Bees, Bugs and Butterflies Exhibit

The Family Life Center 16349 Chillicothe Road, Bainbridge, OH, United States

Join us in this unique photographic journey featuring the work of Jerry Cannon, Danae Wolfe, Jim Roetzel, Denny Reiser, Anthony Rodgers, and Jeffrey Gibson. During various life stages, our native insects and caterpillars are hard at work supporting our local biome. Get a fascinating look at nature's essential pollinators.

The Prism Series: Who are the Good Life Ambassadors?

The Family Life Center 16349 Chillicothe Road, Bainbridge, OH, United States

The Good Life Ambassador program through the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities consists of adults with developmental disabilities who share their personal journeys and perspectives to create disability acceptance and inclusion. Join us to hear about the program from Good Life Ambassadors and CCBDD representatives.

The Prism Series: A Community Within a Community

The Family Life Center 16349 Chillicothe Road, Bainbridge, OH, United States

What are the challenges facing differently-abled individuals entering adulthood? Solon Community Living is creating a safe, sustainable, and community-accessible neighborhood that provides a ‘braided’ experience that allows families, care staff, and individuals to work together toward choice and self-determination.

Oak-y Dokie 5K and Fall Sensory Festival

The Family Life Center 16349 Chillicothe Road, Bainbridge, OH, United States

Celebrate inclusion and acceptance with the Community Life Collaborative. Our annual Oak-y Dokie 5K and Able Acorn Walk highlights the special needs community and individuals with different abilities. Proceeds will support education for neuro-diverse individuals and their families. All skill levels are welcome!

The Prism Series: Estate & Financial Planning for People with Disabilities

The Family Life Center 16349 Chillicothe Road, Bainbridge, OH, United States

Planning for a loved one with a disability can be challenging and daunting. Discover effective tools you can use for ensuring a supportive future for unique needs, including the use of special needs trusts, STABLE accounts, and how they work with government benefits.

Hope Unveiled: A Night of Refugee Artistry and Resilience Opening Reception

The Family Life Center 16349 Chillicothe Road, Bainbridge, OH, United States

Explore the intersecting, border crossing artwork by the Columbus Crossing Borders Project at the Gardenview Gallery. The documentary, "Breathe Free" will be shown on a loop throughout the event. We will be collecting items for USCRI (U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants) at this event.

Columbus Crossing Borders Project Exhibit

The Family Life Center 16349 Chillicothe Road, Bainbridge, OH, United States

We are excited to feature the Columbus Crossing Borders Project in our Gardenview Gallery. The exhibit was created to inspire critical thinking, compassion, and support for the millions of people who have been forced to flee their homes due to war, climate, violence, and persecution.

Together We Thrive: Sharing Local Refugee Journeys

The Family Life Center 16349 Chillicothe Road, Bainbridge, OH, United States

Graham Ball, from the US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) will be leading a panel of local humanitarian workers to discuss the experiences of refugees and migrants in Northeast Ohio.

Climate Fresk: Using Gamification to Understand Climate Change

The Family Life Center 16349 Chillicothe Road, Bainbridge, OH, United States

Climate Fresk, featured on NPR, is a gamified workshop that teaches participants how everything is connected in the climate crisis. The goal is to empower participants with an understanding and language to be able to speak to nuanced issues, and empower them to build a foundation to move a community towards action.

Tree of Life Ceremony

40 East Lods Street Akron, Ohio 44304

The Tree of Life Event is a celebration of life for families that have lost a loved one due to opioid overdose or gun violence on our city streets. We honor 15 families annually in the Northeast Ohio area with a "Tree of Life" dedicated to their beloved family members. We acknowledge that your loved one had value, and they should be remembered and celebrated.

Getting Our Hands Dirty: Mobilizing Local Systems for Food Security (Part 1)

East Cleveland Gardens, Coit Road Farmers' Market 15000 Woodworth Rd, East Cleveland, OH 44110

Get your hands dirty in the urban gardens of East Cleveland that are cultivating family and neighborhood food ambassadors of all ages. Then discover root causes to food injustice and dig in for more ways you can make a difference.

Getting Our Hands Dirty: Mobilizing Local Systems for Food Security (Part 2)

The Family Life Center 16349 Chillicothe Road, Bainbridge, OH, United States

After setting the context with a brief history of systemic policies that created low food access, Sara Continenza and Beth Vild will spotlight two thriving vacant-to-vibrant models for mobilizing local food & garden ambassadors for neighborhood resilience in Cleveland and Akron neighborhoods

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.