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Kirtland Community

For more information on upcoming events, classes and recreation, please see the latest Kirtland Newsletter.


April

Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast

April 8, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Egg Hunt starts promptly at 10:00 a.m.

Join us for the annual Kirtland Easter Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 8th. The outdoor hunt begins promptly at 10 a.m. for Kirtland children age 10 and younger (adult chaperones required). Kids should bring Easter baskets (or a bag) to collect eggs. A prize basket is awarded to the child that finds the Golden Egg. In case of inclement weather, eggs are handed out indoors on a first-come, first-served basis until they are gone. The event is free and registration is not required.

Join us before or after the Easter Egg Hunt for a visit with the Easter Bunny, live rabbits, games, and crafts. The Kirtland Seniors host an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast (for a nominal fee) from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.


Babysitting Basics

April 29, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Cost: $25 per child

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Babysitting Basics is for Kirtland teens who will be babysitting this summer and want to learn the basics of sound childcare. The class covers the business aspect of babysitting, age appropriate activities, and staying safe while in charge of children. The Kirtland Fire Department teaches basic first aid, injury prevention, and what to do in emergency situations. This class is only offered once a year, before summer vacation. This class is geared toward the first-time babysitter in fifth or sixth grade.


May

Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 29, 2017
10 a.m.

The parade steps off from Kirtland High School, proceeds south on SR 306, and concludes at the Kirtland Veterans Memorial located between the Library and City Hall.

A ceremony is held at the Veterans Memorial. There are also short services at the North and South Cemeteries. Scout groups and children are invited to participate in the parade with or without decorated bicycles.

The Barber Williams American Legion Post 609 sponsors a community cookout at the Kirtland Community Center Pavilion located at 7900 Euclid Chardon Road immediately following the ceremonies.


June

Safety Town

June 12-15, 2017
9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $25 per child

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Safety Town is a national safety awareness program designed to teach young children how to prevent accidents and how to react in dangerous situations. It is intended for children who are entering kindergarten or first grade in the fall. Safety Town is Monday through Thursday for one week. On Thursday, families are invited to a graduation ceremony and family picnic at 11:30 a.m.

Parents and participants are invited to an orientation with the instructor and staff on Friday, June 9 at 11:00 a.m. The orientation is optional and designed to familiarize children with the counselors and classroom setting.


Junior Olympics

June 19-22, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
Cost: $12 per child

Kirtland children aged 6-13 are invited to participate in the annual Junior Olympics Track and Field Meet. The meet includes traditional track and field events. Supervised practices are held prior to the event to teach participants specific event techniques. First place finishers in each event and age group qualify to compete in the county meet in Perry.

More info and registration on the Recreation page.


October

Community Shred Day

Saturday, October 7, 2017
9 a.m. to Noon
Kirtland Community and Senior Center
7900 Euclid Chardon Road, Kirtland, OH 44094

Rain or shine—bring your documents to be shredded for FREE! All Kirtland residents are welcome to bring up to 3 banker's size boxes. Staples and paper clips do not need to be removed in advance. Proof of residency is REQUIRED (i.e. drivers' license or utility bill).

A banker's box size is 15 x 12 x 10—a box that is roughly the height and width of letter size file folders and 10 inches long. Please bring documents in a container that can be discarded.

Newspapers, magazines and electronic equipment (towers free of hard drives, keyboards, printers and fax machines only—no monitors or hard drives) will also be collected.


Halloween Carnival & Senior Open House

Friday, October 7
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Kirtland Community and Senior Center
7900 Euclid Chardon Road, Kirtland, OH 44094

Preschoolers, parents, and grandparents (and even great-grandparents) are invited to a spooktacular Halloween Carnival. Come in costume, or come as yourself, but join friendly ghosts and goblins for fun and games. Decorate a trick-or-treat bag and explore the outdoor trick-or-treat path. The festivities include hot dogs, apples, and cider for your enjoyment. Join us for our annual Kirtland Senior Center Open House. Adults 55 and older are invited to stop by with or without grandchildren and see what the Center has to offer those in their Golden Years. We have many free activities to try. Complimentary seated massages, painting, and reiki sessions are available. Residency is not required to be a member of the Senior Center.

This multigenerational event is FREE! Registration is not required. A banker's box size is 15 x 12 x 10—a box that is roughly the height and width of letter size file folders and 10 inches long. Please bring documents in a container that can be discarded


Halloween Door to Door Trick or Treating

Monday, October 31
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


November

Pancakes with Santa

Saturday, December 3
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Kirtland Community Center
7900 Euclid Chardon Road
440-256-4711

Santa Claus is coming to Kirtland! Santa Claus is making a special appearance in Kirtland! Bring your camera and take a photo with Santa. Crafts and games will be offered for the kids. This annual event provides the Kirtland community an opportunity to worship together, acknowledge its many blessings, celebrate its diversity, and pro-actively respond to continuing community needs. It is led by Ministerial Alliance participants and is open to the public. Offering proceeds benefit the Kirtland Area Service Council's holiday food basket program.

Pancakes – All-You-Can-Eat

Sponsored by the Kirtland Senior Center

Don't forget your appetite! The Kirtland Senior Center is cooking up an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast

($4-adults; $3-kids).

Santa's Secret Shop: A Santa's Secret Shop will be available for children to purchase gifts for family and friends. Items range in price up to five dollars. Volunteers will be available to help the kids shop.

Holiday Basket Donations: Sponsored by the Kirtland Area Service Council. Please remember to bring in your non-perishable food donation for the Kirtland Area Service Council. Donations will be used for the annual holiday baskets distributed to Kirtland residents in need of assistance. Monetary donations are also welcome and may be sent to and made payable to the: Kirtland Area Service Council - 9301 Chillicothe Road, Kirtland, OH 44094


December


Congratulations Kirtland Hornets—
2015 Division VI Football Champions!


Download Kirtland Hornets Football wallpaper — for desktop, phone or tablet!

 

Strawberry Festival photo