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Traditional Chinese Music and Dance ~ Changsha Normal University Faculty
7-9 PM
Cirigliano Studio Theatre - Stocker Arts Center
1005 Abbe Rd. N.
Elyria

A group of 11 professors from the department of Music and Dance at Changsha Normal University in Hunan province, central China, will perform traditional Chinese music and dance.

Traditional Chinese Music and Dance ~ Changsha Normal University Faculty on Monday, September 25, 2017 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Cirigliano Studio Theatre Stocker Arts Center on 1005 Abbe Rd. N. in Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio (just west of Cleveland, and near Oberlin)

Cost: $5/Adults; $4/Children 18 and under, Faculty, Staff, and Seniors 65+

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Chinese Language for Beginners
11-11:50
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language. The class will start with Chinese pronunciation (Pinyin) system. As a collaborated program, this class is offered by teachers from Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University.

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Chinese Language and Calligraphy
12-1
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Continuing the previous spring session, the class is for individuals who are interested in improving their Chinese language skills through fun and interactive activities. The teacher will also use calligraphy as an art form to help learners to learn Chinese characters and writing. As a collaborated program, this class is offered by teachers from Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University.

Continues Sept. 29; Oct. 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, & 27; Nov. 1, 3, 8, 10, 15 & 17

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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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Teacher Appreciation Day & Confucius' Birthday
10:00 am--1:30 pm
Room 311, 313, 315, Student Center
Cleveland State University. 2121 Euclid Avenue, 44115.

Honor teachers and enjoy a day of presentations on Chinese language and culture. It will be an exciting day filled with culture, language, and education appreciation.

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DACA Dreamer Panel Discussion
1 - 2:30 PM
Tri-C West WSS North Galleria

Who are the Dreamers? Learn about the Legal, Social, Ethical and Political Aspects. For more information call216-987-5044.

Sponsored by the Student Peace Alliance

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Cleveland Italian Film Festival 2017
7:30
Cedar Lee Theater, Atlas Cinema Eastgate & Capitol Theater

All Films Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. $10.00 Showcasing award winning films from Italy with English subtitles.

All Pre-film dinners 5:30-7:00 p.m. $20.00 (Dinner/beverage, gratuity, tax, included). All Tickets are sold in advance. Each year film tickets & pre-film dinners sell out early. Many of you are familiar with our Wait Lists. So order early! Tickets on sale NOW

For your convenience phone in your ticket order. Convenient and fast! Option of having your tickets mailed to you direct, print them out yourself, or send order to your mobile phone. To order your film tickets: 1.800.838.3006

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Hispanic Heritage Exhibition
5:30-8 p.m.
Beck Center for the Arts
17801 Detroit Avenue Lakewood, Ohio 44107

Beck Center for the Arts is proud to present the sixth annual Hispanic Heritage Exhibition, with support from The Cleveland Foundation. The focal point of this exhibition is to raise funds for scholarships to benefit students in nearby under-served areas wishing to pursue arts education at Beck Center. Ten percent of all art sales will go towards the scholarship fund.

Artists' Reception and Panel Discussion: September 28 from 5:30-8 p.m. featuring live music and small bites from Sangria Y Tapas. Panel discussion begins at 6 p.m.

The Exhibit runs through October 8.

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Night Market
5:00 - 11:00
East 21st
At Rockwell

Find you favorite Asian foods, cooked right on the spot. Food vendors, merchandise vendors and entertainment.

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Adventures in Armenian Architecture
5:30
Cleveland Museum of Art Recital Hall

Julius Fund Lecture in Medieval Art - Dr. Christina Maranci, Tufts University, will present "Adventures in Armenian Architecture" Sponsored by the Department of Art History and Art.

Free and open to the public

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Chinese Language for Beginners
11-11:50
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language. The class will start with Chinese pronunciation (Pinyin) system. As a collaborated program, this class is offered by teachers from Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University.

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British-American Chamber of Commerce Ohio
11:30-1:30
Delmonico's Steak House
6001 Quarry Lane Independence, OH 44131

Annual General Meeting and Luncheon of the British-American Chamber of Commerce Ohio. $40

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Chinese T'ai Chi for Adults
3-3:50
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

T'ai Chi is an ancient Chinese exercise which embodies profound concepts and principles of health and movement. It offers harmony between body and mind. It's movement may help calm emotions, focus the mind, and strengthen the immune system. Instructor Ms. Li Zhang has 32 years teaching experience and earned All-American Tai Chi and Weaponries champions.

Continues October 7, 14 & 21 & November 4 & 18, 2017

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Happy Chinese for Children
3-3:50
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Continuing the previous spring session, the class helps children to learn more Chinese characters and expressions via fun and hands-on activities. As a collaborated program, this class is offered by teachers from Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University.

Continues October 7, 14 & 21 & November 4 & 18, 2017

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Chinese Martial Arts for Children
4-4:50
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

This martial arts class is designed for youngsters to encourage more physical exercise through introducing to them the ancient Chinese sport Kung Fu that advocates virtue and peace. Instructor Ms. Li Zhang has 32 years teaching experience and earned All-American Tai Chi and Weaponries champions.

Continues October 7, 14 & 21 & November 4 & 18, 2017

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Chinese Story Time for Toddlers and Preschoolers
10:30-11:30
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Chinese story time is a language enrichment program for beginners. It is designed to simply bring fun and a relaxing time for both the children and the caregivers in a Chinese language environment. A typical Chinese story time includes 4 sections: 15 minutes of interactive story reading, 15 minutes of music and movements, 15 minutes of games and activities, and 15 minutes of crafting. The contents and the extent to which the Chinese language is used by the storyteller vary based on the children's level of Chinese. Limited to 15 signups.

Continues October 14 & November 4, 2017

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Asian Mass
12:00 Noon
St. Clarence Catholic Church
30106 Lorain Road, North Olmsted

Come join the Asian Catholic Community to celebrate the Annual Mass and Gathering. The event is being hosted by the Asian Ministry of the Diocese of Cleveland. It will be an afternoon of family celebration of Asian culture and spirituality beginning with the celebration of the Mass with the Most Rev. Roger W Gries, OSB along with priests from the different Asian Catholic communities.

The cultural and ethnic diversity of the Asian Catholic communities assembled at the Mass will be reflected throughout the celebration. Members of the various Asian communities will come together with their own traditions, dressed in colorful ethnic clothes: shimmering saris, kimonos, karawangs, hanboks, barongs, and ao dai. The entrance procession will have the Vietnamese drums. During the Mass there will be the incense ceremony by the Vietnamese, and the Indian aarti. Hymns will be sung by the choirs in various Asian languages: Tagalog (Filipino), Korean, Vietnamese and Hindi (Indian). The readings and the prayers of the faithful will also be said in various Asian languages.

Following the Mass there will be fun, cultural festivities and a luncheon with typical Asian food prepared by the communities for all who attend. Please come!

Contact Sister Rita Mary Harwood for more information. rmharwood@dioceseofcleveland.org

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St Colman benefit - Keeping the Doors Open
West Side Irish American Club
8559 Jennings Rd.

Join Your Fellow Parishioners & Friends in Honoring Eileen Kelly & Sr. Mary Beth Gray, SND at the West Side Irish American Club.

Single admission ticket cost is $30. Tables for 8 may be reserved for $600. Includes 8 admission tickets, a 50/50 raffle ticket and acknowledgement in program book of family or business name. Featuring Music by The Jeff Pecon Band & The Portersharks, Food, Sideboards. Get your tickets now! Call (216) 651-0550 or purchase them after any weekend Mass or at the Parish Rectory. All Proceeds from "Keeping the Doors Open" are used for operating costs for St. Colman Parish

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Italian Heritage Month
6 PM
City Hall Rotunda

Reception, awards and buffet supper to recognize Italian Heritage Month. Free, with pay parking.

To nominate people for awards, or for further information contact Pamela Dean pdean@wrhs.org.

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Six Years Later: An Exploration into the Syrian Civil War
5:30 PM
Oswald Conference Center, 1100 Superior Ave, Cleveland

After six years of armed conflict and almost 500,000 casualties in Syria, Faysal Itani, Resident Senior Fellow, Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council, will explore what is currently happening on the ground in Syria, the effect of U.S. policy under Trump on Syria and the region, and the future of Syria in a post-ISIS world. As Russian, Iranian, and U.S. interests intersect around the conflict, is there an end in sight?

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Chinese Language for Beginners
11-11:50
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language. The class will start with Chinese pronunciation (Pinyin) system. As a collaborated program, this class is offered by teachers from Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University.

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Polka Hall of Fame Harvest Party
5:30 - 11:00
Croatian Lodge,
SOM Center and Lakeshore, Eastlake

When the autumn leaves start to turn, it's time to take a turn on the dance floor at the National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame Harvest Polka Party, Friday, October 6th , at the Croatian Lodge Party Center, in Eastlake, Ohio. It's an elegant evening of the finest Cleveland-Style polkas and waltzes with two popular bands, the Frank Stanger Orchestra and Klancnik and Friends, plus a surprise polka CD premiere.

Come for dinner and stay for the dance, 5:30 to 11:00. Enjoy hearty fall fare, such as schnitzel dinners, sausages and many nationality treats catered by Dubrovnik Gardens. Try your luck at the Slovenian raffle - you may go home with one or more of thirty sumptuous gift baskets. Thrill to a world premiere as the Polka Hall of Fame presents a new limited-edition CD of classic tunes by a Cleveland-Style Polka legend. Be the first to get your autographed copy.

Both Frank Stanger and Eddie Klancnik have been honored as Band of the Year , as voted by Polka Hall of Fame members. They'll deliver a repertoire of hot polkas sure to melt the frost off any pumpkin. Get your advance ticket, $10 through the Polka Hall of Fame, 605 East 222nd Street, Euclid, next to Euclid City Hall. Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 11:00 to 4:00. $12 dollars at the door. 18 and under free. Call (216) 261-FAME. Online at Polkashop@aol.com.

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Chinese Language for Beginners
11-11:50
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language. The class will start with Chinese pronunciation (Pinyin) system. As a collaborated program, this class is offered by teachers from Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University.

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The Future of Puerto Rican Statehood
Noon
The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Avenue, 2nd Floor

Join us for a conversation with Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez and independence activist Oscar Lopez Rivera on the future of Puerto Rico's statehood and independence movements.

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Croatian National Dance Ensamble
8 PM
Ohio Theater Playhoue Square

National Folk Dance Ensemble of Croatia LADO was founded in 1949 in Zagreb, SR Croatia, SFRY as a professional national ensemble. LADO represents the rich and diverse regional musical and choreographic traditions of Croatia. It has been called Croatia's most successful "cultural export product".

LADO only visits every 10 years or so.

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Mayo Society of Greater Cleveland Ball
6 PM
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Mayo Society of Greater Cleveland will hold the anniual Mayo Ball and honor 2017 Mayo Person of the Year Christopher M. Connor, Retired Executive Chairman of The Sherwin-Williams Compan.

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125th celebration for Holy Rosary Church in Little Italy
Various

10:00 a.m. Mass on Saturday, gala dinner at American Croatian lodge that evening; 11: a.m. Mass on Sunday followed by reception. Dinner tickets $50 per person IN ADVANCE.

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Healing Little Hearts in Honduras
6 - 10 PM
La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant
5115 Wilson Mills Rd.
Richmond Heights

Helping Hands for Honduras, Inc. was established in the year 2000, a time when Honduras had no pediatric cardiovascular surgeons who could perform open-heart surgeries and lacked adequate facilities to operate. Thus, Helping Hands for Honduras sent Honduran children to the United States for corrective heart surgery. The Helping Hands for Honduras mission has evolved to not only sending children to the United States but to bringing surgery teams to Honduras to treat patients and train Honduran medical professionals to care for these children.

Healing Little Hearts in Honduras Fundraiser features good food, music, auction and raffles. $50.

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International Cleveland Community Day
11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m
Cleveland Museum of Art
East Blvd.

Join us for the free International Cleveland Community Day festival featuring more than 50 groups and organizations that present their rich diversity through music, dance, and cultural displays.

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Hungarian Organ Concert
4 PM
Blackstone Residence in Bratenahl

The Cleveland Hungarian Cultural Garden invites you to a Gala Organ Concert at the spectacular Blackstone Residence in Bratenahl, OH, on Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 4:00 PM. The Blackstone organ has 7406 pipes and is of Aeolian-Skinner linage. The piano is a Bosendorfer Imperial.

Organist is Karel Paukert. Mr. Paukert trained at Prague Conservatory and Ghent Conservatory. He has been Professor of Organ and Church Music at Northwestern University, Cleveland Institute of Music, curator of organs at the Cleveland Museum of Art, and organist and Choirmaster at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights. Lucia Marko is the pianist.

Reservations at $100 per person are required. Contact Carolyn at 440-564-7088 or cebalogh@aol.com for questions. Refreshments will be served.

Proceeds will benefit the Cleveland Hungarian Cultural Garden

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Indian DOSA Brunch
10 AM - 2 PM
Highland Hts. Community Center

Indian DOSA Brunch ($15/ea.) hosted by Medical YATRA-AIPNO TEAM. FUN, Games, Appreciation & Gratitude! What is new from YATRA? With your compassion & caring, help 200 amputees from rural India receive the 'Gift of Jaipur Foot' to walk, run & live proudly.

Jyot Se Jyot Jalao!

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Columbus Day Parade
Noon
Little Italy

Columbus Day parade, starting at corner of Murray Hill Rd. and Cornell Rd., ending just past Holy Rosary Church. Sponsored by ISDA and NOIA.

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Leif Erikson Day
Noon
Shooter's in the Flats

Annual celebration of Leif Erikson Day by the statue at Shooters. More details to come.

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Beyond Chicken Soup: Jews & Medicine In America
Museum Hours
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

Beyond Chicken Soup: Jews & Medicine In America tells the story of how Jews were forced to create access to their own health care in the face of discrimination. They built their own hospitals, trained their own doctors, and served not only their own community but also other minority groups in need of care, making significant contributions to the medical world and society as a whole. This important exhibition features over 200 artifacts, photographs, and documents, including highlights from Cleveland's own Mt. Sinai Hospital.

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Hispanic Roundtable's Convencion Celebration
5-7PM
4407 Lorain Avenue Cleveland, OH 44113

This FREE event welcomes everyone to the heart of the Hispanic Community, the Spanish American Committee. Together we will celebrate and highlight National Hispanic Heritage Month and give thanks to our sponsors, Convención Team members, and most of all our community for a very successful Convención Hispana 2016, where approximately 3,000 people were in attendance. Our community was able to take part in a job fair, community health and resource fair, including free health screenings, important topics such as civic and education issues, food, music, art exhibits, and fun for the entire family.

Everyone is welcome to this event where we would like to see old friends as well as make new ones that will help strengthen our wonderful community in the years to come.

We can't wait to see you at our Fiesta! We will have cocktails, heavy Hispanic hors d'oeuvres, music, and most of all, Agradable Compañia! Free and all are welcome!

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Chinese Language for Beginners
11-11:50
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language. The class will start with Chinese pronunciation (Pinyin) system. As a collaborated program, this class is offered by teachers from Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University.

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Passport Party and Photo Competition
6 PM
Market Garden Brewery
1947 W 25th St, Cleveland

Join the Cleveland Council on World Affairs and Global Cleveland as we come to together to celebrate international travel and a night of mingling and networking. This event is free to the public, but your ticket to get in is your passport. Don't have one? We will have passport applications on hand so you can begin planning your first international adventure. New this year, submit your international travel photos for a photo contest.

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Paviz Sayad va Samadash in Columbus
8:30 PM
Dublin Center, 5600 Post Road
Dublin, Ohio 43017

Iranians In Ohio Proudly Presents Paviz Sayad va Samadash In Columbus

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Chinese Language for Beginners
11-11:50
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language. The class will start with Chinese pronunciation (Pinyin) system. As a collaborated program, this class is offered by teachers from Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University.

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Pulaski Memorial
11:00 AM
Gazebo of Lincoln Park, Tremont

The 238th observance to take place at the Gazebo of Lincoln Park, Tremont on October 14, 2017 at 11:00am. The event is promoted by the Polonia Foundation of Ohio, Inc., the Polish Legion of American Veterans USA and all Polish organizations comprising Polonia.

Leaders of the Polish organizations comprising Polonia in Northeast Ohio to participate along with Community Leaders, hopefully Mayor of Cleveland Frank G. Jackson will attend. This year's observance moved to Lincoln Park in consideration of the Polish Veterans Posts located in Tremont and also in remembrance of the Polish Organizations that were part of the fabric of Tremont in the near past.

Residents of Tremont are welcome to attend and learn about General Pulaski and the strong influence that Polish organizations had in the community. It's a learning experience for everyone to know the heroism of General Pulaski during our Revolutionary War and the formation our great nation.

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Lecture: Celebrating Kodály Zoltán's Legacy
2:00
Hungarian Heritage Museum
The Galleria - East Ninth Street

Mr. Zsolt Domotorffy, Mathematician and Scholar This year is the135th anniversary of Zoltán Kodály's birth and the 50th anniversary of his death, Kodaly stands as one of the principal 20th-century composer-theoreticians of musical education. His ideas, aimed at the cultivation of musical literacy. He involved audiences in musical performances composing a large body of choral music for adults and educational pieces for children, designed to increase familiarity and provide pleasure in the process. Kodály got his theories accepted at elementary schools throughout Hungary. The results have been impressive and widely influential. 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. A viszontlátásra! See you soon!

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Around the World" Music Series - African and Afro-Caribbean drumming
8 PM
North Water Street Gallery
300 North Water Street, Suite H in downtown Kent

Standing Rock Cultural Arts is pleased to announce the third season (2017-2018) 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. $10 suggested donation (or pay what you can).

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Baba David Coleman and friends (music, songs, and stories by one of the pioneers of African and Afro-Caribbean drumming in the U.S.)

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Internationally-acclaimed Lithuanian cellist David Geringas
8 PM
Waetjen Auditorium at Cleveland State University
2001 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland

David Geringas is a Lithuanian cellist and conductor who studied under Mstislav Rostropovich. In 1970 he won the Gold Medal at the International Tchaikovsky Competition. He also plays the baryton, a rare instrument.

David Geringas is one of the most versatile musicians of our time. The cellist and conductor has an unusually broad repertoire from the earliest baroque up to contemporary music. He was the first musician to play in the West works of the Russian and Lithuanian avant garde and many composers dedicated works to him.

He will be assisted by the Callisto String Quartet: Paul Aguilar & Rachel Stenzel (violins), Eva Kennedy (viola), Hannah Moses (cello) and playing works by Bach, Couperin, Corigliano, Vasks, and Senderovas. The concert is presented jointly with the Lithuanian-American Community, Cleveland Chapter; and the CSU International Center

Tickets are $25 general admission, $10 student (with valid ID). Purchase online at www.clevelandcello.com, by phone at 216-921-3480, or in person at the Lithuanian Community Center, 877 East 185th St.

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Carpatho-Rusyn Society Meeting2-4PM
Parma-Snow Library, 2121 Snow Road

The Carpatho-Rusyn Society is meeting at the Parma-Snow Library, 2121 Snow Road, Parma, Ohio. Iconography=History and Meaning will be presented by Father Marek Visnovsky who has printed over 600 icons. Free and open to all. Information call (440) 331-3856.

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Cleveland Polka Association Anniversary Dance3-7PM
Holy Spirit Party Center
5500 West 54th Street Parma, OH 44129

Cleveland Polka Association Anniversary Dance with music by Buffalo Touch from NY 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Doors open at 2:00 pm Donation $12.00, 18 yrs. and under Free!

Beverages and Food available, NO b.y.o.b. ~ Snacks welcome.

For more information or reservations of 8 or more, please call (216) 228-1134 Sylvia/Paul

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Chinese Language for Beginners
11-11:50
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language. The class will start with Chinese pronunciation (Pinyin) system. As a collaborated program, this class is offered by teachers from Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University.

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ASIA Inc Gala
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Ave. SC 311

Save the Date. Asian Services in Action Inc. 21st annivresary gala and fundraiser.

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA) will host an evening of fun and elegance during its. The Gala will take place on October 20, 2017 at Cleveland State University's, downtown campus. The event proceeds will go towards ASIA's critical programs and services that provide assistance to New Americans. The evening will include a complimentary cocktail hour, including a selection of Asian wines; an array of ethnic cuisines highlighting the communities ASIA serves; special cultural performances; magnificent auction items; and more. Closing out the evening is the Fund-In-Need to highlight New Americans and their basic needs.

Tickets are sold in single, couple (2) and table (10) directly on the organization's events page. Event sponsorship and advertising opportunities are still available. Contact Vince Vong at vong@asiaohio.org or 216-881-0330 Ext. 8825 for further informationMore Information

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Chinese Language for Beginners
11-11:50
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language. The class will start with Chinese pronunciation (Pinyin) system. As a collaborated program, this class is offered by teachers from Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University.

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Chinese Calligraphy and Culture
11-12:30
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Chinese calligraphy has been appreciated as an art form in many different cultures throughout the world. This monthly lecture will present the history and culture related to Chinese calligraphy and gives participants the chance to write and learn the meaning of many Chinese characters.

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The Vintner Dinner
Time TBD
Cantrbury Golf Club
22000 S. Woodland, Beachwood

The Cleveland Hungarian Heritage Society and Museum is pleased to announce that our annual Vintner Dinner will be held at the Canterbury Golf Club on Saturday evening, October 21, 2017.

We invite you to join us in this benefit wine tasting dinner to support the projects and exhibits of the Cleveland Hungarian Museum. As is our custom, we will be featuring fine wines from boutique wineries in Hungary for your tasting enjoyment.

If you have any questions or would wish to receive an invitation, please call Mr. Steve Szappanos at 1-440- 205-2501

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St. Barbara Polish Dinner
12:30-3:30
1505 Denison Ave, Cleveland, OH 44109

Annual Polish dinner at St. Barbara Church

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A Step Backward or a Way Forward: The Future of U.S.-Cuba Policy
5:30 PM
The Union Club of Cleveland

Obama era Cuba policy rollbacks had begun to thaw relations with the island nation when the Trump Administration reversed some but not all of the re-opening to Cuba. Join CCWA as we host Ambassador Charles Shapiro, former U.S. Coordinator for Cuban Affairs, for a discussion on the uncertainty surrounding the future of U.S.-Cuba relations and what it means for travel and doing business in Cuba

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Chinese Language for Beginners
11-11:50
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language. The class will start with Chinese pronunciation (Pinyin) system. As a collaborated program, this class is offered by teachers from Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University.

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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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Chinese Language for Beginners
11-11:50
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language. The class will start with Chinese pronunciation (Pinyin) system. As a collaborated program, this class is offered by teachers from Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University.

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Around the World" Music Series - Mariachi Santa Cecilia
8 PM
North Water Street Gallery
300 North Water Street, Suite H in downtown Kent

Standing Rock Cultural Arts is pleased to announce the third season (2017-2018) 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. $10 suggested donation (or pay what you can).

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 15th annual Da de Muertos celebration featuring Mariachi Santa Cecilia (4-piece mariachi band performing traditional and popular music of Mexico)

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Chinese Language for Beginners
11-11:50
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Offers basic communication skills for individuals who are interested in learning Chinese language. The class will start with Chinese pronunciation (Pinyin) system. As a collaborated program, this class is offered by teachers from Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University.

Continued on November 3,8,10,15 and 17

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Sandy In Columbus, Ohio
8:30 PM
Makoy Center, 5462 N. Center St.
Hilliard, Ohio 43026

Iranians In Ohio Proudly Presents Sandy In Columbus, Ohio. DJ Armin

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Liederabend
5:00
Maennerchor
4515 State Road

Join us for an evening of German song, performed by the Cleveland Maennerchor and Heights Damenchor. Dinner at 5:00pm Concert at 7:00pm Donation: $18 (advance) $20 (door). After the concert, entertainment provided by POLKA REVOLUTION

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Carpatho-Rusyn Society Meeting2-4PM
South Euclid Library, 1876 South Green Rd.

Carpatho-Rusyn Society is meeting at the South Euclid Library, 1876 South Green Rd., South Euclid, Oh to receive an Orientation for Converting Older Media to Digital Format by using equipment in the lab. Free and open to all. Call (440) 331-3856 for more information.

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Soups of the World6-9 PM
The Slovenian National Home (The NASH)
3563 East 80th Street, Cleveland, OH 44105

The Northern Ohio Returned Volunteer Association invites you to Soups of the World benefit dinner for a night of food, entertainment and fun!

All proceeds from the event further NORVA's grant and outreach programs. Recent funded projects include girls empowerment camps in Madagascar and Indonesia, and English Language tutoring for refugees and immigrants in Cleveland. With your help NORVA will continue to support Peace Corps volunteers around the world and at home as they make an impact in their communities.

Admission Includes: A beautiful handcrafted ceramic bowl, Soups from Around the World, International Entertainment A Silent Auction. Cash Bar

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Lecture: 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation
2:00
Hungarian Heritage Museum
The Galleria - East Ninth Street

Rt. Rev. Dr. Csaba Krasznai, Bishop, Calvin Synod Conference and Pastor, First Hungarian Reformed Church of Walton Hills Rt. Rev. Louis Medgyesi, Bishop Emeritus of Calvin Synod Conference, Pastor of the Hungarian Reformed Church of Fairport Harbor

This year marks 500 years since Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses onto the church door of Wittenberg, Germany that launched the Protestant Reformation. Luther, a priest, an outstanding scholar and theology professor, began a thoroughgoing reform of the medieval church. The Reformation transformed millions of people's understanding of their relationship with God. Join us for this lecture describing how the anniversary is being commemorated and how scholars and theologians understand its legacy.

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. A viszontlátásra! See you soon!

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Around the World" Music Series - songs, drumming, dances, and stories of the Seneca Nation
8 PM
North Water Street Gallery
300 North Water Street, Suite H in downtown Kent

Standing Rock Cultural Arts is pleased to announce the third season (2017-2018) 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. $10 suggested donation (or pay what you can).

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - Bill Crouse (songs, drumming, dances, and stories of the Seneca Nation, the largest of the Six Nations of the Haudenosaunee, or Iroquois Confederacy)

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Ohio Asian American Economic Summit
8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Ariel International Center, Skyline Lake Room
1163 East 40th Street, 4th floor, Cleveland OH 44114

Ohio Asian American Pacific Islander Advisory Council and Ariel International Center invite you to explore and learn about the Opportunities for International business between US and the Asian Countries.

Panels include: Overview of Doing Business in various Asian Countries, Legal & Tax issues for Doing Business in Asian Countries, Export / Import Trade & Finance with Asian Countries and Asian Businesses in Ohio.

Keynotes by Consul General of Japan Honorable Mitsuhiro Wada and Consul General of India Honorable Sandeep Chakravorty.

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Chinese Calligraphy and Culture
11-12:30
Cleveland Public Library International Languages Dept.

Free program from Cleveland Public Library.

Chinese calligraphy has been appreciated as an art form in many different cultures throughout the world. This monthly lecture will present the history and culture related to Chinese calligraphy and gives participants the chance to write and learn the meaning of many Chinese characters.

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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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Lecture Celebrating Hungarian Christmas Traditions
2:00
Hungarian Heritage Museum
The Galleria - East Ninth Street

Celebrating Hungarian Christmas Traditions: 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. 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. A viszontlátásra!!!! See you soon!!

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Around the World" Music Series - songs and history of the 60-string bandura of Ukraine
8 PM
North Water Street Gallery
300 North Water Street, Suite H in downtown Kent

Standing Rock Cultural Arts is pleased to announce the third season (2017-2018) 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. $10 suggested donation (or pay what you can).

Saturday, January 13, 2018 - Oleh Mahlay (songs and history of the 60-string bandura, a zither-like instrument that has been called "The Soul of Ukraine")

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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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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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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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Cleveland International Hall of Fame
5:30
Marriott Key Center
Public Square

Join us for the 9th Annual Cleveland International Hall of Fame. Another sellout crowd of 500+ is expected. Details to follow.

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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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Juneteenth in the African American Cultural Garden
Noon-4PM
African American Cultural Garden - MLK Blvd

The Annual Juneteenth celebration in the African American Cultural Garden.

Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is a holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas, and more generally the emancipation of African-American slaves throughout the Confederate South.

Details to follow.

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Around the World" Music Series - Indian classical music
8 PM
North Water Street Gallery
300 North Water Street, Suite H in downtown Kent

Standing Rock Cultural Arts is pleased to announce the third season (2017-2018) 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. $10 suggested donation (or pay what you can).

Samuel Salsbury (Indian classical music performed on the rich-toned sarangi, a bowed instrument with 39 strings, with tabla accompaniment))

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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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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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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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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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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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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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