Senior Citizen Happenings

Senior Citizen Happenings, sponsored by the City of University Heights, are open to all senior citizens. Events take place on Thursdays at 2 p.m. at the University Heights Library. To receive the monthly schedule by e-mail, call 216-932-7800, ext. 205, or send an e-mail to

Jan. 7: Mayor Susan Infeld reflects on the issues, accomplishments, and challenges of providing service in the City of University Heights. Patrick Grogan, the city’s coordinator for economic and community development, outlines various county, state and federal assistance programs available to help senior citizens.

Jan. 14: Sharona Hoffman, professor of law and bioethics at Case Western Reserve University, summarizes her scholarly research and life experiences, and discusses her  first book, Aging with a Plan: How a Little Thought Today Can Vastly Improve Your Tomorrow.

Jan. 21: Ron Fowler (the Flower Clown), Stacy Kern-Fowler, and their 6-year-old daughter, Millie, recount their experience during and after the earthquake which struck Nepal last April 25, leaving 8,500 people dead, 22,000 injured and several million homeless. For the past several years, Febrary through April, the Fowlers have called Nepal home. They've made friends across cultures, and are now aiding the relief efforts.

Jan. 28: Talisa Dixon, Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District superintendent, will review her first year in office, provide an update on the renovation of the high school, and report on the development of a five-year strategic plan for the district.

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Volume 9, Issue 1, Posted 9:46 AM, 12.31.2015