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Community Events

  

The Huron County Board of Mental Health and Addiction Services’ goal is to decrease stigma associated with mental health and to provide services and support for those who need them.  To be linked with local supports and services please call 419-681-6268 or the Huron County Crisis Hotline at 800-826-1306 or text 4HOPE to 741-741. The Board wants to remind anyone who may be struggling that “you are not alone, you matter, and don’t give up”. 

 

Erie County Children Services is working to prepare for the Holiday season and are asking the community for assistance. They are looking for individuals who are willing to shop for children by obtaining names and wish lists for them. In addition they are also accepting monetary donations. For more information, please call 419-627-4489.

 

Now through Saturday 31st – The Village of New London will be transformed into “The Magical Village of WhoLondon.” Come out and stroll through the village and see all the wonderful decorations and visit the themed businesses. There will also be fun holiday events all month long for the whole family.  

 

Now through Monday December 5th – At the Milan Public Library it’s the Family Christmas Tree Decorating Contest. You can pick up and decorate a 24” Christmas tree for a chance to win the contest. Winners will be announced on December 12th. Trees are available first come first serve. For more information, please call 419-499-4117.

 

Now through Tuesday December 6th – It’s the Voice for Victims Toy Drive at Ken Ganley in Norwalk and Sandusky. They are accepting new unwrapped toys which will be donated to Voice 4 Victims and then distributed to local children in need. For more information, please call 419-668-3300.

  

Now through Friday December 9th – The Erie County Senior Center is running a Stuff the Trunk Collection Drive for local seniors and Meals on Wheels recipients who may struggle with social isolation in the winter months. They are collecting items like: Adult Coloring books, colored pencils, small Christmas ornaments, hot chocolate packets and more. Donations can be dropped off in their lobby from 8am until 4pm Monday through Friday. For more information, please call 419-626-2560.

 

Now through December 23rd – It’s the Vermilion Art Guild Holiday show. The show begins with an opening called “Sip and Shop” from 5pm until 8pm featuring wine, chocolate, and sleds. The show will be open throughout the week from 10am until 4pm and noon until 4pm on weekends. 

 

Now through March 24th – Tickets are on sale for the 8th Annual Starlight Serenade Fundraiser, benefitting the Sandusky City Schools Band Program. The fundraiser event will be held in the Sandusky High School Cafeteria on Saturday April 4th at 4pm. Tickets can be purchased for $25 through the Band Office and are available at Mr. Smith’s Coffee House, Loris Printing, and on Eventbrite.

 

Tickets are now available for the St. Paul High School Flyer Girls Basketball fundraiser on January 28th. It’ll be at Bronson Conservation Club. The Cleveland Keys Dueling Pianos will be headlining with doors opening at 7pm. Tickets are $50 and include unlimited appetizers, beer, wine, and seltzer. Guests must be 21 or older to attend. There will also be a 50/50 raffle. For more information, please call 419-668-7223. Tickets are available until Friday, January 13th.  

 

December 2022 

 

Monday 5th – At the Huron Public Library it’s the Mystery Book Group starting at 7pm. You can discuss a variety of mystery books from authors around the world. This month’s meeting is a Reveal Party for 2023 Titles. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

   

Monday 5th – At the Milan Public Library it’s Cookie Mix Gifts Jars from 6pm until 7pm. Join in and mix up some holiday fun. Fill a mason jar with the dry ingredients you need to make a delicious batch of cookies. Choose from different mix-ins, and decorate your jar to make the perfect gift for someone else, or keep it for yourself. Registration is required. For anyone ages 11 through 18. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Monday 5th – At the Berlin Public Library its Twist and Shout from 10:30am until 11am. Dance, sing, and play instruments with your friends at the library! This program is intended for children under 5 and their caregivers. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

    

Monday 5th – At the Milan Public Library its What’s Cooking: Holiday Cookie Exchange from 6pm until 7pm. Sign up for the Library Cookie Walk, bring in 3-dozen homemade holiday sweets to share on the night of the program and get a platter of family favorites from fellow community members. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Tuesday 6th – Artists’ Open Studio is inviting you to their Feliz Navidad Holiday Fiesta at the studio in Norwalk. It’ll be from 5pm until 7pm. You can come out and browse the AOS gallery and shop through their products. There will also be live music, a caricature artist, and food and refreshments. 

 

Tuesday 6th – At the Berlin Public Library it’s Tuesday Trivia from 3pm until 4pm. Test your knowledge of books, films, music, and other pop culture related trivia. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

   

Tuesday 6thAt the Milan Public Library it’s the Planner Society: A Crafter’s Gift Guide from 6pm until 7pm. Looking for the perfect gift for the planners and crafters in your life? Join for an evening filled with information about the trendiest items on the market right now, as well as must-have staples. Plus, see and try out many examples. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Tuesday 6th – At the Huron Public Library its Stitch Niche: Crochet Club, for teens and adults, starting at 3pm. Share current projects, get help from library staff, or just enjoy the company of other knitters. 

-6pm – 7:30pm. Homemade Gift Workshop, for 7th through 12 grades. Find a holiday workshop for DIY gift-making including jewelry, candles, spa kits, ornaments, soup mixes, and card-making. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Tuesday 6thAt the Milan Public Library its Paws to Read from 4pm until 4:30pm. Come read with therapy dog, Daisy, in the cozy library atmosphere! Daisy provides a non-judgmental reading partner, allowing kids to practice and improve their skills with performance pressure removed. For children in kindergarten through h6th grade. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Wednesday 7th – At the Berlin Public Library it’s Cookie Mix Gifts Jars from 3pm until 4pm. Join in and mix up some holiday fun. Fill a mason jar with the dry ingredients you need to make a delicious batch of cookies. Choose from different mix-ins, and decorate your jar to make the perfect gift for someone else, or keep it for yourself. Registration is required. For anyone ages 11 through 18. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Wednesday 7th – It’s time to Dine Out for the FUNd of it with the Norwalk Area United Fund. Every Wednesday at local restaurants a portion of the proceeds will go towards the 2023 campaign “The Stampede of Giving.” This week’s restaurant will be Pean’s Pizza Subs & Sudz in Monroeville. For more information, please call 419-668-0269. 

   

Wednesday 7th – At the Huron Public Library its Board Games at the Library: Monopoly starting at 11am. Join players each month for board games and fun! 

-3pm – 5pm. Huron Historical Society Open Hours. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Thursday 8th – It’s Storytime at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 11am. For children up to age 5. You can listen to a selection of picture books and enjoy educational activities. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

 

Thursday 8thAt the Milan Public Library it’s the Film Society: Gremlins from 6pm until 8pm. Are you in need of a break from all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season? Swing by Milan for a screening of the holiday comedy/horror classic, Gremlins for an evening of cinematic hijinks. Popcorn and holiday treats served, while supplies last. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Thursday 8th – The Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio is having a Drive-Thru Mobile Food Pantry at Black River Landing in Lorain from 3:30pm until 5:30pm. 

 

Thursday 8thAt the Huron Public Library, it’s Managing Your Money with Alzheimer’s Care. Starting at 4pm Pam Brumbaugh from the Alzheimer’s Association will share how to finance Alzheimer’s care for loved ones. Registration is encouraged for this event. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

    

Thursday 8th – At the Milan Public Library its Button Christmas Trees from 6pm until 7:30pm. ‘Tis the Season to Fa-la-la-la-la your way into the library as you create your own Button Christmas Tree. Plan for a fun, creative evening out with this holiday craft. Works perfectly as a gift to share with someone special or a charming addition to you own winter home décor. Materials will be provided. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Friday 9th – At the Milan Public Library, it’s Preschool Story Time from 10:30am until 11:30am. Children ages 2 through 5 can listen to stories, sing, dance, and make crafts. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Friday 9th – At the Huron Public Library it’s a Firelands Free Health Screening from 10am until noon. Firelands offers free screenings, including blood pressure tests, information about breast health and assistance scheduling mammograms. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

 

Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th It’s the Mad River & NKP’s 6th annual Holiday Train from noon until 5pm. This event is tailored for young children and families. The cost is $6 per rider, and you can ride in one of their restored cabooses to experience the same ride as railroaders from a bygone era. These rides last about 10 minutes and then you can go to the dining hall for cookies and hot cocoa. 

   

Saturday 10th – It’s Milan’s Hometown Holidays in Milan, with events both on and off the square. Come out from noon until 6pm and get pictures with Santa and meet Olaf. There will also be face-painting and magic shows, and an Elf on the Shelf Storytime. 

 

Saturday 10th – The Masons of Norwalk are holding an all you can eat pancake and sausage breakfast at the Masonic Center in Norwalk from 8am until noon. The breakfast includes pancakes, sausage links, coffee, and juice for an $8 donation. These breakfasts will be on the second Saturday of each month. 

    

Saturday 10th – At the Berlin Public Library its Scrabble Christmas Ornaments from noon until 1pm. Get into a festive mood and make DIY Scrabble Christmas Ornaments. This creative craft will be the perfect addition to any Christmas tree. All materials will be provided. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

   

Saturday 10th – At the Milan Public Library it’s the Ugly Sweater Crafting Party from 11am until noon. Need a blinged-out sweater for the holidays? Bring an old sweater and make it new again with festive decorations. Holiday treats and crafting supplies provided. Bring your own sweater to decorate. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Saturday 10th – The Christian Singles Fellowship is Having a Christmas Trip to the Merry-Go-Round Museum in Sandusky at 1pm. Come on out and meet up with Santa and takes some rides on the merry-go-round. Afterwards they are traveling to the Mad River Museum in Bellevue for the Holiday Train Rides. Then they’ll be having dinner at an area restaurant. For more information, please call 419-433-0085.

 

Saturday 10th – At the Huron Public Library its Dungeons & Dragons: Holiday Addition from 10am until 1:30pm. For children in 7th through 12th grades You can design a unique character and embark on a quest through a blizzard of snow. Holiday snacks will be served. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Saturday 10thIt’s the Hometown Holidays Event in New London. Come out and meet Santa and Mrs. Claus, the Grinch, Anna, Elsa, and Olaf from Frozen and many more characters! There will also be live music, food trucks, face painting, train rides and more. Plus, there will be the annual Christmas Parade starting at 9am. 

  

Saturday 10th – It’s the Random Act of Kindness Event at Ken Ganley in Norwalk and Sandusky. Santa Claus will be coming to town, and you can come out and meet him and get a commemorative photo from 10am until noon, plus every child will receive a free gift. For more information, please call 419-668-3300. 

 

Sunday 11th – The Masons of Norwalk Ohio are holding an All you can eat pancake and sausage breakfast. It’ll be at the Masonic Building in Norwalk from 8am until 12pm. The cost for breakfast is an $8 donation and includes pancakes, sausage links, coffee, and juice. Breakfasts will be on the second Sunday of each month. 

  

Sunday 11th – It’s Trinity Lutheran Church’s Journey to Bethlehem at the Church in Monroeville from 4pm until 7pm. Bring your family and discover the true meaning of Christmas as you experience the sights and sounds of a trip to Bethlehem. Admission is free, come out and enjoy some hot chocolate and cookies, and visit with the animals. 

  

Sunday 11th – The Townsend Ruritan is having a Pancake Brunch at Vickery Hall from 8am until 1pm. They will be serving pancakes, whole hog sausage, and biscuits and gravy. Sausage links and patties are also available for purchase.

Sunday 11th – It’s the Bismark Senior Center and Community Center’s first breakfast of the season. It’ll be at their location in Bellevue from 8am until 11am. There will be scrambled eggs, ham, sausage, homefries, biscuits with gravy, pancakes, waffles and more. There will also be a 50/50 drawing, and a collection of food for the local food banks. Breakfasts will be on the second Sunday of each month. 

 

Monday 12th – At the Berlin Public Library its Twist and Shout from 10:30am until 11am. Dance, sing, and play instruments with your friends at the library! This program is intended for children under 5 and their caregivers. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

 

Monday 12th – The Christian Singles Fellowship is having a planning meeting at North Point Baptist Church at 7pm. They will also be nominating officers that night. For more information, please call 419-433-0085.

 

Monday 12th – The Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio is having a Drive-Thru Mobile Food Pantry at Ely Stadium in Elyria from 4pm until 5:30pm. 

 

Monday 12th At the Huron Public Library its Anything Goes – Take & Make Craft Kits Pickup, for kindergarten through 6th grade. Pick up a craft kit during operating hours to take home and make. December’s craft is the Holiday Scenery Kit. Registration is required. 

-4pm. Teen Library Council, for 7th through 12th grades. Teens interested in volunteering can join the TLC each month. 

-7pm. Socrates Café. Discuss Philosophical topics with fellow patrons. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Monday 12thAt the Milan Public Library its Taste Buds: Holiday Feast from 6pm until 7pm. Bring a family favorite holiday dish to share at our annual holiday potluck! For anyone ages 12-18. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Monday 12th – It’s Adult Craft Night at the Norwalk Public Library. Starting at 6pm you can create bobble hat yarn gnomes.  Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

  

Tuesday 13th – At the Huron Public Library its Chess with Paul Sherwood starting at 6pm. Learn how to play or practice your skills. All ages are welcome.  

-6:30pm. Holiday Storytimes: Family Storytime. Join Miss Melissa for these special storytime dates including activities full of good cheer. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

 

Tuesday 13th – At the Berlin Public Library it’s Tuesday Trivia from 3pm until 4pm. Test your knowledge of books, films, music, and other pop culture related trivia. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

 

Tuesday 13th – It’s Cookin’ for the Claus at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 4:30pm. Learn how to make sugar cookie dough, then taste test and decorate pre-baked treats. For 3rd through 5th grades. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

   

Tuesday 13thAt the Milan Public Library its Kids in the Kitchen: Gingerbread Houses from 4pm until 4:15pm. Join in and make a fun and delicious after school snack. This month you can decorate a gingerbread house. Registration required. For children in Kindergarten through 6th grade. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

   

Tuesday 13th – At the Milan Public Library its Alzheimer’s: 10 Warning Signs from 6:30pm until 7:30pm. You can come learn how to recognize common signs of Alzheimer’s, how to approach someone about memory concerns, the importance of early detection and benefits of a diagnosis, possible tests and assessments for the diagnostic process, and about Alzheimer’s Association resources. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

   

Tuesday 13th – The Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio is having a Drive-Thru Mobile Food Pantry at BSGU Firelands from 4pm until 5:30pm. 

 

Wednesday 14th – It’s time to Dine Out for the FUNd of it with the Norwalk Area United Fund. Every Wednesday at local restaurants a portion of the proceeds will go towards the 2023 campaign “The Stampede of Giving.” This week’s restaurant will be the Norwalk Eagles Club 711 in Norwalk. For more information, please call 419-668-0269. 

  

Wednesday 14th – At the Berlin Public Library it’s the Super Smash Bros. Tournament from 3pm until 4pm. Choose your favorite character and join in the battle for this Nintendo Switch Super Smash Bros. Tournament. The winner receives a grand prize. Anyone ages 11 through 18 are welcome to join. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

   

Wednesday 14th – At the Huron Public Library its Holiday Storytimes: Babies & Toddler Time at either 10am or 11am for babies and toddlers with a caregiver. Join Miss Melissa for these special storytime dates including activities full of good cheer. 

-1:30pm. Holiday Storytimes: Babies & Toddler Time, for children ages 3 and a half to 5 years old without a caregiver. Join Miss Melissa for these special storytime dates including activities full of good cheer. 

-2pm – 4pm. Crafternoons. Create a few DIY crafts for gift-giving including jewelry, seashell planters, and ornaments. Registration is required. 

-3pm. Real Reads Nonfiction Book Club. Join this monthly book club featuring nonfiction books and biographies. These books are available at the library. This month’s book is We Carry Their Bones by Erin Kimmerle. 

-3pm – 5pm. Huron Historical Society Open Hours. 

-4pm. STEAM Team, for kindergarten through 2nd grade. Children can explore the areas of STEAM with exciting themes! December’s theme is Holiday STEAM. Registration is required. 

-4pm. STEAM Team 2.0, for 3rd through 6th grades. Children can explore the areas of STEAM with exciting themes! December’s theme is Holiday STEAM. Registration is required. 

-6:30pm. Euchre Night. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

   

Wednesday 14th – At the Milan Public Library it’s the Adults Book Club: The Christmas Jars from 6:30pm until 7:30pm. Wrap up in your coziest blanket as you read The Christmas Jar by Jason F Wright. All are welcome, and books are available at the library. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Thursday 15th – It’s Storytime at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 11am. For children up to age 5. You can listen to a selection of picture books and enjoy educational activities. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

  

Thursday 15th – At the Berlin Public Library it’s the Adults Book Club from 6:30pm until 7:30pm. Wrap up in your coziest blanket as you read The Christmas Jar by Jason F Wright. All are welcome and the books are available at the library. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Thursday 15th – At the Huron Public Library It’s the Book Exchange Book Group starting at 7pm. You can join this monthly book club featuring popular and eclectic books. These books are available at the library. This month’s book is The Noel Letters by Richard Paul Evans. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

   

Thursday 15th – At the Milan Public Library it’s the Hobby Hangout from 6pm until 8pm. Interested in crafting miniatures? From wargames to dollhouses to displays, miniature figures can be used in a variety of fun and rewarding activities. Beginners and experienced crafters welcome, and supplies will be provided! Feel free to bring your own project or pick up one at the library. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Friday 16th It’s Music and Movement at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 11am. Through song and dance kids are encouraged to get silly and let that excess energy out. For children ages 2 through 5. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

  

Friday 16th – At the Milan Public Library it’s Preschool Story Time from 10:30am until 11:30am. Children ages 2 through 5 can listen to stories, sing, dance, and make crafts. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Friday 16th – The Christian Singles Fellowship is having a Christmas Dinner at the American Legion Post 83 at 6:30pm. There will be a carpool available to look at local Christmas lights. Bring the kids for an evening of Christmas cheer. For more information, please call 419-433-0085.

 

Saturday 17thIt’s Vacationland Federal Credit Unions 11th annual toy drive at the Sandusky Mall from 2pm until 6pm. The drive will benefit children served by the Erie County Department of Job and family Services and the Reach Our Youth organization in Huron County. There will be activities at the mall for kids, giveaways, appearances by Dollar Dog, and more. You can get more information at VLFCU.org. 

  

Saturday 17th – At the Berlin Public Library it’s “Who Are You? An All-Ages Doctor Who Get Together” from 11am until 1pm. International Dalek Day is coming up and you can come out to join this annual celebration for fans of all ages. Whether you’ve just started watching the series or you can remember the very first Doctors from back in the day, come let your Whovian Flag fly. Enjoy Doctor Who-themed snacks, crafts, and more! For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

    

Sunday 18th – Eat My Cookie is inviting you to a Christmas Party with Santa at Peans Pizza in Monroeville from 1pm until 3pm. The entry fee is a $5 donation, and all proceeds will be donated to Norwalk’s Invest In Youth program. Come out and meet with Santa and get pictures for free, and each child also gets a free book. There will be an ugly sweater contest, raffles, a full cookie and hot chocolate bar, a craft corner and more. 

 

Sunday 18th – Willard’s Townline 26 band (the Schag family), is having a Christmas Concert at the Huron County Fairgrounds EXPO Building starting at 3pm. This free concert will be showcasing the Christmas musical, “Behold the Lamb of God” and more. They will also be collecting new or gently used clothing for the Clothing Bank of Norwalk.

 

Monday 19thIt’s NERF Night Before Christmas at the Norwalk Public Library starting at 5:30pm. Play individual and team-based games using NERF toys. For 3rd through 6th grades. Parents must sign waiver forms prior to the event, registration is required. For more information, please call 419-668-6063. 

     

Monday 19th – The Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio is having a Drive-Thru Mobile Food Pantry at Willard Parks and Rec from 3pm until 5pm. 

 

Monday 19thAt the Milan Public Library it’s Milan’s Morning Moment: Skipping Christmas from 10am until 11am. Baby, it’s cold outside…so join in the warm, cozy library for the morning book club! There is nothing better than a cup of warm coffee, a fresh muffin, and discussing a good book with even better friends. This month’s reading is Skipping Christmas by John Grisham. Copies of the book are available at the library. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Monday 19th – At the Milan Public Library it’s Read All About It! Intro to Google News from 11am until noon. You can come in and learn the basics of how to navigate Google’s news reader. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Monday 19th – At the Berlin Public Library its Twist and Shout from 10:30am until 11am. Dance, sing, and play instruments with your friends at the library! This program is intended for children under 5 and their caregivers. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

    

Monday 19th – At the Milan Public Library it’s the Polar Express Pajama Party from 6pm until 7pm. Wear your comfiest pajamas and join for a magical evening. There will be a special reading of the Polar Express, refreshments, and crafts. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

   

Monday 19th – At the Milan Public Library it’s the Teen Book Club: A Christmas Carol from 6pm until 7pm. Are you a teen that loves to read? Come join us and have a snack as we discuss our latest book selection. December’s book is A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

  

Tuesday 20th – At the Huron Public Library its Stitch Niche: Crochet Club, for teens and adults, starting at 3pm. You can share current projects, get help from the library staff, or just enjoy the company of other knitters. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Tuesday 20th – It’s the Essential Pantry at the First Baptist Church in Vermilion, from 11am until 1pm and then from 5pm until 7pm. They provide basic essential items free of charge for people who can’t afford them. Those items include toothbrushes and toothpaste, razorblades, soap, shampoo, feminine hygiene products and more. The pantry is every third Tuesday of each month. You can find more information on their Facebook page. 

 

Wednesday 21st – It’s time to Dine Out for the FUNd of it with the Norwalk Area United Fund. Every Wednesday at local restaurants a portion of the proceeds will go towards the 2023 campaign “The Stampede of Giving.” This week’s restaurant will be Berry’s on Main in Norwalk. For more information, please call 419-668-0269. 

 

Wednesday 21st – At the Huron Public Library it’s the Huron Historical Society’s Open Hours from 3pm until 5pm.  

-5:15pm. Rockin’ Readers Book Club, for 3rd through 5th grades. Tweens can join this monthly book club. The books are available at the library. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

 

Wednesday 21st – The Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio is having a Drive-Thru Mobile Food Pantry at Brookside High School in Sheffield from 4:30pm until 6pm. 

 

Thursday 22nd – The Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio is having a Drive-Thru Mobile Food Pantry at Lorain High School from 4:30pm until 6pm. 

 

Friday 23rd At the Milan Public Library it’s Preschool Story Time from 10:30am until 11:30am. Children ages 2 through 5 can listen to stories, sing, dance, and make crafts. For more information, please call 419-499-4117. 

 

Tuesday 27th – At the Huron Public Library it’s the Countdown to 2023 Celebration Kits pickup for preschool through 6th grade. Pick up a celebration kit during operating hours including glasses, hats, noisemakers, and more. Kits require adult supervision. Registration is required. 

-12:30pm – 6pm. American Red Cross Blood Drive. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Wednesday 28th – The Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio is having a Drive-Thru Mobile Food Pantry at the Galion School Campus from 4pm until 5:30pm. 

 

Wednesday 28th – At the Huron Public Library it’s the Countdown to 2023 Celebration Kits pickup for preschool through 6th grade. Pick up a celebration kit during operating hours including glasses, hats, noisemakers, and more. Kits require adult supervision. Registration is required. 

-3pm – 5pm. Huron Historical Society Open Hours. 

-6:30pm. Euchre Night. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Wednesday 28th – It’s time to Dine Out for the FUNd of it with the Norwalk Area United Fund. Every Wednesday at local restaurants a portion of the proceeds will go towards the 2023 campaign “The Stampede of Giving.” This week’s restaurant will be Suki’s in Norwalk. For more information, please call 419-668-0269. 

 

Thursday 29th – The Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio is having a Drive-Thru Mobile Food Pantry at Oakwood Park in Lorain from 2pm until 4pm. 

 

Thursday 29th – At the Huron Public Library it’s the Countdown to 2023 Celebration Kits pickup for preschool through 6th grade. Pick up a celebration kit during operating hours including glasses, hats, noisemakers, and more. Kits require adult supervision. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

  

Friday 30th – At the Huron Public Library it’s the Countdown to 2023 Celebration Kits pickup for preschool through 6th grade. Pick up a celebration kit during operating hours including glasses, hats, noisemakers, and more. Kits require adult supervision. Registration is required. For more information, please call 419-433-5009. 

 

Saturday 31st – The Christian Singles fellowship is having a New Years Eve Party at Karson’s home starting at 7pm. Tacos will be provided. Please feel free to bring a covered dish or dessert, pop, or munchies to share. Bring the kids to help celebrate the New Year. For more information, please call 419-433-0085.

 

Community Organization News and Info

 

The Erie County Board of Developmental Disabilities is in need of care providers and they are asking the community for caring individuals to become direct service professionals. In doing so, you can play a meaningful role in the lives of those with disabilities. For more information about becoming a care provider, please call the board at 419-626-0208 or visit their website.

 

The Norwalk Public Library is seeking AARP Tax-Aide Volunteers. They wish to become an AARP Tax-Aide site in the future but they need volunteers to make it happen. No prior tax knowledge is needed, anyone with a passion for helping others is welcome to join them with this. For more information, please call 419-668-6063.

 

Victory Kitchen in Sandusky is providing hot meals for breakfast and lunch, prepared fresh daily, for patrons to take home.  Along with the hot food, they are providing one bag of food per adult and child, each.  If you would like to make a donation, monetarily or product, please call 419-627-8732 and speak with a staff member.  Thank you for your continued support and God Bless!

 

The Huron County Sheriff’s Office is implementing Project Lifesaver. Which is a project designed to protect and locate missing persons who have wandered from their homes. Through the use of a wristband with a unique radio frequency. They will monitor the program and participants, oversee battery replacement, and insure the system is operating properly. For more information please call the Huron County Board of Developmental Disabilities 419-668-8840.

 

Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio is looking for donations to help get food into the hands of those who need it as well as volunteers to sort and re-pack food, help on-site distribution, office work and more.  Go to secondharvestfoodbank.org to donate online and to learn more information.  To find programs that help families at risk for hunger in every community, click on the Charity Directory.  Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio is and Equal Opportunity Provider.

 

Girl Scout Troops are open and you’re invited to join for FREE virtual events! Go to gsneo.org/join to join Girl Scouts or to register for an event and watch your girl’s confidence and self-esteem boost as she makes a difference not only in her community, but the world!

 

Huron County is participating in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Children from birth until age 5 can receive a free book each month. Visit ohioimaginationlibrary.org to enroll your child today!

 

The Huron Historical Society is proud and excited to announce the release of Explore Huron History, an interactive digital platform of historical photographs and videos of Huron from its archive. The website includes annotated photos and videos allowing viewers to test their knowledge of local history. Brought to you by support from grants and donors. Visit their website thehuronhistoricalsociety.org.

 

Health and Wellness/Covid-19 Information

 

The Vue Banquet & Event Center in Bellevue is holding a family support group every Tuesday. It’ll be at 6:30pm at the back entrance. These meetings will address the disease of addiction, beginning recovery, setting boundaries, handling grief, and more. “The hardest part is walking through the door, but you’ll be glad you did.”

 

The Erie County Board of Developmental Disabilities is in need of care providers and they are asking the community for caring individuals to become direct service professionals. In doing so, you can play a meaningful role in the lives of those with disabilities. For more information about becoming a care provider, please call the board at 419-626-0208 or visit their website.

 

The Huron County Support Line is a free, non-judgmental, non-emergency support line available to every person in the county.  Individuals can call to get support and learn about
available mental health and recovery resources. The Support Line is staffed by behavioral health professionals who are trained to help. The Support Line is staffed 7 days a week, 8am until 10pm. Call 567-743-7155.

 

Mental Health and Recovery Board of Erie & Ottawa County COVID CareLine is here to help anyone feeling stressed out in our world today.  Call 1-800-720-9616.

 

Huron County’s Peer Wellness Center is a welcoming and compassionate place to connect and is available to help anyone looking for recovery resources, answers to questions, peer support and more.  Call 567-743-7130 or drop by in person at 2 Oak Street in Norwalk.

 

The Animal House Sober Club First Steps Recovery Meeting happens every Wednesday at 7pm and is an open recovery meeting for ANYONE ready to start their journey! The Animal House Sober Club is located in Bellevue and is a safe sober club that hosts functions each day of the week.