THURSDAY

Canaler’s Hustle: Hustle along the Towpath Trail to learn about canal history, 2-4 p.m.  Deep Lock Quarry Metro Park, 5779 Riverview Road, Peninsula. 330-865-8065.

 

Nature Trivia Game Show: Join a naturalist inside Mingo Lodge to test your Ohio nature Knowledge, 6-8 p.m. Sand Run Metro Park, Mingo Lodge, 1501 Sand Run Parkway, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Vanderhoof Road Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 2 p.m. for a 5-mile hike at 2445 Vanderhoof Road, Barberton. Dee Morgan. 330-212-5944.

 

Jackson Bog Nature Preserve Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 10 a.m. for a 3-mile hike. Meet at 7984 Fulton Drive NW, Massillon. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

 

FRIDAY

 

Cardio Hike: Hike Deer Run Trail twice at a vigorous pace, 10-11:30 a.m. O’Neil Woods Metro Park, Trail Lot, 2550 Martin Road, Bath. 330-865-8065.

 

Homeschoolers – Water: Ages 11-14, learn about how water is everywhere, and is an essential part of life on earth, 1-3 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Advance registration required, 330-865-8065.

 

Friday Night Lights: Hike with a naturalist along Cherry Lane Trail and Fernwood Loop to learn why wildlife’s eyes appear to glow at night, 6-7:30 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Campfire Area, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Everett Road/Riding Run Trail Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 5-mile hike at 2370 Everett Road, Peninsula. Kathy, 330-923-2659 or 330-604-4869.

 

SATURDAY

Weekday Walkers: A leisurely stroll with stops along the way to discover nature and history, 10-11:30 a.m. Firestone Metro Park, Tuscarawas Meadows Area, 2620 Harrington Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Nature Art for Teens: Ages 13-17 join an interpretive artist for lessons in nature-inspired art, 12:30-2:30 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Registration required, 330-865-8065.

 

Sentinels in the Snow: Join a naturalist to identify the remains of summer and fall wildflowers, 1-2:30 p.m. Liberty Park, Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. 330-865-8065.

 

Making Nature Jewelry: Make a beaded necklace to take home or give as a gift, 1-3 p.m. Sand Rune Metro Park, Shady Hollow Lodge, 1750 Sand Run Parkway, Akron. Advance registration required, call 330-865-8065.

 

Munroe Falls Metro Park Hike: Portage Trail Walkers will meet at 9 a.m. at 521 S. River Road, Munroe Falls. For more information, call Larry Thomas at 330-673-6896.

 

SUNDAY

Nature Drawing for Kids: ages 6-12 join an interpretive 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. Advance registration required, call 330-865-8065.

 

Feeding Time Open House: Get up-close to the exhibit animals as they eat lunch, 12:30-2 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Zodiac Explorers – Scorpio/Ophiuchus: Explore the night sky and examine the zodiac constellation of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Liberty Park, Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. 330-865-8065.

 

MONDAY

Holiday Wreath: Create a nature-inspired holiday wreath for your home, 6:30-8 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. $10 per person. Advance registration required, call 330-865-8065.

 

WEDNESDAY

Nature Drawing for Adults: Join an interpretive artist for this 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, call 330-865-8065.

 

Beeswax Candle Making: Make and take your own 4-oz. Beeswac candle and decorative gift tag, 6-8 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. $15 per person. Advance registration required, call 330-865-8065.