Earth Calendar for October 1st and October 2nd

Oct 1, 2012

The public is invited to Green Cincinnati Education Advocacy's annual Green Energy Ohio Tour through October 7th. This year, October 1st through October 5th green business tours will be offered, and October 6th and 7th green residential tours will be available. It is a FREE event that allows people to learn about clean energy technologies by talking to the people who use them at work and home and network with real people using renewable energy, energy efficiency and green design.  This FREE statewide event provides the unique opportunity for people to visit hundreds of Open House Sites and talk with owners living and working with clean energy technologies.   Green Buildings featured as part of the tour will include Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati’s Green Learning Station, Cincinnati Green Building Signage Project exhibit at The Betts House, Green Learning Station and Earth Connection, College of Mount St. Joseph.  To create your personalized Green Energy Tour, visit Green Energy Ohio’s Website.

On Our Calendar:  Enjoy a ride through the Chilo Lock #34 Park in a mule-powered wagon as part of the Clermont County Park District Fall Festival on Saturday, October 13th from noon to 4:00 p.m.  The park is located on US 52 in the village of Chilo. The mule team from Gorman Heritage Farm in Evendale will be offering free wagon rides through the park. Special activities for kids will include pumpkin decorating, face painting, crafts, games, and a new pumpkin slingshot. There is no cost to attend the Fall Festival.  While enjoying the festival, the public is welcome to tour the Chilo Lock #34 Park Visitor Center and Museum, use the playground and picnic facilities, hike the walking trails, and enjoy scenic views of the Ohio River.  For more information about the Fall Festival visit the website