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The Vermilion Food Pantry is a community-wide project sponsored by the Vermilion Ministerial Association and operated out of United Church of Christ, Congregational Vermilion at 990 State Street in Vermilion, Ohio. The Pantry collects and distributes food and clothing for people in need within the Vermilion school district.

Shake, Rattle & Stroll takes place October 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020 in Vermilion, Ohio. No bones about it, Vermilion shops and restaurants are stirring up some fun for your October visits. Forty spooky, goofy, cute and quirky, funny and funky skeletons are waiting for you as you shop, dine and browse around town. Local business owners host these characters in their stores and windows, decorated and dressed for the season and your visit.

Raccoons are intelligent, fascinating and highly adaptable mammals. As we destroy more and more wildlife habitat, we force animals like raccoons to come into closer contact with us. There's no need to panic or pay hundreds of dollars for trapping services because most problems can be easily resolved with some simple advice and household materials.

The Vermilion Chamber of Commerce has released a video highlighting the many tourism activities available in Vermilion, Ohio. The video can be viewed online on Youtube and Facebook. The Vermilion Chamber stated it had so much fun making a Vermilion tourist video with Eric McGuinn, local Vermilion Commercial filmmaker, his amazing filming crew, and the awesome cast that is also locally from Vermilion, Ohio.

Coal & Ice Station in downtown Vermilion is celebrating Woollybear Weekend (or what would have been Woollybear Weekend.) Join in the fun on Saturday, October 3 and Sunday, October 4, 2020 with games, contests, pumpkin painting, and great food deals. Coal & Ice Station will supply small pumpkins (while supply lasts), as well as paints and brushes. You are also welcome to bring your own.

Starting September 28, join Ritter Public Library just behind the library in Hanover Park for a read along storytime. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 am Ritter provides multiple copies of picture books to read together followed by an activity. Bring a blanket to sit on to spread out, allowing all family groups to maintain social distance. Masks and registration required.

The Which Was Better? book club is officially back at Ritter Library on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 3 pm to 4 pm. This first meeting will discuss The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, both the book by Rebecca Skloot and film starring Oprah Winfrey and Rose Byrne. While the Library maintains safety protocols during the pandemic, the books and movies for book club are available behind the Circulation desk.

French Creek Theatre is proud to present, in a socially distant setting, Jason Robert Brown's "The Last Five Years". The Last Five Years takes place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 25th - 27th, 6 pm each night, at Vermilion River Reservation Amphitheater. "An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers.

Swing by the Carriage Barn at Vermilion River Reservation this week between 10 am to 4:30 pm to pick up a Treasure Hunt Map. Use the map and clues to learn fun facts, explore Vermilion River Reservation and find the mystery letters to solve the code word for a prize. Vermilion River Reservation is located at 51211 North Ridge Road in Vermilion, Ohio.

Shake Rattle and Roll into Kingston Residence of Vermilion for a Senior Drive-thru lunch. Experience the good old days with a free lunch on Kingston on Thursday, September 24, 2020 from 11 am to 1 pm. Shake Rattle and Roll is hosted by Kingston of Vermilion, ACC Adult Home Care of Vermilion and Kingston Residence of Vermilion.

The most effective way to reduce waste is to not create it in the first place. Making a new product requires a lot of materials and energy - raw materials must be extracted from the earth, and the product must be fabricated then transported to wherever it will be sold. As a result, reduction and reuse are the most effective ways you can save natural resources, protect the environment and save money.

More than 30 local artists stepped up to create beautiful chalk art for this year’s Chalk it Up! exhibit. While they couldn’t create their masterpieces as in the past, the scope and creativity of the work is even more amazing than what we find on the street and sidewalks! All art was hosted by local businesses throughout the month of August. Thousands of visitors had a chance to go from shop-to-shop.