Avita COVID-19 vaccine clinics full
Avita Health System announced Thursday that next week’s schedule for its COVID-19 vaccine clinics for people age 80 and older is full and its waiting list is also full. Avita officials said they are not currently accepting requests. Registration will re-open as soon as more vaccines are available. Vaccine clinics are offered at Avita hospital locations in Galion, Bucyrus, and Ontario. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 419-468-0800 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Requests will not be accepted from those who do not meet the minimum age requirement. Walk-in appointments are not available.
Board of Elections meets Jan. 19
The Crawford County Board of Elections will meet at 9:30 a.m.on Tuesday, Jan. 19 via Zoom to conduct regular business. Those wishing to join the meeting can call the office to get the meeting number. The office phone number is 419-562-8721.
Humane Society bingo Jan. 20
The Humane Society Serving Crawford County will host its weekly Wednesday night bingo game on Jan. 20. The games will be played at The Pickwick Place, 1875 N. Sandusky Ave., Bucyrus. Doors open at 4 p.m. Games begin at 6:30 p.m. All social distancing and mask guidelines will be enforced. For information, go to Humane Society Serving Crawford County on Facebook, or www.crawfordhumane.com. The phone number is 419-562-9149.
From Citizen to Patriot meeting Jan. 21
From Citizen to Patriot (FCTP) will hold its next public educational forum 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21 at Galion Grace Point Life Center, 683 Portland Way North. All are welcome and doors open at 6 p.m. Chris Long, president of Ohio Christian Alliance, will be the speaker. For information, call 419-468-2944 or 419-468-5116.
Viewing the Night Sky set for Jan. 23
Joine members of the Crawford Park District Astronomy Club for Viewing the Night Sky at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 23 at Lowe-Volk Park, located at 2401 Ohio 598, Crestline, three miles north of U.S 30. For information or to register, contact the Crawford Park District office at 419-683-9000. Go to crawfordparkdistrict.org for information about classes the park district offers.
Drive-thru food pantry Jan. 27
Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio will offer a drive-thru food pantry on Wednesday, Jan. 27 on the Galion City Schools campus, 470 Portland Way North. The pantry will be open from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Vehicles should line up in the parking lot at Galion Middle School. Second Harvest will be distributing boxes of assorted shelf-stable food and produce. For information, go to secondharvestfoodbank.org.
Book Club meets Jan. 26
The Crawford Park District Book Club will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at the Lowe-Volk Park Nature Center, 2401 Ohio 598, Crestline. For information, call the Crawford Park District office at 419-683-9000. Go to crawfordparkdistrict.org for information about classes the park district offers.
ADAMH Board meets Jan. 28
The Crawford-Marion ADAMH Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 28. The meeting will be conducted via Zoom teleconference and will be streamed live on the Crawford-Marion ADAMH Facebook page. For information, go to www.mcadamh.com.
Join 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program
The Galion Public Library is offering the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program for families. The goal of the free program is for parents to read 1,000 books to their children before they begin kindergarten. For information, stop by the children’s room desk to pick up a reading log. The Galion Public Library is located at 123 N. Market St. For information, call 419-468-3203, or go to galionlibrary.org. Like Galion Public Library on Facebook.
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