Joy of Medina County Magazine September 2022

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Alocallyowned,independentpublicationdedicatedtohigherstandardsofjournalism JanineSarnowskiclosedherstoresincewefeaturedher, butsheisonthegonowmorethanever!Pg.4 NEW!PATENTPURSUIT PG.14 Amonthlylistofpatents grantedtolocals CONSIDERING BUYING ABUSINESS? PG.14 Learnwhatdocumentsgive thecompletefinancialpicture. GETTINGDIRTY PG.15 Choosingtherightride CatchHerifYouCan

IlearnedwhatitfeltliketobeconvincedthatI wasworthless,toberidiculedthroughrhymes, jokesandshunningbyclassmatesandeventhe schoolprincipalbecauseofmyredhairand frecklesandlearningdifficulties.

EverytimesomeonehasheardsomeofwhatI havesurvived,theylookatpresent-daymeand saythatIdonotlooklikeIsurvivedanythingso bad.

Buttomyfellowsurvivorsoutthere,theones whostrugglestillwithquestionsofself-worth, whohidetheirpainandwonderiftheirexistence shouldcontinue,please,reachoutforhelp,stay forthenextchapter.

byAmyBarnes

BeforeYouGo, StayfortheNextChapter

Tofurthertheinsulttoher,Ididnotcome anywhereclosetomeetingexpectations, especiallywhenmyfirst-gradeteachertoldmy motherIwasborderlineretarded,anacceptable termbackintheday.Mymotherwasdismayed, disgustedanddeterminedthatshewouldnotbe shamedinsuchaway.

Attemptingtofindacceptancefrommypeers,I didmybesttostifleanythingaboutmethatwas notliketheothergirls,tobecomeacookiecutter oftheothers.Ifailedatthat,too,butitstarted meonthepathoffindingme.

Ilearnedhowtocomebackfromafailureand getthroughthenextday,evenifthewholeschool knewofmyfailureand,iftheydidnot,my mother(asateacherinmyhighschool)ensured theydid.Ilearnedhowtokeeptryingand,even harder,whenitwasOKtowalkaway.

Fartoooften,thosewhostandontheedgeof endingtheirstoriesfeelsohorriblyisolated, aloneandevenashamedfor“notbeingableto handleit.”ThismonthisSuicidePrevention Month,atimetofocusonwhatwecandotohelp eachother,itispartofwhatbindsustogether.

Eventhoughmybirthwasplanned,whenI arrived,mymotherrejectedmeonsight.She usedtotellmethestoryofhowshecriedwhen shesawhowuglyIwas.

Ithinkitisthosewhooncewerethesaddest people,havingfoundhappiness,thenturntolift upotherswhoarewheretheyoncewere. JoyofMedinaCountyMagazine.com

Itisnottimetoendyourstory,itistimeto changeit.

Ilearnedtobeacuriousworldobserverwho lovedtowriteandsharethestoriesIsawaround me.

Ihavebeeninyourshoes;Iknowalltoowellthe painandthebeliefthatitwillnotmakea differenceifyoustayorifyougoandthatyour storyisunimportant.

Alongtimeago,Iwasathrowawaychild, unwanted,unlovedandignoredasmuchas possible.Nohandwaseverraisedtomein kindness.

JOYofMEDINACOUNTYMAGAZINEis publishedmonthlybyBlakeHouse Publishing,LLC,1114N.Court,#144, Medina,Ohio44256.Itisdistributedasan e-editionandinaprintedition.Both editionscanbefoundat JoyofMedinaCountyMagazine.com Copyright2021byBlakeHousePublishing, LLC.Allrightsreserved.Reproductionor useofeditorialorpictorialcontentwithout writtenpermissionfromthepublisheris strictlyprohibited.Anyunsolicited materials,manuscripts,artwork,cartoons, orphotoswillnotbereturned.

RobinWilliamsoncesaid,“Ithinkthesaddest peoplealwaystrytheirhardesttomakepeople happybecausetheyknowwhatit’sliketofeel absolutelyworthless.”

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Noneofuswantstotalkaboutthethingsthat hurtus,thethingsthatmakeusfeellessthan. Butthatisexactlywhatweneedtodobecause thatiswherehealing,learningandteachinglive.

Openpositionsarelistedonthe websiteat OpenPositions

VOLUME5NUMBER8 JOYOFMEDINACOUNTY.COM PUBLISHER BlakeHousePublishing,LLC EDITOR AmyBarnes ARTDIRECTOR DannyFeller ITSUPPORT SaraBarnes TylerHatfield PHOTOGRAPHERS BrooklynMedia FlashBangPhotography TorreDesign CARTOONIST JerryKing CONTRIBUTORS BobArnold KellyBailey KelBulkowski TylerHatfield ChrisPickens MichelleRiley RachelShepard RobertSoroky KentVonDerVellen MASCOT RicoHoudini ADVERTISINGSALESANDOFFICE 330-461-0589 E-MAIL Joy@BlakeHousePublishing.com WEBSITE JoyOfMedinaCountyMagazine.com Learnmoreaboutthestaffat BehindTheScenes,

Manyfailuresweretofollow,andaspainfulas eachwas,therewerelessonstobelearnedfrom each.

Throughoutmygrowingupyears,onemomentI wouldbetoldIcouldaccomplishanything,the nextIwouldbetoldIwasafailureandthatmy motherwantedaclassmateofmineasher daughterinstead.

Shehadmarriedmyfatherbecausetheyhad thetwohighestIQsintheirhighschoolclass.She wasconvincedshewouldbirththenextEinsteins. BadenoughthatIhadahorriblestutter,but nowIalsohadbeenlabeledaslessthan intelligent(asitwaslookedatbackthen).

JustasrecentTVcommercialshavepointed out:Wegethelpifwehaveabrokenbone,aheart attackorevenneeddirections.Whynotfor mattersofthemind?

Ifwetalkaboutthepainandrejectionwehave felt,otherscanseetheyarenotaloneandthat they,too,cansurviveand,oneday,thrive.Thatis whyIamsharingasmallpartofmystory.

Badchaptersdoend,andanewchapter,anew chance,willfollow.Thatisthemostimportant lessonofall.

WhiletherewereseveraltimesIstoodonthe brinkofendingmystory,Iamsovery,veryglad thatIstayedaroundforthenextchaptersto come.

Whatdoesasurvivorlooklike?Ihavenever known.

ARTSANDENTERTAINMENT

WHENNETWORKINGWENTUNDERGROUND

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THENETWORKER

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JOYFULWORDSEARCH SEARCHINGMEDINACOUNTY Findthenamesoftownsandvillagesinthecounty.

TheMedinaCountyFairthroughthelensofalifelongresident.

Communitymemberscapturedsomeofourlocalresidents.

AclickabledirectoryofvettedbusinesseswhobringyouJoy!

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PatentsrecentlygrantedtoMedinaCountyresidents.

Therightmountainbikecantacklethosecross-countryrides.

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GARLICLEMONSALMONWITHSEASONEDRICE byKelBulkowski

MIRTHANDJOY byJerryKing

Readtheclue,collectthemagnifyingglassletters,andsolvethe puzzle!

BUSINESS

OFMINDANDBODY FINDINGYOURBESTLIFE

Itisnotonefactor,isaculminationoffivekeyones.

Learnwhatbusinessrecordswilltellthewholestory.

OH,DEER!

Alookathownetworkingsurvivedthepandemic

HEALTHYTRAILS

Garlicrosemaryriceaddsextraflavortosalmondish

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CELEBRATE!

DOINGBUSINESS

INVENTIONCONVENTION

Acalendarofareanetworkingevents

HEALTH

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8 THEREADING NOOK THECOWBOYTEST byAmyBarnes

byKellyBailey

AHOSTADIVIDED byMichelleRiley

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LittledidIknowIwasabouttotestthestrengthofacowboy.

byBobArnold

Kidsarebackinschool,leavesarebeginningtoturn,timeforfallfun!

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LET’SGETDIRTY! byRobertSoroky

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IntimidatedbythosebigHostaclumps?Readthis!

Celebratingweddinganniversariesof50yearsandmore.

VEGANVITTLES CAULIFLOWERTACOS byChrisPickens

FINDINGFAMILY byAmyBarnes

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FROMATECHNICALMIND REBOOTINGHASNOTHING TODOWITHSHOES

Tryanewtwistonanoldfavorite,andbesuretoincludetheYumYum Sauce!

BITEME!

Morethancomputersareaffectedbytheneedforabreak.

COMMUNITY

JOYFULLETTERDETECTIVESCLUEBOX

HOMEANDGARDEN

BESURETOGETCOMPLETEFINANCIALPICTURE byRachelShepard

LET’SDOIT!

THEINBOX

OH,SNAP!

Alwaysfocusedon family,closingher storemeantJanine Sarnowskicould nowputherenergy towardspending timewiththem.

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hen interviewing Janine Sarnowski

Sheendedupclosingher store,Janine’sGiftsandStuff, andwasfinallyabletoreclaim herlivingroom,whichshehad usedasajam-packeddisplay roomforallshefanciedselling.

Shesponsoredfourdifferentfilmsandwas listedasassociatedirectoroneach.

Alothashappenedinherlife inthemorethantwoyears since.

Sarnowskibegandevotingmoretimetooneof herloves:hergardens.Sheevenredidherback decksoshewouldhaveanimprovedplaceto watchthecomingsandgoingsofallofthe creaturesthatvisithergardensandfeeders.

Insteadofhourspricingandarrangingstock inherstore,nowsheandhermothergotoartsand-craftsshowsandvendorshows.Theyeven filmedseveraltrainingfilmstogether.

Finding Family

Blowingoffthedustofherscrapbooking materials,Sarnowskihascreatedtwobooksso farandisplanningmanymore.

Insteadofpouringthroughcatalogsfor merchandisetosell,Sarnowskiusedhersharp sighttotacklewordfindpuzzlebooksandhas read600booksinthelasttwoyears.

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She,andherhusband,Conrad,mournedthe deathofoneoftheirbeloveddogs,butendedup adoptingtwomoretoplaywiththeirolderdog.

byAmyBarnes

Asshesoldoffherstore stock,shewasdelightedto rediscoverherbelovedfireplace.Shebought somefurnitureandpulledcherishedbelongings outofstorageandputthemondisplay. Somethingshehadnotbeenabletodofor years.

fortheJuly2020featurestory,it wasquicklyapparentthatsheis ahigh-energyforcetobe reckonedwithandthatevenin herdarkesttimes,including whenshefoughtcancer,she wasabletobringlighttoothers.

Heroldestgrandsongotmarried,aslifehas movedon.Anothergrandsonmovedbackfrom Arizonaandjustgotengaged. Oneofhergreatestjoysistimewithfamilyand shenowgetstoattendhergreatgrandkids soccergames.Sheevenhashadtimetohold severalfamilypicnics.

Thesedays,Sarnowskicollectsgnomes,pots, bowls,and“weird”musicalinstruments.

Eventhoughshehasbeenenjoyingher retirement,sheisconsideringacceptingafew actingroles.

Withhermothernow98yearsoldanddoing well,Sarnowskimakessuretogooutevery weekwithherandcherisheseverymoment.

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Toreadtheoriginalfeaturestoryandsee photosofsomeofhergardenvisitors,aswellas someofthemoviesshehasbeenapartof,go to https://bit.ly/2FKyOAZ andscrolldowntothe July2020issue.

A TREMENDOUS THANK YOU TO OUR DEDICATED EMPLOYEES AND LOYAL CUSTOMERS, WHO MAKE SUCH RECOGNITION POSSIBLE. We are proud to be recognized as the INDEPENDENT OPERATOR OF THE YEAR 2022. Cablefax magazine is a nationally recognized trade publication. Their yearly Top Ops awards recognize excellence in a variety of areas, including quality of service, dedication to innovation, customer service, and community involvement. PROUD TO BE PART OF THE MEDINA COMMUNITY FOR OVER 40 YEARS.

7JoyofMedinaCountyMagazine|September2022 DieGottscheerBlaskapelleGermanBand1to5PM Jay&TheMonotonesfrom6to9PM Saturday,September24th,1to9PMRainorShine ST.PAUL'S EPISCOPALCHURCH & HOFBRAUHAUSCLEVELAND present 317EastLibertySt,Medina Costume&MasskrugstemmenContest&KidsCorner Biergartenwith Oktoberfest,Dunkel&HefeweizenBiers GreatGermanFoodsByHofbrauhaus-Cleveland *Pleasenotefoodandbeveragesareadditional * PRE-SALEADMISSION TICKETS Adults(21andover)IDRequired:$6 Childrenages11to20:$5; 10&UnderFree ALLTICKETSDAYOFEVENT:$10 317EastLiberty St,Medina, Oh44256330-725-4131 Onlineatwww.stpauls-medina.org OrattheChurchOffice

Assomeofyouknow,Igrewupinthe backwoodsofOklahoma.Exactly30milesdue eastofTulsainatownthathadapopulationof roughly1,500people,andthat’sonlyifyou includedtheneighbor’snewbaby.

WhenIstartedattheshop,Iwas soshortthatIcouldn’treachthetop rowofdoughnuts.

Elsieorderedmetotakethefullpot ofveryhotcoffee(thiswasbefore therewereregulationslimitingthe heatoffoodanddrinkservedandthe bigcommercialcoffeemakermade coffeesearinghot)andmakethe roundsofthecrowdedroom,filling cups.

WhenIwas12,Igotmyfirstactualpaying job.Iwasthrilledtobemaking$2anhourat thelittlelocaldoughnutshop.Eventhen,that wasextremelylowpay,butitwasahuge upgradefrommyallowance.

Ilookedather,totalfearinmy eyes.Sheignoredthatandonce againfirmlyorderedmetomakethe roundsandfillcups.Iknewwhat waslikelytohappen,butIdecided thatperhapsjustthisoncemy clumsinesswouldnotstrike.

Itwasatownfullofrealcowboys,American Indians,andalotofdust.Backinthoseyears, Oklahomahadstillnotfullyrecoveredfromthe DustBowl,eventhoughthedamagefromthat hadoccurredmany,manydecadesprevious.

Well,itjustsohappenedthatone day,Elsiewastoobusyatthe countertomaketheroundsofthe smallshoptorefilleveryone’scoffee. Backthen,youcouldsitintheshop anddrinkendlesscups(which severalofthetownoldtimerstook greatadvantageof)forhours.

IstartedworkingwhenIwasabout8years old,myfirstjobsbeingchoresaroundthefarm andcleaningthefarmhouse.Ingoodyears,I got25centsaweekasanallowance.

byAmyBarnes

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Elsiewasaverytoughboss,her husbandCurtwasveryquietand kind.Hewastheonewhomadeallof thedoughnutsfromscratch,six morningsaweek.Sundaysand leftoverdoughnutswereforchurch.

TheCowboyTest

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IworkedfivehourseverySaturdaymorningat thedoughnutshop,packingthefresh-made doughnutsintoboxes,hurryingtofillorders beforethebosssnappedatmeagain,cleaning counters,refillingeverything,makingcoffee, andmore.

Don’tletanyonetellyoudifferently, oldmengossipjustasmuch,ifnot more,thanoldwomendo.

Oneofthethingsyouwouldnotwantme doingisservinghotliquidsorfoods.Itjustwas notsafefortheplanetanditsinhabitants.

hisstoryshouldprobably startwithashort explanationthatIwasfar fromthemostgracefulkid ontheplanet.Iwalkedintothings,felldowna lot,droppedprettymucheverything,well,you gettheidea.

Inlateryears,thatincidentcametobe thefoundationofwhatIcall“TheCowboy Test.”

Anymanwhoclaimedtometobetough, I’djustsmileandsay,“Well,doyouthink youcanpassthetestanOklahoma cowboydid?”Haven’tfoundatakeryet.

Iwasmortified,horrified,andterrified asElsie’seagleearspickeduphiswords outofthehubbubintheroomandlooked overtoseewhatwasgoingon.

Ipaused.

Thiswasadifferentkindoftarget; everyothercuphadbeenona tabletop.

Itdidnothelpthateveryonewas watchingme,impatientlywaitingto gettheircupsfilled.

Nowadays,Ithinkbackonthatas certainpeoplewhineandcomplainand demandemployeesbefiredoverthe smallestofissues.

ThatwaswhenIstartedtopourthe boilinghotcoffeerightontothecowboy’s hand,missingthecupentirely.

Itwasn’ttoobad,atfirst.Ifilleda fewcups,spilledafewdrops.Iwas feelinggreat.Myconfidence,always atlowebb,wasbeginningtogrow.I COULDdothis!

Iapologizedtothecowboy,triedto cleanupthemess,anddidactuallyfillhis cupfinally(althoughIreallydon’tknow whyhetrustedmetoaccomplishthe task).

photobyBradleyPisney

Iwasneveraskedtopourcoffeeagain, muchtomyrelief.

Ihaveneverunderstood,evenallof theseyearslater,howintheworldthat cowboyheldhisgroundanddidn’tmovea muscleasthescaldingcoffeepouredover hishand.Muchless,thekindnesshe showedbynotmakingascene,which wouldhavecausedmetobeinstantly fired.Ihaveneverforgottenhistoughness

Andthenthecowboywalkedupto me,histanned,callousedhand outstretchedwithhiscup.Politely, quietlywaitingforarefill.

Butmyconfidencewasflowing,IknewI couldhandlethis.

Ihavetohandittohim.Heneverso muchasflinched.Heheldsteady,ashe drylysaid,“Youwanttotryforthecup?”

Somecowboysreallyareastoughas theyareinthemovies.Thatparticular cowboyputupwithhishandbeingburned ratherthangetmefiredandeventold Elsiehewasfinewhentherewasnoway hecouldhavebeen.

PerhapsthefocusoftheCowboyTest shouldbechangedbecausethatcowboy savedmyjobthatday,heknewIwasjust akiddoingthebestIcould,whenhe couldhavebeensoverydifferent.

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andhiskindness.

10 JoyofMedinaCountyMagazine|September2022 TheReadingNook TheSignificanceofFire byCarmen-mariaMandley Thesignificanceoffire: devouring,theheatingofwhathaschilled: dissectingofwhathasfrozen, meltingawayofsomanythings,oncesolid,oncehard, thesterilizationofwhatwasdirtyandimpure, andthebirthofthewildestofideas, themostrampant,rambunctious,lasciviousfertilityrites. OnaMidsummerNight,once,therewasadream. Ithouseslovers,royalty,fairies,andmadmen whofellfast,andintothenight,reveling chasing,crazed,thethigh,thecalf,themouthofanother heatedbysomeflameinward, fueledbythemostancientofmagics somelustyritual,somedonkey’sdream, sometruthinspiredpageant,pregnantwithdesire. Westillseemtobehere,lostinthissandmanriddledland chasingthesummerawayasthedaysshorten leapingthroughfiresforaquickerwaytocallourintentionspure Findingeachotherinthenight, thickintheforest, wantingthesofterundersideofskin, needingtopeelitoffandseewhatliesbeneath. Amorousrites,bountyinharvest,andareasontosing, seeingtheSunhigh,motionless. MedinaresidentCarmen-mariaMandleyisaneducator,writerandpainter.Shehasworkedacross thecountryinmultipleShakespearetheaters,butwritingisherlife’slove. photobyMaximTajer

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WadsworthYoungProfessionals MochasandMentors,8a.m.to9 a.m.,SopremaCafé,617School Drive,Wadsworth.

SeptemberMonthlyLuncheon, 11:45a.m.to1p.m.,Hawthorne Suites,5025ParkAvenueWest, Seville.$8donation,payatthedoor.

Localbusinessnetworking events,notcategory restricted

BusinessAfterBusiness: ArchitecturalJustice,4p.m.to6 p.m.,2462PearlRoad,Medina. Friday,September30 ChamberChat,9a.m.to10a.m., virtual.Chambermembership requirementaftertwoevents,no

SevilleAreaChamberof Commerce Thursday,September8

Youmaybeoneoftheonesresponsibleforitsimpressive survivalifyouhaveattendedanetworkingmeetingonlineover thelasttwoyears.

BUSINESS:FROMATECHNICALMIND

OnepositiveoutcomeofUndergroundNetworkingishoweasy itnowistosetupavirtualmeetingandaccomplishsomething. Keepinmind,thatonlinemeetingsandeventsstilltake preparationtobeeffective.

Thereisworkinvolved,especiallyifnetworkingisgoingtobe effectiveinitsoutcome.Ihavementionedbeforethateffective networkingisintentional,focusedanddetermined.Youcannot justwalkintoaroomofpeopleandexpecttohaveeffective networkingunlessyouhavepreparedaheadoftime.

byBobArnold

Therehasbeenanattempttokeepusapart,yet,wekeep comingupwithnewwaystokeepthenetworkingspiritalive. Kudos!

YoungProfessionalsAssociation,4 p.m.to5:30p.m.,BuffaloWild Wings,5050EastpointDrive, Medina.Topic:Multi-Generational Leadership:LeadingYourParents andYourKids.Nocharge,cashbar. Thursday,September29

Iamreallyimpressed!

WomeninLeadership,5p.m.to7 p.m.,HighandLowWineryand Bistro,588MedinaRoad,Medina. Non-memberswelcome,$15charge includesappetizersandcashbar. Registerat https://bit.ly/3RB7yIh

BobArnoldisthefounderofONwardNetworkingandthe internationalbest-sellingauthorof“TheUncannyPowerofthe NetworkingPencil,”whichcanbepurchasedat https://amzn.to/2KSy3Xm.Morenetworkingtipsareavailableat “Bob’sPencilPoints”blogat http://onwardnetworking.com/ orby contactingArnoldat theNetworkingPencil@gmail.com

byTylerHatfield

WhenNetworking WentUnderground

Completelyshuttingdevicesdowndeletesjunkdataand forcesbackgroundappstoclose.

admissioncharge.Receivelinkafter registering.Registerat https://bit.ly/ 3eIfpFn

So,thenexttimeyourphonerunssloworyourprinter throwsafit,tryshuttingitdownandlettingitrestforabit. Afterall,evenaprinterneedsitsbeautysleep.

Why?

Iseetoomanyineffectiveeventsduetoalackofpurpose.In fact,virtualmeetingscanmakeyoualifelongdissatisfied customerunlessyouaregivenampleopportunitytomake effectiveconnections.

GiveUndergroundNetworkingahandshaketoday.Be impressedbyit,justlikeIam.

TylerHatfieldhasapassionfortechnologythathewouldlike tosomedayturnintohisownbusiness.Herunsasmallmedia group, https://www.hatsmediagroup.com/ ,andworkson computersontheside.Hecanbecontactedwithquestions andforrecommendationsat hatsmediagroup@gmail.com

However,whatmanydonotknowisthattheimportance ofrebootingextendsfarbeyondcomputers.

DoingBusiness

Thursday,September22

Callingthemusic“underground”actuallymadethemusiceven moreappealing.

Wednesday,September21

UndergroundNetworkingisthelatestwaywehavebeenable tocontinueinourgrowthpattern.

Networkinghasbeenastapleinhumankindsincethe beginning.Itformscommunitiesanditbuildsrelationshipsthat produceawidevarietyofresults.Networkingisresponsiblefor buildingbusinessesandevenstartingthem.

WadsworthAreaChamberof Commerce

RebootinghasNothing todoWithShoes

Otherdevicessuchascellphones,printers,smarttoasters, andevenvideopictureframesshouldberebootedatleast onceeveryfewmonths.

Mobilephoneshavebackgroundappsthateatupbattery lifeaswell.

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Someofyoumayrememberthelate60sandearly70swhen rockmusicwascalled“underground.”Certainradiostations wouldplayit,eventhoughtheywereriskinglosingtheir broadcastinglicenses.

Wednesday,September21

Inday-to-daylife,manypeopleknowthattechnology expertsencourageshuttingdown(rebooting)computers reasonablyoftentoenablethecomputerstorunupdates andcompletelyrefreshthemselvesforthenexttimethey areneeded.

Everyelectronicdeviceweusestorestemporarydata,for instance,howmanypiecesoftoasthavebeenburnedinthe caseofatoaster,whichfillsupitsmemoryovertime.

Shuttingdownalsoallowsadevicetocooldownandcan helptoincreaseitslifespan.

SeptemberLuncheon:Business SuccessStory:TransitionalLiving Centers, 11:30a.m.to1p.m.,Amy’s RusticEventCenter,6780Center Road,ValleyCity.Chamber membershiprequirementaftertwo events,$20memberattendance charge,$25non-member attendancecharge.Registerat https://bit.ly/3d8cMfw

Thatishowsomeofusfeelaboutnetworkingoverthelasttwo years.

Butdonotassumegrowthjusthappens.Itdoesnot!

NorthernMedinaCountyChamber Alliance

Letmeputitthisway:Networkingisstillaliveandactivehere onplanetEarth!

NetworkingWOW! 8:30a.m.to10 a.m.,BuffaloWildWings,5050 EastpointeDrive,Medina.Nowalkins.Chambermembership requirementaftertwoevents,$12 memberattendancecharge,$15 non-memberattendancecharge. Registerat https://bit.ly/3z3YoNn Thursday,September22

Thisisencouraging.IcallitUndergroundNetworkingbecause whenwewerebeingtoldtostayindoorsandquarantine,many ofuswerestillnetworking,onewayoranother.

SeptemberLuncheonandStateof theCityAddress,11:30a.m.to1 p.m.,WilliamsontheLake,787 LafayetteRoad,Medina. Wednesday,September21

GreaterMedinaChamberof Commerce Wednesday,September13

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Thethirdfinancialstatementisthestatementofcashflows. Thecashflowstatementperformsasabridgebetweenthe balancesheetandtheincomestatement.Itshowshowthe moneymovedinandoutofthebusiness.Itmeasureshowwell thecompanygeneratescashtofunditsexpenses.Thecashflow statementisbrokendownintothreesections:operating activities,investingactivitiesandfinancingactivities.

Whenthesethreefinancialstatementsarepulledtogetherand analyzed,wecancalculatemanyratiosthatshowhowwella companymanagesitself.Businessownerscanusefinancial statementstoobtainfunding,createaplanforgrowthoreven createasurvivalplanintheeventofarecession.

Thebalancesheetservesasausefultoolasitprovidesa snapshotofacompany’sresources(assets),acompany’s obligations(debtandotherliabilities)andtheowner’sequity. Aninvestororlendercananalyzethebalancesheetto

Manybusinessesandinvestorsfocussolelyontheincome statement.Theymaylookatrevenuegrowthtrends;net income;earningspershare;profitmargins;andearningsbefore interest,taxes,depreciation,andamortization(EBITDA).While thisinformationisimportant,ittellsverylittleabouttheassets, liabilities,networth,andthecashflowofacompany.

GettingtheComplete FinancialPicture

determineacompany’sworkingcapitalandbalancesheet leverage(debt-to-equity).Thebalancesheetessentiallyshows howmuchacompanyisworth.

InventionConvention PatentsrecentlygrantedtoMedinaCountyresidents.Onlycountyresidentsarelisted, althoughtheremaybeadditionalpeoplelistedaspatentgrantees. Patentfor: VehicleSuspensionComponentWithStiffeningFeature To: CliffordJ.Hoschouer CityofResidence: Medina Patentfor: FilteringFacepieceRespirator To: TosanA.Ugbeye CityofResidence: Brunswick Patentfor: ConcentricHydraulicRideHeightActuatorforaMotorVehicle To: ChrisLuipold CityofResidence: Wadsworth Patentfor: PersonalizedProductModification To: ScottDouglasWiley CityofResidence: Medina Patentfor: CommercialVehicleAccessControlSystem To: LeeS.Winerman CityofResidence: Medina

WhenIstartedmycareerincommercialbankingmanyyears ago,thefirstthingIlearnedwashowtoanalyzefinancial statements.Oncetheaccountantpreparesfinancial statements,thebankusesthemtodeterminethefinancial healthofthebusiness.

byRachelShepard

Itisespeciallyimportanttounderstandthedebtofacompany inarisingrateenvironment.Banksoftenperformstresstestson theirborrowerstodeterminetheirabilitytoservicedebtas interestratesriseandrevenue/incomedecline.

RachelShepardisthefounderofLonaRock,LLC,andaresidentof MedinaCounty.Shespecializesinhelpingbusinessesunderstand financialsandaccesscapital.Shepardcanbereachedbyemail at rshepard@lonarock.com.

Itisimportanttolookatthecompletefinancialpicture whetheryouarerunningabusinessorinvestinginacompany. Acompletefinancialpictureincludesthebalancesheet,income statement,andstatementofcashflow.Eachofthese statementsserveapurposeandtellastory.

Ifyouarehavingtroubleseparatingneedsanddemands onyouwithwhatyouwantyourlifetolooklike,trythe followingjournalexercise.Findaprivateplacetowriteand donotcensoryourself.Letyourthoughtsflowfreely,often thefirstthoughtthatpopsintoyourbrainisyourtruest feeling.

Let’sGetDirty!

Butwhatifyouwannatogetalittle…dirty?Perhapstackling ruggedcross-countrytrailsthroughthewoodsismoreyourcup oftea.Inthiscase,onlyamountainbikewilldo.

Asofttail,orfull-suspension,mountainbikehasbothafront suspensionforkandsuspensionsysteminthecenterofthebike. Althoughthesebikesaremoresophisticatedandcomewitha higherpricetag,theyareexcellentfortrailsthatarerougherand moretechnical.

Betteroverallridercomfortisprovidedbyacenterline suspensionsystem,aswellasimprovedperformanceinareas likepedalingefficiency,rearwheelcontactwiththeground,and activecontrolofthebikewhilebraking.

Ifyouwanttomakechangesinyourlife,startthinking criticallyaboutthethingsyoudo,whatyousay(especially toyourself),whatyoueatmostoften,thepeoplewithwhom youspendyourtime,andwhereyoushopmostoften.

Hardtailsaremountainbikesthathaveasuspensionsystemon thefrontforkbutnosuspensioninthecenterofthebike.These bikesperformbetteronsmoother,fasterdirttrailswherethe bikedoesnotencounterextensiveamountsoftreeroots,rock gardensorriverbeds.

Youaretheculminationofyourdailythoughts,habits,and environment.

DoI believe thatIdeservetolivethelifethatIwant?

byKellyBailey

FindingYourBestLife

Bewarned,however,thatpricepointsmatterindetermining howmucha“mountain”bikeisactuallyamountainbike.

Thefivepeoplewithwhomyouspendthemosttime

byRobertSoroky

However,notallmountainbikesarecreatedequalHereiswhere youwillneedtoknowthedifferentstylesofmountainbikesand wheretheybestperform.Firstquestion:hardorsofttail?

15JoyofMedinaCountyMagazine|September2022 HEALTH:OFMINDANDBODY

Thefivethingsyoudoduringyourfreetime

Thefivefoodsyoueatthemostoften

Thefivebeliefsyouholdaboutyourself

AremythoughtsandthewordsIspeaktomyselfkindand upliftingoraretheydetrimentalandself-sabotaging?

DoI believe thatIcanhavewhatIreallywant?

Itisimportanttounderstandthatnooneelementofyour lifestandsaloneinhowitinfluencesyourwellbeing.Youare theaverageof:

RobertSorokyisalifelongcyclistwhoregularlyparticipatesin long-distancecharityridesandisthemanageroftheCentury CyclesMedinalocation.ContactSorokyat robert@centurycycles.com tosuggestcolumntopics,forfurther informationortochataboutbikes.

Thefiveplaceswhereorthingsonwhichyouspendthe majorityofyourmoney

Justincasenoonehastoldyouandyouneedtohearit: You do deservethelifeyouwanttolive.

Asanexample,low-costmountainbikes(lessthan$500)are designedwithlower-endwheelsetsandshocksandarenot meanttotakethecontinuousabuseofhard-coretrailriding.

HEALTH:HEALTHYTRAILS

Thebestcourseofactionistodiscussoff-roadridinggoalswith alocalbikeshoptolearnaboutallofthefeaturesavailableon entry-leveltohigh-endmountainbikesandtoensuregettingthe bestperformingbike.

Now,askyourselfthefollowingquestions: Aremy actions creatingthelifeIwanttolive?

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Asdiscussedinpreviousarticles,bikesarejobspecific.There areflatanddropbarroadbikesifyouloveflyingdowncity streetsorhybridandcomfortbikesforcruisingneighborhoods andtowpathtrailswithfamilyandfriends.

Thinkaboutwhatyoureallywantinlife.Notneeds,but whatyouwant.Notthedesiresofyourkids/husband/mom/ grandma/friends.Notwhatothersthinkyoushouldwantfor yourself.Andnotwhatyouare supposed towant.Whatdo you really want?

Acertifiedpersonaltrainerandcertifiedholisticnutrition coach,KellyBaileyownsandoperatesKellyBaileyWellness. Findherblog,visittheFoodFreedompage,andcontactherat https://www.kellybailey.fit/ Followinganyrecommendations aresolelyatyourdiscretionandresponsibility.Consultyour medicalprofessionalpriortoundertakinganysuggesteddiet, lifestyleorexercisechangeorroutine.

Theupsideofridingahardtailisthatitisalighter,less expensivebikethatcanoftendoubleasadecenteverydaybike forcommutingorgeneralriding.

HaveIsurroundedmyselfwithpeoplethat uplift,inspire andtruly support me?

16 JoyofMedinaCountyMagazine|September2022 HOMEANDGARDEN:DIGIT!

ThebesttimesoftheyeartodivideHostaaremid-tolateSeptember,oncethetemperaturesarecool,orearlyspringafter thelasthardfrost.

MichelleRileyisalocalhorticulturist,landscapedesigner,and consultant.Sheisthefounderofthegardeningsubscription service, https://theplantmall.com/; https:// michellerileyhorticulturist.com ;and https://neohiogarden.com ShealsoisthepresidentofAllAboutYouSignatureLandscape Design,Inc.Rileycanbecontactedat Info@MichelleRileyHorticulturist.comorbycalling234-678-8266.

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PreparetheplantingareaaheadofdividingtheHosta.This willmakeforaswiftertransitionfortheHostaafterthedivision andwillhelplimitthestressontheplants.

Takeasharp-edgeshovelanduseittosliceverticallyintothe soilaroundtheedgesoftheHosta,justoutsideoftheroot system.

Choosehowtodividethehosta,itcouldbeinhalves,quarters orhoweveryouseefit.

byMichelleRiley

Choosetousetheprunerstocutbacktheleavesbefore dividing,leavingthestemsatapproximately5inchesfromthe soil.Thishelpstheplantsconserveenergyforbetterroot growth.

Youwillneedasharpedgingshovel.Makesuretheimplement issharpandsanitized.IfdividingseparateHostaplants,make suretosanitizetheimplementbetweeneachplantdivisionto helppreventthepossiblespreadofvirusordisease.Youalso willwantasharppairofpruners,andmakesuretheseare sanitizedproperlyaswell.

Oncetheplantisdivided,plantthedivisionsintheprepared spots.Addcompost,leafhumus,peatmoss,orwhateveryour favoritesoilconditioneris.TheHostawillnotmind.

BesuretowatertheHostaswellaftertheyareplantedand addalittlemulchtohelpmaintainsoilmoisturewhiletheyare rootingin.

AHostaDivided

Now,theHostacanbepoppedout.ChecktheHostaforany naturalgapswhereitcanbeslicedthroughtheentirerootball (fromtoptobottom).

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ChrisPickensisacertifiedholisticnutritioncoach,ahealthand wellnesscoach,aholistichealthpractitioner,andaholistic healthcoach.Shehasbeenavegansince2016.Pickensenjoys sharingherrecipes,gettingfeedback(goodorbad)onher recipes,gettingrequestsforfuturerecipes,andsharing informationaboutveganismandwhyshebecamevegan.Shecan becontactedbye-mailingherat momof4chris@gmail.com Pleaseput“TheJoyofMedinaAttn:Chris”inthesubjectline.

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19JoyofMedinaCountyMagazine|September2022 As connectivity becomes even more important, our continued investment into our fiber network has allowed us to not only meet our current customer needs but stay well ahead of future demand. Armstrong One Wire.com 1.877.277.5711 READY UNLIMITED DATA ULTRA-FAST SPEEDS WHOLE-HOME WI-FI Keeping Medina connected. LoveDoves Congratulationsonyouranniversary! Novak CarlandJaniceNovak Married61years Weddingdate:August19,1961 MarriedinSt.MatthewsLutheranChurch,Medina CurrentlyresidinginKillbuck

20 JoyofMedinaCountyMagazine|September2022 JoyfulWordSearch SEARCHINGMEDINA COUNTY BRUNSWICK CHIPPEWALAKE CRESTON GLORIAGLENS LODI MEDINA SEVILLE SPENCER WADSWORTH WESTFIELDCENTER JoyfulWordSearch SEARCHINGMEDINACOUNTY BRUNSWICK CHIPPEWALAKE CRESTON GLORIAGLENS LODI MEDINA SEVILLE SPENCER WADSWORTH WESTFIELDCENTER WBMMYXZV J MZTTG J M CEQZLKBQMKXDBTQP HDSK JWJ QBDQLVRKG I LBTZNGDCTBNSRGQ PRYDFMNRRYRN JMYL PBYDZ I EPWSEV I L LE ENRXASEAYLVRY J BT WLQUTNDLGTEMGMKM AZDONS I ADCZRMVMT LNN IWS I DNCP J J YBT AWNODRWEEVEZKBP L KRRVOOP I QMTN J VMB ET J LZSLWCXBMTNNL HWGGLXT J XKGRTEXX QYQRTPRRQXNPMQRB AnswerKeyforLastMonth’sSearch SearchingforAdventures JoyfulWordSearch SEARCHINGFORADVENTURES SASLOOHCSDAY DMDPCBRT JCTS NBKVOUNMTDTR ATSOEEL IQARS LSKEDNVTNMEK NSEUI I TDUNTS GLTDTLAUIRNW I SVI ARI LROE J EGELDRDMSEVS RSQSMAGSAGSB OTBVENEPLFTK FNDDLLNZGR JW MIRTHANDJOY byJerryKing “Goingmydirection?” “Well,I’mnotgoinganydirection, soanydirectionyouwantmetogo in,Ican.” “Accountingistheone professionwherecreativepeople gotojail.” O

21JoyofMedinaCountyMagazine|September2022 Thismonth’sclue: Somethingthat wageswaron plants. Lastmonth’s answer:Onion andflour, “VeganVittles” and“BiteMe!” Page24,July2022

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AphotocollectionoftheMedinaCountyFair fromthelensoflifelongMedinaresident PatrickLechene.Helovestakingpictures, walkingincountyparks,traveling,andvisiting anyplacethatishistoricaloroffersalittle adventure.

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DrumGroup, 11a.m.tonoon,MedinaLibrary,210S.BroadwayStreet,Medina. Registerat https://bit.ly/3pXcZF4

BooksUnite,CensorshipDivides, 2:15p.m.to3:30p.m.,CommunityRoom, BuckeyeLibrary,6625WolffRoad,Medina.PaintyourinterpretationofBooksUnite: CensorshipDividesandyourartworkwillbedisplayedattheJuvenileDetention CenterArtShowduringSeptember.Thiseventisforstudentsgrade6-12.

Monday,September5

AmericanRedCrossBloodDrive, 2p.m.to7p.m.,HolyMartyrsChurch,3100S. WeymouthRoad,Medina. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg FreeMovieinthePark:“Minions:RiseofGru,” 8:20p.m.to10:15p.m.,Mill StreamPark,ValleyCity.Bringyourownchairs,blankets,andsnacks.Formore informationvisit https://bit.ly/3CFDJ4p orcall(330)483-0018

Naturebrary, 10:30a.m.to11:00a.m.,MedinaLibrary,210S.BroadwayStreet, Medina.Outdoorandindoornatureactivitiesforchildren.Registerat https://bit.ly/ 3KCS97i

Saturday,September3

Kids’YogaintheGarden,10a.m.to10:30a.m.,MedinaCountyCommunity Garden,302E.LibertyStreet,Medina.Parentsrequiredtoremain.Forchildrenages 5andolder.Nocharge,butdonationsgratefullyaccepted.Registerat https://bit.ly/ 3OuxW54 FallNativePlantSale, September3throughSeptember11,10:00a.m.to4:00p.m., OenslagerNatureCenter6100RidgeRoad,SharonCenter. FriendsofMCDLBookSale, 10a.m.to4p.m.,LodiLibrary,635WoosterStreet, Lodi.Fillabagfor$3,bagprovided.

GrandparentsDayCraft, 10a.m.to11a.m.,HighlandLibrary,4160RidgeRoad, Medina.

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Thursday,September1

NationalLazyMom’sDay

Sunday,September4

FallNativePlantSale, throughSeptember11,10a.m.to4p.m.,OenslagerNature Center6100RidgeRoad,SharonCenter.

SafeZoneTraining, 1p.m.to4p.m.,CommunityRoomsAandB,MedinaLibrary, 210S.BroadwayStreet,Medina.Aworkshopthatbringsunderstandingand awarenesstotheLGBT+communityandhowtobeanally.Registerat https://bit.ly/ 3AB1isv

AmericanRedCrossBloodDrive,3p.m.to8p.m.,St.AmbroseChurch,929Pearl Road,Brunswick https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg HerbalInfusedOil, 6p.m.to7p.m.,SevilleLibrary,45CenterStreet,Seville.Learn howtomakeherbalinfusedoiltohelphealdryskin.Toregistervisit https://bit.ly/ 3AzO2V3

KnittingandCrochetCircle, 10a.m.tonoon,HickoryRoom,BrunswickLibrary, 3649CenterRoad,Brunswick.ThegroupdonatesfinisheditemstotheWarmUp MedinaCountyinitiative.

NonprofitCalendar

AmericanRedCrossBloodDrive,10a.m.to3p.m.,St.MarkChurch,1330N. CarpenterStreet,Brunswick. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg FriendsofMCDLBookSale, 10a.m.to4p.m.,LodiLibrary,635WoosterStreet, Lodi.Fillabagfor$3,bagprovided.

CardsBrunswick, 8a.m.,3637CenterRoad,Brunswick.Mustbeamemberofthe MedinaCountyOfficeforOlderAdultsseniorcenter.Registrationformsareavailable throughtheBrunswickoffice.Formoreinformationvisit http://www.mcooa.org or contactDarleneJarvisat(330)416-3680oremailat djarvis@medinaco.org

MonarchTagging, 1p.m.to4p.m.,OenslagerNatureCenter6100RidgeRoad, SharonCenter.Catchandtagmonarchbutterfliestohelpcontributetotheresearch ondecliningpopulations.Toregister,call(330)722-9364.

Wednesday,September7 SalamiDay

FallNativePlantSale, September3throughSeptember11,10a.m.to4p.m., OenslagerNatureCenter6100RidgeRoad,SharonCenter.

AHealthyDoseofNature:HikingSeries, 9a.m.to11a.m.,BuckeyeWoodsPark, 6335WedgewoodRoad,Medina.Vigorous3-to5-milehikewithnaturalist,dressfor weather,wearappropriatefootwear,bringownwater.Ages10andup.Noregistration, free.

NaturalDiscoveries, 10a.m.to11a.m.,PrincessLedgesNaturePreserve,4361 SpruceAvenue,BrunswickHills.Takepartinaneasywalktoobservetheunfolding natureintheparks.Toregistercall(330)722-9364.

PardonDay

CommunityNutritionClass, 10:45a.m.to11:30a.m.,246N.landDrive,Medina. EveryThursdaythroughSeptember15.Freenutritionclassesforseniorcitizens hostedbyJenniferWetzel.Formoreinformationvisit http://www.mcooa.org/ or contactJennyKiousisat(330)723-9514oremailat jakiousis@medinaco.org

FallNativePlantSale, throughSeptember11,10a.m.to4p.m.,OenslagerNature Center6100RidgeRoad,SharonCenter.

N.ernOhioRailwayMuseumStreetcarRides,10a.m.to4p.m.,5515Buffham Road,Seville.EverySaturdaythroughSeptember24.Guidedwalkingtoursof collectionofmorethan40streetcars,interurbansandrapidtransitcars.Toursare everyhouronthehalfhourandtake30minutes.SecondandfourthSaturdays, weatherpermitting,alsoridesona1914trolleycar,11a.m.to3p.m.,Admissionto museumisfree.Ticketsaregoodforalldayriding.Trolleyridesare$4foradultsand children13yearsoldandup;$2forchildren6to12;andnochargeforchildren5and younger. http://www.trainweb.org/norm/ AmtgardLiveActionRolePlaying, 1p.m.to5p.m.,410E.HomesteadStreet, Medina.EverySaturdayatMemorialParkinfrontofthepublicpool.Freetoplayand opentoanyone14yearsoldandup.Minorsrequireparentalpermissionto participate.

Friday,September2

Tuesday,September6

Create:FauxFood, 4p.m.to5p.m.,MeetingRoomB,WadsworthLibrary,132 Broad,Wadsworth.Createfakefoodoutoffeltandpaper.Registerat https://bit.ly/ 3CXlk3e

ReadaBookDay

SkyscraperDay

displayed.Masksoptional.Seniorcitizensandsocietymembers,$4;adults,$5;and studentsaged7to18,$3.Formoreinformation,call330-722-1341.

WadsworthPublicLibraryHumanResourcesCommitteeMeeting, 7p.m.to9 p.m.,MeetingRoomB,WadsworthLibrary,132Broad,Wadsworth.

Thursday,September8

LaborDayandCheesePizzaDay ClevelandAirShowfromNauticalQueen, departMedina11:30a.m.,return approximately6:15p.m.,246N.landDrive,Medina.Ticketsare$103perperson.For moreinformationvisit http://www.mcooa.org/ orcontactJennyKiousisat(330) 723-9514orat jakiousis@medinaco.org

StuffedAnimalSleepoverStorytime, 6p.m.to6:30p.m.,StorytimeRoom,Medina Library,210S.BroadwayStreet,Medina.Wearyourpajamasandbringyourfavorite stuffedanimal.Readstoriesandtuckyourstuffedanimalsinfortheirsleepoveratthe library.Pickupyourstuffedanimalandpicturesoftheirnightthenextday.Registerat https://bit.ly/3cxq0lR

EatanExtraDessertDay Yum!Ourkindofday! FallNativePlantSale, throughSeptember11,10a.m.to4p.m.,OenslagerNature Center6100RidgeRoad,SharonCenter. MCHSOpenHouse, 1p.m.to4p.m.,JohnSmartHouse,206N.Elmwood,Medina. LearnaboutDorothyHart,whodiedinthe1908ClevelandCollinwoodSchoolfire, andhertiestoMedinaCounty.Restored1860Lincoln/WideAwakesbanner

NationalNoRhymeorReasonDay CardsBrunswick, 8a.m.,3637CenterRoad,Brunswick.Mustbeamemberofthe MedinaCountyOfficeforOlderAdultsSeniorCenter.Registrationformsareavailable throughtheBrunswickoffice.Formoreinformationvisit http://www.mcooa.org or contactDarleneJarvisat(330)416-3680orat djarvis@medinaco.org FaeriesofSeville, 10a.m.to11a.m.,SevilleLibrary,45CenterStreet,Seville.Visit theSevillelibraryduringSeptembertoviewthefaerieshomes. MonthlyScavengerHunt, 10a.m.to5p.m.,HighlandLibrary,4160RidgeRoad, Medina.Completethescavengerhuntandearnaprize. CommunityNutritionClass, 10:45a.m.to11:30a.m.,246N.landDrive.Every ThursdaythroughSeptember15.Freenutritionclassesforseniorcitizenshostedby JenniferWetzel.Formoreinformationvisit http://www.mcooa.org/ orcontactJenny Kiousisat(330)723-9514oremailat jakiousis@medinaco.org BingoBrunswick, 1p.m.to2p.m.,3637CenterRoad,Brunswick.Mustbea memberoftheMedinaCountyOfficeforOlderAdultsseniorcenter.Registration formsareavailablethroughtheBrunswickoffice.Formoreinformationvisit http:// www.mcooa.org orcontactDarleneJarvisat(330)416-3680oremailat djarvis@medinaco.org

After-SchoolDungeons&Dragons, 3p.m.to5p.m.,Medina1907Room,Medina Library,210S.BroadwayStreet,Medina.Thiseventisforstudentsgrade6-12. S.TownCruise-In,4p.m.to8p.m.,HabitatforHumanityparkinglot,233Lafayette Road,Medina.WednesdaysthroughOctober12,2022.Opentoallantique,classicor collectiblecars.Weatherpermitting.Free.

MedinaSpinningandWeavingGuildShow September1through30

MondayMovieMatinee:“W.SideStory”, MeetingRoomsAandB,Wadsworth Library,132Broad,Wadsworth.

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DinewiththeSpirits, 4p.m.MissMolly’sTeaRoom,140W.WashingtonStreet, Medina.SeetheSpiritsofthePastperformancesindinner-theatersetting.Watch reenactmentsofscenariosfromMedina’spastandportrayalsofMedina’spast citizens.PresentedbytheMedinaCountyArtsCouncil,MedinaShowbiz,andthe MedinaCountyHistoricalSociety.Ticketsare$29.95andareavailablebycalling 330-725-6830.

Spiders, noonto5p.m.,SusanHambleyNatureCenter,1473ParschenBoulevard, Brunswick.Learnaboutthedifferentspeciesofspidersnativetotheareaandtheir amazingadaptationsincludingtheirabilitytospinsilk.

FallNativePlantSale, September3throughSeptember11,10a.m.to4p.m., OenslagerNatureCenter6100RidgeRoad,SharonCenter.

ChippewaLakeVillageWideGarageSale, 8a.m.to2p.m.,EntireVillage, ChippewaLake.

BluegrassMusic,5p.m.to10p.m.,LafayetteUnitedMethodistChurch,6201 LafayetteRoad,Medina.Kitchenopensat5:30p.m.andclosesat7p.m.,music startsat7p.m.Donationadmission$3,dinnerisadditional$9.Bluegrass/country bandswelcome,arriveearlytobescheduled.

Sunday,September11

BrunswickLibrary 3649CenterRoad,Brunswick

N.ernOhioRailwayMuseumStreetcarRides,10a.m.to4p.m.,5515Buffham Road,Seville.EverySaturdaythroughSeptember24.Guidedwalkingtoursof collectionofmorethan40streetcars,interurbansandrapidtransitcars.Toursare everyhouronthehalfhourandtake30minutes.SecondandfourthSaturdays, weatherpermitting,alsoridesona1914trolleycar,11a.m.to3p.m.,Admissionto museumisfree.Ticketsaregoodforalldayriding.Trolleyridesare$4foradultsand children13yearsoldandup;$2forchildren6to12;andnochargeforchildren5and younger. http://www.trainweb.org/norm/ BabySensoryPlay, 10:30a.m.to1p.m.,SycamoreRoomN.andS.,Brunswick Library,3649CenterRoad,Brunswick.Playtime,stories,andrhymes.Besuretowear messyfriendlyclothes.Registerat https://bit.ly/3TIPUUv TalesandTails, 10:30a.m.tonoon,Children’sActivityRoom,WadsworthLibrary, 132Broad,Wadsworth.Therapydogsvisitthechildren’sareatobereadto. Wizard’sTowerEscapeRoom, 10:30a.m.to1:30p.m.,CommunityRoom,Lodi Library,635WoosterStreet,Lodi.Registerat https://bit.ly/3eecZOw HarvestingandPreservingHerbs, 11a.m.tonoon,OenslagerNatureCenter6100 RidgeRoad,SharonCenter.Aclassonpicking,drying,andfreezingherbs.Register at https://bit.ly/3KwENte MonarchTagging, 11a.m.to3p.m.,OenslagerNatureCenter6100RidgeRoad, SharonCenter.Catchandtagmonarchbutterfliestohelpcontributetotheresearch ondecliningpopulations.Toregister,call(330)722-9364.

VolunTeen:ButterflyGarden, 3p.m.to4p.m.,CommunityRoom,HighlandLibrary, 4160RidgeRoad,Medina.Learntoearnservicehourswhilebecominganexpertin monarchbutterflies.Registerat https://bit.ly/3pYcv1k MadeinMedinaCounty, 3:30p.m.to5:30p.m.,224QuadralDrive,Wadsworth (locationtobeannounced).Learnwhatislocallymanufactured,bringteamto participateinscavengerhuntorputtercompetition;launchpaperairplanes;launch marshmallows,more.Registerat https://bit.ly/3NV9kB3 ForestTherapyWalk, 6p.m.to7:30p.m.,BrunswickLakeTrail,meetnearthe naturecenter1473ParschenBlvd.Brunswick.JoinJasontheWhisperShifterfora relaxingforesttherapywalk.Registerat https://bit.ly/3TpJ4mw SpiritsofthePast, 7p.m.to8:30p.m.ToursleavefromtheMedinaCounty AdministrationBuilding,144N.BroadwayStreet,Medina.PresentedbytheMedina CountyArtsCouncil,MedinaShowbiz,andtheMedinaCountyHistoricalSociety. Limited-sizetourgroupsleaveevery10minutes.Enjoyaneveningwalkwithstops alongthewaytolistentoreenactmentsofscenariosfromMedina’spastand portrayalsofMedina’spastcitizens.Ticketinformationat https://bit.ly/3zIgbrj

ChocolateMilkshakeDay AmericanRedCrossBloodDrive, 1p.m.to7p.m.,BrunswickUnitedMethodist Church,1395PearlRoad,Brunswick. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg

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Communityresidentsdisplayartistictalent. HighlandLibrary 4160RidgeRoad,Medina

DesignMyYardWorkshop, 10a.m.tonoon,7220KennardRoad,Seville.Bring photosofyouryardandquestionstogetpersonalizedadvicefromKarenBurke. Classsizeislimitedandcosts$25perperson.ToRSVPcallortext(330)410-4680 FallNativePlantSale, throughSeptember11,10a.m.to4p.m.,OenslagerNature Center6100RidgeRoad,SharonCenter.

AccesstheArts:RiseandShineYogaintheCircle, 10a.m.to11a.m.,1322 SharonCopleyRoad,SharonCenter.DonationclasstobenefitAccesstheArts programs.MeetforbrunchatPurposefulEatsinMarigoldWellnessafteryoga. Suggesteddonation:$15.Rainlocation:SharonCenterTownHall,6449RidgeRoad, Wadsworth.

ExploringBarnsofMedinaCounty September5throughOctober2

MainStreetWadsworthLive!RumbleonMainStreet, doorsopen3p.m.,eventis 4p.m.to7p.m.,N.W.parkinglotbehindMosaic,118HighStreet,Wadsworth. BenefitsMainStreetWadsworth.Familyfriendlyprofessionalwrestlingevent.Arn AndersonandBrockAnderson.Tickets$10to$50pre-event,increasesby$5per ticketdayofevent.Ticketsandmoreinformationat https://bit.ly/3Tt5ALo S’morePaddling, 6:30p.m.to8:30p.m.,ChippewaYachtClub,5878Longacre Lane,ChippewaLake.SunsetpaddleonChippewaLakefollowedbys’mores.Bring yourownkayak,canoe,SUP,paddle,andlifejacket.Lifejacketsmustbewornduring thepaddleportion.Registerat https://bit.ly/3KxVvJ4 SpiritsofthePast, 7p.m.to9p.m.ToursleavefromtheMedinaCounty AdministrationBuilding,144N.BroadwayStreet,Medina.PresentedbytheMedina

ButterflyTaggingandRelease, noonto1p.m.,4613LaurelRoad,Brunswick.Learn abouttaggingandreleasingbutterflies.Snackswillbeavailableforsale.Formore informationvisit http://www.brunswickhistory.com Spiders, noonto5p.m.,SusanHambleyNatureCenter,1473ParschenBoulevard, Brunswick.Learnaboutthedifferentspeciesofspidersnativetotheareaandtheir amazingadaptationsincludingtheirabilitytospinsilk.

MakeyourBedDay FallNativePlantSale, throughSeptember11,10a.m.to4p.m.,OenslagerNature Center,6100RidgeRoad,SharonCenter.

ORMACO:StraussDuo,SoundsofSeasons, 2p.m.,HeARTland,8187Camp Road,Homerville.FeaturingviolistMichaelIsaacStraussandcellistCathleenParlow Strauss.Formoreinformationcall(419)853-6016.Registerat https://bit.ly/3CGN9gb Exhibits:GreetingCards,LocalHistory, 2p.m.to4p.m.,3314MyersRoad, Medina.Enjoyexhibitsonlocalgreetingcardsfromthe19thand20thcenturies. LodiRailroadMuseum, 2p.m.to5p.m.,204RailroadStreet,Lodi.LodiRailroad MuseumwelcomestheperformanceofTedRiserandBand.Foodandbeverageswill beavailableforpurchase.Themuseumopensat12p.m.andtheperformancebegins at2p.m.Alldonationsgodirectlytorestorationofthemuseum.

IntegratedCommunitySolutions September1through30

Monday,September12

AlistofartshowsinMedinaCounty. Tohaveashowlisted,sendtheinformationto joy@blakehousepublishing.com atleasttwomonthsinadvance.Thereis nosuchthingastooearly,butthereistoolate.

DiscoveryDrop-In:Dragonflies, 1p.m.to3p.m.,OenslagerNatureCenter,6100 RidgeRoad,SharonCenter.Registerbycalling(330)722-9364

Friday,September9

MedinaCountyAmazingRace, 8a.m.to4p.m.,333FoundryStreet,Medina.Your teammustarriveat8a.m.toregisterandpreparefortheeventtobeginat9a.m. Teamregistrationcosts$155.00andmustbeprepaidwithcreditcardthrough http:// www.mcamazingrace.com Allteamsmusthavefourmembers.Registerat https:// bit.ly/3ADfcuu

B.SmithGallery ThirdFloor,MedinaLibrary 210S.BroadwayStreet,Medina

SpiritsofthePast, 7p.m.to9p.m.ToursleavefromtheMedinaCounty AdministrationBuilding,144N.BroadwayStreet,Medina.PresentedbytheMedina CountyArtsCouncil,MedinaShowbiz,andtheMedinaCountyHistoricalSociety. Limited-sizetourgroupsleaveevery10minutes.Enjoyaneveningwalkwithstops alongthewaytolistentoreenactmentsofscenariosfromMedina’spastand portrayalsofMedina’spastcitizens.Ticketinformationat https://bit.ly/3zIgbrj

CountyArtsCouncil,MedinaShowbiz,andtheMedinaCountyHistoricalSociety. Limited-sizetourgroupsleaveevery10minutes.Enjoyaneveningwalkwithstops alongthewaytolistentoreenactmentsofscenariosfromMedina’spastand portrayalsofMedina’spastcitizens.Ticketinformationat https://bit.ly/3zIgbrj

One-on-OneTechSupport, noon.to1p.m.,SevilleLibrary,45CenterStreet, Seville.Registerfora30-minutesessiontoreviewcomputerbasics.Registerat https://bit.ly/3R43rEn

Saturday,September10

MedinaCountyHistoricalSociety:DuckandCover, 6:30p.m.to8:30p.m.,210S. BroadwayStreet,Medina.Generalmeetingforopentoeveryone.Ttopicis“Duckand Cover:AT&TLongLines-TheHistoryoftheBellSystemandtheMedina UndergroundStation.”

39th AnnualMedinaNeedleworkGuildShow September17through18

MakerspaceMonday:EmbroideryMachine, 1:30p.m.to2:30p.m.,MedinaLibrary, 210S.BroadwayStreet,Medina.Registerat https://bit.ly/3cyX6lf

One-on-OneTechSupport, 5p.m.to6p.m.,SevilleLibrary,45CenterStreet,

SwapIdeasDay

PositiveThinkingDay SeniorStrides, 10a.m.to11a.m.,SchlemanNaturePreserve,6335Wedgewood Road,Medina.A1-to2-milewalkforseniorcitizens.Formoreinformation,call(330) 722-9364

Produce,consumablesandcrafts

CommunityNutritionClass, 10:45a.m.to11:30a.m.,246N.landDrive,Medina. EveryThursdaythroughSeptember15.Freenutritionclassesforseniorcitizens hostedbyJenniferWetzel.Formoreinformationvisit http://www.mcooa.org/ or contactJennyKiousisat(330)723-9514oremailat jakiousis@medinaco.org

Friday,September16 GuacamoleDay

October2:CanineCostumeContest

EnterlotfromWeymouthRoad

Wadsworth 9a.m.tonoon Saturdays,June11throughSeptember24

Topyour‘Za, 12:30p.m.to1:30p.m.,CommunityRoom,BuckeyeLibrary,6625 WolffRoad,Medina.

Produce,consumables,crafts,knifesharpening

DiscoverYourLocalHealthDepartment, 6:30p.m.to7:30p.m.,SycamoreRoom N.andS.,BrunswickLibrary,3649CenterRoad,Brunswick.Registerat https://bit.ly/ 3KCCTHz

CentralIntermediateSchool,151MainStreet,Wadsworth Vendorregistrationinformationat https://bit.ly/3r8trRd

Hands-OnlyCPR, 6p.m.to7:30p.m.,OenslagerNatureCenter,6100RidgeRoad, SharonCenter.LearntoperformCPR,useanAED,andhowtorecognizesudden cardiacarrest.Classcosts$25.00perperson.Registerat https://bit.ly/3wEzCC0

Vendorregistrationinformationat https://bit.ly/3MQSaFJ

NationalFoodisMedicineDay GenealogyDiscussionGroup, noonto1p.m.,2ndFloorConferenceRoom2B,

Seville.Registerfora30-minutesessiontoreviewcomputerbasics.Registerat https://bit.ly/3B2z1g0

AisForAcorn-AlphabetAdventure, 6:30p.m.to7:15p.m.,Children’sActivity Room,WadsworthLibrary,132Broad,Wadsworth.Playacorngames,complete acorncrafts,andevenlearnabitofSpanish.Registerat https://bit.ly/3CToOE1 ScribbleSociety, 6:30p.m.to7:30p.m.,ActivityRoom,SevilleLibrary,45Center Street,Seville.Joininthediscussionofallthingswriting.Participateinwriting prompts,discussingcurrentworksinprogress,andmore!VirtualZoomlinkis availableuponrequest.Thiseventisforteensandtweens.Registerat https://bit.ly/ 3cCBt3v

AmericanRedCrossBloodDrive,10a.m.to3p.m.,HinckleyFireOldStation, 1410RidgeRoad,Hinckley. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg

MedinaPublicSquare

Medina

PrideTime, 4p.m.to5:30p.m.,Medina1907Room,MedinaLibrary,210S. BroadwayStreet,Medina.LGBTQ+communityandalliescometogethertodiscuss movies,literature,andmore.

MakeaHatDay

HeritageFarm,4613LaurelRoad,Brunswick Call330-441-0292formoreinformation.

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N.ernOhioRailwayMuseumStreetcarRides,10a.m.to4p.m.,5515Buffham Road,Seville.EverySaturdaythroughSeptember24.Guidedwalkingtoursof collectionofmorethan40streetcars,interurbansandrapidtransitcars.Toursare everyhouronthehalfhourandtake30minutes.SecondandfourthSaturdays, weatherpermitting,alsoridesona1914trolleycar,11a.m.to3p.m.,Admissionto museumisfree.Ticketsaregoodforalldayriding.Trolleyridesare$4foradultsand children13yearsoldandup;$2forchildren6to12;andnochargeforchildren5and younger. http://www.trainweb.org/norm/ Spiders, noonto5p.m.,SusanHambleyNatureCenter,1473ParschenBoulevard, Brunswick.Learnaboutthedifferentspeciesofspidersnativetotheareaandtheir amazingadaptationsincludingtheirabilitytospinsilk.

WadsworthAreaHistoricalSociety, 7:30p.m.to9p.m.,MeetingRoomsAandB, WadsworthLibrary,132Broad,Wadsworth.LearnaboutMedinaCountyduringthe CivilWar.

AnglophilesUnited, 6:30p.m.to8p.m.,SycamoreRoomN.andS.,Brunswick Library,3649CenterRoad,Brunswick.Games,trivia,andconversationforthose interestedinBritishculture.

InternationalCountryMusicDay K-9Kapers, 10a.m.to11a.m.,BrunswickLakeTrail,1473ParschenBoulevard, Brunswick.Thishikeoffersanopportunityfordogownerstosocializetheirpetswith otherdogs.Alldogsmustbeaccompaniedbyanadultand8-footnon-retractable leash.

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FriendsofMCDLBookSale, 10a.m.to1p.m.,BuckeyeLibrary,6625WolffRoad, Medina.

BuyingaComputer, 6:30p.m.to7:30p.m.,ComputerLab,MedinaLibrary,210S. BroadwayStreet,Medina.Registerat https://bit.ly/3Q4QZmm

Produce,consumablesandcrafts

CoyotesontheMove, 6:30p.m.to7:30p.m.,CommunityRoom,HighlandLibrary, 4160RidgeRoad,Medina.Learnaboutthelifeandhistoryofthecoyote.Registerat https://bit.ly/3pX0fOX

AmericanRedCrossBloodDrive,10a.m.to3p.m.,MedinaCommunity RecreationCenter,855WeymouthRoad,Medina. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg MusicandMovement, 10a.m.to10:45a.m.,MeetingRoomA,WadsworthLibrary, 132Broad,Wadsworth.Childrenwillenjoymusic,movement,andplayingvarious musicalinstruments.

FungiForFamilies, 10a.m.to11:30a.m.,PlumCreekParkS.,2500PlumCreek Parkway,BrunswickHills.Thiswalkfocusesoncategoriesofmushroomsandisopen toallages.Registerbycalling(330)722-9364

Sundays,June12throughOctober2

Produceandconsumables

TownCruise-In,4p.m.to8p.m.,HabitatforHumanityparkinglot,233Lafayette Road,Medina.WednesdaysthroughOctober12,2022.Opentoallantique,classicor collectiblecars.Weatherpermitting.Free.

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July24:ChristmasinJuly September11:Butterflyrelease

Vendorregistrationinformationat https://bit.ly/3vLZY2W

KeeponTruckin, 10a.m.to1p.m.,BuckeyeLibrary,6625WolffRoad,Medina. Childrenofallagescanexploreworkvehiclesupclose.Registerat https://bit.ly/ 3wElIj7

9a.m.tonoon

MedinaLibrary,210S.BroadwayStreet,Medina.

Vendorregistrationinformationat https://bit.ly/3I5Az9l

GenealogySlam, 1p.m.to4p.m.,virtualwithoptionofviewingatMedinaLibrary. Formoreinformationandtoregistervisit https://bit.ly/3TiHId8

DoItYourselfPolymerClayEarrings, 3p.m.to5p.m.,HighlandLibrary,4160 RidgeRoad,Medina.Learntomakeclayearrings.30-minutebaketimeisrequired. Registerat https://bit.ly/3ACRcaN

Saturday,September17

FriendsofMCDLBookSale, 10a.m.to2p.m.,BrunswickLibrary,3649Center Road,Brunswick.Fillabagfor$3,bagprovided.

Tuesday,September13

BeginningSignLanguage, 6p.m.to7:30p.m.,Medina1907Room,MedinaLibrary, 210S.BroadwayStreet,Medina.Registerat https://bit.ly/3KBwWLc EdibleScience, 6p.m.to7p.m.,CommunityRoom,LodiLibrary,635WoosterRoad, Lodi.Registerat https://bit.ly/3QYP5oB

Wednesday,September14

Brunswick 10a.m.to1p.m.

AmericanRedCrossBloodDrive,1p.m.to6p.m.,OurSaviourLutheranChurch, 1605CenterRoad,Hinckley. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg WillsandEstatePlanning, 7p.m.to9p.m.,MeetingRoomA,WadsworthLibrary, 132Broad,Wadsworth.Learntoplanforthefuture.

Kids’YogaintheGarden,10a.m.to10:30a.m.,MedinaCountyCommunity Garden,302E.LibertyStreet,Medina.Parentsrequiredtoremain.Forchildrenages 5andolder.Nocharge,butdonationsgratefullyaccepted.Registerat https://bit.ly/ 3OuxW54

Saturdays,May7throughOctober29

Thursday,September15

Seville 9a.m.tonoon Saturdays,May28throughSeptember24

GazeboatMariaStanhopePark,73W.MainStreet,Seville

Produce,consumablesandcrafts

SpySchoolScience, 6:30p.m.to7:30p.m.,CommunityRoomB,MedinaLibrary, 210S.BroadwayStreet,Medina.LearnaboutextractingDNA,crackingcodes,and more.Thisprogramisfortweens.Registerat https://bit.ly/3egmdcQ

WeymouthLawnSale, 10a.m.to2p.m.,3314MyersRoad,Medina.Sales,music, crafts,food,andchildren’sgames.Freeparking,museumexhibits,andrestroomsat theoldWeymouthSchool.

CornerstoneChapel 3939GrangerRoad,Medina

9a.m.to1p.m. Saturdays,May14throughOctober15

One-on-OneTechSupport, noonto1p.m.,SevilleLibrary,45CenterStreet,Seville. Registerfora30-minutesessiontoreviewcomputerbasics.Registerat https://bit.ly/ 3CNWEKq

AdultBasicEducationClasses, 10a.m.to12:30p.m.,MedinaLibrary,210S. BroadwayStreet,Medina.PreparefortheGEDorimproveyourmath,reading,and writingskills.Classesarefree.FormoreinformationcallProject:LEARNat(330) 723-1314

TheTrinityRoseFoundation 16th AnnualGolfOuting 9:30a.m. WeymouthCountryClub

BenefitSpaghettiDinner, 4p.m.to6p.m.,6201LafayetteRoad,Medina.Dinner anddessertavailablefor$15.00.AllproceedsgodirectlytothePrittfamilytohelp supportJasonwhohascysticfibrosisandisinneedofadoubletransplant.Formore informationvisit https://lafayetteumc.com/ Starry,StarryNightsatLethaHouse, 8p.m.to10p.m.,LethaHouseLodge(W.), 5800RichmanRoad,ChathamTownship.Viewdeepskyobjectsandplanetsupclose usingtheCuyahogaAstronomicalAssociation’stelescopes.Theobservatorywillbe openforpublicviewing.Toregistercall(330)722-9364

WeymouthCountryClub 3946WeymouthRoad,Medina 330-725-6297

RiceKrispieTreatDay MedinaCarsandCoffeeCruise-In,8a.m.to11a.m.,39PublicSquare,Medina. Livemusic.HostedbyMainStreetMedina. Spiders, noonto5p.m.,SusanHambleyNatureCenter,1473ParschenBoulevard, Brunswick.Learnaboutthedifferentspeciesofspidersnativetotheareaandtheir amazingadaptationsincludingtheirabilitytospinsilk.

AlienAdventure, 6p.m.to7p.m.,SevilleLibrary,45CenterStreet,Seville.Createa flyingsaucerwithyourownalieninside.Registerat https://bit.ly/3CTkbK9

BasketWeaving101:PatrioticBasket, 9:30a.m.tonoon,OenslagerNatureCenter 6100RidgeRoad,SharonCenter.Costis$25.00perbasket.Registrationisrequired.

Monday,September26

Wednesday,September21

ShaleCreekGolfCourse 5420WolffRoad,Medina 330-723-8774

McDowell-PhillipsHouseMuseumOpenHouseTours,1p.m.to4p.m.,205S. ProspectStreet,Medina.Tourswillbeofeightto10people,startingevery20 minutes.Firstcome,firstserved.NoparkingallowedonBlakeStreet.Admissionis $10adults,$9historicalsocietymembersandseniorcitizens,$7for7to18yearsold, andnochargeforthoseyoungerthan7yearsoldwithhand-holdingadult.COVID protocolswillbefollowed.

MedinaCountyTrikeandBikeRide,5:30a.m.registration;6p.m.,ridestarts; BrunswickMiddleSchool,1483PearlRoad,Brunswick.Communityrideforchildren aged3to12.FundsraisedsupportpediatriccancerresearchatClevelandClinic Children’s.Registerat https://bit.ly/3IWRfSw AmericanRedCrossBloodDrive, 2p.m.to7p.m.,MedinaUnitedMethodist Church,4747FooteRoad,Medina. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg

Benefits:OperationNewUniformforVeterans FoxMeadowCountryClub http://tinyurl.com/bdh2akhh

PhotographyWorkshop:PhotoCompositionTips&Tricks, 1p.m.to2:30p.m., OenslagerNatureCenter6100RidgeRoad, SharonCenter.Learngeneralrulesaboutphotocompositiontomakeyourpicturesgo fromokaytogreat.Classcosts$15.00perperson.Registerat https://bit.ly/3e5Qwmp ORMACOandtheWadsworthPublicLibrary:LiveattheLibrary, 2p.m.to3p.m., theWadsworthPublicLibrary,132BroadStreet,Wadsworth.Featuringtraditional IrishandScottishmusicperformedbyTiffanySchaefer,harp,andJonathanSchaefer, localwriter.Theprogramisfree,butregistrationscanbemadebycalling(419) 853-6016orbyvisiting https://ormaco.org/z-jonathan-tiffany-schaefer/

Thursday,September22

InternationalTalkLikeaPirateDay ColorfulCrayonPrints, 4p.m.to5p.m.,Children’sActivityRoom,Wadsworth Library,132Broad,Wadsworth.Learnhowtousecrayonstomakecolorfulprints. BeginningSignLanguage, 6p.m.to7:30p.m.,Medina1907Room,MedinaLibrary, 210S.BroadwayStreet,Medina.Introductorycoursetosignlanguage.Registerat https://bit.ly/3Rba5IG

WineCorkPumpkinDecor, 6p.m.to7p.m.,45CenterStreet,Seville.Turnwine corksintofalldecor.Registerat https://bit.ly/3CP8mVf ClevelandCavaliersSeasonPreview, 6:30p.m.to7:30p.m.,SycamoreRoomN. andS.,BrunswickLibrary,3649CenterRoad,Brunswick.AlexJoynershares informationabouttheupcomingseason.Registerat https://bit.ly/3xbBaDZ WadsworthPublicLibraryBoardofTrusteesMeeting, 7p.m.to9p.m.,Meeting RoomA,WadsworthLibrary,132Broad,Wadsworth.

Tuesday,September20

FruitPunchDay

N.E.ernOhioLiveSteamers:ALLABOARD, 12:30p.m.to4:30p.m.,LesterRail Trail,LesterRoad3654,LesterRoadMedina.Trainridesaroundaminiaturerailroad andstationhouse.

KnittingandCrochetCircle, 10a.m.tonoon,BrunswickHickoryRoom,Brunswick Library,3649CenterRoad,Brunswick.

HobbitBirthdayParty, 6p.m.to7p.m.,CommunityRoom,HighlandLibrary,4160 RidgeRoad,Medina.CelebrateFrodoandBilboBaggins’birthdaywithsnacksand trivia.Registerat https://bit.ly/3QaV0FS

PumpkinGarland, 6p.m.to7p.m.,CommunityRoom,LodiLibrary,635Wooster Road,Lodi.Createapumpkingarlandwithyarnandtwine.Registerat https://bit.ly/ 3q8Ot43

Sunday,September18

Monday,September19

SavortheFlavorofAutumn, 6p.m.to7p.m.,SycamoreRoomN.andS., BrunswickLibrary,3649CenterRoad,Brunswick MeditationandJournalingforCreativity, 6p.m.to7p.m.,virtualthroughzoom.Dr. MadhuWanguteachesabouthowtwentyminutesofmeditationadaycanpositively impactyourphysicalandmentalhealth.Registerat https://bit.ly/3pQWKcD ForestTherapyWalk, 6p.m.to7:30p.m.,LethaHouseParkE.,5745Richman Road,ChathamTownship.JoinJasontheWhisperShifterforarelaxingforesttherapy walk.Registerat https://bit.ly/3cvHFKC

CheckersDay

MiniatureGolfDay Chocolatevs.Chocolate, 2:15p.m.to3p.m.,CommunityRoom,BuckeyeLibrary, 6625WolffRoad,Medina.Tastechocolatesamplesandvoteforyourfavorite. S.TownCruise-In,4p.m.to8p.m.,HabitatforHumanityparkinglot,233Lafayette Road,Medina.WednesdaysthroughOctober12,2022.Opentoallantique,classicor collectiblecars.Weatherpermitting.Free. DoitYourselfCatToy, 6p.m.to7p.m.,CommunityRoomA,MedinaLibrary,210S. BroadwayStreet,Medina.Registerat https://bit.ly/3TGZl6y

Monday,September19

AmericanRedCrossBloodDrive,1p.m.to6:30p.m.,TheChapelWadsworth Campus,1391StateRoad,Wadsworth https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg

TheSociety’s10th AnnualGolfOuting 10a.m. ShaleCreekGolfClub https://tinyurl.com/5y37zkrn

2022SandlerTrainingCharityGolfOuting 12:30p.m.

Friday,September23

Tohaveyourgolfoutinglisted,sendtheinformationto joy@BlakeHousePublishing.com atleasttwomonthsinadvance.There isnosuchthingastooearly,butthereistoolate. Contactthehostinggolfcourseforpricing,registrationand sponsorships.

TheCivilWarHerbLadyofOhio, 6p.m.to7p.m.,CommunityRoom,LodiLibrary, 635WoosterRoad,Lodi.LearntheusesofherbsduringtheCivilWar.Registerat https://bit.ly/3BftJxC

2nd AnnualBillHarringtonMemorialGolfOuting 11a.m.

BannedBookTasting, 6p.m.to7p.m.,SevilleLibrary,45CenterStreet,Seville. Registerat https://bit.ly/3KrQJN8

Benefits:HabitatforHumanity WeymouthCountryClub

One-on-OneTechSupport, noon.to1p.m.,SevilleLibrary,45CenterStreet, Seville.Registerfora30-minutesessiontoreviewcomputerbasics.Registerat https://bit.ly/3qcFlLA

Saturday,September24

IfYouGiveaDogaDonut-Exploratory, 6:30p.m.to7:15p.m.,Children’sActivity Room,WadsworthLibrary,132Broad,Wadsworth. TourtheComputerInsideandOut, 6:30p.m.to7:30p.m.,SycamoreRoomN.and S.,BrunswickLibrary,3639CenterRoad,Brunswick.Learnlingoandcomponentsof computer,insideandout.

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FoxMeadowCountryClub 4260FoxMeadowDrive,Medina 330-723-4653

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Alistofgolfoutingsthatbenefitareanon-profitorganizations.

HobbitDay TalesforTots, 10a.m.to11a.m.and1p.mto2p.m.,LethaHouseLodge(W.),5800 RichmanRoad,ChathamTownship.Learnabouttheneedforseedsthroughastory andseedwalk.Forages3-6withanadult.Registerfor10a.m.at https://bit.ly/ 3Qdyqwx andfor1p.m.at https://bit.ly/3pUqMwc

PunctuationDay

Saturday,September25

Sunday,September25

Monday,September26

LoveNoteDay

AnAppleADayGala, 4p.m.to5:30p.m.,CommunityRoom,HighlandLibrary,4160 RidgeRoad,Medina.Makeapplecraftsandtastetestdifferentapples.Registerat https://bit.ly/3eidaIx

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Sunday,September11 throughSunday,October 16,2022

Tohaveyourrunlisted,sendtheinformationto joy@blakehousepublishing.com atleasttwomonthsinadvance. Thereisnosuchthingastooearly,butthereistoolate.

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StuffedAnimalTaxidermy, 6p.m.to7:30p.m.,BrunswickLibrary,3649Center Road,Brunswick.Registerat https://bit.ly/3coSyxT

CrushaCanDay CardMaking, 1p.m.to3p.m.,SycamoreRoomN.andS.,BrunswickLibrary,3649 CenterRoad,Brunswick.Create5cards.$15feepayabletopresenteratthestartof theclass.Bringscissorsandadhesive.Registerat https://bit.ly/3TKTP35

BeginningFamilyHistory, 6:30p.m.to7:30p.m.,CommunityRoomA,Medina Library,210S.BroadwayStreet,Medina.Learnhowtoresearchyourfamilyhistoryin sixeasysteps.Registerat https://bit.ly/3wDrd1K

Friday,September30

HarvestWalkand5KRun,7:30 a.m.registrationandcheck-in,9 a.m.kick-off,MaplesideFarms, Brunswick.BenefitstheKidney FoundationofOhio,Inc.Awards ceremony.Formoreinformation, feesandregistration,goto https:// tinyurl.com/2p9yyuyv

MedinaCountyWalktoEnd Alzheimer’s,8:30a.m.entry,9:30 a.m.ceremony,9:45a.m.walk starts,UptownPark,Public Square,Medina.Formore information,callJulieMostov, 216-470-1771.

ComicBookDay NaturalDiscoveriesHikingSeries:Spiders, 3p.m.to4p.m.,AllardalePark401 RemsenRoad,Medina.Learnaboutdifferentspeciesofspiderslocaltotheareaand

RacewithGrace,9a.m.,Cleveland ClinicMedinaHospital,1000E. WashingtonStreet,Medina.For moreinformation,feesand registration,goto http:// tinyurl.com/26429ux9

TunneltoTowers5kRunand Walk 8a.m.to10a.m.,PublicSquare, Medina.BenefitsStephenSiller TunneltoTowersFoundation.For moreinformation: http:// tinyurl.com/3zaewxmk

OtakuTuesdays, 6p.m.to7:30p.m.,Medina1907Room,MedinaLibrary,210S. BroadwayStreet,Medina.Viewanddiscussanime,learnaboutJapaneseculture, anddogeekcrafts.Cosplaywelcome.Registerat https://bit.ly/3wRB83R

ManagingHypertension, 6p.m.to7p.m.,SycamoreRoomN.andS.,Brunswick Library,3649CenterRoad,Brunswick.Registerat https://bit.ly/3CYlEPw

GoodNeighborDay AmericanRedCrossBloodDrive,1p.m.to7p.m.,SevilleUnitedMethodist Church,74W.MainStreet,Seville https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg

HealthyKidsRunningSeries: Brunswick,3p.m.to4p.m., HeritageFarm,4613LaurelRoad, Brunswick.Eachrunhasavariety ofdistances.Forfees,registration andmoreinformation,goto https://bit.ly/3tWhiCi

S.TownCruise-In,4p.m.to8p.m.,HabitatforHumanityparkinglot,233Lafayette Road,Medina.WednesdaysthroughOctober12,2022.Opentoallantique,classicor collectiblecars.Weatherpermitting.Free.

DiscoverYourLocalHealthDepartment, 11a.m.tonoon,CommunityRoom,Lodi Library,635WoosterRoad,Lodi.Registerat https://bit.ly/3enoTFV

HistoryofPalmistry, 6p.m.to7p.m.,CommunityRoom,HighlandLibrary,4160 RidgeRoad,Medina.Discoverthehistoryofpalmreading.Registerat https://bit.ly/ 3D1yqfU

One-on-OneTechSupport,5p.m.to6p.m.,SevilleLibrary,45CenterStreet, Seville.Registerfora30-minutesessiontoreviewcomputerbasics.Registerat https://bit.ly/3RuhOle

Sunday,September11

Saturday,September17

ToregistercallEmilyat(573)694-4126oremailat basketmakingfriends@gmail.com bySeptember3.

It’saFairDaytoRun, 9a.m., 1 mileand5K,720W.Smith,Medina. Formoreinformationand registration,goto https:// tinyurl.com/k2dsfm63

HotMulledCiderDay

UnRun,1p.m.atSully’sIrishPub, 117W.LibertyStreet,Medina;3 p.m.atLagerHeadsBrewing CompanyandTapRoom,325W. SmithRoad,Medina.Benefits MedinaCountyLibraryDistrict summerreadingprogram.Halfmiletrek,freebeerandsnacks, medalatfinishline.Toregisterand formoreinformation,goto https:// bit.ly/3cAe9mr

Sunday,September18

Saturday,October29

AmericanRedCrossBloodDrive, 10a.m.to3p.m.,RootCandles,640Liberty Street,Medina. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg

BeginningSignLanguage, 6p.m.to7:30p.m.,Medina1907Room,MedinaLibrary, 210S.BroadwayStreet,Medina.Introductorycoursetosignlanguage.Registerat https://bit.ly/3REenYS

Tuesday,September27

FairyPotions, 6p.m.to7p.m.,SevilleLibrary,45CenterStreet,Seville.Makeyour ownminiaturefairypotions.Thiseventisforgrades2-7.Registerat https://bit.ly/ 3QhCuvt

Alistofrunsandwalksthatbenefitareanon-profit organizations.

NavigatingtheMedicareMaze-Medicare101, 7p.m.to9p.m.,MeetingRoomA, WadsworthLibrary,132Broad,Wadsworth.Registerat https://bit.ly/3QfcDEv

TheAmazingRace, hostedbythe NorthernMedinaCountyChamber Alliance.Formoredetails,goto http://tinyurl.com/ycx5p2ne

Saturday,September10

MindfulMonday, 1:30p.m.to2:30p.m.,SycamoreRoomN.andS.,Brunswick Library,3649CenterRoad,Brunswick.Exploreanactivitytopromoteandinspire calmindailylife.

PawsfortheCause5kand1mile, 7:30a.m.registration,racestarts9 a.m.,PublicSquare,Medina. BenefitsMedinaCountySocietyfor thePreventionoftheCrueltyto Animals. https://tinyurl.com/ 26nu82bj

TheClevelandMetroparksZoo, 6:30p.m.to7:30p.m.,SycamoreRoomN.andS., BrunswickLibrary,3649CenterRoad,Brunswick. Discoverthe140yearhistoryof TheClevelandMetroparksZoo.

MeetJessMontgomery, 6:30p.m.to8p.m.,BrunswickLibrary,3649CenterRoad, Brunswick.MeetJessMontgomery,theauthorbehindtheKinshiphistoricalmystery serieswithabooksaleandsigningtofollow.Registerat https://bit.ly/3cStbo5

UnicornParty, 6:30p.m.to7:30p.m.,MeetingRoomsAandB,WadsworthLibrary, 132Broad,Wadsworth.Registerat https://bit.ly/3q9aW0M

Saturday,October22

IPhonePhotographyWorkshop, 10a.m.to2p.m.,MeetingRoomA,Wadsworth Library,132Broad,Wadsworth.Registerat https://bit.ly/3RAuQ0j Pigeon’sRollercoasterParty, 10:30a.m.to11a.m.,SycamoreRoomN.andS., BrunswickLibrary,3649CenterRoad,Brunswick.CelebratethereleaseofMo WillemsneW.book.Registerat https://bit.ly/3KNm0dw N.ernOhioRailwayMuseumStreetcarRides,10a.m.to4p.m.,5515Buffham Road,Seville.Lastday..Guidedwalkingtoursofcollectionofmorethan40 streetcars,interurbansandrapidtransitcars.Toursareeveryhouronthehalfhour andtake30minutes.SecondandfourthSaturdays,weatherpermitting,alsorideson a1914trolleycar,11a.m.to3p.m.,Admissiontomuseumisfree.Ticketsaregood foralldayriding.Trolleyridesare$4foradultsandchildren13yearsoldandup;$2 forchildren6to12;andnochargeforchildren5andyounger. http:// www.trainweb.org/norm/ MeetthePollinators, 11a.m.tonoon,CommunityRoom,HighlandLibrary,4160 RidgeRoad,Medina.Learnaboutthemetamorphosisofthemonarchbutterfly. Registerat https://bit.ly/3cQ5EV2

Wednesday,September28

AmericanRedCrossBloodDrive,10a.m.to3p.m.,St.MarkChurch,1330N. CarpenterStreet,Brunswick. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg

Thursday,September29

ArtforHomeschoolers, 2p.m.to3p.m.,Children’sActivityRoom,Wadsworth Library,132Broad,Wadsworth.LearnaboutthelifeofJosephStella,anItalianborn Americanfuturisticpainter.Makeartinspiredbyhisstyle.

AmericanRedCrossBloodDrive, 1p.m.to7p.m.,BrunswickUnitedMethodist Church,1395PearlRoad,Brunswick. https://rcblood.org/32i1sbg

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WarmupMedinaCounty, 2:15p.m.to3:30p.m.,CommunityRoom,Buckeye Library,6625WolffRoad,Medina.Createfleeceblanketsandscarvestohelpwarm upMedinaCounty.Thiseventisforgrades6-12.

TheT-StrongFallDash5kand1 mile,9a.m.,BuckeyeWoodsPark, 6335WedgewoodRoad,Medina. Benefitschildrenfightingcancerin NortheastOhio.Formore informationandregistration,goto https://tinyurl.com/ybeed85t

Let’sExplore:Trees, 6:30p.m.to7:30p.m.,Children’sActivityRoom,Wadsworth Library,132Broad,Wadsworth.Learnabouttrees,theirimportance,andhowto identifythem.Registerat https://bit.ly/3AREKUy

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