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Fall Polka Party
Doors open 12:30 PM
St. Mary's Crystal Chalet
3600 Biddulph Avenue (at State Road) Cleveland, 44109

St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church Fall Polka Party. Music by: Jody Maddie & The UpTown Sound (formerly The Honky Express) 1:00 pm ~ 5:00 pm. All are Welcome 10 yrs. and over please ......Come to Listen or Come to Dance! (Handicap Accessible ~ No Stairs!)

Donation $10.00. Food, Beer, Wine, Mixed Drinks, Soft Drinks available ~ NO byob (Stuffed Cabbage, Polish Boys w/Kraut, Cabbage & Noodles). Call (216) 749-7980 (days) (216) 661-0810 (evenings)for More Info. or Table Reservations of 8 or more

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100th Anniversary of the St. Colman Church Building
St Colman Church
2027 W 65th St, Cleveland, OH 44102

Ceremonies Begin at 9:30 A.M. Mass and Blessing Of Volunteers at 10:00 A.M. Brunch and fellowship will follow Mass

Please Join Us In: Honoring Our Volunteers, Celebrating The 100th Anniversary of the St. Colman Church Building and Dedicating The St. Colman Bell

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Lebanon Day
6 -9 PM
Cleveland City Hall Rotunda

Lebanon Day in the City of Cleveland celebrating the 75th anniversary of the independence of Lebanon. Recognizing three outstanding individuals - Natalie Saikaly Ronayne, James Kassouf and Dr Mahmoud M. Orra (in Memoriam).

Open to all Lebanese and friends of Lebanese. Hosted by American Lebanese Community Council.

Entertainment by Ajyal Dabke group, food, music and dancing.

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21st Century Italian Genealogy
6:30 PM
Fairview Park Library

Talk on "21st Century Italian Genealogy" by Michael Cassara. Free, no reservations required.

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55th Annual Thanksgiving Polka Weekend
Cleveland Downtown Marriott Hotel

The National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum presents the 55th Annual Thanksgiving Polka Weekend and the Polka Music Awards Show at the Cleveland Downtown Marriott Hotel, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 22, 23 and 24, 2018. Top Cleveland-Style and Slovenian polka bands and performers arrive from across the U.S. and Canada for three days of musical excitement. TV's Alex Meixner is the featured entertainer for the Thanksgiving Polka Weekend and the Awards Show.

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A Century of Conflict: Communism versus Civilization
12:30- 2:30 PM
Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Downtown
1100 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115

The Hungarian Association of Cleveland presents Marion Smith, keynote speaker at the 58th Hungarian Congress. Marion Smith is a civil society leader and an expert in international affairs. He has served as executive director of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation since March 2014. As Executive Director, he provides strategic leadership for VOC and spearheads its educational initiatives. He is also the founding president of the Common Sense Society, an international foundation that promotes civic engagement, entrepreneurship, and leadership virtues among young professionals in the United States and Europe.

Please purchase your luncheon tickets by November 17th on-line at http://www.hungarianassociation.com/site/en/payment-options/

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Croatians Celebrate Christmas
2-4pm
Croatian Heritage Museum
34900 Lakeshore Blvd. Eastlake, OH 44095

The Croatian Heritage Museum cordially invites you to visit our Christmas exhibit, "Croatians Celebrate Christmas" on Sunday, November 25, 2018 through Jan 12, 2019. Get in the Christmas spirit by coming to the reception on Sunday, November 25th from 2-4pm. Refreshments will be served as we celebrate our 35th anniversary.

Psenica will be on sale and can also be purchased at Miro's Meat Market, St. Paul Church, and R&D Sausage.

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64th Annual Humanitarian Award Dinner
5:30 PM
Cleveland Renaissance Hotel,
24 Public Square, Cleveland

Please join The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio as we honor Enid Rosenberg, Community Leader, and Marc S. Byrnes, Chairman, Oswald Companies, with our Humanitarian Award on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. Reception begins at 5:30 p.m., and the Dinner and Program begin at 6:45 p.m.

For tickets and sponsorship information, please contact Sarah Allsbrooks, Development Director at 216-752-3000, x230, or at sallsbrooks@diversitycenterneo.org.

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Solon Italian Club meeting
7:30 PM
Solon Community Center

Regular monthly meeting of the Solon Italian Club, 7:30 p.m. at the Solon Community Center. New members welcome. Contact Mike Rhea at (216) 337-8407 or eaglefly60@wowway.com for information.

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Confucius Institute Art Performance Competition
11:30 am--6:00 pm
Main Classroom (MC) auditorium, Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, 44115

Annual Art Performance Competition featuring Singing, Dancing, Martial Arts, Musical Instruments, Magic, Acrobatics, Skits and more.

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Ohio Norsemen Julefest
3:30 - 6:30 pm
Perk-Cop Cafe and Grill
561 West Bagley, Berea.

We hope you will be able to attend Ohio Norsemen 2018 Julefest this year. There will be an excellent menu, music, voluntary gift exchange and high spirit.

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Isaiah Award for Human Relations
7:45 AM
Cuyahoga Community College Jerry Sue Thornton Center
2500 East 22nd Street, Cleveland

For over 50 years, AJC (American Jewish Committee) Cleveland has presented the Isaiah Award to recognize the work of local non-profit organizations which show significant initiative and leadership towards advancing intergroup understanding and respect. The prophet Isaiah stands as a symbol of optimism and of hope for redemption of all humankind. The Isaiah Award serves as a way to recognize the efforts of Northeast Ohio's outstanding non-profit community, which in the spirit of Isaiah and AJC, continues to build bridges and improve our world.

Details and buy $18 tickets

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International Holiday Lunch
11:30-2:00
Windows on the River

Keynote Guest Speaker: Richard Y. Pace, President-Cumberland Real Estate Development. What's on the Horizon for Cleveland's Waterfront

Richard Pace is a registered architect in Ohio and President of Cumberland Real Estate Development. Visit his Bio here.t In early 2014, the City of Cleveland selected Pace as the developer for the Cleveland Lakefront project. In June 2014, Cleveland City Council approved plans for the $700 million development that will be built over three phases. The project, a joint venture between Cumberland Development and Trammell Crow Company of Dallas, is situated on 20+ acres north of the Cleveland Browns’ stadium and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, and will include a school, a boutique hotel, restaurants, office space and apartments.

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9th Annual International Cleveland Expo
6 - 10 PM
La Villa Conference and Banquet Center
11500 Brookpark Rd, Cleveland 44130

9th Annual International Cleveland ExpoA Multicultural Holiday Celebration

9th Annual International Cleveland ExpoA Multicultural Holiday Celebration

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Celebrating Hungarian Christmas Traditions
2 PM
Hungarian Heritage Museum
In The Galleria, Downtown

Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society Lecture Series. Celebrating Hungarian Christmas Traditions - Annual Children's Christmas Program

Mikulás Bácsi visits the Hungarian Museum to the delight of children young and old. He passes out treats. This event includes seasonal arts and crafts as well as opportunities to learn more about Hungarian culture and history. The program is designed for children ages 3-9, and 10-13.

Activities are in English. All lectures and programs are held at the Hungarian Heritage Museum, in The Galleria, Downtown Cleveland, with coffee and refreshments following the presentation. On these days, the Museum is open from 1-4 p.m. $5 parking is available in the Galleria underground garage. Suggested donation: $10 for adults and $5 for students.

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Sokol Greater Cleveland Mikuláška
Doors open 6:30 PM
Historic Bohemian National Hall
4939 Broadway Ave. Cleveland

Sokol Greater Cleveland presents the annual Saint Nick's Dance (Mikuláška). Dance to Music by Anthony Culkar and enjoy Cash Bar Refreshments, Raffle, Gift Exchange, Hot Dogs, Pizza, Visits from Saint Nicholas, Santa Claus, Santa's Elves, the Angel and the Devil

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Around the World Music Series - Russian
7:30 PM
North Water Street Gallery
300 North Water Street, Suite H in downtown Kent, Ohio

Standing Rock Cultural Arts is pleased to announce the fourth season (2018-2019) of its "Around the World" Music Series, which will once again feature an array of outstanding performers from a wide variety of cultures. All performances take place at the North Water Street Gallery (located at 300 North Water Street, Suite H in downtown Kent, Ohio) and start at 8 p.m., preceded by 7:30 p.m. meet-and-greet featuring refreshments. Suggested donation for each performance is $10 (or pay what you can).

December 8, 2018 - Concert 4: Oleg Kruglyakov - (a fascinating and fun-filled program of diverse Russian music for the balalaika, Russia's distinctive national instrument, played by a conservatory-trained virtuoso performer from Siberia)

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Cleveland Maennerchor Christmas Dinner and Concert
6 PM
4515 State Rd. Cleveland 44109

Cleveland Maennerchor Christmas Dinner and Concert featuring the Cleveland Maennerchor and heights Damenchor. Also singing Christmas Carols and a special guest.

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Cleveland Landmark Christmas Concert
3 PM
ST. Theodosius Cathedral
733 Starkweather Avenue

Please join us for a special Christmas holiday program in the historic St. Theodosius Cathedral in the Tremont community on Cleveland’s west side. Each year our program reflects the large repertoire of liturgical music from the Orthodox Christian Church. We sing a cappella, in English, and in concert format.

Come experience the beauty of this national landmark and example of Eastern Orthodox Christianity in practice. Following the Cathedral Choir’s program all are invited to participate in a sing-a-long of popular carols!

Tours: 1 PM Concert: 3 PM. This year the Cathedral Choir is joined by the Greater Cleveland Russian Male Chorus. FREE AND OPEN TO ALL! Reception after the concert.

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Cleveland Maennerchor Fundraiser Dinner
5 PM
4515 State Rd. Cleveland 44109

Cleveland Maennerchor All you can Eat Spaghetti Dinner annual fundraiser.

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Around the World Music Series - Chinese
7:30 PM
North Water Street Gallery
300 North Water Street, Suite H in downtown Kent, Ohio

Standing Rock Cultural Arts is pleased to announce the fourth season (2018-2019) of its "Around the World" Music Series, which will once again feature an array of outstanding performers from a wide variety of cultures. All performances take place at the North Water Street Gallery (located at 300 North Water Street, Suite H in downtown Kent, Ohio) and start at 8 p.m., preceded by 7:30 p.m. meet-and-greet featuring refreshments. Suggested donation for each performance is $10 (or pay what you can).

February 2, 2019 - Concert 5: Jarrelle Barton - (a varied program of traditional, modern, and original music for the guzheng, an ancient Chinese zither with 16 and 21 strings, presented by a skilled and expressive performer based in Minneapolis)

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Around the World Music Series - Korean
7:30 PM
North Water Street Gallery
300 North Water Street, Suite H in downtown Kent, Ohio

Standing Rock Cultural Arts is pleased to announce the fourth season (2018-2019) of its "Around the World" Music Series, which will once again feature an array of outstanding performers from a wide variety of cultures. All performances take place at the North Water Street Gallery (located at 300 North Water Street, Suite H in downtown Kent, Ohio) and start at 8 p.m., preceded by 7:30 p.m. meet-and-greet featuring refreshments. Suggested donation for each performance is $10 (or pay what you can).

March 16, 2019 - Concert 6: Chan E. Park - (one of the foremost exponents of pansori, a unique tradition of story-singing originating in South Korea, will present a bilingual performance of an ancient fable entitled "Song of the Water Palace")

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Hungarian Paprika!
6 PM
Ritz Carlton

Save the date for the annual Cleveland Hungarian Development Panel Paprika gala.

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Cleveland International Hall of Fame Inductions
6 PM
Grand Ballroom
Marriott at Key Center, Downtown.

The 10th annual Cleveland International Hall of Fame induction dinner and ceremony. Save the date!

Cleveland International Hall of Fame logo

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Cleveland Asian Festival
East 30th and Payne in AsiaTown

Save the date for the 10th annual Cleveland Asian Festival.

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