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Leaf Icon Wednesday, December 02, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX


Get fit while you sit! 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/81018933153 : , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, December 03, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

FACEBOOK LIVE: BUILD A TERRARIUM


Join a naturalist to learn how you can bring a little bit of nature indoors by building your own terrarium! Join us online: www.facebook.com/summitmetroparks : , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, December 03, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX


Get fit while you sit! 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 Friday, December 04, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

VIRTUAL: STARS OF THE WINTER SKY


Fantastic heroes and beasts can be found in the night sky, if you know where to look! Cozy up in the comfort of your own home to hear some constellation tales and learn how to search for these figures in the night sky. Join us online: https://bit.ly/StarsoftheWinterSky : , OH

Leaf Icon Friday, December 04, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

VIRTUAL: OWLS FOR ADULTS


Join a naturalist to learn about perceptions of cultures around the world related to the wise, protective, harbingers of death: owls. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 11/23: 330-865-8065. : , OH

Leaf Icon Saturday, December 05, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

VIRTUAL PRE-K: WHAT ANIMALS DO IN WINTER


Join a naturalist to learn about different animals and what they do in the winter. Please bring a picture of your favorite animal to share with the group and we will try to figure out what it does when it gets cold! Join us online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88677253233 : , OH

Leaf Icon Saturday, December 05, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

VIRTUAL PRE-K: WHAT ANIMALS DO IN WINTER


Join a naturalist to learn about different animals and what they do in the winter. Please bring a picture of your favorite animal to share with the group and we will try to figure out what it does when it gets cold! Join us online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84258706297 : , OH

Leaf Icon Saturday, December 05, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

VIRTUAL: QUILTED TOTE BAGS


Participants will make one-of-a-kind quilted sling bags under the virtual instruction of a top-notch quilter. THIS PROJECT REQUIRES A SEWING MACHINE. Precut kits will be included with the program fee, for pick-up at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm or Summit Lake Nature Center. Pick up details and Zoom link will be provided at program registration. Cost: $10/person. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 11/14: 330-865-8065. : , OH

Leaf Icon Sunday, December 06, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

VIRTUAL: PAPER CRAFTING FOR THE HOLIDAYS


Join friends for a card-crafting lesson using materials around the house, just in time for the holidays. Please have scissors, glue and paper materials of different sizes and colors ready to go! Join us online: https://bit.ly/SMPPaperCraft : , OH

Leaf Icon Monday, December 07, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL BALLOFLEX


It’s a family affair! Get fit while you sit together 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. It is designed for all ages and abilities! Join us online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86279576190. : , OH

Leaf Icon Wednesday, December 09, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

VIRTUAL: NATURE DRAWING FOR ADULTS


Join our interpretive artist for a lesson in nature drawing. Beginners welcome. A computer, sketchbooks, pencils and a good attitude are the only requirements. After registering, participants will receive a live Zoom invitation. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 11/28: 330-865-8065. : , OH

Leaf Icon Wednesday, December 09, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

VIRTUAL: NATURE DRAWING FOR ADULTS


Join our interpretive artist for a lesson in nature drawing. Beginners welcome. A computer, sketchbooks, pencils and a good attitude are the only requirements. After registering, participants will receive a live Zoom invitation. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 11/28: 330-865-8065. : , OH

Leaf Icon Wednesday, December 09, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

VIRTUAL: TRIVIA NIGHT!


Join two naturalists for a fun brain-building evening of SMP-themed trivia. We’ll tackle topics such as native plants, uncommon animals, park history and more! After registering, participants will receive a live Zoom invitation. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 11/30: 330-865-8065. : , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, December 10, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX


Get fit while you sit! 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, December 10, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

VIRTUAL: DIY WINTER SKINCARE


Before winter sets in, create skincare products that give back to your body, your wallet and our wonderful planet! After registering, participants will receive a Zoom invitation and a list of common household ingredients to create eco-friendly personal care products from the comfort of your own home. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 11/30: 330-865-8065. : , OH

Leaf Icon Saturday, December 12, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: NATURE DRAWING FOR TEENS


Join our interpretive artist for a lesson in nature drawing. Beginners welcome. A computer, sketchbooks, pencils and a good attitude are the only requirements. After registering, participants will receive a live Zoom invitation. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 11/28: 330-865-8065. : , OH

Leaf Icon Saturday, December 12, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

VIRTUAL: SNOWMAN CRAFT FOR FAMILIES


Do you want to build a snowman? Let’s get crafty and build a decorative sock snowman by re-using items around the house. Please bring a white sock, twine or yarn, 5 buttons, 1 cup rice, glue, scissors and an orange marker for this family friendly craft. After registering, participants will receive a live Zoom invitation.  ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 11/30: 330-865-8065. : , OH

Leaf Icon Sunday, December 13, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: NATURE DRAWING FOR KIDS


Join our interpretive artist for a lesson in nature drawing. Beginners welcome. A computer, sketchbooks, pencils and a good attitude are the only requirements. After registering, participants will receive a live Zoom invitation. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 11/28: 330-865-8065. : , OH

Leaf Icon Sunday, December 13, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

VIRTUAL: NATURE DRAWING FOR KIDS


Join our interpretive artist for a lesson in nature drawing. Beginners welcome. A computer, sketchbooks, pencils and a good attitude are the only requirements. After registering, participants will receive a live Zoom invitation. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 11/28: 330-865-8065. : , OH

Leaf Icon Monday, December 14, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX


It’s a family affair! Get fit while you sit together 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. It is designed for all ages and abilities! Join us online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81924433776 : , OH

Leaf Icon Wednesday, December 16, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX


Get fit while you sit! 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/89052240989 : , OH

Leaf Icon Wednesday, December 16, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

VIRTUAL: DIY BIRDFEEDERS


Join a naturalist to learn how to fashion simple bird feeders out of common household items. Participants may choose to create along at home or sit back, relax and enjoy the demonstration. After registering, participants will receive a live Zoom invitation and a list of materials. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 12/7: 330-865-8065. : , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, December 17, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

VIRTUAL: WINTER BIRD ID


Discover resident birds that call Ohio home all year long, and some of the migratory species that escape Canada's cold for "balmy" Ohio. Bring questions and sightings to share! Join us on Zoom: https://bit.ly/WinterBirdIdentification : , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, December 17, 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

FACEBOOK LIVE: WINTER TREE ID


Learn to identify trees without the aid of leaves. We will be looking at bark, twigs, buds and other distinctive characteristics to determine the species. By the end, you will know how to ID at least three common tree species. Join us online: www.facebook.com/summitmetroparks Facebook: , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, December 17, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX


Get fit while you sit! 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, December 21, 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

SELF-GUIDED: EYE SPY


Hit the trail for a nature-themed game of Eye Spy! Begin by downloading or printing this month’s Eye Spy list from our "Publications & Downloads" page, then enjoy a stroll along Overlook Trail in search of plants, animals and more. You can also complete your search using a Dec. 21 Instagram post (@summitmetroparks). Bring a camera to document your finds.  CV/Overlook

Leaf Icon Monday, December 21, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX


It’s a family affair! Get fit while you sit together 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. It is designed for all ages and abilities! Join us online: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85928397401 : , OH

Leaf Icon Tuesday, December 22, 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

SELF GUIDED: STORYBOOK TRAIL


Enjoy some exercise combined with fun learning through a self-guided story trail based on the book "The Mitten." Look for it along the paved trails throughout the Campfire Area at F.A Seiberling Nature Realm December 22 - January 3. FASN/Campfire Area

Leaf Icon Tuesday, December 22, 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

SELF GUIDED: EVERGREENS, A WINTER WONDER


Take a self-guided evergreens tour December 22-27 along Cherry Lane Trail and through the arboretum. Begin by stopping by the welcome kiosk for a helpful guide, then enjoy a stroll in search of December's favorite trees. FASN