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8/14/2013, 12:04 p.m. | Updated on 8/16/2013, 1:41 p.m.

Calendar of Events for the week of Aug 12th

Woman to Woman Safety Forum

An open forum for women by women that will address the issue of violence against women. The forum will take place on Wednesday, August 14th, from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Glenville Recreation Center, 680 East 113th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44108. Judge Pinkey S. Carr, Cleveland Municipal Court is the moderator. Panelists will include Judge Joan Synenberg, Common Pleas Court, Yvonne Pointer (Cleveland Community Relations Board), Detective Nicole Saxon (RTA police), Detective Yashila Crowell (East Cleveland), Anita Hill (Mothers Against Violence) and Jocylen Conwell, Attorney at Law. For further information contact 216-664-4557 or 216-240-0135.

7th Annual Youth Summit and Back to School Fair

Mayor Frank Jackson and CEO Eric Gordon present the Youth Summit and Back to School Fair on Saturday, August 17th from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at Cleveland Public Hall, 500 Lakeside Avenue. The event will highlight the importance of Conduct, Courage, and Character. Students will receive school supplies and information on the upcoming school year. For further information contact 216-664-2222 or 216-858-0117.

The Kym Sellers Foundation’s 14th Annual Benefit for Multiple Sclerosis

Saturday, August 17, 2013 the foundation will be having a 7pm VIP reception, 8pm dinner and program at the Marriot Cleveland Downtown at Key Center, 127 Public Square. Sam Sylk, Radio and TV Personality is the Master of Ceremony and there will be live entertainment from the Benjaminz. For further information, contact 216-780-0099 or visit www.kymsellersfoundation.org

Prosperity Festival

Join the Living Truth Center on Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 11:00am to 6:00pm to enjoy food, games, music, prizes, line dancing, kid bouncer, give-aways, and flea market. The Living Truth Center is located at 1850 Belmore Road, East Cleveland, OH 44112. For further information, contact (216)249-0330 or visit www.livingtruthcenter.org

Jazz on the Green LOCATION CHANGE!

St. Philip Neri Family Center and the United Black Fund present Jazz on the Green, featuring the Eddie Baccus Trio. The event takes place on August 21, from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at the GARDENVIEW TERRACE (NEW LOCATION) located at the junction of East Blvd., 88th St. and St. Clair Ave. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy.

13th Annual Back to School Celebration

The Townsend, 82nd, Platt, Keyes are hosting the Annual Back to School Celebration on Saturday, August 24 at 8102 Townsend Avenue from 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm. This is a community event which benefits the children in the area with school supplies. For further information, contact 216-385-7234.

It Takes a Village to Raise a Child

New Direction COGIC is sponsoring a child community festival on Saturday, August 24th from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm at 1337 Giddings Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44103. The event will include games, pony rides, school supplies, food and entertainment. For further information, contact 216-881-5683.

Back to School Bash

Hough Health Center is sponsoring a back to school event on August 24th from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at the Hough Health Center, 8300 Hough Avenue. There will be free health screenings, food, music, face painting, fire truck and Neon Mobile Dental and other fun events.

Annual JFK Alumni Picnic

On August 24, 2013 at Punderson State Park, the John F. Kennedy Alumni will host their 3rd annual picnic. The event will take place between 12:00 pm and 7:00 pm. Bring your own food. There will be a food vendor on site. For further information, contact 216-780-5705.

8th Annual 428 Veterans Picnic

Come celebrate Saturday, August 24, 2013 from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm at Morgan’s Hollow Reserved Picnic Area. This is located at the Ohio and Erie Canal Reservation at East 49th and Harvard Road. This event is free to veterans and their families.

Commemorate the Historic March on Washington

Celebrate the anniversary of the March on Washington, For Jobs and Freedom. This is a free event, open to the public on Wednesday, August 28, 7:00 pm at the Cleveland Public Auditorium. For further information, contact The Urban League of Greater Cleveland at 216-622-0313.