THURSDAY

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

 

Good Gardens – Success From the Soil Up: Learn how to grow a bountiful garden, 6-7:30 p.m. Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Goodyear Lodge, 2077 Newton St., Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Coyotes Among Us: Learn about the secret lives of these predators and what makes them so successful, 7-8 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Tam O’Shanter Property Hike: The Hilltop Hikers Club will hold a 3-mile hike at 10 a.m. Meet at 5055 Hills and Dales Road NW, Canton. For more information, call 330-606-8471 or go to www.hilltophikers.org.

 

FRIDAY

Homeschoolers – Numbers in Nature: ages 11-14, learn about the famous Fibonacci sequence and how this “golden ratio” appears in nature, 1-3 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. Advance registration required, call 330-865-8065.

 

Spring Blooms: Hike Chippewa Trail in search of spring wildflowers, 6-8 p.m. Silver Creek Metro Park, Pheasant Run Area, 5000 Hametown Road, Norton. 330-865-8065.

 

Astronomy Club of Akron: Bryan Palaszewski, NASA Glenn Research Center, presents “Apollo 11 50th Anniversary – The Journey to the Moon”, 8 p.m. Portage Lakes Kiwanis Civic Center, 725 Portage Lakes Drive. For more information, go to www.acaoh.org.

 

SATURDAY

Nature Art for Teens: Ages 13-17, join an artist for 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.

 

Create a Living Landscape: See demonstrations of the benefits of welcoming wildlife into you yard, 2-4 p.m. Sand Run Metro Park, Mingo Lodge, 1501 Sand Run Parkway, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Full Moon Hike & Fire: Hike as the sun sets, then gather around a fire for stories and marshmallows, 8-9:30 p.m. Liberty Park, Twinsburg Ledges Area, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. 330-865-8065.

 

Full Moon Hike: Hike the Chippewa Trail as the sun sets, 8-9:30 p.m. Silver Creek Metro Park, Big Oak Area, 5199 Medina Line Road, Norton. 330-865-8065.

 

Chapin Forest Reservation Hike: Portage Trail Walkers will meet at 8:30 a.m. at 9938 Chillicothe Road, Kirtland. For more information, call Larry Thomas at 330-673-6896.

 

Mentor Headlands/Buckeye Trail & Lake Erie Bluffs Hike: The Hilltop Hikers Club will hold a 5-mile hike at 10 a.m. Meet at 9601 Headlands Road, Mentor. For more information, call 330-606-8471 or go to www.hilltophikers.org.

 

Bolivar Aqueduct McDonnell Trailhead/Buckeye Trail Hike: The Hilltop Hikers Club will hold a 5-mile hike at 10 a.m. Meet at 715 OH-212, Bolivar. For more information, call 330-606-8471 or go to www.hilltophikers.org.

 

City of Green Clean Green ’19: Volunteer to pick up litter, mulch trails and pull invasive garlic mustard weed, 8 a.m. to noon. Southgate Park, 5300 Massillon Road, Green. To register, go to www.cityofgreen.org/volunteer.

 

SUNDAY

Hike for the Health of It: Hike 3 miles of hilly terrain at a vigorous pace with few, if any rest stops, 9:30-11 a.m. Hampton Hills Metro Park, 2925 Akron-Peninsula Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Nature Drawing for Kids: Ages 6-12 join an artists 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.

 

Atwater Lake Hike: The Hilltop Hikers Club will hold a 5-mile hike at 2 p.m. Meet at 9446 Shop Road, NE, Mineral City. For more information, call 330-606-8471 or go to www.hilltophikers.org.

 

MONDAY

Kinderealm – Who’s New Nature Walk: ages 3-6 and their adult companion will go on a spring nature walk to learn about who’s new in nature. 10:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. Liberty Park, Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. Advance registration required, call 330-865-8065.

 

Something’s In The Water: Join a naturalist on a hike to learn about Ohio’s native fish, past and present, and learn about the issues that face Ohio’s freshwater systems, 3-4 p.m. Firestone Metro Park, Tuscarawas Meadows Area, 2620 Harrington Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Fry Family Park Hike: The Hilltop Hikers Club will hold a 5-mile hike at 9:30 a.m. Meet at 2533 Farber St. SE, Magnolia. For more information, call 330-606-8471 or go to www.hilltophikers.org.

 

TUESDAY

Nature Journaling – Wildflowers: Learn basic journaling techniques to record your nature observations, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Liberty Park, Nature Center, 9999 Liberty Road, Twinsburg. $20 per person. Advance registration required, call 330-865-8065.

 

Random Act of Music: Metro Parks Ensemble will perform, 7-8 p.m. Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Goodyear Lodge, 2077 Newton St., Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Bridgeport Quarry Trailhead Hike: The Hilltop Hikers Club will hold a 5-mile hike at 9:30 a.m. Meet at 3455 Erie Ave. NW, Massillon. For more information, call 330-606-8471 or go to www.hilltophikers.org.

 

McKinley Monument Hike: The Hilltop Hikers Club will hold a 3-mile hike at 5:30 p.m. Meet at 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. For more information, call 330-606-8471 or go to www.hilltophikers.org.

 

WEDNESDAY

Gorge History Hike: Learn about the past hidden treasures of the Gorge, 2-3:30 p.m. Gorge Metro Park, 1160 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls. 330-865-8065.

 

Meet Me In The Garden: Join the Master Gardeners of Summit County to learn about keeping your lawn looking its best, 7-8:30 p.m. F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, Visitors Center, 1828 Smith Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

World Turtle Day Hike & Fire: Search for a learn about turtles at Little Turtle Pond, then listen to turtle legends around the campfire, 7:30-9 p.m. Firestone Metro Park, Tuscarawas Meadows Area, 2620 Harrington Road, Akron. 330-865-8065.

 

Price Park Hike: The Hilltop Hikers Club will hold a 5-mile hike at 6 p.m. Meet at 1000 W. Maple St., North Canton. For more information, call 330-606-8471 or go to www.hilltophikers.org.