Saturday, September 8, 2012
Next meeting is Sept. 11
Saturday, September 8, 2012
The Avon Early Childhood PTA (AECPTA) kick off meeting will be held Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Heritage North Library. New members are always welcome. The AECPTA will provide free onsite babysitting for members during the meeting for members. General meetings are held the second Tuesday of every month (September-May) at 7 p.m. “We currently have 175 members and we became a PTA in 2007,” leader Christy Shula said. “It was a Parents’ Club before. The club has a variety of events throughout the year from field trips to Kids’ Parties and Mom’s Night Out activities. Two upcoming activities include the AECPTA Fall Fundraiser on Saturday Oct. 13, 2012 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Bullfrog's Sports Cafe in North Ridgeville for $20 per person (…
Monday, March 26, 2012
Here's what's going on this week
Spring sports at Avon High School are off and running this week. One of the highlights is the baseball team hosting Westlake at 4 p.m. Monday at All Pro Freight Stadium. As Lent winds down, you're running out of chances to enjoy a Friday fish fry. Check out Holy Trinity's fish fry from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday. In addition to the classic fried perch, it also has baked fish, shrimp and pierogies. With this recent warm spell, did you find out that your children need new spring and summer clothes? Find bargains at Saturday's Avon Early Childhood PTA Kids Kloset Resale at Avon High School. Springtime also means its road race season. The Sole to Soul 5K/1-mile fun run/walk will be Saturday at Schwartz Road Park. Have a fun night and support Avon …
Sunday, December 11, 2011
Santa stopped by Avon East to have breakfast and meet Avon's youngsters, courtesy of the Avon Early Childhood PTA.
That Santa fella sure is busy this time of year. Saturday he was at Avon East Elementary School for the Avon Early Childhood Parent Teacher Association’s Breakfast with Santa, an annual fundraiser that usually yields about 700 Santa-seers, said ECPTA member Mariko Weaver “We probably raise between $2,000 and $3,000 dollars,” said Weaver, who co-chairs the event with Jen Williams. “At the end of the year, the ECPTA gets together and donates whatever money we have left to local charities.” Did you bring your child to meet Santa? Share your photos here! The event featured a continental breakfast, a crafts room for kids to color sun catchers and mail letters to Santa, a raffle of 30 items donated from area businesses, musical entertainment …
Friday, December 9, 2011
Need something to do this weekend?
Take some time for family fun at Hope Family Christmas from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Hope Christian Church. The free event will feature face-painting, crafts, Christmas-themed games and prizes, a family picture station and a visit from Santa Claus. Kids need more quality time with Saint Nick? They can also see the big guy at Saturday's Avon Early Childhood PTA Breakfast With Santa at Avon East Elementary. Admission is $7. This is the last weekend to see Miracle on 34th Street at TrueNorth Cultural Arts in Sheffield Village. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Call 440-949-5200 for more information. You say you need more Santa? Avon Cafe's got you covered. Santa will be there on Sunday. For $10, you …
Monday, December 5, 2011
Here's what's going on!
Avon City Council has a work session at 7:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall, followed by a special meeting with an executive session to discuss personnel matters. On the agenda for the work session is a proposal by Mayor Jim Smith to reclassify the position of utilities superintendent. Already feeling bombarded by holiday glitz and glam? Enjoy some natural beauty at Miller Nature Preserve's Poinsettia Pandemonium. Admission to the show is included in the $2 entrance fee to the conservatory. After you check out the beautiful flowers, find a gift for the plant lover in your life in the Nature Nook Gift Shop. If you need a break from malls and big-box stores, go to the Folger Home in Avon Lake for the Holiday Shopping Extravaganza from 6 to 9 p.m. …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Here are some things going on this week!
If you're tired of coming home to campaign literature on your front porch, the end is in sight. Election Day is Tuesday. Voting hours are 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Not sure of where to vote? Click here to find your polling place. Not sure about candidates? Check the Patch Voter Guide to find out who is running and where they stand. Get a jump on holiday shopping at Tuesday's Avon Early Childhood PTA Shopping Extravaganza at Avon High School. About 25 local businesses will be selling home decor, jewelry, food, skin care, accessories and more. Looking for some new holiday entertainment? Check out "A Christmas Cactus," performing at Clague Playhouse in Westlake starting Nov. 11. After Friday's stellar win over Highland, Avon High's football team…
Friday, October 7, 2011
What are your weekend plans?
A cherished Lorain County fall tradition is back! The Woollybear Festival is Sunday in downtown Vermilion. Enjoy an old-fashioned parade emceed by Dick Goddard, shopping, entertainment, food, caterpiller races, and Goddard's winter forecast. He'd better not predict that this winter will be as bad as last winter. Need some warmer clothes for the kids, but don't want to break the piggy bank? Check out the Avon Early Childhood PTA Kids Kloset Resale on Saturday at Avon High School for some sweet bargains on gently-used clothes, as well as toys, furniture and other kinderstuff. The weather's going to be glorious this weekend. So get out of the house and have some fall fun outside. There are hayrides and a corn maze at Pickering Hill Farms, and…
Sunday, August 7, 2011
What's going on in Avon? Here's the scoop!
With school starting in less than two weeks, it's a good time to get the kids' eyes checked. Dr. Jeffrey Oberg is offering free eye tests at 2 p.m. Monday at Avon Branch Library. Expand your and your child's social horizons by joining the Avon Early Childhood PTA. There's a membership drive at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Schwartz Road Park, so go and make some new friends! Have some fun and support Friendship APL of Lorain County at Wheels for Wags on Saturday at Avon United Methodist Church. There will be classic cars, oldies music, refreshments, raffles and more. Hunger knows no season. Chicks against Hunger is holding a food drive this weekend. Bring your non-perishable foods Sunday to The Retirement People, 37271 Colorado Ave. Donations will go …