Santa, Mentor Top 25 and a Chance to Win Holiday Cash are Featured at Mentor Nissan’s “Merry Mentor” Event on December 11th 

New event comes to town sharing family holiday fun and activities.   Holidays are meant to be shared with neighbors and friends and Mentor Nissan will be doing just that with a new event called Merry Mentor!  Merry Mentor will be held from 2:00pm-4:00pm Saturday, December 11, at Nissan’s 6960 Center Street location in Mentor.  … Read more

Audubon to see what’s new at LaDue – November 20

Blackbrook Audubon Society will visit LaDue Reservoir, the largest body of water in Geauga County, to look for swans, ducks and grebes. Birders of all skill levels should meet in the parking lot of the boathouse at 17759 Valley Road in Auburn Twp. at 9:00 a.m., Saturday, November 20. The group will bird the edge … Read more

Stockings for Soldiers Call for Donations thru November 22 

DeJohn Funeral Homes and Crematory is coordinating its annual Stockings for Soldiers program now through Monday, November 22 to send a taste of home for the holidays to US troops overseas, their families and local veterans. The DeJohn family supplies the red and white stockings free of charge to take home, decorate and stuff with … Read more

Audubon highlights bird migration and Motus tracking – November 16

As fall migration winds down, Blackbrook Audubon invites everyone to hear “Monitoring Bird Migration: Evolving Technologies and Remarkable Discoveries” by Dr. Andy Jones of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. This free presentation will be 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 16 at Geauga Park District’s The West Woods Nature Center. Banding birds and re As fall … Read more

Laketran provides free rides to polls to vote

Lake County, OH – Lake County residents can take Laketran’s Local Routes 1-9 or schedule a door-to-door Dial-a-Ride to their polling location on Election Day, Tuesday, November 2 for free. Free rides are also available for Early Voting before Election Day at the Lake County Board of Elections. “At Laketran, we believe every resident should … Read more

A Decade of Improvements & More Access to Public Parks

By Paul Palagyi, Executive Director Over the past ten years, Lake Metroparks has made many improvements to park properties and updated several park rules to allow more access to property owned by the public and managed by Lake Metroparks. These improvements have allowed more Lake County residents to enjoy the amazing natural resources that we … Read more

Snowbelt Musical Arts – Blizzard Youth Winds Registration Now OPEN

Registration is now available online and must be completed by December 5. Cost for this session is $53. There are a limited number of spaces available, so register early to be sure to get one! Full Schedule Rehearsals Tuesday, January 4 – 6:30 – 8:45 PM at Chardon Middle School Tuesday, January 11 – 6:30 – 8:45 PM at Chardon … Read more

Audubon monitors Mentor Marsh State Nature Preserve

Blackbrook Audubon welcomes nature enthusiasts to their monthly Important Bird Area walk at 8:00 a.m. Sunday, October 24. Meet at the entrance gate to the utility pipeline access road, an otherwise restricted area, by the intersection of Woodridge Lane and Forest Road in Mentor Headlands. This will be a closed program with group birding together, … Read more