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June 2018

Cuyahoga Valley Institute: Inspirations and Expressions of Nature, a quilting retreat with the African American Quilt and Doll Guild

June 29 @ 4:00 pm - July 1 @ 4:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center, 3675 Oak Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$240.00 - $250.00

Enjoy a weekend of nature, quilting, creativity, and bonding with friends! Participants can partake of a variety of quilting classes, artistic activities, and outdoor programs while being inspired by the beauty of our national park. Workshops will be led by renowned quilters Juanita Yeager and Wendy Lewis, and other program activities will be presented by Sandra Noble and members of the African American Quilt and Doll Guild. Quilting class will be paired with outdoor activities for participants. Meals and overnight…

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July 2018

Women in the Wild: Hiking Retreat

July 13 @ 5:30 pm - July 15 @ 1:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$200.00 - $210.00

Claudine Grunenwald Kirschner is back for her second 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 Leadership (www.growingvibrant.com), through…

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Dinner in the Valley: Blueberry Abundance

July 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Greenfield Berry Farm, 2485 Major Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$30.00 - $60.00

Join us for a wonderful meal while dining in a rustic barn at the Greenfield Berry Farm. Farmers Daniel and Michelle Greenfield will graciously welcome us to their farm for an evening of blueberry-centric foods prepared by Chef Larkin Rogers. To accommodate the anticipated demand for this popular demonstration and dinner, we will offer the event on two consecutive nights. Please sign up for one date only. The Conservancy’s Dinner in the Valley is a unique dining experience that will give you…

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August 2018

Cuyahoga Valley Institute: Writing About Nature, with Lee Chilcote

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - August 28 @ 8:00 pm
Stone Cottage, Hines Hill Conference Center 1403 West Hines Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$55.00 - $60.00

Literary Cleveland’s Lee Chilcote will be your guide to explore poetry and personal essays with a focus on nature and environment. Read selections from writers who explore a connection between their lives and the environment, complete a writing exercise, and get feedback and helpful tips on your writing. Open to writers of all levels and abilities. This program is co-sponsored by Literary Cleveland, and is scheduled over three Tuesday evenings, on August 14, 21, and 28, from 6 - 8…

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October 2018

CVPS Workshop: Nature Photography with Willard Clay

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - October 28 @ 4:00 pm
Courtyard by Marriott Akron Stow, 4047 Bridgewater Parkway
Stow, OH 44224 United States
$395.00 - $460.00

Join the Cuyahoga Valley Photo Society (CVPS) and one of the masters of landscape photography, Willard Clay, for a workshop focused on strengthening your nature photography skills and vision during the beautiful autumn season! Willard will share his years of experience to help participants gain a deeper understanding of what makes great nature photography and how to incorporate those elements in their own work.  He will place special attention on teaching about strong composition and understanding and creatively using light.…

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