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    Towpath Trail is closed from Mustill Store to Memorial Parkway for riverbank reinforcement. Detours posted. Closure will last 1 - 4 weeks into August. Valley Bridle Trail south of SR 303, across from golf course, is collapsed by river. Hard closure.

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First Annual Music Camp By Nature Celebrates Finale With Festival Of Community Bands

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Date: July 31, 2012
Contact: Susan L. Riffle, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, 330-657-2909 ext. 109

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park

PENINSULA, Ohio (July 31, 2012) - The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is hosting its first annual adult band camp, Music Camp by Nature, this summer. The music camp is providing 46 participants the unique opportunity to hone their musical talents with 14 clinicians in a beautiful national park setting.

Music Camp by Nature ends on Wednesday, August 1, with a Festival of Community Bands at Happy Days Lodge in Peninsula. Enjoy the final Concert Band performance by music camp participants, as well as performances by other regional community bands, including Canal Fulton, Medina and Western Reserve Academy. The Festival concerts begin at 6:00 p.m.

The concerts are free and open to the public. Happy Days Lodge is located at 500 West Streetsboro Road, Peninsula. Visit our website for additional information about Music Camp by Nature and Happy Days Lodge.

About the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National ParkThe Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a non-profit organization created to engage public support for the park and provide services to enhance public use and enjoyment of the park. For more information about the Conservancy and its programs, visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org or call (330) 657-2909.

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Did You Know?

Historic photo of canal boat on the Ohio & Erie Canal.

Lock 27 along the Ohio & Erie Canal became known as Johnnycake Lock after several boats ran aground due to flooding. While stranded, supplies ran low and canal passengers and crew ate only corn meal pancakes, known as "johnnycakes".