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Community Events

 

Now through September 25th – Huron Historical Society’s offsite Community-wide History Scavenger Hunt. The Historical Society is hosting this 3-week event where participants take selfies in front of different locations around Huron. Find more details on theHuronHistoricalSociety.org or at a display inside the Huron Public Library.

For more information, visit huronlibrary.org or call 419-433-5009.

 

Going on now through October 31st – An Unnatural History Game at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums. This exhibit examines Native American Legends and Stories of the Grassman, the Dogman of Defiance, and other creatures. It’s also featuring artwork by Dan Chudzinski curator of the Mazza Museum at the University of Findlay. You can also create your own mythical creature through a game available on their website.

 

Going on Now Through December 1st – Erie County Children Services is preparing for the Christmas season and is asking for the community’s help to donate Christmas gifts. Gifts can be dropped off at the Erie County Job and Family Services Department in Sandusky. For more information please call 419-627-5305.

 

Going on every month, now through December 2022. The Huron County Veteran Service Commission is offering any Huron County veteran, surviving spouse, Gold Star families, and a guest free admission and transportation to the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus. The trips are on the second Wednesday of every month. Reservations must be made by calling 419-668-4150.

 

The Erie County Board of Developmental Disabilities is in need of care providers and they are asking the community for caring individuals to become direct service professionals. In doing so, you can play a meaningful role in the lives of those with disabilities. For more information about becoming a care provider, please call the board at 419-626-0208 or visit their website.

 

On the First Saturday of Each month. Be Strong Uniforms & Learning Center is offering a Free CPR class, Friends & family Community CPR Training. Classes start at 9am, at their location on Whittlesey Avenue. Pre-Registration is required for this event. More information can be found on their website at BeStrongNorwalk.com

 

The New London Recreation Parks is asking for donations for its hole sponsor’s for their first annual Golf Fundraiser on October 2nd at the Millstone Hills Golf Course. This fundraiser will go to support the New London Recreation Parks. Each hole sponsor is $100 per hole, checks can be made payable to New London Park Improvement Group.

 

September 2021 

 

Thursday 23rd – It’s the Huron Farmer’s Market every Thursday through October 14th. It’ll be at the Huron Boat Basin from 3:30pm until 6:30pm. Sosa’s Taco Bus will be there too. Stop by, shop, eat, and enjoy the community. For more information, go to the Huron Farmer’s Market’s Facebook page. 

 

Thursday  23rd -Almost Friday Picnic in the Plaza from 11am until 1pm. The City of Willard will have local artists perform for your lunchtime pleasure at Doster Plaza. This week’s artist is Small Town Singers.

Feel free to bring your own lunch or buy from a local restaurant. Downtown Specials are also available at Domino’s Pizza, Determination Nutrition, and Lisa’s Ice Cream and Donuts.

 

Thursday 23rd – Erie MetroParks has created a “Nature Plugged In” Facebook group for adults to learn about what is happening in Erie MetroParks. A weekly video will be uploaded based on topics that you are most interested in. Join the Facebook group by signing up online and help Erie MetroParks create this new online community. For more information go to eriemetroparks.org. 

 

Thursday 23rd – At the Huron Public Library from 4pm until 5:30pm it’s Girls Who Can Code Coding Club for grades 3 -5. Each session begins with some hangout time and snacks, followed by a coding lesion. Boys may also register for this event. Registration is required.

For more information, visit huronlibrary.org or call 419-433-5009.

 

Friday 24th and Saturday 25th – Brownhelm Historical association Grandma’s Attic Sale. From 9am until 3pm at the Historic Brownhelm School in Vermilion. A fall Attic sale featuring seasonal items including Halloween, Thanksgiving, Autumn, and Christmas décor. Come on out and find fantastic new décor for your home this holiday season.

 

Friday 24th – Vermillion’s Harbourtown Fine Art Center presents a CHAIRity Auction starting at 6pm on Main Street in Vermillion. Wine and hors d’oeuvres served and a raffle. Area artists have designed and painted chairs to be auctioned. All funds go to handicapped accessible restrooms for their 1883 building. For more information, please call 440-985-0634, or visit their Facebook page.

 

Friday 24th – The Christian singles fellowship is having their bike and bible night at 6:15 at Karson’s Home. BBQ Ribs and corn will be provided. Bring a dish, salad, or dessert to share. For more information, call Karson at 419-433-0085. 

 

September 24th through October 3rd – Berkshires in Bellevue hosted by the Mad River & NKP Railroad Museum in Bellevue. Experience steam-powered caboose rides, cab rides, hands-on experiences, dinner and breakfast buffets, and an exclusive night photo session featuring the 765 and 757. Bring the family and ride along as railroad crews did in the 1950s. Tickets are on sale now at FortWayneRailroad.org. 

 

Saturday 25th – Fishing Derby at the Willard Reservoir  from 8am until noon to celebrate the opening of the reservoir 50 years ago. Kids 15 and under fish for free. 16 and older only $10. Prize awarded to largest bluegill, perch, bass, rock bass, catfish, and other. The first 50 kids will get a free fishing pole.

 

Saturday 25th – It’s the last day for the Huron Historical Society’s Community-Wide History Scavenger Hunt. The Historical Society is hosting this 3-week event where participants take selfies in front of different locations around Huron. Find more details on theHuronHistoricalSociety.org.

For more information, visit huronlibrary.org or call 419-433-5009.

 

Saturday 25th – It’s the Huron County Recovery Walk at the Norwalk Reservoir-Veteran’s Memorial Lake Park from 10am until 12pm. Food and refreshments will be provided. This is a free event open to the community. Contact Mental Health and Addiction Services to register for the walk and a free t-shirt.

 

Saturday 25th – Collins & West Hartland UMC’s are inviting you to their 2021 Fall Festival! It’ll be from 9am until 5pm at their church in Collins. Bring the whole family, enjoy a flea market, and food and fun for everyone and more. Featuring musical guest Juanita Phillips. 

 

Saturday 25th – It’s the Fall Festival in Collins! With a Flea Market from 9am until 5pm. Music from The Norwalk First Bell Choir, David and his Hammer dulcimer, and Collins Praise Team featuring Juanita Phillips. There will be food, fun for all ages, and free admission! 

 

Saturday 25th – It’s the Sandusky Farmers Market! Enjoy fresh, local produce, food trucks, fresh flowers, handmade, home-grown, local farmers, bakers, artisans and crafters, plants and more. Every Saturday June through October from 8am to 12pm in downtown Sandusky. Sponsored by Firelands Regional Medical Center. 

 

Saturday 25th – The Sandusky Library is hosting their Saturday Stories at 11am. Listen to a picture book LIVE. Programs are available on Facebook and many of the recordings are also available on YouTube after the event. For more information call 419-625-3834 or go to their Facebook page. 

 

Sunday 26th – Port Clinton Friends of the Cemetery Chicken BBQ. It’ll be at the Adams Street Gazebo in Port Clinton starting at 10:30 going until 1:30 or until they sell out. Drive through is available and the cost is $12 per person. Tickets are available at Mary’s Blossom Shoppe. 

 

Sunday 26th – The Izaak Walton League 2021 Turkey Shoots are happening at 3116 Peru West Section Line Road in Monroeville with gates opening at 8am.  Cash and meat prizes and stock guns only. 

 

Monday 27th – At the Norwalk Public Library. Adult/teen craft night starting at 6pm. Making paper beads is a traditional craft dating back to the Victorian Age when young ladies would create jewelry with leftover wallpaper. Scrapbook paper will be used to practice this skill and construct a bracelet.

 

Monday 27th – Sandusky Library’s First Chapter Book Club. Listen to the first chapter of a children or teen book LIVE at 3pm. A wide range of authors and genres will be offered to showcase items in the collection. Programs available to Facebook and recordings are also available on YouTube after the event. 

 

Monday 27th – At the Huron Public Library it’s Banned Books Week. Celebrate the freedom to read! Check out the display and pick from a selection of books that have been (or attempted to be) censored in schools and libraries.

-4pm Teen Library Council on Zoom for grades 7 – 12. Accepting new applicants! Teens interested in volunteer work can bring their thoughts to these monthly zoom meetings.

-6pm Finding Cristina. Local Author Mila Kette will discuss her new book. Book sale and signing to follow. Registration is required.

For more information, visit huronlibrary.org or call 419-433-5009.

 

Monday 27th – It’s the Sandusky Library’s bedtime story. It’s a new bedtime story each Monday for kids of all ages to enjoy starting at 7pm. Available on Facebook or you can watch a recording on YouTube after the event. 

 

Tuesday 28th – At the Huron Public Library it’s Banned Books Week. Celebrate the freedom to read! Check out the display and pick from a selection of books that have been (or attempted to be) censored in schools and libraries.

Starting at 6pm. Unfinished Business & Jumpstart Knitting at the Huron Public Library. Master knitter Barb Wilson will help complete, fix, or start your knitting project.

For more information, visit huronlibrary.org or call 419-433-5009.

 

Wednesday 29th – Off Trail with Erie MetroParks. Erie MetroParks is excited to bring you their new podcast “Off Trail.” Enjoy some educational topics and catch a few laughs along the way. Hang out with park naturalists and the marketing guy as Erie MetroParks talks about nature and how it’s connected to your daily lives. Check it out every Wednesday. 

 

Wednesday 29th – At the Huron Public Library it’s Banned Books Week. Celebrate the freedom to read! Check out the display and pick from a selection of books that have been (or attempted to be) censored in schools and libraries.

Steam Team on the go kit pickup for kindergarten through grade 6. Each STEAM team on the go kit contains supplies for an at-home challenge. This month features the COSI Connects Learning Lunchbox – SPACE kit. Pick up a kit during operating hours. Registration is required.

-10am OR 11am Storytime Lite, for toddlers and preschoolers. Choose a time slot and meet Miss Melissa for a drop-in storytime!

At the Huron Public Library the Huron Historical Society will be having open hours from 3pm until 5pm. A volunteer will be available to assist with questions and to direct patrons to any appropriate historical materials.

For more information, visit huronlibrary.org or call 419-433-5009.

 

Thursday 30th – Erie MetroParks has created a “Nature Plugged In” Facebook group for adults to learn about what is happening in Erie MetroParks. A weekly video will be uploaded based on topics that you are most interested in. Join the Facebook group by signing up online and help Erie MetroParks create this new online community. For more information go to eriemetroparks.org. 

 

Thursday 30th – It’s the Huron Farmer’s Market every Thursday through October 14th. It’ll be at the Huron Boat Basin from 3:30pm until 6:30pm. Sosa’s Taco Bus will be there too. Stop by, shop, eat, and enjoy the community. For more information, go to the Huron Farmer’s Market’s Facebook page. 

 

Thursday 30th – At the Huron Public Library it’s Banned Books Week. Celebrate the freedom to read! Check out the display and pick from a selection of books that have been (or attempted to be) censored in schools and libraries.

At the Huron Public Library from 4pm until 5:30pm it’s Girls Who Can Code Coding Club for grades 3 -5. Each session begins with some hangout time and snacks, followed by a coding lesion. Boys may also register for this event. Registration is required.

For more information, visit huronlibrary.org or call 419-433-5009.

 

Thursday 30th– Almost Friday Picnic in the Plaza from 11am until 1pm. The City of Willard will have local artists perform for your lunchtime pleasure at Doster Plaza. This week’s artists are Doc Holida & Jim Trainer.

Feel free to bring your own lunch or buy from a local restaurant. Downtown Specials are also available at Domino’s Pizza, Determination Nutrition, and Lisa’s Ice Cream and Donuts.

 

October 2021 

 

Saturday 2nd – It’s the Sandusky Farmers Market! Enjoy fresh, local produce, food trucks, fresh flowers, handmade, home-grown, local farmers, bakers, artisans and crafters, plants and more. Every Saturday June through October from 8am to 12pm in downtown Sandusky. Sponsored by Firelands Regional Medical Center. 

 

Saturday 2nd – Spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Angela Jensen. It’ll be at the Norwalk Elks Lodge #730 from 4pm until 7pm. $5 per plate, kids 4 and under eat for free. She is awaiting a kidney transplant and suffers from polycystic kidney disease. There will be music, a bake sale, fellowship and a silent auction will be held throughout the evening. For tickets or for more information please call 419-921-6487. 

 

Saturday 2nd – Be Strong Uniforms & Learning Center is hosting a Free CPR Class- Friends & Family Community CPR Training Starting at 9am at their location on Whittlesey Avenue. Pre-registration is required for this event. For more information, please visit BeStrongNorwalk.com. 

 

Saturday 2nd – It’s the 1st annual FESTI-Fall Craft & Vendor Show at the Copper Whale Winery in Clyde. Starting at 10am going until 3pm, benefiting the Liberty Center of Sandusky County. Area vendors and crafters will help you get a jump start on holiday shopping all while supporting local! Bring a personal care or hygiene product as admission to be donated to Liberty Center’s domestic violence shelter. 

 

Saturday 2nd – The Sandusky Library is hosting their Saturday Stories at 11am. Listen to a picture book LIVE. Programs are available on Facebook and many of the recordings are also available on YouTube after the event. For more information call 419-625-3834 or go to their Facebook page. 

 

Sunday 3rd – The Demo Derby – Norwalk Fall Show starting at 2pm. $10 gate admission, kids 10 and under are free. $50 entry includes admission for driver, tow vehicle and trailer. Free swap meet – bring anything automotive related! For more information find them on Facebook.  

 

Sunday 3rd – The Izaak Walton League 2021 Turkey Shoots are happening at 3116 Peru West Section Line Road in Monroeville with gates opening at 8am. Cash and meat prizes and stock guns only. 

 

Monday 4th – Sandusky Library’s First Chapter Book Club. Listen to the first chapter of a children or teen book LIVE at 3pm. A wide range of authors and genres will be offered to showcase items in the collection. Programs available to Facebook and recordings are also available on YouTube after the event. 

 

Monday 4th – It’s the Sandusky Library’s bedtime story. It’s a new bedtime story each Monday for kids of all ages to enjoy starting at 7pm. Available on Facebook or you can watch a recording on YouTube after the event. 

 

Wednesday 6th – The Huron County Humane Society is hosting BINGO on the first Wednesday of the month at the Norwalk Eagles 711 Hall. Doors open at 4:30pm with early bird bingo at 5:30pm, and regular bingo starting at 6:00pm, there will be cash prizes. Open to the public but participants must be 18 or older.  

For more information, please call 419-663-7158. 

 

Wednesday 6th – Off Trail with Erie MetroParks. Erie MetroParks is excited to bring you their new podcast “Off Trail.” Enjoy some educational topics and catch a few laughs along the way. Hang out with park naturalists and the marketing guy as Erie MetroParks talks about nature and how it’s connected to your daily lives. Check it out every Wednesday. 

 

Thursday 7th – It’s the Huron Farmer’s Market every Thursday through October 14th. It’ll be at the Huron Boat Basin from 3:30pm until 6:30pm. Sosa’s Taco Bus will be there too. Stop by, shop, eat, and enjoy the community. For more information, go to the Huron Farmer’s Market’s Facebook page. 

 

Thursday 7th – Erie MetroParks has created a “Nature Plugged In” Facebook group for adults to learn about what is happening in Erie MetroParks. A weekly video will be uploaded based on topics that you are most interested in. Join the Facebook group by signing up online and help Erie MetroParks create this new online community. For more information go to eriemetroparks.org. 

 

Saturday 9th – It’s the Sandusky Farmers Market! Enjoy fresh, local produce, food trucks, fresh flowers, handmade, home-grown, local farmers, bakers, artisans and crafters, plants and more. Every Saturday June through October from 8am to 12pm in downtown Sandusky. Sponsored by Firelands Regional Medical Center. 

 

Saturday 9th – It’s the Annual Family Walk in the Fall at the Mall at the Sandusky mall! From 11am until 2pm. You can preregister by calling Heartbeat of Sandusky or register the day of the walk at the mall. Come out and walk for a good cause. 

 

Saturday 9th – It’s the Sandusky 0.5k Donut Eating Contest. The 0.5K event is being reinvented as a donut eating contest and party this year! It’ll be at the Bait House Brewery in Sandusky. There will be food, drinks and of course donuts. 100% of the event proceeds go to Ability Works. For more information, visit ability-works.com. 

 

Saturday 9th – The Sandusky Library is hosting their Saturday Stories at 11am. Listen to a picture book LIVE. Programs are available on Facebook and many of the recordings are also available on YouTube after the event. For more information call 419-625-3834 or go to their Facebook page. 

 

Sunday 10th – It’s the Brownhelm Historical Association’s 7th Annual If Tombstones Could Talk Cemetery Walk at the Brownhelm Cemetery in Vermilion from 3pm until 6pm. Tickets for the event are free with tours running every 10 minutes. Tour sizes are limited due to COVID-19. Pre-register online to reserve a tour time slot.

 

Sunday 10th – The Izaak Walton League 2021 Turkey Shoots are happening at 3116 Peru West Section Line Road in Monroeville with gates opening at 8am. Cash and meat prizes and stock guns only. 

 

Community Organization News and Info

 

Victory Kitchen in Sandusky is providing hot meals for breakfast and lunch, prepared fresh daily, for patrons to take home.  Along with the hot food, they are providing one bag of food per adult and child, each.  If you would like to make a donation, monetarily or product, please call 419-627-8732 and speak with a staff member.  Thank you for your continued support and God Bless!

 

Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio is looking for donations to help get food into the hands of those who need it as well as volunteers to sort and re-pack food, help on-site distribution, office work and more.  Go to secondharvestfoodbank.org to donate online and to learn more information.  To find programs that help families at risk for hunger in every community, click on the Charity Directory.  Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio is and Equal Opportunity Provider.

 

Girl Scout Troops are open and you’re invited to join for FREE virtual events! Go to gsneo.org/join to join Girl Scouts or to register for an event and watch your girl’s confidence and self-esteem boost as she makes a difference not only in her community, but the world!

 

Huron County is participating in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Children from birth until age 5 can receive a free book each month. Visit ohioimaginationlibrary.org to enroll your child today!

 

The Monroeville Public Library is offering a home bound delivery service for residents of the Monroeville Local School District. Please call the library to sign up at 419-465-2035.

 

The Huron Historical Society is proud and excited to announce the release of Explore Huron History, an interactive digital platform of historical photographs and videos of Huron from its archive. The website includes annotated photos and videos allowing viewers to test their knowledge of local history. Brought to you by support from grants and donors. Visit their website thehuronhistoricalsociety.org.

 

Health and Wellness/Covid-19 Information

 

Fisher-Titus will be holding COVID-19 vaccine clinics for those ages 12-18 at Fisher-Titus Pediatrics on Saturdays. First doses of the Pfizer vaccine will be given and second dose appointments will be made when the first appointment is scheduled. A parent or guardian must be present at the appointments. Appointments are required by calling 419-668-9409.

 

Fisher-Titus is offering drive-through vaccine clinics for anyone ages 12 and up at Fisher-Titus Medical Center. Clinics are held Mondays from 10am until 6pm and Wednesdays from 8am until 4pm. To schedule an appointment for the drive through clinic visit fishertitus.org/Coronavirus or call 419-660-2646.

 

The Huron County Support Line is a free, non-judgmental, non-emergency support line available to every person in the county.  Individuals can call to get support and learn about
available mental health and recovery resources.

 

The Support Line is staffed by behavioral health professionals who are trained to help. The Support Line is staffed 7 days a week, 8am until 10pm. Call 567-743-7155.

 

Mental Health and Recovery Board of Erie & Ottawa County COVID CareLine is here to help anyone feeling stressed out in our world today.  Call 1-800-720-9616.

 

Huron County’s Peer Wellness Center is a welcoming and compassionate place to connect and is available to help anyone looking for recovery resources, answers to questions, peer support and more.  Call 567-743-7130 or drop by in person at 2 Oak Street in Norwalk.

 

The Animal House Sober Club First Steps Recovery Meeting happens every Wednesday at 7pm and is an open recovery meeting for ANYONE ready to start their journey! The Animal House Sober Club is located in Bellevue and is a safe sober club that hosts functions each day of the week.