Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Date Event Description Time / Location

The Blitz

The Blitz is a new and wildly fun 2 mile obstacle course run for kids 9 to 17 along with their parents.  It will be the first obstacle course race aimed directly at kids in Northeast Ohio.  We want kids of all shapes, sizes and athletic ability to compete in The Blitz.  It will be a fun and challenging experience as kids make new friends while conquering 10 obstacles scattered throughout the 2 mile course that will challenge your kid's strength, fitness and determination.  They'll experience cargo nets, wall climbing, over/unders, mud slides and much more.  Run with friends and make a team, run with your parents or run on your own and make new blitz buddies... either way you will have a blast!  Each kid will win a Blitz t-shirt, a finishing medal and some swag.

Register at www.theblitz.events now as tickets are limited. Come and conquer The Blitz!

Locations and dates:

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Clay's Park
9:00am to 4:00pm
13190 Patterson St. NW
North Lawrence, OH  44666

Saturday, June 20, 2015
Cleveland Polo Field
9:00am to 4:00pm
3841 Chagrin River Road
Moreland Hills, OH 44022

Saturday, July 11, 2015
Boettler Park
9:00am to 4:00pm
City of Green
5330 Massillon Road
Canton, OH 44720

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015
Camp Manatoc
9:00am to 4:00pm
1075 Truxell Road
Peninsula, OH  44264

INFO 9:00am - 4:00pm, Various

Summer Movie Express

Join 955 the Fish and Regal Cinemas for Summer Movie Express.  Summer Movie Express is an annual summer program, that runs through August 15th.  Family Movies are featured on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at 10:00am.  The tickets are only $1.  And proceeds benefit the Will Rogers Institute.

Participating Locations:
Medina Stadium 16, Medina, OH                                                      6/2/15 through 7/29/15
Hudson Cinema 10, Hudson, OH                                                    6/9/15 through 8/5/15
Cobblestone Square Stadium 20, Elyria, OH                                 6/9/15 through 8/5/15
Great Northern Mall Stadium 10 & RPX, North Olmsted, OH      6/9/15 through 8/5/15

CLICK HERE for more about the program and a list of movies that will be shown.

INFO 10:00am, Various Regal Cinemas Locations

Cleveland Clinic Children's Presents Crocker Kids, a Northeast Ohio Parent Event

NEW for 2015!  
Cleveland Clinic Children's Presents Crocker Kids, a Northeast Ohio Parent Event

Once a month, from May through September, Cleveland's favorite shopping venue will be hosting fun, free, interactive activities for kids!  Crocker Kids will take place on the second Tuesday of each month from 11:00am-12:30pm.  Every month has a unique theme like "A Day in the Wild," "Frozen," and "Splash Time" - so come join us for a lively time the kids will be sure to enjoy!  Ideal for ages 2-9.

The first 250 pre-registered children in attendance at either of the first two events will receive a limited-edition Free Crocker Kids T-Shirt!

95.5 the FISH radio station will be on-site to add to the fun with giveaways, music and more.

Dates and Themes:
JULY 14:  Carnival
AUG. 11:  Water Bonanza
SEPT. 8:  Dance Party/Get Active!


Crocker Park
Crocker Park Blvd
Westlake, OH  44145

INFO 11:00am - 12:30pm, Crocker Park - Westlake, OH

The Strongsville Community Band Summer Concerts

The Strongsville Community Band was founded in 1990 by director Ken Mehalko.  The band received its initial financial support from the Strongsville Women’s League.  It now has a board of directors who set policies and raise and manage monies to support the band’s activities.  The City of Strongsville provides the performance and rehearsal areas.

The Strongsville Community Band performs six outdoor concerts during the summer months on the Strongsville Commons.  Also scheduled in the Cultural Center of the Ehrnfelt Recreation and Senior Center are a Christmas Concert, a Winter Concert and a Spring Concert.

Outstanding musicians from all walks of life, including students, professionals and retirees join together in this community band because of their love for making music.  The ensemble programs a variety of musical styles including marches, light classics and “pop” selections and other contemporary literature from the concert band repertoire.  The band has also performed at other communities in the area including The Lorain Palace Theater with the Patriots Concert Band and at Lakeland Community College with the Lakeland Civic Band and two performances at Severance Hall, the home of The Cleveland Orchestra.  Loras John Schissel, Dr. Frederick Fennell, Dr. Howard Meeker and Dr. Gary Ciepluch are but a few of the guest directors who have conducted the band in concert.

Upcoming Concerts
(Will be at 7:30pm unless noted)

Friday, June 12 at the Commons
Friday, June 26 at the Commons
Sunday, June 28 at the Hudson Bandstand at 7:00pm
Friday, July 3 at the Commons
Friday, July 10 at the Strongsville Historical Society
Friday, July 24 in the Ehrnfelt Sr./Rec Center (Rotary Senior Picnic)
Friday, July 31 Strongsville City Jazz Swing Band in the Ehrnfelt Sr./Rec Center
Friday, August 7 at the Commons

For more information visit www.strongsvillecommunityband.com.

INFO Various, Various

Lake Erie Crushers Theme Nights

Come visit your Lake Erie Crushers baseball team in Avon, Ohio!  Tickets start at only $6 with various events throughout the season including fireworks every Friday night!  Like us on Facebook and Twitter to see our weekly reoccurring promotions throughout the season and great ticket deals!

We have some great theme nights like Pack the Park in Pink, Christmas in July and Super Splash Day!  Call (440) 934-3636 or visit www.lakeeriecrushers.com for more details or to buy tickets today!  Come out and support your Lake Erie Crushers!

Lake Erie Crushers Theme Nights:

June 13:
June 16:  17, & 18:
June 23:
June 27:
July 3:
July 18:
July 25:
July 28:
August 4/5:
August 6:
August 9:
August 18, 19:
August 21:

  Boy Scout Night
17, & 18: Lorain, Avon Lake, and Amherst Community Nights
Avon Community Night
North Ridgeville Youth Baseball Night
Military Night
Girl Scout Night
Christmas in July
Oberlin, Grafton, Wellington, LaGrange Community Night
Erie County, Huron County, Vermillion Community Night / "The Olmsted" Community Night
Bay Village Community Night
"Fill the Bus"
Westlake Community Night / August 19: Lakewood, Rocky River Community Night
Pack the Park Pink Night

All Pro Freight Stadium
2009 Baseball Boulevard
Avon, OH  44011
(440) 934-3636

INFO Various, All Pro Freight Stadium - Avon, OH

Fish Family Fridays

Fish listeners get great deals when purchasing KARTS PLUS PASSES for Swings-N-Things, online for $24.99 at http://store.sntfun.com/retail/THEFISHTANK, that’s a savings of $6.00 per pass!!  The passes can be used any day of the week, BUT if you use your pass on a Friday, during Fish Family Friday’s, you will get a chance to save even more!!

Enjoy your KARTS PLUS PASS on a Fish Family Friday and you will be able to use coupons for:
FREE UNLIMITED BATTING – savings of $8.99 per person.
A large cheese pizza, pitcher of pop, and 60 gameroom tokens for just $19.99 – savings of $9.00
A hot dog, chips, and drink special for just $3.99 – savings of $150

The coupons with the special deals, valid only on Fish Family Friday’s will automatically print on your ticket when you order online at http://store.sntfun.com/retail/THEFISHTANK.

Height requirements: 48” for Rookie Track, 58” for Grand Prix Track, 44” for Bumper Boats and 450lb weight limit per boat.

Get your KARTS PLUS PASS for an automatic $6.00 savings per pass and save even more when you use it on a Fish Family Friday.

Swings-N-Things Family Fun Park
8501 Stearns Road
Olmsted Falls, OH  44138
(440) 235-4420

INFO Various, Swings-N-Things - Olmsted Falls, OH

Playhouse Square’s Annual Broadway Summer Camp

Playhouse Square’s annual Broadway Summer Camp for high school students ages 14-19 is perfect for those who take acting, dance or singing lessons; participate in school or community stage productions; and/or dream of going on to perform in college or even professionally.  This year’s camp is being offered with the cast of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA!  The camp focuses on the triple threat of musical theater – acting, singing and dancing. Included in registration is a professional headshot and a ticket to see Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA in the Connor Palace at Playhouse Square.  Payment plans and two (2) camp scholarships are available.  Call 216-348-7909 with questions and to register.

Their summer camp takes place July 27-31st.

CLICK HERE for more information.

Playhouse Square
1501 Euclid Avenue, Suite 200
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

INFO Various, Playhouse Square - Cleveland, OH

Phil Thomas at Synergy Woods

Join Phil Thomas at Synergy Woods Summit Ultimate Ropes Course from 12:00pm-2:00pm on Thursday, July 30th...  enter for a chance to win great prizes like a family four pack of wildwater kingdom tickets, food vouchers and other great prizes!

Must be 48" high (and no more than 275 lbs) for The Summit ropes course.
10 years or older to play paintball.  Reservations are recommended.

Synergy Woods
11615 Avon Belden Road
Grafton, OH  44044
(440) 748-7246

INFO 12:00pm - 2:00pm, Synergy Woods - Grafton, OH

Danny Gokey at Faith and Family Day at the Summit County Fair

Are you looking for something fun to do this July 30th?  If you are, bring the family to Faith and Family Day at the Summit County Fair.  Come and enjoy BMG Recording artist Danny Gokey live in concert.  Tickets are on sale now at www.summitfair.com.

At the 2015 Summit county fair there is something for everyone.  Delicious food, rides and games, truck pulls, entertainment, animal exhibits, The Farm Bureau’s Antique museum, free fun games in the youth park, 4-H exhibits, crafts, baking, scrapbooking and so much more.  Check out the website, summitfair.com for group discounts and ticket information.

Tickets for the Danny Gokey show are on sale now and include admission to the fair.

If you are under 3 you get in free.  General admission for the show is $15 and VIP is $35.  Doors for the show open at 6:00pm.  Remember tickets also include admission to the fair.  So come out and enjoy the good sounds of Danny Gokey this July 30th, remember doors open at 6:00pm for the show only.

So go to www.summitfair.com to get yours now.
Summit County Fairgrounds
229 E. Howe Road
Tallmadge, OH  44278
(330) 633-6200

INFO 6:00pm, Summit County Fair

Josh Booth at MetroHealth at Crocker Park

Join Josh Booth and 955 The Fish for a Community Open House on Saturday, August 1st from 12:00pm - 2:00pm at MetroHealth at Crocker Park!  All attendees receive a FREE swag bag and will be entered to win a Fitbit!
MetroHealth Westlake Health Center is now open at Crocker Park - conveniently located at 38 Main Street, Suite 300 in Crocker Park above Brio.  Visit MetroExpressCare or call 216-957-3200 to schedule an appointment.  Free valet parking is available for patients.  Reserved parking is also available in the Union Street Garage.

Services include:
  •  MetroExpressCare (walk-in care for colds, sprains and other minor issues)
  •  Primary Care
  •  Pediatrics
  •  A variety of specialty care services (visit our website for a complete list)
For more information, visit: metrohealth.org/Westlake

MetroHealth Westlake Health Center
38 Main Street
Suite 300
Westlake, OH  44145
(216) 957-3200

INFO 12:00pm - 2:00pm, MetroHealth Westlake Health Center - Westlake, OH

The Non-Conforming Conference

R One 2 Young Adult Ministry of Providence Baptist Church presents the "Non-Conforming Conference" on August 27th through the 29th.  Attend "life changing" workshops and see and hear international Speakers and Artists!  Including International Christian rapper S.O. along with great local and national speakers and artists such as Flame & Da' T.R.U.T.H.

It's all happening at "The Manor" located at 24111 Rockwell Drive in Euclid.  For details and schedule, visit www.notconformed.com.

Tickets are only $20 through August 2nd for the workshops and the concert.

For more information about the conference, feel free to call the church office of Providence Baptist Church at 216-991-5315 Monday through Friday from 10:00am-6:00pm.
Change your life this Summer at the "Non Conforming Conference" with Providence Baptist Church!

Manor Centre Complex /
Providence Baptist Church
24111 Rockwell Drive
Euclid, OH  44117

INFO Various, Manor Centre Complex / Providence Baptist Church - Euclid, OH

WHKW Ministry Dinner Cruise

All Aboard!!!!

Join WHKW AM 1220 The Word for the Ministry Dinner Cruise.  Area pastors and ministry leaders and their spouses are invited for a relaxing fun night out on Lake Erie, aboard the Nautica Queen.  Boarding time for the cruise is 6pm at 1153 Main Avenue, on the West Bank of the Flats.
We will set sail at 7:00pm and cruise along beautiful Lake Erie, returning to the dock at 9:30pm.

Tickets:    $25 per person
                  $45 per couple

Get Your Tickets

INFO 6:00pm - 9:30pm, Nautica Queen - Cleveland, OH

2015 Ohio Renaissance Festival

Thrill… Feast… Watch… Shop… Explore… Enjoy!

Forget your cares and step back in time to this 30-acre re-created 16th Century English village and enjoy over 400 years of fun in a single day!  The festival offers something for everyone featuring nearly 100 shows daily on 11 stages, over 135 unique arts and crafts shops, hearty food and drink, games of skill and human-powered rides to amuse all ages.

Over 150 costumed characters welcome you to the village!  Rub elbows with Royalty as you cheer your favorite knight to victory in the thrilling Full-armored Tournament Joust.  Welcoming you to a festive day in the village are dueling swordsmen, rowdy pirates, nobles, peasants, and daring jugglers.

The sprawling landscape is dotted with hundreds of unique shops in the Medieval Marketplace featuring many one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted items.  See time-honored crafts of glassblowing, stone carving, blacksmithing, leather tooling, boot making, and more demonstrated.

The air is filled with the scents and smells of the foods of the Renaissance period. Feast like Royalty on juicy, giant roasted turkey legs, fresh baked bread bowls overflowing with soups and stews, fish ‘n chips, steak-on-a-stake and succulent roasted corn on the cob.  There’s something for everyone’s taste buds!

Visitors of all ages will be amused by the games of skill and human-powered rides.  Try your hand at archery and see if you’re a modern-day Robin Hood, or climb the castle tower and rescue the lovely damsel in distress.

CLICK HERE to get 50% Off 4 Tickets to the 2015 Ohio Renaissance Festival.

Ohio Renaissance Festival
10542 East State Route 73
Waynesville, OH 45068
(513) 897-7000

INFO 10:30am - 6:00pm, Waynesville, OH

Acquire The Fire presents "Resilient. Bounce Back Stronger."

Acquire The Fire presents "Resilient. Bounce Back Stronger."  A History of life transformation and inspiration.  Now entering it's 25th year, Acquire The Fire has been attended by more than 3 million teenage students and 40,000 youth leaders, and with good reason.  Acquire The Fire inspires young people to experience real-life transformation through Jesus Christ and to pursue their destinies as his followers.  The intense 27-hour Acquire The Fire event provides an opportunity for young people to step back from the distractions of their daily lives to encounter the living God through anointed worship, powerful music, and Spirit-empowered preaching.

Got to www.acquirethefire.com.

Mt. Zion Oakwood Village
1 Mt. Zion Circle
Oakwood Village, OH  44146

INFO Various, Mt. Zion - Oakwood Village, OH

Experience Israel

Join WHKW AM 1220 The Word and Alistair Begg from Truth For Life for the trip of a lifetime and Experience Israel.  Come with us this fall as Genesis Tours takes you from the Northern Heights of Galilee to the Southern Judean Wilderness, experiencing the wonder of the bible coming to life... we'll walk where Jesus walked and experience the beauty of Mediterranena landscapes, culianry delights, and a whole lot more... a dedicated team of passionate and knowledgeable professionals will lead the tour... we'll stay in four and five star hotels and travel in comfort and safety from site to site.

For full cost and trip details, visit www.experienceisrealtour.com.  Get a group together from your church and you can earn FREE trips, so more of your family and friends can also Experience Israel.

INFO Various, Israel