First Friday begins

Imagery Fine Arts Gallery, 91 N. Main St. in Chagrin Falls, begins its First Friday 2019 series with the work of Mary Robbins-Underwood, 5-8 p.m. on Friday. The show starts with an opening night artist’s reception to meet the artist who works in watercolor, oil and chalk pastels. Ms. Robbins-Underwood’s work will be on display 10 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays throughout February.

Meet the artists

The Geauga Park District’s discARTed Recycled Art Exhibition will hold a meet the artists reception, 2-4 p.m. on Feb. 17 at West Woods Nature Center, 9465 Kinsman Road in Russell. Refreshments will be served. The exhibit will be on display until April 15. For more information, visit

Jam session upcoming

Maple Town Tune Traders, a musical jam session featuring musicians of all levels, is 7-10 p.m. on Feb. 28 at the West Woods Nature Center, 9465 Kinsman Road in Russell. For more information, visit

Join benefit choir

The Geauga Hunger Task Force Good Tidings Benefit Choir is seeking singers high school age and above. Students will receive community service hours. Bring a copy of the Messiah, or purchase one for $8 at the practice. Practices are held 2-4 p.m. on Sundays at Notre Dame Chapel, 13000 Auburn Center Road in Munson, starting Feb. 24 and continue through the performances on April 7 and 14. Soloists are chosen from the choir members through audition.

Quilt guild displays work

The Chagrin Valley Quilt Guild will display their quilts at the Chagrin Falls Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 100 E. Orange St. in Chagrin Falls, in February during library hours. For more information, call 440-247-3556.

Library features photographer

Photographer Dave Chew is displaying his work at the Gates Mills Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 1491 Chagrin River Road in Gates Mills, in February. For more information, call 440-423-4808.

LaureLive announces lineup

Laurel School and Elevation Group last week announced the full lineup for the fourth annual LaureLive music festival set for the weekend of June 8-9, with Hozier headlining Saturday and Sheryl Crow headlining Sunday. Other artists announced include AJR, Trombone Shorty, Misterwives, COIN and more. LaureLive takes place on Laurel’s Butler Campus in Russell Township. Visit for more information.

Jazz, improv performed

Chagrin Arts offers The Music of Amanda Powell and Friends at 4 p.m. on March 10 at Chagrin Falls United Methodist Church, 20 S. Franklin St. in Chagrin Falls. The musicians will perform jazz and improvisation from around the world. Cost is $5 for students 25 years old and younger, $24 for general seating and $32 for preferred seating. For tickets and more information, visit

Valentines concert upcoming

Straight From the Heart barbershop quartet will perform a Valentines Day concert, 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Feb. 12 at Burton Public Library, 14588 W. Park St.

All are welcome and registration is required at 440-834-4466.

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