Sprout Club


Sprout Club

When: Today, 1-2 p.m.

What: Join the Sprout Club to learn about the amazing world of plants.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Cost: $15/series; $7/class

Details: Ages 3-5, plus adult. Deadline for series is Tuesday.

Info: Call 330-740-7116

Kayak Paddling Basics - Give it a Try

When: Saturday, 10-11:30 a.m.

What: Give kayaking a try with a little help from our volunteers. Learn how to warm up, enter and exit a kayak, and practice basic paddling techniques.

Where: Lake Glacier Boathouse, 303 Glacier Heights Road, Youngstown.

Cost: $10, Mahoning County resident, $13, NR.

Details: Register/pay at Ford Nature Center by today.

Info: Call 330-740-7107

Garden Forum Flower Show

When: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

What: Autumn flower show presented by Garden Forum of Greater Youngstown.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Cost: Free

Info: Call 330-740-7116

End of Summer Wildflower Hike

When: Sunday, 2-4 p.m.

What: Look for the last of this year’s wildflowers as we hike with naturalist Arika Preas along the Mindy Henning Memorial Trail.

Where: Bikeway Trailhead at MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield.

Cost: Free

Details: Moderate difficulty, 2.5 miles.

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

O.W.L.S. Farm Livin’

When: Monday, 10 a.m.-noon.

What: Enjoy a short presentation on Farm Livin’ with coffee or tea and time for discussion and socializing with Older Wiser Limber Seniors. Learn how the farm became a part of our park while enjoying a wagon ride.

Where: MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield.

Cost: $1 at the door.

Details: Registration requested, not required.

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

Brown Bag Birding

When: Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

What: Bring a brown bag lunch to enjoy while watching the birds with OSU certified volunteer naturalist Nancy Brundage.

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

Cost: Free

Details: Bring a mug, beverage provided. Register at Ford Nature Center by Sunday.

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

Creating a Kitchen Garden

When: Monday, 9:30 a.m.-noon.

What: Learn how and what to plant in a kitchen garden for your own enjoyment and fresh herbs all year long.

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

Cost: $15, includes handouts and refreshments.

Details: Register by calling 330-533-5538.

Info: Visit http://go.osu.edu/kitchengarden

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