Posts Tagged ‘cuyahoga 50’

Cuyahoga 50 at North Coast Harbor

The free Cuyahoga 50 at North Coast Harbor event takes place on both the Rock Hall and Science Center campuses. We will have live music, interactive activities and several environmentally focused organizations. Interact with local organizations, participate in science activities, and network with those that share your passion for sustainability. Live musical performances by Hey…

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Burning River Lighted Boat Parade

Decorate your boats and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the last Cuyahoga River fire with a boat parade from Whiskey Island to Merwin’s Wharf.  There will be prizes for each of three vessel size classes (20-30 feet, 30-40 feet, and more than 40 feet). Judging will be based on uniqueness, attention to sub-theme, and overall…

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River Reborn Celebration

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,…

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Burning River Fest 2019

Celebrate the comeback of the Cuyahoga River at the annual Burning River Fest at Cleveland’s Old Coast Guard Station, on Whiskey Island. The festival features two stages of music, along with Great Lakes Brewery beers and food trucks. All ticket and beer sales from will be donated back to clean water efforts in Northeast Ohio. Gates…

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Erie Hack 2.0

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…

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

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…

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Xtinguish Torchfest

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…

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Pick your favorite Lake Erie solution in ErieHack 2.0

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A farm drainage tile that filters out phosphorus? A trash screen for storm sewers? An ultrasonic frequency that kills algae? You can vote on your favorite invention to clean up Lake Erie, as part of ErieHack 2.0. The Cleveland Water Alliances competition aims to find solutions to Lake Erie’s most pressing problems,…

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Cuyahoga River celebrates 50 years of rejuvenation

Since the final Cuyahoga River fire in 1969, Cleveland has transformed the Cuyahoga River from cesspool to beach party. (Albeit a party that a freighter occasionally powers through.) Cleveland is celebrating that transformation all week, leading up to the official anniversary June 22. See a historical timeline of the Cuyahoga River and the original report…

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