Greeting cards needed
The Friends of the Galion Public Library need your used or new greeting cards to bookmark for the upcoming sale. Please place in the Friends Donation Basket by Monday, September 27 so the group can use it at the next book sale. Any donation after this date can be used for the next sale. They typically distribute over 300 bookmarks per sale. For more information, visit Friends of Galion Public Library, Inc. on Facebook or email [email protected]
Buehler job fair on September 24
Buehler’s Fresh Foods will host a hiring fair for its new location in Galion on Friday, September 24 at the Big Four Depot Pavilion. Interviews will take place between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. at the pavilion, located at 127 North Washington Street in Galion.
Featured artists showcase on September 25
Crawford County Arts Council will be hosting its Featured Artist Showcase: The Tour Out West from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, September 25. The Arts Council is located at 1810 East Mansfield Street in Bucyrus. For more information, visit the Crawford County Arts Council on Facebook, visit their website www.crawfordcenterforthearts.com, call 419-834-4133 or email [email protected]
Col. Crawford BOE meets September 27
Colonel Crawford’s local schools school board will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 27 at the Pre-K Media Center. For more information, visit www.colonel-crawford.k12.oh.us.
The city council meets on September 28
The municipal council of Galion will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28 in the council chamber at the municipal building of Galion. The meeting will be broadcast live on the Facebook page of the City of Galion. For more information on Galion City Council, contact the Council Clerk at 419-468-9557 or go to galion.city.
Humane Society Bingo September 29
The Humane Society Serving Crawford County will be hosting their weekly bingo game on Wednesday evening September 29th. The games will be held at Pickwick Place, 1875 N. Sandusky Ave., Bucyrus. Doors open at 4:00 p.m. Games begin at 6:30 p.m. All social distancing and masking guidelines will be enforced. For more information, go to Humane Society Serving Crawford County on Facebook, or www.crawfordhumane.com. The phone number is 419-562-9149.
Galleon Oktoberfst starts September 30
Galion Oktoberfest is scheduled from Thursday September 30 to Saturday October 2 at Uptowne Galion. The festival will feature musical entertainment, rides, a craft show and food vendors every three days. For more information, visit galionoktoberfest.com or visit Galion Oktoberfest on Facebook.
Colonel Crawford Fall Festival October 2
Colonel William Crawford’s 38th Annual Fall Festival is scheduled for Saturday October 2. The festival will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Colonel Crawford High School, State Route 602, North Robinson. The craft fair will feature over 100 vendors. Visitors can also enjoy a car show and a farm toy show. Entertainment will be provided by students of Colonel Crawford and other local artists. “Our Gangs” Old Fashioned Kettle Soup will be available with many other food items. For more information, visit the Colonel William Crawford Fall Festival Facebook page.
BOE work session for Galion schools
The school board of schools in the city of Galion will organize a working session at 5.30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 5 in the computer lab of the Galion middle school. The agendas and minutes of the board meetings can be found at www.galionschools.org in the Board of Education section.
Room cat scheduled for October 6
The Galion-Crestline Region Chamber of Commerce Chamber of Commerce Chat will meet at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, October 6 at the Three Bean Coffee House, 125 Harding Way East, Galion. To register for the free networking event, contact the chamber at 419-7737 or email [email protected]
Library book sale from October 7 to 9
The annual book sale of the Amis de Galion Public Library is scheduled from Thursday to Saturday from October 7 to 9. All books and materials will be sold by donation. The hours reserved for members will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6. For more information, visit Friends of Galion Public Library, Inc. on Facebook or email [email protected]
Voices of the Past scheduled for October 9
The Crestline Historical Society will present “Voices of the Past,” a guided walk through St. Joseph’s Cemetery, from 1 pm to 3 pm on Saturday, October 9. St. Joseph’s Cemetery is located on East Main Street, east of Crestline. Officials ask for a donation for admission.
Taylor Road facilities schedule
The Taylor Road composting facility will be open for two more weekends in 2021. The final dates for 2021 are October 15-16 and November 19-20. The facility is located at 545 Taylor Road in Galion. Hours of operation are 7:30 am to 2:30 pm Garden waste, including branches, brush, grass clippings and leaves, will be accepted free of charge by residents of the town of Galion and the township by Polk.
The BOE of Crestline Schools meets on October 11
The Crestline Village Exempt Village School Board will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 11 in the Crestline Secondary School cafetorium. For more information, visit www.crestlinebulldogs.org.
Bingo for books
The book bingo starts on Monday, October 11 at the Galion public library. From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., participants will have the chance to win books from the library. Participation is limited to 20 people. Registration is compulsory. To register, message the library on its Facebook page Galion Public Library, drop by the library at 123 North Market Street or call 419-468-3203. For more information, visit the Galion Public Library on Facebook or visit its website www.galionlibrary.org.
Kiwanis Pancake Day is October 16
Kiwanis Pancake Day is Saturday, October 16. The all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage meal will be served from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Galion Middle School. Tickets cost $ 7 per person and can be purchased from any Kiwanis Club member. Children 8 and under eat free (1 per paid ticket). All proceeds will be donated to community projects during Connection Weekend. Entertainment starts at 8:30 a.m.
Northmor Schools BOE meets October 19
The Northmor Local Schools School Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19 at the board office located at 5247 County Road 29, Galion. For more information, visit www.knightpride.org.
Galion Schools BOE meets on October 19
The school board of schools in the city of Galion will meet at 6.30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19 in the computer lab of the middle school in Galion. The agendas and minutes of the board meetings can be found at www.galionschools.org in the Board of Education section.
Employee loyalty / attraction workshop
Buckeye Workforce Development is offering a free Retaining and Attracting Great People workshop on Wednesday, October 20. The workshop is open to employers in Crawford County. It will run from 10 a.m. to noon at the Galion-Crestline Region Chamber of Commerce, 138 Harding Way West, Galion. Places are limited and registration is compulsory. To register, go to www.buckeyewd.com/retention.
Colonel Crawford BOE meets October 25
Colonel Crawford’s local schools school board will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, October 25 at the Pre-K Media Center. For more information, visit www.colonel-crawford.k12.oh.us.
The Cookbook Club starts at the library
The Galion Public Library Cookbook Club will meet monthly at the library. The Director of Adult Programs, Katie Griffith, will host the monthly meetings, which will take place at 6 p.m. in the library’s community room. Each month the club will focus on a different type of food and discuss recipes, the cooking process and cookbooks. Stop by the library to buy a cookbook for the September meeting celebrating National Rice Month. A book display for this program is located upstairs in the library. For more information, visit the Galion Public Library’s Facebook page or call the library at 419 468-3203 and ask for Katie.
God’s Little Acre Farmer’s Market opens
God’s Little Acre Farmer’s Market is open for the 2021 season. An outreach mission of the First Presbyterian Church, the market is open from 9 am to noon every Saturday until September 25. It is located in the pavilion and rear parking lot of the First United Church of Christ at 248 Harding Way West. The market provides delicious and healthy food and handicrafts to the community. Products include fresh locally grown produce, artisan breads, homemade baked goods including sugar and gluten free items, honey and locally produced honey products, jams / jellies, herbs, dog treats, a variety of craft items and more. There is no setup fee for sellers. Buyers can enter to enter a draw for a free basket of sellers each week.
Opening of the Crestline Farmer’s Market
The Crestline Farmer’s Market is open for the 2021 season. The market will be open from 3 pm to 6 pm every Tuesday from May to October 26. The market is located at First United Methodist Church, 202 North Thoman Street, Crestline. Here is the monthly Crestline schedule For more information on the Crestline Farmers Market, contact Becky McKean at 419-545-1090. Like Crestline Farmers Market on Facebook.
Dutchtown Farmers Market opens
The Dutchtown Farmers Market in New Washington is open for the 2021 season. The market is located at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 203 East Mansfield Street, New Washington. The market is open from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. every Thursday until September 30. For more information, visit the dutchtownfarmersmarket.com website, call 419-934-1616 or follow Dutchtown Farmers Market on Facebook.
Games at the library
The Galion public library has added board and card games to its circulating collection. Games can be checked out for seven days and can be renewed up to three times if no one else has blocked them. They must be returned inside the building, not in the book repository or even in another library of the consortium. They also accumulate overdue fines of $ 1 per day if they are returned late. The games can be viewed in the children’s room. You can also make reservations through the catalog. For more information, call Heather Tiffany at the Galion Public Library at 419-468-3203. The library is open from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
Join the 1000 pounds before kindergarten program
The Galion public library offers the 1,000 books before kindergarten program to families. The goal of the free program is for parents to read 1,000 books to their children before they start kindergarten. For information, go to the office in the children’s room to pick up a reading book. The Galion Public Library is located at 123 N. Market St. For more information, call 419-468-3203 or visit galionlibrary.org. Like the Galion public library on Facebook.
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