History Writing Workshop Series
April 22, 6:00 PM
Roxy's Emporium, 604 Middle Avenue, Elyria
If you've dreamed of writing historical articles or books, and just aren't sure how to make it all come together, you're invited to come to a series of three free workshops focused on helping you learn how to research, write and publish historical material. The instructor is Kelly Boyer Sagert, a full-time freelance writer who has traditionally published numerous historical books, along with historical articles, encyclopedia entries, plays and more. Contact Kelly with questions at or 440-670-6624.

You Can't Play Ball in a Skirt!
April 11, 7:00 PM
Lorain County History Center, 284 Washington Avenue, Elyria
Come hear the story of Ohio native Alta Weiss. Weiss’ talent for pitching landed her a spot on the Vermilion Independents, a semipro men’s baseball team, in the early 1900s. She was able to put herself through medical school playing baseball! This presentation, by Bette Lou Higgins of Eden Valley Enterprises, is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Contact LCHS for more information at 440-322-3341 or

Annual Membership Meeting
May 23, 5:00 - 8:00 PM
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 300 Third Street, Elyria
Join us for dinner in this inspiring sacred space as we reflect on LCHS’s recent accomplishments and learn about future plans. The evening will include a celebration of the history of St. Andrew’s, an Elyria landmark, and the work of the Lorain County Sacred Landmarks Initiative. Tickets are $35 per person for members/$40 per person for non-members.
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