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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. 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.

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Leaf Icon Friday, January 12, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


Join a naturalist and Dr. Lara Roketenetz from The University of Akron after dark to search for some of the park’s most elusive residents. After a presentation in the shelter, we will take a quiet hike to call these creatures with hopes they will respond with hoots and howls. Bring your patience, curiosity and a small flashlight if you wish. Enter the park off Ira Road and follow the parkway until it ends at the field station. Bath Nature Preserve: 4160 Ira Road Akron, OH 44333