Gates Mills Garden Tour

The Gates Mills Garden Tour will return June 21-22 with new private gardens for attendees to enjoy. Attendees can visit the gardens for $25 in advance or $30 at the door. For $65, guests can take a tour of the gardens and have lunch at the Chagrin Valley Hunt Club on June 21. For a grand tour at a price of $130, attendees will eat lunch at the club and go on a private tour of the gardens on a mini-motor coach. They will visit one additional garden on a historical estate.

During the day, attendees can browse through vendor displays with gardening-related items for sale. Those who attend will receive a complimentary raffle ticket for gardening items or a painting by artist Mary Ann Boysen created on-site during the tour. Ticket orders must be received by June 15. Orders may be sent to Garden Tour, Gates Mills Garden Club PO Box 216, Gates Mills, Ohio 44040. Tickets can be picked up at the Southwick House, 7580 Old Mill Road in Gates Mills. Call 440-423-0286 or email with questions.

Learn your family history

All are welcome to the Gates Mills Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 1491 Chagrin River Road, to work on family trees with genealogy researchers, June 15 at 3 p.m. Use library resources, get research help and share stories with others. Registration is requested for this free program at 440-423-4808.

Review your resume at Solon library

The Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Cuyahoga Works program is offering a Pop-Up Resume Review at the Solon Branch, 34125 Portz Parkway, June 17 from 10 a.m. to noon. Bring your resume 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. There’s no need to register to participate. For more information, call 440-248-8777 or Cuyahoga Works at 216-475-2225 or visit

Chair yoga at Gates Mills library

Liz Lear, from Partners to Empowerment, leads chair yoga at the Gates Mills Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 1491 Chagrin River Road, June 17 at 12:30 p.m. Registration is requested for this free program at 440-423-4808.

Learn about Middle Eastern cuisine

Come discover the basics of Middle Eastern culture and cuisine at a special evening program at the Solon Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 34125 Portz Parkway, June 17 at 6:30 p.m. The Western Reserve School of Cooking will demonstrate traditional Middle Eastern food recipes and share samples. Registration is required for this event. To register, visit or call 440-248-8777.

Women connect over coffee

The Chagrin Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Business Network meet up will be held at Osteostrong Bainbridge, 8282 E. Washington St., June 18 at 8 a.m. Enjoy coffee and conversation with fellow women in business. For more information, visit

Discuss Obama memoir

The Chagrin Falls Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 100 E. Orange St., will host a discussion on “Becoming” by Michelle Obama, June 18 at 2 p.m. Everyone is invited to join us for this discussion. Call 440-247-3556 for more details.

OSC hosts support group

All caregivers are welcome to attend a professionally facilitated support group to discuss resources, tools and techniques at the Orange Senior Center, 32205 Chagrin Blvd. in Pepper Pike, June 18 at 3 p.m. A $2 donation is suggested for this program made possible by a grant from the Ohio Department of Aging through the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging. This will be the last meeting until September. For more information or to register, call 216-831-8600 ext. 5700.

Chamber hosts networking event

The Solon Chamber of Commerce hosts Business After Five, June 20 from 5-7 p.m. at RollHouse Entertainment, 33185 Bainbridge Road in Solon. Visit for more information.

Geauga Tea Party meets

The Geauga County Tea Party holds its June meeting June 20 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Metzenbaum Center, 8200 Cedar Road in Chester. Jon Morrow will speak on "Our Electrical Supply Grid; vulnerabilities and how to prepare for extended outages." College Student Conservatives will give an update on campus freedom of speech issues, and Rep. Diane Grendell, R-Chester, will speak on current legislative issues. For more information, visit or call 440-622-3165.

Summer solstice picnic at OSC

Celebrate the summer solstice on the Orange Senior Center’s beautiful patio under the new sail shade, June 20 at 5 p.m. at 32205 Chagrin Blvd. in Pepper Pike. Trader Joe’s will be doing the cooking, and you must pre-register by June 17. Cost for residents/OSC members is $10; $15 for nonresidents. To register or for more information, call 216-831-8600 ext. 5700.

Learn about League Park

Come to the Gates Mills Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 1491 Chagrin River Road, as The Baseball Heritage Museum shares historic moments and off beat stories that make up the history of League Park, the original home of Cleveland baseball, June 20 at 7 p.m. Registration is requested for this free event at 440-423-4808.

DTJ chicken and duck dinner

On June 23, DTJ Taborville, 9850 North Blvd., holds a chicken and duck dinner from 12-2 p.m. Cost is $12.50 for an adult dinner and $6.50 for a children’s chicken dinner. A 1/2 duck dinner is $17.50. Dinner includes dumplings, sauerkraut, a homemade doughnut and coffee. Czech beers are available at the bar. Music from 12:30-3:30 p.m. will be provided by Wayne Tomsic. Reservations must be in by June 20. To register or for more information, call 440-543-8494.

Golf outing fundraiser

University School Class of 1985 presents the 24th annual Links for Life Golf Tournament, June 24 at Kirtland Country Club, 39438 Kirtland Road in Willoughby. The outing will benefit Chagrin Falls nonprofit organization LifeAct. To register or for more information, visit

Work out your brain

Pack your lunch and give your brain a workout at “Brainersize,” the next in the Orange Senior Center’s Learning Lunch series, June 25 at noon. This program challenges participants to exercise their brains with puzzles, word games and trivia, all the while explaining the functions of the brain and working memory. To register or for more information, call 216-831-8600 ext. 5700. The OSC is located at 32205 Chagrin Blvd. in Pepper Pike.

Dog agility championships

The United States Dog Agility Association (USDAA®) All-Around Dog Agility Championships (AADAC) will run at the Cleveland Metroparks Polo Field in Moreland Hills July 4-7, in conjunction with the annual Chagrin Hunter Jumper Classic which runs July 4-14. More than 200 dogs and humans are expected to compete at this year’s event, where they will race against the clock while striving to achieve perfect performance on a course. This is an open eligibility event, from beginners to some of the sport’s most proficient dogs and handlers. For more information, visit

Lecture at 1UC

Case Western Reserve University-Siegal Lifelong Learning is offering a lecture series in partnership with One University Circle. Enjoy the views from the 1UC SkyLounge, 10730 Euclid Ave. in Cleveland, wine and light appetizers and the lecture Lost Worlds of South America on July 10 at 6 p.m. Cost is $7 for Lifelong Learning members and $12 for nonmembers. For information and to register, visit or call 216-368-2091.


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