Have you ever fed wild songbirds by hand?

A feeding station for hand feeding wild birds 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from October through April welcomes the adventurous at The West Woods Nature Center of Geauga Park District at 9465 Kinsman Road (Route 87) in Russell and Newbury townships of Geauga County. Stop in the nature center to collect some black oil sunflower seed, or use seed already in a feeder at the … Continue reading Have you ever fed wild songbirds by hand?

Ice Fest at North Coast Harbor plans more frosty fun on MLK Day in Cleveland

May the ice with with you. The sixth annual Ice Fest at North Coast Harbor is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 20, which is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Hosted by the city of Cleveland and Downtown Cleveland Alliance as part of the city’s MLK Jr. Day Celebration, it will do its frosty thing along the pier and inner harbor from Nuevo … Continue reading Ice Fest at North Coast Harbor plans more frosty fun on MLK Day in Cleveland

‘Noon Year’s Eve’ helps families celebrate across generations

You know how it is. Grandma and Grandpa don’t want to stay up until midnight. The pork and sauerkraut tradition can wait for the next day. The kiss at midnight? Why not celebrate that a few hours early. It’s just as sweet. And the little ones are better left in bed for the real countdown to midnight, toasts and all. For an early bird twist … Continue reading ‘Noon Year’s Eve’ helps families celebrate across generations

Join a Christmas Bird Count circle with the Audubon Society

Anyone who would like to participate in a Christmas Bird Count with the Audubon Society starts by accessing a map online at audubon.maps.arcgis.com. On the map find a green or yellow circle near you, designating open areas. Click on it, and find out who to contact. Check out a website, send an email for additional information or to sign up. Then polish your binoculars and … Continue reading Join a Christmas Bird Count circle with the Audubon Society

North Pointe Ballet presents ‘The Nutcracker’ at Lorain Palace Theater

“The Nutcracker” Christmas classic graces the stage at 7 p.m. Dec. 13-14 and 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Lorain Palace Theater at 617 Broadway Ave. in Lorain. The show includes 20 adult professional dancers, and about 50 student performers. Tickets cost $20 and $24. At a sensory friendly show at 2 p.m. Dec. 14, tickets cost $15. Loud and jarring sounds and flashing lights … Continue reading North Pointe Ballet presents ‘The Nutcracker’ at Lorain Palace Theater