Archive for August, 2009

Back to School Rally Tomorrow in Ward 5!

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Back To School Rally for Youth of Central

Men of Central


Destined 2B Angels

Building Youth and the Community One Block at a Time


1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Lonnie Burten Recreation Center

2511 East 46th Street

Cleveland, Ohio 44104

The Men of Central group is having their annual youth back to school rally, providing school supplies, food, and entertainment. We our inviting all youth to come out have fun and participate. Let’s send our youth back to school on a positive note with encouragement and support.

There is something special going on in Central community. Come join us and be part of the excitement! Let’s work together to support our youth.


Little Blessings Enrichment Center

Ebony’s Angels Enrichment Center

Keys to Success Childcare Center

Suppa Starz Hair & Nail Lounge

Auntie Tracy’s Childcare Center

A1 Tutoring

Auto Spa Detailer Car Wash

Heaven Train

Friday, August 14th, 2009

The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland

Volunteer Lawyers Program {vlp}

Free Legal Advice

Brief Advice & Referral Legal Clinic Civil Matter Only (Not Criminal)

  • Saturday, August 22, 2009
    9:45 A.M – 12:00p.m
    House of Praise International Church
    4321 Elyria Avenue
    Lorain, Ohio 44055
  • First-come, first-served
  • Bring important papers with you!
  • Question? Call 440-323-8240; visit

*attorneys are available for brief advice and referral only. Clinic attorneys do NOT represent you. If you need legal representation you may be referred to the legal Aid Society of Cleveland or another service provider.

Urban Harvest Garden Tour 2009 tomorrow

Friday, August 14th, 2009

Celebrate local food, community, and culture and highlight 13 community gardens and urban farms in Greater Cleveland this Saturday, August 15th from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Begin at 9am at the Ben Franklin Community Garden, located behind the Ben Franklin School (1905 Spring Rd.) in Cleveland’s Old Brooklyn neighborhood. Join Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and other guest speakers for an opening reception and a chance to learn about Greater Cleveland’s commitment to healthy communities.

For more information and to download a map go to

There are three great ways to see the gardens in this year’s tour. All are free and open to the public.

*Self-guided Tours
Travel at your own pace by foot, bike, or car any time between 9am and 2pm to any garden along the route. Download a map at

*Bike Tour
Bring your bike and join one of two guided rides with OSU Extension and the Ohio City Bicycle Co-op. Meet at the co-op at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 15th. The bike co-op is located at 1823 Columbus Rd. in Cleveland. You can rent bikes and helmets from the Ohio City Bicycle Co-op if you don’t have your own. To reserve a spot on the free bike tour or to learn more about the routes go to

*Lolly the Trolly Tours
Hop on Lolly the Trolley! Trolleys will follow two separate 2 hour routes, each departing at 10am and 12pm and returning to Ben Franklin (seating is limited!). Trolley rides are free and open to the public.

CMSD Back-To-School Round Up In Ward 5!

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

From Vision To Victory:

CMSD Parent Back-To-School Roundup
Only For Students Enrolled in CMSD and their Parents/guardians.

Saturday, August 15,2009
East Technical High School campus
2439 55th Street
Cleveland, OH

Saturday, August 22, 2009
Lincoln West High School
3202 West 30th Street
Cleveland, OH

Workshops 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Carnival: 12:30p-4pm

  • Back-to-school Information
  • Uniform Information & Swap
  • Literacy Activities for Ages 4-11
  • Family Resources
  • Not yet registered for school?
    • Bring the Necessary Document (child’s birth certificate, immunization record and proof of address) and register on-site!

Free School Supplies !

To receive supplies, books, and Carnival tickets, parent/guardians must:

  • Bring each child’s student assignment letter
  • Attend 2 (two) workshop held during the roundup
  • Note: school supplies are limited to 2packs per family
  • Free breakfast and lunch served
  • Free raffle (prizes include bicycles, gift cards, uniform vouchers, and much more)
  • Shuttle bus transportation provide

Inflatable bouncers Popcorn Cotton Candy

Charlie Comella Community Garden (Cedar Ave) Ceremony

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

You’re Invited!

What: Friskers project orange thumb ribbon cutting ceremony

En joy free garden snacks and special guest!

Trinity’s cathedral/Charlie Comella Community Garden received one of 15 Friskers Project Orange Thumb Grants awarded in the U.S for 2009.

When: Sat., Aug.15 2009-2:30pm
This event will be the capstone of the O.S.U Extension/city of Cleveland Urban Harvest

Garden Tour (9am-2pm) featuring over a dozen other gardens and urban Farms.

Where: Trinity Cathedral/Charlie Comella Community Garden,
Corner of E.35 St. and Cedar Ave., Cleveland

Who: You! Experience our garden! The food we grow helps feed the hungry and we add beauty to our inner city neighborhood.


Scott Blanchard-phone: 216.749.4115 * email:



Monday, August 10th, 2009

Cleveland Central Weed & Seed

Back to School Rally

August 18, 2009

2:00 pm-4:00 pm

In the parking lot of

Giddings Elementary school

2250 E. 71st St.

Cleveland, OH 44103

Come for the Free school Supplies and

Stay for the food and the fun.

DJ, Food, performances from the

Neighborhood youth.


Tuesday, August 4th, 2009



Cleveland is the Line Dance capital of the country.

Join us in this social, fun and healthy way of contributing to your city being on the map!

What: Line Dancing

Where: Lonnie Burten Recreation center (2511 E. 46 St)

When: Thursday 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.

Who: Adults 18 and over

For more information please call Lonnie Burten recreation Center (216) 664.4139






Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Cleveland Public Theatre’s celebrated Student Theatre Enrichment Program returns to Lonnie Burten Recreation center this summer with a new original play!

Eye, Mind, Heart

Free theatre in ward 5!

Lonnie Burten Baseball Field (E. 46th St. & Outhwaite Ave.+ Rain location: Gymnasium)

August 6, 2009


Utilizing Hans Christian Anderson’s The Snow Queen as a starting point, STEP’s ensemble of inner-city teens reveal their own hopes, fears, strengths and vulnerabilities. This family-friendly performance is a powerful love story that examines humanity’s struggle for compassion and connection in a materialistic and cut-throat world, and is super-charged with a cappella singing, dance and non-stop action. Eye, Mind, Heart is about finding one’s path to a joyful life and highlights the power and creativity of Cleveland’s youth.


For more INFORMATION Visit www.CPTONLINE.ORG Or call 216.631.2727





Tuesday, August 4th, 2009


Computer Round – up in ward 5


Monday thru Friday August 3 thru 29, 2009

August 29, 2009 (only Saturday collection)

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the

Division of Waste collection

5600 Carnegie Avenue


The City of Cleveland and the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District Have teamed up to recycle unwanted computer equipment from Cleveland Residents. All collected computer equipment will either be upgraded and distributed to schools or recycled.

Residential computer

And peripheral equipment accepted:

  • CPUs
  • Monitors
  • Keyboards
  • Computer mice
  • Printers
  • Modems
  • Software
  • Ink cartridges




For other drop off times, call our Recycling Hotline: (216) 664-3717