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  • Thursday, January 16, 2014 2:17 PM | Deleted user
    Avon Lake Kiwanis & ALHS Key Club PresentThe 8th AnnualChili DinnerFriday, January 17th, 2014 ALHS Commons 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM $6.00 per ticketAll profits go towards the Make-A-Wish Project!
  • Sunday, January 12, 2014 3:47 PM | Deleted user

    We are in need of hot chocolate packets for this month's community service project. It is preferred that the hot cocoa NOT have marshmallows but we will take anything! We will be passing these out as favors to the residents we visit at Towne Center on the 28th but would like them brought to the January meeting so we can have them for the craft making session on the 14th. We need individual packets, so if you have an opened box and can spare a few, that would be great! Thanks! !

  • Wednesday, January 08, 2014 3:39 PM | Deleted user
    Holy Trinity's Preschool is having Open Houses on Tuesday, January 14th, from 6:30pm to 8pm and Sunday, January 26th, from 10am to 1:30pm. They are located at 2610 Nagel Rd. in Avon. The preschool building is behind the K-8 school building. For more information, please visit their website at www.holytrinityavon.org.
  • Saturday, January 04, 2014 10:32 AM | Deleted user
    2014 activities ....

    Youth Cheerleading (Kindergarten through 4th Grade)

    Classes begin on Thursday, January 24th.

    Classes will be 45 minute sessions from 630pm to 715pm for 5 weeks

    The focus of the Youth Cheerleading program is to introduce the younger children, grades 1-4, to the basics of sideline cheer in a fun and safe environment. Participants will learn the following:

    Fundamentals of Stretching
    Motions
    Motion placement
    Voice Projection
    Jumps
    Teamwork
    Following Directions
    Taught by Miss Bekah, a professional cheerleader for Cleveland Spirit Cheerleader for the Cleveland Browns with more than ten years of All Star Cheerleading and gymnastics experience. USAG Certified and 12+ years of working with young children

    Location

    Avon Lake United Church of Christ
    32801 Electric Blvd.
    Avon Lake, OH



    Tot Basketball (Ages 3 through 6)
    Session 1 – Classes Begin Saturday, January 25th, 2014

    Session 2 – Classes Begin Saturday, March 1st, 2014


    Program Overview

    Classes are designed for ages 3-6
    Classes run for forty-five (45) minutes each week, for five (5) weeks per session.
    Class size is limited to 25 to ensure each child’s individual attention per session
    Class times offered for each session will be at 9am, 10am and 11am.
    Classes will be held at:
    Avon Lake United Church of Christ
    32801 Electric Blvd.
    Avon Lake, OH

    Tot Basketball has been designed to introduce children to the game of basketball in a non-competitive environment through repetition and teamwork in a fun, safe and nurturing environment. Age appropriate safety equipment is used to include Little Tykes hoops and mini-basketballs. Basic ground rules are set for the children and parents so that everyone enjoys their time while participating.

    Additional intellectual and social skills/tools to be developed:

    Listening
    Following Directions
    Forming Lines
    Taking Turns
    Confidence and Self Esteem Building


    Kindergarten Basketball League

    Kindergarten Basketball will be offered in 2014 starting the Week of January 20th. Times are 4:45pm to 5:45pm. Kindergarteners will play one day a week. The league will rotate days Monday through Friday.

    Children will learn the following skills through repetition and teamwork:

    Basketball Basics
    Coordination
    Cooperation & Teamwork
    Watching the Ball
    Taking Turns
    Forming Lines
    Listening Skills & Following Directions
    Class / game consist of a 30-minute practice followed by a 30-minute game. Location of the league

    Erieview Elementary School

    32630 Electric Blvd.
    Avon Lake, OH 44012

    For more information, go to www.preschoolsports.org or call Craig at (216)256-0310

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  • Tuesday, December 03, 2013 9:21 AM | Deleted user
    If you're interested in giving your kids the opportunity to get up close and personal with Santa, this could be a great way to do just that while enjoying a good breakfast and helping children hospitalized by illness.

    BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
    Saturday, December 21st at Applebee's at Avon Commons
    2 seatings available -- 8:00A or 9:00A
    Cost: $8.00 for kids and $12.00 for adults
    Includes: Pancakes, breakfast potatoes, bacon, milk, juice, coffee and soft drinks AND a personal visit with SANTA!!

    There will also be raffle opportunities from several local businesses.

    Tickets can be purchased by clicking on the following links or by calling the Santa hotline at 216.409.9988:
    8:00A seating -- http://tinyurl.com/breakfast8am
    9:00A seating -- http://tinyurl.com/breakfast9am

    Benefits Smiles with Style -- Smiles with Style is a non-profit organization that helps children hospitalized look and feel better inside and out; thereby enabling them to have a positive outlook and improve healing. Our services lift the spirits and inspire hope in children of all ages by providing mini-makeovers during their hospital visit. You can get more information at our website (smileswithstyle.org).

    Please feel free to tell anyone interested in attending. The more folks who attend, the more smiles we can bring to children hospitalized over the holidays.
  • Thursday, November 21, 2013 1:57 PM | Deleted user
    Our Adopt a family is filling up fast, but there are still items available. If you would like to help please go to the link below and sign up. Big items can be split between members! Let me know if you would like to split an item and I can find someone for you to partner.

    Please bring your donation to Parker's Grill on Dec. 5th or drop it to Dawn Crannis or Nicole Roth before Dec. 13th.


  • Thursday, November 21, 2013 1:21 PM | Deleted user
    Love-A-Stray is holding a professional photo session with Santa at Paws By the Lake, 33757 Lake Road, Avon Lake, OH  on Sunday Dec. 8th from 12pm-4pm.  Door prizes, Raffles, Free Concessions and a large daycare area to mingle while waiting!  $10 donation

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  • Thursday, November 21, 2013 1:14 PM | Deleted user
    The Avon Lake High School PTA is sponsoring the 17th Annual Christmas-by-the-Lake Craft Show on Saturday Dec. 7th, 2013 from 9am-4pm in the ALHS Auxilliary Gym.  
    Admission is $3.00, Children 10 and under FREE
    *Proceeds support the students of AL High School
  • Monday, November 18, 2013 3:57 PM | Deleted user

    The I-X Center will host the Christmas Connection November 22-24, 2013. A discount coupon offer is provided in the attached document. The coupon provides for $2 off the box office regular admission price of $10.99 to the Christmas Connection. Also, there is a link below to order tickets to Breakfast with Santa before the Christmas Connection opens. 

    Celebrating its 28th year at the I-X Center, the I-X Christmas Connection will have 500 crafters and unique gift vendors all under one roof! With over 125 new craft vendors and new entertainment – what a great way to kick off the holiday shopping season! New this year is a Live Snow Globe – have your picture taken as great memories are made (fees apply). Use attached Coupon and save $2 per ticket – tickets will only be $8.99 with coupon!

    PLUS, meet the elves and Mrs. Claus as they wait for Santa to find his way to the I-X Center and put on a special show! Doors open at 9am, then children can join Santa to sing Christmas Carols along with Mrs. Claus, their elves, and a few of their favorite friends at 9:15am with breakfast being served at 9:45am.

    Click here for LINK to Breakfast with Santa ticket site and use promo code IXBWS.

    2013 CC ECPTA.pdf

  • Monday, November 18, 2013 12:25 AM | Deleted user
    We thought your members would be happy to hear that we’ll have 3 full days of special programming around the Thanksgiving holiday.Bring in your out-of-town guests, send your family to us while you try to get that bird prepped or burn off the sugar buzz from the pumpkin pie.All programs are $4 or less, no registration is required and admission to the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center is always free!

    Wednesday & Friday (November 27 & 29)
    11:00am  Twinkle Tots
    11:30am  Stellar Stars
    12:00pm  Mainly Mammals
    12:30pm  Reptile Review
    1:00pm    YOU-niverse
    1:30pm    YOU-niverse
    2:00pm    Animals, Animals
    2:30pm    YOU-niverse

    Saturday (November 30)
    11:30pm  Mainly Mammals
    12:00pm  Twinkle Tots
    12:30pm  Stellar Stars
    1:00pm    Reptile Review
    1:30pm    YOU-niverse
    2:00pm    Animals, Animals
    2:30pm    YOU-niverse
    3:00pm    Monthly Sky Quest

    For more information or questions about programs, please visit our website or contact our information desk at 440-871-2900.


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