Children’s Nature Hour

Children’s Nature Hour

When: Today, 10 to 11a.m.

What: Join us as we look for signs of spring. Includes story, hike, craft and meeting a live rabbit.

Where: Birch Hill Cabin, at the end of McCollum Road, Youngstown.

Cost: $4 for Mahoning County residents.

Info: 330-740-7107


When: Through May 21, Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

What: Seattle photographer and author Paul Bannick is featured. Learn about the incredible species of owls and woodpeckers in North America.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Weller Gallery.

Cost: Free

Info: 330-740-7116

Outstanding Owls

When: Saturday, 7 to 8:30 p.m.

What: Come as we take the mystery out of the life of owls. After a short presentation, we will go out at night to see if any are in our local woods. Moderate 1-mile hike.

Where: Yellow Creek Park, 17 Lowellville Road, Struthers.

Cost: Free

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

Lookin’ For Green

When: March 16, 6 to 7:30 p.m.

What: Come and enjoy daylight-saving time as we walk around Lake Cohasset and look for signs of spring. Moderate 3 miles.

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

Cost: Free

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


When: March 20, 9:30 a.m. to noon

What: Come and learn how to plant a garden that will not only be beautiful, but will smell wonderful all season long.

Where: Ohio State University Extension, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield.

Cost: $15

Info: or call 330-533-5538.


When: March 23, 1 to 3 p.m.

What: Alcohol inks painting, tiles and more for the garden and patio. Join us to learn to make decorative tiles and other art for the garden and patio using alcohol and inks. All materials and two tiles/items will be provided.

Where: OSU Extension Office.

Cost: $20 per person


Call: 330-533-5538


When: April 22

What: Learn fruit tree pruning from the experts at White House Fruit Farm and OSU Extension. A blueberry session is scheduled at the end of the class, which will take place rain or shine.

Cost: $20, which includes pruners



When: March 18, 10 to 11 a.m.

What: Explore aspects of Fellows Riverside Gardens, including its collections. The walk is outside, so dress for the weather.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Cost: Free.

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