Rhythms of Akron is the theme for August 23 – 25 Rubber City Jazz & Blues Festival at Locations throughout downtown Akron

The fourth annual Rubber City Jazz & Blues Festival will take place from August 23 – 25 at locations throughout downtown Akron. The three-day festival has tons of free performances with select ticketed events, including a performance by acclaimed jazz pianist and special guest Robert Glasper. This year’s them and will be centered around the … Read more

A Tremendous Film about the Flight of the Butterflies to be shown at The West Woods Nature Center on August 25

As Monarchs fly through Northeast Ohio this season on their tremendous journey south, take a short journey to The West Woods Nature Center to view a very special showing of Flight of the Butterflies, originally produced for IMAX theaters, which explores this unbelievable migration and the man who discovered the Monarchs’ overwintering site in Mexico in … Read more

Introducing . . . The Geauga Skywatchers Club! Inaugural Meeting of Club on September 9 at Chardon Library

Aiming to promote scientific thinking to the young and young-at-heart through the study and practice of astronomy, the new Geauga Skywatchers Club is excited to announce its first meeting. The club, founded by Geauga County Public Library (GCPL), Burton Public Library (BPL), the Chagrin Valley Astronomical Society, the Foundation for Geauga Parks, and Geauga Park District, will … Read more

Geauga County Public Library to hold Grand Opening for new Administrative Center Branch on September 10

Geauga County Public Library is opening a new public library space inside of their Administrative Center Branch. To mark the occasion, we will hold a grand opening with food, prizes and tours. Administrative Center Branch Grand Opening Date: Tuesday, September 10th Time: Noon – 3:00 p.m. Place: GCPL Administrative Center Branch, 12701 Ravenwood Dr., Chardon … Read more

GEL Begins September 6 – Director Mary Ann Ponce speaks about the Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival Presented by Mary Ann Ponce, Director on Friday, September 6th from 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.  [7:30 a.m. networking & light breakfast] at Kent State University at Geauga 14111 Claridon Troy Rd, Burton 44021. All are welcome to attend this free event.  Please register at https://sept6-gel-cdff.eventbrite.com or by contacting 440-564-1060 if you wish to attend. … Read more

Celebrate with the Friends of the Foundation for Geauga Parks at the 2nd Annual Twilight Soiree on August 24

Friends of the Foundation, support the mission of the Foundation for Geauga Parks at an event like no other, where we will celebrate the natural world in style on Saturday, August 24th at our 2nd annual Twilight Soiree at the new Veterans Legacy Woods (fomerly the Wicked Woods golf course), 14085 Ravenna Road, Newbury Township, OH 44065 … Read more