Dante Lavelli: He Just Wants to Play Ball

Hear the story of this Cleveland Browns Hall-of-Famer whose career took him from the Hudson High School Explorers team where he was known as the “never-say-never quarterback” to the NFL where he earned the nickname, “Gluefingers.”
Written by Lorainite Kelly Boyer-Sagert
Performed by Bette Lou Higgins of Eden Valley Enterprises
Date and Time: Saturday, May 14, 2022 @ 11 am
Location: Carnegie Center • 329 W. 10th St., Lorain
Admission: $5, payable at the door
Reservations Recommended: Call 440-245-2563 or send an e-mail to [email protected]
Lorain's Connection to the Underground Railroad

Learn how families like the Burrells found the movement of abolitionism and practiced it through their participation in the Underground Railroad. From Oberlin to Sheffield to Lorain, runaways found a road to freedom with the help of the Burrells.
Presented by Matt Kocsis, Senior Naturalist at Schoepfle Garden, Lorain County Metroparks
Date and Time: Saturday, June 4, 2022 @ 11 am
Location: Carnegie Center • 329 W. 10th St., Lorain
Admission: $5, payable at the door
Reservations Recommended: Call 440-245-2563 or send an e-mail to [email protected]