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➡ July 16, 7 PM: The Future of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St., Hudson. Hear about future plans for Ohio’s only national park when recently -appointed Superintendent Craig Kenkel speaks at the Hudson Library & Historical Society on Wednesday, July 16 at 7 p.m.
Kenkel is responsible for about managing the 30,000 acre Cuyahoga Valley National Park as well as Canton’s First Ladies National Historic Site and the President James A. Garfield’s National Historic Site in Mentor. His specialty is historic preservation of architecture and parks in urban areas. Prior to coming to CVNP, Kenkel was Superintendent at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.
No registration is required for this free event. For more information contact the Reference Desk at 330.653.6658 x1010.
➡ August 14, Friday, 7-10 PM: Watershed Fundraiser at Your Wine Cellar (Strongsville). Heavy hors d’oeuvres and unlimited beer and wine, 50/50 raffle and silent auction. Special presentations showcasing the importance of clean water in brewing beer and making wine, a growing industry in Northeast Ohio. Details…
➡ August 23, Sunday, 10 AM: Walk Findley State Park. Walk 3 miles or 3 hours in Findley State Park, Ohio and see forests, tall pines, part of the Buckeye Trail, and nature. For more information contact organizer Dennis Plank email@example.com or call 216-939-8229.
Contact Jessica Ferrato at firstname.lastname@example.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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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
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
216-524-1497 or 440-546-5991
Lake County Metroparks
Native Plant Society of Northeast Ohio
Nature Center at Shaker Lakes
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