Visit the eagles at Sandy Ridge Reservation

Do you have a favorite eagle nesting pair? Or would you be thrilled with finding another pair? Lorain County Metroparks rangers reported eggs in a nest at Sandy Ridge Reservation at 6195 Otten Road in North Ridgeville. We haven’t heard an update. But finding out is the adventure. This park is a naturalists’ gem, with vistas for birding of every wing and feather, and of … Continue reading Visit the eagles at Sandy Ridge Reservation

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

Enjoy creating with arts-themed programs at Lorain Historical Society

Skilled artists associated with Firelands Association for the Visual ArtsΒ 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

Laugh Out Lorain is comedy event to honor veterans

A comedy show hosted by Lorainite and comedian Angel Isaac honors veterans. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. May 25 at Spectrum Catering Center at 713 S. Fifth St. in Lorain. Tickets cost $12 each at www.spectrumcateringlorain.com. The show headliner is Bill Squire of The Alan Cox Show on 100.7 WMMS. The show also features comedian Chris Harvey of … Continue reading Laugh Out Lorain is comedy event to honor veterans