JUNE 29, 2010
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI OR DAN CRANDALL
216-635-3200, EXT. 3263 OR EXT. 3274
Nighttime is usually the right time for a little shut eye, except
for nocturnal animals.
Cleveland Metroparks celebrates what happens in the park when the
sun sets at the free "Nature at Night" event on Saturday,
July 24 from 5 to 11 p.m. at NorthChagrinNatureCenter in North
Chagrin Reservation in MayfieldVillage.
Visitors can enjoy a variety of activities related to the night,
including live nocturnal animal programs, songs and stories, a
starlab, puppet theater, children's crafts, and more!
Nighttime explorers can also enjoy the 'nighttime animal' maze,
moon viewing through telescopes (weather permitting), and nature
night stations featuring bats, spiders, amphibians, and
Visitors can browse the great merchandise selections of EarthWords
Nature Shops, and enjoy refreshments for purchase, too.
And, be sure to bring lawn chairs/blankets to enjoy an outdoor
movie - "Night at the Museum II" - at approximately 9
p.m. on the nature center's lawn.
"Night at the Museum II" - History is larger than life
and twice as funny! Ben Stiller leads an all-star cast as
Larry Daley, a former night watchman at the Museum of Natural
History, where the exhibits come to life after dark. But now,
Larry's nocturnal friends are being retired to the archives of the
Smithsonian Institution, luring him back for a hilarious, all-out
battle against museum misfits who plan to take over the
Smithsonian....and the world!
NorthChagrinNatureCenter is located off Buttermilk Falls Parkway,
off the Sunset Lane entrance of North Chagrin Reservation, off SOM
Center Road/Route 91 in MayfieldVillage - south of the I-90/Rte. 91
For more information, call 440-473-3370 or visit
Celebrate the beauty of the night and all the nocturnal residents
at the "Nature at Night" event of Cleveland Metroparks -
part of your life, naturally!