LCCC hosts Fast-Track
to Employment certificate information session, Dec. 4
Lorain County Community College
will hold an informational session on Fast-Track to Employment
certificates from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 at the Lorain
Learning Center at City Center.
LCCC offers short-term certificates
that can be earned within a year or less that are aligned to
in-demand jobs and skills in the fields of business, healthcare,
information technology and manufacturing. Eligible students will
receive up to $1,000 applied towards tuition and fees.
For more information, contact Tracy
Sullivan at (440) 366-7737 or
LCCC’s Lorain Learning Center at City
Center is located at 201 West Erie Ave., Lorain.
LCCC Stocker Arts Center hosts “A
Lorain County Community College’s
Stocker Arts Center presents
its annual holiday treat, “A Christmas Cabaret” by the
Musical Theater Project at 8 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2018 and
at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 15 in the Cirigliano Studio Theatre.
Nancy Maier, Bridie Carroll, and Joe
Monaghan will join host Bill Rudman in these two performances where
the show isn’t complete until everyone joins in on “White
just one of several dozen songs that appeal
to every generation. The hits range from “Winter Wonderland,”
“Let It Snow,” and “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,”
to Irving Berlin’s 102-year old salute to Santa Claus and our
inevitable tributes to Rudolph, Frosty, and El Grinch.
Tickets are $20 each or $10 for LCCC
students with a valid ID, children 18 and under and active duty
military with a valid ID. Stocker Box Office hours are Monday
through Friday from noon to 6 p.m. The box office is also open 90
minutes before ticketed events (60 minutes before Student Matinees).
Call the Stocker Box Office at (440) 366-4040 or visit
Stocker Arts Center is located on the
campus of Lorain County Community College at 1005 North Abbe Road,
Elyria, Ohio. Parking on the campus is free.
On the Internet:
WHAT’S HAPPENING AT LORAIN PUBLIC LIBRARY
SYSTEM’S MAIN LIBRARY
351 W. SIXTH ST., LORAIN * 440-244-1192
Wednesdays, November 28; December 5, 12, 19, 26; 4
p.m. ‑ 5 p.m.
Get ready for all things STEAM! We'll provide the materials and you
provide the creativity as we explore science, technology,
engineering, art and mechanics. All skill levels welcome. Intended
for children ages ten and up. Preregistration required.
Thursday, November 29; noon ‑ 3 p.m.
Lorain Public Cinema
Join our Cinema series as we celebrate the marvel of twentieth
century cinema with a movie starring Zsa Zsa Gabor and Eric Fleming.
Learn more about the impact of history, popular culture and social
mores on film‑making, and how classic archetypes became a part of
our collective story‑telling and entertainment. Come for the film,
stay for the coffee, snacks and conversation! For adults and film
lovers ages 18 and up. Preregistration required.
Fridays, November 30; December 7, 14, 21, 28; 4:30
p.m. ‑ 5:30 p.m.
Yoga for Beginners
Adults, join the weekly Friday yoga class taught by Tom Gorman.
Please bring your own yoga mat or beach towel
Saturdays, December 1, 8, 15; 10 a.m. ‑ noon
Knitting/crochet instructor Valerie Dillard will teach and review
the basic stitches of knitting and crochet. The Yarn Club is open to
teens and adults. Beginners as well as those who have come to her
previous classes are welcome to join the club. Yarn is provided for
practice. Please bring knitting needles (size 9 or 10) or a crochet
hook (size G or H). Preregistration required.
Saturday, December 1; 2:30 p.m. ‑ 3:30 p.m.
Crafternoon: Olaf Portrait
There's fun for all in our fall crafting series! Join us on Saturday
afternoons to make your own goodies to take them home or share them
with your friends and family. All ages are welcome, though all
children under 7 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
Tuesday, December 4; 6 p.m. ‑ 7 p.m.
Come make some festive homemade ornaments to decorate your Christmas
tree! Preregistration required.
Thursday, December 6; 6 p.m. ‑ 7 p.m.
Passport to the Holidays
Learn about different cultural and religious celebrations that
happen throughout winter. Preregistration required.
MEXICAN MUTUALSOCIETY (MMS)
1820 East 28th Street
Lorain, OH 44052
“SAVE THE CLUB!” CAMPAIGN
December 2018 EVENT CALENDAR
The Mexican Mutual Society (MMS)
“SAVE THE CLUB!” Campaign focuses on fundraising events to help
sustain the operation of the MMS’s home in South Lorain. Founded in
1928, it is one of the few remaining historical ethnic clubs in
CELEBRITY BARTENDER EVENT
The public is invited
to join in the fun on Friday nights from 6-9 pm. with the Celebrity
Bartenders as the crowd cheers and the big bell rings as the tip
donations role in for the Mexican Mutual Society! Delicious Mexican
food is available from Hector’s Kitchen.
November 30, 2018, Kathy and Genero
Ybarra will be serving up refreshments as Celebrity Bartenders.
Come celebrate Kathy’s Birthday! The public is welcome to
join in the fun and to help Kathy and Genero fill the tip jar!
December 21, 2018. Christina Prihoda and Friends
2018. Shots Bar Reunion.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BUFFET!
Wednesday, December 12th
Come and celebrate the Christmas holiday with your friends and enjoy
your favorite Hispanic and Holiday food on Wednesday, December 12,
2018 from 5-7 pm. Cost is $13 pre-sale and $15 day of the dinner.
Cash bar. Pre-sale priced tickets must be purchased in advance at
the Club Wednesday-Friday between 5-10 pm. The buffet will be hosted
by the Mexican Mutual Society’s Scholarship Committee. First
time featured will be authentic Mexican Soup Favorites… Pozole and
Menudo! Dinner includes: Dona Julia’s Tamales plus Tacos, Burritos,
Pastellios, Ham and Roasted Turkey accompanied by many appetizers,
side dishes, desserts, and Specialty Drinks.
MEXICAN MUTUALSOCIETY (MMS) BROWNS BACKERS TOY DRIVE
The Mexican Mutual Browns Backers (MMBB) is collecting toys and
monetary donations to make Christmas merry for 18 deserving
children. Children are: 12 girls, ages 2 to 13; 6 boys, ages 5 to 9.
Collection will take place on Browns game days: 12/2, 12/9 and 2/15.
We ask a $5 minimum on a toy. In thanks, donors will receive 2 Free
Beers on the MMBB!
MMS 2019 MEMBERSHIP DRIVE
Mexican Mutual Society’s membership drive is in full swing! Help us
achieve 90 new members in our 90th Anniversary Year! The
MMS is a non-profit organization and is sustained by fundraisers and
private donations such as membership dues. Join with a friend or
two! YOUR MEMBERSHIP KEEPS THE MMS ALIVE! Social Membership
is $10. Active Membership with voting rights for those of Mexican
descent and their families is $15. Applications are available at
BECOME A CLEVELAND BROWNS
The MMS is a certified Chapter member of Cleveland Browns Backers.
Membership cost is $15. If you’re not yet a MMS member, now is a
perfect reason to also join the Mexican Mutual Society! If you are
interested in additional information, please contact Chapter
President, Edwin Silva at 440-522-6683. Edwin will be on hand on
Sunday game days to cook Mexican and American game food. He
provides a menu that satisfies everyone’s appetite!
SAVE THE DATE! MMS NEW YEAR’ EVE
The public is invited to the New Year’s Eve Party at the Mexican
Mutual Society, 1820 East 28th Street. Enjoy party food
and a Champagne toast at midnight. Celebration is 8pm-1am. Join us
as we dance to all the tunes we love from every genre on our iTunes
Digital Jukebox. We will party from the East Coast to the West
Coast with the help of the MMS BIG Screen TV…possibly the biggest TV
screen in the City!
HALL RENTAL AVAILABLE.
Rent the hall for your Holiday gathering. Dates still available.
Call: 440-277-7374 for details.
FUNDRAISER EVENTS ARE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
CELEBRATING 90 YEARS! 1928-2018
LCCC hosts Holiday Concert:
Lorain County Community College’s Civic Chorale and Civic Orchestra,
under the baton of Emerita Conductor Nancy Davis, will present the
40th Annual Holiday Choral Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday,
December 1, 2018 at Stocker Arts Center’s Hoke Theater.
The concert will include John Rutter’s masterwork, “Magnificat” with
soprano, Taryn Moore; selections from Handel’s “Messiah;” and other
Christmas favorites, including “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing”
arranged by Dan Forrest, “Joy to the World” arranged by Mack Wilberg
and “Mary, Did You Know?” arranged by Mac Huff. Festive
intermission music will be performed by a guest ensemble.
General admission tickets are $9 for adults; $8 for LCCC students,
staff and seniors; and $7 for groups of 15 or more. Tickets may be
purchased by calling the Stocker Center box office at (440) 366-4040
or online at
Discounts are available.
Lorain County Community College is located at 1005 N. Abbe Road,
Elyria, Ohio. Parking on campus is free.
LCCC Hosts Information Session on Small Business Development Center:
The Lorain County Community College Small Business Development
Center (SBDC) will hold an information session at the Wellington
Center from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 29. Guests can
network with other small business leaders, meet the SBDC coaches and
learn how SBDC an assist small business.
To RSVP to this free event, visit
For more information, call Amy Szmania at (440) 366-4556.
Lorain County Community College’s Wellington Center is located at
151 Commerce Drive, Wellington.
LCCC Hosts Brunch
Lorain County Community College will
host a Brunch with Santa from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday,
December 15 at the Spitzer Conference Center in the Reaser Grand
Room on campus.
In addition to brunch, activities
include cookie decorating, ornament making and pictures with Santa.
Admission is $20 for adults and $10 for
children under 12. Children under 3 are free. Proceeds will directly
benefit the community through the LCCC Foundation.
To reserve seats, call Conference &
Dining Services at (440) 366-4100 or visit
El Centro de Servicios Sociales