Heartful Living Café

Tuesday, October 31st

at 2pm

We welcome musicians Carole Banyas and Chris Kilbane to bring the spirit of Halloween to all on Tuesday. They will play a variety of Halloween and Autumn classical and pop pieces. All are invited to come dressed in Halloween costumes or their favorite fall colors. Stay for some Halloween treats. Join us

in-person or virtually.

Two New Program Options!

Mindfulness Through

the Arts: Monday, Nov. 6th 2pm – 3pm or by Appointment

We invite care partners to our expanded offering. We are providing an individual arts practice for persons affected by the loss of a loved one or someone needing a break from being that special care partner. Each session will be designed to meet individual needs and might involve drawing, painting, journal writing or creating poetry. Time to relax, have a conversation with others and network, all for your own well-being. Questions and

pre-registration: 440-414-0434.

Gentle Moments

A special sensory program to guide a small group or and individual couple through a meditative practice. Soothing words and soft music and to spend time together at the Center. Guided by a professional in meditation. Day of the week and time schedule personally arranged. Please contact us for further details about either program at 440-414-0434.

Congratulations to Nadine Kodysz, our Community Outreach Coordinator, who recently won an award for her pie baking from the Westlake Historical Society! We are so proud of you!

Sweet Arts Café

Wednesday, Nov. 1st

11am – Noon: Lunch

Noon to 1:00pm: Program

Come enjoy lunchtime with us!

Bring a brown bag lunch and we’ll offer a beverage and a wonderful dessert. Then, Resident Artist Richard Skerl will host an afternoon art session with a special activity for all to create, enjoy and share.

Virtual guests join in at noon.

November 2nd is

Farrell Foundation Advisory Board Member Dave Clements’ birthday!

A very Happy Birthday to you and thanks for all you do for the Foundation!

Celebrate the Arts

Friday, November 3rd

at 2pm

Be with us on Friday for an arts enrichment program. Always something fun to do!

Refreshments will be served afterwards and time to socialize. Join us in-person

or virtually.

November 3rd is

Judi Trudel’s birthday!

Happy Birthday Judi and enjoy your big day!!

Art Exhibit!

Artist David Noss

Stop in the Center and visit David Noss’ Art Exhibit! The work of Abstract Expressionistic pieces is on display until November 16th. Plus David has graciously donated two pieces of art to the benefit of the Foundation. Currently, we have a raffle and your opportunity to bid on the artwork pictured below.

1 Ticket = $5.00 5 Tickets = $20.00. Visit in-person or bid by going to our donate tab for a one-time donation. Specify which piece(s) you are bidding on and submit.

Cleveland Heights Library Lee Road Branch Memory Cafe

Thursday, November 9th, 1:00pm – 2:30pm

Our two Resident Artists Lee Ann Eyre and Richard Skerl will host the program with a special art activity creating hand-made scrapbook pages for special family or individual photos. Enjoy the Cafe experience along with refreshments and time to socialize.

The Library requests pre-registration for the program.

Thursday, November 9th: Scrapbook Memories

Registration link: https://events.heightslibrary.org/event/10778020

Thursday, December 14th: Holiday Music

Registration link: https://events.heightslibrary.org/event/10778026

Participant News


Hal Mitcheltree gave a wonderful presentation of his photographs set to some beautiful classical music in Tuesday’s Heartful Living Cafe!

On Friday, Gaile Schafer presented her amazing carved pumpkins to everyone at our annual Halloween party!

Storyteller Corinne Jalkanen read the story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” to the group to set the stage for some

spooky fun!

Resident Artist Lee Ann Eyre led the group in a project to make fabric pumpkins – just in time for Halloween!

Volunteers Gretty Myers (L) and Elizabeth Revy with Storyteller Corinne Jalkanen and Resident Artist Lee Ann Eyre!

Executive Director Jerry Devis gets into the spirit as Count Dracula!

Resdient Artist Richard Skerl magically appears as Dumbledore for our Halloween party!

Volunteers Rosemary (L) and Marilyn (R) enjoying the Halloween party on Friday!

Participant Chuck was thrilled to have a Happy Birthday cookie to celebrate his special day!