The Bay Village Women’s Club Antique and Vintage Show is Happening This Weekend: West Shore Chatter

BAY VILLAGE, Ohio – The Bay Village Women’s Club and Foundation will have its 52nd Annual Antique and Vintage Show February 26-27 at Bay High School, 29230 Wolf Road, Bay Village.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on February 26 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on February 27. Free appraisals will be offered each day, with jewelry on February 26 and antiques on February 27. There will also be a bake sale. .

Admission is a $5 donation, which will support the scholarship fund. Children under 12 are admitted free.

Dealers interested in the show should call 440-334-7539.

This is the 104th year for the club and the foundation. The club hosts its annual Fellows Luncheon on April 21 at the Cleveland Yachting Club.

Face masks are mandatory on school property.

A sweet sweetness: Friends of Rocky River Public Library recently showed his appreciation for RRPL Traffic Staff with a chocolate/citrus treat basket.

Friends members thanked library staff for their continued dedication and service throughout the pandemic, including curbside service in December and January.

The Friends group, a non-profit organization, was founded in 1971. It provides financial support and volunteer services to the library.

In the spotlight: In conjunction with the bay high school centenarian, students, teachers and alumni will perform a talent show at 7 p.m. on February 26 in the BHS auditorium. Tickets are $5 at the door and will benefit the BHS Theater.

The event is the third in the series of centennial celebrations.

Alumni interested in adding an act to the lineup should contact Talent Show Director Luke Scattergood at [email protected]

Registration for the summer bridge: The Lake Erie Bridge is accepting registrations for Summer Bridge Groups. There are openings in various bands playing at the following restaurants: Arrabiata’s in Bay Village; Canary’s in North Olmsted; Cleveland Yacht Club at Rocky River; King Wah at Rocky River and Sangria at Westlake.

Those who don’t have a partner yet can connect with others. In the “Find-A-Partner” group, the player will play with a new partner each time.

Summer sessions are held twice in June, twice in July and once in August. Typically, play begins at 11 am with 20 hands and a break for lunch, which ranges from a buffet, off-menu or selection for a set fee ranging from $10 to $17.

For more information, contact Janet Pavlich at 440-949-8512 or by email at [email protected]

Reminder: A free takeaway meal will be offered from 4.30pm on February 26 at Clague Road United Church of Christ, 3650 Clague Road, North Olmsted.

Meals are served from the back door of the church by masked and gloved volunteers. Drive to the back of the church and they’ll bring a meal. The event will run until supplies run out.

The meal is hosted by Church of the Redeemer, Westlake, and Clague Road Church, which celebrates its centenary this year.

Paczki Time: Fat Tuesday is March 1, which means it’s paczki time. For those who may not be familiar with the term, paczki (pronounced poonch key) aren’t just any old donuts. This popular Polish pastry is made from a rich, sweet yeast dough made from eggs, butter and milk. They can be filled with a variety of things including fruit fillings, jelly, lemon and more, and are often topped with powdered sugar.

They are a Mardi Gras specialty in many bakeries in the Parma region. If you’ve never tried one, there’s no better time than the present. But you might want to pre-order as they tend to sell out quickly.

Caregiver corner: the Cleveland Area Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association launched a new Facebook series to help caregivers of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

The Facebook Caregiver Corner series is a lunchtime program focused on a series of topics with a Q&A session for caregivers to get details, tips and tricks on topics ranging from how to take care of yourself as a caregiver, how to approach food and nutrition for your loved one and tips for traveling with your loved one. Free sessions are broadcast at noon on the last Monday of each month at noon on the Facebook page.

The next Caregiver Corner will be at noon on February 28.

The Caregiver Corner series complements the association’s regular educational programs. These sessions, delivered by videoconference, often last an hour. Rebecca Hall, program director for the Cleveland Area Alzheimer’s Association, said the Caregiver Corner Facebook series gives caregivers a shorter educational session — lasting about 15 to 20 minutes — with greater opportunity for them to share immediate problems.

Due to COVID-19, unpaid caregivers are spending more time with loved ones and possibly more time providing direct care. Caregivers of Alzheimer’s disease report feeling isolated, alone and overwhelmed.

Caregivers can also contact the Cleveland Chapter during business hours at 216-342-5556, or through the 24/7 helpline at 800-272-3900.

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