Community Events Calendar
Col. Crawford Lions Club will pick-up all unused eye glasses to be provided for those less fortunate. Call 419–468-4388 for more information.
Council on Aging Jan. 16
The Crawford County Council on Aging Board of Trustees will meet on Jan. 16 at 10 a.m., at the COA office, 200 S. Spring St., Bucyrus.
Community outreach meal Jan. 16
St. Joseph Parish will provide an outreach meal on Jan. 16 from 4:30–6 p.m.
NCSC Meeting of Board of Trustees Jan. 16
Mansfield, Ohio –The regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of North Central State College will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Fallerius Technical Education Center on the Mansfield Campus in the “Gorman Room” (165-F).
Park District Board Jan. 17
The Crawford Park District Board of Park Commissioners will be holding their monthly meeting for January on Thursday, January, 17 at 7:30 AM.
The meeting will be held at the Lowe-Volk Park Nature Center, 2401 State Route 598, Crestline. For more information, please contact the Park District Office at 419–683-9000.
Galion Safety Council Jan. 17
Galion Safety Council will meet Jan. 17 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at BJ’s Family Restaurant, 741 Portland Way South, Galion. The program is “New Changes for OSHA Hazcom and GHS” presented by Heather Tibbitts, Safex. Call 419–492-2477 to reserve a spot.
If you miss your quiet writing time you had while working on your NaNoWriMo novel, you can experience it again at the Galion Public Library Board Room Thursday, Jan. 17 from 6 — 8 p.m.
From Citizen to Patriot Jan. 17
From Citizen to Patriot’s monthly meeting event is scheduled for Thursday Jan. 17. It will be held at BJ’s Restaurant (Backroom) at 6:30 p.m. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. so that those who wish to do so may order off the menu. We will start off the year’s activities with a “Minutemen Modules” session to plan our activities, programs, events. All patriots are welcome.
For more information call 419–468-2944
Winter Nature Walk for Seniors Jan. 18
Gorman Nature Center will hold a Winter Nature Walk for Seniors, Friday, Jan. 18 at 1:30 p.m. The pace will be slow and easy as we talk and explore the Center’s trails. The Gorman Nature Center is located at 2295 Lexington Ave., south of Mansfield. All programs are free and open to the public. For additional information call 419–884-3764.
St. Paul Lutheran Church, State Route 602 North Robinson, will have their annual Chili Supper on Friday Jan. 18 from 4 — 7 p.m. The event will take place before the Colonel Crawford vs. Buckeye Central boys basketball game.
The menu will include chili, cornbread, chicken sandwiches, hot dogs, pie and drinks. Carry out is available. Free will donation.
Galion Boys Basketball Jan. 18
Galion boys basketball will face Bucyrus at Galion High School on Jan. 18. The junior varsity game begins at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Rock’n Fossil Day Jan. 19
Lowe-Volk Park Nature Center will host Rock’n Fossil Day on Jan. 19, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Lowe-Volk Park Nature Center is a rock hound destination. National Lime and Stone sponsored our geology exhibit and also donated fossils for the porch of the Nature Center. We have a superior collection of Ohio Gem Stones that was donated by Tom and Pam Kottyan. At 1pm, Tom Kottyan will give a presentation titled “Florescent Minerals: Discover the Beauty Within”. The Richland Lithic and Lapidary Society will provide a special exhibit of florescent rock. The Pallasite Meteorite displayed this past summer at the Nature Center will be on display again. Add to those the many interesting displays of exhibitors and the stage will be set for an awesome Rock’n Fossil Day. Hope you can attend!
Bring your friends and family. Lowe-Volk Park is located 3 miles north of US Route 30. For more information contact the Crawford Park District office at 419–683-9000. Look for information on other programs offered by the Crawford Park District by visiting their web site at www.crawfordparkdistrict.org
Kids in grades 3–6 are invited to the Galion Public Library, 123 N Market St, on Saturday, January 19th from 2–4 p.m. for a tailgate party at the library. Come out and support your favorite team! We’ll have crafts, snacks, Wii Football and other fun football activities. There is no charge for this event but registration is required. For more information or to sign up, please call the Galion Public Library at 419–468-3203 and request the Children’s Room.
St. Paul United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 746 Cherry St., Galion, The pantry is open 3rd Sat. of each month.
Next day open Jan. 19th 9:00 am — 11:00 am For Galion residents please bring a photo ID.
Chuck Crain in Concert Jan. 20
Woodlawn United Methodist Church will host Chuck Crain in concert from Presleys Jubilee, Branson, MO, Sunday, Jan. 20 at 3 p.m. Everyone Welcome. A free will offering will be taken. The church is located at 1675 Hopley Ave., Bucyrus. For more information call 419–562-1123.
MKL Day Jan. 21
No school. Some businesses and banks are closed.
GPL Board Jan. 21
The Galion Public Library Board meeting will be on Monday Jan. 21 at 4 PM in the Library’s Board Room.
Immunization clinic Jan. 21
The Galion Health Department will host an Immunization Clinic on Jan. 21 from 3–6 p.m.
State of the Vision Jan. 21
Crawford County Vision 20/20 will be having its 2nd Annual “State of the Vision” meeting on Monday Jan. 21 at Victory in Truth Ministries.
Galion City Council Jan. 22
The Galion City Council will meet in regular session Tuesday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. in council chambers.
Free blood pressure screening Jan. 23
Galion Community Hospital will offer a free blood pressure screening on Jan. 23 in the Medicine Management Office from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Financial Planning and Supervision Commission Jan. 23
Please be advised the Financial Planning and Supervision Commission for the City of Galion will meet on Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. in the Courtroom at the Municipal Building, 301 Harding Way East, Galion.
Regional Planning Commission Jan. 23
The Crawford County Regional Planning Commission will hold its monthly meeting Jan. 23 at 7 p.m., at the County Engineer’s Office in Bucyrus.
CCBEAC Jan. 24
The Crawford County Business and Education Advisory Commission will meet Thursday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 a.m. in the Galion Community Hospital Lobby Conference Room. CCBEAC encourages you to bring a guest to this meeting to increase business and education opportunities and collaborations.
Buffet Fundraiser Jan. 24
COME ONE COME ALL for an ALL YOU CAN EAT BUFFET at our local GALION PIZZA HUT. This fundraiser is to benefit the Junior and Senior Class after prom trip to KALAHARI!
This will be held on Thursday January 24th, Thursday February 21st and Thursday March 14th and each event will be from 5 p.m to 8 p.m.
The cost is $8 per person with $3 of each buffet sold going to the kids!!
SO MARK YOUR CALENDARS or PUT INTO YOUR PHONE and THANK YOU! to everyone that supports our kids!
Public Safety and Drug Abuse Jan. 24
The Crawford: 20/20 Vision Public Safety and Drug Abuse Team will meet Jan. 24 at 3 p.m., at the Galion Public Library. The public is welcome to attend.
Galion Board of Education special meeting Jan. 24
The Galion Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. It will be held in the Galion Middle School computer lab.
If you miss your quiet writing time you had while working on your NaNoWriMo novel, you can experience it again at the Galion Public Library Board Room Thursday, Jan. 24 from 6 — 8 p.m.
Galion Boys Basketball Jan. 24
Galion boys basketball will face Marion Harding at Marion Harding High School on Jan. 24. The junior varsity game begins at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Recycling at Lifetouch Jan. 26
Lifetouch Church Directories is hosting a recycling drive on Jan. 26, 8 a.m. until noon.
Community outreach meal Jan. 26
Seventh Day Adventist Church will provide an outreach meal on Jan. 26 from 4–5 p.m.
Immunization clinic Jan. 28
The Galion Health Department will host an Immunization Clinic on Jan. 28 in two sessions, 9–11 a.m. and 1–3 p.m.
Galion Boys Basketball Jan. 29
Galion boys basketball will face River Valley at Galion High School on Jan. 29. The junior varsity game begins at 6 p.m., varsity at 7:30 p.m.
Kiwanis Chili Day Jan. 29
Community outreach meal Jan. 30
St. Paul United Methodist Church will provide an outreach meal on Jan. 30 from 4:30–5:30 p.m.
Meals are always the LAST Wednesday of the month. Donations are accepted. Carry outs available. No Home Delivery.
Golden Age music show Jan. 31
The Golden Age Center will host its monthly music show on Jan. 31, 1–3 p.m.
If you miss your quiet writing time you had while working on your NaNoWriMo novel, you can experience it again at the Galion Public Library Board Room Thursday, Jan. 31 from 6 — 8 p.m.
Hillbilly Breakfast Feb. 2
Amvets Post 1979 will hold a Hillbilly Breakfast on Feb. 2, 7 a.m. until food is gone.