News & Updates from Portage Parks!

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Portage Parks Master Plan Community Meeting The Portage Park District is offering an opportunity for the public to review a Draft of the Comprehensive Parks Master Plan on Monday, December 5th, from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Reed Memorial Library in Ravenna. 167 E. Main St. Ravenna, OH 44266 Haymaker/Jenkins Room in basement. The Portage … Read more…

In Gratitude from the Portage Park District

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Feeling grateful for so many blessings around us: Beautiful landscapes, clean water, healthy habitats, warm communities and safe public parks and trails that are common ground for all to enjoy, year-round. We at Portage Parks are honored to work on developing your park system with the help of many dedicated and caring partners, volunteers and … Read more…

Christmas Traditions at Heritage Farms

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Join us for all this special time of year has to offer! Family traditions are alive and well and ready for you to enjoy here at Heritage Farms. As Christmas is marketed earlier and earlier, our customers are coming to get their Christmas trees earlier as well. Heritage Farms will be open this season from … Read more…

Peninsula Community Christmas Bazaar

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Saturday, December 3rd – 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. It’s the ultimate shop local experience! We’ve gathered over 40 local artists and vendors to create this holiday shopping event just for you! You’ll find everything from soaps, jellies, vintage clothes and shoes, paintings, cards, bookmarks, bird feeders, birdhouses, bat houses, jewelry, jeans purses, crochet, knitting … Read more…

2nd Annual Holiday on the Green!

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Friday, November 11th from 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Sugarbush Golf Club 11186 State Route 88 Garrrettsville, Ohio Join us for a fun night of shopping featuring local businesses, handmade artisans & vendors, cash bar, live music, raffles, giveaways & more! Shoppers will be eligible to choose from a variety of prizes with qualifying purchases. … Read more…

Consigners Collection Holiday Open House & Trunk Sale

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Saturday, November 12th – 10:00 am – 6:00 pm We’ve invited local artisans to sell their wares, and help begin the holiday shopping season, benefiting a good cause. We will have refreshments, music, and gift basket raffles, featuring Chalk Paint(R) and Annie Sloan Products. Ornament painting and stencil demonstrations are planned for the event. All … Read more…

Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland Awarded Grants

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland Awarded Grants by Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation. Grants provide $9,000 of funding for Triple Play healthy lifestyles program. Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland received two new grants to improve the health and well-being of Cleveland kids, thanks to … Read more…

Literary Cleveland: Learn How Agents and Editors Work, Enjoy Hot Dogs and Beer with Nin Andrews and Karen Schubert, and More!

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NEW: Panel on Book Publishing Learn How Agents and Editors Work with Nicole Boose and Victoria Selvaggio ($18.00 /$15.00 for members) Saturday, November 19th, 10:00 am – 12:15 pm, Loganberry Books, 13015 Larchmere Blvd. A craft talk and Q&A with a successful literary agent and book editor based in Northeast Ohio. Bring your questions and … Read more…

Lit Cleveland – Immerse Yourself in Nature Writing in the Cuyahoga Valley, Learn to Pitch Magazines, and More!

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Immerse yourself in nature writing in the Cuyahoga Valley Writing Wild: A Nature Writer’s Conference ($45.00/$65.00 with manuscript critique) Saturday, October 22nd, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm, Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park Discover how to craft your story as your write about the environment and the natural world. A … Read more…