When: Today, 1 to 2 p.m.

Ages: 3-5. Children will enjoy learning about and looking for butterflies, read a story together and create beautiful butterfly art.

Fee: $8; FFRG members, $6

Info: To register, call 330-740-7116.


Saturday at 6:30 p.m. at Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield. Come support agriculture programs for local youths and enjoy farm-fresh foods from several local farms and local chefs.

Call: 330-702-3000 for tickets.

Autumn Flower Show

When: Saturday, noon- 5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.

What: Enjoy the autumn flower show presented by the Garden Forum of Greater Youngstown at Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Way, Youngstown. Entries must be received the Saturday of the show between 8 and 10:30 am.

Call: Fellows Riverside Gardens at 330-740-7116 for details.

Garden Travel Tour

When: Sept. 25

What: Travel to the Toledo and Avon areas for the day to explore the Toledo Botanical Garden, Schedel Arboretum and Gardens, the Shoepfle Garden as well as the Miller Nature Preserve in Avon. Dinner stop will be at the Legacy Restaurant & Grille in Avon Lake.

Fee: $160; $125 for FFRG members.

Call: 330-740-7116

Breakfast Botany: Maple

When: Sept. 27, 8:30-10 a.m. Brisk walk to see plants growing in the gardens. Return to the Garden Cafe.

Tremendous Trees

When: Sept. 28, 1:30- 3 p.m. Ages 6-11. Children will discuss the importance of trees and their uses, identify trees, and create their own tree field guide to take home.

Fee: $12; FFRG members, $10

Call: 330-740-7116


Poland: Fridays, 4 to 8 p.m., state Route 170, Town Hall lawn.

Northside: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.,1105 Elm St., Youngstown.

St. Elizabeth’s: Fourth Friday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Downtown Youngstown: Tuesdays from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Courthouse Square, Warren: Third Friday, 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Howland: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Richard E. Orwig Park

Lake Milton: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Lake Milton State Park at Amphitheater Lawn.

For a complete listing of OSU Extension programs, visit go.osu.edu/MahoningCalendar

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