Posts Tagged ‘cuyahoga river’

2019 Boat Parade of Lights on the Cuyahoga River

All boaters are welcome to participate in the ninth annual Whiskey Island Boat Club Parade of Lights on the Cuyahoga River.  The 2019 parade will begin a 9 p.m. in the west basin of the Cleveland Harbor at proceed up the river to Irishtown Bend and back.  Prizes will be awarded for the best decorated…

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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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4 Miles 4 Water

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…

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Blazing Paddles race 2019

The second annual Blazing Paddles stand-up paddleboarding race is part of Share the River’s Share the River Ramble. The event includes a 6-mile race of elite paddlers, beginning at the Cleveland Rowing Foundation and heading up the Cuyahoga River. Afterward is an open 2-mile race. The 6-mile course includes sweeping views of downtown Cleveland, under…

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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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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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Xtinguish panel featuring Chad Pregracke

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…

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48HFP: Xtinguish Film Showcase

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…

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