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Aug 1 2014 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm

"Coveted Sustainability" Art Show LumenoCity Reception
“Coveted Sustainability” Art Show opening on Final Friday in July here at our LEED Platinum office in Over-The-Rhine Cincinnati. The show will run until Final Friday in August. We're having receptions July 25 and Augusy 29 from 6 to 11 p.m. Otherwise the show is open for viewing by...

Aug 2 2014 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

River Sweep! Little Miami River
Roads Rivers and Trails is teaming up with the Little Miami River Conservancy to clean sweep the river from Jim Terrel Park to Bass Island. We have a beautiful national treasure but it takes work to keep it that way. All of your equipment and canoes will be provided. Volunteers will also be treated...

Repeats every week until Mon Nov 24 2014 .
Aug 2 2014 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Yard Trimmings Drop-Off Sites
Hamilton County residents can drop off their yard trimmings for free at three drop-off locations during hours listed below. Approximately 7,000 tons of yard trimmings are collected each year. Click here for a printable flyer. If you prefer to compost your yard trimmings at home...

Aug 2 2014 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Greenmarket: The Community Dinner
The annual Community Dinner with 20 local food artisans. Join the partners of Edible Ohio Valley magazine to meet some of the most influential chefs, artisans, farmers, and ranchers in our region. Ford plug-in hybrid vehicles Drive Experience Cocktails and Peterloon tours begin Daniel Klein, host...

Aug 3 2014 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

The Greenmarket Festival
The annual Ohio Valley Greenmarket Festival brings together sustainability partners throughout the region. After two years of the Ohio Valley Greenmarket and its increased popularity, the event will be held at the Gorman Heritage Farm on August 3rd. In the two years prior, the event was held at the...

Repeats every month on the first Monday until Wed Dec 10 2014 except Mon Mar 03 2014, Mon Jul 07 2014. Also includes Mon Mar 10 2014.
Aug 4 2014 - 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.

Repeats every day until Thu Aug 07 2014 .
Aug 5 2014 - 7:00am - 3:00pm

Repeats every month on the first Tuesday until Mon Dec 15 2014 except Tue Feb 04 2014. Also includes Tue Feb 11 2014.
Aug 5 2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Action Team Mtg: Land
The land team works to increase the amount of preserved greenspace in our region!

Aug 6 2014 - 7:00am - 3:00pm

Repeats every month on the first Wednesday until Mon Dec 01 2014 except Wed Jul 02 2014.
Aug 6 2014 - 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Energy Conservation Action Team Mtg
The team meets monthly to work towards shared goals of conserving energy consumption in the region.    

Repeats every month on the first Thursday until Thu Jan 01 2015 except Thu Jan 02 2014, Thu Apr 03 2014. Also includes Thu Jan 16 2014.
Aug 7 2014 - 8:30am - 10:30am

Meet Me Outdoors Action Team Mtg.
NOTE: NO MAY 2014 MEETING 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. 

Aug 7 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Green Drinks with Green Umbrella
  You're invited toGreen Drinks withGreen UmbrellaPlease join us for networking.Admission is free, cash bar available.   RSVP here.

Repeats every month on the second Friday until Mon Dec 15 2014 except Fri Mar 14 2014.
Aug 8 2014 - 9:00am - 11:00am

Aug 9 2014 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

Aug 9 2014 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Aug 9 2014 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Yard Trimmings Drop-Off Sites
Hamilton County residents can drop off their yard trimmings for free at three drop-off locations during hours listed below. Approximately 7,000 tons of yard trimmings are collected each year. Click here for a printable flyer. If you prefer to compost your yard trimmings at home...

Aug 13 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Preserving the Harvest: Freezing, Drying, Pickling and Fermenting
Discover even more ways to make your harvest last longer by fermenting and drying your vegetables. Sauerkraut is just one way to preserve cabbage, but you can also make a delicious Kimchi. Tomatoes, fruits, squash and others can be dried for a taste of garden freshness even through the winter. Don...

Repeats every month on the third Friday until Thu Jan 01 2015 except Fri Apr 18 2014.
Aug 15 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Waste Reduction Action Team Meeting
This action team works to reduce waste disposed in the residential/commercial sector by 33% as we transition to “zero waste” in the region. NO APRIL 2014 MEETING - attend an Earth Month event instead!

Aug 16 2014 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

Our Harvest Volunteer Day
All are welcome! 9:30-10:15 a.m.: Our Harvest Co-op overview and farm tour 10:15-11 a.m.: Volunteer activity 11-12:30 p.m.: Brown bag lunch and Economics of Compassion presentation. Our Harvest staff and board members will discuss the Cincinnati Union Co-op Initiative and Our Harvest in more detail...

Aug 16 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Preserving the Harvest: An Introduction to Canning
Learn how to preserve fresh summer produce for year-round enjoyment! Come join us on Saturday, August 16, at 10:00 a.m. for a “how-to” class on canning 101. Jenny Even, Extension Educator with OSU in Hamilton county, will teach the basic concepts of what causes food to spoil, how the...

Aug 16 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join the Great American Cleanup! Volunteers needed!
 Join the Concerned Citizens on Race Street, North of Liberty at the Cornerstone Corporation for Shared Equity on 1641 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202 this Saturday August 16th from 10 am to noon for a great cleanup event.  Please email Tamaya Dennard at tamaya.dennard@cincinnati-oh.gov...

Aug 16 2014 - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Family Class: Cosmic Compost
Amazing adventures lie just below the soil! Join us as we learn about the secret lives of worms and how we can make “black gold” for the garden from composting our kitchen scraps. Family Classes are designed for families with children ages 5-15. Class size is limited. Registration is...

Aug 16 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

3rd Annual Oxbow Butterfly Count!
Trip Leader: Bob Nuhn  Meet at the East end parking lot. Trip will last approximately 2 hours. If there is time, we may visit Shawnee Lookout to look for more butterflies. Bob Nuhn, a retired naturalist with the Hamilton County Park District, has been a compiler for the North American...

Aug 16 2014 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Yard Trimmings Drop-Off Sites
Hamilton County residents can drop off their yard trimmings for free at three drop-off locations during hours listed below. Approximately 7,000 tons of yard trimmings are collected each year. Click here for a printable flyer. If you prefer to compost your yard trimmings at home...

Aug 16 2014 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm

Festival On The Lake At A.J. Jolly Park
We are very pleased to announce that a second outdoor festival at A.J. Jolly Park has been scheduled for Saturday, August 16, 2014.  The Festival on the Lake at A.J. Jolly Park will include a 5K/10K race, music festival, wine festival, as well as many other fun family-friendly events....

Repeats every day until Sun Aug 24 2014 .
Aug 22 2014 - 7:30am - 7:00pm

Aug 23 2014 - 7:30am - 7:00pm

Aug 23 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

West Fork Mill Creek Cleanup
Help clean up your local stream by joining the Council, City of Wyoming and Village of Lockland for a cleanup along the West Fork Mill Creek!
Let's Move Cincinnati - Smale Park
Join Great Parks and partner organizations from around the Tristate on Saturday, August 23, 2014 from 9 a.m.–noon at Smale Riverfront Park for the third annual Let's Move! Cincinnati event.  Fun fitness activities include the Great Parks’ rock climbing wall, a mini soccer...
Join the Great American Cleanup! Volunteers needed!
Join the Klotter / Conroy Residents Association at 447 KlotterCincinnati, Ohio, 45214 Saturday August 23rd from 9 am to noon for a great cleanup event.  Please email John Walter at JohnWalter@cinci.rr.comfor more information or to sign up!

Aug 23 2014 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Yard Trimmings Drop-Off Sites
Hamilton County residents can drop off their yard trimmings for free at three drop-off locations during hours listed below. Approximately 7,000 tons of yard trimmings are collected each year. Click here for a printable flyer. If you prefer to compost your yard trimmings at home...

Aug 27 2014 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Aug 27 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Green Scene Northern Kentucky - Hosted by Kentucky USGBC!
Join Kentucky USGBC as we welcome green building experts and enthusiasts from Northern Kentucky and the Cincinnati area! Many of our National Members and Kentucky Chapter Members are located in, work or reside in Northern Kentucky and the Greater Cincinnati area. This is an inaugural...

Repeats every month on the fourth Thursday until Mon Dec 01 2014 except Thu Jan 16 2014. Also includes Thu Jan 30 2014.
Aug 28 2014 - 8:30am - 9:30am

Renewable Energy Action Team Mtg
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE JULY 24th MEETING IS CANCELED.  We will meet again on August 28th at 8:30am in the Neyer Properties conference room at 2135 Dana Avenue.   Discussing the progress and possibilities for regional and national alternative energy sources!

Aug 28 2014 - 9:00am - 6:00pm

Aug 28 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Abundant Tomatoes: Taste Test, Save Seeds, Keep Plants Healthy
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 year and how to use them in your kitchen. Learn the art of tomato seed saving so you can pass on your own heirloom seeds. Take home strategies...

Aug 29 2014 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

"Coveted Sustainability" Art Show Closing Reception
“Coveted Sustainability” Art Show closing reception on Final Friday August 29 from 6 to 11 p.m. The show opened July 25 and is open for viewing by appointment 9-5 M-F, call 513-260-9025 to email chuck@lohre.com. We will be displaying the most famous bicycle in North America, a hand made...

Aug 29 2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Passenger Pigeon Symposium - Martinis with Martha Fundraiser
2014 marks the centenary of the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon-once considered the most abundant species in North America. Project Passenger Pigeon is bringing organizations together to explore this amazing bird and its message today. Ohio Ornithological Society will partner with the Cincinnati...

Aug 30 2014 - 8:30am - 5:00pm

Passenger Pigeon Symposium - Speakers & Afternoon Birding
2014 marks the centenary of the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon-once considered the most abundant species in North America. Project Passenger Pigeon is bringing organizations together to explore this amazing bird and its message today. Ohio Ornithological Society will partner with the Cincinnati...

Aug 30 2014 - 9:00am - 12:30pm

Historical Mill Creek Bike Ride
Join the Council on its first ever Historical Mill Creek Bike Ride! The route is still in development, but we will be starting and ending the ride in Northside. This bike tour will educate its riders on the Mill Creek's role in the development of Cincinnati. We will have scheduled stops...

Aug 30 2014 - 11:30am - 5:00pm

Yard Trimmings Drop-Off Sites
Hamilton County residents can drop off their yard trimmings for free at three drop-off locations during hours listed below. Approximately 7,000 tons of yard trimmings are collected each year. Click here for a printable flyer. If you prefer to compost your yard trimmings at home...

Aug 31 2014 - 8:30am - 12:00pm

Fall Birding - Sunday of Passenger Pigeon Symposium
2014 marks the centenary of the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon-once considered the most abundant species in North America. Project Passenger Pigeon is bringing organizations together to explore this amazing bird and its message today. Ohio Ornithological Society will partner with the Cincinnati...
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