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Snowshoe Rentals

December 17, 2016 - March 31, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. every day
North Chagrin Reservation
Have you wanted to try using snowshoes but didn’t know where to rent them? North Chagrin Nature Center rents snowshoes in adult and ...
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Gallery Wall: History of Rocky River Reservation

January 1 - 31
9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily every day
Rocky River Reservation
Centennial Program Gallery Wall: History of Rocky River Reservation Enjoy historical photos and drawings depicting the history of Clevela...
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Hunt of the Month: Birds

January 2 - 31
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mon. thru Sat, Noon - 5 p.m. Sun every day
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Winter is a great time to watch the birds at the feeders. The color of the birds shines bright against a snowy background. See if yo...
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Hand Feed a Chickadee

January 2 - February 26
10:00 a.m. - noon on Saturday and Sunday
Brecksville Reservation
Looking for something to do with your family and friends? Stop by to hand feed the chickadees. We'll supply the black oil sunflower seeds...
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Small Wonders Nature Preschool Program

January 17 - February 21
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday
Rocky River Reservation
January 17 – February 21 Small Wonders Nature Preschool Program Preschoolers ages 4 - 6 are invited to join Naturalist Bev Walborn t...
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Winter Hike Series

January 17 at 9:30 - 11 a.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Challenge yourself to hike every Tuesday in January. We’ll take a brisk walk on the trails of South Chagrin and learn that winter is not ...
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CanalWay Storytime 11 a.m.

January 17 at 11 - 11:45 a.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Let your imagination run wild with some good books. Today we’ll read stories about snow to remind us how beautiful the winter season...
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Food & Beverage Job Fair for Seasonal & Variable positions

January 17 at 12-2 p.m.
Food and Beverage Job Fairs for Seasonal and Variable Positions Representatives from the following locations will be available for onsite...
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Small Wonders Nature Preschool Program

January 17 - February 21
1 - 3 p.m. on Tuesday
Rocky River Reservation
January 17 – February 21 Small Wonders Nature Preschool Program Preschoolers ages 4 - 6 are invited to join Naturalist Bev Walborn t...
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Gems & Jewels of the World - INCORRECT DATE

January 17 at 1 - 4:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
This date for the Gems & Jewels of the World was a misprint in the January issue of the Emerald Necklace. The correct date is January...
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CanalWay Storytime 6 p.m.

January 17 at 6 - 6:45 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Let your imagination run wild with some good books. Today we’ll read stories about snow to remind us how beautiful the winter season...
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Cross-Country Skiing 1: Introduction

January 17 at 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Bedford Reservation
Learn the basics of cross-country skiing during this introductory class including basic terminology, strides, turning, and going up and d...
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Discovering Nature: Who is Sleeping?

January 18 at 10 - 10:30 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Discovering Nature: Who is Sleeping? Join Naturalist Bev Walborn on an outdoor adventure just for preschoolers. We will explore the ...
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Young Explorers 10 a.m.

January 18 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
With the cold months of winter upon us, we can help our feathered friends by putting up a bird feeder for them. We’ll be making our own b...
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Young Explorers 1 p.m.

January 18 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
With the cold months of winter upon us, we can help our feathered friends by putting up a bird feeder for them. We’ll be making our ...
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Wednesday Winter Walk

January 18 at 2 - 4 p.m.
Bedford Reservation
We’ll warm up with a walk through the winter woods. At the end we’ll stop by Bridal Veil Falls to see if it is frozen. Bedford Reservatio...
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Youth Outdoors New Volunteer Orientation

January 18 at 7-9 pm
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Learn about sharing your interest in outdoor recreation with urban youth by assisting with hands-on experiences such as hiking, fish...
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Winter Birding Blitz

January 19 at 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Huntington Reservation
Winter Birding Blitz Join Naturalist Jen Brumfield on a search for wintering birds along Lake Erie’s shore. Learn tips on identifying com...
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Animal Crackers

January 19 at 10 - 11:15 a.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join Miss Jenny as we explore the world of the wise old owl. We’ll have fun learning about how owls survive through activities and a...
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Moses Cleaveland Tree Hike

January 19 at 1 - 2:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
General Moses Cleaveland hit the mouth of the Cuyahoga River July 22, 1796, but he wasn’t the first one here! Join Naturalist Jake Kudrna...
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Homeschool Happenings: Woodpeckers in Winter

January 19 at 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Homeschool Happenings: Woodpeckers in Winter Many birds look for warmer weather during Ohio’s wicked winter. Although, our hearty wo...
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Your Parks, Their Stories

January 19 at 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Come hear the stories of some of our iconic characters that helped make Cleveland Metroparks what it is today. This month, Naturalist Fos...
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Adventure University Series: Tom Helbig- Adding a Splash of Adventure to Your Life

January 19 at 6 - 9 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join Cleveland Metroparks for the Adventure University Series starting in January!   Take a break from your winter activit...
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Kayaking 1: Introduction to Kayaking

January 19 at 6 – 9 p.m.
This entry level course combines classroom and on the water practice to introduce you to equipment, basic paddling strokes, and more. &nb...
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Coffee with the Birds

January 20 at 8 - 9 a.m
Brecksville Reservation
Would you like to learn more about the birds coming to the nature center’s feeders? Enjoy a cup of coffee while watching our feather...
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Tracks on Trails

January 20 at 10 - 11:30 a.m.
West Creek Reservation
Hit the trails with Naturalist Joe Higgins as we look for animal tracks and signs. Could we be lucky and find mink tracks? Monarch Bluff ...
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Friday Fun-Day: Create your own Fish Tank

January 20 at 12-2pm
West Creek Reservation
Come and learn about native fish found in West Creek. We will use large fish tanks as inspiration for your craft. All ages welcome.&...
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Hidden Valley Homeschool: The Ohio and Erie Canal

January 20 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Go back in time and learn about what life was like on the Ohio and Erie Canal in the 1800’s. Find out about transportation 200 years ago ...
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Underground Railroad History & Hike

January 20 at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join Historical Interpreter Beth Robb and take a trip back in time. You will learn about local Underground Railroad history and take...
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Fireside Concert Series: Mark Dvorak

January 20 at 7 - 8:15 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Fireside Concerts are back at Look About Lodge in 2017. Mark Dvorak is a remarkable musician and entertainer who takes traditional folk m...
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Friday Nights with Nature: Yellowstone

January 20 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Friday Nights with Nature Yellowstone Karen Beck presents an educational and historical look at the first true mountain man, John Co...
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Winter Night along the Chagrin

January 20 at 8:15 - 10 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Join Naturalist Carly Martin for a walk along the Chagrin River under the cover of dark and winter. Terrain: 1.5 miles, mostly flat  ...
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River Birding

January 21 at 9 - 10:30 a.m.
Lakefront Reservation
River Birding The pockets of Cuyahoga River create unexpected sanctuary for migratory birds. Join Naturalist Marty Calabrese for bir...
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Drop-In Discovery: Conifers

January 21 at 10 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Reservation
Our evergreen pines and spruces cheer up a sometimes gray winter landscape. Find out more about these lovely trees and the cones they pro...
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Nature Art Series: Recycled Snowflakes

January 21 at 10 a.m. - noon
Rocky River Reservation
Nature Art Series: Recycled Snowflakes Join Naturalist Beth Whiteley to learn how to turn an old book into a beautiful winter snowfl...
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CanalWay Quick-Step

January 21 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Historical Interpreter Doug Kusak leads a short hike from CanalWay Center, down to the Lower 40 Loop Trail, and back into the warm welcom...
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Owl HOOT-enanny

January 21 at 12-4 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Whooooo do you hear calling in the night? Join us to discover the common to the not so common owls found in Northeast Ohio. Enjoy an...
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Extreme Fossil Road Show

January 21 at 1-3 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Extreme Fossil Road Show North Coast Fossil Club members help identify fossil finds from your collection. Bring as much information as po...
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Make and Take Flower Weaving

January 21 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Make and Take Flower Weaving Spinning and weaving yarn was a matter of survival to pioneers on the Ohio Frontier. Learn about how ya...
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Squirrel Appreciation Day

January 21 at 1-3pm
West Creek Reservation
Learn about our nut-burying, furry-tailed neighbors and why they’re an important part of our ecosystem. 
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The Frostbite BBQ

January 21 at 4-8 p.m.
Washington Reservation
Come join us at Merwin's Wharf as we embrace the cold and celebrate!     Featuring our outdoor fire pits and a tent with c...
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Saturday Night Specials: Birding Ohio’s Lakeshore

January 21 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
A very birdy seasonal romp  with Chuck Slusarczyk, Jr. highlighting the diversity of bird life that can be found in the lakesho...
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Cross-Country Skiing 1: Introduction

January 22 at 9 - 11:30 a.m.
Bedford Reservation
Learn the basics of cross-country skiing during this introductory class including basic terminology, strides, turning, and going up ...
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Kayaking 1: Introduction to Kayaking

January 22 at 9 a.m. – noon
This entry level course combines classroom and on the water practice to introduce you to equipment, basic paddling strokes and more. Be p...
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Chickadee Feeding Hike

January 22 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Chickadee Feeding Hike Wild black-capped chickadees can be remarkably friendly. Join Naturalist Ashley Hall for an attempt to lure t...
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Drop-In Discovery: Pine Cone Bird Feeders

January 22 at 10 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Reservation
After hand feeding the chickadees, stop in the nature center to warm up and make a pine cone bird feeder to take home with you.
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Sunday Morning Dog Walk

January 22 at 10 -11 a.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Bring your best friend for a winter walk in the park. We’ll explore the Lower 40 Loop Trail and talk about history and nature along ...
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Cross-Country Skiing 2: Supplemental Skills

January 22 at 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Bedford Reservation
Now that moving across flat terrain is easy, learn downhill techniques such as wedge turns, step turns, and practice linking turns togeth...
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Make & Take: Old Fashioned Games and Toys

January 22 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Children have always played with toys and games, but what did they do before plastic and electronics? Come find out and try some toy...
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Gems & Jewels of the World

January 22 at 1 - 4:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Gems & Jewels of the World Parma Lapidary Club members demonstrate faceting, cabbing, wire wrapping, silversmithing and other skills ...
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Snoga

January 22 at 1 - 2:30 p.m.
West Creek Reservation
What do you get when you combine snow and yoga? Snoga of course! Hike on snow-covered trails as you pause at scenic locations with c...
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Trailside Explorers

January 22 at 1:30 - 3 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
  Would you like to get outside more with your family in 2017? Join Naturalist Selby Majewski for a guided wander. This month we’ll ...
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Owl Quest

January 22 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Owl Quest Join Naturalist Jen Brumfield on a quest to see or hear barred owls on their day-time roosts. Rocky River Reservation’s mi...
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Sunday Star Gazing

January 22 at
Big Creek Reservation
Winter sunsets make for dark night skies before bedtime. Join Naturalist Joe Higgins on an early evening stargazing hike.  Bring a p...
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Look About Littles

January 23 - March 6
10 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 2:30 p.m. on Monday
South Chagrin Reservation
Young children will love this 6 week nature and outdoor class. Each week, we'll explore the magic of winter through outdoor explorat...
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Monday MeetUp: What's Up with West Creek

January 23 at 6-7:30pm
West Creek Reservation
Learn more about West Creek Conservancy’s role in conservation and urban land reclamation in Greater Cleveland. West Creek Conservancy st...
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Polliwog Preschool

January 23 - February 27
9:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. on Monday
North Chagrin Reservation
Join Natalie the Naturalist to discover nature in this drop-off program. Winter may be the time that many plants and animals are hib...
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Winter Hike Series

January 24 at 9:30 - 11 a.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Challenge yourself to hike every Tuesday in January. We’ll take a brisk walk on the trails of South Chagrin and learn that winter is not ...
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Cookies & Cocoa Snowshoe Hike

January 24 at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Embrace winter by raising your heartbeat with an invigorating snowshoe hike. Learn snowshoeing basics including terminology, tu...
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Towpath Trail Update

January 24 at 7 - 8 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
The Towpath Trail will eventually extend approximately 110 miles south from Cleveland. Join Historical Interpreter Doug Kusak for an upda...
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Animal Crackers

January 25 at 10 - 11:15 a.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join Miss Jenny as we explore the world of the wise old owl. We’ll have fun learning about how owls survive through activities and a...
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Nature Baby

January 25 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Nature Baby The forest is awaiting you, so let’s get baby out to explore nature. Grab a baby backpack or just carry your child for a walk...
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Sprouts: Growing Kids and Wonder, Naturally

January 25 at 10:30 - 11:45 a.m. or 1 - 2:15 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Join Natalie the Naturalist to discover all things snow and ice. We will have discovery time with experiments, a craft and go on a s...
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Animal Crackers

January 25 at 1 - 2:15 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join Miss Jenny as we explore the world of the wise old owl. We’ll have fun learning about how owls survive through activities and a craf...
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Urban Birding Blitz

January 26 at 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Lakefront Reservation
Urban Birding Blitz Wendy Park, on the west shores of downtown Cleveland, is one of the most remarkable birding sites in Ohio. It ma...
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Preschool: Snowflakes

January 26 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
To the snow we go. We’ll use a short hike, craft and story to explore snowflakes. Register online beginning January 2 at 9 .am. Registrat...
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Kayaking 2: Supplemental Skills

January 26 at 6 - 9 p.m.
Start where you left off in Kayaking 1. We taught you how to do a wet exit, but we left you wondering how to get back in your kayak....
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For Adults Only: Meteorology Part 1, 2 and 3

January 26 - 28 at 7-9 p.m. on Thr & Fri, 5-7 p.m. on Sat
West Creek Reservation
Learn about clouds, air pressure, and more through field guides, multimedia, and hands-on activity. Participants will receive their own b...
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Friday Fun-Day: Caterpillar to Butterfly Craft

January 27 at 12-2pm
West Creek Reservation
Learn about metamorphosis by creating a caterpillar and a butterfly. Did you know that these little animals turn into the beautiful ...
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Owls of Acacia

January 27 at 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Acacia Reservation
Acacia Reservation is a prime urban oasis for a variety of birds, including owls. Join Naturalist Natalie Schroder to hear what nighttime...
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Fireside Concert Series: SpYder Stomp & Sugar Pie

January 27 at 7 - 8:15 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Look About Lodge will host local band, SpYder Stomp & Sugar Pie. Kevin Richards from Roots of American Music with friends Jack D...
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Family Astronomy Night

January 27 at 7 - 8 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Want to know more about those twinkling stars in the night sky? You will learn to identify at least five constellations. This is a beginn...
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Friday Nights with Nature: Rio Grande Valley

January 27 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Friday Nights with Nature Rio Grande Valley Join Naturalist Jen Brumfield for a look into one of the top birding paradises. From gul...
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Fat Bike Race and Celebration

January 28 at 8:15 a.m. registration
Bedford Reservation
Join Cleveland Metroparks for the second annual Fat Bike Race and Celebration in Cleveland Metroparks, with support from Broadway Cyclery...
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Winter Watercolor Workshop

January 28 at 9:30 a.m. - noon
North Chagrin Reservation
You don’t have to be an experienced artist to notice the colors and beauty of winter. Naturalist Stefanie Verish will guide you thro...
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Drop-In Discovery

January 28 at 10 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Reservation
Drop by and discover a little bit more about one of our resident animals during this up-close encounter. A craft will be available.
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Live Animal Lessons

January 28 at 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Everyone likes live animal programs, right? Come each month as Naturalist Foster Brown carefully and respectfully shares the natural...
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Irishtown Bend

January 28 at Noon - 1 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
In Cleveland our river is crooked, and tales of the Bend you’ve mis-took-ed, we’ll show you what’s true, give Irish their due, Doug hopes...
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Winter Tree ID Hike

January 28 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Winter Tree ID Hike Ever been hiking in the woods in the winter and spy an eye-catching tree and wonder, “What kind of tree is that?...
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Owl Sketching

January 28 at 1:30 - 3 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Have you ever tried to draw an owl in the forest at night? There is a better way! Visit our live owls, and learn how to draw these amazin...
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Snow Hike

January 28 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Bedford Reservation
Celebrate the snow with a different kind of activity. Join us in trying to hike through nature on the snow with snowshoes. Space is ...
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Biotalk: The American Chestnut

January 28 at 2 - 3 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Biotalk: The American Chestnut Once a towering giant of the eastern forest, the American chestnut tree was virtually eliminated by a micr...
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Mammal Drop-In

January 28 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
See and touch a wide variety of native Ohio mammal pelts, skulls and taxidermy mounts. Naturalist Jeff Riebe will answer your questi...
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Groundhog Day

January 28 at 2 - 3 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Prepare for Groundhog Day by investigating groundhog behavior and habitat. We’ll enjoy a story and make a craft to celebrate this “shadow...
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Snowshoe Night Hike

January 28 at 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Bedford Reservation
Join us for an evening hike in nature on the snow with snowshoes. Space is limited for this introduction to snowshoe and several inc...
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Saturday Night Specials: Scotland, from the Lowlands to the Highlands

January 28 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Animal curator Tad Schoffner of Cleveland Metroparks Zoo spends much of his free time visiting and learning about western Europ...
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Coffee with the Birds

January 29 at 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Coffee with the Birds Join Naturalist Jen Brumfield for a relaxed morning of watching local birds at the nature center’s feeders. Jo...
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Drop-In Discovery: Owls

January 29 at 10 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Reservation
Stop by to learn about our local owls. Kids can make a craft to take home.
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Chickadee Feeding Hike

January 29 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Chickadee Feeding Hike Wild black-capped chickadees can be remarkably friendly. Join Naturalist Ashley Hall for an attempt to lure t...
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Food & Beverage Job Fair for Seasonal & Variable positions

January 29 at 12-2 p.m.
Food and Beverage Job Fairs for Seasonal and Variable Positions Representatives from the following locations will be available for onsite...
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Owl Box Workshop

January 29 at 12:30 - 2 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Are you looking to add an owl nest box to your property? Now is your chance! In this workshop we will do our best to attract eastern...
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Sunday Drop-by: National 'Crazy Holiday' Day

January 29 at 1-3pm
West Creek Reservation
Did you know that today is both National Corn Chip Day AND National Puzzle Day? Let’s combine the two for an afternoon of snacks and wate...
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Winter Wonderland Hike

January 29 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Bradley Woods Reservation
Winter Wonderland Hike Get your heart pumping on this fast-paced trek through the quiet winter forest of Bradley Woods. We will paus...
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Needle-Felting: The Cutest Owl

January 29 at 2 - 4 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Try your hand at needle-felting your very own adorable owl amongst our live owls. Local felter, Erin Carlson will lead you through this f...
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Behind the Scenes: Animal Care

January 29 at 2-3:30pm
West Creek Reservation
Have you ever wanted to feed a snake, or watch a toad gulp down a cricket? Join a naturalist behind the scenes to see what it takes ...
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Snow Day

January 29 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Come to CanalWay Center to brave the cold and enjoy a day playing in the snow. We’ll be making snow people, animals or whatever else you ...
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Winter Hike Series

January 31 at 9:30 - 11 a.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Challenge yourself to hike every Tuesday in January. We’ll take a brisk walk on the trails of South Chagrin and learn that winter is...
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Ice Climbing Adventure (Mandatory Pre-Trip meeting January 31, 5:15 - 7:45 p.m. - Actual Trip February 4)

January 31 at Kendall Cliffs - Mandatory Pre-Trip meeting 5:15 - 7:45 p.m. - Actual Trip to Fenton, MI on February 4 (all day)
Garfield Park Reservation
An ice ax, harness, helmet and crampons could only mean one thing. It's time for an ice climbing adventure. Learn how to ice climb as we ...
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Cross-Country Skiing 1: Introduction

January 31 at 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Bedford Reservation
Learn the basics of cross-country skiing during this introductory class including basic terminology, strides, turning, and going up ...
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Ice Climbing Adventure (Mandatory Pre-Trip meeting January 31, 7:30 - 9:45 p.m. - Actual Trip February 4)

January 31 at Kendall Cliffs - Mandatory Pre-Trip meeting 7:30 - 9:45 p.m. - Actual Trip to Fenton, MI on February 4 (all day)
Garfield Park Reservation
An ice ax, harness, helmet and crampons could only mean one thing. It's time for an ice climbing adventure. Learn how to ice climb as we ...
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Hunt of the Month: Hiking Boots

February 1 - 28
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday thru Saturday, Noon - 5 p.m. Sunday every day
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
We have hidden 20 hiking boots around CanalWay Center. Stop by to find the boots inside then bundle up and go outside to hike around...
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Gallery Wall: History of Rocky River Reservation

February 1 - 28
9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily every day
Gallery Wall History of Rocky River Reservation Enjoy historical photos and drawings depicting the history of Cleveland Metroparks and Ro...
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Sprouts: Growing Kids and Wonder, Naturally

February 1 at 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Groundhog Day is one day away. Join Natalie the Naturalist to discover our seasonal friend, the groundhog. We will have discovery ti...
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Greater Cleveland Beekeepers Association: Beginning Beekeeping Class

February 1 - 22
7 - 9 p.m. on Wednesday
Greater Cleveland Beekeepers Association Beginning Beekeeping Class Learn how easy and rewarding it is to become a beekeeper during a ser...
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Kids Explore the Winter Field

February 2 at 10 a.m. - noon
South Chagrin Reservation
  Let’s explore the fields along the Chagrin River at a curious child’s pace.
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Water, Water, Everywhere (Centennial Program)

February 2 at 1-2:30pm
West Creek Reservation
Learn the history of how we've used water, and legislate our life-giving resource. From the settling of the United States to the burning ...
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Drop-In Discovery: Groundhog Day

February 2 at 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Is spring around the corner? Or will winter hang on? Stop by for a craft, story and to find out more about this furry weather foreca...
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Youth Kayaking

February 2 at 6 – 8 p.m.
Come out and make a splash in the warmth of the pool as you learn to kayak.  Learning basic strokes and wet exits will be integrated...
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Cleveland Astronomical Society: Listening to the Stars: Kepler Space Telescope

February 2 at 7 - 8 :30 p.m. Speaker, 6:30 - 7 p.m. meeting
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
The Kepler space mission, designed to discover Earth-like planets around Sun-like stars, succeeded in detecting thousands of planet ...
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Winter Morning Walk

February 3 at 8-9:30am
West Creek Reservation
Bundle up and enjoy the cold fresh air of a winter morning. We will keep a quick pace to keep our toes warm through the trackless snow. D...
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Friday Fun-Day: A Frog's Life

February 3 at 12-2pm
West Creek Reservation
Learn about the life cycle of a frog with this fun craft. 
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Fireside Concert Series: Lee Murdock

February 3 at 7 - 8:15 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Welcome Lee Murdock to the Fireside stage. Making folk music for the modern era, Lee Murdock’s work is a documentary and also an anthem t...
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Friday Nights with Nature: Australian High Country & America’s West

February 3 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Friday Nights with Nature Australian High Country & America’s West From the Great Ocean walk along the South Australian Coast, t...
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Saturday Story Time

February 4 at 9:30 - 10 a.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join Miss Jenny around the fire for story time before heading out to hand feed the birds.
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Emerald Necklace Art Club: Monthly Meeting

February 4 at 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
West Creek Reservation
Draw and paint with us. Members of the Emerald Necklace Art Club are invited to bring their favorite medium as we appreciate the sig...
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Nature News Today

February 4 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Nature News Today Each month, join Naturalist Marty Calabrese on an all-ages hike with eyes fixed on the ephemeral. Get the latest scoop ...
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Drop-In Discovery: Ohio Rocks

February 4 at 10 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Reservation
Ohio rocks, literally! Stop by to see and touch some of the rocks found in Ohio, and learn about the valuable and unusual ways they ...
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"Try-It" Activities: Snowshoeing

February 4 at 10 - 11 a.m. OR 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Discover how fun, yet challenging snowshoeing can be during these one-hour long "Try-It" sessions. No special boots are required, but wat...
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Hand Feed a Chickadee Hike

February 4 at 11 a.m. - noon
Rocky River Reservation
Hand Feed a Chickadee Hike Black-capped chickadee, tufted titmouse, white-breasted nuthatch and other wintering birds are surprising...
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"Try-It" Activities: Cross-Country Skiing

February 4 at 11 a.m. - noon OR 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Discover how fun, yet challenging cross-country skiing can be during these one-hour long "Try-It" sessions. Snowshoeing is also available...
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Winter is Wonderful: Winter Trees

February 4 at 11 a.m. - Noon
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
The cold can’t keep us inside! This winter adventure includes a short walk, a tree story, and a craft to create a winter tree scene....
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Snow Snake Drop-by

February 4 at 1-2:30pm
Big Creek Reservation
Learn about and play the traditional Seneca snow snake game. Can you slide your gawasa the farthest? Challenge your friends and family. B...
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Dog Hike

February 4 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Bring your best furry friend to the park for some exercise and socialization. We will hike the wooded trails of North Chagrin Reserv...
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Bark Walk

February 4 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Bring your friendly canine companion for a brisk hike through the winter woods that will include a few hints for identifying trees by the...
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Train Car Discussion

February 4 at 3 - 4 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Did you ever wonder what those trains are hauling? Rail cars come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Historical Interpreter Doug Kusa...
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Saturday Night Specials: Alaska

February 4 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Join Gale Franko and Alan Studt to see the wildlife living in Denali National Park. Enjoy a spectacular glacier cruise into pristine Prin...
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Cleveland Natural Science Club

February 4 at 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Back to Natural - Restoration Successes Join us for conservation, educationand training focused on timely and consistent messages th...
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Cross-Country Skiing 1: Introduction

February 5 at 9 - 11:30 a.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Learn the basics of cross-country skiing during this introductory class including basic terminology, strides, turning, and going up and d...
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Kayaking 1: Introduction to Kayaking

February 5 at 9 a.m. – noon
This entry level course combines classroom and on the water practice to introduce you to equipment, basic paddling strokes and more....
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Coffee with the Birds

February 5 at 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Coffee with the Birds Join Naturalist Jen Brumfield for a relaxed morning of watching birds at the nature center’s feeders. Join us to di...
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Waterbirds at Wildwood

February 5 at 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Euclid Creek Reservation
Join Naturalist Natalie Schroder on a survey for gulls and other waterbirds. Meet in the parking lot closest to the walking bridge. ...
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Drop-In Discovery: Snowflakes

February 5 at 10 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Reservation
Snowflakes are beautiful. Stop by to learn about the different types and how they form. Make a paper snowflake to take home.
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Chickadee Feeding Hike

February 5 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Chickadee Feeding Hike Wild black-capped chickadees can be remarkably friendly. Join Naturalist Ashley Hall for an attempt to lure t...
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East Side FrogWatch

February 5 at 12 - 1:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Don’t croak—monitoring frogs is fun! This introductory training will give you the tools to identify frogs in our region. Learn to listen ...
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Cross-Country Skiing 2: Supplemental Skills

February 5 at 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Now that moving across flat terrain is easy, learn downhill techniques such as wedge turns, step turns, and practice linking turns t...
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Winter Walk

February 5 at 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Whether the groundhog predicted an early spring or not, winter is here at the moment. So, come to CanalWay Center for an invigorating wal...
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Stormwater & Sustainable Development

February 5 at 1 - 2:45 pm
West Creek Reservation
This introductory program on urban watersheds showcases the features of the Watershed Stewardship Center; including an interactive t...
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Sunday Drop-by: Burrowing Animals

February 5 at 1-2:30pm
West Creek Reservation
In honor of Groundhog Day, stop by anytime to learn more about this famous weather forecaster. We’ll discuss other animals that can be fo...
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Birds at the Overlook

February 5 at 2 - 4 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Join Naturalist Natalie Schroder on an adventure through the woods to our legendary overlook where we have been hand feeding for alm...
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Drop In: Groundhogs

February 5 at 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Punxsutawney Phil has already made his decision on the next six weeks, but come to CanalWay to learn more about his species and his story.
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Food & Beverage Job Fair for Seasonal & Variable positions

February 6 at 12-2 p.m.
Food and Beverage Job Fairs for Seasonal and Variable Positions Representatives from the following locations will be available for o...
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Flats Bridges Presentation

February 6 at 7 - 8 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
It’s flat-out cold in the great outdoors, so we’ll view Historical Interpreter Doug Kusak’s bridge presentation from the comfort of Canal...
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Southwest Camera Club: Competition: Nature Landscape, Pictorial

February 6 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Southwest Camera Club Competition: Nature Landscape, Pictorial Open to all. Digital and prints will be accepted. Each person is allo...
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North Chagrin Nature Photography Club

February 6 at 8 - 9:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Lines in Nature Straight lines, squiggly lines, diagonal lines and dramatic lines. Bring in five shots that show how they linearly made t...
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Hiking for the Young at Heart

February 7 at 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Hinckley Reservation
Join Naturalist Jenny McClain for a hike through Hinckley’s winter woods that is sure to warm us up. We’ll keep our eyes open for tr...
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Elementary Science Olympiad Review:Water Quality

February 7 at 4 - 4:45 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Students participating in the ESO can come and study their nature topics with a naturalist. Today we’ll review for the Water Quality sess...
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American Red Cross Lifeguard Course

February 7 - March 9 at 6 - 9 p.m.
Learn the skills and gain the certification necessary to become an American Red Cross Lifeguard.  Upon successful completion of...
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Cookies & Cocoa Snowshoe Hike

February 7 at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Embrace winter by raising your heartbeat with an invigorating snowshoe hike. Learn snowshoeing basics including terminology, turning...
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Towpath Trail Update

February 7 at 7 - 8 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
The Towpath Trail will eventually extend approximately 110 miles south from Cleveland. Historical Interpreter Doug Kusak shows what ...
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Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society: Bumblebees of Ohio and the Great Lakes

February 7 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society Bumblebees of Ohio and the Great Lakes Nineteen species of bumblebee are historically known from Ohio, b...
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West Creek Night Hike: Cousin of the Coyote

February 8 at 5:30-7pm
West Creek Reservation
Join a naturalist on a leisurely hike to learn more about Fido’s wily cousin.   Dog walkers welcome. Monarch Bluff Picnic Area
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Fly Tying 1: Introduction

February 8 at 6 - 9 p.m.
Lakefront Reservation
Learn the basics of tying flies with Jeff Liskay.  Topics covered include tools and materials needed and how they work, parts of you...
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Cookies & Cocoa Cross-Country Ski Tour

February 8 at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Enhance you skiing techniques during this guided tour across open fields and mixed terrain. Enjoy cookies and cocoa afterwards. Dres...
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Northern Ohio Association of Herpetologists: Arboreal Frogs of the Neotropics

February 8 at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Northern Ohio Association of Herpetologists Arboreal Frogs of the Neotropics Join us to learn about some beautiful arboreal frogs from Ce...
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Balto's Heroic Journey

February 8 at 7-8:30pm
West Creek Reservation
Learn the story behind this sled dog’s Alaskan journey and connection to our Cleveland Community.  Balto’s heroic expeditions w...
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Ever-Green in the Winter

February 9 at 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Join Naturalist Stefanie Verish in search of the evergreens of winter. Learn how these plants survive as they do and explore the story be...
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Little Explorers: Rock & Roll

February 9 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Little Explorers: Rock & Roll Bring your little explorer to learn about the rock cycle. We’ll have stories, songs, and science e...
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Little Explorers: Rock & Roll

February 9 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Little Explorers: Rock & Roll Bring your little explorer to learn about the rock cycle. We’ll have stories, songs, and science experi...
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Elementary Science Olympiad Review: What Went By

February 9 at 4 - 4:45 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Students participating in the ESO can come and study  nature topics with a naturalist. Today we’ll review animal tracks and tra...
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Kayaking 1: Introduction to Kayaking

February 9 at 6 – 9 p.m.
This entry level course combines classroom and on the water practice to introduce you to equipment, basic paddling strokes, and more. &nb...
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Nurture with Nature

February 9 at 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Bring your family for a monthly program that explores nature through books, games, hikes and other activities. This month we’ll lear...
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Terrific Trees

February 10 at 5 - 6 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Tonight marks the Festival of Trees. Join Naturalist Natalie Schroder on a dusk hike to discover what these trees do to survive these col...
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Full Moon HIke

February 10 at 6 - 8 p.m.
Hinckley Reservation
The full snow moon will be making an appearance tonight, or you may call it the full hunger moon as both names are correct. Come out...
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Animal Valentines

February 10 at 6 - 7 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Show your love with images from the animal world. We’ll put our hearts into making animal shaped Valentine’s Day cards to share with the ...
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Fireside Concert Series: Paul Kovac and Friends

February 10 at 7 - 8:15 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Paul Kovac & Caroline Taylor will present an evening of instrumental & vocal music, featuring twin fiddles, accordion, guita...
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Fridal Film: Lethal Seas

February 10 at 7-8:30pm
West Creek Reservation
See this highly-acclaimed NOVA feature on our big screen, and immerse yourself in the ocean’s web of life. We’ll examine our own connecti...
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Friday Nights with Nature: La Brea Tar Pits

February 10 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Friday Nights with Nature: La Brea Tar Pits Travel back in time with Naturalist Ashley Hall as she explains the rich (and sticky!) h...
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Sunrise Hike with Snowshoes

February 11 at 7 - 8 a.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Join Naturalist Foster Brown on this early morning hike as we greet the morning sun. We will catch a glimpse of the woodland early risers...
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A Touch of Winter on the Rocks and River

February 11 at 9 - 11 a.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Hike along the edge of the Chagrin River and see how winter has changed our natural landscape.    
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Woodlands of Bedford: Frozen Tinker's Creek Hike

February 11 at 9 a.m. - Noon
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
We will hike downhill to examine the secluded floodplain of Tinker’s Creek, including the 150 year old stone dam of Powers Mill. &nb...
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The Novice Naturalist

February 11 at 10 - 11:30 a.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Join Naturalist Foster Brown as we explore nature. Each month will highlight a topic revealing seasonal developments outside in the ...
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Drop-In Discovery: Winter Trees

February 11 at 10 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Reservation
In winter when trees have no leaves, how can we know which tree is which? Stop by to learn a few of the most common trees, all in the com...
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Birds of Prey Weekend

February 11 - 12
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day every day
Rocky River Reservation
B i rds of Prey Weekend February 11 & 12, 2017 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day Rocky River Nature Center A weekend celebrating the rem...
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Fight the Frost

February 11 at noon - 4 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Winter doesn’t scare us, we live in Ohio! No matter what the groundhog says, we’ll fight the frost! Cure your cabin fever by joining...
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Behind the Scenes: Animal Care

February 11 at 1-2PM
West Creek Reservation
Have you ever wanted to feed a snake or watch a toad gulp down a cricket? Join a naturalist behind-the-scenes to see what it takes t...
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Nature Journaling

February 11 at 1 - 3 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Experience nature through the seasons. We will record our observations in a journal of our own creation. You may want to bring a camera. ...
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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 11 at 1 - 2:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Celebrate this special day with women from around the world and Northeast Ohio. Meet several of the unconventional female scientists...
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Winter Tree Identification

February 11 at 1:30 - 3 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
It’s not as difficult as it sounds. Use buds, branches, bark, and a few other clues to learn some common trees in our area. We will begin...
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Frozen Waterfalls

February 11 at 2 - 4:30 p.m.
Bedford Reservation
Join Naturalist Pam Taylor to hike into the gorge of Bedford Reservation in search of seasonal waterfalls. Frozen or not, you won’t ...
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"Coup-OWLS" Hike

February 11 at 5:30-7pm
West Creek Reservation
Join a naturalist on a search for owls “coupling” up for the breeding season. “Whooo” knew that owls celebrated Valentine’s Day, too? Dre...
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Tales Around the Emerald Necklace

February 11 at 7 - 8:30 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Call it traditional storytelling, spoken word performance, or narrative theater, excellent storytelling artists bring entertaining a...
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Saturday Night Specials: John Coulter's Yellowstone

February 11 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Join Karen Beck for an educational look at the first true mountain man and his epic journey. Retrace his route and explore Yellowstone’s ...
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Birds of Acacia

February 12 at 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Acacia Reservation
Join Naturalist Jake Kudrna as we search for birds throughout Acacia Reservation’s ever-changing landscape. Bring binoculars, some a...
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Drop-In Discovery: Ohio Mammals

February 12 at 10 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Reservation
Drop in to learn about Ohio’s mammals. You will get a chance to see and touch some pelts and skulls.
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Owl Box Workshop

February 12 at 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Owl Box Workshop Are you looking to add an owl nest box to your property? Now is your chance! In this workshop we will do our best t...
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Hearts & Stars Planetarium Special

February 12 at 1-1:45pm, 2-2:45pm, 3-3:45pm
West Creek Reservation
Step inside a portable planetarium to explore the night sky. Listen to centuries-old love stories that are written with the stars. 1 - 1:...
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Sunday Drop-by: Hearts & Stars Craft

February 12 at 1:30-4pm
West Creek Reservation
Stop by the classroom to create your own hearts and stars themed craft after the planetarium program. We will have everything for a ...
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Trailside Explorers

February 12 at 1:30 - 3 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
  Would you like to get outside more with your family? Join Naturalist Selby Majewski for a guided wander as we search for signs of ...
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Winter Wander

February 12 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Come explore the winter wonderland on this hike along the hemlock loop trail.
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Alphabet Soup Projects: Hike for your Supper

February 12 at 3 - 7 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Much of the early work in Cleveland Metroparks came from WPA ( Works Progress Administration) and CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps). Join...
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Vintage Valentines

February 13 at 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Get ready for Valentine’s Day by creating homemade cards like people did in the past. We’ll also read a story and play a heart-theme...
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Monday MeetUp: What's Up with Chagrin River Watershed Partners

February 13 at 6 - 7:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Learn how Chagrin River Watershed Partners (CRWP) is preserving and restoring the Chagrin River and streams, wetlands and natural areas a...
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Monday MeetUp: What's Up with Chagrin River

February 13 at 6-7:30pm
North Chagrin Reservation
Learn how Chagrin River Watershed Partners is preserving and restoring the Chagrin River and natural areas across Northeast Ohio.&nb...
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Cookies & Cocoa Cross-Country Ski Tour

February 13 at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Bedford Reservation
Enhance you skiing techniques during this guided tour across open fields and mixed terrain. Enjoy cookies and cocoa afterward. Dressing i...
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Cleveland's Union Terminal Tower

February 13 at 7 - 8 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
The big, bold, beautiful buildings of bachelor brothers changed Cleveland’s skyline, businesses, transportation and reputation. Hist...
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Cuyahoga Astronomical Association: NASA and the Hubble Space Telescope

February 13 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Cuyahoga Astronomical Association NASA and the Hubble Space Telescope Bryan Palaszewski, Research Scientist at NASA Glenn Research Center...
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Hike for your Health

February 14 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Garfield Park Reservation
Love yourself today with a brisk walk through Garfield Park Reservation. We’ll hope to raise your heart rate as we include some hill...
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Hearts & Stars Planetarium Special: Adults Only

February 14 at 7-8pm
West Creek Reservation
Dial up the romance with chocolate-covered strawberries and sparkling grape juice as you snuggle your special someone under the dark plan...
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Young Explorers 10 a.m.

February 15 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Who chews down trees with their big orange teeth and makes their home out of sticks and twigs? Beavers do, and we’ll spend our day l...
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Snowshoes at the Overlook

February 15 at noon - 1:30 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Join a naturalist on a hike while we search for winter wildlife and admire excellent views. As long as there is at least four inches of s...
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Young Explorers 1 p.m.

February 15 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Who chews down trees with their big orange teeth and makes their home out of sticks and twigs? Beavers do, and we’ll spend our day l...
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Wednesday Walk

February 15 at 4 - 5 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Join us for a brisk walk around the Lower 40 loop trail. We’ll travel into the valley to walk along the Ohio & Erie Canal and the Cuy...
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Valentines for the Birds

February 15 at 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Many birds fly south during the winter months. But what happens to the birds that stay? We will learn about winter bird survival, pl...
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Urban Explorations: Cleveland's Arcades

February 16 at 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Doug Kusak leads an exploration of downtown Cleveland’s arcades: the Old Arcade, Colonial Arcade and Euclid Arcade. We’ll stroll through ...
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Animal Crackers

February 16 at 10 - 11:15 a.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join Miss Jenny as we search for signs of mammals and their tracks through a hike, activities and a craft. Register by phone beginni...
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Reeling in Fun

February 16 - 15 at 10:30-12:00pm
West Creek Reservation
How many fish can you catch and identify in 1 minute? Play against a friend or try to beat your best score in this fun indoor game about ...
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Owls of A.B. Williams Woods

February 16 at 1 - 3 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Over the years A.B. Williams Woods have been home to barred, screech and great horned owls. On this hike we will search for signs of...
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Homeschool Happenings: Book Study

February 16 at 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Homeschool Happenings: Book Study Prior to this program students grades 1- 6 should read The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss and grades 7 – 9 should ...
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Adventure University Series: Mark Pecot - Paddling Erie Islands

February 16 at 6 - 9 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Join Cleveland Metroparks as the Adventure University Series continues!   Take a break from your winter activities, come inside...
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Kayaking 1: Introduction to Kayaking

February 16 at 6 – 9 p.m.
This entry level course combines classroom and on the water practice to introduce you to equipment, basic paddling strokes, and more. &nb...
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FrogWatch at West Creek

February 16 at 6:30-8pm
West Creek Reservation
Don’t croak—monitoring frogs is fun. This introductory training will give you the tools to identify frogs in our region. Learn to li...
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Coffee with the Birds

February 17 at 8 - 9 a.m
Brecksville Reservation
Would you like to learn more about the birds coming to the nature center’s feeders? Enjoy a cup of coffee while watching our feathered fr...
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Great Backyard Bird Count

February 17 at 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Stop by the center anytime to help count our backyard birds. People across the continent will be counting birds at their backyard fe...
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Fireside Concert Series: Hey Mavis

February 17 at 7 - 8:15 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
If you like Americana music with class and flare, then Hey Mavis will not disappoint. This favorite Northeast Ohio local band features vi...
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Family Movie Night

February 17 at 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Join us as we watch The Nut Job. It tells the adventure of Surly the squirrel and Buddy the rat as they try to restock the park’s su...
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Friday Nights with Nature: Alaska

February 17 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Friday Nights with Nature: Alaska From majestic wilderness in Denali National Park to a 26 glacier cruise in Prince William Sound, to dog...
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Great Backyard Bird Count

February 17 - 20
10 - 11 a.m. every day
Rocky River Reservation
Great Backyard Bird Count Bird watchers of all ages are invited to count birds with a naturalist. Data is added real-time via eBird ...
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American Red Cross Pet First Aid

February 18 at 9 a.m. - noon
Rocky River Reservation
Pet First Aid teaches participants emergency care procedures for cats and dogs and provides tips for keeping your pet happy and healthy t...
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History and Hand Feed

February 18 at 9 - 10 a.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Brecksville Nature Center is the only original Cleveland Metroparks’ Trailside Museum still standing. Come discover what makes it so...
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Great Backyard Bird Count

February 18 at 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Stop by the center anytime to help count our backyard birds. People across the continent will be counting birds at their backyard feeders...
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Great Backyard Bird Count

February 18 at 10-11 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
February 18 Great Backyard Bird Count Bird watchers of all ages are invited to count birds with a naturalist. Data is added real-tim...
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Olmsted Historical Society: Winter Farmers Market

February 18 at 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Olmsted Historical Society Winter Farmers Market Featuring local farmers, producers, artisans, and vendors who grow and/or produce their ...
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Furry Friends Hike

February 18 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Bradley Woods Reservation
Furry Friends Hike Fetch Fido and bring him to the park for some fresh air and a frosty hike through the Bradley Woods Reservation. ...
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Seed Starting

February 18 at 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Starting seeds can be a fun way to beat back the winter blues. Come learn about some of the basic considerations for beginning your garde...
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Snoga

February 18 at 10:30 - noon
West Creek Reservation
What do you get when you combine snow and yoga? Snoga of course! Hike on snow-covered trails as you pause at scenic locations with c...
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Food & Beverage Job Fair for Seasonal & Variable positions

February 18 at 12-2 p.m.
Food and Beverage Job Fairs for Seasonal and Variable Positions Representatives from the following locations will be available for onsite...
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Up With Upcycling Fair

February 18 at noon - 4 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Wait! Don’t throw it away! We have ideas for you to convert that unwanted item or waste material into something cool and functional....
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Boy Scout Merit Badge: Indian Lore Parts 1 & 2

February 18 at 1-4pm on both Saturday & Sunday
West Creek Reservation
Join our certified merit badge counselors for an interactive program designed to provide scouts an opportunity to complete this merit bad...
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Afternoon Outside: Snowshoes

February 18 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Celebrate winter as we play outside in the snow. Join us in trying to hike on the snow with snowshoes. Space is limited for this int...
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Make and Take Star Stories

February 18 at 3 - 4 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Make and Take Star Stories The night sky has fascinated humans for thousands of years. Hear ancient star stories and make your own conste...
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Snowshoe Night Hike

February 18 at 7 - 8 :30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Join us this evening to hike in nature on the snow with snowshoes. Space is limited for this introduction to snowshoes, several inch...
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“Arctic” Birding

February 19 at 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Lakefront Reservation
“Arctic” Birding Join Naturalist Jen Brumfield to search for rare birds overwintering along the Lake Erie shoreline. We’ll scour through ...
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Sunday Morning Dog Walk

February 19 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Garfield Park Reservation
Garfield Park is a beautiful place in winter. We’ll walk on the paved trail around the reservation and see what birds and mammals ar...
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Drop-In Discovery: Scavenger Hunt

February 19 at 10 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Reservation
Drop by the Nature Center to complete a scavenger hunt about the history of the building.
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Morning and Afternoon Bird Walk

February 19 at 10 a.m. - Noon
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
The Great Backyard Bird Count is under way this weekend. Come for a morning bird walk and help count all the birds that are seen and...
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Great Backyard Bird Count

February 19 at 12:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Stop by the center anytime to help count our backyard birds. People across the continent will be counting birds at their backyard feeders...
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Monthly Meandering: The Un-natural hike

February 19 at 1-2:30pm
West Creek Reservation
This long winter has made everyone a bit stir crazy around the reservation. Be on the lookout for things you wouldn’t normally see o...
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Bake Bread

February 19 at 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Bake Bread Learn the basic information required to bake rustic, hand-shaped loaves of bread at home, and take home some sourdough starter...
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History Hike: President's Day and the Canal

February 19 at 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
What do U.S. Presidents and the Ohio & Erie Canal have in common? Plenty! Our leaders planned, travelled and even worked on the ...
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A Forest of Firsts

February 19 at 2 - 3 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
The forests of North Chagrin Reservation are home to the first Trailside Museum and first naturalists of Cleveland Metroparks. Join Natur...
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Winter Science Fun

February 19 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Do you love performing science experiments? We’ll be spending the afternoon out in the cold experimenting with ice and snow. Ages: 7...
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Morning and Afternoon Bird Walk

February 19 at 3 - 5 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
The Great Backyard Bird Count is under way this weekend. Come for a morning bird walk and help count all the birds that are seen and hear...
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Great Backyard Bird Count

February 20 at 9:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Stop by the center anytime to help count our backyard birds. People across the continent will be counting birds at their backyard fe...
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Build a Birdfeeder

February 20 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Stop by CanalWay Center to see what birds are visiting our feeders. We’ll have supplies for you to make a birdfeeder to attract birds to ...
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Cross-Country Skiing 1: Introduction

February 21 at 6 – 8:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Learn the basics of cross-country skiing during this introductory class including basic terminology, strides, turning, and going up ...
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Euclid Creaks

February 22 at 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Euclid Creek Reservation
Join Naturalist Jake Kudrna on a short hike through the floodplain of Euclid Creek. We will take the time to admire the sights and sounds...
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Presidential Trees

February 22 at 10-11:30am
Brookside Reservation
Join a naturalist for a hike around Brookside as we explore the presidential history of some of our park’s trees. Since today is tru...
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Animal Crackers

February 22 at 10 - 11:15 a.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join Miss Jenny as we search for signs of mammals and their tracks through a hike, activities and a craft. Register by phone beginning Fe...
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Nature Baby

February 22 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Nature Baby The forest is awaiting you, so let’s get baby out to explore nature. Grab a baby backpack or just carry your child for a...
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Animal Crackers

February 22 at 1 - 2:15 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join Miss Jenny as we search for signs of mammals and their tracks through a hike, activities and a craft. Register by phone beginning Fe...
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Hump Day Hike

February 22 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Tired of being indoors? Come explore the field and forest in search of nature’s beauty. See majestic riverside cliffs, hear a nuthat...
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Cross-Country Ski Allegany State Park Trip

February 22 at Mandatory Pre-Trip meeting February 22, 6 - 9 p.m. Actual Trip March 3-5 (all day)
Bedford Reservation
PHONE REGISTRATION ONLY starting December 15: 216-341-1704 Join us on a weekend away where days are spent exploring Art Roscoe’s 20 ...
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Preschool: Backyard Birds

February 23 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Bring your preschooler to spend some time learning about the birds that visit our feeders. We’ll discuss or backyard birds and make ...
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Kayaking 2: Supplemental Skills

February 23 at 6 - 9 p.m.
Start where you left off in Kayaking 1. We taught you how to do a wet exit, but we left you wondering how to get back in your kayak. Lear...
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For Adults Only: Mammals Parts 1, 2 & 3

February 23 at Thr & Fri: 7-9 p.m. and Sat 10-12:30 p.m.
West Creek Reservation
February 23 For Adults Only: Mammals I The smartest, the largest, and arguably the most charismatic animals on earth are mammals. &n...
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Discovering Nature: Evergreens

February 24 at 10 - 10:30 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Discovering Nature: Evergreens Join Naturalist Bev Walborn on an outdoor adventure just for preschoolers. We will explore the winter trai...
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Fireside Concert Series: Katelyn and Jessica Lyons

February 24 at 7 - 8:15 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Katelyn and Jessica Lyons are well respected and acclaimed violinists whose music will fill the rafters and hearts of all who come t...
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Family Friday Night: Animal Tracks

February 24 at 7 - 8 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Learn all about footprints and other signs of wild animals! We’ll make sets of our own tracks and become wildlife detectives as we try to...
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Friday Nights with Nature: Weekend Wanderlust

February 24 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Friday Nights with Nature: Weekend Wanderlust Gabe Leidy amazes with spectacular destinations reached just a few hours drive from ho...
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Extreme Hiking

February 25 at 9 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Reservation
Get out of the house and into the woods! This extreme hike is one of the shorter ones, but the scenery is spectacular. Final distance wil...
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Nature Writing

February 25 at 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Join writers Jenny Clark and Linda Tuthill as they prompt us to express our creative side through the wonders of natural history. Ta...
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Hikathon Mini

February 25 at 10 - 12:30 p.m.
Mill Stream Run Reservation
Hikathon Mini Join Naturalist Marty Calabrese for a deep-woods hike. The Red Loop offers slopes and ravines with dramatic stream views th...
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Birds and Coffee

February 25 at 10 – 11:30 a.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Relax with a hot cup of coffee as we watch chickadees, nuthatches and other winter birds through one-way glass windows. Brush up on ...
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Nature Art: Natural Ice Candle Making

February 25 at 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Nature Art Natural Ice Candle Making Ever seen an ice candle before? Naturalist Beth Whiteley will teach you the process of making these ...
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Bedford Winter Walk

February 25 at 10:30 a.m. - Noon
Bedford Reservation
Join a naturalist as we explore a unique and less traveled trail. This narrow path opens to reveal one of Bedford Reservation’s most...
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Centennial Conversations: Zoo

February 25 at 11 a.m. - Noon
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo was born as one man’s personal animal collection and has grown to become an internationally influential animal c...
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Bone Heads for Boneheads

February 25 at 1-2pm
West Creek Reservation
What can a skull and other bones tell you about an animal? Don’t be a bonehead, come to learn how skulls can help with wildlife ID w...
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Live Animal Lessons

February 25 at 1 - 2 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Join Naturalist Foster Brown as he shares the natural history of different live animals every month. You will gain respect and knowledge ...
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White Pine Hike

February 25 at 2 - 3 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Take a stroll through an ancient grove of Eastern White Pines and imagine what Ohio was like hundreds of years ago. This remnant sta...
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February Food Film: Bees - Tales from the Hive

February 25 at 3 - 4:15 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
You don’t want to miss this visual study of a year in the life of a honeybee hive! Macro lenses capture breathtaking images of this stunn...
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Fossil Freeway

February 25 at 3 - 4 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Fossil Freeway What does I-71 have to do with vertebrate paleontology? Come learn how the mid-century highway boom unearthed a wealt...
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Kayaking 2: Supplemental Skills

February 26 at 9 a.m. - noon
Start where you left off in Kayaking 1. We taught you how to do a wet exit, but we left you wondering how to get back in your kayak. Lear...
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Urban Birding Blitz

February 26 at 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Lakefront Reservation
Urban Birding Blitz It may be cold, but we’ll search for winter specialty birds, with an outside chance at spotting a rare snowy owl...
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Late Winter Walk

February 26 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Bradley Woods Reservation
Late Winter Walk Spring is just around the corner. We will search hopefully for sign of the season’s change on this fast-paced trek aroun...
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Drop-In Discovery: The Making of a Baseball Bat

February 26 at 10 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Reservation
Louisville Sluggers are made from ash trees. Stop by the nature center to see the stages a log goes through to become a baseball bat.
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Bloom or Bust: Skunk Cabbage

February 26 at 11am-12pm
Big Creek Reservation
Join Naturalist Joe Higgins to learn all about skunk cabbage as we search for the flowers of this bizarre winter-blooming plant. Big Cree...
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Bird Box Workshop

February 26 at noon - 1:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Are you interested in attracting more wildlife to your yard? In this workshop we will learn about and construct bird boxes that will...
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Sunday Drop-by: Cloudy days

February 26 at 1-3pm
West Creek Reservation
Since many winter days are spent under cloud cover, let’s learn about the many types we have here. We’ll also conduct experiments and hav...
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Beach and Forest Hike

February 26 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Huntington Reservation
Beach and Forest Hike The beach and surrounding forest provide a beautiful backdrop for a late-winter hike. Enjoy the scenery as we ...
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Build a Quinzee

February 26 at 1:30 - 3 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Explore ways humans and animals protect themselves from winter. If enough snow, we’ll construct a Quinzhee, or snow shelter. If there’s n...
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Hinckley Lake History Hike

February 26 at 2 - 4 p.m.
Hinckley Reservation
Join Historical Interpreter Beth Robb on a hike through time. We’ll hike a portion of the Hinckley Lake Loop Trail and learn the loc...
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Birds at the Overlook

February 26 at 2 - 4 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Join Naturalist Jake Kudrna on an adventure through the woods to our legendary overlook where we have been hand feeding for almost 90 yea...
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Cross-Country Ski Program Interest

February 28 at
Weather in Cleveland is ever-changing. While we hope to have at least 4" of snow for the scheduled snow programs, Mother Nature does...
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Snowshoe Program Interest Sign-up

February 28 at
Weather in Cleveland is ever-changing. While we hope to have at least 4" of snow for the scheduled snow programs, Mother Nature doesn't a...
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Winter Walk

February 28 at 4 - 5 p.m.
Garfield Park Reservation
We’ll brave the winter weather and hopefully see some wildlife on our journey as the month of February ends. Garfield Park Reservati...
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Kids Explore Muddy Trails

March 2 at 10 a.m. - noon
South Chagrin Reservation
Join Naturalist Carly Martin and explore the muddy trails of March.  
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Amphibian Crossing

March 2 at 7 - 8 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join Naturalist Kelly McGinnis to learn about the annual spring migration of amphibians. We’ll discuss their unique life cycles and ...
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National Day of Unplugging

March 3 at 9am-10am
Big Creek Reservation
Unplug from your responsibilities for a while on this stroll along Big Creek. There’s no better way to recharge your own batteries than t...
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Building the Past - WPA & CCC

March 3 at 7 - 8 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
During the Great Depression the WPA and CCC programs provided job opportunities. We’ll learn about the impact of these federal progr...
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Eagle Watch

March 4 at 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join Naturalist Jenny McClain for an early spring hike in search of eagles, beaver and other wildlife activity.  Plateau Picnic Area
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Emerald Necklace Art Club: Monthly Meeting

March 4 at 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Draw and paint with us. Members of the Emerald Necklace Art Club are invited to bring their favorite medium as we appreciate the sig...
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March Forth

March 4 at noon - 2 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Join Naturalist Carly Martin as we march forth on March 4 th . We’ll explore a habitat flanked by eastern hemlocks and another edged with...
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Knots for Scouts

March 4 at 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Learn how to tie some basic and useful knots that all scouts should know, and then try out some simply for fun. Choose either of two...
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Pond Dipping Drop-by

March 4 at 2:30-4pm
Brookside Reservation
Unplug from your responsibilities for a while on this stroll along Big Creek. There’s no better way to recharge your own batteries than t...
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Knots for Scouts

March 4 at 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Learn how to tie some basic and useful knots that all scouts should know, and then try out some simply for fun. Choose either of two...
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Waterbirds at Wildwood

March 5 at 9:30 - 11 a.m.
Euclid Creek Reservation
Spring waterfowl migration is still underway. Join Naturalist Natalie Schroder on a survey of ducks, mergansers and other birds on the la...
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A Great Migration

March 5 at 11a.m. - noon
North Chagrin Reservation
Year after year, amphibians throughout Ohio migrate from the safety of the forest to their ancestral breeding pools. This indoor pre...
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Floodplain Hike

March 5 at Noon-2pm
West Creek Reservation
Explore the floodplain of West Creek. We’ll look for birds, animal tracks and tree buds that promise Spring’s imminent arrival. Dentzler ...
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Harriet Keeler Hike

March 5 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Harriet Keeler was an inspiring individual to students and readers of her books during the late 1800’s-early 1900’s. We’ll learn abo...
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Spring Wildflowers 101

March 5 at 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Consider this your personal wildflower primer! Spring flowers are a welcome distraction this time of year. We’ll discuss where to look, h...
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Milkweed for Monarchs

March 5 at 3 - 4:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
The word milkweed is synonymous with the monarch butterfly. During this workshop, Naturalist Natalie Schroder will help you discover...
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North Chagrin Nature Photography Club

March 6 at 8 - 9:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Out of Focus BackgroundsI t’s known as Bokeh, and it refers to having background images just out of focus to emphasize the main subject. ...
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Watershed Volunteer Program Link Up

March 7 at 6 - 7:30 p.m.
West Creek Reservation
Are you looking for an opportunity to conserve local water resources? Learn how our actions on land impact the quality of our local ...
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Watershed Volunteer Program Link Up

March 7 at 6-7:30pm
West Creek Reservation
Interested in becoming a Certified Watershed Steward? Come out and learn about the Watershed Volunteer Program that is designed to t...
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Nurture with Nature

March 9 at 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Bring your family for a monthly program that explores nature through books, games, hikes and other activities. This month we’ll lear...
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Friday Film: Waterwise 1

March 10 at 7-8:30pm
West Creek Reservation
Ohio shares a border with Pennsylvania, and the issues and ecology of western PA are very similar to those of northeast Ohio. Discover ho...
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Woodcock Watch

March 10 at 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Woodcocks are a secretive bird with a rather fantastic mating display. Join Naturalist Natalie Schroder to learn about the special a...
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Sunrise Hike and Snowshoes

March 11 at 6:30 - 7:30 a.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Join Naturalist Foster Brown on this morning hike as we greet the sun. We will catch a glimpse of woodland early risers, and possibly han...
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Extreme Hiking

March 11 at 9 a.m. - noon
Hinckley Reservation
The buzzards will be returning very soon. Let’s hike to some of their favorite places in the reservation. Trail conditions could be ...
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Birds and Coffee

March 11 at 10 – 11:30 a.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Relax with a hot cup of coffee as we watch chickadees, nuthatches and other winter birds through one-way glass windows. Join Naturalist J...
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Snoga

March 11 at 10:30 - noon
West Creek Reservation
What do you get when you combine snow and yoga? Snoga of course! Hike on snow-covered trails as you pause at scenic locations with c...
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Signs of Spring

March 11 at 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Bradley Woods Reservation
March 11 Signs of Spring Hike Naturalist Wendy Weirich leads a search for spring in the only swamp forest in the region. 10:30 - 12:30 &n...
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Nature Journaling

March 11 at 1 - 3 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Experience nature through the seasons. We will record our observations in a journal of our own creation. You may want to bring a cam...
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Second Saturday Nature Craft

March 11 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Come create an animal out of a dried milkweed pod. These dangling seed pods which released hundreds of seeds are perfect for fashioning a...
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Hike Beneath the Moon

March 11 at 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
The moon is nearly full so let's take advantage of the light it will provide us along the trail.
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American Red Cross Lifeguard Review Course

March 12 at 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
This blended learning course is for Lifeguards who are currently certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid, and or CPR/AED f...
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Dog Walk

March 12 at 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Winter is coming to its end. It’s time to bring your four-legged friend and get out of your state of torpor as we search for signs o...
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Hiking for the Young at Heart

March 14 at 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Brecksville Reservation
We will try to squeeze in a cave and an eagle nest on this Tuesday morning hike. Join Naturalist Pam Taylor as we explore the history of ...
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Buzzard Day

March 15 - 14 at 7 a.m. - ??
Hinckley Reservation
The buzzards are bringing spring back to Cleveland Metroparks Hinckley Reservation. Join the Official Buzzard Spotter to welcome bac...
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Animal Crackers

March 15 at 10 - 11:15 a.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join Miss Jenny to explore the fascinating world of rocks and fossils through activities and a hike.  Register by phone beginning Ma...
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Animal Crackers

March 15 at 1 - 2:15 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join Miss Jenny to explore the fascinating world of rocks and fossils through activities and a hike.  Register by phone beginni...
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Fly Tying 2: Patterns

March 15 at 6 - 9 p.m.
Lakefront Reservation
Now that you understand the basics of tying flies, learn how to tie different patterns under the guidance of Jeff Liskay. Participants wi...
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Animal Crackers

March 16 at 10 - 11:15 a.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join Miss Jenny to explore the fascinating world of rocks and fossils through activities and a hike.  Register by phone beginni...
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Adventure University Series: John MacDonald - Backpacking Across Iceland

March 16 at 6 - 9 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join Cleveland Metroparks as the Adventure University Series continues!   Take a break from your winter activities, come inside, and...
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World Water Day Celebration

March 18 at 12-4pm
West Creek Reservation
The water journey continues to new areas of the globe. Grab your passport and explore the cultural and economic roles that water pla...
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Buzzard Spotting

March 19 at 9 a.m. - noon
Hinckley Reservation
Join naturalists to help spot returning buzzards to Hinckley Reservation.   Buzzard Roost
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Monday MeetUp: What's Up with Big Creek Connects

March 20 at 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Big Creek Connects is working to restore one of the largest and most urbanized tributary to the Cuyahoga River. Learn how you can vo...
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Buds Ready to Burst Hike

March 25 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Spring is here and tree buds are swelling and getting ready to unfold into delicate leaves. Join Naturalist Kathy Schmidt on a hike to id...
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19th Century Living for Kids: Weaving

March 26 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Brecksville Reservation
Join us as we learn about the importance of making your own fabrics in the early 1800’s. We’ll also make a weaving craft to take hom...
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Spring is Here Hike

March 26 at 2 - 4 p.m.
Hinckley Reservation
Spring is in the air so join Naturalist Kelly McGinnis for a hike on the Hinckley Lake Loop trail to look for signs of spring.  Hinc...
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American Red Cross Babysitter Training

March 31 at 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Participants 11 to 15 years old learn the skills and confidence to safely and responsibly care for children and infants. Through han...
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Woodcock Watch

March 31 at 7:45 - 8:45 p.m.
Hinckley Reservation
Join Naturalist Jenny McClain to experience the spectacular spring performance of the male woodcock. We’ll listen for the distinctive cal...
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Wilderness First Aid

April 1 - 2 at 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. each day
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Join us for a two-day workshop to learn wilderness first aid skills from experts in the field. Designed specifically for groups and ...
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Awesome Amphibians

April 22 at 1 - 4 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Join us this afternoon to celebrate the Awesome Amphibians of Cleveland Metroparks! The whole family can enjoy live animal displays, amph...
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Adventure University Series Finale: Used Gear Swap +

April 29 at 9 a.m.
Join us for the fourth and final installment of the Adventure University Series! Take a break from your winter activities, come insi...
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TEST - Novice Golf Learn n League - 200 Level

April 27 - June 1
9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday
Washington Reservation
This 6-week adult program combines instruction and practice (about an hour) followed by playing 9 holes (usually) in a supervised league ...
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