100th Birthday Block Party on October 15 – Free and Open to All

You’re invited to the party of the century! Come celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Mandel School (MSASS), the school of social work and nonprofit management at Case Western Reserve University, at the 100th Birthday Block Party on Saturday, October 15, at 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

We’re taking our Centennial celebration to the streets! Come enjoy:

  • Food Trucks: Barrio, Mason’s Creamery, Papa Nick’s Pizza, Touch Supper Club, and Stone Pelican
  • Free birthday cake and beverages
  • Music DJ spinning your favorite tunes
  • Fun activities and attractions: Giant games, Parade the Circle stiltwalkers, photo booth, chalk drawing, dedication wall, self-care oasis, and Change Agent t-shirt booth
  • Stitch our social fabric with Cosmic Bobbins — a social entrepreneurship launched by MNO Sharie Renee — and help make a  collaborative community quilt
  • Use Zygote Press’ mobile printmaking press to create a custom print to take home
  • Enter a raffle to win a University Circle Prize Package, including an overnight stay and breakfast at the beautiful Glidden House, another overnight stay at the historic Tudor Arms Doubletree, dinner for two at L’Albatros (excluding tax, tip and alcohol), $10 gift card to Mitchell’s Ice Cream, $10 gift card to The Coffee House, and a $15  gift card to Cleveland Clothing Uptown.
  • Tours of our newly renovated building with historical displays and StoryCorps areas to share your own Mandel School memories and stories.

Admission: FREE and open to ALL! Please RSVP on Eventbrite so we know how much birthday cake to order, but please feel free to bring extra friends, family, kids, and colleagues. You do not need to bring a ticket for admission.  

Location: Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at 11236 Bellflower Road, across the street from Weatherhead (the wavy, metal building on the campus of Case Western Reserve). We’re blocking off Bellflower Road in front of our building. The party will feature food trucks and activities outside (rain or shine), plus lots of fun inside our school building.

Parking: Besides street parking, there are many parking lots and garages nearby on campus (including Ford Road Garage, Severance Hall Garage, Lot 46 Garage on E. 118), in University Circle (Botanical Garden Garage), and Uptown. Handicapped parking is available by special permit by emailing MandelSchool@case.edu.