Boat Rides into Nature & History

Boat Rides into Nature & History

When: Today, noon-12:20 or 12:30-12:50 p.m.

What: Learn about nature and history aboard Lake Glacier passenger boat. Space limited. First-come, first-served.

Where: MetroParks Farm, Canfield.

Cost: $1.50 Mahoning County residents; $2.50 non-residents.

Info: Call 330-740-7107.

Crawdad Creek Age 3–6

When: Friday, Saturday, 10-11 a.m.

What: Learn about crayfish. Bring water shoes for creek walk.

Details: Register/pay at Ford Nature Center. Cost, $5 for residents, $7 for non-residents.

Info: Call 330-740-7107.


When: Saturday, 9 a.m.–noon.

What: Katie Phipps from the Lettuce People will give introduction to hydroponics.

Where: MetroParks Farm.

Cost: $40 for residents, $50 for non-residents.

Info: Call 330-553-7572.

Organic Composting

When: Saturday and Aug. 16, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.; Wednesday and Aug. 20, 4-8 p.m.

What: Learn how to make organic compost with window and backyard pin piles.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Cost: $50.


Compost with Green Team

When: Sunday, 1 p.m.

What: Learn about backyard composting.

Where: MetroParks Farm.

Cost: $10 residents; $40 non-residents.

Register: With Green Team.

Info: Call 330-740-2060.

Rain Barrels

When: Wednesday, 6 p.m.

What: Trumbull County master gardener volunteers give free evening class.

Where: 520 W. Main St., Cortland.

Contact: OSU Extension, Trumbull County, 330-638-6783.

Plant Exchange

When: Aug. 16, 9-10:30 a.m.

What: Bring plants for identification and to exchange.

Where: Canfield Fairgrounds.

Cost: Free.

Info: 330-533-5538 or

Birding the Sanctuary

When: Aug. 16, 8-9:30 a.m.

What: Jeff Harvey of Wild Birds Unlimited will lead this walk.

Where: Register at Ford Nature Center by Aug. 15.

Cost: Free

Info: Call 330-740-7107.

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