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Repeats every week until Wed Apr 01 2015 .
Mar 31 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Master Composter Series
The Civic Garden Center is calling all garden gurus and environmental enthusiasts for the intensive Master Composter series! This series includes 20 hours of intensive composting instruction. Tuesday evening lectures will cover the details of soil science, a variety of composting methods,...

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Sat Oct 31 2015 .
Apr 1 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...

Apr 1 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 day until Sun Apr 05 2015 .
Apr 2 2015 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Kenton County Spring Clean-Up at Kenton County Public Works in Lincoln Ridge Park!
Got junk? Here's your chance to get rid of it ~ FREE! That's right! Generally, the monthly cleanups are provided on the first Saturday of the month, every month, from 10 am until 2 pm. But in April, there is a spring three-day cleanup from 8 am until 6 pm each day! Due to Easter that Sunday...

Repeats every month on the first Thursday until Wed Dec 30 2015 .
Apr 2 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.
Apr 2 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.

Apr 2 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Apr 2 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Green Drinks with Green Umbrella -April
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's Green Drinks is hosted by the Energy Team.  Om Eco-Cafe is as sustainable as it is delicious...

Apr 2 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Green Your Spring Cleaning
Instructor: Carisa Hund-Bunten, Owner of 7th Street Gifts, Newport, KYCost: $15 per participant, registration is requiredLearn how to take the chemicals out of your cleaning routine this spring by replacing them with natural products that work. In this hands-on workshop, each participant will make...

Apr 3 2015 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Kenton County Spring Clean-Up at Kenton County Public Works in Lincoln Ridge Park!
Got junk? Here's your chance to get rid of it ~ FREE! That's right! Generally, the monthly cleanups are provided on the first Saturday of the month, every month, from 10 am until 2 pm. But in April, there is a spring three-day cleanup from 8 am until 6 pm each day! Due to Easter that Sunday...

Apr 4 2015 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Kenton County Spring Clean-Up at Kenton County Public Works in Lincoln Ridge Park!
Got junk? Here's your chance to get rid of it ~ FREE! That's right! Generally, the monthly cleanups are provided on the first Saturday of the month, every month, from 10 am until 2 pm. But in April, there is a spring three-day cleanup from 8 am until 6 pm each day! Due to Easter that Sunday...

Repeats every week every Sunday and every Saturday until Mon Nov 23 2015 except Sun Apr 05 2015, Sat Jul 04 2015.
Apr 4 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Apr 6 2015 - 7:30pm

Apr 8 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...

Apr 8 2015 - 4:40pm - 6:00pm

Young Chef's Kitchen at the Northside Farmers Market
Kids learn to cook with local foods right at the farmers' market!  The Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center partners with the Northside Farmers Market to offer this class twice monthly.  Children learn kitchen skills, try new foods, meet farmers, make new friends, all while parents shop...

Apr 8 2015 - 5:40pm - 8:00pm

Apr 8 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...

Apr 9 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

2nd Annual Cincinnati Bike Show
Join UC for the 2nd annual Cincinnati Bike Show!  Enter your bike in style competitions to win fun prizes, or just come to meet other cyclists and enjoy a fun evening.  The show will include food, music, competitions, prizes, advocacy organizations, and local shops. This event is totally...

Apr 11 2015 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

28th Annual Winton Woods Cleanup
More than 350 volunteers collected 275 bags of trash, 82 bags of recyclables, 19 tires and 2.5 shopping carts at last year’s cleanup. Make a difference in 2015 by joining Great Parks, the City of Forest Park and their sponsors at this annual event! Free picnic lunch provided. All ages welcome...

Apr 11 2015 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Identifying and Removing Invasive Plants: A Hands-On Workshop
Instructor: Bennett O. Dowling, CGC HorticulturistCost: $10 (free for CGC volunteers)Our region is plagued by many invasive plants, and the Civic Garden Center grounds are no exception.  A presentation of different invasive plants and their effects on local ecology will be followed by a walk...

Apr 11 2015 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Spring Riparian Planting
Driftwood/Green Umbrella/Taking Root Spring Riparian Planting·     Dear Tree Planters, UPDATE: Our original site along the Licking River is flooded.  Mother Nature helped us pick our alternate upland site in Fort Wright. This bio detention basin at 1209 Upland Ave. is a great...

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

Apr 11 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

History of Hauck's Sooty Acres: talk and tour
Guide: Bennett O. Dowling, CGC HorticulturistCost: $10 (free for CGC volunteers)When gardening enthusiast Cornelius J. Hauck landscaped this property in the first half of the 20th century, he named it Sooty Acres in reference to the smoggy air of this urban site.  Despite all the challenges of...

Apr 11 2015 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

Apr 12 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Apr 13 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Apr 14 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Edible Ornamentals
Instructor:  Sue Trusty, HorticulturistCost: $10 (free for CGC volunteers)Today's gardeners want more than an attractive landscape - they want it to fulfill multiple functions. What better way to tap into this trend than to include plants that please the eye, the nose, and the taste buds?...

Apr 14 2015 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Six@Six: Faculty Series- The Legacy of Lead
KU's Dr. Kirsten Schwarz will be giving a lecture, "The Legacy of Lead" on Tuesday, April 14th at 6 p.m.The event will take place at the Behringer-Crawford Museum in Devou Park. The lecture is part of Six@Six, an annual lecture series featuring the research and creative work of NKU...

Apr 14 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...

Apr 15 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...

Apr 15 2015 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Northern Kentucky Urban Community Forest Council Mtg.
Join the Wat Council's special evening meeting at Mokka in Newport, on Wednesday, April 15, all are welcome to attend. Join us to learn about, or become involved with all that is happening throughout our community!  

Apr 17 2015 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Apr 17 2015 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Intro to the Living Building Challenge 3.0
Instructor: David Hart, LEED AP BD+C, Tremco, Inc.Cost: $20 (includes lunch)Credits: Approved for 1 AIA LU and 1 GBCI CE CreditJoin us for an introduction to one of the newest green building rating systems, the Living Building Challenge (LBC). The LBC is a building certification program, advocacy...

Repeats every month on the third Friday until Thu Dec 31 2015 .
Apr 17 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...

Apr 17 2015 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Ninth Annual Wildflower Festival
Have fun and learn about nature. This family event will feature a wildflower plant sale, hand-crafted items for sale, displays by local environmental organizations, and activities for children. Contact Rebecca at 859.512.1983 to learn more about this enjoyable event or to inquire about...

Repeats every day until Sun Apr 19 2015 .
Apr 18 2015 - 9:00am - 5:30pm

Apr 18 2015 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Apr 18 2015 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Family Class: Natural Egg Dying
Class size is limited. Registration is required.Instructor:  Mary Dudley, Youth Education CoordinatorCost: $5 per participantWelcome the spring season with a fun twist on dying eggs! We will use natural materials to make earthy hues on eggs and design a little nest to carry them home.

Apr 18 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Apr 18 2015 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Cincinnati's 45th Earth Day Celebration
Cincinnati's 45th Earth Day Celebration. Registration is now open!  Facebook Twitter Youtube               
The 45th Cincinnati Earth Day Celebration
This free, family-friendly event hosted by the Greater Cincinnati Earth Coalition, will feature vendors and exhibitors offering Earth-friendly products and interactive educational activities, live music, farm animals, a climbing wall, recycled sculptures, Native American drum circle, kid’s...

Apr 19 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Apr 20 2015 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Apr 21 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Tree Seedling Giveaway
Tree Seedling GiveawayApril 21, 20156:00 - 8:00 p.m.Campbell County Extension Service3500 Alexandria Pike, Highland Heights There will be several types of trees to choose from, so help the environment by picking up a small seedling and planting itat home maybe onEarth Day (April 22). Unfortunately...

Apr 22 2015 - 7:30am - 9:00am

Apr 22 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...

Apr 22 2015 - 4:40pm - 6:00pm

Young Chef's Kitchen at the Northside Farmers Market
Kids learn to cook with local foods right at the farmers' market!  The Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center partners with the Northside Farmers Market to offer this class twice monthly.  Children learn kitchen skills, try new foods, meet farmers, make new friends, all while parents shop...

Apr 22 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Gardening With Deer
Instructor: Michelle Andersen, Flourish Landscape and Interior DesignCost: $10 (free for CGC volunteers)In this educational look at gardening WITH deer, participants will learn the ins and outs of how to peacefully garden without repellants, and love the deer again. Get ready to learn more about...

Apr 23 2015 - 4:00pm - 8:30pm

Party for the Planet
Join the Greenest Zoo in America as they celebrate Earth Day during the 6th annual “Party for the Planet”! Businesses and organizations from around the region will be on hand to share their expertise and resources about living more sustainably within our communities. Topics include...

Apr 24 2015 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Apr 25 2015 - 8:00am - 5:00pm

Eleventh Annual Flower-a-thon
Half day or all dayEleventh Annual Flower-a-thonThis will be a great chance for you to learn about the wildflowers of our region by hiking through the forests and listening to presentations by experts.   

Apr 25 2015 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Apr 25 2015 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Earth Day Tree Planting at Winton Woods
One billion trees worldwide? You’ll help reach that goal – and Great Parks’ Taking Root commitment of planting 60,000 trees by 2016 – by planting trees with us on Earth Day. All ages welcome. Volunteers under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at Winton...

Apr 25 2015 - 9:00am - 12:30pm

Nature Hike
Spring Hike South Campbell County, KYSaturday, April 25th, 2015 - 9 am. Join the Campbell Conservancy on Saturday, April 25th, 2015 for a hike on a hiking trail at the Northern KY Mitigation Bank (NKMB) site in Campbell County. In the fall of 2012 the 2.5 mile hiking trail was developed as an Eagle...

Apr 25 2015 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

Wildermuth Maintenance Day
We are looking for volunteers to help us establish native vegetation and stabilize the streambank of a recently completed 20-acre wetland floodplain in West Chester Township. Join us to harvest and plant willow stakes in the floodplain wetland on April 25! The volunteers will also assist in...

Apr 25 2015 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Healthy Kids Day
Join the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati and Interact for Health for Healthy Kids Day® on Saturday, April 25, 2015, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Parky’s Farm in Winton Woods Park, located at 10073 Daly Road in Cincinnati. There will be a wide variety of free activities, including a climbing...

Apr 25 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Apr 25 2015 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Apr 26 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Apr 26 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Barrels of Fun Rain Barrel Workshop
‘Barrels of Fun’ Rain Barrel WorkshopGreenacres is happy to host the second annual Barrels of Fun Rain Barrel Workshop on Sunday, April 26th from 1-4pm.  This event is open to the public.  More information can be found below and online at www.green-acres.org.  Any assistance...

Apr 29 2015 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Autogas Advantage Workshop
Join us for a day long workshop and expo to learn about the advantages of autogas from fleets, who have had success reducing fuel cost and environmental impact by switching to propane. Interact with experts on the topic to learn about how propane may work for you and what incentives...

Apr 29 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...

Apr 29 2015 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Apr 29 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...

Apr 29 2015 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Rain Barrels
Learn how to catch the rainwater that hits your roof. Keep that water from going into the sewer system and use it in your garden. Each participant can receive up to two barrels and a downspout diverter kit .  Educators from the Sierra Club will teach you how to connect the barrels to a...

Apr 30 2015 - 10:00am - 12:30pm

Wildermuth Project Grand Opening
The Wildermuth Stream and Floodplain Wetland Restoration was completed in 2014 to provide enhanced flood storage, reduce nutrient loads, and improve habitat and water quality at a 29-acre site in West Chester Township. This spring we will be celebrating the project’s success during a grand...
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