June 8, 2019
Hilton-Parma Parks and Recreation is once again showcasing
all our great community has to offer!
We invite you to come and experience local restaurants, beer/wine tastings, civic groups, businesses, churches and recreation department fun!
The Council of Churches will be on hand with Hullabaloo and children’s activities of all kinds including inflatables. Discover some of the greatness right in your backyard.
WHO: All members of the community are invited
WHERE: Village Community Center
WHEN: Saturday, June 8 TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
COST: FREE admission – additional food/beverage outside of tastings for purchase
Page 26 of the Hilton Parma Recreation Spring-Summer 2019 Brochure
Ladies Vintage Baseball Demonstration
The Parma Hilton Historical Society is pleased to announce that we will be cosponsoring Priscilla Porter’s Astonishing Ladies Baseball Club at Experience Parma Day, June 8, along with Hilton Parma Recreation Department.
Did you know that the Priscilla Porters Astonishing Ladies Baseball Club is modeled after a real team? The first known women’s baseball team was from Vassar College in 1866. The uniforms you will see are modeled after one of their teams, the Resolutes from 1876.
Please stop by and watch the ladies demonstrate some of the early ball games that became baseball as we know it today. From the description of some of the early games and the ladies storytelling, this should be a hoot!
Oh, and standby for a history lesson as you see how these ladies catch the ball in the days before baseball gloves were routine.
To get the full “Experience Parma Experience”, all are invited to watch, or participate, in classic baseball games dating back to the origin of the game and beyond.
Experience Parma Day
Hilton Community Center on Henry Street, Hilton
Free and open to the public.
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