Community Events & Engagement (open to public)
Please submit your event or engagement opportunity to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- May 11-17: Cleveland Orchestra At Home in Gordon Square: The Cleveland Orchestra launches its Northeast neighborhood residency program with "At Home" in Gordon Square, a week of performances and events in Cleveland's vibrant Gordon Square Arts District. For more information, visit: http://www.clevelandorchestra.com/at-home.aspx
- May 18 & 19: Celebrate Asian Heritage Month on May 18 & 19, 2013 at the Cleveland Asian Festival with over 100 authentic food & merchandise vendors, 2 stages of performances, demonstration area, educational children activities, competitions, AsiaTown Trolley tour, and a Health Fair! Special performance by Cheesa, as seen on NBC’s The Voice. The event is free to the public and will run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. AsiaTown, 2999 Payne Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114. www.clevelandasianfestival.org
- May 22: The Press Club of Cleveland hosts local journalists and their friends – and anyone who wants to meet and mingle with them – at its after-work party and 6th annual Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame Alumni Reception. Wednesday, May 22, 5-8 p.m. at Nighttown, 12387 Cedar Road in Cleveland Heights (top of Cedar Hill). Complimentary admission to Hall of Famers and Press Club members (memberships available); just $10 for all others. Registration required here or call (440) 899-1222.
- May Deadline: College Now Mentors Wanted! (Especially in need of male mentors!) Mentor a first generation college student - Mentoring benefits everyone. A small investment of time makes a BIG impact in a student’s life as well as on our community. The impact of even a 1% increase in students graduating from college has huge benefits on communities – educational attainment is the biggest predictor of success for cities and metro areas today.
- June 1: Caring Cubs Bowling Birthday Bash: To mark five years of giving back to the Greater Cleveland community, Caring Cubs is hosting a Bowling Birthday Bash fundraiser on Saturday, June 1 from 2:00-5:00pm at Freeway Lanes. Families, whether or not they’ve been to a Caring Cubs event in the past, are invited to attend this celebration, which will include refreshments, bowling, a silent auction and more.This fun event is being co-organized by a team from the Cleveland Bridge Builders Class of 2013 as a LAP Project. Pre-sale ticket prices for the Bowling Birthday Bash are $20 for adults, $10 for children and free for children 2 and under. Admission includes bowling, shoes rental, pizza, and non-alcoholic drinks. Register Here.
- June 6: The Cuyahoga County Next Generation Council (NGC), is creating a Small Business Incubator Month through June 2013. The month kicks off with Spark Plug, an event to introduce business incubation, growth and funding opportunities to young adults, as well as showcase the successes of young entrepreneurs in the region. Held on Thursday June 6th, at Negative Space Gallery from 5:30pm - 8:30pm. Participate as a partner in Spark Plug, and receive a table at the Resource Fair, exposure and marketing your events on our calendar, as well as links and logos on our website and promotional materials. For questions about the event please contact Scott Snider by phone at (440) 655 - 2159 or by email at email@example.com.
- June 7-9: William Pope.L and SPACES invite people across Cleveland to lend their voices and their bodies to Pull!, an ambitious city-wide community performance piece. Working in teams of 15, hundreds of Clevelanders are being asked to manually pull a truck for 25 miles, through the neighborhoods of North Collinwood, Glenville, University Circle, Hough, AsiaTown and downtown; to West Park, Clark-Fulton and Ohio City. Images collected from people across Cleveland about what work means to them will be projected from the back of the truck as it is pulled through the city. Pull! is a show of strength that can only happen if thousands of people literally pull together in a huge act of shared commitment. Interested in being a part of this extraordinary group effort? Sign Up to Pull! by May 20, 2013: http://www.spacesgallery.org/pull/sign-up, Submit Images for Pull! by April 30, 2013: http://www.spacesgallery.org/pull/images
- At the heart of Pull! is a city-wide conversation about what work—or lack of stable work—means to Clevelanders. Join us at a community forum about jobs, job prospects, joblessness and opportunities for improving employment in Cleveland, on Thursday May 30: Community Forum on Work; With the Neighborhood Leadership Institute, Neighborhood Connections and Policy Matters Ohio, Thursday, May 30, 6:30-8:30 PM, Location TBA
- June 22: America SCORES invites you to Inspired Art Cleveland, a benefit with silent auction of artwork by acclaimed artists inspired by the creative expression of Cleveland youth. All proceeds to to America SCORES Cleveland's creative after-school programming. Saturday, June 22, 2013, 6-9pm at smARTspace at 78th Street Studios. Register online.
- Ongoing Summer 2013: Resume Writing Project, Volunteer to Review High School Student Resumes. The Volunteer Role: help youth input and edit their written resume into a computer template and print a finished copy. The Commitment: 30 minute training to learn software and 1 hour commitment per date. You will be working with 1 or 2 youth in the group. You must attend a training prior to volunteering for a workshop. Training sessions can be scheduled at your work site during the months of May and June. This will allow you to volunteer for any other workshop dates in the future. For dates, times, and location click HERE. For questions please contact Lori Peterson by phone at (216) 566 - 5445, ext. 253, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org if interested, she will provide dates, times, and location.
- Ongoing: Youth Opportunity Unlimited Volunteers - For citizens interested in youth mentorship with YOU. Opportunities include Business Plan Coaches, Mock Interviewers, Resume Building, Guest Speakers, Field Trip Hosts, and Judges for Business Plan Competition. Opportunities to fit your schedule and experience. Contact Lori Peterson for more information: email@example.com.
- Ongoing: SPACES, a non-profit arts organization that serves as a resources and public forum for artists who explore and experiment, is seeking committee members for its development and marketing committees. The committees meet monthly and members are expected to attend the majority of meetings and participate in fundraising or marketing projects under the committee's direction. A background in communications or development is preferred but not required. Please email Katherine Bulava, Board VP of Marketing & Development at Katherine@hathacommunications.com for more information or to join one of these committees