Area Activities and Meetings
Crawford Soil and Water Oct. 10
The Crawford Soil and Water Conservation District board meeting has been changed to 8:00 a.m. It is still on the second Wednesday of each month.
The next meeting is October 10, 2012 at 8:00 A.M.
Amateur Radio Club Oct. 10
Wednesday, Oct. 10 the Crawford County Amateur Radio Club will hold it’s monthly meeting at the Galion Public Library at 6:30 p.m. in the down stairs meeting room. Public is welcome.
Free Produce Market Oct. 11
Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission will be hosting a free produce market Thursday, October 11 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in its parking lot at 124 Buehler Street in Galion. Customers must live in Crawford County and are required to sign an income eligibility form and present photo identification. Customers are encouraged to pre-register at 124 Buehler Street by October 10. Customers should bring their own bags and boxes. For more information, contact O.H.C.A.C. at 419–468-5121.
Make & Bake Bazaar & Auction Oct. 11
The Community Christian Church is hosting a bazaar and auction Thursday, Oct. 11 from 6–8:30 p.m.
Come join us for sloppy Joes and shredded chicken sandwiches, chips, cookies and a drink. Make & Bake starts at 6 p.m. with a meal and items to purchase. Silen Auction begins at 7 p.m.
The drawings for a full size (81x98) hand-made quilt called “Around the World and a canvas hand painting (40x52) called “Heaven’s Gate” will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets will be available for both items before the drawing at $1 a piece or $5 for six. You need not be present to win.
Community Christian Church is located on State Route 19 W at Biddle Road, Galion.
How-To Be a Self-Published Author Workshop at the Galion Public Library Oct. 11
After a very exciting program in September, the Galion Public Library is pleased to have Noel Lizotte back for a workshop in October. Join Noel on Thursday, October 11th at 7:00 pm to learn the ins and outs of getting your work published. Whether you have recipes you want to make into a cookbook, poetry published into a book of poems, a compilation of short stories, your memoirs, or a novel, Noel can help you make your dream come to life.
During this workshop, Noel will share her dream of being a self-published author with you and provide you with her insight and tips along the way. This 45 minute presentation will take you through what Noel believes are the 3 main steps to getting published:
1) Defining your dream, 2) Picking the right publisher for you and 3) Working with your publisher. Question and Answer time will follow the presentation.
This event is FREE, but registration is required. Please call the library at 419–468-3203 to register. We look forward to seeing you!
Galion High School Class of 1963 Oct. 12
You are invited to attend our monthly class luncheon’s which are held the second Friday of each month. The next one will be at noon on Friday, October 12 at Payne’s Pizza and More which is located on Harding Way West across from the Galion Theater. Bring your spouse, friend or relative with you. All guests are welcome.
Listen, Learn, Lead with The Crawford Conversation Oct. 12
Join us October 12, 2012 as we welcome international economist Joan Lamm-Tennant. During our very first Crawford Conversation, Lamm-Tennant will share her insights and experience studying and advising some of the world’s most successful corporations on national and international economics. She’ll also demonstrate how those same insights can be applied to the Main Street economy of Crawford County. The cost to attend is $20, which reserves your seat during the discussion and also includes lunch. Seating is limited, so please make your reservations early.
To reserve your ticket, contact Vickey Milligan via email at email@example.com or call 419.563.1883.
Experimental Aircraft Association to host Young Eagle Rally Oct. 13
The EAA Chapter 148, in conjuction with local area pilots, will host the fall Young Eagle Rally on Saturday, Oct. 13, at Lahm Airport, at the terminal building, in Mansfield. The rally provides children from age 8 up to age 17 the opportunity to take a plane ride at no cost. Local pilots donate their time, planes and expenses to provide these rides.
The event begins at 10 a.m. and will conclude at 1 p.m. It is done on a first-come-first-served basis. Each child must be accompanied by a guardian or parent who will need to sign a release.
The local EAA chapter is part of the National EAA organization and has as its purpose the furthering of aviation in the local community.
For additional information, feel free to call Rusty at 419–571-5575.
Hillbilly Breakfast Oct. 13
The Trinity Gospel Tabernacle, 321 First Ave., Galion, will host a great Hillbilly Breakfast on Oct. 13 at 8 a.m. Come and enjoy great fellowship and good food. Carry outs available. Call 49–566-2130.
Ashland Fall Festival Oct. 13–14
Welcome to an intimate gathering of area artists who have created quality art and craft pieces. The Ahsland Fall Festival will be Oct. 13–14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Held at the beautiful Brookside West Park, in Ashland, you can shop for jewelry, watercolors, acrylic paintings, wood turning, hand-stiched dolls, stained glass, and many others. You shouldn’t go hungry either as there will be vendors selling goodies like brats, kettle corn, fudge, and other sweet treats. Free public admission and parkting.
Library Board Oct. 15
The Board of Trustess of the Galion Public Library will be meeting Monday, Oct. 15 at 4 p.m. in the Library’s Board Room.
Retired Teachers Oct. 15
The Crawford County Retired Teachers Association will have a social get-together on Monday, October 15, starting at 4:30 pm at BJ’s Restaurant located at 741 Portland Way South in Galion. There will be a buffet dinner for $10.00. If you would like to attend and have not received a call by October 8, please call Betty Angell at 419–468-5684 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org to make a reservation. Please feel free to bring a spouse or a friend! There will be no meeting or scheduled program.
Morrow County Hospital Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar Oct. 15
The Morrow County Hospital Auxiliary will hold their Holiday Bazaar Monday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. — 7 p.m. in the Morrow County Hospital lower level. They are offering fall arrangements, needlework, a raffle, gift shop, baked goods, holiday crafts, books, plants, white elephants and mystery gifts for children.
All proceeds to benefit patient care.
CC OGS Oct. 18
The next Crawford County Chapter of Ohio Geological Society will be Thursday October 18, at 7:00 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church, Galion, Ohio.
Golden Age Center Fall Bazaar Oct. 20
The Golden Age Center Fall Bazaar will be Oct. 20 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Cash Mob Oct. 20
The next Cash Mob will be Saturday, Oct. 20. Meet at the Gazebo at noon to find out what Galion business will be mobbed.
GHS Class of 1951
The Galion High School Class of 1951 will meet for lunch Thursday, Oct. 25, at noon at BJ’s Family Restaurant.
Fall Book Sale at the Galion Public Library Oct. 25–27
Friends of the Galion Library will hold their annual book sale at the library beginning with members only on Oct. 24th from 6–9 PM.
Public sale will be on Thursday, Oct. 25, from 9 AM to 8 PM, Friday, Oct. 26, from 9 AM to 6 PM, and Saturday, Oct. 27, from 9 AM to noon. Saturday will be a $1.00 a bag day.
Donations of paperback and hardback books are still being accepted and appreciated.
All proceeds go for projects of the library.
That Fatal Night
Halloween 2012, marks the 75th anniversary of the Bishop William Montgomery Browns passing. Join the Galion Historical Society on October 27th or 28th, as we tour through Brownella Cottage and “relive” that evening with characters who will tell the story of Bishops passing. There will be twists and turns along the way, with special presentations from Schneider Funeral Home and the Candi Bar in Galion! Please note this is NOT a haunted house, but rather a unique event that captures the history and paranormal activities that are VERY REAL at Brownella Cottage. You don’t want to miss it!
On Saturday, October 27th & Sunday, October 28th, this event will begin at Historic Grace Church located at 130 West Walnut St Galion. Tickets are $7.50 per person and time slots are set for 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 and 9:30 pm each evening. Space is limited and tickets are already selling fast. You may purchase your tickets online at http://www.galionhistory.com/2012/03/12/tours-are-coming/ or by calling our office at 419–468-9338. Please contact us if you have any questions.
November Prevention Training
In November, we would like to expand our committees expertise in the field of prevention. In doing so we welcome, Albert Gay to present on the Strategic Prevention Framework. The Strategic Prevention Framework uses a five-step process known to promote youth development, reduce risk-taking behaviors, build assets and resilience, and prevent problem behaviors across the life span. The idea behind SPF is to use the findings from public health research along with evidence-based prevention programs to promote resilience and decrease risk factors in individuals, families and communities. Albert is a Certified Prevention Specialist with extensive experience in the SPF process. He will present a 2 hour workshop on using this process as a way to approach the ongoing issues of opiate use in our community.
The November workshop will be held on Monday, November 12th from 5:30 — 7:30 at the Bucyrus Library. A light dinner will be available beginning at 5:00 with the program beginning promptly at 5:30. Please let us know if you will be able to attend so that we may plan accordingly.
Call 740–387-8531 for more information.
Operation Street Smart March 8, 2012
Operation Street Smart in Crawford County on Friday, March 8 from 9 to 4. Location to be determined.
Brownella tours held Fridays and Sundays
Through Oct. 28, tours of Brownella Cottage are being offered on Fridays and Sundays from 1 — 4 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for students and children 5 and under are free.
Contact Amber Wertman, executive director of the Galion Historical Society, at 419–468-9338 or email@example.com to sign up or for more info.
Bucyrus Trick or Treat Oct. 30
The Bucyrus Trick or Treat will be held Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 5:30 — 7:30 p.m.
Holiday Bazaar Nov. 3
The St Paul United Methodist Church will hold their Holiday Bazaar Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. — 2 p.m. Breakfast will be available from 9–10:30 a.m. Lunch will be available from 11–1:30 p.m.
North End Garden Club Nov. 19
The North End Garden Club will meet November 19, “The Wings of Angel Raphael — Legends of Christmas Flowers,” presented by Mary Ann Heimlich. All NEGC meetings are scheduled in the community room at Galion Public Library unless otherwise noted, from 6:30 until 8 p.m.
Come Home to Galion Event Dec. 1