2024 Kent Skillshare

2024 Kent Reeds and Roots Skillshare

Saturday, August 24th, 2024
10am – 10:30pm 
Fred Fuller Park
497 Middlebury Road
Kent, OH 44240

Reeds and Roots Skillshare is returning to Kent!

At a Reeds and Roots Skillshare event, presenters offer family-friendly workshops and presentations, sharing skills that promote earth-friendly living, aka “Earthskills”. 

Join us in Kent for a full day of FREE Earthskills workshops
at this kid-friendly event!!!
Donations (Cash, Venmo, or PayPal) gratefully accepted to help cover costs

Planning to attend this event?

Preregister to get communications about new workshops, schedule changes, and to be added to our Reeds and Roots Mailing List!

Volunteers Needed!
We need you to help make Reeds and Roots welcoming, inclusive, and safe!

2024 Event Schedule

10:00 am Registration open

10:30 am – 11:15am Workshop 1

11:30am- 12:15am Workshop 2

12:30-1pm All-Community Circle

1:00 pm – 2 pm Potluck Lunch

2 – 3:30 pm “Deep Dive” Workshop 3

3:30 – 4 pm Break

4 – 5:30 pm “Deep Dive” Workshop 4

5:30 – 7 pm  Chili Cook-off Dinner

6:45 pm Closing Circle

7 – 8:30 pm Community Song Circle

8:30 – 10:30 pm Campfire/Music

Several of our awesome teachers will be vending – bring cash for the vending booths!

How to Get There:

Google Maps will take you to the wrong area within the park, so it’s best to navigate to the Kent Parks and Recreation office on Middlebury Road. General parking will be on the west side of Middlebury, just south of the park office.

If you are coming by bus, the closest stop is at Main and Prospect streets, and the park is about a 10 minute walk south from there.

What to Bring:

Please bring your own folding chair, sun protection, water bottle, note-taking tools, possible face mask, and everything you need to be comfortable outside.

Prepare to be outside the whole time you are with us. Please check the weather (link) to plan accordingly.

Food options. You can pack your own food, and we will have a potluck area for those of us who love to share!  
Help us reduce waste by bringing your own reusable plates, bowls, and utensils!

Downtown Kent is just a 10 minute walk away, where there are many restaurant options.

Fred Fuller Park has potable city water and flush toilets. There are a few handicapped parking spaces available, but pathways are either grass or gravel, and there are some hills.

We are not able to offer camping at this event. West Branch State Park is 20 minutes from the park.

At past events, we’ve had wonderful medic volunteers for First Aid needs – this event does NOT have such accommodations. Please bring all your own first aid supplies. 

Several of our awesome teachers will be vending – bring cash for the vending booths.

Bring instruments for community jam sessions in the evening!

Please bring a positive attitude READ OUR FULL COMMUNITY CARE AGREEMENT HERE

What NOT to Bring:




Pets – are highly discouraged but not prohibited

Illegal substances

Sickness! If you aren’t feeling well or have been around someone with COVID recently, please stay home.

A bad attitude – this is a no-judgment, safe space. READ OUR FULL COMMUNITY CARE AGREEMENT HERE.