Royal Shakespeare Company actor and playwright, Cedric Liqueur, will be at Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library in Wheeling on Tuesday, May 28 at noon to present his solo performance on the life of Leroy “Satchel” Paige, one of the greatest baseball pitchers of all-time. Paige was the first Negro League player to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The play was written in collaboration with the Satchel Paige family and is licensed by Satchel Paige Enterprises. Lunch With Books programs are free and open to the public. Patrons are invited to bring a bag lunch and free beverages are served. Please call the library at 304-232-0244 or visit facebook.com/lunchwithbooks for more information.
And at 7 pm:
PEOPLE’S UNIVERSITY American History 2, The Civil War & Statehood
Tuesday, May 28 at 7 PM–Class 4, “The Civil War, Pt. 1,” will meet May 28. Rea Redd, Director of Eberly Library at Waynesburg University where he also serves as an instructor of American history, will return to explore the critical events of 1861-1863: the key military strategies and tactics that led to the battles and naval blockade; battlefield medicine; the financing of the war; the resistance to the war; the importance of the U.S. navy on the rivers and the ocean; and the idea of turning points. People’s University programs are free and open to the public. Please call the library at 304-232-0244 (to RSVP) or visit facebook.com/lunchwithbooks for more information.