Bay Village Schools adds new events to Homecoming lineup
The Bay Village City School District is big on tradition, including heritage Homecoming events such as the Thursday night Bonfire and Friday Homecoming Parade (fondly known as the “candy parade” to many). A few new events have been added to the lineup this year, including a Glenview celebration and the Bay Alumni Foundation’s reveal of its new History Corridor at Bay High School, to bring even more families and residents out to celebrate Homecoming Week. Below is a complete list of events taking place throughout the week.
Thursday, Oct. 6
Bay Alumni Foundation’s New History Corridor at Bay High School, 29230 Wolf Road. This new corridor exhibit at Bay High School is open to the public from 4-6 p.m. The Bay Alumni Foundation celebrates 100 years of high school in Bay Village with this new feature.
Glenview Center’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Event, 28727 Wolf Road. From 5:30-7 p.m., Glenview Center for Child Care & Learning invites past and present Glenview students and staff to celebrate its 40th anniversary with frozen treats, balloon entertainment, photo memories and more. This event is free and open to the public.
Annual Homecoming Bonfire and Light the Night Walk at Bay Memorial Stadium, 29230 Wolf Road. From 6-9:30 p.m., BHS students and the community are invited to raise money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society with a Light the Night Walk event and bonfire. Attendees can purchase Light the Night luminaria up until 7:30 p.m. that night. The luminaria will line the pathway around BHS. All are welcome to come walk and to show their support.
Friday, Oct. 7
Bay Alumni Foundation’s New History Corridor at Bay High School. This new corridor exhibit at Bay High School is open to the public from 4-5 p.m.
Homecoming Parade and Football Game. At 5:30 p.m., the Homecoming Parade steps off from Cahoon and Wolf roads, and heads west, making its way down Wolf Road to Bay High School. The public is encouraged to bring a lawn chair and bag to collect candy along the parade route. The Bay High School PTSA will again offer its Rocket Meal starting at 5 p.m., so grab dinner before the game and support Bay High students and programs. Homecoming pre-game activities will start around 6:35 p.m., and the big Homecoming football game against Fairview Park starts at 7 p.m. Visit www.bayathletics.org for game ticket purchase information.
Saturday, Oct. 8
Bay Alumni Foundation’s New History Corridor at Bay High School. This new corridor exhibit at Bay High School is open to the public from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Homecoming Dance at Bay High School. Homecoming festivities wrap up with the Bay High School Homecoming Dance from 7-9:30 p.m.
Karen Uthe Semancik
Karen Misciagna is the director of communications for Bay Village Schools.