Get Out: Cedar Fairmount Festival, The Goonies and Haiku's for Japan

Enjoy these fun activities in and around the Heights

Where/When: Cedar Fairmount Business District/ noon to 4 p.m. Sunday

Why Go: This annual festival will feature live music, food, face painting, ballroom dancing demonstrations, a fire truck to explore, the Euclid Beach Rocket Car and more.

Price: Free


Where/When: / 9:30 p.m. and midnight Saturday

Why Go: If you grew up in the '80s, this was your Citizen Kane. Follow Mikey, Clark “Mouth” Devereaux, Richard “Data” Wang, Lawrence “Chunk” Cohen and the other Goonies as they search for the lost treasure of “One-Eyed” Willy to save their town from being turned into a golf course.

Price: $5


Where/When: / 7 p.m. Friday

Why Go: Bring your best 17-syllable Haiku and let the audience decide who wins. The winner competes against 2009 defending champion Kathleen Cerveny for the right to be named Haiku champion. Proceeds go to the American Red Cross Japanese relief effort.

Price: $10


Where/When: St. Pokrova Ukrainian Catholic Church, Parma/ Friday 6 to 11 p.m., Saturday 2 p.m. to midnight and Sunday noon to 11 p.m.

Why Go: Ukrainian Festival kicks off the summer festival series final push with live folk music, stuffed cabbage rolls, kielbasa, potato pancakes and everything you’ve grown to love.

Price: Free admission


Where/When: / 8 p.m. Friday

Why Go: Tim Krynak of the Cleveland MetroParks will talk about the various types of bats in the area and set up nets to catch them. Registration is required by calling (216) 421-2687.

Price: $7


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