LITERARY CLEVELAND STAGED READINGS INSPIRED BY CUYAHOGA RIVER FIRE: Saturday March 16 and Sunday March 17 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Cleveland State University Student Center Ballroom, 2121 Euclid Avenue. Free performance and reception. Freewill donation of $10 suggested. Attendees are asked to register in advance at: litcleveland.org/Cleveland-humanities-fest-2019.html.
CLEVELAND DRUM CIRCLE: Sundays at 3 p.m. at St. Colman Church, 2027 W. 65thStreet.
WALKABOUTTREMONT is held every second Friday from 6 to 10 pm. For more information, visit walkabouttremont.com
78THSTREET STUDIOS, 1300 W. 78thStreet. Art Opening for over 50 studios and galleries every 3rdFriday of every month, 5-9 p.m. 78streetstudios.com.
DETROIT SHOREWAY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION ANNUAL MEETING & SPAGHETTI DINNER:Thursday, February 28 from 5:30 – 7 PM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School Gym, 6920 Detroit Avenue. For more information or to check your membership status call 216-961-4242 ext. 243 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLEVELAND PEACE ACTION ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING, Sunday, March 3 from 4-6 p.m. at Pilgrim Church from 4-6 p.m. Keynote Speaker: Noura Erakat, co-founding Editor or Jadaliyya, an electronic magazine on the Middle East. Topic: New Strategies for Palestinian Solidarity. Free event. Refreshments served.
WESTOWN CDC’s ANNUAL MEETING: Thursday, March 7, 5-7 p.m. at Eastman Branch Library, 11602 Lorain Avenue. Free Parking. ADA Accessible. Featured Speaker: Westpark native and author of Always Cedar Point, John Hildebrandt.
THE CLEVELAND WESTSIDE VILLAGEis having a Recruitment Event for prospective members (age55+) on Sunday, March 10 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Superelectric Pinball Parlor at 6500 Detroit Ave in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood. There will be free pinball play and light snacks. The Cleveland Westside Village is an all-volunteer organization with the mission of “CELEBRATING THE OPPORTUNIITIES AND MEETING THE CHALLLENGES OF AGING IN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD”. Come have fun with us on March 10th and learn how we are building a community that supports each other. RSVP: 216-651-1329
SECOND DISTRICT POLICE COMMUNITY RELATIONS COMMITTEE MEETING:Tuesday, March 12that 6:30 p.m. at Applewood Centers, 3518 W. 25th(In the gym on Daisey.)
CUYAHOGA COUNTY’S DIVISION OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES (DCFS)IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD EVENTwill be held on Thursday, March 14 from 5-7 p.m. at the West Side Community House, 9300 Lorain Avenue. DCFS staff will explain what the department does and the different ways we all can help keep children safe and families stable.
OHIO CITY INCORPORATED ANNUAL MEETINGwill be on March 19, 5:30 p.m. at Urban Community School, 4909 Lorain Avenue. Complementary food and beverages served with a suggested donation of $10. The event is open to the public.
TREMONT MONTESSORI SCHOOL offers open house tours on Wednesdays March 6 and March 13 from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Schedule your tour by calling 838-9850 or emailing: Justine.email@example.com.
SCHOLARSHIPS:Cleveland Foundation’s deadline for applying for scholarships is March 15th. For more information and to start the application process visit clevelandfoundation.org.
BUILDING CLIMATE AND ENERGY RESILIENCE: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES: John Carroll University Department of Political Science hosts this event in the Jardine Room from 3-5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13. Free and open to the public. For more information call 397-4311.
WEST SIDE CATHOLIC CENTER ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES EVENING PROGRAM: Individual Job Assistance/Financial Literacy. Tuesday Evenings 6-8 p.m.at 3209 Lorain Avenue (Please enter through the back door.)
WEST SIDE CATHOLIC CENTER WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CERTIFICATE: 4-week program. The guaranteed job offer program. Starts Monday, March 4 at 3209 Lorain Avenue from 9:30 a.m. until Noon.
GREATER CLEVELAND FOOD BANK:Call 216-738-7239, or visit GreaterClevelandFoodBank.org for food assistance. For Information about Food Stamps (SNAP) applications, food pantries, free produce, and hot meals text FOOD to 63566.
FREE FRESH PRODUCE:Third Thursday of each month at Cudell Recreation Center, 11 a.m. – 1p.m.
NATIONAL EATING DISORDERS (NED) AWARENESS WEEKis from February 25thto March 3rd. Schools, nonprofits, companies, media outlets, healthcare providers ,and more are all encouraged to join as NEDAwareness Collaborators. To learn more and to register visit: nationaleatingdisorders.org.
WATER AND SEWER BILLS TOO HIGH? SEE IF YOU QUALFY FOR A LOWER RATE. CHN HOUSING PARTNERS administers affordability programs for Cleveland Division of Water and the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer System. To find out more call 574-7100.
FREE TAX PREPARATION:6515 Detroit Avenue, computer lab. By appointment, Monday & Tuesdays from 5-8 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Free tax preparation, made possible by the Cuyahoga Earned Income Tax Credit Coalition is available to individuals who make less than $54,000 a year. Call 211 or visit refundohio.org to make an appointment.
CLEVELAND METROPARKS HOSTING TWO JOB FAIRS FOR SEASONAL POSITIONS ACROSS PARK DISTRICT:The job fairs, free and open to the public, with be held at Stillwater Place in Cleveland Metroparks Zoo (3900 Wildlife Way from 11 a.m. -1:30 p.m. on Sunday March 3 and Saturday, March 16. Visit clevelandmetroparks.com/JobFair2019 to register and learn more about available positions.
BROOKSIDE FAMILY CENTER, 3764 W. 25THis seeking volunteers at its new facility. If interested please contact Kathie at:firstname.lastname@example.org 440-503-2462.
TRI-C JAZZ FEST SEEKS VOLUNTEERS FOR FESTIVAL WEEKEND (June 27-29 at Playhouse Square): Applications being accepted online through March 24 at www.tri-c.edu/JazzVolunteer.
TRUE2Uis a volunteer mentoring program that helps Cleveland eighth graders explore their true selves, identify their strengths and passions, and connect them to their future. True2U mentors deliver the tools and perspective that helps youth make the most of high school, and be successful in college and/or their career path. Mentoring teams meet with youth on nine Thursday mornings. For more information about being a Neighborhood Leadership Institute True2U mentor contact Khalid, Lindsay or Molly by phone at 216-812-8700, or follow this link: http://neighborhoodleadership.org/programs/true2u.
CASAof Cuyahoga County, a program of Child and Family Advocates of Cuyahoga County, needs volunteers to advocate for children who have been neglected and abused. CASAs are everyday citizens who are appointed by the Court to advocate for the safety and well-being of children and represent the children’s best interests. CASAs are trained to investigate, facilitate, advocate, and monitor one or two cases at a time to help the Court make the best decision for a safe, caring, and permanent home for children involved in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. Those interested in becoming a CASA, please visit cfadvocates.org or call 216.443.3377 for more information.
CLEVELAND PUBLIC THEATER’S STUDENT THEATRE ENRICHMENT PROGRAM (STEP) seeks teens ages 14-19 to audition for Teen Summer Arts Jobs. Auditions are March 2, 9 and 10. Teens attend only one 3 hour audition. Call Education Manager Adam Seeholzer to RSVP for the Audition at 216-631-2727 x219. Leave your name, phone number and the date you wish to audition. Auditions will take place at Cleveland Public Theater, 6415 Detroit Avenue. To receive this summer theatre job opportunity you also must register with Youth Opportunities Unlimited SYEP Summer Job Registry by Monday March 11that http://www.youthopportunities.org.
YOUTH IN ACTION/ Jóvenes en Acción:Hispanic Youth Center, 3115 Scranton Recruiting 7thand 8thgrade students, ages 12-14. For more information call Roberto Colón or Ivelisse Pérez at 459-1222.
LA MARIPOSA: A Free Personal Empowerment Program for Adolescent Girls, ages 9-18, designed to celebrate and empower for personal excellence. Identify talents and strengths, make friends, have fun. For more information call Hispanic Youth Center at 459-1222.