THURSDAY

Day Camp – Winter Adventure: Kids 7-10 enjoy this winter adventure with fun, hands-on experiences, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sand Run Metro Park, Shady Hollow Lodge, 1750 Sand Run Parkway, Akron. $10. Registration is required. Call 330-865-8065.

 

Daytime Hike and Fire: Join a naturalist to discover what critters are out and about in winter and try your hand at feeding the chickadees. Afterward, warm up with marshmallows around a campfire, 10:30 a.m. to noon. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Intro to Archery for Kids: Ages 9-15 can learn international-style target archery and test their marksmanship at the temporary indoor range, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Firestone Metro Park, Coventry Oaks Area, 40 Axline Ave., Akron. $10. Registration is required. Call 330-865-8065.

 

Intro to Archery for Adults: Ages 16 or older can learn international-style target archery and test their marksmanship at the temporary indoor range, 1-2:30 p.m. Firestone Metro Park, Coventry Oaks Area, 40 Axline Ave., Akron. $10. Registration is required. Call 330-865-8065.

 

H&B at 303 Leisure Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 2 p.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 64 W. Streetsboro Road, Boston Heights. Roy Kress, 330-434-8450.

 

Martindale Park Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 10 a.m. for a 3-mile hike. Meet at 4001 Martindale Road NE, Canton. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

 

FRIDAY

Homeschoolers – Nature’s Defenses: Ages 7-10 can join a naturalist to discover the fascinating mechanisms of nature’s defenses, 10:30 a.m. to noon and 1-2:30 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Registration is required. Call 330-865-8065.

 

Archery Games for Adults: Ages 16 or older will play games to build archery skills in a fun and exciting way, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Firestone Metro Park, Coventry Oaks Area, 40 Axline Ave., Akron. Registration is required. Call 330-865-8065.

 

School’s Out Cookout: Bring hot dogs and buns to cook over an open fire, then hike with a naturalist to investigate how animals survive the winter, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Campfire Area, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Archery Games for Kids: Ages 7-15 will play games to build archery skills, 1-2:30 p.m. Firestone Metro Park, Coventry Oaks Area, 40 Axline Ave., Akron. Registration is required. Call 330-865-8065.

 

More S’Mores Campfire: Enjoy a winter campfire and learn different s’more recipes, 5:30-6:30 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Seneca Deck, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Ira Road Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 3801 Riverview Road, Peninsula. Kincaid Early, 330-400-4835 or 330-815-8308.

 

SATURDAY

Pokemon in the Parks Hike: Hike along Cherry Lane to learn about Pokemon and their real-life counterparts while playing Pokemon Go, 1-2:30 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Campfire Area, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Archery Open Shoot: Register for a half-hour time slot to improve your shot, 1-4 p.m. Firestone Metro Park, Coventry Oaks Area, 40 Axline Ave., Akron. Registration is required. Call 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.

 

Botzum Trailhead Buckeye Trail Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 10 a.m. for a 7-mile hike. Meet at 2928 Riverview Road, Akron. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

 

Mantua to Asbury Road Hike: Portage Trail Walkers will meet at 9 a.m. at 10482 South St., Garrettsville. Call Larry Thomas at 330-673-6896.

 

SUNDAY

Coffee With the Birds: Sit fireside for a peaceful morning discussion at the wildlife viewing area, 10 a.m. to noon. Liberty Park, Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. 330-865-8065.

 

Amateur Photography Exhibit Reception: Join Summit Metro Parks for the opening reception of the 2019 Amateur Photography Exhibit, 1-3 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Zodiac Explorers – Sagittarius: 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.

 

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.

 

Soup Hike at Dogwood Park: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 2 p.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 241 Seventh St. NE, North Canton. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

 

MONDAY

Winter Critters for Families: Learn about winter animals through hands-on activities, 3-4 p.m. Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Pioneer Area, 550 Frazier Ave., Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Oak Hill Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 7-mile hike. Meet at 3901 Oak Hill Road, Peninsula. Colleen Carpinello, 330-331-7269 or 330-814-2621.

 

Lock 29 Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 9:30 a.m. for a 7-mile hike. Meet at 1648 Mill St., Peninsula. Billy Stacy, 330-968-7898.

 

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.

 

TUESDAY

Cardio Hike: Hike 4-miles at a vigorous pace with few, if any, rest stops, 10-11:30 a.m. Munroe Falls Metro Park, Tallmadge Meadows Area, 1088 North Ave., Tallmadge. 330-865-8065.

 

Kinderealm – Evergreens: Ages 3-6 with their adult companion will learn about trees that stay green year-round, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Liberty Park, Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. Includes a hike and craft. Registration is required. Call 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. Roy Kress, 330-434-8450.

 

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

Weekday Walkers: A leisurely stroll along Deer Run Trail, 10-11:30 a.m. O’Neil Woods Metro Park, Trail Lot, 2550 Martin Road, Bath. 330-865-8065.

 

Kinderealm – Evergreens: Ages 3-6 with adult companion will learn about trees that stay green year-round, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Firestone Metro Park, Coventry Oaks Area, 40 Axline Ave., Akron. Includes a hike and craft. Registration is required. Call 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. Dean Pawlicki, 330-658-2623 or 330-690-8589.

 

Jackson Park Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 6 p.m. for a four- to five-lap hike. Meet at 7660 Fulton Drive NW, Jackson Township. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.