"May the joy of this beautiful Holiday Season live in your hearts all year long!"          DECEMBER EVENTS and ACTIVITIES:                     Wed., December 10th - "HOME for CHRISTMAS" Holiday Party!      Join us at the Center 11-2:30 for a fun Christmas Party--Lots of Holiday Bingo, Music, Singing and Merriment, Lunch, Prizes and Surprises!      Advance Tickets $6.            Sat., December 13th - Parma Jaycees' Annual CHRISTMAS PARADE!      The parade will step off at 4:00 from City Hall, marching south on Ridge to Stearns Farm for the tree lighting.      It will feature school marching bands, dance and singing groups, floats, Santa and more!      Don't Miss It!            Wed., December 17th - "DECK THE HALLS" Gala Christmas Party!      Wear your best sparkles and celebrate the Holidays with us from 11:00-3:00 at our Annual Gala Holiday Party, held at Holy Spirit Hall, 5500 West 54th St. in Parma.      Extra-special Lunch and extra-special prizes, lots of surprises and dancing to the music of Wayne Tomsic!      Ring in the Holidays with us!      Advance Tickets at the Center: $19 Members, $20 Guests.      Our SHARED SUPPORT Group, "Healing Hearts," meets every Monday 1:00-2:00 here at the Center!     In this wonderful group program, together we can find the answers to sadness, loneliness, depression, grief, dealing with illness and stress.       Join us!      Everyone is welcome to this warm and friendly group!        Check our Monthly Calendar (link above) for dates of Blood Pressure Checks, Hearing & Vision Screenings, Hospice Programs, Great Presentations and the many fun, interesting and informative programs offered at the Center!         Stop in and pick up our latest monthly 32-page Newsletter/Magazine "The Center Line" for all programs and activities at the Smallwood Center, trips, daily lunch menus, articles of interest and importance to seniors, local events for seniors, classified ads and so much more!       HOT LUNCHES served at the Center Monday thru Friday ($1 donation). Make reservations in person (no phone calls) no later than 11:00 on Thursdays for the following week!    Play BINGO Mon-Tues-Wed-Thurs right after lunch!         Need some great entertainment for your Senior Club Event, Luncheon, Dinner Dance, Care Center, Home Days, or Special Event?   CALL our award-Winning Senior Vaudeville Dance Group, "The RAISIN' CANES!"     Over an hour of rousing Vaudeville Routines, Tap Dance, Soft Shoe, Novelty Acts, Audience Participation, old songs, sing-alongs, jokes and MUCH MORE!     Performing over 1,000 "gigs" since 1999 and still going strong! Your group will have as much fun as we do! Click on the Raisin' Canes Link on this page for photos and music, or call (440) 237-0020 or the Smallwood Center for more information or reservations!      God Bless America--the Land of the Free, Because of the Brave!    Have a beautiful day!