UH Senior Happenings
Senior 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 4: Speaker Lee Lazar is the executive director of the Rainey Institute, founded in 1904 as a settlement house providing services to Eastern European immigrants who were making new homes in Cleveland. Today it serves Cleveland families in neighborhoods around East 55th Street and Hough Avenue, and participates in The Cleveland Foundation’s Creative Fusion program to connect immigrants to Cleveland.
Oct. 11: Speaker George Rodrigue is president and editor of the Plain Dealer Publishing Company. A journalist since 1982, he has worked in the U.S. and abroad as a reporter, foreign correspondent, managing editor, and TV news director. Rodrigue won a Pulitzer Prize in 1986 for national reporting on discrimination in a federal housing program, and another in 1994, for international reporting on violence against women.
Oct. 18: Harrold Spicknall, conductor for “Hum and Strum,” will host a sing-along to ukulele, guitar and mandolin music by the Cleveland Heights Senior Center Band.
Oct. 25: Rachel Kribbs, director of community programming at the Cleveland Institute of Music, will be accompanied by some of the school's gifted instrumentalists and vocalists. She recently welcomed a new member to the family—born and destined to be a great musician.
Kim Sergio Inglis
Kim Sergio Inglis is editor-in-chief of the Heights Observer.