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

March 3: Krystal Culler, director of the new Center 4 Brain Health at Menorah Park (27100 Cedar Road, Beachwood), will outline services and programs that can enhance memory and thinking skills, including brain aerobics classes, memory assessments, support groups, memory screenings, Bright Minds book club, and special cognitive fitness sessions.

March 10: Irwin Weinberger, an art educator and musician, will discuss his experiences performing with the Yiddishe Cup Klezmer Band, and teaching middle school art courses. Weinberger plays guitar, ukulele, mandolin and banjo, and has a special passion for impressionistic painting from the early 1900s.

March 17: Instrumentalists and vocalists from the Cleveland Institute of Music will perform.

March 24: Today's speaker will be Anda Cook, vice president of Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation, a haven of plants, monuments, sculptures and fountains in landscaped gardens along East Boulevard and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The federation is preparing to celebrate its 100th anniversary.

March 31: Today's speaker will be Amanda Walsh, who started playing piano when she was 7, is a 1998 graduate of University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music, and teaches piano at Motter’s Music in Lyndhurst. Walsh is a songwriter and performer [who appears] on various occasions with guitarist Rick Szekelyi, and a Heights resident who loves the diversity of the community.

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Volume 9, Issue 3, Posted 11:12 AM, 03.01.2016