Park Elementary Students Earn Party

Park Elementary, which received its notice just last month as a Silver Award winner in the implementation of the US Department of Education’s Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports program, uses the Praxis Institute’s PAX Good Behavior Game® as part of the school’s PBIS practice.  PAX is a universal preventive intervention designed to encourage self-regulation, self-management … Read more

Geauga Growth Partnership presents The Patterson Family as their Quarterly Entrepreneur Success Story on October 18

The Patterson family, owners of Patterson Fruit Farms in Geauga County, is a multiple generational farming family. Farming is their way of life. A lifestyle, which provides food for our community and a fun destination for locals and out-of-towners alike attracting tens of thousands each fall for field trips, group tours, and Fall Fest. Join … Read more

Exploration, Beauty & Lessons All Around

Events on Thursday, October 3, 2019 – Geauga Arts Council Juried Art Show at The West Woods Nature Center from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  – Pumpkin Pandemonium at Heritage Farms, 6050 Riverview Road, Peninsula, Ohio, 44264 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Conservation Conversation: The Intrinsic Value of Protected Public Open Spaces with … Read more

BYOH (Bring Your Own Horse) to Headwaters Park on October 13 for some Equine Park Fun

Some say there’s nothing more relaxing than traversing forested trails from a seat in the saddle atop your favorite horse. If you can relate, register at or 440-286-9516 to bring your horse out for a Geauga Park District naturalist-led ride this fall. This season’s rides are both on the calendar for Sunday, October 13th, at Headwaters Park. … Read more

Just for Seniors: Geauga Park District Offers “Elderberries” Lots to do Outdoors this Fall

Geauga Park District is pleased to unveil its upcoming fall repertoire for Elderberries: Seniors Ripe for Adventure!, featuring a tractor-pulled wagon ride, amazing footage from park trail cameras, and a special appearance by The West Woods’ most famous man! Registration is required at 440-286-9516 or for these programs, all co-presented by Geauga Park District, the Geauga Department … Read more

There’s Still Time to Bid on Geauga SWCD’s Painted Rain Barrels!

Recycling plastic has never looked so good!  Once a year the Geauga Soil Conservation District (SWCD) combines water conservation and art appreciation through their Rain Barrel Yard Art Campaign.  Through this creative community initiative, local artists transform 55-gallon recycled plastic barrels into beautiful, re-purposed rain barrels!  By collecting rooftop runoff for watering landscapes, lawns, and … Read more