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Health Fair & Author Talk with ‘Dopesick’ Writer Beth Macy

Wed., Oct. 17, 5:30-8 p.m.
phone 440-255-8811
jason.lea@mentorpl.org

The Lake-Geauga League of Libraries have organized a health fair and author talk with Beth Macy, writer of "Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors & the Drug Company that Addicted America" – Mentor High School’s Paradigm Building. From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., people can learn about local resources available to those afflicted by addiction. Then, Macy will speak at 6:30 p.m. Few journalists have investigated the nation’s opioid epidemic as thoroughly as her. Free

http://www.mentorpl.org/dopesick-beth-macy/
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Mentor High School (map)
6477 Center St.
Mentor/Lake County
phone 440-974-5720
Health Fair & Author Talk with ‘Dopesick’ Writer Beth Macy

Wednesday Evening Book Discussion

Wed., Oct. 17, 7-8:30 p.m.
phone 440-238-5530

New Members always welcome! The Wednesday Evening Book discussion meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month in the library's conference room. Our October book discussion title will be No One is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts. Copies of the book will be available to check-out at the circulation desk. Registration for this program is not needed. Just read the book and join us for an evening of great discussion! Free

Wednesday Writers

Third Wednesday of every month, 5:45-6:45 p.m. Continues through Nov. 21
phone 216-541-4128

Visit ECPL for three free creative writing workshops on third Wednesdays this fall, from September through November. Bring in a work in progress for feedback, publication tips, and more. Facilitated by published authors and special guests. Space limited, but no registration is required. Local history room. free

https://www.facebook.com/events/1082485468595140/

Science, Love and Revolution-Slam Poet David Lee Morgan Performs Live!

Wednesdays, 7 p.m.
phone 216-932-2543
revbookscle@hotmail.com
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A Radical Revolt Against a Revolting Culture UK Slam champion David Lee Morgan spits rhythm, rhyme and intense lyrics over music composed by Michael Harding of Animat. The show begins with the roar of the jungle and follows the broad sweep of human history as it develops through revolution, defeat, and renewed revolution. What can we learn from our past revolutions, both the achievements and mistakes? Are we doomed to be forever controlled by the market forces that rule over us like some blind idiot god? $5 donation to benefit Revolution Books

http://www.revbookscle.org
Revolution Books (map)
2804 Mayfield Rd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-932-2543
Science, Love and Revolution-Slam Poet David Lee Morgan Performs Live!

Stardust Poetry at Karma Café

Third Friday of every month, 7 p.m.
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The Poet's Haven presents Stardust Poetry at Karma Cafe! The show includes an open-mic and featured poets and/or performers. Many of these shows are also the launch of new Poet's Haven Author Series books, with the author as a feature as often as possible. All ages are welcome, though parents should be aware that some performances may contain adult language. FREE

Karma Cafe (map)
4339 Dressler Road NW
Canton/Stark County
phone 330-492-8900
Stardust Poetry at Karma Café

Cleveland Drafts

Sat., Oct. 20, 1-9 p.m.
draftsbandp@gmail.com

Join us for Cleveland Drafts! This one-day literary festival features writers at every career stage working in fiction, poetry, nonfiction and playwriting. Festival goers will enjoy snacks and beer at local Tremont businesses while watching performances hosted by local literary groups. Featured writers will present “works-in-progress,” giving audiences a glimpse into their creative process. Start at Visible Voice Books for a kickoff panel and stick around for an after party at Lava Lounge, where readers, writers, and publishers from the Cleveland area will come together to celebrate the richness of our literary community. See our website for full schedule/details! Free!

http://www.brewsandprose.com/cleveland-drafts/
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Monday Afternoon Book Discussion

Mon., Oct. 22, 2:30-4 p.m.
phone 440-238-5530

The Monday Afternoon Book Discussion meets at 2:30 p.m. on the 4th Monday of each month. No registration required. New members always welcome. We welcome all adults interested in reading and discussing great books! Our October discussion title will be Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue. Copies of the book will be available for check-out at the circulation desk. Free

ECPL Book Club

Fourth Tuesday of every month, 5:30-6:45 p.m. Continues through Dec. 18
phone 216-541-4128

Join the ECPL Book Club on fourth Tuesdays. February 27, discussing The Wait by Devon Franklin and Megan Good. free

http://www.eastclevelandpubliclibrary.org

ODA Speaker Series - Featuring Leslie Crutchfield

Wed., Oct. 24, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
phone 216-229-1900 x124
mbrandt@odacle.org
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As the leading provider of out-of-school time education and programming in Ohio, Open Doors Academy has a big stake in delivering high-impact programming for the kids and families we serve. Leslie Crutchfield, a professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business is coming to Cleveland on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. She’ll be speaking at ODA’s 5th annual Speaker Series about the behaviors of high-impact nonprofits. Register here: https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E13003&id=22 Wednesday, October 24th, 2018 11:30am - 1:30pm The Global Center for Health Innovation, The Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland 1 St. Clair Avenue NE Cleveland, OH 44114 VIP: $150 (includes book and book signing) | Regular: $90

https://interland3.donorperfect.net/weblink/weblink.aspx?name=E13003&id=22
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Speak Up, Speak Out: Advocacy in the Nonprofit World

Thu., Oct. 25

In a program dubbed Speak Up, Speak Out: Advocacy in the Nonprofit World, Stephanie Jansky, Director of Programming for the City Club, will speak about how to navigate advocating for your personal beliefs while working for a non-profit. Jansky knows a thing or two about the topic. Prior to joining the City Club in 2014, she spent 12 years working in public relations and development for healthcare-related nonprofit organizations including Cleveland Clinic, MedWish International, the American Liver Foundation – Ohio Chapter, and Lifebanc, Northeast Ohio’s organ and tissue recovery agency. Sponsored by YNPN Cleveland, the free event takes place at 5 p.m. today at Visible Voice Books. Admission is free. (Niesel)

Teen Open Mic

Fri., Oct. 26, 6:30-8 p.m.
phone 216-320-4757
info@lakeerieink.org

Speak your mind at this open mic for teens in grades 6-12. Bring poems, stories, or songs to share, or write one while you’re here. Doors open at 6:30pm; reading begins at 7pm. All are invited to listen, and no registration is required. Come to perform, write, watch, or eat! Pizza will be provided. Free

http://lakeerieink.org/event/teen-open-mic-fall-edition-oct18/?instance_id=6859
Phoenix Coffee (map)
1793 Coventry Rd,
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-932-5282
Teen Open Mic

Eerie Ink: Writing the Spooky and Suspenseful

Sat., Oct. 27, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
phone 216-320-4757
arosenbluth@lakeerieink.org
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Make Lake Erie Ink your first stop this Halloween weekend to write from a spookier side with guidance from notable mystery author D.M. Pulley.This workshops takes place at the Cleveland History Center of the Western Reserve Historical Society. A discounted ticket to the Cleveland Historical Center is available to participants, including passes for the Euclid Beach Park Grand Carousel! $10...Scholarships available

https://lakeerieink.org/event/eerie-ink-suspense-stories/?instance_id=6864
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Play Discussion Group

Thu., Nov. 1, 1-3 p.m.
phone 216-593-0575
info@mmjh.org

Join Interplay Jewish Theater’s Faye Sholitan in a new script reading club at the Maltz Museum. Participants are given a script by an Israeli playwright ahead of time to read at home then everyone comes together for a group discussion and analysis. If you’ve never read a play before but are interested, please come, Faye will guide you through how to read a script! $10 General; $5 Maltz Museum & Siegal Lifelong Learning Members

http://www.maltzmuseum.org/event/play-discussion-groupafter-the-war-by-motti-lerner/
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Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage (map)
2929 Richmond Rd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-593-0575
Play Discussion Group

First Friday Poetry Spectacular

First Friday of every month, 7 p.m.
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Lake Effect Poetry and The Poet's Haven present the First Friday Poetry Spectacular, now monthly at Karma Cafe in Canton. Each month includes a featured poet (sometimes with a Poet's Haven book release), an open-mic, and a poetry slam. The slam is sanctioned by Lake Effect Poetry, and during certain months it is also a qualifier for north-east Ohio's team and individual spots at national slam events. This event is also broadcast live on Ustream. FREE

Karma Cafe (map)
4339 Dressler Road NW
Canton/Stark County
phone 330-492-8900
First Friday Poetry Spectacular

NaNoWriMo - Brainstorming, Character, and Setting

Sat., Nov. 3, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
phone 216-320-4757
cordelia@lakerieink.org
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It’s National Novel Writing Month! The goal? Write a novel in 30 days.Both new and experienced young novelists are invited to attend these workshops jam-packed with the tools necessary to write a novel in one month.This workshop, Brainstorming, Character and Setting, will help novelists come up with an idea, bring their characters to life, and create the worlds their characters live in. The second workshop, Plotting, Conflict, Dialoque and Detail, occurs on November 10th. $15/session...Scholarships available

https://lakeerieink.org/event/nanowrimo-brainstorming-character-and-setting/?instance_id=6896
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Lake Erie Ink (map)
2843 Washington Blvd.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-320-4757
staff@lakeerieink.org
NaNoWriMo - Brainstorming, Character, and Setting
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