BRECKSVILLE -- Grab a blanket and a picnic dinner and come out to this national park for a free concert June 21 by reggae group Carlos Jones & the P.L.U.S. Band.

The band will play at Howe Meadow, 4040 Riverview Road in Peninsula. The concert is hosted by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the National Park Service, and sponsored by Woodsy's Music.

For almost 20 years, Carlos Jones & the P.L.U.S. Band have delivered soulful roots reggae to Northeast Ohioans. Their repertoire includes original compositions, reggae and pop covers and traditional Rastafarian Nyabinghi drum chants.

Family activities begin at 5:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 6:30 p.m. No seating is provided; bring folding chairs or a blanket to sit on, as well as a picnic dinner. This concert is free but has a suggested donation of $5. Learn more at

The Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a non-profit organization created to engage public support for the park and provide services to enhance public use and enjoyment of the park. For more information call 330-657-2909.

CVNP encompasses 33,000 acres along the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron. For more information visit or call 330-657-2752.