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Upcoming Events and Programs

“Life after President Garfield”

Widow & Former First Lady Lucretia R. Garfield

Portrayed by Debbie Weinkamer

 for the

Kiwanis Club of Wooster’s Luncheon Meeting

   Tuesday, September 17, 2019

12:00 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church

 621 College Ave.

 Wooster, OH 44691

Luncheon, with Program following

$11.00 at the door

Reservations by emailing contactus@woosterkiwanis.org

For more information, please visit https://www.woosterkiwanis.org/(S(zchqlk45paraw4eqlmnpi2e1))/

or https://www.facebook.com/WoosterKiwanis.

“A Visit with the Lincolns”

President & Mrs. Abraham Lincoln

Portrayed by John & Marian King

at the

Emancipation Day Celebration

Saturday & Sunday, September 21 & 22, 2019

10:00 a.m.

Gallia County Fairgrounds

189 Jackson Pike

Gallipolis, OH  45631


For more information, please visit

https://www.emancipation-day.com/ or


“Life after President Garfield”

Widow & Former First Lady Lucretia R. Garfield

 Portrayed by Debbie Weinkamer

 for the

Rocky River Coterie

   Wednesday, October 2, 2019

7:00 p.m.

21016 Hilliard Blvd.

 Rocky River, OH  44116



*Free program, with light refreshments served*

Guests Welcome!

For more information and reservations, please contact Beverly Maloney

at bmal@wowway.com

or visit https://www.rrcity.com/civic-organizations.

“A Visit with Abraham Lincoln and Mary Lincoln”


Portrayed by John and Marian King

for the

36th Annual

Ashtabula County Covered Bridge Festival

Saturday, October 12, 2019: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 13, 2019: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Held in Downtown Jefferson Village

East Jefferson & Chestnut Streets ~ East to RR Tracks

Jefferson, OH  44047


**Free Admission**

Souvenirs, Crafts, Entertainment, Demonstrations, Quilt Show,

Contests, Parade, Kids Rides/Games, Great Food

Plus Driving Tours of the 18 Covered Bridges of Ashtabula County

or more information, please visit http://www.coveredbridgefestival.org/or


“Life after President Garfield”

Widow & Former First Lady Lucretia R. Garfield

 Portrayed by Debbie Weinkamer

 for the

Rose Institute – at Stone Gardens Assisted Living

   Tuesday, November 5, 2019

3:15 p.m.

27090 Cedar Road

Beachwood, Ohio 44122


For more information, please contact the number above,

or visit

https://www.menorahpark.org/residences/stone-gardens or


A Conversation with

Mary Lincoln & Lucretia Garfield”


Portrayed by Marian King & Debbie Weinkamer

for the

The College Club of Cleveland

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Lunch: 12:00 p.m.; Program at 1:00 p.m.

*Reservations Required*

Members: $20; Non-Members: $25

Held at the Cleveland Skating Club

2500 Kemper Rd.

Shaker Heights, OH 44120


For more information, contact Mary Lou Bregitzer at 440-442-1689;

for reservations, please visit  


or https://www.facebook.com/TheCollegeClub/.   

“A Visit with George & Martha Washington


Portrayed by Dale & Nancy Fellows

for the

“Forever Young” Senior Adults 

Saturday, February 8, 2020 

5:00 p.m. ~ Pasta Dinner

Program following 

Grace Church

 7393 Pearl Rd.

 Middleburg Heights, OH  44130


 For more information, please contact the church at 440-243-4885

or via email at gracechurch@gracecma.org,

or visit http://gracecma.org/

or https://www.facebook.com/GraceCMAChurch/.

A Snowbird’s Tale: Lucretia Garfield in Pasadena, CA

Widow & Former First Lady Lucretia R. Garfield

Portrayed by Debbie Weinkamer


Delta Kappa Gamma

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

4:30 to 6:00 p.m.

 Deepwood North Apartments

Building A

8100 Deepwood Blvd.

Mentor, OH  44060

Social Gathering: 4:45 p.m.; Program following

  For more information, please contact Geri Kranz at


Saving Letters, Creating a Legacy & a Library

Widow & Former First Lady Lucretia R. Garfield

Portrayed by Debbie Weinkamer


James A. Garfield National Historic Site’s

Luncheon Speaker Series

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Skye Bistro

 8434 Mentor Ave.

 Mentor, OH 44060


 Lunch at your own cost: 11:30 a.m.

*Free program following*

  For information and reservations, please contact Skye Bistro,

or visit https://www.skyecleveland.com/,

www.nps.gov/jaga, or https://www.facebook.com/GarfieldNPS/.



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