LOCAL FLAVOR


LOCAL FLAVOR

When: Monday, 6 to 8 p.m.

What: Tour of Urban Farms & Community Gardens. Learn about growing vegetables and see growing in action.

Where: Jubilee Gardens, 150 Lafayette St. Youngstown.

Details: Free.

Hypertufa workshop

When: July 10, 10 a.m. to noon.

What: Garden Art Series continues. Join other gardeners in making a set of three hypertufa pots, complete with plants.

Cost: $25, including the items to take home.

Details: go.osu.edu/tufapots

Register: Call 330-533-5538

Birding the Sanctuary

When: July 15, 8-9:30 a.m.

What: Enjoy an early morning bird walk at Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary led by Jeff Harvey of Wild Birds Unlimited.

Where: Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, 2650 West Calla Road, Beaver Township.

Details: Register at Ford Nature Center by next Thursday. Space limited; registration required. Boots required. Moderate difficulty, 1.25 miles.

Cost: Free

Info: Call Ford Nature Center at 330-740-7107

Lanterman’s Mill Trolley

When: July 15, 10 a.m. to noon.

What: All aboard the Cohasset Express to enjoy views of historic Mill Creek Park and a guided tour of Lanterman’s Mill.

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

Cost Adults: $9 Mahoning County resident; $12, NR; 12 and younger under or 60 and older, $7 R, $10 NR.

Details: Register/pay at Ford Nature Center by next Thursday. Snack will be provided.

Info: Call Ford Nature Center at 330-740-7107

Local flavor 2

When: July 17, 6-8 p.m.

What: Tour of Urban Farms & Community Gardens. Join OSU Extension staff and trained master gardener volunteers to learn about growing vegetables and see growing in action in Youngstown.

Where: Taft Grows Green 4-H Club Garden, 721 Avondale

Details: Free and open to the public

Info: http://go.osu.edu/localflavor2017 or 330-533-5538

Good Bugs vs. Bad Bugs

When: July 17, 9:30 a.m.- noon

What: Coffee with master gardeners: What kind of bugs do you have in your garden? Learn which are helpful, and which are not!

Where: OSU Extension, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield

Details: $15 includes refreshments and handouts

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

Happy 20th Birthday

When: July 15, 2 to 4 p.m.

What: Our black rat snake is turning 20! Join the party, meet her and our other native wildlife residents; create a craft; enjoy a piece of cake while supplies last.

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

Cost: Free

Info: Call Ford Nature Center at 330-740-7107

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