Thursday, June 28, 2012
Museum to host picnic noon to 2 p.m.
The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage will host an Independence Day Celebration on July 4. The event, featuring live Americana music, will be from noon to 2 p.m. Children under 12 get a free flag, and hot dogs, chips and sodas will be sold. The museum will be open 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, May 4, 2012
Kick off Jewish Heritage Month with activities, a musical performance and more
Check back every Friday for Cheap Date: one weekend event or activity that won't break the bank. Take the kids - or a date - to the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage this Sunday for a free afternoon of activities, live music and more. May is Jewish Heritage Month and the Maltz will kick it off with Family Day. Activities, including a scavenger hunts and art projects, begin at 11 a.m.; a live concert from Blue Lunch frontman Bob Frank, a family tour of Cleveland Jewish History and a costume photo shoot are scheduled throughout the afternoon. Where: Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday Price: Free! Website: Family Day at the Maltz
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Three sophomores at Cleveland Heights High School were finalists among 10th-graders in this year's Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out essay contest. Here's how they placed.
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Three sophomores at Cleveland Heights High School are finalists among 10th-graders in this year's Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out essay contest.
Three sophomores at Cleveland Heights High School are competing for the same prize. Each student is a 10th-grade finalist in the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out essay contest. And they've swept the category. More than 1,800 students from 126 public and private schools across seven counties submitted essays this year, and Heights students landed the top three spots among 10th-graders. But Maryam Assar, Adrian Berr and Corinne Sinclair don't see it as a competition. "I think that it proves that we have quite an amazing English teacher, and that we’re all very lucky to somehow end up getting this," said Corinne, 15, giving credit to English teacher Donna Feldman. "I actually have English with Adrian so we're …
Friday, March 9, 2012
Learn about mah jongg, a popular game with local circles and Chinese roots
Check back every Friday for Cheap Date: one weekend event or activity that won't break the bank. If you have not visited the Mah Jongg exhibit at the Maltz Museum, get there before it's over. The exhibit features the history of the game as well as theories about why it's so popular locally. Once you learn a few things, sit down for a game or two with other patrons. Where: Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage When: Exhibit runs through April 22. Price: $12 admission Website: Project Mah Jongg
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
With so many events happening in Cleveland Heights this week, one Five Things article just wasn't enough
There is so much going on in and nearby Cleveland Heights this week that we decided to run another Five Things article. See what else you should know about the Heights this week. 1. Beaumont School and Magnificat High School are playing in a powder puff football game to benefit Susan G. Komen For the Cure at 1 p.m. Sunday at St. Ignatius High School, 1911 W. 30th St., Cleveland. Admission is $5. 2. The City of Cleveland Heights and the Home Repair Resource Center are sponsoring a Home Remodeling Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Residents can stop by one of the 60-minute workshops, schedule a 45-minute consultation with an architect (if they still have spots open) and visit the "advice table" for all questions about remodeling. …
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
The ninth-grader is a finalist in the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage 'Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out' essay contest
Cleveland Heights Patch Whiz Kid of the Week: Victoria Lewis When her English teacher asked her to write about a type of hate and what she would do to stop it, 14-year-old Victoria Lewis didn't pick bullying or discrimination. Lewis was inspired to write about self-hate among teens after noticing that some girls her age had cuts on their arms. Her teacher, Donna Feldman, asked the class to write an essay for the third annual essay contest sponsored by the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, Stop the Hate: Youth Speak Out. Lewis said she wrote the piece in the fall and was surprised to find out she was a finalist. "I was excited at first because I really didn't plan on it — I forgot about it," said Lewis, a ninth-grader at the Mosaic …