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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

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Jul 10

Beachwood Boredom-Busters: July 10 Edition

Posted on July 10, 2019 at 4:26 PM by Mayor Martin S. Horwitz

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If your business or organization is hosting a community event, I'd love to hear about it. Email my officefor potential inclusion in an upcoming Beachwood Boredom-Busters blog post.

We've got a full slate of activities this week so let's jump right to it!

THURSDAY, July 11

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Thursday Eats & Meets: Food trucks will park behind The Orlean Company at 23875 Commerce Park every Thursday from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Today will feature The Cedar Grill and Alecci’s Ice Delights. Bring your wallet & wear your stretchiest pants! (And feel free to bring your lunch to the Pop-Up Park at the corner of Fire Station Drive at Chagrin Blvd.) 

Members of the Kalos String Quartet hold their instruments6:30 PM: Indoor Summer Music at the Beachwood Community Center featuring The Kalos String Quartet (pictured): Kimia Ghaderi & Sarah Page, Violins / Anna Gerber, Viola / Rebecca Shasberger, Cello. Presented in cooperation with the Cleveland International Piano Competition Arts Connect.

SATURDAY, July 13
Good luck to all participants in today's Beachwood Historical Society-sponsored Pickleball tournament at the Beachwood Tennis Courts!
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8:00 AM & 9:00 AM: Get your “Burn” on with a free Co-ed Boot Camp class at Burn Boot Camp (24085 Chagrin Blvd., Beachwood, in the Pavilion Shopping Center). They’re offering free Saturday sessions at 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM. (Can’t make it this Saturday? There are many upcoming Saturdays available.) Visit their Facebook Event page for more info

10:30 AM: Chinese Storytime at the Beachwood Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library. Stories, songs, and rhymes in Mandarin Chinese. Visit their web page for more info!

11:00 AM: Every Saturday in July, join us at the Pavilion at Beachwood City Park West for a free yoga class with Julie Konrad of Luna Presence Yoga. Bring a chair, mat or towel.  All programs meet in the Pavilion of City Park West, near the Richmond Road and Shaker Blvd. intersection. Rain or shine and perfect for all ages, these free and open to the public classes are presented in cooperation with the Beachwood Historical Society, City of Beachwood, and Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. Please call 216-292-1970 for more info. 

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Crestmont Cadillac is partnering with the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter (CCAS) today for a Dog Days of Summer event! Visit, meet your new fur-ever friend and adopt a pup from CCAS. Also, for every car they sell on July 13, they will donate $100 to CCAS. #winwin

SUNDAY, July 14

10:00 AM: Tai chi classes will be held every Sunday in July with Jennifer Stepien. See location for the Saturday Yoga class for more info. These free & open to the public classes are presented in cooperation with the Beachwood Historical Society, City of Beachwood, and Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. 

10:00 AM - Noon: If you want to get involved in social justice efforts with a Jewish community who shares your progressive values, attend the Bend the Arc Cleveland Community Meeting at the pavilion at Beachwood City Park West. More info & the RSVP link.

Photo of children in superhero costumes celebrating everyday heroes1:30 PM: Meet everyday community heroes and Ohio kids doing amazing things at the Maltz Museum’sCommunity Heroes Day Family Fun Event this afternoon until 3:00 PM! ($5 admission with registration; free for kids under 5 and Maltz Museum members). Learn more and register online.

5:00 PM: Beachwood Outdoor Movie Night – enjoy the film “Disney’s Christopher Robin” with your community. Film is free & open to the public. Purchase dozens of flavors from the Amaize! Popcorn Truck. Located in the grassy area near the Beachwood Community Center parking lot, 25325 Fairmount Blvd.

TUESDAY,
July 16

6:30 PM: Come on out to the Beachwood Family Aquatic Center for an Outdoor Summer Concert as the Dan Zola Orchestra performs music of the Big Band Era! Free & open to the public. Inclement weather location: Beachwood Community Center. 

WEDNESDAY, July 17

6:30 PM: Register in advance for a Family Maker Fair at the Beachwood Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library. This evening of hands-on, creative fun will offer projects for the whole family, including: screen printing, button making, block printing, paper crafts, and more! Don’t miss out: sign up today!

THURSDAY,
July 18

Beachwood Family Eye Care logo, where the Os in Beachwood are a pair of glasses2:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Celebrate Beachwood Family Eye Care’s second anniversary at their Trunk Show & Giveback Event! Discounts, raffle & door prizes, special prices on Kendra Scott jewelry, plus light refreshments and more! Stop by and congratulate Dr. Jennifer Thatcher at 3783 S. Green Rd., Beachwood!

6:30 PM: Indoor Summer Music at the Beachwood Community Center features Today's Schubertiade: A Celebration of Song & Dance, performed by: David Cook, Clarinet / Emily Grabinski, Piano / Crystal Carlson, Soprano. Presented in cooperation with the Cleveland International Piano Competition Arts Connect.

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Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM: National Night Out with Beachwood Police Dept.

Sunday, Sept. 15 from Noon – 3:00 PM: Honkin’ Haulin’ Hands-On Trucks

Sunday Sept. 22 from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM: SHRED DAY (free for Beachwood residents)

Sunday, Oct. 6, Noon – 5:00 PM: BEACHWOOD FALL FESTIVAL (sponsorships available – call Karen Carmen at 216-595-3720) & UNIQUE BOUTIQUE  (vendor registration available)

See you in Beachwood!

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