Water-Inspired Events in Northeast Ohio July and August

Water-Inspired Events in Northeast Ohio July and August

July 15

Creek Crawl. Splash and play in the creek to explore the hidden world that lies beneath the flowing water! We will go for a short hike in and alongside a Lake Metroparks creek. 10 a.m. Ages 3 to 8. lakemetroparks.com 

July 21

Bubble and Water Play for Mermaids and Mermen. Ages 6-24 months come splash and play. 10-11 a.m. Chardon Branch Library, 110 E. Park St., divi.geaugalibrary.net

July 22

Modock Jr. Fishing Derby. Kids will compete in three age groups — 7-9, 10-12, and 13-15. Trophies provided. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., 14600 State Rd., North Royalton, northroyalton.org

July 23

Paddle Skedaddle. Test the waters with the park’s canoes, kayaks or paddle boards. 8-8:30 p.m. Walborn Marina, 11324 Price St. NE, Alliance, starkparks.com

July 27

Sun Fun & Water Works. Let’s play in the sun and water. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina, mcdl.info

August 3

Nature Explorers: Creek Critters. Wade your way through this creek walk adventure as you search above and below the water’s surface for all kinds of creek critters. Ages 7 to 12. 9:30 a.m. – noon. Letha House Park, 5745 Richman Rd., Spencer, medinacountyparks.com

Nature Explorers: Bass Lake Canoe. Join naturalists for a paddle exploring Bass Lake in search of wildlife, dragonflies, birds, aquatic plants and other nature. All Explorers must have a registered adult in their canoe. 6-8 p.m. Bass Lake Lodge, 426 South St, Chardon, geaugaparkdistrict.org

August 3 & 17

Creek Crawl. Splash and play in the creek to explore the hidden world that lies beneath the flowing water. We will go for a short hike in and alongside a Lake Metroparks creek. Ages 3-8. 10 a.m. lakemetroparks.com

August 4

Explore New Depths. Children 5 and younger can participate in boat and fish related songs, movement, activities, and crafts. 10-11 a.m., Chardon Branch Library, 110 E. Park St., Chardon, geaugalibrary.net

 August 6

Under the Sea Party. Meet Ariel and Moana, enjoy games, crafts and more. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Seville Library, 45 Center St., Seville, mcdl.info

August 8

Creekside Kids. Walking in the creek is one of the best ways to engage kids in nature. Explore the flowing waters of West Creek in search of interesting wildlife and a good time. Ages 7-10. 1-3:30 p.m. West Creek Resewrvation, 2277 W Ridgewood Dr., Parma, clevelandmetroparks.com

Beartown Lakes Water and Woodlands Hike. Hike with a naturalist along these beautiful trails, discovering forest, ponds, and streams. 3-4:30 p.m. Beartown Lakes Reservation, 18870 Quinn Rd., Chagrin Falls, geaugaparkdistrict.org

August 13

Sandy and Beavery Canal Fishing Derby. For children ages 4 – 15, Bait will be provided. Bring your own pole. Magnolia Mill Pond, 261 N. Main St., Magnolia, starkparks.com

August 14

Fishing for Kids. Join two naturalists and explore the basics of fishing. Drop a line for yourself and get hooked on a new hobby. Bait will be provided. 9-11 a.m., Gorge Metro Park, 1160 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls, summitmetroparks.org

August 16

Pinecrest Play Days – Splish Splashing Away. Wear a swimsuit, bring a towel and invite your friends for a wet and wildly good time.  11 a.m. – 1 p.m., Pinecrest, 200 Park Ave., Orange, northeastohioparent.com

August 17

Pond Dipping. Drop by the pond near the Prehistoric Play Pitt to examine life under water. We’ll provide dip nets, field guides, and critter keepers to observe and identify aquatic animals up close. 1-2 p.m. Lake Abram Marsh, Eastland Road Trailhead, Middleburg Heights, clevelandmetroparks.com

August 25

Purple Martin Paddle. Paddle with naturalists to observe a tornado of tens of thousands of birds settling into their roost for the night on their journey south. Ages 13 to 17 with an adult. 7-9 p.m. Lot C6, 6194 Christman Rd., Green, summitmetroparks.org

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