Author Toni Tipton-Martin will be at Tri-C's Soul Food Competition today. Naomi Logan Richard
Friday Magazine 2Do Calendar for Friday, Feb 24BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Church of the Covenant. 11205 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. 216-421-0482 or covenantweb.org. Commemorating Black History Month Forum Series. Commemorating Black History Month Forum Series: Dr. Zachery Williams, Associate Professor of African American History at The University of Akron and author, will be presenting a February forum series aEUoeUnpacking Black Lives MatteraEU during Black History Month. Topics include aEUoeSeparating Fact from Fiction,aEU aEUoeBlack Lives Matter aEU" An Historical Perspective,aEU aEUoeSpace, Place, Race in Context,aEU and aEUoeThe Challenge for the 21st Century Church aEU" Hope, Truth, and Justice.aEU - See more at: www.universitycircle.org/events/2017/02/05/commemorating-black-history-month-forum-series#sthash.TKqWc06F.dpuf. 11:30 a.m. Sunday.(2/26)
Cuyahoga Community College. Student Services Building Auditorium, 4250 Richmond Road, Highland Hills. . Contemporary Soul Food Competition. The event will feature the author of "The Jemima Code: The Evolution of Soul Food" and former Plain Dealer food editor Toni Tipton-Martin. 6-8 p.m. Friday.(2/24)
Karamu House Performing Arts Theatre. 2355 East 89th St., Cleveland. 216-795-7070 or karamuhouse.org. Nikkole Salter's "Repairing a Nation." ItaEUs 2001, and the Davis family gathers for a typical holiday celebration in their native Tulsa, Oklahoma. But all goes awry when Lois insists the family join a lawsuit seeking reparations for the Tulsa Race Riots that devastated the Davis family 80 years ago. 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.(2/24-2/26) $37; $32, senior citizens ages 62 and up; $15, students under 25 with valid ID.
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage. 2929 Richmond Road, Beachwood. 216-593-0575 or maltzmuseum.org. Features a rich selection from the Temple Museum of Religious Art's collection of art and artifacts that includes ritual objects, sacred books and scrolls, and fine art from around the world. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and Sunday (until 9 p.m. Wednesday); noon-5 p.m. Saturday. Closed all holiday Mondays unless noted on the website. This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement. The collection has 3-D structures and 157 black and white photos from the movement. Hours are: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday; closed on Mondays. Friday-Thursday.(2/24-3/2)
Olmsted Community Center. 8170 Mapleway Drive, Olmsted Falls. 440-465-3355. Contemporary African Dance. 4:30 p.m. Sunday.(2/26)
Rainey Institute. 1705 East 55th St., Cleveland. 216-881-1766 or raineyinstitute.org. Many Rivers to Cross. 1:30 p.m. Saturday.(2/25)
JUST FOR FUN
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo and Rainforest. 3900 Wildlife Way. 216-661-6500 or clevelandmetroparks.com/zoo. Zoo hours and RainForest: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. . Admission: $14.25, adults; $12.25 seniors age 62 and older; $10.25, ages 2-11; free, under 2 and zoo members. Mondays (not including the Rainforest) free for residents of Cuyahoga County and Hinckley Township. The 183-acre zoo is divided into several areas: Australian Adventure; African Savanna; Northern Trek; the Primate, Cat & Aquatics Building; the RainForest; and Waterfowl Lake. Winter hours in affect through Sunday, March 30.(2/24-3/2)
Case Western Reserve University. Church of the Covenant, 11205 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. 216-368-1160 or performingarts.case.edu. Tutoring Program. 10 a.m.-noon Friday-Thursday.(2/24-3/2) 440-232-7184.
Just for fun
Cleveland History Center of the Western Reserve Historical Society. 10825 East Blvd. 216-721-5722 or wrhs.org. Admission includes access to two historic mansions, the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum, Chisholm Halle Costume Wind, Research Library, galleries, and two rides on the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel. Museum hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Research Center hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. $10; $9, seniors; $5, students age 3-12; free for members and children 2 and under. "Bob Hope: An American Treasure." Features more than 200 vintage photos and seven video displays of Hope's early years as a member of an immigrant family in the early 20th centure, and his rise as a star on the stage, screen and radio. Through Friday, June 30.(2/24-3/2)
Great Lakes Science Center. 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland. 216-694-2000 or greatscience.com. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day). The Steamship William G. Mather is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in May, September and October; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday in June, July and August; and closed November through April. . Admission: Great Lakes Science, $12-$15; Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater, $9-$11; Great Lakes Science and DOME combo, $17-$20. Exhibits: Featuring hundreds of hands-on exhibits, themed traveling exhibitions, daily demonstrations and the Cleveland Clinic DOME Theater. Open daily (closed Mondays).(2/24-3/2)
Soldiers and Sailors Monument. 3 Public Square (Southeast Quadrant), Cleveland. 216-621-3710 or soldiersandsailors.com. Fall Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. . Free. Commemorates the Civil War and Honors the Citizens of Cuyahoga County Who Fought and Worked for the Union. Friday-Saturday, Monday-Thursday.(2/24-3/2) Normally the Monument is closed Sundays after Labor Day, but will have be open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Following the service, the staff will hold a special Community Open House for County First Responders and their families from 12-6 p.m.
Cleveland Botanical Garden. 11030 East Blvd. 216-721-1600 or cbgarden.org. Hours: 10 a.m. -- 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. -- 9 p.m. Wednesday; Noon -- 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. Hours subject to change. . $11, adults; $6, children 3-12; free, members and children under 2. Most events, exhibits and programs free with garden admission. Orchid Mania. For admission go to cbgarden.org. Friday-Thursday.(2/24-3/2) 216-721-1600 or cbgarden.org.
Cleveland Museum of Art. 11150 East Blvd. 216-421-7340 or clevelandart.org. One of the top art collections in the nation has come back into view after completion of its $320 million expansion and renovation. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (until 9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday). Closed major holidays. . Free admission to the permanent collection. Admission may apply to touring exhibitions. Black In America: Louis Draper and Leonard Freed. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday-Thursday.(2/26-3/2)
Shaker Historical Society and Museum. 16740 South Park Blvd., Shaker Heights. 216-921-1201 or shakerhistory.org. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Closed holidays. $5, non-members; $3, children 6-12. Free for members and children 5 and under, and opening receptions for exhibits. Groveland Utopia. Friday-Thursday.(2/24-3/2)
The BottleHouse Brewery. 13328 Madison Ave., Lakewood. . LakewoodAlive Lumberjack Bash. 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday.(2/25)
Rink at Wade Oval. University Circle Wade Oval , Cleveland. . The Rink at Wade Oval. Through Sunday, March 5: 3-9 p.m. Fridays; noon-7 p.m. Saturdays; noon-5 p.m. Sundays. Rink will also be open noon-7 p.m. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Presidents' Day.(2/24-2/26) Admission: $2. Skate rentals: $3. When you're finshed skating, show your Rink wristband for special promotions at Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland History Center, and the Cleveland Orchestra. m.
Castle Noel. 260 S. Court St., Medina. . Year-round. $17 over age 3 weekdays; $18 weekends; castlenoel.com or 330-721-6635. Castle Noel. Friday-Thursday.(2/24-3/2)
Cleveland Public Square. Ontario Street and Superior Avenue. downtowncleveland.com/wwaf. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; noon-8 p.m. Sunday. $10; $7 with your own skates. Rink at Public Square. Cleveland Public Square. Ontario Street and Superior Avenue. clevelandpublicsquare.com. Cleveland Foundation Ice Rink. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday; noon-8 p.m. Sunday.(2/24-2/28)
Cleveland State University. Main Classroom Building's Auditorium, 1899 East 22nd St. . Cleveland Inner City Ballet. This is a Black History Month program. 6-8 p.m. Saturday.(2/25)
Cuyahoga County Public Library. Beachwood branch, 25501 Shaker Blvd., Beachwood. 216-831-6868 or cuyahogalibrary.org. Listening Guide. A specially prepared booklet of program notes and musical themes from the current season's featured compositions are included in the registration fee. 1:15-2:45 p.m. Tuesday.(2/28) Orange branch, 31300 Chagrin Blvd., Pepper Pike. 216-831-4282 or cuyahogalibrary.org. 1:15-2:45 p.m. Thursday.(3/2)
Earle B. Turner Recreation Center. 11300 Miles Ave., Cleveland. . Line Dance Classes. 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesday.(2/28)
Glenville Recreation Center. 680 East 113th Street, Cleveland. 216-664-2516. 11 a.m.-noon Thursday.(3/2)
Great Lakes Mall. 7850 Mentor Ave., Mentor. 440-255-6900 or shopgreatlakesmall.com. All About Heart Health. "Is Bach's St. John Passion" anti-semitic? 9:30 a.m. Friday.(2/24)
Mitchell's Ultra Lounge. 24900 Euclid Ave, Euclid. . Line Dance Classes. 7-11 p.m. Thursday.(3/2) 7-11 p.m. Thursday.(3/2) 7-11 p.m. Thursday.(3/2)
Nature Center at Shaker Lakes. 2600 South Park Blvd., Shaker Heights. 216-321-5935 or shakerlakes.org. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Trails open dawn to dusk. Pancake Breakfast with the Birds. Proceeds from the breakfast benefit the Rotary Club of Shaker Heights. 8 a.m.-noon Saturday.(2/25)
St. Raphael Church. 525 Dover Center Road, Bay Village. 440-871-1100 or saintraphaelparish.com. Mardi Gras Fun Day. A city of Bay Village event that offers games and prizes for children of all ages. Free. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.(2/25)
Summit County Metro Parks. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm/Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-865-8065 or summitmetroparks.org. Warbler Warm Up. 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday.(3/2)
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