Residents and staff of 11 area nursing homes are being transported to the beach this summer by the Celtic Club through its Happy Luau Beach Party Days featuring island/beach band the Waikiki Three (sometimes Four) comprised of Beverly Blass, Dennis Akers and Shari Guttman -- and when available, Randy Gonzales.

From May 17 through Aug. 29 the Celtic Club and its island/beach band are providing free summer entertainment at nursing homes in Akron, Barberton, Brimfield, Cuyahoga Falls, Hudson, Louisville, Northfield, Portage Lakes, Stow, Streetsboro and Tallmadge.

On June 22 the Celtic Club and The Waikiki Four performed at the Danbury Woods Assisted Living Center in Cuyahoga Falls.