Botanical Mornings

Botanical Mornings

When: Friday, 9 to 10 a.m.

What: Discover the progress of seasons at Fellows Riversiden Gardens. Enjoy a complementary cup of coffee or tea in Kravitz’s Garden Cafe.

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

Cost: $5

Info: Call 330-740-7116

Recreational Hike

When: Wednesday, 9 a.m.

What: Join our volunteer-led recreational hike and walk at your own pace.

Where: Golf Overflow Parking Lot, West Golf Drive, Boardman

Cost: Free

Details: Easy difficulty, 1 or 3 miles.

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

Family Tour Thursdays

When: Next Thursday, 10 to 11:30 a.m.

What: Every Thursday through the summer explore the MetroParks Farm with a guided tour on a tractor wagon and a visit to the barns.

Where: MetroParks Farm

Details: Space is limited; register by calling 330-533-7572

Ikebana Floral Arranging Exhibit

When: June 3- 4, 10 a.m to 5 p.m.

What: Enjoy the unique beauty of the Japanese art of flower arranging known as Ikebana.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens


When: June 3, 2 to 3:30 p.m. or 4 to 5:30 p.m.

What: Enjoy Spring in Mill Creek MetroParks.

Details: Limited seating. Boards at Ford Nature Center. Register/pay at least 2 days ahead at the nature center.

Cost: Adults: $8 for Mahoning County residents, $11 NR; $6, $9 NR for seniors/youth. Additional fee after deadline.

Hypertufa Pots

When: June 12, 1 to 3 p.m.

What: Join other gardeners to make a set of three hypertufa pots, complete with plants. The pots will be a great addition to your indoors or outdoors plants

Cost: $25, includes three pots and plants to take home.

Details: Register by calling 330-533-5538

Info: Visit


When: June 21, 6:30 p.m.

What: Learn what to do if you encounter an injured, orphaned or conflict critter in your backyard or around the community. Jamey Emmert, ODNR will be speak.

Cost: Free.

Details: Registration required.; call 330-533-5538


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