How to Encourage STEM in Early Education

What is STEM? Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) are largely used to influence innovative solutions to our world’s problems. Day-to-day decisions are increasingly being driven by data, with 90% of the world’s data generated just in the last two years. The proliferation of global access to mobile technology, the internet, and other innovations indicates … Read more

Glow Features an Outdoor Celebration of Lights, Trees and Festive Holiday Experiences – November 21 to January 3

Popular holiday tradition will provide a safe and enjoyable experience for all (CLEVELAND) November 5, 2020 – Glow at the Cleveland Botanical Garden will delight the senses and transport visitors into a safe holiday wonderland outside and in, all season-long beginning on Saturday, November 21 through Sunday, January 3, 2021. “This year, the botanical garden is embracing the … Read more

Laketran celebrates 25 years of serving Lake County veterans, offers free rides on Veterans Day

Lake County, OH – For 25 years, Laketran has operated a special Veterans Medical Transportation service, in partnership with Lake County Veterans Service Commission and Lake County Board of Commissioners.  The program guarantees Lake County veterans have access to VA appointments, healthcare and adult daycare centers by providing free door-to-door transportation to veterans and their … Read more

Dan Best shares stories with Blackbrook Audubon

Blackbrook Audubon welcomes Dan Best as he presents “Parked: A Rearview Mirror Retrospective” as a virtual program 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17. A handful of original songs and a helping of humor await viewers as Dan, retired naturalist and raconteur, looks back on his 33 years with Geauga Park District, recalling his adventures with wildlife … Read more

Audubon visits state park in PA

Blackbrook Audubon will catch up with former field trip coordinator Jim McConnor when he leads the hike at Presque Isle State Park in Erie, PA 9:00 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 15. Presque Isle is an ideal location for fall waterfowl and any other late migrants along the shores of Lake Erie. Those planning to attend are … Read more

Join us via Zoom Webinar for our November GEL!

Why mindfulness should no longer be considered a “nice to have” for leaders but a “must-have.” We will discuss current research that addresses the value of mindfulness for business leaders and how these practices can positively impact the workplace. In addition to quieting the mind and being in the moment, mindfulness applies directly to brainstorming and … Read more

Peninsula Peddler’s Day is Saturday, October 3, 2020, 10-4

Peninsula Peddler’s Day is Saturday, October 3, 2020, 10-4 – our annual Peninsula, Ohio garage sale day up and down Main Street! We are a mask required village for the safety of everyone. All of our shops and restaurants will be safely open – read about them here https://peninsulaohio.com/  Come spend the day in the valley, … Read more

Lake Metroparks Farmpark’s Fall Harvest Weekends

Lake Metroparks Farmpark’s Fall Harvest Weekends Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays September 25 — October 18 This fall, Lake Metroparks Farmpark will continue the tradition of celebrating the harvest season with four weekends including Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays beginning September 25 and continuing through October 18. Each weekend will have a different focus on some aspects … Read more

A message from SMAA! Some Friday Morning Music and some SMAA updates

We continue to closely monitor the situation with COVID-19, the recommendations from the Ohio Department of Health and Governor Dewine, as well as recent studies that have been done relating to potential spread of the virus by wind and brass instruments. We really miss making music and sharing it with the community, and hope to get back … Read more