FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:BOB ROTATORI -216-635-3263 -or-HOLLY KECK - 216-635-3253 Cleveland Metroparks is offering two historical programs in March to help Clevelanders connect with Ohio's past.
The free historical programs bring Ohio's history to life through stories, photographs and facts: Survival Adventure: Heading West Sunday, March 24 � 7 - 8:30 p.m. Rocky River Nature Center � Rocky River ReservationPlay a historical version of a survival game. Pretend your family from back east in Connecticut has decided to pack up and move to the rich, new land of Ohio's Western Reserve. Find out if you survive the dangers faced on the trail. This program is for adults and families with school-aged children. Registration is required. Rocky River Nature Centeris located at 24000 Valley Parkway in Rocky River Reservation, north of Cedar Point Road in North Olmsted. For registration and more information, call 440-734-6660.History and a Brown Bag Lunch: The Great Flood of 1913Wednesday, March 27 � noon - 1 p.m.CanalWay Center � Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation In 1913, a storm and flood caused massive damage throughout Ohio and to the Ohio & Erie Canal. Bring a brown bag lunch and listen to Cultural History Interpreter Karen Lakus as she shares stories, facts and photographs about this devastating natural event that ended the canal era for good. CanalWay Center is located on Whittlesey Way, off the East 49th Street entrance of Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation, between Grant Avenue and Canal Road in Cuyahoga Heights. For more information, call 216-206-1000. Relive Ohio history with Cleveland Metroparks - part of your life, naturally!