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Hunt of the Month: Snowflakes

December 1 - 31
9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mon. – Sat. Noon – 5 p.m. Sun every day
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Winter is still hanging around so s top by the CanalWay Center to search for 20 hidden snowflakes. Find snow inside and then go outs...
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Afternoon Outside: Birds

December 10 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Bundle up and join us for a hike along the canal to look for the birds that stay here through the winter. After our hike we will be makin...
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Craft Creation

December 10 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Each snow flake is as unique and special as you are. Make a simple, aesthetic and snow inspired gift that you can share with a speci...
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Dog Hike

December 10 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 Reservation...
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CanalWay Classic Movie: Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas

December 10 at 7 - 8 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Told in the classic style of songs, Jim Henson’s charismatic puppets share a story of family and friendship through tales of animal ...
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Bird Banding

December 11 at 9:30 a.m. - noon
Rocky River Reservation
Bird Banding Better than binoculars, see intricate details of birds as we capture and band birds from the feeder. Learn about bird bandin...
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Chickadee Feeding Hike

December 11 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Chickadee Feeding Hike Wild black-capped chickadees can be remarkably friendly. Join a naturalist-led walk for an attempt to lure th...
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Northern Ohio Association of Herpetologists: Annual Holiday Photo Contest

December 14 at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Northern Ohio Association of Herpetologists Annual Holiday Photo Contest We will end the year with a show and tell of the reptiles and am...
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Greater Cleveland Beekeepers Association: Beekeeping Forum

December 14 at 7 - 9 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Greater Cleveland Beekeepers Association: Beekeeping Forum Have a question about beekeeping? Come to our open forum and ask our pane...
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The Full Cold Moon Stroll

December 14 at 8 - 9:45 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
December typically brings cold and clear nights. Joins us on a refreshing stroll on the Sylvan Trail and Overlook Trail enjoying the Cold...
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CanalWay Storytime 11 a.m.

December 15 at 11 - 11:45 a.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Stop by to listen to some stories about what animals do during the cold winter months. While we are warm inside; they fly, dig and s...
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Homeschool Happenings: White-tailed Deer

December 15 at 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Homeschool Happenings: White-tailed Deer We are all familiar with the big brown-eyed, gentle white-tailed deer, but what do you really kn...
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CanalWay Storytime 6 p.m.

December 15 at 6 - 6:45 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Stop by to listen to some stories about what animals do during the cold winter months. While we are warm inside; they fly, dig and s...
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Winter Solstice Concert

December 16 at 7 - 8 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Come celebrate the coming of winter as we snuggle into a cozy concert at Look About Lodge. This traditional concert is a favorite of many...
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Winter Luminary Workshop

December 17 at 9:30 a.m. - noon
South Chagrin Reservation
During the long, dark days of winter, luminaries can brighten the season. Join us for a workshop to create a set of 3 different wint...
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Hand Feed a Chickadee

December 17 - 24
10 a.m. - noon every day
Brecksville Reservation
Looking for something to do with your family and friends over the holidays? Stop by to hand feed the chickadees. We'll supply the black o...
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The Novice Naturalist

December 17 at 10 - 11:30 a.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Come learn about the elusive coyote. Legends and mysteries surround this wonderful resident of Ohio. Learn to separate the fact from...
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Acoustic Players Circle

December 17 at 1 - 3 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Players, singers and listeners will enjoy acoustic music of varied styles in a relaxed, informal, family-friendly setting. Come lead, pla...
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Birds of Prey Drop-in

December 17 at 2 - 3:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Come see a live owl up close and find out what makes these birds such amazing hunters. Raptor biofacts will be available to see and ...
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Candlelit Hike and Caroling

December 17 at 6:30 - 8 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Join us for the splendid tradition of hiking on a candlelit trail through the dark forest in near silence. After which, we’ll circle a ca...
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Chickadee Feeding Hike

December 18 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Chickadee Feeding Hike Wild black-capped chickadees can be remarkably friendly. Join a naturalist-led walk for an attempt to lure th...
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Mystery Series-Case of the S'mores Smuggler

December 18 at 1-3 p.m.
West Creek Reservation
Patti D. is at it again! This time she swiped s'mores fixings and was last seen fleeing the Watershed Stewardship Center. Can you figure ...
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Feed the Birds

December 18 at 1 - 2:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Hike to the overlook and attempt to feed chickadees from the palm of your hand. We’ll return to the nature center for hot chocolate....
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Armchair Birds

December 18 at 3 - 4 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Armchair Birds Join Naturalist Jen Brumfield for a laid-back look at the excellent diversity of birds visiting the feeders at the nature ...
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Train Car Discussion

December 19 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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North Chagrin Nature Photography Club

December 19 at 7 - 9:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
North Chagrin Nature Photography Club Holiday Potluck Dinner Party. Bring along a dish to share. Dinner is at 7 p.m. and program begins a...
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Holiday Hike

December 21 at 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Holiday Hike Need a break from holiday stress? Join Naturalist Ashley Hall for a brisk morning hike on the first official day of win...
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Young Explorers 10 a.m.

December 21 at 10 -11 a.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Today is the first day of winter. Ever wonder how animals prepare for the cold weather and snow that winter brings? Come to CanalWay Cent...
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Young Explorers 1 p.m.

December 21 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Today is the first day of winter. Ever wonder how animals prepare for the cold weather and snow that winter brings? Come to CanalWay...
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The Night Tree

December 21 at 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
The Night Tree We will hear the story of The Night Tree , where a family decorates their favorite tree in the forest as a gift for the an...
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Drop-In Discovery: Holiday Craft

December 22 at 10 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Reservation
Create a simple yet lovely natural ornament that is suitable for a gift.
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Recycled Ornaments

December 22 at 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Recycled Ornaments Looking for something to keep the kids busy before the holidays? Bring them to the nature center with a handful or two...
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BSA Merit Badge: Nature

December 23 at 9:30 a.m. - noon
Rocky River Reservation
BSA Merit Badge: Nature Calling all Boy Scouts! Nature may have quieted for winter break, but there’s plenty to explore inside the n...
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Stroller School

December 23 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Come in for a short program and a walk. We’ll read a story and meet some animal friends before heading outside for fresh air. Children mu...
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Hand Feed a Chickadee

December 26 - 31
10 a.m. - noon every day
Brecksville Reservation
Looking for something to do with your family and friends over the holidays? Stop by to hand feed the chickadees. We'll supply the bl...
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Tuesday with the Turtles

December 27 at 11 a.m. - Noon
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Come spend some time with our turtles. We’ll answer some of your turtle questions and give you a chance to get up close to a turtle. Then...
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Winter Break Explorers

December 28 at 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Drop the kids off and let them discover all there is to do at South Chagrin in winter! We will go on a scavenger hunt, go sledding i...
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CanalWay Quick-Step

December 28 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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Make and Take Pioneer Games

December 28 at 11 a.m. - noon
Rocky River Reservation
Make and Take Pioneer Games No electricity meant no video games for Ohio’s early settlers. Come learn how pioneers passed the time w...
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Winter is Wonderful

December 29 at 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
The cold can’t keep us inside! In this program we will explore the joys of winter through a story, a short hike and a craft. The craft is...
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Drop-In Discovery: Eastern Ratsnake

December 29 at 10 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Reservation
Stop by to get a close-up look at Ohio’s largest snake and learn more about this amazing animal.
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Winter Wildlife Scavenger Hunt

December 29 at 1 - 2:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Winter Wildlife Scavenger Hunt Learn about the amazing ways animals survive the winter and find the hidden clues in order to discover the...
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Tracking Winter Wildlife 101

December 30 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Mill Stream Run Reservation
Tracking Winter Wildlife 101 Join Naturalist Ashley Hall for an introduction to tracking using environmental clues left behind by th...
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New Year’s Eve Hike

December 31 at 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
New Year’s Eve Hike Let’s usher out 2016 with a hike! We will wander the trails watching for wildlife while getting in some exercise befo...
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Gallery Wall: History of Rocky River Reservation

January 1 - 31 at 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily
Rocky River Reservation
Centennial Program Gallery Wall: History of Rocky River Reservation Enjoy historical photos and drawings depicting the history of Cl...
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Southwest Camera Club: Tech Talk

January 2 at 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Southwest Camera Club Club member Bernie Smith will give a “Tech Talk” discussing how to photograph waterfalls. 7:30 – 8:15 p.m.   RRNC
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North Chagrin Nature Photography Club

January 2 at 8 - 9:30 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
“MY BEST OF 2016”    It’s the best work you did all year. Now bring in 5 of them and tell us why. Please share your t...
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Winter Hike Series

January 3 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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Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society: Recent Advances in Ornithology

January 3 at 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society: Recent Advances in Ornithology Dr. Andy Jones, Department of Ornithology at The Cleveland Museum o...
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Winter Walk

January 4 at 3 - 4:30 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Moths, midges, and mantids. What do they have to do with winter? They are easily found in the meadow when the leaves of fall are gone. Jo...
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Friday Nights with Nature: Glimpses of America

January 6 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Friday Nights with Nature Glimpses of America Brad Imhoff delights with stunning images from adventures around the U.S. From searchi...
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Drop-In Discovery: Snowflakes

January 7 at 10 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Reservation
Discover the great variety and beauty of snowflakes and then create your own snowflake craft to take with you.
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Nature News Today

January 7 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 s...
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Saturday Night Specials: Patagonia and its Nature

January 7 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
  Join Dr. Ami Horowitz and travel f rom  snow-capped mountains, glaciers and windy steppe to deserted shorelines, Patagonia su...
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Drop-In Discovery: Ratsnake

January 8 at 10 a.m. - noon
Stop by to meet our Eastern ratsnake and learn about the life history of these large snakes. Kids can make a craft to take home.
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Cuyahoga Astronomical Association: Nuclear Engines for Human Space Missions

January 9 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Cuyahoga Astronomical Association Nuclear Engines for Human Space Missions Dr. Stanley K. Borowski will discuss propulsion research at Cl...
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Winter Hike Series

January 10 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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Northern Ohio Association of Herpetologists: Herps of Illinois

January 11 at 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Northern Ohio Association of Herpetologists Herps of Illinois Although we usually think of herps living in the southern United States, th...
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Greater Cleveland Beekeepers Association: How to Collect and Process Wax

January 11 at 7 - 9 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Greater Cleveland Beekeepers Association How to Collect and Process Wax Join us as we explain how to collect and process the wax fro...
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Little Explorers: Cold Play

January 12 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Little Explorers: Cold Play Bring your little explorer to learn all about ice and snow. We’ll have stories, science experiments, songs, a...
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Little Explorers: Cold Play

January 12 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Little Explorers: Cold Play Bring your little explorer to learn all about ice and snow. We’ll have stories, science experiments, son...
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Full Moon Hike

January 12 at 6 - 7:30 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Full Moon Hike Celebrate the first full moon of the year on a quiet walk through the nighttime forest. We’ll keep an ear out for calling ...
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Friday Nights with Nature: Patagonia

January 13 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Friday Nights with Nature Patagonia From snow-capped mountains, glaciers and windy steppe to deserted shorelines, Patagonia supports...
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Cocoa, Cookies, and a Canvas

January 14 at 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Enjoy the cozy atmosphere of Look About Lodge as we paint a nature scene in acrylics on canvas. Naturalist Stefanie Verish will lead you ...
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Saturday Story Time

January 14 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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Hand Feed a Chickadee Hike

January 14 at 10 - 11 a.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Hand Feed a Chickadee Hike Black-capped chickadee, tufted titmouse, white-breasted nuthatch and other wintering birds are surprisingly bo...
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Nature Journaling

January 14 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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Wealth in West Park

January 14 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Centennial Program Wealth in West Park In 1921, land from the Tyler estate was donated to Cleveland Metropolitan Park District. This pres...
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Dog Hike

January 14 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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Second Saturday Nature Craft

January 14 at 2:30 - 4 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
Do you and your kids have cabin fever? We have the perfect solution. Join us for a free creative nature craft at North Chagrin Nature Cen...
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Saturday Night Specials: The People and Water of Vietnam

January 14 at 7:30 - 9 p.m.
North Chagrin Reservation
As Vietnam’s population and economy grow, so do the demands on freshwater resources. Urbanized rivers, flooding and wastewater manag...
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Bird Banding

January 15 at 9:30 a.m. - noon
Rocky River Reservation
Bird Banding Better than binoculars, see intricate details of birds as we capture and band birds. Learn about bird banding, an essential ...
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Drop-In Discovery: Eastern Box Turtle

January 15 at 10 a.m. - noon
Brecksville Reservation
Stop by to meet our resident box turtle, discover how turtles survive in the wild, and make a craft.
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Grow Sprouts

January 15 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Rocky River Reservation
Grow Sprouts Grow fresh greens for salads, smoothies, and more on your kitchen counter. Sprouts are an easy and healthy way to get veggie...
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Winter Overnight

January 15 - 16 at 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 a.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Enjoy a special night for children and their adult to celebrate the beauty of a winter’s night in a log cabin. Enjoy time in the Lod...
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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 to dis...
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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...
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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 to dis...
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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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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 woodpec...
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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, Naturalis...
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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 feathered fr...
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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 f...
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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 Colter,...
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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 the...
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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 snowflake d...
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Make and Take Flower Weaving

January 21 at 11 a.m. - noon
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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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 afte...
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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 la...
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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 this g...
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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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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 mixed b...
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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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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 hibernat...
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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...
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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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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 DiAles...
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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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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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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?” Joi...
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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 a...
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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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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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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 scre...
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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 t...
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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 not ...
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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 ant...
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Fireside Concert Series: Paul Kovac and Friends

February 10 at 7 - 8:15 p.m.
South Chagrin Reservation
Paul Kovac and Friends will be a high energy evening of flawless instrumentals and pleasing vocals spanning genres of bluegrass, folk son...
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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 th...
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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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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 featur...
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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 spec...
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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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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 to thi...
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