Trail Lake Park Opening Weekend

Join us as we celebrate the opening of Trail Lake Park in Streetsboro! Trail Lake Park will officially open on Friday, November 6 at 9:30 a.m. Park staff and Foundation members will be on site for open house hours on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to share information on natural resources, history, amenities and more. The 222-acre Trail … Read more

Farming for the Future

Look Up and Around Before Spreading on the Ground! Keep these 4 things at the forefront to reduce your risk of nutrient runoff: 1) Is there a chance for rain on the days you plan on applying? Do not apply during or before a rain event and lower your chances of nutrient runoff by first checking … Read more

Join us via Zoom Webinar for our November GEL!

Why mindfulness should no longer be considered a “nice to have” for leaders but a “must-have.” We will discuss current research that addresses the value of mindfulness for business leaders and how these practices can positively impact the workplace. In addition to quieting the mind and being in the moment, mindfulness applies directly to brainstorming and … Read more

Basket Raffle & Silent Auction is in its Final Week

Forbes House has made it easy to win while helping end the cycle of domestic violence. PAINESVILLE, OHIO (October 7, 2020) – There certainly is nothing like an in-person gathering for a good cause complete with an increased awareness for the organization and a chance to win!  As with everything, this year looks a little … Read more

Portage Park District News

Check out Portage Park District Video Update below Portage Park District wants your input! Love the parks? Want to share your thoughts? Take our 10 minute survey to help update the 2016 Master Plan! Take the survey here. Park staff Natural Areas Staff Lindsay Leightner and Emmet Roberts have been promoted to permanent part time Natural … Read more

Wine Pull Raises Funds for Forbes House

Tickets purchased online with the actual Wine Pull hosted at World Wines & Liquor The Cash Dash & Dinner Bash reverse raffle is the annual fundraiser held to benefit Forbes House, Lake County’s only domestic violence shelter.  This year’s event has gone virtual with all tickets and activities being purchased through the non-profit’s website of … Read more

Party Packs are a New Twist to the October 9th Forbes House Virtual Reverse Raffle – Order by October 7th at

Order Your Party Packs by October 7th at  As many have had to reverse their in-person event plans and change to a virtual event, this year’s reverse raffle benefiting Forbes House is no different.  The evening event is scheduled for Friday, October 9th at 7:00 PM and will be run virtually via Zoom for … Read more

Peninsula Peddler’s Day is Saturday, October 3, 2020, 10-4

Peninsula Peddler’s Day is Saturday, October 3, 2020, 10-4 – our annual Peninsula, Ohio garage sale day up and down Main Street! We are a mask required village for the safety of everyone. All of our shops and restaurants will be safely open – read about them here  Come spend the day in the valley, … Read more

Lake Metroparks Farmpark’s Fall Harvest Weekends

Lake Metroparks Farmpark’s Fall Harvest Weekends Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays September 25 — October 18 This fall, Lake Metroparks Farmpark will continue the tradition of celebrating the harvest season with four weekends including Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays beginning September 25 and continuing through October 18. Each weekend will have a different focus on some aspects … Read more