Thursday

Marvelous Moths — Attract moths to a white sheet using black lights, and observe these insects’ amazingly beautiful colors, shapes and patterns up close, 9-11 p.m. Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Pioneer Area, 550 Frazier Ave., Akron. 330-865-8065.

Vanderhoof Road Hike — Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 7 p.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 32445 Vanderhoof Road, Barberton. Chris Tiedemann, 330-524-9415.

Veterans Community Park Hike — Hilltop Hikers will meet at 10 a.m. for a 3-mile hike, meet at 1714 Schneider St. NE, Canton. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

Friday

Grassland Birds: Bobolinks & More — Join a naturalist and Lara Roketenetz from the University of Akron Field Station to look and listen for bobolinks and meadowlarks, 9-11 a.m. Bath Nature Preserve, 4240 Ira Road, Bath. 330-865-8065.

Intro to Archery for Adults — Ages 16 or older will learn international-style target archery, 10-11:30 a.m. Hampton Hills Metro Park, Archery Range, 1940 W. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls. $10 per person. Registration is required. Go to www.summitmetropark.org.

Kinderealm: Moles — Ages 3-6 with adult companions get the dirt on moles. Includes a hike and craft, 10:30-11:30 a.m. or 1-2 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Registration is required. Call 330-865-8065.

Intro to Archery for Families — Families with children ages 9 or older will learn international-style target archery, 12:30-2 p.m. Hampton Hills Metro Park, Archery Range, 1940 W. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls. $15 per family. Registration is required. Go to www.summitmetropark.org.

Furnace Run History Hike — Join a naturalist for a leisurely hike to learn about the nature and history of Furnace Run Metro Park, 5-6:30 p.m. Furnace Run Metro Park, Brushwood Area, 4955 Townsend Road, Richfield. 330-865-8065.

H&B at 303 Leisure Hike — Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 4-mile hike. Meet at 64 W. Streetsboro Road, Boston Heights. Jack Wenrick, 330-923-6371.

Terra Amma Drum Circle — Bring drums and percussion toys if you have them, 7-9 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron, 3300 Morewood Road, Fairlawn. 330-780-7476.

Saturday

Let’s Play in the Creek — Join a naturalist to splash around Rock Creek looking for water creatures, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Furnace Run Metro Park, Brushwood Area, 4955 Townsend Road, Richfield. 330-865-8065.

Woodland Mushrooms — Learn fungi identification tips while hiking in search of mushrooms along Deer Run Trail, 1-3 p.m. O’Neil Woods Metro Park, Trail Lot, 2550 Martin Road, Bath. 330-865-8065.

Canal Fulton Hike — Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 125 Tuscarawas Ave., Canal Fulton. Chris Tiedemann, 330-524-9415.

Tappan Lake Dam Hike — Hilltop Hikers will meet at 10 a.m. for a 5-mile hike, meet at 31664 Cadiz-Dennison Road, Uhrichsville. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

Bolanz Road Trailhead Walk — Portage Trail Walkers will meet at 8:30 a.m. at Riverview Road at Szalay’s Farm Market. Larry Thomas, 330-673-6896.

Sunday

What’s In A Name? — Learn the history, science and lore behind the names of many common species found in the parks, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Firestone Metro Park, Tuscarawas Meadows Area, 2620 Harrington Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

Salamanders of Liberty Park — Join a naturalist and look for salamanders at the “salamander capital” of Summit County, 2-4 p.m. Liberty Park, Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. 330-865-8065.

H&B at Young Road Hike — Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 2 p.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 5090 Young Road, Stow. Sue Donahue, 330-990-0588.

Me & My Dog and Ice Cream Hike — Hilltop Hikers will meet at 2 p.m. for a 5-mile hike, meet at Walborn Reservoir parking lot 11324 Price St., Alliance. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

Monday

Kinderealm: Moles — Ages 3-6 with adult companions get the dirt on moles. Includes a hike and craft, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Liberty Park, Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. Registration is required. Call 330-865-8065.

Botzum Hike — Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 2928 Riverview Road, Akron. Kincaid Early, 330-400-4835 or 330-815-8308.

Tuesday

Firestone Metro Park Hike — Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 4 p.m. for a 3-mile hike. Meet at 2620 Harrington Road, Akron. Bruce Ahonen, 330-794-1039.

Lake Avenue Trailhead Hike — Hilltop Hikers will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 5-mile hike, meet at 135 Lake Ave. NW., Massillon. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

Wednesday

Manchester Road Hike — Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 2740 Manchester Road, Akron. Jim Welling, 330-858-8311.

John Glenn Grove Trailhead Hike — Hilltop Hikers will meet at 6 p.m. for a 5-mile hike, meet at 8000 Warmington Road SW, Massillon. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.