Bay Village Community Events

Kiwanis Christmas Tree Sale in Cahoon Park

Sales will start on Friday 11/24/17, 1 until 7 p.m. Through Dec.17, unless sold out earlier. Regular hours are: Friday 4 to 7 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tree types: 6-7′ Douglas Firs $40; 6-7′ Colorado Spruce $40; 6-7′ Fraser Firs $60; 7-8′ Fraser Firs $70; 9-10′ Fraser Firs $130

St. Raphael Shopping Gala

Tuesday, November 28, 4:30-9 p.m.

Shop quality, hand-made, and specialty items from more than 50 local artisans and unique vendors in north east Ohio. We have searched the area for the perfect gifts to add to your shopping list for the holidays and special keepsakes for yourselves.

Featuring Furbish & Fire, GV Art, LuLaRoe, Lucy’s Sea Glass, Cowboy George’s sizzling sauces, Pampered Chef, Skinner Wood and Wool, Handcrafted jewelry artisans and so much more. Everything you need for the perfect gifts and stocking stuffers.

Additionally, we create the perfect holiday marketplace with Christmas music, a gift quality Bake Sale and our Gala Café. Grab your friends and get started shopping. Shop for teachers, friends and family at the St. Raphael Shopping Gala!

$3 admission fee at the door. All proceeds from the Shopping Gala benefit our Parish School. St. Raphael Parish, 525 Dover Center Rd., Bay Village

St. Raphael Community Pasta Dinner

Friday, December 1 from 5 – 7 pm

Father Tim Gareau and the Parish and Community Engagement (PACE) committee cordially invite you to enjoy the first in a series of gatherings celebrating our parish family and benefiting St. Raphael Parish.

Join us for a Community Pasta Dinner prepared by parishioners Liz and Dave Sfeir, owners of Well Done Catering, on Friday, December 1, 5-7 pm in the Parish Activity Center. The cost is $16 (adults) and $10 (seniors and children ages 2-10). Lemonade, iced tea, coffee and water included. Wine available for purchase. Reserve your spot today by getting your tickets before and after weekend masses, or at the parish office. Ticket payment and reservation is needed by Friday, November 24th. We look forward to seeing you there! Contact the parish office (440-871-1100) for more information. 525 Dover Center Rd.

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center Holiday Night Tree Tradition

Friday, December 1 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.

For all ages.

Celebrate the heartwarming story of The Night Tree – one family’s tradition of sharing the spirit of the holidays with nature. Santa will be celebrating with us in the Center’s Log Cabin, so bring your cameras! Create a holiday craft, enjoy a close encounter with animal ambassadors and take home a special treat for the wildlife in your own backyard. Dinner is provided.

Fee: $14/adults; $8/children ages 2+; children 1 and under are free (includes dinner)

Call 440-871-2900 for tickets. 28728 Wolf Rd.

Christmas Greening Workshops

The Bay Village Garden Club is hosting Christmas Greening Workshops on Tuesday, December 5 and Wednesday December 6 at Bay United Methodist Church, 29931 Lake Road, Bay Village.

Make the perfect holiday decoration to adorn your home and please your family in less than an hour. We provide all the fresh greens, accessories, ribbon and other items you will need along with one-on-one help to assemble your holiday decorations. There are three new designs to choose from each costing $35.00. To view the designs and times for each project please visit our website at

Nominations Open for Bay Village Citizen, Project of the Year

The Bay Village Community Council is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Bay Village Citizen of the Year and Project of the Year.

Citizen of the year nominees, either individual or couple, must be Bay Village residents that have provided significant service to the community without monetary reward. Although nominations for Project of the Year are being accepted, this award is not intended to be an annual designation. Special projects will be considered based on community impact and the involvement of volunteers and organizations.

Nomination forms are available online (Citizen of the Year | Project of the Year), at City Hall or the Bay Village Branch Library.

The deadline for nominations is Monday, Jan. 22. For more information about the Bay Village Community Council or the Citizen of the Year/Project of the Year awards, please email Tara Wendell at

Bay Village Toastmasters Club

Start Your Day Right and Visit Bay Village Tuesday Morning Talkers

Attending morning meetings helps kick start your brain for the rest of your day: Visit the club any week to see what Toastmasters is all about and how it can help you improve your communication skills and leadership abilities.

Meetings are on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at: 7:30 until 8:30 a.m. Next meeting is on November 21 at Bay United Methodist Church, 29931 Lake Rd at Bassett, Bay Village, Upstairs Parlor Rm. 440-808-8561 For additional information visit their Facebook page

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