JUNE 22, 2010
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI OR JESSICA PIKE
216-635-3200, EXT. 3263 OR EXT. 3275
Join Cleveland Metroparks, to travel back in time and explore the
diverse history of the 93-year-old "Emerald
Visitors can take part in the following free, history-related
programs offered this July:
Lets Hike Huntington
Wednesday, July 7 � 8 - 9:30 a.m.
Wolf Picnic Area � Huntington Reservation
There's a lot of history waiting to be discovered in Huntington
Reservation. Adults are invited to join Naturalist Bethany Majeski
on a 1-mile hike to search out interesting plants, sink their toes
in the sand of the beach, and find out just who John Huntington
was. Wolf Picnic Area is located off Porter Creek Drive in
Huntington Reservation, off Wolf Road in Bay Village. For more
information, call 440-734-6660.
Exploration Station: Tinsmithing On The Canal
Saturday, July 10 � 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
CanalWayCenter � Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
The fun is waiting for you along the canal! Join one of the
historical interpreters to learn something about the trade of
tinsmithing. Try tin-hole punching and take home the creation any
time between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.CanalWayCenter is located on
Whittlesey Way, off the East 49th Street entrance of Ohio &
Erie Canal Reservation, between Grant Avenue and Canal Road in
CuyahogaHeights. For more information, call 216-206-1000.
Where The Buffalo And Elk Roamed
Wednesday, July 10 � 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Rocky RiverNatureCenter � Rocky River
Discover Ohio's historic habitats on this 3.5-mile hike with
Naturalist David Dvorak. On the way, explore the life history of
the buffalo and elk, and look at habitats and how animals use them.
Rocky RiverNatureCenter is located at 24000 Valley Parkway in Rocky
River Reservation, north of Cedar Point Road in North Olmsted. For
more information, call 440-734-6660.
Bike Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation
Thursday, July 22 � 6 p.m.
Harvard Avenue parking lot � Ohio & Erie Canal
It's time for a summer bike ride! Join Cleveland Metroparks staff
members Doug Kusak and Jill Hauger as they lead a 12-mile
history/nature adventure on the all purpose trail. Helmets
are required to participate. Registration, beginning July 1, is
required. Harvard Avenue parking lot is located off Old Harvard
Avenue in Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation, between Harvard Avenue
and Jennings Road in Cleveland. For more information and to
register, call 216-206-1000.
Hidden Story Hike
Tuesday, July 27 � 9:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Codrington Picnic Area � Bradley Woods Reservation
Bradley Woods Reservation is breath-taking, filled with special
ferns, flowers and animals. But, on this 2.5-mile, guided hike
learn about some other interesting and entertaining back stories
that will give a bigger picture of the place. Codrington Picnic
Area is located off White Oak Lane in Bradley Woods Reservation,
off Bradley Road in Westlake. For more information, call
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