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Special Events

Aug. 29: St. Clare School Garage Sale (Lyndhurst)
Northeast Ohio Sierra Club will be raising money at the St. Clare School Garage Sale! Cost: $2.00 admission. St. Clare PTU will also have a small breakfast/lunch menu available to garage sale customers. More info…

Saturday, August 29, 2015, 9am-12pm
Mentor Headlands Dunes State Nature Preserve Cleanup in Painesville, Ohio 44060
Sierra Club volunteers will meet up to clean the dunes on a monthly basis. Come hike the trails in the dunes and help us keep this important coastal ecosystem free of trash and debris. Gloves, trash bags, buckets, pickers, snacks and water cooler provided – bring shoes suitable for walking in sand, sunscreen, water bottles, and bug spray. Please RSVP – all participants will be required to sign a volunteer waiver for ODNR. We will meet at the northeast corner of the Mentor Headlands parking lot.

September 2, 2015, 7pm – 8:30pm
Northeast Ohio Sierra Club Monthly Executive Committee Meeting
Lakewood Main Library, 15425 Detroit Ave, Lakewood 44107. Do you have an item you want to bring to the attention of the NEO SC? Here is an opportunity to do that. Please note that the public is welcome to attend but only committee members can vote.

Saturday, September 12, 2015, 2pm
FACT-Faith Communities Together for a Sustainable Future Annual Meeting
At the UU Fellowship of Wayne County, 3186 Burbank Road, Wooster 44691. We will elect a Board of Directors and tour the Silver LEED-certified building and grounds of the UU Church in Wooster. Anyone who works to avert catastrophic climate change on moral grounds is welcome to attend and join FACT.

September 16-17, 2015
2015 Sustainable Cleveland Summit
Cleveland Public Auditorium, 500 Lakeside Ave., Cleveland 44114. Find out what progress Cleveland is making on Sustainability 19, meet hundreds of leaders, co-create a sustainability plan and hear from inspiring speakers like Naomi Davis, founder of Blacks in Green. More information/register…

September 20, 2015, 1-5pm
CLEAN Forum on NEO Environmental Activism
St. Paul’s Community Church, 4427 Franklin Blvd, Cleveland 44102. Do you know what environmental threats your neighbors are fighting in NEO? Find out what is happening, who is involved, and how you can help. Free and open to the public. Lunch provided, RSVP appreciated to Anne at reanneca@yahoo.com or 216-791-0797.

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Contact Jessica Ferrato at jessica.ferrato@sierraclub.org to sign up for a cleanup or a workshop, arrange a drop-off of donated items for a fundraiser, help prepare & distribute rain barrels to salons, volunteer to help out with any event, or find out more!

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Recurring Events

SATURDAYS 3:30 – 4:30 PM
Saturday Walks at the Nature Center Nature Center at Shaker Lakes
2600 S. Park Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio 44120 (Map)

Meet at the front door to the exhibit area each Saturday for a walk around our trails led by the weekend naturalist. Free! For a Nature Walk Schedule, call (216) 321-5935 or visit www.shakerlakes.org

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3RD MONDAY EVERY MONTH, 6-8 PM
City Fresh Mondays
Great Lakes Brewing Company Cellar

A monthly gathering of folks who want to learn, have dialogues and collaborate on issues related to food, health, community development and the environment. Hosted by the New Agrarian Center and Great Lakes Brewing Company. Free! For more info, contact Brad Masi, NAC Executive Director

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Other Resources for Fun Activities Cleveland Metroparks
216-635-3200

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
216-524-1497 or 440-546-5991

Lake County Metroparks
800-227-PARK

Native Plant Society of Northeast Ohio
330-562-4053

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes
216-321-5935

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