INSECTS IN WINTER


INSECTS IN WINTER

When: Sunday, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

What: Winter is a time when pesky summer insects are gone. But where do they go? Learn the winter survival tactics used by many insects from our area. A portion of the program will take place outdoors.

Where: Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center Visitors Center, 16146 Daniel St. NE, Minerva.

Cost: Free.

Info: Contact 330-823-7487 or naturecenter@mountunion.edu

Ice & Fire – Hike!

When: Sunday, 1 to 3 p.m.

What: Join us for a frosty winter walk, then warm up by the fire and enjoy hot chocolate and marshmallows.

Details: Moderate, 1.5 miles. Register at Ford Nature Center, Mill Creek MetroParks, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown, 330-740-7107.

Orchid Walk-Up Clinic

When: Tuesday, 6 to 8 p.m.

What: Have an expert look at your plant and help you repot it, if necessary. Pots and orchid bark mix available to buy at gift shop during regular business hours, or bring your own bark mix and clean pots.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens, McKinley Avenue, Youngstown.

Cost: Free.

Details: Drop-in.

Info: Call 330-740-7116.

Jewels of Winter Orchid Exhibit

When: Tuesdays through Sundays until March 13, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

What: Let these jewels of the plant world dazzle you. During the heart of winter, find the spirit of the tropics at the Davis Center as you observe these exotic beauties on display. Bring your camera to capture plenty of amazing blooms.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens, McKinley Avenue, Youngstown.

Info: Call 330-740-7116.

ACOUSTIC JAM

When: Feb. 7, 2 to 4 p.m.

What: Join us at the Nature Center for a music jam.

Where: Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center Visitors Center, 16146 Daniel St. NE, Minerva.

Cost: Free.

Details: Bring an instrument or just come to listen. Beginners welcome. No registration required.

Info: Contact: 330-823-7487 or naturecenter@mountunion.edu.

From Garden to Table

When: Feb. 11, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

What: Let Friends Specialty at the Garden Cafe connect you to the local food movement. Have a glass of wine and sample appetizers. Enjoy an exquisite winter repast prepared by Mitch Lynch and his staff, highlighting seasonal produce and local farms.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Cost: $30 plus cash bar.

Details: Reservations required; space limited. Call 330-740-7116.

11th Annual Winter Seminar

When: Feb. 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

What: Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown will help you make your garden appealing, alluring, fascinating.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Cost: $50.

Details: Registration and payment due by Feb. 8.

Info: http://go.osu.edu/winterseminar.

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