Join beach glass collector and jewelry designer, Beth Lampe Martin, to create your own banner wrap pendant. All supplies are provided, including tools and required materials. Each class is limited to 10 students, and you must register in-person, in advance, at the Avon Lake Public Library check-out circulation desk.

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Tour the coast of Avon Lake at sunset with the LoCo Yaks, from Veterans’ Memorial Park west beach. Registration is required. Our sunset trip options include: Saturday, June 9, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 6-8 p.m. In the event of uncooperative seas we will relocate to Hot Waters in Lorain…

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The LoCo Yak Shak will offer you weekly summer rentals at Veterans’ Memorial Park. They will provide kayaks, life jackets and paddles. We are able to accommodate disabled paddlers, so ask the LoCo Yaks about their bench and chariot. Appropriate attire: no cotton, no flip flops Ages Children 10 and under are considered non-paddlers. We…

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Learn how to hunt for beach glass during a stroll along Lake Erie. Program is for 12 and older.  In case of inclement weather, meet in the Avon Lake Public Library Waugaman Gallery.

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This $389,000, 2,000-square foot home has views of Lake Erie from nearly every room. And its 8,700-square-foot yard includes an extra parcel, leaving plenty of room for future expansion. The four-bedroom, 2 1/2-bathroom home was built in 1955, and features lots of updates. The living room has hardwood floors, a beamed ceiling and a wood…

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Pack a picnic and wow your date on the shores of Lake Erie. The concept is deceptively simple: a little food al fresco. But a picnic shows your thoughtfulness. Add a plaid blanket in a classic basket, and you’ve got a picturesque setting that will make your Instagram followers swoon. We haven’t quite reached beach…

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Think you know Ohio’s North Coast? Paratus Air took RocktheLake on a helicopter tour of Lake Erie last week, from Burke Lakefront Airport in downtown Cleveland to Put-in-Bay. We wanted to see the village of shanties and the anglers ice fishing on the lake. See our first post from the ride. On the way, we…

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Laurie and Bud Vinch used to roam the beaches of Lakewood until the street lights came on, pocketing cool rocks and beach glass. For years, the siblings deposited their treasures in buckets and bins. And decades later, when their mom decided to sell their childhood home, the basement was stuffed with treasures. Laurie had so…

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An evening of holiday shopping and wine tasting with Girls Give Back and Gitta’s Table. Gitta will have a mini wine tasting of Lake Girl Wines (featuring Chardonnay & Cabernet) with cheese and fruit for $10. Girls Give Back will have a selection of Lakegirl clothing, with all proceeds benefiting the nonprofit.  Come, have fun…

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