Community

Asphalt Cinema Presents Outdoor Movie

The City of Cleveland’s Division of Public Safety First District held a Community Safety Fair along with a free Asphalt Cinema Outdoor Movie viewing. Movie goers had an opportunity to gather for a free Asphalt Cinema Outdoor Movie held at Impett Park on West 153rd Street in Cleveland. This free, fun-filled Safety Fair and Movie showing was full of various activities to encourage bringing unity back into the community.

Animals and Pets: Dog licenses and parks, pet adoption and reclaiming, spay- neuter referalls, animal complaints, volunteer opportunities, zoo


Career Center: City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, and Ohio jobs and employment assistance and training


Education and Learning: CMSD information, fine arts and other recreation center classes, safety classes for all ages incuding CPR training, lead-safe living


Environment: Environmental health, energy conservation clinics, trash pick-up schedules, recycling in Cleveland, sustainability


Getting Around: Airports, traffic cameras, public transportation, public parking and parking meters, street repairs, potholes


Health & Human Services: Local services and resources including employment assistance, health screening, housing, cemeteries


Housing and Home Improvement: Tenant information, mortgage and home remodeling/repair loans, paint refund program, sidewalk programs, historic preservation, landbank, permit information, housing discrimination, taxes


Residents Information Center:  Hiring contractors, buying cars, housing discrimination complaints, damage from potholes, paying for tickets, courts and laws, taxes, downtown parking


Safety and Emergency: Safety education, safety volunteers, senior safety, emergency preparedness


Seniors: Home maintenance programs, utility assistance, eviction, activities, volunteer opportunities, health and social services


Things To Do: Visual and performance arts, recreation centers, golf, swimming


  • 8/28: Fox 8 News Fox Trot Race

    The race will be held on Sunday, August 28, 2016 in downtown Cleveland. Funds raised will help support the VA’s efforts to provide services to Veterans that may otherwise not be available.

  • 8/29: Aging Mastery Program Class from the National Council on Aging Offered

    The Cleveland Department of Aging and the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging in collaboration with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank will offer an Aging Mastery Program Elective Class from the National Council on Aging. This program will help participants understand malnutrition and learn strategies for prevention and treatment.

  • Cleveland Water - Monthly Billing

    Beginning in January 2017, Cleveland Water will be transitioning accounts from quarterly to monthly billing to help customers better manage their household budget, track their water usage and detect possible leaks sooner. Once the transition is completed, water meters will be read monthly, and all consumption and other related charges will be based on a monthly rate.

  • 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. 

  • 9/1: Cleveland Veteran Job Fair at Progressive Field

    The job fair will be held 11am to 3pm on Thursday, September 1 at Progressive Field, 2401 Ontario, Cleveland. 

  • Ward Eight Street Resurfacing Projects Through September

    The Mayor’s Office of Capital Projects will oversee resurfacing operations in the Eighth Ward of the City of Cleveland from July 27 until the end of September. Advance notice signs will be posted to advise the public of construction activities. Streets scheduled to be resurfaced are East 124th Street, Neff Road, East 169th, and Darley Avenue.

  • 9/10: Baby Buggy Walk in the Park

    The Cleveland Department of Public Health and MomsFirst presents this annual event on Saturday, September 10 from 11am to 3pm. Families are invited to participate in this day of fitness, family and fun which will feature arts & crafts, refreshments, raffle prizes and a baby buggy relay.

  • 9/10: ciCLEvia on West 25th Street and Clark Avenue

    Finally, Cleveland will join the list of cities from all over the world in hosting open streets events! Open streets, also called ciclovias, are family-oriented, neighborhood-based programs that are accessible to all residents. Streets are closed to cars and open to the public, with a focus on health and social engagement. Community partners will host free activities and provide entertainment along the route.

  • 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.

  • 9/15/2016: 12th Annual Cleveland Senior Walk

    All Cleveland Seniors are invited to join this one or two mile fun walk at Mall C downtown. This free event features shuttle service and health screenings at no charge, plus the first 1000 registered walkers will recieve free T-shirts!

  • 9/21 to 9/22: 8th Annual Sustainability Summit

    The 8th annual Sustainability Summit will open the afternoon of Wednesday, September 21st with Remarks from Mayor Frank G. Jackson, a presentation of Awards, and a keynote and interactive workshop. Every year leading up to 2019, Cleveland focuses on one of the key areas fundamental to a sustainable city. The Sustainable Cleveland Celebration Years are designed to be accessible to all members of the community — households, neighborhoods, businesses, and institutions can all participate, either in collaboration or independently.

  • 10/8: ciCLEvia on West 25th Street and Clark Avenue

    Finally, Cleveland will join the list of cities from all over the world in hosting open streets events! Open streets, also called ciclovias, are family-oriented, neighborhood-based programs that are accessible to all residents. Streets are closed to cars and open to the public, with a focus on health and social engagement. Community partners will host free activities and provide entertainment along the route.

  • 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.

  • Project GreenCare for Troops Seeking Volunteers and Support Locally

    Project GreenCare for Troops is a national program that provides free lawn, landscape and snow removal services for military families and veterans with service-related disabilities. There are more than 225,000 military personnel deployed in 150 countries and 3.6 million veterans with service-related disabilities needing day-to-day household and lifestyle assistance.

  • Muny Court Veteran's Treatment Docket Volunteers Needed

    Cleveland Municipal Court’s Veterans Treatment Docket needs volunteers – preferably military veterans- to help Veterans transition to successful lives.  Info: Derek Moore at 216.664.4712. 

  • Cleveland Bike Plan to Add 70+ Miles of Bikeway by 2017

    A new Bikeway Implementation Plan has been designed to increase the number of bikeway miles by 250% by the end of 2017. The goal of the Citys plan is to provide cycling amenities in every neighborhood, whether for transportation or recreational use.

  • Bike Rack Service Available Downtown on East 4th

    The service comes complete with parking spaces, personal lockers, and changing/shower facilities at 2148 East 4th. Those needing more information may call 216.771.7120.

  • Several GIS Maps Display Local Information

    These maps give a better understanding of issues and trends and support awareness and better decision making. They include capital improvements, crime data, EPA regulated facilities, routing, and more.

  • Financial Exploitation Seminar Available Online

    The City of Cleveland Departments of Finance, Aging and Public Safety presented a workshop in the Rotunda about methods of criminal operations and preventative measures for financial crimes targeting the elderly. A recording of the seminar is now available online.

  • Senior's Economic Security Project (ESP)

    ESP helps older adults and adults with disabilities in need of benefits, housing, legal services, health assistance, finances, employment and more!

  • Monthly Keycard Payments for City Parking Lots Can Now be Done Online

    Monthly Keycard payments can be paid online for parking at the Gateway East Garage, Lakefront Municipal Parking, and Willard Park Garage. There is a convenience fee associated. 

  • 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

  • Lost and Found Pet Listings

     Current lost and found pet listings for the City of Cleveland can be found on Petango.

  • Stray Cat Sterilization Available

    Help is available for Cleveland residents concerned about the stray cat population.  The City recently granted $10,000 to the Animal Protective League to help defray the cost of sterilization for feral cats.

  • Mass Notification System Provides Critical Information to Clevelanders, Visitors

    The City of Cleveland has announced the launch of a mass notification system that will provide critical emergency and non-emergency alerts to residents and visitors. The City encourages all residents, visitors, and businesses to sign up for the system known as CodeRED.

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