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Program & Events Calendar

 
At the guidance of public health authorities, most in-person programs and events are temporarily suspended. Please stay tuned for information on virtual/alternative program and event options! Learn more.

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Leaf Icon Thursday, August 06, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX


Enjoy an exercise session with a certified BalloFlex instructor. BalloFlex is a seated workout that incorporates the elements of dance and fitness together in a safe, low impact and fun system. It is designed for all ages and abilities! Join us online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84964658634 : , OH

Leaf Icon Monday, August 10, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX FOR KIDS


Children ages 8-12 can get fit while they sit during a lively, energy-filled exercise session with a certified BalloFlex instructor! BalloFlex is a seated workout that incorporates the elements of dance and fitness together in a safe, low impact and fun system. Older and younger siblings are welcome to participate. Parents too! Join us online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84964658634 : , OH

Leaf Icon Wednesday, August 12, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

VIRTUAL: CREATIVE CANVAS FOR FAMILIES


Everything is a canvas! Join our interpretive artist virtually to create some amazing works of art using nature as our inspiration and re-purposed materials as our medium. Only requirements are a sense of humor and a great attitude. Materials (with the exception of scissors and an empty cereal box) for this program will be provided to participants in advance by mail. Cost: $10/person. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS ONLINE 7/27: Register here. : , OH

Leaf Icon Wednesday, August 12, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

VIRTUAL: CREATIVE CANVAS FOR FAMILIES


Everything is a canvas! Join our interpretive artist virtually to create some amazing works of art using nature as our inspiration and re-purposed materials as our medium. Only requirements are a sense of humor and a great attitude. Materials (with the exception of scissors and an empty cereal box) for this program will be provided to participants in advance by mail. Cost: $10/family. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS ONLINE 7/27: Register here. : , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, August 13, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

FACEBOOK LIVE: INTRO TO STAND-UP PADDLEBOARDING


Join Naturalists and Water Recreation Instructors Janean and Becca at Nimisila Reservoir Metro Park to learn a little bit about this body of water, the wildlife you may see, and the basics of the fastest-growing water recreational sport: stand-up paddleboarding. : , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, August 13, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX


Enjoy an exercise session with a certified BalloFlex instructor. BalloFlex is a seated workout that incorporates the elements of dance and fitness together in a safe, low impact and fun system. It is designed for all ages and abilities! Join us online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84964658634 : , OH

Leaf Icon Monday, August 17, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX


Enjoy an exercise session with a certified BalloFlex instructor. BalloFlex is a seated workout that incorporates the elements of dance and fitness together in a safe, low impact and fun system. It is designed for all ages and abilities! Join us online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84964658634 : , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, August 20, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX


Enjoy an exercise session with a certified BalloFlex instructor. BalloFlex is a seated workout that incorporates the elements of dance and fitness together in a safe, low impact and fun system. It is designed for all ages and abilities! Join us online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84964658634 : , OH

Leaf Icon Saturday, August 22, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

VIRTUAL: MOTHS VS. BUTTERFLIES


Moths vs. butterflies…. sounds like an old science fiction movie but it’s not! Join Naturalist Joe on a Zoom presentation as we learn the differences between these two Lepidopterans. Both come in amazing colors, shapes and sizes -- however, there are ten times more moths than butterflies. By the end of the presentation, you will be able to tell the differences between the two very quickly. We will even go out to the backyard to demonstrate setting up a moth sheet and seeing what flies in! : , OH

Leaf Icon Monday, August 24, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX FOR KIDS


Children ages 8-12 can get fit while they sit during a lively, energy-filled exercise session with a certified BalloFlex instructor! BalloFlex is a seated workout that incorporates the elements of dance and fitness together in a safe, low impact and fun system. Older and younger siblings are welcome to participate. Parents too! Join us online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84964658634 : , OH

Leaf Icon Tuesday, August 25, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

VIRTUAL: DISCOVERING LIGHTNING BUGS FOR PRESCHOOLERS


Come discover with us as we explore the exciting world of lightning bugs. Join this live virtual program that is geared toward preschoolers ages 3-6 as we bug out over this interesting group of insects that make their own light. During this 30-minute program we will sing songs, read a book, and play games all centered around this curious flashy flier. Registration is required and begins August 7 by calling 330-865-8065. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 8/7: 330-865-8065. : , OH

Leaf Icon Tuesday, August 25, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

VIRTUAL: DISCOVERING LIGHTNING BUGS FOR PRESCHOOLERS


Come discover with us as we explore the exciting world of lightning bugs. Join this live virtual program that is geared toward preschoolers ages 3-6 as we bug out over this interesting group of insects that make their own light. During this 30-minute program we will sing songs, read a book, and play games all centered around this curious flashy flier. Registration is required and begins August 7 by calling 330-865-8065. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 8/7: 330-865-8065. : , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, August 27, 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

FACEBOOK LIVE: TOUR THE COMMUNITY GARDEN


Join us online for a Facebook Live tour of the Goodyear Heights Community Garden! Take a virtual tour of the Goodyear Heights Community Garden with a naturalist and learn some tips and tricks about growing fruits, vegetables and flowers in the late summer and fall. We’ll try to answer any questions you have live as you ask them! : , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, August 27, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

VIRTUAL: NATURE DRAWING FOR KIDS


Kids ages 6 -12 join Interpretive Artist Danette for a fun filled, virtual nature drawing lesson. Be prepared with a pencil, some paper and a great attitude! Registration is required, by calling 330-865-8065 beginning 8/11.  ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 8/11: 330-865-8065. : , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, August 27, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX


Enjoy an exercise session with a certified BalloFlex instructor. BalloFlex is a seated workout that incorporates the elements of dance and fitness together in a safe, low impact and fun system. It is designed for all ages and abilities! Join us online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84964658634 : , OH

Leaf Icon Monday, August 31, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX


Enjoy an exercise session with a certified BalloFlex instructor. BalloFlex is a seated workout that incorporates the elements of dance and fitness together in a safe, low impact and fun system. It is designed for all ages and abilities! Join us online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85634044484?pwd=QW1sYWJ6NE1OTXE5aVJXN3NaWEFHZz09 : , OH