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Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Upcoming events at the Avon library.
Upcoming event at the Avon Branch Library. The library is located at 37485 Harvest Drive, Avon. ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION Be enlightened by other points of view at Lorain Public Library System’s Avon Branch Library. The Adult Book Discussion group will meet Wednesday, April 3 at 7 p.m. to discuss Mudbound by Hillary Jordan. Based in 1946 in the segregated Mississippi Delta, an unlikely friendship between two servicemen, both recently back from war but from different social classes, drives this novel. Copies of the book are available at the Library. For more information, call the Avon Branch Library at 440-934-4743. FRIENDS OF THE AVON LIBRARY MEETING The Friends of the Avon Library are having a meeting Thursday, April 4 at 7 p.m. at Lorain …
Thursday, March 14, 2013
1967 photo taken in Avon by Avon Lake historian John Robertson.
This photo was taken by Avon Lake’s John Robertson who passed away in January 2011 at age 86. The photo is now a part of Cleveland State University’s Cleveland Memory Project. The photo is titled, “Ladies Auxiliary of the Avon Lake Veterans of Foreign Wars, Avon Lake, Ohio 1967.” The photo captures the first Ladies Auxiliary installation held at the VFW Post 7035 in Avon. It is currently in the respository of the Avon Lake Public Library. (Copyright information.) John was a World War II vet who parachuted into France during the Normandy invasion, earning a Purple Heart. He served as president of the Avon Lake Historical and was a member of the Avon Lake VFW Post 8796 and North Ridgeville VFW Post 9871.
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Plus, story times and eMedia
Upcoming events at the Avon Public Library. The Avon Branch Library is located at 37485 Harvest Drive, Avon. STORY TIMES Avon Branch Library has Preschool Story Times on Tuesday, March 12 and 19 at 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. Three through 5 year olds will enjoy stories, music and activities. On Thursday, March 14 and 21, the Library has story times for children all ages. Bring your babies from 6 to 23 months old for stories, music and finger plays at 10:30 a.m. Two year olds and their caregivers are welcome at Two Steppin’ Twos at 11:15 a.m. for stories, music and finger plays. Then at 6 p.m., Music Makers is a musical story time for families with children of all ages. Join us for stories with a beat, toe-tapping tunes, instruments and dancing. …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Popular show is based on Disney movie, Broadway hit.
This weekend only, the Avon High School Drama Club and Thespian Troupe 3229 will present the Disney classic and Broadway show, Beauty and the Beast. The play will run from March 8 – 10 at Avon High School. The show is based on the Academy-Award winning animated feature. The stage version includes music written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman along with new songs by Menken and Rice. The Avon show stars Gracie Fumic as Belle and Matt Spiroff at The Beast. The audience will be transported to the heart of provincial life in a small French town. When Maurice becomes lost in the woods on the way to the fair, he seeks shelter in an old castle, but the master of the castle is a horrible beast that takes him captive. It is Maurice's …
Week of March 6 – 12, 2013 Public Access Program Schedule This week on ALC-TV, a new series, presented by the Avon Lake Cable Television Advisory Commission, Issues and Opinions, seeks to highlight important topics. In this episode, hosted by Carol Murphy, expert panelists: Dr. Silvia Rimm, Psychologist, Author, and Parenting Specialist; Robert Scott, Superintendent of the Avon Lake City Schools; and Paige Baublitz-Watkins, School Director of Menlo Park Academy; discuss the noteworthy and timely topic of bullying. Cindy Earl, author of Claim Your Spotlight, talks with Traci about how to become an instant expert in your niche on Indelible Impression. During Jan & Jean: On the Scene, Chris Moore, Baking and Pastry Instructor at Lorain County…
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
One of three high school bands nationally selected to play.
The Avon Lake High School Symphonic Band is one of four bands from throughout the USA selected to perform at the 4th Annual Percy Grainger Wind Band Festival this weekend. The band, under the direction of David Eddleman, will perform during the matinee on March 9 in Chicago’s Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center. “This is pretty big time,” Eddleman said. “I’m trying to impress upon the kids the magnitude of this.” The band has also played at Severance Hall, home of the Cleveland Orchestra. Eddleman applied last spring and was required to send in recordings from the past 12 months and include where the group has performed. He found out last May Avon Lake was one of three high schools selected. One university from Louisiana will also perform …
Monday, March 4, 2013
Four choirs and the Merples come together for festival.
The 12th Annual Elementary Choir Festival held Feb. 27 brought together more than 300 Avon Lake third and fourth-grade students in one evening for the 12th Annual Elementary Choir Festival. The festival, held at Avon Lake High School’s Performing Arts Center, featured choirs from Eastview, Erieview, Redwood and Westview elementary schools. Also joining the festival were the Merples, an elite group of singers from the high school chorale. The event resulted in standing-room-only in the Performing Arts Center. The choirs each sang three songs individually, with Westview—under the direction of Jan Meyers-- performing several songs including Over the Rainbow. Erieview, under the direction of Kathy Walker, included The Boatmen Dance in their …
Friday, March 1, 2013
Also at the library...get locked in with games and how to make the most of your digital camera
What's coming up at the Avon Lake Public Library. Staging Your Home for Sale Are you planning on selling your home this year? Learn how to make your interior space stand out to prospective buyers from home design and enhancement expert DesAnn Collins on Wednesday, March 13 at 7 p.m. Registration is required at the Reference desk or by calling 440-933-8128 x249. Teen Tech Week – Check in @ Your Library Win an iTunes gift card by testing your movie and music knowledge with our Check in @ Avon Lake Public Library Teen Tech Week quiz. Teen Tech Week runs from Sunday, March 10 through Saturday, March 16. Making the Most of Your Digital Camera Do you have a digital camera? Do you just point and shoot countless images? On Tuesday, March 12 at…
Saturday, February 23, 2013
This week's events at the Avon Lake Public Library.
This week's events at the Avon Lake Public Library. Author Fireside Chat Join us on Sunday, March 3 from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m., for the final “Author Fireside Chat” with Avon Lake’s Mary Campisi. Campisi’s journey began by rewriting the endings to the books she read as a young girl. After a number of careers and life changing events, Campisi rediscovered writing and is now the author of a number of romance novels. Manga Mania Club If you love Japanese comics, then this program is for you. Join us on Tuesday, March 5 from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. for an hour of anime movies, TV shows, Japanese snacks and more. For ages 11 – 16. Tree House Club – Egg-stravaganza Egg-splore science through egg-ceptional egg-speriments on Wednesday, March 6 from 4 p.m…