Community Events


West Park events


Jefferson Rocks West Park

in collaboration with Councilman Brian Kazy

Summer schedule of Thursday evening concerts and movies:

  • June 22 Movie Night: Trolls
  • June 29 Concert and a Movie: Spazmatics and Hidden Figures
  • July 6 Movie Night:  Shark Tale
  • July 13 Concert and a Movie: Toast and Big
  • July 20 movie Night: Rio
  • July 27 Concert and a Movie: Disco Inferno and The Sandlot 
  • August 3 Movie Night: How to Train Your Dragon 2
  • August 10 Concert and a Movie: Cleveland’s Breakfast Club (the band) and The Princess Bride

Contact Veronica Favela at BPDC with any questions: 216.671.2710 x-207.

Go to for more links and details


July 4th

Independence Day Parade

organized by the West Park Kiwanis

steps off at Kamm’s Plaza at Rocky River Drive and Lorain Avenue at 9: 30 a.m. and travels down Lorain Avenue, West Park Blvd. and Rocky River Drive. Steps off at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, July 4.  A 25 year tradition and perhaps the largest in Cuyahoga County!


July 8th

Cleveland Metroparks

Bike the Night



The Cleveland Metroparks is planning a bike rodeo, parade, & festival to shine for all to see in its largest park as part of its centennial celebration!

Special features:

  • Night bike safety gear giveaways
  • Bike safety checks
  • Games
  • Raffles, Zumba, food trucks
  • Bike parade at dusk on the Valley Parkway, closed to motorized vehicles for as far as 3 miles (just south of Puritas Avenue on Valley Parkway)!
  • Free for all, all-ages, helmets needed for all bike activities, no matter the age.
  • Pre-registration needed for raffle.
  • Website for details and registration and Facebook event to join and share.


July 8 & 9th

GardenWalk Cleveland

West Park is a participating neighborhood, sign-up or learn more at their website above.

GardenWalk Cleveland is a free, self-guided tour of private, residential gardens and community and public gardens.


Tuesday, August 1

Annual Ice Crime Social

Annual Ice Crime Social

in McGowan Park (4500 W. 121st St. and McGowan Ave.)

5:30pm-8:30pm  Safety Fair and Ice Cream Social for all ages

Movie at Dusk

National Night Out Against Crime

Call Veronica Favela at 216-671-2710 ext. 207 for more information or email her.

Photo by ZRO Photography



Events you missed:


19th Annual Big Creek Clean-Up

Saturday, June 3rd

9 am- noon

More info and a link to the creek clean-up flier here:



  Wednesday, May 17th


at George’s Kitchen

13101 Triskett Road

Come out and meet the new 1st District Police Commander, Daniel Fay and Councilman Brian Kazy.


Home Today Seminars

4 Saturdays series

May 6, 13, 20, 27


at Eastman branch of the Cleveland Public Library

11602 Lorain Ave.

Cleveland, Ohio 44111

Produced and taught by Third Federal Savings

Register at 216-441-7345


5th Annual Run Puritas 

5K Race & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

Saturday, May 6, 2017

W. 140th Leroy 5K pack web size

More at:


Summer Job Jumpstart

April 29th

Check -in at 9:45am

Event: 10:00am-1:30pm

Register now for the West Park MyCom Summer Job JumpStart training & job fair at Gunning Recreation Center for youth 14-20 years old

More details here:  link to event here.


Great Cleveland Clean-up

April 22nd

Meet at 12:30pm

Mohican Park is the designated West Park Meeting Location

More info here


First District Community Relations Committee and

Cleveland Police Department Community Relations presents

Easter Egg Hunt

April 8th

12:00pm – 2:00pm

at Blessed Trinity Church, Fogarty Hall

14040 Puritas Avenue


K9s & Kids Easter Egg Hunt

April 1, 2017

in Jefferson Park (13200 Lorain Ave.)

11:00am – 2:00pm


Wednesday, January 4th

Councilman Kazy’s

2nd Annual

State of the Ward




December 3, 2016

3rd Annual Winterfest

in Jefferson Park



Tree lighting, festive games and music, hot drinks and cookie-sharing community social.

4:00pm-7:00pm, then the afterparty!

Look for upcoming details at: and here


Nov. 18

Movie Night

Watch a recent documentary on an all-girls school in an Afghan village and then join community members and students for a discussion about education and girls as part of the John Marshal School of Information Technology’s new Facing History initiative.

November 18th at 6pm in the John Marshall High School Cafetorium, 3952 W. 140th St.

Watch What Tomorrow Brings trailer here:



Friday, October, 28 2016

2nd Annual Haunted Hollow

in Jefferson Park

at W. 133rd and Lorain Ave.

5pm Pumpkin-carving

6-8pm Trick-or-treating & wagon rides

8pm movie


Slightly spooky Halloween fun with a trick or treating path sponsored by local businesses.


Monday, October 31, 2016

Big City Boo

at Gunning Recreation Center at 16700 Puritas Ave.



GAMES, Magician, CANDY!!!!, Face-painting, art projects, hot dogs for the kids…

All indoors, no matter what the weather brings!

Call 420-7900 for more info


The Kamm’s Corners

Summer Music Series

every Sunday, from June through October

Presenting a wide breadth of live music in styles ranging from a jug band to rock-n-roll, weekly throughout the summer at the Kamm’s Corners Farmers Markets


October 19, 2016

Annual Neighborhood Summit and Strategic Planning Kickoff!

hosted in the cafetorium at John Marshall Campus

This evening includes a dessert social, awards, raffles, development updates, resources, dinner, and opportunities for engagement.




Friday Night Lights Movie Series

Family entertainment shown at dusk on 2nd Fridays.  Bring a chair, blanket,  or even a picnic, or a ball to play catch on the many ball fields before the film starts. Ample parking at Mohican this week!

August 26 at Mohican Park (w. 135th and Triskett Road)

Movie: Mr. Peabody & Sherman


Saturday, August 20, 2016

West Park Community Coalition (WPCC) Family Fun and Concert

Noon til 8pm

stilts balloon toss zoom for web

in Emery Park on W. 130th St. and Emery Ave.

Follow their Facebook for more updated information:

WPCC concert festival poster


Asphalt Cinema

Movies after dusk.  Family fun starts at 6:30pm.

More details here:


Saturday, August 6, 2016

2nd Annual

Jumpin’ at Jefferson

Basketball Tournament & Ball

with a P.A.L. Basketball Clinic


Look for upcoming details at: and here


Friday Night Lights Movie Series and PLAY!

Arrive at 6:00 p.m. to enjoy  a free family-friendly play by Cleveland Public Theatre’s Summer Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP).

August 12, 2016 at Gilmore Park

Movie at dusk: Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip


August 2, 2016

Annual Ice Crime Social

part of the

Free ice cream, a movie under the stars, youth bike rodeo and community.

It doesn’t get better on a Tuesday night in August than this ice cream social with a movie at dusk, hot dogs for kids, and free popcorn for all. Gather safety resources to take home, meet your safety forces and your neighbors, and enjoy a fabulous park at 5:30 p.m. before The Peanuts Movie.

Register youth for the bike rodeo with Melissa at 671-2710 or email her.  The rodeo starts at 6 p.m. and includes a free helmet and reflector light. Pre-registration is mandatory for participation.

Rodeo course line-up

NEW location this year: at McGowan Park, at McGowan Ave. and. W. 123rd St.


Friday Night Lights Movie Series

Family entertainment shown at dusk on 2nd Fridays.  Arrive at 6:30 p.m. to enjoy the park and a safety fair before the film starts.

June 10, 2016 at Crossburn Park

Movie: Penguins of Madagascar


The Hooley at Kamm’s Corners

Saturday, May 14, 2016


17400 Lorain Ave.

“West Park’s Homecoming Celebration, The Hooley on Kamms Corners™, features great food, live music, children’s shows & activities, Irish dancers, pipes & drums, and more. The seventh annual event runs from noon to 8 p.m. on Lorain Avenue between Rocky River Drive and West 165th Street on Saturday, May 14.” More info:


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