Lunch and Learn

Learn how to create a safe work environment at the Chagrin Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Violence and Fire Safety training in the Work Place Lunch and Learn event with representatives from Orange Village Police and Fire Departments, May 17 at 11:30 a.m. at Orange Village Hall, 4400 Lander Road. Please register and prepay at www.cvcc.org. Cost is $20 for members, $30 for nonmembers. 

Electronics recycling day

Federated Church, 76 Bell St. in Chagrin Falls, is hosting a collection for electronics to be recycled on May 18 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the church parking lot. Collection is open to anyone in the community and items will be collected only during this time. More information is available at www.Fedchurch.org/events.

Herb and plant sale

The Chagrin Valley Herb Society will be having their annual herb and plant sale on May 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the meeting room of the Bainbridge Library, 17222 Snyder Road. For more information and a complete listing of the herbs for sale, visit chagrinvalleyherbsociety.org.

Perennial plant exchange

Come to the Chagrin Falls Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 100 E. Orange St., to meet other gardeners and to exchange surplus perennials on May 18. Bring plants in starting at approximately 9:45 a.m.; the exchange will begin promptly at 10 a.m. Registration is requested for this free event at 440-247-3556.

Remember the ‘70s skate

Gliding Stars of Northeast Ohio presents “Remember the ‘70s,” May 19 at 11:30 a.m. at The Pond Ice Arena, 9999 E. Washington St. in Auburn. Local volunteers help skaters of all ages and disabilities ice skate to popular 70’s music. Tickets are $10. For more information, call 440-477-3839. 

Orange hosts funding forum

An Ohio Fair School Funding Forum will be held in the Orange High School Auditorium, 32000 Chagrin Blvd. in Pepper Pike, at 7 p.m. on May 20. The plan overview will be given by Kevin Lillie, task force member and treasurer of Geneva Area City Schools. Orange Superintendent Lynn Campbell and Treasurer Todd Puster will introduce everyone, and legislator comments will be shared by state Reps. Juanita Brent, D-Cleveland, and Phil Robinson, D-Solon. A community dialog and questions with audience members will follow.

Tuesday book discussion

Join the Chagrin Falls Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 100 E. Orange St., as the group discusses “The Stars are Fire” by Anita Shreve, May 21 at 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to join for this discussion. For more information, call 440-247-3556.

CMA library program

Answers to visually fascinating language questions are covered in a Cleveland Museum of Art to Go Suitcase Program at the Solon Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 34125 Portz Parkway, May 22 at 7 p.m. This program is made possible by the Friends of the Solon Library. To register for this event, call 440-248-8777 or visit www.cuyahogalibrary.org.

Guided chakra meditation

Jan Webber of Holistic Life Solutions will lead a guided chakra meditation session at the Chagrin Falls Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, May 22 at 7 p.m. No experience is necessary.  Registration is requested for this free program at 440-247-3556.

Learn travel photography

Come to the Gates Mills Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 1491 Chagrin River Road, to learn from published photographer Judith Khaner the five key steps to capture memorable images from your travels using personal camera devices, May 22 at 7 p.m. Registration is requested for this free program at 440-423-4808.

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