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Art Exhibition

Event Summary: Art exhibitions by two local artists: I/She/You, paintings by Emma Anderson and Vigor & Sensibilities, prints and sculpture by David Maynard. Fresh, evocative visual art showing Oct. 18 to Nov. 29 in The Box Gallery, 3rd Floor Summit Artspace, 140 E. Market St. 3rd Floor, Akron. Presented by Artists of Rubber City. Learn more at artistsofrubbercity.org. Contact Phone or Email: artists.of.rubber.city@gmail.com. Thursday, November 14, 2019. The Box Gallery 140 E. Market St. 3rd Floor Akron, Ohio. For more info visit www.artistsofrubbercity.org.

Avon Early Childhood PTA Annual Wine Wagon Raffle

Event Summary: The Avon Early Childhood PTA will be holding a raffle for this exciting prize during our member’s Holiday Party on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Purchase raffle tickets at avonecpta.org/event-3522461. To join the raffle simply purchase as many $5 entries as you would like and take the chance at filling your cellar of at least 30 bottles of wine for the holidays and an awesome wagon! Think of all the hostess gifts you'll have ready on hand! Tickets can be purchased by registering and adding any additional tickets as "gue… Contact Phone or Email: publicity@avonecpta.org. Thursday, November 14, 2019.

Avon Early Childhood PTA Annual Nothing Bundt Cakes  Thanksgiving Fundraiser Presale

Event Summary: Pre-order your choice of yummy Bundt cakes, Bundltets and Bundtinis for Thanksgiving day while supporting the Avon Early Childhood PTA!  Perfect gifts or dessert for your holiday celebrations. We have partnered with Nothing Bundt Cake to offer the following in a variety of flavors: (1) 8” Bundt Cake with flower and Thanksgiving flag $28. (2) 12” Bundt Cake with flower and Thanksgiving flag $38. (3) Bundtlets $5. (4) Bundtinis $22. Purchase at avonecpta.org/event-3584783. Last day to order is Nov. 18. Paymen… Contact Phone or Email: publicity@avonecpta.org. Thursday, November 14, 2019.

Bones from Home Supply Drive for Military Dogs

Event Summary: The Harbor Court community is collecting much-needed canine supplies throughout November, for 2,700+ military working dogs worldwide. Consider donating: canine ear cleaner, canine eye wash, canine antiseptic spray, paw pad cream, canine lotion, canine shampoo, canine bath wipes, grooming tools, canine booties, collapsible water bowls, 4-6 ft. leashes and collars, muzzles, toys (Kong or Dogzilla) and small bags of high-quality dog food. Collections accepted at the reception area at the main entrance, 22900 C… Contact Phone or Email: (440) 356-2282 or (303) 766-4343. Thursday, November 14, 2019. Harbor Court Senior Living 22900 Center Ridge Road Rocky River, OH.

Lake Health Needs Volunteers

Contact: Loretta Kruse Director of Volunteer Services for Lake Health TriPoint Medical Center 7590 Auburn Road Concord, Ohio 44077 440-354-1665 Email loretta.kruse@lakehealth.org. Event Summary: Are you looking for something to change your life? Volunteer at Lake Health. Immediate openings available; training provided. Give of your time, it pays big dividends to you and your community. You must be 16 or older to volunteer. Contact us today at (440) 354-1665 or (440) 953-6049! Contact Phone or Email: 440-354-1665 email loretta.kruse. Thursday, November 14, 2019. TriPoint Medical Center, Concord, Ohio West Medical Center, Willoughby, Ohio.

Michelangelo: Mind of the Master

Event Summary: Spanning Michelangelo's career and major projects, a group of rarely seen drawings shows how the Italian Renaissance artist conceived the figures that appear in his finished works, including the Sistine Chapel ceiling and Last Judgment fresco. Presented at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Sept. 22 through Jan. 5. Call (216) 421-7350 or visit clevelandart.org. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 421-7350. Thursday, November 14, 2019. Cleveland Museum of Art. For more info visit clevelandart.org.

Faces of Sacrifice: A Gallery Honoring those Who Served

Event Summary: Medina County Auditor Mike Kovack honors courageous, local men and women who served in World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam through the “Faces of Sacrifice: A Gallery Honoring those Who Served” gallery, captured by local photographer, Nick Hoeller. The gallery is located on the third floor of the Medina County Administration Building, 144 N. Broadway Street, Medina. The gallery will be on display Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until Friday, Dec. 6. Admission is free and open to the public.… Contact Phone or Email: (844) 722-3800 ext. 9754. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 8:00 AM. Medina County Administration Building 144 N. Broadway Street, 3rd floor Medina, OH 44256.

Holiday Food and Toy Drive

Event Summary: Non-perishable food items and new toys in original packaging are needed to help benefit Community Care for the Holidays. Drop off boxes will be located at North Ridgeville City Hall, Parks & Recreation and Senior Center. Items can be dropped off October 29 to December 7, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We appreciate your donations and thank you for making the holidays brighter for a family in need! Call (440) 353-0860 or visit northridgeville.recdesk.com. Contact Phone or Email: (440) 353-0860. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 8:00 AM. North Ridgeville City Hall Parks & Recreation and Senior Center North Ridgeville, OH. For more info visit northridgeville.recdesk.com.

Jackie Cochran’s “Beguine”

Event Summary: The International Women’s Air & Space Museum (IWASM) has a new exhibit on display about aviatrix Jackie Cochran, her famous plane the “Beguine,” and its local connection. Between 1939 and 1944, Cochran successfully advocated for female pilots and created the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of WWII. The museum offers free admission. Exhibit hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. Please visit iwasm.org or call (216) 623-1111 for more information. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 623-1111. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 8:00 AM. International Women’s Air & Space Museum Burke Lakefront Airport. For more info visit iwasm.org.

Geauga West FOL Autumn Book Sale

Event Summary: The Geauga West Friends of the Library Autumn Book Sale will feature thousands of new and gently used adult, young adult and children's books, puzzles, and audio-visual items, including VHS tapes. Times vary each day. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 4-6:30 p.m. Members only, 6:30-8:30 p.m. open to all; Thursday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 15, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 16 ($5 Bag Day), 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cash or check only. Veterans will receive a $5 voucher, which may be used any day of t… Contact Phone or Email: 440-729-4250. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 9:00 AM. Geauga West Library 13455 Chillicothe Rd. Chesterland OH 44026 (next to West Geauga High School0.

Emerald Necklace Garden Club Meeting

Event Summary: At the November 14 meeting of Emerald Necklace Garden Club (ENGC), members will create a candle wreath using pine, other greens and seasonal embellishments. The wreath can be used for Thanksgiving and again during the holidays by changing out the decorations. The cost for materials is $5. Guests are welcome at the meeting, which is at Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 9201 Brecksville Road, Brecksville at 9:15 a.m. Please contact Pauline at (440) 526-2087 to reserve your seat. Stay in touch with ENGC at… Contact Phone or Email: 440-526-2087. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 9:15 AM – 12:15 PM. Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church 9201 Brecksville Road Brecksville, OH 44141.

Ceramic Beauty: Pottery + Paintings

Event Summary: This special exhibit at the Beachwood Community Center will feature decorative and functional ceramics created by artists from Beachwood Ceramic Guild. This show will also include 2-D ceramic images made by artists who work in acrylics, oils, and paper. The show runs through November 14. Hours: Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Sunday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Free. To learn more, call (216) 595-3400 or visit beachwoodartscouncil.org. Contact Phone or Email: 216-595-3400. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 10:00 AM. Beachwood Community Center 25225 Fairmount Blvd. Beachwood, Ohio 44122.

Electric, Steam or Gasoline: The Past, Present, and Future of Alternative Power

Event Summary: Today’s automobile designers and manufacturers are focused on adjusting to increased demands for power & fuel alternatives. Electric, Steam or Gasoline: The Past, Present, and Future of Alternative Power, at the Cleveland History Center, tells the story of where we were, how we got here, and where we need to go. Modern cars like the Chrysler Portal concept will be juxtaposed alongside its early 1900 counterpart, when electric cars had their first real heyday. Explore how companies like Chrysler and Tesla ar… Contact Phone or Email: (216) 721-5722. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Western Reserve Historical Society 10825 East Blvd. Cleveland, OH 44106. For more info visit wrhs.org.

Getting to Know You

Event Summary: Presented at the Cleveland Institute of Art, through Friday, Dec. 13. Work by Natalia Arbelaez, Julie Heffernan, Haley Josephs, and Devan Shimoyama is on view in Getting to Know You, an exhibition that invites viewers to see themselves through the lens of others. Pulling from a well of source material from the art historical, to the personal, mystic, and pop cultural, these artists approach their work with a mixture of humor, sincerity, and dynamism. Learn more at cia.edu or call (800) 223-4700. Contact Phone or Email: (800) 223-4700. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 10:00 AM. Cleveland Institute of Art Reinberger Gallery 11610 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106. For more info visit www.cia.edu.

Si Jolie! French Fashion in Cleveland

Event Summary: Si Jolie! French Fashion in Cleveland, at the Cleveland History Center of the Western Reserve Historical Society, highlights how Paris fashion motivated Clevelanders to travel abroad, influenced local fashion, inspired the golden age of department stores, and how significant fashion was socially. Open through summer 2020; Tuesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit wrhs.org or call (216) 721-5722. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 721-5722 info@wrhs.org. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 10:00 AM. Cleveland History Center Chisholm Halle Costume Wing 10825 East Blvd. Cleveland, OH 44106. For more info visit www.wrhs.org.

Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art

Event Summary: Open World will be presented at the Akron Art Museum through February 2. This exhibition’s title refers to open-world video games, which allow a player to roam through a virtual world, freely selecting their objectives. The title also draws attention to the rich opportunities video games offer for creative expression. Through games, artists build immersive, alternate words. They use digital games to create meaning through imagery, music, sound effects, animation and narrative. To find out more, call (330) 3… Contact Phone or Email: 330.376.9185. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 11:00 AM. Akron Art Museum One South High Akron, Ohio 44308. For more info visit akronartmuseum.org.

Platinum Club

Event Summary: This social club meets regularly, hosts entertainment, gets creative with crafts, lunch, light exercise, takes trips and more. Join us on the 2nd Thursday of the month, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mason CLC, 700 E. Exchange Street, Door #3, in Akron. Call (330) 375-2821 to find out more. Contact Phone or Email: 330-375-2821. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Mason CLC 700 E. Exchange St. Door #3 Akron, OH 44306.

Yuri Gorbachev Art Show at Opus Gallery

Event Summary: October 26 through December 15, 2019 Opus Gallery is proud to host once again in Cleveland Art Show for Internationally acclaimed Artist Yuri Gorbachev. Gorbachev magnificent work is now represented in permanent collection of the Louvre, the Kremlin Museum, the United Nations and the White House and more than twenty Museums worldwide. For the past ten years Gorbachev has traveled extensively; his artistic development has moved from his naïve style to his most recent intricate works. He uses s… Contact Phone or Email: (216) 595-1376. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 11:00 AM. Opus Gallery 27629 Chagrin Blvd. Woodmere, Ohio 44122. For more info visit www.opus-gallery.com.

National MS Society - Mentor's Best -Meetings

Event Summary: This self-help meeting presents discussions/speakers around the challenges one faces with multiple sclerosis. Those seeking understanding of MS are welcome. Meetings are held at the Mentor Public Library on the 2nd Thursday of the month, at 11:30 a.m. To find out more, please call (440) 974-8475. Contact Phone or Email: 440.974.8475. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Mentor Public Library 8215 Mentor Avenue, 44060 Frances Cleveland Room - 2nd floor www.mentorpl.org ADA accessible.

Hower House Museum presents: Holiday Wonderland

Event Summary: Self-guided tours of the Hower House Museum, festively attired for the season and ready for our guests! Holiday tour times (Nov. 6-Dec. 22): Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 3 p.m.; Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Admission fee is charged. Season special: children 12 and under free with paid adult admission. Holiday season scheduled closings: 11/28 (Thanksgiving Day); we will be open on 11/29-30; closed December 23-31. Additional information is available by calling (330) 972-6909 or visiting howerhouse.org. Contact Phone or Email: dmm47@uakron.edu. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Hower House Museum 60 Fir Hill Akron OH 44304 The University of Akron. For more info visit howerhouse.org.

Brunswick AARP

Event Summary: The Brunswick AARP meets on the 2nd Thursday of most months, at the Brunswick Recreation Center, 3637 Center Road. Enjoy guest speakers discussing topics of interest to seniors, as well as fun social activities throughout the year. On Nov. 14, learn about "Fraud, Scammers and Seniors." Doors open at 12:30 p.m. and the meeting begins at 1 p.m. For more information, contact Terri at (330) 225-8406. Contact Phone or Email: James (330) 460-3176. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 12:30 PM. Brunswick Recreation Center 3637 Center Road Brunswick, OH 44212.

Makeup Class: Expert Tips and Tricks for those Coping with Cancer

Event Summary: Presenter:   Mary Vespoli November 14  2:00pm – 4:00pm Advanced Registration Required Call (216) 595-9546 or visit touchedbycancer.org. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 595-9546. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 2:00 PM. The Gathering Place – West The Sandy Borrelli Center 25425 Center Ridge Road Westlake, Ohio 44145. For more info visit touchedbycancer.org.

Downtown Highlights Walking Tour

Event Summary: 20% off Tuesdays and Thursdays in November! Tours of Cleveland, LLC offers exciting and educational walking tours of beautiful and historic downtown Cleveland. Our Downtown Highlights tour hits all the highlights of downtown in one tour including the Arcade, the Cleveland Trust Company Building and Playhouse Square (to name a few). Visit our website, www.toursofcleveland.com to see the latest schedule & book your tour today. Tours are 2 hours in length and year round. We begin in Public Square and end in Pl… Contact Phone or Email: toursofcleveland@gmail.com. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM. Cleveland Public Square. For more info visit toursofcleveland.com.

Happy Hour at Roseland Lanes

Event Summary: We are excited to annouce Happy Hour starting on Monday, September 16. Monday - Friday from 3:30-6:30pm. There will be drink & food specials. There are new food items added to our menu. Contact Phone or Email: 440-232-5444. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Roseland Lanes 26383 Broadway Ave Oakwood Village, OH 44146.

Cardinal Credit Union Home Buying Seminar

Event Summary: Thinking of buying a home? Attend Cardinal's free information seminar. 5:30 start All are welcome. Refreshments served. RSVP online at www.CardinalCU.com/RSVP. Contact Phone or Email: pcatanese@cardinalcu.com. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Panini's Bar & Grill 7580 Fredle Drive Concord OH.

Home Buyer Seminar

Event Summary: Meet Cardinal Home Loan Experts and area Realtors. Pick up your coupon for $300 off closing costs. Ask questions about the home buying process. FREE seminar. Refreshments served. Everyone is welcome. RSVP at CardinalCU.com/RSVP. Contact Phone or Email: 440-266-2200. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Panini's Bar & Grill 7580 Fredle Drive Mentor, OH.

Medicare Workshop

Event Summary: Medicare is complex and it is important to understand the basics before you enroll to avoid missed insurance opportunities. This workshop is for those under or over age 65 and will help you become familiar with Medicare’s structure, vocabulary and costs. Contact Phone or Email: rose.kukula@otiumfp.com. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Kirtland Library 9267 Chillicothe Road Willoughby, OH 44094.

Monthly Military Family Workshops

Event Summary: P.A.L.S. for Healing offers a therapeutic workshop series designed for military families. Workshops are held monthly and families can attend as many as they would like. Caregivers, spouses, and significant others will be in a group for discussion. Youth meet in their own group to explore issues in an age appropriate manner using art therapy and expressive art activities. This series is free; but space is limited. Find a complete list of workshops at palsforhealing.org. Register online or by calling (330) 51… Contact Phone or Email: (330) 518-8334. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. One Chagrin Highlands, 2000 Auburn Dr. Suite 200 Beachwood, OH 44122. For more info visit www.palsforhealing.org.

Yin Yoga for those touched by cancer

Event Summary: Learn about and practice this unique style of yoga that promotes relaxation and sleep. Participants will hold poses which encourages the lengthening of tendons and ligaments. Recommended for those interested in trying a gentle approach to yoga while experiencing fatigue. Open to individuals treated for cancer. Registration required, all levels welcome. Stewart’s Caring Place: A Cancer Wellness Center; free. Contact Phone or Email: 330-836-1772. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Stewart's Caring Place 2955 West Market Street, Suite R Akron, OH 44333.

An Evening of Wine, Music and Celebration

Event Summary: Join ORMACO as it celebrates its 9th anniversary at its annual dinner on  Thursday, Nov. 14, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Sérénité Restaurant. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine, hors d'oeuvres, mix and mingle with old friends and new. Then enjoy a delectable dinner and listen to live music. Seating is limited to 50 people. $30 per person includes a glass of sparkling wine. Order tickets online at ormaco.org (credit card fee applies) or call (330) 722-2541. Contact Phone or Email: 330-722-2541. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Sérénité Restaurant 538 West Liberty Street Medina, OH.

Coding Club

Event Summary: Explore computer programming in a fun, collaborative environment at the North Ridgeville Library. Best for children in grades 3‑6. Newbies and experienced coders welcome. Presented Thursdays, Nov. 14, Dec. 12, Jan. 9 and Feb. 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Preregistration required. Call (440) 327-8326 or visit lorainpubliclibrary.org. Contact Phone or Email: (440) 327-8326. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 6:30 PM. North Ridgeville Branch 35700 Bainbridge Road North Ridgeville, OH 44039. For more info visit www.lorainpubliclibrary.org.

STEAM Team Light Up the Night

Event Summary: For Grades K to 2. Explore the properties of light and experiment with prisms, mirrors and flashlights. Presented at the Brecksville Library on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. Registration required. Call (440) 526-1102. Contact Phone or Email: 440-526-1102. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Cuyahoga County Public Library – Brecksville 9089 Brecksville Road Brecksville, OH 44141. For more info visit www.cuyahogalibrary.org.

Strongsville Women’s League Game Night

Event Summary: Join Strongsville Women’s League on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Wine Down and Sweets Cafe at 14785 Pearl Road (next to Carolina BBQ). We will have lots of board games, some group games and lots of fun! Feel free to bring your own game, too. Admission is free and there is a food and drink menu to purchase from. Treat yourself to a night out! For further information, call (440) 289-6757. Contact Phone or Email: 440-289-6757. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Wine Down and Sweets Cafe 14785 Pearl Road Strongsville, Ohio 44136.

TOPS OH #384 North Royalton

Event Summary: TOPS Club Inc. {Take off Pounds sensibly} meets every Thursday at North Royalton City Hall. Weigh-in 6:30 to 7 p.m. Program/meeting 7-8 p.m. Members learn about nutrition, exercise and more. Visitors of all ages welcome; first meeting is free. Call Jean at (440) 239-1944 or visit tops.org. Contact Phone or Email: jeanmelillo@hotmail.com. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 6:30 PM. North Royalton City Hall 14600 State Road North Royalton,Ohio 44133. For more info visit tops.org.

An Evening with Victoria Woodhull

Event Summary: Kathleen Krause will portray Victoria Woodhull, the first female to run for President of the United States. Hosted by Sharon Center Heritage Society on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 7-9 p.m. at Sharon Center Town Hall, at the intersection of State Road 162 and State Road 94. For additional information, email latriciagerhart@hotmail.com. Contact Phone or Email: latriciagerhart@hotmail.com. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Sharon Center Town Hall Intersection of State Road 162 and State Road 94 Sharon Center, OH.

League Park

Event Summary: The Rocky River Historical Society presents "League Park, Historic Home of Cleveland Baseball" by the ever-entertaining authors Ken Krsolovic and Bryan Fritz, at the Rocky River Senior Center on Thursday, Nov. 14, at 7 p.m. Ken has worked as a coach, athletic director, in sports radio, etc. Bryan is a City of Cleveland prosecutor and a sports statistician. Both writers will present details from their recent book on the historic League Park stadium at East 66th Street and Lexington Avenue. Come and hear abou… Contact Phone or Email: christensenga@yahoo.com. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Rocky River Senior Center 21014 Hilliard Blvd. Rocky River, Ohio 44116 (Behind Fire Station).

Meet Author Kevin Wilson

Author Kevin Wilson will visit to discuss his new novel, Nothing to See Here. Kevin Wilson is the author of the novels The Family Fang, a New York Times bestseller adapted into an acclaimed film starring Nicole Kidman, and Perfect Little World, as well as the story collections Tunneling to the Center of the Earth and Baby, You’re Gonna Be Mine. His work has been called “imaginative and witty” (The Washington Post), “immensely likeable and absolutely enjoyable” (GQ), and “winningly bizarre” (Vanity Fair). Wilson’s latest, Nothing to See Here, is a moving and uproarious novel about a woman who finds meaning in her life when she begins caring for two children with remarkable and disturbing abilities. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Mac’s Backs – Books on Coventry. https://attend.cuyahogalibrary.org/event/2781507. Event Summary: Author Kevin Wilson will visit to discuss his new novel, Nothing to See Here. Contact Phone or Email: cgaringer@cuyhogalibrary.org. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Beachwood Branch - Cuyahoga County Public Library. For more info visit attend.cuyahogalibrary.org.

NAMI Summit County Support Meetings

Event Summary: National Alliance on Mental Illness holds support groups for family members/loved ones of someone living with mental illness. Every Second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. Contact Phone or Email: 330-252-1188. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 7:00 PM. First Congregational Church in Hudson, basement meeting room.

Brunswick Astronomy Club

The Brunswick Astronomy Club meets at the Brunswick Rec Center. Open to the Public - beginners encouraged and welcomed. Speakers are from NASA, CWRU, CSU, local observatories and club members. For more information, visit www.BrunswickAstronomyClub.com. Event Summary: The Brunswick Astronomy Club meets at the Brunswick Rec Center. Open to the Public - beginners encouraged and welcomed. Speakers are from NASA, CWRU, CSU, local observatories and club members. For more information, visit BrunswickAstronomyClub.com. Contact Phone or Email: . Thursday, November 14, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Brunswick Recreation Center Brunswick, OH. For more info visit www.brunswickastronomyclub.com.

The Merchant of Venice

Event Summary: The deal was struck. The loan terms signed. Default comes with a lethal price, and now Antonio can’t pay up. Will mercy or retribution win out? The Merchant of Venice is a potent mix of suspense, romance, and courtroom drama rife with moral complexities. Join the CWRU/CPH MFA Acting Program’s Class of 2020 as they take on Shakespeare’s most provocative tale of money, privilege, and prejudice. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 241 6000. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. 1401 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44115. For more info visit clevelandplayhouse.com.

Mindfulness and Meditation Support Group for those touched by cancer

Event Summary: This group will explore the spiritual, emotional or physical concerns and needs of participants to develop daily meditations. Group members can expect to experience the power of group meditation as we explore and utilize a variety of practices. Stewart’s Caring Place: A Cancer Wellness Center; free, 330-836-1772. Contact Phone or Email: 330-836-1772. Thursday, November 14, 2019, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Stewart's Caring Place 2955 West Market Street, Suite R Akron, OH 44333.

2nd Anniversary Customer Appreciation Weekend

Event Summary: Join us at The Art Gallery, 38721 Mentor Ave, in Willoughby, Nov. 15, 16 & 17 for our 2nd Anniversary Customer Appreciation Weekend. Call (440) 946-8001 or visit artgallerywilloughbyoh.com for more information. Contact Phone or Email: (440) 946-8001. Friday, November 15, 2019. The Art Gallery 38721 Mentor Ave Willoughby, OH 44094. For more info visit www.artgallerywilloughbyoh.com.

Adopt-a-Family Applications

Event Summary: ACCESS Shelter is now accepting applications for Adopt-a-Family! You will be matched up with a family and given a "wish list." All gifts must be delivered before the holiday, wrapped, and labeled. To receive an application, please reach out to Dominic at dhinton@access-shelter.org or (330) 376-0997 x204. Applications are available through December 1. Visit online at access-shelter.org. Contact Phone or Email: (330) 376-0997 x109. Friday, November 15, 2019. ACCESS Shelter 230 W. Market St. Akron, OH 44303. For more info visit www.access-shelter.org.

Akron Art Library

Event Summary: You don’t have to be a jet-setting billionaire to live with original works of art in your own house. In Summit County, all you need is a library card. The Akron Art Museum’s Art Library is a collection of original artworks ranging from paintings, prints, photographs and mixed-media works created by local, regional and international artists. Any Ohio resident with a library card is eligible to check-out artworks for up to four weeks at a time from the Akron-Summit County Public Library Main Library. To view… Contact Phone or Email: 330.376.9185. Friday, November 15, 2019. Akron Art Museum One South High Akron, Ohio 44308. For more info visit akronlibrary.org.

Art Exhibition

Event Summary: Art exhibitions by two local artists: I/She/You, paintings by Emma Anderson and Vigor & Sensibilities, prints and sculpture by David Maynard. Fresh, evocative visual art showing Oct. 18 to Nov. 29 in The Box Gallery, 3rd Floor Summit Artspace, 140 E. Market St. 3rd Floor, Akron. Presented by Artists of Rubber City. Learn more at artistsofrubbercity.org. Contact Phone or Email: artists.of.rubber.city@gmail.com. Friday, November 15, 2019. The Box Gallery 140 E. Market St. 3rd Floor Akron, Ohio. For more info visit www.artistsofrubbercity.org.

Become a Member of Western Reserve Historical Society

We are your guide through history! Members of Western Reserve Historical Society enjoy unlimited free admission to the Cleveland History Center, Research Library, and Hale Farm & Village and other members-only benefits and privileges. BASIC MEMBERSHIPS AND BENEFITS: Special members-only events , Discounted admission to programs , Two Carousel Rides per member per visit , Invitation to WRHS Annual Meeting , Subscription to newsletter, The News , Electronic updates on WRHS events , 10% WRHS Museum store discount , Discounted Parking at the Cleveland History Center You may join online or email us: bcercone@wrhs.org or call: 216-721-5722 ext. 1108. Event Summary: REGIONAL ~ Members of Western Reserve Historical Society enjoy unlimited free admission to the Cleveland History Center, Research Library, and Hale Farm & Village and other members-only benefits and privileges. Join online at wrhs.org or call (216) 721-5722 ext. 1108. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 721-5722 ext. 1108. Friday, November 15, 2019. Cleveland History Center Research Library, and Hale Farm & Village. For more info visit www.wrhs.org.

Bones from Home Supply Drive for Military Dogs

Event Summary: The Harbor Court community is collecting much-needed canine supplies throughout November, for 2,700+ military working dogs worldwide. Consider donating: canine ear cleaner, canine eye wash, canine antiseptic spray, paw pad cream, canine lotion, canine shampoo, canine bath wipes, grooming tools, canine booties, collapsible water bowls, 4-6 ft. leashes and collars, muzzles, toys (Kong or Dogzilla) and small bags of high-quality dog food. Collections accepted at the reception area at the main entrance, 22900 C… Contact Phone or Email: (440) 356-2282 or (303) 766-4343. Friday, November 15, 2019. Harbor Court Senior Living 22900 Center Ridge Road Rocky River, OH.

Canine Companions for Independence

Event Summary: Founded in 1975, Canine Companions for Independence® is a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships, free of charge to recipients. Volunteer puppy raisers provide specially-bred puppies a safe home, take them to obedience classes, serve up a healthy diet, provide socialization opportunities and give lots of love. Each hour spent caring for a Canine Companions puppy is vital to its… Contact Phone or Email: (800) 572-BARK (2275) Toll-free. Friday, November 15, 2019. For more info visit www.cci.org.

Coffee, Tea & Autism

Event Summary: A peer-to-peer support group offered by the Autism Society of Greater Akron that provides an informal forum for discussion and information sharing among those impacted by autism. Sometimes the best support and information comes from others living the same journey. Get connected today. Visit autismakron.org or call (330) 940-1441 for meeting locations. Contact Phone or Email: (330) 940-1441. Friday, November 15, 2019. Various locations in Northeast Ohio. For more info visit autismakron.org.

Family & Community Services

Event Summary: Family & Community Services, Inc. is one of the largest nonprofit agencies in Northeast Ohio. F&CS has spent the past 75 years helping individuals of all ages; from providing life’s basic needs - food, clothing and shelter - to counseling and mentoring services. Because of the generosity and commitment of our faithful volunteers and supporters, we provided food for the hungry, clothes for those in need, shelter for the homeless, counseling for individuals and families, guidance for the young and encourageme… Contact Phone or Email: (330) 297-7027. Friday, November 15, 2019. Northeast Ohio. For more info visit fcsohio.org.

Fidget Quilts

For caregivers of Alzheimer’s or dementia patients, or parents of autistic children, fidgeting is a never-ending challenge. Finding ways to entertain and yet stimulate someone who has difficulty doing the most basic of activities is often less than adequate, and sometimes, just doesn’t work. Fidget quilts (sometimes called busy quilts or sensory quilts) have been found to be a simple and inexpensive way to: reduce the risk of wandering or other more destructive tendencies, calm and distract a distraught adult or child, and improve sleep. Fidget quilts are lap quilts made to help provide entertainment and sensory stimulation by adding embellishments to a small quilt, such as zippers, buttons, pockets, textured materials, belt buckles, etc. and can sell for up to $ 75. They can be individualized to the individual or child by including items they have used in their past, or favorite toy characters, etc. The Ladies Ministry of LifeSpring Community Church in Valley City are always looking for ways to reach out to… Event Summary: For caregivers of Alzheimer’s or dementia patients, or parents of autistic children, fidgeting is a never-ending challenge. Fidget quilts are lap quilts made to help provide entertainment and sensory stimulation by adding embellishments to a small quilt, such as zippers, buttons, pockets, textured materials, belt buckles, etc. They can be individualized to the individual or child by including items they have used in their past, or favorite toy characters, etc. The Ladies Ministry of LifeSpring Community Chu… Contact Phone or Email: dianephelps633@gmail.com. Friday, November 15, 2019. LifeSpring Community Church Valley City , OH.

Lions Recycle for Sight

Event Summary: In just about any dresser drawer, one can find a pair of eyeglasses that are no longer being used. That same pair of eyeglasses can change another person’s life. That’s why we started the Lions Recycle for Sight program. Everyone can help. Throughout the year, Lions and other volunteers collect used eyeglasses and deliver them to regional Lions Eyeglass Recycling Centers (LERCs). LERC volunteers clean, sort by prescription strength and package the glasses.  Most of the recycled glasses are distributed to pe… Contact Phone or Email: LionsClubofNR@gmail.com. Friday, November 15, 2019. For more info visit northridgevillelions.org.

Michelangelo: Mind of the Master

Event Summary: Spanning Michelangelo's career and major projects, a group of rarely seen drawings shows how the Italian Renaissance artist conceived the figures that appear in his finished works, including the Sistine Chapel ceiling and Last Judgment fresco. Presented at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Sept. 22 through Jan. 5. Call (216) 421-7350 or visit clevelandart.org. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 421-7350. Friday, November 15, 2019. Cleveland Museum of Art. For more info visit clevelandart.org.

Seeds of Literacy

Event Summary: Seeds of Literacy, the innovative one-to-one tutoring program for adult high school equivalency HSE preparation, now includes instruction for adults who are just beginning to read, and struggling readers. Seeds will figure out why a student is struggling and target intervention to address the area of weakness. Once they improve their foundational reading skills, they will transition to HSE prep. To learn more about these programs, call (216) 661-7950 or visit seedsofliteracy.org. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 661-7950. Friday, November 15, 2019. For more info visit www.seedsofliteracy.org.

Service Opportunity - Daily Donation Volunteers!

Event Summary: ACCESS Shelter, in Akron, is looking for individuals who can help with donations and other important tasks during the week. We can take one person at a time or small groups. Interested in volunteering? Contact Stephanie at szelasko@access-shelter.org or (330) 376-0997 x208. Visit online at access-shelter.org. Contact Phone or Email: (330) 376-0997 x208. Friday, November 15, 2019. ACCESS, Inc. 230 W. Market St. Akron, OH 44303. For more info visit access-shelter.org.

Service Opportunity: Meal Program Volunteers

Event Summary: Make a difference by making a meal! ACCESS is looking for volunteers to provide and serve meals at the shelter. Meals should be prepared for 30-35 individuals. Preparing off-site is accepted and encouraged. Interested in donating and serving a meal at ACCESS? Contact Volunteer Coordinator, Brittanny at blee@access-shelter.org or (330) 376-0997 x109. Visit online at access-shelter.org. Contact Phone or Email: (330) 376-0997 x109. Friday, November 15, 2019. ACCESS 230 W. Market St. Akron, OH 44303. For more info visit www.access-shelter.org.

Southwest General’s Community Nurse Program

Southwest General’s Community Nurse Program offers a variety of health and wellness programs in local communities throughout the year. This includes physician and hospital personnel presentations, screenings for blood pressure, body fat, cholesterol, glucose, hearing, osteoporosis and more. To learn more about these programs, visit www.swgeneral.com/events-education-screenings. Event Summary: Southwest General’s Community Nurse Program offers a variety of health and wellness programs in local communities throughout the year. This includes physician and hospital personnel presentations, screenings for blood pressure, body fat, cholesterol, glucose, hearing, osteoporosis and more. To learn more about these programs, call (440) 816-4037 or visit swgeneral.com/events-education-screenings. Contact Phone or Email: 440-816-4037. Friday, November 15, 2019. For more info visit www.swgeneral.com.

Tea Service Rental

Event Summary: The Chagrin Falls chapter of Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) has beautiful china cups, pots, serving pieces, and linen for individuals or groups to rent. Tea parties are a fun way to celebrate special birthdays, wedding or baby showers, or to gather friends, co-workers or clubs for any occasion. Rentals are available for parties between eight and 100. P.E.O. is a 150-year-old national organization dedicated to the education of women. It provides scholarships and assistance to students with f… Contact Phone or Email: Sue (330) 888-8582 or suestay5@aol.com. Friday, November 15, 2019.

The Polar Express

Event Summary: Inspired by the hit movie, this holiday favorite comes to life  as you and your family take a magical trip on The Polar Express Train Ride. Presented Nov. 8 to Dec. 21. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Oct. 2, at 10 a.m. and book up quickly. There is still a chance for early access! Join as a Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad member at the brakeman level and above. Volunteers are needed to create a festive atmosphere on the train; training begins in October. For details and to purchase tickets, vis… Contact Phone or Email: (800) 468-4070. Friday, November 15, 2019. Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. For more info visit www.cvsr.org.

Unique Collections

Event Summary: Do you have a collection of something unique? The Columbia Branch Library is looking for locals with interesting, educational, entertaining or nostalgic collections to share in the library display case. Stop by to see the current display of a resident's impressive PEZ dispenser collection! Contact the branch at (440) 236-8751 for details. Contact Phone or Email: (440) 236-8751. Friday, November 15, 2019. Columbia Branch Library 13824 W. River Road North Columbia Station, OH. For more info visit www.lorainpubliclibrary.org.

Faces of Sacrifice: A Gallery Honoring those Who Served

Event Summary: Medina County Auditor Mike Kovack honors courageous, local men and women who served in World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam through the “Faces of Sacrifice: A Gallery Honoring those Who Served” gallery, captured by local photographer, Nick Hoeller. The gallery is located on the third floor of the Medina County Administration Building, 144 N. Broadway Street, Medina. The gallery will be on display Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until Friday, Dec. 6. Admission is free and open to the public.… Contact Phone or Email: (844) 722-3800 ext. 9754. Friday, November 15, 2019, 8:00 AM. Medina County Administration Building 144 N. Broadway Street, 3rd floor Medina, OH 44256.

Holiday Food and Toy Drive

Event Summary: Non-perishable food items and new toys in original packaging are needed to help benefit Community Care for the Holidays. Drop off boxes will be located at North Ridgeville City Hall, Parks & Recreation and Senior Center. Items can be dropped off October 29 to December 7, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We appreciate your donations and thank you for making the holidays brighter for a family in need! Call (440) 353-0860 or visit northridgeville.recdesk.com. Contact Phone or Email: (440) 353-0860. Friday, November 15, 2019, 8:00 AM. North Ridgeville City Hall Parks & Recreation and Senior Center North Ridgeville, OH. For more info visit northridgeville.recdesk.com.

Jackie Cochran’s “Beguine”

Event Summary: The International Women’s Air & Space Museum (IWASM) has a new exhibit on display about aviatrix Jackie Cochran, her famous plane the “Beguine,” and its local connection. Between 1939 and 1944, Cochran successfully advocated for female pilots and created the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of WWII. The museum offers free admission. Exhibit hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. Please visit iwasm.org or call (216) 623-1111 for more information. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 623-1111. Friday, November 15, 2019, 8:00 AM. International Women’s Air & Space Museum Burke Lakefront Airport. For more info visit iwasm.org.

Geauga West FOL Autumn Book Sale

Event Summary: The Geauga West Friends of the Library Autumn Book Sale will feature thousands of new and gently used adult, young adult and children's books, puzzles, and audio-visual items, including VHS tapes. Times vary each day. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 4-6:30 p.m. Members only, 6:30-8:30 p.m. open to all; Thursday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 15, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 16 ($5 Bag Day), 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cash or check only. Veterans will receive a $5 voucher, which may be used any day of t… Contact Phone or Email: 440-729-4250. Friday, November 15, 2019, 9:00 AM. Geauga West Library 13455 Chillicothe Rd. Chesterland OH 44026 (next to West Geauga High School0.

Lake Geauga Habitat for Humanity

Event Summary: Habitat is a non-profit ecumenical Christian housing ministry that’s dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty one family at a time. Donations and volunteers are always welcome. One hundred percent of each donation goes to the mission of self-sustainability. The Habitat for Humanity ReStore Discount Home Improvement Stores are located at 34225 Vine Street in Eastlake, and 12180 Kinsman Road in Newbury, and are open Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The stores are always looking for donations of new… Contact Phone or Email: 440- 226-3000. Friday, November 15, 2019, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Habitat for Humanity ReStore Discount Home Improvement Stores 34225 Vine Street in Eastlake 12180 Kinsman Road in Newbury. For more info visit lake-geaugahabitat.org.

YMCA Fundraiser: Make a Charm Bracelet at the YMCA

Event Summary: Help your Painesville YMCA by creating a personalized bangle charm bracelet during this fundraiser. Stop by at 933 Mentor Ave, any time between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 15, to create your special bracelet. Choose from over 400 charms and 4 bracelet sizes. $15 Includes the bracelet, 3 charms and 2 beads. Make as many bracelets as you like These bracelets make the perfect gift! Cash and credit cards accepted. Proceeds benefits the YMCA programs. Email barbjschauer@gmail.com for more information. Contact Phone or Email: barbjschauer@gmail.com. Friday, November 15, 2019, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. YMCA Painesville 933 Mentor Ave. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Getting to Know You

Event Summary: Presented at the Cleveland Institute of Art, through Friday, Dec. 13. Work by Natalia Arbelaez, Julie Heffernan, Haley Josephs, and Devan Shimoyama is on view in Getting to Know You, an exhibition that invites viewers to see themselves through the lens of others. Pulling from a well of source material from the art historical, to the personal, mystic, and pop cultural, these artists approach their work with a mixture of humor, sincerity, and dynamism. Learn more at cia.edu or call (800) 223-4700. Contact Phone or Email: (800) 223-4700. Friday, November 15, 2019, 10:00 AM. Cleveland Institute of Art Reinberger Gallery 11610 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106. For more info visit www.cia.edu.

Through the Eyes of the Artist : Henri Matisse

Event Summary: Art historian Felicia Zavarella Stadelman presents her series on the lives and works of beloved artists. Henri Matisse will be featured on Friday, Nov. 15, at 10 a.m. at the Beachwood Library. Many people consider Matisse the greatest innovator of the 20th century. Although constantly pushing experimentation, his paintings represent pure calm and harmony. Sponsored by the Friends of the Beachwood Library. Registration preferred. Call (216) 831-6868. Contact Phone or Email: 216-831-6868. Friday, November 15, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Beachwood Branch - Cuyahoga County Public Library. For more info visit attend.cuyahogalibrary.org.

Willowick Public Library Now Processing Passports

Event Summary: Willowick Public Library of the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library is now an official Passport Acceptance Facility for the U.S. Department of State. Service is on a first-come, first-served basis and available Monday through Thursday: 10 am to 8 pm; and Friday & Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm. Sunday: not available. The application process can take 20-60 minutes per applicant. To ensure ample time, please arrive at least 60 minutes prior to passport hours closing. More time may be needed for complex cases. The US… Contact Phone or Email: (440) 943-4151. Friday, November 15, 2019, 10:00 AM. Willowick Public Library 263 E 305th St. Willowick, OH 44095. For more info visit we247.org.

Do You Leak When You Laugh?

Event Summary: Michelle Anselmo, Physical Therapist at Southwest General Hospital, will appear at the North Royalton Branch Library on Friday, Nov. 15, at 11 a.m. to present a talk on the types on incontinence and how a comprehensive therapy program can treat these disorders. Free; registration requested. The library is located at 5071 Wallings Road. For registration or more information, please call (440) 237-3800 or visit cuyahogalibrary.org. Contact Phone or Email: 440.237.3800. Friday, November 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. North Royalton Branch Library 5071 Wallings Road North Royalton, OH 44133.

Feel Good Fridays for those touched by cancer

Event Summary: October- Festive Fall Fun November- Great Gifts An opportunity to DIY and tap into your creative side while spending time with friends. Materials provided. Stewart’s Caring Place: A Cancer Wellness Center; free, 330-836-1772. Contact Phone or Email: 330-836-1772. Friday, November 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Stewart's Caring Place 2955 West Market Street, Suite R Akron, OH 44333.

Lung Cancer: What You Should Know

In this session, topics of discussion include lung cancer screening, choosing and communication with your health care team, treatment options, stages, treatment options, radiation therapy, biomarker testing and targeted therapies. Presented by Cancer Support Community. Event Summary: In this session, topics of discussion include lung cancer screening, choosing and communication with your health care team, treatment options, stages, treatment options, radiation therapy, biomarker testing and targeted therapies. Presented by Cancer Support Community. Contact Phone or Email: 330-836-1772. Friday, November 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Stewart's Caring Place 2955 West Market Street, Suite R Akron, OH 44333.

Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art

Event Summary: Open World will be presented at the Akron Art Museum through February 2. This exhibition’s title refers to open-world video games, which allow a player to roam through a virtual world, freely selecting their objectives. The title also draws attention to the rich opportunities video games offer for creative expression. Through games, artists build immersive, alternate words. They use digital games to create meaning through imagery, music, sound effects, animation and narrative. To find out more, call (330) 3… Contact Phone or Email: 330.376.9185. Friday, November 15, 2019, 11:00 AM. Akron Art Museum One South High Akron, Ohio 44308. For more info visit akronartmuseum.org.

Yuri Gorbachev Art Show at Opus Gallery

Event Summary: October 26 through December 15, 2019 Opus Gallery is proud to host once again in Cleveland Art Show for Internationally acclaimed Artist Yuri Gorbachev. Gorbachev magnificent work is now represented in permanent collection of the Louvre, the Kremlin Museum, the United Nations and the White House and more than twenty Museums worldwide. For the past ten years Gorbachev has traveled extensively; his artistic development has moved from his naïve style to his most recent intricate works. He uses s… Contact Phone or Email: (216) 595-1376. Friday, November 15, 2019, 11:00 AM. Opus Gallery 27629 Chagrin Blvd. Woodmere, Ohio 44122. For more info visit www.opus-gallery.com.

The Lunch Place

Event Summary: What could be better than food, friendship, and no dishes? Eating a well-balanced diet is an important part of staying healthy while aging. Lake County Council on Aging offers a nutritious lunch, Monday through Friday, in area senior centers (no membership required). Meals will be served at 11:30 a.m. to eligible seniors aged 60 years or older. Spouses of any age or disabled, dependent children may also be served when accompanied by an eligible senior. Advance reservations are necessary. Lunch Place guests… Contact Phone or Email: (800) 755-1402. Friday, November 15, 2019, 11:30 AM. Lake County Senior Centers. For more info visit www.lccoa.org.

Hower House Museum presents: Holiday Wonderland

Event Summary: Self-guided tours of the Hower House Museum, festively attired for the season and ready for our guests! Holiday tour times (Nov. 6-Dec. 22): Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 3 p.m.; Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Admission fee is charged. Season special: children 12 and under free with paid adult admission. Holiday season scheduled closings: 11/28 (Thanksgiving Day); we will be open on 11/29-30; closed December 23-31. Additional information is available by calling (330) 972-6909 or visiting howerhouse.org. Contact Phone or Email: dmm47@uakron.edu. Friday, November 15, 2019, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Hower House Museum 60 Fir Hill Akron OH 44304 The University of Akron. For more info visit howerhouse.org.

Creative Connections (TM)

Event Summary: Art enrichment program for individuals with memory loss/dementia and their care partners (spouse, child, caregiver). Participate in visual art activities, music, storytelling, poetry and dance. Enjoy coffee/tea, snacks, and socialization at The Carolyn L. Farrell Foundation at the Center for Artful Living, in Westlake. No cost. For program schedule and to pre-register, call (440) 414-0434. Contact Phone or Email: 440-414-0434. Friday, November 15, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. The Center for Artful Living, 26633 Detroit Road, Westlake, Ohio 44145.

Happy Hour at Roseland Lanes

Event Summary: We are excited to annouce Happy Hour starting on Monday, September 16. Monday - Friday from 3:30-6:30pm. There will be drink & food specials. There are new food items added to our menu. Contact Phone or Email: 440-232-5444. Friday, November 15, 2019, 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Roseland Lanes 26383 Broadway Ave Oakwood Village, OH 44146.

Smokin Distillery Launch Party

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/smokin-friday-distillery-launch-party-tickets-77893287921?aff=eventboard. Event Summary: Join Cleveland Whiskey for our Release Party celebrating Smokin: A moderately smoky, modestly macho, modernly retro new bourbon. Contact Phone or Email: rharmon@clevelandwhiskey.com. Friday, November 15, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 1768 E. 25th Magnet Bldg. Cleveland, OH.

A Magical Evening with Deepwood

Event Summary: The Deepwood Foundation is hosting its annual fundraiser Friday, Nov. 15, from 6-10 p.m. at LaMalfa, in Mentor. This exquisite and fun-filled evening includes magicians, a musical routine performed by the Special Olympics dance team (the Deepwood Dancers) and a feature performance by pianist Aidan Clark. Aidan, who has autism, started music therapy at the age of six years and then ventured into playing the piano. Included in the $85 ticket price is a large dinner buffet with sushi, salmon, carving and pasta… Contact Phone or Email: (440) 350-5233. Friday, November 15, 2019, 6:00 PM. LaMalfa 5783 Heisley Road Mentor, OH. For more info visit deepwoodfoundation.org.

Fall Craft and Vendor show

Event Summary: Night at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fall Craft and Vendor Show. Presented Friday, Nov. 15, from 6-10 p.m. at 181 Water Tower Drive, in Madison. Call (440) 307-4449 for more info. Contact Phone or Email: 440-307-4449. Friday, November 15, 2019, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Holiday Inn Express and Suites 181 Water Tower Dr Madison Ohio 44057. For more info visit www.ihg.com.

A Tribute to Eric Clapton

Event Summary: A Tribute to Eric Clapton will play The Kent Stage on Friday, Nov. 15 and the TNT Tour featuring Tinsley Ellis and Tommy Castro comes to the venue on Saturday, Nov. 16. Shaun Hague has built quite the resume in the last decade of his life. At just 17, he was named “Best Young Blues Guitarist” by The House of Blues - and by 21 the young guitarist was playing guitar for blues phenom Kenny Wayne Shepherd. His career has also seen him sharing the stage with Amos Lee and John Waite, as well as performing on… Contact Phone or Email: 330-677-5005. Friday, November 15, 2019, 7:00 PM. The Kent Stage. For more info visit www.thekentstage.com.

Talk and Workshop for Social Justice Allys

Event Summary: Unprecedented polarization of ideology has permeated our country and our attempts at civilized dialogue. How do we come back together? How do we hold conversations with those we care about but disagree with? How do we keep them from dissolving into rancor, or compromising our own values? With humor and deep insight Connection Trumps Conflict explores strategies for changing attitudes, behavior, and group culture. Presented at UU Church of Akron, 3300 Morewood Road, Fairlawn (across from Summit Mall) on Frid… Contact Phone or Email: 3307016887. Friday, November 15, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. UU Church of Akron 3300 Morewood Rd Fairlawn (across from Summit Mall).

"Ragtime" a Musical

The Musical “Ragtime” at Spotlights Theater November 8-23, 2019 Broadview Heights Spotlights Theater presents the musical “Ragtime” November 8-23, 2019. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. and there is a Sunday matinee on November 17 at 3:00 p.m. All shows will be in the Spotlights’ new addition, 9543 Broadview Road (next to the Police Station). Tickets are $17 for adults and $14 for seniors and students. They can be purchased online at www.broadview-heights-spotlights.org , Walk-ins are also accepted if seats are available. At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing... and anything is possible. Set in the volatile melting pot of turn-of-the-century New York, three distinctly American tales are woven together – that of a stifled upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician – united by their courage, compassion and belief in the promise of the future. Together, they confront history's timeless contradictions of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejud… Event Summary: At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing... and anything is possible. Broadview Heights Spotlights Theater presents the musical “Ragtime” Nov. 8-23. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. with a Sunday matinee on Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. All shows will be in the Spotlights’ new addition, 9543 Broadview Road (next to the Police Station). Tickets are $17 for adults and $14 for seniors and students. They can be purchased online at broadview-heights-spotlights.org. Walk-ins accepted if seats are availa… Contact Phone or Email: a.phelps25@att.net. Friday, November 15, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Broadview Heights Spotlights Theater 9543 Broadview Road Broadview Heights, OH 44147.

The Merchant of Venice

Event Summary: The deal was struck. The loan terms signed. Default comes with a lethal price, and now Antonio can’t pay up. Will mercy or retribution win out? The Merchant of Venice is a potent mix of suspense, romance, and courtroom drama rife with moral complexities. Join the CWRU/CPH MFA Acting Program’s Class of 2020 as they take on Shakespeare’s most provocative tale of money, privilege, and prejudice. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 241 6000. Friday, November 15, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. 1401 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44115. For more info visit clevelandplayhouse.com.

2nd Anniversary Customer Appreciation Weekend

Event Summary: Join us at The Art Gallery, 38721 Mentor Ave, in Willoughby, Nov. 15, 16 & 17 for our 2nd Anniversary Customer Appreciation Weekend. Call (440) 946-8001 or visit artgallerywilloughbyoh.com for more information. Contact Phone or Email: (440) 946-8001. Saturday, November 16, 2019. The Art Gallery 38721 Mentor Ave Willoughby, OH 44094. For more info visit www.artgallerywilloughbyoh.com.

Art Exhibition

Event Summary: Art exhibitions by two local artists: I/She/You, paintings by Emma Anderson and Vigor & Sensibilities, prints and sculpture by David Maynard. Fresh, evocative visual art showing Oct. 18 to Nov. 29 in The Box Gallery, 3rd Floor Summit Artspace, 140 E. Market St. 3rd Floor, Akron. Presented by Artists of Rubber City. Learn more at artistsofrubbercity.org. Contact Phone or Email: artists.of.rubber.city@gmail.com. Saturday, November 16, 2019. The Box Gallery 140 E. Market St. 3rd Floor Akron, Ohio. For more info visit www.artistsofrubbercity.org.

Bones from Home Supply Drive for Military Dogs

Event Summary: The Harbor Court community is collecting much-needed canine supplies throughout November, for 2,700+ military working dogs worldwide. Consider donating: canine ear cleaner, canine eye wash, canine antiseptic spray, paw pad cream, canine lotion, canine shampoo, canine bath wipes, grooming tools, canine booties, collapsible water bowls, 4-6 ft. leashes and collars, muzzles, toys (Kong or Dogzilla) and small bags of high-quality dog food. Collections accepted at the reception area at the main entrance, 22900 C… Contact Phone or Email: (440) 356-2282 or (303) 766-4343. Saturday, November 16, 2019. Harbor Court Senior Living 22900 Center Ridge Road Rocky River, OH.

Finding Lucy: Our First Steps in Discovery

Event Summary: This exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History gives visitors a chance to get to know one of their early human ancestors a little better. Lucy’s official name is Australopithecus afarensis, a partial skeleton that an international team of scientists led by former Museum curator Dr. Donald Johanson discovered in 1974 in the Afar desert of Ethiopia. At the time, “Lucy” was the oldest and most complete early human ancestor to show evidence of upright walking. Researchers unearthed 40 percent of the sp… Contact Phone or Email: 216.231.4600. Saturday, November 16, 2019. Cleveland Museum of Natural History. For more info visit www.cmnh.org.

Michelangelo: Mind of the Master

Event Summary: Spanning Michelangelo's career and major projects, a group of rarely seen drawings shows how the Italian Renaissance artist conceived the figures that appear in his finished works, including the Sistine Chapel ceiling and Last Judgment fresco. Presented at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Sept. 22 through Jan. 5. Call (216) 421-7350 or visit clevelandart.org. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 421-7350. Saturday, November 16, 2019. Cleveland Museum of Art. For more info visit clevelandart.org.

The Polar Express

Event Summary: Inspired by the hit movie, this holiday favorite comes to life  as you and your family take a magical trip on The Polar Express Train Ride. Presented Nov. 8 to Dec. 21. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Oct. 2, at 10 a.m. and book up quickly. There is still a chance for early access! Join as a Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad member at the brakeman level and above. Volunteers are needed to create a festive atmosphere on the train; training begins in October. For details and to purchase tickets, vis… Contact Phone or Email: (800) 468-4070. Saturday, November 16, 2019. Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. For more info visit www.cvsr.org.

Trekking through Autumn

Event Summary: Get out and explore your Medina County parks during the 13th annual Trekking through Autumn program. Participants who hike eight or more of the designated trails (listed on website) between Sept. 1 and Nov. 30 will receive an award. All parks are open from dawn until dark except Wolf Creek Environmental Center, which is open Tuesday-Saturday from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Sunday from 12-5 p.m. First-year hikers earn a backpack, and veteran hikers earn a pin. Awards are free for Medina County residents. Out-of-co… Contact Phone or Email: . Saturday, November 16, 2019. Medina County Park District. For more info visit www.medinacountyparks.com.

Jackie Cochran’s “Beguine”

Event Summary: The International Women’s Air & Space Museum (IWASM) has a new exhibit on display about aviatrix Jackie Cochran, her famous plane the “Beguine,” and its local connection. Between 1939 and 1944, Cochran successfully advocated for female pilots and created the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of WWII. The museum offers free admission. Exhibit hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. Please visit iwasm.org or call (216) 623-1111 for more information. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 623-1111. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 8:00 AM. International Women’s Air & Space Museum Burke Lakefront Airport. For more info visit iwasm.org.

Geauga West FOL Autumn Book Sale

Event Summary: The Geauga West Friends of the Library Autumn Book Sale will feature thousands of new and gently used adult, young adult and children's books, puzzles, and audio-visual items, including VHS tapes. Times vary each day. Wednesday, Nov. 13, 4-6:30 p.m. Members only, 6:30-8:30 p.m. open to all; Thursday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 15, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 16 ($5 Bag Day), 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cash or check only. Veterans will receive a $5 voucher, which may be used any day of t… Contact Phone or Email: 440-729-4250. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 9:00 AM. Geauga West Library 13455 Chillicothe Rd. Chesterland OH 44026 (next to West Geauga High School0.

Holiday Marketplace at Fine Arts

Event Summary: Add Fine Arts Association as a shopping destination for your Christmas gifts list this year! Join us at the Holiday Marketplace, located at The Fine Arts Association, 38660 Mentor Avenue, in Willoughby. It will be free and open to the public on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring art, pottery, and handmade specialties crafted by over 15 local artisans! Even better, drop your little one off at the "Elves Gift Making Shop" for only $5 to create a handmade gift! For additional information, call… Contact Phone or Email: alombardi@fineartsassociation.org. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Fine Arts Association 38660 Mentor Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094.

Hospice of the Western Reserve Volunteer Education Series

Event Summary: Be the difference! Be a Hospice of the Western Reserve volunteer. The volunteer training starts on November 16th at 9:00 a.m. at Hospice of the Western Reserve, 300 East 185th St. Cleveland, Ohio 44119For more information, please call 216.255.9090. It is required to wait 12 months after experiencing a significant loss before volunteering directly with patients. Contact Phone or Email: 216 255 9090. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Hospice of the Western Reserve 300 East 185th St. Cleveland, Ohio 4411. For more info visit www.hospicewr.org.

Lake Geauga Habitat for Humanity

Event Summary: Habitat is a non-profit ecumenical Christian housing ministry that’s dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty one family at a time. Donations and volunteers are always welcome. One hundred percent of each donation goes to the mission of self-sustainability. The Habitat for Humanity ReStore Discount Home Improvement Stores are located at 34225 Vine Street in Eastlake, and 12180 Kinsman Road in Newbury, and are open Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The stores are always looking for donations of new… Contact Phone or Email: 440- 226-3000. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Habitat for Humanity ReStore Discount Home Improvement Stores 34225 Vine Street in Eastlake 12180 Kinsman Road in Newbury. For more info visit lake-geaugahabitat.org.

Downtown Highlights Walking Tour

Event Summary: Tours of Cleveland, LLC offers exciting and educational walking tours of beautiful and historic downtown Cleveland. Our Downtown Highlights tour hits all the highlights of downtown in one tour including the Arcade, the Cleveland Trust Company Building and Playhouse Square (to name a few). Visit our website, www.toursofcleveland.com to see the latest schedule & book your tour today. Tours are 2 hours in length and year round. We begin in Public Square and end in Playhouse Square. Reservations required. Contact Phone or Email: toursofcleveland@gmail.com. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Cleveland Public Square. For more info visit toursofcleveland.com.

2019 Rocky River Fall Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show

Event Summary: Tis' the season to shop! Join us for our annual Rocky River fall event Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 17, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Rocky River Memorial Hall, 21016 Hilliard Blvd. (next to rec). This large show will feature artists and crafters selling their original handmade items at this beautiful venue! The show will also be catered with a full concession stand by locally owned Billy's Hut. Admission is $3 to the public; children under 12 admitted free. A portion of pr… Contact Phone or Email: 440-227-8794, becki@ag-shows.com. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – Sunday, November 17, 2019, 5:00 PM. Rocky River Memorial Hall (next to rec) 21016 Hilliard Blvd. Rocky River, OH 44116.

Drop In and Download

Event Summary: Learn how to borrow free eBooks eAudiobooks eMagazines movies and music from our Digital Collection anytime anywhere. Bring your device and passwords to the Beachwood Library on the 3rd Saturday of the month, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on the 3rd Monday of the month, from 2-5 p.m. and our staff will get you started. Our Digital Collection is available 24/7 365 days a year and there are never any late fees! No registration needed. Visit cuyahogalibrary.org for more information. Contact Phone or Email: 216-831-6868. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Beachwood Branch - Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Electric, Steam or Gasoline: The Past, Present, and Future of Alternative Power

Event Summary: Today’s automobile designers and manufacturers are focused on adjusting to increased demands for power & fuel alternatives. Electric, Steam or Gasoline: The Past, Present, and Future of Alternative Power, at the Cleveland History Center, tells the story of where we were, how we got here, and where we need to go. Modern cars like the Chrysler Portal concept will be juxtaposed alongside its early 1900 counterpart, when electric cars had their first real heyday. Explore how companies like Chrysler and Tesla ar… Contact Phone or Email: (216) 721-5722. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Western Reserve Historical Society 10825 East Blvd. Cleveland, OH 44106. For more info visit wrhs.org.

Holy Trinity Christmas Boutique

Event Summary: Ladies' Guild 38th Christmas Boutique will feature various vendors and crafters. Homemade nut rolls, handmade crafts including crocheted items, sewn items, wood decor; several direct sales companies and much more! Presented Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Holy Trinity School and Gym, 2710 Nagel Road, in Avon. Come and get your holiday shopping done. For additional information, call (440) 937-5020. Contact Phone or Email: 440-937-5020. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Holy Trinity School and Gym 2710 Nagel Road Avon, OH.

National Veterans Memorial and Museum

NVMM will honor the contributions of our veterans, connect civilians and veterans, inspire service in communities, and educate about the value of service. Our Story There are more than 20 million living veterans throughout the United States, from our Greatest Generation to our recent heroes coming home from Afghanistan and Iraq. And yet, there is no single monument or museum dedicated to the Veteran’s experience. There are institutions that focus on specific conflicts or branches of service, but there hasn’t been a place for us all to join together to celebrate and honor the sacrifice of all of our veterans, past and present... until now. It is time for America to remember and to honor its veterans, regardless of branch of service or era of conflict or peace. It is time to give a voice to every man and woman who has served, every mother and father who has lost a son or daughter, and every child who has lost a parent. It is time for the National Veterans Memorial and Museum. There isn’t a single,… Event Summary: The National Veterans Memorial and Museum, in Columbus, is the only place where the stories of our veterans, their families and the Fallen - across all branches of service and all eras of conflict - are told together. History is presented in a dynamic, participatory experience with photos, letters and personal effects, multi-media presentations, and interactive exhibits. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (888) 987-6866 or visit nationalvmm.org to find out more. Contact Phone or Email: (888) 987-6866. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. National Veterans Memorial and Museum 300 West Broad Street Columbus, Ohio. For more info visit nationalvmm.org.

Si Jolie! French Fashion in Cleveland

Event Summary: Si Jolie! French Fashion in Cleveland, at the Cleveland History Center of the Western Reserve Historical Society, highlights how Paris fashion motivated Clevelanders to travel abroad, influenced local fashion, inspired the golden age of department stores, and how significant fashion was socially. Open through summer 2020; Tuesday through Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit wrhs.org or call (216) 721-5722. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 721-5722 info@wrhs.org. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:00 AM. Cleveland History Center Chisholm Halle Costume Wing 10825 East Blvd. Cleveland, OH 44106. For more info visit www.wrhs.org.

Stars of Tommorrow Bowling League

Event Summary: A Saturday Morning Youth League for ages 2 to 18 years old. Come as a team or we will match you with one. All skill levels welcomed. Contact Phone or Email: 440-232-5444. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Roseland Lanes 26383 Broadway Ave Oakwood Village, OH 44146.

Willowick Public Library Now Processing Passports

Event Summary: Willowick Public Library of the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library is now an official Passport Acceptance Facility for the U.S. Department of State. Service is on a first-come, first-served basis and available Monday through Thursday: 10 am to 8 pm; and Friday & Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm. Sunday: not available. The application process can take 20-60 minutes per applicant. To ensure ample time, please arrive at least 60 minutes prior to passport hours closing. More time may be needed for complex cases. The US… Contact Phone or Email: (440) 943-4151. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:00 AM. Willowick Public Library 263 E 305th St. Willowick, OH 44095. For more info visit we247.org.

Blood Drive

Event Summary: In just an hour of your time you can help save up to three lives. Make sure hospital patients get the treatment they need. Donate blood at the Beachwood Branch Library on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more information or to make an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org or call the American Red Cross at 800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767). Contact Phone or Email: 216-831-6868. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM. Beachwood Branch - Cuyahoga County Public Library. For more info visit attend.cuyahogalibrary.org.

Puppy Pals

Event Summary: Children ages 5 to 10 sit and read to a therapy dog for a 15-minute session. Presented at the Avon Library on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Call the library at (440) 934‑4743 to register. Contact Phone or Email: (440) 934‑4743. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Avon Branch Library. For more info visit lorainpubliclibrary.org.

STEAM On 3 Little Pigs Challenge

Event Summary: For Grades 3 to 5. Can you build a house that the big bad wolf can’t blow down? Test your engineering skills. Presented at the Brecksville Library on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 10:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Brecksville Library. Registration required. Call (440) 526-1102. Contact Phone or Email: 440-526-1102. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM. Cuyahoga County Public Library – Brecksville 9089 Brecksville Road Brecksville, OH 44141. For more info visit www.cuyahogalibrary.org.

Women’s Club Annual Fall Social

Event Summary: The women of Brecksville Women’s Club cordially invite you to the Annual Fall Social and Luncheon Fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 16, at St. Michael’s Woodside Event Center. Join us for a day of laughter, relaxation, friendship and delicious lunch. Your presence will support our philanthropic goals including scholarships to three graduating senior girls. $32 per person. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. Luncheon at noon. (Cash bar available.) There will be a Chinese raffle, lottery tree raffle and 50/50 raffle. You will h… Contact Phone or Email: Carol (440) 829-9574. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:30 AM. St. Michael’s Woodside Event Center 5025 Mill Road Broadview Hts. OH 44147.

Alive & Talking with Soldiers, Slaves, and Spies!

Event Summary: Presented by Cleveland Grays Armory Museum along with Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. Join us for this free, living history event and meet Civil War personalities like General James Barnett, Sarah Emma Edmonds, Mary Bowser, George Tibbitts and more. Explore the 1893 armory, tackle the heritage activities, or learn about the educational opportunities. Presented Saturday, Nov. 16, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cleveland Grays Armory Museum, 1234 Bolivar Road, Cleveland. All ages welcome! Please register at eventbrite.co… Contact Phone or Email: (216) 621-5938. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Cleveland Grays Armory Museum 1234 Bolivar Road Cleveland, Ohio 44115. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

moCa Saturdays

Event Summary: Have you heard? The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland is now free and open to all! Daily admission is always free. Drop in for moCa Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and discover something new. moCa Cleveland is located in the Uptown District, just north of University Circle, at the corner of Euclid Avenue and Mayfield Road, at 11400 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland. ADA accessible; wheelchairs available. Check mocacleveland.org for the most up-to-date programs and offerings, including Family Fun on Saturdays pro… Contact Phone or Email: (216) 421-8671. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland 11400 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44106. For more info visit www.mocacleveland.org.

Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art

Event Summary: Open World will be presented at the Akron Art Museum through February 2. This exhibition’s title refers to open-world video games, which allow a player to roam through a virtual world, freely selecting their objectives. The title also draws attention to the rich opportunities video games offer for creative expression. Through games, artists build immersive, alternate words. They use digital games to create meaning through imagery, music, sound effects, animation and narrative. To find out more, call (330) 3… Contact Phone or Email: 330.376.9185. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 11:00 AM. Akron Art Museum One South High Akron, Ohio 44308. For more info visit akronartmuseum.org.

Yuri Gorbachev Art Show at Opus Gallery

Event Summary: October 26 through December 15, 2019 Opus Gallery is proud to host once again in Cleveland Art Show for Internationally acclaimed Artist Yuri Gorbachev. Gorbachev magnificent work is now represented in permanent collection of the Louvre, the Kremlin Museum, the United Nations and the White House and more than twenty Museums worldwide. For the past ten years Gorbachev has traveled extensively; his artistic development has moved from his naïve style to his most recent intricate works. He uses s… Contact Phone or Email: (216) 595-1376. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 11:00 AM. Opus Gallery 27629 Chagrin Blvd. Woodmere, Ohio 44122. For more info visit www.opus-gallery.com.

Getting to Know You

Event Summary: Presented at the Cleveland Institute of Art, through Friday, Dec. 13. Work by Natalia Arbelaez, Julie Heffernan, Haley Josephs, and Devan Shimoyama is on view in Getting to Know You, an exhibition that invites viewers to see themselves through the lens of others. Pulling from a well of source material from the art historical, to the personal, mystic, and pop cultural, these artists approach their work with a mixture of humor, sincerity, and dynamism. Learn more at cia.edu or call (800) 223-4700. Contact Phone or Email: (800) 223-4700. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 12:00 PM. Cleveland Institute of Art Reinberger Gallery 11610 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106. For more info visit www.cia.edu.

Hower House Museum presents: Holiday Wonderland

Event Summary: Self-guided tours of the Hower House Museum, festively attired for the season and ready for our guests! Holiday tour times (Nov. 6-Dec. 22): Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 3 p.m.; Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Admission fee is charged. Season special: children 12 and under free with paid adult admission. Holiday season scheduled closings: 11/28 (Thanksgiving Day); we will be open on 11/29-30; closed December 23-31. Additional information is available by calling (330) 972-6909 or visiting howerhouse.org. Contact Phone or Email: dmm47@uakron.edu. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Hower House Museum 60 Fir Hill Akron OH 44304 The University of Akron. For more info visit howerhouse.org.

Downtown Highlights Walking Tour

Event Summary: Tours of Cleveland, LLC offers exciting and educational walking tours of beautiful and historic downtown Cleveland. Our Downtown Highlights tour hits all the highlights of downtown in one tour including the Arcade, the Cleveland Trust Company Building and Playhouse Square (to name a few). Visit our website, www.toursofcleveland.com to see the latest schedule & book your tour today. Tours are 2 hours in length and year round. We begin in Public Square and end in Playhouse Square. Reservations required. Contact Phone or Email: toursofcleveland@gmail.com. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Cleveland Public Square. For more info visit toursofcleveland.com.

Beginning Sign Language : Sign Language is Fun!

Event Summary: Valerie Williams teaches basic American Sign Language using role-play and other fun activities at the Beachwood Library on Saturday, Nov. 2-16, from 2-4 p.m. Adults welcome, and children over 10 accompanied by an adult. No experience needed. Registration preferred. Call (216) 831-6868. Contact Phone or Email: 216-831-6868. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Beachwood Branch - Cuyahoga County Public Library. For more info visit attend.cuyahogalibrary.org.

Dino Dig Party

Event Summary: Join us for a party all about dinosaurs at the North Ridgeville Branch Library on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. We will have dino-themed games, crafts and more. Perfect for families with children of all ages. Preregistration required. Call (440) 327-8326 or visit lorainpubliclibrary.org. Contact Phone or Email: (440) 327-8326. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 2:00 PM. North Ridgeville Branch 35700 Bainbridge Road North Ridgeville, OH 44039. For more info visit www.lorainpubliclibrary.org.

Thanksgiving Dinner with Abraham Lincoln

Event Summary: President Abraham Lincoln tells the story behind the national holiday of Thanksgiving, over a traditional dinner on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Hale Farm & Village, beginning at 3:30 p.m. President Lincoln’s historic proclamation closed government offices and set aside the last Thursday of November as “a day of Thanksgiving and Praise” across the United States. Educators and costumed interpreters will be on-hand all evening to delight visitors with stories of the holiday and music of the time period. Reservations… Contact Phone or Email: (330) 666-3711 ext. 1720. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 3:30 PM. Hale Farm & Village. For more info visit halefarm.org.

TNT Tour featuring Tinsley Ellis and Tommy Castro

Event Summary: A Tribute to Eric Clapton will play The Kent Stage on Friday, Nov. 15 and the TNT Tour featuring Tinsley Ellis and Tommy Castro comes to the venue on Saturday, Nov. 16. Shaun Hague has built quite the resume in the last decade of his life. At just 17, he was named “Best Young Blues Guitarist” by The House of Blues - and by 21 the young guitarist was playing guitar for blues phenom Kenny Wayne Shepherd. His career has also seen him sharing the stage with Amos Lee and John Waite, as well as performing on… Contact Phone or Email: 330-677-5005. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 7:00 PM. The Kent Stage. For more info visit www.thekentstage.com.

Unity Spiritual Center Westlake presents An Evening with Panache Desai

Panache Desai is the author of Discovering Your Soul Signature and the soon to be released You Are Enough – Revealing the Soul to Discover Your Power, Potential and Possibility. He will talk about embracing those parts of your life experience that are most challenging. Desai’s insights will lead you to a greater awareness that your essential self is love. With this awareness, you will be able to fully integrate all aspects of yourselves to realize and liberate your greatest potential – the return to oneness with the Divine. People of all faiths are welcome. Ticket prices are $35 for a Cocktail Party at Unity Spiritual Center Westlake from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. $35 for General Admission, and $50 for Premium Seating. Prices are reduced $5 for tickets purchased before October 16, 2019. Tickets may be purchased online at uscwestlake.org or at the door. A book signing will follow the talk. Event Summary: All are invited for a very special evening with the extraordinary Panache Desai - author, speaker and visionary thought leader in the area of human development. Unity Spiritual Center Westlake will present An Evening with Panache Desai on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 7-9 p.m. USC is honored to present this amazing man whose life purpose is to help people discover and live their best lives. A book signing will follow the talk. People of all faiths are welcome. Tickets may be purchased online at uscwestlake.org or… Contact Phone or Email: unityinfo@uscwestlake.org. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Unity Spiritual Center 23855 Detroit Rd. Westlake, OH 44145 440-835-0400.

We Are: 40th Anniversary Concert & Celebration of Windsong: Cleveland's Feminist Chorus

Event Summary: Windsong, Cleveland's Feminist Chorus, presents "We Are!" - a 40th anniversary celebration concert and gathering of friends. Join us to eat, drink, celebrate, and enjoy a full Windsong concert. The concert starts at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Lakewood Masonic Temple, 15300 Detroit Ave. Lakewood. Tickets are $20 each, with discounts for tables of 4 or 6 guests. Tickets are available at windsongcleveland.org. For more information, email Windsongcle@gmail.com. Contact Phone or Email: Windsongcle@gmail.com. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Lakewood Masonic Temple 15300 Detroit Ave. For more info visit windsongcleveland.org.

"Ragtime" a Musical

The Musical “Ragtime” at Spotlights Theater November 8-23, 2019 Broadview Heights Spotlights Theater presents the musical “Ragtime” November 8-23, 2019. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. and there is a Sunday matinee on November 17 at 3:00 p.m. All shows will be in the Spotlights’ new addition, 9543 Broadview Road (next to the Police Station). Tickets are $17 for adults and $14 for seniors and students. They can be purchased online at www.broadview-heights-spotlights.org , Walk-ins are also accepted if seats are available. At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing... and anything is possible. Set in the volatile melting pot of turn-of-the-century New York, three distinctly American tales are woven together – that of a stifled upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician – united by their courage, compassion and belief in the promise of the future. Together, they confront history's timeless contradictions of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejud… Event Summary: At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing... and anything is possible. Broadview Heights Spotlights Theater presents the musical “Ragtime” Nov. 8-23. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. with a Sunday matinee on Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. All shows will be in the Spotlights’ new addition, 9543 Broadview Road (next to the Police Station). Tickets are $17 for adults and $14 for seniors and students. They can be purchased online at broadview-heights-spotlights.org. Walk-ins accepted if seats are availa… Contact Phone or Email: a.phelps25@att.net. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Broadview Heights Spotlights Theater 9543 Broadview Road Broadview Heights, OH 44147.

The Merchant of Venice

Event Summary: The deal was struck. The loan terms signed. Default comes with a lethal price, and now Antonio can’t pay up. Will mercy or retribution win out? The Merchant of Venice is a potent mix of suspense, romance, and courtroom drama rife with moral complexities. Join the CWRU/CPH MFA Acting Program’s Class of 2020 as they take on Shakespeare’s most provocative tale of money, privilege, and prejudice. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 241 6000. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. 1401 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44115. For more info visit clevelandplayhouse.com.

Captain Fantastic The Magic of Elton John

Event Summary: "Saturday Nights Alright” for an amazing Adults Night Out Fundraiser. No need to “Sacrifice” a thing just buy your ticket and you’ll hear “Your Song” on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Chagrin Falls Intermediate School. Trust us, you will “Feel the Love Tonight”! No “Tiny Dancer” or “Honky Cat,” but we will have a comedian starting off the evening. (Sorry, his name is not “Daniel” but he will certainly make your “Blue Eyes” tear up with laughter!) And then Captain Fantastic will take the stage and “Crocodile Rock” th… Contact Phone or Email: 440-247-6607. Saturday, November 16, 2019, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Chagrin Falls Intermediate School 77 E. Washington Street.

2nd Anniversary Customer Appreciation Weekend

Event Summary: Join us at The Art Gallery, 38721 Mentor Ave, in Willoughby, Nov. 15, 16 & 17 for our 2nd Anniversary Customer Appreciation Weekend. Call (440) 946-8001 or visit artgallerywilloughbyoh.com for more information. Contact Phone or Email: (440) 946-8001. Sunday, November 17, 2019. The Art Gallery 38721 Mentor Ave Willoughby, OH 44094. For more info visit www.artgallerywilloughbyoh.com.

Art Exhibition

Event Summary: Art exhibitions by two local artists: I/She/You, paintings by Emma Anderson and Vigor & Sensibilities, prints and sculpture by David Maynard. Fresh, evocative visual art showing Oct. 18 to Nov. 29 in The Box Gallery, 3rd Floor Summit Artspace, 140 E. Market St. 3rd Floor, Akron. Presented by Artists of Rubber City. Learn more at artistsofrubbercity.org. Contact Phone or Email: artists.of.rubber.city@gmail.com. Sunday, November 17, 2019. The Box Gallery 140 E. Market St. 3rd Floor Akron, Ohio. For more info visit www.artistsofrubbercity.org.

Avon Early Childhood PTA Annual Wine Wagon Raffle

Event Summary: The Avon Early Childhood PTA will be holding a raffle for this exciting prize during our member’s Holiday Party on Tuesday, Dec. 3. Purchase raffle tickets at avonecpta.org/event-3522461. To join the raffle simply purchase as many $5 entries as you would like and take the chance at filling your cellar of at least 30 bottles of wine for the holidays and an awesome wagon! Think of all the hostess gifts you'll have ready on hand! Tickets can be purchased by registering and adding any additional tickets as "gue… Contact Phone or Email: publicity@avonecpta.org. Sunday, November 17, 2019.

Avon Early Childhood PTA Annual Nothing Bundt Cakes  Thanksgiving Fundraiser Presale

Event Summary: Pre-order your choice of yummy Bundt cakes, Bundltets and Bundtinis for Thanksgiving day while supporting the Avon Early Childhood PTA!  Perfect gifts or dessert for your holiday celebrations. We have partnered with Nothing Bundt Cake to offer the following in a variety of flavors: (1) 8” Bundt Cake with flower and Thanksgiving flag $28. (2) 12” Bundt Cake with flower and Thanksgiving flag $38. (3) Bundtlets $5. (4) Bundtinis $22. Purchase at avonecpta.org/event-3584783. Last day to order is Nov. 18. Paymen… Contact Phone or Email: publicity@avonecpta.org. Sunday, November 17, 2019.

Bones from Home Supply Drive for Military Dogs

Event Summary: The Harbor Court community is collecting much-needed canine supplies throughout November, for 2,700+ military working dogs worldwide. Consider donating: canine ear cleaner, canine eye wash, canine antiseptic spray, paw pad cream, canine lotion, canine shampoo, canine bath wipes, grooming tools, canine booties, collapsible water bowls, 4-6 ft. leashes and collars, muzzles, toys (Kong or Dogzilla) and small bags of high-quality dog food. Collections accepted at the reception area at the main entrance, 22900 C… Contact Phone or Email: (440) 356-2282 or (303) 766-4343. Sunday, November 17, 2019. Harbor Court Senior Living 22900 Center Ridge Road Rocky River, OH.

Michelangelo: Mind of the Master

Event Summary: Spanning Michelangelo's career and major projects, a group of rarely seen drawings shows how the Italian Renaissance artist conceived the figures that appear in his finished works, including the Sistine Chapel ceiling and Last Judgment fresco. Presented at the Cleveland Museum of Art, Sept. 22 through Jan. 5. Call (216) 421-7350 or visit clevelandart.org. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 421-7350. Sunday, November 17, 2019. Cleveland Museum of Art. For more info visit clevelandart.org.

The Polar Express

Event Summary: Inspired by the hit movie, this holiday favorite comes to life  as you and your family take a magical trip on The Polar Express Train Ride. Presented Nov. 8 to Dec. 21. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Oct. 2, at 10 a.m. and book up quickly. There is still a chance for early access! Join as a Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad member at the brakeman level and above. Volunteers are needed to create a festive atmosphere on the train; training begins in October. For details and to purchase tickets, vis… Contact Phone or Email: (800) 468-4070. Sunday, November 17, 2019. Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. For more info visit www.cvsr.org.

Trekking through Autumn

Event Summary: Get out and explore your Medina County parks during the 13th annual Trekking through Autumn program. Participants who hike eight or more of the designated trails (listed on website) between Sept. 1 and Nov. 30 will receive an award. All parks are open from dawn until dark except Wolf Creek Environmental Center, which is open Tuesday-Saturday from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. and Sunday from 12-5 p.m. First-year hikers earn a backpack, and veteran hikers earn a pin. Awards are free for Medina County residents. Out-of-co… Contact Phone or Email: . Sunday, November 17, 2019. Medina County Park District. For more info visit www.medinacountyparks.com.

Jackie Cochran’s “Beguine”

Event Summary: The International Women’s Air & Space Museum (IWASM) has a new exhibit on display about aviatrix Jackie Cochran, her famous plane the “Beguine,” and its local connection. Between 1939 and 1944, Cochran successfully advocated for female pilots and created the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of WWII. The museum offers free admission. Exhibit hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. Please visit iwasm.org or call (216) 623-1111 for more information. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 623-1111. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 8:00 AM. International Women’s Air & Space Museum Burke Lakefront Airport. For more info visit iwasm.org.

Craft Show & Collectibles

Event Summary: This is a Fabulous Craft Show, all on one floor! It will be presented Sunday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the West Side Irish-American Club, 8559 Jennings Road, in Olmsted Falls. Vendors offer beautiful jewelry, t-shirts, pictures with lights & timers, pot holders, wooden benches, glitter t-shirts, homemade bakery, Christmas decorations and wreaths, honey, gnomes and a lot more. Beautiful gifts for you or a friend! Donuts & coffee will be for sale in the morning, and lunch will be available. There is… Contact Phone or Email: 440-887-0622. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. West Side Irish-American Club 8559 Jennings Road Olmsted Falls, OH 44138.

Electric, Steam or Gasoline: The Past, Present, and Future of Alternative Power

Event Summary: Today’s automobile designers and manufacturers are focused on adjusting to increased demands for power & fuel alternatives. Electric, Steam or Gasoline: The Past, Present, and Future of Alternative Power, at the Cleveland History Center, tells the story of where we were, how we got here, and where we need to go. Modern cars like the Chrysler Portal concept will be juxtaposed alongside its early 1900 counterpart, when electric cars had their first real heyday. Explore how companies like Chrysler and Tesla ar… Contact Phone or Email: (216) 721-5722. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Western Reserve Historical Society 10825 East Blvd. Cleveland, OH 44106. For more info visit wrhs.org.

National Veterans Memorial and Museum

NVMM will honor the contributions of our veterans, connect civilians and veterans, inspire service in communities, and educate about the value of service. Our Story There are more than 20 million living veterans throughout the United States, from our Greatest Generation to our recent heroes coming home from Afghanistan and Iraq. And yet, there is no single monument or museum dedicated to the Veteran’s experience. There are institutions that focus on specific conflicts or branches of service, but there hasn’t been a place for us all to join together to celebrate and honor the sacrifice of all of our veterans, past and present... until now. It is time for America to remember and to honor its veterans, regardless of branch of service or era of conflict or peace. It is time to give a voice to every man and woman who has served, every mother and father who has lost a son or daughter, and every child who has lost a parent. It is time for the National Veterans Memorial and Museum. There isn’t a single,… Event Summary: The National Veterans Memorial and Museum, in Columbus, is the only place where the stories of our veterans, their families and the Fallen - across all branches of service and all eras of conflict - are told together. History is presented in a dynamic, participatory experience with photos, letters and personal effects, multi-media presentations, and interactive exhibits. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (888) 987-6866 or visit nationalvmm.org to find out more. Contact Phone or Email: (888) 987-6866. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. National Veterans Memorial and Museum 300 West Broad Street Columbus, Ohio. For more info visit nationalvmm.org.

Touchdown for Hunger

Event Summary: Be part of a drive that helps nourish those in need in Northeast Ohio on Sunday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium. Donate one or more non-perishable food items to the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland and score one voucher for $7 discounted same-day admission to the Greater Cleveland Aquarium. Non-perishable items such as boxes of oatmeal, rice, pasta, canned beans and more are accepted in efforts to tackle hunger in our community. Touchdown for Hunger is always scheduled… Contact Phone or Email: info@greaterclevelandaquarium.com. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Greater Cleveland Aquarium 2000 Sycamore Street Cleveland, OH 44113. For more info visit www.greaterclevelandaquarium.com.

Open World: Video Games & Contemporary Art

Event Summary: Open World will be presented at the Akron Art Museum through February 2. This exhibition’s title refers to open-world video games, which allow a player to roam through a virtual world, freely selecting their objectives. The title also draws attention to the rich opportunities video games offer for creative expression. Through games, artists build immersive, alternate words. They use digital games to create meaning through imagery, music, sound effects, animation and narrative. To find out more, call (330) 3… Contact Phone or Email: 330.376.9185. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 11:00 AM. Akron Art Museum One South High Akron, Ohio 44308. For more info visit akronartmuseum.org.

Party Bus to Playhouse Theater: The Band's Visit

Event Summary: Travel with Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach (ORMACO) on Sunday, Nov. 17, to Playhouse Square in Cleveland to experience The Band’s Visit, winner of 10 Tony Awards. A band of Egyptian musicians show up at an Israeli café and under the spell of the night sky, lives intertwine in unexpected ways. Enjoy a catered box lunch, flowing wine, and more. The all-inclusive orchestra ticket is $105; balcony is $75, while seats remain. For tickets, call (330) 722-2541 or visit ormaco.org (credit card charg… Contact Phone or Email: 330-722-2541. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Departing from Buehler's River Styx 3626 Medina Road Medina, OH.

Downtown Walking Tour & Cavs Game

Event Summary: Make a day of being downtown, experience an exciting and educational walking tour of beautiful and historic downtown Cleveland, grab a bite to eat at one the many fabulous restaurants in the area and head over to the game! Walking Tour at 11:30 a.m. and Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Philadelphia 76ers at 3 p.m. $5 discounts on both tickets- tour and game! Purchase your walking tour at toursofcleveland.com and use the link provided on our site to purchase your basketball tickets from the Cavs. Contact Phone or Email: toursofcleveland@gmail.com. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM. Cleveland Public Square. For more info visit toursofcleveland.com.

Beautiful Moments Shared - Neil Doren Photography

Event Summary: Local Fine Art Photographer Neil Doren is exhibiting a collection of Local & Travel Landscape & Nature prints. The exhibit features images from Yosemite, Alaska, Blue Ridge Mountains, Canada, New England, Cleveland Metroparks & Westlake. Presented West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church, in Fireside Room, 201401 Hilliard Blvd. in Rocky River. Opening Sunday, Nov. 17, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Exhibit runs through Dec. 31. Email ndgallery@me.com for additional information. Contact Phone or Email: ndgallery@me.com. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM. West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church Fireside Room 201401 Hilliard Blvd. Rocky River, OH.

Getting to Know You

Event Summary: Presented at the Cleveland Institute of Art, through Friday, Dec. 13. Work by Natalia Arbelaez, Julie Heffernan, Haley Josephs, and Devan Shimoyama is on view in Getting to Know You, an exhibition that invites viewers to see themselves through the lens of others. Pulling from a well of source material from the art historical, to the personal, mystic, and pop cultural, these artists approach their work with a mixture of humor, sincerity, and dynamism. Learn more at cia.edu or call (800) 223-4700. Contact Phone or Email: (800) 223-4700. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 12:00 PM. Cleveland Institute of Art Reinberger Gallery 11610 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106. For more info visit www.cia.edu.

Hower House Museum presents: Holiday Wonderland

Event Summary: Self-guided tours of the Hower House Museum, festively attired for the season and ready for our guests! Holiday tour times (Nov. 6-Dec. 22): Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 3 p.m.; Holiday Sundays, 1-4 p.m. Admission fee is charged. Season special: children 12 and under free with paid adult admission. Holiday season scheduled closings: 11/28 (Thanksgiving Day); we will be open on 11/29-30; closed December 23-31. Additional information is available by calling (330) 972-6909 or visiting howerhouse.org. Contact Phone or Email: dmm47@uakron.edu. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Hower House Museum 60 Fir Hill Akron OH 44304 The University of Akron. For more info visit howerhouse.org.

Medina County Historical Society Holiday Open House

Event Summary: Christmas at the John Smart House this holiday season will shine a light on women of Medina County who, along with all women, worked for their vote in the early 1900s. When you visit the museum you will find the decorations to be a little non-traditional. Pastel colors were "fashionable," although red ran the show! The red honey-combed bell became very popular! Short, fat Christmas trees, more like bushes, were decorated with small toys, packaged treats like "animal crackers," glass bulbs and a lot of glitt… Contact Phone or Email: 330-722-1341 or mchs@zoominternet.net. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. The John Smart House Museum 206 N. Elmwood Medina, OH 44256.

Sts. Joseph & John School New Family Open House

Event Summary: Sts. Joseph & John School, a 2019 Governor's Thomas Edison Award winner and National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence recipient, would like to invite you to our New Family Open House. Meet our Little Vikings Preschool through 8th-grade faculty and administration. Our SJJ Student Ambassadors will take you on a guided tour of our school. Experienced parents will be on hand to help answer your questions. Join us Sunday, Nov. 17, from 1-2:30 p.m. at 12580 Pearl Road, Strongsville. For more info, call (440) 238-… Contact Phone or Email: (440) 238-4877. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Sts. Joseph & John School 12580 Pearl Road Strongsville, OH.

Parents Time Out for those touched by cancer

Parents take time for yourselves- or get an early start on some holiday shopping. This is a kids-only day of fun crafting and gift-making. Materials and snacks will be provided. Stewart’s Caring Place: A Cancer Wellness Center; free, 330-836-1772. Event Summary: Parents take time for yourselves- or get an early start on some holiday shopping. This is a kids-only day of fun crafting and gift-making. Materials and snacks will be provided. Stewart’s Caring Place: A Cancer Wellness Center; free, 330-836-1772. Contact Phone or Email: 330-836-1772. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Stewart's Caring Place 2955 West Market Street, Suite R Akron, OH 44333.

"Ragtime" a Musical

The Musical “Ragtime” at Spotlights Theater November 8-23, 2019 Broadview Heights Spotlights Theater presents the musical “Ragtime” November 8-23, 2019. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. and there is a Sunday matinee on November 17 at 3:00 p.m. All shows will be in the Spotlights’ new addition, 9543 Broadview Road (next to the Police Station). Tickets are $17 for adults and $14 for seniors and students. They can be purchased online at www.broadview-heights-spotlights.org , Walk-ins are also accepted if seats are available. At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing... and anything is possible. Set in the volatile melting pot of turn-of-the-century New York, three distinctly American tales are woven together – that of a stifled upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician – united by their courage, compassion and belief in the promise of the future. Together, they confront history's timeless contradictions of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejud… Event Summary: At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing... and anything is possible. Broadview Heights Spotlights Theater presents the musical “Ragtime” Nov. 8-23. Friday and Saturday shows are at 7:30 p.m. with a Sunday matinee on Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. All shows will be in the Spotlights’ new addition, 9543 Broadview Road (next to the Police Station). Tickets are $17 for adults and $14 for seniors and students. They can be purchased online at broadview-heights-spotlights.org. Walk-ins accepted if seats are availa… Contact Phone or Email: a.phelps25@att.net. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 3:00 PM. Broadview Heights Spotlights Theater 9543 Broadview Road Broadview Heights, OH 44147.

Paris Underground, Sunday Evening Jazz

Event Summary: Chagrin Arts presents Paris Underground, Sunday Evening Jazz, at the Paris Room featuring The Parris Trio on November 17; and A Holiday Gift Shoppe in collaboration with Valley Art Center November 29 through December 23. To see our latest schedule of upcoming events and to purchase tickets, visit chagrinarts.org/events or call (440) 247-9700. Contact Phone or Email: (440) 247-9700. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 3:00 PM. Paris Room Chagrin Falls, OH. For more info visit chagrinarts.org.

The Art and Science of Antique Conservation

Event Summary: Julie Reilly, Executive Director of ICA-Art Conservation presents; reception with refreshments to follow. This program will take place at the Dunham Tavern Museum, 6709 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, on Sunday, Nov. 17, at 3 p.m. Call (216) 431-1060 or visit dunhamtavern.org to learn more. Contact Phone or Email: 216-431-1060. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Dunham Tavern Museum 6709 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44103.

Southwest Divorced, Widowed Seniors

Event Summary: Christian Social Group open to all who have experienced a loss in their relationships. We meet every other Sunday, at 7 p.m. at Zabors Community Center, 5666 Pearl Road, in Parma. Speakers or social activities, we cultivate support and new friendships. Come to a meeting and enjoy an evening out with friends. To find out more, call Rick at (440) 376-0382 or Jean at (440) 239-1944. Contact Phone or Email: Rick (440) 376-0382 or Jean (440) 239-1944. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Zabors Community Center 5666 Pearl Road Parma, Ohio 44129.

Adopt-a-Family Applications

Event Summary: ACCESS Shelter is now accepting applications for Adopt-a-Family! You will be matched up with a family and given a "wish list." All gifts must be delivered before the holiday, wrapped, and labeled. To receive an application, please reach out to Dominic at dhinton@access-shelter.org or (330) 376-0997 x204. Applications are available through December 1. Visit online at access-shelter.org. Contact Phone or Email: (330) 376-0997 x109. Monday, November 18, 2019. ACCESS Shelter 230 W. Market St. Akron, OH 44303. For more info visit www.access-shelter.org.

Art Exhibition

Event Summary: Art exhibitions by two local artists: I/She/You, paintings by Emma Anderson and Vigor & Sensibilities, prints and sculpture by David Maynard. Fresh, evocative visual art showing Oct. 18 to Nov. 29 in The Box Gallery, 3rd Floor Summit Artspace, 140 E. Market St. 3rd Floor, Akron. Presented by Artists of Rubber City. Learn more at artistsofrubbercity.org. Contact Phone or Email: artists.of.rubber.city@gmail.com. Monday, November 18, 2019. The Box Gallery 140 E. Market St. 3rd Floor Akron, Ohio. For more info visit www.artistsofrubbercity.org.

Beautiful Moments Shared - Neil Doren Photography

Event Summary: Local Fine Art Photographer Neil Doren is exhibiting a collection of Local & Travel Landscape & Nature prints. The exhibit features images from Yosemite, Alaska, Blue Ridge Mountains, Canada, New England, Cleveland Metroparks & Westlake. Presented West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church, in Fireside Room, 201401 Hilliard Blvd. in Rocky River. Exhibit runs through Dec. 31. Email ndgallery@me.com for additional information. Contact Phone or Email: ndgallery@me.com. Monday, November 18, 2019. West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church Fireside Room 201401 Hilliard Blvd. Rocky River, OH.

Bones from Home Supply Drive for Military Dogs

Event Summary: The Harbor Court community is collecting much-needed canine supplies throughout November, for 2,700+ military working dogs worldwide. Consider donating: canine ear cleaner, canine eye wash, canine antiseptic spray, paw pad cream, canine lotion, canine shampoo, canine bath wipes, grooming tools, canine booties, collapsible water bowls, 4-6 ft. leashes and collars, muzzles, toys (Kong or Dogzilla) and small bags of high-quality dog food. Collections accepted at the reception area at the main entrance, 22900 C… Contact Phone or Email: (440) 356-2282 or (303) 766-4343. Monday, November 18, 2019. Harbor Court Senior Living 22900 Center Ridge Road Rocky River, OH.

Promotional Grant Program

Event Summary: The Medina County Convention and Visitors Bureau is announcing a new promotional grant program for festivals/events and attractions in Medina County to assist with promotion in the 2020 fiscal year. The goal is to market these events and businesses outside of Medina County bringing new visitors to the area. The events/businesses marketing plans can include print, radio, social media or TV/Cable. Grants will be awarded by an independent committee of individuals from the travel community in Northeast Ohio and… Contact Phone or Email: (330) 722-5502. Monday, November 18, 2019. Medina County. For more info visit visitmedinacounty.com.

Stockings for Soldiers

Event Summary: DeJohn Funeral Homes and Crematory is coordinating its annual  Stockings for Soldiers program, to send a taste of home for the holidays to US troops overseas, their families and local veterans. The DeJohn family supplies the stockings free of charge to take home, decorate and stuff with Holiday Cheer. Included with the stocking is a list of suggested stuffers such as long socks, AA batteries, personal care items, AT&T calling cards and non-perishable food items. Stockings are available at the Willoughby Hil… Contact Phone or Email: (440) 516-5555. Monday, November 18, 2019. DeJohn Funeral Homes Willoughby Hills, South Euclid, Chesterland, and Chardon.

Faces of Sacrifice: A Gallery Honoring those Who Served

Event Summary: Medina County Auditor Mike Kovack honors courageous, local men and women who served in World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam through the “Faces of Sacrifice: A Gallery Honoring those Who Served” gallery, captured by local photographer, Nick Hoeller. The gallery is located on the third floor of the Medina County Administration Building, 144 N. Broadway Street, Medina. The gallery will be on display Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until Friday, Dec. 6. Admission is free and open to the public.… Contact Phone or Email: (844) 722-3800 ext. 9754. Monday, November 18, 2019, 8:00 AM. Medina County Administration Building 144 N. Broadway Street, 3rd floor Medina, OH 44256.

Holiday Food and Toy Drive

Event Summary: Non-perishable food items and new toys in original packaging are needed to help benefit Community Care for the Holidays. Drop off boxes will be located at North Ridgeville City Hall, Parks & Recreation and Senior Center. Items can be dropped off October 29 to December 7, Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We appreciate your donations and thank you for making the holidays brighter for a family in need! Call (440) 353-0860 or visit northridgeville.recdesk.com. Contact Phone or Email: (440) 353-0860. Monday, November 18, 2019, 8:00 AM. North Ridgeville City Hall Parks & Recreation and Senior Center North Ridgeville, OH. For more info visit northridgeville.recdesk.com.

Jackie Cochran’s “Beguine”

Event Summary: The International Women’s Air & Space Museum (IWASM) has a new exhibit on display about aviatrix Jackie Cochran, her famous plane the “Beguine,” and its local connection. Between 1939 and 1944, Cochran successfully advocated for female pilots and created the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) of WWII. The museum offers free admission. Exhibit hours are 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. Please visit iwasm.org or call (216) 623-1111 for more information. Contact Phone or Email: (216) 623-1111. Monday, November 18, 2019, 8:00 AM. International Women’s Air & Space Museum Burke Lakefront Airport. For more info visit iwasm.org.

Getting to Know You

Event Summary: Presented at the Cleveland Institute of Art, through Friday, Dec. 13. Work by Natalia Arbelaez, Julie Heffernan, Haley Josephs, and Devan Shimoyama is on view in Getting to Know You, an exhibition that invites viewers to see themselves through the lens of others. Pulling from a well of source material from the art historical, to the personal, mystic, and pop cultural, these artists approach their work with a mixture of humor, sincerity, and dynamism. Learn more at cia.edu or call (800) 223-4700. Contact Phone or Email: (800) 223-4700. Monday, November 18, 2019, 10:00 AM. Cleveland Institute of Art Reinberger Gallery 11610 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106. For more info visit www.cia.edu.

Toddler Storytime

Event Summary: Join us at the Middleburg Heights Library (16699 Bagley Rd) on Mondays at 10am (September 9 – November 25) for our weekly Toddler Fall storyhours for children from 19 months to 35 months with their caregivers. They’re filled with books, songs, fingerplays and fun!! No registration required-just drop in! Contact Phone or Email: 440-234-3600. Monday, November 18, 2019, 10:00 AM – 10:20 AM. Middleburg Heights Library 16699 Bagley Rd. Middleburg Heights, OH 44130. For more info visit www.cuyahogalibrary.org.

Willowick Public Library Now Processing Passports

Event Summary: Willowick Public Library of the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library is now an official Passport Acceptance Facility for the U.S. Department of State. Service is on a first-come, first-served basis and available Monday through Thursday: 10 am to 8 pm; and Friday & Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm. Sunday: not available. The application process can take 20-60 minutes per applicant. To ensure ample time, please arrive at least 60 minutes prior to passport hours closing. More time may be needed for complex cases. The US… Contact Phone or Email: (440) 943-4151. Monday, November 18, 2019, 10:00 AM. Willowick Public Library 263 E 305th St. Willowick, OH 44095. For more info visit we247.org.

Yuri Gorbachev Art Show at Opus Gallery

Event Summary: October 26 through December 15, 2019 Opus Gallery is proud to host once again in Cleveland Art Show for Internationally acclaimed Artist Yuri Gorbachev. Gorbachev magnificent work is now represented in permanent collection of the Louvre, the Kremlin Museum, the United Nations and the White House and more than twenty Museums worldwide. For the past ten years Gorbachev has traveled extensively; his artistic development has moved from his naïve style to his most recent intricate works. He uses s… Contact Phone or Email: (216) 595-1376. Monday, November 18, 2019, 11:00 AM. Opus Gallery 27629 Chagrin Blvd. Woodmere, Ohio 44122. For more info visit www.opus-gallery.com.

The Lunch Place

Event Summary: What could be better than food, friendship, and no dishes? Eating a well-balanced diet is an important part of staying healthy while aging. Lake County Council on Aging offers a nutritious lunch, Monday through Friday, in area senior centers (no membership required). Meals will be served at 11:30 a.m. to eligible seniors aged 60 years or older. Spouses of any age or disabled, dependent children may also be served when accompanied by an eligible senior. Advance reservations are necessary. Lunch Place guests… Contact Phone or Email: (800) 755-1402. Monday, November 18, 2019, 11:30 AM. Lake County Senior Centers. For more info visit www.lccoa.org.

Ridgewood Garden Club of Parma: Holiday Floral Arrangement

Monday, November 18 12:30 to 4:00 p.m. Parma Family Collaborative Center 11212 Snow Rd. Parma, Ohio Program: Holiday Floral Arrangement ($15) Presented by Lynn Zmich Monday, December 9 12:00 pm. Annual Christmas Party Saint Michael's Woodside 5025 Mill Road Broadview Hts, Ohio Please contact Sandy at (440) 487-5328 for more information. Event Summary: The Ridgewood Garden Club of Parma will meet Monday, Nov. 18, at 12:30 p.m. at the Parma Family Collaborative Center, 11212 Snow Road, Parma. Program: Holiday Floral Arrangement ($15). Presented by Lynn Zmich. For more information, please contact Sandy at (440) 487-5328. Contact Phone or Email: Sandy Rodgers, President, at 440-487-5328. Monday, November 18, 2019, 12:30 PM. Parma Family Collaborative Center 11212 Snow Rd. Parma, Ohio.

Cleveland From the Inside Walking Tour

Event Summary: Our Cleveland From the Inside walking tour focuses on the interiors of Cleveland's greatest buildings downtown! Some of the buildings we visit include, the Old Stone Church, the Cleveland Federal Reserve, the Cleveland Public Library, the Arcade, the Cleveland Trust Company Building and Playhouse Square. This tour is just around 2.5 - 3 hours with a small break. Reservations required. Visit our website to see the latest schedule and book your tour. Contact Phone or Email: toursofcleveland@gmail.com. Monday, November 18, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Cleveland Public Square. For more info visit toursofcleveland.com.

A Matter of Balance

Event Summary: This nationally recognized program reduces fear of falling and increases activity levels. Offered at Jenkins Place Senior Center, in Olmsted Falls, on Mondays, Oct. 21 to Dec. 16, at no charge through funding from Fairhill Partners, Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging and Encore Cleveland. For more information or to sign up, call (440) 427-2519. Contact Phone or Email: 440-427-2519. Monday, November 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Jenkins Place Senior Center 26100 Bagley Road Olmsted Falls, OH.

Drop in and Download

Event Summary: Learn how to borrow free eBooks eAudiobooks eMagazines movies and music from our Digital Collection anytime anywhere. Bring your device and passwords to the Beachwood Library on the 3rd Monday of the month, from 2-5 p.m. and our staff will get you started. Our Digital Collection is available 24/7 365 days a year and there are never any late fees! No registration needed. Visit cuyahogalibrary.org for more information. Contact Phone or Email: cgaringer@cuyhogalibrary.org. Monday, November 18, 2019, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Beachwood Branch - Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Happy Hour at Roseland Lanes

Event Summary: We are excited to annouce Happy Hour starting on Monday, September 16. Monday - Friday from 3:30-6:30pm. There will be drink & food specials. There are new food items added to our menu. Contact Phone or Email: 440-232-5444. Monday, November 18, 2019, 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Roseland Lanes 26383 Broadway Ave Oakwood Village, OH 44146.

Gentle Strength Bodywork for those touched by cancer

Event Summary: For those touched by cancer ~ Participants use light hand weights to help regain muscle tone and energy. Participants may stand or remain seated during exercises. Appropriate for all fitness levels, men and women. This free program is offered at Stewart's Caring Place. For schedule and registration information, call (330) 836-1772 or visit stewartscaringplace.org. Contact Phone or Email: 330-836-1772. Monday, November 18, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Stewart's Caring Place 2955 West Market Street, Suite R Akron, OH 44333.

SKIP: Supporting Kids with an Incarcerated Parent

Event Summary: Open to ages 7-17 and their caregiver(s). All children must have an incarcerated parent to participate. This group meets on the 1st & 3rd Monday of each month, from 4-6 p.m. at Memorial Jr. High, in South Euclid. Dinner is included, with gift cards for caregivers. This group is free, but space is limited. To register, please call (330) 518-8334 or visit palsforhealing.org/support-groups. Contact Phone or Email: contactus@palsforhealing.org. Monday, November 18, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Memorial Jr. High 1250 Professor Rd. S. Euclid, OH 44124. For more info visit www.palsforhealing.org.

Free ESOL Classes

Event Summary: The Polaris Career Center Aspire Program provides free ESOL classes at the North Royalton Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library. Evening classes run every Monday and Wednesday from 5:30pm to 8:30pm, however, students must attend an initial orientation session before beginning classes. For orientation dates or more information, please call The Polaris Career Center at 440-891-7647. Contact Phone or Email: 440-891-7647. Monday, November 18, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. North Royalton Branch Library 5071 Wallings Road North Royalton, OH 44133.

Gardeners of Greater Akron

Event Summary: The Gardeners of Greater Akron club meets on the 3rd Monday of each month, has speakers, lots of lively conversation with dinner and social hour. Membership is open to all interested gardeners - amateur and serious alike. The club meets at St. George’s Fellowship Hall, 3204 Ridgewood Road, in Copley, with a social hour at 5:30 and dinner at 6:30 p.m. For more information or to RSVP (required), please visit gogagrows.wordpress.com. Contact Phone or Email: gogagrows@gmail.com. Monday, November 18, 2019, 5:30 PM. St. George’s Fellowship Hall 3204 Ridgewood Road Copley, OH. For more info visit gogagrows.wordpress.com.

Coping with Cancer

Event Summary: This group is open for those participants currently diagnosed with any type of cancer who are interested in meeting others diagnosed with cancer for mutual support on their journey. Registration Requested. Stewart’s Caring Place: A Cancer Wellness Center; free. Contact Phone or Email: 330-836-1772. Monday, November 18, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Stewart's Caring Place 2955 West Market Street, Suite R Akron, OH 44333.

Help with Hair Loss: Choosing a Wig for those touched by cancer

Event Summary: Join Dee Curry from Wigs on Wheels as we explore options of wigs and scarves when dealing with hair loss. Registration Requested. This free program is held at Stewart’s Caring Place: A Cancer Wellness Center on the 3rd Monday of the month. Call (330) 836-1772 or visit stewartscaringplace.org. Contact Phone or Email: 330-836-1772. Monday, November 18, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Stewart's Caring Place 2955 West Market Street, Suite R Akron, OH 44333.

Tai Chi at The HUB Community Center

Tai Chi at The HUB Community Center Moving to Mondays and Wednesdays beginning August 6, 2018 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm The HUB Community Center is located at 3676 Community Lane Copley, OH. 44321 (off S. Cleveland-Massillon Road) 330- 576-6608 Improve balance, Overcome stress, Learn self-defense applications. Avoid looking awkward in front of others while you learn! Only $7 per class – drop in once or twice a week – whatever fits your schedule! Bring a friend and encourage each other as you travel along a new road to health and fitness. Learn about special Friday classes and Quick Start Sessions by signing up for The HUB Community Center e-newsletter at 330-576-6608 or visit www.thehubcopley.com for upcoming events. For more information about the class contact instructor Jim Babka: 330-612-1389. Event Summary: Tai Chi at The HUB Community Center, in Copley, has moved to Mondays and Wednesdays, from 6-7 p.m. Improve balance, overcome stress, learn self-defense applications. Avoid looking awkward in front of others while you learn. Only $7 per class; drop in once or twice a week, whatever fits your schedule. Learn about special Friday classes and Quick Start Sessions by signing up for The HUB Community Center e-newsletter at (330) 576-6608 or visiting thehubcopley.com. For more info about the class, contact instruc… Contact Phone or Email: hubevents1@gmail.com. Monday, November 18, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. The HUB Community Center 3676 Community Lane Copley, Ohio 44321.

Kinship Parenting Support Group

Event Summary: A confidential Support Group that discusses care and support for those of us raising children who are not our own, due to unfortunate circumstances. The Kinship Parenting Support Group has regular meeting dates on the 1st & 3rd Monday of the month, at 6:30 p.m. with the exception of holiday Mondays. Join us at 146 Marks Road, between Grafton and Boston roads, rear entrance, in Brunswick. Come, talk, listen and learn some of the avenues open to you. For more information, call (234) 803-2144 (local number). Contact Phone or Email: 234-803-2144 local number. Monday, November 18, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 146 Marks Road, rear entrance (between Grafton and Boston roads).

Medina County Beekeepers Meeting

Event Summary: Medina County Beekeepers is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating people about Honey Bees. Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of most months at 6:30 p.m. at Williams on the Lake in Medina. Speakers present topics to help beekeepers learn best techniques for keeping bees successfully and learn about the plight of honey bees and all pollinators. For more information, visit medinacountybeekeepers.com or email president@medinabeekeepers.com. Contact Phone or Email: president@medinabeekeepers.com. Monday, November 18, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Williams on the Lake 787 Lafayette Road Medina, OH 44256.

Middleburg Heights Kiwanis Meeting

Event Summary: The Middleburg Heights Kiwanis will meet Monday, Nov. 18, at Teamz Restaurant, at 6:30 p.m. Spouses and Guests Night. The speaker will be Sandy Koscis from the Berea Animal Rescue League. She has been a speaker at a previous meeting and has an important message to tell about the need for rescuing and taking care of many homeless animals. For info, call (440) 234-9632 or visit facebook.com/KiwanisOfMiddleburgHeights. Contact Phone or Email: (440) 234-9632. Monday, November 18, 2019, 6:30 PM. Teamz Restaurant 6611 Eastland Road Middleburg Heights, OH. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Plant Based Nutrition with Dr Esselstyn, Jr

Event Summary: Join Dr. Caldwell B. Esselstyn, Jr. on Plant-Based Nutrition at this free event on Monday, Nov. 18, at Cleveland Clinic Lyndhurst Campus on Richmond Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free parking in the attached garage. Learn more about Dr. Esselstyn’s strategies for treating cardiovascular illness with a whole foods, plant-based diet. RSVP required. Call (216) 448-4325 ext. 4 or visit events.clevelandclinic.org. Contact Phone or Email: 216.448.4325 x4. Monday, November 18, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Cleveland Clinic Lyndhurst Campus 1950 Richmond Road Lyndhurst, OH 44124. For more info visit ccf.org.

Simple Graphic Design Using Canva

Event Summary: Learn the basics of creating flyers, logos and more using the simple graphic design website Canva. Presented at the Avon Branch Library Monday, Nov. 18, at 6:30 p.m. Preregistration required. Call (440) 934‑4743 or visit LorainPublicLibrary.org. Contact Phone or Email: (440) 934‑4743. Monday, November 18, 2019, 6:30 PM. Avon Branch Library 37485 Harvest Drive Avon, OH. For more info visit lorainpubliclibrary.org.

Lupus Support Group in Medina

The Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter hosts its monthly lupus support group on the 3rd Monday of most months at the Medina County District Library, 210 S. Broadway St. Medina, OH, from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The support group is an open, small-group environment that encourages discussion among lupus patients and their families. It is a place where people with lupus can share their experiences and ask questions. Most discussions focus on the "how-to's" of living with a chronic illness. It is a safe place for people to learn, share and help. Individual differences and confidentiality are respected. For more information, please contact the foundation toll-free at 1(888) NO-LUPUS or visit www.LupusGreaterOhio.org. The Greater Ohio Chapter of the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. founded in 1977, is a non-profit, mostly voluntary health organization. Its purposes are to raise public awareness, educate and support those affected by lupus and find a cure, educate health care professiona… Event Summary: The Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter hosts its monthly support group on 3rd Monday of most months at the Medina County District Library, 210 S. Broadway St. from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. The group is an open, small-group environment that encourages discussion among lupus patients and their families. Most discussions focus on the "how-to's" of living with a chronic illness. It is a safe place for people to learn, share and help. To learn more, contact the foundation toll-free at 1 (888) NO-LU… Contact Phone or Email: 1 (888) NO-LUPUS. Monday, November 18, 2019, 7:00 PM. Medina County District Library 210 S. Broadway Street Medina, OH. For more info visit www.lupusgreaterohio.org.

Meet author Jim Van Keuren

Event Summary: Local author Jim Van Keuren visits the Middleburg Heights Library on Monday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. to talk about the untold story of Italian and German POWs living in Ohio during WWII. Books available for sale & signing. Register in person, by phone at (440) 234-3600, or online at cuyahogalibrary.org. Contact Phone or Email: 440-234-3600. Monday, November 18, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Middleburg Heights Library 16699 Bagley Rd. Middleburg Heights, OH 44130.

Monsoon Postcards: Indian Ocean Journeys - Author Event

Event Summary: Traversing the Indian Ocean, from Madagascar through India and Bangladesh to Indonesia, author David Mould will talk about his book Monsoon Postcards. Offbeat, witty and insightful glimpses into these four countries linked by history, trade, migration, religion and a colonial legacy are the basis of Mould’s book. Join Solon Library Monday, Nov. 18, from 7-8:30 p.m. To register, call (440) 248-8777, visit cuyahogalibrary.org or stop in at 34125 Portz Parkway. Contact Phone or Email: cward@cuyahogalibrary.org. Monday, November 18, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Solon Library 34125 Portz Parkway Solon, Ohio 44139.

Rocky River Chamber Music Society Concert

The Rocky River Chamber Music Society is pleased to feature West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church’s spectacular Holtkamp Organ in an evening of works for the trumpet and organ on Monday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m. at West Shore Church, 20401 Hilliard Boulevard in Rocky River. Artists will be Judith Saxton, trumpet, and Timothy Olsen, organ, who have collaborated as a duo for over a decade while colleagues at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. They have commissioned pieces for their duo through competitions and connections. Both artists have extensive experience in music education, presenting master classes, and appearing in concerts throughout the United States and the world. Judith Saxton has had a multi-faceted career as international soloist, chamber and orchestral musician, and advocate of new music. She is comfortable in all genres and has performed with artists as diverse as Mannheim Steamroller, the Temptations, Placido Domingo, and Joshua Bell. Judith Saxton has soloed on severa… Event Summary: For the first time in recent memory, Rocky River Chamber Music Society is featuring West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church’s spectacular 44-rank Holtkamp Organ in a concert of brass and organ on Monday, Nov. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at 20401 Hilliard Boulevard, in Rocky River. Widely known artists, Judith Saxton, trumpet, and Timothy Olsen, organ, will perform works of such composers as Telemann, Bach, Handel, and Shostakovich. The organ and trumpet, as well as the musicians, will be projected onto the front wall… Contact Phone or Email: curator800@gmail.com. Monday, November 18, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church 20401 Hilliard Boulevard Rocky River, OH 44116. For more info visit www.rrcms.org.