LPL Calendar Of Events Compiled By Elaine Rosenberger

Friday, August 23, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Front Porch Concert Series Presented by LakewoodAlive

Main Library Front Porch
The Front Porch Concert Series adds vibrancy and an enhanced sense of community to Lakewood’s urban core. Concerts, which take place on the Library’s front porch, are sponsored by Bentley Wealth Management of Raymond James and are presented by LakewoodAlive. Tonight we welcome Drumplay.

Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Film - "Salaam Bombay!"
(1988)
Directed by Mira Nair
Main Library Auditorium

After he set fire to his older brother’s bike, Krishna’s (Shafiq Syed) mother is so furious with him that she takes him to the Apollo Circus and tells him he can’t come home until he earns 500 rupees to pay for a new bike. He decides to travel to Bombay, but after he is robbed he ends up hanging out with a rough crowd. He soon learns that earning the money is going to be nearly impossible. This film continues our series highlighting woman directors.                                     

Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Concert - Billy Kemp
Main Library Auditorium

Billy Kemp is a multi-instrumentalist best known for his tasteful and inventive guitar playing. He performs passionate homemade roots music. During the ‘80s, Kemp followed his heart and went to Nashville, where he played the Grand Ole Opry. While based in Music City, he toured internationally with Tommy Overstreet, Terri Gibbs and Bandana. From Lone Star country to urban shuffles and Appalachian waltzes, Kemp remains a songwriter with a love of story.      

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Genealogy Workshop
Taught by Deborah Abbott, PhD
Main Library Learning Lab

Genealogist Deborah Abbott will show you how to unravel your history with professional results using the free Library Edition of ancestry.com and other resources. Space is limited at the workshops, but you are welcome to register with a partner and share a computer. Also, keep in mind that the Library Edition of the famous genealogy resource, ancestry.com, is free to use every day at the Library. Call (216) 226-8275, ext. 127 to register.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Documentary - "Free Riding Iran" (2018)
Directed by Alec Wohlgroth
Presented by Beat Cycles
Main Library Auditorium

While traveling in Iran, Enduro professionals Anita and Caro Gehrig encountered open-minded people with a passion for mountain biking. Freeride reaches another dimension in the land of mullahs. Although you might not be able to understand each other’s words, on a bike you always speak the same language. "Free Riding Iran" is a movie about courage, passion and mutual inspiration on two wheels. The owners of Beat Cycles will join us to discuss the film.

Friday, August 30, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Front Porch Concert Series Presented by LakewoodAlive

Main Library Front Porch
The Front Porch Concert Series adds vibrancy and an enhanced sense of community to Lakewood’s urban core. Concerts, which take place on the Library’s front porch, are sponsored by Bentley Wealth Management of Raymond James and are presented by LakewoodAlive. Tonight we welcome Rey Citron Latin Jazz.

Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.
Film - "A Dry White Season
"(1989)
Directed by Euzhan Palcy
Main Library Auditorium

In the 1980s, in South Africa during apartheid, white school teacher Ben du Toit (Donald Sutherland) is faced with a serious ethical dilemma. The government declares a state of emergency, and arrests and tortures tens of thousands of black residents. After learning that his gardener’s son has been brutally beaten by the police, Ben must decide how he can help the people he cares about. This film concludes our series highlighting women directors.

Sunday, September 1, 2019
Monday, September 2, 2019
Library Closed

Library closed in observance of Labor Day.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Cleveland Clinic Lakewood Family Health Center Functional Medicine Series
The Ketogenic Diet
Presentation by Lindsay Malone, MS, RD, CSO, LD
Main Library Auditorium

The Ketogenic diet is a low carbohydrate diet that induces the metabolic fat-burning state of ketosis and has been studied as nutrition therapy for a variety of conditions including diabetes, obesity and cancer. Typically used as a therapeutic diet, this way of eating has become the newest craze. Join Functional Medicine dietitian Lindsay Malone as she teases out truths and misconceptions about this popular diet and potential health benefits.

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