Richard Haldi presents The Meyers Lake Story: a Mansion in the Wilderness, on Monday, October 3, at 7:00 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. Haldi, who resides at Meyers Lake and runs a guesthouse next to his home, brings a fascinating story to the audience about a wealthy foundry owner from Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Andrew Meyer had an unusual dream after the War of 1812. He wanted to build a mansion in the wilderness of Ohio.
Rachel Krych will present a fun and interactive couponing class for beginners, as well as for those who have been couponing several years, on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 2 to 4 p.m., in Rodman Main Auditorium. The class covers many different topics such as where to get coupons, how to organize them, where and how to stack coupons, and how to shop at stores. Krych, a stay-at-home mom with three boys, has been couponing for five years with the results changing the way she shops.
Looking for a way to unwind for a few minutes… or longer? Join our adult coloring group and unleash your creative self. We will meet every third Monday of the month through December, beginning on September 19, from 6:30-7:30 p.m.; then again on October 17, November 21, and December 19, at the same time. Coloring pages (all skill levels) and colored pencils are provided, or you may bring your own. Feel free to bring a snack to share, we will provide the cups, plates and napkins. This coloring group is open to teens and adults. No registration is needed.
The Alliance Historical Society will offer a fun, hands-on look at historical downtown Alliance. They are teaming up with the Alliance Farmers’ Market on Saturday, August 6, in hosting a community table from 9 a.m. to noon. Stop by the table at the Market and renew your Historical Society membership, purchase one of their award-winning books, or just say hello.
Alliance native Bill Beltz, author of The Buried War, will be speaking on Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 7 p.m., in the Children’s Program Room. He shares the story of his father, a WWII veteran who served in active combat in Guadalcanal for three years, then suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). His book is a memoir of the survival of his family living with poverty and the ravaged home life brought on by his father’s mental illness, the author’s life-long struggle with depression, and his search for life’s meaning and purpose.
Dorsey Ney, of Healthy Heart-Healthy Pleasures, will offer a one-hour class on “De-Mystifying Meditation: Simple Ways to Manage Stress”, on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 2 to 3 p.m., in the Main Auditorium. This class will allow participants time to relax and experience several tries at the meditation process. If possible, please bring a stiff pillow and a blanket for use on the floor. If sitting on the floor is difficult, participants may remain seated in a regular chair and still derive good benefits from the class.