Around Cleveland 5-18
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AT THE LIBRARY:

— Sign up for a Summer Reading Program now. Fun for the whole family begins June 7 and continues through July 26. There are three programs, children, teens and adults. Every program encourages reading and fun programs throughout the summer. Children’s activities begin with a party on June 7, from noon to 5 p.m. Teens and adults have their own programs and signups are available online on the library’s website or at the library. A list of all the activities is on the website.

— An Adult Book Club for ages 18 and older meets the third Wednesday of each month at 2 p.m. in the Carmichael House Conference Room. Call the library if you are interested in attending the Adult Book Club.

— Movie Night@the Library will show “12 Years A Slave” in the Community Room at 6:30 p.m. May 27. Come and see this Best Picture 2014 Oscar movie, which tells the true story of Solomon Northup, an African-American freeman who, in 1841, was snatched off the streets of Washington, D.C., and sold as a slave. This movie is rated R.

AT Salvation Army:

— Character Building Class providing an after-school program for school-age children meets each Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 437 Inman St. Children also receive a nutritious snack.

— Learn new quilting techniques and make new friends in the free “Undercover” quilting class.The class will meet each Tuesday at 6 p.m., at The Salvation Army, 437 Inman St. For more information on these programs, call 308-3467.

FITNESS CLASSES:

— Join the Faith & Fitness Zumba class which meets each week at The Salvation Army on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., Thursday at 6 a.m. and Thursday at noon. The licensed instructor is Regina Williams. Bring a friend and check out new songs and new dances that are easy and fun to learn. For more information, call 310-9557.

— Zumba will begin at the library each Tuesday and Thursday morning at 8:10 a.m., continuing until May 29. This class will be limited to 25, and reservations are required. Contact the library at 472-2163 or stop by the Non-Fiction Desk to reserve your spot.

— TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) local chapter meets every Monday at Wesleyan Methodist Church on Peerless Road. Private weigh-ins are from 5 to 5:30 p.m.; meeting is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. A TOPS category for children ages 7-18 is available. For more information, call 472-9628 or 593-4727.

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