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Mayor's Corner Blog

It is my pleasure to provide our residents, businesses, and visitors with reliable information about Beachwood. Every week --typically on Wednesdays-- I post Beachwood Boredom-Busters, a list of events happening in our City. You can register for updates to my blog and other news by clicking the “Notify Me” tab on the right column of this page and selecting your preferred updates and delivery method (email or text message). 

If you have any questions or a suggestion for an upcoming Boredom-Busters post, please email my office or call 216-292-1901. Thanks for reading! --Mayor Martin Horwitz

Nov 20

Beachwood Boredom-Busters: 11/20/2019

Posted on November 20, 2019 at 4:08 PM by Mayor Martin S. Horwitz

WEDNESDAY, November 20
7:00 PM: Improvised Life, created by Deena Nyer Mendlowitz, is a unique storytelling and improvisation show where different performers each receive the same word, write a story about that word from their own lives, and share that story on stage. Tickets for this Maltz Museum event are available online. 

THURSDAY, November 21
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Looking for work? Check out the Multi-Profession Diversity Job Fair at the Embassy Suites by Hilton - Cleveland Beachwood (3775 Park East Drive). Free registration is available online. 

5:00 – 9:00 PM: Join Athleta at Beachwood Place on Thursday, November 21 in support of Girls on the Run, a life changing program for 8- to 13-year-old girls that promotes girl empowerment by teaching life skills through lessons and movement. 10% of all sales between 5PM and 9PM will be donated *up to $250. 

7:00 – 8:00 PM: Join Registered Dietitian Amy Jamieson-Petonic and Pediatricians Dr. Matt Mascioli and Dr. Carly Wilbur from University Hospitals to learn the ‘why and how’ of promoting healthy eating habits with young children. Recommendations will be shared for how to identify, shop, and pack healthy food for children that will set them up for optimized well-being. Recommended for parents and caregivers of children ages 2-5. This Mandel JCC Stonehill Auditorium program is free with registration. 

7:30 – 8:30 PM: Dr. Tonya Yanok of Yanok PT is certified in pelvic health and will lead a workshop (with wine) at Nexis Wellness (25201 Chagrin Blvd. Ste. 390) where women can discuss and learn to improve some of their more private health issues. Tickets are $25 and are available online.  

FRIDAY, November 22
Visit Diamonds Direct (2101 Richmond Rd.) today through November 24 for their Holiday Designer Showcase AND enjoy 20% savings on items like engagement-ring settings, wedding bands, and fine fashion jewelry! Visit their website for hours and info. (Free hors d’oeuvres provided by The Capital Grille on Friday from 5:00 – 7:00 PM!) 

SATURDAY, November 23
4:00 PM
: Beachwood Community Theater’s production of Matilda The Musical debuts today! Will the tenacious Miss Trunchbull persevere over the intelligent and imaginative Matilda Wormwood? Check out one of the eight upcoming performances at the Beachwood Middle School auditorium (2860 Richmond Rd.) to find out for yourself. Tickets are general admission, available at the door and cash/check only. Learn more online! 

1:00 – 5:00 PM: Stop into Aveda Beachwood Place and try holiday lip colors and brow pencils: find the perfect match for any holiday event or for everyday use. Grab a ticket for a complimentary makeup lesson. Free tickets for complimentary makeup lessons are available online! 

3:00 & 4:00 PM: The Cleveland Ballet performs excerpts from The Nutcracker at Center Court, Beachwood Place! Please RSVP online for this free event. 

SUNDAY, November 24
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM: Children within all spectrums of special needs and their families are welcome to our sensory-friendly event to experience visit and photos with Santa at the Saks Fifth Avenue Wing of Beachwood Place. Visit the web page for more info

1:00 – 2:30 PM: Visit the Beachwood Community Center Art Gallery (25325 Fairmount Blvd.) for an Artist Reception in support of the new art show, Traversed Media. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. 

2:00 PM: Will the Wormwood family continue to treat Matilda like an annoying bookworm? Check out one of the seven remaining upcoming Matilda The Musical performances at the Beachwood Middle School auditorium (2860 Richmond Rd) to find out for yourself. Tickets are general admission, available at the door and cash/check only. Learn more online! 

MONDAY, November 25
4:00 – 4:30 PM
: Visit the beautiful Beachwood Branch (25501 Shaker Blvd.) of the Cuyahoga County Public Library for Toddler Storytime and enjoy rhymes, songs, fingerplays and stories!

Nov 14

Beachwood Boredom-Busters: 11/14/2019

Posted on November 14, 2019 at 10:55 AM by Mayor Martin S. Horwitz

Logo that says City of Beachwood Boredom-Busters, with Boredom in gray and Busters in colorful textTHURSDAY, November 14

7:00 PM: Kevin Wilson, author of the New York Times bestselling novel “The Family Fang” and Today Show book club selection “Nothing to See Here,” will be visiting the Beachwood Library tonight. “Nothing to See Here” is both hilarious and poignant – Wilson is a terrific talent! Register online for this free event.  

 

FRIDAY, November 15

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM: The Siegal Lifelong Learning Program will host David Rothenberg, associate professor and chair of the Department of Music, for a discussion titled “The Origins of Music at Notre Dame of Paris.” Rothenberg will discuss musical developments at the cathedral of Notre Dame of Paris at the time of its construction in the late 12th and early 13th Centuries that set the stage for much of what made the Western musical tradition distinctive in subsequent centuries. Visit their web page for tickets. 

 

SATURDAY, November 16

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Ahuja Women’s Health Expo! Call 216-714-8351 to pre-register for screenings such as carotid vascular, hearing, hernia, lower-extremity vascular, memory, and skin cancer. Fireside chat, ask a doc, and cooking demonstrations will also be part of the event.

7:00 – 10:00 PM: It’s A Dark Night Fitness Fashion Experience hosted by The Combination Challenge (3355 Richmond Rd. Suite 181) and ALOOF Recs. The event will bring awareness to health & wellness in Cleveland’s fashion scene and will feature some of the hottest fitness, athleisure, and streetwear brands, plus excellent raffle prizes! VIP (includes private dinner at Blu, The Restaurant) and General Admission tickets are available online

SUNDAY, November 17

9:30 – 11:00 AM:
Visit the Mandel JCC for the Cleveland Jewish Book Festival annual Kids Day! Featuring Cookie Mouse, story time with PJ Library, The Bubble Lady, a Puppet Show with Mr. Zap, crafts, games and more! Light refreshments will be served. Open to the public, advanced registration highly encouraged: visit www.mandeljcc.org/bookfest for tickets and more info.

3:00 – 4:30 PM: Reserve tickets now to hear the Beachwood High School Orchestra perform at the Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center in Cleveland!  

 

MONDAY, November 18

5:00 PM: Pet nights with Santa are back at Beachwood Place! Dogs and cats only please. $10 for photos taken with your own camera or phone. No video. Limit three (3) photos per purchase.  Reservations can be made online!

 

LOOKING AHEAD

Saturday, November 23: Beachwood Community Theater presents “Matilda The Musical,” starting today and running Fridays – Sundays through December 15 (no shows Thanksgiving weekend). Tickets are $9 general/$8 youth & seniors, cash/check only and available at the door. Performances take place at the state-of-the-art and wheelchair-accessible Beachwood Middle School auditorium (2860 Richmond Rd.).  

 

Nov 06

Beachwood Boredom-Busters: 11/06/2019

Posted on November 6, 2019 at 2:06 PM by Mayor Martin S. Horwitz

Logo that says City of Beachwood Boredom-Busters, with Boredom in gray and Busters in colorful textWEDNESDAY, November 6

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM: BHS alum Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt will present about how “to address the systemic ways implicit bias can negatively impact our community.” This Beachwood High School (25100 Fairmount Blvd.) event is free but registration is required

THURSDAY, November 7Taste of Beachwood logo in flowy, elegant script

5:00 – 7:30 PM: 2019 TASTE OF BEACHWOOD! Info is available online and tickets ($30) may be purchased at the door. This event will be held at the Embassy Suites, 3775 Park East Drive.

FRIDAY, November 8

4:00 – 8:00 PM: If home is where the heart is, then shop to your home’s content at The Gathering Place Warehouse Home Furnishings Sale (4911 Commerce Parkway, Warrensville Heights), beginning today and running through Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Select items marked down by 20% - 50%.

SATURDAY, November 9

10:00 AM – 9:00 PM: It’s the 2019 Beachwood Christmas Market at Beachwood Place (26300 Cedar Rd). Shop a dozen vendors all weekend for catering services, baked goods, unique gifts, crafts and floral arrangements, and more. Free & open to the public!

7:30 PM: Bogey’s Comedy Club at Embassy Suites (2775 Park East Drive) welcomes sportscaster-turned-comedian Bill Bornokay tonight and features Angel Isaac. Save a few bucks when you buy your tickets online!

SUNDAY, November 10

11:00 AM:  Veterans Day Salute at the Beachwood Cemetery on Green Road (near Halburton). 
Bookjacket art from When the Lion Sneezed
1:30 PM: Enjoy "When the Lion Sneezed" presented by Talespinner Children's Theatre at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage (2929 Richmond Rd.). A talk-back with the actors --plus crafts and snacks-- will be featured after the performance. Due to limited seating, advanced registration is recommended.

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EDNESDAY, November 13

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Join Beachwood High School’s marketing students at their BHS Pop-Up Shop (25100 Fairmount Blvd.) for warm and cozy Northern Comfort Gear. Refreshments will be provided and custom logo wear is available with a 10-piece minimum order. This is a great opportunity to get a start on your holiday shopping.

7:00 PM: Revisit Violins of Hope at a Maltz Museum (2929 Richmond Rd) event, featuring a conversation with photographer Daniel Levin. Presented in partnership with Cleveland Israel Arts Connection. Registration for this event is encouraged!

LOOKING AHEAD

Thursday, November 15: Kevin Wilson, author of the New York Times bestselling “The Family Fang” and Today Show book club selection “Nothing to See Here,” will be visiting the Beachwood Library tonight at 7:00 PM. Register online for this free event!  

Saturday, November 16: Ahuja Women’s Health Expo from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM! Call 216-714-8351 to pre-register for screenings such as carotid vascular, hearing, hernia, lower-extremity vascular, memory, and skin cancer. Fireside chat, ask a doc, and cooking demonstrations will also be part of the event.

Saturday, November 23: Beachwood Community Theater presents “Matilda The Musical,” starting today and running Fridays – Sundays through December 15 (no shows Thanksgiving weekend). Tickets are $9 general/$8 youth & seniors. Performances take place at the state-of-the-art and wheelchair-accessible Beachwood Middle School auditorium (2860 Richmond Rd.).