Looking for something fun to do over the weekend? If you have cabin fever like me, you’ll want to get out to one or more of these events!
It’s Winter Rendezvous at the Cleveland Metroparks Saturday! Compete in a melted snowman competition, take a lap cross-country skiing or snowshoeing around Big Met, and warm up with a cup of soup. Register here: http://bit.ly/1BrcEJ6
Medina Public Square is showcasing nearly 100 ice sculptures through Monday for its annual ice festival. Planned activities include a speed carving competition, lighting of the Fire & Ice Tower, individual and team carving competitions and more. All carvings will be on display through President’s Day. Admission and parking are FREE: http://bit.ly/1zRiHJ5
Spend a fun morning building a sweetheart picture holder for free at all Lowe’s stores Saturday at 10 a.m. Each kit comes with experiment cards so your kids can continue the fun at home. Register here to save a spot: http://bit.ly/1bOsIKA
Don’t miss a free Tree Tapping Ceremony Saturday from 10-4 at Burton Log Cabin. It means the Maple Syrup season is officially under way! You’ll get your bucket and tools to tap the tree, plus write your name in it, get refreshments and see a demo. More details: http://bit.ly/19etPFV
Experience the thrill of feeding birds out of the palm of your hand. You can feed the chicakdees for free at the Brecksville Reservation and Beech Creek Gardens in Alliance all weekend long. Info: http://bit.ly/1B5FD9h
Other fun or free things to do this weekend include: skiing, snowboarding or tubing at Boston Mills/Brandywine; ice skating at Lock 3 in Akron; sledding down the hills at Firestone Park; building a snowman or igloo in your backyard.
Looking for something indoors? Head to Buffalo Creek Retreat in Seville for a free indoor miniature golf adventure that takes travelers through Ohio’s geologic history. Discover the depths of the ancient ocean; work your way through the Swamp Forests; encounter Wooly Mammoths, dinosaurs and more. Details: http://bit.ly/1zRlm5x
And finally, if you don’t have plans Saturday – the Akron Zoo is looking for enthusiastic people who want a seasonal job. If you’re interested, come to the zoo between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Feb. 14 for their job fair. Info: www.akronzoo.org
(Thank you Northeast Ohio Family Fun: www.northeastohiofamilyfun.com for contributing to this post)