Mom's Night Out, Variety Shows & Theater Camp: A Weekend Planner
Check out some of the fun things happening this weekend in and around Mentor
1. MOM'S NIGHT OUT
Where/When: Great Lakes Mall, 5 p.m. Today (May 10)
Why Go: Celebrate a free night out just in time for Mother's Day.
Enjoy a fashion show featuring "Macaroni Moms" chosen by Macaroni Kid Cleveland East and get one of the 100 goodie bags with special mall discounts.
Visit local exhibitors and get hair, beauty and fashion tips.
Bring a gently used or new purse for donation to the Mothers & More Power of a Purse campaign to benefit survivors of domestic violence.
You can also bid on a brand new purse in a Chinese auction to benefit the Simon Youth Foundation.
2. UNDER THE HOLLYWOOD SIGN
Where/When: Mentor Senior Center, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Why Go: Frank Krupa and Mentor’s Act 1 Theater Group will present their newest variety show, Under the Hollywood Sign.
The night will include singing, dancing, a magic act, impressions, comedy and a name-that-tune contest.
Friday is a benefit performance for the Lake County Senior Services Levy and United Way of Lake County.
Where/When: Holden Arboretum, Friday
Why Go: The lovely Holden Arboretum in Kirtland is offering free admission Friday as part of National Public Garden Day.
If you've never been there, here's the perfect chance.
Where/When: Holden Arboretum, 1 p.m. Saturday
Why Go: The Theatre Arts Camp at the Willoughby Fine Arts Association is for students entering grades 3 through 12.
Auditions are for acceptance and placement into the program. All levels of experience will be considered.
To schedule an audition time, call 440-951-7500.
- Student should prepare a short, memorized poem or monologue (a short, single character speech) from a play, book or movie.
- Student should prepare a short song to sing, any style. Please bring sheet music in the correct key. An accompanist will be provided.
- Student should dress comfortably for movement. No open-toed or high-heeled shoes.
- Please arrive 10 minutes before scheduled time and plan to stay for one hour.
Pricing: Free to audition
5. FREE YARD WASTE DROP OFF
Where/When: Mentor Recycled Landscape Materials (6011 Heisley Road, Mentor,) Saturday
Why Go: On the second Saturday of every month through October, bring your yard waste, brush, logs, limbs and trimmings to 6011 Heisley Road and dump it for free.
No plastic bags, please.