Wildlife Paddle


Wildlife Paddle

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to noon

What: Join Arika Preas, a Mill Creek MetroParks naturalist, for a paddle around Lake Newport. Navigate around open waters and through wetlands searching for wildlife.

Where: East Newport Boat Launch, East Newport Drive, Youngstown.

Cost: $12 Mahoning County residents; $15 NR.

Registration deadline: Today.

Info: Call Ford Nature Center at 330-740-7107 for complete details.

Traveling Naturalist

When: Sunday, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

What: Take time from your busy summer schedule to stop by and have fun at the Scholl Recreation Area. Afterward, chat with Preas about the area’s wildlife.

Where: Scholl Recreation Area, 2665 Bears Den Road, Youngstown.

Cost: Free.

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

Gliding Along Glacier

When: July 6, 11 a.m. to noon or 1 to 2 p.m.

What: Explore Lake Glacier and the animals that call it home. A ride on the Glacier Passenger Boat, story and craft are part of the fun.

Where: Old Log Cabin, Price Road, Youngstown

Cost: $5 for county residents, $7 NR. Additional fee after deadline.

Registration deadline: Sunday.

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

LOCAL FLAVOR

When: Monday, 6 to 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: American Food Forest: Urban Renewal, 3411 Idlewood Ave., Youngstown.

Details: Free.

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

American Chestnut Trees

When: July 5, 6 p.m.

What: Join the Trumbull County Master Gardener Volunteers for an educational program in the garden. Bring a lawn chair.

Where: OSU Extension Office, 520 W. Main St., Cortland.

Cost: Free.

Details: 330-638-6783

Hypertufa workshop

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

What: The Garden Art Series continues with a second hypertufa workshop. 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

LOCAL FLAVOR 2

When: July 10, 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.

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

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