April 2023 Community Board


ART HOUSE’S NEXT FAMILY OPEN STUDIO will be on Saturday, April 17 from 1-3 p.m.This a free, family-friendly workshop occurs on the third Saturday of every month (unless there is a holiday). Children of all ages are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. Be sure to read our policies page before you register online. A $5 donation per person for supplies is recommended.  Register at arthousinc.org.

CHILDREN’S DAY, DIA DEL NINO, April 29 from 1-3 p.m. at the Pivot Center for Art, Dance and Expression, 2937 W. 25th Street.

SPACES: 2900 Detroit Ave.  Open Wednesday-Saturday from 12 PM – 5 PM, and by appointment. Magic Mountains, Magic Cities Tia-Simone Gardner (Saint Paul, MN) Oracle Gallery Thru April 28. Fulfillment Center, Pt.1 Alexander Si (New York, NY) Gund Gallery 
Thru April 28

WALKABOUT TREMONT: Showcases the best of Tremont’s creative, diverse and walkable neighborhood the second Friday of each month. For more information visit walkabouttremont.com

WEST 78TH STREET STUDIOS has over fifty venues open the third Friday of each month from 5-9 p.m. Located on W. 78th Street north of Lake Avenue.

GORDON SQUARE ARTS DISTRICT: For arts events in the Gordon Square Arts District visit: gordonsquare.org

PIVOT CENTER FOR ART, DANCE AND EXPRESSION: visit the center from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily. For individual organization hours visit pivotartcenter.com


FIRST DISTRICT POLICING COMMITTEE will meet Thursday, April 6, from 6-7 p.m. at the Gunning Recreation Center Benjamin Rose Senior Center, 16700 Puritas Avenue. (please note new location this month). Join with the Cleveland Community Relations Board, Cleveland Division of Police, county officials, First District Police, and community residents to discuss safety issues in the First Police District.

CLEVELAND CITY COUNCIL meetings are available live and recorded on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/clevelandcitycouncil. They are also available live at TV20 at tv20cleveland.com/watch-now/. To find listings of upcoming City Council and Committee meetings visit: www.clevelancitycouncil.org/resources/events.

CUYAHOGA COUNTY COUNCIL meetings are held at 5 p.m. every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at Cuyahoga County Administration Building at 2079 East 9th Street (E. 9th and Prospect). You can watch the meetings – live or archived on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/cuyahogaCounty or call 698-2010 to access the schedule of various Cuyahoga County Council committee meetings.

WARD 12 NEWSLETTER from Councilwoman Rebecca Maurer is available by entering bit.ly/ward12/Newsletter into your browser.

WARD 14 OFFICE has moved to The Pivot Center for Art, Dance and Expression at 2937 W. 25th Street, 2nd Floor. Free parking. Appointments preferred – call 664-4238.


DOLLY PARTON’S IMAGINATION LIBRARY OF OHIO offers free books for kids ages 0 -5.  Sign up and get a free book every month from birth to age 5. To sign up go to OhioImaginationLibrary.org to start your child’s free monthly book delivery.

CLEVELAND METROPOLITAN SCHOOL DISTRICT is holding a Pre-K -8 Enrollment Fair on Wednesday, April 5 from 5-7 p.m. at John Marshall High School.


ASPIRE GREATER CLEVELAND helps adults reach their employment goals by providing FREE education, workforce training and job search assistance.  Services include: GED/High School Equivalency Test Preparation classes; English for speakers of other languages classes; Citizenship Test Preparation classes; basic reading classes; career services center and online classes. For more information call 833-ASPIRE2 (833-277-4732) or visit www.aspiregreatercleveland.org.


EASTER EGG HUNT: April 1 from Noon – 4 p.m. at Storer Park, 3397 W. 67th Street. Free food. Fun games. Live music. Give-aways.


DRIVE THRU FOOD DISTRIBUTION 3rd Wednesday (April 19th this month) of each month from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Thomas McCafferty, 4242 Lorain Avenue. Please clear your trunk so food can be placed directly in your trunk. Also do not arrive before 10:30 a.m.

FOOD PANTRY at Greater Heights Church of Christ at 2409 Willowdale Avenue (across from Riverside Cemetery is open from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Serving all of Cuyahoga County. Bring your ID and shopping bags. Shop for items of your choice. For more information visit www.greaterhtscoc.com or call 616-4422.

GREATER CLEVELAND FOOD BANK’S new distribution hub is open and ready to serve families in need. For more information call 738-2067 or visit https://www.greaterclevelandfoodbank.org or stop by the new distribution center at 13815 Coit Road., Cleveland, Ohio 44110.


METROHEALTH will host a Minority Men’s Health Fair on April 27th from 5-8:30 p.m. at the Main Campus and the Ohio City Health Center. To register call 957-3862. Sign up and take advantage of more than 30 free health screenings

BRIGHT BEGINNINGS PARENT SUPPORT LEAD PROGRAM empowers parents of children ages 3-5 years old with education, cleaning supplies, nutrition aids, developmental screenings, school preparedness information and linkages to services to mitigate the impact of lead exposure. Children under age three can get services through the Early Intervention program. Learn more at: escneo.org/ParentSupportLeadProgram.aspx


SAVE THE DREAM OHIO offers help to homeowners who have fallen behind on their mortgage due to COVID. To check if you qualify or for help with past due mortgage payments, taxes or utilities call Frances Cintron at the Spanish American Committee at 961-2100 or email her at: francesc@spanishamerican.org.


CUYAHOGA COUNTY’s HOME REPAIR RESOURCE CENTER offers home repair loans of up to $15,000 to homeowners who may not qualify for traditional financing. For more information or to apply call 381-6100 ext. 10 or visit: hrrc-ch.org.


LEAD SAFE RESOURCE CENTER offers resources on how to have your rental property inspected and resources to help landlords make their property lead safe. For more information call 833-601-5323, email info@leadsafecel.org or visit leadsafecle.org.


UNITED WAY 211: 211 is the county-wide number for social services like food pantries, government assistance and mental health services.

CITY OF CLEVELAND CALL CENTER: 311 is the City of Cleveland’s number to contact any City of Cleveland department or for any city service requests like replacement garbage bins, out traffic lights and clogged sewer drains.


DOES YOUR HOME HAVE SMOKE ALARMS: Cleveland residents can call the Operation Save-A-Life 24-hour hotline at 361-5535 to apply for FREE smoke alarms. Smoke alarms are installed by Cleveland firefighters at no cost to residents. Please note the application and installation process may take up to 90 days.


FREE TAX PREPARTION: Make sure you receive your full tax refund. Eligible households can receive up to $6,900 from the federal Earned Income Tax Credit. Free tax preparation is currently available and Northwest neighborhoods is hosting a site at the Gordon Square Arcade, 6516 Detroit Avenue. Schedule an appointment by visiting www.refundohio.org or calling 211.


APRIL WAGE THEFT CLINIC: The Northeast Ohio Worker Center will be hosting a Wage Theft Clinic, Saturday, April 8 from Noon to 3 p.m. at ComUcopia Place, 7201 Kinsman Road. Workers who attend a wage theft clinic have the opportunity to meet with a volunteer, discuss why they believe their employer has been stealing from them, and begin the process of getting relief.

One response to “April 2023 Community Board”

  1. Lady Red

    Amazing information!!!

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