Learn about the Great Lakes Exposition of 1936 and 1937, presented by the Cleveland Metroparks.  The Bay Village Historical Society quarterly potluck dinner begins with a social at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and program at 7. Great Lakes Expo brought 7 million people to Lake Erie: Remember When Share:

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  They built the Great Lakes Exposition in 80 days — 135 acres of exhibition halls, theaters and mouth-gaping spectacles on the shores of Lake Erie, to bolster Cleveland in the midst of the Great Depression. Community activist Frank J. Ryan and Public Hall Commissioner Lincoln Dickey dreamed up the idea, and showman Dudley S.…

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