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Repeats every month on the first Friday until Wed Dec 30 2015 except Fri Jan 02 2015, Fri Apr 10 2015. Also includes Fri Jan 09 2015.
May 1 2015 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Water Action Team Mtg.
The Water team brings together representatives from non-profits, businesses, educational institutions and governmental entities working to improve water quality and watershed management in our region. The meetings are the first Friday of every month, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. 

May 1 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

THE Plant Sale
Mark Your Calendars for THE Plant Sale 2015! The Plant Sale at the Civic Garden Center is the largest fundraising event and longest-standing tradition of the Civic Garden Center. Each year on the first weekend in May, the staff, board, volunteers and friends of the CGC converge on the grounds of...

May 1 2015 - 8:00pm - May 3 2015 - 3:00pm

Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon
It’s the largest weekend party in town, and you can be part of it! Whether you’re a runner or walker, whether you want to volunteer or cheer, whether you want to participate for charity, or just for your own satisfaction, we’d love for you to join us. Sign up today and be part of...

May 2 2015 (All day)

THE Plant Sale
Mark Your Calendars for THE Plant Sale 2015!The Plant Sale at the Civic Garden Center is the largest fundraising event and longest-standing tradition of the Civic Garden Center. Each year on the first weekend in May, the staff, board, volunteers and friends of the CGC converge on the grounds of the...

May 2 2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Repeats every week every Sunday and every Saturday until Mon Nov 23 2015 except Sun Apr 05 2015, Sat Jul 04 2015.
May 2 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

May 2 2015 - 11:30am - 7:00pm

Savor the Season: Farm to Fork Celebration
Gorman Heritage Farm in partnership with Slow Food Cincinnati will be the culinary capital of the region on May 2nd as the Farm presents the fourth annual “Savor the Season: Farm to Fork Celebration.”Sponsors include Whole Foods Mason, Edible Ohio Valley, Deeper Roots Coffee and...

May 3 2015 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

THE Plant Sale
Mark Your Calendars for THE Plant Sale 2015!The Plant Sale at the Civic Garden Center is the largest fundraising event and longest-standing tradition of the Civic Garden Center. Each year on the first weekend in May, the staff, board, volunteers and friends of the CGC converge on the grounds of the...

May 3 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Sat Oct 31 2015 .
May 6 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Learning About Local Foods at the Northside Farmers Market
Kids and adults alike have opportunities to learn about healthy eating at the Northside Farmers Market (NFM) in 2015.  As part of its growing farm-to-table initiatives, the market now offers monthly youth cooking classes in partnership with the Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center.  Baker...

May 6 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Get the Dirt on Backyard Composting
Get the Dirt on Backyard Composting Seminar Series This spring, the District will once again offer an hour-long evening seminar focusing on the basics of backyard composting. Participants learn how to balance a compost bin, what materials are compostable, and some troubleshooting. At the end of the...

Repeats every month on the first Thursday until Wed Dec 30 2015 .
May 7 2015 - 8:30am - 10:30am

Meet Me Outdoors Action Team Mtg.
Get involved with the action team that serves to get more people outdoors and engaged with nature in our region by attending this monthly meeting.

Repeats every month on the first Thursday until Wed Dec 30 2015 except Thu Mar 05 2015.
May 7 2015 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

Local Food Action Team Mtg.
Get involved with the team that works toward increasing our production and consumption of foods grown locally! See future Agendas and past Meeting Notes in Resource Section below. Meeting is at Civic Garden Center, 2715 Reading Road, Cincinnati. 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

May 7 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Green Drinks with Green Umbrella -May
Green Drinks with Green Umbrella is a monthly social gathering. The event is held in a different venue and hosted by a different action team or Green Umbrella partner each month. This month: Meet Me Outdoors Team Location: TBD  

May 7 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Soap Making for Mom
Instructor: Carisa Hund-Bunten, Owner of 7th Street Gifts, Newport, KYCost:  $15 per participant, ages 10 and up, registration is requiredJust in time for Mother’s Day: make a natural gift that mom is sure to love. Participants will make two customized soaps using goat's milk and/or...

May 9 2015 - 8:30am - 3:30pm

Project Learning Tree Educator Workshop
$25 fee includes: PreK-8 Environmental Education Activity Guide with 96 activities that are aligned with ELA & Mathematics Common Core State Standards Eligible for Green Works grants worth up to $5000 Workshop will be held at the Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati, 2715 Reading Road,...

May 9 2015 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

3rd Annual Sharon Woods Greenup
Dig in and dig out invasive garlic mustard along the Gorge trail, remove litter along the Sharon Woods creek, cleanup the wildlife viewing area adjacent to the Sharon Centre plus much more. Join in this community effort to green-up Sharon Woods. All ages are welcome. Volunteers under the age of 14...

May 9 2015 - 9:30am - 2:30pm

The Critical Role of Pollinator Insects
Greater Cincinnati Master Gardener Association and Greenacres are hosting an all day workshop on the importance of pollinator insects. Learn from experts, Denise Ellsworth, from OSU Extension Bee Lab, local Beekeepers, and Pam Simmons a local specialist on "attracting pollinators by using...

May 9 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

May 10 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

May 13 2015 (All day)

May 13 2015 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

CNG for Fleets
CNG can deliver both Savings and Sustainability gains for your business – come to a panel discussion on the benefits of this cleaner American fuel. Moderator: Patti Murdock, Clean Logistics Consulting Panelists:  Rumpke – leading Refuse innovation  Monarch Beverage – leading...

May 13 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Learning About Local Foods at the Northside Farmers Market
Kids and adults alike have opportunities to learn about healthy eating at the Northside Farmers Market (NFM) in 2015.  As part of its growing farm-to-table initiatives, the market now offers monthly youth cooking classes in partnership with the Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center.  Baker...

May 14 2015 - 7:00am - 4:00pm

PNC/Players for the Planet E-Waste Recycling Drive
Join us for the 6th Annual PNC/Players for the Planet E-Waste Recycling Drive Want to do something good for the environment, meet Reds players, and score tickets to a game? From May 14-17, when you drop off your old electronics for recycling, you'll receive two free tickets* to a game at Great...

May 14 2015 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

May 15 2015 - 7:00am - 4:00pm

Repeats every month on the third Friday until Thu Dec 31 2015 .
May 15 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Waste Reduction Action Team Mtg.
March 2015 Meeting Cancelled - Will Meet again in April 2015   This action team works to reduce waste disposed in the residential/commercial sector by 33% as we transition to “zero waste” in the region. The Waste Reduction team brings together recycling directors, solid waste...

May 16 2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

May 16 2015 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

May 16 2015 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Family Class: Teas & Tonics
Class size is limited. Registration is required.Instructor: Mary Dudley, Youth Education CoordinatorCost: $5 per participantTea has a rich, ancient culture that comes from both western and eastern traditions. Learn how to grow, create and serve tea during this fun program.

May 16 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

May 17 2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

May 17 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

May 19 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Fabulous Containers: Edible and Ornamental
Instructors: Bennett O. Dowling, CGC HorticulturistCost: $10 (free for CGC volunteers)Are you interested in gardening but lack a yard? There are plenty of plants you can grow in containers… on a roof, balcony, stoop or even indoors. Learn the basics of keeping container plantings healthy and...

May 19 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Get the Dirt on Backyard Composting
Get the Dirt on Backyard Composting Seminar Series This spring, the District will once again offer an hour-long evening seminar focusing on the basics of backyard composting. Participants learn how to balance a compost bin, what materials are compostable, and some troubleshooting. At the end of the...

May 20 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Learning About Local Foods at the Northside Farmers Market
Kids and adults alike have opportunities to learn about healthy eating at the Northside Farmers Market (NFM) in 2015.  As part of its growing farm-to-table initiatives, the market now offers monthly youth cooking classes in partnership with the Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center.  Baker...

May 21 2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Repeats every month on the third Thursday until Wed Dec 30 2015 except Thu Feb 19 2015, Thu Apr 16 2015, Thu Jun 18 2015, Thu Aug 20 2015, Thu Oct 15 2015.
May 21 2015 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Transportation Action Team Mtg
MissionThe Transportation team engages transportation planners, public transit systems, bicycle advocates, public health experts, electric car makers, and civic organizations to promote the use of public transit, make our region more bike friendly and encourage alternative modes of transportation...

May 23 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

May 24 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

May 27 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Learning About Local Foods at the Northside Farmers Market
Kids and adults alike have opportunities to learn about healthy eating at the Northside Farmers Market (NFM) in 2015.  As part of its growing farm-to-table initiatives, the market now offers monthly youth cooking classes in partnership with the Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center.  Baker...

May 28 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

May 29 2015 - 5:30am - 9:00am

First Ride Fridays
Metro riders already know how much money, time and stress can be saved by taking the bus, now new riders can experience the many benefits of leaving the driving to Metro – and the first ride’s free! Metro representatives will be visiting several park & rides this summer for First*...

May 30 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

May 30 2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Raising Chickens in your Backyard
Want to raise chickens?  Not sure where to start?  Join us as we discuss the ins and outs of raising chickens for eggs in Cincinnati.  In this hands-on workshop, we’ll discuss the most important aspects of maintaining a healthy backyard flock and take a walking tour of three...

May 31 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

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