July 2014

Repeats every month on the first Tuesday until Mon Dec 15 2014 except Tue Feb 04 2014. Also includes Tue Feb 11 2014.
Jul 1 2014 - 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Action Team Mtg: Land
The land team works to increase the amount of preserved greenspace in our 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.
Jul 3 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. 

Repeats every week until Mon Nov 24 2014 .
Jul 5 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...

Jul 8 2014 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Efficiency First Greater Cincinnati Chapter Meeting
Please join Efficiency First Greater Cincinnati for a tour of the Melink Corporation followed by a Question and Answer session.     Please RSVP HERE! If you are not on our invitation list but would like to join, please email cincinnati@efficiencyfirst.org.

Jul 9 2014 - 8:10am - 11:30am

Board Building and Training
Program OverviewThe most challenging work of nonprofit organizations is building and training an effective Board that is dedicated to the mission, work and fiscal viability of its organization. This workshop will demonstrate that this most challenging work is not only possible, but really not so...

Jul 9 2014 - 6:10pm - 8:00pm

Citizens Climate Lobby: Sustainability on Tap
Sustainability series episode showing alongside networking opportunities and Citizens Climate Lobby introduction.

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

Jul 11 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Health of our Local Water Ways
Angela Dripps is a local employee for the EPA that specializes in aquatic insects and local water quality. Join us and learn more about out local water ways and their current state. Angela will have a PowerPoint presentation about the biomonitoring program that we have here at the Ohio EPA. She...

Jul 12 2014 - 8:00am - Jul 13 2014 - 6:00pm

Hike: Discover the 'Nati
What better way to truly discover greater Cincinnati than to park the car, slow way down and walk? Even better, what if you could do it on a small Cincinnati piece of a national trail that runs over 5000 miles from Delaware to California, a cross country route over dirt paths, back roads and urban...

Jul 12 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...

Jul 13 2014 - 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Boots and Brews: Creeks and Falls
On this hike, we’ll visit the Clifty Falls State Park. See cool fossils, snakes, and waterfalls all led by Chris Clements, Imago’s Executive Director, as you get an in-depth look at the nature and history of the area. We'll stay cool on a hot summer day, hiking creeks and falls. We...

Jul 16 2014 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

METRO TO PROVIDE $0.50 RIDES ON RT. 46 TO MACY’S KIDS, CULTURES, CRITTERS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL
Metro is partnering with Learning Through Art, Inc. to provide reduced fare on Rt. 46 Avondale for the Macy’s Kids, Cultures, Critters and Crafts Festival at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. On Wednesday, July 16, all rides on the Rt. 46 only will be $0.50 each way ($1 round trip)...

Repeats every 2 months on the third Thursday until Wed Dec 31 2014 .
Jul 17 2014 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Transportation Action Team Mtg
Date Change: July 17th Mtg has been postponed until September 18th, location TBA Come connect with the people who work to reduce the use of gasoline and motor fuels in our region by 20% by year 2020. If you haven’t yet joined one (or more) of the three subcommittees within the Transportation...

Jul 18 2014 - 11:00am - 6:00pm

Kayak Demos at Stonelick Lake
Join the RRT crew and our 20+ kayaks on the lake for the perfect try before you buy opportunity. Compare the different models and pick out the best kayak for you with expert help from the RRT staff.  Free and free of pressure. Demos can be weather depending, call the store for changes or...

Repeats every month on the third Friday until Thu Jan 01 2015 except Fri Apr 18 2014.
Jul 18 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!

Jul 19 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...

Jul 20 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

CITY WALK AND DETOX: Luna Kombucha Tapping
Meet Brighter Dates, a startup specializing in “mixers with a purpose,” at Park + Vine for some Luna Kombucha on tap―a bubbly, detoxifying fermented tea that's locally-brewed, detoxifying, and gluten-free ―2 p.m. July 20. Then strap on your walking shoes for a quick visit to Over-...

Jul 23 2014 - 4:00am - 7:00am

Market Babies
"Market Babies" Join us for a day of celebrating the Northside Farmers' Market's youngest patrons.  Participate in a baby clothing swap (please bring up to three gently used baby clothes for swapping), enjoy toddler music session with Miss Nancy, join in info sessions and...

Jul 23 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Ohio River Trail West - Public Open House
Cincinnati’s Department of Transportation and Engineering and River West Working Group will lead a public open house on development of the Ohio River Trail West.  Organizers say that this project will be a tremendous enhancement to the quality of life of the West Side communities and a...

Repeats every month on the fourth Thursday until Mon Dec 01 2014 except Thu Jan 16 2014. Also includes Thu Jan 30 2014.
Jul 24 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!

Jul 24 2014 - 8:30am - 3:00pm

Regional Conservation Tour
See successful conservation practices and innovative agricultural enterprises  by taking the OKI-Regional Conservation Council’s Annual Tour on July 24th.   The theme is Conservation Across All Lands and our host for 2014 is the Dearborn County Soil & Water Conservation...

Jul 24 2014 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Metro’s Uptown Transit District Grand Opening
Metro will hold the grand opening for the Uptown Transit District on July 24. This district will better serve the thousands of people riding Metro to and from jobs, education, medical services and entertainment in Uptown every day. The Uptown Transit District serves as the major connection and...

Jul 25 2014 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm

"Coveted Sustainability" Art Show Opening 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...

Jul 26 2014 - 9:00am - 5:30pm

CREATING SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES
Diana: “I want to live in a world filled with wildly successful intentional communities — eco-villages, cohousing communities, housing co-ops, shared group households, and every other kind of community.”   Over the last 20 years Diana has visited more than 120 communities in...

Jul 26 2014 - 9:00am - 12:30pm

7/26 Mill Creek Yacht Club Outing
Become a crewmate of the Mill Creek Yacht Club on Saturday, July 26! Looking for new ways to experience Cincnnati? Paddle the Mill Creek! Our group offers a unique perspective of our city. In order to cover costs, we ask participants to become members of the Mill Creek Watershed Council of...

Jul 26 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Attract Pollinators with Native Plants
Learn how to bring more pollinators into your garden using native plants, which thrive in our region. Take home lists of plants that specifically attract honey bees, native bees, native butterflies and hummingbirds. Design principles will focus on large landscape beds and prairie plots. The class...

Jul 26 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...

Jul 28 2014 - 8:20am - 4:00pm

Jul 29 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

THE WHYS & HOWS OF EATING LOCAL A Series That Takes the Mystery Out of Eating Local
When: Tuesdays July 29, August 26, September 30, and October 28 * Time:    7:00-9:00 P.M. Where: Cheviot United Methodist Church 3820 Westwood Northern Blvd. 45211 Cost: $10 (free) per session**, $30 (free) for series** Student rate; $5 (free) per session**, $15 (free) for series**...

Jul 30 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Preserving the Harvest: Water Bath Canning
Summer brings a bounty of goodness from the garden.  Learn how to safely preserve nature’s harvest to enjoy year round through a water bath canning program. Jenny Even, Extension Educator with OSU in Hamilton County, will present the latest canning recommendations from the USDA on safely...
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