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Kirtland Community

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


April

Egg Hunt

March 24, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Egg Hunt starts promptly at 11:00 a.m.

Join us for the annual Kirtland Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24th. The outdoor hunt begins promptly at 11 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 the Easter Egg Hunt for a visit with the Easter Bunny, live rabbits, games, and crafts. Donuts, coffee, and hot chocolate will be available (for a nominal fee) from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Babysitting Basics

April 21, 2018
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 28, 2018
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 11-14, 2018
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 8 at 11:00 a.m. The orientation is optional and designed to familiarize children with the counselors and classroom setting.

Junior Olympics

June 18-20, 2018
8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

June 21, 2018 – track meet
9:00a.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.

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October

Community Shred Day

Saturday, October 13, 2018
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 Door to Door Trick or Treating

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

 

Strawberry Festival photo