Calendar

Throughout the year the Friends of Hudson Parks hosts or supports a wide variety of Hudson Parks events. Calendar information follows below for events for this year.

The Friends of Hudson Parks board meets the second Tuesday of every month at Lager & Vine at 7pm.  Please join us there! We discuss program feedback and future ideas, park initiatives, and other related topics.

Lager & Vine is located at 30 West Streetsboro Street in Hudson, Ohio.  Click here for its location in Google Maps.

Calendar events in 2018 follow below. Note this is subject to change – please check back closer to event dates for confirmation. Also, note there are several events planned but not yet scheduled which will be added later in the year.

Past Events

  • January 6, 9am: Annual Strategic Planning meeting
  • February 22, 7pm: Annual Banquet, Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club (1101 Barlow Road, Hudson, Ohio)
  • March 13, 7pm: Board meeting, Lager & Vine
  • April 1: Our 2018 Geocaching Adventure begins!
  • April 7: Garlic Mustard removal, Cascade Park
  • April 10, 7pm: Board meeting, Lager & Vine
  • April 21, 10am – 1pm: Preschool Parents Children’s Fair, East Woods Elementary School
  • April – May Events

  • April 22 (Earth Day), 1pm – 4pm: Garlic Mustard removal, Hudson Springs Park
  • April 26, Thurs, 7pm: Park Ambassador Meeting, Hudson Library
  • April 27, Fri, 2pm – 4pm: Garlic Mustard removal, Turnpike Trail / Bicentennial Woods (park and meet at Hudson Springs parking lot)
  • May 1, Tues, 5:30pm – 7pm: “Tinker Tuesday” Wildflower & Historical Hike, Trumbull Woods
  • May 3, Thurs, 10am – 12pm: Garlic Mustard removal, Veterans Way Park
  • May 6, Sun, 9am: Migratory Bird Hike, Hudson Springs Park
  • May 8, Tues, 9am: Migratory Bird Hike, Hudson Springs Park
  • May 8 (busy day!), 7pm: Board meeting, Lager & Vine
  • May 12, Sat, 9am – 12pm: Garlic Mustard removal, Cascade Park
  • June – July Events

  • June 1 – August 15: Playground Palooza, across the parks (details forthcoming)
  • June 11, Mon, 7pm: Summer Education Program starts! Children’s Class – Salamanders, Bicentennial Woods
  • June 12, Tues, 7pm: Board meeting, Lager & Vine
  • June 16, Sat, 10am: Children’s Class – Pollinators, Veterans Way Park
  • June 30, Sat, 10am: Children’s Class – Insects, Veterans Way Park
  • July 5, Thurs, 10am: Children’s Class – Animal Tracks and Scat, Hudson Springs Park
  • July 10, Tues, 7pm: Board meeting, Lager & Vine
  • July 14, 21, 28 (and August 4), all Saturdays, 9am – 12pm: Kayak and Paddleboard lessons, Hudson Springs Park (registration link to be posted closer to event)
  • July 17, Tues, 8pm: Children’s Class – Bats, Hudson Springs Park
  • July 29, Sun, 7pm: Children’s Class – Owls, Hudson Springs Park
  • July 31, Tues, 7pm: Board meeting, Lager & Vine
  • August – September Events

  • August 4, Sat, 9am – 12pm: Kayak and Paddleboard lessons, Hudson Springs Park (registration link to be posted closer to event)
  • August 4, 10am: Children’s Class – Monarch Lifecycle, Veterans Way Park
  • August 6, Mon, 5pm – 8pm: Pack the Pond, Hudson Springs Park | Rain date is August 13
  • August 13, Mon (Rain date for Pack the Pond), 5pm – 8pm: Pack the Pond, Hudson Springs Park
  • September 1 – November 30: Hike Hudson ‘In Search of Bigfoot’, across the parks
  • September 13, Thurs, 7pm: Board meeting, Lager & Vine
  • October – Year End Events

  • October 9, Tues, 7pm: Board meeting, Lager & Vine
  • November 13, Tues, 7pm: Board meeting, Lager & Vine
  • November 30: Last day of our 2018 Geocaching Adventure 🙁
  • December 11, Tues, 7pm: Board meeting, Lager & Vine