Family Outdoor Day


Family Outdoor Day

When: Today, 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

What: Celebrate Kids in the Parks Day by enjoying the wide variety of family activities available at Mill Creek Park. Check out millcreekmetroparks.org for schedules and descriptions of the activities.

Where: Various Mill Creek MetroParks locations.

Cost: Nominal fees may apply to some activities.

Info: Call Wick Recreation Area, 330-740-7114

PHOTO CLIQUE

When: Sunday, 9 to 10 a.m.

What: Join naturalist Nick Parish as he guides a members-only walk through the much-loved bird sanctuary.

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

Not-yet-members: Call Wick Recreation Area, 330-740-7114 to learn about becoming a member to participate.

GROWING STRAWBERRIES

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

What: Come harvest some knowledge over strawberries with our master gardeners right before their peak season, which, in Ohio, is usually June 1-10.

Where: Ohio State University Extension office, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield.

Details: http://go.osu.edu/morestrawberries

Register: 330-533-5538

WILDFLOWER WORKOUT

When: Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m.

What: Join naturalist Arika Preas to explore Vickers Nature Preserve in search of seasonal beauties in this series of programs designed for women of all ages. Don’t forget your boots as it may be muddy.

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

Cost: Free

Info: Call Fellows Riverside Gardens, 330-740-7116

BOTANICAL MORNINGS

When: Friday, 9 to 10 a.m.

What: Discover the progress of the seasons at Mill Creek Park’s Fellows Riverside Gardens.

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

Register/pay: FRG, 330-740-7116 by Wednesday.

Cost: $5

BONSAI

When: Wednesday, 6 p.m.

What: Trumbull County Master Gardener Volunteer’s 2019 Free Garden Programs-Bonsai. Bonsai is an Asian art form using cultivation techniques to produce small trees in containers that mimic the shape and scale of full-size trees.

Where: OSU Extension, 520 W. Main St., Suite 1, Cortland.

Cost: Free. Participants should bring a lawn chair.

Info: 330-638-6783

HYDRANGEA SCHOOL

When: June 12, 6 to 8 p.m.

What: Join Eric Barrett, OSU Extension director and assistant professor, to discover the world of hydrangeas. Learn about types, care, pruning and bloom times. You’ll receive a quick reference chart to take to the garden center when you make a purchase. Everyone gets a hydrangea plant to take home.

Where: Canfield Fairgrounds, 7265 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield.

Details: http://go.osu.edu/hydrangea19

Register: 330-533-5538

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