August 31 - History of Northern Ohio's Amusement Parks
August 31 (Tuesday at 7:15 p.m.) History of Northern Ohio's Amusement Parks. Summer vacation isn't complete without enjoying the fun and thrills that accompany a trip to an amusement park! Take a step back in time with Oberlin Heritage Center Summer Assistant, Maria Surovy, through this virtual visit to many of northern Ohio's favorite theme parks, some long-gone, while others continuing to thrive. The illustrated presentation is based on research done by Surovy in fulfillment of her master's thesis toward her M.S. degree in Historic Preservation from Ball State (Indiana). Maria Surovy is a middle school social studies teacher at The Ratner School in Pepper Pike. She has taught Oberlin Heritage summer camps for several years. Location: Kendal at Oberlin's Heiser Auditorium. Free and open to all.