MLK Day Weekend Cleveland Immersion

WEEKEND alternative breaks: Cleveland neighborhood immersions

Connect with Cleveland through a new neighborhood immersion series meant to introduce students to some of the communities near campus. Meet neighbors and community organizations to learn about the rich history, strengths, and current happenings in the neighborhoods while also enjoying some of the culinary and entertainment attractions in each community.

MLK Day Weekend (January 13-14, 2018): St. Clair Superior & AsiaTown

Cleveland's St. Clair Superior & AsiaTown neighborhoods have a rich history of immigration throughout the years and are rapidly becoming known for a unique merging of culture, art, entrepreneurship, and makerspaces. Check out the below agenda to learn more about places you'll visit on the break. Please note, this agenda is subject to change, and new content will be added soon. Apply online by Sunday, December 1; however, spots will be filled on a first come, first serve basis.

Saturday, January 13, 2018 (approximate timeframe is 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.)

  • Meet in CCEL (Tinkham Veale University Center, Suite 165) at 9:30 a.m. - continental breakfast provided & introduction to the break
  • Tour makerspaces at the Hamilton Collaborative, home of IngenuityFest
  • Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory & Educational Foundation
  • Lunch at Artefino Art Gallery Café
  • Zygote Press
  • Slovenian Museum & Archives
  • Dried Slovenian sausage snack from Azman and Son's Market
  • Board games, upcycle project, and dinner at Goldhorn Brewery
  • Students will be dropped off at their on or off-campus lodging

Sunday, January 14, 2018 (approximate timeframe is 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.)

  • Breakfast on your own
  • Tour Media Design Imaging, home of one of Ohio's largest green screens
  • Brunch at Emperor's Palace, located in Cleveland's historic Chinatown district
  • AsiaTown shops, businesses, and grocery store tour with representatives from the Greater Cleveland chapter of Asian Pacific American Advocates
  • Treat from Koko Bakery
  • Tai chi in Asia Town Center
  • Explore Negative Space Gallery
  • Dinner at Miega Korean Barbeque
  • Karaoke at Galaxy KTV Karaoke
  • Students will be dropped off at their on or off-campus lodging