Category Archives: Events

We Love a Parade…and an Anniversary!

This year’s parade and anniversary celebration marks the 30th year of Cleveland’s Parade the Circle on Saturday, June 8, 2019. Enjoy the decorative floats, larger-than-life puppets, dancers on stilts, creatively costumed performers, and a multitude of musicians—as many as 1,500 participants! This year’s theme will be “Mythology of Illusion”. The crowd at this all ages parade is typically over 80,000… Read more »

“Women’s Business Expo” Coming in March

The Rocky River Ladies Lunch & Networking (a fast-growing Cleveland network group) invites you to attend the 2nd Annual Women’s Business Expo on March 26, 2019, from 11 a.m. through 7:00 p.m. Bring your business cards to enter raffles from each of the vendors, or if you would like to become a vendor yourself, visit here to secure a space… Read more »

Are You Looking for a Way Out of a Creative Rut?

Do you want to kickstart a project, or make a personal or professional shift in your life? Maybe it’s time to try a new way: the Artist’s Way. This best-selling book was written by Julia Cameron back in 1992, and it’s taken on a life of its own ever since. Creative professionals are typically drawn to the method as it… Read more »

Update on Location for the Downtown “Successful Job Seekers” Meetup

Beginning February 4, 2019, the “Successful Job Seekers” Meetup place will change from the Hot Spot to the Cleveland Tech Hive at 6815 Euclid Ave. in the Health Tech Corridor, and will continue to be held there every odd-numbered Monday after that. They will continue to meet on the 2nd and 4th Mondays at Buy-Rite on the east side. Also,… Read more »

Free Breakfast Lecture Series for the Creative Community

Register now (space is limited) for this free breakfast and CreativeMornings lecture series featuring Ivan Schwartz, hosted at the CSU School of Film and Media Arts, 1375 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, 6th Floor, Cleveland, on Friday, January 18, from 8:30–10:00 a.m. To register, visit https://creativemornings.com/talks/ivan-schwarz Schwarz has been the president of the Greater Cleveland Film Commission for over ten years. He… Read more »

“Successful Job Seekers Helping Each Other” Meetup Recap (12/17/18)

When CDPUG program director Spike Radway (TeamSpike Consulting) suggested that I attend the  “Successful Job Seekers Helping Each Other” Meetup on Monday, December 17, I was hesitant — it was a chilly Cleveland Monday morning after all. But when he offered breakfast on his dime, how could I resist? We were both glad that we made the trip downtown to… Read more »

Roots Music Revue “Following the Crumbs” featuring Tim Easton

Plan to attend this noteworthy and free public event—a tribute to the prolific American cartoonist, satirist, and roots musician, Robert Crumb. The performance features stories interwoven with pre–war acoustic music in the styles of Crumb (early 20th-century acoustic blues, rags, and old-time classics), and performed by Akron native and alt-country singer/songwriter, Tim Easton. Now based in Nashville, Easton has performed… Read more »

2018 CDPUG Holiday Party a Success!

The Holiday Party at the Tree House in Tremont was so much fun! Thanks to all of those who participated and brought items for the gift exchange. A big thanks to Judy Beveridge for planning everything and handing out a gift bag to each member as they walked in. The blinking Santa candles are the best! We also confirmed the… Read more »