Inside This Issue

Asphalt Cinema Tonight at Impett Park

Alex Bevan Performs Sunday at Kamm's Corners Farmers Market

34th Cleveland Irish Festival Arrives

Other News & Events

July 15, 2016
Asphalt Cinema at Impett Park Tonight
The fun begins at 6:30 p.m. tonight, July 15, at Impett Park, 3207 West 153rd Street, with children's games provided by local merchants. In addition, there will be a bouncy house, the pork chop speedway, art activities, hair chalking, balloon creatures, raffles, and BOGO cards from Chipotle (while supplies last). Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for an evening that ends under the stars with the movie Inside Out at dusk.  
Beverages, hot dogs, and popcorn will be available for purchase from West Denison Baseball League. The film and fun activities are FREE of charge thanks to our Asphalt Cinema sponsor, Fairview Hospital along with a grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. 
For additional details, including information about the Safety Fair taking place at our August Asphalt Cinema, visit our events page, here.
Sunday's Kamm's Corners Farmers Market Features Local Songwriter Alex Bevan 
Be sure your weekend plans include a visit to Kamm's Corners Farmers Market this Sunday and every Sunday, open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at West 168th Street and Albers Avenue, behind Walgreens.

On Sunday, July 17, enjoy the melodies of Alex Bevan, an Emmy award winning, Cleveland music icon. He'll be doing some facile finger picking as he sings melodies about his native Northern Ohio experiences. Many who grew up in Cleveland in the 70's will remember his local anthem, "Skinny Little Boy (from Cleveland, Ohio)." Newcomers to his music will enjoy his moving tales of regular folks going about their every day lives. He is a featured musician on the Music of the Market CD, available for $10 at the KCFM info table. 

Click here to learn more about this week's opportunity to purchase fresh produce, listen to live music, watch a cooking demonstration, pick up an interesting piece of art or a unique craft, and talk with your neighbors. Now in its 10th season, the market is held every Sunday through October 9. 
Kick Up Your Heels at the 34th Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival

The 34th Annual Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival takes place at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds in Berea on July 22, 23, 24. With the theme: Live More Life: Be More Irish, it features 100 singers, dancers, and performers on three indoor and five outdoor stages spread over 117 acres. Entertainers are coming from Ireland, Canada, and across the U.S. to highlight the rich and varied Irish heritage. Bring your dancing shoes, your energy, and your friends -- and dance like no one is watching!  

In addition to great music, the festival offers authentic Irish food vendors, and also plenty of American fare for kids and adults, too. Included among things to do are Irish road bowling, beer tastings, dance lessons, workshops, and exhibits. There will be more than 50 Irish vendors with everything from Irish knits, jewelry, chocolates, t-shirts, and more. General admission is only $12; children under 10 gain free admittance. See details here.

In Other News . . . 

The Republican National Convention is upon us. Stay safe and help our city shine. Click here for a tip sheet from the City of Cleveland Department of Public Safety.

A happy hour benefit concert
to support the Women's Outreach Center of River's Edge will be held on Friday, July 22 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Academy, 3470 Rocky River Drive. Tickets are $35 per person and include appetizers, wine and beer. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.  
Thinking about planning a block party or already have one scheduled? Call Councilman Marty Keane's office at 216-664-4239 for the application at least 14 days ahead of the event or download a permit to close your street to traffic here. Allow 10 days for processing the application. 

Golf for a good cause at the 10th Annual Orange Effect Foundation Golf for Autism. Registration is underway for the event taking place at Elyria Country Club on August 8th. To register and learn more, click here.

Thanks to everyone who attended our 39th Annual Town Meeting! Click here for a recap of the evening's event and a link to a photo gallery of highlights.

Calling all community leaders! The Neighborhood Leadership Development Program is community engagement training program for residents of Cleveland and its inner ring suburbs, who are working on projects within the City of Cleveland. Click here to learn more about this 15-session program that starts on Saturday, August 27, and continues on Saturdays at Trinity Commons, 2230 Euclid Avenue. 
West Park United Church of Christ, 3909 Rocky River Drive, serves a community meal at 11:30 a.m. in Bartter Hall on the fourth Sunday of every month, free of charge. All are welcome.

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 is 5 p.m. on Friday August 12. Read more about the requirements here.

Sponsors are being sought for the 15th Annual Cleveland Heroes Run, taking place on September 16. Click here for details about this event to benefit the West Park Cleveland Police & Fire Fighters Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Retail space is available in beautiful Downtown Kamm's Corners inside the newly renovated Alber Building, 17019-25 Lorain Avenue. Click here for details.   
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