Lots to do in Bay Village this Month —————
BE FIT IN BAY – Starts Sat., April 18 Health Fair – Saturday, April 18 8 a.m. – 12 noon Rocky River Rec. Center, 21016 Hilliard Blvd. A Health Walk and Talk each Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m.from April 21 – June 9
A health fair will kick off the challenge on Saturday, April 18th. To add a bit more excitement to the challenge, Bay has decided to have Bay Village compete against Rocky River! The health fair is going to be at the Rocky River Rec Center, and each week, we will be alternating our evening program between the Dwyer Center in Bay Village and the Rec Center in Rocky River. At the end of the 8 weeks, we will do a weigh in to select the winning city.
Click here for a flyer with more details, and please call (440) 356-4362 to select your time slot for the initial health screening on April 18th.
NOTE: First “Walk and Talk” will be Tuesday, April 21st at 6:30 p.m. Meet at the Dwyer Senior Center, 300 Bryson Lane
BAY BASEBALL: COMMUNITY DAY – Saturday, April 18 Bay High School, 29230 Wolf Rd
8:45 – 10:15 a.m. – Skills Clinic – Coaches/Players/parents of future rocket baseball players invited to observe drills, techniques and routines of Varisty baseball team.
10:15 – 10:50 a.m – Pregame warm ups – Bay Rockets vs. Westlake Demons, Both JV and Varsity
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Food Fair and Raffles
COMMUNITY HOME IMPROVEMENT WORKSHOP
Monday, April 20 at 7:00 p.m. At the Dwyer Senior Center
Ever wonder about which projects bring the biggest return on your investment? Or how to access low-interest loans for interior and exterior improvements like roofs, porches, & gutters? Or how to avoid home improvement scams? Or the best way to preserve the character of your 50+ year old home? Then mark your calendars for our Home Improvement Workshop on Monday, April 20 at 7pm at the Dwyer Center. Please join in, talk to the experts, and learn how to apply for financial assistance.
Click here for more information on loans and programs offered through the Cuyahoga County Department of Development to benefit Bay Village residents.
City Council updates will follow the Home Improvement Workshop.–
VILLAGE PROJECT FUNDRAISER
Friday, April 24th from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
At VOSH, 1414 Riverside Dr., Lakewood Tickets are $75/per person and include hors d’ouevres and 2 drink tickets. Stay after 8:00 p.m. for Monica Robbins and the Whiskey Kings. Tickets available at www.ourvillageproject.com
BAY VILLAGE BICYCLE COOPERATIVE 1st Annual History Mystery Tour Saturday, April 25th Village Bicycle Cooperative, 303 Cahoon Road
Cost: $10 per adult $3 per child, or bring the whole family for $25 Children 14 and under need the company of an adult. Helmets are mandatory for each biker.
This fundraiser is an easy-paced, family-friendly tour that includes a map of stops designed to educate riders about Bay’s rich history and a few of it’s mysteries. Using the map participants may customize their route (up to a 12 mile loop), or ask volunteers on hand for suggestions. A “mini” route will be offered for young children to sites within Huntington and Cahoon parks where they can participate in a photo scavenger hunt to earn a raffle ticket. Tickets will also be available for purchase one for $1.00. Light refreshments will be available after the ride.Stop by the booths to meet VBC Volunteers from 12pm – 4pm for:
- BIKE MORE + DRIVE LESS – Learn how to shift thinking and choose active transportation
- RAFFLE to win prizes
- SILENT AUCTION – Gottfried mixte tandem bicycle*
The whole family can celebrate the sky’s connect-the-dots, constellations! Learn how to find the brightest constellations in your own backyard, visit the planetarium, design your own star arrangement and even make a constellation you can eat. For all ages. Tickets are just $4/person for those ages 2+ Preregistration is available but not required. LENSC, 28728 Wolf Rd.
BAY MUSIC BOOSTERS ~ BALLROOM BLITZ Saturday, April 25 6:30 – 10:30 p.m. At Bay Middle School, 27725 Wolf Rd. This year’s theme is the Buckeye Ballroom Blitz Barbecue. Music is provided by the Jazz groups at the Bay Middle School and High School. The Rockettes and Honors Quartet will also perform. It’s a night of dinner, dancing and fun, with silent and live auctions and a 50/50 raffle. A performance of the High School Marching Band will be auctioned off. Go to www.baymusicboosters.com for tickets.
BAY VILLAGE GREEN TEAM Green Cleaning Workshop Wednesday, April 29, from 6:30pm – 8:00pm At the Bay Village Branch Library, 502 Cahoon Rd. Sign up for the upcoming Green Cleaning Workshop This workshops teaches participants how to replace toxic cleaning and landscaping products with safe alternatives they can make from everyday household ingredients. Protect yourself, your family, your pets, and our local watersheds from harmful chemicals! Make two of your choice of four recipes to take home and use at your house. Cost is $10. Registration is required – Contact Amy Roskilly at 216-524-6580, ext. 22, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LWV SPRING SPEAKER SERIES: The State of Municipal and School Financing – Tax Abatements Wednesday, April 29 at 7:30 – 9:00 pm Dwyer Senior Center, 300 Bryson Lane Our third and final spring forum focuses on tax abatements as a way to attract new businesses and housing. Robert Simons, CSU Urban Affairs Professor, will discuss the theory of tax abatements and how they affect cities and schools differentially. Mayors Eileen Patton of Fairview Park and Dennis Clough of Westlake will discuss their cities’ experiences with abatements. The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Make Democracy Work! Join the League at www.LWVGreaterCleveland.org.
LENSC SHREDDING DAY Saturday, May 2 From 9:00 a.m. – 12 Noon At the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center, 28728 Wolf Rd. Bring your confidential documents to be safely shredded. Please bring your items to the parking lot of Wolf Picnic Area. Limit of 5 boxes per household.$5 suggested donation
Thank you to the offices of Mayor Debbie Sutherland for assembling this calendar.