2011

June 9

The

Scoop on Summer
June 25 & 26
City of Euclid Pond & Garden Tour
Come and view beautiful ponds and gardens that your neighbors have to showcase. Tickets: $5. Call (216) 289-8598 or purchase at Euclid City Hall or Briardale Greens Golf Course.
Saturday Candle Light Tour 7-11 p.m., Sunday, 1-6 p.m.

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August 27
Good Shepherd Baptist Church Friendship Fair
Food, Music, & Clothes Giveaway 17822 Euclid Ave., 12-6 p.m.

July 22
Bats!
Get the lowdown on these high-flying mammals from the bat detector, do some activities before heading out for an evening walk to locate bats in the area.
Euclid Beach Pavilion, 8-9:30 p.m.

One World, Many Stories Princess Tea Party

By royal command: scepter-making, and a review of the tale the Princess and the Pea by Rachel Isadora. Dress up like your favorite world princess, dolls and teddy bears welcome. Ages 4-8. Register with Ms. Maria, by calling (216) 623-7039.
Memorial-Nottingham Library, 17109 Lake Shore Blvd., 5:30 p.m.

August 29
Portuguese Wine Dinner @ The Grovewood Tavern
17105 Grovewood Ave., 216-531-4900, at 6:30 p.m.

June 11
Explore Euclid Creek
Have you hiked along Euclid Creek and wondered what animals live there? Here’s a chance to take a closer look at the creek and its residential aquatic life. Dip nets provided.
Meet at Highland Picnic Area parking lot, 10–11:30 a.m.

June 28
Cleveland Metroparks NatureTracks Mobile Tour
Hop onboard the NatureTracks Mobile Classroom and expand your knowledge of nature. Join Mario Jackson, Cleveland Metroparks Education Specialist and learn what you can do to become closer to the environment!
Memorial-Nottingham Library, 17109 Lake Shore, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

July 23
She Speaks
Lively ladies-only poetry slam for a cash prize. Café customers get a chance to vote for their favorites while enjoying their favorite brew or meal.
15601 Waterloo Road, www.shespeaksup.org

August 31
NASA in Your Neighborhood
Come and learn about your environment, travel, technology, and space with our special guest from NASA.
Collinwood Branch Library, 856 East 152nd St., 2:00 p.m.

World Wide Knit in Public Day

June 29
Lemonade in the Park @ Kenneth Clement School
Catch up on neighborhood news while the kids busy themselves on the playground. Sponsored by Famicos Foundation Ward 10. 14311 Woodworth Road, 4-7:00 p.m.

July 23
Dog Hike at Euclid Creek Reservation
Bring your best friend to the park for some exercise and socialization. We’ll hike the beautiful wooded trails of the Euclid Creek valley. Dogs must be leashed. Moderate terrain, 1.5-2 mi.
Meet at Highland Picnic Area parking lot, 10-11:30 a.m.

Meet local knitters, share tips and tricks, and show off your projects! Explore the library’s vast collection of knitting books.
Collinwood Branch, 856 East 152nd St., 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

September 1
Lemonade in the Park @ Groton
Catch up on neighborhood news while the kids busy themselves on the playground. Sponsored by Famicos Foundation Ward 10.
Groton Road west of Green, 4-7:00 p.m.

AWANA Fair

Games and rides for children ages 6-15.
Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 17822 Euclid Ave., 12 p.m.

July 4
Beachland Park’s 91st Annual Fourth-of-July Parade
This year’s theme is “Great Lakes Living.” Steps off from Windward at 10:30 a.m., proceeds through the park allotment—Windward, Landseer and Canterbury, ends at the bandstand with awards ceremony.

July 26
Hooray for the World
Celebrate the world and its diverse cultures through arts and crafts, making flags of different countries and sharing your work in a parade around the library.
Collinwood Branch Library, 856 East 152nd St., 1-2:00 p.m.

Victory Highway - Classic Rock Concert

June 11 & 12
Feast of St. Anthony Festival
Music & entertainment, plus delicious homemade Italian food. Saturday: Mass at 4 p.m. Festival, 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday: Mass with Bishop Pevec at 10:30 a.m., followed by a neighborhood procession; Festival, 1-8:00 p.m.
Holy Redeemer Church, 15712 Kipling Ave, 216-531-3313

Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets, food & beverages. Rain or shine! Many thanks to lead sponsor DeScenzo Rubbish Removal for the East Shore Park Club Music in the Park ’11 Concert Series. Family owned & operated for over 50 years 17213 Dorchester Drive, 7-9:30 p.m., www.victoryhwy.com

Shore Acres Association 4th of July celebration

June 12
We Got the Beets!
Yes, Beet Salad with Goat Cheese is delicious, but what else can you do with them? Come to the Beet Lab, by FreshFork Market and learn how to make six new beet dishes. $15
17105 Grovewood Ave.., 216-531-4900, 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Wristbands required, cost covers entire day of events. Wristbands $5/person, $25/family. Bicycle/scooter/person decorating at 10:15 a.m. Parade steps off from Shore Acres lakefront park, at 11 a.m. Prizes given for decorations and costumes. Well-behaved dogs welcome. BBQ, raffles, horseshoe competition for adults, games for all ages.
www.shoreacrescleveland.blogspot.com, 216-692-0216

July 30-31
New Moon Kundalini Yoga Women’s Retreat
Nurture the Divine Feminine at Awaken Yoga; trance dance, chant and meditation. Register at www.awakentoyoga.com.
Shore Cultural Centre, 291 E. 222nd St., Room 239

September 8
Concert at the Park
Coronado Beach Association invites you to the final summer concert in the pavilion. Please bring your own blankets/chairs/ food etc. as well as a donation for when the ‘hat’ is passed.
North end of Ingleside and Crestland, 6:30 p.m.

August 4
Joe Novak & Friends Polka Concert
Part of the East Shore Park Club Music in the Park ’11 Concert Series. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets, food & beverages. Rain or shine! www.joenovakandfriends.com
17213 Dorchester Drive, 7-9:30 p.m.

July 7
Concert at the Park
Hosted by Coronado Beach Association. Please bring your own blankets/chairs/food etc. as well as a donation for when the ‘hat’ is passed.
North end of Ingleside and Crestland, 6:30 p.m.

September 10
Euclid Creek Stream Cleanup and Bioswale Service Day
Help conserve the nature of our neighborhood at this 3rd annual service day. Friends of Euclid Creek will also be cleaning the bioswale (fancy name for ‘big rain garden’) so stop by the marina parking lot to learn about that project. Call (216) 5246580 x16 for details. Wildwood parking lot, 9 a.m.-noon

June 16-17-18
Beachland Park Neighborhood Street Sale
Find treasures at this community-wide garage sale throughout the Beachland allotment: Canterbury, Cornwall, Landseer and Windward, north and south of Lakeshore Blvd.
Various locations, watch for signs. 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

August 5
Dike 14 Evening Hike
Meet at the Cleveland Lakefront State Park office building to sign in and check out the Exploration Station while we gather our group before heading out. Please note, ticks may be present—long pants with socks and sturdy, closed shoes are recommended. BYOBS: Bring Your Own Bug Spray!
8701 Lakeshore Blvd., • 7-9:00 p.m.

July 9
5th District Neighborhood Police Safety Fair
Enjoy food, fun, music while learning about our police and city services, county and private agencies. Explore the Cleveland Fire Department Smoke House. Free.
Dave’s Supermarket 15900 Lakeshore Blvd., 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

September 14
8th Annual Polka Hall of Fame Slovenian Sausage Fest
Held at SNPJ Farm, Kirtland 1-8 p.m. (440) 974-8075

June 17
Arts Collinwood’s Member Show Opening
15601 Waterloo Road, 6-10 p.m.

Featuring work by a wide range of local artists.

See which of our neighborhood shops dances away with bragging rights for the next year.

Exploration Station 1st Anniversary

The state park’s nature center has already been open for one year! See what’s new, take in some seasonal art, and meet Cap’n Willie - the Great Lakes Pirate.
CLSP headquarters, 8701 Lakeshore Blvd., • 7-9:00 p.m.

July 12
International Play Day
All around the world children love to play games. Travel the globe to learn about and play games like children from distant lands.
Collinwood Branch Library, 856 East 152nd St., 1-2:00 p.m.

August 6
Summer Spiritual Psychic Fair
Join us for an afternoon of exploring your psychic connections, see what spiritualism is all about. Free admission; readings $20.
Memorial Spiritual Christian Church, 19204 Pawnee 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

September 19
Third Annual “Taste of Autumn” Fundraiser
From 6 to 9 p.m. at the Beachland Ballroom; benefit for the Coit Road Farmers’ Market. www.coitmarket.org

June 18
Bright Star Missionary Baptist Community Day
13028 Shaw Ave., 9:00 a.m-3:00 p.m.

July 13
Bastille Day (one day early) French Beer Dinner
17105 Grovewood Ave., 216-531-4900, 6:30 p.m.

August 12
Evening Canoe
The full sturgeon moon is almost upon us as we explore Euclid Creek at Wildwood. Pre-registration is required, call (216) 881-8141. Limit 8 canoes; you must have canoed with the naturalist in daylight to sign up for this event.
Cleveland Lakefront State Park, Wildwood, 7-9:00 p.m.

September 25
Remembering the Sights and Sounds of Euclid Beach Park
Come back to Euclid Beach, if only for a day. Tours, carousel horses, rides on the Thriller Car & Rocket Cars, Humphrey popcorn balls & Frozen Whip. Free admission.
Euclid Beach, 1-5:00 p.m.

Free household items, clothes, finger printing, and music.

June 20
Lemonade in the Park @ Duggan
Catch up on neighborhood news while the kids busy themselves on the playground. Sponsored by Famicos Foundation Ward 10. Olympia and Euclid Ave., 4-7:00 p.m.

July 15
Art Gallery Opening
Featuring Jack McWhorter; paintings & drawings that derive from a system of metaphors drawn from physical science.
Arts Collinwood Gallery, 15601 Waterloo Road 6-10 p.m.

Gallery Opening

Get the scoop on fall and winter activities at the new rec center when it opens at 16500 Lakeshore!

June 22
One Little Red Hen, Many Stories
There are many versions of The Little Red Hen story. Join us as we read a few versions of the story and make a craft.
Memorial-Nottingham Library, 17109 Lakeshore, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

July 16
Euclid Beach Blast!
A day-long celebration of Euclid Beach Park’s past, present and future through art, recreation, history, food and fun. Afterparty at Arts Collinwood—free outdoor film and other fun activities. For more information, call (216) 571-0685, or visit the Euclid Beach Blast Facebook page.
16250 Lakeshore Blvd. • 11:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.

Let Mark Keffer’s layers of successive improvisations based on the work of pioneering Ohio modernist William Sommer (18671949) swirl around you. Arts Collinwood Gallery, 6-10 p.m..

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August 14
Euclid Doggy Swim
Join us for this fun filled event, dogs only in the pool please! Proof of license and current vaccination records required for all dogs. $2/dog Euclid Resident, $4/dog Non-Resident, and $5.00 per dog for all day of the event. For more information call the Euclid Recreation Department, 216-289-8114 Option 8.
Roosevelt Pool, 20750 Arbor Avenue, 4-5:30 p.m.

Fun for all ages
June 3-18, two weeks of FREE classes for all ages and skill levels! Classes include everything from pottery to music and theater, yoga, meditation, computer animation, photography— about 36 classes in all, for children, adults, families. Find the complete list of the classes at www.shoreculturalcentre.org. or call (216) 289-8578. 291 East 222nd St.

June 23
Blue Lunch Blues Concert
Part of the East Shore Park Club Music in the Park ’11 Concert Series. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets, food & beverages. Rain or shine!
17213 Dorchester Drive, 7-9:30 p.m. www.bluelunch.com

Explore Shore!

July 18
Lemonade in the Park @ Groton
Catch up on neighborhood news while the kids busy themselves on the climber. Sponsored by Famicos Foundation Ward 10. Groton Road west of Green, 4-7:00 p.m.

August 18
Scott Hansen and the Champagnes Concert
Part of the East Shore Park Club Music in the Park ’11 Concert Series. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets, food & beverages. Rain or shine! myspace.com/4thechampagnes
17213 Dorchester Drive, 7-9:30 p.m.

June 24
Charter Boat Fishing at Wildwood
Head out onto Lake Erie for an evening of perch fishing. Bait and equipment will be provided. This program is open to families, but children must be at least 8 years old. Age 16 and over must have a valid fishing license. Pre-registration is required, call (216) 881-8141 ext. 3001. Wildwood Marina. 6:30-9 p.m.

July 19
African Dance and Drum Workshop
Children and young adults, join this Cleveland-based percussion ensemble for authentic traditional dances of West African cultures, learn the meanings of the dances, and experience percussion instruments and the meaning of rhythms of countries lining the coast of West Africa.
Memorial-Nottingham Library, 17109 Lake Shore, 5:30 p.m.

August 26
Celebrate Summer at Euclid Creek Reservation
Nature activities and exploration, ending with an outdoor showing of Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole. Bring a blanket or lawn chair to sit on.
Upper Highland Picnic Area • 6:30-9:00 p.m.

June 25
9th Annual Waterloo Arts Fest Presented by Arts Collinwood
Stroll Waterloo Road and visit more than 30 art vendors, Cleveland-area food trucks/local eateries, kids area with great arts activities, interactive public art, street performers, 4 music stages with more than 20 bands/DJs and lots more including the local merchants. www.waterlooartsfest.com
Waterloo Road between E. 156th & E. 161st, 12-7 p.m.,

July 21
Alan Greene Band Blues Concert
Part of the East Shore Park Club Music in the Park ’11 Concert Series. Bring your own lawn chairs or blankets, food & beverages. Rain or shine!
17213 Dorchester Drive, 7-9:30 p.m., alangreeneband.com

August 27
5th Annual Cliff Schultz Memorial Corn Roast and Cook-off
Coit Road Farmers Market, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Celebrate summer with fresh Ohio sweet corn! Test your BBQ skills against the best backyard and pro chefs or just come to eat.

Music lessons, youth basketball league & lunch program, drumline, boxing, flag football, swimming, open gym. Fun learning games, arts and crafts in the Summer Learning Lab. Ohio Benefit Bank by appointment, call (216) 812-8700. You must register for the program on your first visit; under 10 should have a guardian with them to register. Monday-Friday, 12-4 p.m. • June 20-August 12
15210 St. Clair Ave., Use the east entrance

Summer’s Cool @ Collinwood High

Outdoors
The great

Just for seniors...
Paul Alandt Lakeshore Golden Age Center Open Monday-Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Lunch, cards, and Wii daily. Pinochle, computer classes, arts & crafts, and lots more, plus day trips to regional attractions. 16600 Lakeshore Blvd., (216) 481-0631

Pools Register in person for Learn to Swim; days, hours vary by site. Wednesday-Sunday, 12-7:30 p.m. from June 18-August 14. Free! Duggan Pool 1696 Catalpa Road Grovewood Pool E. 164th & Grovewood Ave. Neff Road Pool E. 193rd and Bella Road Tromba Pool Mandalay & Rudyard Plus: Collinwood High Indoor Pool, Monday-Friday from 12-4 p.m. Spray Basin RJ Taylor Park: Cool off in a huge water sprinkler when the temperature is at least 80°. Open seven days a week, 11:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m., Melville Road off Nottingham. Briardale Greens Golf Course A player-friendly course that offers a challenges to all levels. Practice greens and newly renovated driving range to polish your skills. New features include five (5) target greens and brand new state-of-the-art tee line. Open 7 a.m. - 9 p.m., 7 days a week. Last bucket of range balls sold at 9 p.m. and lights will stay on until 10 p.m. 24131 Briardale Avenue, east off of Babbitt Road in Euclid, 216-2898574, www.briardalegreens.com Sims Park Disc Golf Course 18-hole course open sunrise to sunset. Free, bring your own disc. Scorecards and course maps at simsparkdiscgolf.com.

Cleveland Lakefront State Park Reservations and park information, 216-881-8141. Euclid Beach A 650-foot beach with shaded picnic areas and a scenic observation pier. Lamp posts and park benches keep the feel of the “old” Euclid Beach Park. Villa Angela Beach A 1,000-foot beach from Euclid Beach to the mouth of Euclid Creek. Sandstone bath house; bike and hiking trails for bird and wildlife watching. Wildwood Fish Euclid Creek and Lake Erie from many access points. A playground and reservable picnic shelter are available. The concession stand is home to Discovery Dive Charters & Tours. Captains Vitas and Marlene Kijauskas pilot the Linda Mae, Cleveland’s only head boat fishing charter, and have two kayaks for rent on a first come first served basis. (216) 481-5771 Exploration Station This new nature center is located at the park office, 8701 Lakeshore Blvd. 1-4 p.m. most Wednesdays and Saturdays. Fishing Licenses $19 for Ohio residents age 16-65; $10 for residents “66 and better” Discount Drug Mart: 725 E. 200th Street 216-531-1700 Wildwood Marina: 16975 Wildwood Drive 216-481-5771

Euclid Senior Programs Manager Kathy Will has some fantastic trips planned, that are open to all, day trips to Amish country and a 4-day trip to Asheville, NC. For details, call (216) 289-2985. Break Out Fitness Club A unique health club catering to the fitness needs of seniors and people with disabilities. Knowledgeable staff, motivating atmosphere, and a personalized exercise program. Monday-Friday. Euclid Hospital Rehab Center.
18901 Lake Shore Blvd., 216-548-5383, 4:30-8:00 p.m.

community meetings
Collinwood Homeowners & Tenants Assn.
Meets first Wednesday of the month, 7 p.m., St. Mary’s School, 15519 Holmes Ave.

E. 152nd Street Block Watch

Fourth Wednesday of the month, 6 p.m. B&M Bar-B-Que, 15116 Lakeshore Blvd.

Ward 11/ Bratenahl Village Democratic Club

Second Wednesday of every month, Sept.May. 7 p.m. Slovenian Home, 15810 Holmes Ave.

Collinwood Nottingham Historical Society

Third Thursday of the month, 6:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Church Hall, 15519 Holmes Ave.

Nottingham Civic Club

E. 185th Street Block Watch

Third Tuesday of every month. 7 p.m. Nottingham United Methodist Church, 18316 St. Clair Ave.

Fifth District Police Community Meeting

Second Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. Lithuanian Village Hall, 877 East 185th St., Rear entrance

Ward 10 Democratic Club

Last Friday of every month - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 216-621-9750 for location.

Third Wednesday, Sept.-June, 7 p.m. Catch up on safety news with Commander Drummond; discuss security issues or quality of life concerns. Five Points Community Center, 813 E. 152nd St.

Do you have a safety concern? Cleveland Police non-emergency number is (216) 621-1234. For persistent issues, please call the 5th District Community Services Unit at (216) 623-5522. Euclid Police non-emergency, (216) 731-1234 For emergencies, always dial 911.

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