Today is December 17, 2018
Cleveland, OH 44130

Nearby communities: Middleburg Heights / Parma / Parma Heights

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Monday, December 17th, 2018

  • - On this date in 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright, after 3 years of experimentations with kites and gliders, achieved the first documented successful powered and controlled flights of an airplane. The flight was sustained for less than a minute but represented man's first powered airplane flight and the beginning of a new form of transportation.

Friday, December 21st, 2018

  • | 1:00pm - 3:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, live music
    - Swing by Beachwood Place to enjoy live music performed by Joshua Robert in Center Court.

    Grab a coffee and a friend and enjoy Friday afternoon entertainment!

    *Time and date subject to change.
    Beachwood Place
    26300 Cedar Road Beachwood OH 44122
    Hannah Smith 216.574.9533
  • - Look for Our Town Planner Online Grand Opening Coupon!
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Dec 21 - Mar 20. In the Northern Hemisphere winter begins today with the winter solstice, at 5:23 PM, EST.
  • - 1970. After writing President Richard M. Nixon offering to be a "Federal Agent-at-Large" to fight drug abuse and the drug culture, Elvis Presley met with Nixon at the White House on this date. Presley was not made a federal agent, but the two men had a cordial meeting. The photograph of them shaking hands is the most requested reproduction from the National Archives.

Saturday, December 22nd, 2018

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - The December Full Moon. So called by Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because the nights have become long. Also known as the the Long Nights Moon. Moon enters Full Moon Phase at 12:49 PM, EST.

Sunday, December 23rd, 2018

  • | 10:00am - 2:00pm | Shopping
    - Pick-up something sweet for your sweetie at Royalton Woods' monthly Pop Up Shop with Libellula Italian Bakery! Celebrate the holidays the homemade way! Cash only. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Royalton Woods Activities Department.
    Royalton Woods: A Randall Residence
    14277 State Road North Royalton OH 44133
    Kathleen Williams 440.582.4111
  • - Here we go Brownies!
    FirstEnergy Stadium
    100 Alfred Lerner Way Cleveland OH 44114

Monday, December 24th, 2018

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Christmas Eve, which is the day before Christmas Day, is celebrated in many countries worldwide. It is a Christian observance that falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
    Christmas Eve is celebrated with large family meals featuring traditional dishes. Presents are exchanged and opened, many homes have their Christmas trees lit up, mistletoes hung, and other decorations, such as holly and ivy, at this time of the year.

Tuesday, December 25th, 2018

  • | NATL - Religious
    - Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.

    Customs include gift giving, completing an Advent calendar or Advent wreath, Christmas music and caroling, exchanging Christmas cards, attending church services, a special meal, and spending time with family and friends.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The holiday schedules for the various exchanges are subject to change if relevant rules, regulations or exchange polices are revised.

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

  • | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment
    - Progress with Chess, in cooperation with Brecksville Center for the Arts, is pleased to bring to Brecksville a 3-day chess camp (December 26 through December 28) that has been very popular at many NE Ohio locations. Students in grades K-8 of all levels are welcome, from beginner to expert! Students will thrive in our supportive environment with a low instructor-student ratio and will be divided into groups by age and skill level. Chess sets and all equipment provided.

    Convenient online registration (preferred) and mail-in registration form available at Camp fees are listed below.

    Full Day 9am-4pm: $156 Sibling Discount: Additional Child $20 Less
    Half Day AM 9-12: $64 Sibling Discount: Additional Child $10 Less
    PM 1-4 Sibling Discount: 2nd child $40 less.

    Brecksville Center for the Arts
    8997 Highland Drive Brecksville OH 44141
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Boxing Day is December 26, the day after Christmas, and is celebrated in Great Britain and in most areas settled by the English (the U.S. is the major exception), including Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

    Some historians say the holiday developed because servants were required to work on Christmas Day, but took the following day off. As servants prepared to leave to visit their families, their employers would present them with gift boxes.
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Dec 26- Jan 1, 2019. African- American family observance created in 1966 by Dr. Manulana Karenga in recognition of traditional African Harvest festivals. This seven-day festival stressed unity of the black family, with harvest fest (karamu) on the first day and a day of meditation the final one. Kwanzaa means "first fruit" in Swahili.

Friday, December 28th, 2018

Saturday, December 29th, 2018

  • | 11:00am - 4:00pm | Arts and Entertainment
    - Cartoon Animation Workshop
    Date: Saturday, December 29
    Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    ​Instructor: Mike Bocianowski
    Tuition: $60.00
    ​Material Fee: $5.00
    Level: Ages 10 to Teens

    Learn what it takes to make something come alive!
    This class is for students who want to learn the basic techniques of animation.
    Learn the difference between abstract and character animation.
    Then learn about the difference between hand-drawn and stop-motion animation with some fun projects!
    Bring a favorite toy to animate if you have one!
    Brecksville Center for the Arts
    8997 Highland Drive Brecksville OH 44141
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters Last Quarter phase at 4:34 AM, EST.

Sunday, December 30th, 2018

Monday, December 31st, 2018

  • | Special Interest
    - Flip back for unused coupons
  • | Special Interest
    - Flip back for unused coupons
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - The last evening of the Gregorian calendar year, traditionally a night for merrymaking to welcome in the new year.

Tuesday, January 1st, 2019

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - The 85th annual Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans. Now part of the College Football Playoff Series. The Sugar Bowl originated in 1935. Estimated attendance is 72,500.
  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Legal holiday in all states and territories of the US and in most other countries. The world's most celebrated holiday!
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Presented by Northwestern Mutual. The Rose Bowl Game has been a New Year's event since 1902.

Friday, January 4th, 2019

  • | 7:30pm - | Local Events
    - Let's Go Cavs!

    The Q
    1 Center Ct Cleveland OH 44115

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