Monday, September 4th

is Labor Day

Rest and enjoy the

Labor Day Holiday!

The Center for Artful Living is CLOSED TODAY!

Heartful Living Café

Tuesday, September 5th

at 2pm

Enjoy some special fiddle music by Nadine Kodysz. On Tuesday, experience some of the folk dance style music played by Nadine. She will engage all by playing along with some instruments and music activities. Join in-person or virtually.

Refreshments follow for

in-person guests.

Sweet Arts Café

Wednesday, September 6th

11am – Noon:

Brown Bag Lunch

Noon – 1pm: Program

Come be with us for lunchtime at 11am! Bring a lunch, and we’ll offer a beverage and dessert. Then at noon, we will guide you in an art activity related to the start of September. Engage and socialize at the Center. Join in virtually at noon.

Celebrate the Arts

Friday, September 8th

at 2pm

Be with us on Friday as CLFF Board Member Sally Ollerton and others host our monthly Support Group. The program is held in the privacy of our Music Studio. During that time, others are safely guided by volunteers in an interactive art experience. Time for all to benefit from both programs. All will reconvene for refreshments and socialization. Virtual guests may join for the art enrichment program only at 2pm.

There’s only a few spots left for the above program, so if you are interested, call soon! The program is held at the Westlake Community Services Center.

Registration for the above sessions is required. Please click on the link below for the program(s) that you are interested in to register. For questions, please contact us at: 440-414-0434.

Thursday, September 14th: Storytelling

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Thursday, October 12th: Baseball Memories

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Thursday, November 9th: Scrapbook Memories

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Thursday, December 14th: Holiday Music

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New Art Exhibit!

New art exhibit coming this month! The work of

David Noss in the Center’s Gallery. David is an Abstract

Acrylic Painter. His art reception will be hosted on

Friday, October 13th. It will be a fun evening!

Participant News

Caregiver Biba and participant Dorothy with the TimeSlips (TM) story they helped to create! The session was led by Storyteller Kathy Strawser in Tuesday’s Heartful Living Café.

Sara Lawrence-Sucato from Dancing Wheels guides everyone in a fun dance and movement session in Wednesday’s

Sweet Arts Café.

Gala 2023! Inspire Joy – A Celebration of Care

Here are more photos from our recent Gala at Avon Oaks

Country Club on Saturday evening, August 26th. It truly was

 a special program Inspiring Joy!

From Left: Jeanine Surace, Kathy and husband John Kassimatis. Jeanine and Kathy did a lot to help put the wonderful Gala event together! Thank you for all your hard work!

Dr. Charlie’s son, Ed Farrell (L) with Rev. Dave Clements. (R)

Volunteer Gretty Myers with one of the Silent Auction items, a painting by local artist JoAnn DePolo.

Board Member Betsy Wallace (L) and friend helped with the Wine Pull and the Restaurant Tree Raffle.

CLFF Accountant Kate Fayen (L) and guest Sherry Bolger (R) checked people in and out at the Gala!

Farrell Foundation Executive Director Jerry Devis and Gala guest pause to have their picture taken. The wonderful photographs were taken by DeeAnn Rose.

Volunteer Marilyn Krock (L) and friend (R) enjoy the evening at the Gala.