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Programs & Events

Program & Events Calendar

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Summit Metro Parks staff can adapt many programs to be accessible to anyone who would like to participate, assuming they meet essential eligibility criteria. Please make the request at the time of registration and/or at least 72 hours prior to the program. Contact us at 330-865-8065.

Leaf Icon Thursday, May 11, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Join a naturalist to observe the nesting behaviors of the great blue heron, one of Ohio’s largest birds. Stop by between 4 and 6 p.m. to use our binoculars and spotting scopes to get an up-close look. Meet at the Bath Road Heronry on Bath Rd., between Riverview and Akron-Peninsula roads in Akron. Bath Road Heronry: , OH