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sprout club

Thursday, October 26, 2017

sprout club

When: 1 to 2 p.m. today

What: Join the club this autumn to learn about the amazing world of plants.

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

Cost: $7/class

Details: For age 3 to 5, plus adult

Info: Call 330-740-7116.

Botanical Mornings

When: 9 to 10 a.m. Friday

What: Discover the progress of seasons at Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Cost: $5

Info: Call 330-740-7116.

all Foliage in Sebring Woods

When: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday

What: Enjoy the fall colors of rural Sebring Woods with naturalist Arika Preas.

Where: Sebring Woods, 450 Courtney Road, Sebring

Cost: Free

Details: Conditions may be wet, so wear boots. Moderate difficulty, 1 mile.

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

Recreational Hike

When: 9 a.m. Nov. 1

What: Join a volunteer-led recreational hike.

Where: Kiosk at the MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at MetroParks Farm, Route 46, Canfield.

Cost: Free

Details: Easy, 2 or 4 miles. Walk at your own pace.

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

Autumn 10-Miler

When: 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 5

What: Break out your most comfortable hiking shoes and enjoy the fall colors during an energizing 10-mile hike along trails through Mill Creek Park.

Details: Difficult, due to distance and terrain.

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

Cost: Free

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

Winter Fun with Houseplants

When: 9:30 a.m. to noon Nov. 13

What: Learn to grow and care for your plants and some new ones. Pot a new plant to take home.

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

Cost: $15 per person

Info: Call 330-533-5538.

Holiday Containers

When: 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 13

What: Turn your summer flower containers into holiday masterpieces.

Where: OSU Extension office

Cost: $20 per person

Details: Bring a 12-inch pot with soil to fill with greening and sprays for the holidays.

Info: Call 330-533-5538.

Birding the Sanctuary

When: 8 to 9:30 a.m. Nov. 18

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

Where: Sanctuary, 2650 West Calla Road, Beaver Township

Details: Space limited; registration required by Nov. 16. Boots required. Moderate difficulty, 1.25 miles.

Cost: Free

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