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Aug 1 2015 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Shaker Trace Nursery Open House
The native seed nursery was started in the spring of 1992 to restore prairie and wetland habitats on several hundred acres of farmland in Miami Whitewater Forest. Original seed was hand collected from remnant prairies within 100 miles radius of the nursery, this was done to maintain the native...

Aug 1 2015 - 10:00am - 10:00pm

Great Parks 85th Birthday Party
Presented by the Great Parks Foundation Join Great Parks for a celebration Saturday, August 1 recognizing 85 years of parks connecting our communities to nature and each other. WhenSaturday, August 1, 2015 WhereAll Great Parks! WhatEveryone in Greater Cincinnati is invited out for a fun, free day...

Repeats every week every Sunday and every Saturday until Mon Nov 23 2015 except Sun Apr 05 2015, Sat Jul 04 2015.
Aug 1 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Aug 2 2015 (All day)

Paddlefest's Paddle the Ohio
Ohio River Paddlefest 2015“Paddle the Ohio” River Paddle New Date InformationNEW DATE – Sunday, August 2Races (5 mile SUP & 11 mile canoe and kayak) begin at 7:30 am at Coney Island8.2 mile paddle begins after racers finish entering the water. The last boat will leave Coney...

Aug 2 2015 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

Aug 2 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Sat Oct 31 2015 .
Aug 5 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...

Aug 5 2015 - 4:00pm - 7:00pm

Repeats every month on the first Thursday until Wed Dec 30 2015 except Thu Jul 02 2015.
Aug 6 2015 - 8:30am - 10:00am

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, Thu Jul 02 2015.
Aug 6 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.

Aug 6 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Repeats every month on the first Friday until Wed Dec 30 2015 except Fri Jan 02 2015, Fri Apr 10 2015, Fri Jul 03 2015. Also includes Fri Jan 09 2015.
Aug 7 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.     

Repeats every month on the second Saturday until Sun Oct 11 2015 except Mon Jul 13 2015. Also includes Sat Jul 25 2015.
Aug 8 2015 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Streetcar Safety Clinics
Queen City Bike is offering free bicycling with streetcar safety clinics every second Saturday of the month starting next Saturday June 13th 10 am in Washington Park. Learn how to be careful out there!

Aug 8 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

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

Aug 11 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Abundant Tomatoes: Taste Test, Save Seeds, Keep Plants Healthy
Instructor: Jerry Luebbe, President - Cincinnati Heirloom Open Pollinated Tomato Associate Growers (CHOPTAG)Cost: $10 (free for CGC volunteers)Join us for a tomato taste test in the height of the season to sample a wide variety of heirloom tomatoes. Pick up ideas for which varieties to grow next...

Aug 12 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...

Aug 12 2015 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Prserving the Harvest, Part II - Water Bath Canning
Registration required: Call 946-8987 Instructor: Jennifer Even, OSU Extension AgencyCost: $15Location: OSU Extension Office, 5093 Colerain Avenue, Cincinnati, OH Summer brings a bounty of goodness from the garden.  Learn how to safely preserve nature’s harvest to enjoy year round through...

Aug 14 2015 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Living Building Challenge: The Materials Petal
Instructor: David Whittaker, ASLA, LEED AP, and Living Future Accredited with Human Nature, Inc., Cincinnati, OHCost: $20 (includes lunch)Credits: Approved for 1 AIA LU and 1 GBCI CE CreditJoin us for an in-depth overview of the Materials Petal, one of the seven regenerative categories (or Petals)...

Aug 15 2015 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Family Class: Cosmic Compost
Class size is limited. Registration is required.Instructor: Mary Dudley, CGC Youth Education CoordinatorFee: $5 per participantAmazing adventures lie just below the soil! Join us as we learn the secret lives of worms and how we can make “black gold” for the garden from composting our...

Aug 15 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

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

Aug 19 2015 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Energy Action Team Mtg.
Green Umbrella Energy Action Team June 4, 2015@TechSolve Meeting Minutes -Welcome and introductionsSpecial Guest: Deputy Director Naoko Moritani, Japan Ministry of the Environment   Update Solarize Cincinnati program (Jeremy F.) Bringing solar to local communities—Solarize model started...

Aug 19 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...

Aug 20 2015 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

School Garden Workshop Series
Instructor: Mary Dudley, CGC Youth Education CoordinatorFee: Free for teachersBimonthly workshops are offered to teachers free of charge in an effort to build a community of gardeners to support all of the amazing efforts happening in our region. Programs officially start at 4pm but you are welcome...

Aug 21 2015 - 9:00am - 2:30pm

Repeats every month on the third Friday until Thu Dec 31 2015 .
Aug 21 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...

Aug 22 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Aug 22 2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Aug 23 2015 - 11:00am - 3:00pm

Summer Streets
“Summer Streets” Events Return to Cincinnati Blocks of Open Streets with Fun, Free Activities in Walnut Hills, Northside and Over-the-Rhine  Three unique, free “summer streets” events will take place across the city this summer. Cincy Summer Streets opens up the city...

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

Aug 26 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...

Aug 28 2015 (All day)

Plant Trials Day
Plant Trials Day  Please save the dates for the three events in our Excellence in Horticulture Symposium Series. These have been highly successful programs of top national and regional plant and horticulture experts. The speaker lists and topics are still being finalized, but here are the...

Aug 29 2015 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Aug 29 2015 - 12:00pm - 11:00pm

Mad Tree Summer Bonanza
MadTree's Summer Bonanza on Aug. 29: Volunteer to Help Green UmbrellaGreen Umbrella member MadTree Brewing is hosting their Summer Bonanza on Aug. 29! This event is a 12-hour party with live music, food trucks and, of course, MadTree beer. Save the Date! We are bringing the fun of the epic...

Aug 30 2015 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

Make a Pizza with Dewey's to Support the Green Umbrella
We have a fun and delicious way you can support Green Umbrella! Dewey's Pizza in Crestview Hills is holding their Pizza School on Sunday, Aug. 30, from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm with 100% of the proceeds going to support Green Umbrella. Come and learn to "toss and top your own pizza and gain...

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

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