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 email@example.com.
Nov. 1: Nancy Levin, director of the Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library System, will discuss Heights Libraries' outreach to refugees in our community. She reports that 25.4 million people around the world are refugees, and 53 percent are children younger than 18.
Nov. 8: Heather Grice, executive assistant to the CEO at the Lantern of Chagrin Valley, will describe the facility and its approach to assisted-living care. It is one of only three assisted-living facilities in Northeast Ohio to use architecture and sensory stimulation to improve the lives of residents.
Nov. 15: George Leggiero will discuss his work as distinguished carillonneur for the Church of the Covenant in University Circle. Leggiero has been serenading the community since 1973, providing carillon music and directing the church's handbell choir. The church's McGaffin Carillon, comprising 47 cast-bronze bells, was made in the Netherlands and dedicated in 1968.
Nov. 22: No senior citizen meeting today, Thanksgiving Day.
Nov. 29: Rachel Kribbs, director of community partnerships at the Cleveland Institute of Music, is back with instrumentalists and vocalists from the music conservatory.
Kim Sergio Inglis
Kim Sergio Inglis is editor-in-chief of the Heights Observer, and is a Cuyahoga County master gardener volunteer.