Inside This Issue

Fundraiser Supports KCDC, December 1

Celebrate Small Business Saturday on November 26

20th and Final Winter Wonderland Is on  December 2

Holiday Showcase Combines Farmers Market Produce  with Artisan Goods

Help Make a West Park Family Happier on Thanksgiving Day

Other News & Events

November 15, 2016
A Delightful Evening in Support of KCDC 

Enjoy the festive splendor of our 13th Annual Wine in the Holidays fundraiser at Puritas Nursery, 19201 Puritas Avenue. See  the transformation of this historical retail garden center into a party place filled with sparkling lights and holiday decor. From 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, December 1, dress comfortably chic and connect with friends while sipping wine, tasting beer, and enjoying hearty hors d'oeuvres accompanied by music.

Pleasures of the palate bloom fully "under glass" at our only fundraiser of the year. Select among six wines and a choice of specialty beers. Our caterer AMP 150, the fine farm-to table restaurant inside the Marriott Hotel on on West 150th Street, will be serving a variety of pleasing delights, both savory and sweet. While a DJ sets the mood with holiday music, let the child in you explore the action of twelve train sets traveling on three layouts through the live greenery at this adult-only evening.

Bring your friends and make new ones while supporting your neighborhood. Reservations for this KCDC fundraiser are $55 per person. They must be purchased in advance, and the first 100 paid guests will receive a free commemorative West Park t-shirt at the door.  
  • Click here to place your order, or
  • Call us at 216-252-6559, ext. 1000 to make your reservation using a credit card over the phone.
Free parking is available at Clara Westropp Elementary School, MacArthur Elementary School, and along Valleyside Road, West 192nd Street, West 191st Street, and in the Puritas Nursery lot.

Thanks goes to our generous sponsors: Rocksolid Stone Works, AMP 150, Public House, and Puritas Nursery. proceeds will be used to continue the revitalization of Kamm's Corners and West Park.  

Celebrate Small Business Saturday With Our Local Merchants

On Saturday, November 26, celebrate Small Business Saturday with us! It's a special holiday created so communities can show love for small businesses like the ones here in Kamm's Corners and West Park. It wouldn't be a celebration without residents like you!

So mark your calendar for November 26, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and get ready to Shop Small with us. Stop by the many destination retail businesses here, and enjoy store-wide sales, specials, and great deals especially for Small Business Saturday!

Our merchants hank you for your support. See you Saturday, November 26! 

20th Annual Winter Wonderland Features Frozen Fairy Tales, Santa, Refreshments, & More

 
The fun begins under the clock at 6 p.m.
For the 20th consecutive year, families will be welcomed to Kamms Plaza to visit Santa and Mrs. Claus at one of their first stops on their busiest month. Join the fun on Friday, December 2, under the clock at 6 p.m. as families gather for a mini-concert and sing along under the stars at the corner of Rocky River Drive and Lorain Avenue. The Academy Chorale of St. Joseph Academy performs a capella and invites all to join in the crowd favorites.

Sip hot chocolate provided free of charge by the Kiwanis Club of West Park, and enjoy the ceremonial turning on of the lights. Then Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive by horse-drawn sleigh to lead everyone to the the indoor Winter Wonderland -- a free event sponsored by Kamms Plaza management.

The Fairy Tale themed evening runs until 8:30 p.m. Sleigh rides are set for that night and continue free of charge on Friday, December 9 and 16. Click here for all the details. 
 
Holiday Showcase Combines Kamm's Corners Indoor Farmers Market with an Arts & Crafts Fair

 
What happens when you mash up local artisans and makers with farmers market vendors, Weber's Ice Cream, and Hatfield's Goode Grub food truck?

In December, join us for 5,000 square feet of holiday gifts and cheer with nearly 50 vendors participating!  Kamm's Corners Farmers Market will be combined with an arts and crafts fair at a new location: the KCDC building across Lorain Avenue from Kamms Plaza. The address is 17401 Lorain Avenue, between Citizens Bank and Steak N Shake.

Shop Saturday and Sunday, December 10 and 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Each day offers something a little different, with Santa visiting all day on Sunday! Click here for a flyer with parking details and more about the many offerings at this Kamm's Corners Holiday Showcase!   

Artisans and makers may apply now to participate by clicking here for the online application. Most spaces are filled, so act fast!

Help to Make a West Park Family Happier on Thanksgiving Day

Volunteers are needed this Saturday, November 19, at the St. Pat's Hunger Center, to pack and deliver groceries for more than 300 needy families in time for Thanksgiving. To join the effort, meet at 9 a.m. inside Thorpe Hall, 4427 Rocky River Drive. Monetary donations are also welcome. For more information, call the rectory at 216-251-1200.   

In Other News . . .  

Learn more about what's going on at John Marshall High School, 3952 West 140th Street. Join a dinner and discussion at the school this Thursday, November 17, from 5 to 7 p.m. See details here.

Connect with like-minded young professionals who want to make a positive difference in West Park. Join the West Park Young Professionals at Grayton Road Tavern this Thursday, November 17 at 7 p.m. See the membership form here or e-mail westparkyp@gmail.com for more information. Follow them on Facebook, here.  

On Tuesday, November 22, at 7 p.m. the West Park Historical Society presents The Cleveland National Air Races, 1929-1949, by historian Bill Meixner. Come to The Cretan Party Center, 3853 West 168th Street. Free. See details in the flyer, here

P.J. McIntyre's Irish Pub, 17119 Lorain Avenue, is hosting a "Turkey Bash" fundraiser on Wednesday, November 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. to benefit Fight Like a Girl Foundation, which supports individuals with a life threatening illness. See ticket information including the menu and entertainment in the flyer here

Holiday model trains return to Puritas Nursery, 19201 Puritas Avenue and run daily from November 25 through December 31. While there, you may purchase fresh wreaths, swags, roping, boughs, poinsettias, or a tree with the stay-straight system. Santa visits from 1 to 3 p.m. twice during the season: Saturday, December 3 and 10. Bring your camera!

Cleveland Rovers Rugby Football Club is throwing its annual fundraiser on November 26 at P.J. McIntyre's Irish Pub, 17119 Lorain Avenue. It's a pig roast from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in conjunction with watching the OSU vs. Michigan game. Purchase $35 tickets and learn more, here.

The Holy Name Society of St. Patrick Catholic Church presents a Beatles tribute band, The Liverpool Lads, on Saturday, November 26, in the gym at 4427 Rocky River Drive. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; the show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and include food and soft drinks. To purchase call or text 216-402-7621 or email: stpatshns@gmail.com. There is no charge for children 12 and under.

St. Mark Church, 15800 Montrose Avenue, hosts "Pirates! Dead Man's Chest," a humorous murder mystery presented by Murderous Mayhem on November 26. Tickets are $30 each or two for $55 and includes dinner. Click here for the details. 

Planning a party or event? The West Park VFW Post 2533 offers hall rentals for all occasions at 3791 West 150th Street at reasonable rates. Call 216-671-5849 to learn more.

Help Boy Scout Troop 293 by purchasing a Christmas Tree from a wide selection at St. Mark Church, 15800 Montrose Avenue, December 2 through 4. 

All are invited to join River's Edge, 3430 Rocky River Drive, for a Christmas Concert: Peace, Love, & Harmony, featuring St. Edward and St. Ignatius High Schools, on Sunday, December 4, from 2 to 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 and benefit the Women's Outreach Center. Click here for the details. 
  
West Park Station, 17015 Lorain Avenue, offers unique gifts at its popular Christmas Craft Show on Sunday, December 4, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Want to be a featured crafter? Click here for details.

The West Park Family YMCA offers Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 10, from 8 to 10 a.m. at West Park Station, 17015 Lorain Avenue. Advanced registration is required at $10 per adult and $6 per child. Call 216-941-5410 or click here for online registration.

Worried about stray cats in the cold weather? Let the Kamm's Cat Guardians help. Learn what steps may be taken to reduce the local wild cat population. Call 216-659-4434 or email KammsCatGuardians@gmail.com.

Delivery begins next week of the holiday issue of Kamm's Corners Magazine. Can't wait? Read it online at our magazine archive page, here.

Second floor office space is available in beautiful Downtown Kamm's Corners inside the newly renovated Alber Building, 17019-25 Lorain Avenue. First floor office and retail space is available at the KCDC Building, 17401 Lorain Avenue, across from Kamms Plaza. Click here for details.   
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