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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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Good Shepherd Baptist Church Friendship Fair
Food, Music, & Clothes Giveaway 17822 Euclid Ave., 12-6 p.m.
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.
Portuguese Wine Dinner @ The Grovewood Tavern
17105 Grovewood Ave., 216-531-4900, at 6:30 p.m.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
Games and rides for children ages 6-15.
Good Shepherd Baptist Church, 17822 Euclid Ave., 12 p.m.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
8th Annual Polka Hall of Fame Slovenian Sausage Fest
Held at SNPJ Farm, Kirtland 1-8 p.m. (440) 974-8075
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.
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.
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.
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
Bright Star Missionary Baptist Community Day
13028 Shaw Ave., 9:00 a.m-3:00 p.m.
Bastille Day (one day early) French Beer Dinner
17105 Grovewood Ave., 216-531-4900, 6:30 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Get the scoop on fall and winter activities at the new rec center when it opens at 16500 Lakeshore!
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.
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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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.,
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
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
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.
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.
Adam’s Place Open for breakfast and lunch. 681 East 200th St. (216) 531-9681 Americano Bistro classics with local and seasonal ingredients, prices that will bring you back. 1 Bratenahl Place, (216) 541-3900 Beach Club Bistro Gourmet pizzas, seafood, and one of the region’s largest half-bottle wine lists. 21939 Lake Shore Blvd., (216) 731-7499 Beachland Ballroom Open until 11 p.m. during shows plus Saturday/Sunday brunch, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 15711 Waterloo Road, (216) 383-1124 Bistro 185 Ethnic favorites with a twist and multi– cultural cuisine. www.bistro185.com 991 E. 185th St., (216) 481-9635, Café at Arts Collinwood Solstice coffee, pastries, soups, sandwiches and more. Fine wine and craft beers. Proceeds benefit arts programs. 15605 Waterloo Road, (216) 571-6587 China One All of your favorites, including the best Wonton soup around. 16122 Lake Shore Blvd., (216) 383-8686 Congin’s Italian Drive Thru Slices from heaven at the corner of St. Clair. Do not miss homemade lasagna. 18812 Nottingham Road, (216) 481-4585 Corso’s Iced coffees, smoothies, soups, sandwiches & salads 818 E. 185th St., (216) 481-8450 Cross Town Land & Sea 17218 Grovewood Ave., (216) 383-8181 Everything & Then Some 16405 Euclid Ave., (216) 531-2000 Famous Gyro George Amazing gyros plus breakfast, lunch and dinner. Eat-in or carry out. 19019 Euclid Ave., (216) 738-0800 Fotina’s Family Restaurant 400 E. 156th St., (216) 692-1375 Fresh Catch Seafood Everything from fish dinner to Cajun lobster fresh from the ice-filled front case. 564 E. 185th St., (216) 738-0080 Georgio’s Oven Fresh Pizza Fresh is our middle name 15867 Lake Shore Blvd., (216) 404-0300 Grovewood Tavern Opens daily at 5 p.m. Patio open every day, weather permitting. 17105 Grovewood Ave., (216) 531-4900, Gus’s Diner One Eight Five 797 E. 185th St., (216) 481-8781 Jackie Chen’s Chinese Restaurant Dine-in or take-out; great lunch specials. 470 E. 152 St., (216) 486.7800 Kim’s Wings Crispy, mouth-watering wings. 14909 Saint Clair Ave., (216) 681-6644 22382 Lakeshore Blvd., (216) 731-3202 Kristy’s Tavern & Restaurant Homemade food and a full bar. 434 E. 200th St. (216) 486-4826 Lady Luck Pub & Eatery 19309 Nottingham Road, (216) 531-8102 Lucky’s Restaurant 742 E. 185th St., (216) 486-1222 Marta’s Restaurant & Bar The finest Czech cuisine since 1995. 800 East 222 St., (216) 731-9596 Messina Pizza & Bakery 1071 Ivanhoe Road, (216) 761-7744 Mickey’s Dairy Treat Cool treats in the heart of 185th. 778 E. 185th St., (216) 383-8799 Mirabile’s Old school Italian, great jukebox and full bar. 1025 Ivanhoe Road, (216) 761-8084 Mr. Hero 523 E. 185th St., (216) 486-6900 Muldoon’s Saloon & Eatery A cheerful Irish pub with a full menu. 1020 E. 185th St., (216) 531-3130 Mz. Mississippi Family Soul Food 19320 Roseland Ave., (216) 862-3057 The Original Grill Wings, ribs and arguably the best Polish Boy in Collinwood. 17406 St. Clair Ave., (216) 383-7500 Papa Joe’s Subs & Pasta Try the Tuesday pasta specials. 564 E. 200th St., (216) 692-1068 Paragon Stylish modern bar, classic bistro fare. 21920 Lake Shore Blvd., (216) 731-WINE Sandy’s Frozen Whip Serving the original Euclid Beach Park strawberry custard, burgers and dogs. 17635 Lake Shore Blvd., (216) 531-9400
Scotti’s Italian Eatery
Azman Quality Meats
The greatest smokies ever to orbit the earth. 654 E. 185th St. (216) 481-0826 Josh’s Family Meats Gerber’s farm-raised chicken, outstanding horseradish pickles. 20068 Lake Shore Blvd. (216) 531-7575 Old World Meats Convenient Sunday/late hours. Excellent all-around selection. 651 E. 185th Street, (216) 383-1262 Raddell’s Sausage Shop Slovenian Sausage madness, grill it up and serve with a side of their homemade kraut. 478 E. 152nd Street, (216) 486-1944
Courtyard dining, with a variety of pizzas and classic Italian dishes. 882 E. 185th St., (216) 481-8995 The SS&W Boardwalk Collinwood’s greatest cheeseburger, vegetarian friendly too! 16011 Waterloo Road, (216) 481-0077 Villa Rosa Pizza 853 E. 185th St., (216) 486-5545 V’s Gourmet Chicken Express Best chicken in the neighborhood for over 10 years 15418 Lake Shore Blvd., (216) 738-7000 Winners Sports club & grill serving seafood, phillystyle sandwiches, wings & more 770 E. 185th St., (216) 383-9300
Coit Road Market Featuring fresh local produce and other Ohio farm products directly from the farmers. Baked goods, locally-roasted, organic, fair-trade coffee, spices, crafts and more. www.coitmarket.org Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. • Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Aspinwall Church of God Vacation Bible School July 20-22, 2011, 7-8:30 p.m. Limited bus pick up starting at 6:00 p.m. 14627 Aspinwall Ave., (216) 268-0879
and family fun!
robotics, astronomy, and more. You decide what works best for you and your family. Contact Kareemah Darby, firstname.lastname@example.org or 216-535-7900 for the details. Good Shepherd Baptist VBS June 20-24. For children & adults. Morning Session 10:00 a.m.–Noon; Evening Session, 6-8:00 p.m. 17822 Euclid Ave., (216) 481-5444 Greater Faith Baptist VBS For all ages. July 18-22, 6-8:30 p.m. 13816 St. Clair Ave., (216) 835-9721.
Arts Collinwood Summer Arts Camp Monday-Friday, July 11-Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to noon Arts and drama based camp or kids ages 6-12. $200 for the four-week program. To request a brochure, send an email to a.callahan@ artscollinwood.org or visit www.artscollinwood.org to download a copy.
Sundays . . . Get a taste of Lithuania at Gintaras Restaurant’s Sunday buffet, featuring homemade specialties straight from the Baltic Sea. From 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. 877 E. 185th St., (216) 5312131 Mondays. . . . Take in a Northeast Cleveland Little League game on one of the four fields at Humphrey Park. Games start at 6, the concession stand is open from 6-8:15 p.m. to satisfy all your ballpark cravings. Develop a rooting interest, or just enjoy an evening along the baselines as neighbors have since the league was founded in 1951. Through June.
Tuesday Evening Walking Club. Pick up a set of North Collinwood Walk Maps free. Meets at 7:00 p.m. through October. Walks will occur rain or shine, but not in thunderstorms. Weekly raffle to keep us motivated! Sponsored by the Y/ Clevelanders in Motion. Call (216) 263-6293. June: Mickey’s Dairy Treat July: Arts Collinwood Cafe August: Sandy’s Frozen Whip Wednesdays. . . . Every Wednesday night is Jazz Night at Arts Collinwood in the Café featuring music by local jazz greats Alex Schrock, Conrad Reeves, Nate Scheible, Dave Kasper, Gaetano Letizia and more. Music begins at 8 p.m. at 15605 Waterloo Road, 216-692-9500 or www.artscollinwood.org.
Thursdays. . . On Thursdays from June 16-August 11, get to know the nature of the neighborhood at Ohio’s only neighborhood state park: Family Nature Adventure, 10:30 a.m.-12 noon Meet park naturalist Carol Ward at the Wildwood Pavilion for this junior naturalists program. Every week will have a different topic —trees, birds, bugs, fish—and activities. Youth of all ages welcome. Passport to Fishing, 1-3:00 p.m. Meet at Wildwood west end parking lot; start with some learning activities before fishing. Equipment and bait provided. Thursdays at Arts Collinwood, stop by the cafe for the Acoustic Showcase. Music begins at 8 p.m., full schedule at www.artscollinwood.org. 15601 Waterloo Road
Fridays. . . . Try the Not-Just-Fish Fry that the ladies of the Slovenian Workmen’s Home auxiliary serve up from 3-8:00 p.m. Dinner choices include fish, shrimp, pork chops, & goulash, plus classic sides like home fries, cabbage & noodles, macaroni & cheese, and polenta. Strudel for dessert. Dine-in or take-out; strolling musician most weeks. 15335 Waterloo Road Euclid Farmer’s Market runs every Friday, June thru October and includes produce from many of our local growers as well as entertainment. 4-8 p.m. Saturdays . . . Adventures in Canoeing June 25, July 23 & August 13 at 10 a.m. @ Wildwood This 2 hour program will start with basic instruction before hitting the water. Limit 8 canoes per session. Free, but pre-registration is required. Call 216-8818141 ext. 3001.
Exploration Station 1-4 p.m. from June 25-Aug. 20, stop by the Exploration Station nature center for some hands on fun. Each week will feature a different topic and activities. Call for details. Page Turners Book Club 4th Saturday of the month Collinwood Branch Library 856 East 152nd St., Call 216623-6934 for titles. Passport to Euclid See what the neighborhoods of Euclid are all about, on foot! Learn about Euclid’s colorful past and hear updates concerning future projects. Meet your neighbors, make new friends. 8-9 a.m. $15 Euclid Resident, $25 Non-Resident. Call 216289-8114 Option 8, Ask for Annemarie
Briardale Greens Pee Wee & Junior Golf League Tuesdays June 14-August 2, 9:45 a.m. Pee Wee League: Non-competitive, ages 6 to 9. Junior League: Age 10-17 with previous golfing experience. More at www.briardalegreens.com 24131 Briardale Avenue, (216) 289-8574, Bright Star Missionary Baptist VBS All ages! June 20-24, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 13028 Shaw Ave., (216) 249-5213 Bright Star Missionary Baptist Youth Tent Revival July 11-15. 13028 Shaw Ave., 7:00 p.m. City of Cleveland Youth Tennis Program Ages 7-15 can take free lessons with instructor Phyllis Henry. Monday-Thursday, June 20-Aug. 12. Two sessions daily: 10:00 a.m.-12 noon, 1-3:00 p.m. Equipment provided. Register by June 17 by calling 216-812-8700. Humphrey Park Courts, Grovewood Ave. A Day with Pythagoras Explore the navigational and large object movement of our Viking ancestors. The morning session will focus on familiar math concepts, and the trigonometry of Pythagoras to prepare for an afternoon outdoor lab. For youth entering the 7th, 8th and 9th grades. $30 per student, includes lunch. Choose June 6, 7 or 8. VASJ Main building Everlasting Baptist VBS July 25-29, 6:00-7:35 p.m. All ages. 549 Eddy Road, (216) 681-5189 Euclid Family YMCA Swimming lessons Monday-Saturday, $50/6-week session 631 Babbitt Road, 216-731-7454 Euclid Family YMCA Gymnastics Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, $50/6-week session 631 Babbitt Road, 216-731-7454 Girl Scouts Calling all girls ages 5-17! There’s a Girl Scout Pathway for you and your friends. Be the girl you want to be, and make the world a better place. Join a troop-Make friends, have fun, and earn badges Join a special interest group-Travel to destinations near and far or try sailing and rock climbing Be an independent Girl Scout-Go camping or participate in community service projects, the arts,
Introduction to Woodworking June 27-28, 9:00 a.m.-Noon Tuesdays. . . . An intro to carpentry techniques Enjoy the summer evenings and safe use of carpentry tools while getting to know the for 6th 7th and 8th graders with neighborhood better with the Industrial Arts Instructor Chuck Martinko. Students will have choice of a woodworking project Collinwood Branch Library, 856 East 152nd to complete and take home. $35, limit 12 students. Street. Caroline Peak, Youth Services Librarian, (216) VASJ Tech Building 623-6934 Memorial-Nottingham Branch, 17109 Lake Jamocha Cultural Arts Summer Camp Shore Blvd., Ms. Maria, Children’s Librarian, (216) Professional instructors and a proven record of all 623-7039 day fun! Ages 6 to 13, $45.00 per week per child, discounts for Families. Includes lunch and snack. Our Lady of the Lake Art Camp To register, call (216) 577-7499 or (216) 326-7351. Classes in visual arts and theatre for grades 1-7. Camp runs Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., June 13-17 from 9-11:30 a.m. Contact Camp DirecJune 20-July 29. tor Maryanne Hiti at 216-481-5696 or pick up a form in New Life Cathedral • 16200 Euclid Avenue the rectory on Lakeshore Blvd. at E. 199th Street. Our Lady of the Lake School, 175 E. 200th St. Lady Vikings Girls Basketball Camp Intense skills workout; individual and team competiSalvation Army Explore Your World Camp tion with head coach Anthony Redding, SJ ‘89 and Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Running June former NBA player Stan Kimbrough SJ ‘84. June 20th - August 13th for ages 5-13. 13-16, $85 per student, includes T-shirt. Grades This program is designed to provide a safe, engag4-6: 9–11:30 a.m. • Grades 7-9: 12-2:30 p.m. ing and Christ-centered environment for children in VASJ Gym the community. Eight weeks, $200/first child, $160/ second child, and $120/third child. Includes, at no Lady Vikings Girls Volleyball Camp additional cost: math, reading, and science tutoring An intensive skills and fundamentals camp with to help make the transition to the next grade level; head coach Mark Royer SJ ’75, Willoughby South fieldtrips to the zoo, science center, Fairport Harbor, head coach Bill Behrend, SJ ’89 and VASJ assistant Kalahari, Wagon Trails, Indians game, nature center coach Bridget Lynch. June 20-23, $100 before 6/13 and county fair; recreation activities, swimming or $125 after 6/13, includes T-shirt. Grades 5-7 8:00 lessons, and arts enrichment; breakfast, lunch and a.m.-Noon; Grades 8-9 1-5:00 p.m. VASJ Gym • For snack. 17625 Grovewood Ave., 216-692-1388 info, call Mark Royer 216-731-5683 North Collinwood Thundercats All-Star Cheer Squad For ages 5-16. Start date is June 20, from 6-8:00 p.m. Visit cheerlikeus.com for more information. 17625 Grovewood Ave. One World, Many Stories Cleveland Public Library Summer Reading Program, June 6-August 6. Explore the world through stories and special programs, some of which are listed on the calendar (over). Stop by your branch for the full schedule and don’t miss any of the fun! St. John Nottingham VBS-”Gold Rush” June 13-17, 9-11:30 a.m. K-6th grade 17403 Nottingham Road, (216) 531-1156 Sports Ed Basketball Clinics Intense skills workout; individual and team competition with Lady Vikings head coach Anthony Redding SJ ’89 and former NBA player Stan Kimbrough SJ ’84 for girls and boys ages 10-17. VASJ Gym Two-day Clinic: June 17-18, $50. One-day Clinic: June 25, $35. Limit of 35 students per session. Girls: 9-11:00 a.m. • Boys, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Sports Ed Girls Basketball Camp Intense skills workout; individual and team competition with Lady Vikings head coach Anthony Redding SJ ’89 and former NBA player Stan Kimbrough SJ ’84. June 27-30$85 per student, includes T-shirt. Limit of 35 students/session. Grades 4-6, 9-11:30 a.m. • Grades 7-9, 12– 2:30 p.m. VASJ Gym Sports Ed Football Camp An intensive skills and fundamentals camp for boys ages 12-17 with Mac Stephens (NY Jets, Minnesota Vikings, University of Minnesota), John Storey ’59 (VASJ Head Football Coach), Matt Moran (Assistant Football Coach Lake Catholic), and Salem Simon (Northwestern University). July 18-20, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. $65. Bring a bag lunch and drink, tennis shoes or football cleats. VASJ Football Field Sports Ed Soccer Camp Intense skills workout for boys and girls ages 14 and under. Individual and team competition with coach Ali Kazemaini, former John Carroll University Soccer Coach and Cleveland Force Player. July 25-29, from 9–11:30 a.m. $110. VASJ Football Field Steve Sanders Stallions Football & Cheer Program Teaching discipline, responsibility, perseverance, teamwork and sportsmanship knowing that lessons learned through youth sports will further benefit players in their everyday lives. For kids ages 6-13. Contact Jason Gunn, (216) 322-6689. VASJ 2-day Youth Cheerleading Clinic Come to learn cheers, chants, dances, how to stunt, and a mini routine! Perform at the first football game with your VASJ varsity cheerleaders! Pizza Provided for Lunch! August 20-21, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m., $30, includes lunch, crafts, and a VASJ Cheerleading Tee-shirt! VASJ Gym
Lady Vikings Girls Basketball Camp Intense skills workout; individual and team competition with head coach Anthony Redding SJ ‘89 and former NBA player Stan Kimbrough SJ ‘84. June 13-16, $85 per student, includes T-shirt. Grades 4-6: 9–11:30 a.m. • Grades 7-9: 12-2:30 p.m. VASJ Gym Vikings Boys Basketball Camp An intensive skills and fundamentals camp for boys entering grades 3-9 featuring individual workout instruction, team competition and daily motivational speakers with head coach Babe Kwasniak ’94, coach emeritus Tedd Kwasniak, and assistant coaches Jeremy Holmes and Akeem Hemmingway. July 11-14, $100 before 6/13/11 or $125 after 6/13/11. Includes T-shirt. VASJ Gym Grades 3-8, 9-11:30 a.m. • Grade 9, 1-3:00 p.m. For Information call or email, Babe Kwasniak 440.665.6050 or email@example.com. Viking Football Clinic An intensive clinic focusing on fundamentals and skills of offense and defense for boys entering grades 5-8 with VASJ head football coach John Storey SJ ’59 and John Callahan SJ ’84, director of The Edge. June 17, 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. $35 per student (includes T shirt). Bring a bag lunch and drink. VASJ Football Field
To register for any programs offered at Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School (VASJ), call (216) 481-8414 or download forms at vasj.com.
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