Cold Serial-book title

Woodland to host true murder mystery author

In NAHA Events, NAHA News /

DAYTON, Ohio—Author Brian Forschner will discuss his new book Cold Serial: The Jack the Strangler Murders on Thursday, April 21 at Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, 118 Woodland Ave.

A narrative non-fiction written like a mystery novel, Cold Serial reopens a century-old, unsolved Dayton case in which five young girls were raped and brutally killed. Scheduled for 6:30 p.m., the talk is free and open to the public. Reservations are recommended. To register or for more information, contact Debra Mescher at 937-228-3221 or debra@woodlandcemetery.org.

Forschner’s presentation will kick off Woodland’s spring program schedule. These events are also coming up:

“Woodland Mausoleums,” Thursday, April 21, 6:30-8 p.m. at Northmont Public Library,333 W. National Rd., Englewood.

“Free Your Sole” 5K/10K Run/Walk, Sunday, April 24, 9 a.m., Woodland.

“Sports Legends,” Monday, April 25, 6:30-8 p.m., Vandalia Public Library, 500 S. Dixie Drive, Vandalia.

Spring Migration Bird Walk, Saturday, May 7, 9-11 a.m., Woodland.

“Street Names of Dayton,” Thursday, May 19, 6:30-8 p.m., Northmont Public Library.

“Woodland’s Indoor Mausoleum,” Monday, June 6, 1-3 p.m., Vandalia Senior Center, 21 Tionda Drive S., Vandalia.

“Doctors of Dayton,” Thursday, July 14, 6:30-8 p.m., Northmont Public Library.

Please visit Woodland’s events calendar for more information.

Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum, celebrating 175 years in 2016, sits in the heart of downtown Dayton on over 200 verdant acres of rolling hills. This historic cemetery, founded in 1841, welcomes thousands of visitors who tour the grounds each year to visit the grave sites of Inventors of Flight, Wilbur and Orville Wright; poet Paul Laurence Dunbar; Matilda and Levi Stanley, Queen and King of the Gypsies; writer Erma Bombeck; inventor Charles F. Kettering; and entrepreneurs John H. Patterson (NCR); George P. Huffman (Huffy Bicycles); and George Mead (Mead Paper Co.).

Woodland to host true murder mystery author
118 Woodland Avenue, Dayton, OH 45409