"May the joy of the summer season live in your hearts all year long!"     AUGUST EVENTS and ACTIVITIES:              Wednesday, August 20th - Island "LUAU" Party & Dance, 11-3 at the Center!        Wear your island finest grass skirt, mumu and flowered shirt for this fun LUAU Party and Dance!    Enjoy the Raisin' Canes "LUAU SHOW" at 11:15, a great island lunch, raffles, prizes and surprises and dancing all afternoon to the music of Wayne Tomsic!    Bring a friend, meet old friends and make new ones at this Fun August LUAU party as we sing, dance and hula together!        Advance Tickets: $9 Members---$10 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.                         Thursday, August 21st - NATIONAL SENIOR CITIZENS DAY!        Declared In 1988 by President Reagan to honor seniors who made positive contributions to their communities, and to raise awareness to support older people, their accomplishments and their needs.                 SUNDAYS all SUMMER - SUMMER BAND CONCERTS!              Don't miss the Sunday Summer Band Concerts, with August concerts thru the 31st, 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Greenbrier Commons in Parma Heights.                Wonderful local bands and talented groups will be playing and entertaining for your listening and dancing pleasure!         Bring deck chairs or blankets and put music in your Sunday summer evenings!              Monday, September 1st - LABOR DAY (Center Closed)               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!