Community Calendar


July 12

LEARN TO HIT THE TARGET — On July 12 at 6 p.m at Lowe-Volk Park learn about archery. Whether for sport, food, or fun, archery is a great outdoor activity that gets us away from the hustle and gadgets of life, allowing us to focus on one thing: hitting the target. Includes an introduction to archery safety and basics.

July 13

RECYCLING — 5-7 p.m., Galion City School parking lot.

PERI CHAPTER MEETING — Crawford County PERI Chapter 85 will meet at noon Thursday, July 13 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 410 N. Thoman St., Crestline. The speaker will be Dave Schwenning, presenting a new help program called “Project Lifesaver” that is available in Crawford County. Meal reservations need to be in by July 9 by calling 419-562-8254 or 419-562-7419.

July 14

THE GALION CLASS OF 1963 — will meet at the Pizza Hut on at noon. All guests are welcome.

July 14-15

BORN GARAGE SALE — Bucyrus Outreach and Restoration Network (BORN) is preparing for its third annual garage sale to benefit BORN clients. The garage sale is Friday, July 14 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, July 15 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First Alliance Church, 1955 Hopley Avenue in Bucyrus.

July 15

ST. PAUL UMC FOOD PANTRY — St. Paul United Methodist Church, 746 Cherry St., Galion, will open its Food pantry July 15 from 9-11 a.m. It is open the third Saturday or each month for Galion residents only. Please bring a photo ID and proof of residency (phone, utility bill etc.)

RECYCLING — 8 a.m. to noon, New Washington Town Hall; 9 a.m. to noon, Woodlawn United Methodist Church parking log; 8 a.m. to noon, Liberty Township Firehouse parking lot.

ANIMAL EXTRAVAGANZA AT LOWE-VOLK PARK — July 15, from noon to 3 p.m. Come and experience snakes, salamanders, turtles, and much more. Various pet owners will be on hand to answer your questions and to allow you to “hold and touch” when appropriate. Animals will be on display so that you can get up-close and personal.

July 14-21

RECYCLING — Bucyrus Seventh Day Adventist Church parking lot.

July 16-20

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL AT ONTARIO UMC — Ontario United Methodist Church will have Vacation Bible School from July 16-20. The themeis “Christmas in July.” All children are invited with preferred ages of 4-12. An early supper will be provided at 5:30 with VBS from 6-8 p.m. Early registration is not necessary, but is preferred by email at kingdomkids.oumc@gmail.com or by calling 419-529-4345.

July 18

RECYLING

— 8 a.m. to noon, Wayside Christian School parking lot

CANOEING AT PINES RESERVOIR — On July 18 at 6:30 p.m, at Pines Reservoir on Stetzer Road in Bucyrus, join Crawford Park District naturalists for an evening paddle around the Pines Reservoir. Learn some canoeing basics. Register before July 17 at 419-683-9000.

July 20

GHS CLASS OF 1954 MEETING — The Galion High School class of 1954 will meet on Thursday, July 20, at 11:30 a.m. at Galion Pizza Hut.

July 21

MOTHS AND MORE AT LOWE-VOLK PARK — On July 21 at 9 p.m., learn about these insects of the night. Moths are vital links in our ecosystems. Join a rawford Park District naturalist for this evening program. We’ll have a light set up to attract the moths and also take some short hikes to discover other nocturnal animals.

July 22

RECYCLING — 8 a.m. to noon, Chatfield Township Firehouse parking lot; 8 a.m. to noon, Wynford High School parking lot.

SOLAR ECLIPSE SAFETY PROGRAM — On July 22 at 8 p.m. at Lowe-Volk Park, the Crawford Park District wants to help you view the solar eclipse safely. Come to receive your pair of solar safety glasses for the Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse. Stay for the Night Sky Program.

VIEWING THE NIGHT SKY — On July 22, The Crawford Park District invites you to Join members of the Lowe-Volk Astronomy Club as they share their knowledge and telescope skills with all who are interested in the celestial sights. Sky targets for the summer include our largest planets, Jupiter and Saturn. Bring your own telescope or allow the volunteers to assist you with those provided. It is a spectacular universe.

July 23

SACRED HEART FESTIVAL — The 124 Sacred Heart Festival is July 23. The festival is held on the parish grounds, 5742 Ohio 61, near Shelby.

July 24

LET THE SUN SHINE AT LOWE-VOLK PARK — On July 24 at 6 p.m, at Lowe-Volk Park, for kids between 3- and 10-years-old. We all enjoy the warmth of a nice cloudless sky, but did you know that sunlight is more than a perk of a pretty day. Sunlight is essential to most life on Earth, and without it our planet would be a very different place. Join Mandi Fruth for a look at this amazing star and the benefits it provides us and the ecosystems around us. Registrater before July 23.

July 25

SENSORY HIKE AT LOWE-VOLK PARK — On July 25 at 6 p.m., take part in a sensory hike offered by the Crawford Park District. It is geared toward families that have children with autism. We will take a quiet stroll through the park to listen for the calls of birds, such as the “sweet, sweet, sweet, I’m so sweet” song of the Yellow Warbler. While keeping an eye out for any ants or other insects scurrying across the trail, we’ll also stop to smell the mountain mint. We may even taste a plant or two.

July 26

RECYCLING — 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bucyrus Precision Tech parking lot.

July 27

RECYCLING — 5-7 p.m. Galion City Schools parking lot

July 29

RECYCLING — 7-11 a.m. Tiro United Methodist Church parking lot.

SOLAR ECLIPSE SAFETY PROGRAM — On July 29 ,8 p.m. at Lowe-Volk Park. The Crawford Park District wants to help you view the solar eclipse safely. Come to receive your pair of solar safety glasses for the Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse. Stay for the Night Sky Program.

VIEWING THE NIGHT SKY PROGRAM — On July 29 at 9 p.m. at Lowe-Volk Park, join members of the Lowe-Volk Astronomy Club as they share their knowledge and telescope skills. with all who are interested in the celestial sights. Sky targets for the summer include our largest planets, Jupiter and Saturn. Bring your own telescope or allow the volunteers to assist you with those provided.

July 30

NATURE HIKE AT HUNGER PARK — On July 30, at 2 p.m. at Unger Park Unger Park, 1303, meet Crawford Park District Naturalist, Warren Uxley for a nature hike at Unger Park. Late July brings many subtle but important changes in the natural world. Birds have stopped singing but the insects take their place, and the grassland comes alive with color.

August 1

FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY — The monthly meeting of the Friends of the Galion Public Library is 9 a.m. August 1 in the Community Room of the Library at 123 N. Market St. All members are welcome.

August 11

THE GALION CLASS OF 1963 — will meet at the Pizza Hut at noon on Friday, Aug. 11. All guests are welcome.

Sept. 8

THE GALION CLASS OF 1963 — will meet at the Pizza Hut at noon on Friday, Sept. 8. All guests are welcome.

Oct. 13

THE GALION CLASS OF 1963 — will meet at the Pizza Hut at noon on Friday, Oct. 13th. All guests are welcome.

Nov. 10

THE GALION CLASS OF 1963 — will meet at the Pizza Hut at noon on Friday, Nov. 10. All guests are welcome.

Dec. 8

THE GALION CLASS OF 1963 — will meet at the Pizza Hut at noon on Friday, Dec. 8. All guests are welcome.

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