CALENDAR || Old-Fashioned Christmas at the Mill

Old-Fashioned Christmas at the Mill

When: Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

What: Bring the family to Lanterman’s Mill for this holiday tradition with musicians and other fine performers. Artisans such as a potter, tinsmith and woodcarver demonstrate their crafts. Enjoy roasted chestnuts, a visit with Santa, and more.

Details: Call 330-740-7115

Walk with a Naturalist

When: Dec. 1, 2 p.m.

What: Leisurely walk with a naturalist to enjoy and explore the Nature Center’s trails. Wear sturdy shoes. Cameras and binoculars encouraged.

Where: Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center, Minerva.

Details: No registration required. For more information, call 330-823-7487.

Health & Wellness Walks

When: Wednesday, and Dec. 18, 9-11 a.m.

What: Wednesday is a moderate walk of 2-4 miles, Dec. 18 is an easy walk of 1 or 3 miles.

Where: Wednesday, meet at the overflow parking lot on West Golf Drive. On Dec. 18, meet at Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown.

Info: Call 330-740-7107

Tales for Tots: Mice!

When: Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to noon.

What: You hear a small squeak, who could it be? Two- and 3-year-olds will learn about mice through storytelling and a fun holiday craft.

Where: Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown.

Details: Cost is $2 for members, $3 for the public. Call the center to pre- register/pay, 330-740-7107.

Winter Celebration: A Garden Conservatory

When: Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

What: Showcases holiday color and festivities with stunning floral displays and decorated trees in a specially built conservatory. Bring the kids to walk through our magical greenhouse and take home a new plant friend.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Info: Call 330-740-7116

Winter Bird Survey

When: Dec. 15, 1–4 p.m.

What: Participants of all ages and skill levels are invited to survey the feeders and trails for winter birds. All data collected will be submitted to to further our knowledge of which birds reside at the Nature Center for the winter.

Where: Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center, Minerva.

Details: Register by Dec. 13.

Info: Call 330 823-7487

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