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Upcoming Events and Programs

“Family Story Time with Lucretia Garfield”

Portrayed by Debbie Weinkamer

Friday, November 1, 2019 ~ 11:00 a.m.

Mentor Public Library - Main Branch
Children's Story Room
8215 Mentor Ave.
Mentor, OH 44060

A special family story time with President Garfield’s wife Lucretia ~ who will share family stories about their life

on the Garfield farm down the road.

An opportunity for photos and a gingerbread cookie snack. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information and reservations, please call the library at the number above, or visit

“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 Visit by President Abraham Lincoln”

Portrayed by John W. King

  for the

Little Beaver Historical Society

Thursday, November 7, 2019 ~ 6 p.m.

Held at

The Grand Valley Inn

452 Constitution Blvd.

Fallston, PA  15066


 For more information, please contact the historical society at

724-827-8841 or LBHS1882@aol.com or visit




“A Visit with the Lincolns”

Portrayed by John & Marian King

for the

American Business Women’s Association ~

Mill Creek Chapter

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

6:30 p.m.

Held at

A La Cart Catering

429 Lisbon St.

Canfield, OH  44006


For more information, please contact Marilyn at 330-726-2527,

or visit


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/.

“The Courtship & Marriage of James & Lucretia Garfield”

First Lady Lucretia R. Garfield

Portrayed by Debbie Weinkamer

 for the

The Shaker Heights Historical Society

Thursday, February 13, 2020*

*Snow Date: Thursday, February 20th

6:00 p.m.

16740 South Park Blvd.

Shaker Heights, OH  44120


For more information, please contact the historical society

or visit http://shakerhistoricalsociety.org/

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

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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