Great Times for a Great Cause!

Big Brothers Big Sisters events are a great way to Start Something. Whether the event is Big or Little, it's always a great time for a great cause. Whether you enjoy eating Ice Cream, dancing the night away or celebrating the Holiday with friends, Big Brothers Big Sisters has the event for you. Whatever you may be looking for, Big Brothers Big Sisters events are a fun way to learn about our mission, raise money for a great cause and have fun while doing it.  

  • Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM through August 12, 2017

    Avon Lake Fishing With Friends

    Fishing with Friends-- FREE!

    Join us this summer at Miller Road Pier & Walker Road Park Reservoir for year two of our popular fishing program!


    June 13th-August 12th, poles, bait and knowledgeable attendants will be available. Stop up once to give it a try or make it a part of your daily routine!


    Tu/Th/Sat from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Walker Road Park. Catch Bluegill, Bass and Catfish!

    Wed/Fri from 10:00AM - 2:00PM at Miller Road Park. Catch Yellow Perch, Sunfish, Bass and more!



    •   This program is designed for kids 15 and under (families encouraged!). Other ages may be accommodated but please check with the attendant.

    •   All youth under 18 must have a signed permission form completed during or prior to their first fishing experience with the Avon Lake Parks & Recreation Department.
    •   Children under 12 years old must be accompanied and supervised by a responsible person, 14 years old or older. Children under 6 years old need to have a responsible individual within arm’s reach at all times.

  • Friday, June 23, 2017 at 05:00 PM through June 26, 2017
    Black River Landing in Lorain, OH

    Lorain International Festival

    June 23-24-25, 2017
  • Monday, June 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM

    Coding a Better World (Coding Club)

    Come and join us this summer as we explore the world of coding, build cool projects, and have fun! We will meet in the Teen Zone and learn together how to build simple computer programs, create animation, play with tech toys, and more. No experience necessary to participate. 

  • Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 01:00 PM
    Palace Theater in Lorain, OH

    The Cat In The Hat

    Ticket fee = $3.00

  • Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 01:30 PM


  • Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at 05:30 PM

    June Movie Night

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 10:00 AM

    STEM Camp: Week 3- June 28th 10 a.m. -12 p.m. Space


    Join us four our camp sessions where Get With the Program will take a holistic approach to child development by  incorporating art, music, physical education, and language arts into STEM learning. Space will be limited, and registration must be done in person at the West River Branch of EPLS.

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM through June 29, 2017
    Buffalo Wild Wings in Elyria, OH

    Buffalo Wild Wings Kids Eat Free

    BWW.pngKids eat free on Wednesdays! One kid under 12 eats free per adult meal purchase. 

  • Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 12:00 PM

    Tweens Tie Dye

    Keep calm and tie dye! Bring a white tee shirt or white pillowcase and create a groovy masterpiece that is far out!  ages 9-12 please. Registration required

  • Friday, June 30, 2017 at 07:00 PM

    Emily Keener - Summer Concert

    Emily Keener is an eighteen-year-old  singer/songwriter from Wakeman, OH. Since her exciting journey into the Top 12 on Season 10 of NBC’s The Voice.