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Landscape photography

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Landscape photography

Thursday, 10 a.m. to noon: Join Erika Lyon, OSU Extension educator, to learn the basics of photography. Lyon has traveled the country and honed her photography skills in many different landscapes.

Where: Trumbull County Extension Office, 520 West Main Street, Cortland.

Cost: $25 per person

Register: 330-638-6783

Details: Visit go.osu.edu/photointro

HUNT & HIKE

Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Bring the family and stop by Ford Nature Center to locate 25 colorful leaves hidden to commemorate the park district’s 125th anniversary. Then go for a hike of your choice, perhaps on a trail along one our lakes to enjoy the autumn colors reflected on the water.

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

Questions: 330-740-7107

LIVE HEALTHY

Now through to Nov. 27: Join us as we encourage you to “Take Time” to laugh, have fun, be thankful, to move, to cook, to de-stress and to get your tune-up. This six-week, online email experience is designed to help participants improve their health by encouraging physical activity, enjoying healthful foods, and practicing sound activity suggestions.

Cost: Free

Questions: 330-533-5538, stefura.2@osu.edu., or visit go.osu.edu/wellness2016

FUN WITH HERBS

Monday: The October Coffee with the Master Gardeners program will feature growing and incorporating herbs into the landscape. Join Marilyn McKinley for a fun experience with herbs from cooking to decorating to sachets – get the details on easy ways to grow and use herbs. This class promises to be educational, historical and for general entertainment purposes.

Cost: $15 per person

Register: 330-533-5538, or go.osu.edu/funwithherbs

ODNR SPEAKER

Tuesday, 7 to 8 p.m.: Audubon Society/Mahoning Valley presents Jim McCormac of the Ohio Division of Wildlife speaking on newly discovered species and other exciting revelations in the natural world.

Where: Canfield Library, 43 W. Main St.

Cost: Free

Info: Call 330-629-2473

BOTANICAL MORNINGS

Oct. 28, 9 to 10 a.m.: Discover the bountiful blooms at Fellows Riverside Gardens with one of our knowledgeable staff members.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown.

Register/pay: Deadline is Oct. 26

Cost: $5

Info: 330-740-7116

FARMERS MARKETS

When: Nearly every day of the week.

What: Support local farmers and get fresh produce for your family at our area farmers markets. Everywhere from Austintown to Warren and Idora to Struthers – there’s a market close to you.

Information: Visit go.osu.edu/mahoningvalleymarkets