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

2017 Portage Park District Events Calendar

May 7th from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Birding & Binoculars 101 – Join us at Towner’s Woods to learn about proper use of binoculars and try your luck at viewing some spring birds. Binoculars and Field Guides will be available for use at the program. Meet in the parking lot at Towner’s Woods. Towner”s Woods Park 2264 … Read more

May Birding Programs at the Portage Park District

Join us at the Portage Park District for our May Birding Programs! Sunday May 7th at 7:00 p.m Birding & Binoculars 101 – Join us to learn about proper binocular use and how to view birds-Warblers are emerging in May! Sunday May 21st at 7:00 p.m. Evening Birding Program Sunday May 28th at 7:00 p.m. Evening Birding … Read more

Portage Park District Hosts Telescopes 101

Portage Park District invites you to attend our April night program featuring the spring night sky, telescope use and information about identifying stars. Join our Sky Ranger, Guy Gillespie at the Berlin Lake Trail to learn about how to use telescopes and identify stars and constellations on Friday, April 14th at 7:00 p.m. We will have a … Read more

Portage Park District Foundation Announces Environmental Conservation Award Winners

The 19th Annual Portage County Environmental Conservation Awards Dinner will take place Saturday May 6th and will feature a reception with music, hors d’oeuvres featuring local foods, a buffet dinner, silent auction, and more. The 2017 Portage County Environmental Conservation Award Winners to be honored at the event include: Dennis Taylor—Environmental Education Education with Passion Larry & … Read more

Cabin Fever Tour 2017

Cabin Fever Tour 2017 of Hinckley, Richfield and Peninsula, Ohio Saturday, March 18 Join your community for Cabin Fever Day! Travel along a 12 mile stretch of Route 303 from Peninsula to Richfield to Hinckley where you will find historical museums, various organizations, as well as numerous specialty shops. A map of events will be … Read more

Fairy Days at Heritage Farms

On Saturday, May 20th and Sunday, May 21st from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Heritage Farms will transform into Fairy Days at Heritage Farms! Fairy magic arrived this week on the early spring winds. Preparations have begun at Heritage Farms for their 6th annual Fairy Days Festival.  It’s time to gather materials for Fairy House building. … Read more