Civic Garden Center

Many yards are sprouting daffodils this time of year but none have such a legacy as those at Cincinnati Nature Center. The blooms that spread across CNC's acres of land were originally planted over a hundred years ago by Carl Krippendorf. The daffodil was Carl's favorite flower and it thrived in Cincinnati's soil and climate. Today, thanks to Carl's hard work and love of flowers, daffodils greet Cincinnati Nature Center's visitors at the entrance and spread all the way out to the forests.

Pedal into spring with the first Bike Bop of the new year on March 10th from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. This 10-mile ride begins at Park+Vine and meanders to the Green Learning Center at the Civic Garden Center. Last year the Civic Garden Center transformed an empty lot and gas station at Oak and Reading into a hands-on laboratory. Students and adults learn how to apply sustainable practice to their gardens and the systems that support them. Space is limited to the first 20 people who RSVP. To RSVP email

Connect Ohio is pleased to have Gallia County Economic Development in conjunction with Gallia County Jobs & Family Services as partners in the statewide Every Citizen Online broadband training project. The free computer and internet basics course is helping area adults connect and communicate in ways many people take for granted. The coursework is geared toward first-time computer and broadband users, includes computer basics, an introduction to the internet and how broadband can be helpful in daily life. Upcoming classes are scheduled for March 12th and 13th from 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm.