Community Events

'Cahoon in June' seeks vendors for 46th annual event

Spring has finally arrived and family-style summer fun is not far behind.

The 46th annual “Cahoon in June” fine crafts, collectibles and antiques event is seeking vendors to fill Cahoon Memorial Park on June 13 and help make this the biggest and best event in its history. The yearly festival of art, music, food and fun attracts more than 1,500 visitors. Admission to the show, which takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and parking are free. Vendor spaces are very affordably priced.

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Volume 7, Issue 6, Posted 9:54 AM, 03.17.2015

Fun triumphs over freezing temps in SNOBALL Run

Runners and walkers braved chilly temperatures of 21 degrees and falling snow in the third annual Bay Rocket Athletic Boosters SNOBALL 5K Race/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run in Bay Village held on Feb. 21.

Race director Tim Brajdic reported that, in spite of the week of Arctic temperatures and wind chills leading up to the run, Saturday’s event drew an overall registration of 459 entrants, while 315 participants actually braved the conditions on race day. Brajdic estimated that proceeds from this year’s SNOBALL Run and pancake breakfast are more than $3,000.

“We were bound to finally have a February race with cold temperatures,” said Brajdic. "Fortunately, the weather conditions did not hold back the energy and support of the race participants and volunteers – everyone rose to the challenge!”

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Volume 7, Issue 5, Posted 9:41 AM, 03.03.2015

Calling all Westshore high school students

Are you in high school? Are you tired of staring at the four walls of your room night after night? The Westshore Young Leaders has the perfect solution for your wintertime blues!

Join many of your fellow classmates at the fifth annual High School Lock-In at the Westlake Recreation Center on Friday, March 6, from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. There promises to be lots of food, fun, prizes, activities, music and games!

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Volume 7, Issue 5, Posted 9:41 AM, 03.03.2015

Bay Village Education Foundation funds video production studio

The Bay Village Education Foundation has announced a special anniversary grant of $35,000 to fund a new video production studio for the Bay Village City Schools.

Plans for the studio include multiple, rolling tripod-mounted video cameras, microphones, a green screen, track lighting, audio and video mixers, computer editing stations and interview sets. While the video studio will be located at Bay High School, it will be a resource available to all teachers in the school district who have projects that lend themselves well to video production.

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Volume 7, Issue 5, Posted 10:38 AM, 03.03.2015

Hot Topic Discussion: History and Future of Ohio’s Constitution

The League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland and Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (1801 Euclid Ave.) will present a Hot Topic discussion in the school’s Moot Court Room on Wednesday, March 4 at 5 p.m. The one hour lecture, “The History and the Future of the Ohio Constitution,” will be presented by Cleveland-Marshall’s Dean Emeritus, Steven Steinglass, senior policy advisor for the bipartisan Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission.  

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Volume 7, Issue 4, Posted 9:06 AM, 02.17.2015

LWV to host spring forums on municipal, school financing

The Bay Village Chapter of the League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland is pleased to announce three forums on city and school finances this spring. Each forum will feature a panel discussion, followed by questions and answers.

The first forum, History and Trends, will feature David Miller, CWRU Mandel School associate professor and South Euclid City Council president, Bay Village City Finance Director Renee Mahoney, and Bay Village Schools Treasurer Kevin Robertson. The panelists will talk about the history and current state of funding for our schools and city, along with the near-term outlook. Please come Wednesday, Feb. 25, 7:30-9 p.m., in the Bay Middle School cafeteria, 27725 Wolf Road.

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Volume 7, Issue 3, Posted 9:49 AM, 02.03.2015

Antiques show highlights quilts

For the past few years the Bay Village Women’s Club Antiques Show has spotlighted specific antique collections. Last year it was trains and this year we will display a number of quilts at our show, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 14 and 15, at Bay High School.

Quilts go back many years; they can be found in ancient Egypt. The word quilt comes from the Latin meaning a stuffed sack. The quilt we know is a cloth sandwich with a decorated top, a filler in the middle and another piece of fabric on the back. One of the quilts we will be showing has feed sacks for backing.

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Volume 7, Issue 3, Posted 9:43 AM, 02.03.2015

Bay Rockets SNOBALL Run slated for Feb. 21

Saturday, Feb. 21, marks the date of Bay Athletic Boosters’ 2015 SNOBALL 5K Race/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run, with a start and finish at Bay High School, 29230 Wolf Road. The race kicks off at 9 a.m.

“This is our third year for the SNOBALL Run and the race continues to grow," said race chair Tim Brajdic. "Our 2014 event drew more than 800 runners and walkers and was a great family event! The addition of five special awards last year – including first baby in a stroller to cross the finish line and first dog to cross the finish line – truly added to the spirit of the morning."

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Volume 7, Issue 3, Posted 9:45 AM, 02.03.2015

Super book sale at Porter Library

Come to Westlake Porter Public Library for their annual book sale Feb. 5-8. We have a room just for fiction, a special room for children and young adult items, and the large Porter Room will be filled with non-fiction, special-priced books, DVDs, Blu-rays, CDs, audiobooks, records, and more. This year we have a large selection of children's non-fiction and an assorted collection of Chilton and Mitchell professional car manuals donated from the library collection. 

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Volume 7, Issue 3, Posted 9:44 AM, 02.03.2015

Bay Historical Society program looks at growth of Playhouse Square

[Note: The date of the program appeared incorrectly in the print edition of the Observer. The correct date, as reflected below, is Thursday, Feb. 19.]

“Playhouse Square: Then and Now” will be the focus of the Bay Village Historical Society’s Thursday, Feb. 19, potluck dinner program.

Speaker George McNulty will highlight some exciting moments in the history of Playhouse Square, including how the theaters survived the wrecking ball in the early 1970s to become the largest performing arts center outside of New York City. With its nine theaters offering more than 1,200 performances and events to over a million guests annually, Playhouse Square now outdraws Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami and Houston.

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Volume 7, Issue 3, Posted 9:48 AM, 02.03.2015

Bay Community Council groups begin year with a flurry of activity

Bay Village community organizations are kicking off the new year with a flurry of activities. Members of the Bay Village Community Council met recently to discuss late winter and spring happenings.

The meeting was preceded by the selection of the Citizen of the Year and the Project of the Year. The Citizens of the Year are Eric and Cynthia Eakin. The Project of the Year is the Bay Fireworks Fund. A reception will be held on March 8, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Village Project headquarters on West Oviatt Road.

The Bay Village branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library has some exciting programs planned for youngsters and adults. Madelyn Sanders from Women in History will portray Elizabeth Keckley, best friend to Mary Todd Lincoln, on Feb. 9, 7 p.m. Join Harold George on Feb. 16, 7 p.m., for a photographic trip to the railroad depots visited by President Abraham Lincoln. Local author Laura Peskin will talk about the history of Cleveland on Feb. 26, 7 p.m., spanning the time from the last ice age to the financial depression of 1893. Children in grades three and four can enjoy cookies and discuss a good book on Feb. 19, 4 p.m. Copies of the book will be available in the weeks prior to the discussion. The downloadables assistance program continues every Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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Volume 7, Issue 3, Posted 9:49 AM, 02.03.2015

Exploring your roots with genealogical resources

Are you looking for an escape from Northeast Ohio’s cold and blustery winter weather? Consider traveling to warm and friendly Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Road, where members of Cuyahoga West Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, in partnership with the library, are offering their time and talents to help others who are researching their family history.

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Volume 7, Issue 3, Posted 9:41 AM, 02.03.2015

Annual book sale at Porter Library Feb. 5-8

The Friends of Porter Public Library will be having their Annual Book Sale on Feb. 5-8 with a preview night for members of Friends on Feb. 4 from 4-7 p.m. Memberships will be available at that time. 

Regular sale days will be Thursday, Feb. 5, and Friday, Feb. 6. The half-price sale will be on Saturday, Feb. 7, and the $2 Bag Sale will be Sunday, Feb. 8. No special priced books will be available at the Bag Sale.

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Volume 7, Issue 2, Posted 9:56 AM, 01.20.2015

Saint Bernadette School to host open house

Saint Bernadette School in Westlake will be hosting an Open House on Sunday, Jan. 25, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saint Bernadette School educates grades pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade children in faith and academics. Tours will be given of our 25-acre campus, which is equipped with a state-of-the-art computer lab, large plentiful library/media center, beautiful new gym, art studio, science lab, brand-new preschool, new playground, baseball and football fields and so much more!

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Volume 7, Issue 2, Posted 9:57 AM, 01.20.2015

Bay Village Education Foundation to hold annual 'Creating Opportunities' event

The BVEF is ready to set the stage for the finest fundraising event of the year for the Bay schools. Each year, the foundation hosts their “Creating Opportunities” event at Arrabiata’s Italian Restaurant in Bay Village to assist in the funding of annual grant awards. The grants are awarded to teachers in the district that are searching for the means to give wings to their various meaningful, innovative or creative classroom ideas.

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Volume 7, Issue 1, Posted 9:44 AM, 01.06.2015

Bay community groups ring in the season with holiday events

The members of the Bay Village Community Council met recently to discuss upcoming events in the city. The council is made up of representatives from various community organizations. The following is a summary of the November meeting discussion.

The Bay Village branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library is hosting several holiday programs. Ring in the season with the Garfield Memorial UMC Handbell Choir on Dec. 21, 2 p.m. Children in kindergarten through second grade are invited to “Elf Training” on Dec. 13, 11 a.m. A “Make ‘n Take Snowman Craft” will be featured in the children’s storytime room on Dec. 15 through Dec. 20, during regular library hours. Phone 440-871-6392 for program registration or information.

The Bay Village Women’s Club 46th annual Antique Show is Feb. 14 and Feb. 15 at Bay High School. Interested dealers can contact Nancy Trainer at 440-334-7539 or visit Bay Village afghans, cookbooks, miniature house and playing cards are available as holiday gifts. Purchases support the club’s many civic contributions and scholarships for Bay High seniors.

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Volume 6, Issue 25, Posted 9:46 AM, 12.09.2014

Santa Claus to make pre-Christmas stop in Bay Village on Dec. 7

Although this is a very busy time of the year for him, Santa Claus will spend an afternoon with good boys and girls in a visit to Bay Village on Sunday, Dec. 7. The jolly old elf will be touring the city aboard a fire truck that day, departing at 1:30 p.m. from the Bay Lodge, and will be greeting friends afterwards at the Bay Village Community House, 303 Cahoon Road, in Cahoon Memorial Park.

Santa’s route will be Ashton Lane, Lincoln Road, Knickerbocker Road, West Oviatt Road, Dover Center Road, Osborn Road, Parkside Drive, Huntmere Drive, Osborn Road, Bayfair Drive, East Oakland Road, Fordham Parkway and Wolf Road.

Santa will arrive at the Community House around 2:30 p.m., and will greet friends there until 3:30. The festivities will also include community groups offering holiday items and complimentary refreshments, as well as a reading of “Twas the Night Before Christmas” by Tom Meyrose, director of Huntington Playhouse. Local choirs and choral groups are expected to participate.

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Volume 6, Issue 24, Posted 9:31 AM, 11.25.2014

Worldwide Candle Lighting remembers children with hope

On the second Sunday in December, people around the globe gather to light candles to remember children that have died too soon. This mass candle lighting, now in its 18th year, begins in New Zealand and encircles the globe with light as it passes through each time zone to honor the memory of children. The event is sponsored by the Compassionate Friends whose mission is to support families after a child has died.

There will be a local Worldwide Candle Lighting site at Westlake United Methodist Church on Sunday, Dec. 14, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in which we will remember children, grandchildren and siblings with music, inspirational readings and messages of hope. At 7 p.m., all are invited to light candles to join the circle of light honoring those who were the light of so many lives.

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Volume 6, Issue 24, Posted 9:43 AM, 11.25.2014

Bay Village Kiwanis Club to sell Christmas trees

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The Bay Village Kiwanis Club will soon be setting up its annual Christmas tree sale at the Cahoon Park Gazebo, ready to start selling trees the day after Thanksgiving – Friday, Nov. 28.

Three Christmas tree varietals will be available, including Fraser Firs, Douglas Firs and Colorado Blue Spruces. Tree sizes range from 6-10 feet tall. Prices range from $40-100, depending on size and type. Cash or check is accepted – no credit cards. Delivery is available for a donation.

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Volume 6, Issue 24, Posted 10:09 AM, 11.25.2014

A special holiday shop just for children

Bring your children to a unique holiday shopping event designed especially for them! Stop by the Bay Village Early Childhood PTA's Santa Shop on Saturday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is located at Bay United Methodist Church, 29931 Lake Road, at the corner of Bassett and Lake roads.

Santa’s elves will help your children select gifts for mom, dad, grandparents, siblings, teachers and even pets. Featuring a wide variety of gifts priced under $5, with gift wrapping and tagging included! Parents can enjoy a cup of coffee and tempting treats at Santa’s Sweet Shop, while their little ones shop.

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Volume 6, Issue 24, Posted 10:05 AM, 11.25.2014

BAYarts Trunk Show Dec. 11

BAYarts' annual Trunk Show on Thursday, Dec. 11, 7-9 p.m., is an opportunity to enjoy a festive night out while doing some cozy shopping this December. 

You can support NE Ohio by shopping small for original holiday gifts at the event. Displays from local artisans will be beautifully set up to highlight their creative wares. Items will include specialty handmade soaps, hand-stamped and sea glass jewelry, silk scarves, and much more.

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Volume 6, Issue 24, Posted 9:56 AM, 11.25.2014

Upcoming events at the Dwyer Senior Center

Seniors, come join us at the Dwyer Center for the many fun and interesting activities we have planned in December:

Therapy Dog Demonstration – Monday, Dec. 1 (10 a.m.) – Tails will be wagging at the Dwyer Center! Christine Spaetzel will bring her therapy dog, Tikka, and explain how therapy and crisis response dogs are chosen, tests they must pass and the comfort and support they provide to those in need. RSVP: 835-6565.

Trip to The Cleveland Sight Center –Tuesday, Dec. 2 (9:45 a.m.) – Tour the second largest sight center in the country right here in Cleveland. Group departs from the Dwyer Center. Space is limited; cost is $15 for transportation. Lunch on your own at Sweet Melissa’s on the return trip. Call 835-6565 to register.

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Volume 6, Issue 24, Posted 10:04 AM, 11.25.2014

Santa Claus is coming to town

Ho Ho Ho! Who’s that jolly old elf at the front door? Could it really be Santa arriving at your home to visit your child in the comfort of your own living room?

Santa Rings is back! The Village Project is in the process of arranging Santa’s guest appearances in Bay Village, Avon Lake and Rocky River on December 9, 10, 11, 16 and 18 during the hours of 6-8:30 p.m. each evening.

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Volume 6, Issue 24, Posted 10:05 AM, 11.25.2014

Bay Village Education Foundation awards annual grants to teachers and schools

Each year, Bay Village educators have the opportunity to submit requests for instructional support and enrichment materials that intend to have a significant impact in students' learning for years to come throughout the Bay Village School District. The Bay Village Education Foundation annually contributes to these meaningful and thoughtful requests with funds from contributions and fundraisers, awarding these educators the opportunity to strengthen and add innovative ideas into students’ daily learning experiences.

The Bay Village Education Foundation lends a helping hand to those teachers and staff that desire a little something extra each year, such as to initiate a revolutionary idea, gather more purposeful and helpful supplies, or to try using new equipment with their students to innovate learning. Those, of course, are just to name a few examples of the possibilities.

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Volume 6, Issue 24, Posted 9:38 AM, 11.25.2014

Troop 41 in Bay Village honor two new Eagle Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 41 of Bay Village presented Eagle Scout awards to two Boy Scouts at an Oct. 5 ceremony at Bethesda-on-the-Bay Lutheran Church. Eagle Scout is the highest rank in scouting. The recipients were Dillon Christian Slaman Forsythe and Brogan Ross MacMillan, both of Bay Village.

Nationally, only about 4 percent of scouts achieve Eagle Scout rank. An Eagle Scout must satisfy criteria including a minimum of 21 merit badges, of which 12 are required; demonstration of leadership positions in the troop planning and implementation of an Eagle service project; character references with at least five letters of recommendation, and the approval of a district-level Eagle Board of Review.

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Volume 6, Issue 23, Posted 9:58 AM, 11.11.2014

Make holiday decorations in Greening of Bay workshops

Once again the Bay Village Garden Club is presenting a hands-on workshop for the holidays. The 32nd annual Greening of Bay will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 3, and Thursday, Dec. 4 at Bay United Methodist Church, 29931 Lake Road.

Please join us to create the perfect holiday decoration for your home or to give as a gift. You will receive a kit brimming with fresh greens and decorations. There are four new designs to choose from this year: a centerpiece, wreath and boxwood tree, all at $30; or a very large outdoor arrangement at $45. There is a discount for choosing multiple projects.

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Volume 6, Issue 23, Posted 9:54 AM, 11.11.2014

Bay Historical Society celebrates 'Ohio's Unsung Heroines'

Hear the stories of “Ohio’s Unsung Heroines” at the Thursday, Nov. 20, meeting of the Bay Village Historical Society.

The gripping presentation will highlight the endeavors of women during the Civil War. Told from a woman’s perspective, the program will include riveting stories of female spies, soldiers, doctors, nurses, abolitionists, wives and mothers. Civil war memorabilia will be on display and there will be visits by special guests from the period.

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Volume 6, Issue 23, Posted 9:53 AM, 11.11.2014

Welcome to the new Relay for Life of Westshore

American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is a community event held in cities all across the United States. Relay for Life is a fundraising event where 100 percent of the money goes directly to research, programs for patients and caregivers. Fundraising takes place all year long with online donations, fundraising events and participants raising money from friends and family. The Relay is the icing on the cake with this great event. We encourage you to donate online if you are unable to commit to the actual event.

We are excited to announce some changes to our local Relay this year and hope that it will be bigger and better than ever. Our first BIG change is that Relay will no longer be an overnight event. We have learned from years of practice how very hard it is to commit to an overnight event.

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Volume 6, Issue 23, Posted 9:47 AM, 11.11.2014

Tri-C Westshore hosting community health fair

The Westshore Campus of Cuyahoga Community College will host a community health fair on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 3-7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Health screenings — including blood pressure tests administered by representatives of Tri-C’s Nursing Program — will be available for participants. In addition, there will be yoga sessions by 3sisters yoga + fitness of Avon and healthy cooking demonstrations by Tri-C’s Dietetic Technology Program.

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Volume 6, Issue 23, Posted 9:52 AM, 11.11.2014

Searching for ancestors from Czechoslovakia?

Czechoslovakia in Central Europe began as a sovereign state in 1918, when it declared its independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire, until its peaceful dissolution into two separate countries – the Czech Republic and Slovakia – on Jan. 1, 1993. Neighboring states sharing its borders are Austria, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Ukraine.

Prior to the fall of the Iron Curtain in 1990, obtaining genealogical information from this area was nearly impossible without physically visiting the local archives. If you were unable to travel there, you had to hire a professional genealogist to do your research.

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Volume 6, Issue 23, Posted 9:50 AM, 11.11.2014

Relive Tribe's 'glory days' at author event

Do you remember the excitement of the first years of Jacobs Field? Tribe fans had a brand-new ballpark, a team with all-stars at nearly every position, a record sellout streak, and two trips to the World Series.

A new book by Plain Dealer sports columnist Terry Pluto and Indians broadcaster Tom Hamilton takes readers back to those thrilling seasons.

"Glory Days in Tribe Town" is an in-depth look the Cleveland Indians and Jacobs Field from 1994 to 1997. It tells how the ball club snapped a 40-year slump and electrified Northeast Ohio with some of the best baseball in recent memory.

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Volume 6, Issue 23, Posted 9:49 AM, 11.11.2014

Flags to be retired Nov. 11

American Legion Post #385 is planning for retirement of American flags as part of their Veterans Day celebration. Faded, torn or stained flags can be dropped off at the post home, 695 Cahoon Road, Westlake, located between the Whistlestop and White Oaks restaurants. Flags should be brought to the post prior to Nov. 11. All flags are retired using appropriate military procedures.

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Volume 6, Issue 22, Posted 9:26 AM, 10.28.2014

Rain doesn't dampen this year's Heritage Run

The annual Bay Village Foundation Heritage 5K run/1-mile walk began under cloudy skies on Oct. 18 at Cahoon Memorial Park. More than 300 walkers and runners registered and the first 300 participants received a cool, dry-tech T-shirt. Funds collected from fees and the sponsorships of local businesses will support private, non-sectarian community projects. 

The event was chaired by trustees Tim Atkinson and Steve Lee. Board members were available at 7:30 a.m. to register walkers and runners and to distribute packets and some of the best goodie bags in Northeast Ohio.

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Volume 6, Issue 22, Posted 9:38 AM, 10.28.2014

Band Spooktacular Success!

The second annual Bay Village Community Band Spooktacular was held on Oct. 22. The Middle School cafetorium was filled to capacity with ghosts, goblins, and their parents, who enjoyed a program of haunted musical favorites and theme songs from costumed heroes. Concert-goers were surprised by an appearance from the Energizer Bunny.

The Bay Village Community Band would like to thank Energizer, Giant Eagle, Seven Layers Bakeshoppe and Heinen’s for sponsoring the refreshments and giveaways.  Raffle and costume contest prizes were provided by Energizer, Village Bicycle Cooperative, Bay Lanes, Seven Layers Bakeshoppe, Beck Center for the Arts and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum.

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Volume 6, Issue 22, Posted 9:35 AM, 10.28.2014

Learn about early Dover Township at Lakeside Cemetery tour

Learn about life in early Dover Township at a tour of Lakeside Cemetery on Sunday, Oct. 26, planned in cooperation by the Bay Village Historical Society and Huntington Playhouse.

Tours will depart at regular intervals from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at both Huntington Playhouse and Lakeside Cemetery. Participants will get a brief history of Huntington Playhouse and a backstage tour. Seven actors will be at Lakeside Cemetery, where they will relate the intriguing stories of seven individuals buried in the cemetery. The historic cemetery is the site of the first burial in what was then Dover Township, 200 years ago.

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Volume 6, Issue 21, Posted 10:12 AM, 10.14.2014

BVLA hosts annual football watch fundraiser on Oct. 25

Bay Village Lacrosse Association (BVLA) will sponsor its third annual “Football Watch Party” fundraiser featuring the Ohio State vs. Penn State game on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 7:30-10:30 p.m. at the Copper Cup, 680 Dover Center Road in Westlake. In addition to the OSU game, there will be a live feed to a local high school football game. 

Event proceeds benefit BVLA to help fund the group’s capital equipment drive and support numerous Bay Village boys and girls lacrosse programs throughout the entire year.

Mike Voll, director of BVLA, said, “In the past four years, we have seen the development of a girls team at the high school level, along with added teams for girls ages fifth through eighth grade. In addition, the boys program has expanded to include third- and fourth-graders. This summer, BVLA also helped host skills camps for players in kindergarten to eighth grade.

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Volume 6, Issue 21, Posted 10:15 AM, 10.14.2014

Band Spooktacular to take place Oct. 22

The Bay Village Community Band and director Dave “Dr. Doom” Hager and assistant director Tim “The Shiv” Sivik would like to invite all ghosts, goblins, witches, vampires, princesses, cowboys and community members, to the second annual Band Spooktacular Concert on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. at Bay Middle School, 27725 Wolf Road. This is a special, family-friendly event and we hope you’ll attend.

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Volume 6, Issue 21, Posted 10:14 AM, 10.14.2014

Fall is in the air and so are Kiwanis Pancakes

The Westlake Kiwanis Club will be holding a pancake breakfast Sunday, Oct. 26, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Westlake High School cafeteria, 27830 Hilliard Blvd.

The breakfast includes all the pancakes you care to eat, plus sausage, orange juice, milk, coffee and tea. The price is $6; children under 6 eat for free. Corporate sponsorships are available for $50 and include 10 breakfast tickets and advertisement of your business during the breakfast.

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Volume 6, Issue 21, Posted 10:13 AM, 10.14.2014

Westlake Early Childhood PTA to host preschool fair on Oct. 21

Westlake Early Childhood PTA has taken the hassle out of preschool selection with its annual free Preschool Education Fair. You will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from preschools in surrounding communities including Westlake, Bay Village, Avon, Rocky River and North Olmsted. Attendees will be able to speak directly with the preschool staff and pick up information on area programs.

The fair is Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6:30-8 p.m. at Parkside Intermediate School, 24525 Hilliard Blvd. in Westlake. The event is free and open to the public.

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Volume 6, Issue 21, Posted 10:16 AM, 10.14.2014

Freaky Family Fun Night set for Oct. 30

Attention little goblins throughout the area: Please bring your family and friends to the annual Freaky Family Fun Night sponsored by the residents of the Knickerbocker Apartments. The silliness will take place on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Knickerbocker Apartments, 27100 Knickerbocker Road in Bay Village.

Open to all youngsters, this fun night includes a safe trick-or-treat, balloon animals, cotton candy and more! Your family can join us for dinner at our concession stand where we will be serving hot dogs, chili, homemade cream of potato soup, and other goodies!

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Volume 6, Issue 21, Posted 10:09 AM, 10.14.2014