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…

Volunteer Opportunities At Portage Park District

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SPRING BIKE & PEDESTRIAN TRAIL COUNTS 3-5 volunteers needed each day 2 hour time slots Duties: count & record trail users at assigned locations along Headwaters and PORTAGE trails Fri. May 20, 2016 12:00-2:00pm Sat. May 21, 2016 12:00-2:00pm Sun. May 22, 2016 12:00-2:00pm   BIOBLITZ EVENT-SHAW WOODS-RAVENNA 5 volunteers needed each day 2 hour … Read more…

Glazed Smoked Easter Ham

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Ham is a traditional Easter entrée. This recipe is a classic. A sweet glaze over a smoked ham. You can’t go wrong! Check it out! This recipe is courtesy of Foot Network Ingredients: 1 large onion, quartered, root end intact 1 (5 to 7-pound) smoked ham (shank end) 3/4 cup apricot jelly 1/4 cup water … Read more…