Pond Brook hike — Metro Parks, Serving Summit County, is holding a day hike at the Pond Brook area of Liberty Park in northern Summit County from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Advance sign-up is required. Participants will be asked to bring certain items for five-mile hike. Meet at the trailhead at 3973 E. Aurora Road (state Route 82), Twinsburg Township. 330-865-8065.
Hampton Hills hike — The Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 2 p.m. at Hampton Hills Metro Park for a five-mile hike. Meet at the trailhead off Akron Peninsula Road north of West Bath Road in North Akron. 330-923-6371.
Wild treasure hunt — Metro Parks, Serving Summit County, is organizing a scavenger hunt with maps and riddles at 2 p.m. at Furnace Run Metro Park. Meet at the Brushwood Area off Townsend Road in Richfield Township. 330-865-8065 or www.summitmetroparks.org.
Plant volunteers — The National Park Service is seeking volunteers to remove exotic plants from the Cuyahoga Valley National Park from 9 a.m. to noon. 330-657-2299.
Towpath hike — The Portage Trail Walkers hiking club will meet at 9 a.m. in Boston Heights for hikes of 3.4 or 4½ miles on the Bike & Hike Trail. The hikers will meet at the trailhead off state Route 303 west of state Route 8 and will head north on the trail. 330-673-6896.
Healthy hike — Medina County Park District is sponsoring a healthy hike from 9 to 11 a.m. on the Tree Farm Trail in the Cuyahoga Valley park. Meet at Horseshoe Pond at 2075 Major Road in Boston Township. For ages 10 to adult. 330-722-9364.
Turkey hike — The Stark County Park District is holding a turkey-burning hike at 9 a.m. on the Towpath Trail. Meet at the Crystal Springs Trailhead in Jackson Township. 330-409-8096.
Tree ring circus — Learn about trees with crafts, games and a short hike in a walk-in nature program from noon to 5 p.m. at the Susan Hambley Nature Center, 4173 Parschen Blvd., Brunswick. The program will continue from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. For all ages. 330-722-9364.
Flint knap-in — The Wilderness Center at 9877 Alabama Ave. SW in Sugar Creek Township is holding a knap-in for flint craftsmen from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free with finished products for sale. 877-359-5235.
Schumacher hike — Metro Parks, Serving Summit County, is staging a hike on the 1.2-mile Schumacher Trail at 1 p.m. in the Cascade Valley Metro Park. The trailhead is at 1690 Cuyahoga Street, Akron. 330-865-8065 or www.summitmetroparks.org.
Book club — The Metro Parks Book Club will meet at 2 p.m. to discuss Barbara Kingsolver’s book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. The meeting will be held at the Shady Hollow Pavilion off Sand Run Parkway in Sand Run Metro Park in northwest Akron. 330-865-8065.
Healthy hike — The National Park Service is holding a healthy hike in the Cuyahoga Valley. It will be a challenging seven-mile hike on the Buckeye Trail. It will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Meet at park headquarters at Vaughn and Riverview roads in Brecksville. Be prepared to carpool.
Portage hike — The Portage Park District is holding a hike at 1 p.m. at Dix Park off state Route 44 in Ravenna Township. 330-297-7728.
Akron hike — Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 2:30 p.m. at Memorial Parkway Trailhead off Memorial Parkway in Akron.
Photo meeting — Medina County Park District is holding a meeting of its Photographers of the Parks Club at 3 p.m. at the Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road (state Route 94), Sharon Township. For ages 16 to adult. 330-239-4814.
Glaciers in Ohio — Dr. John Szabo of the University of Akron’s department of geology and environmental science will speak on Glaciation of Northeastern Ohio at 7 p.m. when the Greater Akron Audubon meets. His talk will be held at the Mingo Shelter off Sand Run Parkway in Sand Run Metro Park in northwest Akron. 330-645-0953 or email@example.com.
Full-moon hike — National Park Service is holding a full-moon hike in the Cuyahoga Valley. Meet at 7 p.m. at the Hunt Farm Visitor Information Center off Bolanz Road in Cuyahoga Falls. It will be a 2¼-mile walk along the Towpath Trail.
Full-moon hike II — Metro Parks, Serving Summit County, is offering a full-moon hike at 5 p.m. at the Tallmadge Meadows Area off Munroe Falls Metro Park. That’s off North Avenue (state Route 91) in Tallmadge. 330-865-8065.
Moon walk III — The Medina County Park District is holding a full-moon walk at 7 p.m. at the Wolf Creek Environmental Center, 6100 Ridge Road (state Route 94), Sharon Township. All ages welcome. The hike will be held even if it is cloudy.
Full-moon hike IV — The Stark County Park District is staging a full-moon hike at 6 p.m. on the Towpath Trail. Meet at the Lock 4 Trailhead near Canal Fulton in Lawrence Township. 330-409-8096.
Moon walk V — The Wilderness Center at 9877 Alabama Ave. SW in Sugar Creek Township is holding a full-moon reflective walk at its Foxfield Preserve. Meet at the Interpretive Building at 4:30 p.m.
Healthy hike — Metro Parks, Serving Summit County, is holding a heart-healthy hike at 10 a.m. at Firestone Metro Park. Meet at the Tuscarawas Meadows Area off Harrington Road in South Akron. It will be a 1.1-mile walk on the Redwing Trail. 330-865-8065 or www.summitmetroparks.org.
Hudson hike — The Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a five-mile parks-and-sidewalks hike in Hudson. Meet near the McDonald’s restaurant in Hudson Plaza on state Route 303 west of state Route 91. 330-923-6371.
Bob Downing can be reached at 330-996-3745 or bdowning@the beaconjournal.com.