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Mayor's Corner Blog

It is my pleasure to provide our residents, businesses, and visitors with reliable information about Beachwood. Every week --typically on Wednesdays-- I post Beachwood Boredom-Busters, a list of events happening in our City. You can register for updates to my blog and other news by clicking the “Notify Me” tab on the right column of this page and selecting your preferred updates and delivery method (email or text message). 

If you have any questions or a suggestion for an upcoming Boredom-Busters post, please email my office or call 216-292-1901. Thanks for reading! --Mayor Martin Horwitz

Oct 17

Beachwood Boredom-Busters: 10/16/2019

Posted on October 17, 2019 at 1:57 PM by Mayor Martin S. Horwitz

Logo that says City of Beachwood Boredom-Busters, with Boredom in gray and Busters in colorful textBeachwood residents: please note that hydrant flushing will take place from October 19 - 26! If you notice that your water is discolored, run the cold tap from the lowest point of your house (a basement utility sink, for example) until the water runs clear.


THURSDAY, October 17

6:30 PM: Pre-register for the sure-to-be-outstanding program “Healing with Humor for Those Coping with Cancer” at The Gathering Place (23300 Commerce Park) – call 216-595-9546 to enroll. A variety of techniques to use humor for healing will be discussed.

7:30 PM: Bogey’s Comedy Club at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Cleveland Beachwood (3775 Park East Drive) hosts Mike Head and featured comic Marc Jaffe, an Emmy-award winning writer for “Seinfeld.” Save money when you buy your tickets online


FRIDAY, October 18

2:00 – 7:00 PM: Donate blood & donate life! Take part in this afternoon’s American Red Cross blood drive at the Beachwood Community Center (25235 Fairmount Blvd.). 

SATURDAY, October 19

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM: Sweetest Day Trunk Show at Cleveland Yoga (3355 Richmond Rd.). Shop for jewelry and essential oils for your sweetest sweetie!Beachwood Place Halloween Spooktacular

1:00 – 4:00 PM: It’s the Beachwood Place Halloween Spooktacular! Enjoy Instagram-friendly “pic-or-treat” spots, professional pumpkin carving, customizable trick-or-treat bags, giveaways, exciting activities, and more. 


SUNDAY, October 20

1:30 – 3:00 PM: Visit the Maltz Museum (2929 Richmond Rd.) for Family Fun: The Magic of Music. Enjoy a magic show, create music-themed crafts, and make the tasty snacks disappear! Limited seating means advance registration is recommended

JHUB event6:00 – 8:00 PM: Join jHUB at Shuhei (23360 Chagrin Blvd.) for “Sushi Rolls & Torah Scrolls,” a celebration and education session about Simchat Torah, “one of the most joyful celebrations in the Jewish Calendar.” Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance. See their Facebook event page for details.


MONDAY, October 21

2:00 – 5:00 PM: Want to enjoy books, magazines and other media on your e-reader? Come to the Beachwood Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library (25501 Shaker Blvd.) for Drop In and Download! Be sure to bring your tablet or e-reader and the helpful librarians will get you started. Say goodbye to late fees!


TUESDAY, October 22Portrait of Margaret McMullan

7:00 – 8:30 PM: Award-winning author Margaret McMullan visits the Beachwood Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library (25501 Shaker Blvd.) to discuss her new memoir, Where the Angels Lived, which details her journey to discover her Jewish Hungarian ancestry. Books will be available for purchase and signing courtesy of Mac's Backs-Books on Coventry. Please register online for this event.

See you in Beachwood!
Oct 10

Beachwood Boredom-Busters: 10/10/2019

Posted on October 10, 2019 at 3:23 PM by Mayor Martin S. Horwitz

Logo that says City of Beachwood Boredom-Busters, with Boredom in gray and Busters in colorful textHow about that Beachwood Fall Festival? It was wonderful to see our community enjoy this event. We welcomed 6,000 participants to the City Hall Parking Lot this past Sunday! I’d like to thank our community sponsors and every person who participated in the Unique Boutique. We’ve posted pictures on our Facebook page and there’s even a place for people to submit the photos they took at the Fall Festival. If you haven’t already liked our Facebook page, visit facebook.com/BeachwoodOH and give us the thumbs-up!

 

THURSDAY, October 10Barkwood patron and two dogs enjoy the turf-covered sofa

Have you registered your dog to play at Barkwood yet? Our Community Services Department is happy to accept your application and payment Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Visit our Barkwood web page for more details

7:00 PM: The League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland, a non-partisan organization, hosts a Beachwood Candidates Forum tonight at the Beachwood High School Community Room. Candidates for City Council and the Board of Education will participate.

 

SATURDAY, October 12

All weekend: Beachwood Place Home Show! Enjoy a weekend of shopping, food and the latest in home-improvement trends. The area's best contractors will be onsite to help you make your existing home your dream home. For more information contact Wright-Way Productions, Inc. at 770-844-0213.

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM: Learn basic American Sign Language using role-play and other fun activities. Adults and children over 10 accompanied by an adult are welcome. No experience necessary! Register online for this program at the Beachwood Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library (25501 Shaker Blvd.). 

Brick Wall with a logo that says Bogey's Comedy Club7:30 PM: Have you been to Bogey’s Comedy Club yet? They’re featuring comedians at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Cleveland Beachwood (3775 Park East Drive)! Tonight’s headliner is Kirk Bogos and next Thursday they’ve got Mike Head with the featured comic Marc Jaffe, an Emmy-award winning writer for “Seinfeld.” Save money when you buy your tickets online

 

SUNDAY, October 13Colorful image that reads Beachwood Color Run, Sunday, October 13, beachwood.myfunrun.com

1:00 – 5:00 PM: Come to Beachwood High School for an afternoon of raising awareness and money to combat climate change. Registration is $15 for the Color Your World Run: a 1-mile fun run or 5k footrace. Visit the BHS Facebook events page for tickets and the schedule of events. 

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM: It’s the Fall 2019 edition of the Cleveland Natural Hair Care Expo. Buy your tickets online for this event at the DoubleTree by Hilton Cleveland East Beachwood (3663 Park East Dr.).  

 

MONDAY, October 14

1:30 PM: Yarn Works for those coping with cancer. Supplies are provided for people who knit and crochet. For information and to register for this and other wonderful FREE programs for people impacted by cancer, contact The Gathering Place (23300 Commerce Park) at 216-595-9546.

 

TUESDAY, October 15

1:15 PM – 2:45 PM: Explore The Cleveland Orchestra’s ‘concert of the week’ with Dr. Rose Breckinridge through an informal lecture and listening. To register (fee required) call the Orchestra: 216-231-7355. This program takes place at the Beachwood Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library (25501 Shaker Blvd.).

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM: Aligned Health Center Beachwood (3401 Enterprise Parkway, Suite 110) is hosting a free health fair tonight. Attendees can receive biometric and posture screenings, nutrition consults, CVS flu shots (with insurance), and will have the opportunity to win prizes! This event is free of charge and open to the public. Call 216-245-6762 for more info. 

 

LOOKING AHEAD

Sunday, October 20: It’s a Family Fun time with the Magic and Music of Rick Smith Jr., plus crafts and snacks, at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage. Visit their web page for tickets

See you in Beachwood!

Oct 01

Beachwood Boredom-Busters: Special Tuesday Edition (10/1/2019)

Posted on October 1, 2019 at 4:02 PM by Mayor Martin S. Horwitz

Logo that says City of Beachwood Boredom-Busters, with Boredom in gray and Busters in colorful textSEE YOU THIS SUNDAY AT THE THIRD-ANNUAL BEACHWOOD FALL FESTIVAL! Read on for more…

WEDNESDAY, October 2

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM: Coffee with a Cop – have a cup of coffee courtesy BPD and speak one-on-one with our officers at Cinnabon, Beachwood Place, Lower Level. This is a BYOC (Buy Your Own Cinnabon) event. Learn more at our Facebook Event page.

THURSDAY, October 3Beachwood Chamber of Commerce Your Connection to the Business Community

4:00 – 7:00 PM: It’s the Beachwood Chamber of Commerce B2B Expo! This event will take place at Beachwood High School

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM: Be Informed & Empowered on Election Day by attending a presentation about the issues and candidates on your November 2019 ballot! This event will take place at the Beachwood Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library (25501 Shaker Blvd.). Registration is preferred.


SATURDAY, October 5

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM: The Gathering Place Warehouse sale has all the furnishings and home accessories you want, at terrific prices for a wonderful cause. 20-percent off select items Saturday and Sunday. Info and directions are available online

2:00 – 4:00 PM: Register in advance for a skincare master class presented by Lucent Dermatology Doctors Alexandra Zhang and William L. Camp at the first floor Beauty Department of Saks Fifth Avenue at Beachwood Place. Drs. Camp and Zhang recently opened Beachwood’s Lucent Dermatology and Skin Surgery Center. Register by phone: 216.292.5500 extension 263.


SUNDAY, October 6Fall Festival Publicty Card 2019

Noon – 5:00 PM: Third-Annual BEACHWOOD FALL FESTIVAL with special guest, artist Joe Everson painting LIVE at 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM! Free admission & open to the public. Inflatables, Activities and more! Unique Boutique and Food Trucks will offer art, gifts, and food for purchase. Joe Everson's art is on display in the Beachwood Community Center Art Gallery and also is available for purchase. Don’t miss Beachwood’s signature event!


LOOKING AHEAD

THURSDAY, October 10

6:30 PM: “Simple Steps for Starting Your Business” is a five-part workshop series that can help you turn your business idea into actions with tools, templates and personalized advice from SCORE Mentors. Take your business from concept to reality! This series is perfect for startups, existing small businesses, and nonprofits. Free with registration


See you in Beachwood!