Bird quest is fun day for kids at Lake Metroparks

Explore the world of birds through fun activities 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Jan. 20 at Bird Quest for Kids at the Nature Center at Penitentiary Glen Reservation at 8668 Kirtland-Chardon Road near Kirtland. School is out for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The free event requires no registration. Try a scavenger hunt and a craft, and see live animals. Photo by Duncan Scott – … Continue reading Bird quest is fun day for kids at Lake Metroparks

Elf helpers and kids will make memories of a lifetime

A Farmpark Toy Workshop is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 29 to Dec. 1 and Dec. 26 to 29 at 8800 Euclid Chardon Road (Route 6), Kirtland. Children ages 2-12 select a wooden toy to build with Santa’s elves. Then the kids paint and decorate the toy. It’s a glowing photo opportunity. The cost is $2 per toy with paid regular Farmpark admission, first … Continue reading Elf helpers and kids will make memories of a lifetime

Ice Cream Weekend at Lake Metroparks Farmpark honors National Ice Cream Month

True to its fun farm identity, Lake Metroparks Farmpark shows how ice cream is made with demonstrations and information about sugar and ice cream flavors. Learn other skills down at the Farmpark, too. Make ice cream crafts and enjoy a bowl of Pierre’s ice cream at an outdoor sundae bar for $1. Admission costs $8 per adult or $6 for those younger than 12 years … Continue reading Ice Cream Weekend at Lake Metroparks Farmpark honors National Ice Cream Month

Celebrate corn and pumpkins during October weekends at Lake Metroparks Farmpark

What: Corn & Pumpkin Festival 2018 Where: Lake Metroparks Farmpark, 8800 Euclid Chardon Road, Kirtland 44094 When: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 6, 7, 13 and 14 Why you should go: In addition to the normal day-to-day happenings at Lake Metroparks Farmpark, the Corn & Pumpkin Festival offers many family-friendly activities that are sure to keep you and your kiddos happy. Help husk, shell and grind the corn, or … Continue reading Celebrate corn and pumpkins during October weekends at Lake Metroparks Farmpark

2018 FARMAFARE: A Celebration of Local Food

What: 2018 FARMAFARE: A Celebration of Local Food Where: The Holden Arboretum. 9550 Sperry Road, Kirtland When: 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 13 Why you should go: FARMAFARE is Lake SWCD’s Annual Meeting, Board of Supervisor Election and a most important a celebration of local food. FARMAFARE features a multi-course farm-to-table dinner prepared by some of the region’s best chefs and establishments. Beverages are sponsored and provided by Ohio … Continue reading 2018 FARMAFARE: A Celebration of Local Food