Thursday

Kinderealm – Orange: Children ages 3 to 6 with their adult companions discover the color orange and where they can find it in the fall. A short hike and craft are included, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Goodyear Lodge, 2077 Newton St., Akron. Advance registration required, call 330-865-8065.

Humor Hike: Join a naturalist for nature jokes and riddles on the Indian Spring trail, 2-3:30 p.m. Munroe Falls Metro Park, Lake Area, 521 S. River Road, Munroe Falls. 330-865-8065.

Trick or Tweet: Take a hike in search of some feathered friends, then try your hand at feeding the birds, 3-4:30 p.m. Firestone Metro Park, Tuscarawas Meadows Area, 2620 Harrington Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

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.

Big Bend Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 2 p.m. for a 5-mile hike at 1337 Merriman Road, Akron. Brenda Hairston, 330-715-4069.

 

Friday

Kinderealm – Orange: Children ages 3 to 6 with their adult companions discover the color orange and where they can find it in the fall. A short hike and craft are included, 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Advance registration required, call 330-865-8065.

Birds of Costa Rica: Join a naturalist to learn about “Birds of Costa Rica” and why the conservation of natural resources is essential, 7-8:30 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

Tailing Night Talons: A naturalist will attempt to call owls, using recordings, with the hope of a response, 7-8:30 p.m. Silver Creek Metro Park, Pheasant Run Area, 5000 Hametown Road, Norton. 330-865-8065.

Fry Family Park Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 2533 Farber St. SE, Magnolia. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

Sand Run Metro Park Mingo & Dogwood Trail Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 5-mile hike at 1400 Sand Run Parkway, Akron. Kathy, 330-923-2659 or 330-604-4869.

 

Saturday

Brecksville Reservation Hike: Portage Trail Walkers will meet at 9 a.m. at 9000 Chippewa Creek Drive, Brecksville. Call Larry Thomas at 330-673-6896.

Classical Music Night at the Observatory: The Astronomy Club of Akron will explore the moon and stars while listening to Mozart, Bach and Vivaldi, 7:45 p.m. at 5031 Manchester Road, Akron. www.acaoh.org.

Nature Art for Teens: Ages 13-17 will enjoy lessons in nature-inspired art, 12:30-2:30 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Advance registration required, call 330-865-8065.

Fall Family Outing: Fall Autumn fun with hayrides, bonfires, activities, live music and more, 6-9 p.m. Silver Creek Metro Park, Bathhouse & Pheasant Run Area, 5000 Hametown Road, Norton. 330-865-8065.

Sounds of the Night Hike & Fire: Hunt the fields and forest edges for hidden insect, then sit by the fire and enjoy the night sky, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Liberty Park, Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. 330-865-8065.

Pine Hollow Trail: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 10 a.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 5465 Quick Road, Peninsula. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

Mutty Paws Dog Hike at Camp Tuscazor: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 11 a.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 6066 Boy Scout Road NE, Dover. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

McConnells Mill State Park Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 10 a.m. for a 2 or 6-mile hike at Hells Hollow Trailhead, 1436 Shaffer Road, Pennsylvania.

Towners Woods Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 6-mile hike at 2264 Ravenna Road, Kent. Billy Stacy, 330-968-7898.

The Big Sit!: Annual international, noncompetitive birding event, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center, 1972 Clark Ave., Alliance. 330-823-7487.

 

Sunday

Apex Predators Hike: Explore the top of the food train as you hike and discuss Ohio’s top predators, 9:30-11 a.m. Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, Clinton Trailhead, 2749 North St., Clinton. 330-865-8065.

Silver Creek Kayak: Paddle a portion of Silver Creek with a certified instructor and a naturalist to learn paddle strokes, safety tips, and to see wildlife around the water, 10 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. Silver Creek Metro Park, Boathouse, 5171 S. Medina Line Road, Medina. $15. Advance registration required, 330-865-8065.

Massillon Lincoln Park Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 644 17th St. NW at Lincoln Park Ave. NW in Massillon. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

Brandywine Falls to Boston Store Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 2 p.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 8176 Brandywine Road, Sagamore Hills. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

Cascade Chuckery Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 2:30 p.m. for a 5-mile hike at 837 Cuyahoga St., Akron. Kincaid Early, 330-400-4835 or 330-815-8308.

 

Monday

Cardio Hike: Healthy outdoor exercise hiking four miles at a vigorous pace, 9-10:30 a.m. Hampton Hills Metro Park, 2925 Akron-Peninsula Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

Weekday Walkers: A leisurely stroll to discover seasonal flora and fauna, 1-2:30 p.m. Springfield Bog Metro Park, 1400 Portage Line Road, Springfield Township. 330-865-8065.

Oak Hill Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 5-mile hike at 3901 Oak Hill Road, Peninsula. Kincaid Early, 330-400-4835 or 330-815-8308.

H&B at 303 Leisure Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 4-mile hike at 64 W. Streetsboro Road, Boston Heights. Roy Kress, 330-434-8450.

 

Tuesday

Journal Your Hiking Spree Experience: Hike Rock Creek Trail and learn some basic techniques to get started on journaling, 1-4 p.m. Furnace Run Metro Park, Brushwood Area, 4955 Townsend Road, Richfield. Advance registration required, 330-865-8065.

Butterbridge Road on the Towpath Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 5400 Block of Butterbridge Road NW. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

Clinton Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 5-mile hike at 2749 North St., Clinton. Diane Dickerson, 330-966-5866 or 330-546-6096.

 

Wednesday

Nature Drawing for Adults: Join a naturalist-artist for a lesson in nature drawing, 10 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Advance registration required, 330-865-8065.

Kinderealm – Orange: Children ages 3 to 6 with their adult companions discover the color orange and where they can find it in the fall. A short hike and craft are included, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Firestone Metro Park, Coventry Oaks Area, 40 Axline Ave., Akron. Advanced registration required, call 330-865-8065.

Hikin’ For Lichen: Hike along Dogwood Trail to search for and identify lichens, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sand Run Metro Park, Wadsworth Area, 1400 Sand Run Parkway, Akron. 330-865-8065.

Fall Tree I.D.: Learn how to identify trees by their fall colors and discover what triggers it, 5-6:30 p.m. Goodyear Heights Metro Park, 2077 Newton St., Akron. 330-865-8065.

Malabar Farms Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 10 a.m. for a 6-mile hike. Meet at Malabar Farm Visitor Center, 4050 Bromfield Road, Lucas. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

Jackson Park Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 5 p.m. for a hike of 4-5 laps. Meet at 7660 Fulton Drive NW, Massillon. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

Petros Park Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 5:30 p.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 3519 Perry Drive. SW, Canton. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

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