Friday , 20 April 2018

Community Focus



Please send all future community focus events to community@basbroadcasting.com at least two weeks prior to the event.

DAILY EVENTS

 

 

FRI APRIL 20

 

ART FIX
3:00PM-4:30PM Art Fix: Ritual & Ceremonial Masks *RR, Milan Public Library [ Children’s Services ][ Teen Services ] Join us for a combined lecture and hands-on class as we learn about the role of Ritual and Ceremonial masks in cultures throughout the world and try our hand at creating our own works. Ages 11-18. Registration required.

CHRISTIAN SINGLES FELLOWSHIP
Spring Thing at 6:30pm at Karson’s home, 1401 Berlin Rd., Huron. Sloppy joes provided, bring a covered dish/dessert/pop. Kids are welcome. For more info call (419) 433-0085.

SAT APRIL 21

 

HURON LIBRARY
*Photography Club for novice to expert, learn and share. 10:00 am
*Chess, all ages, all abilities welcome. 10:00 am
(419) 433-5009.

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
10:30AM-11:30AM Berlin Public Library [ Children’s Services ] Stop by the library and help us celebrate Earth Day! We will be making a self-watering planter out of recycled materials.

FOR THE BIRDS! DIY BIRDHOUSE
11:00AM-1:00PM *RR  at Milan Public Library[ Adult Services ] Build your own birdhouse! This is a hands-on program where you can decorate and put your birdhouse together with provided materials. Registration required. Call 419-499-4117.

HABITAT ADVENTURES
1:00-2:00pm; White Star Park: Barn. Animal homes are all around, but often overlooked. We’ll explore along the trails to spot nests,dens, burrows and more, and even make our own animal houses in the woods. Registration required at www.lovemyparks.com.

SUN APRIL 22

 

HURON LIBRARY
*Live with the Friends Concert: The South Shore Four Quartet (Barbershop). 3:00 pm
(419) 433-5009.

MON APRIL 23

 

SENIOR MEN’S FELLOWSHIP CLUB MEETING
Dave Kilbride – Guitar Music. Located at the Senior Center, 620 Water street, Sandusky at 9:45 am and we adjourn at 11:00 am. For more info call 419-626-5451 or cell 419-357-5298.

MILAN’S MORNING MOMENT
10:00AM-11:00AM One-in-a-Million Boy, Milan Public Library [ Adult Services ] Spring forward to a new chapter in your life with a muffin, coffee, and new book as we discuss The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood. This book discussion is a great way to start off what would otherwise be an ordinary Monday! Meet new people as you take time for yourself. All are welcome!

GOOGLE HOME VS AMAZON ECHO
11:00AM-12:00PM & 6:00PM-7:00PM,Battle of the Smart Speakers, Milan Public Library [ Technology ][ Adult Services ] Curious about smart speakers? Swing by for a fun, hands-on info session, and learn more about Google’s Home Mini and Amazon’s Echo Dot. Ask them both questions and see how they respond!

HURON LIBRARY
*Adulthood 101. Grades 8-12. 6:30 pm
(419) 433-5009.

TUES APRIL 24

 

HURON LIBRARY
*Lapsit Storytime, ages 0-2 ½ with caregiver. 10:15 am
*Toddler Time, ages 2 ½ – 3 ½ with caregiver. 11:00 am
*Family Storytime. 6:30 pm
*Fashions of the 1920s- Flapper Style. 6:30 pm
(419) 433-5009.

TABLETOP TAKEOVER!
6:00PM-7:30PM Board Game Night, Milan Public Library [ Children’s Services ][ Teen Services ][ Adult Services ] Board games have changed a lot since the days of Monopoly! Drop by the library to check out some new classics like Catan, Takenoko, or Elder Sign.

WED APRIL 25

 

HURON LIBRARY
*Toddler Time, ages 2 ½ – 3 ½ with caregiver. 10:15 am
*Lapsit Storytime, ages 0-2 ½ with caregiver. 11:00 am
*Preschool Storytime, ages 3 ½ and older. 1:30 pm
*Director’s Cut: Non-Fiction Book Group – The Death and Life of the Great Lakes, by Dan Egan. 3:00 pm
*YarnWorks – Bring a project to knit or crochet; beginners welcome. 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
(419) 433-5009.

THURS APRIL 26

 

HURON LIBRARY
*CLEVNET App and More. 2:00 pm or 6:30 pm
*Geek Out Squad: Computer Coding Grades 3-6. 4:30 pm
(419) 433-5009.

PERLER PALOOZA
3:00PM-4:00PM Berlin Public Library [ Teen Services ]Join us for an afternoon of Perler bead crafting. Use colorful beads to create magnets or keychains in your favorite 8-bit-style shapes. Materials  will be provided. Ages 12-18.

BOOK BITES
3:30PM-4:30PM, Book Bites: Save Me a Seat, Berlin Public Library [ Children’s Services ] Kids ages 8 – 12 are welcome to join us for a snack and a chat about a great book. Pick up Sarah Weeks’ Save Me a Seat at the front desk today.

NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY FIELD TRIP
6:00-7:00pm; White Star Park.
Explore our parks while setting out to see what we can find. We will be taking photos of the
spring beauty around us. All skill levels welcome. Registration required at www.lovemyparks.com.

FRI APRIL 27

 

HURON LIBRARY
*Teen Library Council. 3:00 pm
(419) 433-5009.

BE THE FIRST TO RIDE STEEL VENGEANCE
The Steel Vengeance First Rider Benefit, set for Friday, April 27 from 6 – 10 p.m., is a fundraising event which benefits the LeBron James Family Foundation. Tickets for the First Rider Benefit are $75 per person and will go on sale Monday, March 19 at cedarpoint.com. For riders who want additional bragging rights, tickets for access to the event and the coveted first public train are $250 each and can also be purchased online. Tickets for this event will be limited and are expected sell out.

SAT APRIL 28

 

CHOCOLATE & WINE WALK
Shoppers can stroll through the beautiful downtown area to stop and see what the local businesses offer, while collecting delicious treats along the way. Patrons who get their map signed/initialed by all participating business will be placed in a drawing for the gift basket. For more info call (440) 967-4477.

PAWNS & PAGES: INTERNATIONAL TABLETOP DAY
10:00AM-1:00PM Milan Public Library [ Children’s Services ][ Teen Services ][ Adult Services ] Celebrate International TableTop Day 2018 with us at our annual Pawns & Pages event. Join in on the fun with board and card games of all kinds for patrons of all ages. From simple puzzles for kids to elaborate fantasy-based RPGs for teens and grown-ups, there will be something for everyone!

HURON LIBRARY
*Words with Huron Friends Tournament (Scrabble®). Grade 7- Adult. 10:00 am-4:00 pm
(419) 433-5009.

CHRISTIAN SINGLES FELLOWSHIP
Spring Thing at Spring Amish Trip at 10am. Meet for carpool at the Norwalk Alliance Church, SR 250 Norwalk. Pack a lunch. You’ll eat dinner after shopping at Mrs. Yoders Restaurant. Kids are welcome. For more info call (419) 433-0085.

MARBLEHEAD REVERSE RAFFLE
Grand prize is $10,000 Cash! As well as an additional $6,000 cash on the Main Board. Held at St. Mary’s Social Hall, 506 E. Main Street Marblehead. Doors Open at 5:00pm. $100 Donation includes prime rib or chicken and also entered into the Main Board Raffle. NEED NOT BE PRESENT TO WIN. For tickets call 419-798-5881 or 419-734-9777. TICKETS ON SALE NOW.

THE BICENTENNIAL BALL
7 PM – 12 AM at the Cedar Point Ballroom, 1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky. A band will play all types of music including tunes from the memorable swing era to today’s pop sounds. This black-tie event will feature dancing, signature cocktails, historic photos on display and more. Tickets go on sale January 1, 2018 and can be purchased at the Sandusky State Theatre, in the box office or online.

 

MON APRIL 30

 

SENIOR MEN’S FELLOWSHIP CLUB MEETING
Richard Jeffrey – Erie County Auditor – “Changes in the Auditors Office”. Located at the Senior Center, 620 Water street, Sandusky at 9:45 am and we adjourn at 11:00 am. For more info call 419-626-5451 or cell 419-357-5298.

WASHI SWAP
6:00PM-7:00PM Washi Swap (Planner Peeps) at Milan Public Library [ Adult Services ][ Teen Services ] Swing by for an evening awash(i) with samples of beautiful washi tape. Bring some of your own collection to share with fellow washi lovers, or just come to enjoy the samples provided by the library! Washi cards will be available to wind sample lengths.

WILDFLOWER WALK
6:00-8:00pm; White Star Park: Doug Haubert Wetland
It’s time for a nice spring walk through a marsh! Marsh habitats are full of life in the spring-be prepared to see lots of birds while we learn about wildflowers in bloom. Registration required at www.lovemyparks.com.

TUES MAY 1

 

BONSAI CLUB
6:30 PM at Osborn Park Frost Center. Annual Club Show Planning and Workshop on the plants you wish to show. Visitors and new members welcome. For more info call (419) 271-0717.

SAT MAY 5

 

13TH ANNUAL RACE AT THE ROCK
Flat Rock Homes will be hosting its 13th annual Race at the Rock event to benefit the individuals served by Flat Rock Homes, Care Center, and Community Services. Sign up either online or the morning of the race to take part in the Kids Fun Run, the 1-mile walk, the 5K individual race, or the 5K team race. Registration opens at 8 am, races starting at 9 am. For more info or to register, visit www.flatrockhomes.org.

SANDUSKY HIGH SCHOOL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION
6-9 PM at the Sandusky High School Cafeteria, 2130 Hayes Ave., Sandusky.

SUN MAY 6

 

NORTH COAST CONCERT BAND
3-5 PM at the Sandusky State Theater, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. A free concert, sponsored by the Sandusky Concert Association, the North Coast Concert Band concert will feature the music of Peter Tchaikovsky, Aaron Copland, Henry Filmore, Karl King, John Philip Sousa, and Frank Ticheli. Director: John Kustec. For more info contact the Sandusky Concert Association.

MON MAY 7

 

SENIOR FELLOWSHIP MEETINGS
Donna Green – OSU Extension – Planting and Plant Food for your Diet. Located at Senior Center, 620 Water Street, Sandusky at 9:45 am and adjourn at 11:00 am. For more info call 419-626-5451.

SAT MAY 12

 

STRIDES FOR LEADERSHIP
Fun walk and 5k Run, proceeds benefit Second Harvest Food Bank Partner Agencies in support of the Blessing Box Project. Similar to the Little Library Box Initiative except it involves filling the boxes with food and personal care items instead of books. The boxes are placed in high risk areas throughout the county with appropriate local government approval. Race Day registration & packet pick-up at 8am. To take advantage of the group registration, this must be done in advance on the website (hermescleveland.com) or by mail by 9am May 11th.

LIFESHARE COMMMUNITY BLOOD SERVICES
Join LifeShare Community Blood Services AT Mad River Harley Davidson for a blood drive from 10 Am to 4 PM. Donating blood provides someone with the most precious gift you can give – live. Make your blood donation appointment with LifeShare Community Blood Services today by visiting www.lifesharedonor.org and entering your zip code for the blood drive nearest you.

MON MAY 14

 

SENIOR FELLOWSHIP MEETINGS
Jim Semon – Post Cards by Ernst Neibergall. Located at Senior Center, 620 Water Street, Sandusky at 9:45 am and adjourn at 11:00 am. For more info call 419-626-5451.

WED MAY 16

 

KIWANIS CLUB GOLF SCRAMBLE
Located at Sleepy Hollow Golf Course. Tee time is at 8am. Cash prizes, hole & door prizes, 50/50, cart, refreshments, & steak dinner. $65 per person or $260 per team. Early Bird registration and payment due by May 1st, after that the prices will go up. Call 419-625-1894 for more info.

SAT MAY 19

 

WIGHTMAN-WIEBER COMMUNITY SAFETY FAIR & KIDS FEST
Located at the Sanduksuy Bay Pavilion, 12-5pm. For more info call 419-625-8397.

MON MAY 21

 

SENIOR FELLOWSHIP MEETINGS
Tom Ritzenthaler – Home Safety and Protection. Located at Senior Center, 620 Water Street, Sandusky at 9:45 am and adjourn at 11:00 am. For more info call 419-626-5451.

WED MAY 23

 

WALKING TOUR: WASHINGTON PARK, PT. 1
Located at Popcorn Wagon, E. Washington Row & Columbus Ave., Sandusky at 6 PM. Get outside the classroom and learn about the architecture and former life of Sandusky’s historic buildings and parks. For more info contact the Erie Co. Historical Society.

TUES JUNE 5

 

BONSAI CLUB
6:30 PM at Osborn Park Frost Center. Final preparation for Annual Club Show, bring your trees to work on. Visitors and new members welcome. For more info call (419) 271-0717.

THURS JUNE 7

 

LORAIN COUNTY CHAMBER GOLF OUTING
Lunch, dinner, cart rental, beer & pop, awards, networking, skill holes. Registration at 9am. Register at loraincountychamber.com.

SAT JUNE 9

 

HISTORIC SANDUSKY REPURPOSED HOME TOUR
Located at the Cooke-Dorn House, 1415 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. For more info contact the Cooke-Dorn House.

SAT JUNE 16

 

ABIGAIL BASTIEN 5K
“All For Abs” is a memorial 5k run/walk and kids fun run in honor of 2016 Sandusky Central Catholic School graduate, Abigail Bastien, who passes away expectantly. Money raised is going to the scholarship funds at both SMCC and Perkins.

WED JUNE 20

 

BICENTENNIAL BANTER
From Around the World: Ethnic Sandusky; presented by the Sandusky Library 6-7 PM at the Sandusky State Theater, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. This series explores Sandusky through the ages with educational and fun historic discussions. Sandusky museums and area experts will lead the talk and a question and answer session will be held at the end. All events take place at Drinks will be available for purchase.

WED JUNE 27

 

WALKING TOUR: UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
Located at Popcorn Wagon, E. Washington Row & Columbus Ave., Sandusky at 6 PM. Get outside the classroom and learn about the architecture and former life of Sandusky’s historic buildings and parks. For more info contact the Erie Co. Historical Society.

SAT JUNE 30

 

BONSAI CLUB
6:30 PM Field trip planned to the Flower Market in Dundee, MI. Visitors and new members welcome. For more info call (419) 271-0717.

WED JULY 4

 

CITY OF SANDUSKY STARS & STRIPES CELEBRATION.
Go to Sandusky2018.com.

TUES JULY 10

 

BONSAI CLUB
6:30 PM at Osborn Park Frost Center. Ken Huth from Ken’s World of Bonsai-Workshop on how to construct a forest. (Tentative). Visitors and new members welcome. For more info call (419) 271-0717.

SAT JULY 21

 

SPD OFFICER ANDREW DUNN GOLF SCRAMBLE
2nd Annual Friends of 2083 Foundation Golf Scarmble in honor of SPD Officer Andrew Dunn. Registration, 2:30pm, Cannon start, 3pm. Entry included golf cart, lunch, and all beverages (including beer), dinner, and prizes. Hole prizes, 50/50 drawing, adn 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies with a cash payout for 1st. Located at the Woussickett Golf Course in Sandusky. For more info call 419-359-1141.

SAT JULY 28

 

BONSAI CLUB
6:30 PM, Annual Club Picnic. All members gather at the Tusen home for miniature train and bonsai garden display and finishing with potluck portion to be held at Leo’s World of Wonder. Visitors and new members welcome. For more info call (419) 271-0717.

TUES AUG 7

 

BONSAI CLUB
6:30 PM at Osborn Park Frost Center. Juniper Style Challenge PHASE 2-working on our junipers from the April workshop. Visitors and new members welcome. For more info call (419) 271-0717.

WED AUG 15

 

BICENTENNIAL BANTER
Sandusky Firsts; presented by the NAACP 6-7 PM at the Sandusky State Theater, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. This series explores Sandusky through the ages with educational and fun historic discussions. Sandusky museums and area experts will lead the talk and a question and answer session will be held at the end. All events take place at Drinks will be available for purchase.

SAT AUG 18

 

ANTIQUE APPRAISAL FAIR
Located at the Cooke-Dorn House, 1415 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Cooke-Dorn Museum’s Antique Appraisal Fair—learn about prized possessions and antiques from experts of Garth’s Auctions. For more info contact the Cooke-Dorn House.

WED AUG 22

 

WALKING TOUR: DOWNTOWN SANDUSKY, PT. 2
Located at Popcorn Wagon, E. Washington Row & Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Get outside the classroom and learn about the architecture and former life of Sandusky’s historic buildings and parks. For more info contact the Erie Co. Historical Society.

TUES SEPT 4

 

BONSAI CLUB
6:30 PM at Osborn Park Frost Center. Workshop-Bonsai Styles and Basics of Wiring. Bring a plant. Visitors and new members welcome. For more info call (419) 271-0717.

SUN SEPT 16

 

REENACTMENT OF THE COOKE FAMILY
Located at the Harlequins Theatre, 414 Wayne st., Sandusky. Three person reenactment of the Cooke family done in conjunction with Harlequins Theatre. For more info call (419) 621-1311.

WED SEPT 19

 

BICENTENNIAL BANTER
A Reenactment by Sandusky’s Masons, also celebrating their 200th anniversary 6-7 PM at the Sandusky State Theater, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. This series explores Sandusky through the ages with educational and fun historic discussions. Sandusky museums and area experts will lead the talk and a question and answer session will be held at the end. All events take place at Drinks will be available for purchase.

WED SEPT 26

 

WALKING TOUR: WASHINGTON PARK, PT. 2
Located at Popcorn Wagon, E. Washington Row & Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Get outside the classroom and learn about the architecture and former life of Sandusky’s historic buildings and parks. For more info contact the Erie Co. Historical Society.

TUES OCT 2

 

BONSAI CLUB
6:30 PM at Osborn Park Frost Center. Nominations for club officers-Workshop-bring a tropical tree. Visitors and new members welcome. For more info call (419) 271-0717.

WED OCT 24

 

BICENTENNIAL BANTER
Carousel Horses & Sandusky; presented by Sandusky Merry-Go-Round Museum 6-7 PM at the Sandusky State Theater, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. This series explores Sandusky through the ages with educational and fun historic discussions. Sandusky museums and area experts will lead the talk and a question and answer session will be held at the end. All events take place at Drinks will be available for purchase.

THURS NOV 1

 

LORAIN COUNTY BUSINESS EXPO
The Lorain County Chamber of Commerce announces 4th Annual Business Expo, held at Tom’s Country Place in Avon from 3:00pm – 7:00pm. The aim of the EXPO is simple- to provide exhibitors and attendees an opportunity to network, collaborate, learn about and promote Lorain County businesses. This year’s Expo is sure to be a great success with over 650+ expected in attendance. The Business Expo will feature over 110 exhibitors.

TUES NOV 6

 

BONSAI CLUB
6:30 PM at Osborn Park Frost Center. Soil Night-Pie & ice cream night-nominations & elections for Club Officers, door prizes. Visitors and new members welcome. For more info call (419) 271-0717.

WED NOV 14

 

BICENTENNIAL BANTER
Stories & History of Sandusky’s Downtown Shoreline; presented by the Sandusky Library 6-7 PM at the Sandusky State Theater, 107 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. This series explores Sandusky through the ages with educational and fun historic discussions. Sandusky museums and area experts will lead the talk and a question and answer session will be held at the end. All events take place at Drinks will be available for purchase.

 

NON-DATED EVENTS

CRISIS HOTLINE: 800-826-1306
Addiction, depression, anxiety or other types of mental illness…Are you suffering or know someone who is? Call the Erie and Ottawa County Crisis Hotline to be connected to a trained and compassionate staff member who will provide you support and guidance. You do not have to suffer alone. Help is a phone call away.

OHSAA FOOTBALL OFFICIATING CLASS
The Bay Area Officials Association will be holding an OHSAA football officiating class. The class will meet on Thursday evenings starting April 12th and ending on May 31st. Successful candidates will receive their permit to officiate the 2018 football season. Classes will be held at Vermilion and Sandusky High School from 6-9 pm. Those who are interested should contact Greg Bartemes at 419-366-2532 / email semetrab@hotmail.com or Lee Paden at 440-320-3317 / email oil_lee@hotmail.com. The cost of the class is $65 and you will be required to enroll and pay for the class prior to April 12th start date.

OLD WOMAN CREEK ESTUARY FREE GUIDED CANOE TRIPS:
June 9 Saturday 9 to 11 am
June 14 Thursday 5 to 7pm
June 23 Saturday 9 to 11 am
June 28 Thursday 5 to 7pm
July 7 Saturday 9 to 11am
July 12 Thursday 5 to 7pm
July 21 Saturday 9 to 11am
July 26 Thursday 5 to 7pm
August 4 Saturday 9am to 11am
August 9 Thursday 5 to 7pm
August 18 Saturday 9 to 11am
August 23 Thursday 5 to 7pm
September 22 Saturday 10am to 4pm National Estuaries Day
For more info & to register, call 419-433-4601.

CHAIR YOGA
At the Sandusky Library, Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. | April 3, 10, 17, 24. Sherrena Bilgen, M.Y. Yoga, presenter. Chair Yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support. You will learn relaxation techniques as well. Please wear comfortable attire.

INCUYA MUSIC FESTIVAL
Cleveland hosts a Music Festival on Aug. 25 & 26. This festival celebrates the orgins, diversity, and evolution of rock music & cultural festival in the heart of downtoan Cleveland on the Malls. For tickets & more info go to InCuya.com.

NATURE DAY CAMP
The Sandusky County Park District offering Nature Day Camps throughout the month of July at Creek Bend Farm: Wilson Nature Center located in Lindsey. Participants will explore the outdoors, get dirty, get wet, but most of all have fun! Children will get to decorate their own camp shirt. A snack will be provided each day. Participants are responsible for their own lunches. Camps are for children 6-12 years of age. Camps are conducted Tuesday through Friday, July 10-13, July 17-20 or July 24-27, 9:00am-3:00pm. Camp fee is $60. We will also be conducting two camps for children 4 & 5 years of age, July 31-August 3. The morning session will held be 9:00am-12:00noon and the afternoon session will be 12:30-3:30pm. Camp fee is $30. Participants should only sign up for one session. For more info or to register visit www.lovemyparks.com or call 419-334-4495.

BROADWAY HITS
60th Anniversary concert presented by Firelands Chorus, Inc on Friday, May 18 & Saturday, May 19 at 7:30pm. Door open at 7pm. Located at Zion Lutheran Church, 503 Columbus Ave., Sandusky.

FAMILY STORYTIME
Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. | March 20, 27, April 3, 10 at the Sandusky Library. Join us for Family Storytime! Families with children of all ages are welcome to come to this program full of books and songs, ending with a simple craft. (suggested for ages 2 years and up)

TODDLER TALES
Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. | March 21, 28, April 4, 11 at the Sandusky Library. Toddler Tales is an interactive storytime experience that includes age-appropriate books, songs, rhymes, and more. (suggested for 18 months-3 years)

STORY STOP
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m. | March 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11 at the Sandusky Library. Story Stop includes age-appropriate stories, music, and a thumped craft. (suggested for ages 3-6 years)

UNDERCOVER ADVENTURES
Tuesdays from 4:00-5:00 p.m. | March 20, April 24 at the Sandusky Library. Do you have what it takes to go undercover and solve a mystery? Come follow the clues! (suggested for ages 6-12 years)

DROP IN PLAY. LEARN. GROW.
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. | March 22, 29, April 5, 12 at the Sandusky Library. Drop In is another opportunity for children birth-3 years  (and siblings up to age 5) to play with a variety of age-appropriate toys.

HCHS SPRING GARAGE SALE
The Huron County Humane Society hosts a garage sale at the shelter to help continue the mission to find forever homes for our furry friends. Fri., April 27th, 1-5pm; Sat., April 28th, 9am-5pm; Sun., April 29th, 12-4pm. Gently used items will be accepted starting March 20th. TV’s or older computers no accepted. They can be dropped off at the shelter in Norwalk during business hours. Call 419-663-7158 for more info.

CANOE WITH EAGLES
April 23, 25, or 27; 5:00-8:00pm at D ecoy Marsh.Meet at Countryside Park: Main Office. Paddle Green Creek in search of Bald Eagles. Participants must register with a partner. On-line registration is NOT available. Call Main Office at 419-334-4495 to register. Meet at Park District Main Office. Registration required.

FISH SURVEYS
April 14, 21, & 28; 3:00-4:00pm at Creek Bend Farm: Wilson Nature Center. Participate in the ongoing fish research that occurs at Creek Bend Farm. Registration required at www.lovemyparks.com.

BALD EAGLE TOUR
April 12; 4:30-7:30pm. Meet at Countryside Park: Main Office. Sandusky County is one of the peak areas for Bald Eagle activity in the state. Take a tour of the area to view nests and learn more about the natural history of our national symbol. Meet at Countryside Park: Main Office. We will be car-pooling. For ages 15 and older. Bring binoculars. Registration required at www.lovemyparks.com.

ERIE METROPARKS CELEBRATES 50 YEARS
Throughout 2018 Erie Metroparks will celebrate its anniversary with public events in addition to the nearly 400 programs offered to the public as part of its ongoing commitment to education and experience of Ohio’s natural resources. Follow their social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to stay informed about programs and events & more. For more info visit www.eriemetroparks.org.

JOBS AVAILABLE AT MENARDS
Hiring for part time and full time positions! THOUSANDS of positions available in receiving, morning stock, cashiering, sales, production and warehouse! Excellent Pay, plus weekend Pay Bump (2.50!), Profit Sharing Program, Flexible Schedules that work around you, Sales Bonus opportunities throughout the year! Apply in person at one of our hundreds of locations or apply today at menards.com.careers!

HURON COMMUNITY NOTICE
Team Leadership Corp. of Huron High School is collecting beverage tabs to help the Ronald McDonald of Cleveland, a “home away from home” for families of children who are undergoing treatment for Pediatric Cancer. Please help by collecting beverage tabs and dropping them off at the Huron High School office or the Huron Public Library before April 13th.

EDISON KINDERGARDEN REGISTRATION
The Edison Local School District will be conducting kindergarden registration in May on a appointment basis. Appointments can be made starting April 2nd. All kindergarden registration and screening will be at Edison Elementary from May 15-17th. Call (419) 499-2471 ext. 1100 or ext. 1101.

 

AARP TAX-AIDE
February 12-April 11. Mondays and Wednesdays (except February 19) | 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. FREE tax help (federal, state, and local) for taxpayers with low- and middle-incomes, with special attention to those age 60 and older, will be offered again at the Sandusky Library by AARP volunteers through the AARP Foundation, in conjunction with the IRS. Bring your Social Security card and your 2016 return. first-come, first-served basis and limited to 20 slots. You may sign up for a time slot 30 minutes prior to the start of the free tax-aide, beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the Terrace Level lobby, and no later than 12:30 p.m. All tax returns are e-Filed (electronic filing). No business, clergy, or rental property returns are done.

WINTER BLOOD SHORTAGE
Severe winter weather has had a tremendous impact on the country and forced many blood drives to be canceled. As a result, thousands of blood and platelet donations have gone uncollected. Right now, there is an urgent need for donations of all blood types. You can help by rallying your community together to give more life. PVisit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to schedule an appointment today.

BEGINNER BEEKEEPING CLASS
Lorain County Beekeeper Association will hold their 23rd annual classes for 2018 every Friday from March 2nd – April 13th at 7 PM. Cost is $50 and includes a one year membership for you and other family members living at the same address in the LCBA and a monthly newsletter by email, and more. For more info go to LorainCountyBeeKeepers.org.

STOP THE BLEED CLASSES
1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesdays, Jan. 10, Feb. 14, March 14, April 11, May 23, June 13, July 11, Aug. 8, Sept. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, Dec. 12. In an effort to encourage and educate bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency. $15 per person. Optional supplies, including tourniquets, will be available for purchase. Located at FRMC South Campus, 1912 Hayes Ave., Sandusky, in the Education Room.

FESTIVAL OF SAIL SANDUSKY & DOWNTOWN STREET FESTIVAL
July 12 – July 15 beginning at 11 AM in Downtown Sandusky. Join us for live music, food, artisan vendors, and of course tall ships! Tickets will go on sale Winter 2018. Visit back for more details.

CITY OF SANDUSKY FOUNDERS’ WEEKEND
August 18-19, 2018. Go to Sandusky2018.com.

RUBBER CITY JAZZ & BLUES FESTIVAL
Aug. 23-26, throughout downtown Akron. The free, four-day festival will be centered around the theme of “The Rhythms of Akron.” For more info visit www.rubbercityjazz.com.

CITY OF SANDUSKY WINTER KICKOFF
November 23-25, 2018. Go to Sandusky2018.com.

Milan Public Library,  Twist & Shout  in Children’s Services. Tuesdays 10:30am – 11:00am. Swing by and groove at our interactive dance party for little ones and their caretakers. Visit: http://www.milan-berlin.lib.oh.us/

Berlin Public Library, Teen Trivia Tuesday in Teen Services. Tuesdays, 3:00pm – 4:00pm. 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! Visit http://www.milan-berlin.lib.oh.us/

The Sandusky Area Stroke Club is a support group founded to help stroke survivors and their families cope with life after stroke. Also welcome are those dealing with head injuries. Meetings at 6:30pm on the 1st Tuesday of each month in the Community Room main floor of Firelands Regional Medical Center South Campus in Sandusky. For more information, please call Sue DuBray at 419-433-3054.

Down Syndrome of Sandusky Children’s Play and Support Group Meeting.  Please join us the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 6-8pm at the Sandusky Library in the Program Room.  Children, parents and grandparents of all ages are welcome.  Juice boxes and toys will be provided. Contact:  DSOSgroup@gmail.com if any questions.

Berlin Public Library, Story Time in Children’s Services. Thursdays, 10:30am – 11:30am. Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and SMART Board activities. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO.

Milan Public Library. Story Time in Children’s Services. Fridays, 10:30am – 11:30am. Join us for stories, songs, crafts, and SMART Board activities. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO.

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