BOTANICAL MORNINGS


BOTANICAL MORNINGS

When: Friday, 9 to 10 a.m.

What: Discover the progress of seasons at Fellows Riverside Gardens with one of the Gardens knowledgeable staff members. Then, enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee or tea in Kravitz’s Garden Caf .

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

Cost: $5/class

Info: 330-740-7116

SPRING INTO ACTION

When: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

What: This spring gardening workshop offers 13 individual sessions that share new ideas on everything from new and exciting plants to garden art. The sessions will get you excited to do something new in your garden for spring and summer.

Cost: $30 includes lunch and proceedings.

Details: go.osu.edu/springintoaction

Questions: 330-533-5538

DAZZLING FLIGHTS

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

What: The first of two opportunities to witness the dazzling courtship flight of the woodcock. Easy, 0.5 miles.

Where: McGuffey Wildlife Preserve, McGuffey Road, Coitsville Township.

Cost: Free

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

STAR PARTY

When: Saturday, 8 to 10:30 p.m.

What: View the night sky through high-powered telescopes with the Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society. A short solar eclipse program is included. Weather dependent.

Where: Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, state Route 46, Canfield.

Cost: Free

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

EAGLE WATCH

When: Sunday, 8 to 9 a.m. or 9 to 10 a.m.

What: Join Jeff Harvey of Wild Birds Unlimited to search to observe bald eagles. Registration required, no drop-ins.

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

Details: Register at Ford Nature Center by Saturday.

Cost: Free

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

WOODLAND WONDERS

When: Sunday, 6:30 to 8 p.m.

What: Join native plant expert Barry Glick for a wild wander into the wonderful world of woodland wildflowers. Plants from Sunshine Farm & Gardens will be for sale. Registration requested, not required. Sponsored by the John S. and Doris M. Andrews Memorial Lecture Series.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Cost: Free

Info: 330-398-7116

MEN’S GARDEN CLUB

When: April 5, 7 to 8 p.m.

What: Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown sponsors speaker Cassie Nespor, curator of the Melnick Medical Museum and University Archives at Youngstown State University. The subject will be on herbal medicines, patent medicines and quack medical devices. Nespor will bring items from the museum to the meeting.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Cost: Free

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