Avon

“Remembering Our Fallen” Comes to Avon

Remembering Our Fallen is a photographic war memorial that honors our country’s military Fallen from The Global War on Terror (9/11/2001 – 8/30/2021 ). Unlike brick-and-mortar memorials, Remembering Our Fallen is designed to travel and includes both military and personal photos. Its legacy will be that these men and women will be remembered, and their names will be spoken, while ... Read More »

SOUPer Bowl Food Drive

The 12th Annual SOUPer Bowl Food Drive is being held on Friday, September 9, 2022! The SOUPer Bowl is a friendly competition between Avon and Avon Lake to see which community can collect the most food for our onsite food pantry. Donations can be dropped off at all schools in Avon and Avon Lake as well as the CRS office ... Read More »

Avon Opens the Canning Family K-9 Park

The city of Avon celebrated the grand opening of the Canning Family K-9 Park with a ribbon-cutting at the new Veterans Memorial Park facility on Sunday, July 31, a project more than a year in the making. The park is named after the Canning family, whose $20,000 donation made possible the equipment and facilities that go in the park, including ... Read More »

The Magic of Gardening

The Magic of Gardening has really taken hold in Avon with the growth of the Avon East Courtyard Garden started last year with the seed of an idea from 2nd grader Will Powell. The community has rallied around this garden with volunteers, students and families all enjoying the satisfaction of gardening. The magic has now expanded to the Avon Early ... Read More »

Being Ready! Westlake Police Hold Active Shooter Training at Parkside School

On Tuesday August 2 and again on Wednesday August 3, the Westlake Police Department conducted Mass Casualty/Active Shooter training at Parkside Intermediate School at 24525 Hilliard Boulevard. Residents and businesses were told in advance to expect to see an increased police presence during the hours of 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. There were scenarios that included shouting and screaming inside ... Read More »

Avon Bike Parade Honors America

So much good to celebrate in Avon! This year’s July 4th Bike Parade featured the Avon Eagles Garden Club founding family, The Powell’s & project volunteers as our Parade Grand Marshals. Pledge of Allegiance was led by Avon Class of ‘22 Officer, JT Diaz & Avon Cub Scout Troop 333 Color Guard. Our National Anthem sung by Avon HS’s own ... Read More »

The Avon East School Garden: Growing Fresh Food & the Spirit of Community

The Avon East Garden, located in the courtyard at Avon East Elementary School on Nagel Road, is a special place for students, teachers and community to enjoy and learn in a beautiful space. The garden was inspired by second-grader William Powell, the son of Neely and Jim Powell, and his love and passion for all things nature and gardening. Principal ... Read More »

Light Up the Night! Local Fourth of July Fireworks and Celebrations

BAY VILLAGE Bay Days 2022 Enjoy rides, carnival fare, local community booths, a car show, and more! Open each day from noon until 10:30 pm. $20 one price ride ticket for all rides each day from noon until 5 pm. Thursday, June 30 7:00 pm Live Music by Perfect Choice at the Gazebo Friday, July 1 5:00 pm Classic Car ... Read More »

Avon Fishing Derby

A true summer highlight is the annual Avon Lions Club Fishing Derby held at Northgate Park. This year’s Derby took place on Sat., June 11 from 8-10 a.m. Hundred of kids and families enjoyed the day and THE FISH WERE BITING! Awards went to all who caught anything! A great time in the sun! Click here for more photos. Please ... Read More »

Duck Tape Festival Returns

For the first time in three years, the summer staple known as the Duck Tape Festival returned to Avon last weekend. The Avon Heritage Duck Tape® Festival was live and in-person at its new location on the grounds of Avon’s Mercy Health Stadium. With the theme of “Knock It Out of the Park,” this all-ages event highlighted another American classic, ... Read More »