Portage Park District Programs

Upcoming Events 

July 21    7:30-9:00am      Bird Watching Program                                                                            Join us at Towner’s Woods for an early morning bird viewing program.  Binoculars and Field Guides will be available for use.  Meet in the parking lot at Towner’s Woods.                                                          Towner’s Woods Park 2264 Ravenna Rd. Kent, OH 44240  Franklin Township

 August 20  10:00am      Butterfly Hike at Towner’s Woods
Come hike with us and members of the Cleveland Natural History Museum to navigate the Butterfly Trail and see what types of butterflies we can find! Nets and viewing boxes provided for catch and release identification.  Towner’s Woods Park 2264 Ravenna Rd. Kent, OH 44240

 Sept. 17        2:00-4:00pm     Bike & Pedestrian Count Project                                                    Help the Portage Park District count our trail users.  Sign up to Volunteer at various trail sites in Portage County.  Contact us at admin@portageparkdistrict.org or 330-297-7728 to help out!

 Sept. 30        9:00am-1:00pm     National Public Lands Day
Come help the Portage Park District complete an outdoor cleanup or planting project-Contact us if you have a large group that would like to participate 330-297-7728 or admin@portageparkdistrict.org  For individuals or small groups, just show up at our location to help out!

 Dec. 7&8        3:00-8:00pm     Nature’s Store Juried Arts & Crafts Sale                                     The Portage Park District Foundation is sponsoring its second annual arts and crafts sale on December 7th & 8th, 2017 3:00-8:00pm at the Downtown Gallery, 141 East Main Street, Kent, OH 44240.  Artists working in all mediums are encouraged to apply by November 1, 2017.  This is a juried show with 60% of selling price to the artist and 40% to support the Portage Park District Foundation.                               Click here for more information

Look for us at these Portage County Area Community Events 

  • Family Health & Safety Day     UH Portage Medical Center Ravenna                                                                                                                   July 22                    9:00am-1:00pm
  • Sweet Corn Festival                    Beckwith Orchards Kent           Aug. 5 & 6              11:00am-5:00pm