Thursday

Wildflowers — Join a naturalist on Chippewa Trail to discover which spring wildflowers are popping up, 2-3:30 p.m. Silver Creek Metro Park, Pheasant Run Area, 5000 Hametown Road, Norton. 330-865-8065.

Stow Towne Center Plaza Hike — Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 2 p.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 1628 Norton Road, Stow. Ronda Tyson, 330-414-2400.

Veterans Community Park — 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

Wildflower Hike — See which flowers are in bloom, 10-11:30 a.m. Cascade Valley metro Park, Chuckery Area, 837 Cuyahoga St., Akron. 330-865-8065.

Archery Open Shoot — Register for a half-hour time slot to improve your shot, 6-9 p.m. Firestone Metro Park, Coventry Oaks Area, 40 Axline Ave., Akron. To register, call 330-865-8065.

Sand Run Metro Park Hike — Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 2 p.m. for a 6-mile hike. Meet at 1400 Sand Run Parkway, Akron. Kincaid Early, 330-400-4835 or 330-815-8308.

Saturday

Misunderstood Nature: Bears — Join a naturalist to hike the Ledges Trail and learn about Ohio’s growing population of black bears, 2-4 p.m. Liberty Park, Twinsburg Ledges Area, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. 330-865-8065.

Mogadore Reservoir Hike — Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 8-mile hike. Meet at 2578 State Route 43, Mogadore. Billy Stacy, 330-968-7898.

Atwood Lake Hike — Hilltop Hikers will meet at 10 a.m. for a 5-mile hike, meet at 9446 Shop Road NE, Mineral City. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

Hocking Hills State Park Hike — Hilltop Hikers will meet at 11 a.m. for a 15-mile hike, meet at Hocking Hills State Park Visitors Center. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

Sunday

Spring Bird Walk — New and experienced birdwatchers join a naturalist for a walk around Alder Pond, 8:30-11 a.m. Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Pioneer Area, 550 Frazier Ave., Akron. 330-865-8065.

Wildflower Hike — Enjoy a peaceful morning looking for wildflowers along parts of Old Mill and Rock Creek trails, 9-10:30 a.m. Furnace Run Metro Park, Brushwood Area, 4955 Townsend Road, Richfield. 330-865-8065.

Nature Drawing for Kids — Ages 6-12 join a naturalist-artist for this lesson in nature drawing, noon to 1:30 p.m. and 2-3:30 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Registration is required. Call 330-865-8065.

Heron Watch — Observe the nesting behaviors of great blue herons through spotting scopes, 1-3 p.m. Bath Road Heronry. 330-865-8065.

Vanderhoof Road Hike — Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 2 p.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 2445 Vanderhoof Road, Barberton. Kincaid Early, 330-400-4835 or 330-815-8308.

Lake Avenue Trailhead Hike — Hilltop Hikers will meet at 2 p.m. for a 6-mile hike, meet at 135 Lake Ave. NW., Massillon. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

Monday

Archery for Adults — Ages 16 or older can learn international-style target archery, 10:30 a.m. to noon and 1-2:30 p.m. Firestone Metro Park, Coventry Oaks Area, 40 Axline Ave., Akron. $10 per person. Registration is required. Call 330-865-8065.

Weekday Walkers — Stroll along Downy Loop Trail with frequent stops to discover nature, 1-2:30 p.m. Wood Hollow Metro Park, 2121 Barlow Road, Hudson. 330-865-8065.

Happy Days Leisure Hike — Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 4-mile hike. Meet at 500 W. Streetsboro Road, Boston Heights. Roy Kress, 330-434-8450.

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

Spring Bird Walk — Join a naturalist for this bird walk, 8-10 a.m. Firestone Metro Park, Tuscarawas Meadows Area, 2620 Harrington Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

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. Jack Wenrick, 330-923-6371.