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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 6: Dee Perry, who recently retired after 40 years on Cleveland’s airwaves, has logged more than 10,000 interviews on the radio. She also served as program host for “Sound of Applause” on WVIZ Ideastream (Channel 25), which celebrates the visual and performing arts and examines current events through an artistic lens. Perry will look back on 20 years of covering arts and culture in Northeast Ohio, and her plans for the future, which include painting, photography, and writing songs and plays.
April 13: Grover Gilmore, dean of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, will reflect on its 100th anniversary and share some of the noteworthy achievements of this first university-affiliated professional graduate school of social work in America. U.S. News & World Report ranked Mandel’s master’s program ninth in the country, and first in Ohio.
April 20: Instrumentalists and vocalists from the Cleveland Institute of Music will perform.
April 27: Miriam Pendleton will talk about Cuyahoga Valley National Park, an integral member of the vast National Park Service, which Congress created in 1916 to oversee national parks, monuments, recreation areas, scenic trails, seashores, historic sites, parkways, reserves, and wild and scenic rivers.
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.