Community Calendar

Community Calendar

 

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Community Events

 

The Huron County Board of Mental Health and Addiction Services’ goal is to decrease stigma associated with mental health and to provide services and support for those who need them.  To be linked with local supports and services please call 419-681-6268 or the Huron County Crisis Hotline at 800-826-1306 or text 4HOPE to 741-741. The Board wants to remind anyone who may be struggling that “you are not alone, you matter, and don’t give up”.

 

Now through December. 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.

 

Registration is open for Healthy Kids Running Series, which is a 5 week running program in the spring and fall for kids in pre-k through 8th grade. Races will take place at Sofios Park in Norwalk. Registration cost is $40 and covers the cost of all 5 weeks on the series. For more information, and to register online please go to HealthKidsRunningSeries.org.

 

Now through July 30th – Artists Open Studio is hosting the Accessible Expressions Ohio 2022 touring exhibit. You can stop in each day from 10am until 2pm to enjoy the show and get a cup of coffee. AEO is a statewide exhibition and tour of 2D and 3D works by artists with disabilities all over the state of Ohio. The artworks in this tour will also be available for purchase through Art Possible.

 

Now through August 5th – Stuff the Bus Erie and Huron Counties is back and they are accepting donations of school supplies for students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. They are partnering with local businesses and community members to provide backpacks and school supplies for local students. For more information about donating or signing up to receive supplies, please go to VLFCU.org/StuffTheBus.

 

July 2022

 

Friday 1st through Sunday 3rd – It’s the 47th Annual Tri-Community Joint Fireman’s Festival at Reservoir Park in Greenwich. There will be concessions, games, bingo, a softball tournament, homerun derby, and much more! There will also be live entertainment and fireworks on Sunday. Also returning this year are the fireman’s festival beef sandwiches! 

   

Friday 1st – Today is the last day to pre-order peaches from The Peach Truck. They will be making a stop at the Sandusky Mall in the JCP parking lot from 4pm until 5:30pm on Wednesday the 6th. Pre-order your peaches online at ThePeachTruck.com/tour. 

  

Friday 1st – It’s Music & Movement at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 11am. For kids ages 2 through 5. Shake, shimmy, spin, and twirl. Through song and dance, kids are encouraged to get silly and let that excess energy out. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

  

Saturday 2nd – At the Milan Public Library its Aquatic Life with the Toledo Zoo from 11am until 11:45am. Join for a fin-tastic event all about sea life presented by a special guest from the Toledo Zoo. It’s shore to be turtle-y radical! All ages are welcome. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

   

Saturday 2nd – At the Huron Public Library it’s Chess with Paul Sherwood at 10am. Learn how to play or practice your skills. All Ages are welcome.  

-At 10:30am it’s the Firelands Shutterbugs Photography Club. Share photo successes and failures. Beginners and experts are both welcome. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Saturday 2nd – At the Milan Public Library it’s the DIY Miniature Water Effects Class from 11am until 1pm. Interested in learning how to make water effects for your miniature craft project? This class will cover the basics, and you’ll have a finished pond to take home. Perfect for anything from wargames to dollhouses. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

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 in Norwalk. This event happens the first Saturday of Every month. Pre-registration is required for this event. For more information, please visit BeStrongNorwalk.com. 

   

Tuesday 5th – It’s Market in The Park at Suhr Park in Norwalk featuring lots of local artisans, crafters, farmers, bakers, food trucks and live music.  It’ll be from 4pm until 7pm on the first and third Tuesday of each month now through October. For more information, please call 419-362-8858. 

   

Tuesday 5th – At the Huron Public Library its Life on the Lake with Erie MetroParks at 11:30am or 1:30pm. For Kindergarten through 6th grade. Registration is required. 

-6:30pm. It’s Family Storytime. Share stories, songs, and fun with Miss Melissa! All ages are welcome. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Wednesday 6thIt’s the Anime Club at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 3pm. Enjoy ramen noodles and mocha while watching Spirited Away. For 6th through 12th grades and registration is required. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

  

Wednesday 6th – A the Huron Public Library its Storytime Lite at 10am or 11am. Join Miss Melissa in storytelling and song this summer. When you hear the chimes – it’s Storytime! 

-1:30pm or 3pm. It’s Preschool Storytime: STEAM DAY!, for children ages 3.5 to5. Programs start with stories and songs followed by an ocean-themed activity. Registration is required.  

-2pm to 4pm. Treasure! Ocean-Themed Crafternoons. Work on nautical-themed craft projects while the kids are in storytime. Registration is required.  

-3pm to 5pm. Huron Historical Society Open Hours. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Wednesday 6th – It’s Camp Marshmallow at the Sandusky Mall! This event is free and open to the public and it runs from11am until noon. Come check out Center Court and hear from one of the area’s trusted speakers on nature, wildlife, and camping. Then watch a cute Camp Marshmallow video based on the theme of: Hook, Line, and Sinker. Afterwards a hands-on craft and snacks! 

   

Wednesday 6th – The Huron County Humane Society is hosting bingo on the first Wednesday of each month at the Norwalk Eagles in Norwalk. Doors open at 4:30pm with bingo starting at 5:30pm. There will be cash prizes and hot sandwiches and snacks will be sold as well. It’s open to the public for adults 18 and up. 

   

Wednesday 6th – It’s Adult Craft Day at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 11am. In July, use common foods and essential oils to create your own scents. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

  

Wednesday 6th – Come out to the New American Legion Post 659 on Main Street in Huron for some coffee, donuts, bagels, and toast. They’ll be serving between 9am and 11am and the cost is donation only. 

  

Thursday 7th – It’s StoryTime at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 11am. Listen to a selection of picture books and take part in outdoor activities. For ages 0-5. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

  

Thursday 7th – At the Berlin Public Library you can make your own DIY Sea Glass Ring Holder from 6pm until 7:30pm. Registration is required for this event. Are you looking for an evening craft that you can use every day? Make your own beautiful sea glass ring holder to store rings or earrings. These handmade crafts will be a treasured addition to your bedside table. All materials will be provided. Limited seating is available. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Thursday 7th – At the Huron Public Library its Scent of the Tropics: Candle Class at 4pm. It’s for 7th through 12th grades. Make your own candle from start to finish. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Thursday 7thThe Second Harvest Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry is going to be making a stop in Lorain at the Longfellow Middle School from 4:30pm until 6pm. 

  

Friday 8th through Sunday 10th – The Sandusky High School Choral Department is presenting Shrek the musical in the Sandusky High School Auditorium. It’ll be at 7pm on the 8th and 9th and at 2pm on the 10th. This production is being put on by 2022 graduates as well as current 7th through h12th graders. For more information, please call 419-984-1095. 

  

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th – At the Milan Public Library it’s the Friends of the Library Book Sale from 9:30am until 5pm. Are you looking to add items to your home library? Make sure you swing by the Friends of the Library Book Sale in the community room to check out the huge selection of books, DVDs, and CDs available to make a part of your collection. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

   

Saturday 9th – At the Milan Public Library it’s the Teen Water Balloon Extravaganza from 11am until 12pm. Bring a towel and expect to get soaked playing games with water balloons at the library! Young Adults ages 11 to 18 are welcome and encouraged to bring a change of clothes and a towel. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th – It’s the St Alphonsus Parish Festival on Settlement Road in Bronson Ohio. On Saturday it’s the Marc Jones Memorial Softball Tournament. On Sunday there will be BBQ chicken and Ham dinners from 10:30am until 7pm. Plus there will be silent and live auctions, bingo, maverick, raffles, children’s games and more! 

   

Saturday 9th The First Presbyterian Church in Sandusky is bringing back their free Community Breakfasts on the Second and Fourth Saturdays of each month. They will be at the Church on Jackson Street from 9:30am until 11am. More information can be found at their Facebook Page. 

     

Saturday 9th – It the Annual Norwalk Kid’s Fishing Derby at Veterans Memorial Lake Park. It’ll be from 8am until 1pm and is for kids from 2 to 17 years old. There will be prize drawings for all participants as well as prizes for the largest bass, catfish, bluegill, and other fish. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a guardian. Donations are also accepted and appreciated. 

  

Saturday 9th – It’s Lorain County’s Pistons and Props Educational Event at the Lorain County Regional Airport from 9am to 4pm. There’ll be a pancake breakfast from 8am until 11am, a classic car show, Free Young Eagle airplane rides, and rides on the Ford Tri-Motor. Admission is $10 for cars, and $5 for motorcycles. For more information, please call 440-406-3119. 

  

Sunday 10th – You can take a free guided walking tour of Norwalk’s Woodlawn Cemetery with local historian and former officer of the Norwalk Cemetery Association, Henry Timman. The tour will begin at 1pm at the public mausoleum at the front of the cemetery. For more information, please call 419-668-1122. 

  

Sunday 10th – The Masons of Norwalk Ohio are holding an All you can eat pancake and sausage breakfast. It’ll be at the Masonic Building in Norwalk from 8am until 12pm. The cost for breakfast is an $8 donation and includes pancakes, sausage links, coffee and juice. Breakfasts will be on the second Sunday of each month. 

  

Sunday 10th – A Road dedication ceremony for Army Sergeant Patrick Ryan Carroll will be held in New London starting at 2pm. The section of State route 162 from New London to Fitchville will be named the Army Sergeant Patrick Ryan Carroll Memorial Highway. The ceremony will be held in the parking lot of M.A.A.D. IMPRESSIONS and is open to the public. 

  

Monday 11th through Friday 15th – Stein Hospice is having their Camp Good Grief 2022 at Lakeview Park in Port Clinton from 10am until 2pm. It’s a weeklong summer day camp for children ages 5-13 who have experienced a loss. The attending children will learn about healthy coping mechanisms to help them through the healing process. For more information, please call 419-625-5269. 

  

Monday 11th – At the Huron Public Library it’s the Socrates Café at 7pm. Discuss philosophical topics with fellow patrons. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Monday 11th – At the Milan Public Library What’s Cooking Presents – Dressed to the Nines: A Salad Dressing Tasting from 6pm until 7pm. Just in time for peak harvest season, sample a wide variety of supermarket salad dressings to see which appeal to your palate. Plus learn which ones take your delicious plate of greens and veggies from healthy to horrifying in just a couple of spoonfuls. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Monday 11th – It’s Camp Awesome at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 11am. For Kindergarten through 2nd grade. Construct a shadow puppet theatre and present your own show. Registration is required for this event. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

   

Monday 11th – At the Berlin Public Library its Mermaid Story Time from 6pm until 7pm. Join for a magical Story Time with a very special guest, Cetea the Mermaid! She will read a sweet mermaid story book with a special craft afterwards. There will be plenty of time to take pictures with Cetea, so wear your favorite sea faring clothes or mermaid tails! For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

   

Monday 11th – It’s Movies by the Bay at the Jackson Street Pier in Sandusky. Starting at 7pm this Monday’s movie will be Disney’s Encanto. Movies by the Bay are sponsored by the Wightman-Weiber Celebration Safety Fair & Kids Fun Festival Committee. 

  

Tuesday 12th – At the Huron Public Library its Pirates! Ye’ Treasure We’d Be Finding at 11:30am or 1:30pm. For Kindergarten through 2nd grade. Registration is required.  

-11:30am or 1:30pm. Pirate Escape Room, for 3rd through 6th grades. Registration is required. 

-6pm. Chess with Paul Sherwood. Learn how to play or practice your skills. All ages are welcome. 

-6:30pm. Family Storytime. Share stories, songs, and fun with Miss Melissa! All ages are welcome. 

-7pm. Lost and Found in Alaska with Joel Rudinger. Local author Joel Rudinger will discuss his latest book. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Tuesday 12th – It’s Beatles in Cleveland at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 6pm. During the height of Beatlemania, John, Paul, George, and Ringo visited Cleveland for two of the wildest, out of control concerts in rock history. Author Dave Schwensen takes you back to the 1960s and on stage with The Fab Four through insider stories, rare concert films, never-before published photos, and memorabilia. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-669-6063.  

  

Tuesday 12th – At the Milan Public Library it’s Arrgh: A History of Piracy on the Great Lakes from 6:30 to 7:30pm. Join Ellen Kennedy of the National Museum of the Great lakes for a historical and cultural reexamination of piracy and its implications for understanding Great lakes history. No parrots, nor peg legs, but a healthy dose of thievery, mutiny, and other unsavory tales. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Tuesday 12th The Second Harvest Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry is going to be making a stop in Huron at BGSU Firelands from 4pm until 5:30pm. 

    

Wednesday 13thIt’s the Podcast Club at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 1pm. It’s for 4th through 8th grades. Work as a team to plan, produce, and record a podcast. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

    

Wednesday 13th – It’s Camp Marshmallow at the Sandusky Mall! This event is free and open to the public and it runs from11am until noon. Come check out Center Court and hear from one of the area’s trusted speakers on nature, wildlife, and camping. Then watch a cute Camp Marshmallow video based on the theme of: Forest Friends. Afterwards a hands-on craft and snacks! 

   

Wednesday 13th – Come out to the New American Legion Post 659 on Main Street in Huron for some coffee, donuts, bagels, and toast. They’ll be serving between 9am and 11am and the cost is donation only. 

  

Wednesday 13th – At the Huron Public Library it’s Storytime Lite at 10am or 11am. Join Miss Melissa in storytelling and song this summer. When you hear the chimes – it’s storytime! 

-1:30pm or 3pm. Preschool Storytime: Pirate Day, for children ages 3.5 to 5. Programs start with stories and songs followed by an ocean-themed activity. Registration is required.  

-2pm to 4pm. Treasure! Ocean-Themed Crafternoons. Work on nautical-themed craft projects while the kids are in storytime. Registration is required. 

-3pm to 5pm. Huron Historical Society Open Hours. 

-7pm. Euchre Night. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Wednesday 13th – At the Milan Public library its Battle of the Books Practice from 6:30pm until 7pm. Battle of the Books team members will participate in a practice round for the upcoming competition. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Wednesday 13th The Second Harvest Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry is going to be making a stop in Amherst at the Amherst Jr. High from 3pm until 5pm. 

  

Thursday 14th – It’s StoryTime at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 11am. Listen to a selection of picture books and take part in outdoor activities. Meet up at Veteran’s Memorial Park for this event. For ages 0-5. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

   

Thursday 14th – It’s Reservoir Days at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 1pm. For Kindergarten through 5th grades. Meet up at Veteran’s Memorial Lake North Shelter #1 for kickball and tag competitions. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

   

Thursday 14th The Second Harvest Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry is going to be making a stop in Lorain at Black River Landing from 3:30pm until 5:30pm. 

  

Thursday 14th – Join the Huron Public Library at Old Woman Creek for Estuarine Research at 7pm. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Friday 15th through Sunday 17th – It’s Victory Temple’s Legacy Fest featuring a full weekend of praise, worship and family fun. There will be lots of homemade food, pies, cakes, and carnival rides for kids and adults. And don’t miss the fireworks show on Sunday night. For more information, please visit VictoryTempleInc.net. 

  

Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th -It’s the Castalia Cold Creek Celebration in Castalia! Come visit downtown Castalia from 9am until 11pm on Saturday and from 10am until 5:30pm on Sunday. There will be lots of great events including a 5K, kids bingo, the Queens contest, and Touch a Truck on Saturday. Sunday has A car show, the Grand celebration Parade and local demonstrations. For more information, please visit their Facebook Page. 

  

Saturday 16th – Osborn MetroPark is hosting Ohio’s 5th parkrun event! It’ll be every Saturday starting at 9am. Parkrun is the biggest movement for physical activity in the world with over 6 million people registered and is a free, weekly, timed event to run jog, or walk a 5k with other people. For more information, please visit their Facebook Page. 

  

Saturday 16th – It’s the Food Truck Fly-In at the Huron County Airport. Come out for lunch between 10am and 2pm and check out the local food trucks. Mercy Health Life Flight will have a helicopter there to see and there will be free flights for anyone ages 8 and up by Young Eagles and Firelands Aero Club. For more information, please visit FirelandsAero.com. 

  

Saturday 16th – At the Milan Public Library It’s Dungeons & Dragons: Underwater Adventure from 11am until 5pm. Join for a single session game in an underwater setting using Dungeons & dragons 5th Edition. Pre-generated characters will be used, all materials supplied. Pizza and snacks will be provided. This event is for ages 12 and up. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Saturday 16th – The Firelands Homebrew Club is having a membership drive at the Mulberry Creek Herb Farm. They are inviting anyone interested in homebrewing to attend. The Firelands Homebrew Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting beer enthusiasts and homebrewers in the area. For more information, please visit their Facebook Page. 

  

Saturday 16th – At the Milan Public Library it’s the Community Treasure Hunt from 11am until 12:30pm. Join for an action-packed, high seas adventure around the Milan Square where you will search for clues and pick up treasures along the way. All ages are welcome. At least one adult participant per group, registration is required. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Sunday 17th – It’s the New London Fire Department’s Spill on the Hill 2022. Proceeds from this event will help purchase general equipment to help the fire department better serve the community. This is an adult downhill power wheel race and will take place at the New London Reservoir Park with registration beginning at 9am. Registration is $15 for anyone 18 and older. More information can be found at their Facebook Page. 

  

Monday 18th – At the Huron Public Library it’s the Mystery Book Group at 7pm. Discuss a variety of mystery books from authors around the world. Books are available at the library. This month’s book is Falling in Love by Donna Leon. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Monday 18thIt’s Camp Half-Blood at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 2:30pm. This event is for kids in 3rd through 5th grades. Move between mythology-themed robot stations with Norwalk City School’s NERD Nation robotics. Registration is required, for more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

   

Monday 18thIt’s Movies by the Bay at the Jackson Street Pier in Sandusky. Starting at 7pm this Monday’s movie will be Disney/Pixar’s Up. Movies by the Bay are sponsored by the Wightman-Weiber Celebration Safety Fair & Kids Fun Festival Committee. 

   

Monday 18th – At the Milan Public Library its Taste Buds – Peach for the Stars: A Fruit Tasting from 6pm until 7pm. Apples, Asian pears, Dragon fruit. Sample a variety of both common and more exotic fruits and see if you leave this month’s session with a new favorite flavor. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Tuesday 19th – It’s Market in The Park at Suhr Park in Norwalk featuring lots of local artisans, crafters, farmers, bakers, food trucks and live music.  It’ll be from 4pm until 7pm on the first and third Tuesday of each month now through October. For more information, please call 419-362-8858. 

    

Tuesday 19th – At the Milan Public Library its Toddler Camp Out from 10:30am until 111:30am. Bring your toddler to the library for a fun “camping” experience! Come see all the must-dos of camping with your little one and enjoy none of the work of a camping trip! For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Tuesday 19th – At the Huron Public Library It’s Steam Team: Oceans Away, at 11:30am or 1:30pm. For Kindergarten through 6th grade. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Tuesday 19th – Meet Charlie: Dinner Demo at the Norwalk Public Library. This family event starts at 6pm. Get out to know the new mobile kitchen, formally named Charlie Cart, and hear more about the food education mission with a prepared recipe for everyone to sample. Registration is required for this event. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

     

Tuesday 19thThe Second Harvest Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry is going to be making a stop in Willard at Willard Parks & Rec from 3pm until 5pm. 

  

Tuesday 19thIts Game Day at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 2pm. Play an assortment of board and video games. For 6th through 12th graders. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

   

Wednesday 20thIt’s the Podcast Club at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 1pm. It’s for 4th through 8th grades. Work as a team to plan, produce, and record a podcast. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

   

Wednesday 20th It’s the 2022 Fremont Community Cookout. Come hang out with the Fremont Police Department and enjoy a free meal and activities for the kids. It’ll be at Rodger W. Young Park from 6pm until 8pm. Food is available while supplies last and is first-come first-serve. 

  

Wednesday 20th – At the Huron Public Library its Real Reads Nonfiction Book Club at 3pm. Join this monthly book club featuring nonfiction books and biographies. Books are available at the library. This month’s book is Why Don’t Fish Exist by Lulu Miller.  

-3pm to 5pm. Huron Historical Society Open Hours. 

-6pm. CLEVNET Catalogs Basics. Learn how to access your library account from home, pay fines, place holds, and more in this beginner’s program. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Wednesday 20th – At the Milan Public Library it’s the Adult Book Club: The Henna Artist from 6:30pm until 7:30pm. Time to come in from the summer heat and kick back with a good book. This month join in for a discussion about Alka Joshi’s The Henna Artist. The books are available at the front desk. No registration is necessary, and all are welcome. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Wednesday 20th – Come out to the New American Legion Post 659 on Main Street in Huron for some coffee, donuts, bagels, and toast. They’ll be serving between 9am and 11am and the cost is donation only. 

  

Wednesday 20th The Second Harvest Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry is going to be making a stop in Sheffield at the Brookside High School from 4:30pm until 6pm. 

  

Thursday 21st – It’s 3rd Thursday in Vermilion presented by the Vermilion Chamber. Come and see as downtown is turned into a Norman Rockwell setting of a New England Town quaintly nestled into the coast of Lake Erie as you stroll through the picturesque town. 

  

Thursday 21st – At the Berlin Public library it’s the Adult Book Club: Henna Artist from 6:30pm until 7:30pm. It’s time to come in from the summer heat and kick back with a good book. This month join in a discussion about Alka Joshi’s The Henna Artist. The books are available at the front desk. No registration is necessary, and all are welcome. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Thursday 21st – At the Huron Public Library it’s the Teen Cooking Challenge Pickup, for 7th through12th grades. Get ingredients to make a yummy ocean treat. Visit during operating hours to grab your supplies! Registration is required.  

-7pm. The Book Exchange Book Group. Join this monthly book club featuring popular and eclectic books. Books are available at the library. This month’s book is Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Thursday 21st It’s StoryTime at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 11am. Listen to a selection of picture books and take part in outdoor activities. For ages 0-5. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

    

Thursday 21st The Second Harvest Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry is going to be making a stop in Lorain at the Lorain High School from 4:30pm until 6pm. 

  

Friday 22nd – At the Huron Public Library it’s the Huron Garden Club Flower Show from 12pm until 5pm. The Garden Club will display flowers and plants throughout the Library building. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Saturday 23rd – At the Huron Public Library it’s the Huron Garden Club Flower Show from 9:30am until 12pm. The Garden Club will display flowers and plants throughout the Library building. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Saturday 23rd The First Presbyterian Church in Sandusky is bringing back their free Community Breakfasts on the Second and Fourth Saturdays of each month. They will be at the Church on Jackson Street from 9:30am until 11am. More information can be found at their Facebook Page. 

  

Saturday 23rd – It’s New London’s 2nd Annual Christmas in July event! The event will be from 1pm until 7pm. There will be food trucks, area musicians, children’s crafts, a coloring contest, games, face painting, deals from local businesses and much more! Come out and See Santa, Mrs. Claus, and the Grinch. 

   

Saturday 23rd – At the Milan Public Library it’s the Planner Society: Paper Ocean Topography from 10am until 2pm. Create your own 3D ocean topography map with just paper and a simple frame. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Sunday 24th – At the Huron Public Library it’s Chess with Paul Sherwood at 1pm. Learn how to play or practice your skills. All ages are welcome. 

-2pm. Meet & Greet with the New Director. Meet the new library director: Jennifer Buch. Refreshments will be provided. 

-3pm. Live music with the Friends: Lake Erie Winds. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Monday 25th through Friday 29th – Stein Hospice is having their Camp Good Grief 2022 at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Norwalk from 10am until 2pm. It’s a weeklong summer day camp for children ages 5-13 who have experienced a loss. The attending children will learn about healthy coping mechanisms to help them through the healing process. For more information, please call 419-625-5269. 

  

Monday 25th – At the Milan Public Library its Milan’s Morning Moment: The Deep End of the Ocean from 10am until 11am. End your July with a fun, friendly group of book lovers, and join the morning book discussion. Copies of The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard are available at the circulation desk. All are welcome at this book club where muffins and coffee go hand-in-hand with great conversation. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Monday 25th – At the Milan Public Library it’s the Must-Have Apps for Summer from 11am until 12pm. Come discover the best apps for taking advantage of the summer season. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Monday 25th – At the Milan Public Library it’s the Teen Book Club: Race to the Bottom of the Sea from 6pm until 7pm. Are you a teen that loves to read? Come join and have a snack while discussing the latest book selection. July’s book is Race to the Bottom of the Sea by Lindsay Eagar. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

   

Monday 25th – At the Berlin Public Library it’s Sundae Story Time from 6pm until 6:30pm. Join for a special Sundae Story Time while reading some sweet stories and making a cool craft. Plus, the whole family can enjoy a sundae after story time with the all-ages Ice Cream Social! For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Monday 25th – At the Berlin Public Library the Pop-Up Café presents: Chill Out! Annual Ice Cream Social. Celebrate National Hot Fudge Sundae Day with the library and let yourself indulge in a sweet treat at the annual ice cream social. Top warm, homemade brownies with vanilla ice cream and all your favorite mix-ins. Not an ice cream fan? You can refresh yourself with an iced strawberry milk or cold brew coffee. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Monday 25th The Second Harvest Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry is going to be making a stop in Elyria at Ely Stadium from 4pm until 5:30pm. 

  

Monday 25th – It’s Movies by the Bay at the Jackson Street Pier in Sandusky. Starting at 7pm this Monday’s movie will be The Grinch for Christmas in July. Movies by the Bay are sponsored by the Wightman-Weiber Celebration Safety Fair & Kids Fun Festival Committee. 

   

Monday 25thIt’s Adult Craft Night at the Norwalk Public Library. Starting at 5:30pm paint a scene of happy little trees and happy little clouds with certified Bob Ross instructor Jeanne Firment. Registration is required for this event. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

  

Tuesday 26th – It’s Battle of the Books at the Norwalk Public Library, starting at 4:30pm. Become a member of the Battle of the Books team to read eight titles across a variety of genres and compete in Jeopardy-style trivia. These programs serve as practice for the countywide event in September. The books are available in the children’s room. For 4th through 8th grades, registration is required. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

   

Tuesday 26th The Second Harvest Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry is going to be making a stop in Galion at the Galion School Campus from 4pm until 5:30pm. 

  

Wednesday 27th – Come out to the New American Legion Post 659 on Main Street in Huron for some coffee, donuts, bagels, and toast. They’ll be serving between 9am and 11am and the cost is donation only. 

  

Wednesday 27th – At the Huron Public Library it’s the Huron Historical Society’s Open Hour from 3pm until 5pm. 

-7pm. Euchre Night. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Wednesday 27th – At the Milan Public Library it’s the Battle of the Books Practice from 6:30pm until 7pm. Battle of the Books tea members will participate in a practice round for the upcoming competition. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Wednesday 27thIt’s the Podcast Club at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 1pm. It’s for 4th through 8th grades. Work as a team to plan, produce, and record a podcast. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

  

Thursday 28th – It’s StoryTime at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 11am. Listen to a selection of picture books and take part in outdoor activities. For ages 0-5. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

  

Thursday 28th The Second Harvest Food Bank’s Mobile Food Pantry is going to be making a stop in Lorain at Oakwood Park from 2pm until 4pm. 

  

Thursday 28th – Join the Huron Public Library at the Huron Boat Basin for the Summer Learning Program: Boardwalk on Lake Erie Finale Party, by invite only. For preschool through 6th grade. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Friday 29th It’s CLI Incorporated’s 2022 Cornhole Tournament Series. It’ll be in front of Kenilee Lanes in Norwalk from 5pm until 9pm. The cost is $25 per team or $50 per team and includes one raffle ticket. 

  

Friday 29th – At the Huron Public Library it’s a Firelands Free Health Screening from 10am until 12pm. Firelands offers free screenings, including blood pressure tests, information about breast health, and assistance scheduling mammograms. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Friday 29th – It’s the End of Summer Reading Party at the Norwalk Public library starting at 11am. See two-time national award-winning magician, Michael Mage, incorporate comedy and audience participation into an unbelievable magic show for all ages. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

  

Saturday 30th – It’s the Caleb Stockmaster Memorial Scholarship Golf Scramble at the Woussickett Golf Course. It’s a 4-Person Scramble with an 8am shotgun start. The cost is $320 per team and that includes golf, cart, skins, hole prizes, raffle prizes, 50/50 and more. You can also register online at woussickett.com. 

  

Saturday 30th – At the Milan Public Library it’s a Hawaiian Luau from 10am until 2pm. Celebrate the end of Summer Reading Program with a Luau at the library. Manivic’s Hawaiian Dance Company of Parma Heights will demonstrate the hula and French Polynesian Tahitian Ori dance with authentic Hawaiian/Polynesian dancers. Wear your favorite Hawaiian shirt, and bring your folding chair, camera, and aloha spirit as you learn the beauty, tradition, and culture behind the music and dance of the Polynesian Islands. Audience participation is optional. “Hang loose” with crafts, refreshments, games, and lots of smiles along the way. All ages are welcome. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Sunday 31st – It’s the 2022 Wakeman Fishing Derby for kids ages 3 through 17. It’s at Wakeman Red Cap Park from 10am until 11am. Sign-up starts at 8:30am. There will be food, prizes, raffles and more! 

 

Community Organization News and Info

 

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.

 

The Norwalk Public Library is seeking AARP Tax-Aide Volunteers. They wish to become an AARP Tax-Aide site in the future but they need volunteers to make it happen. No prior tax knowledge is needed, anyone with a passion for helping others is welcome to join them with this. For more information, please call 419-668-6063.

 

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!

 

The Huron County Sheriff’s Office is implementing Project Lifesaver. Which is a project designed to protect and locate missing persons who have wandered from their homes. Through the use of a wristband with a unique radio frequency. They will monitor the program and participants, oversee battery replacement, and insure the system is operating properly. For more information please call the Huron County Board of Developmental Disabilities 419-668-8840.

 

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 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

 

The Vue Banquet & Event Center in Bellevue is holding a family support group every Tuesday. It’ll be at 6:30pm at the back entrance. These meetings will address the disease of addiction, beginning recovery, setting boundaries, handling grief, and more. “The hardest part is walking through the door, but you’ll be glad you did.”

 

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.

 

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.