Inside This Issue

Friday's Asphalt Cinema Features Fun and Frozen

River's Edge Benefit on Saturday To Celebrate 10 Years

Music of the Market II CD Release Party Is
July 28

Irish Cultural Festival Weekend: July 24 through July 26

Be Well, West Park Kicks Off in August

Other News & Events

July 15, 2015
Frozen Is Featured at Friday's Asphalt Cinema
Join us in singing, "Let It Go!" this Friday as Frozen is our featured film showing at dusk. It's our second Asphalt Cinema
of the summer at Impett Park, 3207 West 153rd Street.

Although the film begins at dusk, the fun starts at 6:30 p.m. Come for the games along the main walkway as local merchants and non-profit organizations provide challenges for prizes. Free balloon creations will be offered, too. A "Master Fun Facilitator" starts at 7:30 to engage everyone in the entire family while the sky darkens for the outdoor movie. Purchase popcorn, hot dogs, and beverages from West Denison Baseball League with proceeds going to benefit the league.

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for a FREE fun night out, thanks to our sponsors Fairview Hospital and Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.
River's Edge Invites the Community to Celebrate 10 Years in Cleveland

Reserve your admission to a community celebration taking place at River's Edge this Saturday, July 18. Enjoy an evening of live entertainment and fun
Click on the image to see the video invitation.
planned for this $60-per-person benefit, starting at 5 p.m. at River's Edge, 3430 Rocky River Drive. Click here for a special invitation from Sister Rita Petruziello, CSJ, who recently retired as Executive Director of River's Edge. Meet the new Executive Director, Maureen Powers, who most recently served as its Marketing Director. For more information about the event and the mission of River's Edge, click here . We hope you will join us in celebrating this milestone.

"Music of the Market II" An Evening of Live Music on Tuesday, July 28

Local musicians united to support the Kamm's Corners Farmers Market
through the compilation and release of original music on a new CD. "Music of the Market II" will be released to the public at P.J. McIntyre's Irish Pub, 17119 Lorain Avenue, on Tuesday, July 28. You are invited to the release party, taking place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and featuring live performances by legendary artists and local favorites.

Your $10 admission to the party includes an evening of LIVE music, a discounted CD, and the chance to win valuable door prizes. Stay for dinner and drinks, too, and 20% of your tab will be donated to the market. Simply print and present this flyer to your server.

Purchase tickets online here or at the door. All proceeds are for the benefit of the Kamm's Corners Farmers Market, which operates every Sunday in the municipal parking lot behind Walgreens from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October 11.

Kick Up Your Heels at the 33rd Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival, July 24 through 26

A weekend celebration of Irish heritage takes place at the Cuyahoga County Fairgounds from Friday, July 24 starting at 5 p.m. through Sunday evening, July 26 at 10 p.m. Parking is free! Enjoy great Irish bands, step dancers, children's activities, plays, food, and exhibits at the annual Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival!

Tickets are $12 per person and may be purchased online as well as from booths at both the Bagley and Eastland Road gates. Children under 10 gain free admittance. See the entertainment lineup here.   
Be Well, West Park!

You are invited to join a free 8-week adult fitness challenge hosted by Fairview Hospital, KCDC, BPDC, and local businesses. Kick-off screenings take place on Saturday, August 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Gunning Recreation Center, 16900 Puritas Avenue. On Tuesday evenings, walk and talk sessions will take place with health professionals from 6 to 7:30 p.m. starting on August 18 and running through October 6.

Prizes will be awarded for the top three participants who lose weight, participate fully, and exercise regularly! The final weigh-in takes place on Saturday, October 10, at Gunning Recreation Center.

Read additional details in this flyer.  
In Other News . . .

This Sunday and every Sunday through October 11, savor produce at the peak of freshness and meet the people growing it! The Kamm's Corners Farmers Market operates from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at West 168th Street and Albers Avenue, behind Walgreens. See the full list of musical acts chef demos, and special market features here.

The West Park Young Professional Group will host its monthly meeting on Thursday, July 23, at 7 p.m.
in the dining room of Der Braumeister, 13046 Lorain Avenue. Young professionals who are interested in participating may email for further information at

The West Park Family YMCA, 15501 Lorain Avenue, is offering a babysitting class
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 18, and again on August 29. The fee is $75 . Sign up here or call 440-871-6885 or email for more information.

A classic car and music show is coming to Jefferson Park on Saturday, August 8, from noon to 5 p.m., sponsored by
Bellaire-Puritas Development Corporation . Classic car exhibitors are welcome for a fee of $10 in advance and $15 at the show. Contact Rachel at 330-635-8047 or email to exhibit.

Calling all engaged community leaders! The Neighborhood Leadership Development Program offers a free, 15-session community engagement training program
for residents of Cleveland and its inner ring suburbs who are working on projects in Cleveland. The deadline to apply is August 5. Learn more here.

Planning a block party? Remember to obtain a permit to conduct a recreational activity upon a street. Applications must be received by the city at least 14 business days prior to the event. Click here for the page link to download the application.

Neighborhood Connections offers small grants to groups of residents in Cleveland to do projects that improve the quality of life in their communities. Grants range from $500 to $5,000. The next grant deadline 5 p.m. on Friday, August 14. Read more about the requirements here.

Office and retail space is available in beautiful Downtown Kamm's Corners inside the Alber Building, 17019-25 Lorain Avenue. See details here.

Learn all the dance steps to Michael Jackson's Thriller before Halloween in a 5-week course at West Park Massotherapy, 4168 Rocky River Drive. The course is only $40 before August 22. In addition, Zumba is available every Sunday at noon and on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. for only $5 per class. Click here for information on all services offered.

The annual St. Mary Romanian Festival is set for August 21 through 23, at 3256 Warren Road. Enjoy good food, entertainment, and fun! Call 216-941-5550 for details or visit the festival page, here

West Park Discovery World, 3909 Rocky River Drive, is receiving a grant
for income eligible preschool families through the Ohio Department of Education. It is also a member of the Pre4Cle, Cleveland's plan to expand access to high-quality preschool for Cleveland families. Call 216-671-7229 to learn more about enrolling.
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