Portage County is Being Rocked!

You’ve probably heard about the growing trend of painting rocks, unless, of course, you’ve been living under a rock! The Northeast Ohio Rocks! Facebook group is the reason behind painted rocks showing up all over Portage County. It’s a random act of kindness group started in July 2016 by Nancy Powell Pierson. She was inspired by a similar … 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

Applicants Sought for Portage Park District Board of Commissioners

The Portage Park District currently has one opening on its five member governing Board of Commissioners. Park District Board members are appointed by Portage County Probate Court Judge Robert Berger who is seeking applications from interested Portage County residents. Board members are non-partisan and are appointed for a 3-year renewable term, to serve without pay. The Board meets regularly … Read more