Today is a good day to visit Coventry Village.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Midnight Release Party @ Mac’s Backs-Books & Coventry Library Coventry Village Star Wars Tribute Day + Free Outdoor Movie – Star Wars: The Force Awakens Coventry Village Summer Series 2016 Call for Artists! Coventry Village Chair-ity Auction with Heights Arts

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Midnight Release Party @ Mac’s Backs-Books & Coventry Library

July 23rd, 2016 by

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Mac’s Backs-Books on Coventry
Saturday, July 30th | 8-Midnight
1820 Coventry Rd. Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44118
216.321.2665 | www.macsbacks.com

  • Face painting from 8-10 p.m
  • Costume Contest
  • Book raffle
  • Sorting hat and school pin
  • Crafts:  Choose a wand and make and decorate an origami box for your wand /  Origami fingertip sorting hats
  • Harry Potter books quiz
  • Harry Potter tattoos
  • Harry Potter coloring book pages
  • Harry Potter puzzles in the balcony
  • Butter Beer! and other snacks and beverages
  • Impromptu reading from the book/script at the Coventry library after the midnight release.

 

Coventry Branch – CHUH Library
Saturday, July 30th | 8 PM – 1:30 AM
1925 Coventry Rd, Cleveland Heights, Ohio 44118

  • Games, trivia, refreshments and more from 8 to 1:30 a.m.
  • Impromptu reading from the book/script after the book has been released.

 

Harry Potter Specials in Coventry Village

Coventry Village Star Wars Tribute Day + Free Outdoor Movie – Star Wars: The Force Awakens

July 6th, 2016 by

Coventry Village Star Wars Tribute Day
Saturday, August 6, 2016, 2 PM – 2 AM
All events are FREE and open to the public

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2 PM – 5 PM: Free mobile video game truck, in the heart of Coventry, featuring all Star Wars video games.

2 PM – 5 PM:  Battle your friends in our kid friendly lightsabre arena in Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park.

3 PM – 7 PM: Snap a photo with your favorite characters roaming throughout the neighborhood.

6 PM: Meet at the Coventry P.E.A.C.E Park arch and join in the costume parade around Coventry PEACE Park. (Prizes awarded to best costumes in multiple categories.)

7:30 PM: Classical Revolution Cleveland Star Wars Tribute Concert. Performing original classical arrangements of Star Wars music and Star Wars inspired music in Pekar Park Courtyard.

9 PM: Free Outdoor Movie: Star Wars: The Force Awakens in Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park. During the movie, star watching on the lawn with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

11 PM: BarWars Bar Crawl: Star Wars Themed Bar Crawl through Coventry Village. Come in Costume. Bring your lightsaber. Drink specials.  Meets at Coventry Panini’s. (Must be 21 years or older to participate.)

Plus enjoy special Star Wars themed specials and discounts from your favorite Coventry Village spots all day.


DIRECTIONS:

The Coventry Village Special Improvement District is located on Coventry Road, between Euclid Hts Blvd and Mayfield Road in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

Coventry P.E.A.C.E Park: Corner of Euclid Hts Blvd and Coventry Road (next to the Coventry branch of Heights Library.)

Pekar Park Courtyard:  Corner of Euclid Hts Blvd & Coventry Rd (outside the Centrum Theatre, Inn on Coventry, Grog Shop, B Side & La Cave du Vin)

This event is part of the Coventry Village Summer series of free events, brought to you by Coventry Village Special Improvement District with generous support from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, Great Lakes Brewing Company, Jakprints and Cleveland Heights-University Heights Public Library.

Coventry Village Summer Series 2016

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Free Events! All Summer! Become a fan on Facebook to join events!
All outdoor events are weather permitting. Event updates will be posted here.  Brought to you by: Coventry Village Special Improvement District with generous support from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, Great Lakes Brewing Company, Jakprints, and Heights Libraries!

Free Family Friendly Outdoor Movies

Movies | Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park | 9 PM | Bring a blanket

Thurs Jul 7 – Minions
Thurs Jul 14 – Classic Cartoons & Annual Coventry Pie Fight
Thurs Jul 21 – Inside Out
Thurs Jul 28 – The Good Dinosaur
Sat Aug 6th – Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Thurs – Aug 11 – Goosebumps

*Stay tuned for new dates on these postponed movies: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Goosebumps


Free Outdoor Concerts

Live Music | Pekar Park Courtyard | 1 PM – 3 PM

Sat Jun 18 – School of Rock (School of Rock Students | Rock Covers)
Sat Jun 25 – V!bes  (Rock | Location: Next to Heights Cleaners)
Sat Jul 02 – Brent Kirby and His Luck (Rock)
Sat Jul 16 – Outlaws I&I (Reggae) – postponed for future date (TBA) due to rain
Sat Jul 23 – Shadow of Doubt (Tom Petty Covers)
Sat Jul 30 – Vernon Jones Blues Cartell (Blues)

Special Concert: Sat Aug 6th – 7:30 PM – Pekar Park  – Star Wars Tribute Concert by Classical Revolution Cleveland. Performing original classical arrangements of Star Wars inspired music. This concert is a part of Coventry Star Wars Tribute Day.


Sundays in the Park

Yoga in the Park | Sundays Jun 19 – Aug 7 | P.E.A.C.E. Park | 5 PM
Compliments of SpyngaFlows. Bring your own mat. Free

Community Drum Circle | Sundays Jun 26 – Aug 7 | Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park | 6:30 PM
Bring your own drum or percussion instruments. Free


Special Events

Bike Tune-Up Day

Sat. June 4th | Location: Pekar Park Courtyard | 11 AM – 1 PM
Bicycle mechanics providing free bicycle safety inspections and minor repairs. Parts & mechanics generously donated by Hirobel & Coventry Village Special Improvement District. Tips to benefit Heights Bicycle Coalition.


Coventry Sidewalk Sale & Pop Up Pinball Party

Sat. June 25th | 12 PM – 5 PM | All throughout Coventry

  • Sidewalk Sale: Great deals from your favorite Coventry spots
  • Live Music: Stage Location: Beer Garden – Next to Marc’s:  Music from V!bes (Live Music: Rock | Time 1 pm – 3pm) & DJ JP (Spinning summertime favorites | Time 3pm – 5pm)
  • Beer Garden: Cool off with an ice-cold Great Lakes Brewing Company beer. Great Lakes Brewing Company is a proud sponsor of Coventry Summer. Located between Marc’s & Heights Cleaners (Please bring ID)
  • Pop Up Pinball Party: Pinball games located on Coventry sidewalks. Free to play. Win prizes!
  • Coventry Cash Machine: Step inside our blowing cash machine. The Coventry Cash you win can be used at participating merchant locations on June 25th (Must be 18+ to participate.)

Pekar Park Comic Book Festival & Storytelling Evening 

Sat. July 9th |  Comic Fest: Pekar Park Courtyard 12 PM – 5 PM
Story Telling: Pekar Park Courtyard (6 PM) & Grog Shop (7 PM)

  • Outdoor Comic Book Festival: 12 PM – 5 PM | Pekar Park Courtyard Comic book vendors + comic book writers and illustrators showcasing their work, panel discussions, kids comic book tent, activities and giveaways! Sponsored by Mac’s Backs-Books on Coventry.
  • Coventry Storytelling Evening: 6 PM Pekar Park Courtyard | 7 PM Grog Shop: Hosted by Zachariah Durr & Adam Richard of Keep Talking, Dana Norris of Story Club Cleveland & Lake Erie Ink – Local celebs and Clevelanders sharing their unique true-life stories! Two stages of storytellers. Stay tuned for information on how to submit your story.

Coventry Village Star Wars Tribute Day

Sat. August 6th  | Full Day of Star Wars Themed Events 2 PM to 1 AM

      • 2 PM – 7 PM – Family Friendy Activites:  Your favorite characters roaming through Coventry Village. Mobile Video Game Truck Featuring All Star Wars Games, Star Wars Trivia, Costume Parade & Contest, Light Saber Wars, Photo Stops, Prizes, and Giveaways! (Specific times and locations TBA soon)
      • 7:30 PM – Concert: Classical Revolution Cleveland Star Wars Tribute:
        Location: Pekar Park Courtyard | Special performance from Classical Revolution Cleveland. Original classical arrangements of Star Wars music & Star Wars inspired music.
      • 9 PM – Free Outdoor Movie: Star Wars: The Force Awakens:
        Location Coventry P.E.A.C.E. Park | Bring a blanket and your friends! Movie starts at 9 PM. FREE!
        DURING THE MOVIE: Sky-watching with the astronomers of The Cleveland Museum of Natural History. See the stars on the screen and in the sky!
      • 11 PM – BarWars Bar Crawl:
        Star Wars Themed Bar Crawl through Coventry Village. Must be 21+ with proper ID to participate. Come in Costume! Drink Specials & Prizes | Starts at Panini’s on Coventry.

Coventry Chair-ity Auction

Sat. August 26th  | Auction & Neighborhood Benefit | 2 PM to 7 PM
Charity event in partnership with Heights Arts to benefit for Coventry Village Public Art Fund.
Auction:  Bid on-one of a kind chairs repurposed and reimagined by local artists

Call for Chair-ity Auction Artists — Rescue and re-imagine old (wooden, plastic, or metal) chairs, benches and stools with a fresh, unique, and artistic design to benefit future public art projects in Coventry Village! 60% of the proceeds from each contributed piece in the Chair-ity auction will benefit the Coventry Village SID Public Arts Fund. 40% of the proceeds will awarded to the contributing artist. Get more info and sign up here.

Call for Artists! Coventry Village Chair-ity Auction with Heights Arts

April 14th, 2016 by

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INTENT TO PARTICIPATE:
Due May 31, 2016

COMPLETED CHAIRS:
Due August 15, 2016

The Coventry Village Special Improvement District (SID) is issuing a call for artists for their upcoming Chair-ity auction to benefit public art projects in the Coventry Village neighborhood of Cleveland Heights, Ohio.

What:
Rescue and re-imagine old (wooden, plastic, or metal) chairs, benches and stools with a fresh, unique, and artistic design to benefit future public art projects in Coventry Village! 60% of the proceeds from each contributed piece in the Chair-ity auction will benefit the Coventry Village SID Public Arts Fund. 40% of the proceeds will awarded to the contributing artist.

When:
The chairs will be on display at a special opening reception at Heights Arts on Friday, August 26, and will be displayed and auctioned to the highest bidder in the Coventry Village Special Improvement District on Saturday, August 27. Artists must submit their intent to participate via the online form below by May 31.

CHAIR-ITY INTENT TO PARTICIPATE

 

Why:
The Coventry Village SID Public Arts Fund assists in providing resources to create dynamic public art in the Coventry Village Special Improvement District.

About:
The Coventry Village Special Improvement District exists to enrich the quality of life for residents and neighbors, celebrate the community’s creative artistic talents, attract visitors, and create economic benefits for the Coventry Village merchants.

The Coventry Village SID is one-quarter mile of retail and residential use. It boasts over 40 independently owned businesses that provide a wide variety of restaurant, retail, nightlife / entertainment and services.  The community served is a wide range of demographics that include a mix of families, students of the nearby universities (Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland Institute of Music), young adults residing in the neighborhood and tourists and visitors who support the Coventry Village businesses. Our community is racially, ethnically and financially diverse. We strive to create arts programming and cultural events that serve the demographic while showcasing local artists and organizations.