The City of Euclid’s Civil Service Commission will be conducting entrance examinations for entry-level Police Officers and Firefighter/Paramedics in April. The City’s safety forces have a long tradition of service excellence, and both departments will be hiring in 2017. We encourage all qualified applicants, especially women and minorities, to apply. Registration and requirements information are posted at www.cityofeuclid.com, www.euclidpd.org, and are available at Euclid City Hall. Learn more about these exciting careers in our community!
Registration is now open for the 4th annual Youth Solutions Congress, where Cuyahoga County youth are invited to share their perspective on and offer solutions to the challenges they see in their community. It will be held Saturday, March 25th at Cleveland State University's Main Classroom building.
Three Spring concerts at Waterloo Arts
Spend the whole night laughing with Kiddie City at our 10th Annual Funds for Fun! This year will be featuring a live comedy show on the Kiddie City stage! Support a great cause while enjoying snacks, beer, wine, and more! You can also try your luck at the chinese auction full of amazing prizes. You can also participate in a 50/50 raffle!
UpStage Players, now in its 23rd year, will produce Fiddler On The Roof, Jr. on March 24 and 25 with a Sunday afternoon matinee on March 26th. Evening performances are at 7:30, doors open at 7 p.m. and the matinee is at 2:30 with the doors opening at 2 p.m. Enjoy the performance at the Cleveland Public Library Lakeshore Facility, 17109 Lakeshore. The stage will be shared by 54 children in cast and crew as well as a welcome back for alumni from the 23 years.
What is on David Bowie’s Playlist? Come to St. Jerome Church, located at 15000 Lakeshore Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44110 on Wednesday, March 15th at 7:30pm and find out when CityMusic Cleveland Chamber Orchestra presents a tribute to the pop icon and the composers who influenced his work. Free and family friendly.
If you love homemade ethnic food, come join us at the annual SRW “Taste of Nations Benefit” which is being held on Saturday, April 1, 2017. The evening will begin with a Polka Mass (Michael Wojtila is providing the music), followed by dinner at 5:45 p.m. (Doors open at 5:00 p.m.) This is a wonderful opportunity for guests to experience many different international cuisines representing those of Eastern Europe, the Philippines, Latin America, Mexico, Ireland, Italy, American Comfort, and more! You can also relax in the Cigar Lounge and at the Vienna Café.
On Saturday, March 11, 2017, PetFix Northeast Ohio is holding a fundraiser from 7 to 9 pm at Two Bucks at Golden Gate Plaza in Mayfield Heights. Attendees can enjoy raffles, games, food, drinks and fun during the NCAA Tournament. All proceeds will help PetFix Northeast Ohio continue its lifesaving work. PetFix is a non-profit organization that provides high quality, affordable spay and neuter surgeries to end pet homelessness and the need for unnecessary euthanasia. There are two ticket prices for the event. The $25 ticket includes food and unlimited drinks and the $50 ticket includes food, unlimited drinks, raffle tickets and a PetFix giveaway item. To purchase tickets or to make a tax deductible donation, visit www.petfixnortheastohio.org.
Cuyahoga County Job and Family Services and Polaris Career Center will be hosting the 2017 Polaris/Cuyahoga County Career Fair, at Polaris Career Center at 7285 Old Oak Blvd in Middleburg Hts, Ohio, 44130, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
Banish the winter blahs at Euclid's Henn Mansion Wine Tasting on Saturday, February 25th, from 5-8pm. After a glass of welcoming wine, sample eight delicious wines, selected by Sommelier Dan Frey, and enjoy appetizers created by Mama Catena Ristorante to pair with each wine. Latin-inspired guitarist, Carlos Calabrese will serenade you to chase the chills away. Tickets are $45. Orders must be received by Feb. 16th. Visit our website www.hennmansion.org for an order form or call 216/731-5060 for information. Net proceeds are used for the renovation of the Henn Mansion.
Swing your partner all through 2017 with dance events hosted by the National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame. Start with the 35th annual Super Button Box Bash on Sunday, April 9. Enjoy top polka talents and more than sixty accordions, plus jam sessions and nationality dining throughout the day at the Slovenian Society Home, 20713 Recher Avenue, in Euclid, Ohio, from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m.
As a fundraiser the Euclid shrine of our Lady of Loures will be serving French toast breakfasts on two upcoming Sundays - February 5 and March 5 at the shrine compound on Chardon Road. Serving will take place from 8:45 AM to 11:30 AM
The menu includes French toast, bacon or sausage, coffee or tea, and juice. Ticket price is five dollars. The event will also include a mini craft fair.
The Shrine which includes a replica of the grotto in Lourdes, France, where the Blessed Mother appeared to St. Bernadette in 1858, is located at 21281 Chardon Rd., Euclid. For further information call 216-481-8232.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 4th, 2017 for an event you won’t want to miss! HELP Foundation, Inc. is hosting our first Fabulous Casino Night fundraiser to benefit our programs and services. Join us at Normandy Catering on March 4th from 6pm-10pm for an evening of fun for a great cause. The event will include everyone’s favorite casino games like Black Jack, Roulette, and Texas Hold’em. Tickets for the fundraiser are $50.00 each and will include your first $10 in casino chips, a full bar, and heavy hors d’oeuvres throughout the evening.
A number of local artisans will be selling stocking stuffers and other small gifts at a Pop Up Holiday Shop hosted by Euclid Brewing Company on Saturday, December 17, from 2 to 5 p.m.
Your Christmas season will be extra special when you witness the charming smiles and delightful African tunes and ethnic instrumentation of the African Children’s Choir Wednesday, December 14 at 7:00 pm in the gymnasium of Kiddie City Child Care Community 280 E. 206th St. Euclid. This free concert is a holiday gift from Kiddie City in celebration of children in Euclid and all over the world. Overflow parking at Our Lady of the Lake Church on Lake Shore Blvd. and a shuttle bus to Kiddie City will assure your ability to this concert.
Loving Hands Group provides life-enrichment classes and activities for people with disabilities. Loving Hands is partnering with Deia's Dream Cafe to offer interesting educational
programs for our local community. This is part of a collaboration with the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, to help integrate disabled members of our community with their neighbors. The programs will be held at Deia's Dream Cafe on the third Wednesday of each month from 1:30-2:30pm. There will be a different program each month. Adult members of the community are invited to join these programs free of charge.
Euclid Brewing Company will hold a series of short lectures in the brewery’s tap room on Thursdays in October. The Tap Talks will feature guest speakers who will discuss topics in the areas of poetry, policy, history and science. All talks will begin at 7 p.m.
Mary Mavec Opportunity School is inviting friends, neighbors and art enthusiasts to a special Art Show & Auction on Thursday, October 20, 2016. Doors will open at 6:30 PM with program beginning at 7:00. The evening will be a showcase for the artistic creations of the school’s adult students and will take place at the school at 21701 Lake Shore Boulevard in downtown Euclid.
Everyone knows there’s love in every Slovenian, romantic love, family love, love of nature, and love of country and heritage. The Glasbena Matica Slovenian Singing Society invites you to a vocal love fest, Sunday, October 16, 2016, at the Slovenian Society Home, 20713 Recher Avenue, in Euclid, Ohio. You’ll enjoy favorite Slovenian melodies and art songs and familiar American tunes from stage and screen, each about the way we love.
When the autumn leaves start to turn, it’s time to take a turn on the dance floor at the National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame Harvest Polka Party, Friday, October 28th , at the Croatian Lodge Party Center, in Eastlake, Ohio. It’s an elegant evening of the finest Cleveland-Style polkas and waltzes with two Hall of Fame legends, Eddie Rodick and his high-powered polka band, and the classic stylings of George Staiduhar and his orchestra, plus up-and-coming Joshua Kay on the accordion.
NOV 12 SAT.
When: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Where: Shore Room
We invite you, Euclid bakers, to submit an entry in this year’s Annual Cookie Contest. Grab an entry form from the library or our website, bring a copy of your recipe and bake three dozen of your best cookie. Sponsored by our Friends of the Library, they provide our terrific prizes for each category. First place winners will go home with $50 and second place winners will take home $25. The categories are:
Don't miss it! Friday, Sept. 16 and Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016
There's something for everyone at Hospice of the Western Reserve's Warehouse Sale!
Christmas decor - Dining Room sets - So many couches! - Lamps - Artwork - Fine china and glassware - Collectibles - Bedroom sets - Rugs - Kitchenware - And so much more!
Proceeds from every Warehouse Sale support seriously ill patients and their families, veterans in need of specialized care, grief and trauma counseling in schools, and other community-based programs provided by this nonprofit agency.
Everyone knows Girl Scouts and their three C’s: cookies, camping and crafts. But did you know there’s a method to the cookie madness? The way that all these activities happen is the secret of Girl Scouts’ success for more than 100 years. Whether they're learning new skills and earning badges, designing their cookie booth, or deciding how to spend their profits, Girl Scouts are girl-led. By giving girls a chance to explore different perspectives and opportunities to make a difference, Girl Scouts inspires girls to give back and share the good.
Shore Cultural Centre is ready for “Back-to-School” by planning an exciting season of class offerings. Shore is your place to release creative energy of any kind, whether through fitness, music, theater, dance, or arts & crafts.
New this fall are ballet classes for youth offered by Bea Parker on Saturdays and will include an opportunity to perform in recitals. Other intriguing classes in the mix include Traditional West African Dance, Chicago Stepping, and Ukulele. In addition to these opportunities, many Shore tenants offer classes in arts and fitness. The scope of all that is offered at Shore Cultural Centre is extensive. Classes are designed to be reasonably-priced, high-quality, and FUN! Detailed information can be found on the website www.shoreculturalcentre.com or by calling 216-728-8578. Shore Cultural Centre is located at 291 E. 222nd Street (close to Lake Shore Blvd.) in Euclid.
The Cast of "Because She's My Mother" Production Hits the Streets of Euclid at the Shore Cultural Center
The writer/director and cast of Je McClain's Entertainment will visit the city of Euclid, Ohio on September 17th at 6:00 p.m. at the Shore Cultural Center to perform their very touching and inspirational stage play "Because She's My Mother" which was formally known as "Mama I am who God Says I Am". The production was performed back in Detroit, Michigan at the Charles H. Wright Museum. Delivering a stellar performance on Mother's Day; this production packed the theatre with two sold-out shows and over a hundred and twenty people to turn away. I truly encourage the residents in the city of Euclid and its surrounding cities to come out and be a part of such a great movement in theatre. Conveying such a relatable message with much conviction, this cast is sure to wow you in one way or another. Whether its through discovery, tears or a laugh or two, this show will definitely impact your life. The story line deals with the affect and destruction of mothers and daughters relationships and the long lasting effect it has on the daughters as women.
The City of Euclid will be sponsoring a contest through August 31, 2016 and participation is open to residents, employees, and visitors of Euclid.
Please join us for the 8th Annual “Suds It Up” Carwash Fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Lady Viking Volleyball team.
The Sim's Park Adopt-a-Beach Team will be hosting a beach cleanup on Sunday July 17, 2016 from 10:00 am -12:00 pm at Sim's Park Beach in Euclid. Cleanups are held as part of the Alliance for the Great Lakes initiative to improve the health and water quality of the Great Lakes and beaches. Volunteers can help on the beach while enjoying the view of Lake Erie and helping aid in keeping their fresh water and community clean! Volunteers will meet in the pavillion behind Henn Mansion at 23131 Lakeshore Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44123. We ask that you dress for the weather, and bring sunscreen and water! Gloves, garbage bags, and buckets will be provided, but your own are always welcome! Hope to see you at the beach!
Heroin use and heroin related deaths are steadily rising in Ohio. Twenty-three people on average in Ohio are dying from heroin overdoses weekly.
New Generation, Tara United and Young Leaders Program will be throwing this event for kids and teens of all communities. This will be held Thursday Aug 11,2016 from 5pm-8pm at Euclid Mini police station . We ask that the community step up and help us take care of our youth . We are in need of people to donate school uniforms and or school supplies to us so we can give them to our kids and teens at this event . If interested please call 216 622-5849 Breauna Sweeney .
Ten years ago, Kiddie City began servicing the community in a small building on 200th Street in Euclid with about 20 children and 5 staff members. Four years later, Kiddie City expanded to a second building and was able to service more children and hire more teachers. Today, Kiddie City is operating with 9 classrooms, over 40 staff members, and over 100 children!
Celebrate the music of the late polka legend and Euclid resident Eddie “Hambone” Habat as the Jeff Pecon Orchestra appears with guest accordionists Fred Kuhar and Walter Ostanek, Canada’s Polka King, at SNPJ Farm in Kirtland, Ohio, Sunday, August 7, 2016.
Unique yards, gardens, and landscaping will be on display for the upcoming 2016 Euclid Pond & Garden Tour. Visitors will be able to take a self-guided journey through 20 beautiful gardens throughout the city. There is a twilight tour Friday July 22 from 6pm-10pm, and afternoon tours Saturday July 23 & Sunday July 24 from 1pm-6pm. According to Bob Evans, Chairman of the Commission, this event will bring people together to see the assets and hidden gems Euclid has to offer. Tickets are only $10.00 and are good for all 3 days, children under 12 are free. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at Euclid City Hall (216-289-8268), Lakeshore Coffee House, and Briardale Golf Course. For more information call Bob Evans, Chairman, at 216-731-7984.
The Friends of Euclid Creek (FOEC), a grass-roots, non-profit charitable organization which advocates for the health of the Euclid Creek watershed, is pleased to announce its third annual Day in the Life of Euclid Creek event on Saturday, July 16th from 9am to 2:30pm. The event provides a snapshot of a typical day in Euclid Creek, highlighting water quality in an urban watershed through monitoring, macroinvertebrate sampling, and electrofishing. Come learn about how monitoring, restoration efforts, and green infrastructure help keep the water clean!
An exciting transitional program will be held at Euclid High School this summer for incoming 8th and 9th grade students. The Summer Bridge Program is designed to equip youth with study skills, life skills, career exploration, college tours, leadership development and more. Lunch will be provided for all youth attending the program. Making A Difference Consulting in collaboration with Euclid City Schools was awarded a grant through MyCom and Starting Point to provide the program. Spaces will be limited to 50 youth per session on a first come first serve basis. An application and consent forms are required to register.
Are you contemplating a home repair, maintenance or rehab project on your older home? For residents of participating communities that own houses over 50 years old, the Heritage Home Program offers free technical advice regarding home maintenance and improvement projects as well as low-interest loans. Join the Euclid Public Library on Tuesday, June 21 at 6:30 PM for more information about this special program. The service for residents of nonparticipating communities is available for a small fee. Learn more about what this program can offer for you!
Save the Date for Summer Festival Fun at Ss. Robert & William's International Family Festival, August 11-14
The sixth annual International Family Festival will take place at Ss. Robert and William Catholic Church on August 11-14 in Euclid on 260th Street.
The weather has turned warm and sunny, and school is out! If you are looking for something for your child to do this summer, why not send them to the Beat the Streets (BTS) Fun Day Summer Camp This is the fifth year for this camp located right here in Euclid. Campers will be dropped off and picked up daily at the Early Learning Center, off of Babbitt Road. Camp will run for 12 weeks, this summer. You can sign your camper up for as many as you would like there is no weekly commitment! Camp starts on Tuesday May 31, and ends on Friday August 12.
Euclid Art Association