• Friday, March 16, 2018 at 07:00 PM

    Healing Our Health Care System: Novel Ideas for Reclaiming Care

    Theresa Brown, Clinical Nurse and Bestselling Author To heal our health care system we must return to our roots in the human: our patients' humanity and our own. Drawing on clinical examples and works of literature, we’ll learn that to heal patients, clinicians must first heal themselves.
    Book signing to follow the lecture
    Part of the Cleveland Humanities Festival
    Cleveland Museum of Natural History
  • Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 02:30 PM

    Cuyahoga Greenprint Training

    Advanced training: previous experience required.


    This year is shaping up to be an important one for trail and greenway planning in Northeast Ohio. The Cuyahoga Greenways plan is in full swing, the biennial Greater Cleveland Trails & Greenways Conference is coming up in May, and state legislators declared this as Ohio’s Year of the Trails. The Cuyahoga County Greenprint can be a valuable item in your trail planning toolbox. You can learn how to take advantage of its features at one of our training sessions at a library near you.

    The Cuyahoga County Greenprint is a set of web-based planning and mapping tools for reaching this sustainable balance. Current users include planners, service directors, city council members, and interested citizens. Educators are using it in the classroom for design and civics. Find out how you can use the County Greenprint to make your school, home, and community a place thriving with both business and nature.

    Greenprint training sessions are open to all. Participants will learn how to use the mapping tool, access best practices, and create basic customized maps. 

    CCPL Parma-Snow Branch in Parma, OH
  • Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 07:30 AM

    Building Education Series: Case Studies of Exemplary Efficiency Projects


    A closer look at exemplary energy and water efficiency projects, what was done, why and what the outcome was.


    Program 8:00 to 10:00 AM


    $10 for members of C2030D, COSE, AIA, ASHRAE, City of Cleveland, USGBC and CSU


    $15 for non-members


    2 CEU credits available for: ASHRAE, CES, AEE, USGBC, BOMA and pending for AIA HSW


    Register early.  Refunds available up to 1 day before the event



    Oswald Building in Cleveland, OH
  • Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 06:00 PM

    Gardener's Guide to Organic Fertilizers


    Do you lay awake at night wondering how to go organic in your garden?


    Do your tomatoes grow eight feet tall with barely any fruit?


    Are you confused about all those numbers on a package of fertilizer?


    Do you want to go veganic?


    Then learn how to amend your garden or farm organically at this 1.5 hour seminar.


    We will disccus the difference between minerals, soil conditioners, and fertilizers, and how to use them properly.

  • Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 06:00 PM

    Got Goose Conflicts? Get Answers

    Canada geese, to biologists, are an outstanding conservation success story. On the verge of extinction, these creatures made a remarkable recovery in much of North America. To a landowner, however, they can be viewed as nuisances that create conflict according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). 
    Learn more about conflict management with Canada geese in urban and suburban areas during a free public program on Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 
    The program will take place at Cleveland Metroparks’ Watershed Stewardship Center (within the West Creek Reservation), 2277 West Ridgewood Drive, Parma, OH.
    The seminar will be led by ODNR Division of Wildlife field technician, Laura Graber, who specializes in dealing with goose conflicts in northeast Ohio. Topics to be covered at this seminar will not only include conflict management but also Canada goose biology, ecology, and population trends.
    This program is best suited for ages 16 and up. The program is free but pre-registration is required as seating is limited. Call ODNR Division of Wildlife at (330) 644-2293.
  • Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 08:00 AM

    commUNITY: Community Builders Conference 2018


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    commUNITY: One Cleveland, Many StoriesCommunity Builders Conference 2018


    Want to make a difference in your neighborhood? Join us on March 24th for the 2018 Community Builders Conference. This FREE event will bring together neighborhood leaders for a morning of peer-to-peer learning and workshops on how to build and sustain a block club or neighborhood group.


    What to expect...


    • Networking and Continental Breakfast starting at 8:00 AM
    • Plenary Session
    • Learning Sessions
    • Best Practice Sharing
    • Lunch, Caucus with District Commanders
    • Post-event Networking


    Space is limited, register today!


  • Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 10:30 AM

    A neighborhood workshop on health, community & climate action

    Join the City of ClevelandCleveland Neighborhood Progress and ioby (in our back yards) for a series of 10 workshops in 10 CLE Neighborhoods from Dec 2017-April 2018!


    LEARN MORE about how climate action can improve your health, quality of life and community.


    Increase access to healthy, local food
    Reduce air pollution, which can lead to asthma
    Improve access to transportation options and jobs
    Decrease monthly utility costs and risk for flooding and storm damage
    Click here for more information and to register.
    Fleet Branch Library in Cleveland, OH
  • Saturday, March 24, 2018 at 12:00 PM

    World Water Day


    Travel the blue planet in this annual family-friendly fest. Grab your passport and learn about nature-based solutions from around the globe. Try traditional crafts, listen to folk music, and enjoy tasty bites from distant lands. Free wagon rides and parking shuttle. In partnership with West Creek Conservancy, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, and ACME Fresh Foods.

  • Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 12:00 PM

    Seed Swap 2018


    For the fourth year running, the Cleveland Seed Bank and Room Service Boutique are collaborating to present the Spring Seed Swap. This community gathering is a chance for seasoned gardeners and newbies alike to swap seeds, share stories, and celebrate the community of gardeners in our region committed to growing their own food, and maintaining the rich biodiversity of our region.


    The Spring Seed Swap at Room Service is a relaxed, inclusive event featuring live music, refreshments, and, of course, all things garden! Attendees are invited to bring their own seeds to share, as well as other homesteading endeavors: kombucha scobys, cheese and yogurt cultures, sourdough starters, to name a few. No seeds are required to attend – all are welcome, but pre-registration is requested.

    Room Service in Cleveland, OH
  • Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 12:00 PM

    Green Bag Lunch Series: Local Farmer Panel


    During CWRU Food Week 2018, join the Office for Sustainability for a light lunch (using locally grown ingredients!) along with great information about local food served on campus straight from the farmers who grow it. Those attending are encouraged to bring their questions for the local producers.


    The Office for Sustainability's food focused student ambassadors will also share their year-long project putting data into the Real Food Calculator and share an early analysis of CWRU's real food numbers.


    Check out other Food Week events here, the kick-off lecture will be delivered March 23 by author and reseacher, Marion Nestle, New York University.


    Presentations given during the event, and past Green Bag Lunch presentations, will be posted on the Office for Sustianability website.


    Click here to register.