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June 2019

Xtinguish Torchfest

June 19, 2019 - June 22, 2019

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 “Cuyahoga” (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, 2019 @ 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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Erie Hack 2.0

June 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Windows on the River, 2000 Sycamore St.
Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
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Free

The Cleveland Water Alliance is looking for technology to solve Lake Erie's problems, through its second $100,000 ErieHack competition. Erie Hack 2.0, a program of the Cleveland Water Alliance, brings together researchers, designers, engineers, developers and creatives around the region to build teams, develop innovations and compete for the more than $100,000 in prizes. The alliance is a five-year-old non-profit that leads a network of corporations, universities, research institutions, public agencies and utilities. The goal is to create an entire…

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4 Miles 4 Water

June 22, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jacobs Pavilion, 2014 Sycamore St.
Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
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$30

Run, walk and raise money for Drink Local. Drink Tap in a four-mile race. The fun and interactive event includes water education stations, food, beer, cocktails, games for all ages, and unique entertainment.  This event, which now accounts for half Drink Local's budget, expands the Cleveland-based Wavemaker Program in schools, helps host beach cleanup events and build safe water projects. 

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River Reborn Celebration

June 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Greater Cleveland Aquarium, 2000 Sycamore St
Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
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$20

The Greater Cleveland Aquarium and Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District present Cuyahoga50 #RiverReborn Family Celebration.   The event, on the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Cuyahoga River fire, includes feel-good music, educational displays and tours, games,make-and-take crafts and hands-on kids’ activities focused on having fun and learning how to be good stewards of our natural resources.   “Whether it’s making recycled water bottle fish, ship or plane, taking a narrated walk along the Cuyahoga or guessing how long it takes trash to break down, there will be dozens of…

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