The following public events are scheduled for 2023. If you have suggestions or would like to help with an event, please contact us. For a list of previous events, click here.

May 2023 Meetup – Spring Flying at Top O Ledges

Date: May 13, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Top O Ledges Picnic Area, Cleveland Metroparks

Join us for some Spring flying at Top O Ledges picnic area in Hinckley. This area has plenty of trees, fields, and open space for beginners or advanced pilots. It is one of the only drone-allowed areas in the Metroparks. Bring your own drone, or just stop by and say hello. We will have equipment you can use.

July 2023 Meetup – Summer Flying at Lakewood Park

Date: July 15, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Lakewood Park

Summer flying at Lakewood Park. Enjoy some great views of Lake Erie, downtown Cleveland, and the Lakewood Solstice Steps. Meet in the grassy area near the top of the Solstice Steps. Bring your own drone, or just stop by and say hello. We will have equipment you can use.

October 2023 Meetup – Fall Colors at Top O Ledges

Date: October 14, 2023
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Top 'O Ledges Picnic Area, Cleveland Metroparks

Enjoy some fall colors and flying at Top O Ledges picnic area in Hinckley. It is one of the only drone-allowed areas in the Metroparks. Many area drone pilots will be out to share tips and tricks for capturing great fall photos and videos. Bring your own drone or just stop by and say hello. We will have equipment you can use.

GIS Day 2023 at Lakeland Community College

Date: November 15, 2023
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Lakeland Community College / H Building Atrium

Join NORCODA for Lakeland’s Annual GIS Day. The event is for students, staff and the community to engage with GIS professionals and to learn how GIS impacts our daily lives. We typically have a lot of professional drones and equipment on display, and lots of industry pros to discuss drone mapping, 3D modeling, multispectral, and remote sensing.