Canal Visitor Center Closure
Canal Visitor Center will be closed for construction, starting Monday, May 6, 2013. It will reopen with new exhibits in early 2014.
Riverview Road Closure
Riverview Rd from the Cuyahoga Falls line north to the Peninsula line will be re-paved, beginning the week of April 22. Expect delays. Flaggers will direct traffic. Work is expected to be completed by Memorial Day weekend.
Towpath Trail Closure
NPS has closed the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail from Hillside Road to Stone Road in Valley View. A section of the trail is not passable due to hazardous conditions caused by erosion. Towpath is expected to be open by Memorial Day, May 27.
Bald Eagle Closure in Effect
RR tracks, and 30 foot right of way on either side, are closed to all foot traffic from the Rt. 82 Bridge at Station Rd, north to the RR tracks at. The Cuyahoga R. downstream of the Brecksville Dam to the Fitzwater Rd Bridge is closed to water activities.
Volunteers needed for Summer Soltice Festival
Contact: Julie Gabelman, Administrative Coordinator, 330-657-2542
Peninsula, Ohio - Volunteers are needed June 22nd, 23rd, and 24th to help out with the Tenth Annual Summer Solstice Wine, Art, & Music Festival at Sarah's Vineyard (1204 W. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls). If you are interested in being part of an exciting event showcasing Great Ohio Wines, Delicious Local Foods, Local Artisans, and Musicians - this volunteer experience is for you!
Individuals are needed to sell tickets for wine sampling. This is a wonderful volunteer opportunity for couples and friends to share, and then relax for some sampling from twelve different Ohio wineries and vineyards. Volunteers will receive free admission to the festival (on your volunteer day) and a complementary Sarah's Vineyard signature wine glass.
The following shifts are available:
The success of the Countryside Conservancy relies on a team of dedicated staff and volunteers. As our organization grows, so does our need for volunteers. Serving on our Farmers' Market Volunteer Team, or as a volunteer for one of our special events is a great way to get involved in and learn more about farmers' markets, sustainable agriculture and the local food movement across Northeast Ohio.
Please contact Julie Gabelman at 330.657.2542, or by email at email@example.com to find out more about this opportunity. Visit our website at www.cvcountryside.org for information on other volunteer opportunities.
Please Note: Volunteers for this event must be 21 years of age or older.
Did You Know?
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".