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Thursday, August 25, 2005

Fun fall schedule

Today is a mixed bag of stuff. I’m cranking away on work so I can play with the boys tomorrow. It’s the last official day of summer vacation and we’ve got the last of the school shopping to do, lunch at Champ’s at Crocker Park and general fun and frivolity.

Fall arts events
Wanted to share some fall events with you, courtesy of my cousin-in-law, Laura O’Brien. Laura is a talented artist who is also a partner at Silverthorne Gallery in Rocky River.

She sent an e-mail with news about some upcoming events I thought I’d share. And if you’re in the area and in need of a unique gift, Silverthorne has an amazing assortment of items, created by many talented women.

Here are Laura’s events:

Second Annual Ornament Glazing Event
Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005
Join Laura at Silverthorne Gallery for our second annual glazing event. New ornament shapes are available this year! Ornaments are available for $2.50 each. Call the Gallery to reserve a 20- minute slot for up to eight people. First available time is 10 a.m. and the last opening is at 4 p.m. (440.331.7410)

Holiday Preview Weekend
Friday, Nov. 18 - Sunday, Nov. 20, 2005
Join us for a preview of the wonderful artwork by our 40-plus local artists. We will have extended hours during the weekend preview and then will be open 7 days a week until Christmas Eve.
Holiday Preview Hours:
Friday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: Noon – 5 p.m.

Fall writing events
There’s so much happening the literary world of Cleveland this fall. Here’s a smidgeon of things that arrived in today’s mail:

Imagination 2 will be held five Saturdays from Oct. 15 – Nov. 19 at the east, west and downtown CSU campuses. There’s no listing on the university Web site, but for more information, you can e-mail

The workshop is 9:30-12:30 and covers fiction, poetry, essay, memoir and playwriting. Cost is reasonable — only $79.95 for all five session.

Poets’ & Writers’ League of Greater Cleveland is hosting the second annual Word Crafters Festival Nov. 12-20, a celebration of the written word. I’m looking forward to hearing more about the featured speakers. Stay tuned!

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