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Easter Sunday Celebration (4/20/14)

Submitted The River of Life Church is having an exciting Easter Sunday Service and we would like to tell you about. River of Life Easter Sunday Service will have a complementary deluxe breakfast before Sunday school. Then, we will have an awesome praise and worship service; followed by the word of God. Everyone is welcome to join us, and there is no dress code required. “Come as you are!!!” Directly after service, we will have an Easter Egg Hunt for age appropriate children as well as Easter egg baskets. In addition, we will also provide have an Easter Sunday Food Basket Giveaway to ensure low income families have food to eat that evening. Please help us to invite our community to our Easter Sunday Celebration to participate and spend quality time with families and neighbors. Sunday school starts at 9:45am; and Praise & Worship Service at Start at 11:00am. Sunday, April 20, 2014. 26219 Tungsten Rd Euclid, Ohio 44132.

Story Time: Medina County District Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Mon, Wed and Thurs at 9:30 am Toddler (Ages 2-3 with adult) Mon, Wed and Thurs at 10:30 am Preschool (Ages 4-5) Fri at 1:30 pm Drop in (All ages with adult, no registration required) Tues and Sat at 10:30 am. Sunday, April 20, 2014. Medina County District Library 210 South Broadway Street Medina, OH 44256.

Orvis Offers FREE Fly Fishing Lessons in Cleveland

Submitted From April through June most Saturday and Sunday mornings, your local Orvis retail store will offer free fly fishing lessons. If you're looking for a great way to get your family together outside, sign up! Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can enjoy together. All ages are welcome, but those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. A list of all locations, store phone numbers & dates can be found at www.orvis.com/ff101. Classes are complimentary to the public but RSVP’s are necessary, so call your local Orvis store today for specific class times and to register! Leary PR for Orvis. Sunday, April 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Orvis Retail Store - Cleveland 28839 Chagrin Boulevard Woodmere, OH 44122. For more info visit www.orvis.com.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Sunday, April 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

Story Time: Medina County District Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Mon, Wed and Thurs at 9:30 am Toddler (Ages 2-3 with adult) Mon, Wed and Thurs at 10:30 am Preschool (Ages 4-5) Fri at 1:30 pm Drop in (All ages with adult, no registration required) Tues and Sat at 10:30 am. Monday, April 21, 2014. Medina County District Library 210 South Broadway Street Medina, OH 44256.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Monday, April 21, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

Story Time: Brunswick Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Tues and Wed at 9:30 am Toddler (Ages 2-3 with adult) Mon at 9:30 & 11:00 am, Wed at 11:00 am and Thurs at 10:30 am Preschool (Ages 4-5) Tues at 11:00 am Drop in (All ages with adult, no registration required) Wed at 6:30 pm. Monday, April 21, 2014, 6:00 PM. Brunswick Library 3649 Center Road Brunswick, OH 44212.

Story Time: Buckeye Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Family Mon at 6:30 pm and Wed at 10:30. Monday, April 21, 2014, 6:00 PM. Buckeye Library 6625 Wolff Road Medina, OH 44256.

Story Time: Lodi Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Mon. 1:00 pm Drop in (All ages with adult, no registration required) Tues. 1:00 pm. Monday, April 21, 2014, 6:00 PM. Lodi Library 635 Wooster Street Lodi, OH 44254.

Story Time: Seville Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Family Mon at 10:30 am and Thurs at 1:30 pm. Monday, April 21, 2014, 6:00 PM. Seville Library North Center Street Seville, OH 44273.

WESFLC Lupus Optimal Support Group February Meeting

Submitted Please join us for informative information about nutrition vs the causes of flares. Monday, April 21, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 3970 Lee Road.

Story Time: Medina County District Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Mon, Wed and Thurs at 9:30 am Toddler (Ages 2-3 with adult) Mon, Wed and Thurs at 10:30 am Preschool (Ages 4-5) Fri at 1:30 pm Drop in (All ages with adult, no registration required) Tues and Sat at 10:30 am. Tuesday, April 22, 2014. Medina County District Library 210 South Broadway Street Medina, OH 44256.

Community Exercise

Submitted Join The Village at Marymount for Tai Chi with Sandy every Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. and Morning Exercise at 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays -- both sessions free of charge and held in Assisi Hall. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. The Village at Marymount 5200 Marymount Village Drive Garfield Heights OH 44125.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

Story Time: Brunswick Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Tues and Wed at 9:30 am Toddler (Ages 2-3 with adult) Mon at 9:30 & 11:00 am, Wed at 11:00 am and Thurs at 10:30 am Preschool (Ages 4-5) Tues at 11:00 am Drop in (All ages with adult, no registration required) Wed at 6:30 pm. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 6:00 PM. Brunswick Library 3649 Center Road Brunswick, OH 44212.

Story Time: Highland Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Tues at 10:30 am Toddler (Ages 2-3 with adult) Thurs at 10:30 Preschool (Ages 4-5) Wed at 1:30 pm. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 6:00 PM. Highland Library 4160 Ridge Road Medina, OH 44256.

Story Time: Lodi Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Mon. 1:00 pm Drop in (All ages with adult, no registration required) Tues. 1:00 pm. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 6:00 PM. Lodi Library 635 Wooster Street Lodi, OH 44254.

Nia for those Touched by Cancer

Submitted Nia combines movements from tai chi, yoga, modern dance and jazz dance to help create joy, empowerment and a connection to all of your senses along the cancer journey. Appropriate for any age or physical ability. Call 216-595-9546 or visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. The Gathering Place East 23300 Commerce Park Beachwood, Ohio 44122.

Teen Writers Guild *

Submitted Medina - Tues. Mar. 11, Apr. 22 6:30 - 8:00 pm - Fiction writing exercises, tips and advice for young writers. *Register for this event at your library or at www.mcdl.info/events. Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. Medina County District Library 210 South Broadway Street Medina, OH 44256.

Story Time: Medina County District Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Mon, Wed and Thurs at 9:30 am Toddler (Ages 2-3 with adult) Mon, Wed and Thurs at 10:30 am Preschool (Ages 4-5) Fri at 1:30 pm Drop in (All ages with adult, no registration required) Tues and Sat at 10:30 am. Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Medina County District Library 210 South Broadway Street Medina, OH 44256.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

Antiques Extravaganza! *

Submitted Brunswick - Wed. Apr. 23, 6:00 pm Learn about antiques and have one of your own evaluated by expert Jane Langol *Register for this event at your library or at www.mcdl.info/events. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:00 PM. Medina County District Library Brunswick Library 3649 Center Road Brunswick, OH 44212.

Story Time: Brunswick Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Tues and Wed at 9:30 am Toddler (Ages 2-3 with adult) Mon at 9:30 & 11:00 am, Wed at 11:00 am and Thurs at 10:30 am Preschool (Ages 4-5) Tues at 11:00 am Drop in (All ages with adult, no registration required) Wed at 6:30 pm. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:00 PM. Brunswick Library 3649 Center Road Brunswick, OH 44212.

Story Time: Buckeye Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Family Mon at 6:30 pm and Wed at 10:30. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:00 PM. Buckeye Library 6625 Wolff Road Medina, OH 44256.

Story Time: Highland Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Tues at 10:30 am Toddler (Ages 2-3 with adult) Thurs at 10:30 Preschool (Ages 4-5) Wed at 1:30 pm. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 6:00 PM. Highland Library 4160 Ridge Road Medina, OH 44256.

Art of Murder Mystery *

Submitted Medina - Wed. Apr. 23, 7:00pm Will Kinghorn, of The Candlelight Mystery Players, discuss the many facets of a murder mystery storyline. *Register for this event at your library or at www.mcdl.info/events. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 7:00 PM. Medina County District Library 210 South Broadway Street Medina, OH 44256.

Story Time: Medina County District Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Mon, Wed and Thurs at 9:30 am Toddler (Ages 2-3 with adult) Mon, Wed and Thurs at 10:30 am Preschool (Ages 4-5) Fri at 1:30 pm Drop in (All ages with adult, no registration required) Tues and Sat at 10:30 am. Thursday, April 24, 2014. Medina County District Library 210 South Broadway Street Medina, OH 44256.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Thursday, April 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

"think spot" Key Note Series ft. Amilya Antonetti by COSE

Submitted The Think Spot is a keynote series brought to you by the Council of Smaller Enterprises that brings the most influential and pioneering entrepreneurial minds to Northeast Ohio. Join friends and colleagues for cocktails and networking, and bring your next big idea to life! Amilya Antonetti made her mark in the early 90′s when she successfully launched Soapworks after discovering the life-threatening effects of traditional cleaning products on her infant son. Soapworks quickly became one of the fastest growing privately-owned household product companies with a line of hypoallergenic, nontoxic and biodegradable cleaning products. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. 6111 Landerhaven Drive Mayfield Heights, OH 44124. For more info visit www.cose.org.

12th Annual Minority Men’s Health Fair

Submitted The Minority Men’s Health Fair offers free screenings and/or information on that may include blood pressure, body mass index, bone density, cholesterol, diabetes, dental screenings, glaucoma, heart disease, hepatitis C, HIV, lung health, kidney function, oral cancer, prostate cancer, sickle cell, skin cancer, stress/depression, vision screenings and wellness. *list subject to change COST: Free REGISTRATION: www.clevelandclinic.org/mmhf. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Glickman Tower, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.

Story Time: Brunswick Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Tues and Wed at 9:30 am Toddler (Ages 2-3 with adult) Mon at 9:30 & 11:00 am, Wed at 11:00 am and Thurs at 10:30 am Preschool (Ages 4-5) Tues at 11:00 am Drop in (All ages with adult, no registration required) Wed at 6:30 pm. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:00 PM. Brunswick Library 3649 Center Road Brunswick, OH 44212.

Story Time: Highland Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Tues at 10:30 am Toddler (Ages 2-3 with adult) Thurs at 10:30 Preschool (Ages 4-5) Wed at 1:30 pm. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:00 PM. Highland Library 4160 Ridge Road Medina, OH 44256.

Story Time: Seville Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Family Mon at 10:30 am and Thurs at 1:30 pm. Thursday, April 24, 2014, 6:00 PM. Seville Library North Center Street Seville, OH 44273.

A weekend for junior girl Scouts

Submitted Join us for a weekend of fun! Junior Girl Scouts are invited to spend the weekend at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center to complete requirements for the Geocacher and Animal Habitats badges. The event takes place from Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. For the Geocacher badge, scouts will learn the fundamental principles of navigation while using compasses and GPS units. Participants will be challenged to find their way around the EEC campus. Scouts will also explore the various habitats and animals found in Cuyahoga Valley National Park in order to earn their Animal Habitats badge. Participants will be able to investigate how animals survive in the world around us and ways in which we can work together to help protect the survival of animals. Evening events will include a staff-led night hike and a campfire, complete with songs and stories. Throughout the weekend, scouts will be challenged to investigate roles women can play in the world as they explore requirements from the Am… Friday, April 25, 2014 – Sunday, April 27, 2014. Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd, Peninsula OH 44264. For more info visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org.

Story Time: Medina County District Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Mon, Wed and Thurs at 9:30 am Toddler (Ages 2-3 with adult) Mon, Wed and Thurs at 10:30 am Preschool (Ages 4-5) Fri at 1:30 pm Drop in (All ages with adult, no registration required) Tues and Sat at 10:30 am. Friday, April 25, 2014. Medina County District Library 210 South Broadway Street Medina, OH 44256.

Spring into Wellness

Submitted Health Screenings and Program It’s time for Spring Cleaning your home and ‘Spring Screening’ your body! Come for Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, Memory, BMI (body mass index) screenings and more. We will begin with the health screenings followed by a program on the latest advancements in cataract and glaucoma procedures. Orange Senior Center is located across from Orange High School. Friday, April 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Orange Senior Center 32000 Chagrin Blvd Pepper Pike, OH 44124.

Postcard and Paper Show and Sale

Submitted The Western Reserve Post Card Society 41st Annual Postcard and Paper Show and Sale, indoors at Lenau Park, 7370 Columbia Road, Route 252, Olmsted Falls (Cleveland area), Ohio 44138. April 25 and 26th, 2014, Friday 10:00-6:00pm, Saturday 10:00-4:00pm. Last year 22 dealers from Ohio (12), Pennsylvania (3), Indiana (2), New York (1), Michigan (1), Illinois (1), Florida (1) and Maryland (1) with hundreds of thousands (millions?) of collectible postcards, paper and ephemera of all eras and of all genres from all over the world as well as of local interest under one roof. Admission $3.00, Food Available. Free Parking. Please email if you have any questions or need additional information. Thank you. Friday, April 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Lenau Park (indoors), 7370 Columbia Road, Route 252, Olmsted Falls, Ohio 44138.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Friday, April 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

Dinofest Kick-Off Keynote

Submitted Listen to world-renowned paleontologist Dr. David Evans of the Royal Ontario Museum talk about dinosaur research and discoveries. Light appetizers and a cash beer and wine bar will be available. $5 per person. Then join us from 10 am to 5 pm Saturday, April 26 for a daylong dino-celebration packed with talks, workshops and activities. Friday, April 25, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cleveland Museum of Natural History 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland OH 44106. For more info visit www.cmnh.org.

Friends of the Euclid Public Library Book Sale

Submitted Members' Preview Night. Nonmembers may join at the door for $5. Hard-covered books for 50 cents, soft-covered books for 25 cents. Audio/visual material priced separately. Friday, April 25, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Euclid Public Library 631 East 222nd St. Euclid, OH 44123.

Genealogy Lock-In *

Submitted Medina - Fri. Apr. 25, 6:30 - 10:30 pm Roger Marble explores Genealogy on Mobile Devices. Followed by open research time. *Register for this event at your library or at www.mcdl.info/events. Friday, April 25, 2014, 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Medina County District Library 210 South Broadway Street Medina, OH 44256.

Cleveland City Dance Open House

Submitted FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Courtney J. Laves-Mearini 216-295-2222 CLEVELAND CITY DANCE ANNOUNCES OUR SPRING OPEN HOUSE TO CELEBRATE THE JOY OF DANCE Cleveland, Ohio…Cleveland City Dance (13108 Shaker Square, Cleveland, Oh 44120) announces its Spring Open House on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Stop by the studio and find your love of dance. You will have the opportunity to tour our three beautiful studios, enter a raffle drawing to win a dance bag filled with dance goodies and register for our summer classes. Register for summer classes and receive a $20 discount toward tuition on this day (cannot be combined with any other offer). Come any time between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm to experience something new about dance. Stay for the FREE Performance at 4:00 pm, featuring choreography from our upcoming shows on May 3rd and May 10th at Tri-C Eastern Campus, including excerpts from “Sleeping Beauty”. For further information, please contact the studio at 216-295-2222 or visit our website at www.clevelan… Saturday, April 26, 2014. 13108 Shaker Square Cleveland, OH 44120.

Story Time: Medina County District Library

Submitted Weeks of Mar. 24 - Apr. 26, 2014 Registration begins Mon. Mar. 10 Lapsit (Up to 24 months with adult) Mon, Wed and Thurs at 9:30 am Toddler (Ages 2-3 with adult) Mon, Wed and Thurs at 10:30 am Preschool (Ages 4-5) Fri at 1:30 pm Drop in (All ages with adult, no registration required) Tues and Sat at 10:30 am. Saturday, April 26, 2014. Medina County District Library 210 South Broadway Street Medina, OH 44256.

Cleveland Walk MS

Submitted This event is a 2 mile route that can be looped twice for anyone who is interested. Proceeds from Walk MS are used to provide programs and services for people with multiple sclerosis and their families as well as to support MS-related research efforts to find the cause and cure for multiple sclerosis, a chronic and unpredictable disease of the central nervous system. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Great Lakes Science Center.

Hospice Volunteer Education

Submitted Hospice Volunteer Education – Saturday & Sunday, April 26 and 27 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland, 44110. Anyone 13 years of age or older interested in making a difference in the lives of others is welcome to attend this training. Volunteers interested in working with patients attend both sessions, while volunteers in non-patient areas and teen volunteers attend only the first four hours of the April 26 class. RSVP required. Contact the Volunteer Team at 800.707-8922 (6881). Classes are offered at other times and days throughout the year. Visit our website at www.hospicewr.org/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities for a full list of our opportunities and a 2014 Volunteer Education Schedule. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8:30 AM – Sunday, April 27, 2014, 8:30 AM. Hospice of the Western Reserve 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland, OH 4410.

Forest Heights/Oxon Hill Stream Cleanup

Submitted Town of Forest Heights Volunteer to remove trash from the Oxon Run!! Own Goal is to reach 100 volunteers come out and help us achieve our goal. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Town Hall 5508 Arapahoe Drive Forest Heights MD 20745.

Friends of the Euclid Public Library Book Sale

Submitted Open to the public. Hard-covered books for 50 cents, soft-covered books for 25 cents. Audio/visual material priced separately. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Euclid Public Library 631 East 222nd St. Euclid, OH 44123.

Orvis Offers FREE Fly Fishing Lessons in Cleveland

Submitted From April through June most Saturday and Sunday mornings, your local Orvis retail store will offer free fly fishing lessons. If you're looking for a great way to get your family together outside, sign up! Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can enjoy together. All ages are welcome, but those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. A list of all locations, store phone numbers & dates can be found at www.orvis.com/ff101. Classes are complimentary to the public but RSVP’s are necessary, so call your local Orvis store today for specific class times and to register! Leary PR for Orvis. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Orvis Retail Store - Cleveland 28839 Chagrin Boulevard Woodmere, OH 44122. For more info visit www.orvis.com.

Antiques Appraisal Day

Submitted What will you bring? Join WRHS and Wes Cowan’s team of appraisal experts at this year’s Antiques Appraisal Day. Appraisals for WRHS members are $5 for the first item and $10 for the second. The public can have their first item appraised for $10 and their second for $15. Price includes appraisals and admission to the History Center. Limit two hand-carried items per person. No tools, coins, stamps, firearms, or automobiles, please. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. WRHS History Center 10825 East Boulevard Cleveland, OH 44106. For more info visit bit.ly.

Dinofest

Submitted Learn about cutting-edge dinosaur discoveries straight from the scientists themselves! This special event is packed with talks, workshops and activities. Dinosaur fanatics of all ages can meet and learn from famous paleontologists Dr. Jack Horner, Dr. Michael Ryan, Dr. Ray Rogers and Dr. Mark Goodwin and draw with illustrator Stephen Bissette. Dinofest attendees can also see real fossils and dinosaur casts, dig out and cast their own toy dinosaur, get their face painted and make a Triceratops horn craft. Dinofest is free with general admission. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Cleveland Museum of Natural History 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland OH 44106. For more info visit www.cmnh.org.

Parenting Expo Cleveland

Submitted Parenting Expo Cleveland is the one event that is all about parenting. A two-day family-friendly event, parents, grandparents, caregivers and educators will have an opportunity to receive up-to-date information on what’s important to them right now – from prenatal care to raising teens. In addition, attendees will walk away with meaningful coupons, giveaways, goody bags full of products from exhibitors, and opportunities to win prizes throughout the expo. Parenting Expo Cleveland will feature a keynote presentation by Jim Tressel and is sponsored by national and local organizations, including Akron Children’s Hospital. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – Sunday, April 27, 2014, 5:00 PM. I-X Center. For more info visit www.parentingexpo.com.

Parma Animal Shelter Pancake for Paws

Submitted Parma Animal Shelter will be hosting a Pancake For Paws on Saturday, April 26th from 10:00am - 1:00pm at Ridgewood United Methodist Church, 6330 Ridge Road, Parma. Tickets are available online through Parma Animal Shelter website: www.parmashelter.org and will also be available at the door the day of the event. Tickets are $7.00 per Adult and $5.00 per child under 12. Costs include: All-You-Can-Eat Pancakes, 2 Breakfast Sausages (Vegetarian Option Available) and Beverage. All proceeds to benefit Parma Animal Shelter. Kid's Face Painting and a Free Balloon for kids under 12 (while they last). Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Ridgewood United Methodist Church 6330 Ridge Road Parma, OH.

Postcard and Paper Show and Sale

Submitted The Western Reserve Post Card Society 41st Annual Postcard and Paper Show and Sale, indoors at Lenau Park, 7370 Columbia Road, Route 252, Olmsted Falls (Cleveland area), Ohio 44138. April 25 and 26th, 2014, Friday 10:00-6:00pm, Saturday 10:00-4:00pm. Last year 22 dealers from Ohio (12), Pennsylvania (3), Indiana (2), New York (1), Michigan (1), Illinois (1), Florida (1) and Maryland (1) with hundreds of thousands (millions?) of collectible postcards, paper and ephemera of all eras and of all genres from all over the world as well as of local interest under one roof. Admission $3.00, Food Available. Free Parking. Please email if you have any questions or need additional information. Thank you. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Lenau Park (indoors), 7370 Columbia Road, Route 252, Olmsted Falls, Ohio 44138.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

Victorian Spring Outing by Shop Downtown Millersburg, Ohio

Submitted Slip away on a Spring Breeze through beautiful Holmes County, Ohio to the Victorian Village of Millersburg. While strolling the Historical District downtown, visit our local fine Artisan, Antique & Gift shops to purchase a gift for yourself or a loved one that will be enjoyed long after Spring has blossomed into Summer. Select shops will feature: Sales, In-Store Specials, Free Gift with Minimum Purchase (some shops may have extended hours). Seal the day with a meal at one of our family friendly restaurants Embrace a Spring day in the Historical District of downtown Millersburg, Ohio. ( Parking free on streets and in public lots ) Contact: Phone: 330-674-0404 Email: shopdowntownmillersburgohio@yahoo.com. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Historical District Downtown Millersburg, Ohio 1 East Jackson Street Millersburg, Ohio 44654. For more info visit www.shopdowntownmillersburgohio.com.

"Coffee What's Up" Social Meeting

Submitted This is a new community social event. Meet your community. Soon to expand.....everywhere. The first 5 people that show up, there is a table on reserve (the big one), will receive a free coffee; compliments of Muggswigz. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Muggswigz Coffee & Tea 137 Walnut Ave. NE, Canton, Ohio 44702.

Custom Lotion Blending Class

Submitted Customize your own lotion at Best Bib and Tucker Saturday, April 26th. Kelly will bring her lovely lotion base and you will select oils based on your skin needs and favorite scents. Class fee is $5, additional jars can be added for $4. Classes will be 20 minutes and offered throughout the afternoon. Suitable for ages 10 and up, younger children may participate with parent assistance. Perfect way to make a handmade gift for Mother’s Day! To register call 330-877-3308, stop in the shop, or register online http://bit.ly/BBTEvents by Saturday, April 19th. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Best Bib and Tucker 127 Mill St. Hartville, OH 44632. For more info visit bit.ly.

Spring Lamb Craft Show

Submitted Celebrate warmer weather with our annual event showcasing baby lambs, local crafters, great food, and our hand crafted wine. All ages are welcome to the winery as we follow the process of turning raw wool into yarn with spinning demonstrations and cute little lambs. Many unique items will be for sale from area crafters and artists:horseshoe wine racks, jewelry, candles, soaps, teas, skin care products, lawn ornaments, melted painted wine bottles, and more! Enjoy a glass of wine and gourmet wraps by the popluar Two and a Half Chicks food vendor as we celebrate spring at this fun event! This wouldn't be a party without Jim Gill rocking the patio at 7pm! Saturday, April 26, 2014, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Barrel Run Crossing Winery & Vineyard 3272 Industry Rd. County Highway 47 Rootstown, OH 44272. For more info visit barrelrunwinery.com.

10th Annual Reverse Raffle Benefit

Submitted This major fundraising event benefits L'Arche, a nonprofit serving individuals with developmental disabilities. Dinner and an open bar are included. The highlight of the evening is the Reverse Raffle, with a main prize of $2,000, a bonus prize of $500 and raffles prizes. A silent auction is also included. Tickets are $70. Dinner only tickets are available for $56. For more information, call 216.721.2614. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Patrician 33150 Lakeland Blvd. Eastlake, Ohio.

8th Annual Lorain International Wine Tasting

Submitted Come join us for an evening filled with a warm ambiance and wonderful entertainment. Highlights of the evening include the tasting of a variety of fine wines, hors d'oeuvres,chinese raffle, 50/50 raffle with entertainment by Utah Witherspoon. The Polish Community is this year's spotlight community. El Centro is the spotlight organization. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling Heidi Gedling at 440-245-1980. All proceeds benefit the Lorain International Princess Scholarship Fund. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. The Italian American Veterans Social Hall - 4567 Oberlin Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44052.

The Bash 2014

Submitted You’re invited to the Bash 2014! Join MedWish International for a speakeasy soiree on Saturday, April 26. Featuring the sultry sounds of Jenny Frogley and her Party Crashers At the MedWish Warehouse, 17325 Euclid Avenue April 26th, 2014 7 p.m. Dress to kill in casual chic attire for: Dancing the night away Signature Cocktails prepared by Dr. Drink’s Traveling Apothecary Show Champagne Sabering Live and Silent auctions Cuisine by celebrity chef Chris Hodgson of Driftwood Restaurants All proceeds help send lifesaving medical supplies to people in need around the world. For tickets, sponsorships and more info, please visit www.thebash14.com. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. MedWish International 17325 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44112. For more info visit www.thebash14.com.

Von Trapped Concert

Submitted The North Coast Men’s Chorus will be performing “Von Trapped” concert on Saturday, April 26 at 8pm and Sunday, April 27 at 3pm. Join us at Regina Auditorium, Notre Dame College, 1857 S. Green Rd, South Euclid, Ohio 44121. The hills are alive with the sound of music as the North Coast Men’s Chorus presents their own twisted version of one of the best-loved musical films of all time. Join us as we sing through fabricated Australian Alps with nuns, soldiers, seven precocious children, a goat herd, and a drag queen baroness! You’ve seen the musical and the movie, but you’ve never seen anything like this! Come explore the universal appeal of music in the movies with a presentation you would expect from the North Coast Men’s Chorus. Advance sale tickets $10-$35 or at the door sales $15-$40. Information at: Tickets@ncmchorus.org or by calling 216.556.0590. For more information visit us at www.ncmchorus.org. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 8:00 PM. Regina Auditorium, Notre Dame College 1857 S. Green Road South Euclid, OH 44121.

Orvis Offers FREE Fly Fishing Lessons in Cleveland

Submitted From April through June most Saturday and Sunday mornings, your local Orvis retail store will offer free fly fishing lessons. If you're looking for a great way to get your family together outside, sign up! Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can enjoy together. All ages are welcome, but those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. A list of all locations, store phone numbers & dates can be found at www.orvis.com/ff101. Classes are complimentary to the public but RSVP’s are necessary, so call your local Orvis store today for specific class times and to register! Leary PR for Orvis. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Orvis Retail Store - Cleveland 28839 Chagrin Boulevard Woodmere, OH 44122. For more info visit www.orvis.com.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Sunday, April 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

Friends of the Euclid Public Library Book Sale

Submitted Bag Day! Fill a bag with sale material for only $2. Only Friends issued bags allowed in the sale rooms. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Euclid Public Library 631 East 222nd St. Euclid, OH 44123.

B-W Conservatory Chamber Ensemble

Submitted The Arts in Action team at Divinity Lutheran Church in collaboration with the Baldwin-Wallace University Conservatory of Music are featuring in concert their chamber ensemble performing Meissen's "Quartet for the End of Times". The concert will be held in the church sanctuary. The concert is free and open to the public. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Divinity Lutheran Church 11877 Blossom Avenue Parma Hts. OH.

Von Trapped Concert

Submitted The North Coast Men’s Chorus will be performing “Von Trapped” concert on Saturday, April 26 at 8pm and Sunday, April 27 at 3pm. Join us at Regina Auditorium, Notre Dame College, 1857 S. Green Rd, South Euclid, Ohio 44121. The hills are alive with the sound of music as the North Coast Men’s Chorus presents their own twisted version of one of the best-loved musical films of all time. Join us as we sing through fabricated Australian Alps with nuns, soldiers, seven precocious children, a goat herd, and a drag queen baroness! You’ve seen the musical and the movie, but you’ve never seen anything like this! Come explore the universal appeal of music in the movies with a presentation you would expect from the North Coast Men’s Chorus. Advance sale tickets $10-$35 or at the door sales $15-$40. Information at: Tickets@ncmchorus.org or by calling 216.556.0590. For more information visit us at www.ncmchorus.org. Sunday, April 27, 2014, 8:00 PM. Regina Auditorium, Notre Dame College 1857 S. Green Road South Euclid, OH 44121.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Monday, April 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

WESFLC Lupus Optimal Support Group February Meeting

Submitted Please join us for informative information about nutrition vs the causes of flares. Monday, April 28, 2014, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. 3970 Lee Road.

Community Exercise

Submitted Join The Village at Marymount for Tai Chi with Sandy every Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. and Morning Exercise at 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays -- both sessions free of charge and held in Assisi Hall. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. The Village at Marymount 5200 Marymount Village Drive Garfield Heights OH 44125.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

Clay Class for those Touched by Cancer

Submitted Create clay objects that tap into your inner strengths and wisdom along the cancer journey. Please plan on attending all four sessions: April 29th, May 6th, 13th, and 20th. Advance registration required by calling 216-595-9546. Visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Gathering Place East 23300 Commerce Park Beachwood, Ohio 44122.

Nia for those Touched by Cancer

Submitted Nia combines movements from tai chi, yoga, modern dance and jazz dance to help create joy, empowerment and a connection to all of your senses along the cancer journey. Appropriate for any age or physical ability. Call 216-595-9546 or visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. The Gathering Place East 23300 Commerce Park Beachwood, Ohio 44122.

Spring Speed Networking

Submitted Lake, North Canton & Green Chambers of Commerce are hosting this opportunity to broaden your business connections and build lasting relationships and partnerships! Enjoy a breakfast buffet from Menches Bros. one-on-one networking time, and door prizes! Bring your business cards and your best 30 second commercial! Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 7:15 AM – 9:15 AM. Elite Sports of Ohio 11035 Cleveland Avenue NW, Uniontown, OH 44685. For more info visit bit.ly.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

Exploring Spirituality for Those Touched by Cancer

Submitted Learn how ritual and music can help you experience a deeper connection to your spirituality along the cancer journey. Family members and friends of those with cancer are welcome. Advance registration required by calling 216-595-9546. Visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Gathering Place East 23300 Commerce Park Beachwood, Ohio 44122.

Free Educational Seminar - Financial Planning for Long-term Care

Submitted The community is invited to a free educational presentation about financial planning for long-term care on April 30 at 6:30 p.m. at Hummingbird Pointe Apartments Grand Room, 6871 Ames Rd. Parma. Paul J. Stano, Esq. Stano Law Firm, will present on all of the available financial options to help plan for future long-term care. Attendees will learn the differences between the financial options and little-known financial benefits for long-term health care expenses. There will also be education about tax-free VA benefits and the pitfalls of not planning for your future. Know what documents are needed and the new laws regarding them. Light refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP your attendance to Janine Berry, wellness coordinator, at 440-663-3851. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 6:30 PM. Hummingbird Pointe Apartments 6871 Ames Road Parma, OH 44129.

Hospice Volunteer Education

Submitted Hospice Volunteer Education – Thursdays May 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Jennings Center for Older Adults, St. Rita Senior Apartments Community Room, 10614 Granger Road, Garfield Heights, OH 44125. Anyone 13 years of age or older interested in making a difference in the lives of others is welcome to attend this training. Volunteers interested in working with patients attend all four sessions, while volunteers in non-patient areas and teen volunteers only attend the May 1 class. RSVP required. Contact the Volunteer Team at 800-707-8922 (6881). Classes are also offered at other times and days throughout the year. Visit our website at www.hospicewr.org/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities for a full list of our opportunities and a 2014 volunteer education class schedule. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Jennings Center for Older Adults St. Rita Senior Apartments - Comm. Room 10614 Granger Road Garfield Hts, OH 44125.

Mindful Eating for Those Touched by Cancer: Buddha and Breakfast

Submitted Learn to pause, slow down and eat intentionally during this interactive program connecting the healthy mind with mindful eating. Advance registration required by calling 216-595-9546. Visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. The Gathering Place is a caring community that supports, educates and empowers individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. The Gathering Place West 800 Sharon Drive Westlake, OH 44145.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Thursday, May 1, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

An Iraq War Traveling Memorial "Eyes of Freedom"

Submitted The Eyes of Freedom: Lima Company Memorial was created as a result of an Ohio artist’s vision, in which she saw the finished memorial and felt she was being asked to create it. With the help of the families of the fallen and the returned Marines of L3/25, the work was created and unveiled in the Ohio State House Rotunda in 2008, as the vision foretold. Although the paintings in this Memorial specifically depict the 23 fallen Marines from Lima 3/25, it has become much more; The Eyes of Freedom honors all who have answered the call to service. Behind each portrait we feel the honor and sacrifice of the thousands of men and women who have served our country, in every branch of the armed forces. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 10:30 AM – 7:00 PM. Strongsville Recreation Center 18100 Royalton Road Strongsville, OH 44136 Sponsored by Jardine Funeral Home.

Writers Live Author Luncheon Featuring: Shelley Shepard Gray

Submitted Supported by the Friends of MCDL Thurs. May 1, 12:00 pm Weymouth Country Club Tickets - $25 (includes lunch) Author of Amish, historical, western and harlequin romances. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 12:00 PM. Weymouth County Club 3946 Weymouth Road Medina, OH 44256.

Prostate Partners' Partners

Submitted A candid discussion for women who support men with prostate cancer. Call 216-595-9546 or visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. The Gathering Place is a caring community that supports, educates and empowers individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge. Thursday, May 1, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Gathering Place East 23300 Commerce Park Beachwood, Ohio 44122.

A weekend for junior girl Scouts

Submitted Join us for a weekend of fun! Junior Girl Scouts are invited to spend the weekend at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center to complete requirements for the Geocacher and Animal Habitats badges. The event takes place from Friday evening through Sunday afternoon. For the Geocacher badge, scouts will learn the fundamental principles of navigation while using compasses and GPS units. Participants will be challenged to find their way around the EEC campus. Scouts will also explore the various habitats and animals found in Cuyahoga Valley National Park in order to earn their Animal Habitats badge. Participants will be able to investigate how animals survive in the world around us and ways in which we can work together to help protect the survival of animals. Evening events will include a staff-led night hike and a campfire, complete with songs and stories. Throughout the weekend, scouts will be challenged to investigate roles women can play in the world as they explore requirements from the Am… Friday, May 2, 2014 – Sunday, May 4, 2014. Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd Peninsula OH 44264. For more info visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org.

7th Annual Green & Clean Day

Submitted On the first Friday of May each year, Downtown Akron is overrun with volunteers clad in “safety green” shirts putting a deep clean on the Downtown footprint. The goal of the event is to engage the community in making our Downtown “vibrant and valuable.” During the Downtown Green & Clean event business employees and community members form teams and do projects around Downtown properties or are assigned tasks within the district. Each team member receives a t-shirt, goodie bag and a lunch celebration. How to Volunteer Morning or afternoon shifts are available (9 a.m.-12 p.m. or 1-4 p.m.). Form a team of colleagues and sign up today to help keep our Downtown a destination for everyone. Registration is now open at www.downtownakron.com/greenandclean For information contact Kimberly Beckett at 330-374-7676 or kbeckett@downtownakron.com. Green & Clean Day is a part of Keep Akron Beautiful's Clean Up Akron Week/Great American Cleanup™. Friday, May 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Lock 3. For more info visit www.downtownakron.com.

Passport2Plants

Submitted May 2, 3 & 4 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Let your garden explode with 50 Shades of Color WKKY Country 104.7FM is broadcasting LIVE at each location WIN PRIZES! Drawings at each Garden Center PLUS a $200 GRAND PRIZE in Gift Certificates! May 31 – June 1 Customer Appreciation Redeem your completed passport See store for details Presented by: PMGI Martin’s Nursery & Garden Center, Inc. Sabo’s Woodside Nursery & Garden Center, Inc. Gilson Gardens Inc. Nursery & Garden Center Middle Ridge Gardens LLC At all four locations - visit the website for addresses. Friday, May 2, 2014, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Middle Ridge Gardens.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Friday, May 2, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

An Iraq War Traveling Memorial "Eyes of Freedom"

Submitted The Eyes of Freedom: Lima Company Memorial was created as a result of an Ohio artist’s vision, in which she saw the finished memorial and felt she was being asked to create it. With the help of the families of the fallen and the returned Marines of L3/25, the work was created and unveiled in the Ohio State House Rotunda in 2008, as the vision foretold. Although the paintings in this Memorial specifically depict the 23 fallen Marines from Lima 3/25, it has become much more; The Eyes of Freedom honors all who have answered the call to service. Behind each portrait we feel the honor and sacrifice of the thousands of men and women who have served our country, in every branch of the armed forces. Friday, May 2, 2014, 10:30 AM – 7:00 PM. Strongsville Recreation Center 18100 Royalton Road Strongsville, OH 44136 Sponsored by Jardine Funeral Home.

WordCamp North Canton 2014

Submitted WordCamp 2014 is a two-day event. You can buy a $10 Friday only ticket or a $20 Saturday only ticket. If you would like to attend both days, please purchase a ticket for each day. Fri. May 2: Marketing BootCamp from 12p to 4p. Learn effective marketing tactics utilizing WordPress and other resources of the interwebs to bring people to your WordPress site. Our speakers will present their session in a rapid-fire fashion, with a Q and A session at the end of the day. Friday, May 2, 2014, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Stark State College 6200 Frank Avenue NW North Canton, Ohio 44720.

Glow in the Park Akron

Submitted The best way to light up the night! The ultimate party fun run! But most importantly, it's the freakin' awesome foam-pits-fluorescent-colors-blacklights-glowing-warpaint-dance-moves night you'll never forget! Friday, May 2, 2014, 8:45 PM – 10:30 PM. Portage Lakes State Park 5031 Manchester Road Akron, OH 44319. For more info visit glowintheparkrun.com.

Antiquities Photo Event

Submitted The Mentor Skateland Artistic Club is holding an incredible photo event. This is your chance to purchase a beautiful sepia-tone, 10" by 13" photograph from Antiquities Studios for only $10. Your children, up to age 16, will be photographed in vintage attire and with antique props for old-fashioned charm. Antiquities Studios provides everything, and you will receive a photo that you will cherish forever.... This opportunity is available for one weekend only, May 3rd and 4th, 2014. Appointment times fill up quickly, call today. Don't miss out! Children grow up so fast! These spectacular photographs make wonderful gifts! Don't forget to ask how you can get a free photo package! Mentor Skateland is located at 5615 Andrews Road in Mentor on the Lake, OH. For more information, or to schedule your appointment time, please call Connie at (440)257.3387. www.mentorskateland.com. Please help spread the word to your friends and family. Thank you. Saturday, May 3, 2014 – Sunday, May 4, 2014. Mentor Skateland, 5615 Andrews Road, Mentor on the Lake, OH.

Garfield Heights Unites 5K Run/Walk

Submitted Garfield Heights Unites towards living a healthier lifestyle. Walk or Run, bring your families and friends and spend a very fun and positive day together. In partnership with Families Getting Fit the GHCC invites everyone to join us as we work toward a healthier, fitter and happier future. Registration day of starts @ 7:30am. The awards ceremony and community barbeque follow @ Red Oak Shelter. Portion of the proceeds benefit No Kid Hungry, The GH Kiwanis and the GHCC scholarship fund. To register go to the chamber website and click on the event. or call the GHCC office @ 216.475.7775 for registration forms. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 7:25 AM – 2:00 PM. Garfield Park Reservation, Red Oak Shelter. Garfield Heights 44125.

WordCamp North Canton 2014

Submitted Learn to Build or Improve Your WordPress Site! WordCamp 2014 is a two-day event. You can buy a $10 Friday only ticket or a $20 Saturday only ticket. If you would like to attend both days, please purchase a ticket for each day. Sat. May 3: All about WordPress from 8a to 4p. We’ll have sessions for every experience level. From the basics, to what you can do to make it work better and smarter. A powerful speaker line-up for every interest! Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Tickets are limited. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Stark State College 6200 Frank Avenue NW North Canton, Ohio 44720.

2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis

Submitted Presented by: University Hospitals Department of Orthopaedics. Financial Goal: $173,200. The Walk to Cure Arthritis is the signature fundraising event for the Arthritis Foundation, raising funds to fight and cure the nation's #1 cause of disability. Every year, people across the country move together to celebrate those who are making a positive impact on the lives of people living with arthritis. More than just an event, the Walk to Cure Arthritis is a celebration of year-round movement. It is building awareness for this debilitating disease and raising necessary funds to drive arthritis research, education and life improvement programs. Our mission is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. When you join us at the Walk to Cure arthritis, you're not moving alone - you are becoming part of a community looking to achieve better health and change lives at the same time. We look forward to seeing you at the Walk to Cure Arthritis! Saturday, May 3, 2014, 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM. Cleveland Metroparks Zoo 3900 Wildlife Way Cleveland OH 44109.

Symposium for those with Melanoma

Submitted Dialogue with the doctors and have your questions answered. Learn about nutrition and melanoma and hear from a panel of survivors. Family members welcome. Continental breakfast and lunch provided. In collaboration with University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center and the Melanoma Education Initiative. Register in advance by calling 216-595-9546. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM. The Gathering Place East 23300 Commerce Park Beachwood, Ohio 44122.

Walk to Cure Arthritis- Cleveland

Submitted For more help or information about the Walk to Cure Arthritis, contact Courtney Winnen at cwinnen@arthritis.org, or call 216-285-2829. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 8:30 AM. Cleveland Metro Parks Zoo 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, OH 44109. For more info visit arthritiswalkcleveland.kintera.org.

Berea Animal Rescue Friends Annual Huge Rummage Sale

Submitted Berea Animal Rescue Friends will be hosting its huge annual rummage sale on May 3 at the Berea High School cafeteria at 165 E Bagley Rd. Berea (corner of Bagley and Eastland Rd.) from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Come early to find the best treasures! ARF is seeking donations and volunteers for the sale, and encourages the public to start saving unwanted treasures now to help homeless animals. Items may be dropped off at the Berea High School cafeteria on Friday, May 2nd, between 5:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. only. Donated rummage sale items must not be dropped off at the shelter, as ARF has no place to store items in advance of the sale. Large appliances or large pieces of furniture cannot be accepted. Clothing items such as shirts, pants, and dresses also cannot be accepted, although quality coats, shoes, or purses are gladly accepted and appreciated. ARF asks that discretion be used when donating items concerning condition and resale value. Volunteers are also needed in order to help set up the event and clean up a… Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Berea High School cafeteria (corner of Eastland and Bagley Rds.).

Orvis Offers FREE Fly Fishing Lessons in Cleveland

Submitted From April through June most Saturday and Sunday mornings, your local Orvis retail store will offer free fly fishing lessons. If you're looking for a great way to get your family together outside, sign up! Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can enjoy together. All ages are welcome, but those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. A list of all locations, store phone numbers & dates can be found at www.orvis.com/ff101. Classes are complimentary to the public but RSVP’s are necessary, so call your local Orvis store today for specific class times and to register! Leary PR for Orvis. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Orvis Retail Store - Cleveland 28839 Chagrin Boulevard Woodmere, OH 44122. For more info visit www.orvis.com.

Passport2Plants

Submitted May 2, 3 & 4 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Let your garden explode with 50 Shades of Color WKKY Country 104.7FM is broadcasting LIVE at each location WIN PRIZES! Drawings at each Garden Center PLUS a $200 GRAND PRIZE in Gift Certificates! May 31 – June 1 Customer Appreciation Redeem your completed passport See store for details Presented by: PMGI Martin’s Nursery & Garden Center, Inc. Sabo’s Woodside Nursery & Garden Center, Inc. Gilson Gardens Inc. Nursery & Garden Center Middle Ridge Gardens LLC At all four locations - visit the website for addresses. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Middle Ridge Gardens.

Mother's Day Card and Flower Gift Bag Class

Submitted Amy from Crazy Beyoutiful Studio will be hosting a mini-paper crafting class on Saturday, May 3rd at Best Bib and Tucker. Come learn how to make a Spring or Mother’s Day card and a flower gift bag. Class fee is $5. Classes will be 20 minutes long and held throughout the morning. Suitable for ages 10 and up. To register call 330-877-3308, stop in the shop, or register online http://bit.ly/BBTEvents by Monday, April 28th. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Best Bib and Tucker 127 Mill St. Hartville, OH 44632. For more info visit bit.ly.

Shadybrook's Spiritual Spa Day

Submitted Embracing Your Journey from Within: Finding Your Way to Wholeness and Health. Guest Speaker efy McDonnell, a fine arts photographer and spiritual seeker, will speak on her healing journey. On this special day of relaxation and rejuvenation, sample a variety of healing methods offered by experienced practitioners including: Reiki, Yoga, Hypnotherapy, Chanting, Massage, Reflexology, Spiritual Consultations and much more. Spa Day lunch included. All proceeds benefit Destination Hope, a non-profit organization dedicated to women in active cancer treatment. To register for this event, visit www.shadybrook.org or www.eventbrite.com. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. East Shore Unitarian Church 10848 Chillicothe Rd. Kirtland, OH.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

An Iraq War Traveling Memorial "Eyes of Freedom"

Submitted The Eyes of Freedom: Lima Company Memorial was created as a result of an Ohio artist’s vision, in which she saw the finished memorial and felt she was being asked to create it. With the help of the families of the fallen and the returned Marines of L3/25, the work was created and unveiled in the Ohio State House Rotunda in 2008, as the vision foretold. Although the paintings in this Memorial specifically depict the 23 fallen Marines from Lima 3/25, it has become much more; The Eyes of Freedom honors all who have answered the call to service. Behind each portrait we feel the honor and sacrifice of the thousands of men and women who have served our country, in every branch of the armed forces. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10:30 AM – 7:00 PM. Strongsville Recreation Center 18100 Royalton Road Strongsville, OH 44136 Sponsored by Jardine Funeral Home.

"Coffee What's Up" Social Meeting

Submitted This is a new community social event. Meet your community. Soon to expand.....everywhere. The first 5 people that show up, there is a table on reserve (the big one), will receive a free coffee; compliments of Muggswigz. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Muggswigz Coffee & Tea 137 Walnut Ave. NE, Canton, Ohio 44702.

Local Author Expo

Submitted Medina - Sat. May 3, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Meet local authors, discover self-publishing secrets, hear their experiences, and purchase new reading material. Authors interested please contact Connie Sureck at 330-722-6235 ext. 2910. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Medina County District Library 210 South Broadway Street Medina, OH 44256.

Ladies Luncheon for CASA/GAL of Summit County

Submitted Imagine a world without child abuse...Please do your part by attending a special Ladies Luncheon to benefit the CASA/GAL Program of Summit County. Together we can restore the hope in abused and neglected children. Guest speaker is Karen Starr, owner of Hazel Tree Interiors. Karen will inspire our imaginations with decorating tips to lighten up our homes for the spring. Tickets are $50 each or $350 for a table of 8. RSVP by April 25 to Kim Ray at 330.696.1535 or kimray1234@gmail.com. Summit County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) provides every child who enters the court system as a result of allegations of abuse, neglect or dependency with a trained community volunteer to advocate for what is the child's "best interest.". Saturday, May 3, 2014, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Portage Country Club 240 N. Portage Path Akron, OH 44303. For more info visit www.summitcasagal.org.

Massages for Mom

Submitted Buckeye - Sat. May 3, 12:00 - 3:00 pm Bring Mom for a 15-minute chair massage and a treat in honor of Mother’s Day. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Medina County District Library Buckeye Library 6625 Wolff Road Medina, OH 44256.

Bigfoot Presentation

Submitted Press Release Researchers from Ohio's Genoskwa Project, a Bigfoot research group, will host an information session in the community room of the North Canton Public Library on May 3rd from 12:30 to 4:30 PM. The researchers will address the Bigfoot sightings in Stark, Carroll, and Columbiana Counties that happened up to July of last year. They would also like to encourage anyone else who has had any experiences to share their stories. The researchers are very interested in first hand accounts so that they can focus field research in this area. Dan Baker, one of the founders of the group, emphasizes that the group wants to create a positive atmosphere where the public can learn more about Bigfoot and share their experiences without persecution. The presentation will include audio, video, and photo evidence as well as footcasts and a 7 ft. 9 in. scale model of a Bigfoot. The researchers will also share their first hand experiences of sightings and encounters. The Genoskwa Project is a team of dedicate… Saturday, May 3, 2014, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM. North Canton Public Library 185 North Main St. North Canton, Ohio 44720.

Forever Blue an afternoon of Jazz Scholarship luncheon

Submitted This year Spelman College celebrates 133 years of educating women who make a Choice to change the world! The Cleveland chapter of the National Association of Alumnae of Spelman College will commemorate this milestone with a Scholarship Jazz Brunch featuring the noted local musicians of Hubb's Grove. Spelman College is the nations oldest historically Black college for women and continues to be a global leader in the education of women of African descent. Contributions to Forever Blue will provide scholarship support for Cleveland area Spelman students towards tuition, books and study abroad opportunities. Donations to support the scholarship fund may be made directly to the following address: Cleveland Chapter NAASC P.O. Box 18179 Cleveland Heights, OH 44118. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Acacia Reservation 26899 Cedar Rd, Lyndhurst, OH 44122.

Chinese Auction

Submitted Chines auction to benefit Ashtabgula County Young Marines and Marine Corps League 782. May 3, 2014 at the Jefferson Eagles 133 South Spruce Road Jefferson Ohio Doors open at 4:00 p.m. drawing starts at 6:00 p.m. Admission $5.00 Some Grand Prizes include 32" Smart T.V. an Amish made shed, a BBQ grill with smoker and much more!!! 50/50 and food extra CASH bar available at The Eagles questions or for tickets call (440) 636-6249. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Jefferson Eagles 133 South Spruce Road Jefferson Ohio 44047.

Off to the Races: Kentucky Derby Watch Party

Submitted The 140th "Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports" is coming to Cleveland. Around the Corner in Lakewood is hosting Off to the Races: Kentucky Derby Watch Party, benefitting Malachi House. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door the day of the event. Attendees will enjoy a casual atmosphere – formal attire is optional, but you're still encouraged to wear a big hat or crazy tie! Come to watch the Kentucky Derby on the big screen and have fun with: Silent auction Hermit crab races Derby squares Photo booth Best big hat and crazy tie contest And don't forget the traditional Derby beverage – the mint julep! Adults get three drink tickets, which includes mint juleps, domestic draft beer and well drinks. All guests get unlimited food, including: Pizza Wings Sub sandwiches Pierogies Salad Veggie tray Tickets: Adults: $35 Kids 12-15: $15 Kids 11 and under: Free. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Around the Corner Saloon & Cafe 18616 Detroit Ave Lakewood, OH 44107. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

Downtown Akron Artwalk

Submitted On the first Saturday of each month the Artwalk features nearly two dozen destinations for art, shopping, dining and entertainment with offerings that fit every budget. Hand-blown glass, pottery, ceramic, paintings, textiles, jewelry and eclectic house wares all dot the footprint of this spectacular monthly event. The participating spaces change every month, as do the exhibitions, food and entertainment. Each month is a unique experience and a wonderful opportunity to meet the artists that make Downtown a culturally and artistically vibrant community. The city of Akron's free trolley service runs the entire route, making shopping convenient and parking painless. Trolley service begins at 5 p.m. and runs through 10 p.m. with destinations opening their doors between 5 and 6 p.m. Many Artwalk patrons make a night out of their visit to Downtown by enjoying a dinner at a Downtown restaurants as they peruse the galleries. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Downtown Akron. For more info visit www.downtownakron.com.

United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland 33rd Anniversary Gala

Submitted 33rd Anniversary Gala "The Renaissance" Featuring Up Close and Personal performance with Grammy Nominated Kenny Lattimore 1920's Attire Requested - Black Tie Optional. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. InterContinental Hotel Cleveland 9801 Carnegie Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106.

Funnel Cakes Not Included at the CPA!

Submitted Fresh of its sold out premiere at CPT Big Box, Funnel Cakes Not Included takes the stage at the Conservatory For Performing Arts (CPA) for two performances! This forty-five minute solo performance piece is not to be missed! Funnel Cakes Not Included is a labor of love. Well, a labor of love, severe depression and lots of therapy (both talk and shock.) The show takes a humorous look at the more entertaining aspects of suicidal depression and how it has colored the life, parenting, career, and day-to-day survival skills of it's narrator. The show combines material created while reflecting on a yearlong adventure through a suicidal amusement park of fun which included attractions like Psych Facility Land and Electro-Shock Wonder Village. The show, written by Deena Nyer Mendlowitz, starring Anne McEvoy, and directed by Mitchell Fields, is a collection of true monologues about being mentally ill. The production illuminates the distorted lens of a person living with constant suicidal depression, co… Saturday, May 3, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 6622 Wilson Mills Rd Mayfield Village, Oh 44143. For more info visit www.cpacleveland.org.

Spring In Bloom Luncheon and Fashion Show

Submitted Second Annual "Spring In Bloom" Fashion Show and Luncheon presented by the Urban League of Greater Cleveland Guild. Celebrity Models, Vendors, Raffles and Gift Baskets, Tickets: $40/pp - Table for 10: $400 Patricia Triggs - Guild President Irene Walton - Luncheon Chairperson Tickets & information Call Urban League @ 216-622-0999 or Irene Walton @216-268-5939. Purchase tickets online @ www.ulcleveland.org. Saturday, May 3, 2014, 11:30 PM. T.S. Macklin Event Center 6200 Enterprise Parkway - Solon Commons Solon, OH 44139 (Doors Open at 10:30).

Orvis Offers FREE Fly Fishing Lessons in Cleveland

Submitted From April through June most Saturday and Sunday mornings, your local Orvis retail store will offer free fly fishing lessons. If you're looking for a great way to get your family together outside, sign up! Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can enjoy together. All ages are welcome, but those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. A list of all locations, store phone numbers & dates can be found at www.orvis.com/ff101. Classes are complimentary to the public but RSVP’s are necessary, so call your local Orvis store today for specific class times and to register! Leary PR for Orvis. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Orvis Retail Store - Cleveland 28839 Chagrin Boulevard Woodmere, OH 44122. For more info visit www.orvis.com.

Passport2Plants

Submitted May 2, 3 & 4 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Let your garden explode with 50 Shades of Color WKKY Country 104.7FM is broadcasting LIVE at each location WIN PRIZES! Drawings at each Garden Center PLUS a $200 GRAND PRIZE in Gift Certificates! May 31 – June 1 Customer Appreciation Redeem your completed passport See store for details Presented by: PMGI Martin’s Nursery & Garden Center, Inc. Sabo’s Woodside Nursery & Garden Center, Inc. Gilson Gardens Inc. Nursery & Garden Center Middle Ridge Gardens LLC At all four locations - visit the website for addresses. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Middle Ridge Gardens.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Sunday, May 4, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

Bark For LIfe of North Olmsted

Submitted The cost is $10 for one dog and $15 for two. We’ll be doing a half mile and mile walk and after the walk we’ll be doing games and contests. We’re also having a DJ who will provide music during the event. We’re having vendors setting up tables with their information. All money collect goes to The American Cancer Society. For more information go to our website. Hope to see you there. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. 28114 Lorain Rd. North Olmsted Oh, 44070. For more info visit main.acsevents.org.

Hattie Larlham Open House & Book Signing

Submitted Learn about Hattie Larlham’s programs, job opportunities and ways to get involved at this free event. Hattie Larlham welcomes guest authors R. Charles Larlham, son of Hattie and Richard Larlham, and Susan Busch, a mother of a child with developmental disabilities. Food samples and tours will be available throughout the day. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Hattie Larlham Center for Children with Disabilities 9772 Diagonal Road Mantua, Ohio, 44255. For more info visit share.hattielarlham.org.

SPAGHETTI DINNER BENEFIT

Submitted On February 2nd 2014 Stephen Newman of Canton passed away after a battle with cancer. He left behind his wife of 51 years Loleda Newman who is encountering mounting medical and household bills. Please help support this Canton family at this difficult time. WHEN: Sunday May 4, 2014 WHERE: McKinley Eagles- 5024 Monticello Avenue Northwest Canton OH 44708 TIME: 3:00-6:00 pm PRICE: $7 for adults, $5 for children 3-10 years old, children 2 and under are free EVENTS: Food, fun for kids, music, 50/50 raffle, and silent auction, corn hole tournament ($5 person), and much more Any monetary gifts to the Newman Family Benevolent Fund can be deposited at any First Merit Bank. Sunday, May 4, 2014, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM. McKinley Eagles- 5024 Monticello Avenue Northwest Canton OH 44708.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Monday, May 5, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

Hospice Volunteer Education

Submitted Hospice Volunteer Education – Mondays and Wednesdays, May 5, 7, 12, and 14 from 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. at Hospice of the Western Reserve on the St. John’s West Shore Hospital Campus, 29101 Health Campus Dr. Building 2, Suite 400, Westlake, OH 44145. Anyone 13 years of age or older interested in making a difference in the lives of others is welcome to attend this training. Volunteers interested in working with patients attend all sessions, while volunteering in non-patient areas and teen volunteering requires only attendance at the first class. RSVP required by calling 800-707-8922 (6881). Classes are offered at other times and days throughout the year. Visit our website at www.hospicewr.org/volunteer-opportunities. Monday, May 5, 2014, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Hospice of the Western Reserve St. John West Shore Hospital Campus 29101 Health Campus Drive, Bldg. 2, Su. 400 Westlake, OH 44145.

Community Exercise

Submitted Join The Village at Marymount for Tai Chi with Sandy every Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. and Morning Exercise at 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays -- both sessions free of charge and held in Assisi Hall. Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. The Village at Marymount 5200 Marymount Village Drive Garfield Heights OH 44125.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

Mollie B Polka Party

Submitted Join Mollie B with a host of her favorite Polka bands May 6, 2014, through May 9, 2014, at the Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron, Ohio. Each day multiple bands will be playing from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. while taping for the Mollie B Polka Party show which airs weekly on RFD-TV. Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Sawmill Creek Resort, Huron, OH. For more info visit www.rfdtv.com.

Beyond Breast Cancer Treatment: A Comprehensive Approach

Submitted An 8-week program addressing hot topics in survivorship including emotional wellness, nutrition and exercise. Twice weekly exercise, a weekly support group and a weekly hands-on healthy cooking class. Advance registration required by calling 216-595-9546. Visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. The Gathering Place is a caring community that supports, educates and empowers individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge. Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 6:00 PM. The Gathering Place West 800 Sharon Drive Westlake, OH 44145.

Clay Class for those Touched by Cancer

Submitted Create clay objects that tap into your inner strengths and wisdom along the cancer journey. Please plan on attending all four sessions: April 29th, May 6th, 13th, and 20th. Advance registration required by calling 216-595-9546. Visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Gathering Place East 23300 Commerce Park Beachwood, Ohio 44122.

Laura Ingalls Wilder: The Story Behind the Stories *

Submitted Highland - Tues. May 6, 6:30 pm Grades 1-5 - Judy Green brings to life the stories of Laura Ingalls Wilder. *Register for this event at your library or at www.mcdl.info/events. Tuesday, May 6, 2014, 6:30 PM. Medina County District Library Highland Library 4160 Ridge Road Medina, OH 44256.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

Mollie B Polka Party

Submitted Join Mollie B with a host of her favorite Polka bands May 6, 2014, through May 9, 2014, at the Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron, Ohio. Each day multiple bands will be playing from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. while taping for the Mollie B Polka Party show which airs weekly on RFD-TV. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Sawmill Creek Resort, Huron, Ohio. For more info visit www.rfdtv.com.

Hospice Volunteer Education

Submitted Hospice Volunteer Education – Mondays and Wednesdays, May 5, 7, 12, and 14 from 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. at Hospice of the Western Reserve on the St. John’s West Shore Hospital Campus, 29101 Health Campus Dr. Building 2, Suite 400, Westlake, OH 44145. Anyone 13 years of age or older interested in making a difference in the lives of others is welcome to attend this training. Volunteers interested in working with patients attend all sessions, while volunteering in non-patient areas and teen volunteering requires only attendance at the first class. RSVP required by calling 800-707-8922 (6881). Classes are offered at other times and days throughout the year. Visit our website at www.hospicewr.org/volunteer-opportunities. Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Hospice of the Western Reserve St. John West Shore Hospital Campus 29101 Health Campus Drive, Bldg. 2, Su. 400 Westlake, OH 44145.

Hospice Volunteer Education

Submitted Hospice Volunteer Education – Thursdays May 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Jennings Center for Older Adults, St. Rita Senior Apartments Community Room, 10614 Granger Road, Garfield Heights, OH 44125. Anyone 13 years of age or older interested in making a difference in the lives of others is welcome to attend this training. Volunteers interested in working with patients attend all four sessions, while volunteers in non-patient areas and teen volunteers only attend the May 1 class. RSVP required. Contact the Volunteer Team at 800-707-8922 (6881). Classes are also offered at other times and days throughout the year. Visit our website at www.hospicewr.org/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities for a full list of our opportunities and a 2014 volunteer education class schedule. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Jennings Center for Older Adults St. Rita Senior Apartments - Comm. Room 10614 Granger Road Garfield Hts, OH 44125.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Thursday, May 8, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

Mollie B Polka Party

Submitted Join Mollie B with a host of her favorite Polka bands May 6, 2014, through May 9, 2014, at the Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron, Ohio. Each day multiple bands will be playing from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. while taping for the Mollie B Polka Party show which airs weekly on RFD-TV. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Sawmill Creek Resort, Huron, Ohio. For more info visit www.rfdtv.com.

Beyond Breast Cancer Treatment: A Comprehensive Approach

Submitted An 8-week program addressing hot topics in survivorship including emotional wellness, nutrition and exercise. Twice weekly exercise, a weekly support group and a weekly hands-on healthy cooking class. Advance registration required by calling 216-595-9546. Visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. The Gathering Place is a caring community that supports, educates and empowers individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 6:00 PM. The Gathering Place West 800 Sharon Drive Westlake, OH 44145.

Bridal Show at Hale Farm & Village

Submitted Hale Farm & Village is home to some of the most beautiful wedding venues in the Cuyahoga Valley. Learn about the multitude of locations offered at Hale Farm and start checking off your wedding "to-do" list at this second annual Bridal Show. Each location will be displayed as they might be during a wedding, giving brides a glimpse into the opportunities that await. A variety of vendors and wedding professionals will be on-site as well. Enjoy a cash bar and food samples, win a door prize, and brainstorm with your bridesmaids! Thursday, May 8, 2014, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Hale Farm & Village 2686 Oak Hill Road Bath, OH 44210. For more info visit www.wrhs.org.

Dance Like a Chicken Day *

Submitted May 8, 6:30 pm or Fri. May 9, 10:30 am, ages 2-7 Celebrate with a fun fowl story time. *Register for this event at your library or at www.mcdl.info/events. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 6:30 PM. Medina County District Library Brunswick Library 3649 Center Road Brunswick, OH 44212.

Free Radical and the Late Night Sketchbook

Submitted Shows are May 8, 9, 15, 16, 17 @8 pm/ tickets $15 MAY 10 @ 8PM SPECIAL BENEFIT PERFORMANCE / TIX = $25. Thursday, May 8, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Saint John’s Episcopal Church 2600 Church Ave. CLEVELAND OH 44113.

Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sale

Submitted Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sale – The proceeds will support seriously ill patients of all ages and their families, veterans in need of socialized care, and grief, trauma and bereavement counseling in schools and the community. The next warehouse sale will be held Friday, May 9, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 10, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Hospice of the Western Reserve Headquarters, 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland 44110. The sale will feature high quality, gently used furniture, accessory pieces, antiques and collectibles, garden/patio décor, pottery and glass, as well as unique decorative accessories to accentuate any style. Cash and major credit cards (VISA, MaserCard, and Discover) will be accepted for payment (no checks). Ample parking for the warehouse sale will be available in the Hospice of the Western parking lot. Follow the “Warehouse Sale” signs upon arrival at the agency’s site. To donate items for the sale, contact the Warehouse Sale Team at 800-707-8922, ext 6881.… Friday, May 9, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Hospice of the Western Reserve 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland, OH 44110.

The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Presents the Spring Members’ Show

Submitted The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces an exciting upcoming new exhibition, Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014. The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the opening reception which will be on Thursday, March 20 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Spring Members’ Show is an opportunity for members of the AAWR to showcase, promote, and sell their work to the public in our premier gallery space. AAWR members are each invited to showcase two original artworks and with a membership of over a hundred artists, the Spring Members’ Show is sure to offer something for everyone. The Artists Archives of the Western Reserve is a unique archival facility created to preserve representative bodies of work created by Ohio visual artists. A “living archive” the AAWR has frequent exhibitions at its modern facility in University Circle. The Artists Archives serves as this region’s repository for artists looking for a p… Friday, May 9, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 1834 East 123rd Street Cleveland, OH 44106.

Dance Like a Chicken Day *

Submitted Brunswick - Fri. May 9, 10:30 am, ages 2-7 Celebrate with a fun fowl story time. *Register for this event at your library or at www.mcdl.info/events. Friday, May 9, 2014, 10:30 AM. Medina County District Library Brunswick Library 3649 Center Road Brunswick, OH 44212.

Mollie B Polka Party

Submitted Join Mollie B with a host of her favorite Polka bands May 6, 2014, through May 9, 2014, at the Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron, Ohio. Each day multiple bands will be playing from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. while taping for the Mollie B Polka Party show which airs weekly on RFD-TV. Friday, May 9, 2014, 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Sawmill Creek Resort, Huron, Ohio. For more info visit www.rfdtv.com.

Ohio Dance Theatre presents Lines 22 Mixed Rep

Submitted Ohio Dance Theatre presents our Mixed Rep Lines 22 spring performance. Come join us in celebrating our 22nd year at ODT. The performance will be held at Hall Auditorium in Oberlin on May 9th-10th at 7:30pm. For tickets call 440-774-6077 or go online at http://www.ohiodancetheatre.org/TICKETS.html. Tickets are $25 for priority seating or $15 for general admission. Friday, May 9, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Hall Auditorium 67 N Main St Oberlin, OH 44074.

Free Radical and the Late Night Sketchbook

Submitted Shows are May 8, 9, 15, 16, 17 @8 pm/ tickets $15 MAY 10 @ 8PM SPECIAL BENEFIT PERFORMANCE / TIX = $25. Friday, May 9, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Saint John’s Episcopal Church 2600 Church Ave. CLEVELAND OH 44113.

American Lung Association's Fight For Air Walk

Submitted Benefit for the American Lung Association. Walk either the 1 or 3 mile route along Cleveland's waterfront and downtown Cleveland. Entertainment on the Nautica stage by the band, Grandvue Lots of food. Kids' activities: Jungle Terry, magician, juggler, animal balloon artist, face painting, tattoos, etc,. Wellness exhibits Raffle. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica.

Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sale

Submitted Hospice of the Western Reserve Warehouse Sale – The proceeds will support seriously ill patients of all ages and their families, veterans in need of socialized care, and grief, trauma and bereavement counseling in schools and the community. The next warehouse sale will be held Friday, May 9, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 10, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Hospice of the Western Reserve Headquarters, 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland 44110. The sale will feature high quality, gently used furniture, accessory pieces, antiques and collectibles, garden/patio décor, pottery and glass, as well as unique decorative accessories to accentuate any style. Cash and major credit cards (VISA, MaserCard, and Discover) will be accepted for payment (no checks). Ample parking for the warehouse sale will be available in the Hospice of the Western parking lot. Follow the “Warehouse Sale” signs upon arrival at the agency’s site. To donate items for the sale, contact the Warehouse Sale Team at 800-707-8922, ext 6881.… Saturday, May 10, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Hospice of the Western Reserve 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland, OH 44110.

Orvis Offers FREE Fly Fishing Lessons in Cleveland

Submitted From April through June most Saturday and Sunday mornings, your local Orvis retail store will offer free fly fishing lessons. If you're looking for a great way to get your family together outside, sign up! Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can enjoy together. All ages are welcome, but those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. A list of all locations, store phone numbers & dates can be found at www.orvis.com/ff101. Classes are complimentary to the public but RSVP’s are necessary, so call your local Orvis store today for specific class times and to register! Leary PR for Orvis. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Orvis Retail Store - Cleveland 28839 Chagrin Boulevard Woodmere, OH 44122. For more info visit www.orvis.com.

2014 Columbus Spring Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show

Submitted 2014 COLUMBUS SPRING AVANT-GARDE ART & CRAFT SHOW St. Agatha’s Parish Hall 1860 Northam Rd. Columbus, OH 43221 Saturday, May 10th 2014 10:00am-4:00pm Mother's Day is tomorrow! Find the perfect gift and finish your last minute shopping! This large show will feature nearly 100 artists and crafters selling their original handmade items! Admission is $3 to the public, children under 12 are free. A portion of proceeds will benefit the local non-profit Charity Newsies, The show is currently accepting vendors. For more information visit www.avantgardeshows.com. The show is still currently accepting vendors, for information, please visit us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn or email us at Becki@ag-shows.com. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. St. Agatha's Parish Hall 1860 Northam Rd Columbus, OH 43221. For more info visit www.avantgardeshows.com.

Garden Fest

Submitted A spring celebration with a variety of activities for the entire family. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Beech Creek Botanical Gardens & Nature Preserve.

The Essential Run

Submitted This is the ASMC 2nd annual Essential Run in support of the Wounded Warrior Project and the St. Augustine Hunger Center. Proceeds for the event will be donated to each of these great organizations. There will be three events people can participate in; the 5K run, the 1 mile walk and the children’s run. The overall top 3 finishers for male and female competitors will receive awards. Pre-register online for the 5K/1Mile for $22 or $25 the day of. (Free T-Shirt included!) Kids run free with parent/guardian race registration - $10 without adult registration. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM. The West Side Irish-American Club 8559 Jennings Road Olmsted Township, Ohio , 44138. For more info visit essentialrun.zapevent.com.

"Coffee What's Up" Social Meeting

Submitted This is a new community social event. Meet your community. Soon to expand.....everywhere. The first 5 people that show up, there is a table on reserve (the big one), will receive a free coffee; compliments of Muggswigz. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Muggswigz Coffee & Tea 137 Walnut Ave. NE, Canton, Ohio 44702.

Cook With Me! *

Submitted Buckeye - Sat. May 10, 1:00 pm Ages 3-9 with adult - Create something special for Mother’s Day. Check out the great cookbooks for you, too! *Register for this event at your library or at www.mcdl.info/events. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 1:00 PM. Medina County District Library Buckeye Library 6625 Wolff Road Medina, OH 44256.

4 Miles 4 Water

Submitted How Far Would You Go? 4 Miles 4 Water May 10, 2014 Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater Park Lakefront Reservation This is Not Just Another Event, It’s an Experience! An Educational and Recreational Event Focusing on the Awareness of Clean and Safe Drinking Water Locally in Northeast Ohio and Globally The Event - This event is an interactive experience where participants will be immersed in an educational 4 Mile run (or 1 mile walk) listening to an audio file providing proof of the world’s water crisis and by also participating in additional educational activities. - 1,000 participants and a goal of raising $100,000 directed towards awareness and education locally and providing water access one global community at a time. - This will be a Zero Waste event by utilizing only compostable and recyclable materials, producing as little garbage as possible. Utilizing Local resources to build the 4M4W experience and helping maintain core goals of Sustainability. - Attempting to break a Guinness World… Saturday, May 10, 2014, 3:30 PM – 10:30 PM. Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater Park Lakefront Reservation.

Ohio Dance Theatre presents Lines 22 Mixed Rep

Submitted Ohio Dance Theatre presents our Mixed Rep Lines 22 spring performance. Come join us in celebrating our 22nd year at ODT. The performance will be held at Hall Auditorium in Oberlin on May 9th-10th at 7:30pm. For tickets call 440-774-6077 or go online at http://www.ohiodancetheatre.org/TICKETS.html. Tickets are $25 for priority seating or $15 for general admission. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Hall Auditorium 67 N Main St Oberlin, OH 44074.

Free Radical and the Late Night Sketchbook

Submitted Shows are May 8, 9, 15, 16, 17 @8 pm/ tickets $15 MAY 10 @ 8PM SPECIAL BENEFIT PERFORMANCE / TIX = $25. Saturday, May 10, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Saint John’s Episcopal Church 2600 Church Ave. CLEVELAND OH 44113.

Funnel Cakes Not Included at the CPA!

Submitted Fresh of its sold out premiere at CPT Big Box, Funnel Cakes Not Included takes the stage at the Conservatory For Performing Arts (CPA) for two performances! This forty-five minute solo performance piece is not to be missed! Funnel Cakes Not Included is a labor of love. Well, a labor of love, severe depression and lots of therapy (both talk and shock.) The show takes a humorous look at the more entertaining aspects of suicidal depression and how it has colored the life, parenting, career, and day-to-day survival skills of it's narrator. The show combines material created while reflecting on a yearlong adventure through a suicidal amusement park of fun which included attractions like Psych Facility Land and Electro-Shock Wonder Village. The show, written by Deena Nyer Mendlowitz, starring Anne McEvoy, and directed by Mitchell Fields, is a collection of true monologues about being mentally ill. The production illuminates the distorted lens of a person living with constant suicidal depression, co… Saturday, May 10, 2014, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 6622 Wilson Mills Rd Mayfield Village, Oh 44143. For more info visit www.cpacleveland.org.

The Race

Submitted The Race is an annual fundraising walk/run being held to raise proceeds for breast cancer research. Anyone can register, so bring the whole family! The cost is $20 per adult and $15 per child. This one mile race will be held on Sunday May 11th, 2014 at Legacy Village located at 25001 Cedar Road, Lyndhurst, OH. Registration starts at 8 am and the race begins at 9 am. Sunday, May 11, 2014, 8:00 AM. Legacy Village 25001 Cedar Road Lyndhurst, OH. For more info visit dotherace.com.

Orvis Offers FREE Fly Fishing Lessons in Cleveland

Submitted From April through June most Saturday and Sunday mornings, your local Orvis retail store will offer free fly fishing lessons. If you're looking for a great way to get your family together outside, sign up! Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can enjoy together. All ages are welcome, but those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. A list of all locations, store phone numbers & dates can be found at www.orvis.com/ff101. Classes are complimentary to the public but RSVP’s are necessary, so call your local Orvis store today for specific class times and to register! Leary PR for Orvis. Sunday, May 11, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Orvis Retail Store - Cleveland 28839 Chagrin Boulevard Woodmere, OH 44122. For more info visit www.orvis.com.

Hospice Volunteer Education

Submitted Hospice Volunteer Education – Mondays and Wednesdays, May 5, 7, 12, and 14 from 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. at Hospice of the Western Reserve on the St. John’s West Shore Hospital Campus, 29101 Health Campus Dr. Building 2, Suite 400, Westlake, OH 44145. Anyone 13 years of age or older interested in making a difference in the lives of others is welcome to attend this training. Volunteers interested in working with patients attend all sessions, while volunteering in non-patient areas and teen volunteering requires only attendance at the first class. RSVP required by calling 800-707-8922 (6881). Classes are offered at other times and days throughout the year. Visit our website at www.hospicewr.org/volunteer-opportunities. Monday, May 12, 2014, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Hospice of the Western Reserve St. John West Shore Hospital Campus 29101 Health Campus Drive, Bldg. 2, Su. 400 Westlake, OH 44145.

Community Exercise

Submitted Join The Village at Marymount for Tai Chi with Sandy every Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. and Morning Exercise at 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays -- both sessions free of charge and held in Assisi Hall. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. The Village at Marymount 5200 Marymount Village Drive Garfield Heights OH 44125.

Beyond Breast Cancer Treatment: A Comprehensive Approach

Submitted An 8-week program addressing hot topics in survivorship including emotional wellness, nutrition and exercise. Twice weekly exercise, a weekly support group and a weekly hands-on healthy cooking class. Advance registration required by calling 216-595-9546. Visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. The Gathering Place is a caring community that supports, educates and empowers individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 6:00 PM. The Gathering Place West 800 Sharon Drive Westlake, OH 44145.

Clay Class for those Touched by Cancer

Submitted Create clay objects that tap into your inner strengths and wisdom along the cancer journey. Please plan on attending all four sessions: April 29th, May 6th, 13th, and 20th. Advance registration required by calling 216-595-9546. Visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Gathering Place East 23300 Commerce Park Beachwood, Ohio 44122.

Dominique Moceanu 1996 Olympic Gold Medalist, US Women’s Gymnastics *

Submitted Brunswick - Tues. May 13, 6:30 pm Meet the gymnast and hear her discuss her autobiography, Off Balance, and The Go-For-Gold Gymnasts children’s series. A book signing and photos will follow. *Register for this event at your library or at www.mcdl.info/events. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 6:30 PM. Medina County District Library Brunswick Library 3649 Center Road Brunswick, OH 44212.

Survivorship Support Group for Those Touched by Cancer

Submitted A monthly support group for those who have completed cancer treatment. Advance registration required by calling 216-595-9546. Visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. The Gathering Place is a caring community that supports, educates and empowers individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Gathering Place West 800 Sharon Drive Westlake, OH 44145.

Wine for Fashion

Submitted Wine tasting, fashion show and Chinese auction at Grand River Cellars. Tickets are $25 for light dinner, fashion show and 2 Chinese auction tickets. More auction tickets are available at the event. Professional Women's Association is raising college scholarship funds for a young woman transitioning from high school to college. Tickets are sold at Berkshire Hathaway, Grand River Cellars, Jim Belding Monuments in Madison, Debonne Vineyards, Northwest Savings Bank, and Layton Physical Therapy. Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Grand River Cellars, (440) 298-9838 5750 S Madison Rd, Madison, OH 44057.

Anime Club: Mangamaniacs *

Submitted Brunswick - Weds. May 14, 3:30 pm, ages 11-18 Discuss your favorite anime and manga. *Register for this event at your library or at www.mcdl.info/events. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 3:30 PM. Medina County District Library Brunswick Library 3649 Center Road Brunswick, OH 44212.

Hospice Volunteer Education

Submitted Hospice Volunteer Education – Mondays and Wednesdays, May 5, 7, 12, and 14 from 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. at Hospice of the Western Reserve on the St. John’s West Shore Hospital Campus, 29101 Health Campus Dr. Building 2, Suite 400, Westlake, OH 44145. Anyone 13 years of age or older interested in making a difference in the lives of others is welcome to attend this training. Volunteers interested in working with patients attend all sessions, while volunteering in non-patient areas and teen volunteering requires only attendance at the first class. RSVP required by calling 800-707-8922 (6881). Classes are offered at other times and days throughout the year. Visit our website at www.hospicewr.org/volunteer-opportunities. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Hospice of the Western Reserve St. John West Shore Hospital Campus 29101 Health Campus Drive, Bldg. 2, Su. 400 Westlake, OH 44145.

Book Chat *

Submitted Seville - Wed. May 14, 7:00 pm Share your favorite books or what you are reading now. *Register for this event at your library or at www.mcdl.info/events. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 7:00 PM. Medina County District Library Seville Library North Center Street Seville, OH 44273.

Hospice Volunteer Education

Submitted Hospice Volunteer Education – Thursdays May 1, 8, 15 and 22 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Jennings Center for Older Adults, St. Rita Senior Apartments Community Room, 10614 Granger Road, Garfield Heights, OH 44125. Anyone 13 years of age or older interested in making a difference in the lives of others is welcome to attend this training. Volunteers interested in working with patients attend all four sessions, while volunteers in non-patient areas and teen volunteers only attend the May 1 class. RSVP required. Contact the Volunteer Team at 800-707-8922 (6881). Classes are also offered at other times and days throughout the year. Visit our website at www.hospicewr.org/volunteer/volunteer-opportunities for a full list of our opportunities and a 2014 volunteer education class schedule. Thursday, May 15, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Jennings Center for Older Adults St. Rita Senior Apartments - Comm. Room 10614 Granger Road Garfield Hts, OH 44125.

Remington College Cleveland Campus offers free salon services for students headed to prom

Submitted Remington College Cleveland Campus is again offering complimentary student salon services for local high school students headed to prom. The event is called Prom Night Makeover and the goal is to help students look and feel their best at the big dance – all at no cost. The complimentary student salon services will be available on Thursday-Friday-Saturday, May 15, 16, 17 and again on Thursday-Friday-Saturday, May 22, 23, 24. Girls can get updos, manicures, pedicures and makeup; guys can get haircuts. Appointments are recommended and can be made by calling 216-584-2490. Posted by Wellons Communications on behalf of Remington College. Thursday, May 15, 2014, 10:30 AM. Remington College Cleveland Campus. For more info visit www.remingtoncollege.edu.

Beyond Breast Cancer Treatment: A Comprehensive Approach

Submitted An 8-week program addressing hot topics in survivorship including emotional wellness, nutrition and exercise. Twice weekly exercise, a weekly support group and a weekly hands-on healthy cooking class. Advance registration required by calling 216-595-9546. Visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. The Gathering Place is a caring community that supports, educates and empowers individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge. Thursday, May 15, 2014, 6:00 PM. The Gathering Place West 800 Sharon Drive Westlake, OH 44145.

Free Radical and the Late Night Sketchbook

Submitted Shows are May 8, 9, 15, 16, 17 @8 pm/ tickets $15 MAY 10 @ 8PM SPECIAL BENEFIT PERFORMANCE / TIX = $25. Thursday, May 15, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Saint John’s Episcopal Church 2600 Church Ave. CLEVELAND OH 44113.

Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Parade and Memorial Service

Submitted The public are welcome and encouraged to line Lakeside Ave. westbound from E. 12th and Lakeside (Police Memorial Way) to Police Memorial Park (Huntington Park) at West 3rd to support and honor law enforcement and especially to Honor our Fallen. The parade will include bagpipes, horses, bands, and safety forces from Canada and the US. The parade will conclude at Police Memorial Park and everyone is invited to attend the Memorial Service which will last about 1 hour. This is a great opportunity for the community to show support and pay tribute to those who have given their lives in the line of duty. Friday, May 16, 2014, 10:30 AM. Parade starts at E12th and Lakeside Service at West 3rd and Lakeside, Police Memorial Square (Huntington Park). For more info visit 2014memorial.policememorialsociety.org.

Remington College Cleveland Campus offers free salon services for students headed to prom

Submitted Remington College Cleveland Campus is again offering complimentary student salon services for local high school students headed to prom. The event is called Prom Night Makeover and the goal is to help students look and feel their best at the big dance – all at no cost. The complimentary student salon services will be available on Thursday-Friday-Saturday, May 15, 16, 17 and again on Thursday-Friday-Saturday, May 22, 23, 24. Girls can get updos, manicures, pedicures and makeup; guys can get haircuts. Appointments are recommended and can be made by calling 216-584-2490. Posted by Wellons Communications on behalf of Remington College. Friday, May 16, 2014, 10:30 AM. Remington College Cleveland Campus. For more info visit www.remingtoncollege.edu.

Free Radical and the Late Night Sketchbook

Submitted Shows are May 8, 9, 15, 16, 17 @8 pm/ tickets $15 MAY 10 @ 8PM SPECIAL BENEFIT PERFORMANCE / TIX = $25. Friday, May 16, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Saint John’s Episcopal Church 2600 Church Ave. CLEVELAND OH 44113.

The Glass Harp Concert

Submitted Get your tickets now for The Glass Harp in concert Friday, May 16, 2014 at The Mentor Performing Arts Center, 6477 Center Street, Mentor, Ohio ¼ mile north of Rt. 2 on Rt. 615 (Center Street). You don’t want to miss the opportunity to witness Phil Keaggy’s incredible guitar work along with equally talented Daniel Pecchio, formally with the Michael Stanley Band, and John Sferra. With tickets as low as $20, this show will make a very affordable night of great music. Get your tickets now at www.showtix4u.com or by phone at 866-967-8167. (The concert benefits Our Shepherd Lutheran School in Painesville.). Friday, May 16, 2014, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Mentor Performing Arts Center 6477 Center Street Mentor, OH 44060. For more info visit www.showtix4u.com.

National Police Collectors Show

Submitted Show will feature over 250 tables of displays tables of displays of Law Enforcement Insignia, Patches, Badges, Toys, Memorabilia, Speciality Shirts, License Plates, Model Cars, Uniforms, Handcuffs, Nightsticks, and other law enforcement collectables and memorabilia. Admission: $5 Saturday open till 5PM Sunday open till 3PM. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 9:00 AM – Sunday, May 18, 2014, 9:00 AM. Cleveland Public Auditorium 500 Lakeside Ave, Cleveland.

Orvis Offers FREE Fly Fishing Lessons in Cleveland

Submitted From April through June most Saturday and Sunday mornings, your local Orvis retail store will offer free fly fishing lessons. If you're looking for a great way to get your family together outside, sign up! Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can enjoy together. All ages are welcome, but those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. A list of all locations, store phone numbers & dates can be found at www.orvis.com/ff101. Classes are complimentary to the public but RSVP’s are necessary, so call your local Orvis store today for specific class times and to register! Leary PR for Orvis. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Orvis Retail Store - Cleveland 28839 Chagrin Boulevard Woodmere, OH 44122. For more info visit www.orvis.com.

46th Annual Cleveland Area Jewelry Arts & Gem Show

Submitted Join us as the Parma Lapidary Club hosts it 46th Annual Cleveland Area Jewelry Arts and Gem Show! This event will take place on Saturday May 17th to Sunday May 18th from 10am to 5pm at the Soccer Sports Plex- 31515 Lorain Rd. in North Olmstead, Ohio (take I480 to exit 2). Adult’s admission is $6 and children under 12 and scouts in uniform are free accompanied by an adult. Tickets are good for both Saturday and Sunday, and parking is free for both days. The event will include jewelry arts, gems, minerals, fossils, geodes, and bead show. There will also be exhibits, live demo’s, kid’s corner, silent/Chinese auctions and more. Come have some fun with us! For more information visit www.parmalapidary.com. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Soccer Sportsplex 31515 Lorain Rd. North Olmsted, OH.

9th Annual Woman to Woman Conference

Submitted Event is FREE! Registration required at Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/woman-to-woman-conference-tickets-10964187179. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Collinwood Recreation Center 16300 Lakeshore Blvd Cleveland, OH 44110. For more info visit www.eventbrite.com.

You Are Invited To The Cleveland Pop Culture Expo!

Submitted The Pop Culture Expo is coming to Cleveland! Bring your whole family to this awesome, weekend-long event at the Cleveland Convention Center. The show will be held on Saturday, May 17, from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm and Sunday, May 18, from 12:00 pm – 5pm. Have a blast at the ‘80s-themed VIP Party Friday, May 16, starting at 7pm. Prices and details on www.popexpos.com ! Meet & Greet your favorite celebrities, like James Marsters, Rowdy Roddy Piper, Linda Blair and many more! Be the first to witness Weird Science and Savage Streets Reunions! Enter your group to win the $5000 Trivia prize and witness the first ever LIVE Riff-Off Contest! So get your costumes ready so you can enter the Official Cleveland PCX Cosplay Championship! You know those movies from the ‘80s with all the super cool prom scenes that no one has ever experienced in real life? Experience one during the VIP Party, Friday, May 16, starting at 7:00 pm. For more information, visit us at www.popexpos.com, join us on Facebook at (facebook.com/pope… Saturday, May 17, 2014, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Cleveland Convention Center--Hall B 300 Lakeside Avenue Cleveland, OH 44113. For more info visit popexpos.com.

Remington College Cleveland Campus offers free salon services for students headed to prom

Submitted Remington College Cleveland Campus is again offering complimentary student salon services for local high school students headed to prom. The event is called Prom Night Makeover and the goal is to help students look and feel their best at the big dance – all at no cost. The complimentary student salon services will be available on Thursday-Friday-Saturday, May 15, 16, 17 and again on Thursday-Friday-Saturday, May 22, 23, 24. Girls can get updos, manicures, pedicures and makeup; guys can get haircuts. Appointments are recommended and can be made by calling 216-584-2490. Posted by Wellons Communications on behalf of Remington College. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 10:30 AM. Remington College Cleveland Campus. For more info visit www.remingtoncollege.edu.

"Coffee What's Up" Social Meeting

Submitted This is a new community social event. Meet your community. Soon to expand.....everywhere. The first 5 people that show up, there is a table on reserve (the big one), will receive a free coffee; compliments of Muggswigz. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Muggswigz Coffee & Tea 137 Walnut Ave. NE, Canton, Ohio 44702.

American Girl Party *

Submitted Medina - Sat. May 17, 11:00 am Ages 7-11 - Dress your doll in her party clothes for afternoon tea, crafts and more. *Register for this event at your library or at www.mcdl.info/events. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 11:00 AM. Medina County District Library Medina Library 210 South Broadway Street Medina, OH 44256.

Fantastic Family Fun Day

Submitted Fun activities for the entire family, especially appropriate for children with autism or other special needs. Activities include: Akron ZooMobile, Euclid Beach Rocket Ride, Cookout with burgers & hot dogs, Flower Clown, Bubble Lady, Zap the Wonder Chap magician, bounce houses, arts & crafts projects. Cost: $15 per family includes all activities, lunch and refreshments Information or to Register: Call Rebecca at 440-250-2520. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Achievement Centers for Children 24211 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake, Ohio 44145. For more info visit www.achievementcenters.org.

"Other Side of the Streat" Festival

Submitted Saturday, May 17, 2014, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Streat Burger 16300 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH 44107. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Night at the Races Fundraiser

Submitted Sponsored by Hillcrest Hospital’s Cancer Center, Night at the Races is a Kentucky Derby-themed fundraiser. Ticket includes dinner, two drinks and a raffle ticket for 10 races. Ladies wearing Derby-inspired hats will be entered to win a prize. Proceeds will benefit cancer patients in need of financial assistance. REGISTRATION: 440.312.5787 or cwilcox@ccf.org. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Cleveland Clinic Lyndhurst Campus, 1950 Richmond Rd. Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124.

Harvest Time Crusade

Submitted “Men—Changed By God” will share their testimonies on Saturday, May 17th from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Shore Cultural Center in Euclid, Ohio. The evening will be filled with guest speakers, including Rocco Morelli, author of “Forgetta About It”; Sam Rutigliano, former Cleveland Browns Coach; Judge Timothy Grendell, former Ohio Senator & State Representative and others. Music will be provided by the East 2 West Band, a local choir and others. Free Admission. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM. Shore Cultural Centre Auditorium 291 E. 222nd Street Euclid, OH 44123.

Cleveland International Tattoo

Submitted The Cleveland International Tattoo, presented by the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society, follows in the time-honored tradition of the military tattoo, popularized throughout Europe and North America. The Tattoo includes over 750 performers that will thrill audiences as they present an exciting show comprised of individual and combined performances. It features the pipes & drums of police departments from the United States, including New York City, Chicago and Cleveland, as well as marching bands, dance and choral groups. A family friendly event sure to amaze and entertain people of all ages. For tickets call the box office at 216/241-6000. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 7:00 PM. Palace Theatre, Playhouse Square.

Free Radical and the Late Night Sketchbook

Submitted Shows are May 8, 9, 15, 16, 17 @8 pm/ tickets $15 MAY 10 @ 8PM SPECIAL BENEFIT PERFORMANCE / TIX = $25. Saturday, May 17, 2014, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Saint John’s Episcopal Church 2600 Church Ave. CLEVELAND OH 44113.

Orvis Offers FREE Fly Fishing Lessons in Cleveland

Submitted From April through June most Saturday and Sunday mornings, your local Orvis retail store will offer free fly fishing lessons. If you're looking for a great way to get your family together outside, sign up! Fly fishing is a sport the whole family can enjoy together. All ages are welcome, but those under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. A list of all locations, store phone numbers & dates can be found at www.orvis.com/ff101. Classes are complimentary to the public but RSVP’s are necessary, so call your local Orvis store today for specific class times and to register! Leary PR for Orvis. Sunday, May 18, 2014, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Orvis Retail Store - Cleveland 28839 Chagrin Boulevard Woodmere, OH 44122. For more info visit www.orvis.com.

46th Annual Cleveland Area Jewelry Arts & Gem Show

Submitted Join us as the Parma Lapidary Club hosts it 46th Annual Cleveland Area Jewelry Arts and Gem Show! This event will take place on Saturday May 17th to Sunday May 18th from 10am to 5pm at the Soccer Sports Plex- 31515 Lorain Rd. in North Olmstead, Ohio (take I480 to exit 2). Adult’s admission is $6 and children under 12 and scouts in uniform are free accompanied by an adult. Tickets are good for both Saturday and Sunday, and parking is free for both days. The event will include jewelry arts, gems, minerals, fossils, geodes, and bead show. There will also be exhibits, live demo’s, kid’s corner, silent/Chinese auctions and more. Come have some fun with us! For more information visit www.parmalapidary.com. Sunday, May 18, 2014, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Soccer Sportsplex 31515 Lorain Rd. North Olmsted, OH.

Cornerstone of Hope Open House

Submitted A festival atmosphere will greet attendees of Cornerstone of Hope’s Open House from 1 -4:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 18 at 5905 Brecksville Road, Independence. The campus wide event will feature tours of Cornerstone’s facilities and new butterfly themed treehouse by renowned treehouse builder Pete Nelson and the crew of Animal Planet’s Treehouse Masters. Event admission is free. Attendees can enter corn hole and bocce ball tournaments, raffles, shop with local vendors, and purchase picnic food for a price. Call 216.524.4673 for more info. Sunday, May 18, 2014, 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM. 5905 Brecksville Road Independence, OH 44131.

A Spring Tea and Fashion Show

Submitted The Arts in Action Team at Divinity Lutheran Church are sponsoring a "Spring Tea and Fashion show". Proceeds will be benefitting Divinity's community outreach program Arts in Action. Tickets are now on sale at $14.00 and includes a luncheon. Ladies attending are ask to bring their own tea cups. For additional ticket information contact the church office at 440-845-2060. Sunday, May 18, 2014, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Divinity Lutheran Church 11877 Blossom Avenue Parma Hts. OH.

Spay-ghetti Dinner for Pawsitive Ohio

Submitted Pawsitive Ohio will be hosting a spaghetti dinner with a fabulous menu! Sauce from Chef Jon Molnar and treats from The Winking Lizard Tavern and Ermanno's Pizza, finishing off the evening with a generous dessert table. A cash bar will be available throughout the evening for adult beverages. Proceeds benefit our mission to promote spay/neuter, adoption & pet parent education with a goal of creating a community where no dog has to die in a shelter simply for being unwanted. Buy your tickets online: www.pawsitiveohio.org/events. Sunday, May 18, 2014, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM. The Barrel Room 7901 Cleveland Ave. NW North Canton, OH 44720.

22nd Anniversary Art Song Festival

Submitted The Art Song Festival at Baldwin Wallace University is a week-long festival that focuses on the unique relationship between singer and pianist in the performance of art song repertoire. Begun in 1985 by Artistic Director George Vassos, the Art Song Festival, now in its 22nd Anniversary Season, brings international concert artists and stars of the operatic stage to northeast Ohio to provide the public with the opportunity to hear world renowned artists in recital and master classes. Ten pre-professional singer/pianist teams chosen through national auditions come to Berea for a week of intensive coaching in performance of this extraordinarily rewarding repertoire. Our four guest artists offer master classes and recitals throughout the week, culminating in a recital by the ten teams on the final night of the Festival. Guest artists include Joan Rodgers, Roger Vignoles, Andrew Garland, and Warren Jones. For full schedule and ticket pricing visit bw.edu/artsong. Monday, May 19, 2014, 10:30 AM – Saturday, May 24, 2014, 10:00 PM. Baldwin Wallace University Kulas Musical Arts Building 96 Front Street Berea, OH 44017. For more info visit www.bw.edu.

Community Exercise

Submitted Join The Village at Marymount for Tai Chi with Sandy every Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. and Morning Exercise at 10:15 a.m. Wednesdays -- both sessions free of charge and held in Assisi Hall. Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. The Village at Marymount 5200 Marymount Village Drive Garfield Heights OH 44125.

Beyond Breast Cancer Treatment: A Comprehensive Approach

Submitted An 8-week program addressing hot topics in survivorship including emotional wellness, nutrition and exercise. Twice weekly exercise, a weekly support group and a weekly hands-on healthy cooking class. Advance registration required by calling 216-595-9546. Visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. The Gathering Place is a caring community that supports, educates and empowers individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge. Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6:00 PM. The Gathering Place West 800 Sharon Drive Westlake, OH 44145.

Tri-Cities Chapter of The Tennessee Firearms Association

Submitted The Tri-Cities Chapter of The Tennessee Firearms Association meets on the third Tuesday of each month at The Sagebrush Steakhouse, 1600 E. Stone Dr. Kingsport, TN. The meetings begin at 6:00 pm. Please feel free to bring a friend and join us to hear our monthly speaker. 423-534-9979. Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. The Sagebrush Steakhouse, 1600 E. Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN. If you plan to eat, please come early to place your order.

Clay Class for those Touched by Cancer

Submitted Create clay objects that tap into your inner strengths and wisdom along the cancer journey. Please plan on attending all four sessions: April 29th, May 6th, 13th, and 20th. Advance registration required by calling 216-595-9546. Visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Gathering Place East 23300 Commerce Park Beachwood, Ohio 44122.

Prostate Partners

Submitted Men with prostate cancer are welcome to attend this monthly group for the opportunity to learn about treatment options as well as gain support from talking with other men. This month's topic: Managing Incontinence. Call 216-595-9546 or visit www.touchedbycancer.org to learn more. The Gathering Place is a caring community that supports, educates and empowers individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge. Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM. The Gathering Place West 800 Sharon Drive Westlake, OH 44145.