Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

When: Saturday, 1 p.m.

What: Learn how to prune apples and peaches at the farm.

Where: White House Fruit Farm, 9249 Youngstown-Salem Road, Green Township.

Cost: $20

Details: Class will take place rain or shine. Dress warm for outdoor activities (rugged shoes). Bring lawn chair for seating. To register, call 330-533-5538.

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Birding the Sanctuary

When: Saturday, 8-9:30 a.m.

What: Celebrate spring with an early morning bird walk at Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, led by Jeff Harvey.

Where: Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, 2650 West Calla Road, Beaver Township.

Cost: Free

Details: Space limited, registration required. Boots required. Register at Ford Nature Center by today.

Info: Call the center at 330-740-7107.

Sounds of Spring

When: Friday, 8-9:30 p.m.

What: Wander through wetland and pond habitats with Naturalists Bill Gilmour and Nick Parish to enjoy the sounds of a frog serenade.

Where: Mill Creek Preserve, 2668 W. Western Reserve Road, Boardman.

Cost: Free

Details: Flashlights suggested. Boots required.

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

Hike with a Naturalist

When: Saturday, 9-11 a.m.

What: Wander along Lake Cohasset and through the forest to enjoy the beauty and diversity of spring. Learn about spring wildflowers and more with Naturalist Nick Parish.

Where: Pioneer Pavilion, 876 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown.

Cost: Free

Details: Moderate difficulty, 3 miles.

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

Trot with your Tot

When: Saturday, 10-11 a.m.

What: Let your kids learn about and explore nature on a guided short hike with naturalist Cody Stoll.

Where: Wick Recreation Area playground, 186 McCollum Road, Youngstown.

Cost: Free

Details: Parents with babies and toddlers welcome. No strollers.

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


When: Sunday, 2-4 p.m.

What: Celebrate Earth Day with the Mount Union GREEN Raiders. Sustainable Living Program (2-2:30 p.m.), Kids Storytime (2, 2:30, 3 and 3:30 p.m.), Upcycled Eco-Craft Station (2-4 p.m.), and a Guided Nature Hike (3-4 p.m.).

Where: Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center, 16146 Daniel St. NE, Minerva.

Cost: Free

Daffodil Show

What: Discover the delights of daffodils. Enter your prize bloom in the daffodil show, delight in the historic Daffodil Meadow, and stroll through the Fellows Riverside Gardens’ narcissus collection.

When: April 27, 3-5 p.m., and April 28, 8-10 a.m., entries accepted; show is April 28 and April 29, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

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