early registration fees are $34 Norwalk students/member  or $44 out of town students by February 3rd.

YOUTH VOLLEYBALL(3rd – 4th Grades)-  Participants learn the basic techniques of volleyball to build upon, while having fun in a recreational atmosphere. A clinic will be held February 21st and games will begin Saturday March 9th and be on Saturday mornings.
Early registration fees are $34 Norwalk students/member or $44 out of town students by February 3rd.

PEE WEE VOLLEYBALL (1st – 2nd Grades)-  Get an early start on this fun, popular sport.  Participants learn the basic techniques of volleyball to build upon through various games and drills.  Instructional time will be set aside once a week for five weeks starting on Saturday, March 9th.
Early registration fees are $24 Norwalk students/member or $34 out of town students by February 3rd.

FRIDAY FUN NIGHT –  Don’t let the cold keep your child on the couch.   Parents drop the children 4th -6th  grade off for a night (6-8pm) of fun activities and contests just for students and their friends. Activities vary but may include:
Roller Skating, Kickball, Dodgeball, Swimming, Minute-to-Win it, Karaoke & Dance music, and
discussions from our Impact topics (after school program). Cost is $5.00 per student per night or Pre-paid card  $25 for 6 visits.
*ALL STUDENTS MUST BRING IN A GRADE CARD THEIR FIRST TIME FOR PROOF OF AGE
*ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE AN EMERGENCY MEDICAL FORM COMPLETED BY PARENT/GUARDIAN
PRIOR TO ATTENDING

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:

Saturday, April 6 at 9 a.m. – Humane Society of Erie County 5k, Sandusky Fire Station, 300 W. Market Street

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.

 Norwalk Area United Fund “Basket Basics Project”  

What is Basket Basics? 
This Board Lead project was designed to help those who “Fall through the cracks” It is a project to fill Baskets/Bags with personal & household items for individuals and families in need who would never ask.  We give baskets out all year including Christmas time

How are Families Identified?
Families are identified and referred to the program by our United Funded Board & Agencies, local businesses, area schools, Fisher Titus home care and others. Baskets are packed specifically for the needs of referred families.  They are then delivered by our Board Members and Volunteers.

Call or Bring in the following items any time of the year:

Bath-Hand Soap        Scrubby/Loofah         Shampoo     Conditioner      Deodorant       Lotion     Powder

Shaving Cream      Razors/blades       Hair Items     Toothpaste     Q-Tips      Baby Items     Laundry Soap

Cleaning Supplies     Paper Towels      Toilet Paper     Tissues     Dish Soap     Dish Towels     Oven Mitts

Sponges       Straws       Sugar-Free Gum       Greeting Cards      Tape      Gloves     Scarves      Socks

 
 
 
 
FEBRUARY 
 
 
22nd Fri Norwalk Masonic Center’s Spaghetti Supper 5-7pm

Supper includes a beverage and dessert.   Cost is $10

Served at the Masonic Lodge 319 E. Main St. Norwalk, OH

23rd Sat Berlin Public Library- A History of the Underground Railroad 12 -1pm 

In the 19th century, Ohio played a prominent role in the hiding and transportation of runaway slaves on their journey to freedom. This slide-illustrated presentation describes a history of the Underground Railroad and particular stations throughout Ohio.

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

Breakfast will include sausage.  Cost is $6

Carry-outs are available

Served at the Norwalk Masonic Lodge 319 E. Main St. Norwalk, OH

24th Sun Huron Library

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

*3:00 pm. Live with the Friends Concert- Greg Bauman Jazztet

25th Mon Milan Public Library-

10:00AM-11:00AM Milan’s Morning Moment: Little Fires Everywhere
This casual book club setting could be just what you need this month. Join us as we enjoy coffee, muffins, and our love for good books. Take time for yourself as we read Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng. Books available at the desk. All are welcome.

11:00AM-12:00PM  &  6:00PM-7:00PM   Kanopy: FREE Critically Acclaimed Films with Your Library Card
Learn all about Kanopy – the on-demand film streaming service now available for FREE to Milan-Berlin library card holders. Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema with collections from Criterion, Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, The Great Courses, PBS, and thousands of independent filmmakers.

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

Grades 3-5 will meet to explore this month’s book. There will be games, crafts and discussion. Copies of the book are available in the children’s room.

25th Mon Huron Library

*6:30 pm. Real Estate 101: Funding.

*7:00 pm. Mystery Book Club- Nightblind by Ragnar Jonasson.

25th Mon Huron County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society 7pm

The program will be “A Tour of the Laning-Young Research Center”

Public is welcome

Visit the website http://www.hcc-ogs.org  or the Facebook page for updates.

26th Tues Norwalk Public Library-  Stitch Camp  11am

Bring whatever medium you may be working on, knitting, sewing, crocheting and meet other crafters to share ideas with.

A knew craft will be featured each time the group gets together.

Coffee and donuts provided. All Ages.

26th Tues Milan Public Library- STEM Spectacular 3- 4pm

Come out to the library for fun activities focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  This month make water beads.

26th Tues Huron Library:

*6:30 pm. Japan: Culture, Language, and Food.

*6:30- 8:00 pm. Unfinished Business/ Jump Start Knitting. Walk-In.

27th Weds Huron Library:

*3:00 pm. Real Reads (Formerly Director’s Cut: Non-Fiction Book Group) – Educated, by Tara Westover.

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

28th Thurs Norwalk Public Library- 

11am Story Time  Story Time is for Children ages 0-5 and their caretakers are welcome to join us.

3 -5pm Teen Time Grades 6-12 are invited to hang out, play video games, and craft

28th Thurs Huron Library

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

28th Thurs Sandusky Children’s Museum presents: “For the Love of Art,” charity art show  6-10pm

The newly established Sandusky’s Children’s Museum will be hosting a fundraising event in the form of a mixed-medium art show at The Loft, located at 172 E. Market Street, in Sandusky.

“Kids Creativity Corner” in which children can make and take their own work of art.

A live acoustic performance by Cleveland based musician, Jimmy Jack.

Other attractions include an engaging walking magician and “mad scientist,” and caricature artist Caleb Hitchcock.

Refreshments in the form of candy and popcorn will be provided by Bay Popcorn, and Cedar Point’s

Chef Mike Overmyer will have local tastings available as well. There will be door prizes, raffles, 50/50s and more, with all proceeds to benefit the Sandusky Children’s Museum

There is no cost to attend “For the Love of Art.” Bring the whole family out for a night of free fun night and support the Sandusky Children’s Museum endeavour to spread knowledge to the future of our community. The event is sponsored by Construction Equipment and Repair.

 
 
MARCH
1st Fri March for Meals with the Erie County Senior Center 9am

The month kicks off with the annual Meals on Wheels Parade.

Beginning at the Senior Center then traveling down Washington Street to the park downtown, then East along Water Street back to the Center.

A Reception in the Senior Center dining room immediately following the parade.

Please come show your support for the many volunteers and community
partners who work together for senior nutrition.

1st Fri Huron Library:

*9:00 am- 5:00 pm. Free Tax Prep. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

2nd Sat Huron Library:

*10:00 am. Chess, all ages, all abilities welcome.

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

2nd Sat Vermilion River Watershed’s 13th Annual Open House/Free Exhibit 11am – 3pm

Food & drink will be available to help defray costs. Have a bite to eat on the Lake View Porch.

Taking place at the Vermilion on the Lake Historic Community Center 3780 Edgewater Bld., Vermilion, OH

Being featured is the FREE Live Wildlife Exhibit: Birds of Prey & Watershed wildlife by award winning “Back to the Wild”

For more information look for the event on Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/events/341238953135376/

3rd Sun Teen Leadership Corps.’s Night In Italy at Sortino’s  5 – 8pm

Support the TLC’s Mission of Building Tomorrow’s Leaders by have some authentic Italian Food (buffet style) and a bottle of wine included with purchase of ticket.

The night will include the thrill of outbidding another guest in the silent auction and the fun of picking a choice bottle of wine in the wine pull activity. Tickets to be sold the night of the event.

Limited to 150 people  RSVP by 2-25-19

Tickets:    $125 per couple      $500 per table of 8           $70 per person

Tickets may be purchased at http://www.TeenLeadershipCorps.org

Sortino’s 1220 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870

4th Mon Huron Library:

*6:30 pm. Seneca Falls to Suffrage: Stories of the First Wave. Adult Speakers series covering Women’s Suffrage Movement, in honor of Women’s History Month.

5th Tues Huron Library:

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

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

*6:00 pm. Game Night: Unstable Unicorns. Age 14 and up.

*6:30 pm. Family Storytime.

*6:30 pm. Healthy Eating Workshop Series: How to Plan Better for Mealtime and Snack Attack.

5th Tues Norwalk First United Methodist Church’s Pancake Dinner 5 – 6:30pm

All You Can Eat Pancakes, Pancakes and more Pancakes!!  Chocolate Chip and Blueberry too.

Also on the menu are Sausage, Coffee, Tea, and Punch.

Cost is by donation only with all proceeds going to support the youth programs and their up-coming mission trips.

Enjoy Fat Tuesday with pancakes at the Norwalk First Methodist Church located at 60 West Main St. Norwalk, OH

For more information call 419-668-1938

5th Tues Sandusky Lion’s Club Fat Tuesday Pancake Dinner 5 – 7pm

Net proceeds will be split between a fundraiser to purchase a wheelchair van for local special needs resident Jimmy Meade and local Sandusky Lions Charitable Donation projects

Tickets are $6 from a Lion’s Club Member or at the door. Ages 5 and Under Free

Dinner will be served at St. Paul Lutheran Church 2211 Mills Street, Sandusky,OH.

6th Weds Huron Library:

*10:15 am. Toddler Time, ages 2 ½ – 3 ½ with caregiver.

*11:00 am. Lapsit Storytime, ages 0-2 ½ with caregiver.

*1:30 pm. Preschool Storytime, ages 3 ½ and older.

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

*6:30 pm. Rockin’ Readers Book Group, grades 3-6.

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

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

7th – 10th Thurs – Sun Norwalk High School Drama Department Presents: BARNUM The Circus Musical

BARNUM is an American musical based on the life of showman P.T. Barnum with an incredibly similar storyline to the popular movie, The Greatest Showman.   The production combines elements of traditional musical theater with the spectacle of the circus.  The characters include jugglers, trapeze artists and clowns, as well as such real-life personalities as Jenny Lind and General Tom Thumb.

General seating go on sale mid February.  For more details contact Mrs. Robyn Rogers at the NHS Drama Dept.  419-660-6500

7th Thurs Huron Library:

*4:30 pm. LEGO Lovers Afternoon. Kindergarten- Age 6.

* 7:00 pm. Friends of the Library Annual Meeting.

7th Thurs The Sandusky Concert Association presents: Melange 7:30pm

With their signature concert experience expressed in their name, the NYC-based chamber music ensemble Melange changes the rules of performance as we know it.   The audience is invited to actively participate in the selection of works to be performed by choosing from a menu of over 30 works.

Every audience member get a unique number, and anyone can be chosen to pick the next piece.

Tickets are available through the Sandusky State Theatre Box Office

Adults $8   Students (under 18) $8

8th Fri Huron Library:

*3:00 pm. Teen Library Council.

9th Sat Willard High School Honor Run  5k Run/Walk  9am

“We Run to Honor the Brave”

Entries Received by February 22nd includes Honor Run 5k t-shirt and a medal for finishing the race.

To enter online go to: http://www.tinyurl.com/honorrun19

Entry fee Day of  Race Adults $30     Students $25    Veterans $20

9th Sat Huron Library:

*9:00 am- 5:00 pm. Chess Tournament. Grades 5-12.

10th Sun Bismark Senior/Community Center Breakfast 8 – 11am

Breakfast will include ham, sausage links, scrambled eggs, homefries, biscuits with sausage gravy, pancakes, waffles and much more.

There will be 50/50 drawing and donations will be taken for the local food banks.

Bismark Senior/Community Center 5582 Bismark Rd.  Bellevue, OH

10th Sun Awakening Youth Ministries Alaska Mission Trip
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraising Event 12:30 – 3:30pm
Dinner will include Spaghetti,  Meatballs, Salad, Bread and Dessert For Dine-In or Carryout Adults- $10 donation      Children 10 years and under-  $5 Dinner will be served at New Life Church 6511 Milan Rd Sandusky Ohio.For tickets contact Greg Hall 419-656-6501
10th Sun Huron Library:

*3:00 pm. Live with the Friends Concert- Nessa- Mystical Celtic Fusion.

11th Mon Huron Library:

*4:30 pm or 6:30 pm. Children’s Craft: Rainy Day Crafts. Kindergarten- Grade 6.

12th Tues Huron Library:

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

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

*6:00 pm. Game Night: Dino Dice/ Get Bit!. Age 8 and up.

*6:30 pm. Family Storytime.

*6:30 pm. History and Care of Premature Babies.

13th Weds Huron County Board of Developmental Disabilities Community Breakfast

Celebrate DD Awareness month by taking part in this community breakfast.

For more information call (419) 668-8840

13th Weds Huron Library:

*10:15 am. Toddler Time, ages 2 ½ – 3 ½ with caregiver.

*11:00 am. Lapsit Storytime, ages 0-2 ½ with caregiver.

*1:30 pm. Preschool Storytime, ages 3 ½ and older.

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

14th – 16th Thurs- Sat Flea Market at the Erie County Senior Center

Thurs & Fri  8am – 1pm

Sat. 9am – Noon

Proceeds go to support Meals on Wheels

14th Thurs Huron Library:

*3:00 pm. Tween and Teen Pi Day Party.

*6:30 pm. Real Estate 101: Selling a Home.

16th Sat Erie County Senior Center’s Thrift Store Donation Day 9am – 1pm

Cleaning Out Closets?                     Have Unwanted Items?

Bring your donations of new or gently used items to the Erie County Senior Center located at 620 E. Water St. Sandusky, OH.

Some items that are requested are Clothing all sizes,  Shoes, Jewelry, and Small Household items.   The Sandusky City School’s Gentlemen’s Club will be helping to accept donations and unload your items.

For more information call 419-626-2560

16th Sat 2nd Annual Briar Middle School Chess Tournament 9:30am

Ahoy Check Mates! Welcome to the second annual Chess tournament at Briar Middle School. More divisions have been added this year for more fun and participation!

The tournament is free for all participants!

WHAT: Briar Middle School Chess Tournament
WHO: Elementary, grades 3, 4 & 5
Middle School grades 6, 7 & 8
High School 9-12
WHERE: Briar Middle School

Preregistration begins at 8:45 a.m. with tournament starting at 9:30 a.m.

Questions can be directed to Tim Balduff, Perkins Schools Chess Club Advisor at polercanoe@gmail.com

16th Sat Huron Library:

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

16th Sat Erie County Senior Center- March for Meals BINGO 11am

2.00 for one Bingo card or $5 for 3 cards.

Lunch available for $5 (hot dog, chips, beverage).  Raffles.

Bake Sale 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

18th Mon Huron Library:

*6:30 pm. ACT and SAT prep. Teens and their parents.

*7:00 pm. Mystery Book Club- Hell is Empty by Craig Johnson.

19th Tues Huron Library:

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

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

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

*6:00 pm. Chess, all ages, all abilities welcome.

*6:30 pm. Family Storytime.

*6:00 pm. Faces of Recovery: Adult Craft.

20th Weds Huron Library:

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

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

*10:15 am. Toddler Time, ages 2 ½ – 3 ½ with caregiver.

*11:00 am. Lapsit Storytime, ages 0-2 ½ with caregiver.

*1:30 pm. Preschool Storytime, ages 3 ½ and older.

*6:00 pm. Commercial Fishing in Huron: A Scan and Share Event.

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

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

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

21st Thurs Huron Library

*11:30 am. Scams Targeting Seniors.

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

*7:00 pm. The Book Exchange: Popular and Eclectic-The Tattooist of Auschwitz, by Heather Morris.

21st Thurs Erie County Senior Center- Tupperware Bingo  7pm

Come out and play BINGO at Firelands Assoc. of Realtors Hall located at 2700 Campbell Street Sandusky, OH

Doors open at 6:30 pm, games begin at 7pm.  Bingo is free – all prizes are Tupperware.

Raffle tickets for sale for additional Tupperware prizes.  Bring your own snacks.

Tupperware can be purchased from catalog with proceeds supporting meals on wheels.

22nd Fri Huron Library:

*9:00 am- 5:00 pm. Free Tax Prep. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

23rd Sat Friendship Animal Protective League’s 10th Annual “Wags to Riches” Casino Night Fundraiser 6:30pm

Come out and support the Friendship APL at Tom’s Country Place, Avon, Ohio. Doors open at 6:30PM.

Proceeds from this wonderful evening benefits our medical relief fund and helps offset the cost the shelter incurs from our spay/neuter program and other medical expenses.

You will enjoy dinner, cocktails (included) and live music while ensuring our animals receive the care they so desperately need and deserve. We have a wonderful array of prizes available to win in our Vegas-style Casino and Pick-a-prize raffle.

Tickets for this event sell out quickly. Reserve your tickets today!

23rd Sat 7th Annual PC Fullbackers Wild Game Feed

This year’s event will take place at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds, located at 7870 W. State Route 163.  The goal is to raise funds to benefit ALL Port Clinton Football athletes from the Braves all the way through the Varsity Football program.

For more information contact Stacie at 419-341-0553 or Renee at 419-341-1110

24th Sun Fremont Model Train Show & Swap Meet 10am – 3pm

Come out to the Fremont Community Recreation Complex located at 600 St. Joseph St. Fremont, OH 43420

Admission- $5 for ages 10 and over

Free Parking       Model Trains- All Scales         Operating Layouts and Displays

Toys     Books     Thomas the Tank Engine items      Lunch Available

For more information call 419-706-8038

24th Sun Huron Library

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

25th Mon Huron Library

*6:30 pm. Succession Gardening: Planning a Garden for Year Round Enjoyment

26th Tues Huron Library:

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

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

*6:30 pm. Family Storytime.

*6:30 pm. Animals of Coastal Ohio.

26th Tues Huron County Bears ~VS~ Celebrity ALL-STARS of Huron County Basketball Game 6pm  at Norwalk High School

All proceeds benefit The Salvation Army of Norwalk

27th Weds Huron Library:

*10:15 am. Toddler Time, ages 2 ½ – 3 ½ with caregiver.

*11:00 am. Lapsit Storytime, ages 0-2 ½ with caregiver.

*1:30 pm. Preschool Storytime, ages 3 ½ and older.

*3:00 pm. Real Reads (Formerly Director’s Cut: Non-Fiction Book Group) – When Breath Becomes Air, by Paul Kalanithi.

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

28th Thurs Huron Library

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

28th Thurs Western Reserve Teacher’s Association presents Tyler’s Light 7pm

Tyler’s Light is a drug an education and awareness program for students, families, and communities.  The presentation will be at Western Reserve High School.

Pizza and drinks will be served at 6:30pm, followed by the program at 7pm

On site child care will be provided for students fifth grade and younger.  Please come take a look at the dangers of drugs and the opiate addiction epidemic.

30th Sat Erie County Senior Center’s Grand Prize Raffle Drawing 4pm

Come out to The Brass Pelican in Sandusky for all you can eat wings and beverage for $20

All proceed go to Meals on Wheels!

 
 
 
APRIL
 
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

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