Positively Oberlin

Our mission is to advance and promote the sustainable growth and prosperity of the Oberlin community.

Oberlin Business Partnership Events

 

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12/16/2016

Ohio Dance Theatre's Nutcracker

Enjoy this holiday classic December 16, 17, and 18.

Location: Stocker Arts Center, Lorain County Community College, 1005 N. Abbe Rd., Elyria

Contact Name: Kevin Urquhart

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6077

Email: odt@oberlin.net

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12/17/2016

Ohio Dance Theatre's Nutcracker

Enjoy this holiday classic. December 16, 17, and 18.

Location: Stocker Arts Center, Lorain County Community College, 1005 N. Abbe Rd., Elyria

Contact Name: Kevin Urquhart

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6077

Email: odt@oberlin.net

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12/17/2016

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY

Shopping Specials all over town.

 

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSES ARE SATURDAYS, NOVEMBER 26, DECEMBER 3, 10, 17, AND 24.

 

Time: 10 A.M. - 5 P.M.

Location: DOWNTOWN OBERLIN

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12/18/2016

Ohio Dance Theatre's Nutcracker

Enjoy this holiday classic. December 16, 17, & 18.

Location: Stocker Arts Center, Lorain County Community College, 1005 N. Abbe Rd., Elyria

Contact Name: Kevin Urquhart

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6077

Email: odt@oberlin.net

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12/20/2016

OBERLIN CITY CLUB

Presenter:  Geoff Andrews, CEO of the Management Council of the Ohio Education Computer Network

Topic:  How Data Flows and Ohio Leads in K-12 Technology

Time:  11:45 - 1:15.  Lunch at noon, and speaker at 12:30

Location:  Sterks of Oberlin

Cost:  $12 for lunch, free if not eating lunch.

Time: 11:45am - 1:15pm

Location: Sterks of Oberlin

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12/24/2016

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY

Shopping Specials all over town.

 

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSES ARE SATURDAYS, NOVEMBER 26, DECEMBER 3, 10, 17, AND 24.

 

Time: 10 am - 5 pm

Location: Oberlin Businesses

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: contact@oberlin.org

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1/01/2017

Oberlin Heritage Center Tours

Come visit the Oberlin Heritage Center for a tour offered every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Be guided through three historic Oberlin buildings serving as beautiful backdrops for stories of the community and college in its first century, from the 1833 founding through the turn of the 20th century. 

Reserve your place online

Location: Oberlin Heritage center

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1/07/2017

OHC Music in the Home Tour

Listen and learn how music was used for entertainment, fellowship, and teaching in nineteenth-century homes during this 60-minute guided tour of the historic properties at the Oberlin Heritage Center.

$6 per adult, free for OHC members, children and college students. Make your reservation on-line or call 440-774-1700.

 

This tour is also available on: 

Saturday, February 4 at 1:00 PM 

Saturday, March 4 at 1:00 PM 

Saturday, April 1 at 1:00 PM

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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1/12/2017

GOOD MORNING OBERLIN

GET UPDATES ON PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

SHARE COMMUNITY AND BUSINESS IDEAS

RSVP  director@oberlin.org by January 10.

Time: 8 a.m.

Location: Oberlin Public Library

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@gmail.com

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1/24/2017

Treasures of the OC Conservatory

Treasures of the OC Conservatory's Special Collections

Did you know that the Oberlin Conservatory of Music's special collections contain more than 700 instruments, including a triple Welsh harp and more than 100,000 jazz recordings?  Jeremy Smith, Special Collections Librarian and Curator of the James and Susan Neumann Jazz Collection, will give an illustrated program revealing the breadth of the collection, from 16th century European musical theory, to 18th century American music, to modern jazz. Smith also discusses gems of the collection, including Milt Hinton artifacts and photographs documenting a 70-year career in the golden age of jazz.

This program is free and open to the public.

Sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank.

Time: 7:15 PM

Location: Kendal at Oberlin's Heiser Auditorium

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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1/27/2017

Behind-the-Scenes in the OC Piano Shop!

This is 1-of-2 Oberlin Heritage Center Members-Only Winter Field Trips being offered.
Not a member - Join Today - and then sign up to attend. 

Join Robert Murphy, Assistant Director of Piano Technology and Curator of Fortepianos of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music, for a private 1 hour tour and discussion of the wide array of pianos owned by the Conservatory and how they keep them in tip-top condition throughout the year. The tour includes visits to some recording and performance spaces.  Register on-line or call the Oberlin Heritage Center

OHC's other Members-Only Field Trip is to Oberlin College Archives on Friday, February 3

Time: 4:00 PM

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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2/01/2017

Oberlin Heritage Center Tours

Come visit the Oberlin Heritage Center for a tour offered every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Be guided through three historic Oberlin buildings serving as beautiful backdrops for stories of the community and college in its first century, from the 1833 founding through the turn of the 20th century. 

Reserve your place online

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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2/01/2017

Freedom's Friends Tablet Tour

February - Black History Month Special – FREE Freedom's Friends Tablet Tour Rental

All are welcome to try the Oberlin Heritage Center's Freedom's Friends Tablet Tour for free this month in celebration of Black History Month.  Borrow a tablet Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

A credit card is required for tablet loan, but no user charges will be made.  

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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2/03/2017

Dig Deeper into the Mudd

This is 1-of-2 Oberlin Heritage Center Members-Only Winter Field Trips being offered.
Not a member - Join Today - and then sign up to attend. 

Oberlin College was founded in 1833 and ever since that time, college documents and artifacts have been collected and preserved, and today are carefully housed on the fourth floor of Oberlin College's Mudd Library. Connect with history as Archivist Ken Grossi shares highlights of the Oberlin College Archives, while Ed Vermue, Special Collections / Preservation Librarian, discusses what is contained in "the vault" and lets guests try their hand in the letterpress studio. 

Register on-line or call the Oberlin Heritage Center

OHC's other Members-Only Field Trip is to Oberlin Conservatory's Piano Shop on Friday, January 27

Time: 4:00 PM

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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2/04/2017

OHC Music in the Home Tour

Listen and learn how music was used for entertainment, fellowship, and teaching in nineteenth-century homes during this 60-minute guided tour of the historic properties at the Oberlin Heritage Center.

$6 per adult, free for OHC members, children and college students. Make your reservation on-line or call 440-774-1700.

This tour is also available on: 

Saturday, January 7 at 1:00 PM 

Saturday, March 4 at 1:00 PM 

Saturday, April 1 at 1:00 PM

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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2/09/2017

GOOD MORNING OBERLIN

 

NETWORK WITH FELLOW BUSINESS OWNERS

GET UPDATES ON PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

 

Bring your ideas, Issues, Things to Share...What do you want others to know and how can OBP help promote the growth and prosperity of the Oberlin commuity.


RSVP to Janet at director@oberlin.org or 440-774-6262

Time: 8 a.m.

Location: Oberlin Public Library

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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2/11/2017

Oh! Freedom

Wesley Williams, who delivered a fantastic program in Oberlin about Frederick Douglass in 2015, returns to present Oh! Freedom: Commemorating the Negro Spiritual and the Underground Railroad with musical accompaniment by H. LeArthur (H.L.) Wright II. Carefully selected prose narratives from historical scholars, poems from specific time periods, and spirituals that align with the text will give the audience the opportunity to commemorate the fusion of narrative and song to describe the evil, ugliness, and authentic beauty of this significant time in our nation's history. 

This program is free and open to the public.  

Contributing Sponsor:  Oberlin African-American Genealogy & History Group (OAAGHG)

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: First Church in Oberlin, U.C.C. Meeting House

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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2/15/2017

OBERLIN AFTER HOURS - NORTHWEST BANK

Join us for wine and refreshments in the Northwest Bank lobby. Door prizes, 50/50 raffle, delicious wine, refreshements from The Feve, Oberlin IGA and Gibsons. Enjoy networking and cathing up with friends and colleagues!

Sponsored by Northwest Bank and the Oberlin Business Partnership.

 

ALL ARE INVITED...RSVP TO director@oberlin.org or leave a message at 774-6262.

Time: 5:30 - 7:00

Location: Northwest Bank - Oberlin

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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3/01/2017

Oberlin Heritage Center Tours

Come visit the Oberlin Heritage Center for a tour offered every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Be guided through three historic Oberlin buildings serving as beautiful backdrops for stories of the community and college in its first century, from the 1833 founding through the turn of the 20th century. 

Reserve your place online

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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3/01/2017

Hands-on History Home School Series

Hands-on History & Cultures of the World Home School Series

March 1, 8, 15 (Wednesdays, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

Children ages 8-13 will enjoy exploring different world cultures and time periods through hands-on activities and discussions of art, architecture, food, geography, religion and more.  March 1: West Africa / March 8: Iran / March 15: Spain

Fee: $45 for all three programs ($40 for children or grandchildren of OHC members).
Save $5 per child if registered by February 1.
Register online or request a registration form by calling (440) 774-1700.

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Oberlin Depot

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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3/04/2017

OHC Music in the Home Tour

Listen and learn how music was used for entertainment, fellowship, and teaching in nineteenth-century homes during this 60-minute guided tour of the historic properties at the Oberlin Heritage Center.

$6 per adult, free for OHC members, children and college students. Make your reservation on-line or call 440-774-1700.

This tour is also available on: 

Saturday, January 7 at 1:00 PM

Saturday, February 4 at 1:00 PM 

Saturday, April 1 at 1:00 PM

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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3/08/2017

Hands-on History Home School Series

Hands-on History & Cultures of the World Home School Series

March 1, 8, 15 (Wednesdays, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

Children ages 8-13 will enjoy exploring different world cultures and time periods through hands-on activities and discussions of art, architecture, food, geography, religion and more.  March 1: West Africa / March 8: Iran / March 15: Spain

Fee: $45 for all three programs ($40 for children or grandchildren of OHC members). 
Save $5 per child if registered by February 1. 
Register online or request a registration form by calling (440) 774-1700.

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Oberlin Depot

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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3/09/2017

GOOD MORNING OBERLIN

NETWORK WITH FELLOW BUSINESS OWNERS

GET UPDATES ON PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

 

Bring your ideas, Issues, Things to Share...What do you want others to know and how can OBP help promote the growth and prosperity of the Oberlin commuity.


RSVP to Janet at director@oberlin.org or 440-774-6262

Location: OBERLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY - COMMUNITY ROOM

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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3/11/2017

Bill Lascher, Author of Eve of A Hundred Midnights

Book Signing - 2-4 p.m. - Ben Franklin, Oberlin

Time: 2 - 4 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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3/14/2017

Oberlin Reacts to World War II

OHC Trustee, retired Oberlin High School band instructor, and Army veteran Steve Johnson will present a two-part series about World War II and its local impact. This first program will focus on Oberlin's reactions to the war and its precursor events as told through newspaper accounts, oral histories, and social programs created during the war years. (A follow-up program takes place on May 9 and focuses on the stories of local men and women who served.)

These programs are free and open to the public. 

Sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank

Time: 7:15 PM

Location: Kendal at Oberlin's Heiser Auditorium

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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3/15/2017

Hands-on History Home School Series

Hands-on History & Cultures of the World Home School Series

March 1, 8, 15 (Wednesdays, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.)

Children ages 8-13 will enjoy exploring different world cultures and time periods through hands-on activities and discussions of art, architecture, food, geography, religion and more.  March 1: West Africa / March 8: Iran / March 15: Spain

Fee: $45 for all three programs ($40 for children or grandchildren of OHC members). 
Save $5 per child if registered by February 1. 
Register online or request a registration form by calling (440) 774-1700.

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Oberlin Depot

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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3/21/2017

OBERLIN CITY CLUB

Presenter:  Dick Baznik, Managing Director of MANA

Topic:  Strengthening the Village:  Management Assistance for Nonprofit Agencies

Time:  11:45 - 1:15.  Lunch at noon, and speaker at 12:30

Location:  Sterks of Oberlin

Cost:  $12 for lunch, free if not eating lunch.

Time: 11:45am - 1:15pm

Location: Sterks of Oberlin

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3/25/2017

Oberlin Women's History Walk

"One Step More": Oberlin Women's History Walk

Celebrate Women's History Month by enjoying a guided walking tour of Oberlin landmarks and monuments with historic connections to women's continual efforts to gain rights and respect.

$6 per adult; free to OHC members, any college student, and children under 18.  Advance reservations required - Reserve your place on-line or call 440-774-1700. You will receive information about the tour’s starting location when you register.  

Time: 10:30 AM

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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3/28/2017

OBERLIN CITY CLUB

Presenter: John Schoenhals, Lorain County Extension Director

Topic:  Ohio Water Quality and Algae Blooms:  How Can We Turn The Tide?

Time:  11:45 - 1:15.  Lunch at noon, and speaker at 12:30

Location:  Sterks of Oberlin

Cost:  $12 for lunch, free if not eating lunch.

Time: 11:45am - 1:15pm

Location: Sterks of Oberlin

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3/28/2017

Five Minutes of Fame Before Dinner

Open mic session sponsored by Mindfair Poets.  Bring a poem, perform a monologue, sing a song, play guitar, dance a jig, demonstrate an experiment, perform a comedy sketch, or feel free to play our piano.  You choose how you want to inspire your audience. 

Time: 5-6 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/Mindfair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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3/30/2017

Artfest

An evening of performed by Marion Parker on upright bass and Daniel Spearman on piano coupled with photography by Keith Maguire of Keith Alton Photography.  Light refreshments provided by Agave Burrito Bar and Tequilaria.  BYOB.

Time: 6-8 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/Mindfair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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4/01/2017

OHC Music in the Home Tour

Listen and learn how music was used for entertainment, fellowship, and teaching in nineteenth-century homes during this 60-minute guided tour of the historic properties at the Oberlin Heritage Center.

$6 per adult, free for OHC members, children and college students. Make your reservation on-line or call 440-774-1700.

This tour is also available on: 

Saturday, January 7 at 1:00 PM

Saturday, February 4 at 1:00 PM 

Saturday, March 4 at 1:00 PM 

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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4/01/2017

OHC Historically Inaccurate Tour

A Special Tour that Leaves False Impressions Behind…

Are you a myth buster? Can you call someone’s bluff? Come test your skills on this new 75-minute tour in celebration of April Fool’s Day. The tour of the Heritage Center’s three historic buildings will include some Oberlin myths along the way, and we’ll explore what is fact or fiction.

Fee:  $6/adults; free for OHC members, children and college students. 

Reservations required and can be placed on-line or by calling 440-774-1700

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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4/02/2017

JAZZ CONCERT to Benefit Family Promise

Oberlin College Jazz Faculty Performs for Family Promise of Lorain County

 

Sunday, April 2 at 3:00pm to 4:30pm First Church in Oberlin, 106 N Main St, Oberlin, OH 44074. A jazz concert to benefit homeless families served by Family Promise of Lorain County.

 

No tickets required; donations welcome.

 

Oberlin Conservatory faculty members Bobby Ferrazza (guitar), Dan Wall (piano),  and Paul Samuels (drums), will be joined by Oberlin native Aidan Plank (bass).  The quartet will perform a mix of jazz standards and original compositions  by members of the group. This is the 11th annual benefit concert for Family Promise, a vital community agency that helps homeless families get back on their feet. Through its Interfaith Hospitality Network, Family Promise partners with local congregations and volunteers to shelter, feed, and care for families who have no place to live. They also host a Day Center, which recently relocated to permanent quarters in Oberlin. The Day Center enables parents and young children to be together during the day. Day Center staff also helps parents access social services and find housing and jobs to sustain their families

Time: 3 to 4:30 pm

Location: First Church in Oberlin

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4/04/2017

Oberlin Heritage Center Tours

Come visit the Oberlin Heritage Center for a tour offered every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Be guided through three historic Oberlin buildings serving as beautiful backdrops for stories of the community and college in its first century, from the 1833 founding through the turn of the 20th century. 

Reserve your place online

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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4/04/2017

OBERLIN CITY CLUB

Presenter:  Mike Uth, ACLU  "Epic Fail:  What Rats, Vets, Witches and the Father of Modern Surgery Can Teach Us aBout Our War on Drugs."

Time:  11:45 - 1:15.  Lunch at noon, and speaker at 12:30

Location:  Sterks of Oberlin

Cost:  $12 for lunch, free if not eating lunch.

Time: 11:45am - 1:15pm

Location: Sterks of Oberlin

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4/04/2017

MERCHANT ROUNDTABLE

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for the Merchant Roundtable.  We will discuss relevant issues and ideas concerning doing business in Oberlin.

This month the agenda includes a presentation from the Human Resources Commission: Ray English, co-chair of the city’s Human Relations Commission, will make a brief presentation about recommendations the commission plans to make to Oberlin City Council regarding revisions in the city’s non-discrimination ordinances.  Since some of the recommendations relate to private employment and public accommodations, all Oberlin business owners are encouraged to attend.   A brief discussion will follow the presentation.

Also on the agenda is a discussion and action planning to support an continuous SHOP OBERLIN/LOCAL program and ideas on how to promote Oberlin shopping with the WVIZ Auction - becoming a Destination Board.

Hope you can join us!

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Location: Oberlin Depot

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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4/05/2017

Oberlin Public Library Spring Book Sale

Presale event for Friends of the Oberlin Public Library.  Membership to the Friends group is available at the door.

Time: 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Location: Oberlin Public Library

Contact Name: Ann Ingram

Contact Phone #: 520-444-9585

Email: annitagram2@gmail.com

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4/06/2017

Oberlin Public Library Spring Book Sale

First Day of Book Sale for non-members of Friends of the Library.

Time: 10:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Location: Oberlin Public Library

Contact Name: Ann Ingram

Contact Phone #: 520-444-9585

Email: annitagram2@gmail.com

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4/07/2017

Oberlin Public Library Spring Book Sale

Fill the bag for $5.00

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Location: Oberlin Public Library

Contact Name: Ann Ingram

Contact Phone #: 520-444-9585

Email: annitagram2@gmail.com

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4/08/2017

OBERLIN FRIENDSHIP FESTIVAL

 

Saturday, April 8, 4-6 p.m., Wilder Main, 135 West Lorain Street.

Join us for student music performances, Spoket work Artist Meeko Israel, Aladdin's food, and build-your-own friendship bracelets from Bead Paradise!

 

Visit www.facebook.com/oberlinfriendshipinitiative for more information.

Time: 4 - 6 pm

Location: Wilder Main, 135 West Lorain Street

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4/08/2017

Oberlin Public Library Spring Book Sale

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Location: Oberlin Public Library

Contact Name: Ann Ingram

Contact Phone #: 520-444-9585

Email: annitagram2@gmail.com

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4/09/2017

Oberlin Public Library Spring Book Sale

All items are $0.10.

Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

Location: Oberlin Public Library

Contact Name: Ann Ingram

Contact Phone #: 520-444-9585

Email: annitagram2@gmail.com

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4/11/2017

OBERLIN CITY CLUB

Presenter:  Janet Garrett, Candidate for Congress

Topic: A First-Hand Account of the Women's March on Washington

Time:  11:45 - 1:15.  Lunch at noon, and speaker at 12:30

Location:  Sterks of Oberlin

Cost:  $12 for lunch, free if not eating lunch.

Time: 11:45 - 1:15

Location: Sterks of Oberlin

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4/13/2017

GOOD MORNING OBERLIN

NETWORK WITH FELLOW BUSINESS OWNERS

GET UPDATES ON PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

 

Bring your ideas, Issues, Things to Share...What do you want others to know and how can OBP help promote the growth and prosperity of the Oberlin commuity.


RSVP to Janet at director@oberlin.org or 440-774-6262

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Location: Oberlin Public Library

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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4/15/2017

EASTER EGG HUNT

Ready, Set, Go!  Gather your eggs, Check your eggs...You could win a prize!

Parents, accomp[any your children to the center of Tappan Square to return all plastic eggs; where each child will receive a goodie bag and redeem any prize tickets!

Smile! Bring your camera for pics with THE EASTER BUNNY!

 

Time: 10:30 am ages 0-3; 11 am ages 4-6; 11:30 am ages 7-10

Location: Tappan Square - Oberlin

Contact Name: Oberlin Kids

Email: www.oberlinkids.org

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4/15/2017

Poetry Reading by Joe Schmitz

Joe Schmitz joins us in the Gazebo to read poetry in support of National Poetry Month.

Time: 2:00 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklin@oberlin.net

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4/17/2017

Poetry Reading by Rick O'Donnell

Rick O'Donnell, author of Special Watch, joins us in the Gazebo to read his poetryto celebrate National Poetry Month.

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfrankllin@oberlin.net

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4/18/2017

OBERLIN CITY CLUB

Presenter:  Doug McMillan, OMLPS

TOPIC:  Current Renewable Energy Effort in the City of Oberlin

 

Time:  11:45 - 1:15.  Lunch at noon, and speaker at 12:30

 

Location:  Sterks of Oberlin

 

Cost:  $12 for lunch, free if not eating lunch.


Time: 11:45 - 1:15

Location: Sterks of Oberlin

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4/18/2017

MindFair Bookclub

Join us in the Gazebo for a discussion of The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan.  New members welcome.

Time: 5-6 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklin@oberlin.net

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4/18/2017

Open Knit

Bring your current knitting or crocheting project to the Gazebo for tips and conversation with other local artisans.

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklin@oberlin.net

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4/18/2017

MindFair Poets Writers Group

Join MindFair Poets for a prompted poetry exercise followed by time for sharing and critique.  New members welcome.

Time: 5-6 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklin@oberlin.net

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4/19/2017

BEFORE THE FLOOD

     The Oberlin College Office of Environmental Sustainability invite all residents, friends, family, acquaintances, and neighbors to a FREE screening of the acclaimed climate change documentary ‘Before the Flood” on Wednesday, April 19th at 7 pm at the Apollo Theatre.

 

     This event is taking place in conjunction with Oberlin Ecolympics, Oberlin's annual conservation competition, and community event series. The college dorms and co-ops and the city schools compete to reduce water and electricity while everyone can also reduce their consumption and raise their awareness by attending fun events.

     The event is brought to you by POWER (Providing Oberlin With Efficiency Responsibly), the Oberlin Area Cooperating Ministries, Ohio Interfaith Power & Light, Sharon Pearson, Eugene Matthews, the Oberlin College Office of Environmental Sustainability, and the Oberlin College Ecolympics Committee. 

Time: 7 P.M.

Location: APOLLO THEATER - OBERLIN

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4/20/2017

Poetry Reading by Michael Reitz

Michael Reitz, author of Dawn-Light and Falling Leaves, reads his poetry to celebrate National Poetry Month.

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklin@oberlin.net

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4/21/2017

Poetry Reading by Elsie Romot

Elsie Romot reads poetry in our Gazebo to celebrate National Poetry Month.

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklin@oberlin.net

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4/21/2017

OBERLIN PARKING MEETING

PARKING IN OBERLIN

Friday, April 21, 2017, 8:30 a.m.

Oberlin Public Library Community Room

 You are cordially invited to a community meeting about Parking in Oberlin.   At this meeting, Walker Parking Consultants will present the findings from a parking study they conducted.  Join us as we explore an opportunity to come together to consider solutions to parking challenges.

 

Agenda

  • Brief summary of past parking committees & results.
  • Review recent changes and current parking conditions, and the need to identify long-term solutions.
  • Introduction to parking inventory, analysis, and recommendations as performed/proposed by Walker Parking Consultants.
  • Discuss and explore solutions that can be effective for Oberlin.
  • Identify next steps including the roles of business owners, community members, City administration, and the College.
  • Schedule next meeting.

 

PLEASE RSVP to Oberlin Business Partnership

director@oberlin.org   *   440-774-6262

 

Time: 8:30 A.M.

Location: OBERLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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4/22/2017

Nature and Collage Card Craft

Master card artist, Sunde White, joins us to celebrate National Poetry Month and Earth Day.  Create greeting cards featuring nature poetry using collage techniques.  Supplies provided at no cost.  

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklin@oberlin.net

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4/24/2017

Poetry Reading by Indi Wright

Indi Wright, author of Poesia: A Poetic Journey, joins us in the Gazebo to read poetry in support of National Poetry Month.

Time: 4:00 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklin@oberlin.net

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4/25/2017

Open Knit

Bring your current knitting or crocheting project to the Gazebo to join other local artisans for tips and conversation.

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklin@oberlin.net

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4/25/2017

OBERLIN CITY CLUB

Presenter:  Ken Stanley, DuBois Project

Topic:  Love Math, Learn Math:  The Du Bois Project of Oberlin

Time:  11:45 - 1:15.  Lunch at noon, and speaker at 12:30

 

Location:  Sterks of Oberlin

 

Cost:  $12 for lunch, free if not eating lunch.


Time: 11:45 - 1:15

Location: Sterks of Oberlin

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4/26/2017

MindFair Book Club

Join us for the rescheduled discussion of The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan.  This is part of our Best of New York Times 2016 discussion series.

Time: 5-6 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklin@oberlin.net

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4/27/2017

Artfest in the Gazebo

Join us in the Gazebo at Ben Franklin for an evening of jazz and art.  Marion Parker and Daniel Spearman perform live on bass and piano (and occasionally trumpet).  The featured artist for April is Keith McGuckin.  Light refreshments provided by Agave Burrito Bar and Tequilaria.  BYOB.  This event is free.

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklin@oberlin.net

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4/28/2017

Poetry Reading by Noelle Hedges-Goettl

Join us in the Gazebo at Ben Franklin for a poetry reading by Oberlin grad, Noelle Hedges-Goettl in support of National Poetry Month.

Time: 5 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklin@oberlin.net

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4/28/2017

Poetry Reading by Barb Smith

Join us in the Gazebo at Ben Franklin for a poetry reading by local poet, Barb Smith, in support of National Poetry Month.  Barb is a member of MindFair Poets writing group.  Please join us to support local talent.

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklin@oberlin.net

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4/29/2017

Poetry Reading by Kathleen Carothers

Join us in the Gazebo at Ben Franklin for a poetry reading by Kathleen Carothers and some very special guests in celebration of National Poetry Month.

Time: 4:30 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklin@oberlin.net

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5/01/2017

Oberlin Heritage Center Tours

Come visit the Oberlin Heritage Center for a tour offered every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Be guided through three historic Oberlin buildings serving as beautiful backdrops for stories of the community and college in its first century, from the 1833 founding through the turn of the 20th century. 

Reserve your place online

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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5/02/2017

Author Event Featuring Dan Chaon and Shane McCrae

Dan Chaon, author and National Book Award Finalist, visits Ben Franklin/MindFair Books to promote his newest book, Ill Will.  Joining him is poet and fellow Oberlin faculty member, Shane McCrae, to promote his fourth book of poetry titled, In the Language of My Captors.  Light refreshments will be served.  All welcome.  Books available for purchase.

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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5/02/2017

MERCHANT ROUNDTABLE

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for the Merchant Roundtable.  We will discuss relevant issues and ideas concerning doing business in Oberlin.

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Location: Oberlin Cable Co-Op

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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5/06/2017

Do Re Mi 5 K Run for Oberlin Choristers

Saturday, May 6, 
New Union Center for the Arts 
39 S.Main Street, Oberlin 
 
Online registration fee $25.00
Onsite registration fee $30 Free t-shirt to the first 50 registrants! 

Awards in all age divisions Award to the fastest overall male and female

Check in and registration begins at 7:00am
Free child fun run begins at 8:15am 
Race begins at 8:30am 

Register online at www.ochoristers.org or by phone at 440-774-4079

Sponsored by: Linden's Transportation ~ Rafter, A. LTD. ~ Cable Co-op ~ Oberlin IGA ~ Stocker Vision

Time: 7 a.m.

Location: 39 S. Main Street

Contact Phone #: 440-774-4079

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5/09/2017

Oberlin Serves in World War II

This second program about World War II (following Part 1 on March 14), presented by OHC Trustee, retired Oberlin High School band instructor, and Army veteran Steve Johnson, will center on the experiences of local men and women who served in World War II, as told through newspapers, personal accounts, and images.  

This program is free and open to the public.  

Sponsored by Northwest Savings Bank

Time: 7:15 PM

Location: Kendal at Oberlin's Heiser Auditorium

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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5/11/2017

GOOD MORNING OBERLIN!

NETWORK WITH FELLOW BUSINESS OWNERS

GET UPDATES ON PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

SHARE COMMUNITY IDEAS

RSVP  director@oberlin.org

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Location: OBERLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY - COMMUNITY ROOM

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@gmail.com

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5/13/2017

Haiku Reading and Writing Workshop with Jim Brueggman

Join us in the Gazebo and Ben Franklin for a Haiku reading and writing workshop by poet, Jim Brueggmann, author of AFTER THE NIGHT RAIN.  All ages welcome for the workshop.  Books will be available for purchase and autographing.

Time: 1-2:30 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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5/13/2017

CELEBRATE MOMS!

Celebrate Mom...and ALL the special women in your life!

Saturday, May 13, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., The Ballroom at The Hotel at Oberlin, 10 East College Street.

Admission:  Two for $5 or $3 each (Children 12 and under, FREE)

Craft and Product Vendors - Door Prizes - Raffles - Memories (photographer on site for "Mom & Me" pictures - Face Painting - Pampering...

 

Guys can purchase special last-minute gifts for the women in their lives!

Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: The Hotel at Oberlin

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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5/14/2017

MOTHER'S DAY

BE WITH MOM....LOVE MOM!

Time: All Day

Location: Everywhere

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5/18/2017

Joselin Linder, Author of "The Family Gene" joins us at Ben Franklin, Oberlin

Joselin Linder, author of the new book, THE FAMILY GENE joins us in the Gazebo at Ben Franklin for a reading followed by a question and answer session.  The book centers around her attempt to find a cure through modern medical genomic science to find a cure to an illness that only appears in her family.  Joselin is a regular contributor to NPR's Morning Edition and the New York Post.  Books will be available for purchase and autographing.

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/Mindfair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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5/21/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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5/29/2017

Juneteenth - Celebration at Wright Park Memorial

Juneteenth festivities will commence as we take part in the Wright Park Memorial Celebration at the wall of Wright Park on May 29th at 10 a.m.

We will lay a wreathfor Mr. Ferrier H. White, a Tuskegee Airmanwho died in Italy.  A monument to his life and service stands in Florence, Italy to this day.

Time: 10 a.m.

Location: Wright Park - Oberlin

Contact Name: Adenike Sharpley

Contact Phone #: 440-774-4377

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5/29/2017

Westwood Cemetery History Walk

A special, free Radicals and Reformers History Walk will be led through scenic Westwood Cemetery. This guided tour, led by an Oberlin Heritage Center docent, includes an introduction to the history of the cemetery with stories of Oberlinians who served in the military. Advance registration is encouraged and can be done on-line or by calling 440-774-1700.

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Westwood Cemetery

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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6/01/2017

Oberlin Heritage Center Tours

Come visit the Oberlin Heritage Center for a tour offered every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Be guided through three historic Oberlin buildings serving as beautiful backdrops for stories of the community and college in its first century, from the 1833 founding through the turn of the 20th century. 

Reserve your place online

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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6/03/2017

UGRR & Abolitionist History Walk

Freedom's Friends: Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Outdoor History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. Learn about Oberlin’s famous freedom seekers and those known to have helped them make their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

This outdoor history walk will be offered every Saturday in June, July, and August

Make your reservation on-line or call the Oberlin Heritage Center at 440-774-1700.

This tour begins near the front steps of First Church, U.C.C. at the northwest corner of Main Street (Route 58) and Lorain Street (Route 511).

Time: 11:00 AM

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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6/04/2017

Take Back Your Childhood

Children ages 3 through 8 become official Toy Testers for four Melissa and Doug toys at Ben Franklin, Oberlin from 1-4 p.m.  The first 25 participants go home with a free "Inspiration Kit".  All children must be accompanied by an adult during the event.  No purchase necessary.  

 

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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6/04/2017

POTTER'S FIELD CELEBRATION

Our Potter's Field Celebration will take place on Sunday, June 4th at 2 pm at Westwood Cemetery with Margaret Christian as convener.  We will be laying a wreath and placing a tombstone at the unmarked grave of John Ramsey. Ramsey was a founder of Russ AME Church in Oberlin and helped to build First Church as a hob (plaster) carrier.  We will also be laying wreaths for Tuskegee Airman, Mr. James Cannon and William A. Johnson, Jr., as well as Margaret Barnes of Oberlin who was a service woman and an Oberlin alum.

The red tipped planes will be inside the wreaths of Cannon, Johnson, and Ferrier.

We will be honoring Mr. Lawson, the past president of Oberlin African-American Genealogy and History Group (OAAGHG) with our annual presentation of a wreath on his bench that sits at the head of Potter's Field. Mr. Lawson was a serviceman as well.  We will conclude with the laying of the wreaths ceremony and a poem written by William Young for Perry H. Young, another Tuskegee Airman, called The Legacy Continues.

Location: Westwood Cemetery

Contact Name: Adenike Sharpley

Contact Phone #: 440-774-4327

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6/06/2017

MAAFA CELEBRATION

Our MAAFA celebration will be June 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Westwood Cemetery.  We will continue our tradition of prayers, hymns, benediction, libation, and ceremony at the grave of Lee Harvey Dobbins.  New this year will be a gun salute by the 5th U.S. Colored Troops to honor all the servicemen buried at Westwood.

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Westwood Cemetery

Contact Name: Adenike Sharpley

Contact Phone #: 440-774-4327

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6/06/2017

MERCHANT ROUNDTABLE

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for the Merchant Roundtable.  We will discuss relevant issues and ideas concerning doing business in Oberlin.

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Location: Oberlin Cable Co-Op

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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6/08/2017

GOOD MORNING OBERLIN!

NETWORK WITH FELLOW BUSINESS OWNERS

GET UPDATES ON PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

SHARE COMMUNITY IDEAS

RSVP  director@oberlin.org

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Location: OBERLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY - COMMUNITY ROOM

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@gmail.com

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6/10/2017

JUNETEENTH FESTIVAL

Juneteenth Festival will be held on June 10th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.  We start earlier this year to accommodate a presentation at Martin Luther King, Jr. Park (MLK) for the Tuskegee Airmen at 10 a.m.  A trolley will be running to bring people to MLK park.  Tours will be running twice more that day to the cemetery, roundhouse, and the Wright Wall.

Juneteenth festivities will feature the annual parade, the 5th U.S. Colored Troops, The Black Cowboys, E.T. King Blues singer and other musical entertainers, children's activities, our well-known food booths, a DJ, reenactors, and vendors.

Time: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Location: Tappan Square & Other Oberlin Places

Contact Name: Adenike Sharpley

Contact Phone #: 440-774-4327

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6/10/2017

UGRR & Abolitionist History Walk

Freedom's Friends: Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Outdoor History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. Learn about Oberlin’s famous freedom seekers and those known to have helped them make their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

This outdoor history walk will be offered every Saturday in June, July, and August

Make your reservation on-line or call the Oberlin Heritage Center at 440-774-1700.

This tour begins near the front steps of First Church, U.C.C. at the northwest corner of Main Street (Route 58) and Lorain Street (Route 511).

 

Time: 11:00 AM

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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6/13/2017

The Times They Are A Changin'

OHC Honorary Trustee, oral history volunteer, author and researcher Geni Vanek will share stories of Oberlin in the 1960s and 1970s and some of the events and projects that drew community members together, and drove them apart. Stories will be pulled from the collection of more than 200 interviews of the Oberlin Oral History Project archived by the Oberlin Heritage Center.

The event is free and open to the public.  All are welcome to wear their grooviest outfits! 

Time: 7:15 PM

Location: Kendal at Oberlin's Heiser Auditorium

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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6/16/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 



Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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6/17/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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6/17/2017

UGRR & Abolitionist History Walk

Freedom's Friends: Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Outdoor History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. Learn about Oberlin’s famous freedom seekers and those known to have helped them make their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

This outdoor history walk will be offered every Saturday in June, July, and August

Make your reservation on-line or call the Oberlin Heritage Center at 440-774-1700.

This tour begins near the front steps of First Church, U.C.C. at the northwest corner of Main Street (Route 58) and Lorain Street (Route 511).

Time: 11:00 AM

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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6/18/2017

Play Board Games at Ben Franklin

Please join us Sunday, June 18th from 1-4 p.m. for a chance to demo great board games from Blue Orange Games and others.  The first 20 children who demo a game will receive a free sample game to take home.  What a great way to beat the heat this Father's Day.  Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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6/23/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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6/24/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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6/24/2017

UGRR & Abolitionist History Walk

Freedom's Friends: Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Outdoor History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. Learn about Oberlin’s famous freedom seekers and those known to have helped them make their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

This outdoor history walk will be offered every Saturday in June, July, and August

Make your reservation on-line or call the Oberlin Heritage Center at 440-774-1700.

This tour begins near the front steps of First Church, U.C.C. at the northwest corner of Main Street (Route 58) and Lorain Street (Route 511).

Time: 11:00 AM

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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6/25/2017

Board Game Family Activity Day

Join us in the Gazebo to try out some great family games from Blue Orange games.  No purchase necessary ,however, purchase any game during the event and save 20%.  Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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6/27/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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6/27/2017

Five Minutes of Fame Before Dinner

Join us in the Gazebo for an open mic session sponsored by MindFair Poets designed to spark creativity.  Come and show off your talent.  Dance a jig, recite a poem, paint a picture, do yoga, sing a song, play the violin, demonstrate a craft...whatever you choose.  Share your talents in a supportive, encouraging environment.  New members always welcome.

Time: 5-6 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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6/28/2017

Book Group Discussion

Join us in the Gazebo for our monthly book club discussion.  This month our featured title is The Return by Hisham Matar.  No purchase necessary.  New members always welcome

Time: 5:00 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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6/28/2017

Open Knit

Join us in the Gazebo for an afternoon of conversation and knitting with some talented local crafters.  All levels welcome.  New members always welcome.

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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6/29/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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6/30/2017

Summer Theater - Barefoot in the Park

Barefoot in the Park by Neil Simon

June 30th to July 29th, 2017

Recommended for ages 10 and older.

 

Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy by Tony Awared- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon, one of America's most successful, projofic, and performed playwrights. Set in a quirky fifth-floor, walk-up apartment in Manhattan, in the early 1960's, the play follows newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter during the contentious first days of their marriage, as they learn how to live together.  This non-stop-laugh commedy enjoyed the longest Broadway run of any of Simon's plays.

Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/01/2017

Oberlin Women's History Walk

Learn about Oberlin women who made a difference in efforts to gain rights and respect.  90-minute neighborhood walking tour.  $6/adults; free to OHC members, children and college students.  Advance registration required.

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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7/01/2017

UGRR & Abolitionist History Walk

Freedom's Friends: Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Outdoor History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. Learn about Oberlin’s famous freedom seekers and those known to have helped them make their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

This outdoor history walk will be offered every Saturday in June, July, and August

Make your reservation on-line or call the Oberlin Heritage Center at 440-774-1700.

This tour begins near the front steps of First Church, U.C.C. at the northwest corner of Main Street (Route 58) and Lorain Street (Route 511).

Time: 11:00 AM

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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7/01/2017

Summer Theater - Barefoot in the Park

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK BY Neil Simon

June 30 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for ages 10 and older.

 

Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy by Tony Awared- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon, one of America's most successful, projofic, and performed playwrights. Set in a quirky fifth-floor, walk-up apartment in Manhattan, in the early 1960's, the play follows newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter during the contentious first days of their marriage, as they learn how to live together.  This non-stop-laugh commedy enjoyed the longest Broadway run of any of Simon's plays.


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/02/2017

Oberlin Heritage Center Tours

Come visit the Oberlin Heritage Center for a tour offered every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Be guided through three historic Oberlin buildings serving as beautiful backdrops for stories of the community and college in its first century, from the 1833 founding through the turn of the 20th century. 

Reserve your place online

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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7/02/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 2 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/05/2017

Summer Theater - Barefoot in the Park

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK BY Neil Simon

June 30 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for ages 10 and older.

 

Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy by Tony Awared- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon, one of America's most successful, projofic, and performed playwrights. Set in a quirky fifth-floor, walk-up apartment in Manhattan, in the early 1960's, the play follows newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter during the contentious first days of their marriage, as they learn how to live together.  This non-stop-laugh commedy enjoyed the longest Broadway run of any of Simon's plays.


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/06/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/07/2017

KEVIN JONES THE SHAKE DOWN CREW - Summer Concert

JULY 7.  Join us for a fun-filled night of musics from local favorites, Kevin Jones & The Shake Down Crew.

We will be selling Lorenzo's Pizza, soda pop, and water.  There will also be a hot dog cart - Debz Doggz.

Come out and enjoy the music and food.

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Location: Tappan Square Clark Bandstand

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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7/07/2017

Summer Theater - Barefoot in the Park

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK BY Neil Simon

June 30 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for ages 10 and older.

 

Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy by Tony Awared- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon, one of America's most successful, projofic, and performed playwrights. Set in a quirky fifth-floor, walk-up apartment in Manhattan, in the early 1960's, the play follows newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter during the contentious first days of their marriage, as they learn how to live together.  This non-stop-laugh commedy enjoyed the longest Broadway run of any of Simon's plays.


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/08/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/08/2017

UGRR & Abolitionist History Walk

Freedom's Friends: Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Outdoor History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. Learn about Oberlin’s famous freedom seekers and those known to have helped them make their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

This outdoor history walk will be offered every Saturday in June, July, and August

Make your reservation on-line or call the Oberlin Heritage Center at 440-774-1700.

This tour begins near the front steps of First Church, U.C.C. at the northwest corner of Main Street (Route 58) and Lorain Street (Route 511).

Time: 11:00 AM

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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7/11/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/11/2017

MERCHANT ROUNDTABLE

This month's Merchant Roundtable will be on the 2nd Tuesday, July 11th, due to the 4th of July Holiday on the first Tuesday.

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for the Merchant Roundtable.  We will discuss relevant issues and ideas concerning doing business in Oberlin.

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Location: Oberlin Cable Co-Op

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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7/12/2017

Summer Theater - Barefoot in the Park

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK BY Neil Simon

June 30 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for ages 10 and older.

 

Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy by Tony Awared- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon, one of America's most successful, projofic, and performed playwrights. Set in a quirky fifth-floor, walk-up apartment in Manhattan, in the early 1960's, the play follows newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter during the contentious first days of their marriage, as they learn how to live together.  This non-stop-laugh commedy enjoyed the longest Broadway run of any of Simon's plays.


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/13/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/13/2017

GOOD MORNING OBERLIN

NETWORK WITH FELLOW BUSINESS OWNERS

GET UPDATES ON PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

SHARE COMMUNITY IDEAS

RSVP  director@oberlin.org by February 16th

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Location: OBERLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY - COMMUNITY ROOM

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@gmail.com

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7/14/2017

CLASSIC ROCK TRIO - Summer Concert

 

JULY 14.  The Classic Rock Trio of Jim Tigue (guitar/vocals), Eroc Sosinski (bass/guitar/vocals) and Jon Darling (drummer) have a wide knowledge of songs from the 60’s/70’s/80’s classic rock/pop/folk genres – with the ability to provide a fun performance of danceable classic rock entertainment that transcends generations and can be enjoyed by the entire family.

 

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Location: Tappan Square Clark Bandstand

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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7/14/2017

Summer Theater - Barefoot in the Park

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK BY Neil Simon

June 30 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for ages 10 and older.

 

Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy by Tony Awared- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon, one of America's most successful, projofic, and performed playwrights. Set in a quirky fifth-floor, walk-up apartment in Manhattan, in the early 1960's, the play follows newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter during the contentious first days of their marriage, as they learn how to live together.  This non-stop-laugh commedy enjoyed the longest Broadway run of any of Simon's plays.


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/14/2017

Summer Theater - The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare

July 14 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for Ages 12 and up.

Shakespear's timeless romance of obsession and redemption  The play begins as an intense psychological drama, following the paranoid jealousy and unjust actions of King Leontes against his wife, Hermione, and best friend, Polixenes.  But midway, the play jumps time, place and genre to become a pastoral comedy centered on the secret romance of their children, which ultimately brings the two plots full circle to a magical and moving ending.

Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/15/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/15/2017

UGRR & Abolitionist History Walk

Freedom's Friends: Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Outdoor History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. Learn about Oberlin’s famous freedom seekers and those known to have helped them make their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

This outdoor history walk will be offered every Saturday in June, July, and August

Make your reservation on-line or call the Oberlin Heritage Center at 440-774-1700.

This tour begins near the front steps of First Church, U.C.C. at the northwest corner of Main Street (Route 58) and Lorain Street (Route 511).

Time: 11:00 AM

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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7/15/2017

Summer Theater - The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare

July 14 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for Ages 12 and up.

Shakespear's timeless romance of obsession and redemption  The play begins as an intense psychological drama, following the paranoid jealousy and unjust actions of King Leontes against his wife, Hermione, and best friend, Polixenes.  But midway, the play jumps time, place and genre to become a pastoral comedy centered on the secret romance of their children, which ultimately brings the two plots full circle to a magical and moving ending.

Time: 2 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/16/2017

Summer Theater - Barefoot in the Park

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK BY Neil Simon

June 30 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for ages 10 and older.

 

Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy by Tony Awared- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon, one of America's most successful, projofic, and performed playwrights. Set in a quirky fifth-floor, walk-up apartment in Manhattan, in the early 1960's, the play follows newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter during the contentious first days of their marriage, as they learn how to live together.  This non-stop-laugh commedy enjoyed the longest Broadway run of any of Simon's plays.


Time: 2 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/18/2017

Vintage & Vintner

Join the Oberlin Heritage Center for an enjoyable evening at Vermilion Valley Vineyards. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. with welcoming music by jazz guitarist Rich Holsworth. This social gathering will include a 15-minute mini-program at 6:00 p.m. that examines Oberlin's historic, contentious relationship with alcohol. Each guest will receive tickets for two wine tastings and a glass of wine. Punch, lemonade, and finger foods also will be available, along with a fun array of items to be raffled ($1/ticket or if you prefer to remain “dry” at the event, you may increase your chances of winning by using your wine tickets for the raffle).

Cost: $30/person (21 and up). Revenue from this event supports the Oberlin Heritage Center's Pat Murphy Endowment for Heritage Preservation. This event is co-sponsored by Herrick Jewelry

Register on-line

Location: Vermilion Valley Vineyards

Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Vermilion Valley Vineyard

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 4407741700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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7/18/2017

Summer Theater - Barefoot in the Park

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK BY Neil Simon

June 30 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for ages 10 and older.

 

Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy by Tony Awared- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon, one of America's most successful, projofic, and performed playwrights. Set in a quirky fifth-floor, walk-up apartment in Manhattan, in the early 1960's, the play follows newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter during the contentious first days of their marriage, as they learn how to live together.  This non-stop-laugh commedy enjoyed the longest Broadway run of any of Simon's plays.


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/19/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 2 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/19/2017

Summer Theater - The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare

July 14 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for Ages 12 and up.

Shakespear's timeless romance of obsession and redemption  The play begins as an intense psychological drama, following the paranoid jealousy and unjust actions of King Leontes against his wife, Hermione, and best friend, Polixenes.  But midway, the play jumps time, place and genre to become a pastoral comedy centered on the secret romance of their children, which ultimately brings the two plots full circle to a magical and moving ending.

Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/20/2017

Summer Theater - Barefoot in the Park

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK BY Neil Simon

June 30 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for ages 10 and older.

 

Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy by Tony Awared- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon, one of America's most successful, projofic, and performed playwrights. Set in a quirky fifth-floor, walk-up apartment in Manhattan, in the early 1960's, the play follows newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter during the contentious first days of their marriage, as they learn how to live together.  This non-stop-laugh commedy enjoyed the longest Broadway run of any of Simon's plays.


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/21/2017

COMMUNITY PICNIC & CONCERT

JULY 21.Soul Proprioters, a progressive folk rock band founded by Dave Parsh in 2007, features a large (and multi- generational) band sound including a full horn section and violin. An originals only band initially, in 2010 Soul Proprioters released their CD “Individuality”. Their Repertoire has expanded to include covers from The Rolling Stones, to Chicago to Jason Mraz. They can play any size venue for all occasions. The band will be joined by singer, Charlita Anderson-White, who loves the blues and has played in venues including the House of Blues and Morgan Freeman's Ground Zero Blues Club.

 

JULY 21 is also the Community Picnic night. 

Picnic starts at 5:30 p.m. and the concert at 7:00 p.m.

 

Time: 5:30 -9 p.m.

Location: Tappan Square Clark Bandstand

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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7/21/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 2 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/21/2017

Summer Theater - The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare

July 14 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for Ages 12 and up.

Shakespear's timeless romance of obsession and redemption  The play begins as an intense psychological drama, following the paranoid jealousy and unjust actions of King Leontes against his wife, Hermione, and best friend, Polixenes.  But midway, the play jumps time, place and genre to become a pastoral comedy centered on the secret romance of their children, which ultimately brings the two plots full circle to a magical and moving ending.

Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/22/2017

Meet Barbara Lyons aka Antonia Harris

Join us in the Gazebo at Ben Franklin for a reading and Q&A for author, Antonia Harris.  Her book is the first in the series The Jonson Chronicles entitled, "Out of the Depths".  Stop in and support some local talent.

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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7/22/2017

UGRR & Abolitionist History Walk

Freedom's Friends: Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Outdoor History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. Learn about Oberlin’s famous freedom seekers and those known to have helped them make their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

This outdoor history walk will be offered every Saturday in June, July, and August

Make your reservation on-line or call the Oberlin Heritage Center at 440-774-1700.

This tour begins near the front steps of First Church, U.C.C. at the northwest corner of Main Street (Route 58) and Lorain Street (Route 511).

Time: 11:00 AM

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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7/22/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/22/2017

Summer Theater - Barefoot in the Park

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK BY Neil Simon

June 30 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for ages 10 and older.

 

Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy by Tony Awared- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon, one of America's most successful, projofic, and performed playwrights. Set in a quirky fifth-floor, walk-up apartment in Manhattan, in the early 1960's, the play follows newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter during the contentious first days of their marriage, as they learn how to live together.  This non-stop-laugh commedy enjoyed the longest Broadway run of any of Simon's plays.


Time: 2 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/23/2017

Summer Theater - The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare

July 14 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for Ages 12 and up.

Shakespear's timeless romance of obsession and redemption  The play begins as an intense psychological drama, following the paranoid jealousy and unjust actions of King Leontes against his wife, Hermione, and best friend, Polixenes.  But midway, the play jumps time, place and genre to become a pastoral comedy centered on the secret romance of their children, which ultimately brings the two plots full circle to a magical and moving ending.

Time: 2 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/25/2017

Summer Theater - The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare

July 14 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for Ages 12 and up.

Shakespear's timeless romance of obsession and redemption  The play begins as an intense psychological drama, following the paranoid jealousy and unjust actions of King Leontes against his wife, Hermione, and best friend, Polixenes.  But midway, the play jumps time, place and genre to become a pastoral comedy centered on the secret romance of their children, which ultimately brings the two plots full circle to a magical and moving ending.

Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/26/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 2 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/26/2017

Summer Theater - Barefoot in the Park

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK BY Neil Simon

June 30 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for ages 10 and older.

 

Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy by Tony Awared- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon, one of America's most successful, projofic, and performed playwrights. Set in a quirky fifth-floor, walk-up apartment in Manhattan, in the early 1960's, the play follows newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter during the contentious first days of their marriage, as they learn how to live together.  This non-stop-laugh commedy enjoyed the longest Broadway run of any of Simon's plays.


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/27/2017

Summer Theater - The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare

July 14 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for Ages 12 and up.

Shakespear's timeless romance of obsession and redemption  The play begins as an intense psychological drama, following the paranoid jealousy and unjust actions of King Leontes against his wife, Hermione, and best friend, Polixenes.  But midway, the play jumps time, place and genre to become a pastoral comedy centered on the secret romance of their children, which ultimately brings the two plots full circle to a magical and moving ending.

Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/28/2017

Summer Concert on Tappan Square

 JULY 28Terry Lee Goffee - as Johnny Cash - presents a terrific show.The "Ultimate" Johnny Cash Experience, featuring Terry Lee Goffee covers the 50-year career of an American music legend. With his six foot two inch burly frame, sturdy jaw, icy stare and rich baritone voice, Goffee takes on the persona of the Man in Black in a performance that incorporates the guitar slinging body movements that were a Johnny Cash trademark. This is the show that has gained fans all across the U S, Canada, Ireland and Britain. Goffee's portrayal of the larger than life Johnny Cash will have you believing that you're watching the Man in Black himself.

 

 

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Location: Tappan Square Clark Bandstand

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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7/28/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 2 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/28/2017

Summer Theater - Barefoot in the Park

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK BY Neil Simon

June 30 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for ages 10 and older.

 

Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy by Tony Awared- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon, one of America's most successful, projofic, and performed playwrights. Set in a quirky fifth-floor, walk-up apartment in Manhattan, in the early 1960's, the play follows newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter during the contentious first days of their marriage, as they learn how to live together.  This non-stop-laugh commedy enjoyed the longest Broadway run of any of Simon's plays.


Time: 7 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/29/2017

UGRR & Abolitionist History Walk

Freedom's Friends: Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Outdoor History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. Learn about Oberlin’s famous freedom seekers and those known to have helped them make their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

This outdoor history walk will be offered every Saturday in June, July, and August

Make your reservation on-line or call the Oberlin Heritage Center at 440-774-1700.

This tour begins near the front steps of First Church, U.C.C. at the northwest corner of Main Street (Route 58) and Lorain Street (Route 511).

Time: 11:00 AM

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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7/29/2017

Summer Theater - Barefoot in the Park

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK BY Neil Simon

June 30 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for ages 10 and older.

 

Barefoot in the Park is a romantic comedy by Tony Awared- and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Neil Simon, one of America's most successful, projofic, and performed playwrights. Set in a quirky fifth-floor, walk-up apartment in Manhattan, in the early 1960's, the play follows newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter during the contentious first days of their marriage, as they learn how to live together.  This non-stop-laugh commedy enjoyed the longest Broadway run of any of Simon's plays.


Time: 2 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/29/2017

Summer Theater - The Winter's Tale

The Winter's Tale by William Shakespeare

July 14 - July 29, 2017

Recommended for Ages 12 and up.

Shakespear's timeless romance of obsession and redemption  The play begins as an intense psychological drama, following the paranoid jealousy and unjust actions of King Leontes against his wife, Hermione, and best friend, Polixenes.  But midway, the play jumps time, place and genre to become a pastoral comedy centered on the secret romance of their children, which ultimately brings the two plots full circle to a magical and moving ending.

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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7/30/2017

Summer Theater - The Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

June 16 - July 30th, 2017

Recommended for Ages 6 and older.

Based on Helen Keller's autobiography, The Story of My Life, William Gibson's Pulitzer Prize winning drama was the Broadway hit of 1959.  The story of this American classic follows Annie Sullivan, a once-blind girl from an impoverished background who - as Helen's governess and teacher - tames the wild young girl, who is deaf, blind, mute, and completely out-of-control.  This play prolmises to be charhed and uplifting.

You can reserve your free tickets at www.oberlinsummertheaterfestival.com 


Time: 2 P.M.

Location: Hall Auditorium - Oberlin, OH

Email: ostf@oberlin.edu

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8/01/2017

MERCHANT ROUNDTABLE

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for the Merchant Roundtable.  We will discuss relevant issues and ideas concerning doing business in Oberlin.

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Location: Oberlin Cable Co-Op

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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8/01/2017

Oberlin Heritage Center Tours

Come visit the Oberlin Heritage Center for a tour offered every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Be guided through three historic Oberlin buildings serving as beautiful backdrops for stories of the community and college in its first century, from the 1833 founding through the turn of the 20th century. 

Reserve your place online

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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8/04/2017

Emily Keener - Summer Concert

Rescheduled for August 4th!  Emily Keener is an eighteen-year-old  singer/songwriter from Wakeman, OH. Since her exciting journey into the Top 12 on Season 10 of NBC’s The Voice, Emily has been writing and recording diligently in an effort to capture the energy of this most transformative year. She is backed by the amazing musicians of Norwalk, OH that once made up “The  Womacks”. 

 SPONSORED BY OHIO EDUCATIONAL CREDIT UNION.



Time: 7-9 p.m.

Location: Tappan Square Clark Bandstand

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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8/05/2017

I Spy Oberlin Tour

Fun and engaging for all ages, the tour is especially designed for younger children (ages 5-11) accompanied by an adult.  This guided walking tour through historic Oberlin keeps you on your toes as you seek out historic markers, decorative details, and Oberlin oddities. The hunt begins at the Monroe House and takes place outside in fair weather.  Free for all ages; reservations are encouraged.

Location: Tour begins at the Monroe House.

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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8/05/2017

Oberlin Women's History Walk

Learn about Oberlin women who made a difference in efforts to gain rights and respect.  90-minute neighborhood walking tour.  $6/adults; free to OHC members, children and college students.  Advance registration required.

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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8/05/2017

FAMILY FUM FAIR & CLASSIC CAR SHOW

 Laughter and excitement take over the streets of picturesque Oberlin for the town’s 25thannual Family Fun Fair and Classic Car Show on Saturday, August 5, 2017.

  Kids ages six to 96 will be entertained by the boogie-down sounds of the “Summer of 65” Band, a hula hoop contest, magicians, clowns and delightful “street food” from food vendors and local restaurants alike. To round out the fun, civic leaders and civilians will be merrily dunked in the Fair’s Dunk Tank.

  Car buffs will enjoy the magnificent, gleaming cars of yesteryear at the Fair’s Classic Car Show.

 The fun-filled day includes the following activities:

  • Classic Car Show – The first 150 car show entrants receive dash plaques. Plaques will be awarded in 9 categories including original cars, truck, street legal modified, two-passenger and collector’s class, Best of Show, and longest distance traveled.
  • LIVE Music and Dancing in the Streets! With the Summer of 65 Band from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.D.J. Larry Farnsworth with Sounds of the Classics from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Live radio broadcast by WDLW 1380 AM “Kool Kat Oldies” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • 50/50 raffle – Must be present to WIN!
  • Oberlin Merchant Sidewalk Sales on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Bubble Soccer, Laser Tag and Bounce Houses
  • Food Vendors - Oberlin Restaurants and Fair Vendors
  • Craft and Product Vendors  Jewelry, handmade totes, gourmet food, skin care and more!
  • Children’s Activities and Crafts presented by non-profit organizations(snow cones,face painting and more)
  • Dunk Tank  -  Take aim at a group of Oberlin celebrities
  • Clown, Balloons, strolling magician and Magic Show
  • Big Wheel Contest (ages 3 to 8)
  • Hula Hoop Contest (ages 8 to 17)
  • AND MORE!!

 

Check out the Family Fun Fair Facebook page for more information.

www.Facebook.com/oberlinfamilyfunfair

Time: 10 am - 4 pm

Location: All around downtown Oberlin

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: contact@oberlin.org

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8/05/2017

UGRR & Abolitionist History Walk

Freedom's Friends: Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Outdoor History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. Learn about Oberlin’s famous freedom seekers and those known to have helped them make their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

This outdoor history walk will be offered every Saturday in June, July, and August

Make your reservation on-line or call the Oberlin Heritage Center at 440-774-1700.

This tour begins near the front steps of First Church, U.C.C. at the northwest corner of Main Street (Route 58) and Lorain Street (Route 511).

Time: 11:00 AM

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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8/09/2017

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Learn about the ongoing struggle for native rights and a local citizen-led effort to change Oberlin's Columbus Day holiday to a commemoration of Indigenous Peoples Day. Topics will include local indigenous history, facts about Columbus, and how celebrating Columbus Day impacts indigenous peoples. Committee members include Cinthia Byron-Dixon, Joella Byron-Dixon, Mary Hammond, and Jean Foggo Simon. The Oberlin Heritage Center is a supporting partner of this free, public program.

Location: Oberlin Public Library.

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A complimentary program will take place Saturday, August 19th at 2:00 PM titled Connecting with Oberlin’s Indigenous HeritageThe program begins at the Oberlin Public Library, and we’ll walk over to Martin Luther King, Jr. Park for outdoor demonstrations of drumming and dancing.

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Oberlin Public Library

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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8/10/2017

GOOD MORNING OBERLIN

NETWORK WITH FELLOW BUSINESS OWNERS

GET UPDATES ON PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

 

Bring your ideas, Issues, Things to Share...What do you want others to know and how can OBP help promote the growth and prosperity of the Oberlin commuity.


RSVP to Janet at director@oberlin.org or 440-774-6262

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Location: OBERLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY - COMMUNITY ROOM

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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8/12/2017

Scholars & Settlers History Walk

Learn about the earliest residents of Oberlin and hear fascinating stories of the triumphs, debates, and scandals linked to the landmarks around Tappan Square. 60-minute neighborhood walking tour.  $6/adults; free to OHC members, children and college students.  Advance registration required.

Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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8/12/2017

UGRR & Abolitionist History Walk

Freedom's Friends: Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Outdoor History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. Learn about Oberlin’s famous freedom seekers and those known to have helped them make their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

This outdoor history walk will be offered every Saturday in June, July, and August

Make your reservation on-line or call the Oberlin Heritage Center at 440-774-1700.

This tour begins near the front steps of First Church, U.C.C. at the northwest corner of Main Street (Route 58) and Lorain Street (Route 511).

Time: 11:00 AM

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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8/19/2017

UGRR & Abolitionist History Walk

Freedom's Friends: Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Outdoor History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. Learn about Oberlin’s famous freedom seekers and those known to have helped them make their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

This outdoor history walk will be offered every Saturday in June, July, and August

Make your reservation on-line or call the Oberlin Heritage Center at 440-774-1700.

This tour begins near the front steps of First Church, U.C.C. at the northwest corner of Main Street (Route 58) and Lorain Street (Route 511).

Time: 11:00 AM

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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8/19/2017

Connecting with Oberlin’s Indigenous Heritage

This follow-up to the presentation on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (August 9; 7:00 PM; Oberlin Public Library) features further introduction to Native American roots in our community and is accompanied by cultural demonstrations. Family-friendly, free and open to all.  Watch for more information on the Oberlin Heritage Center’s website and in summer editions of the monthly E-Gazette.

Location:  The program begins at the Oberlin Public Library, and we’ll walk over to Martin Luther King, Jr. Park for outdoor demonstrations of drumming and dancing.

Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Oberlin Public Library

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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8/26/2017

Scholars & Settlers History Walk

Learn about the earliest residents of Oberlin and hear fascinating stories of the triumphs, debates, and scandals linked to the landmarks around Tappan Square. 60-minute neighborhood walking tour.  $6/adults; free to OHC members, children and college students.  Advance registration required.

Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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8/26/2017

UGRR & Abolitionist History Walk

Freedom's Friends: Underground Railroad and Abolitionist Outdoor History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. Learn about Oberlin’s famous freedom seekers and those known to have helped them make their way to freedom on the Underground Railroad.

This outdoor history walk will be offered every Saturday in June, July, and August

Make your reservation on-line or call the Oberlin Heritage Center at 440-774-1700.

This tour begins near the front steps of First Church, U.C.C. at the northwest corner of Main Street (Route 58) and Lorain Street (Route 511).

Time: 11:00 AM

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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9/01/2017

Sept. Tours / Exhibit at OHC with the Museum of Hispanic and Latino Cultures

Tours / Exhibit at OHC with the Museum of Hispanic and Latino Cultures all September

The Oberlin Heritage Center is pleased to work with the Museum of Hispanic and Latino Cultures of Lorain to offer a special exhibit in OHC's 1866 Monroe House.  Artifacts and art from Mexico, Spain, Puerto Rico, Peru, Costa Rica, Panama, Guatemala, Honduras and more will be on display in the intimate setting of a historic house. This collaboration of museums will celebrate different cultures, honor shared and distinct histories, and draw community members together. To learn more about the Museum of Hispanic and Latino Cultures, e-mail President and Curator Guillermo Arriaga at lorainhispanicmuseum@gmail.com.

There are several ways to explore the exhibit (proceeds support the missions of both museums):

  • Enjoy a guided 90-minute Bilingual Spanish and English "Upstairs/Downstairs" Tour of OHC's three historic buildings, which combines Oberlin history with the special exhibit. This tour is offered Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  The cost is $6/adults; $5 for OHC members; and free for children and any college student. Advance registration is encouraged.

  • Experience a guided 90-minute English-speaking "Upstairs/Downstairs" Tour of OHC's three historic buildings, combining Oberlin history with the special exhibit.  The tour is offered Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.  The cost is $6/adults; $5 for OHC members; and free for children and college students. Advance registration is encouraged.
  • Take part in a guided 45-minute English-speaking tour of the Special Exhibit only. This tour is offered Thursdays at 5:15 p.m.  The cost is $3/adult; $2 for OHC members; and free for children and college students.  Advance registration is encouraged.
  • Learn at your own pace on a Self-Guided Special Exhibit Tour offered Saturdays between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.  The cost is $3/adults; $2 for OHC members; and free for children and college students.

 Visit OHC's events calendar to reserve your tour today.

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

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9/02/2017

ALL COMMUNITY YARD SALE

This year's community yard sale day is Saturday, September 2nd.

If you would like to participate and be on the map that the Oberlin News Tribune publishes, call the paper at 440-775-1611 by August 21st.

Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: All over Oberlin

Contact Name: OBERLIN NEWS TRIBUNE

Contact Phone #: 440-775-1611

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9/05/2017

MERCHANT ROUNDTABLE

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for the Merchant Roundtable.  We will discuss relevant issues and ideas concerning doing business in Oberlin.

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Location: Oberlin Cable Co-Op

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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9/14/2017

GOOD MORNING OBERLIN

NETWORK WITH FELLOW BUSINESS OWNERS

GET UPDATES ON PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

SHARE COMMUNITY IDEAS

RSVP  director@oberlin.org

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Location: OBERLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY - COMMUNITY ROOM

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@gmail.com

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9/23/2017

Fiesta en la Biblioteca and Smithsonian Museum Day

September 23 (Saturday, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.)

Join the Oberlin Heritage Center for a lively gathering with music and food at the Oberlin Public Library (65 S. Main Street)!  All are welcome. As part of Smithsonian Museum Day's effort to imitate the free-admission policy of the Smithsonian museums,

The 90-minute Bilingual Spanish and English "Upstairs/Downstairs" Tours offered at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and self-guided exhibit tours in the Oberlin Heritage Center's Monroe House will be free this Saturday. Register on-line.

This event is sponsored in part by the The Community Foundation of Lorain County

Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Oberlin Public Library

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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10/01/2017

Oberlin Heritage Center Tours

Come visit the Oberlin Heritage Center for a tour offered every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Be guided through three historic Oberlin buildings serving as beautiful backdrops for stories of the community and college in its first century, from the 1833 founding through the turn of the 20th century. 

Reserve your place online

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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10/03/2017

MERCHANT ROUNDTABLE

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for the Merchant Roundtable.  We will discuss relevant issues and ideas concerning doing business in Oberlin.

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Location: Oberlin Cable Co-Op

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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10/05/2017

LEADERCAST WOMEN

Buy Tickets

WHAT is Leadercast Women?

The vision for Leadercast Women is to create a positive, safe, comfortable, and collaborative environment for women to have an amazing leadership experience. By creating an event where leaders at all levels and from all walks of life can hear experts share their experiences, engage in meaningful dialogue, and connect at a deeper level with others who are on that same journey, the world can be changed for the better.

WHY attend Leadercast Women?

Currently, women hold less than 4 percent of CEO positions worldwide, which in actuality leaves organizations at a disadvantage, as studies show that businesses are more effective when both men and women have an equal leadership voice. The journey of becoming or remaining a Leader Worth Following is life long, and one of the first steps is to establish an open dialogue - discussing and defining what makes great leadership. And while the core values and behaviors of Leaders Worth Following are certainly not gender-specific, it’s a fact that women often face unique life decisions and organizational challenges.

Leadercast Women 2017 Agenda

 

8:30

9:00

Registration & Welcome

9:00

 

Simulcast Begins

9:00

10:30

Session 1

 

10:30

11:00

Break & Networking

11:00

12:30

Session 2

 

12:30

1:45

Lunch

1:45

3:30

Session 3

 

3:30

4:00

Wrap Up

 

 

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: The Lodge of New Russia Township

Tickets Available:

 

Leadercast Women Individual Tickets - $99

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Groups of 6 - 10 People - $89

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Group of 11 or More People - $79

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Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@gmail.com

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10/07/2017

Oberlin Heritage Center Docent Training

Learn how to present an engaging 75-minute tour through the Oberlin Heritage Center’s three historic buildings while sharing stories of the community and college in its first century, from the 1833 founding through the turn of the 20th century. Register by September 30.

Volunteers are asked to commit to leading at least four tours or history walks per year. Training is free and begins at the Monroe House; arrange to take a free tour in advance to see what it’s all about. To register for training or reserve a free advance tour, call (440) 774-1700 or e-mail tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org.

Time: 9:00 AM

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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10/12/2017

GOOD MORNING OBERLIN at KENDAL

NETWORK WITH COMMUNITY MEMBERS AND BUSINESS OWNERS

GET UPDATES ON PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

SHARE  IDEAS, PROGRAMS, EVENTS, ETC.

RSVP  director@oberlin.org

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Location: KENDAL AT OBERLIN

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 4407746262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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10/12/2017

Back to the Future

Movie Night at the Apollo with the Oberlin Heritage Center - Back to the Future

There's no denying that cinema, from Citizen Kane to Star Wars, has shaped American history and culture. Join OHC at Oberlin's own century-old Apollo Theatre to enjoy a lively (if not always accurate) romp through time with our own showing of the science-fiction, adventure, comedy film Back to the Future. Swirling around the evening will be fun, movie-themed activities including basket raffles, photo ops, and more.

Watch for more details, including how to reserve your tickets, on the Heritage Center website and in future editions of the monthly E-Gazette. Tickets are $10/adult, $7/college students, and $5/ for those 18 and under.

Time: 7:00 PM

Location: Apollo Theatre

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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10/15/2017

Melissa and Doug Toy Tester

Join us at Ben Franklin, Oberlin to Take Back Your Childhood by being a Toy Tester for a day.  Melissa and Doug sent five toys that will be available for play and comments.  Children ages 2-8 are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult.  This event is free.

Time: 1-4 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin, Oberlin

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklin@oberlin.net

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10/19/2017

Medical History of Oberlin

Dr. James Dascomb arrived in Oberlin in 1834 and for two years treated Oberlin residents and students with such remedies as essence of cinnamon, calomel, cough drops, and quinine. Fast forward to 2017, when Mercy Allen Hospital is one of a few remaining rural, critical access hospitals.  Dr. W. Jeanne McKibben has spent decades documenting the medical history of Oberlin through notes, photographs, and rare video interviews.  In this illustrated presentation, she will share portions of her film-video journey through the years, while discussing the growth of Oberlin's medical field, its near collapse in 2000, and its re-emergence as a community healthcare hub with a vision for the future.  The program is an informative prelude to Dr. McKibben’s medical-and-film history exhibit, Lenses, Scopes and Other Views, taking place at the Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA) in November.

Program location: Oberlin Public Library

An encore presentation will take place on Tuesday, October 24 at 7:15 PM at Kendal at Oberlin

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: Oberlin Public Library

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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10/24/2017

Medical History of Oberlin

Dr. James Dascomb arrived in Oberlin in 1834 and for two years treated Oberlin residents and students with such remedies as essence of cinnamon, calomel, cough drops, and quinine. Fast forward to 2017, when Mercy Allen Hospital is one of a few remaining rural, critical access hospitals.  Dr. W. Jeanne McKibben has spent decades documenting the medical history of Oberlin through notes, photographs, and rare video interviews.  In this illustrated presentation, she will share portions of her film-video journey through the years, while discussing the growth of Oberlin's medical field, its near collapse in 2000, and its re-emergence as a community healthcare hub with a vision for the future.  The program is an informative prelude to Dr. McKibben’s medical-and-film history exhibit, Lenses, Scopes and Other Views, taking place at the Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA) in November.

Program location: Kendal at Oberlin

This presentation will also take place on Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 PM at the Oberlin Public Library

Time: 7:15 PM

Location: Kendal at Oberlin's Heiser Auditorium

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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10/27/2017

Every Good Story has a Plot

Enjoy a fascinating look at local history this Halloween season through a special tour of Westwood Cemetery. This program introduces new stories, along with some familiar ones, about early Oberlin citizens as told by costumed interpreters of the past.  (If you attended last year’s event, join us again this year to get acquainted with different Oberlinians and their stories!) Tickets for this family-friendly (and non-frightening) one-hour guided stroll are $10 for adults and $5 for children ($8 adults/$4 children for OHC members). This event is recommended for ages 7 and up. 

Reservations are needed in advance. This tour has two offerings and reservations can be made on-line.

Location: Westwood Cemetery.

Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Westwood Cemetery

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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10/28/2017

Every Good Story has a Plot

Enjoy a fascinating look at local history this Halloween season through a special tour of Westwood Cemetery. This program introduces new stories, along with some familiar ones, about early Oberlin citizens as told by costumed interpreters of the past.  (If you attended last year’s event, join us again this year to get acquainted with different Oberlinians and their stories!) Tickets for this family-friendly (and non-frightening) one-hour guided stroll are $10 for adults and $5 for children ($8 adults/$4 children for OHC members). This event is recommended for ages 7 and up. 

Reservations are needed in advance. This tour has two offerings and reservations can be made on-line.

Location: Westwood Cemetery.

Time: 4:00 PM

Location: Westwood Cemetery

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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10/31/2017

DOWNTOWN TRICK-OR-TREAT

Bring the little ones downtown for Downtown Trick-or-Treat - a special time to walk around downtown with mom and dad and visit local stores to receive special "Treats"-- no Tricks allowed!

 

Oberlin Bookstore will have "Scary Stories" -- not too scary though - for little ones; there's sure to be a treat, too.

Time: 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Location: All over downtown Oberlin

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: contact@oberlin.org

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11/01/2017

Oberlin Heritage Center Tours

Come visit the Oberlin Heritage Center for a tour offered every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Be guided through three historic Oberlin buildings serving as beautiful backdrops for stories of the community and college in its first century, from the 1833 founding through the turn of the 20th century. 

Reserve your place online

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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11/03/2017

Underground RR & Abolitionist History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. The town was said to be second only to Canada as an asylum for freedom seekers. Guests on this history walk are guided by a docent from the Oberlin Heritage Center who discusses the historic decisions that shaped Oberlin’s growth as a station on the Underground Railroad and the individuals and events that marked Oberlin as one of the most active stations. Hear stories about Oberlin’s most famous freedom seekers and people known to have helped them make their way to freedom on this 90-minute neighborhood walking tour.

Begins at the front steps of First Church, corner of Main and Lorain streets. Register on-line to reserve your spot

Tour also offered on Saturday, November 4th at 3:00 PM and Sunday, November 5th at 1:00 PM
These Special Offerings coincide with Oberlin College’s Parents Weekend - Open to Public 

 

Time: 3:00 PM

Location: First Church

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 4407741700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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11/04/2017

Oberlin Women's History Walk

In 1834, John J. Shipherd pledged Oberlin’s commitment to “the elevation of female character” through education. Little did he know, there was dynamite in that promise, and women carried the matches. This illustrated 75-minute walking tour explores how Oberlin confronted and defined issues of femininity in the 19th and 20th centuries. Hear stories of powerful Oberlin women including Lucy Stone, Marianne Parker Dascomb, Adelia Field Johnston, Mary Church Terrell, and Lucy Stanton Day, and learn how they used John J. Shipherd’s promise to shape what it meant to be a woman in Oberlin and in the United States.

Register on-line to reserve your spot

Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Tappan Square

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 4407741700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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11/04/2017

Underground RR & Abolitionist History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. The town was said to be second only to Canada as an asylum for freedom seekers. Guests on this history walk are guided by a docent from the Oberlin Heritage Center who discusses the historic decisions that shaped Oberlin’s growth as a station on the Underground Railroad and the individuals and events that marked Oberlin as one of the most active stations. Hear stories about Oberlin’s most famous freedom seekers and people known to have helped them make their way to freedom on this 90-minute neighborhood walking tour.

Begins at the front steps of First Church, corner of Main and Lorain streets. Register on-line to reserve your spot

Tour also offered on Friday, November 3rd at 3:00 PM and Sunday, November 5th at 1:00 PM 
These Special Offerings coincide with Oberlin College’s Parents Weekend - Open to Public 

Time: 3:00 PM

Location: First Church

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 4407741700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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11/05/2017

Historically Inaccurate Tour

Are you a myth buster? Can you call someone’s bluff? Come test your skills on this new 75-minute tour of the Ober Heritage Center’s three historic buildings. The tour will include true Oberlin stories, with some historical myths along the way. At the end, we’ll explore what is fact or fiction.

Register on-line to reserve your spot.

Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 4407741700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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11/05/2017

Underground RR & Abolitionist History Walk

Prior to the Civil War, as many as 3,000 African Americans passed through or lived in Oberlin after escaping from slavery. The town was said to be second only to Canada as an asylum for freedom seekers. Guests on this history walk are guided by a docent from the Oberlin Heritage Center who discusses the historic decisions that shaped Oberlin’s growth as a station on the Underground Railroad and the individuals and events that marked Oberlin as one of the most active stations. Hear stories about Oberlin’s most famous freedom seekers and people known to have helped them make their way to freedom on this 90-minute neighborhood walking tour.

Begins at the front steps of First Church, corner of Main and Lorain streets. Register on-line to reserve your spot

Tour also offered on Friday, November 3rd at 3:00 PM and Saturday, November 4th at 3:00 PM 
These Special Offerings coincide with Oberlin College’s Parents Weekend - Open to Public 

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: First Church

Contact Name: Amanda Manahan

Contact Phone #: 4407741700

Email: tourinfo@oberlinheritage.org

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11/07/2017

MERCHANT ROUNDTABLE

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for the Merchant Roundtable.  We will discuss relevant issues and ideas concerning doing business in Oberlin.

Location: Oberlin Cable Co-Op

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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11/09/2017

GOOD MORNING OBERLIN

NETWORK WITH FELLOW BUSINESS OWNERS

GET UPDATES ON PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

 

Bring your ideas, Issues, Things to Share...What do you want others to know and how can OBP help promote the growth and prosperity of the Oberlin commuity.


RSVP to Janet at director@oberlin.org or 440-774-6262

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Location: OBERLIN LAKESIDE, 11565 Leavitt Road

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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11/10/2017

Community Trivia Night

Get a team together – or come on your own – for a family-friendly night of trivia!  So you think you know your Oberlin history, your sports specifics, or your pop culture particulars?  Find out how much you do know (or how much you don’t!) at this fun community event.  

Special Pricing for advance registration - Adults: $10; Kids: $5 (At the door - Adults: $12; Kids: $6)
Register on-line

Location: Fellowship Hall of The First Church in Oberlin, U.C.C. 

Premier Sponsorshop by Mercy Regional Medical Center
Co-sponsored by Herrick Jewelry and Northwest Savings Bank

Time: 6:00 PM

Location: First Church

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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11/13/2017

The Diaries of Emilie Davis

Emilie Davis was a free black woman who worked as a seamstress in Philadelphia. She had attended the Institute for Colored Youth and kept a diary from 1863 to 1865, the height of the Civil War, recording both everyday moments and significant events that would affect the future of the entire nation. Alexia Hudson-Ward, Azariah Smith Root Director of Libraries of Oberlin College, presents this illustrated program about Davis, her diaries, and the impact of her words. Hudson-Ward initiated the digitization collaboration between Penn State University Libraries and the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, which holds the diaries.  

For more information and to see the diary entries, visit https://davisdiaries.villanova.edu.  

Location: Kendal at Oberlin, Heiser Auditorium.

This program is sponsored by 1830 Hallauer House Bed & Breakfast 

Time: 7:15 PM

Location: Kendal at Oberlin's Heiser Auditorium

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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11/18/2017

OBERLIN HOLIDAY BAZAAR

The Oberlin Holiday Bazaar isn't just a bazaar -- it's an EVENT!

That's right, we have:

  • craft and product vendors, 
  • face painting, 
  • a 50/50 raffle, 
  • holiday baskets raffle, 
  • Santa and Mrs. Claus for the youngsters and young at heart, 
  • a photographer to take Santa and Me pictures,
  • Santa's elves,
  • door prizes, and 
  • yes, we also have Disney characters who just might start singing at any moment!

Saturday, November 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the beautiful ballroom at The Hotel at Oberlin, 10 East College Street.

Admission is $3 or two for $5. Children 12 and under are FREE.

(Don't tell anyone, but there could be some free cookies as well.)

 



Time: 10 am - 3 pm

Location: The Hotel at Oberlin - Ballroom

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: contact@oberlin.org

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11/24/2017

SANTA COMESTO TOWN

6 p.m. Friday November 24 -Martin Luther King, Jr. Park

Santa arrives on the Firetruck and lights the Oberlin Christmas tree.  Then he rides on the firetruck up Main Street to College Street and goes into Oberlin Cable Co-op where children can tell him what they want for Christmas.  

Come back downtown on Saturday to shop and dine. You can vote for your favorite window to be the winner of the 2014 holiday window display contest AND participate in the Shopping Passport Contest to win a $25 Oberlin Gift Certificate.

Oberlin Rotary Club will be serving chili, hot chocolate and cookies and Oberlin Business Partnership volunteers will be handing out Shop Small shopping bags and shopping passports to help you get ready for Shop Small Saturday which is the kick-off for Shop Oberlin for the Holidays. 

Calling all kids --- Come and let Santa know what special things you want for Christmas. Bring mom and dad and enjoy chili and hot chocolate and, of course, Christmas cookies while you wait.  Santa will be at the Oberlin Cable Co-op and is anxious to see you. 

Time: 6 pm - 8 pm

Location: Downtown Oberlin

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11/25/2017

Zoe Swann, vocals and bass performance

Join us in the Gazebo at Ben Franklin to hear Zoe Swann's perfect blend of nostalgia and talent.  Come and relax a while during the busy holiday weekend.

Time: 3-5 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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11/25/2017

Jazz with Marion Parker and Daniel Spearman

Take a few minutes to unwind this holiday weekend by visiting the Gazebo in Ben Franklin for jazz on bass and piano brought to you by Marion Parker and Daniel Spearman.  You earned this!

Time: 5-7 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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11/25/2017

SHOP SMALL SATURDAY

Go to www.Facebook.com/oberlinbusinesspartnership/ and wwwlFacebook.com/shopoberlin/  for information on shopping Oberlin TODAY!

Time: ALL DAY

Location: ALL OVER OBERLIN

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11/25/2017

SHOP SMALL SATURDAY & SHOPPING PASSPORT CONTEST

Don't spend your time fighting the crowds for the same old stuff on Black Friday....instead, come to Oberlin on Shop Small Saturday - November 26th - to find those distinctive gifts for loved ones and 'hard to please' others.

Shop Small is all over Oberlin - merchants will be offering holiday promotions and many will have 'open houses' with treats for shoppers. Carolers will be adding holiday spirit and students from the Oberlin Music School will be playing in several stores.  Warming stations will be set up around town with warm drinks and yummy snacks.

Shop Small Passport Contest:  Get your "Shop Small Passport" in any shop, purchase something from three shops and have them initial your passport, turn your passport in at 5 convenient locations in downtown.  On Monday, November 28, 4 winners will be randomly chosen to receive $25 Oberlin Gift Certificates.

 

See more information on www.Facebook.com/oberlinbusinesspartnership and pick up a flier listing holiday shopping activities from Oberlin businesses.

Time: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Location: All over Oberlin

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@gmail.com

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11/25/2017

Antonia Harris, contemporary fiction author at Ben Franklin/MindFair

Don't miss a chance to hear Antonia Harris read from her book OUT OF THE DEPTHS.  In this first of seven books she chronicles a story of faith and strength of a married couple reconnecting after the husband returns from war.  Her reading is not to be missed!  Books available for purchase and signing.

Time: 1-2 p.m.

Location: Ben Franklin/MindFair Books

Contact Name: Krista Long

Contact Phone #: 440-774-5711

Email: benfranklinoberlinoh@gmail.com

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12/01/2017

Oberlin Heritage Center Tours

Come visit the Oberlin Heritage Center for a tour offered every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Be guided through three historic Oberlin buildings serving as beautiful backdrops for stories of the community and college in its first century, from the 1833 founding through the turn of the 20th century. 

Reserve your place online

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

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12/02/2017

CAROLING IN DOWNTOWN OBERLIN

Join us to spread holiday spirit in downtown Oberlin on Saturdays, December 2, 9, and 16th from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Carolers will meet at the First United Methodist Church at noon and walk downtown to carol on the sidewalks and in the shops.  

On December 9th, students from Prospect School will join the carolers.

 

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Location: Meet at First United Methodist Church

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 880-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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12/02/2017

With Wide-Eyed Wonder: Toys & Amusements from the Past

Ever wonder what people from the past did for fun and recreation? Visit the Monroe House for a special tour of our December exhibit on toys and amusements from days gone by. Have you ever looked through a stereopticon? Or played quoits? This tour will highlight some of the more entertaining objects from our collection as well as offer hands-on experiences that all ages can enjoy!  Admission is $3 for adults, free for OHC members, children, and college students. Tours are offered on the hour. Reservations are encouraged. 

Location:  Monroe House.

Time: 10:00 AM

Location: Oberlin Heritage Center

Contact Name: Mary Anne Cunningham

Contact Phone #: 440-774-1700

Email: members@oberlinheritage.org

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12/05/2017

MERCHANT ROUNDTABLE

Join us on the first Tuesday of each month for the Merchant Roundtable.  We will discuss relevant issues and ideas concerning doing business in Oberlin.

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Location: Oberlin Public Library

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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12/05/2017

Oberlin City Club: Tom Van Nortwick

The Oberlin City Club will meet at noon on Tuesday, December 5, at Sterk’s Brickyard Bar & Grill. Tom Van Nortwick, Retired Professor of Classics at Oberlin College, will speak on “Masculine Myths.”  The Oedipus story in Greek Tragedy is a way of thinking about contemporary Western notions of masculinity. Registration and lunch will be at 11:45. The talk will be given at 12:30. The public is invited to attend. The cost for lunch is $12.

Time: noon

Location: Sterk's Brickyard Bar & Grill

Contact Name: Kathy Perales

Contact Phone #: 440-574-0290

Email: kathy@perales.law

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12/09/2017

CAROLING IN DOWNTOWN OBERLIN

Join us to spread holiday spirit in downtown Oberlin on Saturdays, December 2, 9, and 16th from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Carolers will meet at the First United Methodist Church at noon and walk downtown to carol on the sidewalks and in the shops.  

On December 9th, students from Prospect School will join the carolers.

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Location: Meet at First United Methodist Church

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: contact@oberlin.org

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12/10/2017

MESSIAH SING ALONG

Messiah Sing Along

A benefit concert for Family Promise of Lorain Country

Admission is free, with a free-will offering going to support Family Promise of Lorain Country

DATE/TIME/LOCATION: Sunday December 10 at 7:00PM / Finney Chapel (90 N Professor St, Oberlin, OH)

 WHO/WHAT: A favorite annual tradition: singing along to Handel’s Messiah and supporting those in need this winter.

Soloists and musicians from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music present Handel’s Messiah. The audience will be invited to sing along to the chorus parts, with score rentals provided for free with pre-registration, or $5 at the door.

There is no cost of admission, and a free-will offering will be taken to benefit the Family Promise of Lorain Country serving local homeless families. The concert is organized by Credo Music in cooperation with the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and Oberlin’s Office of Religious and Spiritual Life.

“What better way to start the holiday season than singing along to one of classical music’s most beloved oratorio, Handel’s Messiah, and helping a community in need?”

 

DATE: Sunday, December 10, 2017 TIME: 7:00pm

WHERE: Finney Chapel, 90 N Professor St, Oberlin, OH 44074

Registration: Registration is available here: https://www.credomusic.org/messiah-oberlin

Score rental is free with advanced registration.

WEBSITE: Information on the concert is available on: https://www.credomusic.org/messiah-oberlin

 

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: Finney Chapel, 90 N. Professor St.,Oberlin

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12/12/2017

Oberlin City Club: Michele Andrews

The Oberlin City Club will meet at noon on Tuesday, December 21, at Sterk’s of Oberlin. Michele Andrews, recently named Oberlinian of the Year for her extensive volunteer work, will speak on "Oberlin School Endowment Fund," including its history, recent successes, and current activities.

Registration and lunch will be at 11:45. The talk will be given at 12:30. The public is invited to attend. The cost for lunch is $12.

Time: noon

Location: Sterk's Brickyard Bar & Grill

Contact Name: Kathy Perales

Contact Phone #: 4405740290

Email: kathy@perales.law

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12/14/2017

GOOD MORNING OBERLIN

NETWORK WITH FELLOW BUSINESS OWNERS

GET UPDATES ON PROGRAMS AND PROJECTS

 

Bring your ideas, Issues, Things to Share...What do you want others to know and how can OBP help promote the growth and prosperity of the Oberlin commuity.


RSVP to Janet at director@oberlin.org or 440-774-6262

Time: 8:00 a.m.

Location: OBERLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY - COMMUNITY ROOM

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: director@oberlin.org

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12/16/2017

CAROLING IN DOWNTOWN OBERLIN

Join us to spread holiday spirit in downtown Oberlin on Saturdays, December 2, 9, and 16th from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Carolers will meet at the First United Methodist Church at noon and walk downtown to carol on the sidewalks and in the shops.  

On December 9th, students from Prospect School will join the carolers.

Time: 11:30 a.m.

Location: Meet at First United Methodist Church

Contact Name: Janet Haar

Contact Phone #: 440-774-6262

Email: contact@oberlin.org

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12/19/2017

Oberlin City Club: KathleenAnne Carothers

The Oberlin City Club will meet at noon on Tuesday, November 28, at Sterk’s of Oberlin. KathleenAnne Carothers, City Club Member, will speak on "Symbolism in Chinese Art and Artifacts."

She invites those who have an old cup, plate or other object that looks like it might be Chinese, to bring it along so she can read it for you. Bats, peaches, pine trees, cranes - these and others all send a message to the trained eye. Registration and lunch will be at 11:45. The talk will be given at 12:30. The public is invited to attend. The cost for lunch is $12.

Time: noon

Location: Sterk's Brickyard Bar & Grill

Contact Name: Kathy Perales

Contact Phone #: 4405740290

Email: kathy@perales.law