Check out dinners, concerts for a study break

Friday, Oct. 13


What: Gala Latina

Where: Tinkham Veale University Center

Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Notes: Free admission for undergraduates; dinner, dancing, guest speaker Michael Reyes and more. RSVP on Eventbrite with the link on the Facebook event.


What: Tapping Into Humanity Charity Dinner

Where: Thwing Center

Time: 7-9:30 p.m.

Notes: Student tickets are $5; dinner, keynote speaker Dr. Amina Darwish and poetry from local writers.


What: Boy Gets Girl(thru Oct. 14)

Where: Eldred Black Box Theater

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Notes: Free admission; PlayersTheatre Group’s first production of the fall semester.


What: Anchor Splash

Where: Veale Natatorium

Time: 8-11 p.m.

Notes: Delta Gammas philanthropy event for Service for Sight.


Saturday, Oct. 14


What: Herb Show and Book Sale

Where: Cleveland Botanical Garden – Eleanor Squire Library

Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Notes: Book and print sale of in conjunction with the Western Reserve Society’s annual celebration of everything “herbs.


What: FairPlay

Where: Kelvin Smith Library

Time: noon-3 p.m.

Notes: $10 individual ticket; Phi Kappa Tau’s fall philanthropy event benefits SeriousFun Childrens Network. Food, music, raffles and more.


What: Club Urban

Where: Leutner Pavilion

Time: 4-7 p.m.

Notes: Free admission; dance workshops and performances, free food, prizes and more.


What: Near West Theatres 40th Anniversary Community Celebration

Where: Near West Theatre

Time: 6-10:30 p.m.

Notes: Free admission; RSVP on the Facebook event. Concessions, open mic, dancing and more.


What: Mental Health Talent Showcase

Where: Thwing Ballroom

Time: 7-9 p.m.

Notes: Tickets on sale; join National Alliance on Mental Illness on Campus for performances, food, giveaways and more. Proceeds go to NAMI Greater Cleveland.


What: UPBeats: Alternative Night with Arizona

Where: Jolly Scholar

Time: 9-11 p.m.

Notes: Free admission for undergraduates


Sunday, Oct. 15

What: A Run Through History

Where: Lake View Cemetery

Time: 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Notes: Registration fees vary on the day; choose from three races to partake in.


What: Fall Fruit & Veggie Fun Festival

Where: Heinens of Shaker Heights

Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Notes: Free admission; free tastings, activities and more.