Archive for ‘fun’

Support the Woodland Cemetary at the Family History Festival Next Friday!

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Friday, November 29th.  The Western Reserve Historical Society will be having its Family History Festival from 10:00a-5:00p at the History Center, located at 10825 East Boulevard in University Circle.

There will be ethnic foods, cultural stories, photos and much more.

The Woodland Cemetery Foundation will have a table with items for sale, just in time for the holiday season.  They make great gifts!!  Items are also available on their website.

Can’t make it out, but would love to support their cause? The Woodland Cemetery Foundation is asking you to consider making a tax-deductible donation.  You can visit  the website for a form, make a donation through paypal, or email

Central Residents, Trees Want You!

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Residents of Central, we have a great program coming your way. We will be planting trees in your neighborhood, and helping you discover how trees can enhance your neighborhood. This project will assist with planting and tree care, and we want you to be involved!

Why should you care about trees? Trees make neighborhoods safer! Area’s with high levels of greenery have 48 percent fewer incidents of property crimes. Even small levels of greenery decreased crime rates. Plus, it’s a great opportunity to get to know your neighbors.

Join us: Saturday, Nov. 16 from 10am to 12pm

Where: Fifth Church of God, 2182 E. 38th St. Cleveland OH, 44115

Questions: Call 126-515-8300

Refreshments will be provided!


In partnership with:

Cuyahoga ReLeaf

Davey Resource Group

Keep Ohio Beautiful

US Forest Service

Western Reserve Land Conservancy

Join Us Saturday October 26 as we make a difference

Monday, October 21st, 2013

BBC is presenting two FREE events that are sure to strengthen neighbors. We cordially invite you to attend both events, focused around food in the Kinsman Neighborhood. All ages are welcomed!

Saturday, October 26

9 a.m. till 11 a.m. join us as we work to protect the health of our community orchard. We will build trellis’ for the berry bushes that residents planted in spring, as well as additional upkeep. The Four Corners Orchard is a space for the community to relax and pick their own fruit, so please join us.

This event has been made possible thanks to ServeOhio and Cleveland Job Corps. for Make-A-Difference-Day.

11:30 a.m. till 2:30 p.m. we are celebrating Food Day with Cleveland Housing Network! This is your opportunity to discuss food with neighbors, and tell your stories around food. Then, we will have lunch prepared by Chef Pat LeGrand, from A Touch of Sugar.

Don’t miss out on these opportunities to strengthen our community!

R.S.V.P. to Julia @ 216-341-1455

Celebrate with Rid All Green Partnership tonight!

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Friday August 23, 2013 from 4pm-9pm, Rid-All Green Partnership is hosting a community block party! It is their way of saying thanks to all of the residents who have engaged with them. There will be a DJ and live music, featuring Eddie “Jazz” Brown.

Food will be provided by Divinity Catering, Favor Catering, Natural Effect Garden Bar, and Vel Scott’s Healthy You, as well as farm fresh tilapia from Rid-All.

Sponsored by Environmental Health Watch, Rid-All Green Partnership, and BBC.

Rid-All Urban Farm

8129 Otter Rd.

Cleveland, OH 44105

(off 82nd & Kinsman Rd.)

Party at Harmony Park Sunday

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Come out for a pop-up party at Harmony Park on Outhwaite Ave., Sunday, August 11, from 3-5 p.m.

Participate in Unity in the Community, Promoting Peace, Neighbors helping Neighbors, Just having Love, Harmony and Happiness!!! So join us in Fellowship. Or basically Chilling in the Park of: H-A-R-M-O-N-Y!!!

Contact* or 216-288-0055

Experience the Power of Network Night!

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Join Neighborhood Connections for Network Night! Every month nearly 70 people come together to experience Neighbor Up, a diverse network of people working together so everyone can thrive.

A delicious dinner, connecting with people and resource, and a lot of fun.

Register here for an experience not to miss.

When: Thursday August 1, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM EDT 

Where: University Circle United Methodist Church 

1919 E. 107th Street
(corner of E.107th and Chester)
Cleveland, OH 44115

Happy 100th Birthday Sterling Branch Library!

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Sterling Branch Library and the Cenral neighborhood is celebrating 100 years of service!

Come out this Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 2:00pm – 6:00pm. There will be Food, music, games and family fun for everyone!



Fathers Day & Men of Central

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Come out for a special Central Fathers Day Community Celebration

2511 E. 46th St.

Sunday June 16, 2013

12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Lonnie Burten Recreation Center for live music, games, D.J. and family fun.

Band 2:30-4:00 p.m.

Father Day Award 3:00 p.m.

Featuring Fathers: Tim Isaac, Papa Sellete, Leroy Carter, and Verlyn “Tubbs” Salters

Contact Romeo


Call for Volunteers 5/18: Free Tickets

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Ready to make a difference in your community? Join us Saturday May 18, from 10am to 2pm to install backyard gardens.

No green thumb?

No problem! We are transporting mobile gardens in a bag and planting seedlings and seeds. There will be knowledgeable staff on hand. Gardens will be in the Central and Kinsman neighborhoods.

Lunch is provided. Also, there is the opportunity to get Free Tribe tickets!

Free Youth Cooking Class at Cornucopia Place

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Youth Chef Classes, ages 7-12

Tuesdays 5/14/13— 6/4/13

4:00 pm—5:30 pm

7201 Kinsman Rd. Suite 103B

Have fun learning about nutrition and snacks with Ms. Sharon Glaspie, and Building Healthy Communities during this free class.

Learn about youth nutrition education.

  • Find out how fun cooking can be!
  • Discover healthy and tasty meals
  • Try taste new treats
  • Cook after school snacks

Contact: Sherita Mullins

Phone: 216-371-1455