OUTDOORS

THURSDAY

Kinderealm – Turkey Vultures: Ages 3-6 and their adult companions learn about the turkey vulture, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Goodyear Lodge, 2077 Newton St., Akron. Advance registration required, 330-865-8065.

 

Cardio Hike: Hike both Pheasant Run and Chippewa trails at a vigorous pace with few, if any, rest stops, 2-3:30 p.m. Silver Creek Metro Park, Pheasant Run Area, 5000 Hametown Road, Norton. 330-865-8065.

 

Talkin’ Turkey: Join a naturalist in search of wild turkeys, turkey vultures and turkey tail fungus and learn fun facts along the way, 4-5:30 p.m. Liberty Park, Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. 330-865-8065.

 

FRIDAY

Kinderealm – Turkey Vultures: Ages 3-6 and their adult companions learn about the turkey vulture, 10:30-11:30 a.m. or 1-2 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Advance registration required, 330-865-8065.

 

Weekday Walkers: A leisurely stroll along Pheasant Run Trail, 3-4:30 p.m. Silver Creek Metro Park, Pheasant Run Area, 5000 Hametown Road, Norton. 330-865-8065.

 

Pinecone Birdfeeders: Create a pinecone bird feeder and have a cup of hot chocolate, 6-8 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

SATURDAY

Lichens and Mosses of Liberty Park: Join a naturalist to delve into the world of mosses and lichens, 1-3 p.m. Liberty Park, Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. 330-865-8065.

 

What’s Ill in Nature?: Learn about the victories and defeats in the battle against disease among Ohio’s wildlife, 10-11 a.m. Sand Run Metro Park, Mingo Lodge, 1501 Sand Run Parkway, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

It’s Time to Feed the Birds: There will be bird information displays, crafts and games, noon to 5 p.m. Wolf Creek Environment Center, 6100 Ridge Road, Wadsworth. www.medinacountyparks.com.

 

SUNDAY

Hiking Spree for Dogs: Take your dog on a hike for spree credit, 10-11 a.m. Liberty Park, Twinsburg Ledges Area, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. Dogs must be on leases (8-foot max). 330-865-8065.

 

Nature Drawing for Kids: Ages 6-12 join an interpretive artist for this lesson in nature drawing, noon to 1:30 p.m. or 2-3:30 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Advance registration required, 330-865-8065.

 

Armor Hike: Take a hike and discover some of nature’s defenses, 1-2:30 p.m. Cascade Valley Metro Park, Schumacher Valley Area, 1690 Cuyahoga St., Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Bath Nature Preserve Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 11 a.m. for a 5-mile hike at 4160 Ira Road, Akron. Chris Tiedemann, 330-524-9415.

 

It’s Time to Feed the Birds: There will be bird information displays, crafts and games, noon to 5 p.m. 1473 Parschen Road, Brunswick. www.medinacountyparks.com.

 

Lock 4 Park Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 6600 Erie Ave. NW, Canal Fulton. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

 

Me & My Dog Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 2 p.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at Happy Days. Address: 500 W. Streetsboro Road, Peninsula. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

 

MONDAY

H&B at 303 Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 2 p.m. for a 5-mile hike at 64 W. Streetsboro Road, Boston Heights. Dee Morgan, 330-212-5944.

 

Petros Park Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 3519 Perry Drive SW, Canton. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

 

TUESDAY

History and Nature Trivia: Test your knowledge of the nature and history of Goodyear Heights Metro Park, 3-4:30 p.m. Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Pioneer Area, 550 Frazier Ave., Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

CVNP 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.

 

Bridgeport Quarry Trailhead Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 3455 Erie Ave. NW, Massillon. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

 

WEDNESDAY

Kinderealm – Turkey Vultures: Ages 3-6 and their adult companions learn about the turkey vulture, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Firestone Metro Park, Coventry Oaks Area, 40 Axline Ave., Akron. Advance registration required, 330-865-8065.

 

History of America Through the Eyes of a Tree: Join a naturalist as we use trees to tell the history of America, 7-8:30 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Nature Through the Seasons: Easy walks that observe the unfolding nature throughout the seasons, 10-11 a.m. Plum Creek Park South, 2500 Plum Creek parkway, Brunswick. www.medinacountyparks.com.

 

Reservoir Park Walking Track Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 5:30 p.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 905 Sippo Blvd. NE, Massillon. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.