April 3


Celebrate National DIY Day

Made Cleveland

5.00 - 8.00 pm

We will be crafting bird feeders and  shopping bags from upcycle materials.

This is event is free and for all ages.  Registration is highly recommended. 

Hosted by Made Cleveland & Cleveland Heights Green Team

April 6


Caledonia Ravine Clean Up

Meet at the Warner & Swasey Observatory

1975 N Taylor Rd,

11.00 am - 1.00 pm

Bring gloves, used bags, and dress for the weather, including sturdy shoes.


Organized by Cleveland Heights Green Team

April 7

Community Bike Ride

Cedar Lee Bikes

2309 Lee Rd

10.30 am meet

11.00 am roll

Let's celebrate World Health Day by pedaling towards better health! Let's ride our bikes together to raise awareness of the interconnectivity of physical health and the health of our planet

Organized by Cedar Lee

Bikes

April 7

Urban Mini-Forest Planting 

Coventry PEACE Camp

2843 Washington Blvd, 

Cleveland Heights, 

1.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Come out and lend a hand and help with preparing cages and stakes, water newly planted trees, and general organizing and assistance.

Heights Tree People

April 8

Eclipse Glasses

Collection Drive

Heights Libraries

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

until April  21

Collected glasses will be dropped of at Cuyahoga Solid Waste District 

Usable glasses will be saved and sent to Astronomers Without Borders to be used at future eclipse events around the world

Cleveland Heights Green Team Nature Center

Heights Libraries

Cuyahoga Recycles

April 11

Free Movie Screening 

Heights Libraries

Lee Road Branch, 

6.30 pm 

A critics' darling at film festivals across the globe and Winner of the Excellence in Cinematography Award at Sundance, BLUE VINYL is a deeply personal and frighteningly vital exposé  of the harmful impact of plastics. It has been applauded as "funny and irreverent...one of Sundance's best documentaries!" (Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times).

Cleveland Heights Green Team & Beyond Plastics

April 13

Stream Sweep

Dugway Brook Forest Hill Park

10.00 am - Noon

Please meet near the Sledding Hill parking lot off of Forest Hills Blvd, just east of Terrace Rd, East Cleveland.


 Doan Brook Watershed Partnership

April 13

The Heights Pollinator Path aka Go Wild in Your Yard! 

Presented by  Peggy Spaeth

Cleveland Heights Community Center

10.00 am - Noon

Dig deeper into learning how to go wild in your yard, beginning with a small front yard native garden on the Heights Native Pollinator Path.


 Friends of Heights Parks

April 13

Grow Not Mow Site 1 Planting

South Park Blvd. & Courtland Blvd.

1.00 - 3.00 pm

Bring gloves for planting trees and dress for the weather. Team leaders will show volunteers how to plant our native species of trees and shrubs. All ages welcome!

Hosted by Doan Brook Watershed Partnership


April 14

Millikin Woods Green Space Beautification

1706-1712 S Wood Rd, 

Cleveland Heights

12.00 pm - 3.00 pm

Join the Millikin Neighborhood Group in celebration of Earth Month by removing litter and debris at the Millikin Woods


Organized by the Millikin Neighborhood Group

April 16

Seed Starting Workshop

Coventry Village Library 

6.00 - 7.30 pm

This event is part of the Earthworks Series exploring nature-based arts and crafts. Supplies provided. Registration required. All ages are welcome.

Registrations open at 6:00pm Tuesday, April 2

Hosted by Heights Libraries

April 18

Take Positive Action: A solution-focused climate conversation using MIT's Climate Simulator

Heights Libraries Lee Road Branch

6.30 pm

Through the application of 

En-Roads Simulator, participants can visualize the long-term effects of the global climate policies and actions and make connections between things they care about and the possibilities available to help ensure a resilient future

Organized by CHGT

Heights Libraries

April 18

Take-and-Plant Seed Kit &

Noble Plant Swap

Heights Libraries Noble Branch  

1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Grab some seeds and plants for your house or garden at the Noble Plant Swap. Cuttings of houseplants, herbs, and flowers are all welcome, rooted or not, and we'll have supplies on hand to make cuttings day-of. Even if you don't have a plant to bring, you're welcome to come take one home! 

Organized by Heights Libraries

April 20

Earth Day Challenge 2024

Team CHGT

Forest Hill Park

2370 Lee Boulevard, Cleveland Heights

9:00 am–2:00 pm

This event will consist of several challenges aimed at promoting awareness and stewardship of our Earth. One of those challenges will be a park clean up challenge which will have volunteers split into teams that each clean one of Cleveland Heights' parks. 

We hope to have the most volunteers of all groups participating! We need you!

CHGT Volunteers in Action!

April 20

Cleveland Heights Earth Day Challenge

Forest Hill Park

2370 Lee Boulevard

5K Running Challenge

9:00 am to 10:00 am 

 10K Bicycle Challenge

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

The Bicycle Challenge will be divided into heats beginning every hour or half hour based on the number of participants.


Organized by the City of Cleveland Heights

April 20

Community Swap Meet at Shaker Nature Center


Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

11.00 am - 3.00 pm

Bring small appliances, clean clothes, art, garden accessories, kids' items, books, and more to swap. 

Vendors please register



Organized by Nature Center at Shaker Lakes & Shaker Heights Libraries

April 21

Barbara Boyd Park Green Space Beautification and Recycling Workshop

869 Ravine Dr, Cleveland Heights, 

10.00 am

Join the CH-UH Girls Scouts to help beautify the park and to learn how to recycle right in the Heights.



Organized by Cleveland Heights Green Team

April 21

University Heights Sustainable Home Fair

Wiley School Building, 

1.00 - 4.00 pm

Learn how your home can become more energy efficient, less costly to operate and more sustainable. 

Visit information booths from local vendors and service providers, attend how-to workshops, test-drive an electric vehicle, and more.

Hosted by City of University Heights

April 21

Urban Mini-Forest Planting 

Coventry PEACE Camp

2843 Washington Blvd, 

Cleveland Heights, 

1.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Come out and lend a hand and help with preparing cages and stakes, water newly planted trees, and general organizing and assistance.

Heights Tree People

April 22

Superior Schoolhouse Green Space Beautification

Meet at 14391 Superior Rd, Cleveland Heights at the parking lot

Time TBD

Join the students from Horizon Montessori School to help beautify this historic green space.


Organized by Cleveland Heights Green Team

April 22

Free Monday:

 Organic Lawncare

2520 Noble Rd. Cleveland Heights

7.00 pm

If you are interested learning about organic lawn care then this workshop is for you! An expert from Good Nature Organic Lawn Care will be on hand to guide you through the process of caring for your lawn in an environmentally safe manner..


Organized by CH Home Repair Resource Center

April 23

Forest Hill Park  Green Space Beautification

Meet at E. Cleveland end of Forest Hills Blvd before Lee Road at the parking lot of the Tennis Courts

3.30 - 5.00 pm

Join the PAWS Club from Chagrin Falls Intermediate School  to help beautify this historic green space.


Organized by Cleveland Heights Green Team



April 24

Interactive Workshop

Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

7.00 - 8.30 pm

In this workshop, Heights' residents will be able to ask and hear from experts about practical and available solutions to make their yards and gardens more eco-friendly. 

CH & UH residents can sign up to receive a free tree planted in their front yard as well as discounts on native plants. Registration is required. The event is free.

Organized by Cleveland Heights Green Team

April 25

Bringing Nature Home: Lecture Series

Lee Road Library

7.00 - 8.30 pm

Local experts will share the benefits of gardening with native plants and show us how the decisions we make for our home or neighborhood gardens can have a positive impact on the surrounding community. 

Registration April 11.

Hosted by Heights Libraries

April 27

Forest Hill Park Clean Up

Along Forest Hill Blvd

Parking at Tennis Courts

Time 11.00 am - 1.00 pm

Join Friends of Forest Hills Park and Cleveland Heights Green Team on this very much needed clean up.

Please bring your own bags & gloves, wear long pants, and hardy shoes.

Organized by Cleveland Heights Green Team & Friends of Forest Hills  Parks

April 28

Urban Mini-Forest Planting 

Coventry PEACE Camp

2843 Washington Blvd, 

Cleveland Heights, 

1.00 pm - 4.00 pm

Come out and lend a hand and help with preparing cages and stakes, water newly planted trees, and general organizing and assistance.

Heights Tree People

April 30

Living Less Car-Centric

 in the Heights

Made Cleveland 

7.00 pm - 8.30 pm

This community conversation is organized by FutureHeights and co-hosted by several other local organizations & neighborhood groups. The topic of discussion will center on the ways we travel around town and use our community space.  

Future Heights