Friday , 22 June 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 JUNE 22

 

MAKE AND TAKE MUSICAL INSTRUMENT
11am-5pm at Monroevill Public Library. Stop by the library any time between 11:00 AM and 5:00 PM to make and take a musical instrument.

SAT JUNE 23

 

SANDUSKY BAY CLEAN-UP
The third cleanup, a downtown waterfront cleanup, will be held along the Sandusky Bay waterfront. Meet in the Sandusky City Hall parking lot (222 Meigs Street) at 9am for a waterfront cleanup; supplies, coffee, water, and donuts will be provided for those in attendance. There will also be a free community breakfast that morning, with doors opening at 8:30am, at the First Presbyterian Church before the cleanup (corner of Jackson St. & Washington St.) for volunteers.

CHRISTIAN SINGLES FELLOWSHIP
Toledo Zoo trio at 10:30 am. Meet for carpool at the old YMCA parking lot. Bring lunch. Tickets cost $18 adult, $12 kids. After, you will eat dinner at Golden Corral. Bring the kids! For more info call (419) 433-0085.

SENSORY FRIENDLY TRIP TO THE MOVIES
“The Incredibles 2” at 10 am sponsored by Fisher-Titus Autism Spectrum Kids. Located at Premiere Theater in Norwalk. $6.75 each. For more info call (419) 660-2117 ext. 3040.

ROCK & ROLL CLEVELAND CONNECTION
12:00PM-1:00PM at Milan Public Library with Dr. Joel S. Keller [ Adult Services ] Learn about local artists and groups of note from the 1950s-2000s, as well as about the influence of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and how Cleveland’s past has impacted the music scene.

SUN JUNE 24

 

6TH ANNUAL STEIN HOSPICE PYRATE 5K RUN/WALK
Located at Put-In-Bay at 9:30 am. For more info or to register visit steinhospice.org.

HURON LIBRARY
*Live with the Friends Concert: Zach Resnick Duo (Jazz). 3:00pm
(419) 433-5009

MON JUNE 25

 

MILAN’S MORNING MOMENT
10:00AM-11:00AM at Milan Public Library. All the Bright Places [ Adult Services ] Summer has arrived, and now is the time to take a moment for yourself at the library. Milan’s Morning Moment is a book discussion served with a side of muffins and gourmet coffee. Join us this month as we discuss All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven. Pick up a copy today at the library!

LIBRARIES ROCK! STORYTIME
11am at Monroeville Public Library. Children of all ages are welcome to join us during our Libraries Rock! 2018 SRP storytimes. Storytimes will typically include stories, songs, movement, crafting, and other activities that support a music theme. Registration is not required.

TOOT & SHIMMY
11:00AM-12:00PM at Milan Public Library. Pipe Horns & Tambourines (Crafting Music) [ Children’s Services ] Kids will make their own pipe horns and drums. Ages 2-8.

SOUND BYTES
11:00AM-12:30PM & 6:00PM-7:30PM at Milan Public Library. Digital Music Subscriptions [ Technology ] Curious about streaming music subscriptions? Explore differences between Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Music, and more.

DIY EARPHONE HOLDER
6:00PM-7:00PM at Milan Public Library (Teen DIY) [ Teen Services ] Are you in need of a place to store your headphones? Join us and craft your own earphone holder, made from upcycled mint containers. Add your own personal touch with custom decorations to fit your style! Ages 13-18.

SANDUSKY CITY SCHOOLS
The Sandusky City Board of Education regular meeting date has been changed to June 25th at 6:00 pm. Helo at the Office of the Board of Education, 407 Decatur St., Sandusky.

TUES JUNE 26

 

HURON LIBRARY
*Summer Reading Program (Children, completed Grades K-2). Concert Concessions- Intermission Snacks. 10:30 am or 1:30 pm
*Summer Reading Program (Tweens, completed Grades 3-6). Around the World Music. 10:30 am or 1:30 pm
*Plant for Fall Color- Fall is on the Way! 6:30 pm
(419) 433-5009

ONLINE JOB APPLICATION HELP
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at Sandusky Library. This class is an introduction to filling out online job applications.

JUST DANCE – DANCE OFF
2pm GoNoodle Dance Party at Monroeville Public Library. Looking to show off your dance moves? Drop by our Just Dance/GoNoodle Dance Party and win prizes! Refreshments served. No registration required

TOOT & SHIMMY
3:00PM-4:00PM at Berlin Public Library. Pipe Horns & Tambourines (Crafting Music) [ Children’s Services ] Kids will make their own pipe horns and drums. Ages 2-8.

TABLETOP TAKEOVER!
6:00PM-7:30PM at Milan Public Library. Board Game Night [ 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 JUNE 27

 

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
*Preschool “Jam Session” Storytime, ages 3 ½ -5. STEAM Punk Music. 1:30 pm or 3:30 pm
*Director’s Cut: Non-Fiction Book Group – Listen to This, by Alex Ross. 3:00 pm
*Family Storytime. 6:30 pm
*Cover to Cover Book Group- The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart. Grades 7-8. 4pm
*YarnWorks – Bring a project to knit or crochet; beginners welcome. 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
(419) 433-5009

GREASE
12:00PM-2:00PM at Milan Public Library. PG-13 (Mid-Week Musicals) [ Teen Services ][ Adult Services ] Join us for a musical treat each week to celebrate summer reading program. Each week will feature a musical from a different decade. This week’s musical movie is Grease, released in 1978. Rated PG-13.

SONGS & SILLINESS
5:30PM-6:30PM at Berlin Public Library with Haley Schaffer [ Children’s Services ] Using songs, chants, games, and dance, musician Haley Schaffer helps connect children to their own creativity and spontaneity, providing a truly joyful experience.

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.

THURS JUNE 28

 

HURON LIBRARY
*Reading Groupies. Grades K-3, 10:00-11:00 am or 5:00- 6:00 pm
*American Red Cross Blood Drive – 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm. (419)626-1641 for details.
*Historical Marker Walking Tour. Partnership with Huron Historical Society. Meet at Boat Basin Marina Building. 6:00 pm
(419) 433-5009

DISNEY MUSICAL MOVIE
2pm at Monroeville PUblic Library. Come in from the heat and join us as we sing and dance along with some of Disney’s most popular musical movies! Popcorn and drinks provided. No registration required.

PERLER PALOOZA
3:00PM-4:00PM at 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.

MIGHTY UKE
6:00PM-8:00PM at Milan Public Library. Rated PG (Screen Gems: Art Isn’t Easy) [ Teen Services ][ Adult Services ] Director Tony Coleman and producer Margaret Meagher traveled the world for two years to discover why so many people of different nations, cultures, ages and musical tastes are turning to the ukulele to express themselves, and to connect with each other.

FRI JUNE 29

 

INDEPENDENCE DAY CRAFTING
11am-5pm at Monroeville Public Library. Start your July 4th celebration early by stopping by the library to participate in our Independence Day Crafting event. No registration required. Refreshments served.

CHRISTIAN SINGLES FELLOWSHIP
Bike & bible night at 6:15 pm. Meet at 1401 Berlin Rd. in Huron. Bring money for food. Kid friendly. For more info call (419) 433-0085.

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.

SUN JULY 1

 

COAST COUNTRY PARTY CRUISE
Departing from the Goodtime I at Jackson St. Pier in downtown Sandusky at 11:00 am. Listen to country-themed DJ entertainment and enjoy a cash bar while you head to Put-in-Bay. Hang out at Put-in-Bay from 1:00-4:00 pm, then head back to Sandusky, arrival time is 6:00 pm. Must be 21 years or older. The only way to get tickets is from us! Listen to Coast Country 100.9 on on Saturday between 8:00 pm – 12:00 am OR sign-up below on coast1009.com.

MON JULY 2

 

HURON LIBRARY:
* Make & Take Craft Program: Music Magic with Perler Beads. All Ages, No Registration Required. 4:00 pm- 7:00 pm (last walk-in 6:45 pm)
(419) 433-5009

TUES JULY 3

 

HURON LIBRARY:
*Summer Reading Program (Children, completed Grades K-2). STEAM Punk Music. 10:30 am or 1:30 pm
(419) 433-5009

WED JULY 4

 

32ND ANNUAL SANDUSKY OLD FASHIONED STARS & STRIPES CELEBRATION
10:00 am – 4:00 pm in downtown Sandusky. Concession stands/crafters & informational booths highlight the celebration and set up in Washington Park. Music from the Sandusky Gazebo Concert Series. For more info call (419) 202-9502.

MINI SOCIAL
Flat Rock United Methodist Church will host a mini social before the annual 4th of July parade. Grilled hot dogs available for $1, along with coney dogs, macaroni salad, chips, beverages, & home made pie. 12:30 – 2:30 pm. Their famous root beer floats will be available at 1 pm. The parade begins at 3 pm. Anyone willing to participate should be at the north end of town starting at 2:30 pm. Parking available at the church or post office. Call (419) 217-7579.

PROJECT NOELLE BAR-B-2 FUNDRAISER
4 pm at the Sandusky American Legion. Tickets $15 for adults, $6 ages 4-11, ages 3 & under are free. Tickets include your choice of beef brisket, pulled pork, or chicken, two side, salad, corn bread, & dessert. 50/50 drawings, silent auction, cash bar, & DJ entertainment. All proceeds benefit local childen negatively affected by the opiod epidemic. Ticket available by mail or at Scarlet O’Hair, Sorrell’s Ink & Tanning, and Bone Boys Barbeque. For more info email ProjectNoelleHelps@gmail.com.

MASTER T.C. & THE VISITORS “VISITAION RIGHTS” ALBUM RELEASE PARTY
Master T.C. & The Visitors will be throwing a party and releasing their patriotic debut album ‘Visitation Rights’ on Independence Day at Lyman Harbor! The band will be giving away FREE copies of the album and selling 50/50 Raffle tickets for a chance to win a personally autographed guitar used by the band. They will also perform LIVE music from the album with ‘Special Guest’ Performers on the Scott Gast Memorial Stage near the water alongside the best view of The Cedar Point Fireworks! It’s a celebration to honor Mix 102.7’s Homegrown Artists Master T.C. & The Visitors and all their accomplishments as well as the release of their first ever album that was recorded over the past several years. They will be releasing their third single/video ‘Pretty Thang’ to go along with the album release.

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

THURS JULY 5

 

HURON LIBRARY:
*Reading Groupies. Grades K-3. 10:00-11:00 am or 5:00- 6:00 pm
*Chess, all ages, all abilities welcome. 5:30 pm
(419) 433-5009

SAT JULY 7

 

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

SUN JULY 8

 

ERIE METROPARKS 50TH BIRTHDAY
Celebrate Erie MetroPark’s 50th birthday! Food trucks, DJ, games, jugglers, inflatables, free cupcakes, & more. Enter to win awesome prizes. Located at Osborn MetroPark, 3910 Perkins Ave., Huron, Shelter 1. Go to eriemetroparks.org/partyon

HURON LIBRARY:
*Family Movie: The Greatest Showman (Sing-Along). 2:00 pm
(419) 433-5009

ABBEY ROSE FOUNDATION 6TH ANNUAL CLEVLEAND INDIANS GAME
Indians vs. Oakland Athletics, 1:10 pm. Tickets $26 each. Raffle tickets 1 for $1 or 6 for $5, raffle winners announced after 7th inning. For tickets or more info go to AbbeyRoseKudrin.com. If you are interested in buying an Abbey Rose Cleveland Indians shirt, email abbeyrosefoundation@gmail.com.

MON JULY 9

 

HURON LIBRARY:
*Great Romances in Classical Music History. 6:30 pm
(419) 433-5009

TUES JULY 10

 

HURON LIBRARY:
*Summer Reading Program (Children, completed Grades K-2). Kid’s Books that Rock. 10:30 am or 1:30 pm
*Summer Reading Program (Tweens, completed Grades 3-6). Harry Potter Birth Month Party. 10:30 am or 1:30 pm
*Medicare 101. 6:30 pm
(419) 433-5009

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.

WED JULY 11

 

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
*Preschool “Jam Session” Storytime, ages 3 ½ -5. Kid’s Books that Rock. 1:30 pm or 3:30 pm
*YarnWorks – Bring a project to knit or crochet; beginners welcome. 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
(419) 433-5009

THURS JULY 12

 

HURON LIBRARY:
*Reading Groupies. Grades K-3. 10:00-11:00 am or 5:00- 6:00 pm
*Teen Game Night- Name that Movie. 6:30 pm

100+ WOMEN WHO CARE
100+ Women Who Care in Erie County meeting at the Sandusky Yacht Club. Social time and check in at 5:30pm. One hour meeting begins promptly at 6:15pm. For all Erie County women interested in making a positive impact on Erie County. Members will gather quarterly for 1 hour to nominate, present and select a local non-profit organization to receive this impactful donation. Members will write their $100 check to the selected organization that evening. With 100 women, that $10,000 will be presented to the chosen local organization. For more information, go to www.100WomenWhoCareInErieCounty.com.

SUN JULY 15

 

GRANDMA’S BACKYEARD BBQ
Erie County Senior Center’s annual Chicken BBQ fundraiser from 11 am till 2 pm. Cost $10 includes: ½ chicken, Scalloped Potatoes, Baked Beans, Dinner Roll and Lemonade. Tickets available at the Senior Center. Limited number of meals available at the door. Also, Model T car rides available for $2 and Kona Ice will be here.  Located at 620 E. Water St., Sandusky. All proceeds support the Senior Center’s programs. For more info call (419) 626-2560.

HURON LIBRARY:
*Chess, all ages, all abilities welcome. 1:00 pm
(419) 433-5009

MON JULY 16

 

HURON LIBRARY:
*Make & Take Craft Program: CD Coaster Craft. All Ages, No Registration Required. 4:00 pm- 7:00 pm (last walk-in 6:45 pm)
*Mystery Book Group- A Hiss Before Dying, by Rita Mae Brown. 7:00 pm
(419)433-5009

TUES JULY 17

 

HURON LIBRARY:
*Summer Reading Program (Children, completed Grades K-2). “Rock” n’ Roll. 10:30 am or 1:30 pm
*Summer Reading Program (Tweens, completed Grades 3-6). Wind Chime Music. 10:30 am or 1:30 pm
*Chapter Chat, Grades 9-12. 6:00 pm
*The Ohio Navy. 6:30 pm
(419) 433-5009

WED JULY 18

 

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
*Free Health Screening, Blood Pressure by Firelands Regional Medical Center. 10:00 am – 1:00 pm, no appointment necessary
*Susan G. Komen Information by Firelands Regional Medical Center. 10:00 am–1:00 pm
*Cover to Cover Book Group. Grades 7-8. 4:00 pm
*YarnWorks – Bring a project to knit or crochet; beginners welcome. 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
*Socrates Café, exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences, knowing that we learn when we question. Monthly topic online. 7:00 pm.
(419) 433-5009

THURS JULY 19

HURON LIBRARY:
*Reading Groupies. Grades K-3, 10:00-11:00 am or 5:00- 6:00 pm
*The Book Exchange: Popular and Eclectic-Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah. 7:00 pm
(419) 433-5009

FRI JULY 20

 

HURON LIBRARY:
*Preschool (ages 3 ½ -5) Summer Reading Program Finale, (by invitation only). 11:00 am
(419) 433-5009

SAT JULY 21

 

SAFETY DAY
8:30 am to 3:30 pm at Dorn Park, 708 Bardshar Road, Sandusky. The program was created for Sandusky area children who will be entering kindergarten, and who are ages 4-6. Children in attendance will be able to learn the valuable lessons of what to do during a fire, stranger danger, road safety, animal safety, water safety, home safety, and other emergency situations. At the end of the program, each child will receive a t-shirt, bicycle helmet, and a certificate to commemorate their completion of Safety Day. To register for Safety Day, please visit firelands.com/safetyday to download the registration forms. Paper forms can be picked up at the front desk of Firelands Regional Medical Center, located in the main entrance, 1111 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky. Registration is due by July 16. For questions call 419-557-7665.

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

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.

WED JULY 25

 

HURON LIBRARY:
*Director’s Cut: Non-Fiction Book Group – Girls Like Us, by Sheila Weller. 3:00 pm
(419) 433-5009

THURS JULY 26

 

HURON LIBRARY:
*American Red Cross Blood Drive – 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. (419)626-1641 for details.
(419) 433-5009
*Summer Reading Program Finale, held at the Boat Basin (by invitation only). 4:30 pm
(419)433-5009

SAT JULY 28

 

HURON LIBRARY:
*Chess, all ages, all abilities welcome. 10:00 am
*Huron Garden Club Flower Show. 1:00pm- 4:00 pm
(419)433-5009

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.

MON JULY 30

 

HURON LIBRARY:
*The Architectural History of McCormick School. 6:30 pm
(419)433-5009

TUES JULY 31

 

EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT
4-7 pm BBQ chicken dinner & silent auction to benefit for the Sandusky State Theater. Joseph Didion – St. Mary’s Troop 7 plans to remodel the state theater’s star dressing room. Limited seating, carry out available, $15 each, Includes 1/2 chicken, baked potato, & green beans. Tickets can be purchased at the State Theater box office. Pre-sale only through Huly 20th. Checks made out to St. Mary’s Troop 7.

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.

SAT AUG 11

 

2ND ANNUAL TROPICAL SUNSET CRUISE
Cruise Sandusky Bay while fighting human trafficking, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Located on the Goodtime I, 109 West Shoreline Drive, Sandusky.

SUN AUG 12

 

BISTRO GOLF OUTING
The 2nd Annual Bistro 83 Golf Outing is at Bob-O-Link Golf Club in Avon. The proceeds will benefit North Ridgeville Community Care, which is a non-profit organization that aims to help the less fortunate in the local community through a number of programs. Your entry fee includes greens fees, range balls, tee gift, lunch and drinks at the course, golf prizes, door prizes and dinner at Bistro 83 after the round.
If you are interested in participating and/or sponsorship, please contact Jeff Gresko at Jeff@Bistro83.com or call 440-353-2828. You can also register for the outing online at the following website: https://www.eventregisterpro.com/event/bistro831stannualgolfoutin

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

 

SAMDUSKY SHORES MUSIC FEST
Sports Force Parks at Cedar Point Sports Center is hosting a family-friendly open air country music festival on the shores of Lake Erie. Bring chairs or blankets. Food & beverages available for sale. Line up includes Cassadee Pope, Matt Stillwell, Jessica Hannan, Christian Kaser, & more. Gates open at 4 pm.

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.

SAT AUG 25

 

PROJECT NOELLE LUAU
A free, fun filled day for kids affected by the opiod epidemic. Food, face painting, balloon characters, games, & more. Special visits by Spiderman, Batman, Ariel, and Belle. 12-5 pm at Dorn Park, 708 Bardshar Rd. in Sandusky.

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.

SAT SEPT 8

 

3RD ANNUAL STORYBOOK BALL
6:00 pm at the Spitzer Conference Center in Elyria. We’ll take you back to an epic childhood adventure with The Little Mermaid Under the Sea. Join an evening of fun, friendship, & fundraising. Proceeds directly benefit our after school programs. For more info call (440) 985-8802.

MON SEPT 10

 

SENIOR MEN’S FELLOWSHIP CLUB MEETING
Tina Krueger – Erie County Adult Protecticve Services. Held at the Erie County Senior Center, 620 Water Street, Sandusky and start at 9:45 am and we adjourn at 11:00 am. For more info call 419-626-5451.

SAT SEPT 15

 

DRAGONS & BACON FEST
The second annual Dragons & Bacon Fest is returning to the Paper District Marina & Amphitheatre in downtown Sandusky from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dragon Boat races include a 46-foot-long boat with 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steerperson. The races will compete in Sandusky Bay with Cedar Point to the east and the historic Sandusky Coal Docks to the west. The festival includes music, a beer garden and BACON. Registration is $1,000 per team, or $900 if preregistered by June 15th. This event is free to the public. For more info call t 419-627-5886 or 419-627-5833.

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.

MON SEPT 17

 

SENIOR MEN’S FELLOWSHIP CLUB MEETING
Bryan Edwards- Lake Erie Shores & Islands. Held at the Erie County Senior Center, 620 Water Street, Sandusky and start at 9:45 am and we adjourn at 11:00 am. For more info call 419-626-5451.

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.

SAT SEPT 22

 

BATTLE OF THE BOOKS: JOIN TEAM SANDUSKY LIBRARY!
Battle of the Books is a literary trivia competition for students entering grades 4-8, with all the questions derived from eight pre-selected books for tweens. The Battle of the Books at 1:00 p.m. at Sandusky Library. For more information, call the Library at 419-625-3834.

MON SEPT 24

 

SENIOR MEN’S FELLOWSHIP CLUB MEETING
James M. Semon- Boats of Huron. Held at the Erie County Senior Center, 620 Water Street, Sandusky and start at 9:45 am and we adjourn at 11:00 am. For more info call 419-626-5451.

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.

 

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

SANDUSKY CITY SCHOOLS
The Sandusky City Board of Education regular meeting times have been changed to July 9th and August 13th at 6:00 pm. Held at the Office of Board of Education in Sandusky.

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.

NON-DATED EVENTS

HURON LIBRARY:
*July Art in the Gallery – Dominic Sberna, Photography
(419) 433-5009

SUMMER SALE
Summer Sale! Men’s and Women’s summer clothes and shoes! July 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th. Open Monday 8 am – 2 pm, Tuesday – Friday 8 am – 11:30 am. Erie County Senior Center Thrift Shop, 620 E. Water St., Sandusky.

GREEN SCREEN TEENS (10-16 years)
Mondays at 2:30 p.m. | June 18, 25 at the Sandusky Library.
A self-paced program where you can use the Library’s Digital Media Studio’s green screen to create three different projects.

SANDUSKY GAZEBO CONCERT SERIES
sponsored by First Presbyterian Church. Every Tuesday from June 12th – August 14th. For more info call (419) 202-9502.

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
June 22nd & July 27th, 12-5 pm. Located at Fisher-Titus Medical Center. call 1-800-733-2767 for an appointment. Walk-ins welcome as schedule permits.

SANDUSKY SUMMER RECREATION CAMPS
Several camps start June 11 including volleyball, gymnastics, tot gymnastics, tiny tot gymnastics, swimming and track & field. Those interested can fill out a registration form available at www.cityofsandusky.com and drop off the form with payment to 222 Meigs Street or bring the form and payment to each camp. New camps for the 2018 season include Ultimate Frisbee on June 18th and 19th and the Living the Wildlife at Pipe Creek Camp from August 13th through 16th. Also added for this year are Community Sailing Days, The three-hour camp includes an introduction to sailing Sandusky Bay and is only $20 for City of Sandusky residents. The sailing camps are the first week of July. Other annual camps include soccer, football, dodgeball, bowling, tennis, wrestling and much more. For more info call the Recreation Department at 419-627-5886 or 419-627-5833.

LEARN TO SWIM AT MARGARETTA HIGH SCHOOL
Beginners and Advanced swimmers welcome. “Mommy & Me” option for little ones. Afternoon time slots available, 50 minute lessons, Monday – Thursday for 3 weeks. $60. Two sessions being offered. Session I: June 11-28. Session II: July 9 – 26.  You do NOT need to live in the Margaretta School District to participate. Call Marnie 419-419-308-7501, Anna 419-503-3791, or Chris 419-202-9514.

TECH TUTOR
Thursdays from 2:30-4:00 p.m. at Sandusky Library. Drop by for a quick session with one of our Tech Tutors who can:
– help you use your tablet, smartphone, iPad, or laptop
– use the features on your online Library account to renew items and place holds
– search the Library catalog or databases and download eBooks, audiobooks, movies, or music
(you can do this with Hoopla, too!)
– search the internet or set up an email account
– use the features on the Ohio Means Jobs website
– get started with Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram

SUMMER READING FOR BABIES
Babies and toddlers (birth-3 years) are invited to participate with their parents or caregivers at Sandusky Library. They will receive a Rubber Duckie and a Reading Log with activities for the summer.

KIWANIS SHOE DRIVE
Berlin Heights Kiwanis Club is conducting a gently worn shoe drive. Adult and children shoes, sandals, slippers, & flip flops are being collected to distribute to young entrepreneurs in the hurricane-ravaged Caribbean and in sub-Saharan Africa. Proceeds go to purchasing books for kindergarten and first graders in the Edison School District. Drop off boxes located at the Berlin Heights and Milan libraries during the month of June. For more info call (419) 588-2600.

COMPASS COMMUNITY YARD SALE
2nd annual yard sale to support the fight against human trafficking, July 13th at 9 am to July 14th at 2 pm. Located at Church of the Open Door in Vermilion, 1230 Beachview Dr.

SENSORY FRIENDLY SAFETY TOWN
Monday, June 25 – Thursday, June 28 from 12:30-2 pm. Located at Main Street School. For more info call (419) 663-1975 ext. 3040.

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP MEETING
First Tuesday of each month at 9:30 am. Located at St. Stephen United Church of Christ, 905 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. For more info call Jane at (419) 624-1171.

ERIE COUNTY EARLY STAGE TRANSITIONS GROUP
For persons experiencing mild memory loss. Third Tuesday of each month at 11 am. Located at Sandusky Community Church of the Nazerene, 1617 Milan Ave., Sandusky. For more info call Brenda at 1-800-272-3900.

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP MEETING
Fourth Tuesday of each month at 9:30 am. Located at Carriage House, 175 Shady Lane Dr., Norwalk. For more info call Stephnaie at (419) 660-2681.

SENIOR CENTER
Meetings are held at the Senior Center, 620 Water Street, Sandusky and start at 9:45 am and adjourn at 11:00 am.
June 4 -Heather Tuttle – Back To The Wild. Program will be about Nature Education and Wildlife Rehabilitation.
June 11 – Mike McCall – HABITAT FOR HUMANITY and Restore.
June 18 – James Miller – CIVISTA BANK – upcoming Bicentennial and those of the past.
June 25 – No Program Election of Officers.
419-626-5451 or cell 419-357-5298

BAYFRONT BAZAAR & BREW
What could be better than watching the Sandusky Sailing Club races from the bayfront while shopping for handmade goods, listening to live music, enjoying local food truck grub with access to area-brewed craft beers? The family-friendly event will be Wednesday nights from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Sandusky Bay Pavilion, 605 E. Water St. in historic downtown Sandusky. This year’s breweries include Catawba Island Brewing, Great Lakes Brewing Company, Sibling Revelry Brewing, Bait House Brewing and a wild card night later in the season.
June 13: featuring The Music Room and sponsored by Vogontz Bike Share
July 11: featuring John Davenport and sponsored by Kelli Schwab of RE/MAX Quality Realty
August 8: featuring John Davenport and sponsored by Brady Signs
September 12: featuring Eric Sowers and sponsored by Brady Electric

STEFANO DENTAL COLLECTS TOILETRIES FOR SAFE HARBOUR DOMESTIC SHELTER
Lata Stefano, D.D.S of Stefano Dental of Sandusky is collecting donations of personal hygiene products for women and children at the Safe Harbour Domestic Violence Shelter of Sandusky, now through June 30. Stefano Dental will have a drop off location for donations at their Sandusky at 1617 Bogart Road. Personal items in need include: new socks and underwear for women, hand and body soaps, deodorant, full-size shampoos and conditioners, hair brushes and hair accessories, make-up, as well as children’s socks, underwear and pajamas. The Safe Harbour Domestic Violence Shelter is looking for donations of toilet paper, Kleenex, paper towels, cleaning supplies, dish soap, garbage bags, laundry detergent, laundry baskets, bath towel sets, foil and plastic wraps and plastic Ziploc bags.

OHIOMEANS JOBS – ERIE COUNTY DROP-IN
Third Thursday of the month from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. | Thursday, June 21 at Sandusky Library. OhioMeansJobs – Erie County helps guide you with your job search, both in person and online. Staff from OMJ will be available at the Library to assist with registering on the website, job searching, creating a resume, applying for jobs online, and more. Be sure to stop in and meet with them!

BICENTENNIAL BUDDIES
Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m. | June 27, July 25, August 29 at Sandusky Library. Children can practice reading and choose books to take home. They can also read their favorite stories aloud to a Therapy Dog! (suggested for students in K-3rd grade)

TIME WARP AT THE FOLLETT HOUSE MUSEUM
Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. at Sandusky Library. Travel back in time as we learn about early Sandusky. This program is funded with a grant from The Mylander Foundation. (suggested for ages 8-12 years
June 14: The Railroad
June 21: Boat Building with the Maritime Museum of Sandusky
June 28: Early School Days

FAMILY FUN SATURDAYS
Saturdays from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at Sandusky Library.
June 16: Musical Jamboree
June 23: Cinderella Ballet with NorthStar Dance Center
June 30: Science Rocks with Candy

WORLD MUSIC ROCKS
Tuesdays at 2:00 p.m. | June 12, 19, 26, July 10, 17, 24 at Sandusky Library. Jody Chaffee, Firelands Symphony Orchestra, and Lori Conkey, Perkins Local Schools. Join us for a musical trip around the world! This hands-on program gives children and families an opportunity to learn about music from around the world and a chance to play various instruments. (family program; best for ages 4-8 years)

TODDLER TALES (suggested for 18 months-3 years) at Sandusky Library.
Tuesdays at 6:00 p.m. | June 12, 19, 26, July 10, 17, 24
Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m. | June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25
Wednesdays at 10:45 a.m. | June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25
Toddler Tales is an interactive storytime experience that includes age-appropriate books, songs, rhymes, and more. Registration is requrested. An adult is required to attend.

ROCKIN’ READERS (6-10 years)
Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. at Sandusky Library.
June 13: Dinosaur Dig with Erie MetroParks
June 20: Ice Cream Fun with Toft Dairy
June 27: Geology of Earth and Space with Gene Zajac

KNIT ONE, CROCHET, TOO! – DISCLOTHS
Tuesday, June 12, at 6:30 p.m. | Thursday, June 28, at 10:30 a.m. at Sandusky Library. Join the company of other knitters and crocheters. New to the craft? We’ll help you learn!

STORY STOP (suggested for ages 3-6 years)
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m. | June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25 at Sandusky Library. Story stop includes age-appropriate stories, music, and a themed craft. Registration is requrested. An adult is required to attend.

BABIES AND BOOKS (suggested for birth-18 months)
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m. | June 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25 at Sandusky Library. Babies and their caregivers are invited to join us for rhymes, songs, books, and play. Registration is requrested. An adult is required to attend.

PHOTOSHOP FOR TEENS (suggested for ages 10-17 years)
Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. | June 13, July 18, August 15 at Sandusky Library. Learn the basic components of Adobe Photoshop, including how to edit an image, color correction, layers, and more for graphic design. Registration is required as class size is limited to 4. If you do not show up within 10 minutes of the start of the class, your spot may be given to a walk-in.

GREEN SCREEN TEENS (10-16 years)
Mondays at 2:30 p.m. | June 11, 18, 25 at Sandusky Library.
A self-paced program where you can use the Library’s Digital Media Studio’s green screen to create three different projects.

BIDDY BOPPERS (3-6 years)
Mondays at 1:30 p.m. or Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at Sandusky Library.
June 11/12: Dynamic Dinosaurs with Erie MetroParks
June 18/19: Art Rocks! with Pat Catan’s
June 25/26: Sing and Play the Music Way with Music Together
July 9/10: Rubber Duck Rally
July 16/17: Fairy Tale Fun
July 23/24: Woodworking Craft with The Home Depot

SANDUSKY NEIGHBORHOOD CLEAN-UP
Neighborhood clean-ups will be held on the 2nd Saturday of each month for each of the Sandusky Neighborhood initiative areas. General clean-up days will be held on the 4th Saturday of each month to address hotspots identified by members of the community. Clean-ups begin at 9:00 am. Donuts, coffee, & water provided. For more info call (419) 672-5730.

STUFF THE BUS
Each school year, an estimated 2,800 children in Erie County will not have the school supplies needed to enter the classroom ready to learn. From June 25th – August 6th; The Volunteer Center, Vacationland Federal Credit Union and The Sandusky Mall will partner up for their annual Stuff the Bus event. The goal is to provide full backpacks for a minimum of 1,000 local children, grades K-5,for the 2018/2019 school year. Check the Stuff the Bus Facebook, website, and VLFCU.org website for donation locations and accpeted items for donation.

JOIN US FOR SUMMER READING JUNE 4-JULY 31
Registration is required for all ages and begins Monday, June 4. To register, visit our Registration Desk in Children’s Services. Adults can register at the Children’s Services Desk or the Readers’ Advisory Desk. You will receive your Reading Log along with a special gift! Babies and toddlers are invited to participate with their parents or caregivers. They will recieve a Rubber Duckie and a Reading Log with activities for the summer.

BICENTENNIAL BADGES:
New this year for children ages 4-16 years are Bicentennial Badges! Try and collect all of them by stopping by the Children’s Services Desk each week during Summer Reading. You will receive your first Bicentennial Badge when you register for the Summer Reading Program. The Bicentennial Badges were paid for with a Mylander Foundation grant. For more fun, check out our weekly programs for ages birth-16, which require registration.

3RD THURSDAY: MUSIC, FLOWERS, & A SUNSET
Join the annual 3rd Thursday in downtown Vermilion from May 17th to June 21st. Stroll the sidewalks, browse the shops, and listen to live music. The music is free, the food & fun is up to you! Bring the fmaily and a lawn chair or two!

HAUNTED MANSFIELD
This year, for the first time ever, neophytes can dive headfirst into the world of the supernatural with Ghost Hunting classes at Ohio State Reformatory. Taught by expert paranormal investigator Sherri Brake, classes are $115 per person and take place at 1 and 4 p.m. May 19 and Sept. 1. Students receive hands-on training in professional ghost hunting techniques, including proper protocol; how to use ghost hunting equipment, document evidence and communicate with entities; and local paranormal history and lore. After class, the group will return to the Reformatory for a private ghost hunt from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., allowing newly minted paranormal investigators to test out their newfound skills. Not for the faint of heart – or for travelers under age 13. New this year, Ghost Hunts are presented in two categories, including the Ghost Hunt Challenge, offered for first-time hunters beginning April 14 at $70. Intermediate/Advanced hunts are $100, begin April 21 and are open to those who have attended three or more ghost hunts, walks or classes in the past. Ghost Walks are available beginning April 20 for $25/adults and $20 for youths age 13-17. Doors open at 7 and 9:30 p.m., with walks beginning at 8 and 10:30 p.m.

FOUNDERS’ DAY PARADE
August 18 & 19 with the Sandusky Bicentennial Parade beginning at 10 am on Aug. 18. The theme will be “Sandusky Through the Ages” and will encompass businesses, organizations, schools, sports teams, & music. All celebrating the past, present, & future of Sandusky.

KIDS ART SUMMER CAMP
June 12-15 & June 19-22. Mosaics, spin art, fused glass, & more. Ages 7 & up. Located at Glass Axis | 610 W. Town St., Columbus. To sign-up visit GlassAxis.org/kids-summer-art-camp/.

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.

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.

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.

STOP THE BLEED CLASSES
1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesdays, 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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