The fish fry is a huge portion, cooked to perfection , at a reasonable price. But there is more! You must try the Goulash and Polenta, or my favorite the Pork Chops with home fries and gravy, extra gravy please. There is ice cold beer. Sometimes there is live accordions playing. There is homemade strudel so good they could serve it in heaven. The fish fry is not just for Lent anymore. Come to the Slovenian Home on Waterloo some Friday between 3 and 8 PM. Say the Observer sent you.
If it has to do with the wind, there’s a good chance it will be at the Euclid Wind Festival taking place Saturday, June 17 from 3:00- 8:00pm in Sims Park, at 23131 Lakeshore Boulevard near downtown Euclid. The Euclid Wind Festival, presented by the City of Euclid and Shore Cultural Centre, has a wide variety of activities for the entire family derived from the wind, of which there is an abundance on the shores of Lake Erie.
PetFix Northeast Ohio will hold its popular fundraiser, "Sips for Snips" on Sunday, July 16 from 2 to 5 pm. This year, the event will take place at a new venue - Ferrante Winery in Geneva. There will be lots of entertainment for attendees and their well-behaved dogs. In addition to raffles and great food, guests will be able to try Ferrante’s wines. The combination of the Grand River Valley appellation and the southern shores of Lake Erie provides the ultimate microclimate to produce Ferrante’s world-class white wines. There will also be live music all afternoon. All proceeds help PetFix continue to offer high quality, affordable spay and neuter sugeries to end pet overpopulation and the need for unneccessary euthanasia. To purchase tickets, visit www.petfixnortheastohio.org.
All are welcome to participate in Euclid’s Wind Festival at Sims Park on Euclid’s beautiful Lake Erie waterfront.
Tom Evert, the artistic director of DANCEVERT located in Shore Cultural Centre is assembling a cast of participants in a parade featuring wind-themed costumes, dancing, banners, music, bubbles, and artworks to create this inaugural energetic and creative offering for the festival.
All ages and abilities are welcome to participate. There will be two runs of the parade on the paved paths at Sims Park @ 4:15pm and 6:15pm. Participants will be expected to meet for a practice and run thru the week before. Please contact Tom Evert to register: Email: email@example.com or call 301-529-7684
Helicopter rides available at the 2017 Euclid Windfest
Event to be held Saturday 6/17/17 from 3:00 pm through 8:00 pm at Sims Park, 23131 Lakeshore Boulevard
Pre-booking helicopter time slots from 4:00 pm through 5:15 pm
$60 per seat, payable by cash or credit card
Contact City of Euclid Law Department (216) 289-2746 to book your seat
Time slots from 5:30 to 7:00 will be available for purchase the day of the event
On April 1, 2017, Ss. Robert & William Catholic School held its annual Taste of Nation’s Gala. This is an evening to embrace and celebrate the diversity in our school, parish and community. This year’s sold-out event featured culinary delights from eight countries, entertainment, raffles and a host of other activities.
Mark your calendar for a free and informative community program at Mount St. Joseph Rehab Center. In tandem with the Alzheimer Association of Cleveland, we will present "Healthy Living for Your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research" on Wednesday, May 24th, at 2 pm. Light refreshments will be provided.
Looking for something fun and educational to do with the kids? Plan now to stop by our annual Drinking Water Week Open House!
Book lovers and bargain hunters alike are in for a treat when the Friends of the Euclid Public Library host their Book Sale, Friday, April 28, through Sunday, April 30, at the Euclid Public Library.
With more leisure time, improvements in technology and an extensive variety of plants available from abroad, gardening became popular during Victorian times. At the third annual Victorian Tea fundraiser on April 30, Shore will celebrate both the garden and the tea.
Please join us for our Family Fun Night! April 7th at 6:00pm we will be having a easter egg hunt and crafts for the children. Non-YMCA members only pay $5.00 for their family and need to register any day or time before the event. We welcome all members of the community to join the fun!
The accordion is king at the 35th Super Button Box Bash on Sunday, April 9, 2017. Join the Button Box Band of the Year, the Fairport Jammers, and the Button Box Artists of the Year, Kathy Hlad and Frank and Darryl Valencic, plus ten favorite squeezebox artists for a day-long dance-athon! Euclid's Polka Hall of Fame once again teams with the Slovenian Society Home on Recher Avenue in Euclid, Ohio, to host springtime’s biggest Cleveland-Style polka event with fifty accordions.
The next time you drive past Sims Park, remember it’s getting close to a very special hunting season that doesn’t require bows and arrows or weapons of any kind. It’s the annual Henn Mansion Flea Market on Saturday, April 29, that is free and open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with a preview sale for a $5 donation at the door on Friday, April 28, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
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. Campers will be dropped off and picked up daily at the Early Learning Center, off of Babbitt Road. Camp will run for 11 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 30, and ends on Friday August 11.
The Euclid Shade Tree Commission
At their annual pops concert at 3 p.m. on April 23, at the Shore Cultural Center, the Euclid Symphony Orchestra will feature music from Hollywood's Golden Age.
WESTLAKE, OHIO – March 10, 2017 – “In one study, 92 percent of depressed patients who had attempted suicide were also plagued by severe anxiety. Like alcohol and barbiturates, depression and anxiety can be a deadly combination when taken together,” says Cleveland-based photographer Marc Golub.
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: