Mayor's Corner

Sep 04

[ARCHIVED] Beachwood Boredom-Busters: 9/4/2019

The original item was published from September 4, 2019 2:57 PM to January 3, 2022 12:42 PM

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I hope you all had a wonderful Labor Day weekend and are ready to settle into September. Many of this week’s activities might make you feel less sad that the sun is setting earlier and earlier. I know I’d appreciate it if you would vote for our Beachwood “Customized Meeting Experience” – it is the second option on the linked page and the ballot is in the middle of the same page. Please click our Beachwood box and then scroll to the end and click the “Finish” button.

THURSDAY, September 5

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Eats and Meets Thursday! Today’s food truck is A Slice of Pizzazz; enjoy an al fresco lunch behind The Orlean Company (23875 Commerce Park #140).

7:00 – 8:00 PM: Learn about the creative partnership between award-winning poet and Hebrew-EnglishImage of the cover of the book Stone Words translator Shira Atik and Russian-born sculptor Alice Kiderman as they celebrate the publication of their new book, “Stone Words.” Register online for this program at the Beachwood Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library.

The Mandel JCC Cleveland Jewish FilmFest begins today and runs through Sept. 15. This year’s festival includes international Jewish Cinema in many genres, including romance, comedy, thrillers, documentaries and short films. Check the website for more information and to purchase tickets

FRIDAY, September 6

Register today for the upcoming Siegal Lifelong Learning Eastside Conversation “Is American Jewry’s Golden Age Coming to an End?” This event will be held at the Landmark Centre Building (25700 Science Park Dr.) on Friday, September 20 from noon – 1:30 PM.

SATURDAY, September 7

Students will have a blast at RoboThink's exciting Fall Camps for students ages 6-8 and 8-12. Participants will start with simple motorized models and build to advanced autonomous sensor robots. No prior experience is necessary. Register online for this program, which will meet at the Beachwood Community Center (25325 Fairmount Blvd.).

Speaking of activities… Today is a great day to peruse the Beachwood Recreation Guide or check out our online Activity Registration. Sports, Theater, and Adult and Youth Enrichment: there’s truly something for everyone. Visit our registration website and try something new!

SUNDAY, September 8

Colorful artwork in paint and crochet1:00 – 2:30 PM: An artists’ reception is at the Beachwood Community Center Art Gallery (25325 Fairmount Blvd.) today in support of the current painting, sculpture and printmaking show “Materialize,” which features the work of Grace Summanen, Dana Depew and Nicole Schneider. Materialize runs through September 19 and both the show and the reception are free and open to the public. Learn more online (no registration necessary).

WEDNESDAY, September 11

4:30 PM: The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage (2929 Richmond Rd.) launches its Stop the Hate program today. Attendees of this launch event and info session will hear from last year’s finalist Kennon Walton and will also learn more about the program. This event is free and open to all students, parents, and educators, though the contest is only open to grades 6-12. Light refreshments will be available and the galleries will be open as well. More info and free registration are available online.

5:30 – 7:00 PM: If you consider yourself a plus-size woman who is waiting to lose weight before doing anything nice for yourself, join Dr. Karen Cooper at the Cleveland Clinic Beachwood Surgery and Family Health Center (26900 Cedar Rd.) for a discussion on “being your best self right where you are.” Register for this FREE program by calling Marybeth Mack at 440-312-4784 or email

7:00 – 8:00 PM: The Beachwood Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library hosts Cleveland Opera  Theatre in presenting “La Boheme 101.” Be [re-]introduced to La Boheme, one of opera’s most beloved stories. Sponsored by the Friends of the Beachwood Library, this event is free with registration

And, for the weekends to come:

Sunday, Sept. 15
Noon – 3:00 PM

Honkin’ Haulin’ Hands-on Trucks

Sunday, Sept. 22 BIG DAY IN BEACHWOOD!
9:00 – Noon

Resident Shred Day & Habitat for Humanity Drop-Off Station

2:00 – 4:00 PM
Barkwood Dog Park Grand Opening (register in advance at City Hall’s Community Services Department, 25325 Fairmount Blvd.)

See you in Beachwood!