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24th Parade the Circle and Circle Village
June 8th - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Find Yourself in the Circle at Cleveland's signature summer event. This fabulous, fun, FREE celebration features the Parade, presented by The Cleveland Museum of Art, and Circle Village, presented by University Circle Inc.
The Parade, which begins at Noon, incorporates the drama and artistry of colorful floats, puppets, costumes, dancers, and musicians. For more information about the Parade, please visit ClevelandArt.org. Circle Village invites visitors onto Wade Oval for an afternoon of activities, live music, and delectable food.
Circle Village Participants
American Heart Association
Color Me a Heart-Healthy Lunch
Decorate your own reusable lunch bag. Learn to pack a healthy lunch.
Centers for Dialysis Care/MOTTEP
Light the Way with Creativity
Make an illuminated firefly using recycled and "ready-made" materials.
Centers for Families and Children
Enjoy face painting, bouncing bubbles, an an obstacle course.
Children's Museum of Cleveland
We're Fans of Fans: Renew, Refresh, Recycle.
Renew your creativity and refresh yourself with recycled cardboard fans.
Cleveland Botanical Garden
Let Recycling Come Naturally
Nature recycles organic materials back to earth, like compost. Make a creative garden craft with recycled and reused materials.
Cleveland Clinc Sleep Disorders
Dream Wish Pillow Cover
Create a dreamscape with fabric markers.
Cleveland Institute of Art
Dizzy Moon Mobile
Spin over and create a unique celestial mobile with repurposed materials.
Cleveland Institute of Music
Find out how kids learn fundamental musical concepts through motion.
Connecting People with Nature
Hook a fish, win prizes, and enjoy nature crafts.
Cleveland Museum of Art and Womens Council
Lost and Found
Tag your bag. Create your own ID tags with found bits and pieces and re-found designs.
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Megalodon: The Largest Shark that Ever Lived
Celebrate the exhibit with a shark craft activity and real-life shark and ocean artifacts.
Cleveland Orchestra and The Music Settlement
Keep the Beat
Discover your inner musician. Join in an interactive music-making activity.
Cleveland Public Library
Sunshine for Your Mind
Stop by for a puppet show, make-and-take crafts, balloon twister, and a prize wheel.
Cleveland Sight Center
Eye Found Art
Use found and recycled materials to create art without using your eyes. Explore games with your other senses.
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
I Am Unique - Take a Look at Me
Create self-portraits and enjoy free-style coloring activities.
Cuyahoga Community College
Fishing for Fun Facts
Play the environmental education fun fact game by catching fish with poles.
Cuyahoga Job and Family Services
Creative Minds and Artistic Hands Needed!
Help create a logo for the new Healthy Start outreach van.
Euclid Beach Park Now/Cleveland's Euclid Beach Park Carousel Society
Carousel Spells Fun in Any Language
Decorate your own carousel horse and bring it to the Carousel Pavilion for a surprise.
Live a More Colorful Life
Express yourself through the use of color and paint. Stop by to create your masterpiece.
Greater Cleveland Aquarium
Celebrate World Oceans Day!
Bring your own empty plastic bottle to make a colorful fish and learn more about how recycling can keep our oceans healthy.
Hawken School and The Refugee Response
Culture, Cultivation, and Cleveland
Experience edible plants, agriculture techniques, and cultural traditions shared by new Cleveland residents from around the world.
International Services Center
International Folk Festival "Children's World"
Enjoy multicultural instrumental and vocal music demonstrations and displays of costumes and folk arts.
Judson at University Circle
Mono-Printing with Bubbles
Create unique prints using tempra and soap bubbles.
Junior League of Cleveland
Play healthy food bingo, test your jump roping skills, and journey through the stay fit relay maze.
Montessori High School at University Circle
Color Photo Shoot
Have your face painted and take a colorful photo!
Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland and The Sculpture Center
Make 3D Op Art cubes using creative patterns and cool hues.
Northeast Ohio Sierra Club
Enviroscape and Fix It? Protect It? Report It?
Learn about the environmental effects of pollutants in a watershed. Test your knowledge of what to do with items found in a watershed.
Park Lane Villa
Building a Neighborhood
Create structures using building blocks.
Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland
Make eco-friendly jewelry out of recycled pull tabs.
University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital
Heating Up Summer Safety
Make an ouch pouch, a sun safety bracelet, and learn how to keep injury-free this summer.
Western Reserve Historical Society
You Are My Sunshine
Make a family tree and play with old-fashioned toys and games.
Young Audiences of Northeast Ohio
Made in the Shade
Turn sheets of paper into simple, seasonal origami characters.
Entertainment on the Kulas Stage
11:00-11:45 a.m. - Nach Ballet Bailar
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. - Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center
1:30-2:30 p.m. - Tam Tam Magic
2:30-4:30 p.m. - Cats on Holiday
2013 Food Vendors
Bailey's Boardwalk Fries
Blue Chip Foods
Mitchell's Ice Cream
Murray Hill Market
Original Greek Gyros
Rascal House Pizza
Sofie’s Elephant Ears
Sofie’s Italian Sausage
The Sweet Spot
Party in Gordon Square
June 8, 2013
Hop on Lolly the Trolley or UCI’s Learning Link Buses to shuttle between Parade the Circle and Party at Gordon Square – for FREE!
Stops are located in front of the Capital Theatre (West 65th & Detroit) beginning at 10:00 a.m. to take you to Parade the Circle; and The Music Settlement (11125 Magnolia Drive) beginning at 2:00 p.m. to take you to Party in Gordon Square. For more information on Party in Gordon Square please go to gordonsquare.org
Photos by Downie Photography
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