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

Feb. 4: Members of Heights High's Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame, Robert Cronquist (Class of 1947) and Bernice Shanker (Class of 1946) will speak about their achievements and experiences. Cronquist has conducted various orchestras, and is music director for the acclaimed Cleveland Women’s Orchestra. Shanker has dedicated her life to education, teaching in local public schools.

Feb. 11: Instumentalists and vocalists from the Cleveland Institute of Music will perform a concert.

Feb. 18: Eight-year-old Arya Babu, who performed in Carnegie Hall last year, having placed second in the American Protégé Piano Competition in New York City, will visit. She is a student at Lewis Elementary School in Solon.

Feb. 23: Laura Peskin, member of Cleveland Heights Historical Society's Board of Trustees, will analyze the life, character, idiosyncrasies, accomplishments and legacy of influential architect Philip Johnson, who grew up on Overlook Road in the Euclid Heights neighborhood of Cleveland Heights, and left his unique mark on the world in art, politics and academia.

Kim Sergio Inglis

Kim Sergio Inglis is editor-in-chief of the Heights Observer. She lives in the Shaker Farm Historic District in Cleveland Heights.

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Volume 9, Issue 2, Posted 5:50 PM, 01.31.2016