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November

Thru the 28th  2014 Stomp Out Suicide Video Contest, students in grade 6 to 12, sponsored by the Medina County Coalition for Suicide Prevention, complete information including contest rules, forms and additional information can be found at www.alternativepaths.org or call 330.725.9195, deadline is December 1, 2014.

Thru the 30th  37th Annual Traveling Exhibition of the Ohio Watercolor Society, Medina Library, 210 S Broadway, third floor, Medina, library hours, library closed Nov 11 and Nov 27, 330.659.4301 or 330.722.6859.

25  Compete for a Cause, Wadsworth High School and Wadsworth Y.M.C.A. Wadsworth, 4:30pm-8pm, come out to watch Wadsworth, Cloverleaf, Norton and West Holmes Varsity and JV Girl's Teams will take the floor to help raise money to support BWS, admission, 330.374.0174.

28,29  Christmas Around the World, Community Ctr at the Fairgrounds, 725 W Lafayette Rd, Medina, Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm, admission.

28-30  Medina Holiday Spectacular, Public Square, Medina, hours vary, special holiday events every weekend, 330.952.0910.

28-30  Medina Farmers Market, Root Candles, Community Room 623 W Liberty St, Medina, Fri 10am-6pm, Sat-Sun 11am-5pm.

29  Open House, Apropos Gifts, 136 Main St, Wadsworth, 10am-5pm, guest artists, snacks, prize drawings, 330.334.1616.

30  A Victoriam Christmas, John Smart House, 206 N Elmwood St, Medina, 2-6pm, period decorations, living history characters, music, special displays, tour, admission, 330.722.1341.

30  Annual Thanksgiving Concert, Brunswick Rec Center Auditorium, Brunswick, 5pm, presented by the historic Medina Symphony & Symphonia of the Western Reserve, 330.722.5939.

December

1  Emergency Alert Notification Seminar, Soprema Senior Ctr, 617 School Dr, Wadsworth, 2:45pm, call 330.335.1513 to register.

1-27  Medina Holiday Spectacular, Public Square, Medina, hours vary, special holiday events every weekend, 330.952.0910.

1-31  37th Annual Traveling Exhibition of the Ohio Watercolor Society, Medina Library, 210 S Broadway, third floor, Medina, library hours, library closed Dec 24, 25, 31, 330.659.4301 or 330.722.6859.

3  Root Holiday Open House, Root Candles, 623 W Liberty St, Medina, 6:30pm-9pm, holiday fundraising and shopping event for Main Street Medina, admission, 330.952.0910.

3  Junk Food Art, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Rd, 3pm, ages 11-18, create your own masterpiece using candy, call 330.273.4150 to register.

3  Holiday Music with Judy, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Rd, 1:30pm, adults, enjoy the songs with vocalist, Judy Crawford, call 330.273.4150 to register.

3  Make a Candy Cane Wreath, Seville Library, North Center St, 6:30pm, adults, bring 20 full size candy canes, call 330.769.2852 to register.

5,6  Candy Cane Christmas, Spring Mist Farms, 691 Pearl Rd, Brunswick, 6pm-9pm, admission, 330.225.3565.

5-7  Holiday Lights Drive-Thru, Medina County Fairgrounds, 710 W Smith Rd, enter at Smith Road entrance, Fri-Sat 6-10pm, Sun 6-9pm, admission, www.medina-fair.com.

5-7  "Miracle on 34th Street"Haddad Theater, 144 N Broadway, Medina, Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, presented by Medina County Show Biz Company, visit www.medinashowbiz.org for ticket information.

6  Open House, Apropos Gifts, 136 Main St, Wadsworth, 10am-5pm, guest artists, snacks, prize drawings, 330.334.1616.

6  Tree Lighting and Light Display, Chatham Community Center, 7pm, turn on Christmas lights for the season, open house at museum, refreshments, 330.667.2276.

6  Medina Farmers Market, Twiisted, 985 Boardman Alley, Medina, 9am-1pm.

6  Hiking for the Health of It, Lester Rail Trail, meet at Lester Road entrance, 3654 Lester Rd, Medina, 9-11am, for those who can hike four to five miles at a brisk pace, www.medinacountyparks.com.

 Basket Weaving 101: Jingle Bell Basket, Wolf Creek Environmental Ctr, 6100 Ridge Rd, Sharon Township, 9:30am-12:30pm, ages 12+, program fee, call 330.336.5951 by Nov 29 to register.

 Glass Fusion Workshop, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Rd, 10am-12noon, adults, make wearable glass pendants, fee per person, call 330.278.4271 or 330.239.2674 to register.

6  Christmas on the Square - A Community Celebration, Village of Lodi, center of town, 5pm -8pm, luminaries, bonfire, musical performances, and so much more.

6,7  A Hobbit Happening, Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Blvd, Brunswick, stop by anytime between Noon and 5pm, games, crafts and activities from Bilbo's world, www.medinacountyparks.com.

7  Medina Model Railroad & Toy Show, Community Ctr at the Fairgrounds, 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, 10am-4pm, admission, 330.948.4400.

7  A Victorian Christmas, John Smart House, 206 N Elmwood St, Medina, 2-6pm, period decorations, living history characters, music, special displays, tour, admission, 330.722.1341.

7  Light up the Lake, Brunswick Lake, Brunswick, 6-8pm, an evening of family fun as we light up Brunswick Lake, 330.237.8000 opt. 6.

 K-9 Kapers, River  Styx Park, 8200 River Styx Rd, Wadsworth, 3-4pm, socialize your pet with other dogs, all dogs must have accompanying adult and eight-foot non-retractable leash, bring towl for muddy feet and water, www.medinacountyparks.com.

7  Winter Concert, Medina Presbyterian Church, 5020 Burgundy Bay Blvd, Medina, 3pm, presented by the Medina Chorus, admission, seating may be limited, reduced pre-sale tickets availalbe at all three Buehler's stores approximately two weeks before the concert, 330.225.8335.

8  Santa Story Time, Medina Library, 210 S Broadway, 10am, all ages, deck the halls with seasonal stories, songs and more, bring your camera, call 330.725.0588 to register.

8  Lots of Knots Ceramics, held at Lots of Knots Ceramics, Lodi Station Outlets #185, 6pm, ages 5+, select a holiday ceramic piece to decorate, sponsored by Lodi Library, call 330.948.1885 to register.

8  Anglophiles United Holiday Party, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Rd, 7pm, adults, celebrate holiday traditions fo the UK, 330.273.4150.

9  Holiday Story Time, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Rd, 6:30pm, all ages, call 330.273.4150 to register.

9  Gingerbread Houses, Medina Library, 210 S Broadway, 6:30pm, ages 5+, bring a large bag of candy decorations to share, call 330.725.0588 to register.

 Elf School, Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Rd, 6pm, all ages, elf training school and meet the big guy, 330.725.4415.

 Winter Wiggles, Seville Library, North Center St, 4:30pm, all ages, stories, music and a craft, call 330.769.2852 to register.

10  Lunchtime/Funtime Vendor Event, Moose Lodge, 136 S Elmwood St, Medina, 11am-2pm, vendors, lunch available for purchase, 330.769.4029.

10  Nature Through the Seasons, Plum Creek Park North, 2390 Plum Creek Parkway, Brunswick Hills, 10-11am, ages 7+, explore the park, www.medinacountyparks.com.

10  Holiday Story Time, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Rd, 10:30am, all ages, call 330.273.4150 to register.

10  Deck the Halls!, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Rd, 4pm, grades 3-5, create a holiday ornament, call 330.273.4150 to register.

10  Beaded CD Ornament, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster St, 4-7pm, ages 12+, transform a CD into a trendy holiday ornament, 330.948.1885.

10  Holiday Gift Making, Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Rd, 2:30-4pm, grades 7-12, make a gift you can give, 330.725.4415.

10  Decorate a Cookie, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Rd, 2:30-4:30pm, ages 11-18, create your own holiday cookie, 330.278.4271 or 330.239.2674.

11  Wine Tasting, Buehler's, 275 Forest Meadows, Medina, 6-9pm, featuring Holiday Extravaganza, fee, call 330.725.0535 to register.

11  Handmade Gifts for the Holidays, Wolf Creek Environmental Ctr, 6100 Ridge Rd, Sharon Township, stop by anytime between 10am-2pm, ages 3-6 w/adult, make-n-take projects, program is free, but donation of non-perishable food items or paper products for the St. Paul Lutheran Church Food Pantry is appreciated, www.medinacountyparks.com.

11  Holiday Hoopla, Medina Library, 210 S Broadway, 6:30pm, all ages, family celebration, activities, sing-a-long and more, 330.725.0588.

11  Romp with Rudolph, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Rd, 10:30am, ages 2-5, stories, songs, games and crafts, bring yoru camera, call 330.278.4271 or 330.239.2674 to register.

12  Customer Appreciation Day, Soprema Senior Ctr, 617 School Dr, Wadsworth, 11:30am-1:30pm, $5 holiday lunch special and Christmas carol sing-a-long, 330.335.1513.

12  AARP Chapter #2095 Senior Social, Moxies Grill, 700 Medina St, Lodi, 11:30am-2pm, lunch is $12, featuring Bell Ringer from Navarre, Ohio, bring soups (chicken noodle, vegetable, tomato) for Community Service Project, 330.722.5092.

12,13  Candy Cane Christmas, Spring Mist Farms, 691 Pearl Rd, Brunswick, 6pm-9pm, admission, 330.225.3565.

12-14  "Miracle on 34th Street"Haddad Theater, 144 N Broadway, Medina, Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, presented by Medina County Show Biz Company, visit www.medinashowbiz.org for ticket information.

12-14  Holiday Lights Drive-Thru, Medina County Fairgrounds, 710 W Smith Rd, enter at Smith Road entrance, Fri-Sat 6-10pm, Sun 6-9pm, admission, www.medina-fair.com.

13  Swiss Steak DInner, Church at the Lake, 7824 Lake Rd, Chippewa Lake, 4:30pm-7pm, admission, 330.416.3030.

13  Open House, Apropos Gifts, 136 Main St, Wadsworth, 10am-5pm, guest artists, snacks, prize drawings, 330.334.1616.

13  Wine Tasting, Buehler's, 3688 Center Rd, Brunswick, Noon-5pm, featuring Holiday Extravaganza, small charge for samples, 330.225.0202.

13  Medina Farmers Market, Twiisted, 985 Boardman Alley, Medina, 9am-1pm.

13  A Celebration of Christmas, held at the Medina Performing Arts Center, 851 Weymouth Rd, Medina, 7pm, presented by the Brass Band of the Western Reserve, admission, 614.563.7170.

13  Christmas Mother/Daughter Tea, Medina County Historical Society, 206 N Elmwood, Medina, 2pm, presentation by Laura Leow, admission, seating is limited, call 330.722.1341 for ticket information.

13  Reindeer Games, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Rd, 10am-12noon, all ages, crafts, activities and a special visitor, call 330.273.4150 to register.

13,14  Medina Gun Show, Community Ctr at the Fairgrounds, 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 9am-3pm, admission, 330.948.4400.

13,14 A Hobbit Happening, Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Blvd, Brunswick, stop by anytime between Noon and 5pm, games, crafts and activities from Bilbo's world, www.medinacountyparks.com.

14  Winter Concert, Medina High School Performing Arts Center, 2pm, presented by the Medina Community Band.

15  Sock Snowman Craft, Seville Library, North Center St, 6pm, ages 12+, call 330.769.2852 to register.

15-28  Holiday Lights Drive-Thru, Medina County Fairgrounds, 710 W Smith Rd, enter at Smith Road entrance, 6-9pm, admission, www.medina-fair.com.

16  Medina County Critique Club, held at the Medina Library, 210 S Broadway, Medina (meeting location subject to change), 7pm-9:30pm, 330.435.6269.

16  Here Comes Santa Claus!, Seville Library, North Center St, 6-8pm, all ages, bring your list and camera to meet the Claus's, songs, stories and snacks, call 330.769.2852 to register.

16  A 1950's Christmas Memory, Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Rd, 6:30pm, adults, travel back in time with local entertainer, Bill Brauning, call 330.725.4415 to register.

17  Snow Much Fun, Medina Library, 210 S Broadway, 10am, ages 2+, stories, songs and a craft, call 330.725.0588 to register.

18  Gingerbread Houses, Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Rd, 10:30am, all ages w/adult, bring a large bag of candy decorations to share, call 330.725.4415 to register.

18  Deck the Halls Floral Arrangement, Seville Library, North Center St, 6pm, adults, bring sharp scissors or knife, program fee, call 330.769.2852 to register.

18,19 Tales for Tots, Wolf Creek Environmental Ctr, 6100 Ridge Rd, Sharon Township, 10-11am or 1-2pm, ages 3-6 w/adult, story, fun activities and a walk through the pine woods, dress for the weather, register online between Nov 13 and Dec 17 at www.medinacountyparks.com.

19  6th Annual Teen Mini ConMedina Library, 210 S Broadway, 6-10pm, grades 6-12, annual bite-sized anime convention, Cosplay contest, candy sushi, Wii games, martial arts demos and a special Japanese Tea ceremony with Snowflake Tea Room, call 330.725.0588 to register.

19,20  Candy Cane Christmas, Spring Mist Farms, 691 Pearl Rd, Brunswick, 6pm-9pm, admission, 330.225.3565.

20  Open House, Apropos Gifts, 136 Main St, Wadsworth, 10am-5pm, guest artists, snacks, prize drawings, 330.334.1616.

20  Holiday Pops Concert, Medina Performing Arts Center, Medina, 7:30pm, featuring the Akron Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, presented by the Medina County Arts Foundation, for tickets, call 330.535.8131.

20  Medina Farmers Market, Twiisted, 985 Boardman Alley, Medina, 9am-1pm.

20  Hiking for the Health of It, Cuyahoga Valley National Park's Lock 29, Peninsula, 9-11am, for those who can hike four to five miles at a brisk pace, www.medinacountyparks.com.

20  Gingerbread Houses, Highland Library, 4160 Ridge Rd, 11am, ages 5+ w/adult, bring a large bag of candy decorations to share, call 330.278.4271 or 330.239.2674 to register.

20,21  A Hobbit Happening, Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Blvd, Brunswick, stop by anytime between Noon and 5pm, games, crafts and activities from Bilbo's world, www.medinacountyparks.com.

20,21  Grand Opening Weekend for Putt-ing Through the Ages, Buffalo Creek Retreat, 8708 Hubbard Valley Rd, Seville, Noon-8pm, indoor miniature golf adventure, www.medinacountyparks.com.

21  Medina Flea Market, Community Ctr at the Fairgrounds, 735 Lafayette Rd, Medina, 6am-3pm, admission, 330.948.4400.

22  Wadsworth Bicentennial Community Christmas Sing-a-Long, Buehler's Plaza, Wadsworth, 6pm-7:30pm, 330.335.2705.

24  Christmas Evening Services,  Medina Community Church, 416 S Broadway St, Medina, 5pm and 7pm, visit www.medinacommunitychurch.org for more information.

27  Medina Farmers Market, Twiisted, 985 Boardman Alley, Medina, 9am-1pm.

27-31  Putt-ing Through the Ages, Buffalo Creek Retreat, 8708 Hubbard Valley Rd, Seville, Noon-8pm, indoor miniature golf adventure, www.medinacountyparks.com.

27,28  A Hobbit Happening, Susan Hambley Nature Center, 1473 Parschen Blvd, Brunswick, stop by anytime between Noon and 5pm, games, crafts and activities from Bilbo's world, www.medinacountyparks.com.

30  New Year's Bash, Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Rd, 11:30am, all ages, crafts, activities and a celebration, call 330.273.4150 to register.

30  New Year's Bash, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster St, 11:30am, ages 2-5, crafts, activities and and a celebration, call 330.948.1885 to register.

30  Marshmallow Engineering, Lodi Library, 635 Wooster St, 3pm, ages 10-15, build a tower using marshmallows and toothpicks, call 330.948.1885 to register.