Bay Village civic groups are excited to announce their plans for summer fun

The Bay Village Community Council met on May 23 to discuss their group's upcoming events. Here are some highlights.

Bay Village Green Team hosted its annual Shredding Event and Habitat for Humanity collection in the police station parking lot on April 27. Over 10 tons of paper and cardboard were collected to be shredded and recycled, and 81 donors brought household items for reuse. The team’s next quarterly meeting is Tuesday, June 18, 6:30 p.m. in the Community House. The guest speaker will be Patrick O’Connor from the Cleveland Power of Wind Action Team. All are welcome. Their first creek cleanup of the summer is Wednesday, June 19, 7 p.m. at Reese Park. Volunteers wanted.

Bay Village Kiwanis is preparing for Bay Days, Wednesday, July 3, through Saturday, July 6. The 5-mile race will start at 8:30 a.m. on July 4 at Bay High School.

Village Bicycle Cooperative is open Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:30 p.m. for Wheels and Deals. There is a large inventory of bikes for sale. Visitors are welcome to stop in for safety checks, to use tools and ask for advice. Fully trained volunteers can come in to assist mechanics and those working on their bikes.

Bay Village Historical Society will hold its first summer porch talk of 2019 on June 9, 2 p.m. at the Osborn Learning Center. Mary Louise Daley will talk about Moses Cleaveland. Admission to the porch talk is free. Attendees are asked to bring their own lawn chair. Visit for details.

Bay Village Garden Club planted the beds at City Hall on May 23. The club also prepared the gazebo for the Memorial Day ceremony and planted the 3 big pots on Dover Center across from Malley’s. The 11 welcome signs at city entrances were planted in mid-May.

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center Women's Board does not meet in the summer, but continues to assist the Center throughout the year. This summer the Women's Board is helping teachers with craft projects for the children as well as distributing flyers about the Center to businesses, churches, libraries and other places in the area.

Destination Bay will take place on Saturday, June 15. Bay Village Historical Society’s 50th annual Cahoon in June fine crafts, antiques and collectibles show is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. BAYarts' annual Art & Music Festival is 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The Village Project's Project Pedal fundraiser is 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lake Erie Nature & Science Center is featuring free planetarium programs and tours from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Village Bicycle Cooperative will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Transportation runs between venues.

Bay Village Educational Foundation will hold their 19th annual Tri-Bay Golf Outing on Friday, June 14, at Sweetbriar Golf Course in Avon Lake. Cost is $125 per golfer. Proceeds from the event benefit the Bay Alumni Foundation, Bay Village Education Foundation and the Bay Rockets Foundation. Sign up to play or for sponsorship at

The next meeting of the Bay Village Community Council will be Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. at the Bay Village Library. Representatives of Bay Village's nonprofit and civic groups are invited to attend to share ideas and event schedules and promote their ideas.

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Volume 11, Issue 11, Posted 10:27 AM, 06.04.2019