Area Events
Organization Event Description Location Date Cost
The Betts House The Big Shake: How the 1811-1812 New Madrid Eathquakes Rocked the Ohio River Valley, an exhibit. See event flyer for details. The Betts House, 416 Clark St, West End, Cincinnati 9/23/11 - 5/31/12 FREE
UC Geography Dept Globalization and Impacts of Trade on U.S. Wage Inequality, a lecture by UCLA Economic Geography professor Dr. David Rigby. See the flyer for details. 550 Swift Hall, UC West Campus May 5, 2011 3:30PM FREE
UC President’s Advisory Council on Environment and Sustainability The Effects of Wind Speed on Air Pollution, a lecture by Dr. Tim Keener of UC CEAS. See event flyer for details. MainStreet Cinema, UC West Campus April 12, 2011 5:00PM FREE
Hamilton County Planning partnership Sustainable Hamilton County: Making It Happen, a conversation to discuss implementing sustainable policy in Hamilton County. See the event webpage for details. Cintas Center at Xavier University April 11, 2011 8:00AM-12:00PM FREE
Hamilton County Environmental Action Commission Urban Agriculture in Greater Cincinnati, a presentation and discussion. See event flyer for details. Hamilton County Environmental Action Commission, 250 William H. Taft Rd April 3, 2011 1:00PM-2:30PM FREE
Mobo Bicycle Co-operative Monthly Bicycle Basics Workshop, hosted by CDC staff member Dugan Murphy every first Tuesday of the month. This workshop is oriented toward people unfamiliar with bicycle mechanics. Participants are encouraged to bring questions and their own bikes and will be introduced to how bikes work, how to maintain them, and how to diagnose problems. Mobo Bicycle Co-op, 1415 Knowlton Ave, Northside April 1, 2011 7:30PM-9:00PM FREE
Mobo Bicycle Co-operative Winter Workshop Series: Dressing for the Weather. Every Monday night in February and March of 2011 Mobo is hosting community-oriented bicycling workshops on different topics. See the Mobo website for a full schedule. Mobo Bicycle Co-op, 1415 Knowlton Ave, Northside March 28, 2011 7:00PM FREE
Cincinnati Contra Dancers Pigtown Fling, the annual contra dancing weekend. The schedule will include multiple dances and workshops. See the Cincinnati Contra Dancers website for more details. Holmes high School, 2500 Madison Ave, Covington, KY March 25-27, 2011 See website for fee schedule
Mobo Bicycle Co-operative Winter Workshop Series: Commuting. Every Monday night in February and March of 2011 Mobo is hosting community-oriented bicycling workshops on different topics. See the Mobo website for a full schedule. Mobo Bicycle Co-op, 1415 Knowlton Ave, Northside March 21, 2011 7:00PM FREE
Mobo Bicycle Co-operative Winter Workshop Series: Living in Cincinnati Without a car. Every Monday night in February and March of 2011 Mobo is hosting community-oriented bicycling workshops on different topics. See the Mobo website for a full schedule. Mobo Bicycle Co-op, 1415 Knowlton Ave, Northside March 14, 2011 7:00PM FREE
Mobo Bicycle Co-operative Winter Workshop Series: Touring. Every Monday night in February and March of 2011 Mobo is hosting community-oriented bicycling workshops on different topics. See the Mobo website for a full schedule. Mobo Bicycle Co-op, 1415 Knowlton Ave, Northside March 7, 2011 7:00PM FREE
UC International Socialist Organization History, Politics and Theory of LGBT Liberation, a lecture by author, socialist, and radical LGBT activist Sherry Wolf. Wolf will be discussing the historical development of LGBT oppression, the significance of recent events like the repeal of Don’t Ask Don't Tell and LGBT suicides, and where the movement for LGBT liberation can go from here. See the Facebook event page for more details. 450 Lindner Hall, UC West Campus March 5, 2011 7:00PM-8:30PM FREE
Brewery District Community Urban Redevelopment Corp. Bockfest: the oldest and largest bock bear festival in the United States. Begins with a Friday evening parade and continues with events throughout the weekend. See the Bockfest website for more details. throughout Over-the-Rhine March 4-6, 2011 Most events free
Mobo Bicycle Co-operative Monthly Bicycle Basics Workshop, hosted by CDC staff member Dugan Murphy every first Tuesday of the month. This workshop is oriented toward people unfamiliar with bicycle mechanics. Participants are encouraged to bring questions and their own bikes and will be introduced to how bikes work, how to maintain them, and how to diagnose problems. Mobo Bicycle Co-op, 1415 Knowlton Ave, Northside March 1, 2011 7:30PM-9:00PM FREE
Mobo Bicycle Co-operative Winter Workshop Series: Bearing systems. Every Monday night in February and March of 2011 Mobo is hosting community-oriented bicycling workshops on different topics. See the Mobo website for a full schedule. Mobo Bicycle Co-op, 1415 Knowlton Ave, Northside February 28, 2011 7:00PM FREE
Mobo Bicycle Co-operative Winter Workshop Series: Wheels. Every Monday night in February and March of 2011 Mobo is hosting community-oriented bicycling workshops on different topics. See the Mobo website for a full schedule. Mobo Bicycle Co-op, 1415 Knowlton Ave, Northside February 21, 2011 7:00PM FREE
Cincinnatians for Progress Get on Board!: A campaign kick off by Cincinnatians for Progress in their effort to advocate for the Cincinnati streetcar project. Grammer’s, corner of Walnut Street and Liberty Street, Over-the-Rhine February 16, 2011 6:00PM-8:00PM Donation
Mobo Bicycle Co-operative Winter Workshop Series: Chains and shifting systems. Every Monday night in February and March of 2011 Mobo is hosting community-oriented bicycling workshops on different topics. See the Mobo website for a full schedule. Mobo Bicycle Co-op, 1415 Knowlton Ave, Northside February 14, 2011 7:00PM FREE
Mobo Bicycle Co-operative Winter Workshop Series: Brakes. Every Monday night in February and March of 2011 Mobo is hosting community-oriented bicycling workshops on different topics. See the Mobo website for a full schedule. Mobo Bicycle Co-op, 1415 Knowlton Ave, Northside February 7, 2011 7:00PM FREE
UC Dept of Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies, DAAP Cares, UC Environmental Studies Program, and UC Sustainability Sustainability Politics: Feminist Perspectives on Sustainable Development with Amy Lind, Faranak Miraftab, and Noel Sturgeon. See the event poster for more information. Main Street Cinema, TUC, UC West Campus October 20, 2010 12:30PM FREE
Future Blooms in collaboration with tenants of Short Vine Eco-Art Walk on Short Vine: An art exhibit featuring installations using recycled materials. See the Eco-Art Walk poster for more info on the event. Short Vine October 2nd, 2010 2:00PM-7:00PM FREE
Price Hill Will Power of Community: Part of a film series on environmental education. Includes a finger food potluck. See the flyer for more info on the film series. Price Hill Library August 31, 2010 5:30PM FREE
Price Hill Will No Impact Man: Part of a film series on environmental education. Includes a finger food potluck. See the flyer for more info on the film series. Price Hill Library July 27, 2010 5:30PM FREE
Price Hill Will Flow: Part of a film series on environmental education. Includes a finger food potluck. See the flyer for more info on the film series. Price Hill Library June 29, 2010 5:30PM FREE
Affordable Housing Advocates Annual Meeting 2010: Crisis in Housing A limited number of hard copies of the first-ever "State of Affordable Housing in Hamilton County: The Crisis" report will be handed out to those who attend. See the flyer for more info. Urban League of Greater Cincinnati, 3458 Reading Road June 22, 2010 4-6PM FREE: Open to Public
Capstone Fundraising Conferences Cincinnati Fundraising Conference: Professional fundraisers from near and far convene to receive invaluable and practical information for increasing their organizations donations. Click here to register and for more information. Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza June 9, 2010 $ 55 (per session) $ 189 (whole day) $ 169 (early registration)
Price Hill Will Nourish: Part of a film series on environmental education. Includes a finger food potluck. See the flyer for more info on the film series. Price Hill Library May 25, 2010 5:30PM FREE
Village Life Outreach Project Coffee Kick-Off Event: Enjoy a fun-filled evening of art, wine, food, and of course, COFFEE, as the Village Life and Coffee Emporium unveils their new Tanzanian Peaberry blend. For more information on how to sign up see the flyer. Coffee Emporium OTR May 22, 2010 7-9PM $30 (includes complimentary wine, beer, hors d'oeuvres and a one pound bag of Village Life's Tanzanian Peaberry Coffee.) $15 for students (does not include the bag of coffee)
Price Hill Will Transition Town Movie: Part of a film series on environmental education. Includes a finger food potluck. See the flyer for more info on the film series. Price Hill Library April 27, 2010 5:30PM FREE
Xavier University Wes Jackson;The Necessity and Possibility of an Agriculture Where Nature is the Measure: This lecture is part of the Ethics/Religion and Society Series. Wes Jackson is president and co-founder of the Land Institute in Salina, Kan., a research and demonstration center dedicated to developing polyculture perennial grains as an alternative to our current annual grain monocultures. CINTAS Center, Xavier University April 12, 2010 1:30PM FREE
Xavier University Wendell Berry/Wes Jackson/Gene Logsdon; An Informal Conversation: This lecture is part of the Ethics/Religion and Society Series.

Wendell Berry is a Kentucky farmer and writer,using his intimate knowledge of his Kentucky River farm home as the basis for critiques of the modern agricultural system and its consequences.

Wes Jackson is the President and co-founder of the Land Institute in Salina, Kansas, a research and demonstration center dedicated to developing polyculture perennial grains as an alternative to our current annual grain monocultures.

Gene Logsdon farms in northern Ohio and has written numerous books and magazine articles on the subject of small farms, rural living, cottage farming, homesteading, forms of alternative farming agriculture.
CINTAS Center, Xavier University April 11, 2010 7PM FREE
Community Design Center / Niehoff Studio Cincinnati Regional Food Congress 2010: The Community Design Center / Niehoff Studio will be hosting the annual Cincinnati Regional Food Congress which is a day long event aimed at creating an educational forum to communicate about the Cincinnati food system, its programs and practices and vision for a change. Download for schedule of events and more information. To register, Download and fill out the editable PDF form and email back at the email ID provided on the form. Community Design Center / Niehoff Studio April 10, 2010 9AM-4PM Advanced registration: $10 Day-of event registration: $15
Community Design Center / Niehoff Studio Surroundings art student art show: The Community Design Center / Niehoff Studio will be hosting a student art show from April 2-16, with a reception in April 2. Download the submission application. Community Design Center / Niehoff Studio April 2, 2010 6-9PM FREE
Urban Land Institute, Cincinnati Walkable Neighborhoods Conference: Mark your calendar for an exciting and informative two-day conference on Workforce Housing and the role it plays in creating walkable, livable neighborhoods. Duke Energy Convention Center 525 Elm Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 March 26th & 27th, 2010 Friday - 1:30 - 6:00PM Saturday - 8:30 - 11:30AM
Isaac M. Wise Temple Critical Topics Committee Prisons and Prisoners: Impact Ohio: This panel discussion will concern Ohio’s prison system and how it affects and interacts with our communities. The panel and the general public will discuss the purpose of prisons and how they operate, among other concerns. For a list of panelists, discussion questions, and other information, see the event flyer. Isaac M. Wise Temple, Amberly Village March 25, 2010 7:30-9PM FREE
Niehoff Studio/Community Design Center Niehoff Studio Open House Winter 2010: Students of the Niehoof Studio Winter 2010 quarter present the work carried out during the quarter to skateholders, faculty and members of the community. Niehoff Studio March 17, 2010 5:00PM -7:00PM FREE
Xavier University/UC's President's Advisory Council on Environment and Sustainability David Montgomery; Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations: This lecture is part of the Ethics/Religion and Society Series by Xavier University. Montgomery is a geologist at the University of Washington and will be speaking about his second book Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations (2007), which explores the crucial role of soil fertility in the course of ancient and contemporary societies. CINTAS Center, Xavier University March 14, 2010 7PM FREE
Cincinnati Neighborhood Summit: This event is conducted by neighborhood stakeholders, community-based organizations and City staff to allow citizens and public officials the opportunity to engage in discussions about housing, economic development,community building, and the comprehensive plan. More information to follow. Feburary 26-27, 2010 FREE
dunnhumbyUSA Cincinnati Office ULI Real Deal Program: Mark your calendar for an exciting and informative Real Deal program on Wednesday, February 24th. Effective September 2009, dunnhumbyUSA's headquarters moved from 302 West 3rd Street to 444 West 3rd Street. They will be opening their doors to ULI for this program to share the inside scoop on what made this deal happen with us.The program will feature Mike Whelan, Chief Financial Officer of dunnhumby USA and several others involved in the project from start to finish. Registration will begin at 3pm and the program will run from 3:30-5:00pm with time for Q&A. More information such as how to register will follow. dunnhumbyUSA Cincinnati Office 444 W 3rd St Cincinnati, OH 45202 Feburary 24th, 2010 Registration information will follow
APA Ohio Cincinnati Section 2010 David J. Allor Planning and Zoning Workshop: This is a Workshop for: Elected Officials,Planning and Zoning Commissioners, Members of the Board of Zoning Appeals, Planners, Realtors, Developers, Attorneys, and Interested Citizens. For more details and the registration form please click on the link Crowne Plaza Cincinnati North Hotel January 29, 2009 8:00AM - 4:30PMPM $30 (students), $60 (register by Jan 19th), $75 (walk-in)
Climate Change Advocates of Cincinnati "No Impact Man" Screening:A newly self-proclaimed environmentalist who could no longer avoid pointing the finger at himself, Colin leaves behind his liberal complacency and vows to make as little environmental impact as possible for one year. No problem...that is, until his espresso-guzzling, retail-worshipping wife, Michelle, and their two year-old daughter are dragged into the fray. For more information, visit The No Imact Project Website MainStreet Cinema, University of Cincinnati December 9, 2009 7PM Donations
Climate Change Advocates of Cincinnati "No Impact Man" Screening:A newly self-proclaimed environmentalist who could no longer avoid pointing the finger at himself, Colin leaves behind his liberal complacency and vows to make as little environmental impact as possible for one year. No problem...that is, until his espresso-guzzling, retail-worshipping wife, Michelle, and their two year-old daughter are dragged into the fray. For more information, visit The No Imact Project Website Swift Hall 500, University of Cincinnati December 7, 2009 7PM Donations
Over-the-Rhine Community Council Bikes and Wassail: Over-the-Rhine Community Council sponsored Neighborhood Party, open to all; bring a bike and learn how to repair, tune up, or help re-build a bike from donated parts. From the Soul food, Choice Café beverages including a wassail bowl. Donations benefit Community Council youth programs. McMicken Place, 24 West McMicken Ave. December 5, 2009 3PM-6PM Donations
CDC Association of Greater Cincinnati/Spirit of America Round Table Series: Money Available for HUD 202 Senior Projects! : Money is available for HUD 202 Senior Housing Projects. Our presenters will talk about how your community can provide housing for your neighbors who are older, need different housing, and don’t want to leave the neighborhood. The meeting will be held at Working in Neighborhoods, where we can see their 202 project,.RSVP to SARAH.HAYES@CDCAGC.ORG. For further info, contact PATRICIA.GARRY@CDCAGC.ORG 1814 Dremen Avenue in South Cumminsville. /td> December 3, NOON-1:30
Carnegie Center / Mercantile Library Word Play: Art exhibit with multi-sensory works by Emily Buddendeck, the Greater Cincinnati Calligrapher's Guild and many others. More information on Cincinnati.com Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center Now through November 29, 2009 $8, $5 for students and seniors, free for members
Cincinnati Human Relations Committee Hidden Treasures - A Human Relations Summit: Sessions on integrated communities will be offered during this morning-long program. There will be participant discussions about building cohesive communities. Twenty-five neighborhoods from the City and County will be recognized at the noon luncheon as stable, integrated neighborhoods.
Pre-registration is Required at 513-352-3237.
Forest Park Senior Center - 11555 Winton Rd. November 29, 2009 8:30AM-1PM FREE
Cincinnati Parks I'm Dreaming of Green Cristmas: This lecture is part of the Living Our Green life lecture series at Krohn Conservatory and Mayor Mallory's Green Cincinnati Initiative. Call ahead to reserve a seat: 513-352-4080. Krohn Conservatory November 25, 2009 6-8PM Free
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber On Sunday, Nov. 8 and Sunday, Nov. 15, join Agenda 360 and partners for a film, discussion and fun! We will air The New Metropolis , a documentary series about rebuilding America's older cities and suburbs, created and directed by award-winning Cincinnati filmmaker Andrea Torrice. The film initiates dialogue on the issues presented, and to get people thinking about potential solutions and mitigating strategies. Complimentary food, beverages and parking at most locations. This evening will feature "The New Neighbors," which is the inspiring story of two ordinary people, one black and one white, who made racial integration the centerpiece of revitalizing their suburban towns. Click here for more information. Walnut Hills, Price Hill, Silverton and Clifton. November 15, 2009 5:30PM-8:00PM Free. Seating is limited. Register for one or both events by calling the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber at 513.579.3111, or register online.
Community Building Institute Great Ideas Luncheon: Housing strategies for 2010: Responding to the national housing crisis and its effects on Cincinnati. Join us for a discussion with John Glascock, director of the University of Cincinnati Real Estate Center, about best practices and strategies for addressing housing trends in 2010. In addition to Glascock’s presentation, the Institute is sharing its experience with local communities and the solutions they’ve identified. Click here to see the event flyer. Schiff Family Conference Center. Xavier University November 13, 2009 11:30AM-1:30PM $45 for one luncheon, $70 for both luncheons (oct-23 and nov-13).
CDC Association of Greater Cincinnati/Spirit of America Round Table Series: Community Created Funding Pool, with the Village Development Corporation : (formerly Winton Place Development Corporation, Spring Grove Village). WPDC pioneered an innovative approach with institutions, individuals and alumni of Spring Grove Village. Groups and individuals are making low-interest loans to WPDC to support housing purchases and rehab. Come learn the nuts and bolts of creating a program like this in your community.RSVP to SARAH.HAYES@CDCAGC.ORG. For further info, contact PATRICIA.GARRY@CDCAGC.ORG 638 East Epworth November 12, NOON-1:30
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber On Sunday, Nov. 8 and Sunday, Nov. 15, join Agenda 360 and partners for a film, discussion and fun! We will air The New Metropolis , a documentary series about rebuilding America's older cities and suburbs, created and directed by award-winning Cincinnati filmmaker Andrea Torrice. The film initiates dialogue on the issues presented, and to get people thinking about potential solutions and mitigating strategies. Complimentary food, beverages and parking at most locations. The first Watch Party is Sunday, Nov. 8, from 5:30-8 p.m. Featuring "A Crack in the Pavement," narrated by actor Peter Coyote, it uses the Cincinnati region to unravel the national debates on infrastructure and regional land-use policies that prevent revitalization. Click here for more information. Walnut Hills, Springdale, Silverton and Clifton. November 08, 2009 5:30PM-8:00PM Free. Seating is limited. Register for one or both events by calling the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber at 513.579.3111, or register online.
Green Cincinnati Big Ass Fans LEED Gold R&D Laboratory Tour : Learn about Big Ass Fans sustainability initiatives beginning at the infancy of the company. Speaker/presenter: Christian Taber LEED AP, HBDP, CEM Click here to RSVP and for more information. Big Ass Fans R & D Facility 2201 Jaggie Fox Way Lexington, KY November 4, 2009 5:30-7:30
Xavier University/Brueggman Center/Woman's Center Vandana Shiva; Soil Not Oil: Food Security in times of Climate Change: Shiva will be part of the Ethics/Religion and Society Lecture Series presented by Xavier University. She is a physicist, author, and environmental activist from India. She has worked for changes in agricultural and food production systems, calling for greater protection of indigenous rights to biodiversity, particularly for seeds of food crops. CINTAS Center, Xavier University October 28, 2009 7PM Free
Bike/PAC Cincy Bike-Abouts. Pedal to the Parks: The graduation ride is about 20 miles through some of Cincinnati's prettiest parks. Lunch in Eden Park. Ride LEADER: Council Member Roxanne Qualls, Chair of the Transportation Infrastructure Committee. Plus a Secret-Celeb riding sweep.If it rains on Saturday, we ride on Sunday. Don't forget to bring your helmet. Departs from Fountain Square October 24, 2009 10AM-12PM Free
Community Building Institute Great Ideas Luncheon: Green Space and Community Revitalization. Effective use of community green space can improve the quality of life for residents, increase property values, attract private investment and achieve ecological gains. Join us for a conversation with Ethan Kent, vice president of Project for Public Spaces (PPS) of New York City, as he shares his experience with public space improvement and management. Click here to see the event flyer. Schiff Family Conference Center. Xavier University October 23, 2009 11:30AM-1:30PM $45 for one luncheon, $70 for both luncheons (oct-23 and nov-13).
PLANCINCINNATI Community Informal Meetings: At the meeting, participants will learn more about the Comprehensive Planning process and we will begin to gather input about what are the City’s biggest issues and greatest opportunities. Click here for more information about Cincinnati's Comprehensive Plan. Madisonville Recreation Center,5320 Stewart Avenue October 22, 2009 6PM-8PM FREE
CDC Association of Greater Cincinnati/Spirit of America Round Table Series: Shared Equity for Renters: Shared Equity is the program created and pioneered by Cornerstone Corporation for Shared Equity. Learn about the program and how you can use it to support your tenants and improve your community.RSVP to SARAH.HAYES@CDCAGC.ORG. For further info, contact PATRICIA.GARRY@CDCAGC.ORG Cornerstone Building; 1641 Vine Street October 21, 2009 NOON-1:30
Green Cincinnati Green Marketing Seminar: Learn how to use Google, Analytics and AdWords to make your marketing the Greenest ever! Click here to RSVP and for more information. October 21, 2009 9AM-NOON $49/person, $39 for addtl people from the same company
Green Cincinnati LEED AP+ & Green Associate Exam Class; Fifth Class- Joseph Steger Student Center: This tour promotes the local Chapter of the USGBC and is open to the public at no charge. Click here to RSVP and for more information about LEED classes. Joseph Steger Student Center, In the center of Uc's Campus October 19, 2009 5:30-6:30
Cincinnati Preservation Association Architecture, Urbanism, and Preservation: After the Oil Age in a Time of Global Warming: Featuring Michael Lykoudis, Dean of the School of Architecture at the University of Natre Dame. His talk will address the urgent issue of making our cities more sustainable in the face of climate change, while preserving thier historic character. Tickets must be reserved in advance, due to limited seating. Contact CPA at info@cincinnatipreservation.org with "student ticket fall Forum" in the subject line to reserve Hall of Mirrors, Hilton Netherland Plaza October 16, 2009 NOON-1:30PM FREE for students
PLANCINCINNATI Community Informal Meetings: At the meeting, participants will learn more about the Comprehensive Planning process and we will begin to gather input about what are the City’s biggest issues and greatest opportunities. Click here for more information about Cincinnati's Comprehensive Plan. College Hill Recreation Center,5545 Belmont Avenue October 15, 2009 6PM-8PM FREE
Green Cincinnati LEED AP+ & Green Associate Exam Class; Fourth Class- UC CARE/Crawley Medical Science Building: This tour promotes the local Chapter of the USGBC and is open to the public at no charge. Click here to RSVP and for more information about LEED classes. CARE/Crawley UC Medical Science Building, 3255 Eden Ave October 15, 2009 5:30-6:30
Green Cincinnati LEED AP+ & Green Associate Exam Class; Third Class- CIncinnati Firehouse #9: Tour the City's first LEED-certified public building and its first new fire station since 1982. The event is open to the public at no charge. Click here to RSVP and for more information about LEED classes. Cincinnati Firehouse #9, 4379 Reading Road October 12, 2009 5:30-6:30
Green Cincinnati LEED AP+ & Green Associate Exam Class; Second Class-Art Academy :This tour promotes the local Chapter of the USGBC and is open to the public at no charge. Click here to RSVP and for more information about LEED classes. Cincinnati Art Academy, 1212 Jacoson Street October 8, 2009 5:30-6:30
City Bike Plan Public Open House:Public discussion of Cincinnati's new bike plan. McKee Recreation Center in Northside. October 8, 2009 7:00PM
Green Cincinnati LEED AP+ & Green Associate Exam Class; First Class-Cincinnati Zoo : Join today and have your AP+ by 2010. Class focuses on the relational qualities of the LEED credits and how decisions for one effect others. Class tour from 5:30 to 6:30 pm open to the public at no charge. Click here to RSVP and for more information about LEED classes. Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens October 5, 2009 5:30PM-6:30PM
PLANCINCINNATI Community Informal Meetings: At the meeting, participants will learn more about the Comprehensive Planning process and we will begin to gather input about what are the City’s biggest issues and greatest opportunities. Click here for more information about Cincinnati's Comprehensive Plan. Price Hill Recreation Center,959 Hawthorne Avenue October 5, 2009 6PM-8PM FREE
Fries Cafe 6th Annual Clifton Beer Fest: 70 differnt American craft beers, burgers, bratts, metts hot off the grill. Featuring the Rumpke Mountain Boys. Click here for Fries Cafe's webiste. Fries Cafe; 3247 Jefferson Avenue October 3, 2009 Food:4PM-9PM; Music 4pm-Close $ for food and beer
Green Cincinnati Northside: LEED Home Tour: The Fergus St. home is one of the most economical LEED homes in the city. Proving that going Green doesn't have to take all your green.RSVP to sales@lohre.com. Visit Green Cincinnati's website. 619 Fergus St., Cincinnati, OH 45223 October 1, 2009 6PM-7PM FREE
PLANCINCINNATI Community Informal Meetings: At the meeting, participants will learn more about the Comprehensive Planning process and we will begin to gather input about what are the City’s biggest issues and greatest opportunities. Click here for more information about Cincinnati's Comprehensive Plan. Corryville Recreation Center,2823 Eden Avenue September 30, 2009 6PM-8PM FREE
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Moving Forward: Seniors, Transportation & Independence: How will you get where you need to go when you hang up the keys for the last time? For older adults in our region, there is no satisfactory answer. Yet, for many, transportation is a crucial factor affecting their independence and ability to remain in their own homes. To help find some answers, Agenda 360 and Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio (COA) are presenting Moving Forward: Seniors, Transportation & Independence, a series of five public forums to be held between now and next spring. Click here for more information and to register. Middletown Area Senior Center, Inc. 3907 Central Avenue September 30, 2009 9:30AM-10:30AM FREE
Hamilton County Park District/Serendipity Design, LLC Great Outdoor Weekend, 2009: Join us during this fall weekend and experience a free sampling of the best nature activities in the Cincinnati Region!The Great Outdoor Weekend has been designed by a group of environmental education and outdoor recreational organizations to provide a diverse sampling of the best nature and environmental groups and activities in the Greater Cincinnati Region... Click here for more information. Various locations in Cincinnati September 26-September 27, 2009 FREE
Clifton Community Center StreetScapes: A Street Painting Festival: Over-sized chalk masterwork reproductions of famous paintings on Telford Street near Ludlow Avenue. Music, roving entertainment and children's area. The Clifton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC) has been identified as the alternative rain location for the event. For more information please call the festival hot line at
(513) 230-5126.
Clifton Gaslight District, Telford Street and Ludlow Avenue September 26, 2009 10AM-6PM September 27, 2009 10AM-6PM FREE
Imago Tour of the Enright Ridge Urban Eco-Village: Join us for a walking tour of Cincinnati's own urban eco-village! Learn about how this community in Price Hill is making strides in sustainable living. Find out how you can live more ecologically. Take our tour featuring houses that have been rehabbed ecologically, see the gardens of Enright including our Community Common area, and take a short hike on the residential trail through our wooded ridge-top. Tours begin every hour. Click here for more information. Imago;700 Enright Ave. September 26, 2009 1-4PM
Bike/PAC Cincy Bike Abouts. The Mural Ride: Murals, murals everywhere! The good fairies of ArtWorks have left their magic on walls all over the city, 18 murals since 2007 in 14 different neighborhoods! We'll check out a few and finish up with lunch in Hoffner Park in Northside. 15-17 miles with several stops. Ride LEADER: Jeff Berding, Council Member and Co-conspirator on the regional Bike Friendly Communities application. With a Secret-Celeb to ride sweep. If it rains on Saturday, we ride on Sunday. Don't forget to bring your helmet. Departs from Fountain Square September 26, 2009 10AM-12PM
Urban Land Institute Building Bridges:An Insider's View of the Brent Spence Bridge Project: Join ULI as Mark Policinski, Executive Director of Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Governments (OKI) moderates a panel of experts from both sides of the river in a discussion of the key technical and political issues facing the project and a look ahead at the process to finalize, finance, and implement the construction of the Brent Spence Bridge Project. Click here to register and to obtain additional information. Duke Energy Center September 24th, 2009 3:30PM $40 for YLG’s
$45 for Public Sector
$50 for Private

Non members please add $10 to the above prices

All price categories increase by $10 after the pre-registration deadline has passed.
CoreNet Global, OH/KY Chapter Great American Insurance Tower at Queen City Square: This presentation will focus on how the American Insurance Tower evolved, the role Great American Insurance played in making it happen, the financing challenges, and the direction that the project is taking as it rises to become the tallest building on the Cincinnati skyline. Click here to register and to obtain additional information. Atrium 2 - Learning Center 221 E. Fourth Street September 24th, 2009 3:00PM-6PM $20 for members
$35 for non-members
$10 for students

American Planning Association Ohio Planning Conference:To Sustainability and Beyond...: Nationally known speakers include James Howard Kunster, Randall G. Arendt, Wayne Senville and Bruce Knight. For more information: Contact Patrice Theken (ptheken@medinaco.org) or Fred Guerra (guerrafr@cityofcf.com) Click here to register and to obtain additional information. The Sheraton Hotel - Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio September 23-25, 2009
American Planning Association Randall Arendt(Rural by Design) at the Ohio APA Conference:: Author and lecturer, Randall Arendt, an advocate of conservation planning, will be sharing his many years of research and experience on the subject of conservation subdivision design as it applies not only to residential development, but commercial development as well. Click here for information about Arendt's asession. The Sheraton Hotel - Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio September 23, 2009 8AM-3PM
Cincinnati Parks Measuring Your Daily Energy Consumption: This lecture is part of the Living Our Green life lecture series at Krohn Conservatory and Mayor Mallory's Green Cincinnati Initiative. Call ahead to reserve a seat: 513-352-4080. Krohn Conservatory September 23, 2009 6-8PM Free
Over-the-Rhine Foundation Over-the-Rhine Green Historic Study: Exploring the Intersection Between Environmental Sustainability and Historic Preservation. The findings of a year long study will be presented in which the main goal was to test a common assumption: that historic buildings are inherently energy inefficient. The study compiled a cross-disciplinary team of professionals to look at conflicts and commonalities between the goals of "green design" and historic preservation. For more information about the Presentation or the Study, contact: Michael Morgan, Executive Director of the Over-the Rhine Foundation at MMorgan@otrfoundation.org or (13) 721-1317. University of Cincinnati Campus, 2624 Clifton Ave., (the DAAP building), in Auditorium 4400 September 18, 2009,
5:00PM : reception, 5:30-6:30 : presentation
free
Cincinnati PARK(ing) Day: A one-day, global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “Park[ing]” spaces: temporary public places. The mission of Park[ing] Day is to call attention to the need for more urban open space, to generate critical debate regarding how public space is created and allocated, and to improve the quality of urban human habitat … at least until the meter runs out! Click here for more information. parking spaces anywhere in Cincinnati September 18, 2009, 9AM-8PM meter price
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Cincinnati USA's Talent Handprint:What does it take to be a NextCity? Next Cities are places with the assets and amenities that attract and keep a young, educated workforce. Think bustling city centers, walkable neighborhoods, diverse career opportunities and a vibrant arts and music scene. See how we compare with other cities and how this data can serve as a barometer to measure our success in growing the talent base in Cincinnati USA. Click here to register and for more information. LPK Innovation Center 22 Garfield Place September 17, 2009,7:30AM-Registration 8AM-9AM-Presentation Free
Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce Second Sundays on Main: Join us to celebrate another successful season of Second Sunday on Main while celebrating Mother Earth and all the amazing green businesses that have popped up in Cincinnati recently. Enjoy the shops on Main Street plus so much more! Design Smith Gallery, Art Beyond Boundaries, Classical Class, Main Street Gallery, 1305 Gallery, Urban Eden, Enjoy the Arts, Iris BookCafe, C 4 Yourself Gallery, Base Gallery, Studio Endure and more…all joined by specialty vendors set up in the street. Don’t miss a Second! Click here for more information. Main St. between 12th and Liberty September 13, 2009 12-5PM FREE
Imago Music in the Woods: Join us for our annual fundraiser and goodbye to summer with a great outdoor party featuring food, drinks, auction and of course, music!
Click here for more information and to buy tickets online.
Imago;700 Enright Ave. September 12, 2009 7-11PM $12 in advance;$15 at the door;$10 if 4 or more are purchased
The Avondale Community Council, Clifton Town Meeting, Corryville Community Council, CUF Community Council, Mt. Auburn Community Council and Uptown Consortium, Inc Passenger Rail Initiative Public Forum: Bobby Maly (Cincinnatians for Progress) and Mark Miller (We Demand a Vote) will be leading a discussion about the Passenger Rail Initiative that will be on Cincinnati voters' ballots in November. To RSPV, call Shelila Posey at 513.861.8726 or email to Sposey@uptownconsortium.org. Click here for directions and a map. MERC Center
620 Oak Street, 45206
Tuesday, September 8, 2009 7- 8:30PM Parking for the forum is free
Cincinnati Preservation Association Peterloon Estate Tour: Join CPA for a tour of the epitome of luxury and refinement, from the Golden Age of Indian Hill estates. Peterloon was built in 1930 in the Georgian Revival style. The home's deceptive scale ingeniously obscures its huge size: five stories, 36 rooms, 19 fireplaces, 21 baths. Reservations are required because space is very limited. Contact CPA at
513-721-4506 or info@cincinnatipreservation.org to reserve. Click here for more information
8605 Hopewell Road in Indian Hill September 5, 2009 12-4PM $25 for members;30 for non members
Soap Box Derby Races: Soap Box Derby racers will take over Cincinnati streets again this weekend as Madisonville and Ault Park host rally events. Teams from as far away as South Carolina are expected to compete in the first races since June when the Cincinnati Soap Box organization held its annual qualifying competition for the All-American race in Akron. Click here for more information. August 29th, 2009; Madisonville, 9AM-5PM August 30, 2009; Ault Park, 9AM-5PM free to watch, $35 to enter a car
Cincinnati | Form | Follows | Function Hermes Residence Tour: This 3,000-sq.-ft modern was originally designed for Dick and Jean (Hausfeld) Kluener in 1960 as their "get away" house in Green Township. From the winding 500-ft. drive through the woods, enter this well-preserved three bedroom, 3 1/2 bath home owned by Ed and Janet Hermes since 1994. Click here for more information. 5741 Beech Grove Ln. Cinti. OH 45233 August 22, 2009,10AM-12PM
Cincinnati Parks Green Foods: This lecture is part of the Living Our Green life lecture series at Krohn Conservatory and Mayor Mallory's Green Cincinnati Initiative. Call ahead to reserve a seat: 513-352-4080. Krohn Conservatory July 22, 2009 6-8PM Free
Community Development Corporations Annual Awards Celebration: where we get together for great food, a terrific and knowledgeable speaker, and to give those among us who’ve done the most outstanding work their just desserts! Speaker: State Representative Denise Driehaus will update us on HB 3 and housing / community development legislation. Click here to nominate your colleagues. RSPV to sarah.hayes@cdcagc.org. The Fellowship Center of Concordia Lutheran Church 1133 Clifton Hills Avenue (corner of Central Parkway) June 25, 2009 11:30AM-2PM, Luncheon at 12 noon $25
Next American City and SoapboxMedia.com URBANEXUS Lecture and Salon: Creating the Innovative City: Our region’s institutions and companies lead the world with their innovative products, processes and people. How can we tap that internal culture to inspire a broader civic culture that makes Cincinnati synonymous with creativity, ideas and energy? Click here for more information and to RSVP. Northern Kentucky University Student Union Nunn Drive, Highland Heights, KY 41099 June 25, 2009 Salon:5:00pm;
Lecture:6:30
Salon:Free for subscribers/$15 in advance;$20 at door
Lecture:Free
Center for Sustainable Urban Environments Integrating Sustainability into Business Practices: The Procter & Gamble Experience, A lecture by Jack McAneny: This presentation will provide an opportunity to hear how one local company is trying to integrate sustainability into the rhythm of their business, including operations, products, and philanthropic efforts. See the flyer for more details. 3250 Rec Center, UC West Campus June 5, 2009 12:10PM Free
The National Vacant Properties Campaign Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference: is the only national conference focusing on building the knowledge, leadership, and momentum to reclaim vacant properties for neighborhood strength. Click here to download the flyer. Louisville, KY June 1-3, 2009
UC Farmers Market The University of Cincinnati will be hosting a farmer market on Mondays: April 20, May 04, May 18, and June 01. The market will offer fresh produce, local products, canvas shopping bags, and more. University of Cincinnati Main Street June 01, 2009 11AM to 3PM Free
Center for Sustainable Urban Environments Solving Spatial Optimization Problems Using Metaheuristic Approaches, A lecture by Ningchuan Xiao: Spatial optimization problems are critical in many decision making processes. However, these problems are often difficult to solve using exact methods. In this talk, Xiao will discuss how metaheuristic approaches (e.g., evolutionary algorithms) can be used to find high-quality solutions to these problems. See the flyer for more details. 3250 Rec Center, UC West Campus May 29, 2009 12:10PM Free
Center for Sustainable Urban Environments Growth, Development & Sustainability – All at Once? Do We Have To?, A lecture by Kaid Benfield: Climate change is not only coming: it’s here. And so is rapid population growth. Over half of the homes, shops, schools, and workplaces we will need in 20 years aren’t built yet. We had better get it right. And we can. Let’s talk about how. See the flyer for more details. 3250 Rec Center, UC West Campus May 22, 2009 12:10PM Free
UC Farmers Market The University of Cincinnati will be hosting a farmer market on Mondays: April 20, May 04, May 18, and June 01. The market will offer fresh produce, local products, canvas shopping bags, and more. University of Cincinnati Main Street May 18, 2009 11AM to 3PM Free
Center for Sustainable Urban Environments Sustainability and Performance-based Specification of Concrete, A lecture by Mark F. Chrzanowski: The presentation will touch on sustainability initiatives within the ready mixed concrete industry, and how the concept is pushing for a performance-based alternative for the specification of concrete materials. See the flyer for more details. 3250 Rec Center, UC West Campus May 15, 2009 12:10PM Free
City of Cincinnati Marketing Techniques: a discussion with Bonnie Blankenship of Cincinnati Housing Partners. This discussion is part of the City’s Home Grown Experts Roundtable Series. See the flyer for more details and to RSVP. 7001 Vine St Suite 2 May 12, 2009 12:00PM Free
Center for Sustainable Urban Environments Sustainable Hazard Resistant Construction Using Indigenous Materials, A lecture by Kent Harries: This presentation will focus on an ambitious effort to develop a methodology for assessing the fragility of non- or marginally engineered residential construction. See the flyer for more details. 3250 Rec Center, UC West Campus May 8, 2009 12:10PM Free
Energy Conference Energy Professionals present and discuss one of the world's most critical issues today, energy. Experience programming for technical professionals, business leaders and the community at large generation on all aspects of energy. Learn current information on climate change, renewable energy, alternative fuels, energy conservation, LEED programs, and state, local and federal initiatives for increasing production of alternate and advanced technology sourced energy. Click here for more information. Click here to see the event brochure. Duke Energy Center May 07, 2009 $75 - on or before 4/24, $125 - after 4/24/09, $25 - UC Faculty or Staff (before or after 4/24/09),$50 - UC Faculty or Staff (after 4/24/09), $0 - Free for Student (does not include box lunch or CIC Breakfast)
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Humana Health Series: Knowing how your premium is derived is a critical first step in lowering your health care costs. Join us on May 7 for Review the Charts: Analysis of Health Care Cost Drivers for an overview of factors and principles that dictate your health insurance premium and how you can (or can't) impact them. Click here for more information and to register. Regional Chamber, downtown May 7, 2009 8:00AM Free
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber The Breakthrough Experience with Otis Williams: Led by world class motivational speaker and personal transformation expert Otis Williams, this half-day program will provide practical learnings for you to implement immediately into your company's best practices, allowing you and your organization to achieve goals, drive revenue and power up business. Click here for more information and to register. Regional Chamber, downtown May 6, 2009 7:00AM Members: $47.00, Non-Members: $97.00
UC Farmers Market The University of Cincinnati will be hosting a farmer market on Mondays: April 20, May 04, May 18, and June 01. The market will offer fresh produce, local products, canvas shopping bags, and more. University of Cincinnati Main Street May 4, 2009 11AM to 3PM Free
Center for Sustainable Urban Environments A Synthesis of Transportation Emissions Research, A lecture by Lei Yu: Dr. Yu will discuss a comprehensive review of the research on transportation related recommendations for future research directions. See the flyer for more details. 3250 Rec Center, UC West Campus May 1, 2009 12:10PM Free
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Securing the Future: The future is NOW for nonprofit organizations. Join nationally known speakers Bob Johansen and Jan Masaoka for an educational conference focused on how today's planning strategies will determine the ongoing success of your nonprofit in the future. Click here for more information and to register. Hyatt Hotel, downtown April 30, 2009 8:00AM $70.00
Urban Land Institute Reinventing Your Environment : Reinventing Your Environment will give you the opportunity to learn and engage with community leaders who have successfully navigated their ambitious projects through the various financial, political and market pitfalls that have trapped many others. Click here to register. Keystone Parks, Cincinnati April 29, 2009 Members: $30.00, Non-Members: $40.00
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Party in the Park : Put a little weekend into your Wednesday this summer at Party in the Park. Held every other Wednesday from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Yeatman’s Cove along the Serpentine Wall, Party in the Park is the original social networking site. Featuring live music from Swimsuit Models. Click here for more information. Yeatman's Cove Park, downtown April 22 though August 19, 2009 Free
Center for Sustainable Urban Environments Earthships, A lecture by Michael Reynolds: Sustainable designer and UC Alum discussing biotecture; earthships; sustainability; integrated systems; garbage warrior. See the flyer for more details. 5401 DAAP, UC West Campus April 22, 2009 5:00PM Free
UC Farmers Market The University of Cincinnati will be hosting a farmer market on Mondays: April 20, May 04, May 18, and June 01. The market will offer fresh produce, local products, canvas shopping bags, and more. University of Cincinnati Main Street april 20, 2009 11AM to 3PM Free
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber WE Share: WE Share is a program that gives women professionals the opportunity to connect with and learn from leading Cincinnati USA business women in an intimate roundtable discussion and then encourages participants to continue the dialogue online in their very own e-community at cincinnatichamber.com. Click here for more information and to register. Loveland April 16, 2009 3:00PM Members: $30.00, Non-Members: $50.00
Center for Sustainable Urban Environments Garbage Warrior A Documentary Film: For 30 years New Mexico-based Michael Reynolds and his green disciples have devoted their time to advancing the art of "earthship biotecture" by building selfsufficient, off-the-grid communities where design and function converge in ecoharmony. See the flyer for more details. 3250 Rec Center, UC West Campus April 17, 2009 12:10PM Free
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Navigating Your Chamber: Whether you are a new member of have been for years, "Navigating Your Chamber" will open your eyes to the multitude of benefits that come along with Chamber membership. Click here for more information and to register. Regional Chamber, downtown April 9, 2009 8:30AM Free
Cincinnati Parks Sustainable Transportation: This lecture is part of the Living Our Green life lecture series at Krohn Conservatory and Mayor Mallory's Green Cincinnati Initiative. Call ahead to reserve a seat: 513-352-4080. Krohn Conservatory April 8, 2009 6-8PM Free
The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden Barrows Conservation Lecture Series An Age of Turbulence: Global Environmental History since 1890: This lecture is presented by John R. McNeil who has been a faculty member of the School of Foreign Service and History Department at Georgetown where he teaches world history, environmental history, and international history. Schiff Family Conference Center at the Cintas Center at Xavier University Sunday April 5, 2009 7:00PM
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber Coffee and Conversation: City Council member Greg Harris will be the featured guest during the April 3 Coffee & Conversation at the Chamber. Coffee and Conversation events present a one-hour casual networking session that allows business leaders to network with each other as well as mingle and converse with an elected official from one of the various levels of government. Click here for more informationa and to register. Regional Chamber, downtown Friday April 3, 2009 8:00AM Free
The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden Barrows Conservation Lecture Series "Some Like It Hot ... But Lots More Do Not: The Changing Climate of US Politics" Co-Sponsored with the Brueggeman Center.Presented by David W. Orr who is the Paul Sears Distinguished Professor of Environmental Studies and Politics and Chair of the Environmental Studies Program at Oberlin College Schiff Family Conference Center at the Cintas Center at Xavier University Sunday March 29, 2009 7:00PM
Citizens for Civic Renewal Silverton Shares Services: One City's Commitment to Efficient Local Government: The City of Silverton, is becoming a model for how "shared services" can keep cost down and help deliver better services. Mark Wendling, Silverton's City Manager, will highlight how the city's commitment to government efficiency has led to a joint fire district with the City of Deer Park, contracting building inspections with Hamilton County and joining a local government consortium that provides income tax collection service. After Mark's remarks, you will participate in small group discussions to determine how all local governments can learn from Silverton's experience and work to be more efficient. To sign up and pay registration go here or contact: Steve Johns, Executive Director - 513-458-6736 or ccrcinn@juno.com. Deer Park/ Silverton Fire Hall, 7050 Blue Ash Rd March 26, 2009 5:30-7:30PM $10 by March 24 or $15 at the door/Free for students
Cincinnati Parks How to Make Your Garden Green: This lecture is part of the Living Our Green life lecture series at Krohn Conservatory and Mayor Mallory's Green Cincinnati Initiative. Call ahead to reserve a seat: 513-352-4080. Krohn Conservatory March 11, 2009 6-8PM Free
UC Center for Sustainable Urban Environments Form-based Codes: Building Great Neighborhoods and a Strong Cincinnati: Roxanne Qualls, City of Cincinnati Councilwoman will discuss an innovative, community-driven alternative to conventional zoning called form-based codes that is being used to revitalize neighborhoods, encourage investment and promote sustainable urbanism. See the winter lecture series flyer for more information. UC Recreation Center Room 3200 March 6, 2009 11AM Free
Growing Cincinnati 7th Annual Neighborhood Summit: This event is conducted by neighborhood stakeholders, community-based organizations and City staff to allow citizens and public officials the opportunity to engage in discussions about housing, economic development, and community building. Read the article on Building Cincinnati for details. Registration is required. Schiff Conference Center at Xavier University March 5-8, 2009 $20
Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati and Mercantile Library 7th Annual Green Architecture Lecture: “At The Top In Cincinnati: National Leadership in Sustainability”: Moderator Alan Warner will provide an overview of the many fine examples and call upon three local architects to present details about their model projects: Fernald Nature Preserve, AMIS campus, Cincinnati Public Schools, and Red Cross Building. Reservations required by March 2 - Mercantile Library, (513) 621-0717 or mercantileinfo@mercantilelibrary.com Mercantile Library, 414 Walnut St March 5, 2009 6:20PM (registration and reception at 5:30PM) Members $8 Nonmembers $10
P&G Alumni P&G Alumni Showcase: This event will feature businesses and organizations with whom P&G alumni are affiliated. UC's Division of Professional Practice will have a booth space. The Showcase is intended to help enable P&G alumni, retirees and the general public to connect and collaborate, share their products or service ideas and provide information on non-profits and personal interests. See UC's Division of Professional Practice flyer for more information. Xavier University Cintas Center March 4, 2009 4-9PM $15; $20 at the door; $10 for students with ID
Communities United for Action Environmental Justice Community Planning Meeting: The agenda will include an update in the Ordinance, positions of city council members, other interests and concerns. For more infomation, see the CUFA website. Working in Neighborhoods - 1814 Dreman Ave in South Cumminsville March 3, 2009 4:30-6:30PM
UC Center for Sustainable Urban Environments The Evolution of Complex Networks and Economic Geography: Dr. Dan Braha of New England Complex Systems Institute & UMass will present an evolutionary perspective on economic geography that elegantly explains large-scale empirical data of industry structure. See the winter lecture series flyer for more information. UC Recreation Center Room 3200 February 27, 2009 11AM Free
Communities United for Action Forum on the Environmental Justice Ordinance: Vice Mayor David Crowley will be holding this forum. He will argue the reasons for the ordinance. The program will also include an opponent that will argue the reasons against the ordinance. For more informaiton, see the CUFA website. Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church February 26, 2009 7PM
UC PACES Dirty Energy Policy: Prelude to Climate Change: speaker, Joseph P. Tomain, UC College of Law Dean Emeritus. See the flyer event for more information. Tangeman University Center, Main Street Cinema February 24, 2009 12:30-1:30PM Free
Bockfest Bockfest Blow Friday: Blowers from the Art Academy will create a glass stein trophy, which will be the grand prize for the best parade entry. Free hors d'oeuvres will be provided by Arnold's Bar and Grill. See the Bockfest website for more information. River City Works, 532 West 12th St. February 20, 2009 6:30-9:00PM Free
UC Center for Sustainable Urban Environments Sustainable Planning and Design for Roadways, Airports, and Developments: Paul Gruner, senior vice president of Gresham, Smith and Partners will summarize current examples of sustainable planning and design related to roadways, airports, and developments. See the winter lecture series flyer for more information. UC Recreation Center Room 3200 February 20, 2009 11AM Free
Cincinnati Parks I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas: This lecture is part of the Living Our Green life lecture series at Krohn Conservatory and Mayor Mallory's Green Cincinnati Initiative. Call ahead to reserve a seat: 513-352-4080. Krohn Conservatory February 18, 2009 6-8PM Free
UC Center for Sustainable Urban Environments Modeling Decentralized Green Infrastructure in the Urban Environment: Dr. Franco Montalto of Drexel University's Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering will present a two-step approach to assessing the costeffectiveness of low impact development/green infrastructure in an urban watershed. See the winter lecture series flyer for more information. UC Recreation Center Room 3200 February 13, 2009 11AM Free
UC Center for Sustainable Urban Environments Will Cincinnati Get Its Streetcars Back? / Sustainable Hegemony: John Schneider, managing director of First Valley Corp. and Jason Haap, publisher of the Cincinnati Beacon will discuss mass transit in Cincinnati's future. See the winter lecture series flyer for more information. UC Swift Building Room 500 February 12, 2009 4PM Free
UC Center for Sustainable Urban Environments The Voices of Yesterday’s Children: Lead Poisoning’s Lifetime Legacy: Kim Dietrich, director of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UC College of Medicine will share his experiences during the conduct of a long-term prospective study on childhood lead. See the winter lecture series flyer for more information. UC Recreation Center Room 3200 February 6, 2009 11AM Free
UC Center for Sustainable Urban Environments Beyond Sustainability: Plan C Strategies for Surviving Peak Oil and Climate Change: Pat Murphy, Executive Director of Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions will speak from his book Plan C. See the winter lecture series flyer for more information. UC Recreation Center Room 3200 January 30, 2009 11AM Free
Citizens for Civic Renewal Citizens Connect: Silverton Shared Services: Silverton City Manager Mark Wendling will speak about his city's policy of shared municipal services. After Mark's remarks, you will participate in small group discussions to determine how all local governments can learn from Silverton's experience and work to be more efficient. For more information, including how to register, see the event flyer. Meier's Wine Cellars, 6955 Plainfield, Silverton Thursday, January 29th 5:30-7:30PM $10 by Jan 27 or $15 at the door.
Bockfest 2009 - Prohibition Resistance Tour 2009: Come to the annual Bockfest celebration, as well as the return of the hugely successful Prohibition Resistance Tour. Keep checking the Bockfest website for details as they become available, as well as opportunities to volunteer. Milton's Prospect Hill Tavern, 301 Milton Street January 24, 2009 8:15AM to 2:00PM
OTR Brewery District and Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati Brewery District Design Charrette: Work with architects and planners in a one day charrette to develop creative design solutions to the challenges posed in rebuilding the Brewery District. The Business Courier has more information. Milton's Prospect Hill Tavern, 301 Milton Street January 17, 2009 9:00AM free or $10 for boxed lunch
Ohio CDC Association Roundtable: Patricia Barnes and Celia Elkins will be updating us the current work of the Ohio CDC, and the many benefits of membership. Lunch will be available, provided by the Ohio CDC and OTR Community Housing. The CDC Association will provide snacks. Parking in the lot at Copelen and McMillan. Walnut Hills Redevelopment Foundation, 791 East McMillan, between Copelen and Gilbert December 12, 2008 12:00PM-2:00PM
OTR Brewery District Brewery District Christmas Holiday Party: Come join us for some festive holiday merriment! Milton's Prospect Hill Tavern, 301 Milton Street December 10, 2008 5:30PM
Urban Land Institute Emerging Trends in Real Estate 2009: This is national ULI's signature annual event, with keynote speaker Chuck DiRocco from ULI in Washington DC. Questions? Call 1.800.321.5011 or Jill Benavides 513.313.0261. Register at www.uli.org Millennium Hotel December 10, 2008 7:30AM-10AM
Vacated Building Maintenance License Roundtable: Paula Boggs-Muething of the City Solicitor's Office and Ed Cunningham of the Building Division will be on hand to talk about the current status of the program, and to hear our experiences with it. Enter the Studio from the rear. Parking is available there, on the street, and in lots in the area. Refreshments and water available as always. UC Niehoff Design Studio, 2728 Vine Street, corner of Daniels December 9, 2008 12:00AM to 1:30PM
Communities United for Action Building Communities for the Future: Michael Cervay of the City of Cincinnati will talk about the Neighborhood Stabilization Funding, Cincinnati Health Commission Dr. Noble Maseru will talk about environmental justice, and Community Action Agency's President and CEO Gwen Robinson will discuss CAA's youth employment program and other youth opportunities. North Presbyterian Church, 4222 Hamilton Avenue, Northside December 6, 2008 8:30AM to 12:30PM
Cincinnati Preservation Association "Building Holidays" Trolley Tour: starts at Fountain Square and will go inside Memorial Hall, Philippus United Methodist Church, and the Mercantile Library, among other buildings. The subject of the tour is the evolution of the Christmas holiday as it is celebrated today. The Queen City Survey blog has more information. Cincinnati Basin December 6, 2008 $15.00 for adults, $5.00 for children
LISC / CDC Association / Cincinnati Devleopment Fund,City of Cincinnati Revitalization Planning and Implementation Training: with Jeremey Newberg and Wendy Smith of and 21 Capital Access Corporation. More information to follow. November 20-21,2008
EMTEC Ohio Advanced and Green Energy Markets Summit: Participants will gain needed insights from experts who will address the issues and opportunities involved with expanding Ohio’s urban and rural economies by capitalizing on Ohio’s alternative energy potential, sustainable agricultural and green product development practices and entrepreneurial talent. Click here for more information. Crowne Plaza Columbus North November 11, 2008 8AM-5PM $125
Ohio Housing Finance Agency,Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing Ohio Housing Conference: Uniting for Tomorrow: Hear what our local, state, and national speakers have to say about the election and the future of the affordable housing industry. Click here for more information. The Greater Columbus Convention Center November 5-7, 2008 Click here for conference fees.
Betts House Research Center Great Cincinnati Families at Home: Since Cincinnati’s early days, the city’s leading families have sponsored the design and construction of significant civic and residential architecture. The Betts House is pleased to present Great Cincinnati Families at Home, an exhibition showcasing the homes of four of these well known Cincinnati families. Click here for more information. Bett's House Research Center. 416 Clark Street. Cincinnati, OH On view until October 31, 2008 $2 per person
Climate Commitment 101 Power to Save the World: The next installment in the Climate Commitment 101 Lecture Series features Gwyneth Cravens, author of Power to Save the World: The Truth About Nuclear Energy. This new book explores the controversies and facts surrounding nuclear energy and its potential to help or hinder the environment. Ms. Cravens will speak about her book, her research and will be available to sign copies for sale in the lobby. MainStreet Cinema in Tangeman University Center October 30, 2008
The DAAP School of Planning PhD Program Colloquium Law and Planning Are Not Enough: Interdisciplinary Research on Environmental Conservation and Discretionary Land Use Decision Making: Presented by Professor Tony Arnold, who is the Boehl Chair in Property & Land Use at the University of Louisville, where he teaches in both the Brandeis School of Law and the School of Urban and Public Affairs. Professor Arnold’s lecture will focus on the integration of disciplinary insights and methods in addressing how environmental conservation is achieved in society and how land use decision makers make discretionary decisions. For more information contact Professor Xinhao Wang at Xinhao.wang@uc.edu or 513-556-4943 5430 DAAP Building October 23, 2008, 12:30-2PM
Coalition of Urban Metropolitan Universities Building Bridges to Regional Stewardship:is hosted by Northern Kentucky University as well as the University of Cincinnati and will examine the ways in which academic institutions and their communities are building bridges to regional collaboration. Click here to download the program and click here to register. Northern Kentucky Convention Center October 18-21, 2008 see program for prices
Annual Community Development Bus Tour: Eastside neighborhoods: East End, Columbia Tusculum, Mt. Lookout, Oakley, Hyde Park, Mt. Washington, and Madisonville. More information to follow. October 17, 2008 12-4:30PM Cost $25, including box lunch and reception at 3:30
Findlay Market Solar Energy Dedication Ceremony : With support from Duke Energy and the Ohio Department of Development, Findlay Market will harness energy from the sun using an array of 114 solar panels mounted on the roof of the historic market house. The panels will generate electricity for market operations. Click here for more information. RSVP by October 13th to ceagleson@findlaymarket.org or 513-665-4839, ext. 11. Findlay Market October 16, 2008 1:00PM
Over-the-Rhine Community Housing Celebrating our Beloved Community: Support the 2nd annual fundraiser of the Over-the-Rhine Community Housing. Partake in a night of festivities including a presentation by local historian, Dan Hurly entitled,"It's About People:The History and Future of Over-The-Rhine." Click here for more information. Click here to register. Music Hall Ballroom October 16, 2008 5:30-8:30PM $50
OkI Regional Planning Conference: The conference theme “Planning Our Legacy” is a calling for us to look forward while recognizing the important accomplishments of our planning past. Click here to download the program and click here to register. Louisville, KY October 15-17, 2008 see program for prices
Hamilton County Park District Better Site Design:Changing Development Roles in our Community: Learn about Better Site Design, a fundamentally different approach to development that results in economically sensitive development. Designed for local planners, landscape architects, engineers, developers and government officials involved in the designing and building of new developments and communities. Click here for more information. Sharonville, OH October 15th, 2008 8AM-4PM
Outdoor Movie: WALL*E: As part of UC's All American Homecoming 2008, Marge Schott Baseball Stadium will be transformed into a "walk-in movie theater." This movie crosses genres and generations to provide an entertaining look into our self-destructive future and potential for salvation from an unlikely source - a trash-compacting robot named WALL*E. Free organic popcorn and hot chocolate will be provided. Marge Schott Baseball Stadium October 8, 2008 7:30PM-9:30PM
Farmers Market on MainStreet: As part of UC's All American Homecoming 2008, MainStreet will be transformed into a bustling farmers market featuring locally-grown and produced goods. The event will also include a cornhole tournament, pumpkin carving contest, tours of the Solar House, games and live bluegrass music from the Rumpke Mountain Boys. MainStreet, UC's Campus October 7, 2008 11:30AM-3:30PM
Brown Bag Seminar on the Programs: Part 1: Walking the Gateway Quarter at 11:30 a m, 12th and Vine. Part 2:presentation on CDF's loan programs and predevelopment loan funds, plus refreshments, 12:30 p m, Cincinnati Development Fund, in the Emery Building at the corner of Walnut and Central Parkway. RSVP to:patricia.garry@cdcagc.org October 7, 2008
The Civic Garden Center and the Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati PNC's Green Architecture:Presented by Gary Jay Saulson, director of Corporate Real Estate, PNC Bank,discussing the positive economic and productivity impact of Green (Sustainable) Buildings, and why building green makes sense for corporate America. PNC currently has the most certified green buildings of any corporation in the United States. Call 513.331.0981 x 18 to RSVP First Unitarian Church and across the street at Civic Garden Center October 7, 2008 4:30 to 7PM $20 advance, $25 day of event, $75 patron
Building Valued Neighborhoods Conference: Community Development through Form Based Codes. More information:TBA The Cincinnati Convention Center October 3 & 4, 2008 $35 public, $60 private
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden Barrows Conservation Lecture Series Our Environmental Destiny Presented by Robert F. Kennedy Kennedy has been selected as the 2008 recipient of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden's Barrows Wildlife Conservation Award. This award is handed out each year to someone the Cincinnati Zoo recognizes as a leader in the wildlife conservation. Kennedy was named one of Time Magazine's "Heroes for the Planet" for his success in helping Riverkeeper lead the fight to restore the Hudson River. Click here for more information. Schiff Family Conference Center at the Cintas Center at Xavier University October 2, 2008. 7:00PM 2:00PM Free, but tickets should be obtained in advance
Memorial service to celebrate the life of UC adjunct associate planning professor, Cincinnati city planner, Northside resident, and long-time activist, Charlotte "Tommie" Thompson who passed away on June 25. Click here to read her obituary at Cincinnati.com and here to read a short tribute published in City Beat. First Unitarian Church, 536 Linton Street, Cincinnati September 27, 2008. 2:00PM
Cincinnati PARK[ing] DAY is a one-day, global event where artists, activists, and citizens collaborate to temporarily transform parking spots into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public parks. If interested in participating, email cincinnatiparkingday@gmail.com before September 5. Cincinnati Parking day has a blog and a myspace page with details. Or download this document for ideas. Cincinnati September 19, 2008 FREE
Camp Washington Bluegrass and Art Festival:with art and a dog parade. Click here for more information. Valley Park, 3220 Colerain Avenue Cincinnati, OH September 13, 2008.2:00PM - 8:O0PM
Brookings Institution and Greater Ohio Policy Center. A Policy Summit on Restoring Prosperity to Ohio: This Summit is the center piece of a multi-year research, policy development, and networking effort to revitalize Ohio’s core communities, create new opportunities for the people of Ohio, and invigorate the state’s economy. Click here for more information. Click here to register. Greater Columbus Convention Center September 9, 2008. 6:00PM
OTR Brewery District Monthly Meeting: Click here for the website. TBD September 10, 2008. 5:30
ReSource. Strategic Thinking and Planning: Learn the essentials for an effective strategic planning process to strengthen your organization and its effectiveness. This informative presentation will help you understand: why planning is important; who should be involved; factors affecting time requirements; process; communicating the plan internally and externally; plan implementation and evaluation.
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Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati September 10, 2008. 8:30AM - 11:30AM Members $25, Non-Members $35.
Corryville Community Council Meeting: Click here for the website. Corryville Recreation Center 2823 Eden Avenue September 10, 2008. 8:30AM - 11:30AM
Imago 7th Annual Music in the Woods: features music by Jake Speed and the Freddies, food and beverages, beer and wine, and silent auction to benefit Imago in Price Hill. Imago, founded in 1978, works to deepen the connection between people and the Earth. Visit their website for details. Imago, 700 Enright Avenue, Price Hill, Cincinnati September 6, 2008 $12.00 in advance, $15.00 at the door
Ohio State University Sustainable Codes Workshop: McBride Dale Clarion of Cincinnati's Chris Duerksen and Greg Dale will provide training on creating a sustainable plan, assessing development codes, and making codes more sustainable. Read about the Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute’s Sustainable Community Development Code initiative and download the registration form for the workshop. OSU campus Columbus, OH Thursday, September 4, 2008. 9:00AM - 4:00 PM $79 or $30 for students
AIA Cincinnati, Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Preservation Association, The Mercantile Library, and the Over-the-Rhine Foundation. Over-the-Rhine Revisted: Designing Infill for Historic Districts:Leading local architects discuss design and planning issues in Over-the Rhine that emerged in a January 2008 community charrette. Visit the Mercantile Library's website or the OTR Brewery District's website for more information Mercantile Library Cincinnati, OH Thursday, September 4, 2008. 5:30PM $8 for members of host organizations, $10 for nonmembers
Downtown Yard Sale: Anyone is welcome to bring down their unwanted treasures to sell. No registration is required. Get Cincy Blog has more information. City Cellars, 908 Race St, Downtown Cincinnati August 30th 2008 1:00-4:00PM FREE
Clifton Cultural Arts Center Floodwall:A Katrina Memorial by Jana Napoli. Now, in its Midwest debut at CCAC and commemorating the third anniversary of the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina, this massive multimedia exhibit will be open to the public as a testament to the resilience and power of the human spirit and of art's power to create healing and renewal. Click here for more information Clifton Cultural Arts Center 3711 Clifton Avenue Cincinnati, OH August 28th-September 14th 2008 Suggested donation:$5
Federal Reserve Bank Federal Reserve Foreclosure Series: Recovery/Renewal/Rebuilding:Third in the series is Moving Toward Solutions: Research and Policy on Vacancy and Abandonment.Contact Donna Brooks 216.579.2309, donna.n.brooks@clev.frb.org. Hyatt Regency Columbus, OH August 27 8:45AM-4:00PM
Brew Ha-HA Cincinnati Brew Ha-HA:Cincinnati has a proud brewing history and this event pays tribute to it. Brew Ha Ha is a one-of-a-kind event that brings together great comedic acts and a wide variety of beers to sample. Don't miss out on this opportunity to sample the many varieties of beers - from ales to lagers and pilsners to stouts - plus food, music, and of course the constant flow of live comedians on three separate stages! Click here for more information. Sawyer Point Park Cincinnati, OH Friday, August 22, from 5pm - 12 Midnight and Saturday, August 23, from 4pm - 12 Midnight. FREE
The Seaside Institute and Whittaker Builders Innovative Practices in Development Seminar. The seminar will look in detail at various traditional neighborhood developments, including New Town (St. Charles, MO). Each session will involve in-depth presentations of the various development practices used, including production building, speed of implementation, engineering and infrastructure and affordability. Click here for more information. St. Charles, MO August 14 – 15, 2008 See link for fee schedule.
Ohio Planning Conference AICP Exam Study Session: The Ohio Planning Conference, along with 13 other APA Chapters, have organized a day-long, online AICP workshop. Those preparing for the November exam and those thinking about taking the exam in the future are encouraged to participate. Click here to download the flyer and here to register. Columbus, OH Saturday, August 9, 2008. 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM FREE
Charleston Signature Homes Green Building Seminar: Andy Temmel, division president of Charleston Signature Homes, will hold a seminar on green building design in a model home at their Harrison Woods subdivision. For more information, read this article. 400 Harrison Lane in Union Township Saturday, August 2, 2008. 1:00PM
Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative and SPACES Shrinking Cities Symposium: numerous events and lectures planned. Shrinking Cities examines the worldwide phenomenon of urban population decline. For detailed information, please visit http://www.cudc.kent.edu/shrink/ Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative (820 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland) and SPACES Gallery (2220 Superior Viaduct, Cleveland) April 20 to June 8, 2007 FREE
Pierce Township in cooperation with the Clermont County Department of Community Planning and the Cincinnati Section of OPC. Conservation Development: Feature speaker: Randall Arendt, landscape planner, site designer, noted author and lecturer, and foremost expert on the subject of sustainable development in the U.S. For registration information, contact Donna Cann at 513.752.6262. For the registration flyer click here. Holiday Inn Eastgate, 4501 Eastgate Boulevard Cincinnati May 10, 2007. 5pm $50.00 before May 2 and $60.00 after May 2.
AIA Cincinnati As part of the AIA Ohio 150 Blueprint project, internationally recognized architect Sim Van der Ryn will speak about "Surpassibility: Creating the Resilient Society." Mr. Van der Ryn will make the case that in order to meet a future that presents formidable challenges we need to apply a holistic approach rather than dealing with buildings and development on a piecemeal basis. For the registration flyer click here. University of Cincinnati, DAAP, Room 4400 May 15, 2007. 5.30pm FREE
Cleveland Section of Ohio Planning Conference Main Street at Work: Shaping Neighborhood Commercial Centers Around Places. Examples will be presented of downtown neighborhood main streets that have turned themselves around by reorienting around the notion of "Place." **open to the public.** Forest Hill Church 3031 Monticello Boulevard (at Lee Road) Cleveland Heights, OH May 22, 2007- 7:00p.m. FREE
KAPA (Kentucky Chapter of the American Planning Association) Spring Conference “Back to Basics: Planning and Zoning in the Commonwealth.” For more information visit http://www.kapa.org/doc/kapa%20registration%20form2.pdf Barren River State Park May 23rd – May 25th 2007  
Ohio Planning Conference Annual Convention: Check for updates at http://www.ohioplanning.org Columbus, OH September 19-21, 2007  
Kentucky League of Cities Annual Convention: Check for updates at http://www.klc.org/ Covington, KY Octobet 10-12, 2007  
Medina County Department of Planning Services Town Center and Downtown Preservation. For more information, click here.   October 27, 2007, 6:30pm