Northeast November My Turn
Cleveland State University
Nov. 3 and 10: “Photoshop: Introduction” offers tips on adjusting and correcting your photo technique.
Nov. 10-Dec. 8: Learn how to take care of your back yard during “Care and Selection of Trees, Shrubs and Ground Covers,” which covers wintering, maintenance and pest control.
For more information about these courses, call CSU’s Division of Continuing Education at (216) 687-2144.
Lorain County Community College
Nov. 3-24: Learn how to paint Ohio’s beautiful change of season during the beginner art class, “Fall Landscape Watercolor.”
Nov. 4: Steer clear of trouble on the road with “AARP Driver Safety,” a course that teaches defensive driving techniques and focuses on the physical changes that come with age.
For more information, call (800) 995-LCCC.
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Jan. 16-23: Escape the winter blahs by heading south to discover “The Natural History of Southern Florida.” The itinerary includes visits to Everglades National Park, the Florida Keys and other scenic hot spots.
For more information, call (216) 231-4600.
Dec. 6: Kick off the holiday season with a day of music, horse-drawn carriage rides, ice skating and a lantern procession through Cleveland’s University Circle.
For more information, call University Circle Inc. at (216) 791-3900.
Concerts, Theater & Dance
Nov. 1: The popular Trans-Siberian Orchestra brings its special rock sound to Youngstown.
For more information, call (330) 746-5600.
Nov. 18-Dec. 13: The enchanting musical “Wicked” details the lives of the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch before Dorothy dropped into Oz. Dec. 10-13: Experience the Christmas spirit when Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet performs “The Nutcracker.”
For more information about these shows, call (216) 771-8403.
Akron Art Museum
Jan. 23-May 9: “Pattern ID” showcases textiles, ranging from Victorian garb to African prints, combined to create new looks.
For more information, call (330) 376-9185.
Cleveland Museum of Art
Through Jan. 18: “Paul Gauguin: Paris, 1889” spotlights works on paper, woodcarvings and ceramics that shaped this French artist’s signature style.
For more information, call (216) 421-7350.