UH 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. in Council Chambers at University Heights City Hall. To receive the monthly schedule by e-mail, call 216-932-7800, ext. 205, or send an e-mail to info@universityheights.com.

Oct. 6: The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Kay Carlson, its director, will discuss the work of this nonprofit to conserve a natural area, educate visitors about nature, and promote better environmental stewardship. The nature center’s All People’s Trail, which the National Park Service named a National Environmental Education Landmark in 1971, showcases a panoply of wildlife and plant species.

Oct. 13: Meredith Bond, dean of the College of Sciences and Health Professions at Cleveland State University, will discuss the new Center of Innovation in Medical Professions and its Partnership for Urban Health, a collaboration with Northeast Ohio Medical University. Recently awarded a $5.5 million grant from the Cleveland Foundation, the partnership prepares primary-care physicians to practice in urban settings, within the context of interprofessional learning communities, to meet the unique health-care needs of underserved urban neighborhoods.

Oct. 20: Jeffery Strean, director of design and architecture at the Cleveland Museum of Art, will discuss its 100th-anniversary celebrations and exhibitions, as well as its many special events, including Parade the Circle. He’ll also talk about the museum’s Centennial Art truck, which takes museum programming into neighborhoods.

Oct. 27: Instrumentalists and vocalists from the Cleveland Institute of Music will perform.

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.

Read More on Seniors
Volume 9, Issue 10, Posted 1:35 PM, 09.30.2016