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ARTS in Central Backyard Party May 27th

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

 

SAVE THE DATE! May 27, 2017 from 3:30 PM – 8:30 PM will be a day of celebrating excellence, pride, and creativity to be held at the Phillis Wheatley Assoc. 4450 Cedar Avenue. This will be the first of Foluke Cultural Arts  FREE ‘Family Fun Day’ events where there will be:
Vendors (Food and Clothing)+ 2 -Live DJs+ Arcade room from ‘Rock The House’ + Live Music + Poetry + Health and Wellness + Green Machine Food Truck + Chalk walk + Clowns + Face painting + Gift Give-a-ways + East Tech …Drumline + and so much more……VENDING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE! Check the website at www.folukeculturalarts.org

Community Builders Conference 2017

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Want to learn how to start a block club or street club in your neighborhood? Attend the 2017 Community Builders Conference.  This is a learning opportunity for Cleveland residents who want to build & sustain street clubs and grassroots community groups.

When: Saturday, April 29 2017

Where: East Professional Center, E. 79th + Superior Ave.

Register Online 

https://secure.etosoftware.com/NewLogin.aspx?ETO=client136

Community Baby Shower at Friendly Inn tomorrow

Friday, April 7th, 2017

 

Baby sleeps safest alone,on their back, in a crib.

Welcome to Moms Quit for Two 2nd Annual

Community Baby Shower

Who: Expectant Mothers

Where: Friendly Inn Settlement, Inc.

2386 Unwin Rd. Cleveland, OH 44104

When: Saturday April 8, 2017

1:00-4:00 pm

please R.S.V.P. with a Community Health Worker

Call: (216) 431-7656

Free Personal Self Defense Class

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Self Defense Class April 29

High School Coding Camp

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

High school Coding Camp allows students to learn the concepts of computer programming and encourages them to think about complex ideas and concepts rationally and logically. Each week the camp is held at a different higher educational institution throughout the region. Students will identify the dates and locations of their choice when applying.

Camps: This year there will be eight C# camps (one of which will be all girls) and two Cyber Security Camps.

  • Grade Band: High School, rising 9th-12th
  • Camps: High School Coding Camp-C# (no previous programming is required)
  • High School Coding Camp-Cyber Security (new!) (prerequisite-completed high school Coding Camp C# and/ or have knowledge of other C languages)

Camp Locations, Host Schools And Dates:

Camp runs from June-August 2017,Full days, 8 am-5 pm

RITE partners with TECH CORPS to offer summer coding camps, hosted by regional colleges and universities.

C# Camps

  • The University of Akron: June 5-9
  • Cuyahoga Community College-Western Campus: June 12-16
  • Cleveland State University: July 17-21 (all girls)
  • Baldwin Wallace University: July 31-August 4
  • Lorain County Community College: August 7-11

Cyber Security Camp

  • Lakeland Community College: June 26-30
  • Cleveland State University: July 24-28

Apply Here: https://getithere.net/employers/summer-coding-camp-2

  • All students MUST have a teachers recommendation for consideration into the program.

Important Dates:

Application Opens: February 20

Students Application Close Midnight: April 30

Teacher Recommendation Close Midnight: May 5

Student Acceptance Notification: May 19

Students Registration Deadline: May 26

 

 

 

FREE Cooking Classes for Youth

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Join the Fun on Tuesdays!

4:00 PM– 6:00 PM

April 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th

CornUcopia Place 7201 Kinsman Road Suite 103B

Near the Garden Valley Library, next to Burten, Bell, Carr Development

  •  Try a new food!
  •  Enjoy fruits and vegetables!
  •  Get great nutrition tips!
  • Make friends!

For more information call Michelle 216-591-0800 x216 or Email: mwilcox@diabetespartnership.org

 

Kinsman MyCom Hygiene Drive for the Homeless

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Hosted by: Anton Grdina (Kinsman) MyCom

Donations Benefit the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless

March 20th – March 27th

Students from Anton Grdina School are asking you to help the homeless by donating the following items

  • Travel Size Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Lotion
  • Disposable Razor
  • Lip Balm
  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste
  • Wash Cloth
  • Deodorant
  • Tissue Packs

Donation Drop Off Locations

  • Anton Grdina Elementary – Front Office & Library ( 8AM-4 PM, Mon-Fri)
  • Cleveland Public Library – Garden Valley Branch ( 10 AM-7 PM, Mon-Tue-Thu) (10 Am-6 PM, Wed-Fri-Sat)
  • Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc  ( 8 AM-5 PM, Mon-Fri)

 

12-hour Read-A-Thon at the Garden Valley Neigh. House

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Join  Garden Valley Neighborhood House on March 18,2017 for the annual 12-hr Read-a-thon.  The Garden Valley Neighborhood House is located at 7100 Kinsman Rd Cleveland, OH 44104

  • Participants may sign up for a 15 minute time slots available from 7am to 7pm.  You can choose to bring your own reading materials or use what is on site.
  • In addition to the Read-a-thon, the NASW Student Club at Cleveland State is hosting a book drive until March 10th.  The drive is for new or gently used books that will be donated to Garden Valley Neighborhood House to  promote literacy in the Garden Valley community.
  • For more information contact the Garden Valley Neighborhood House at  216-641-5558.

Book Drive for Garden Valley Neighborhood House

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Garden Valley Neighborhood House is hosting a 12-Hour Read-a-thon to promote literacy in the community on March 18, 2017! On the days leading up to the event, Cleveland State University Students in NASW in collaboration with GVNH is hosting a book drive!

They are accepting new or gently used book that can be delivered on the day of the read-a-thon.

Books can be dropped off near the main entrance of Cleveland State University’s Michael Schwartz Library or on the 14th floor of the Rhodes Tower Rm. 1417 until March 10, 2017.

Contact Megan Sparks at m.a.sparks@vikes.csuohio.edu  if you are interested in making a large donation.

Community Development Survey

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

The City of Cleveland Department of Community Development is developing its 2017 plan to distribute federal funds to residents and neighborhoods. This planning requires the community and stakeholders to inform its plan development. We are looking for more community input about priorities and activities that should be considered for funding.

Please take a few minutes of your time to complete the survey: http://clecomdev.org/2017AAPSurvey.php

We can’t do this without you and thank you for taking the time to complete the survey!

Preliminary results will be presented at community meetings in March