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May 2019

Xtinguish Crooked River Cocktail Competition

May 28 @ 6:30 pm
Cleveland Bar Association, 1375 East 9th Street
Cleveland, United States
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An eight-man team from the Western Reserve Rowing Association practices on the Cuyahoga River on Oct. 24, 2017. (Laura Johnston, RocktheLake) Pick an official Xtinguish Crooked Cocktail for the 50th anniversary of the Cuyahoga River fire. The drink will be featured throughout 2019, at events across Northeast Ohio. The top three cocktails -- including the People's Choice winner -- will be served at Xtinguish Village effort at Rivergate Park on June 22.  The event, with cocktail samples, music and appetizers,…

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48HFP: Xtinguish Film Showcase

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Museum of Modern Art, 11400 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, 44106 United States
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Watch all of the short films created for the 48 Hour Film Project: Xtinguish Celebration for free. Teams had 48 hours to write, produce and edit their short films using a genre chosen at random, along with a character, prop, and line of dialogue. And all films had to somehow feature the Cuyahoga River!  The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland has partnered up with the West Creek Conservancy's Xtinguish Celebration and the 48 Hour Film Project for the screening, which…

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June 2019

Xtinguish panel featuring Chad Pregracke

June 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rivergate Park, 1785 Merwin Ave
Cleveland, 44113 United States
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Chad Pregracke, recipient of CNN's hero of the year award for his work in cleaning up the Mississippi River, will be featured in a panel. The event at Hart Crane Park in Rivergate Park includes: Frank Greenland, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District Jennifer Grieser, Cleveland Metroparks Capt. D. Andrew Ferguson, Phastar Corp. Lisa Petit, Cuyahoga Valley National Park

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Xtinguish Torchfest

June 19 - June 22

Celebrate the Cuyahoga River’s revival with the Xtinguish Torch Fest: four days of events along 100 miles of water marking the 50th anniversary of the June 22, 1969, fire that sparked a national environmental movement. Check out all the events: Native American Water Blessing Headwaters Park, Geauga Park District 1 p.m. June 19 Ceremonial blessings and Native American drums by the Lake Erie Native American Council shall honor the region for which the β€œCuyahoga” (translated as Crooked River) was named. The event will…

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The Sound of Ideas Community Tour: Sailing on the Goodtime III

June 19 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Goodtime III, North Coast Harbor
Cleveland, OH 44114 United States
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$20

The Sound of Ideas Community Tour is bringing 90.3 WCPN ideastream's radio show off land and onto the Cuyahoga River aboard the Goodtime III. During the afternoon cruise, host Mike McIntyre will lead community discussion about Northeast Ohio's 50 years of environmental progress since the infamous Cuyahoga River fire of 1969. Experts will take questions and comments from the audience for a show that will air on the NPR station at 9 a.m. on June 24.  

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