Straight From The Heart – July 25, 2019

City Hall 120 W Loveland, Loveland OH 45140  •  •  513-683-0150   
One of the most beloved romantic tragedies in Shakespeare’s cannon, Romeo and Juliet is the tale of Bard’s star-crossed lovers.  Romeo and Juliet fall instantly in love only to discover they come from feuding families.  In defiance of their families, amidst the animosity of friends and concealment from their mentors, a young couple risk everything to be together.  Cincinnati Shakespeare Company and the City of Loveland are proud to present “Romeo and Juliet” and prove its continued relevance in the lives of young and old alike, throughout the ages.

When: Friday, July 26
Where: Nisbet Park Amphitheater
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE!

Loveland U is an interactive adult learning program where you will encounter an exclusive look behind the scenes of the Loveland community. Participants will obtain first-hand knowledge and provide valuable input and feedback into the issues, plans, and activities in the community.  The City has partnered with the Loveland School District, Little Miami Conservancy, Loveland Stage Company, Stewart Land Use, Loveland Museum Center, Loveland-Symmes Fire Department, Public Works, Finance Department, Police Department, and the City Administration to create a program that you won’t want to miss. 

Loveland U runs from September through November and features a combination of evening and Saturday morning sessions.  Classes are held weekly and last approximately three hours each, including a meal.  Participants will experience: 10 unique workshops, lecturettes, special guest speakers, off-site tours, debates, deliberations, discussions, and interactive simulation exercises.

A fee of $99 will offset the cost associated with materials and meals at all sessions.  Scholarships are available through the Little Miami River Chamber Alliance.  You must live or work in the City of Loveland or be a member of a civic organization based in Loveland to be eligible.  Application deadline is July 31.

Loveland U Brochure
Loveland U Class Schedule
Loveland U Application 

Sunday fun-day with The Everyday People Band!  Come out for a family-friendly funky dance party in Loveland. Bring your family, lawn chairs, picnic baskets, and dancing shoes for this free concert.

When: Sunday, July 28
Where: Nisbet Park Amphitheater
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE!

Attend the Loveland Citizen’s Police Academy and learn more about policing in your community and the life of a police officer! Do you want to use police equipment? Shoot a gun? Watch a K9 search for drugs? See how a Taser works? Ride along with an officer on shift? Drive a police car? Wear a bullet-resistant vest? Talk with a judge? Learn first aid?

Join neighbors from around Loveland, Miami Township, and Milford and attend the Citizen’s Police Academy! The 2019 Loveland Citizen’s Police Academy is held every Wednesday evening August 28 through November 1.

After graduation, you will have a unique opportunity to have fun and stay connected by joining the Loveland Citizen’s Police Academy Alumni Association (LCPAAA.) LCPAAA members volunteer to support your police department and community and help keep Loveland safe! LCPAA volunteers support programs like Drug Take Back which removes unwanted prescription medication, Stuff a Cruiser which helps provide food for less fortunate members of our community, attending festivals and events, and many more!  Apply online for the Loveland Citizen’s Police Academy and make a difference in our community!

On Tuesday, July 23, 2019 during City Council meeting, Officer Elliot Spraul was sworn into office by Mayor Kathy Bailey.  Chief Rahe introduced Officer Spraul by stating that he attended Three Rivers Schools and graduated from Taylor High School in 2013. Elliot quickly joined the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office where he worked as a deputy assigned to the jail. There, he earned assignments as a field trainer and a jail investigator.

In 2017, Elliott left the Sheriff’s Office to pursue an opportunity at Great Parks of Hamilton County as a Park Ranger. In 2018, he also began working part-time job as a police officer in Ross Township. Mayor Bailey expressed that she is excited with the new addition of Officer Spraul to the City’s Police Department.

The City of Loveland and several local artists have united to bring back the Loveland Art Show which was last held in 2016. To launch the return of the Loveland Art Show, the team held a poster contest offering a $500 cash prize with the selected poster becoming the official icon for the 2019 Loveland Art Show. 

Three artists submitted posters with the winning design done by graphic artist Kim Wanamaker. Kim is the Custom Design Director for Lead Tribune Media Group, is a fine arts painter, and teaches art classes at her studio in the Loveland Artists Studios on Main.

The Loveland Art Show will be held on Sunday, September 8, in Nisbet Park from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The juried show will feature professional artisans in painting, ceramics, jewelry, fiber arts, metal/sculpture, mixed media, and wood.

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Last Updated on May 9, 2020 by Joe Wessels

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