Upcoming Events at the Portage Park District

Butterfly Hike at Towner’s Woods August 20th at 10:00 a.m. – Come hike with us and members of the Cleveland Natural History Museum to navigate the Butterfly Trail and see what types of butterflies we can find! Nets and viewing boxes provided for catch and release identification.  – Towner’s Woods Park – 2264 Ravenna Rd. … Read more

New Techniques in Painting Workshop with Diane Talmadge

Returning to Northeast Ohio, instructor Diane Talmadge will be teaching a two-day workshop in Peninsula, Ohio. Hone your skills and learn new ones in this fun workshop focusing on painting quickly and decisively and the importance of light on the subject to make your painting exciting. Oils or Acrylics, all levels are Welcome! Sunday and Monday, August … Read more

Elections Matter When it Comes to the Judicial Branch, Too! Join the Geauga Dems for a Hot Topic and Your Favorite Pie!

Join the Geauga Democrats on Thursday, July 20th at 6:30 p.m. for a slice (or two) and other delicious deserts! Geauga County Democratic Party Social Hall 12420 Kinsman Road Newbury, OH  44065 Afterwards, they’ll host an important judicial conversation with Chardon Municipal Court Judge Terri Stupica and Attorney Mary Jame Trapp on the importance of Judicial … Read more

Peninsula Flea at Heritage Farms Adds Another Date!

Peninsula Flea at Heritage Farms adds another date, June 24th! You’ll be driving right by on your way to/from the Boston Mills ArtFest! Peninsula Flea at Heritage Farms is an upscale flea market, featuring handmade, re-purposed and vintage items, held the first Saturday of each month from May to September. Heritage Farms strives to offer … Read more

Portage Park District – June Birding Programs

Sunday June 11th at 6:30 p.m. Evening Birding Program at Towner’s Woods 2264 Ravenna Rd. Kent, Ohio Sunday June 25th at 6:30 p.m. Evening Birding Program at Morgan Park 8828 ST RT 44 Ravenna, Ohio Join us to view local birds-binoculars and guidebooks available for use Contact us with questions: 330-297-7728

Headwaters Adventure Race set for July 8th in Mantua

Run, pedal and paddle for trails and watershed conservation! The Portage Park District Foundation is presenting the Headwaters Adventure Race on July 8th at 8:00 a.m. in Mantua Village as a fun(d)raiser for supporting trail maintenance and conservation projects. The event starts at Buchert Park and includes a 2-mile run on the Headwaters Trail, a 10-mile bike ride … Read more

Thomas Hrdy Appointed Park District Commissioner

The Portage Park District welcomes its newest Board member. Portage County Probate Court Judge Robert Berger recently appointed Thomas (Tom) Hrdy to the Portage Park District Board of Commissioners to serve a three year term effective April 20th. Mr. Hrdy, a recently retired Portage County Department of Job & Family Services employee & licensed social worker spends his … Read more