Avon Neighborhood News, 2-7-05

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Norma Higgins
2965 Hayes St.
Avon, 44011
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Birds of prey: The Lorain County MetroParks Carlisle Reservation will present a birds of prey program for the Step Up Club at the Avon library. The free program for kindergartners through second graders will be held Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. Preregistration is required by calling the library at 934-4743.

March Magic fund-raiser: Tickets are on sale for the Avon Junior Women's Club fund-raiser, March Magic, celebrating their 10th anniversary. The event will be held March 19 at Red Tail Golf Club. The evening program will have a silent auction, raffles, food, beer and wine, cash bar, music, dancing and magic. For tickets call Kelly Lie at 937-9318, or e-mail klie527@yahoo.com. To make a donation, contact Lynn Olson at 937-5281, or e-mail 12olson@aol.com, or Melissa Naja at 937-9947, e-mail cminajda@aol.com.

Public hearings: There will be public hearings on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2005, at 7 p.m. in Avon City Hall Council Chambers, 36080 Chester Road, before the Planning Commission. To be discussed:

amending the preliminary plat for Red Tail No. 11 subdivision;

modification to the master sewer plan for Nagel Road;


amending Avenbury Lakes Plat by splitting two parcels from Detroit frontage;

amending special use permit for Avon Fire Station;

special use permit for weather alert siren at Veterans Park;

amending the planning and zoning code to permit recyclable containers with a special use permit and accessory setback requirements.

Concert: The Avon Band Boosters will be performing Band a la Mode, a concert given by grades 4 to 12, Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. at Avon High School, 37545 Detroit Road. Tickets are $3 for adults, $2 children six and older and $2 senior citizens. Proceeds will be used for band supplies.

At the French Creek Nature Center:

Get hooked: Join the rug hookers in their monthly get-together tomorrow from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring a lunch.

Kiddie Craft Club: Nature craft for preschoolers and their parents will be related to the Chinese New Year on Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m. Event followed by a dinosaur-themed movie at 11 a.m.

Fishing basics: Learn the basics of steelhead fishing in the Lake Erie Basin on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon in a program put on by the Backpacker's Shop.

Boating education: A course that meets the requirements of Ohio's Mandatory Boater Education Law will be held Feb. 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call by Feb. 16 and pay $25 at the door.

Scrapbooking: Scrapbooker Melanie McDougall will create baby pages with you on Feb. 19 from 1 to 3 p.m. Call by Feb. 15 to reserve a place. Cost is $5 at the door.

What's cooking at Avon City schools from Feb. 7 to 11:

Elementary schools:

Today: Italian hoagie, chips, apple, milk

Tuesday: Popcorn chicken, hush puppies, waffle fries, apple crisp, milk

Wednesday: Pepperoni pizza, carrot sticks, fruit cocktail, milk

Thursday: Breakfast burrito, sausage link, orange juice, hashbrown, milk

Friday: Meatball sub, potato wedges, applesauce, milk

Secondary schools:

Today: Stuffed crust pepperoni, egg salad on wheat, chicken fajita, cheese stuffed breadsticks, chicken caesar salad

Tuesday: Cheese stuffed breadsticks, tuna salad croissant, pasta bar, double cheeseburger, chicken tenders, caesar salad, broccoli

Wednesday: Meat lover's pizza, BLT, hot dogs, mozzarella sticks, cobb salad, orange juice, hashbrown

Thursday: Ham and cheese stromboli, ham and cheese bagel, home cooking bar, Philly steak sandwich, chicken tenders, veggie plate, corn, apple crisp

Friday: Deluxe pizza, chicken caesar wrap, mexican bar, buffalo chicken sandwich, taco salad, green beans

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