MAY 18, 2010
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI OR DAN CRANDALL
216-635-3200, EXT. 3263 OR EXT. 3274
And on McGarfieldPark's farm, they had some cows, sheep, chickens,
rabbits, and goats, e-i-e-i-o!
Cleveland Metroparks free "Farm & Garden Day" event
is on Saturday, June 5from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Garfield Park
Nature Center in Garfield Park Reservation in Garfield Hts.
Many harvest moons ago, most of Garfield Park Reservation was farm
land. Today, Garfield Park Reservation features beautiful
gardens and open fields for people to enjoy.
GarfieldParkNatureCenter turns back the clocks for one day for
"Farm & Garden Day." The free event features
vendors and exhibitors, live farm animals (including a petting area
with rabbits and goats), displays of antique and modern farm
equipment, square dancing, photo opportunities, tasting stations,
hayride shuttles, demonstrations of spinning and sheep herding, and
Local farm and gardening vendors and exhibitors, include: Crystal
Moon Acres, Cuyahoga County Farm Bureau, Dean's Greenhouse,
Garfield Heights Historical Society, Handrosh Farms, Red Wagon
Farm, Wilson's Feed Mill, and Cleveland Metroparks
Plus, free children's hands-on crafts and activities can be enjoyed
all day, too. And, be sure to bring some old clothes, or you
can purchase clothes on-site for $1 (provided by the Slovenian
National Home), and head over to the scarecrow building station to
make and take home your very own scarecrow.
Browse the great merchandise selections of EarthWords Nature Shop,
and enjoy refreshments for sale, too.
GarfieldParkNatureCenter is located off the Broadway Avenue
entrance of Garfield Park Reservation in Garfield Heights - north
of the I-480/Broadway Avenue exit.
For more information, call 216-341-3152 or visit
Strap on the overalls and enjoy a day "on the farm" at
the "Farm & Garden Day" event with Cleveland
Metroparks - part of your life, naturally!