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« Saturday May 19, 2007 »
Start: 8:30 am
End: 1:00 pm
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Start: 9:00 am
End: 4:00 pm
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

Whiskey Island – RiverDay Event – Saturday, May 19 from 2 - 4pm:

Sponsored by the Friends of Whiskey Island and the Northeast Ohio Sierra Club

2:00 - 3:00 PM: Take a self-guided walking tour of Wendy Park to the River Boardwalk. Come and celebrate the beginning of Cleveland's waterfront renaissance! This year the county commissioners and the mayor confirmed that Whiskey Island will remain open to the public for recreational, cultural and boating purposes. There is no longer a threat of port authority development on the county's public property. Explore and experience where our American Heritage River greets our Great Lake. Bring picnics, kayaks, volleyballs, cameras, binoculars and feel free to stay for the sunset.

3:00 – 4:00 PM:Gather at the River Boardwalk to hear Paul Alsenas, Director of the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission, and other speakers. Discussion topics include the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie, the restoration of the Whiskey Island parkland and beach, the future of the historic Coast Guard Station and Hulett Ore Unloaders, and extending the 110-mile Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail to Whiskey Island…

Meet at Wendy Park- West Shoreway (Rt. 2) to the Edgewater Park/Whiskey Island exit, take a right turn at the first road and follow signs.

Contact Ed Hauser at ejhauser [at] ameritech [dot] net or (216) 651-3476. Visitwww.citizensvision.organd

Start: 5:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm


Opening Reception -
Saturday, May 19, 5-8 pm, and Sunday, May 20, 2-5 pm. 
You are invited to celebrate the artistic life of Honoré Guilbeau Cooke with a retrospective of her work in a variety of media.  If you are not already familiar with Honoré’s art, do visit the murals on the exterior and the interior of the Peninsula Library.  A beloved and respected member of the Peninsula community, Honoré was a well-known artist and person extraordinaire. She was also one of the founders of the Peninsula Library & Historical Society and a trustee for 27 years. Show runs thru the end of June 2007.