Field Trip :: Bay Village Police Department Tour
May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Field Trip :: Bay Village Police Department Tour

The Bay Village Police Department has opened up their facility for our littles! Sirens, police cars, officers and much more will be on this tour. Come and visit with those who keep us safe and protect our community. 

WHEN: Saturday, May 12th (10:00am-11:00am)

WHERE: Bay Village Police Department :: 28000 Wolf Rd

COST: FREE

Please email Nikki St. Vincent (nikkipflip@yahoo.com) by Wednesday, May 9th to secure your spot. This field trip is limited to 20 children.  

 

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Field Trip :: Bay Village Fire Department
May
11
10:00 AM10:00

Field Trip :: Bay Village Fire Department

The Bay Village FIRE STATION is also opening up their facility for our littles! Children will get to explore the big red trucks and meet our local fire crew.

WHEN: Friday, May 11th (10:00am-10:30am) OR (1:00pm-1:30pm)

WHERE: Bay Village Fire Department :: 28100 Wolf Rd

COST: FREE

Please email Nikki St. Vincent (nikkipflip@yahoo.com) by Wednesday, May 9th to secure your spot (please note which time slot you prefer, 10am or 1pm). This field trip is limited to 15 children for each time slot.

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Installation Dinner
May
10
7:00 PM19:00

Installation Dinner

  • 32045 Detroit Road Avon, OH, 44011 United States (map)
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Help us celebrate the success of last year's board 2017-2018 and install our new leaders for the upcoming year!

DATE: Tuesday, May 10 2018

LOCATION: Veranda Bistro and Bar, 32045 Detroit Rd in Avon

TIME: 7:00 PM-10:00 PM

COST: $15.00 PER PERSON

Installation Dinner

For $15 it will include entrée. Everyone will order when they get there! Jen Trecaso will Facebook post the menu once finalized. Dessert and drinks are on our own  ladies.
The party room has a beautiful private balcony and a sitting area for the moms to relax and have cocktails prior to dinner.

Click here to pay using paypal, or drop your check made out to BVECPTA to Jen Trecaso. Feel free to email Jen with questions at cotty002@yahoo.com.
Hope to see you there.

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Adult Outings- Cinco de Derby
May
5
6:00 PM18:00

Adult Outings- Cinco de Derby

DATE:  SATURDAY, May 5, 2018

TIME:  6:00 PM

LOCATION:  The Barnacle's Race Track 

COST:  $15 PER COUPLE

DETAILS:  BRING AN APPETIZER TO SHARE.  THIS EVENT IS BYOB

What do the Kentucky Derby and Cinco de Mayo have in common? Big hats. And they also fall on the same day. It's CINCO DE DERBY! 

TALK DERBY TO ME

This event is open to 15 couples so racers..... get on your mark... registration is open! bvecptaoutings@gmail.com

Prizes awarded to best dressed couple! 

 

Cinco de Derby
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Journey to Oz -EXPERIENtial Theater Company
May
5
11:00 AM11:00

Journey to Oz -EXPERIENtial Theater Company

 

Journey to Oz celebrates the innovation and inspiration of author L. Frank Baum and illustrator W.W. Denslow – creators of the original Oz tales. In this magical new adaptation, the audience is invited to take an experiential Journey to Oz with Dorothy by singing, dancing and acting alongside professional actors.

The audience takes on key roles including: Munchkins, Winkies and even principal characters, such as Dorothy played by six different children chosen from the audience during the show! When the iconic cyclone arrives, the entire theater enters the eye of the storm with sweeping lights and exciting music. “If you are in the room, you are in the show!”  
Running Time – 60 minutes.  

 

WHERE: PLAYHOUSE SQUARE – OHIO THEATRE

SECTION: MAIN FLOOR ORCH ROWS: B, C AND D

WHEN: SATURDAY, MAY 5TH 11AM

COST: $10 PER PERSON, ALL AGES.

TARGETED AUDIENCE: PRESCHOOL AND UP

Additional Information: Only 40 seats available so RSVP for this event will begin Monday, April 16th at 7pm. Please email Aileen Rutledge at aileenraig@gmail.com. Once your spots have been confirmed please pay Via the Link Below.

 

Playhouse Square Children's Series
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Field Trip :: Gymboree Play & Music
Apr
28
11:30 AM11:30

Field Trip :: Gymboree Play & Music

Squeeze in some play (right before nap time) at Gymboree Play & Music! Littles will enjoy playing, dancing, wiggling and giggling together. 

WHEN: Saturday, April 28th (11:30am-12:30pm)

WHERE: Gymboree of Westlake :: 26131 Detroit Rd, Westlake OH 44145

COST: $5 per child 

Please email Nikki St. Vincent (nikkipflip@yahoo.com) by Thursday, April 26th to secure your spot. This field trip is limited to 20 children.

Once your spot is confirmed you will need to make payment within 48 hours. 

 

Gymboree Play & Music

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Field Trip :: Lake Metro Farmpark
Apr
22
10:30 AM10:30

Field Trip :: Lake Metro Farmpark

Join us for a day of Family Fun Down on the Farm!  Spring is the perfect time to explore the workings of a farm and check out the new farm babies!

For those who have not experienced the Lake Metro Farmpark, there is so much to see and do! Our Group will have a private "Milking" demonstration and a chance for all of the kids to milk a Cow. There is a new outdoor playground and picnic pavilion, plus a spring-themed indoor playground for everyone to enjoy! Pony Rides will also be offered for $5 (weather permitting) 

The Details:

When: Sunday, April 22nd  (10:30 am until whenever) *** Our group is welcome all day so if you would like to come later that is fine***

Where: Lake Metroparks Farmparks :: 8800 Euclid Chardon Rd, Kirtland, OH 44094

Cost: $5 per person (Children under 2 are free)  

*At the ticket counter just mention that you are with the Bay Village Early Childhood PTA and you will receive this special group rate!  Payments will be collected by the Farmpark*

Food: You are able and encouraged to pack a picnic lunch.  There are picnic pavilions scattered throughout the farm. There is also a Cafeteria available, for purchase. The only stipulation is that outside food in not allowed in the Cafeteria. 

Wagons are available to rent for the cost of $2.50

I will send out directions and a schedule closer to the event. We hope to see you there!! 

If you are planning to come, please RSVP to Caroline@Cikra.com *No payment is due until the day of the event!* Thanks!

 

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Adult Outings- Cooking Class with Thyme Catering
Apr
14
6:00 PM18:00

Adult Outings- Cooking Class with Thyme Catering

DATE:  SATURDAY, April 14, 2018

TIME:  6:00 PM

LOCATION:  Bistro de Wamelink 

COST:  $45 per couple

DETAILS:  Bring a bottle of wine/beer to share.  All food will be provided and included in the cost.  

We've organized a cooking class graciously hosted by Seth and Jeni Wamelink. The guys will be learning how to create a delicious meal from start to finish. Professional Chef Mike Smith from THYME Catering Co. has offered to teach the man in your life how to cook like a pro in just one night! We're kidding. But he has offered to teach your guy how to cook one simple meal from start to finish, including shopping lists and menu cards. The goal is for your husband to be able to recreate an in home date night down the road. 

 

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Couples Cooking Class
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Young Chef's Academy
Apr
14
4:00 PM16:00

Young Chef's Academy

Join us for a fun afternoon of helping your little ones make their own personal pizzas! This event is suitable for kids ages 2-1/2 and up. There is a maximum of 25 children allowed for this trip, there will be a waiting list if interest exceeds 25 kids. A minimum of 10 children is needed to book this event.

 

What: Young Chef’s Academy Field Trip
Date: Saturday, April 14, 4pm-5pm
Where: 14759 Pearl Rd, Strongsville, OH 44136 (about 40 mins from BV)
Cost: $6/child


RSVP with the number of kids participating to jenricenichols@gmail.com. Once your spot has been confirmed you can pay using the PayPal link on our website.

Young Chef's Academy

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Playhouse Square Children's Series- Guess How Much I Love You  & I Love my Little Storybook
Apr
14
2:00 PM14:00

Playhouse Square Children's Series- Guess How Much I Love You & I Love my Little Storybook

Little Nutbrown Hare loves Big Nutbrown Hare as far as he can reach and as high as he can hop. But Big Nutbrown Hare loves him as far as his long arms can reach and as high as his strong legs can hop. And so it continues… Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia adapts Guess How Much I Love You, the award-winning classic from author Sam McBratney and illustrator Anita Jeram.

In I Love My Little Storybook, an eager little bunny lies on the grass and opens his book, and within moments, the story he’s reading comes alive in fascinating detail. From illustrator Anita Jeram comes this endearing celebration of the joy of reading.  Running Time  60 minutes.  

This sold out show is part of Playhouse Square Children’s Theater Series.  For more information on Children’s Theater Series, go to https://childrenstheater.playhousesquare.or

 

Where: Playhouse Square – Ohio Theatre

When: Saturday, April 14th 2pm

Cost: $10 per person, all ages.

Additional Information: Only 28 seats available so RSVP for this event will begin Sunday, March 11th at 1pm. Please email Aileen Rutledge at aileenraig@gmail.com. Once your spots have been confirmed please pay Via the Link Below.

Playhouse Square Children's Series

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BAYArts- Spring Art Project
Apr
11
10:00 AM10:00

BAYArts- Spring Art Project

Once again BAYarts will be opening up their studio to our group. Join us for a Parent and Me Class where we will create Springtime "Big Blooms"  using oil pastels and liquid watercolors. 

To accommodate everyone we will have two class sessions: Monday evening, April 9th from 6:30pm-7:30pm and Wednesday, April 11th from 10am- 11am

WHERE: BAYARTS

WHEN: APRIL 9TH 6:30-7:30 OR APRIL 11TH 10-11AM 

COST: $10 PER PARENT/ CHILD ($5 FOR EACH ADDITIONAL CHILD) 

AGES: 3 AND UP 

To secure your spot please email Nora Lamb (nbeucke@gmail.com) telling her which session you prefer. Once your spot has been confirmed please Pay through the Link on the PTA website. (Maximum of 18 people per session) 

BAYarts "Big Blooms" Class

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BAYarts- Spring Art Project
Apr
9
6:30 PM18:30

BAYarts- Spring Art Project

Once again BAYarts will be opening up their studio to our group. Join us for a Parent and Me Class where we will create Springtime "Big Blooms"  using oil pastels and liquid watercolors. 

To accommodate everyone we will have two class sessions: Monday evening, April 9th from 6:30pm-7:30pm and Wednesday, April 11th from 10am- 11am

Where: BAYarts

When: April 9th 6:30-7:30 OR April 11th 10-11am 

Cost: $10 Per Parent/ Child ($5 for each additional child) 

Ages: 3 and Up 

To secure your spot please email Nora Lamb (nbeucke@gmail.com) telling her which session you prefer. Once your spot has been confirmed please Pay through the Link on the PTA website. (Maximum of 18 people per session) 

BAYarts "Big Blooms" Class

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Field Trip :: Great Lakes Science Center
Mar
30
10:30 AM10:30

Field Trip :: Great Lakes Science Center

Please join us on the first day of Spring Break for a field trip to the Great Lakes Science Center!  Children of all ages are welcome on this special trip!  If you have not been to the Science Center downtown, it is a must- see!  There are lots of exhibits to explore for all ages, and a large kids’ play area, for children ages 7 and younger!

More info can be found here: http://greatscience.com/explore/exhibits/youth-exhibits

Where: Great Lakes Science Center 601 Erieside Ave. Cleveland, OH 44114

When:  Friday, March 30th @ 10:30 a.m.

Cost: $9 per person (under age 2 free). All ages are welcome!  (And if you already have a membership, feel free to use that instead!)

There is an attached parking garage, with a separate fee of $8 for parking.

Parking and direction info can be found here: http://greatscience.com/visit/directions-parking

There is NO LIMIT to this trip, so if you are interested, please respond back to me at Caroline@Cikra.com with the number of adults and children by MONDAY, MARCH 12th!  *Please also let me know if you already have a membership!*  

Thanks so much and see you there!

Additional info:

Lunch plans: If you would like to bring your own packed lunches, there will be a reserved lunch space for us for 30 minutes.  There is also a full- service café and outdoor picnic area overlooking Lake Erie.  (I highly recommend bringing lunch as my children area ALWAYS hangry upon leaving)!

Arrival: You are scheduled to arrive at 10:30 AM.  Please plan to arrive at the front entrance of Great Lakes Science Center. Upon your arrival, you will be greeted by a member of our team in the main lobby. We provide carts to store jackets and lunches.  If requested, a lunch time and space has been reserved for your group. This time and place is subject to change and will be confirmed with your group at check-in. Great Lakes ScienceCenter will do its best to accommodate your entire group during your scheduled lunch time.  Large groups (100+) may be divided due to space constraints. Refrigeration is not available onsite. Remind guests to pack lunches appropriately.

Great Lakes Science Center

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Spring Resale 2018
Mar
24
8:00 AM08:00

Spring Resale 2018

DATE: SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2018  

LOCATION: Community Gym at BAY MIDDLE SCHOOL
27725 Wolf Road

TIME: 8 A.M.- NOON

COST: 8 A.M.- 9 A.M. $5 EARLY BIRD SHOPPING,
9 A.M.- NOON $1 ADMISSION

**There will be a $50 Target giftcard we will be raffling off to one lucky winner. To be eligible you need to make a purchase within the early bird hour**   

Download Seller Information & Registration Form

Now is the time to weed out your basement of all those toys your little ones haven't played with for months! Clean out your closets (and attics) of all those clothes that don’t fit them anymore. The Spring Resale is on Saturday, March 24th, and is the perfect place to sell all the kid stuff that is cluttering up your house!

Sellers, to register for a table, please download and complete the Seller Information and Contract Form.

Shoppers, come early for the best selection of gently used (and sometimes new!) children's clothes, toys and gear. Stop by the bake sale for breakfast goods and yummy treats!

Sellers and buyers are responsible for researching and complying with any applicable laws, regulations or restrictions on items that may pertain to transactions in which they participate. The BVECPTA is not responsible in any way for any of the transactions between any seller and buyer. All sales are final. For more information about children's product safety laws, please visit the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website www.cpsc.gov.

For questions or additional information, contact cotty002@yahoo.com

 

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Field Trip :: Trader Joe's
Mar
14
10:00 AM10:00

Field Trip :: Trader Joe's

Come get a mini tour of one of your favorite grocery stores! Tour the store, use the register and receive a goodie bag!

When: Wednesday, March 14th (10:00am-10:50am)

Where: Trader Joe's (Crocker Park) 175 Market St., Westlake, OH 44145

Cost: FREE

This field trip is limited to 25 participants (adults & children). Registration will open on Sunday, February 25th. Please email Nikki St. Vincent (nikkipflip@yahoo.com) with number of adults and children.

 

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Kids Yoga @ Inner Bliss
Mar
3
12:30 AM00:30

Kids Yoga @ Inner Bliss

Join us for a fun and flexible yoga class! Inner Bliss Westlake is welcoming us into their studio for a Children's Yoga session. 

Benefits of children doing yoga: - Increase flexibility and strength - Sharpen concentration and attention - Build self-esteem - Improve mindful behaviors such as patience, a positive attitude, and respect for others - It’s fun!

Suggested for Ages 3-6

Class is Limited to 16 kids. Please RSVP to Nora Lamb (nbeucke@gmail.com) to secure your spot. This will be a CASH ONLY event, so please bring your $12 with you day of. I will send out a reminder closer to the day.

WHERE: INNER BLISS 29055 CLEMENS RD, WESTLAKE, OH 44145

WHEN: SATURDAY,  MARCH 3RD AT 12:30 

COST: $12 PER CHILD

*** PLEASE BRING A MAT IF POSSIBLE 

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Superhero Princess Party
Mar
2
6:00 PM18:00

Superhero Princess Party

Calling all Superheroes and Princesses! Our royal party is approaching and we want you to attend. There will be pizza, treats, drinks, fun activities and plenty of chances to save the day or meet your beloved Princesses! So grab your capes and tiaras and meet us there! 

DATE: Friday, March 2, 2018  

LOCATION: Bay Middle School

TIME: 6:00-7:30 pm

COST: $5 per person (1 and older)

 

Please use Wufoo for you RSVP, payment and volunteer sign up opportunity.

Fill out my online form.
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Bowling At Bay Lanes
Feb
28
11:30 AM11:30

Bowling At Bay Lanes

Bowling at Bay Lanes! 

Please join us for a kid friendly game of bowling! Lots of fun to be had bumper bowling at Bay Lanes. Please make sure to bring a pair of Tennis Shoes. (2 & Up please to Bowl, siblings are welcome to hang out!)

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH 11:30-12:30

WHERE: BAY LANES, 27229 WOLF RD, BAY VILLAGE.

COST: $4 PER CHILD   

Please RSVP to Nora Lamb by Friday, February 23rd (nbeucke@gmail.com) Once your spot has been confirmed you will be directed to pay via the BVECPTA members area 

Bay Lanes 2018

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Adult Outing- Bowling
Feb
24
7:30 PM19:30

Adult Outing- Bowling

DATE:  SATURDAY, February 24, 2018

TIME:  7-9PM

LOCATION:  Nautical Bowling Lanes

184 Miller Road, Avon Lake  

COST:  $15 PER PERSON

Calling all King Pins and Gutter Girls! 
$15 person includes shoe rental, pizza, and unlimited bowling for 2 hours.  
This adult outing is limited to 16 couples! RSVP as soon as possible to reserve your spot! bvecptaoutings@gmail.com

F*ck it, dude. Let's go bowling. -Walter Sobchak

League Names:

I can't believe it's not a gutter

The Bowling Stones

Livin' on a spare

Ball Busters

Bowl Movements

Split Happens

 

 

 

Bowling Night-Adult Outing
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Self Defense Class
Feb
20
7:00 PM19:00

Self Defense Class

Don’t be a Damsel in distress!! Be a Damsel in DEFENSE. Join us as Marla Holmes teaches us how to kick some butt. What: Self Defense Class with Marla Holmes. 

When: Tuesday, February 20th, 7-8:30pm 

Where: Bay Village Library

Cost: $10.00 but you will receive a $10:00 voucher towards a product such as pepper spray. 

Pay for your spot using the PayPal link below.

Self Defense Class

We will provide water and sparkling water. Any questions please email Brandi at Brandigoin@yahoo.com

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Field Trip :: LENSC Log Cabin Adventure
Feb
13
10:00 AM10:00

Field Trip :: LENSC Log Cabin Adventure

Experience the LOG CABIN ADVENTURE at the Lake Erie Nature & Science Center

Join us in the Log Cabin for an hour of fun featuring a glimpse of what the Center has to offer preschoolers of all ages; animal encounters, a planetarium show, complete a "wild" craft and get an introduction to preschool and family programs.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 13th (10am-11am)

WHERE: Lake Erie Nature and & Science Center :: 28728 Wolf Rd - Bay Village, OH 44140

COST: $8 / CHILD (recommended age 2-5) 

This field trip is limited to 16 people total (adults & children). Registration will open Tuesday, February 6th. Please email Nikki St.. Vincent (nikkipflip@yahoo.com) with the number of adults and children to secure your spot.

Once your spot is confirmed you will need to make payment within 48 hours or your spot will be released to the next person in line. 

Log Cabin Adventure

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Field Trip :: Kidsplay Indoor Fun
Feb
6
10:00 AM10:00

Field Trip :: Kidsplay Indoor Fun

Join us for more indoor fun to help breeze through these winter months!!! Come out to Kidsplay Indoor Fun in Avon Lake. This little gem has a lot to offer and will have your little one ready for a long nap.

Where: Kidsplay Indoor Fun :: 32864 Pin Oak Pkwy, Avon Lake 44012

When: Tuesday, February 6th (10:00am)

Cost: $6 per child (1 and under are free)

RSVP by Monday, January 29th to Caroline Cikra (caroline@cikra.com) with number of children. Once your spots are confirmed you will be directed to the PayPal link under the Events section of our website to make payment. This field trip is limited to 25 participants.

Notes:

  • Socks are required for adults and children.
  • Your pass is good all day long. Leave and come back later!
  • Feel free to bring peanut free snacks or lunch. Party room is available to sit and eat.

Kids Play

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Field Trip :: The Little Gym of Avon
Jan
29
12:00 PM12:00

Field Trip :: The Little Gym of Avon

Move, Balance, Dance & Learn at The Little Gym of Avon

The Little Gym of Avon specializes in unique educational classes that revolve around active play. Group play, songs, balance beams, and independent exploration are all part of the mix! Join in on the fun...

WHEN: Monday, January 29th (12pm-1pm)

WHERE: The Little Gym of Avon :: 37450 Colorado Avenue (611), Avon OH 44011

COST: $5 per child (walking to age 6)

Please email Nikki St. Vincent (nikkipflip@yahoo.com) by Thursday, January 25th to secure your spot. 

Little Gym

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Mom's Night Out- Makeup Night
Jan
26
7:00 PM19:00

Mom's Night Out- Makeup Night

Girls! Have you ever walked into Sephora and felt incredibly overwhelmed by the selection, the price, and your toddler running towards the display of $75 foundation?! 

We have the perfect night for you. Cozy in with us and our makeup guru Christianna. Christianna will makeover one of our very own worn down mamas and give us tips for looking posh in the preschool pick up line. Realistic, easy to use and all items that can be purchased at Target during your weekly diaper run. 

JANUARY 26th || 7pm || Graciously hosted by Brandi Petrov Goin

Presentation to begin at 7:30
Spaces limited to 20. RSVP by January 15th
Cost $15

BYOB to share
Last Names A-M please bring an appetizer
Last Names N-Z please bring a dessert

MNO Makeup Tutorial
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