Children’s Nature Hour:

Children’s Nature Hour:

When: Today, 10–11 a.m.

What: Color is everywhere. Join us as we enjoy the colors of fall. A walk, story and craft are part of the discovery.

Details: For children ages 3-5, plus adult. Register/pay at Ford Nature Center by Tuesday.

Where: Suspension Bridge Parking Lot.

Cost: $4, Mahoning County residents; $6, nonresidents.

Info: Call 330-740-7107.

Birding the Sanctuary

When: Saturday, 8–9:30 a.m.

What: Enjoy fall birding with Jeff Harvey on this early morning hike at Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary.

Where: Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, 2650 W. Calla Road, Canfield.

Cost: Free.

Details: Space is limited. Boots required. Register by next Thursday at FNC.

Info: Call 330-740-7107.

“The Big Sit”

When: Sunday, 7 a.m.– 7 p.m.

What: Join Audubon and Mill Creek MetroParks for “The Big Sit” at the Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary. This dawn- to-dusk international birding event gives us the opportunity to showcase the diversity of birds species found at the site.

Where: Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary.

Cost: Free

Details: Will take place rain or shine. Bring a chair and binoculars.

Info: Call 330-740-7107.

Mason Bees

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

What: Discover all the fun facts about mason bees.

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

Cost: $15, includes refreshments, pastries and handouts.

Details: Visit

Info: Call 330-533-5538.

Pumpkin Walk at Twilight

When: Sunday, 5:30-8 p.m.

What: Experience the magic of the fall season during Pumpkin Walk at Twilight. Take a stroll along the gardens’ pumpkin-lined paths as day turns to night. Enjoy live entertainment and family-friendly activities.

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

Cost: Free.

Info: 330-740-7116.

Garden Art Series: Ink Painting on Yupo Paper

When: Oct. 15, 1-3 p.m.

What: Tap into your creative side while painting with alcohol inks on Yupo paper.

Cost: $20

Where: OSU Extension, Canfield.

Details: Visit

Info: Call 330-533-5538.


When: Oct. 24, 6:30-8 p.m.

What: One bat can eat 1,000 mosquitos per night. Explore the world of bats with OSU Extension Specialist Marne Titchenell. She has studied bat populations since 2004 and will share details of what type of bats live in Ohio, how they impact our ecosystem and bat houses.

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

Cost: Free

Details: Register by calling 330-533-5538.


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