Saturday, September 15, 2018

Kenmore, the Loop

Date: Saturday, September 22nd
Start: 4:00PM
End: 5:30PM
Led by Greg Milo and Marissa Little, Akron2Akron co-leads
Meeting Location: Kenmore Branch Library parking lot (969 Kenmore Blvd)
Accessibility: we will be biking on the public streets - the Blvd has been recently paved however some of the back roads in the neighborhood have hills and holes
Parking: Kenmore Branch Library

Route:

1. Kenmore Branch Library
2. Shady Park
3. Financial Empowerment Center
4. NEW paved and protected bike lanes on Kenmore Blvd.
5. Weave through the Kenmore neighborhood south of Kenmore Blvd.
6. Pedestrian bridge on Wilbeth
7. Fire Station
8. Pettit's Automotive Electric
9. Live Music Now! 

Stick around for Kenmore Neighborhood Alliance's Boulevard Bikes & Brews, where there will be street food, craft beer, musicians, vendors and activities for the whole family.


**PLEASE NOTE: While there will be a small number of bikes available to rent, participants are encouraged to bring their own bike and arrive 10-15 minutes prior to the ride to ensure we can kick off at 4pm**

Monday, September 3, 2018

Middlebury: on the rise

What: Middlebury Walking Tour
Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Start: 4:00PM
End: 5:30PM
Led by Charlotte Gintert
Meeting Location: The Well CDC
647 E Market St, Akron, OH 44304
Accessibility: Portions of this walk are quite hilly. Sorry, it's Akron.
Parking:
The Well parking lot, plus street parking on Agate Pl and Ames Ct are also good options.


Route:
1. The Well CDC - welcome from one of The Well CDC staff/explanation of Middlebury Wednesdays
2. The WOMB to learn more about their programming and how to get involved!
3. Millstone/Akron's origin point
4. Battered Women's Shelter to get info from Ohia
5. Head down to parking lot central (Ardmore, Vulcan, Lest We Forget memorial)
6. The hidden Little Cuyahoga
7. Up the steep hill on Kent to Visitation of Mary (for inside tour)
8. 15 Broad loading dock to talk with the entrepreneurs there (Jasmin from the Hideaway and Trusself Yoga - Kombucha samples)
9. Back to the Well for the Middlebury Wednesday market (the Trolley will be available for a return trip to The Well).

Thursday, August 9, 2018



Join us on our adventure of North Hill and step into spaces you've never experienced before. Enjoy the Hibernian Club bar, the Italian Club pasta, the Himalayan Music Academy, the shuffleboard courts of Water's Park, and the North Hill Farmer's Market. We'll park at the North Hill Branch Library, and the trolley will transport us to Waters Park. 

What: North Hill, Main Street Edition
Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Start time: 4:00pm
End time: 6:30 pm
Led by: A collection of North Hillians 
Meeting location: North Hill Branch Library: 183 E Cuyahoga Falls Ave, Akron, OH 44310
Accessibility: bike friendly, strollers welcomed, pets welcomed, kid friendly. Waters Park is up a series of steps atop a hill. Total walk is 0.7 miles.
Parking: 183 E Cuyahoga Falls Ave, Akron, OH 44310

Route:
1. Start at North Hill Branch Library
2. Trolley transports us to Waters Park
3. Shuffleboard and scenic view of Downtown Akron
4. Italian Club
5. Himalayan Music Academy
6. Hibernian Club for refreshments
7. North Hill Farmer's Market outside the Exchange House


RSVP for the free event by following the Eventbrite page

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Middlebury: Before there was Akron, Take 2

What: Middlebury Walking Tour
Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Start: 5:00PM End: 6:30PM
Led by Charlotte Gintert Meeting
Location: The Well CDC 647 E Market St, Akron, OH 44304
Accessibility: Portions of this walk are quite hilly. Sorry, it's Akron.
Parking: The Well parking lot, plus street parking on Agate Pl and Ames Ct are also good options. 

Route:
1. The Well CDC - welcome from one of The Well CDC staff/explanation of Middlebury Wednesdays
2. The WOMB to learn more about their programming and how to get involved!
3. Millstone/Akron's origin point
4. Battered Women's Shelter to get info from Ohia
5. Head down to parking lot central (Ardmore, Vulcan, Lest We Forget memorial)
6. The hidden Little Cuyahoga
7. Up the steep hill on Kent to Visitation of Mary (for inside tour)
8. 15 Broad loading dock to talk with the entrepreneurs there (Jasmin from the Hideaway and Trusself Yoga - Kombucha samples)
9. Back to the Well for the Middlebury Wednesday market

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Kenmore: Music is Kind of Our Thing


What: Kenmore Blvd: Music is Kind of Our Thing
Date: Friday, June 1, 2018
Start: 5:00PM
End: 6:30PM
Led by Tina Brode Boyes
Meeting Location: Rialto Theatre,
1000 Kenmore Blvd. Akron, OH 44303
Accessibility: strollers welcome,
wheelchair accessible
Parking:
Behind the Rialto Theatre off of 15th Street


Route:


1. Rialto Theatre
2. 1008 Kenmore Blvd. (Surprise)
3. Lay's Guitar
4. Guitar Department
5. Live Music Now! for snacks, drinks, conversation, and MORE MUSIC!

And buskers throughout!

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Concrete and Culture: A walk through North Hill

Led by the North Akron Community Development Corporation team, we'll experience and consider the past, present, and potential of North Hill, starting with Temple Square. What role does the rich and new culture play in the neighborhood? We'll find out.

Join us for an experience through the diverse cultures (and infrastructure) of North Hill. We'll visit Family Grocery for some chatpattey, navigate busy Main Street, visit the African Market for some dumplings, and we'll wrap it up with some chill time at Lynn's Pub.

What: North Hill: Culture and Concrete
Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018
Start time: 2:00pm
End time: 3:30 pm
Led by: John Ughrin
Meeting location: North Hill Branch Library: 183 E Cuyahoga Falls Ave, Akron, OH 44310
Accessibility: bike friendly, strollers welcomed, pets welcomed, kid friendly, wheelchair accessible. We will be walking across Main Street on two occasions, which can be a challenge).
Parking: 183 E Cuyahoga Falls Ave, Akron, OH 44310

Route:
1. Park and start at North Hill Branch Library
2. Quick introduction at Temple Square Park
3. Cross Main Street to Family Grocery (host: Naresh Subba)
4. Cross Main Street again to the Exchange House (host: Katie Beck)
5. Walk through the neighborhood to the African Market (host: Wouryouwon Morris)
6. End at Lynn's Pub for those interested.

RSVP for the free event by following the Eventbrite link.




Friday, April 20, 2018

2018 Akron2Akron Tours

North Akron Market Preview:
Saturday, April 28th at 2pm, meet at the North Hill Branch Library (183 E Cuyahoga Falls Ave).

Jane’s Walk weekend:
May 5th-7th (www.facebook.com/janeswalkakron)

Kenmore Music Scene:
Friday, June 1st @ 5pm, meet at  Kenmore Branch Library (969 Kenmore Blvd).

Middlebury Farmers’ Market:
Wednesday, July 11th @ 5pm, meet at The Well CDC (647 East Market Street).

North Hill Neighborhood Gardens and North Akron Market:
Saturday, August 27th @ 4pm, meet at the North Hill Branch Library (183 East Cuyahoga Falls Ave).

Middlebury Farmers’ Market:
Wednesday, September 12th @ 5pm, meet at The Well  CDC (647 East Market Street).

Kenmore Blvd.:
Saturday, October 6th at 1pm, meet at Kenmore Branch Library (969 Kenmore Blvd).

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