Plenty of events happening around town. Here are five of ‘em.
Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. at 3430 Rocky River Dr., Cleveland (River's Edge Retreat Center). Come learn about a relatively new, fast growing, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization called the Citizen Climate Lobby. With 73 local chapters across the US and Canada, Citizen Climate Lobby trains and organizes ordinary citizen to meet with their elected representatives and help build the political will needed to pass meaningful climate and energy legislation in Washington. In the Sycamore Room on the third floor. Free parking. Sign in at the front desk.
Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Lakewood Public Library, Main Branch.
League of Women Voters Candidates Night gives candidates for Council at Large and School Board an opportunity to present their plans for the future of Lakewood’s city and schools. Audience members can ask questions of all candidates about their concerns.
Wine and Beer Festival
Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at 14701 Detroit Avenue. Behind World of Beer in the two-story, open air parking garage. The Downtown Lakewood Business Alliance presents The Lakewood Wine & Craft Beer Festival, sponsored by World of Beer Lakewood. Enjoy this urban, two-level outdoor festival in the heart of Downtown Lakewood (rain or shine) in the open air parking garage behind World of Beer and Panera Bread. Sample wines, craft beers, food from nine downtown Lakewood restaurants, The University of Akron Wine & Beer School and live music by Erica Blinn and the Handsome Machine and Thor Platter. Purchase tickets at www.WineandCraftBeerFestival.com. (5-10 p.m. General Admission, 4-5 p.m. VIP Early Entrance.)
Saturday, Sep. 28 at 7 p.m at the Library, 15425 Detroit Ave, Lakewood
Come see a Dr. Seuss themed magic show with comedy, music, audience participation and a few surprises at this event for the whole family. Jim Kleefeld has written several books for teachers on classroom and behavior management - all of which helps to make his programs a delight for all. He is now a full-time performer and does hundreds of school and library magic shows each year across Ohio. No registration necessary. Event will take place in the Main Library Multipurpose Room.
Friday, Sept. 27, 14502 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood. Burning River Baroqueand hūmAnómali present Desperation and Desire: Music by Henry Purcell and his English Contemporaries. The program is centered on music composed during the English Restoration (1660-1685), when the monarchy was restored and Charles II was crowned king. Praised as an “energetic and talented band of string. Burning River Baroque is a Cleveland-based ensemble that specializes in fiery, historically informed string chamber music performances.