Inside This Issue

Halloween Fun Set for Saturday, October 31

Fall Perennial Exchange Sunday

Clambake at Cretan Center on Sunday

Angels on the Avenue Present Murder Mystery on October 10

Citizen Police Academy Announced

Other News & Events

October 1, 2015

Halloween Fun Set for Saturday, October 31

 
Make the most of the fact that Halloween falls on Saturday this year, by donning a costume early and joining the 2nd Annual Hermes Dead Sprint through Kamm's Corners!

This year's event provides a
chip-timed 5K race through the neighborhood, starting at 9 a.m. and a Little Monster Candy Dash for kids 8 years old and younger, starting at 8:30 a.m. Early packet pick-up takes place on Friday, October 30, at West Park Station, 17015 Lorain Avenue, but registrations will be accepted up to the morning of the race.  

After the race is finished, head over to West Park Station for a post-race awards ceremony, costume contest, and brunch specials. Learn more about the event award categories, fees, and registration here

Return in the evening for Halloween Costume Contests at the taverns in Downtown Kamm's Corners! 
 
Fall Perennial Exchange Offers Fresh Additions

This Sunday, October 4, take advantage of the popular free Fall Perennials perennial exchange at the Kamm's Corners Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to noon. Simply dig up plants to share. Divide them and place into containers such as clean dairy tubs or sturdy plastic bags. Water the plants enough to keep the roots moist for replanting. New and veteran gardeners alike benefit from this free exchange. It's a great way to add to any garden.

Sunday's market also features pumpkin carving at 11:30 a.m. with Janelle Reardon. Over the years, she has shared tips and tricks for pumpkin carving at Cleveland Metroparks classes. Learn some great techniques! Many vendors will offer pumpkins and gourds for sale.

The final outdoor market on Sunday, October 11, features a chef demo at 11:30 a.m. by AMP 150. West Park Massotherapy will be offering chair massages. See the full schedule, here.  
 


Sunday Afternoon Clambake Set for October 4

 
Enjoy a clambake this Sunday!
Enjoy Chef Steve Nikolakis's famous Clambake at The Cretan Center, 3853 West 168th Street, home of the AHEPA Chapter #389 and meeting place of the West Park Kiwanis Club. This is the second annual clambake at the Cretan Center. Last year's received rave reviews, so don't miss it! Proceeds from the $30 bake benefit the two organizations.

The clambake runs from 2 to 4 p.m. followed by the Cleveland Browns game at 4 p.m. on a large projection screen. Each bake includes a beverage and the following:
  • Dozen Clams
  • Chicken Breast
  • Sweet Potato
  • Corn on the Cob
  • Chowder
For information or to reserve your place, call Cliff at 216-319-1309, Marilyn at 216-276-2739, or Paul at 440-356-9742.   
 
Angels on the Avenue Presents "A Killer of a Party" on October 10
 
Join Angels on the Avenue along with Murderous Mayhem as
 
Click image to see a larger flyer.
they host "A Killer of a Party." It's a murder mystery on Saturday, October 10, at 5 p.m. at the Cretan Center, 3853 West 168th Street. This hilarious mystery is set at the annual company party of the Fink Family Fruitcake Factory, where not only are diners guests, but they also have the opportunity to solve the case!
 
Included in each $25 ticket is a chicken dinner, veggies, potatoes, dessert, and beverages such as coffee, water, and soft drinks. Guests may also bring their own snacks and BYOB. 
 
Seating is limited to 160. Please call Eileen at 440-930-0542 or e-mail her at edailey123@hotmail.com to secure a place at the table! Proceeds benefit St. Augustine Health Ministries.  
 
Citizens Police Academy Announced 
 
Have you ever wanted to ride along with the police or go to the police firing range? If so, here's your chance! The Division of Police will conduct a Citizen Police Academy beginning Tuesday, October 13. The eight-week informational course, sponsored by the City of Cleveland, meets weekly from 6 until 9 p.m., and is designed to provide participants with insight into the nature of police work.
 
The free course will be held each Tuesday in the Community Room of KCDC at 17407 Lorain Avenue, on the second floor across from Suite 200. The class size is limited to 25 students per session. The deadline for registration is Friday, October 9.  
 
Apply by calling Officer Tim Riley at 216-623-3335. Or, complete an application in the KCDC office, and it will be e-mailed to Officer Riley.  
 
In Other News . . . 

Tonight at 7 p.m. the monthly First District Police Community Relations meeting takes place
at St. Ignatius of Antioch School, 10205 Lorain Avenue. See the flyer, here.

St. Mary Romanian Orthodox Cathedral holds its second annual Grape Festival on Saturday, October 3,
from 5 to 11 p.m. An entrance fee of $10 includes a free souvenir. Click here for the flyer.

Get out your cape or favorite princess attire and join the 5K Race and 1-Mile Fun Run
benefiting MetroHealth Friends of Mothers & Infants. It take place this Saturday, October 3, at 9:30 a.m. See the flyer, here.

Neighborhood Family Practice opens new offices.
All are invited to join in the celebration and ribbon cutting at 11709 Lorain Avenue on Tuesday, October 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. Enjoy light refreshments, entertainment, and tours.

Lotty Designs and Alterations, 15901 West Park Boulevard, will be opening on Saturday, October 3, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. The shop offers custom tailoring services, expert alterations, and made-to-order dream gowns for special occasions such as proms, weddings, and quinceaneras (sweet 16 parties).

Our Lady of Angels (OLA) Federal Credit Union is now offering additional financial services to parishioners of OLA, St. Mark Catholic Church, and the Friends of Kamm's Corners following a merger with Sts. Margaret Mary and Gregory Credit Union. Click here for details or call 216-505-5063. 
 
Do you want to play the bagpipes? The West Side Irish American Club Pipe Band is launching a major recruitment effort. Learn more at P.J. McIntyre's Irish Pub, 17119 Lorain Avenue, on Wednesday, October 28, at 7:30 p.m. Details on Facebook, here.

The Master Gardeners of Cuyahoga County are taking reservations for the Fall Seminar: Gardening Through the Seasons, scheduled for October 31. See details, here.

The Cleveland International Film Festival has announced its FILM (and other ARTS) Feasts series line-up. Events kick off this month and run through February. Click here for details on what they'll be showcasing this year.
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