"May the joy of this beautiful summer-fall season live in your hearts all year long!"     SEPTEMBER EVENTS and ACTIVITIES:      Sunday, September 7th - GRANDPARENTs DAY!               Wednesday, September 17th - The Smallwood Center's Annual Gala "49th ANNIVERSARY PARTY & DANCE!" - 11:00-3:00 at Holy Spirit Hall, 5500 West 54th St., Parma.         Wear your finest sparkles for this spectacular annual Anniversary Party & Dance!    An extra-delicious lunch and extra-special raffles, prizes and surprises!      Dancing all afternoon to the music of Al Battistelli.      Meet old friends, make new ones and celebrate our Center's 49th Anniversary with us at this very special party!       Advance Tickets at the Center: $18 Members--$19 Guests.        ALL SENIORS WELCOME!        For more information, call the Center at (440) 885-8800 or click on the Current Dance & Party Flyer link on our Home Page, above.         Tuesday, September 23rd - AUTUMN BEGINS!     "There comes a time when autumn asks, 'What have you been doing all summer?' Well, there still time to do it!"             Saturday, September 27th - ANNUAL MARCHING BAND SPECTACULAR!     Don't miss this High School Marching Band Spectacular, Saturday, September 27th , 7:00 pm at Byers Field!     Area high school bands perform their amazing halftme shows--one after the other!      Fill your Saturday evening with wonderful music!     Truly spectacular!     Area Seniors 60+ admitted FREE with NOC Senior Pass issued at Front Desk at the Center.(NOC Senior Passes are for the 2014-2015 season, for all events where PCSD students participate.)     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!