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February 2019

Junior Ranger Jr. Amazing Air

February 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free

What is all around us, but something we can’t see? We’ll investigate things that fly and the amazing properties of air through hands-on exploration, play, and art. 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 programs or completing Junior Ranger activities on their…

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Ed Caner plus special guest Eric Noden @ Cuyahoga Valley National Park Concert Series

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hines Hill Conference Center, 1403 West Hines Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

Eric Noden’s percussive guitar work, timeless songwriting and well-traveled blues vocals have earned the respect of audiences, critics, and musicians worldwide. Eric's style is deeply rooted in the music of 20s & 30s blues pioneers. He is a one man band, a musician, songwriter, actor, and educator who continues to re-invent traditional blues and roots music for today’s audiences. Master fiddler Ed Caner has performed alongside dozens of local and national acts and is a founding member of his own band,…

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Lyceum lecture – Dancing Conversations: Nature as Collaborator

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Days Lodge, 500 West Streetsboro Street State Rt. 303
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

Concert dance and the environment might seem to have little in common. But both highlight that which appears in nature, be it the human body or the elements. Whether viewers are sitting in a dark theater or hiking among wildlife, both carry new worlds for exploration, potential discovery, and better understanding. In this presentation, Christy Bolingbroke will describe how choreographers consider nature and the environment in their work and share examples of creative research and finished dances. As the Founding…

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Weekend for Junior Girl Scouts February 22-24

February 22 @ 5:00 pm - February 24 @ 12:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$25.00 - $105.00

Join us for a weekend of fun! Junior Girl Scouts are invited to spend the weekend at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center to complete requirements for the Gardener and Animal Habitats 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 deposit option,…

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Junior Ranger: Animals at Night: Hike and Campfire

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free

Many creatures are active during the night and are using their five senses to find food.  On this night hike Junior Rangers will practice using their own animal senses and end the evening around a campfire for a story.  For ages 7-12. TIME: 6-8 PM Please be sure you mark this time on your calendar.  *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…

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Gina Chavez @ Cuyahoga Valley National Park Concert Series

February 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Happy Days Lodge, 500 West Streetsboro Street State Rt. 303
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States

A multi-ethnic Latin pop songstress, Gina Chavez is a 10-time Austin Music Award winner. Her bilingual record, Up.Rooted, topped both the Amazon and Latin iTunes charts following a feature on NPR's All Things Considered and has been hailed by The Boston Globe, USA Today, and Texas Monthly. Her Tiny Desk concert made NPR’s top 15 of 2015. Fresh off a 10-country tour as a cultural ambassador with the U.S. State Department, Chavez’s passionate collection of bilingual songs take audiences on…

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Cuyahoga Valley Institute: Excerpts from Cleveland Public Theater’s Fire on the Water

February 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Happy Days Lodge, 500 West Streetsboro Street State Rt. 303
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free - $35.00

Join the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Cleveland Public Theatre at Happy Days Lodge to witness selections from Fire on the Water, the acclaimed multimedia theatrical event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1969 burning of the Cuyahoga River. Check out the full production of Fire on the Water at Cleveland Public Theatre February 9 – March 2. Fire on the Water is a fast-paced series of short plays inspired by this pivotal moment in Cleveland’s history. Created by a team of playwrights, directors, and actors,…

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March 2019

Crooked Chronicles: A Century of River Clean Up in Cuyahoga Valley

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Happy Days Lodge, 500 West Streetsboro Street State Rt. 303
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free

How was the Cuyahoga River transformed from a health hazard to the centerpiece of a national park? A panel of experts piece together the 100-year story within Cuyahoga Valley using historic photos, archival documents, and personal memories. Come join the discussion. Moderated by the League of Women Voters Akron Area. Supported by West Creek Conservancy, Xtinguish Celebration, Ohio Humanities and Cleveland Humanities Festival. Free admission, but advance registration is preferred. Happy Days Lodge, 7 - 9 p.m. Doors open at 6…

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Ed Caner with members of Hey Mavis @ Cuyahoga Valley National Park Concert Series

March 3 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hines Hill Conference Center, 1403 West Hines Hill Road
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
Free - $25.00

Master fiddler Ed Caner has performed alongside dozens of local and national acts and is a founding member of his own band, Hey Mavis. For these intimate events, Ed is joined by musical guests from the group Hey Mavis, for an unforgettable concert. Come and be enchanted by a performance from the best Americana group in northeast Ohio! The Conservancy will present two concerts by Hey Mavis on March 3, at 4:30 pm and 7 pm! Doors open at 4…

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Weekend for Junior Girl Scouts March 8-10

March 8 @ 5:00 pm - March 10 @ 12:00 pm
Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center 3675 Oak Hill Rd
Peninsula, OH 44264 United States
$25.00 - $105.00

Join us for a weekend of fun! Junior Girl Scouts are invited to spend the weekend at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center to complete requirements for the Gardener and Animal Habitats 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 deposit option,…

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