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January Calendar of Events

Published: January 2, 2013 4:00 AM

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Mt. Hope Weekly Livestock Auction

When: 11:30 a.m.

Where: Mt. Hope Auction Barn; 8076 SR 241, Mt. Hope

Amish and non-Amish bring their animals to market every Wednesday year round. Observers will see very old-fashioned carts and wagons and horses and buggies coming and going from the market. During fair weather flea market vendors sell their wares on the outside. A large building also provides shelter for flea market vendors and shoppers. Flea market opens at 7 a.m., Hay Auction and Produce Auction begin at 10 a.m., Livestock Sale begins at 11:30 a.m. and the Poultry Sale begins at 1 p.m. During the summer, small animals such as ducks, chickens, geese, turkeys, rabbits, etc. are sold.

For more information call 330-674-6188 or visit www.mthopeauction.com.

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Star Watch & Planetarium Show at The Wilderness Center

When: 8 p.m.

Where: The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot

Join TWC's Astronomy Club for a Planetarium Show; then view the real things through telescopes. All ages. Free. Everyone welcome! Visit www.wildernesscenter.org or call toll free at 1-877-359-5235 for more information.

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A Day to Remember and Beyond

When: 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: The Buckeye Event Center

You are cordially invited to A Day to Remember and Beyond Bridal show for an enjoyable day as we help you plan for a lifetime of love. Bring your fianc, your mom, future mother-in-law, sisters, brides-maids and friends. Admission is free. For more information call 330-466-3884 or visit www.adaytorememberandbeyond.com

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Old Christmas/Epiphany

When Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013

Where Amish Community (map)

http://derdutchman.wordpress.com/2009/12/17/why-do-amish-celebrate-old-christmas/

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Year of the Snake at The Wilderness Center

When: 7 p.m.

Where: The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot

Join naturalist Carrie Elvey to learn how you can participate in the 2013 Year of the Snake (YOS) activities sponsored by Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC). This program will provide you with materials to present snake programs at schools, libraries, nature centers, and other venues highlighting the ecological importance of snakes and snake conservation issues. A great program for educators and youth leaders who may want to incorporate Year of the Snake activities into their curricula. This is the monthly meeting of the Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists- a short business meeting will be held after the program. Free. You're invited! Everyone welcome! Visit www.wildernesscenter.org or call toll free at 1-877-359-5235 for more information.

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The Rock Cycle at The Wilderness Center

When: 1-2:30 p.m.

Where: The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot

Rocks are constantly being weathered, formed, and deformed. They are constantly being recycled! Learn sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic classifications and how to generally identify rocks. Bring your own rocks to show! Free. Everyone welcome! Visit www.wildernesscenter.org or call toll free at 1-877-359-5235 for more information.

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Oilers Hockey Games

When: 7:45 p.m.

Where: Alice Noble Arena

Wooster Oilers vs. Tri City Ice Hawks. The Oilers are in their 6th season at Wooster's Alice Noble Ice Arena with team members from the US, Canada

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Story Time: Snowflakes at The Wilderness Center

When: 11 a.m.

Where: The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot

Beautiful white snowflakes float down through the air. Read about snow, catch a snowflake, and take a walk in the snow. We focus on stories for 3-4 year olds,but younger and older children are welcome, if they'd be interested. Dress for the weather. Registration is optional. Free for TWC members; donation requested from nonmembers. Everyone welcome! Visit www.wildernesscenter.org or call toll free at 1-877-359-5235 for more information.

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What's Up? Planetarium Show at The Wilderness Center

When: 2 p.m.

Where: The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot

A half-hour tour of major constellations, planets, the Moon, and other things you can see in the evening sky for the month. Optional: stay after the program to make your own star chart to use year-round. Free. Subalpine Wildflowers of High Colorado Passes Presented by Paula Lavey of the Botanizers. Free. Sun., Jan. 13, 2 p.m. Everyone welcome! Visit www.wildernesscenter.org or call toll free at 1-877-359-5235 for more information.

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Classic in the Country (Berlin)

When: Sat. games start at 10 a.m.; Sun. games start at noon; Mon. games start at 10 a.m.

Where: Highland High School, Berlin

The Classic in the Country is a festival of basketball held over the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday weekend. It is hosted by Hiland High School, in Berlin, Ohio. The tournament has two missions, the first being to celebrate diversity in honor of both Dr. King and the former Hiland boys' basketball coach, the late Perry Reese Jr. The second is to bring some of the best girls basketball players and teams from around the country together on the court. For more information visit www.classicinthecountry.org

Foxfield Preserve Info Session at The Wilderness Center

When: 2 p.m.

Where: The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot

Foxfield Preserve is a nature preserve cemetery at TWC. Natural burial is an economical, environmentally friendly alternative to modern burial. A natural burial at Foxfield Preserve leaves a permanent legacy for your family, community and the natural world. Free informational sessions are held monthly at TWC. The next session will be on Sun., Feb. 10, at 2 p.m. Visit our website at foxfieldpreserve.org for all 2013 dates. Everyone welcome! Call toll free at 1-877-359-5235 for more information.

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Annual Pajama Party at Country Craft Cupboard

When: 6 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Country Craft Cupboard, 4813 East main St., Berlin

Always the last Saturday in January from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., 40% off! *very few exceptions!!

YOU MUST BE WEARING PJ'S OR A ROBE & NIGHTIE TO GET IN THE DOOR!!

NO PERSONAL BAGS, PLEASE! (You will be given a shopping bag at the door!)

20% Off what's left from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.! To say thank-you for your support: Receive a 25% off coupon for a return shopping trip with your donation!

Note: the shelter is in real need of sleepwear for women and children! They also need diapers, socks and underwear! Please bring NEW items only! These will be collected at the door. In exchange you will receive a 25% off coupon for a return shopping trip! (valid until April 1st of that year) These items will be donated to a local shelter for abused women and children! Help us help others! Call 330-893-3163 for more information.


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