Monday, May 27th

We are thinking of those that we have lost on this Memorial Day. The Center for Artful living is CLOSED for the Holiday. Mindfulness Through the Arts: Back next Monday, June 3rd!

The HeARTful

Living Café (TM)

New Education & Support Program

Tuesday, May 28th

at 2pm

Be with us on Tuesday for

three opportunities!

1) The monthly Tuesday Support Program for Care Partners hosted by Kathy Kassimatis and Tracy Heberle.

2) An additional Support Group

for individuals diagnosed with dementia/Alzheimer’s led by CLFF Board Member

Sally Ollerton.

3) And in our Multi-Purpose Room, Elizabeth Revy will guide those interested in

Easy Chair Tai Chi.

All are invited to remain following each program for refreshments and an opportunity to socialize. Virtual guests may join for the

Tai Chi program

at 2pm.

Sweet Arts Café (TM)

Wednesday, May 29th

Lunch: 11:00am

Program: Noon

Bring your brown bag lunch and we’ll provide a beverage and dessert. Then we welcome our “team” back for a special Baseball Memories “Fungo” program similar to Bingo! Leading the interactive session will be

Ike Brooks, Gretchen Denaro and Joe Shaw. Wear your favorite baseball jersey or cap!

Wednesday, May 29th is National Senior Health & Fitness Day! Join us on our Thursday Walk/Move

to celebrate!

We wish Gary Cole a

very Happy Birthday on

Thursday, May 30th!

Enjoy your special day!!

Walk & Move In The Park (TM)

Thursday, May 30th

11am to Noon

A great and healthy way to exercise! Join a group at the Westlake Community Park. Located between Hilliard Blvd.

& Center Ridge Road. Address:

28955 Hilliard Blvd. Westlake

Meet at the Gazebo near the lake and adjacent parking at 11am. Walk or move along the lake, in the park to your ability and comfort level. Meet back up at the Gazebo. Please bring snacks and a beverage. Time to socialize. Weather Permitting.

We will not meet if below 45 degrees or above 85 degrees or if there’s rain. Join us weekly at this time.

Gentle Moments (TM)

Arrange by Appointment!

Looking for participants to

attend a new special program.

We are offering a sensory session to guide a small group

or an individual couple through

a pleasant, relaxing experience. Soothing words and soft music and to spend time together

at the Center.

Guided by Shirley Nelson.

Day of the week and time scheduled will be personally arranged. Please contact us

for further details about

either program

at 440-414-0434.

Celebrate the Arts (TM)

Friday, May 31st

at 2pm

Join us on Friday as

Sarah Bebee from Westlake Porter Public Library shares a fun program about the Hollywood Rat Pack! Relive that generation. Refreshments follow the program. Join us in-person or virtually.

Eddie Lou Bush Art Exhibit

We are pleased to announce a retrospective exhibit of the work of Eddie Lou Bush at the Center! The posthumous exhibition of her watercolors will celebrate her work and creativity.

Eddie Lou and her late husband Lew were long-time participants in Farrell Foundation programs.

Thursday, June 13th at 2pm

Cleveland Heights-University Heights

Cedar Road Branch Library

A unique opportunity in the community. Former Librarian Corinne Jalkanen will present a program based on the book “The Magical Garden of Claude Monet”.

Cafe refreshments are included.

Pre-registration required. Call: 216-321-4700

ReFRESHing Memories on Wednesday, June 19th at 2pm at the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Library!

Participant News

Last Tuesday, in the HeARTful Living Cafe, Drummer Billy Coakley guided the group in a fun music program! Volunteer Reuben (R) loves to dance to the music! On the left, Bill and Francoise are

playing along!

Participant Polly (L) and care giver Clare (R) join in the musical fun using some instruments and sharing their big smiles!

Participants Sue and husband Dan also enjoyed getting lively with instruments during the drumming session!

In Wednesday’s Sweet Arts Cafe, Sara Lawrence-Sucato from Dancing Wheels leads the group in a chair dance session called Move 2 Connect.

Sara celebrated her birthday with a cupcake after the chair dance session!

Happy Birthday to Sara!!

Here’s the “Walk & Move in the Park” group from Thursday’s session enjoying some post-walk/move cookies! From left: Resident Artist Lee Ann Eyre, Mary & Rick Schmotzer, volunteer Janis Carlson, and Debbie & Steve Giblin.

Ruth Williams (on piano) and Nadine Kodysz (on violin) played on Thursday at the Westlake Community Services Center!