Playhouse Square invites ‘Jaws,’ ‘Cool Hand Luke,’ ‘Calamity Jane’ to 22nd Cinema at the Square

For several days each summer, Playhouse Square’s historic Connor Palace becomes an old-timey movie house, playing host to classic films and enduring family faves on a really big screen during the Cinema at the Square series. Playhouse Square recently announced the 22nd Cinemas at the Square — Aug. 1 through 18 — in a news release that also provides the basic facts. : w in … Continue reading Playhouse Square invites ‘Jaws,’ ‘Cool Hand Luke,’ ‘Calamity Jane’ to 22nd Cinema at the Square

Enjoy Lorain summer camps with your child (because parents want to have fun, too)

Lorain County Metroparks offers at least three opportunities for families to enjoy summer camp with their youngster. Are you ready for an adventure? Park Trekkers Family Camp runs 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursdays from June 27 through August 8 (but no camp on July 4) at Carlisle Visitor Center at 12882 Diagonal Road near LaGrange. Topics include discovering wildlife habitats: June 27, Habitat investigation intro July … Continue reading Enjoy Lorain summer camps with your child (because parents want to have fun, too)

Groove to tunes at outdoor venues in Lorain for free summer music concerts

Everything from Elvis to polka to folk jazz is offered this summer at concerts in Lorain County Metroparks. Check out lineups at www.metroparks.cc/. A Summer Patio Concert Series runs 6:30-8 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays from June through September at Miller Nature Preserve at 2739 Center Road in Avon. Food and beverages are available at the beautiful Orchid Cafe on site. Music Under … Continue reading Groove to tunes at outdoor venues in Lorain for free summer music concerts

‘We Will Rock You’ will rock Lorain Palace with music of Queen

Given the success of the film “Bohemian Rhapsody” last year, if you held the rights to a musical based on the beloved music of Queen, you’d be putting it everywhere you could these days, right? And, so, “We Will Rock You” now has a date — Nov. 20 — for a performance at the Lorain Palace Theater. Since 2002, according to a news release from … Continue reading ‘We Will Rock You’ will rock Lorain Palace with music of Queen

Enjoy creating with arts-themed programs at Lorain Historical Society

Skilled artists associated with Firelands Association for the Visual Arts are providing a new arts-themed program series at Lorain Historical Society. And the venues are beautiful, so if you’ve never been to the renovated Carnegie Center, a former library, or the detail-rich Moore House, pack some gear and head out to meet artsy folk and learn a new skill. The series includes four workshops: Foundation Paper … Continue reading Enjoy creating with arts-themed programs at Lorain Historical Society