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October Cross-Cultural Events

From: Calvin R.
Sent on: Thursday, October 4, 2012 9:41 PM

Hey All,


Quite a bit going on in October before the weather turns cold.


First off as Festival Season ends our "Going Out to Eat Season" begins. Unless anyone has another idea we'll probably kick it off with the traditional Ethiopian Meal at


Other October Events


1)The Hispanic Heritage, Hispanic Arts exhibition is at the Beck Center Through 10/14


2)This weekend there is an Armenian Festival in Richmond Heights


3)Celebration of Leif Ericson Day
11:45 October 9th
1148 Main Street, West Bank of Flats.

The Ohio Norsemen are hosting the Leif Ericson ay celebration this year at Shooter's. Everyone is welcome to toast Leif at the bust outside and then gather inside for lunch together afterwards. (Cost of meals is on your own.)

In order to give the Ohio Norsemen an idea of how many attendees we will have, contact Marty by October 5 at [address removed] or call[masked] if you plan to stay for lunch.

Leif Ericson (c. 970 - c. 1020) was an explorer regarded as the first European to land in North America nearly 500 years before Columbus. He established a settlement at Vinland at the northern tip of what is now Newfoundland. Leif's father, Eric the Red, was the explorer who sailed west from Iceland c. 982 to discover the land he named Greenland where he established the first colony.


4) Folklore Dance Ensemble Talije from Belgrade
12:30pm October 14th
Large Hall of Saint Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral
6306 Broadview Rd. Parma

Admission $ 15 (for all 18 years of age and older).For tickets call Svetozar Nikolic at[masked] (tickets also can be purchased at the door)

5) 4th Annual Festival of Lights
7:00 PM October 19th
Independence Middle School
6111 Archwood Drive, Independence

Indian Festival of Lights or Navratri - Dandia Dhamaka) Indian Dance Festival with music by DJ Dish.

Contact Bharat Kumar for more information [masked] Bharat Kumar

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