THURSDAY

Afternoon Stroll: Stroll long the 1.3-mile Downy Loop Trail, 3-4:30 p.m. Wood Hollow Metro Park, 2121 Barlow Road, Hudson. 330-865-8065.

 

Calling All Coyotes: Join a naturalist for a short presentation to learn about the misunderstood mammal, then go on a quiet hike and listen for their calls, 7-8:30 p.m. Liberty Park, Twinsburg Ledges Area, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. 330-865-8065.

 

Gorge Metro Park Hike: Akron Metro Parks Hiking Club will meet at 2 p.m. for a 5-mile hike. Meet at 1160 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls. Kincaid Early, 330-400-4835 or 330-815-8308.

 

Petros Park Hike: Hilltop Hikers will meet at 10 a.m. for a 3-mile hike. Meet at 3519 Perry Drive SW, Perry Township. 330-606-8471 or www.hilltophikers.org.

 

FRIDAY

Terra Amma Drum Circle: Bring drums and percussion toys to raise a righteous racket, 7 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron, 3300 Morewood Road, Fairlawn. 330-780-7476.

 

SATURDAY

Hiking Spree Shield Assistance: Summit Metro Parks volunteers will gladly attach your hiking shield, 1-3 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Portage Hike & Bike Trail Hike: Portage Trail Walkers will meet at 9 a.m. at 481 Cleveland Road, Ravenna. For more information, call Larry Thomas at 330-673-6896.

 

SUNDAY

Nature for Families – Spring Emerges: Explore nature as it emerges for spring, 1-2:30 p.m. Liberty Park, Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. 330-865-8065.

 

Zodiac Explorers – Aquarius: Explore the night sky and the zodiac constellation for Aquarius, 7-8:30 p.m. Liberty Park, Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. 330-865-8065.

 

MONDAY

Preschool Explorers: Ages 3-5 will explore a seasonal topic that will engage the senses and encourage self-exploration, 10-11 a.m. Liberty Park Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. 330-865-8065.

 

TUESDAY

Cardio Hike: A 4-mile hike at a vigorous pace with few rest stops, 10-11:30 a.m. Silver Creek Metro Park, Big Oak Area, 5199 Medina Line Road, Norton. 330-865-8065.

 

WEDNESDAY

History Hike: Hike with a naturalist and learn about the history of Silver Creek Metro Park, 1-2:30 p.m. Silver Creek Metro Park, Pheasant Run Area, 5000 Hametown Road, Norton. 330-865-8065.

 

Kinderealm – Maple Sugaring: Ages 3-6 and adult companion can learn how maple sugar is made, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Firestone Metro Park, Coventry Oaks Area, 40 Axline Ave., Akron. Registration is required. Call 330-865-8065.