BALLROOM DANCING FOR KIDS
Where/When: La Danse Cleveland / Six-week session begins Friday, May 27 and will be every Friday until July 1.
Why Go: Children will learn the basic steps in foxtrot, rumba, waltz and cha cha, as well as how to lead, follow and timing. Slick-soled shoes are required.
Price: $60 for residents, $65 for non-residents
HARRY BACHARACH LIVE AT MOXIE
Where/When: / Friday, May 27 at 7 p.m.
Why Go: Bacharach plays more than 300 nights a year, according to his website, and will spend one of those nights in Beachwood playing a fusion of jazz, blues, folk and funk. He’s played private concerts for Stevie Wonder, Barry Manilow and opened for David Sanborn and Joey DeFrancesco.
Price: No cover
Where/When: Beachwood Arts Council / Saturday, May 28 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Why Go: The new exhibit, “Inspirations: fiber/paint/glass” will open with a meet-and-greet with the artists, Jodi Kanter, Lynn Kaye and Mark Sudduth. Cellist Marlene Ballena and violinist Philip Lazovski will perform.
Where/When: New Community Fellowship Church, Cleveland Heights / Friday at 5:30 p.m.
Why Go: There may not be an NFL season this year, but your favorite players are coming to town. Browns players Reggie Hodges, Ben Watson, Chansi Stuckey and Arizona Cardinal’s running back Jason Wright will share their relationship with Christ in this men-only event. Those who attend have a chance to win an autographed football and other prizes, eat tailgate-style food and play competitive games.
Price: $10 per ticket
Where/When: East 55th Street and Broadway Avenue, Cleveland/ Saturday, May 28 from 2 to 7 p.m.
Why Go: The competition Northeast Ohio skateboarders have been waiting for was rained out when it was scheduled earlier this month, but this weekend it’s back. The street will be blocked off to traffic as skateboarders from all over the region will meet to play SKATE, which is similar to the basketball game HORSE, only with each player doing tricks on his or her skateboard that others have to copy. Proceeds go to the Broadway Public Skatepark Project.
Price: $5 entry fee to play