Northeast Ohio Now

Updated: July 2, 2017

As part of our continued efforts to serve our readers, CST is launching a new segment to keep you up to speed with exciting events in and around Northeast Ohio. It is called Northeast Ohio Now and our goal is to highlight events that you might have never known about until now.

July 3
Cleveland Pops Symphony and Fireworks
7:00 p.m.
Perici Amphitheatre
10260 Ravenna Rd. Twinsburg, Ohio

Experience an evening of music and fun as the renowned conductor, Jason Seber, and the Cleveland Pops Symphony perform at the Perici Amphitheatre. Fireworks display to follow.

July 7
Pet Days on the Plaza
10:00 a.m.
U.S. Bank Plaza – Playhouse Square
Cleveland, Ohio

Enjoy the first in a summer-long series of Pet Days on the Plaza. These events are designed to give the pet lover a unique marketplace. Local rescue agencies, groomers and pet care experts will be on hand to answer questions, offer products, and possibly introduce you to your new best friend. Admission is free.

July 7
Rubber City Wrestling – Joy Ride
6:00 p.m.
Summit County Fairgrounds, 229 E Howe Rd, Tallmadge, Ohio

Rubber City Wrestling presents “Joy Ride” an action-packed event featuring some of the best independent professional wrestlers in the area.

July 8
Akron Roller Derby
5:00 p.m. (doors open) 6:00 p.m. (action starts)
Summit County Fairgrounds, 229 E Howe Rd, Tallmadge, Ohio
$10.00 in advance $15.00 at the door

Enjoy the action of the fast-paced, competitive world of Roller Derby with the merged mega team formed when NEO Roller Derby and the Rubber City Rollergirls joined forces.

July 8
The Great Inflatable Race
9:00 a.m.
Victory Park Ohio 7777 Victory Lane, North Ridgeville, Ohio
Proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland
$90.00 (VIP) $75.00

This one of a kind course sends racers through a maze of giant inflatable obstacles. A fun time for a great cause.

July 8
2017 Buckeye Trail 50K
6:00 a.m. ( 10-hour time limit) 7:00 a..m. (9-hour time limit)
Oak Grove Picnic Area in the Brecksville Reservation, Brecksville, Ohio 44141

A 50K trail race winding through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park on the Buckeye Trail. This race should only be attempted by experienced trail runners.

July 9
Creature Feature: “Living Fossil” Hike
2:00 p.m.
Nature Center at Shaker Lakes
2600 South Park Blvd. Shaker Heights, OH 44120

The whole family can enjoy this unique half-mile hike while learning about species which have been in existence since prehistoric times.

July 15
The Seventh Annual Andrea Rose Teodosio 5K
8:00 a.m.
Lock 3 Park
200 S. Main St. Akron, Ohio

This 5K race takes place on a flat, fast track that winds through the streets of Akron. Proceeds from the race benefit the Andrea Rose Teodosio Memorial Foundation.

Hope you enjoy!

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