Saturday , 20 January 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 JAN 19

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
Fisher-Titus Medical Center hosts American Red Cross Blood Drive from noon until 5 p.m., in the hospital auditorium, 272 Benedict Ave., Norwalk. Appointments can be made by going to www.redcrossblood.org. Donors are required to bring a list of medications they are currently taking and an I.D.

ARCHERY BASICS
7–9pm. Archery instructor Bill will teach you how to shoot a bow and arrow. This program is for beginners or those that need a refresher. Ages 7+. Registration required. Limit 10. Osborn MetroPark, Shelter 4, 3910 Perkins Ave, Huron.

SAT JAN 20

 

WINTER HIKE
Winter Hike through Veterans Memorial Lake Park at 10 a.m. A Fisher-Titus Athletic Trainer will begin the walk with tips about proper warm-up and stretching. Walkers can then choose a 1, 2, 3, or 5-mile path to hike. Warm up afterwards with a bowl of bean soup and cornbread in the Clubhouse. Walkers of all fitness levels are welcome. Bring family and friends. Registration is not required.

BULLET JOURNALING 101
10:30am-12:30pm at Milan Public Library [ Adult Services ] Described as an “analog system for the digital age,” Bullet Journals are highly customizable collections of logs, mindfulness, and organizational tidbits. Discover how you can create your own bullet journal and learn how to customize the system to meet your own needs. ** Part of Get Organized Month **

CHRISTIAN SINGLES FELLOWSHIP
Ice skating and dining out. Meet at YMCA at 11 AM to carpool to the Fremont Rink Recreation Center, 600 Saint Joseph St., Fremont. After you will meet for dinner at the Pizza Palace Buffet. Kids welcome. For more info call (419) 433-0085.

 

SPAGHETTI DINNER
The Sandusky Eagles #444, 1235 W Perkins Ave, Sandusky, will host a Spaghetti Dinner from 6pm-8pm, $10 /person, $12 take-out/ Additional plate $5. Dinner includes spaghetti, meatballs, breadstick and salad. Entertainment to follow starting 7pm with “Rudy and the Illusions”. Public welcome. Proceeds to go to Eagles Building and Maintenance Fund.

PINK FLOYD “THE WALL” AT MCCC
Classic Albums Live will recreate the magic of Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” at 7:30 p.m. at Monroe County Community College’s La-Z-Boy Center, Meyer Theater, 1555 S. Raisinville Rd. in Monroe. The band will recreate the iconic rock masterpiece cut for cut, note for note, using every instrument it took, exactly as you remember it – no wigs, no samples and no costumes. For tickets and more info go to www.monroeccc.edu/theater or via phone by calling (734) 384-4272.  They can also be purchased in person at the MCCC Cashier’s Office in the Warrick Student Services/Administration Building.

YOGA IN THE GREENHOUSE
8:30-9:15 PM at the City of Sandusky Greenhouse, 601 Franklin st., Sandusky. Beat those winter blues by attending yoga this winter in the city’s beautiful greenhouse. Lake Erie Yoga will lead all skill levels in a 45 minute yoga session. Please bring a mat and/or towel. Participants must sign a waiver prior to session, waivers will be available on site. For more info call City of Sandusky Recreation Department 419.627.5929.

SUN JAN 21

 

FRENCH TOAST, PANCAKE, & SAUSAGE BREAKFAST
9 AM – 1:30 PM at the Wakeman Masonic Lodge, 34 Pleasant St. All you can eat. Donations accepted. For more info contact (440) 839-2178.

MODEL TRAIN SHOW & SWAP MEET
Norwalk & Western RR-Eastern Division. 10 AM – 3 PM at German’s Villa, 3330 Liberty Ave., Vermilion. Model trains of all scales, railroad historical items, operating layouts & displays, Thomas the Tank Engine items, and more. Lunch available and free parking. Admission is $5 for ages 10 & up. For more info call (419) 706-8038 or go to norwalkandwesternrr.com.

ROSARY WALK FOR LIFE
2:00 pm, Tiffin Right to Life will hold a prayer service at St. Joseph Church. The prayer service will be immediately followed by a Rosary Walk down Washington Street to St. Joseph Cemetery.

MON JAN 22

 

SENIOR CENTER MEETING
Mr. Dennis C. Jackson – D. C. Jackson Co. – Revocable Living Trusts at the Senior Center, 620 Water Street, Sandusky at 9:45 am and adjourn at 11:00 am.

PARK P.A.L.S
(Preschoolers Actively Learning Science) – Hip-Hop-Hooray! 10:30-11:30am. Join Miss. Cheryl and learn all about rabbits! You will get to meet Twitch, our resident rabbit, and learn how he is different from a wild rabbit. We will read a story, make a craft and go for a walk (weather permitting). Ages 3-6 with an accompanying adult. Registration required. Limit 15. Osborn MetroPark, Frost Center, Erie Room, 3910 Perkins Ave, Huron.

JIMINY CRICUT: ELECTRONIC DIE-CUT MACHINES
11:00am-12:00pm at Milan Public Library [ Technology ] Learn about electronic die cut machines like the Cricut, and discover how you can utilize them in everyday life. ** Part of Get Organized Month **

STEM SPECTACULAR
3:30pm-4:30pm at Milan Public Library [ Children’s Services ] Join us for fun and exciting activities focusing on science, technology, engineering and math. This month we will be exploring weather at the library.

WALK IT OUT
5-6pm. Enjoy an evening walk through your MetroParks! Milan Towpath MetroPark, 99 N. Main St, Milan.

LOCKER CUP HOLDER (TENN DIY)
5:00pm-7:00pm at Milan Public Library [ Teen Services ] Make a duct tape cup holder for your locker or desk. Choose from a variety of colors and patterns to match every style and decor! Registration required. Ages 13-18. ** Part of Get Organized Month **

WE THE TINY HOUSE PEOPLE
6:00pm-7:30pm [ Adult Services ] This fascinating documentary invites us into the tiny homes of people searching for simplicity, self-sufficiency, minimalism, and happiness by creating shelter in caves, converted garages, trailers, tool sheds, river boats, and former pigeon coops. Not Rated (Screen Gems) ** Part of Get Organized Month **

TUES JAN 23

 

TABLETOP TAKEOVER! BOARD GAME NIGHT
6:00pm-7:30pm at Milan Public Library [ 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.

GET FIT CLUB – ZUMBA!
6-7pm. Zumba is not only a workout it’s a party! Get ready to dance and have some fun with instructor Patricia Cromer. Please bring a yoga mat. Osborn MetroPark, Frost Center, Erie Room, 3910 Perkins Ave, Huron.

FIRELANDS AUDUBON SOCIETY – SLIDE SAFARI / CHILI POTLUCK
6-8pm. Please bring a side dish to share and your pictures on a CD or flash drive to share. FAS will provide chili. *Note earlier starting time.* Osborn MetroPark, Frost Center, Firelands Room, 3910 Perkins Ave, Huron.

EXTRA-BIGS NATURE CAMP FOR ADULTS
6:00-8:30pm at Wilson Nature Center. Suncatchers, pizza pies, mammals. Flashbacks to your camp days, but with a grown-up twist! Registration required. Fee: $10 per session. Registration required at www.lovemyparks.com.

WED JAN 24

 

METROPARK HIKERS
10:30-11:30. Enjoy a morning walk through your MetroParks! Milan Towpath MetroPark, 99 N. Main St, Milan.

BIKE MANTIENANCE
7–9pm. Come and learn the simple things you can do to keep your bike on the road. We will cover how to fix a flat and other easy on the road repairs. Ages 10+. Registration required. Limit 20. Osborn MetroPark Frost Center, Erie Room, 3910 Perkins Ave, Huron.

THURS JAN 25

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
Huron Public Library 333 Williams St. Huron 1pm-6pm.

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.

BOOK BITES: THE ONE AND ONLY IVAN
3:30pm-4:30pm at Berlin Public Library [ Children’s Services ] Readers age 8-12 are invited for snacks and a chat about a great book. Registration is required. Pick up this month’s book, Katherine Applegate’s The One and Only Ivan, at the front desk.

ART IN THE PARK – DREAM CATCHERS
6:00pm. Create a beautiful dream catcher with Tracy Byington! Registration required. Limit 15. Ages 16+. Osborn MetroPark, Frost Center, Erie Room, 3910 Perkins Ave, Huron.

FRI JAN 26

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
Milan Public Library, 19 E. Church Milan 11am-3pm AND Firelands Regional Medical Center South Campus, 1912 Hayes Ave Sandusky Education Room 12pm-5pm.

CHRISTIAN SINGLES FELLOWSHIP
Dinner and movie at 6 PM. Meet at the VFW, 604 Perkins Ave. After you will watch a movie at Karson’s home, 1401 Berlin Rd., Huron. Kids welcome. For more info call (419) 433-0085.

SAT JAN 27

 

YOGA IN THE GREENHOUSE
8:30-9:15 PM at the City of Sandusky Greenhouse, 601 Franklin st., Sandusky. Beat those winter blues by attending yoga this winter in the city’s beautiful greenhouse. Lake Erie Yoga will lead all skill levels in a 45 minute yoga session. Please bring a mat and/or towel. Participants must sign a waiver prior to session, waivers will be available on site. For more info call City of Sandusky Recreation Department 419.627.5929.

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
Sandusky Library 114 West Adams St. Sandusky 11:30-3:30.

CLYDE BOY SCOUT TROOP 320 BAKED STEAK DINNER
5-8pm at 609 Vine St. St.Mary’s Catholic Church in Clyde. Menu: 6 oz. Baked Steak, Au Gratin Scalloped Potatoes, Vegetable, Casserole, Salad, Dessert, Beverage. $10 each ticket. For Tickets Contact: Tim Billings 419-547-8129,, Jeremy Riehl 419-680-0701, Maranda Dean 419-680-9484, or Ginger Workman 419-256-6108.

THE RELAY FOR LIFE OF NORWALK ANNAUL CHILI COOK-OFF
5pm-8pm at the Norwalk VFW located at 140 Milan Ave. Open to the public for entering a chili or purchasing tickets to sample the chili’s. We will be giving out a $100 cash prize for best of show chili this year! $10 entry fee includes 1 adult sampling ticket. Tickets can be purchased online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/norwalk-chli-cook-off-tickets-41097372347 or by completing the attached form. Any questions can be emailed to brian.gibson@cancer.org.

LEONARD DELUCA SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER
6-10pm at the Historic Lorain Palace Civic Center. The theme this year is “ Masquerade Ball”. The goal is to help raise funds for PYT to continue and flourish. Also are raising money for our PYT Scholarships. Silent auction, live auction and 50/50. In appreciation of your contribution, you’ll receive special recognition in our program, social media, marketing materials and newspaper. Donations will be taken until January 20. For more info call  (440) 773-1049 or email tastefullyjodib@live.com.

SUN JAN 28

 

WELCOME TABLE
12 – 1:30 PM at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2211 Mills St. Free meal. Everyone welcome. For more info contact (419) 366-2727.

MON JAN 29

 

SENIOR CENTER MEETING
Dr. Partick Waters, M. D. Urologist – Your Ageing Prostate at the Senior Center, 620 Water Street, Sandusky at 9:45 am and adjourn at 11:00 am.

WALK IT OUT
5-6pm. Walk the trails of your MetroParks! Huron River Path MetroPark, 1805 River Rd, Huron.

DIY TRAVELER’S NOTEBOOK
6:00pm-7:30pm at Milan Public Library [ Teen Services ][ Adult Services ] Create your own simple, chic, and refillable traveler’s notebook! Space is extremely limited. Registration required. ** Part of Get Organized Month **

TUES JAN 30

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
American Legion, 3615 Hayes Ave Sandusky 1pm-6pm AND The Ripley Church, 4130 Edwards Rd. Greenwich 1pm-7pm.

HELP! MY PHONE IS FULL: DIGITAL PHOTO ORGANIZATION
6:00pm-7:00pm at Milan Public Library [ Local History ][ Technology ]Free up space on your phone by utilizing cloud storage for your digital photos. Learn the basics of Google Photos and iCloud to help you get started organizing and sharing your files. Registration required. ** Part of Get Organized Month **

GET FIT CLUB – ZUMBA!
6-7pm. Zumba is not only a workout it’s a party! Get ready to dance and have some fun with instructor Patricia Cromer. Please bring a yoga mat. Osborn MetroPark, Frost Center, Erie Room, 3910 Perkins Ave, Huron.

EXTRA-BIGS NATURE CAMP FOR ADULTS
6:00-8:30pm at Wilson Nature Center. Snow globes, corn bread, herps. Flashbacks to your camp days, but with a grown-up twist! Registration required. Fee: $10 per session. Registration required at www.lovemyparks.com.

WED JAN 31

 

METROPARK HIKERS
10:30-11:30. Walk the trails of your MetroParks! Huron River Path MetroPark, 1805 River Rd, Huron.

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
Bowling Green State University, 1 University Dr. and the Cedar Point Center 11am-4pm AND St. Peter Catholic Church, 430 Main St. Huron 12pm-5pm.

HOT COCOA SOCIAL
6:00pm-7:00pm at Berlin Public Library [ Children’s Services ][ Teen Services ][ Adult Services ] Celebrate National Hot Chocolate Day at the library’s Hot Cocoa Social. Say hello to fellow community members as you savor delicious hot chocolate with all your favorite toppings.

FULL MOON NIGHT HIKE
8–10pm. Come and walk the trails under the light of a full Moon and see what wildlife we might find. Ages 10+. Registration required. Limit 20. Hoffman Forest MetroPark, 5313 Huff Rd, Berlin Heights.

SAT FEB 3

 

YOGA IN THE GREENHOUSE
8:30-9:15 PM at the City of Sandusky Greenhouse, 601 Franklin st., Sandusky. Beat those winter blues by attending yoga this winter in the city’s beautiful greenhouse. Lake Erie Yoga will lead all skill levels in a 45 minute yoga session. Please bring a mat and/or towel. Participants must sign a waiver prior to session, waivers will be available on site. For more info call City of Sandusky Recreation Department 419.627.5929.

SUN FEB 4

 

BIRD BANDING
8:30-10:00am at Creek Bend Farm Participate in the ongoing bird research that occurs at Creek Bend Farm. Be prepared for the weather, portions of this program may be outdoors. Registration required at www.lovemyparks.com.

PUDDLE JUMPERS: OH DEER
2:00-3:00pm at The Wilson Nature Center. For ages 2-5 years old. Come explore the wonderful world of deer! Registration required at www.lovemyparks.com.

TREE HUGGERS: TRACKS & SCAT
2:00-3:00pm at The Wilson Nature Center. For ages 6-12 years old. Winter is a great time to
search for animal footprints and other signs they leave behind. It’s time to explore the outdoors! Registration required at www.lovemyparks.com.

TUES FEB 6

 

BONSAI CLUB
6:30 PM at Osborn Park Frost Center. All members swap meet – bring your books, tools, pots, supplies, etc., that you would like to sell/swap with other club members. Visitors and new members welcome. For more info call (419) 271-0717.

BONSAI CLUB
6:30 PM at Osborn Park Frost Center. Workshop presentation on basic tools by senior members. Visitors and new members welcome. For more info call (419) 271-0717.

WED FEB 7

 

BICENTENNIAL BANTER
A Glimpse at Black History Month; 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.

THURS FEB 8

 

TALES TO TRAILS
10:00-10:45am at Creek Bend Farm: Wilson Nature Center. Join us at the Wilson Nature Center for story time, crafts and adventure. Toddler to pre-school. Registration required at www.lovemyparks.com.

FRI FEB 9

 

VALENTINE’S DINNER
6:15 PM at the Outback Steakhouse in Sandusky. Contact Karson for reservations by Feb. 8th. For more info call (419) 433-0085.

SAT FEB 10

 

CUPID’S UNDIE RUN
Hundreds of Clevelanders will brave the cold in just their undies during Cupid’s Undie Run, The event raises awareness of neurofibromatosis (NF) and fundraises for Cupid’s Charity, with 100% of net proceeds going to research of NF through our partner, the Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF). Cupids Undie Run, the nation’s largest pantless party and mileish run for charity, is a FUNdriasing event held in 30 cities across the United States as well as 17 cities from around the world. This year, the event will contribute to the more than $14.5 million already raised from the past several years.

SUN FEB 11

 

CHRISTOPHER G. PERRIN SCHOLARSHIP FUND INC. REVERSE RAFFLE POSTPONED UNTIL SUN. APRIL 29TH.

MON FEB 12

 

PLANNING MEETING
7 PM at the Methodist Church, 2401 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Come help plan. For more info call (419) 433-0085.

TUES FEB 13

 

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS
5:00pm-7:00pm at Amherst Manor, 175 North Lake Street in Amherst. Social event aimed at providing members the opportunity to mingle and network with other chamber members. Bring plenty of business cards to help promote your business. Hors d’oeuvres and beverage provided. $100 Cash Drawing. Cost : $15.00 for up to 5 people. Register at www.loraincountychamber.com.

THURS FEB 15

 

THE NIGHT LIFE
6:30-8:00pm at White Star Park. Winter nights are great for star-gazing. Dress for an evening outdoors and in to learn more about constellations, owls, and other tales of the night. Registration required at www.lovemyparks.com.

WED FEB 21

 

THE SCOOP ON SALAMANDER
6:00-7:30pm at Creek Bend Farm: Wilson Nature Center. Come discover your love for salamanders. We will be discussing the basics of salamanders and why this time of the year is so important for them. All ages welcome. Registration required at www.lovemyparks.com.

BICENTENNIAL BANTER
Sandusky as a Destination on the Underground Railroad; presented by the Erie County Historical Society 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.

FRI FEB 23

 

LOVE WINS
6:30 PM at the YMCA. Speaker – Kevin Seager. After time at Fazoli’s. For more info call (419) 433-0085.

TUES FEB 27

 

WINTER WALK
4:00-5:30pm at River Cliff Park. Meet at our new park for a guided walk around the park. Bring your cameras and binoculars-lots of activity along this section of the Sandusky River. Registration required at www.lovemyparks.com.

TUES MARCH 6

 

BONSAI CLUB
6:30 PM at Osborn Park Frost Center. Erodium Workshop- Paul will get a supply of Erodiums from Corso’s to use, or you can bring your own. Visitors and new members welcome. For more info call (419) 271-0717.

BONSAI CLUB
6:30 PM at Osborn Park Frost Center. Tropical Workshop, bring your own plant. Visitors and new members welcome. For more info call (419) 271-0717.

SAT MARCH 10

 

YOGA IN THE GREENHOUSE
8:30-9:15 PM at the City of Sandusky Greenhouse, 601 Franklin st., Sandusky. Beat those winter blues by attending yoga this winter in the city’s beautiful greenhouse. Lake Erie Yoga will lead all skill levels in a 45 minute yoga session. Please bring a mat and/or towel. Participants must sign a waiver prior to session, waivers will be available on site. For more info call City of Sandusky Recreation Department 419.627.5929.

SAT MARCH 17

 

GREAT LAKES VISUAL PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY SHOWCASE
12-1:30 PM at the Sandusky High School Cafeteria, 2130 Hayes Ave., Sandusky.

WED MARCH 21

 

BICENTENNIAL BANTER
Influential Leader: Eleutheros Cooke; presented by the Cooke Dorn 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.

TUES APRIL 3

 

BONSAI CLUB
6:30 PM at Osborn Park Frost Center. Juniper Style Challenge PHASE 1-Juniper available for purchase at club price, we will be potting and wiring, as well as some styling. Bring your own pot and soil. Visitors and new members welcome. For more info call (419) 271-0717.

THURS APRIL 12

 

SHS CLASS OF 1941
The Sandusky High School class of 1941 will meet for their monthly lunch at 11:30 AM at Berardi’s in Sandusky. Family members welcome. For more info call (419) 627-8673. Listen to 1450 AM WLEC for weather cancellations.

SAT APRIL 14

 

RAVE FOR RECOVERY
Fundraising concert event benefiting the new Huron County Peer Recovery Center and to engage youth. Located at the Huron County Fairgrounds Expo building at 6 PM. Target audience group is grades 6-12. Food for sale, music, drug prevention information and advocates/speakers. Tickets $10 each. For more info call (419) 668-8649 or email jgflutterby@gmail.com.

WED APRIL 18

 

BICENTENNIAL BANTER
Jay Cooke, Shaping Sandusky & the United States; presented by the Erie County Historical Society 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 APRIL 28

 

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.

SUN APRIL 29

 

CHRISTOPHER G. PERRIN SCHOLARSHIP FUND INC. REVERSE RAFFLE
Music entertainment, dinner 1-3PM, reverse raffle begins at 2 PM. Door prizes and cash bar. Grand prize of $3,000 (based on 300 tickets sold). Winner need not be present. All proceeds go to Scholarship Funds. Located at Sandusky Eagles Club 444, 1235 W. Perkins Ave.

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

 

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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

THE MUSICAL “QUILTERS”
Rabbit Run Community Arts Association will perform the musical Quilters in the C.K. Rickel Theatre inside the Fine Arts Building in Painsville, OH. The exhibit will include rare quilts and coverlets, clothing and furniture, and tools for spinning and weaving from the pioneer era of Lake County (1800 to 1850), and textile art pieces from the Western Reserve Spinners and Weavers Guild. For tickets & more info go to rabbitrunonline.org or purchased at the door. Performances on Feb. 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, March 2 and 3 at 7:30 pm or February 11, 18, 25, and March 4 at 2:00 pm.

HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS MONTH
Heidelberg University is planning a series of presentations the week of Jan. 22-25 to bring light to the issue, including a keynote talk by a long-term survivor who now works to assist rescued victims and families and educate the community about human trafficking. For more info call (419) 448-2168.

HEARTS FOR HUNGER
Gaymont Nursing Center and Firelands Local present “Hearts for Hunger” a canned food drive and community art event. January 10 through Monday, February 12. Drop-off locations currently include: Bluto’s Sports Bar & Grill, Century 21 Premiere Properties, Christie Lane Industries, E’s Glow Tanning & Boutique, Foghorn Designs, Gaymont Nursing Center, the Huron County Chamber of Commerce, Miller’s Market, Northern Ohio Family Practice, Patina 46 and When Pigs Fly. Once all canned goods have been collected from these various drop-off points, the Norwalk High School Art Club will begin assembling “Hearts for Hunger Bears” to be displayed in downtown Norwalk throughout the week of Valentine’s Day. The canned goods will then be delivered to the Norwalk Area Food Bank on or around February 21.

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.

SHS CLASS OF 1941
The Sandusky High School class of 1941 will not meet for their monthly lunch during the months of January-March, 2018.

Lunch will resume Thurs., April 12th at 11:30 AM at Berardi’s in Sandusky. Family members welcome. For more info call (419) 627-8673. Listen to 1450 AM WLEC for weather cancellations.

WINTER READING PROGRAM
January 8 – February 10 [ Children’s Services ][ Teen Services ][ Adult Services ] Don’t let the winter blues bring you down. It’s time to participate in Milan-Berlin Library District’s Winter Reading Program. Each book, magazine, audiobook, and ebook you check out from the library will give you the opportunity to win a prize.

 

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT CPR OFFERED AT FISHER-TITUS MEDICAL CENTER
4-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24 at the hospital, 272 Benedict Ave., Norwalk. Pre-payment is required. To register or for more information, call Fisher-Titus at (419) 660-2646.

 

PRIVATE PILOT GROUND SCHOOL
Fremont Flight Academy offers a Private Pilot Ground School beginning Jan. 14th. The main objective is to give the intruction necessary for the student to be confident to pass the written and oral portion of their private pilot test. Held at the Fremont Airport on Saturdays starting Jan. 14 to March 24, 9 AM-Noon, For questions and to register call (419) 332-8037.

SUPER BOWL LII
Corned beef deli sandwich sale & bake sale. 1/3 lb. kosher corned beef sandwich on rye bread, pickle chips, & cole slaw for $10.50. Deadline to order is Tues., Jan. 30th. Pick-up options: Sat., Feb. 3rd 1-3pm or Sun., Feb. 4th 1-3 PM. Located at Temple Oheb Shalom, 1521 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. For more info call (419) 433-6051.

SLEIGH RIDES THROUGH SPIEGEL GROVE
South Creek Clydesdales offers horse-drawn sleigh and trolley rides from 1-4 p.m, Feb. 17-19 at Spiegel Grove, the grounds of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums. $3 per rider ages 3 and older & free for riders 2 and younger. Tickets can be purchased Dec. 26-31 at the front desk in the museum and library building. No reservations are taken. Sleigh rides will be offered whether or not there is snow. For cancellation updates, visit rbhayes.org.

BIRD BANDING
January 8, 16, 25; 8:30-10am at Creek Bend Farm. Participate in the ongoing bird research that occurs at Creek Bend Farm. Be prepared for the weather, portions of this program may be outdoors. Registration required at www.lovemyparks.com.

 

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.

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.

 

THE GREAT VACATIONS TRAVEL EXPO
Jan. 19-21, 2018, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Downtown Columbus. This one-stop shop for everything travel-related offers consumers exclusive access to the world’s top travel suppliers. Guests have a unique opportunity to talk one-on-one with top travel experts and take home the best advice, values and EXPO-only deals on everything from exotic cruises and European vacations to affordable, close-to-home escapes. Round-the-clock activities, presentations and entertainment. Guests will also have exclusive access to EXPO-only deals. Hours are Friday, noon to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets $8 at the door or at any AAA Ohio Auto Club store. AAA members who show their AAA card receive 50 percent off admission. Children ages 16 and under are admitted at no charge. Additional event details are available at AAAGreatVacations.com.

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