SUMMER WEDNESDAYS: Ballet Under the Trees

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes 2600 South Park Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio

Enjoy an evening of dancing under the canopy of trees! Patrons will be delighted by City Ballet of Cleveland's performance of Carnival of the Animals. The full performance runs approximately 30 minutes. Audience members are then encouraged to explore the grounds of the Nature Center to see excerpts of the performance in unique spaces among […]

SUMMER WEDNESDAYS: Pup Playdate in the Park

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes 2600 South Park Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio

Bring your furry friends for a Pup Playdate in the Park! Well-behaved, leashed* dogs are encouraged to accompany you for Summer Wednesday this week. We will also have fellow dog lovers, Mason's Creamery with us serving up your favorite ice cream treats.      *Please no retractable leashes! 

SUMMER WEDNESDAYS: Yoga, Live Music and Good Times Food Truck

Yoga with Cari Hickerson – There’s nothing like feeling zen surrounded by the sounds of nature! Cari will be leading an hour-long yoga class from 6:30-7:30 on the Marsh Overlook deck. Register for this free class here: https://shakerlakes.square.site/product/yoga-in-the-park-with-cari-hickerson/770 Don’t forget to bring your own yoga mat! Maxwell Stern – Don’t miss the chance to see […]

SUMMER WEDNESDAYS: Wine & Cheese Night with Roaming Violinist

Join the Nature Center, the Wine Spot, and Marchant Manor for a unique night of wine and cheese tasting. Light hors d’ouvres included. All guests receive a 10 oz commemorative Nature Center tasting cup. Select wine available for purchase by the glass or bottle. Quantities limited. $35 per person, $30 for members. Purchase tickets here: […]

SUMMER WEDNESDAYS: Movie Night

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes 2600 South Park Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio

Season Finale: Outdoor Family Movie Night with THE LORAX: 8-10PM  Help us celebrate the end of summer as we close down the Nature Center Parking Lot and turn it into an outdoor movie theater. Bring a chair and enjoy free popcorn with your ticket purchase. Concessions available. $10 adults, $5 children under 12. Rain date: […]

SUMMER WEDNESDAYS: Summer Sunshine Social

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes 2600 South Park Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio

Kick off summer and get to know the Nature Center with outdoor games, guided hikes, healing arts exploration, and refreshments. Rain is in the forecast so we've rearranged a few activities accordingly  Activities include:  Cornhole, ladder ball, giant connect-four in the pavilion.  MOVED TO JUNE 26 - Sound Bath, Stretching, and Self-Reiki in the Gazebo: […]

SUMMER WEDNESDAYS: Young Explorer’s Extravaganza

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes 2600 South Park Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio

Family-friendly and children’s themed activities including live music by Mr. Jeff, nature poetry, and a children’s cooking class.* Kids, this evening is all about you!   Activities for kid’s aged 3-12 include:  FREE | Children’s musician Mr. Jeff:  “Silly and Fun Music for Children of All Ages Created by A Teacher!” Meet Mr. Jeff, the super […]

SUMMER WEDNESDAYS: Botanical Brushstrokes

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes 2600 South Park Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio

Draw, sketch, write, or photograph as you explore the Nature Center and are inspired by its sights and sounds, or join a botanical dyeing class.* Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature while exploring your artistic side!  Activities include:  Botanical Dyeing Class* Presenter: Katie Warren of Onion Dye Studios  Registration Link: https://givebutter.com/botanicaldyeing  DIY Nature Sketching: […]

SUMMER WEDNESDAYS: Pupchella! Pup Playdate in the Park

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes 2600 South Park Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio

Live music by Maxwell Stern | Pets are invited to explore our trails this special pet-friendly evening featuring pup-cup treats! Pupchella at the Nature Center  Woof! Woof! Bark! Bark! Translation: Normally pets are not permitted on our trails but we invite you to bring your favorite furry companion to the Nature Center for this special […]

SUMMER WEDNESDAYS: Folk Garden Groove

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes 2600 South Park Blvd., Cleveland, Ohio

July 10: Folk Garden Groove Experience the charm of folk melodies intertwining with the rhythmic cadence of nature. Folk musicians Paul Kovac’s Big ‘Grass Band: At a point in time, Bluegrass music was one band’s way (Bill Monroe & his Bluegrass Boys) of trying to make a living, and since it’s inception, nearly 70 years […]