UH Senior Citizen Happenings for April
All events take place on Thursdays at 2 p.m., at the University Heights Library, 13866 Cedar Road. Senior Citizen Happenings are sponsored by the City of University Heights.
April 5: With a uniquely designed PowerPoint presentation, John Seydl, Vignos Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, highlights “Rembrandt in America,” the Cleveland Museum of Art’s once-in-a-lifetime exhibition, featuring 30 of the 17th-century Dutch master’s paintings, and 20 more by his disciples, who strove to emulate the famous portraitist’s genius.
April 12: With glorious clips from the best of traditional operetta and musical theatre, Laura Neill, executive director of Ohio Light Opera, entices attendees to sing “Connecticut Yankee,” by Rodgers & Hart, “Mikado,” by Gilbert & Sullivan, “Blossom Time,” by Sigmund Romberg, and “Guys and Dolls,” by Frank Loesser. This program is a glimpse of the summer festival season at Freedlander Theatre, College of Wooster.
April 19: Committed to assisting the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Board of Education in its analysis of the district’s school facilities, Marc Ciccarelli and Kelly Stinson, architectural designers with the consulting firm of Studio Techne, describe changes proposed for the schools, and conduct a senior focus group, to help shape effective learning communities.
April 26: As the nation contemplates a presidential election this year, James Lewis, professor of history at University School, recalls the role of one of America’s foremost patriots through the years of revolution: John Adams, the second president of the United States, whose unique partnership with his wife ensured the success of the young nation.
Sherri Wisnieski is the administrative assistant to Mayor Susan Infeld of the City of University Heights.