February 2018 News

​​​​​​​​​Next Meeting: Monday April 16th 7:30 p.m. - "Experiences of World War II"

Paul Mushrush, a veteran of World War II, will tell of his experiences during the war, particularly building a railroad and other unique happenings. He is a great speaker and we hope you can come and hear him.  Program is open to the public, free of charge. It is at Station Five, Conneaut Lake Park Fire Hall, which is smoke-free and handicapped accessible. 

Docent Training

If you would like to be a docent in the museum this year, we will have special training on Saturday, May 5, at 10a.m. Contact Julia Catalano at 724-9841 for more information.

Museum Opening
We will open the museum for the season on Saturdy, May 5, from 2 to 5 p.m. We have  new display of Tim Kaider's train exhibit and have updated others. Stop and see us on the weekends!

Activities Scheduled
We have a busy schedule ahead of us and hope you can make all of some of them.

First is our annual Conneaut Lake Cuisine on Monday, May 7, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Station 5. Tickets are $14 and are available by calling Jane Smith at 337-6377. Groups of six or more have reserve seating.

Next is the classic car cruise on July 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the museum. Admission is free. Car registration is $5 and qualifies owners for special prizes. Chuck Groger at 382-8722 is chairman. The museum will be open that day and refreshments will be available to purchase.

A new event this year is our Vintage Treasures Appraisal. Patterned after the Antique Road Show, the event is July 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Station 5. Items can be taken for appraisal for a fee of $10 or three for $25.

The third annual Conneaut Lake Paddle fest is Aug. 5 at 9 a.m. at Fireman's Beach. Sandy Porter and Julia Catalano are chairmen.

We are having another Conneaut Lake Trivia Night-- Aug. 10 -- at Station 3. Study up on our local history and join the fun and compete for cash prizes. YOu can compete as  single or in teams of up to four members. More information will be announced.

New Puzzle
We have a new puzzle to offer you. It's a colored picture of  the old Oakland Beach Hotel. It is 150 pieces and measures 11 inches by 17 inches. Cost is only $10, plus 60 tax and is available at the museum (when we open) or at Timberland Floral on the east side of Conneaut Lake. Or you can visit our online gift shop and order via our Web site. Add $4 shipping charge. We only had 100 made and once they are gone, that's it, so if you want a unique puzzle or a special gift for someone, please don't wait!​​

New Program Chairman
After serving as program committee chairman for many years, Bobbie Moyers has chosen to step down. Diane Domnick has agreed to assume the role of program committee chairman. If you have ideas for programs or would like to serve on the committee, please let her know.

New Tour Contact
After many many years of being the contact person to arrange special tours, George Rutherford has given up that task. He will lead tours, just has too many things on his mind and often forgot to go down so asked the board to name somebody new!

Anyone wishing to arrange a special tour may now contact Julia Catalano at 724-9841 or Chuck Groger at 814-382-8722.