Mayor's Corner

Jun 21

[ARCHIVED] Beachwood Boredom-Busters: June 21 edition

The original item was published from June 21, 2019 11:55 AM to January 3, 2022 12:41 PM

Logo that says City of Beachwood Boredom Busters, where Boredom is gray and boringIt was a thrill to be listed among the top-10 in this week’s Best Cities to Live in Ohio by the national Chamber of Commerce organization. The word is getting out about our wonderful city!

As always, if your Beachwood business or organization is hosting a local event that is open to the community, email my office for possible inclusion in my weekly blog.

Friday, 6/21

Start your weekend by saving a life: Donate Blood! The American Red Cross will be facilitating blood donations at the Beachwood Community Center between 1:00 – 7:00 PM.

Nothing says namaste like raising money for the fight against Alzheimer’s. Support The Longest Day and fight Alzheimer’s Disease. The Beachwood office of the Alzheimer’s Association has partnered with many local yoga studios to presenting free-with-donation yoga classes. Visit this online PDF to learn where to participate. 

Saturday, 6/22

It’s supposed to be clear & warm – see you at the Beachwood Family Aquatic Center.

Sunday, 6/23: Big day in Beachwood!

1:00 – 4:00 PM: The Beachwood House & Garden Tour is presented today by the Beachwood Historical Society and the Beachwood Arts Council. Don’t miss this opportunity to visit the Canterbury Golf Club, a Van Swearingen home, and many more (plus a nosh at The Gathering Place). Arrive at Beachwood City Hall to check-in a little before 1:00 PM. Haven’t secured your spot? Wristbands will be available for purchase at $15 apiece. 

3:00 PM: Visit the Maltz Museum ($10 General; $5 for Maltz Museum Members) for a theater performance and talk-back. This performance of “I’ll Never Do That” by the Cleveland chapter of the Improbable Players is based on a true story and performed by local actors in recovery. Appropriate for ages 12 . 

5:00 PM is our first 2019 Beachwood Outdoor Movie Night! Bring a blanket, chair, or picnic and enjoy “Smallfoot” in the grassy area next to the Beachwood Community Center parking lot (or in the BCC in case of rain). Free & open to the community. Purchase dozens of flavors from the Crazy but True Popcorn Truck. It’ll be a wonderful time for the whole family. 

Wednesday, 6/26

6:30 PM: C’mon, get happy at the Maltz Museum, where tonight they will be screening the world-renowned documentary, HAPPY. The film is a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy. A talk-back with happiness expert Scott Simon, founder of Thrive and Scare Your Soul, follows the screening. Visit their website for more information or to register online. ($10 General; $5 for Maltz Museum Members)

Have a great week in Beachwood!