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9th Annual Ward 5 Community Family Festival and Parade – this Saturday!

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Mark your calendars! This Saturday, June 28th, will be the 9th annual Ward 5 Community Family Festival and Parade. The festival, hosted at Friendly Inn, will begin at 10 a.m. and ends at 6 p.m. Music, entertainment, food and activities will be available for kids ages 1-100, including MC Anthony Emory, a Bernie Mac Impersonator.

The parade kicks off at 12 noon. Be sure to come out and support the local participants in the parade.
The parade route is as follows:

  • Start at East 30th St. and Community College (corner of Tri-C Metro Campus)
  • Turn left on East 30th St. towards Central Ave.
  • Turn right onto Central Ave.
  • Turn right on East 36th St.
  • Turn right on Community College
  • Turn left on East 35th St.
  • Turn left on Longwood Ave.
  • Turn left on East 37th St.
  • Turn right on Central Ave.
  • Turn left on East 39th St.
  • Turn right on Community College
  • Keep straight onto Quincy
  • Ends at Friendly Inn (2386 Unwin Road)

 

Many thanks to the numerous sponsors that have contributed to making this a success:
• Ward 5 Councilwoman Phyllis Cleveland/Cleveland City Council • Sisters of Charity Foundation • Friendly Inn • Burten, Bell, Carr Development •Third Federal Savings and Loan • Key Bank • Cleveland Public Power • Cuyahoga Community College • The WORD Church • ProMedica Health System • Bike Cleveland • Cleveland Tenants Organization •

As well as many thanks to all the individuals, groups and organizations that are volunteering with us!

See you this Saturday!

Winterfest 2012 with E. 73rd St. Community Club

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

Save the Date!

The East 73rd Street Community Club Presents

Winterfest 2012

Location: Mrs. Holmes’ Ka La Healing Garden (on E. 73rd St. between Cedar and Central)

Date: Saturday, December 15th

Time: 4pm – 6pm

Let’s come together to celebrate a successful 2012 and the winter season with music and entertainment.

This event is FREE, but guests are encouraged to bring a donation of Toys for community Boys and Girls.

Youth Gift Exchange: Bring a gift (limit $2), exchange with someone else. Bring a gift – Get a gift

Contact Brenda Metzger with any Questions : (216) 432-1001 or bmetzger0613@gmail.com

Register NOW for Friday’s Class with Eric Wells!

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012

Italian Night

Join Chef Wells for a hands-on cooking demonstration that will develop your cooking skills while creating a festive  atmosphere.
Come alone or bring friends. Participants will prepare Mixed Greens Salad with  Balsamic Vinaigrette, Mixed Peppers Bruschetta, Penne Pasta with Chicken, Sun Dried Tomatoes and Spinach in a Parmesan Cream Sauce and Canollis for dessert.
Please arrive 15 minutes before class begins.
Follow the link to register, there are only 18 spaces left!

Want to Start a Community Garden in Cleveland?

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Summer Sprout is Cleveland’s Community Gardening Program. There are currently 175 active gardens in the program. Gardeners are able to grow nutritious food in their neighborhoods, at their churches, or places of work. If you know of a potential new garden site, or belong to an existing garden that is not currently enrolled in Summer Sprout, feel free to contact Jim Thompson at OSU Extension for more information and an application.

 Grow Nutritous Food in your Neighborhood

Be Active in your Community

Put a Vacant Lot to Good Use

Get Excercise and Fresh Air

The Summer Sprout Program is supported by the City of Cleveland Department of Community Development and managed by Ohio State University Extension, Cuyahoga County. City of Cleveland residents and stakeholders are eligible to apply for the Sum-mer Sprout Program. Only garden sites in the City of Cleveland who fill out complete applications will be considered.

If you are interested in applying, download the application here:

http://cuyahoga.osu.edu/top-stories/summer-sprout-is-currently-accepting-applications-for-new-garden-sites-for-2013

 

Or contact Jim Thompson at OSU Extension:

Phone: 216.429.8200 x 246 Email: Thompson.1608@osu.edu

Applications for the 2013 season are due September 28, 2012.

 

6th Annual Mayor’s Youth Summit

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s 6th Annual Youth Summit and

Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Back to School Fair

August 18, 2012

9 a.m. – 1 p.m. • Doors Open and Registration: 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Public Auditorium • 500 Lakeside

(formerly Cleveland Convention Center)

Youth Workshops

Information Booths

• City Services & Resources

• Transportation

• School Assignments

• Family Engagement

School Supplies (while supplies last) for Students Attending the Summit

Health Screenings

Lead Testing – 5 & under

Lunch Provided

Keynote Speaker: Wes Moore

Nationally renowned author and youth advocate

FREE Parking @ Willard Garage

“RETURN” bus tickets (RTA) will be issued to those who arrive by bus only. “ARRIVAL” bus tickets must be presented to receive a return bus ticket (while supplies last)

For more information call: 216.664.2222 or 216.338.6580

Juneteenth Celebration with E. 73rd Block Club

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Join our friends at E.73rd St. Block Club as they Celebrate Juneteeth!

partnered with Cuyahoga County Soldiers and Sailors Monument, E. 73rd St Community Club Presents:

The 2nd Annual Juneteenth Celebration

On Saturday, June 23rd

from 2pm to 6pm

Located between Central and Cedar Avenues on E. 73rd Street

Featuring:

Keynote Speaker: Basheer Jones

Cuyahoga County Board of Elections – Voter Registration

AGAPE – H.I.V. Testing

Mrs. Holmes’ Ka La Healing Garden

University Hospital – Health Education Programs

Cleveland Clinic Play Area

and Other Organizations

Along with Food and fun for the whole Family!

Admission is FREE and open to the public, and vendor space is available free of charge.

Contact: Brenda Metzger @ (216) 432-1001 or bmetzger0613@gmail.com

Visit the Community Club’s  Website @ www.wix.com/east73rdst/cleveland

Talent Showcase Audition

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Would you like to perform at the Ward 5 Festival  on June 23rd?

Here is your chance.

Youth ages 8 to 17 are invited to audition on one of two available dates.

Friday, June 1st or Friday, June 8th

3:00pm – 5:00pm

At Lonnie Burten Rec Center

(2511 E. 46th St. Cleveland, OH 44104)

For more information, Contact: Sherita Mullins at BBC @ 216-341-1455

Calling all Volunteers!

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Volunteer in Central and Kinsman with BBC in a diverse array of opportunities over the next 3 months!

If you’re looking to volunteer over the next few months in Central or Kinsman, look no futher. We have openings for volunteers on mulitple days, for multiple events including:

- Support for the Ward 5 Festival and Parade in June

- Vacant Land projects in the Urban Agriculture Innovation zone in July

- Neighborhood Revitalization Projects in Lower-Kinsman in June

- Park Creation and Mural Painting in Central in April

and many more!

If you would like to volunteer in these or any other local activities in Central or Kinsman we would love to hear from you!  If you have a project in need of volunters please let us know!

For more information, or to sign up to volunteer: Call Patrick Kennedy @ (216) 341-1455 or email pkennedy@bbcdevelopment.org.

 

It’s Halloween on East 73rd!

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Come celebrate the spookiest time of the year with us! All are welcome!

Sunday, October 30, 2011

2:00-4:00 PM @ the KaBoom Playground

(East 73rd between Central Ave. and Cedar Ave.)

Bring a dish or snack to share!!!

Please contact Brenda Metzger at 216-432-1001 with any questions.

University Hospital & Rainbow Babies & children presents…….Ronald McDonald Care Mobile!

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Visit  the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile during the 2011 Active Neighbors for Healthy Neighborhoods events!

They wil provide dental exams, cleaning and fluoride application available for children ages 3-12 who are accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile ® will be parked across from St. John’s Reading Garden from
6:00pm – 8:00pm on the following dates:
July 21
July 28
August 18
Appointments are preferred; please call
Kim Burton at 216-844-3084.

For more information please call BBC at 216-341-1455