Community Calendar


July 29

GOSPEL CONCERT — SummerFest 2017, a gospel music concert series begins June 29 at at 1 p.m. at the Gazebo in Galion’s public square. Nine performances, each one lasting an hour, are planned: In his Name at 1 p.m.; Martin and Danean at 2 p.m.; Open Arms Church at 3 p.m.; Mike Bomgardner at 4 p.m.; Frank Boyd, Jr. at 5 p.m. RACE Ministries (Dale Powers) at 6 p.m.; Healing Songs at 7 p.m.; Back to Eden at 8 p.m. and Created Music Project at 9 p.m. Call 419-566-0201 for information.

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.

Aug. 1

RECYCLING — 8 a.m. to noon, New Washington Town Hall

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.

Aug 4


— Starting at 7 p.m., at Lowe-Volk Park, join the Crawford Park District for some camping. Come any time after 5 p.m. to set up your tent around the pond. Registration will begin at 7 p.m., with programs starting at 7:30. Bring a treat or a dish to share with other campers. Yard games, fishing, campfire, a woodland night hike, and more are on the agenda. Breakfast will be provided on Saturday morning. Call 419-683-9000 to reserve your spot.

Aug. 5

RECYCLING — 8 a.m. to noon, Colonel Crawford High School parking lot.

ICE CREAM FESTIVAL — The Ontario United Methodist Church, 3540 Park Avenue West, will have an ice cream festival from 4-7 p.m. This will be the 100th year anniversary of the festival.

Aug. 6

SALEM CEMETERY PRAIRIE PROGRAM — At 2 p.m., meet Warren Uxley at Salem Cemetery, at the intersection of Lower Leesville and Parcher roads for this program on prairies. Renowned for its brilliant displays of butterfly milkweed, the prairie remnant at the Salem Cemetery is in its 10th year of restoration. This program will look at the many rewards and challenges involved with restoring a prairie remnant. Call 419-683-9000 for information.

Aug 9

TODDLER TROT — Meet at Unger Park at 5:30 p.m. Getting children outside has many benefits, from an environmental awareness to better health. Join Josh Dyer and his dog McKinley fora stroll through Unger’s prairie to explore the trails and pond. For kids not quite in school and younger. Call 419-683-9000 for information.

Aug. 10

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

Aug. 10

DAUGHTERS OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION SOCIAL — The Olentangy chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution will hold a social get-together Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. at Galion Public Library. Members and guests are invited to attend this time of re-connecting with a musical program of patriotic songs by Charlie Coleman. Light refreshments will be served. The meeting is open to the public.

Aug. 11

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

Aug. 12

RECYCLING — 90011 a.m. Dallas Township Firehouse parking lot; 9 a.m. to noon, Lowe-Volk Park parking lot.

Aug. 14-21

RECYCLING — Timken Company Parking Lot.

Aug. 15

RECYCLING8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wayside Christian School parking lot

BULLET JOURNALING WORKSHOP — Galion Public Library will host a Bullet Journaling Beginners Workshop on Aug. 15 at 6:30 p.m in the community room. Space is limited for this free event. Registration is required. Call 419-468-3203 or visit the main circulation desk for information.

Aug. 19

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

Aug. 21-18

RECYCLING — Ohio Seventh Day Adventist Church parking lot.

Aug. 23

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

Aug. 24

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

Aug. 26

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

Aug. 30

COFFEE AND COLORING AT THE CANDI BAR —Galion Public Library will host Coffee and Coloring at the Candi Bar on Aug. 30 from 5-7 pm. Coloring pages and colored pencils will be provided. Beverages and treats will be available for purchase. Registration is free, but required. Call 419-468-3203 or stop by the main circulation desk to reserve your spot.

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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