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Tonight's Concert Postponed Due to Severe Weather and Site Conditions

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Date: July 10, 2013
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, CVNP, 440-546-5995, 440-343-7355 (cell)
Contact: Jared Slanina, Conservancy, 330-657-2909 ext. 109

Brecksville, Ohio – Due to the forecast of severe weather and site conditions of standing water and mud, the Music in the Meadow concert scheduled for this evening at Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) has been postponed. The band scheduled for tonight, Boy=Girl will now perform on Wednesday, August 14, from 6:15 to 8 p.m. This is a change from the original concert start time of 6:30 p.m. Concerts are held at Howe Meadow located at 4040 Riverview Road, Peninsula 44264.

The Music in the Meadow concert series is presented by the National Park Service and the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, with promotional support from Audio-Technica and Woodsy’s Music. Concerts are cancelled during severe weather. Call 330-650-4636 ext. 228 after 2 p.m. for an update.

Other Scheduled Music in the Meadow Concerts:

Wednesday, July 24, 6:30 p.m.
HeartBEAT Afrika: African Drums, Percussion

Wednesday, August 7, 6:30 p.m.
Cletus Black Revue: Rock, Blues, Jazz, Pop

Wednesday, August 14, 6:15 to 8 p.m.
Boy=Girl: Contemporary Acoustic

Wednesday, August 21, 6:30 p.m.
The New Barleycorn: Irish Folk, Celtic

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a nonprofit 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 membership program, visit www.conservancyforcvnp.org or call 330-657-2909.

CVNP encompasses 33,000 acres along the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio. Managed by the National Park Service, CVNP combines cultural, historical, recreational, and natural activities in one setting. For more information visit www.nps.gov/cuva or call 330-657-2752.

-NPS-

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Did You Know?

Water lilies in beaver marsh area of Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Photo by NPS volunteer John Catalano.

Beaver in Cuyahoga Valley National Park impounded water to create a rich, diverse wetland in an area that was once an automobile junk yard? The area is now home to herons, turtles, amphibians, beavers, muskrats, otters, and many aquatic plants.