Celebrate Summer! Local Fourth of July and Summer Events

AVON Red, White & Boom Fireworks Show: Crushers Stadium • Wednesday, July 3, at the conclusion of the game & Thursday, July 4, at the conclusion of the game. For more information, go to lakeeriecrushers.com. AVON LAKE Independence Day Fireworks Celebration: Wednesday, July 3, 6-11 p.m. • Weiss Field, 33401 Webber Rd. Concerts are FREE. Food trucks will have food ... Read More »

Holy Trinity Students “Brave the Shave”

St. Baldrick’s Day has become an annual tradition at Holy Trinity School where students raise pledge funds in return for having their heads shaved in the fight against cancer. The tradition started in 2015 and has been going strong as the brave of heart go for complete shaves while others give up their braids and locks for a donation to ... Read More »

Avon’s Meaningful Memorial Day

The meaning of Memorial Day is solemnly observed in Avon at the Veteran’s Memorial the fourth Monday in May. After a parade starting at the senior center, Avon residents gather at Avon’s Veterans Memorial for observances that honor the brave souls who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. We are reminded to live with purpose and gratitude as we ... Read More »

Lots of Fun at Avon Fishing Derby

The annual Avon Fishing Derby hosted by the Avon Lions Club on Sat., June 1 was a hit at the Northgate Park lake! A record number of kids and families came out to enjoy perfect weather and well-stocked lake (thanks to the Avon Park & Rec Dept.). Awards were given in all sorts of categories, from biggest to smallest fish, ... Read More »

UH St John Medical Center Outreach Programs

SCREENINGS For more information about our programs, contact the Community Outreach Department at UH St. John Medical Center at 440-827-5440. No screenings offered on holidays. Screenings may be canceled on days with inclement weather. BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS THURSDAY JUNE 6 • 11:30 am – 1 pm: Westlake Center for Community Services, Community Meeting Room, 28975 Hilliard Blvd., Westlake MONDAY JUNE ... Read More »

Avon Police Honored for Buckle Up Award

The Buckle Up Bowl is a student-led competition that empowers students to impact the driving habits of their classmates, friends, and family. The Lorain County Safe Communities Coalition recognized Avon High School for their most creative campaign and highlighted their efforts last Thursday. The award was presented at the Avon Police Station where officer Patrick Sullivan accepted the honor. Students ... Read More »

Memorial Day Celebrations

AVON Avon/Avon Lake VFW Post 7035 Memorial Day Parade – Parade begins at 9 a.m. from the Senior Center on Detroit Rd and ends at the Veterans Memorial next to Aquatic Center. Memorial Service to commence immediately after parade. WESTLAKE Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony – The Westlake Kiwanis Club’s annual Memorial Day parade typically departs on the last Monday ... Read More »

Avon High School National Signing Day

The tradition continues last week as AHS hosted students and families for Military and Future Education Signing Day. “We appreciate their willingness to serve others. Best of luck for the future. #WatchMeSoar” Military Students Rita Coe – United States Air Force • Loida Diaz – United States Army • Logan Grzelak – United States Air Force Reserves Education Students Katie ... Read More »

Avon Eagles Garden Club – Off to a Great 2024!

The Avon Eagles Garden Club, located in the courtyard of Avon East Elementary School on Lear Rd., is off to a great start this spring. The Club was inspired in 2022 by then- second-grader William Powell, the son of Neely and Jim Powell, and his love and passion for all things nature and gardening. Since then, it has taken off ... Read More »

Avon Art Showcases Student Talent

The annual Avon Art Show hosted at the Avon Performing Arts Center last Wednesday brought hundreds of students and families out to celebrate the talents of the districts artists. Supt. of School Ben Hodge and Mayor Bryan Jensen each awarded their top picks in grades k-12. All students were showcased in the lobby with an extensive gallery of hundreds of ... Read More »