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Crooked River Contrasts

August 9, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - September 15, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

An Exhibit Celebrating the History and Transformation of the Cuyahoga River

The Community Life Collaborative invites you to the Garden View Gallery Opening Reception for Crooked River Contrasts. This exhibit brings together historical images leading up to the 1969 fire and contemporary photographs depicting the positive results the clean-up and conservation strategies that event inspired. Join us in the Garden View Gallery to view these photos and learn the fascinating story they tell.

Exhibit Co-Curator Joseph Valencic, international speaker and curator for museum exhibits, will share his deep knowledge of immigration and diversity and the role the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie have continued to play in drawing people from all over the world to power Ohio’s industry and economy.

Join us for a welcome reception:
Wednesday, August 9, 2023
5:00-8:00 pm
6:15 Speaker, Joseph Valencic

Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

The exhibit runs through September 15th

This exhibit was originally curated with funds from the Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the Xtinguish Celebration.


August 9, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
September 15, 2023 @ 5:00 pm


Community Life Collaborative


The Family Life Center
16349 Chillicothe Road
Bainbridge, OH 44023 United States
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The CLC hosts subject specific events throughout the year that align with our respective Community Programs. Our non-profit will also have immersive ways to connect through public events and fundraisers periodically.