Bay Village civic groups announce plans for fun winter and early spring events

The Bay Village Community Council met on Jan. 16 to discuss their group's exciting upcoming events.  Here are some highlights. 

Bay Village Community Theater's  “All the World’s a Stage[d Reading]” series begins with Susan Glaspell’s “Suppressed Desires." Performances February 16 at 2 PM at O'Neill’s Healthcare and February 17 at 6 PM at St. Barnabas’ Parkside Hall. Free admission.  Their “Raise a Glass – Raise the Stage! fundraiser will be held on Saturday, March 9 from 7 – 10 PM at Sibling Revelry Brewery.  Tickets are $30 and include two drink tickets, food, live entertainment, raffles, and more.  Tickets can be purchased online at 

Bay Village Educational Foundation's annual fundraiser, Creating Opportunities, will be held at Arrabiata's Italian Restaurant on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 5-8 p.m. It will feature a dinner buffet, open bar, dessert, a silent auction and many fun raffles! Tickets are $60 each. Go to for more details. 

Bay Village Foundation is accepting applications from nonprofit community groups for 2019 grants. Applications are available and guidelines are on the Foundation’s website,; the deadline is Feb. 28.

Bay Village Historical Society is hosting “The Great Lakes Exposition of 1936 and 1937” with guest speaker Doug Kusak, historical interpreter for the Cleveland Metroparks. The program is on Feb. 21 at 7 p.m., preceded by a 6 p.m. social hour and potluck dinner at the Bay Village Community House. The 50th annual "Cahoon in June" fine crafts, collectibles and antiques show, will be held in Cahoon Memorial Park on June 15 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bay Village community groups are invited to set up tables free of charge. Contact Cynthia Eakin at 216-213-0312 to reserve a space. Vendor spaces are also available. Visit for more information. 

Bay Village Kiwanis Club will hold a membership event at Yard House on Feb. 26. The Pancake Breakfast will be April 7.  

Bay Village Library has copies of Cuyahoga County Public Library's Winter Program Guide. It is also online at The next Friends of the Library book sale will be held Jan. 26-29.

Bay Village Women's Club and Foundation's next meeting will be Feb. 14, 12:30 p.m. at the Bay Library. The program will be on the Rhodes Scholars. Their 50th annual Antique Show will be held at Bay High School on March 2 and 3.   

BAYarts is hosting a Mardi Gras Party on Saturday, March 2, in the Playhouse, featuring music by the Zydeco Kings. More information to come.  

Martha Devotion Huntington Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) announced that the DAR has many national college scholarships to award for 2019. They are in a wide variety of studies including: political science, history, government, economics, medicine, nursing, science, business & law. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and attend or plan to attend an accredited college or university in the U.S. Local DAR chapter sponsorship is not required. Deadline is Feb. 15. Applications at     

VFW Post 9693 awarded four Voice of Democracy Essay Contest prizes. First place: Mariana Maddox (St. Joseph); second place: Emma Spirollari (Bay); tie for third place: Khaled Hamilton (Bay) and Nicholas Gauntener (Westlake). Mariana went on to District 7 where she won and went to state where she finish in a tie for 6th, winning $2,000. VFW Military Scholarship applications are available in the BHS guidance office.   

Village Bike Cooperative has a large inventory of a variety of very reasonably priced refurbished bicycles for sale. Stop by during Open Shop hours and/or come check out our Presidents Day Sale. See hours at

Village Project’s Project Shoppe is open Mondays-Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Thursdays, noon to 6 p.m.

The next meeting of the Bay Village Community Council will be Wednesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in the Bay Village Library. Representatives of Bay Village's nonprofit and civic groups are invited to attend to share ideas and event schedules and network with other groups.

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Volume 11, Issue 2, Posted 10:05 AM, 01.22.2019