When: Friday, 9 to 10 a.m.

What: Discover the progress of seasons with Lynn Zocolo.

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

Cost: $5.

Info: Call the gardens at 330-740-7113.

Spring Wreath

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

What: Celebrate the change of seasons with a wreath for your home. Using silk spring flowers, Judy Stanislaw will guide you in the artistry of crafting a wreath.

Cost: Register/pay by today.

Cost: $24; FFRG, $20

Info: Call Fellows Riverside Gardens at 330-740-7113.

Spring Search

When: Sunday, 2- 3:30 p.m.

What: Search for signs of spring at McGuffey Wildlife Preserve with naturalist Nick Parish. From frogs to vernal pools to emerging wildflowers, spring is here.

Where: McGuffey Wildlife Preserve, 4448 McGuffey Road, Coitsville.

Details: Moderate difficulty, 1 mile.

Cost: Free

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

Spring Thaws & Vernal Pools

When: March 31, 1-3 p.m.

What: As nature thaws, vernal pools fill up. Explore these temporary pond habitats with naturalist Bill Gilmour. Discover which species find vernal pools perfect for spring breeding.

Where: Vickers Nature Preserve, 9260 Akron-Canfield Road, Ellsworth Township.

Cost: Free

Details: Wear boots. Moderate difficulty, 3 miles.

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

Spring Horticulture Seminar

When: April 14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

What: Join us for our Spring Gardening Workshop to learn how to beautify and improve your garden throughout the year.

Where: Canfield Fairgrounds

Cost: $40

Details: A keynote and 12 breakout sessions will be offered, including two make-and-take sessions. A garden art sale, book signing catered lunch, and handouts from all 13 sessions included. Register by calling 330-533-5538.


Coffee Series

When: April 16, 10 a.m.-noon.

What: Help turn your garden or outdoor landscape into a work of art. Join us in learning how to repurpose everyday items into garden d cor, tools.

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

Cost: $15 per person.

Details: Register ASAP; seating is limited Call 330-533-5538 to reserve a seat.

Eagle Watch

When: April 8, 8-10 a.m.

What: Bald eagles represent strength and freedom. Drop by to search for and observe these magnificent birds with Jeff Harvey.

Where: Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary

Cost: Free

Details: Limited parking.

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

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