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
Join the Euclid Girl Scouts in stocking the shelves of the Euclid Hunger Center for summer. The Scouts will be collecting "kid-friendly" foods May 14-21 in an effort to re-stock Euclid Hunger Center's shelves for the coming summer months. Items needed include: peanut butter, jelly, mac n cheese, granola bars, cereal & pasta. They will also accept monetary donations to directly benefit Euclid Hunger Center. To donate, contact your local Girl Scout Troop or donate at the Drop Box at the Euclid Public Library. Together, we can combat hunger right here in our community!
The Euclid Hunger Center is hosting their Annual Kick Off Summer benefit on Thursday, June 15, 2016 at the Pavilion at Briardale Greens, 24131 Briardale Avenue in Euclid.
On Wednesday, May 11, 2016 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Imagine Bella Academy will be hosting its Second Annual Spring Family Carnival. Families will be able to participate in carnival games, bounce house jumping, view the student created art show, as well as watch students perform in a dance showcase. Imagine Bella Academy will also be raffling off a variety of Gift Baskets and holding a 50-50 raffle. Families will also get to visit the Scholastic Book Fair where everything is Buy One Get One Free. Imagine Bella Academy is located at 19114 Bella Drive Cleveland, Ohio 44119. We hope to see you and your family on Wednesday, May 11th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Who says you have to leave home for a day at the beach? The Euclid Wind Fest celebrates the city’s own shoreline with activities for all ages on Saturday, June 25. Explore the talked-about technology of drones during drone races! Make bubbles bigger than your own body with Dr. UR Awesome, holder of the Guinness World Record for largest bubble! Zoom across the beach on a zip line! Think you know Cleveland? See it from a new angle in a helicopter! Party on the beach to the music of Ulterior Motive band! All of this and more will take place at Sims Park Beach and Pier, located at 22131 Lakeshore Boulevard, from 3:00 to 8:00 PM. The Euclid Wind Fest is organized by the City of Euclid, the Euclid Chamber of Commerce, and Shore Cultural Centre. After a successful event in 2014, they have reunited with the Wizard of Ahs in planning the event this year. The Euclid Wind Festival is supported in part by the residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. For more information, visit shoreculturalcentre.com/WindFest or call (216) 289-8578.
All residents and friends of the Euclid Community are invited to attend the annual Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony which will take place on Monday, May 30, 2016, at 10:00 am. The parade will begin on Lakeshore Blvd. and then travel down East 222nd Street to Euclid City Hall. .
HELP Foundation is holding the 2nd Run for Awareness 5k race and 1-mile walk on Sunday May 22nd. Join us for a wonderful morning by registering to support the great work of this Euclid-based nonprofit that supports people who have developmental disabilities. The start and finish line will be on Lakeshore Boulevard in front of Sims Park with the course heading west and into the Edgecliff neighborhood. Registration and post-race awards and refreshments will be held around the corner at the HELP Adult Day Program on Shore Center Drive.
Registration and additional information can be found at www.helpfoundationinc.org
It's hard to imagine school being out, and warm summer days, but it's not that far away. 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. 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.
BTS was formed in 2010, with a purpose and goal to fill the void in the area of opportunities and activities for the youth in our community. With the unfortunate news of Euclid PAL dismembering we wanted to offer the youth a new program in which they could grow and participate in programs to keep them safe and off the streets.
The accordion stars come out to shine at the 34th annual Super Button Box Bash on Sunday, April 10, 2016. Thrill to top talents, such as Polka Hall of Famer Eddie Rodick, button box musician of the year Kathy Hlad, and band of the year Patty C and the Guys. You can enjoy more than sixty accordions, plus jam sessions throughout the day at the Slovenian Society Home, 20713 Recher Avenue, in Euclid, Ohio, from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m.
In the final concert of their 55th year, the Euclid Symphony Orchestra will present a Pops Concert tribute to Leroy Anderson.
The concert, at 3 p.m. on May 1 at the Shore Cultural Centre at 291 E. 222nd St. in Euclid, will showcase some of Anderson’s most popular tunes.
Anderson, one of the most prominent pops composers, introduced many of his works to the American public in performances by the Boston Pops Orchestra. Anderson served as an arranger for the famous Orchestra and specialized in fun, short and catchy musical arrangements.
The tribute to Anderson is fitting for a man who is the most well-known and beloved contemporary composers.
Adult fundraising event to raise funds for college scholarships for selected graduating seniors.
$30 per person, includes dinner, beer/wine, chance at $500 Grand Prize. 50/50 raffles, Chinese auction baskets, misc games of chance.
ticket info: 216-486-6954
Registration is now open for this year's HELP Foundation Run for Awareness to be held on Sunday May 22nd! Join with HELP in supporting the people who have developmental disabilities that live and work in our community by participating in either the 5k race or 1-mile walk. Check-in and awards program will be at the HELP Adult Day & Vocational Program on Shore Center Drive with the race start and finish line on Lakeshore Blvd in front of Sims Park. Come out on what we're assured will be another beautiful spring morning and enjoy a great course through Euclid's downtown and the beautiful Edgecliff neighborhood.
One of the volunteer Pub bartenders and a pretty blonde patron share a laugh as they anticipate the Euclid-based East Side Irish American Club’s plans for the year’s St. Patty’s Day activities. Among the upcoming events are:
Saturday March 5, 2016 – “Harp & Guinness Night I’ with music by “Dulahan,” beginning at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, March 6, 2016 – Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. followed by “Michael Crawley & Friends” in the downstairs Pub.
Saturday, March 12, 2016 – “Harp & Guinness Night II” with music by “Boys from the County Hell,” starting at 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 – “Irish Coffee Night” from 6:00 to 11:00 p.m. with music by “Portersharks.”
Thursday, March 17, 2016 – St. Patrick’s Day Parade in downtown Cleveland at 1:00 p.m. Entertainment in the Euclid clubhouse at 22770 Lake Shore Blvd. provided by Neal Jacobs from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. and by the “Mad Macs” from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Friday, March 18, 2016 – Fish Fry from 5;30 to 7:30 p.m. with music by the Craic Brother
Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine, the Euclid landmark which includes a replica of the original grotto in Lourdes, France, will be serving Lenten fish dinner on Friday, March 11, 2016 starting at 4:30 p.m.
The menu includes: two piece of fish (battered or light butter sauce), choice of French Fries or Hash Brown potatoes, Pasta Fagioli (bean soup), apple sauce or coleslaw, bread and butter, coffee or hot tea. (All fish and potatoes are baked.)
The Shrine is located at 21281 Chardon Rd. in Euclid, near the crest of the hill as you take Chardon Rd. from Euclid Ave.
The fish dinner will be served from 4:30 to 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $8.50 for adults, $4.25 for childre. (Cold beverages may be purchased separately.) For further information, contact Sister Phyliss Ann at 216-481-8232.
Enjoy a dozen of your favorite squeezebox clubs at the 34th annual Super Button Box Bash on Sunday, April 10, 2016. You’ll polka and waltz to the sounds of more than sixty accordions, along with jam sessions all day. Accordions are king at the Slovenian Society Home in Euclid, Ohio, from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m.
The National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame teams with the Slovenian Society Home and the children of the Slovenian Junior Chorus, Circle No.2, SNPJ, to host springtime’s grandest Cleveland-Style Polka event. You’ll enjoy a musical reunion of top button accordionists from across the continent at the largest festival of this kind.
Bring your own box and join the fun. Indulge in nationality treats, such as smoked Slovenian sausage, savory roast beef and strudel. Pick up a polka music CD or souvenir tee-shirt or sweatshirt at the Polka Hall of Fame pop-up shop.
At 3:00, meet the winners of the Polka Hall of Fame button box awards, Kathy Hlad and Patty C and the Guys. They’ll appear on the main stage, followed by an All-Star show of Cleveland-Style Polka music-makers. Plus, the Hoboes pay tribute to the late Bill Frank.
The Slovenian Society Home is located at 20713 Recher Avenue, in Euclid, Ohio. Take I-90 to the East 200th exit; go north on East 200th, one-half mile and turn right on Lindbergh Avenue to the Hall.
Dinners, sandwiches, side dishes, desserts and beverages are available throughout the day. Advance tickets recommended. Order through the Polka Hall of Fame, 605 E. 222nd Street, Euclid, OH 44123. (Open Tues., Wed., Fri., and Sat.: 11 to 4) For more information, contact the Polka Hall Fame, (216) 261-3263, or Polkashop at aol.com.