Call For Artists — Portage Park Foundation Art Show

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The Portage Park Foundation is looking for artists to submit their works in a juried art show held December 9 – 11 at the Downtown Gallery, located at 141 East Main Street, Kent. Artists must complete the online entry form at: https://fs23.formsite.com/haturner/PPDFoundation/index .html by November 1 for consideration. “We are looking to promote regional artists … Read more…

Morgan Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Phase I of new park opens July 10, 2016 2:00pm. SHALERSVILLE TOWNSHIP, OHIO. June 30, 2016. We are pleased to announce that Phase I of Morgan Park will be open to the public on July 10, 2016! You are invited to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony at 2:00 p.m. at the parking lot trailhead, 8828 … Read more…

Headwaters Adventure Race Set For July 16 In Mantua

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Run, pedal and paddle for trails and watershed conservation! The Portage Park District Foundation is presenting the Headwaters Adventure Race on July 16, 8:00 a.m. in Mantua Village as a fun(d)raiser for supporting the trail maintenance and conservation projects. The event starts at Buchert Park and includes a 2-mile run on the Headwaters Trail, a … Read more…

New Parks Opening This Year!

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Join us on Sunday, July 10th at 2pm to celebrate the Phase I Opening of Morgan Park! Meet us at the Morgan Park Lot on the east side of SR 44, 1/2 mile south of SR 303, Shalersville Township.   Join us on Sunday, August 14th at 2pm to celebrate the Opening of Shaw Woods! … Read more…

Volunteer For The Portage Park District!

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HEADWATERS ADVENTURE RACE-MANTUA VILLAGE 24 volunteers needed Duties: assist with setup/breakdown, race agenda, assist with registration Sat. July 16, 2016 6:00am-1:00pm Contact Jill Grimm to Volunteer [email protected]   BIOBLITZ EVENT-SHAW WOODS-RAVENNA TOWNSHIP 8 volunteers needed each day 2 hour time slots Duties: trail guide, meal cleanup, assist with setup/breakdown Fri. June 17, 2015 10:00am-6:00pm Sat. … Read more…

Volunteer At Towner’s Woods In May!

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Garlic Mustard Weed Pull Bring your garden/weed-pulling gloves. PPD will provide garbage bags. Dress for the weather. Tue. May 10, 2016 2:00-4:00pm Wed. May 25, 2016 2:00-4:00pm If you would like to volunteer for these events, please meet our Natural Areas Steward, Bob Lange, in the parking lot at Towner’s Woods at 2 pm. If … Read more…

Portage Park District 2016 Events

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May 15 1:00-3:00pm Fun & Fitness Day Bring the Kids to the Garrettsville Village Park for Fun & Fitness Day with free activities 1pm-Safety Presentations-Garrettsville Fire & Police Departments 2pm-Ronald McDonald Show 2:45 pm- 1 mile hike on the Headwaters Trail with Park District Staff Garrettsville Village Park 10482 South St. Garrettsville, OH 44231 May … Read more…