Friday, November 15

Great Lakes Science Center’s Curiosity Carnival opening day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 601 Erieside Ave., Cleve. For more info, visit

Friendship Circle of Cleveland’s Shabbat Dinner and service, 4:40 p.m., 27900 Gates Mills Blvd., Pepper Pike. $18 adults, $10 children at

Jewish Secular Community hosts theater reviewer Roy Berko on “Yes, Words Matter,” 8 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Cleveland’s Fellowship Hall, 21600 Shaker Blvd., Shaker Hts. RSVP to Peg Fishman at 440-349-1330.

Solon Job Fair, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Solon Recreation Center, 35000 Portz Pkwy., Solon. Register at

Saturday, November 16

Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation’s 2019 Fall Season of Take a Hike on Early Cleveland, 10 a.m., The Arcade, 401 Euclid Ave., Cleve. Free. RSVP at or 216-771-1994.

Rabbi Arik Ascherman to speak at Lunch and Learn, 12:30 p.m., Beth El-The Heights Synagogue, 3246 Desota Ave., Cleve. Hts. Free, but nonmembers should call to RSVP at 216-320-9667.

Beth El-The Heights’ “Searching for Meaning in Midrash,” 10:20 a.m., Beth El’s Community Room, 3246 Desota Ave., Cleveland Hts.

Cleveland Comedy Festival’s Best of Fest showcase, 7 p.m., Not Your Parents’ Basement, 1305 W. 80th St., Cleve. $5-$10 at

Donuts with state Rep. Dave Greenspan, 10 a.m.-noon, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake.

Taste CLE’s Cheese & Wine Fest Cleveland, 5-9 p.m., 1091 W. 10th St., Cleve. $55-$60 at

Sunday, November 17

“Cleveland Contemporary Art: Pushing the Boundaries” with Jill Snyder, executive director of MOCA Cleveland, 9:30-10:45 a.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Cleveland, 21600 Shaker Blvd., Shaker Heights.

Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland, Siegal Lifelong Learning and Mandel JCC bookfest presentation by Kirsten Fermaglich, 1:30-2:30 and 3-4 p.m., Landmark Centre, 25700 Science Park Dr., Beachwood. For more info and to register, visit

Hawken School fall open house, 1 p.m., Mastery School of Hawken, 11025 Magnolia Dr., Cleve. RSVP at 440-423-2955.

“The Art and Science of Antique Restoration,” 3-5 p.m., Dunham Tavern Museum, 6709 Euclid Ave., Cleve. Free.

Cleveland Aliyah Drop in event, 7:30-9 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Cleveland East, 3663 Park E. Dr., Beachwood. RSVP at

Fairmount Temple and the Maltz Museum presents “From Murder to Museums: Abraham Lincoln, Adolf Hitler and the Hunt for Nazi-Looted Art in American,” 7 p.m., 23737 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood. Free and open to public.

Mosaic Outdoor Club of Northeast Ohio, 11 a.m., Mentor Marsh, 5185 Corduroy Rd., Mentor. RSVP to Elizabeth Eisenberg at 216-932-4806.

Effective Leadership Academy’s Alley Rally, 1-4 p.m., Spins Bowl, 5619 Brecksville Rd., Independence. Tickets available at

Party411’s PartyPalooza, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Cleveland Marriott East, 26300 Harvard Rd., Warrensville Hts. RSVP at

Monday, November 18

Mandel JDS’ Mini Menches class, 4-5 p.m., 26500 Shaker Blvd., Beachwood. For more info, visit

Women of Fairmount Temple’s “How to Stay Healthy, Vibrant and Free of Disease” talk with Hayley Dubin, 7 p.m., 23737 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood. Free for paid-up members, guests are $5. For more info and to RSVP, email

The Muldoon Center for Entrepreneurship’s Dare to Dream Retreat, 8 p.m., Ohio Theatre, 1511 Euclid Ave., Cleve. RSVP at

Tuesday, November 19

“Telling Your Story for those Coping with Cancer,” 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., The Gathering Place East, 23300 Commerce Park, Beachwood. RSVP to 216-595-9546.

Park Synagogue sisterhood programming, 10 a.m., Park Synagogue East, 27500 Shaker Blvd., Beachwood. Lunch $10. RSVP for lunch to Rita Weintraub at 440-498-9712.

Heights-Hillcrest Regional Chamber of Commerce action coach workshop, 4-6:30 p.m., Heights Libraries, 2345 Lee Rd., Cleve. Hts. For more info, visit

Notre Dame College presents talk by Sarah Hurwitz on “Here All Along,” 7:30 p.m., 4545 College Rd., S. Euclid. Free and open to the public.

South Franklin Circle’s Dialogues series “An Accidental Lawyer Finds Her Way Home” with Geralyn Presti, 7:30 p.m., 16600 Warren Ct., Bainbridge Twp. Free. RSVP at 440-220-6716.

Menorah Park’s “Where to Start if You Plan to Downsize: Ask the Experts,” 1:30-3:30 p.m., Menorah Park’s Saltzman Auditorium, 27100 Cedar Rd., Beachwood. RSVP to Deanna Snider at 216-360-8202.

McGregor Ribbon-Cutting event, 3-5 p.m., 14850 Private Dr., Cleve. RSVP at

Wednesday, November 20

Gross Schechter Day School’s KESHER: Connecting the “Mom” and the “Me,” 9:30 a.m., 27601 Fairmount Blvd., Pepper Pike. RSVP at

Jewish Learning Institute’s “Worrier to Warrior” class with Rabbi Shmuli Friedman and Irene Marocco, 10-11:30 a.m. or 7-9 p.m., 25400 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood. Register at

Gross Schechter Day School’s “Shalom Baby,” 7 p.m., 27601 Fairmount Blvd., Pepper Pike. RSVP at

“Genetics and Cancer,” 6:30-8 p.m., The Gathering Place East, 23300 Commerce Park, Beachwood. RSVP to 216-595-9546.

“Medicare Trends and Updates,” 8-11 a.m., Brecksville Community Center, 1 Community Dr., Brecksville. RSVP at

Tri-C’s Learning for Life lecture series on “A Genealogical Journey: The Story Behind a Family’s Trip to Ukraine” with Katie Windahl, 6-7:30 p.m., Tri-C’s Westshore campus’ Liberal Arts and Technology building, room 310, 31001 Clemens Rd., Westlake. Free. RSVPs requested at

Thursday, November 21

Jewish Family Services & Ohio State University Extension-Mahoning County nutrition program, 1-2:30 p.m., Youngstown JCC, 505 Gypsy Lane, Youngstown. RSVP at 330-746-7929. Free.

“Grief and the Holidays for those Coping with Cancer,” 6:30-8 p.m., The Gathering Place West, 25425 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake. RSVP to 216-595-9546.

2019 Cleveland Heritage Medal Presentation Dinner, 6:30 p.m., Cleveland City Hall Grand Hall Rotunda, 501 Lakeside Ave., Cleve. $150 at

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation’s Weingold Fall Forum, 7 and 8:10 p.m., 27501 Fairmount Blvd., Pepper Pike. $20 for one class, $30 for two. RSVP at Thru Nov. 21.

NCJW’s annual Lois Zaas Memorial Advocacy Lecture, 7 p.m., Temple Emanu El, 4545 Brainard Rd., Orange. RSVP to 216-378-2204 x101 or visit

Park Synagogue and Israel Bonds’ Israel Bonds tribute event honoring Gilda Cohen and Leonard Senkfor, 7 p.m., 27500 Shaker Blvd., Pepper Pike. RSVP at 216-454-0180.

Friday, November 22

The First Tee of Cleveland’s 8th annual Grit, Gratitude & You Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Windows on the River, 2000 Sycamore St., Cleve. $125 at

Medwords Dental Clinics, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Ave., Cleve. Free. For more info,

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