CH Senior Center News

The Cleveland Heights Senior Activity Center (SAC), located in the CH Community Center at 1 Monticello Blvd., offers a wide variety of programming for Cleveland Heights residents 60 and older.

May is Older Americans Month, and SAC will offer many special programs, including:

Thursday, May 5, 1 p.m.: Sing along to familiar folk tunes as SAC’s guitar and ukulele group hosts a spring sing-along.

Tuesday, May 10, 11 a.m.: SAC’s third annual Local Food Day will feature presentations and discussion on the topics of Food not Lawns, local farm markets and food scarcity. A healthy box lunch will be available following the program for those who reserve and pay in advance.

Thursday, May 12, 1:30 p.m.: A fitness talk with Tim Cavender, personal trainer at the CH Community Center, will explain the many benefits of exercise for seniors.

Tuesday, May 17, 11 a.m.: MetroHealth physicians will give a wellness talk covering topics of interest to seniors.

Tuesday, May 24, 11 a.m.: Dennis R. Sutcliffe, local historian, presents Bloody Corner and Beyond: Cleveland’s Prohibition Era Mob Bosses.

Thursday, May 26, 1 p.m.: An Older Americans Month forum, Women Who Inspire and Lead, will feature a panel of inspirational female leaders. (Sponsored by the Cleveland Heights Commission on Aging.)

The Senior Activity Center is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. A complete schedule of programs is published in the community center’s newsletter, which is available at Cleveland Heights City Hall, local libraries, the community center and online at For more information and to register for any program, call 216-691-7377.

Amy Jenkins

Amy Jenkins is supervisor at the Cleveland Heights Office on Aging and the Senior Activity Center. She can be reached at 216-691-7379 or by e-mail at

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