Kids & Teens

Cleveland Division of Fire Hosts Safety Event and Ice Cream Social

The Cleveland Division of Fire hosted a Public Safety Event and Ice Cream Social at Fire Station Number 39 on Lorain Avenue. The Cleveland Division of Fire Firefighters canvassed the neighborhood on the Department’s Utility Vehicles and passed out free Smoke Alarm and open house information. Residents had an opportunity to receive free blood pressure monitoring checked by a team member of Cleveland’s Emergency Medical Service (EMS) and tour the fire station. In addition, attendees also met some animals from the Cleveland Animal Care and Control kennel who are in search of new homes, and enjoyed a few scoops of delicious ice cream.

  • Some Little Known Facts about Cleveland City Hall

    The original City Hall had several locations prior to arriving at 601 Lakeside Avenue. One location was the Case Block, a commercial building on Superior Avenue that stood in the present location of the Cleveland Public Library’s main building. The city leased the Case Block from 1875-1906 at $36,000 per year and finally purchased the building from the Case Estate in 1906. 

  • 9/10: The Great Lake Erie Boat Float

    This unique event helps raise awareness about the impacts of plastics on the environment, in particular oceans, lakes and streams. Part design competition, part boat race, the Great Lake Erie Boat Float is also lots of fun. The Boat Float is held in conjunction with The Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s annual Conservation Symposium.

  • Safe Routes to School Program

    This program enables and encourages students in kindergarten through 8th grade to walk and bike to school safely. Safe Routes can improve community safety, increase health and wellness, improve academic performance, and help the environment. In addition, infrastructure improvements through Safe Routes will benefit city residents who walk, bicycle or drive in areas around schools.

  • Plankton Fund Gives Dogs Second Chances

    The Plankton Fund was created in response to the heartworm positive dogs that come into the Cleveland Animal Care and Control (CACC) that have limited options due to the cost of heartworm treatment