Mark your calendars for spring programs featuring pollinators, plants, and more!
Thursday, June 11
Members: 1 - 2PM
Non-members: 2 - 7PM
(or until sold out)
This popular part of our Annual Plant Sale is back! Whether you are venturing into perennial gardening or looking to fill in spots in your garden, this is a great chance to stock up. Plants are donated from from thriving local gardens, potted up, and provided at reasonable cost. Offerings vary from year to year but you are sure to find some favorites! Limited parking will be available in our lot with additional parking on South Park Blvd. Please drive slowly - wagons welcome!
100% of the proceeds support the Nature Center's annual operations.
We will be observing the following guidelines:
* 10 customers will be allowed in the pavilion at a time.
* Our sales team will keep a 6-foot distance.
* Masks required to enter the pavilion
*One way in, one way out.
Wednesdays June 10, July 8,
August 12 | 6:30PM
Join a guided walk through the Shaker Parklands looking and listening for birds. Meet in the Nature Center parking lot. Six feet of social distancing between non-family participants will be required. Please wear a mask.
Note: our building and restrooms remain closed to the public, so please plan accordingly.
FREE. No registration required.
Beautiful Birds | Monday, June 29 | 10-11AM
Discover what birds live around the Nature Center all year and which ones only visit for a short time. Children ages 3 ½ to 7 can tune in and listen to a Nature Center Educator read a story and share an activity related to the theme of the day to try at home. Please pre-register to obtain ZOOM login at shakerlakes.org.
$5 per member child
$10 per non-member child
FRED WALKS: SHAKER PARKLANDS JUNE 21 | 2PM
COMMON GROUND: CONVERSATION JUNE 28
Common Ground is a single-day initiative where people gather at locations across our region to share a meal, connect with one another, build community and take action on the issues they care about. On June 28, individuals and organizations across Cuyahoga, Lake, and Geauga counties will bring family, friends, and neighbors to the Common Ground table to discuss this year’s theme. Details pending.
For more information, visit the Cleveland Foundation's website.
TUESDAY, JUNE 30 | 6:30-8PM
Make your own rain barrel and save more than just water! We supply the barrel, parts, and tools and show you how to construct a closed, 55-gallon rain barrel system. Barrels can be attached to any standard downspout to collect and conserve rainwater for your plants and yard. This event is in collaboration with Doan Brook Watershed Partnership.
Workshop fee, including parts, is $60.
Register by June 5.
Join expert birder Julie West near the right side of the driveway to observe as her team safely captures, bands, and records valuable data about migratory birds in Northeast Ohio. This is a great opportunity to see some of our native songbirds up close! Weather permitting.