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Summer Is Quickly Approaching… Along with Teacher Workshops! Registration Deadline extended until May 27th

All Aboard!  It’s not too late to sign up for the Geauga and Portage Soil and Water Conservation Districts’ unique teacher workshops for teachers and educators.  Through outdoor learning and inquiry experiences, the Wonders of Watersheds Workshops can help you transition to tackle the learning standards with engaging lessons and resources.  These workshops are open to educators of all...

Geauga County Master Gardener Volunteers Present Planning Your Spring Garden

Need a little help with your gardening, maybe some better information? Looking forward to more attractive flower beds next year? Fall is an ideal time to begin planning for Spring. Spend the morning with two OSU horticultural experts and determine what should be planted and what can be nurtured through the winter. Ensure a successful start to your upcoming...

7th Annual Teen Drama Project Brings Classic Fahrenheit 451 to GLTG Stage

Imagine a world where reading books was a crime. Fireman didn’t put out fires, but burned your books AND your house if you had a secret library. Ray Bradbury, author of the classic novel and play Fahrenheit 451 (the temperature at which paper burns) details such a future.  People are tuned in to their televisions and ear pieces and...

University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center to Host Annual Family Health & Safety Day and Wellness 5K on June 25

University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center will host the 2016 Family Health & Safety Day on Saturday, June 25 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the hospital’s campus in Claridon Twp. The free community event kicks off with a UH 5K Race for Wellness at 8 a.m. The Family Health & Safety Day, now in its eighth year, will offer...

“Fall Into Savings Passports” Now Available!

While we hate to see Summer draw to a close we know that Fall is full of fun events. The Destination Geauga Office wants to help you enjoy all of those events even more, so we encourage you to get your  “Fall into Savings Passport!” The cost of the Passport is $10 and it contains offers for 25 Geauga...

14th Annual Spring Drive-it-Yourself Tour!

Geauga County - One would think we went to great lengths to plan our 14th Annual Spring Drive-it-Yourself Tour on May 14th with 14 NEW stops… but what we really have there is what is referred to as a ‘Happy accident.’  But however it happened, be sure to get that date on your calendar because it is sure to...

In Search of Geauga County’s Biggest Northern Red Oak!

The Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) is excited to announce the 2017 BIG TREE Contest and is currently seeking nominations! This voluntary contest promotes the beauty and benefits provided by our county’s biggest and oldest trees, along with their contributions to clean water and healthy soil. The 2017 featured tree species is the Northern Red...

Geauga County Retired Teachers Association News

GCRTA will be hosting the first 2016 business meeting and luncheon on Tuesday February 2nd at Punderson Manor State Park and Conference Center located on Route 87 in Newbury Township (west of Route 44). Guests are asked to gather at 11:15, a business meeting will commence at 11:30, followed by the luncheon at 12:00. After the meal, State of...

GCPL Open on Sundays All Year – Including Summer

Geauga County  – Need a book, DVD, CD or magazine on the weekend? You’re in luck. The Geauga County Public Library is now open year round Sunday afternoons from 1 - 5 p.m. at Bainbridge, Chardon, Geauga West in Chesterland, and Middlefield. The two library stations in Newbury and Thompson are open from noon - 4 p.m. on Sundays....

Local Library Events & News

Burton Public Library To view our storytimes, LEGO Club, Book Clubs and more, visit burtonlibrary.org or call (440) 834-4466. Kids/Teens: 15th Annual Edible Book Festival Saturday, April 1 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. All Ages Welcome! Bring an entirely edible “book” to the Library by 11 a.m. on the day of the festival. The “book” creations will be judged in Funniest, Most...

Books Alive Series Returns

Attention kids ages 10 to 14: explore the world of “Pax” by Sara Pennypacker in this awesome program just for summer readers like you! This program will be held on  Friday, July 29 – 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at  The West Woods Nature Center, 9465 Kinsman Road (Rt. 87), Russell Township. To celebrate this book about the powerful relationship...

GCRTA December Luncheon

Geauga County - The Geauga County Retired Teachers Association is announcing their upcoming December meeting and luncheon. The event will be held on Tuesday December 1, 2015 at the Huntsburg Community Center located at 12406 Madison Rd (Rte 528) in Huntsburg, OH.  Guests are asked to gather at 11:15 with the business meeting being held promptly at 11:30. The...

Halloween Events in Kinsman

The Peter Allen Inn & Event Center is pleased to announce its hosting of its inaugural Halloween Celebrations set for Sunday, October 30, 2016 at 8581 State Street, Kinsman, OH 44428. There will be separate events – one for children and one for adults. Halloween at Hogwarts with Professor McGonagall  - 1 to 3 PM.  $5 per child includes snacks...

GPS It! Geocaching in Geauga Parks

Try your hand at geocaching, a high-tech game of hide and seek using GPS (Global Positioning System), with some help from some local geocaching fans. What: Geocaching in Geauga Parks When: Saturday, August 29 – 10 a.m. to noon Where: Big Creek Park, Donald W. Meyer Center, 9160 Robinson Road, Chardon Twp. After an introductory presentation on the activity, members of the local...

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