Holden Forest & Gardens will open one of its most popular annual experiences Orchids Forever at the Cleveland Botanical Garden on Saturday, February 13th, 2021

Orchids Forever is generously supported by Just Add Ice®.   “Orchids are one of the world’s most beautiful flowering plants and we are thrilled to be able to open this stunning show in Cleveland,” said Jill Koski, president and CEO of Holden Forests & Gardens. “Being surrounded by orchids is a delightful and mood-lifting experience, one … Read more

IMPORTANT INFO FROM LAKE METROPARKS – STAY SAFE IN THE PARKS THIS WINTER

By Ranger Brandy Hanusosky The onset of cold weather can transform the outdoors into a winter wonderland full of opportunities for you to enjoy skiing, ice skating, sledding, ice fishing and snowshoeing. While creating lasting winter memories, please be sure to take proper safety precautions. Make a plan. Always make sure that someone knows where you … Read more

Laketran offers Lake County residents free transportation to COVID vaccinations

Laketran is providing free, accessible transportation to any Lake County resident in need of a ride to a COVID-19 vaccination appointment. Lake County residents can use Laketran’s local route buses or door-to-door Dial-a-Ride service. For Laketran’s door-to-door Dial-a-Ride service, customers must schedule a reservation by calling 440-354-6100.  Laketran recommends making a reservation for Dial-a-Ride as … Read more

Two Blackbrook Audubon Society Upcoming Events – Great Backyard Bird Count Feb 12 – 15 AND Virtual Presentation on Tuesday, February 16

Irruptive birds are in Audubon’s sights Certain bird species are spending this winter in Northeast Ohio in especially high numbers. Blackbrook Audubon Society encourages everyone to connect with these rare visitors and record them, as well as resident birds, for the Great Backyard Bird Count February 12 -15. Common Redpolls and Evening Grosbeaks have flown … Read more

Cleveland Botanical Garden to Open 15th Annual Flower Show – Orchids Forever

(CLEVELAND) January 14, 2021 – Holden Forest & Gardens will open one of its most popular annual experiences Orchids Forever at the Cleveland Botanical Garden on Saturday, February 13, 2021. The show will run through Sunday, April 11th. Orchids Forever is generously supported by Just Add Ice®. “Orchids are one of the world’s most beautiful flowering plants and we … Read more

Audubon reveals how to grow a healthy forest

Blackbrook Audubon will present “Forest Management for Bird Conservation” by Rebecah Troutman, Natural Areas Biologist with The Holden Arboretum, online 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 19. Troutman will describe how Holden uses The Working Woods, a 67-acre living laboratory and demonstration forest, to test woodland management techniques to improve forest health. Anyone interested in hearing the … Read more

Virtual summit for area nonprofits to address common challenges Jan. 19-22

Lakeland Community College will host the fourth annual Lake-Geauga Nonprofit Summit Tuesday, Jan. 19, through Friday, Jan. 22, from 1-3:30 p.m. each day utilizing a virtual platform. Topics include fundraising, planning and marketing will be discussed in sessions throughout the week. There will be two, fifty-minute sessions each day and will conclude with 30-minutes of … Read more

Enter Laketran’s Design a Bus Wrap Art Contest

Laketran’s Design a Bus Wrap art contest is open for entry submittals. High or college school students from Lake County are encouraged to submit original artwork with a positive Lake County message. Participants are encouraged to use the contest’s “Lake County Pride” theme using their artwork to promote public transit or one or more features of … Read more

8 Reasons Coding for Kids is Not Just Another Fad

Is Coding a Fad? In short, no. Coding is a field that is growing and changing quickly; there is a world of opportunity for young students looking to get involved in the tech world. Opponents to this position might argue that today’s popular languages, like Python, won’t be used ten or fifteen years down the … Read more