Did you know it takes 40 minutes of polka-dancing to burn up the calories in one Slovenian sausage? The National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame makes it easy for you at the 15th Annual Slovenian Sausage Festival, with eight hours of non-stop music, Wednesday, September 12, 2018, from 12:00 to 8:00 p.m. You can also vote for the sausage you like best.
If you missed last years Tomato Festival at Cavotta's Garden Center, be sure to mark your calendars and get your tickets for this years festival on Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Local chefs will be preparing fabulous dishes using Cavotta's Heirloom Tomatoes, as well as tomato cocktails. Local vendors, live music, raffles and much more! The event is at Cavotta's Garden Center 19603 Nottingham Rd. Cleveland, OH. Tickets are $50 a person and are advance sale only. Call 440-897-1497 to get your tickets before they run out. I can tell you that this is an event you don't want to miss out on. The food and drinks will be amazing as they have in years past. You can dine and listen to music while surrounded by Cavotta's beautiful gardens. Buy your tickets now and enjoy a summer day surrounded by flowers and eating heirloom tomatos.
Got Knack?, is a first annual charity fashion and talent show that will display the unique gifts, and styles of youth and business owners in the community. The Got Knack Mission is to help youth, explore their talents, discover their passions and use them towards their purpose. This positive event, will be held at Collinwood Recreation Center on Friday August 3, 2018. Doors will open at 5:30 starting the show promptly at 6pm. There will be prizes, food, school supplies, Free admission and more! If you are interested Register early at gotknack.eventbrite.com . For more questions email firstname.lastname@example.org See you all there soon ! Auditions will be July 13,2018 at Five points Community Center from 4pm-6pm .
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This year’s annual D.I.V.A.S and Boys ll Men, Free Summer Camp, will be held at Oliver H. Perry Elementary School, from June 4th through June 21st.
The Irish American Club, East Side is pleased to present “Ireland’s Happy Man,” Cahal Dunne for one show only on Friday, June 15, 2018. The afternoon performance will take place at the Irish American Club, East Side at 22770 Lakeshore Blvd., in Euclid.
Dunne, a gifted vocalist, composer, storyteller, pianist and comedian, is a native of County Cork, Ireland. His performance will include a range of music, covering everything from The Music of the Night to silly songs like The Menopause Song. His style is rich and deep, winning him fans from across the country.
Doors will open for lunch, beginning at 11:30 am. Lunch will feature boneless chicken breast with rice pilaf, steamed vegetable medley, and salad. Tickets for the event are $25 for Irish American Club members and $30 for non-members. To purchase tickets, contact Sue McGill at 216-386-5468 or Mary Jo Gurry at 216-375-5468.
It is finally spring! The days are longer, perennial flowers emerge from the formerly frozen ground, and birds chirp away in the trees. However, amidst all this natural beauty, grocery bags and candy wrappers swirl in the wind. What can YOU do to help keep Collinwood Beautiful this spring?
Do you own a business in Collinwood or are you interested in starting a business in the Collinwood Area? Please join us at The Collinwood Business Association Meeting on Monday, March 26 6:30 PM at the Five Pointe Community Center, 813 E. 152nd St. Cleveland Ohio, 44110. The Collinwood Business Association is an opportunity for business owners in the Collinwood community to come together. They will also have the chance to discuss ways to market their businesses to the community and gain a variety of resources. We will host presenters from both the City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. We look forward to seeing you there. For more information contact Terrence Upchurch at 216-268-2138.
Enjoy accordions all day long at the 36th annual Super Button Box Bash on Sunday, April 8, 2018. Join the Button Box Band of the Year, Patty C and the Guys, and Ron Likovic, the Button Box Artist of the Year, plus Polka Hall of Famer Kathy Hlad and ten of your favorite bands for a non-stop polka-thon in two halls. The National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame once again teams with the Slovenian Society Home on Recher Avenue in Euclid, Ohio, to host Cleveland’s biggest squeezebox event with fifty accordions from 1:00 to 9:00.
Join us on March 11 from 1- 3 pm at the Beachland Ballroom for a community meeting to talk about the fate of the Gold Building on Waterloo Rd. We will talk about what is at stake and what the options are and then we want to hear your thoughts.
Sunday, March 11, 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Beachland Ballroom & Tavern
15711 Waterloo Rd
In the tradition of the Easter Season we will offer Bakers chocolate whips, Humphrey Popcorn varieties and many other Easter products at our store in
The Kitchen Angels at the Slovenian Workmen's Home, 15335 Waterloo Road, Cleveland 44110, hold the best Fish Fry in town every Friday. (Just ask John Copic.) Dinners are served from 3:00 PM until 8:00 PM for dine in or tak out. Just call 216/481-5378 to place a take out order and it will be ready when you arrive. Dinner reservations of 8 or more are taken by callin the same number.
Kathy Hlad, the Collinwood accordionist and instructor, was one of three musicians to be inducted into the National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame at a gala stage show at the 30th annual Polka Music Awards Show. She was joined on stage at the Cleveland Downtown Marriott Hotel Ballroom with two other lifetime inductees, bandleaders Stan Blout and Frank Stanger, on Saturday, November 25, 2017.
Jowan Smith a mom in the Collinwood area worked hard over the last several years to get her daughter to college. There were not alot of resources available at the time she started which was in middle school. She decided to attack the issue herself by learning all she could to get her daughter to college. She ultimately got her daughter to college and helped many other families at the same time. This full time hobby became an actual business earlier this year. Jowan started, Getting Our Babies To College 101 which is a consulting firm that helps parents with the college prep process starting in middle school with interactive workshops. Her work has helped numerous families over the last year get to college and find lots of scholarship money. Even though her work is set up to start families early she works in the school districts with all grades including those who are in their last year of high school. Jowan has been featured in Today's Family Magazine, WZAK Access Cleveland, WGBH Ed Forum, & Ideastream. She will be hosting a free community event for families in the Collinwood area. February 3, 2018 1:00-4:00pm at Collinwood Recreation Center. This event will be a college prep workshop with her, lunch, arts and crafts for younger children, and a special guest appearance by The Man of Inspiration, Dr. Antoine Moss. Each family will get a free Dave's card at the end of event. Come out enjoy some food, music, and education. You must pre-register at email@example.com or 216-785-3695. Let's get our babies to college, its more than a business its a movement.
The Slovenian Society Home Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday February 11, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
The Slovenian Home is located at 20713 Recher Ave in Euclid, Ohio.
Mark your calendar for Saturday, December 9th from 10am-12pm because Santa is coming to town! This year's Breakfast with Santa will be held at the Salvation Army located 17625 Grovewood Ave, Cleveland, OH 44119. There will be fun, games, crafts and photos taken with Santa! More information will be posted on our facebook page and through our membership emails.
This event is sponsored by the Salvation Army, Northeast Shores, Gus's diner, and VASJ. Tickets are five dollars per person at the door.
Smoked sausages and polka music attracted a crowd of more than 1,200 to SNPJ Farm in Kirtland, Ohio, for the 14th Annual Slovenian Sausage Festival hosted by the National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum on a warm and sunny Wednesday, September 13, 2017. The People’s Choice Award for top sausage went to Raddell’s Sausage Shop of Cleveland, Ohio, while the festival judges selected Maple Heights Catering of Maple Heights, Ohio, for their prize. Azman Quality Meats of Euclid, Ohio, was voted runner-up in both categories.
North, south, east, west, Cleveland-Style Polka’s best! Dance to the finest Cleveland-and Slovenian-Style performers at North America’s renowned three-day polka-thon. The National Cleveland-Style Polka Hall of Fame and Museum presents the annual Thanksgiving Polka Weekend and the 30th Awards Show spectacular – all at the Cleveland Downtown Marriott Hotel, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, November 23, 24 and 25. It's the sound that made Collinwood famous.
“A Family Affair” with Glasbena Matica,
Enjoy BBQ chicken, pulled pork, brisket or smoked catfish. Sides include delicious Ohio sweet corn, BBQ beans, potato salad and other side dishes for both meat eater and vegans. You can get 2 meats and 2 sides for $10, $4 a la carte and $2 a la carte veggie side. The BBQ will be Saurday, August 5th from 11am to 2 pm. The Coit Rd. Farmers Market is located at 15000 Woodworth rd. East Cleveland, 44112.
Free plays, workshops, and special events presented September 23 at Waterloo Arts.
Please join us on Saturday, July 8th from 4-8pm at the Euclid Beach Park pavilion for the first ever potluck in the North Collinwood park.
A free, self-guided tour of private gardens, community gardens, and home orchards in several neighborhoods of Cleveland, Ohio.
GardenWalk 2017 will be held on July 8th & 9th. The Headquarters for the North Collinwood GardenWalk will be located at the Pocket Park next to Northeast Shores Development Corporation, located at 317 East 156th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44110.
Come join us for our COLLINWOOD SUMMER SPLASH !
Ensure your spot today for the Ward 10 Bike- A-Thon! Slots are filling up quickly. You don’t want to miss out on the largest biking event on the east side of Cleveland! The Bike-A-Thon is FREE EVENT, presented by Cleveland City Councilmen Jeff Johnson, Mike Polensek, and Cuyahoga County Councilman Anthony Hairston. Organized by, Terrence Upchurch Ward 10 Intern, St Clair Superior Development Corporation, and Cleveland Police Fifth District Office. The Bike-A-Thon will feature a chance to win bikes, Indians tickets, and other prizes. This event will guarantee safe family fun as well as a chance for residents to get to know the police officers that serve them.
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Collinwood Neighborhood Catholic Ministries is offering a variety of programs this summer. We hope that you will be able to join with some of your neighbors for some of these relaxing and informative offerings.
In conjunction with Cleveland Metroparks a local family-owned business will open a snack bar located at 16301 Lakeshore Blvd in the Euclid Beach Park. They will be open Wednesday through Sunday from Noon to 8PM. The menu looks wonderful with cheeseburgers, hamburgers, fried catfish, salads, tacos, and wings. There are also many kids favorites including chicken tenders, walking tacos, and hotdogs. Catering and daily specials will be available. Let's all support this new local business!
Weaving music with art at Praxis Fiber Workshop in the Waterloo Arts District, Underground Classical is excited to bring to you these extraordinary artist-musicians from around the country and Cleveland! They're fueled with passion and exude a savviness only to be seen and heard live.
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- Project Trio-June 10, 2017 8:00
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North Collinwood's highly successful Rock Solid program is back this season with even more performances from local bands and community roundtable discussions.
A collaboration between Cleveland Rocks: Past Present and Future, Northeast Shores Development Corporation, and Cuyahoga Community College, the Rock Solid program launched in 2015 as a program to incubate Cleveland bands, create peer-to-peer learning opportunities, and connect musical artists with up and coming talent from Tri-C's Recording Arts & Technology program. Artists ranging from Maura Rogers and the Bellows to Marcus Alan Ward participated in the inaugural programming.
This summer, Rock Solid will once again feature hyper local bands performing at neighborhood events around North Collinwood. Rock Solid bands will perform at the Waterloo Arts Fest on June 24, then again on July 22, August 26 and September 16. For participating artists and more information on venues, visit the Cleveland Rocks: Past, Present and Future website or Facebook page.
In Collinwood, the neighborhood's 140-year legacy of making is alive and thriving.
Made in Collinwood unites, amplifies and centralizes the makers and artisan businesses of the greater Collinwood community in Cleveland, Ohio. The program is the newest offering of Northeast Shores Development Corporation, the 501(c)(3) non-profit working to make North Collinwood a better place for everyone to live, work and visit.
As a part of Made in Collinwood, Makers' Markets are a marketing and pop-up vending opportunity for artisan businesses - both from Collinwood and the greater Cleveland community. Our inaugural Markets last summer featured vendors of all sorts, from chic jewelry, nerdy t-shirts, and colorful watches, to organic soaps, custom gifts, and handmade ceramics. You'll find a little of everything at the Makers' Markets. Browse amongst long-time neighborhood businesses and Cleveland's next generation of creators.
Makers' Markets are on select Thursdays from 5:30-8:30p.m. throughout the summer. The upcoming dates include: June 8th, June 22nd July 6th, July 20th August 3rd, August 17th, and August 24th. In an effort to promote greater attendance to the Markets and provide an improved marketing opportunity for our participating Makers, our NEW location is at the East Shore Park Club - 17217 Dorchester Drive Cleveland, 44119.
Straight Talk Church invites you to a free symposium on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Room #105 at Shore Cultural Centre, 291 E 222nd Street, Euclid, OH. The symposium will provide vital information on how to recognize and assist leaders in their churches, ministries, synagogues, etc. with identifying mental health and special education diagnoses along with other information. Presenters are Mr. Corey Beauford, LICSW of Riverdale, Maryland and Dr. Wayne Snider, pastor counselor and intervention specialist of Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
Looking for something fun and educational to do with the kids? Plan now to stop by our annual Drinking Water Week Open House!
Save the date. The City of Cleveland’s Department of Community Relations is hosting their second Community Builders Conference on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 8:30am-1:00pm at the East Professional Center on Superior Ave. and E. 79th St. This event allows a platform to network across the city and learn best practices from others who want to build and sustain street clubs and grassroots community groups. Registration details are coming soon.
After six months of sorting and a frantic day of set-up, the Spring Book Sale, held by the Friends of the Euclid Public Library, will be on Saturday, April 29th and Sunday, April 30th, with a preview night for members on the 28th.
There has been talk of raising prices, but, for this sale at least, they remain at 50¢ for hardbacks and 25¢ for paperbacks. There will be one table of special books with higher prices. The highest standard price is $2.00 for a DVD; other audio-visual media are $1.00 or less.
“In one study, 92 percent of depressed patients who had attempted suicide were also plagued by severe anxiety. Like alcohol and barbiturates, depression and anxiety can be a deadly combination when taken together,” says Cleveland-based photographer Marc Golub.
As part of our Made in Collinwood outreach to artisan businesses, Northeast Shores is kicking off 2017 with a free entrepreneurial workshop series!
The core 4-week Neighborhood GROWS series combines the impact of an intensive business development and management series with the personalized attention and detail of one-on-one business counseling sessions to meet the needs of neighborhood-based retail businesses.
The retail industry is nothing short of a rollercoaster ride, but with the right planning you can be prepared to make educated decisions to remain competitive and profitable. While the core of a retail based business does not change much from location to location, the neighborhood you open your business in does aﬀect what you sell and how you sell it.
This training series presented by Northeast Shores Development Corporation and the Hispanic Business Center gives you the tools and expert knowledge needed to open or expand your business in the greater Collinwood community.
Made in Collinwood Spring Training Calendar
April 3, 2017 – Neighborhood GROWS Session 1: Idea 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
May 6, 10am to 12pm - It’s that time again when the snow has (hopefully) melted and all that remains is the salt from the roads and trash that was left behind. All that trash goes someplace, and it’s unfortunately the shores of Euclid Beach. The great news is if everyone pitches in, we can help make Collinwood beautiful! Grab a neighbor, grab the kids and get to picking up trash. We’ll have trash bags and gloves for you, plus a few incentives. This is a great way to give back to the community that has given us so much. For more information call Julia at 216-481-7660.
It’s April, and that means it’s time to start planting! Whether you lack land or just want to garden around friends, community gardens can be found throughout North Shore Collinwood. So get out there with your green thumb!
Young Leaders Program is a 501c3 non profit organization who adresses the needs of our Youth & community. Our mission is to inspire a positive culture through service and a contemporary approach . We provide skills such as personal development ,critical thinking, life skills and problem solving. We would like to take the time to thank the local businesss for sponsoring our organization even if it was just for a month. It is very important for us to let the community know about the good deeds of the business owners in our community . If it was not for these businesses our 6th-12th graders would not be able to do community service, enjoy arts & crafts in our class room ,go on field trips and be able to wear nice uniforms.The businesses who supported us was Collinwood Academy Daycare , Larry's Auto Clinic ,Bari Beauty & Health Plus LLC, Millard Fillmore Presidential Library ,Chilli Peppers Fresh Mexican Grill , Precision 1st Commercial Cleaning,Calhoun Creations Automotive,Smiths Funeral home ,Seivers Security, Euclid Paninis, Always Beautiful Hair & Nail Salon , Fresh Catch Seafood, Uniquely Yours Boutique& Pour it up bartending . Its very important for us to thank these busineseses and to let the community know what businesses are supporting our kids in being a leader and growing . Our Young Leaders staff would also like to thank these businesses because without them we wouldnt be able to continue to service our community and effectively do our jobs . Everyone please take the time out to support these businesses after all they have supported our kids as they try to stay on the right path . Thank You and thank you to all our local businesses it really does take a village to raise our kids . If anyone is interested in getting involved in anyway contact Breauna Sweeney 216-622-5849 or visit our website at www.Youngleadersprograms.org.
Registration is now open for the 4th annual Youth Solutions Congress, where Cuyahoga County youth are invited to share their perspective on and offer solutions to the challenges they see in their community. It will be held Saturday, March 25th at Cleveland State University's Main Classroom building.
William Denihan lead Instructor and Doug Rothschild Assistant
Cuyahoga County Job and Family Services and Polaris Career Center will be hosting the 2017 Polaris/Cuyahoga County Career Fair, at Polaris Career Center at 7285 Old Oak Blvd in Middleburg Hts, Ohio, 44130, on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to noon.
During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.
As a fundraiser the Euclid shrine of our Lady of Loures will be serving French toast breakfasts on two upcoming Sundays - February 5 and March 5 at the shrine compound on Chardon Road. Serving will take place from 8:45 AM to 11:30 AM
The menu includes French toast, bacon or sausage, coffee or tea, and juice. Ticket price is five dollars. The event will also include a mini craft fair.
The Shrine which includes a replica of the grotto in Lourdes, France, where the Blessed Mother appeared to St. Bernadette in 1858, is located at 21281 Chardon Rd., Euclid. For further information call 216-481-8232.
On Saturday, February 25th, there will be a benefit for Greg and Beth Sonnhalter from 5 to 9pm at The Porch, 37638 Vine Street in Willoughby. There will be a Chinese Auction, Door Prizes and Side Boards. $20 for adults and $15 for children until February 15th, after that, $25 and at the door, which includes pizza, wings, potato skins and salad with a cash bar. Please contact Abby, 440-364-1480 or Kurt, 330-883-4266 for tickets or donations.
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of all ages, past and present, are invited to Saint Casimir Parish on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 12 noon for a special All Scout Mass. Uniformed scouts from local parishes will serve as readers and ministers, and attendees are invited to wear their Scout uniforms or the insignia from their time in Scouting.
The mass will celebrate the shared heritage of Scouting and mark the birthday of the founder of The Boy Scouts Association and Girl Guides, Lord Robert Baden-Powell. His success inspired his friend Juliet Gordon Low to return to her native Savannah, Georgia in 1912 and start the very first troop of Girl Scouts of the USA.
Since 1926, Scouts celebrate Baden-Powell’s birthdate, February 22—which he shared with his wife, Olave—as World Thinking Day. Scout families in more than 145 countries around the globe celebrate over 110 years of Scouting supporting the physical, mental and spiritual development of young people, so that they may play constructive roles in society. Olave wrote that, though we cannot visit with our brother and sister scouts around the globe, “you can reach out to them there in your mind. And in this unseen, spiritual way you can give them your uplifting sympathy and friendship.”
The celebration will be a full Catholic Mass, but all are welcome at St. Casimir.