Saturday, May 18, 2013
Kids create sidewalk masterpieces at annual Arts in Strongsville event
More than 100 young artists decorated the sidewalks in the City Commons with works of art Saturday at the annual Arts in Strongsville Chalk Walk. At the free event, kids are given a tub of chalk and a sidewalk square for their creation. Prizes are awarded to the top designs in each age group.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Arts in Strongsville event features food, music and entertainment
The fourth annual Wine, Music & Cabaret, a fundraiser by Arts in Strongsville, is set for Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Ehrnfelt Recreation Center. The event includes wine tasting, a martini bar by Shinto, food stations from some of the area's finest restaurants, vocal impressionist Billy Fischer, dancing to Motor City Gold, a 50/50 raffle and a free photo booth. Tickets are $35 per person. Tables of 10 are available. Last year's event sold out, but there are still some tickets available for Saturday. The event runs 7:30 p.m. to midnight. It features a cocktail lounge setting; attire is sophisticated casual. For tickets, call 440-572-1291 or 440-668-4848.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Crowds flock to annual Arts in Strongsville event
The wildly popular Day at the Chalet, sponsored by Arts in Strongsville, had another successful run Sunday, with beautiful weather and huge crowds. Kids could make any number of crafts, paint pictures and get and own balloon animals -- all free of charge. Live bands entertained their parents and grandparents.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Breakfast on the Covered Bridge will be followed by Day at the Chalet
Sunday, Sept. 16 will be a day full of family fun in Strongsville, with two major events scheduled -- Breakfast on the Covered Bridge and Day at the Chalet. Lots of families catch both, hopping from the breakfast to the arts fest at the Cleveland Metroparks Chalet. Some details: • The Strongsville City Club's annual Breakfast on the Covered Bridge will run 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Walter F. Ehrnfelt Covered Bridge, at the corner of Valley Parkway and Whitney Road in the Cleveland Metroparks. The menu includes ham, bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, hash brown potatoes, a variety of danish pastries, coffee, milk and orange juice. Price is $8 for adults and $5 for kids 10 and under, or buy tickets ahead of time and save $1 on each. Buy …
Monday, May 21, 2012
Hundreds turn out for annual Arts in Strongsville event
Well over 100 young artists took to the sidewalks Saturday for the annual Chalk Walk, sponsored by Arts in Strongsville. And the winners were: First Place in the Amateur Division was: Alicia Wenninger, a Strongsville High School student who did an abstract picture of a human eye. Second Place in the Amateur Division was: Alex Ansel, who did an abstract with circular patterns that showed depth. Third Place in the Amateur Division was: Trisha Braun who did an abstract with three circles across the paper. In the College Category: First Place in the College Division was Daniel Pimental : The picture depicted an under water snorkeler with three dimentional bubbles surrounding the snorkeler. Second Place in the College Division was Samantha Oren…
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Amateurs or pros can draw pictures for local businesses
The second Chalk/Art Walk on Saturday, May 19 will give kids a chance to decorate the City Commons with their original designs. Arts in Strongsville, which presents the event with sponsosr PNC Bank, is also looking for older artists -- amateurs, college-level or professional -- to help out by painting or drawing pictures for sponsoring local businesses. Arts in2012 sponsored by PNC Bank presented by the Arts in Strongsville. If interested, email Amy McEntee at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 216-973-0844. At the Chalk Walk, kids 5-18 will decorate the walkway in front of the police station and compete for prizes. The event is free and runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with judging from 2-4 p.m. New this year are categories for families and special …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Arts in Strongsville is calling all kids for the annual event
Arts in Strongsville will host its annual Chalk/Art Walk May 19 at the City Commons. Kids 5-18 can use chalk to decorate the walkway in front of the police station and compete for prizes. The event is free and runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with judging from 2-4 p.m. New this year are categories for families and special needs. If it rains, participants should meet at the Ehrnfelt Recreation Center, 18100 Royalton Rd. Prizes will be awarded for the best-designed squares in each age group (5-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-15 and 16-18) and also for the best family category and the best special needs category. A spot will be set up for toddlers under 5 who would like to draw. They will not be judged. A parent must be present at all times during the contest for …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Students interested in music, drama, dance or art can apply
Arts in Strongsville will award scholarships to three deserving seniors in Strongsville High School's class of 2012. To qualify for the scholarship, the student must live in Strongsville or go to a Strongsville school. Students who have participated in art, music, dance, video technology or drama while in high school are encouraged to apply. Scholarship forms can be downloaded at artsinstrongsville.com.
Monday, January 16, 2012
Third annual Arts in Strongsville event features food, beverage and music
Arts in Stronsville will host its third annual evening of Wine, Music & Cabaret Jan. 28 at the Ehrnfelt Event Center, 18100 Royalton Rd. This year's Cabaret night takes on a soulful feel with music by Motor City Gold. This popular event includes wine tasting, Martini Bar by Shinto, live music from Motor City Gold and local band leader Ken Mehalko and Friends, dancing, a 50/50 raffle and food stations by some of the area's finest restaurants. Tickets are $30 per person. Call 440-572-1291 for more information, but hurry -- last year's event sold out fast.
Monday, September 19, 2011
Annual event by Arts in Strongsville gets sunshine, big crowds
Perfect weather and plenty to see and do made Day at the Chalet a great early fall event Sunday. The annual crowd pleaser is sponsored by Arts in Strongsville.