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

April 7: Krista Hawthorne, executive director of Reaching Heights, will describe the work of this nonprofit organization that sees the Cleveland Heights-University Heights public school system as one of the community's greatest assets. Reaching Heights mobilizes community members and financial resources to support its public schools, creating innovative extracurricular programs, and fostering excellence and pride in Heights schools.

April 14: Miriam Levin, Case Western Reserve University professor of history, will discuss the dynamic forces and technical innovations that contributed to the development of Paris as an international urban center during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Her talk will include some discussion of recent events in France and Europe.

April 21: Instrumentalists and vocalists from the Cleveland Institute of Music will perform a concert.

April 28: Carla Bailey is the AFS (international student exchange) coordinator for Cleveland Heights High School, and is also the CH-UH refugee school-community liaison. In that capacity, she serves as interpreter, advocate, driver, English language assistant, and surrogate parent for refugee students. At her talk, she will introduce some of these students, from countries including Iraq, Nepal, Bhutan, Namibia and the Congo.

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 4, Posted 1:40 PM, 03.28.2016