Geauga County Maple Festival, Astronomy, Free Day at the YMCA and Learn Ballroom Dancing- The Geauga News Weekly Roundup – April 26th, 2018

This weekend is jam-packed with fun events for you, so let’s get right to it! The beloved Geauga County Maple Festival runs all this weekend. There are several astronomy opportunities at the Oberle Observatory and Observatory State Park. Attend guest day for free at the Geauga County YMCA. Why not take up a new hobby … Read more

NDCL Teacher Mrs. Molly Schneider Wins Prestigious National Fellowship

NDCL Social Studies Department Chairperson Mrs. Molly Schneider has been named one of 53 teachers in the entire country—and the only one from Ohio—to win the prestigious and highly competitive James Madison Foundation Memorial Fellowship. Madison Memorial Fellowships recognize promising and distinguished teachers by enhancing their knowledge of the origins and development of American constitutional government so … Read more

Rescue Village Hosts “Help a Horse” Events This Weekend to Benefit Their Unique Barn Program

Every year, Rescue Village participates in ASPCA’s National Help a Horse Day, a celebration and educational campaign across the country promoting equine welfare. This year’s main event will take place this Sunday, April 29th from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Rescue Village. This is a free event and is complete with fun and educational activities for kids … Read more

Call for Artists for 27th Annual Nature Arts Festival

Juried art show could draw 2,000+ to your Nature-inspired work! Geauga Park District welcomes exhibitors of Nature-inspired artwork to apply for space in its 27th Annual Nature Arts Festival on Sunday, August 5th, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., at scenic Big Creek Park in Chardon Township. This event is co-marketed with the Chardon Square Arts Festival to … Read more

Get Your Name on the Geauga Park District’s Frog Fest “Party Line” Call List and Shine some Light on Springtime Courtship Behaviors

Gray Tree Frog males occupy positions in the shrubs around woodland pools to broadcast trilling mating calls to prospective females. These calling posts also serve as guard towers to vigorously defend against rival males vying for better position. The fun part is honing in on the calls to locate camouflaged cavaliers with the aid of … Read more

Explore “Geauga County’s Little Grand Canyon” when you Venture into the Rarely Visited Backcountry of Welton’s Gorge with a Geauga Park District Naturalist Guide on May 12

Registration is now open for a rain-or-shine adventure into the rocky woodland ravines of Welton’s Gorge, a Geauga Park District preserve in Burton Township sometimes called “Geauga County’s Little Grand Canyon,” only rarely accessible with the help of a naturalist guide! This Backcountry Ravine Exploration hike was set for Saturday, May 12th, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.., but … Read more

Geauga Park District’s Ranger Department Offering Wild Turkey Clinic for Beginning Youth Hunters on May 5

For the first time under National Rifle Association certification, Geauga Park District’s Ranger Department is offering a Wild Turkey Clinic for Beginning Hunters on Saturday, May 5th, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Big Creek Park’s Donald W. Meyer Center. Admission will be limited to 10 students, so please do not delay to register at Geauga Park District or … Read more