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September 2018

Dinner in the Valley: Food of the Founders

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hines Hill Barn, 1403 West Hines Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

Join us as Chef Larkin Rogers gives us a taste of the past with our Food of the Founders Dinner in the Valley! Together we will delve into the Western Reserve’s history involving the types of food grown here in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Peninsula was known for its production of cheese and its beautiful orchards! Our menu will be a nod to our history. We will enjoy a meal highlighting the local orchards and cheese production, sourced from…

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Junior Ranger Jr. Home Sweet Home

September 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 US

What is a habitat?  There are many kinds of homes and habitats here in the Cuyahoga Valley.  Join a park ranger for a hike to discover some different habitats and what makes them unique.  For ages 4-6. *Locations given upon registration. About Junior Ranger Explore your national park, learn about wildlife, and spend time with park rangers! Junior Ranger programs give children an opportunity to experience their park hands-on. Your child can become a Junior Ranger by participating in scheduled…

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Cuyahoga Valley Institute: Ted Zalewski, Teddy Roosevelt: Mind, Body and Spirit

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Happy Days Lodge, 500 West Streetsboro Street State Rt. 303
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free

One man. One hour. One unforgettable show. The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Akron Garden Club presents Ted Zalewski in Teddy Roosevelt: Mind, Body, and Spirit.  Actor and author Ted Zalewski brings to life one of America’s greatest presidents. Combining history, drama, and fun, TR gives voice to many of Roosevelt’s own words, writings, and beliefs. Cowboy, soldier, naturalist, historian, father, statesman, and winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace, Theodore Roosevelt lived a life that inspires us…

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Women in the Wild: Best of Wild

September 28 @ 5:30 pm - September 30 @ 1:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 US
$250.00 - $265.00

Claudine Grunenwald Kirschner is back to join us for her third year facilitating Women in the Wild at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. With a passion for helping others, exploring authentic lives, delving into meaningful reflection, and nurturing creativity, she welcomes all types of women to join her in this retreat. Claudine writes, hikes, creates and lives with her family near Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Learn more about Claudine, the founder of Vibrant Living and…

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October 2018

Teacher Workshop: Cuyahoga River Water Quality Field Day

October 9 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Rd.
Peninsula, OH 44264 US

Enjoy a day-long workshop in Cuyahoga Valley National Park! Learn about water quality issues, investigate the health of the Cuyahoga River, and speak with CVNP’s biologist about the importance of water quality in the Cuyahoga River. In this workshop, you will conduct chemical tests as well as collect and identify stream organisms as determinants of water quality. As an educator, you will gain skills to conduct these activities within the classroom or schoolyard, and receive water quality test kits to…

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Junior Ranger Jr. Bats in the Night

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 US

Bats are in need of some friends.  Come find out why these furry creatures need our help.  Head out on the trail and use your ranger skills to explore the park at night.  No flashlights needed for this adventure. For ages 4-6. *Locations given upon registration. About Junior Ranger Explore your national park, learn about wildlife, and spend time with park rangers! Junior Ranger programs give children an opportunity to experience their park hands-on. Your child can become a Junior…

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Dinner in the Valley: HALEoween

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hale Farm and Village, 2686 Oak Hill Rd
Bath, OH 44210 US

From Samhain to Trick-or-Treat: The History of Late Harvest Celebrations. Join us as we explore the history of Halloween, from pagan celebrations to modern day traditions. Chef Larkin Rogers will prepare a meal that will celebrate Northeast Ohio’s final harvest. Also included: tour of the grounds and cocktails paired with dinner for a special treat! The Conservancy’s Dinner in the Valley is a unique dining experience that will give you a personal connection to the food you eat, the chef who prepares…

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CVNP Make A Difference Day 2018

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Do you want to make a positive lasting impact on the environment in Cuyahoga Valley National Park? Join your fellow volunteers in celebrating Make A Difference Day on October 27 by planting native trees! Invite your friends, family, and coworkers to help preserve CVNP for future generations. Kids are welcome! By planting trees, you are restoring the natural habitat of your national park and benefitting both the environment and your community. You will use shovels to dig holes for native trees, hammer…

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November 2018

Junior Ranger Jr. Turkey Time

November 10 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 US

Tom, hen, poult and snood, what do these words have in common?  They all describe wild turkeys. Junior Rangers will discover more about these terrific birds through story, art, hands-on science and a hike.  For ages 4-6. *Locations given upon registration. About Junior Ranger Explore your national park, learn about wildlife, and spend time with park rangers! Junior Ranger programs give children an opportunity to experience their park hands-on. Your child can become a Junior Ranger by participating in scheduled…

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Weekend for Cadette Girl Scouts November 16-18

November 16 @ 5:00 pm - November 18 @ 12:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 US
$25.00 - $105.00

Join us for a weekend of fun! Cadette Girl Scouts are invited to spend the weekend at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center to complete requirements for the Trees and Outdoor Art Apprentice badges. All programming, meals, and lodging are provided so troop leaders can relax and enjoy the activities with their scouts. Programming will focus on requirements for badges and experiences that emphasize activities taking place in the natural world. Click the registration button for pricing *If choosing the…

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