Encore Expo at Newbury Station

Encore NEO 50+ has teamed up with Geauga County Public Library to showcase local career and active lifestyle resources available to people 50 years and older. Their joint inaugural event is the Encore Expo to be held 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 31 at Newbury Library Station, 14775 Auburn Road. The Encore Expo is free and open to the public. The exhibitors include Staffing Solutions, Integrity Staffing, University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center (preventive screenings), Ohio Means Jobs and others. For more information, call 216-409-8999 or email gary@garygconsulting.com.

Explore history at Garfield site

The Moreland Hills Historical Society will take a walk back in time June 1 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the James Garfield Birth Site, 4350 SOM Center Road. Aiden Kondik and Debbie Weinkamer will perform as young James Garfield and his mother Eliza in a short presentation at noon. For more information, call 440-487-1843 or email MHHSOhio@gmail.com.

Library hosts ice cream party

Come to the Chagrin Falls Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 100 E. Orange St., for a fun time with Elephant and Piggie for stories, crafts and a sweet treat at an ice cream party June 1 at 2 p.m. Registration is requested for this free family event at 440-247-3556.

Gymnastic exhibition upcoming

DTJ Taborville’s 93rd Annual Gymnastic Exhibition will be held on June 2 at 2 p.m. Performers will range in age from 3 to 85, and performances will include guests from Sokol Ceska Sin. Czech food including pork sandwiches, tripe soup and hot dogs are served from noon on. There is a $5 donation at the gate for those over 12. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets. Come out for a day in the fresh air. No coolers, please. DTJ Taborville is located at 9850 North Blvd. in Chagrin Falls. For more information, call 440-543-8494 or visit http://dtjtaborville.com/.

Resume Review at Solon Library

The Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Cuyahoga Works program is offering two separate Pop-Up Resume Reviews at the Solon Branch, 34125 Portz Parkway. Bring your resume in for a brief review with a certified career counselor and receive suggestions and edits and pick up a Resume Quick Guide handout to take with you. No registration is required for assistance taking place on June 3 and June 17 from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, call 440-248-8777 or 216-475-2225.

Chair yoga at library

Join the Gates Mills Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 1491 Chagrin River Road, where Liz Lear from Partners to Empowerment will lead a four-week series and focus on body awareness, breath and relaxation, Mondays beginning June 3 at 12:30 p.m. This series is designed for people of varying abilities and can be done sitting on a chair or standing while using the chair for support. Registration is requested for this free program at 440-423-4808.

Making money make sense

Join Sharron Murphy-Williams of the Phe’be Foundation for a program to help you get financially fit, June 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the Solon Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 34125 Portz Parkway. Registration is required for this event. To register, visit www.cuyahogalibrary.org or call 440-248-8777.

WRSC June program

Western Reserve Safety Council’s June program “Lessons Learned from Underground” is held June 5 at 11:30 a.m. at Mustard Seed Market and Café, 6025 Kruse Drive in Solon. Scott Lewis will speak on six hard lessons he has learned. Cost is $25. For more information, visit Solonchamber.com/events.

Meet the ‘real’ Mrs. Sherlock Holmes

Author and Case Western Reserve University professor Brad Ricca will discuss early 1900s super crime fighter Grace Humiston, the first female consulting detective to the New York Police Department, at the Solon Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 34125 Portz Parkway, June 5 at 7 p.m. Registration is required. To register, stop in or call 440-248-8777 or visit www.cuyahogalibrary.org.

First Friday Films

The first Friday of each month during the summer the Chagrin Falls Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 100 E. Orange St., will be showing a film by Alfred Hitchcock. This month “Strangers on a Train” will be screened June 6 at noon. Registration is requested for this free showing at 440-247-3556.

Hot dog sale

Pets for Vets Cleveland Chapter hosts a hot dog sale, June 15 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Chester Town Hall parking lot, 12701 Chillicothe Road (Route 306). Pony rides will be available from 11 a.m. to noon with reservations required. For more information, contact Judy at 440-729-1218.

Chagrin Falls Contra Dance

Chagrin Falls Contra Dance is June 18 at Township Hall, 83 N. Main St. Live music performed by Paul Kovac (fiddle and banjo), Caroline King (piano and accordion) and Will Craig (percussion). Lesson at 7:30 p.m, dance 8-10 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults, $8 for youth and $25 per family. For further information, contact Will Craig at 216-316-0068 or willrcraig@gmail.com or visit www.neohiocontradance.org.

Herb society meets

The Chagrin Valley Herb Society will meet at the Bainbridge Library, 17222 Snyder Road, on June 21 at 12:30 p.m. Following refreshments (bring a mug for tea) and a business meeting, Rudy Conrad will give a presentation on Birdfeed, Feeders and Ways to Enjoy Birding. Guests and prospective members are always welcome to join, but please RSVP to chagrinvalleyherbsociety@gmail.com.  To learn more about the group, visit chagrinvalleyherbsociety.org

Direction Up 5K run/walk

Run, walk, jog or just have fun at the First Annual Direction Up 5K Run and 1 Mile Family Walk, June 22 at 8 a.m. at Solon Middle School, 6835 SOM Center Road in Solon. This family-friendly event is designed to promote health, wellness and fitness while inspiring great memories for you and the entire family.

All participants, no matter the age or finish time, will receive a medal, T-shirt and refreshments, and strollers and wheelchairs are also welcomed. For more information and to register, visit https://hfpracing.com/race/direction-up-5k/.

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