Rick Smith Jr. to perform under dome
Geauga Growth Partnership has announced this year’s HomeGrown Geauga entertainment will include magician Rick Smith Jr., a hometown success story. Mr. Smith will entertain alongside other homegrown acts at HomeGrown Geauga Under the Dome on Saturday from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at ASM International, 9639 Kinsman Road in Russell. Admission tickets are $125 per person and are available at https://one.bidpal.net/ggp19. Funds raised will benefit GGP’s Youth Workforce Development programs, provided to Geauga students with the goal of “Preparing Tomorrow’s Workforce Today.” Learn more at http://bit.ly/GGPYouth19.
‘Alone’ survivor tells tales
Mantua native Britt Ahart, a two-time participant on the History Channel’s outdoor survivalist TV series “Alone,” will visit the Solon Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library at 7 p.m. on Monday to talk about his experiences in Argentina and Mongolia. He will focus on what it was like to be alone and surviving and what it took to walk away from it all. Registration is required for this event. To register, call 440-248-8777 or visit www.cuyahogalibrary.org. The library is located at 34125 Portz Parkway.
Friends hold book sale
The Friends of the Chagrin Falls Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library book sale will be Aug. 8-10 at the library, 100 E. Orange St. Friends members have a special preview from 4-6 p.m. on Aug. 8.
All the proceeds support the library’s programs and events. Call the library for more information at 440-247-3556.
Center screens ‘Instant Family’
The Orange Senior Center, 32205 Chagrin Blvd. in Pepper Pike, will screen the movie “Instant Family,” Aug. 12 at 6 p.m. Popcorn and pop can be purchased at the door. Pre-registration is required, and the screening is open to all ages. This event is a program of Orange Schools/Orange Community Education & Recreation. To register or for more information, call 216-831-8600 ext. 5700.
Learn about non-toxic products
Join the Orange Senior Center, 32205 Chagrin Blvd. in Pepper Pike, for the next in the Learning Lunch series Aug. 14 at noon with a presentation by Heinen’s: “What’s In Your Body Care?” Learn what’s hiding in your body care products and how to look for non-toxic alternatives. Open to all ages; bring your lunch while you listen. Pre-registration is required. Call 216-831-8600 ext. 5700.