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JUNE 2015

Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection® exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed along with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.

Wednesday, June 3 – 6-8 pm Hayes Croquet Club members play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.
Saturday, June 6 – 9:30 a.m.-NOON Old Family Photos – Care, Digitizing & Organizing. Hayes Presidential Center Head of Photographic Resources Gil Gonzalez instructs attendees on how to identify the photographic process used to create a photo, as well as how to preserve, digitize and organize family photos. Cost $10/adult, $5/students through high school age. Pre-register. Sponsored by RootsMagic.
Saturday, June 6 – NOON in the Museum auditorium. Kids Lunch Box Series - part of programming planned in conjunction with the Dressed for Life exhibit. Children are challenged to play a Conversation Maps game about healthy living, participate in exercise activities, and sample healthy snacks. Sponsored by ProMedica Memorial Hospital.

Sunday, June 7 1:30 p.m. in Spiegel Grove. Vintage Base Ball Match featuring the Spiegel Grove Squires vs the Forest City Base Ball Club of Chagrin Falls. Admission is FREE. This will be a double-header.
Sunday, June 7 – 2-6 pm Hayes Croquet Club members Six-Wicket play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.
Wednesday, June 10 – 5:30 p.m. free BP checks and find out about joining our free Walkers’ & Wagging Tails’ Club. Checks take place prior to the Verandah Concert and are conducted by Terra State College nursing students. Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming.

Wednesday, June 10 – 6:45-8 p.m. outdoor Verandah Concert featuring Bridge County Bluegrass Band. Admission is FREE; bring your own chair. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union. Additional funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc.

Saturday, June 13 – 10:00-10:45 a.m. Let’s Move exercise series for all ages at Spiegel Grove. Play 1860s base ball with the Squires. Cost $1/kids ages 1-12, $7.50/adult. (NOTE: Cost includes admission to the June 13 Second Saturdays AND to the Hayes Museum). Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming. Sponsored by Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group .

Saturday, June 13 – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. An interactive educational series for children. This year’s theme is “Traveling with President Hayes.” Cost – see above listing.
Sunday, June 14 – 2:30 pm lecture and book signing by Kristina Smith, author of "Lost Sandusky." The book provides a comprehensive look at the city of Sandusky, Ohio, and what has been lost through the course of history - former industries, tourist attractions, wineries/breweries, villages, downtown stores and buildings. Admission is FREE. Books can be purchased in the Museum Store.

Wednesday, June 17 NOON Presidential History Book Club in the Hayes Museum. History lovers now have a new outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch twice a month. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. Presidents. Members are to meet every two weeks (over the lunch hour) for group discussion. All meetings begin at noon in the Hayes Museum. Participation is FREE and open to all. Contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Wednesday, June 17 – 6-8 pm Hayes Croquet Club members Golf Croquet play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.
Sunday, June 21 – 2-6 pm Hayes Croquet Club members play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.

Wednesday, June 24 6:45-8 p.m. outdoor Verandah Concert featuring the Fostoria Community Band. Admission is FREE; bring your own chair. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union . Additional funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc.

Sunday, June 28 2:00 p.m. in Spiegel Grove. Vintage Base Ball Match featuring the Spiegel Grove Squires vs Celebrity All-Stars. Admission is FREE.


JULY 2015

Tuesdays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection®exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed a long with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.

Wednesday, July 1 NOON Presidential History Book Club in the Hayes Museum. History lovers now have a new outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch twice a month. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. Presidents. Members are to meet every two weeks (over the lunch hour) for group discussion. All meetings begin at noon in the Hayes Museum. Participation is FREE and open to all. Contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Wednesday, July 1 – 6-8 pm Hayes Croquet Club members play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.
Saturday, July 4 – 2-3:30 p.m. Independence Day Concert featuring the Toledo Symphony Concert Band. Free admission thanks to sponsorship from Crown Battery Mfg. Co. Inc. Additional funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc. The Hayes Home and Hayes Museum are open for tours NOON-5 p.m.

Sunday, July 5 – 2-6 pm Hayes Croquet Club members play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.
Wednesday, July 8 – 5:30 p.m. free BP checks and find out about joining our free Walkers’ & Wagging Tails’ Club. Checks take place prior to the Verandah Concert and are conducted by Terra State College nursing students. Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming.
Wednesday, July 8 6:45-8 p.m. outdoor Verandah Concert featuring the Bowling Green State University Jazz Singers. Admission is FREE; bring your own chair. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union. Additional funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc.

Saturday, July 11 – 10:00-10:45 a.m. Let’s Move exercise series for all ages at Spiegel Grove. “Kids Fit” theme. Cost $1/kids ages 1-12, $7.50/adult. (NOTE: Cost includes admission to the July 11 Second Saturdays AND to the Hayes Museum). Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming. Sponsored by Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group.

Saturday, July 11 – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. An interactive educational series for children. This year’s theme is “Traveling with President Hayes.” Cost – see above listing.

Sunday, July 12 – 2-3:30 p.m. in Spiegel Grove. Vintage Base Ball Match featuring the Spiegel Grove Squires vs the Cleveland Blues Base Ball Club in a game of 1860s-style base ball. Admission is FREE.

Wednesday, July 15 NOON Presidential History Book Club in the Hayes Museum. History lovers now have a new outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch twice a month. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. Presidents. Members are to meet every two weeks (over the lunch hour) for group discussion. All meetings begin at noon in the Hayes Museum. Participation is FREE and open to all. Contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Wednesday, July 15 – 6-8 pm Hayes Croquet Club members Six-Wicket play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.
Saturday, July 18 – 10:30 a.m.-NOON in the Hayes Museum. Unearthing Your Roots with Ohio’s Papers on Chronicling America. Guest speaker Jenni Salamon discusses the Ohio Digital Newspaper Program, a free online resource representing 58 counties and 70 newspapers. Admission is FREE.
Sunday, July 19 – 2-6 pm Hayes Croquet Club members Golf Croquet play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.
Sunday, July 19 – 2 p.m. at Huntington Reservation in Bay Village. Vintage Base Ball Match featuring the Spiegel Grove Squires vs the Villager Vintage Base Ball Club in a game of 1860s-style base ball (two 7-inning matches). Admission is FREE.
Wednesday, July 22 6:45-8 p.m. The Voices of Harmony Chorus. Admission is FREE; bring your own chair. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union. Additional funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc.

Saturday, July 25 – 11 a.m.-10 p.m. GroveFest. A family/community event that features FREE Nature at the Grove daytime activities 11:00-2:00 p.m., plus the elegant evening fundraiser Bid at the Grove Auction (tickets required) 6:00-9:30 p.m. Major Sponsorship for GroveFest is provided by Key Bank-the Walter E. Terhune Memorial Fund and the Randolph J. & Estelle M. Dorn Foundation.
Additional sponsors include: Gold Level - Albrechta & Coble-Attorneys, The Andersons Inc., Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services AND Motorists Insurance Group, Fremont Company, KF Construction & Excavating, ProMedica Memorial Hospital, US Bank; Silver Level - David T. DeFrance MD, Keller-Koch-Chudzinski Funeral Home, Christy Lease, Dan & Jacqué Lease, Mosser Construction Inc., Unique Fabrications, Inc., Walmart-Fremont, Walmart-Port Clinton, Woleslagel Moving Co. & UNew Tent Rental; Bronze Level - Comfort Inn & Suites-Fremont, Fremont Federal Credit Union, McDonalds-Tom Humbard & Dorita Snyder, MLAD Graphic Design Services, LLC, Ralph W. Peters, M.D., Pomona Properties LLC, Securance Service, Inc., Steinle GMC Cadillac, and Walmart-Tiffin

Saturday, July 25 NOON at Sauder Village in Archbold. The Spiegel Grove Squires compete in the Sauder Village Cup annual 1860s base ball tournament.

Wednesday, July 29 NOON Presidential History Book Club in the Hayes Museum. History lovers now have a new outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch twice a month. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. Presidents. Members are to meet every two weeks (over the lunch hour) for group discussion. All meetings begin at noon in the Hayes Museum. Participation is FREE and open to all. Contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Wednesday, July 29 – 6-8 pm Hayes Croquet Club members play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.

AUGUST 2015

Mondays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection® exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed along with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.
Sunday, August 2
- 2-6 pm Hayes Croquet Club members play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.
Wednesday, August 5 – 5:30 p.m. free BP checks and find out about joining our free Walkers’ & Wagging Tails’ Club. Checks take place prior to the Verandah Concert and are conducted by Terra State College nursing students. Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming.
Wednesday, August 5 6:45-8 p.m. outdoor Verandah Concert featuring Matthew Ball-The Boogie Woogie Kid. Admission is FREE; bring your own chair. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union . Additional funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc.

Saturday, August 8 – 10:00-10:45 a.m. Let’s Move exercise series for all ages at the Fremont Community Recreation Complex, 600 St. Joseph Street. 'Pool Splash Club.’ Cost $1/kids ages 1-12, $7.50/adult. (NOTE: Cost includes admission to the August 8 Second Saturdays AND to the Rec Center pool). Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming. Sponsored by Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group.

Saturday, August 8 – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids at the Fremont Community Recreation Complex, 600 St. Joseph Street. An interactive educational series for children. This year’s theme is “Traveling with President Hayes.” Cost – see above listing.

Sunday, August 9 2-3:30 p.m. Vintage Base Ball Match on the grounds of Spiegel Grove featuring the Spiegel Grove Squires vs the Stemtown Stinkers of Green Springs in a game of 1860s-style base ball. Admission is FREE.

Wednesday, August 12 NOON Presidential History Book Club in the Hayes Museum. History lovers now have a new outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch twice a month. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. Presidents. Members are to meet every two weeks (over the lunch hour) for group discussion. All meetings begin at noon in the Hayes Museum. Participation is FREE and open to all. Contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Wednesday, August 12 – 6-8 pm Hayes Croquet Club members play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.

Saturday, August 15 – NOON-1 p.m. Kids Lunch Box Series – “Food Doesn’t Grow in the Grocery Store.” Shared Legacy Farms helps children discover the journey their food takes from seed to dinner plate. This series is part of special programming in conjunction with the Dressed for Life exhibit. Sponsor of the series is ProMedica Memorial Hospital.
Sunday, August 16
– James Proffitt author of Marblehead Lighthouse On Lake Erie will be here to discuss his picturesque book. Books will be available to purchase and for James sign your copy.
Sunday, August 16 – 2-6 pm Hayes Croquet Club members Six-Wicket play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.
Wednesday, August 19 – 5:30 p.m. free BP checks and find out about joining our free Walkers’ & Wagging Tails’ Club. Checks take place prior to the Verandah Concert and are conducted by Terra State College nursing students. Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming.
Wednesday, August 19 6:45-8 p.m. outdoor Verandah Concert featuring the North Coast Big Band. Admission is FREE; bring your own chair. Sponsored by Fremont Federal Credit Union. Additional funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc.
Sunday, August 23 – 2-3:30 p.m. Vintage Base Ball Match on the grounds of Spiegel Grove. The Spiegel Grove Squires play the Alliance Crossing Rails, in a match of 1860s-style base ball. Admission is FREE.

Wednesday, August 26 – NOON Presidential History Book Club in the Hayes Museum. History lovers now have a new outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch twice a month. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. Presidents. Members are to meet every two weeks (over the lunch hour) for group discussion. All meetings begin at noon in the Hayes Museum. Participation is FREE and open to all. Contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Wednesday, August 26 – 6-8 pm Hayes Croquet Club members Golf Croquet play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.
Sunday, August 30 – 2-3:30 p.m. Vintage Base Ball Match on the grounds of Spiegel Grove. The Spiegel Grove Squires play the Wyandotte Stars from Detroit, MI, in a match of 1860s-style base ball. Admission is FREE.
Sunday, August 30 – 2-6 pm Hayes Croquet Club members play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.

SEPTEMBER 2015

Mondays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection® exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed along with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.

Wednesday, September 9 – NOON Presidential History Book Club in the Hayes Museum. History lovers now have a new outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch twice a month. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. Presidents. Members are to meet every two weeks (over the lunch hour) for group discussion. All meetings begin at noon in the Hayes Museum. Participation is FREE and open to all. Contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Wednesday, September 9 – 6-8 pm Hayes Croquet Club members play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.
Saturday, September 12 – 10:00-10:45 a.m. Let’s Move exercise series for all ages at Spiegel Grove. ‘Kindersports’ time. Cost $1/kids ages 1-12, $7.50/adult. (NOTE: Cost includes admission to the Sept. 12 Second Saturdays AND to the Hayes Museum). Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming. Sponsored by Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group.

Saturday, September 12 – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. An interactive educational series for children featuring hands-on activities, speakers and more. Cost – see above listing.
Saturday, September 12 – 2-3 pm - Members of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States invite the public to hear a talk by William Vodrey following the group's annual meeting. Mr. Vodrey is a magistrate of the Cleveland Municipal Court and former president of the Cleveland Civil War Roundtable. His talk will center on Edwin M. Stanton, Abraham Lincoln's Secretary of War.

Sunday, September 13 – 2-6 pm Hayes Croquet Club members play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.

Saturday, September 19 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. Topic is "A Snapshot in Time: Lucy Keeler's Main Street." Cost is $5/per session or $25/for all six. Pre-register to Nan Card 419-332-2081, ext. 239 or ncard@rbhayes.org.

Sunday, September 20 – 2 p.m. First Ladies Man in the Hayes Museum. Andy Och, producer of C-SPAN's "First Ladies: Influence & Image" series, shares interesting and little-known facts about America's First Ladies that did not make it into the series. Cost is $10 per person. Call 419-332-2081, ext. 238 for reservations.

Sunday, September 20 – time to be announced at Hedges-Boyer Park in Tiffin. The Spiegel Grove Squires compete in the Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival vintage base ball tournament. Admission is FREE.

Wednesday, September 23 NOON Presidential History Book Club in the Hayes Museum. History lovers now have a new outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch twice a month. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. Presidents. Members are to meet every two weeks (over the lunch hour) for group discussion. All meetings begin at noon in the Hayes Museum. Participation is FREE and open to all. Contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Wednesday, September 23 – 6-8 pm Hayes Croquet Club members Six-Wicket play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.
Saturday, September 26 9:30-11:30 a.m. Beginning Genealogy Class in the Auditorium. Cost $10/adult, $5/students through high school age. Pre-register to Becky Hill 419-332-2081 ext. 231 or bhill@rbhayes.org. Sponsored by RootsMagic.

Saturday, September 26 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. Topic is “With Malice Toward None: Lincoln’s Legacy.” Cost is $5/per session or $25/for all six. Pre-register to Nan Card 419-332-2081, ext. 239 or ncard@rbhayes.org.
Sunday, September 27 – 2-6 pm Hayes Croquet Club members Golf Croquet play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.

OCTOBER 2015

Mondays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection ® exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed along with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.

Saturday & Sunday, October 3 & 4 – 9 a.m.-5 p.m. each day Hayes Civil War Reenactment. Two hundred Civil War reenactors camp on the grounds and take part in battle re-creations. Event admission $4/adults, $2/children ages 6-12. Partial funding provided by Mosser Construction Inc.

Saturday, October 3 – 10:00-10:45 a.m. Let’s Move exercise series for all ages at Spiegel Grove. Civil War military obstacle course. Cost $1/kids ages 1-12, $7.50/adult. (NOTE: Cost includes admission to the Oct. 10 Second Saturdays AND to the Hayes Museum.) Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming. Sponsored by Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group.

Saturday, October 3 – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. An interactive educational series for children. This year’s theme is “Traveling with President Hayes.” Cost – see above listing.

Wednesday, October 7 NOON Presidential History Book Club in the Hayes Museum. History lovers now have a new outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch twice a month. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. Presidents. Members are to meet every two weeks (over the lunch hour) for group discussion. All meetings begin at noon in the Hayes Museum. Participation is FREE and open to all. Contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Wednesday, October 7 – 6-8 pm Hayes Croquet Club members play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.
Saturday, October 10 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. Topic is “The 49ers: Boom or Bust.” Cost is $5/per session or $25/for all six. Pre-register to Nan Card 419-332-2081, ext. 239 or ncard@rbhayes.org.

Saturday, October 10 – NOON Kid’s Lunch Box Series. Presented by OSU Extension, Sandusky. This series is part of special programming in conjunction with the Dressed for Life exhibit. Sponsor of the series is ProMedica Memorial Hospital

Sunday, October 11 – 2-6 pm Hayes Croquet Club members play on the courts in front of the Hayes Home. Call Joan Eckermann at 419-332-2081 ext. 245 or email jeckermann@rbhayes.org to join.
Saturday, October 17 9:30-11:30 a.m. Free Genealogical Websites Class. A class offering instruction in finding and using free genealogical websites. Cost $10/adult, $5/students through high school age . Pre-register to Becky Hill 419-332-2081 ext. 231 or bhill@rbhayes.org. Sponsored by RootsMagic.

Saturday, October 17 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. Topic is “Famous or Infamous: NW Ohio Events & People.” Cost is $5/per session or $25/for all six. Pre-register to Nan Card 419-332-2081, ext. 239 or ncard@rbhayes.org.

Sunday, October 18 – 4-5 p.m. Music in the Parlor featuring the Chamber Winds Quartet and Strings Quartet from the Toledo School for the Arts. Tickets required, call reservations coordinator at 419-332-2081 ext. 238. Cost $12 per person.

Wednesday, October 21 NOON Presidential History Book Club in the Hayes Museum. History lovers now have a new outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch twice a month. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. Presidents. Members are to meet every two weeks (over the lunch hour) for group discussion. All meetings begin at noon in the Hayes Museum. Participation is FREE and open to all. Contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Saturday, October 24 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. Topic is “American Dynasty: The Kennedys.” Cost is $5/per session or $25/for all six. Pre-register to Nan Card 419-332-2081, ext. 239 or ncard@rbhayes.org.

Saturday, October 31 10-11:30 a.m. History Roundtable with Mike Gilbert. Topic is “Tales from the Great Black Swamp.” Cost is $5/per session or $25/for all six. Pre-register to Nan Card 419-332-2081, ext. 239 or ncard@rbhayes.org.

NOVEMBER 2015

Mondays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection ® exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed along with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.

Wednesday, November 4 NOON Presidential History Book Club in the Hayes Museum. History lovers now have a new outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch twice a month. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. Presidents. Members are to meet every two weeks (over the lunch hour) for group discussion. All meetings begin at noon in the Hayes Museum. Participation is FREE and open to all. Contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Saturday, November 7 – 9:30-11:30 a.m. Ancestry.com & Paid Genealogical Websites Class. A class offering instruction in how to make the most of paid subscriptions to genealogical research websites like HeritageQuest. Cost $10/adult, $5/students through high school age. Pre-register to Becky Hill 419-332-2081 ext. 231 or bhill@rbhayes.org. Sponsored by RootsMagic.

Wednesday, November 11 Veteran’s Day. Holiday hours of noon-5 p.m. observed for Hayes Home and Museum. The Hayes Library and business offices CLOSED.

Friday, November 13 - This is your opportunity to hear White House Chef John Moeller his experiences preparing food for Presidents George H.W. Bush, William J. Clinton and George W. Bush and sample appetizers. Moeller will give a presentation at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. in the Hayes Presidential Center auditorium and reference his book, “Dining at The White House.” There will also be a question and answer session. Moeller will do a live demonstration of preparing a favorite appetizer from a White House menu and partner with the culinary students at Terra State Community College to prepare appetizers for the audience to sample. Chef Moeller will sign copies of his book after the presentation. The book and wine glasses will be available for purchase in our museum bookstore. VIP seating is $125 per person, includes table seating, appetizer sampling, a Dining at the White House wine glass, wine and sampling of the appetizer made during the live demonstration. There are 20 VIP sponsor seats available at each program.General seating is $50 per person, includes wine tasting and appetizer sampling. There are 60 seats available at each program. Reservation and payment are required and are expected to go fast. Get yours by calling 419-332-2081.

Saturday, November 14 – 10:00-10:45 a.m. Let’s Move exercise series for all ages at the Fremont Community Recreation Complex, 600 St. Joseph Street. ‘Strap on Ice Skates.’ Cost $1/kids ages 1-12, $7.50/adult. (NOTE: Cost includes admission to the Nov. 14 Second Saturdays AND to the Rec Center ice rink). Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming. Sponsored by Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group.

Saturday, November 14 – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids at the Fremont Community Recreation Complex, 600 St. Joseph Street. An interactive educational series for children. This year’s theme is “Traveling with President Hayes.” Cost – see above listing.

Wednesday, November 18 NOON Presidential History Book Club in the Hayes Museum. History lovers now have a new outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch twice a month. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. Presidents. Members are to meet every two weeks (over the lunch hour) for group discussion. All meetings begin at noon in the Hayes Museum. Participation is FREE and open to all. Contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Thursday, November 26 – Thanksgiving. All facilities are CLOSED.

Friday-Monday, November 27-30 – opening of the Hayes Train Special, model train display. Exhibit runs through January 2, 2016. Sponsored by Croghan Colonial Bank & the Gordon W. Knight Family.


DECEMBER 2015

Mondays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Dressed for Life: First Ladies' & Red Dress Collection ® exhibit. Nine red dresses worn by First Ladies are displayed along with celebrity dresses from New York City’s annual Red Dress Collection Fashion Show. Exhibit continues through Jan. 4, 2016. This exhibit is made possible through title sponsorship from The Fremont Company.

Mondays-Sundays ALL MONTH – Hayes Train Special, model train display. Sponsored by Croghan Colonial Bank & the Gordon W. Knight Family.

Wednesday, December 2NOON Presidential History Book Club in the Hayes Museum. History lovers now have a new outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch twice a month. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. Presidents. Members are to meet every two weeks (over the lunch hour) for group discussion. All meetings begin at noon in the Hayes Museum. Participation is FREE and open to all. Contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.

Thursday-Saturday, December 3, 4, & 5 Christmas Dinners at Spiegel Grove An elegant dining experience in the home of a U.S. President. Limited seating. Cost is $250 per person ($175 is tax deductible).

Saturday, December 12 – 10:00-10:45 a.m. Let’s Move exercise series for all ages at Spiegel Grove. ’12 Days of Christmas Moves.’ Cost $1/kids ages 1-12, $7.50/adult. (NOTE: Cost includes admission to the Dec. 12 Second Saturdays AND to the Hayes Museum). Part of the Dressed for Life exhibit’s healthy lifestyles programming. Sponsored by Richard Binau Insurance & Financial Services and Ohio Mutual Insurance Group.

Saturday, December 12 – 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Second Saturdays R 4 Kids. An interactive educational series for children. This year’s theme is “Traveling with President Hayes.” Cost – see above listing.

Wednesday, December 16 NOON Presidential History Book Club in the Hayes Museum. History lovers now have a new outlet for their passion – provided they are willing to brown-bag their lunch twice a month. The book club’s goal is to focus on reading biographies of U.S. Presidents. Members are to meet every two weeks (over the lunch hour) for group discussion. All meetings begin at noon in the Hayes Museum. Participation is FREE and open to all. Contact Dustin McLochlin at 419-332-2081 ext. 230 or dmclochlin@rbhayes.org.
Thursday, December 24 – Christmas Eve. The Center closes at 3 p.m.

Friday, December 25 – Christmas Day. All facilities are CLOSED. Saturday-Thursday, December 26-31 –1-4 pm Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides in Spiegel Grove. Cost $3 per rider.