Winter Night Hike
When: Today, 7 to 9 p.m.
What: Celebrate one of the longest nights of the year by joining us for a walk through the woods under a full moon. A self-guided luminary walk and a guided night hike are available to participants of all ages. Upon return to the visitor’s center, warm up with hot beverages and a crackling fire.
Where: Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center, 16146 Daniel St. NE, Minerva.
Info: Call 330-823-7487 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org
CALL FOR PHOTOS
When: Today, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What: The 2019 Nature Photography Exhibit will be displayed from Jan. 19 to March 24 in the Weller Gallery of the Davis Education & Visitor Center at Fellows Riverside Gardens. Original photos accepted for: Wild Animals, Wild Scenes, Plants – Wild or Not, Nature with a Human Touch, Mill Creek MetroParks Scenes, Monochrome, and Young Photographers.
Details: Download application from millcreekmetroparks.org. Submit photos and entry fees until Jan. 6 at Ford Nature Center.
Cost: $4 Mahoning County residents; $6, NR.
Where: Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown.
Info: Call 330-740-7107.
Winter Scavenger Hunt
When: Wednesday- Dec. 30, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
What: Enjoy a winter scavenger hunt with the family. Stop by Ford Nature Center to pick up your list, then go outside to track down nature’s hidden treasures.
Where: Ford Nature Center.
Details: Bring your camera or phone to document your findings. (Inside hunt also available.)
When: Jan. 20, 2 to 3:30 p.m.
What: The nature center’s photo contest organizer and a photography judge will give you the basic information, tips and tricks to entering photos in local photography shows.
Where: Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center.
Details: Register by Jan. 18.
Info: Visit or email@example.com or call 330-823-7487.
When: Jan. 28, 9:30 a.m. to noon
What: A good start to life is key to the success of any plant, so join us to learn how to start those seeds with Peg Zeleznik, master gardener volunteer.
Where: OSU Mahoning County Extension Office, 490 S. Broad St. Canfield.
Cost: $15 per person includes refreshments, handouts and giveaways.
Details: Register ASAP. Seating is limited.
Contact: Call 330-533-5538.
Men’s Garden Club
When: Feb. 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
What: The club’s winter seminar – A Gardening Potpourri – features a mix of gardening topics. Scott Zanon, Irvin Etienne and Louis Raymond are the keynote speakers.
Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave, Youngstown.
Info: Email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 330-402-2700 or visit www.mgcy.org