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Czech Garden Easter Egg Hunt
2 PM
The Czech Cultural Garden will host its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 4 at 2 p.m. The Czech Garden is at 880 East Blvd., just south of St. Clair. The rain date is April 5. There is free street parking on East Boulevard next to the garden. Besides the Easter egg hunt and an appearance by the Easter Bunny, there will be kids' games and a visit from the Sokol marionettes. There will be an Easter bonnet contest as well, with gift cards for the winners. Light refreshments will be served, so bring your kids and grandkids for this free, fun events. Open to all, local residents and welcome!

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Eastern European Month 5th Annual Celebration Dinner
6 pm
Holy Spirit Party Center
5500 West 54th Street

Tim Misny will join us as our guest speaker for the evening during the Eastern European Month Celebration Dinner. The Croatian/Slovak "I'll make them pay" Cleveland Personal Injury Lawyer will discuss his Eastern European background and how it has led to a successful career inside and outside the legal system.

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Czech Easter Bread ("Mazanec")
DTJ Taborville
At the corner of Quinn and Bartholomew roads in Auburn Township.

Czech Easter Bread ("Mazanec") for sale. Who doesn't remember the smell of fresh baked goods from Mom's kitchen at Easter? Mazanec or houska is a sweet dough with golden raisins and almonds baked into a round loaf with a cross cut into the top. DTJ will again be selling the traditional Czech Easter bread by order only. Cost is $8.00 for a 2# loaf. Orders must be in by April 2nd and can be picked up April 5th. Call 440-543-8494 to place orders.

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Tartan Day celebration
1 pm
New Era Restaurant
10 Massillon Road, Akron 44312

April 5th (2nd Sunday is Easter) Tartan Day celebration - 1:00 pm New Era Restaurant, 10 Massillon Road, Akron 44312 Alex Murray, Chairman and emcee extraordinaire Jesse Tucker will once again pipe for us and the Tigh na Creige dancers will perform.

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38th Super Button Box Bash
Noon - 9 pm
Slovenian Society Home
20713 Recher Avenue in Euclid

Join the squeezebox celebration at the 38th annual Super Button Box Bash on Sunday, April 5, 2020. Dance to the sounds of sixty accordions on two stages, plus jam sessions all day. The Slovenian Society Home in Euclid, Ohio, becomes the Woodstock of Polka Music just for the occasion, from 12:00 to 9:00 p.m. Enjoy the grandest festival of button accordion music in North America. Bring your own box and play along. Indulge in nationality treats, such as smoked Slovenian sausage, savory roast beef and strudel. Pick up a souvenir tee-shirt, sweatshirt, babushka or polka CD at the Polka Hall of Fame pop-up shop. Fourteen button box groups and artists appear in two dance halls, plus polka jamming in the annex.

Admission is $10. 18 and under free. Dinners, sandwiches, side dishes, desserts and beverages are available. Advance tickets recommended. Order from the Polka Hall of Fame, 605 E. 222nd Street, Euclid, OH 44123. (Open Wed., Fri., and Sat.: 11 to 4) For more information, contact the Polka Hall Fame, (216) 261-3263, or Polkashop at

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Zakir Hussain
7:30 - 9:30PM
Cleveland Museum of Art
Gartner Auditorium

The pre-eminent classical tabla virtuoso of our time, Zakir Hussain is appreciated both in the field of percussion and in the music world at large as an international phenomenon. A national treasure in his native India, he is one of the world’s most esteemed and influential musicians, renowned for his genre-defying collaborations. Hussain presents an evening of Indian classical music, with guests with Kala Ramnath (violin) and Jayanthi Kumaresh (veena). $43–59, CMA members $38–53

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Beginner's Italian language classes
2 - 3:30 PM
Buckeye Chocolate Cafe
8555 Tanglewood Square in Bainbridge Township

Beginner's language classes. Teacher Prof. Serena Scaiola. $160 per person. Material provided by instructor. Free parking. For information or to register, contact Serena Scaiola

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Cleveland International Hall of Fame Inductions
6 PM
Marriott at Key Center Grand Ballroom
Save the date for the 11th annual induction into the Cleveland International Hall of Fame.

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Cleveland Polka Association Spring Dance
6 PM
Holy Spirit Party Center
5500 West 54th Street Parma, OH 44129
Cleveland Polka Association Spring Dance. Doors open 6:00 pm Music/Dancing 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm by Concertina All Stars from Buffalo. NY Donation $13.00, 18 yrs. and under are Free! NO byob, Food & Beverages available. For more information or table reservations of 8 or more, please call (216) 496-0223 Elaine. Public Welcome

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2nd Annual Global Cleveland Sister Cities Conference 2020
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A 3-day interactive event bringing together representatives from 20+ sister cities to discuss their partnership goals, successes and aspirations to cross-pollinate ideas and forge connection. This event is free and open to all community members interested in learning more about Cleveland’s international connections from a ground level perspective. The conference aims to enhance our economic, social and cultural prosperity through enriching global partnerships so that together we create a local-global network of businesses, educational institutions, organizations and local governments connected to Cleveland to internationalize our city and create a global citizenry.

Conference Schedule:

April 28th Opening Remarks and Reception at the Cleveland Public Library

April 29th Cultural/Civic/Arts- including an evening Iftar meal

Confirmed Speakers: Deputy Mayor of Ljubljana, Slovenia, Dave Karpinski of LEEDCo, Jenita McGowan of Eaton Corp, Cleveland City Councilman Matt Zone, Jonathan Sumers of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Tristan Wheeler of the Cleveland Public Library E-sports FGC Team, Poets from four of our Sister Cities

April 30th Youth/Education -including a Soccer Tournament hosted by St. Ignatius High School

Confirmed Speakers: Student delegations from four sister city high schools and five local high schools, Authors Fiona McEntee and Ladosha Wright, Consul General for Slovenia Alenka Jerak, Honorary Consul General for Germany Diana Thimmig

May 1st Entrepreneurship/Business Development

Confirmed Speakers: Attorney Fiona McEntee from Ireland, Howard Thompson of GCP, Sudhir Achar CEO of EOX Vantage, Tom Brooks of Brick42, International Partners in Mission, Mark Owens of RelateCare, Representative from the Economic Development Department of the City of Ljubljana, Slovenia

May 2nd Basketball Tournament at Cleveland State University and Bocce Tournament hosted at the Slovenian National Home

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Diversity Center’s 18th Annual Walk, Rock & Run
Great Lakes Science Center
The Diversity Center’s 18th Annual Walk, Rock & Run celebrates northeast Ohio’s rich diversity. This family friendly event features a 1- and 3-mile walk, chip-timed 5K run, snacks, live entertainment and children’s activities! All registered participants gain free entry into the Great Lakes Science Center, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and USS Cod Submarine Museum on event day. Proceeds raised from this event help support The Diversity Center’s School & Youth programming, which empowers more than 14,000 youth and youth serving professionals in 11 counties via in-school programs, conferences, and retreats..

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Cleveland Kiltie Band Highland Ball
New Orleans Party Center, Brecksville.

Cleveland Kiltie Band Highland Ball.Tickets: $20 adult, $10 children 12 & Under. Includes meat pie or pizza, beer, & refreshments. (BYOB & snacks)

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Cleveland Polka Association Friday Night Dance
6 PM
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
6220 Broadview Road Parma, OH 44134
Doors open 6:00 pm, short General Membership Meeting 7:00 pm. Music/Dancing 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm by Friday Night Special (some of Cleveland's finest). NO byob, Food & Beverages available, snacks welcome. Donation $10.00, 18 yrs. and under are Free!!! For more information, please call (216) 496-0223 Elaine. Public Welcome.

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Global Cleveland Employer Summit
8 AM - 3 PM
Corporate College East
4400 Richmond Rd. Warrensville Heights, OH 44128
Become a Global Employer - Understanding the current immigration world "Right Here - Right Now". This full day summit will showcase local employers who are successfully engaging global talent to fill workforce needs, drive business growth and productivity, and contribute to economic growth across the region.

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Cultural Gardens Peace Plaza Ribbon Cutting
6 PM
MLK Blvd.
Save the date for the Cultural Gardens Peace Plaza Ribbon Cutting.

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CAMEO 50th Anniversary
6 PM
La Villa
11500 Brookpark Rd.
Save the date for the CAMEO 50th Anniversary Celebration.

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Ohio Scottish Games
All Day
Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds
19201 E. Bagley Road Middleburg Heights, Ohio 44130

Save the Dates for the annual Ohio Scottish Games.

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75th annual One World Day
11 AM - 6 PM
Cleveland Cultural Gardens
Save the date for the 175th annual One World Day.

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