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Center Activities/Programs

Senior center activities and programs: A monthly calendar with scheduled events and lunch menus is available in print and by clicking on these links:

Come to the centers and enjoy afternoon movies, tabletop bowling, bingo and Wii games. If you don’t see your favorite hobby, help us organize it. Activities include:

Craft Group: Every Wednesday morning at the Kathleen & Robert Lawther  Center (West) at 10 a.m. Every Tuesday morning at Senior Center East.

Gold Coast Follies: Sing and dance troupe that performs throughout the community. Always looking for new members!! Practice is held every Tuesday morning at Lakewood Park Woman’s Pavilion.

GrAY Pride at Kathleen & Robert Lawther Center (West); 2nd Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.

Low Vision Support Group at Kathleen & Robert Lawther Center (West), 4th Friday each month at 10 a.m.

Sewing Group: Sew lap robes, tummy pillows for abdominal surgery patients and emergency room dolls for children to be donated to area nursing homes and hospitals. Join the ladies on Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. at the Kathleen & Robert Lawther Center (West).

Lakewood Art League: Join your peers in a creative environment. The group meets the third Monday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Kathleen & Robert Lawther  Center (West). Educational speakers present at every meeting.

Knitting & Crocheting: Join your peers in a creative environment while working on your own knitting or crocheting project. Group meets Tuesdays at 10 a.m. at Center East.

Card Games: Pinochle, poker, bridge, canasta.

Special Events: Hot dog cookouts, picnics in the park, holiday celebrations, day trips and lunch outings.

NOSCD Northeast Ohio Senior Citizens of the Deaf: The group meets every other Friday at the Kathleen & Robert Lawther Center (Senior Center West). Interpreter services available.

Lakewood Photographic Society: Meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. mid September through mid May at Lawther Center West for anyone interested in photography.

AARP Tax Preparation Clinics: Held January through April. By appointment only.

Intergenerational programs: Volunteers work with children of all ages, in a variety of settings

  • Ohioreads: Tutors work individually with first, second and third graders to improve reading and writing skills.
  • Grandparent-Read-to-Me: Volunteers read and socialize with pre-schoolers.
  • Growing-Healthy-Together: Teams use puppets and skits to teach early elementary classes the importance of saying no to cigarettes and drugs, as well as practicing good hygiene and staying safe.
  • Spring Fling: An intergenerational musical event co-sponsored by the Division of Aging and the Division of Youth H20 Program.
  • GRASP (Grandparents & Relatives As Second Parents): A program jointly sponsored by the Divisions of Aging and Youth. 4th Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon.
  • Tea Party: Annual intergenerational tea party.

Call 216-521-1515 for more information.