• Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 07:00 AM through November 21, 2019



    The Partners in Community Forestry Conference is the largest international gathering of urban forestry practitioners, advocates, researchers, and government leaders. At this year’s conference in Cleveland, Ohio, you will be among fellow attendees who are passionate about all things trees — from planting and tending to the latest research. Everyone comes together to share their best practices and find new ideas to bring home.


    Bring your skills, your hunger for knowledge, and your passion for community forestry as you mingle with like-minded professionals — the thinkers, doers, and thought leaders in community forestry.


    The Partners in Community Forestry conference offers:


    • Relevant, practical research findings.
    • Best practices — for your trees and your organization.
    • Current trends in community forestry.
    • All the continuing education credits you need for the year.
    • Plenty of fun networking opportunities.


    Enhance your program and your professional network by joining your colleagues in Cleveland this November.

  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 08:30 AM

    2019 ideastream® Technology + Learning Conference


    This professional learning experience for educators focuses on integration of instructional technology to improve teaching and student achievement. A refreshed agenda includes a keynote on personalized learning and a choice of sessions with a variety of education technology tools!



  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 06:00 PM

    Stream Stabilization Cost Share Program Public Meeting



    The Chagrin River Watershed Partners, Inc. (CRWP), in partnership with Cuyahoga, Geauga, Portage and Lake County Soil and Water Conservation Districts, have received a Great Lakes Basin Program for Soil Erosion and Sediment Control grant to provide partial funding assistance to landowners to stabilize eroding streambanks using bio-engineering techniques.



    North Chagrin Nature Center in Willoughby Hills, OH
  • Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 06:00 PM

    24 Hours of Reality Kick-Off


    The Climate Reality Project: NE Ohio Chapter​ will be hosting a public presentation and conversations on our changing climate across continents and time zones.

    Learn more:

    Shaker Public Library in Shaker Heights, OH
  • Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM

    Orange Village Community Park and Trail Planting


    Chagrin River Watershed Partners, Inc., in partnership with Orange Village, received funding from the U.S. Forest Service Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant program to plant native trees at Orange Village Community Park. Please join us on November 21st to plant native trees at the site.



    Orange Village Community Park in Chagrin Falls, OH
  • Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 05:00 PM

    MyCom 2019 Youth Voice Awards


    The MyCom Network is committed to igniting positive futures for youth of greater Cleveland by connecting them to quality school and community based services to help them become young adults that are able to navigate and give back to their communities as productive citizens.


    Each year, MyCom gives members of the community an opportunity to nominate individuals and organizations who have made a significant impact by connecting children and young adults to positive opportunities in Cuyahoga County. Nominations are accepted in the categories of Community Service, Civic Involvement, Arts, Advocacy, Youth Engagement & Youth Employment.


    Winners will be recognized at our 11th Annual MyCom Youth Voice Awards to be held Wednesday, November 21, 2019 at the Intercontinental Hotel Cleveland from 5pm-7:30pm.



  • Friday, November 22, 2019 at 07:30 AM

    Northeast Ohio Smart Manufacturing Annual Conference

    About this Event


    • Learn the state of smart manufacturing worldwide and how Northeast Ohio stacks up
    • Gain key insights from local manufacturers experiencing the smart manufacturing journey
    • Obtain pathways to success from national leaders on smart manufacturing
    • Learn more about local smart manufacturing initiatives and how you can be part of them
    • Realize hands-on learning via breakout sessions


    In November of 2018, the Smart Manufacturing Cluster of Northeast Ohio released a roadmap with the goal of accelerating the adoption of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The roadmap identified barriers currently faced by manufacturers, and provided initiatives for advancing IIoT adoption, developing new IIoT products, and presented initiatives for workforce development.



    Embassy Suites Independence in Independence, OH
  • Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM

    Chagrin Falls River Run Park Volunteer Tree Planting


    Chagrin River Watershed Partners, Inc. in partnership with Chagrin Falls Village received funding from the US Forest Service Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant program to plant native trees at River Run Park. Please join us on November 23rd to plant native trees at the site.



    Chagrin Falls Village River Run Park in Chagrin Falls Village, OH
  • Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 06:00 PM



    Admission includes:

    • Handcrafted Ceramic Bowl (to keep!)
    • Soups from Around the World
    • International Music and Dance
    • Cash Bar
    • 50/50 Raffle
    • Basket Raffle
    • Silent Auction
    • Free Parking


    Don't miss NORVA's biennial fundraising bash, bigger and better than ever this year! "Soups of the World" features live performances of world music and dance, a raffle and silent auction, and bottomless bowls of soup based on authentic recipes from the countries in which local Peace Corps volunteers have served. Raffle basket themes include New Orleans Goodness, Zombie Apocalypse, and Rescue Pups. Held this year on November 23 at the German Central Foundation in Parma, “Soups of the World” will fund NORVA’s projects through 2020.



  • Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 02:00 PM

    Take a Hike® Holiday Tours


    Two special Take a Hike® 60 minute walking tours led by Tom Yablonsky, Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation Executive Director. Meet up just inside The Arcade, 401 Euclid Avenue.

    • 2pm | Historic Euclid Avenue Tour
    • 4pm | Grand Department Stores Tour



    The Arcade in Cleveland, OH