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Leaf Icon Thursday, September 01, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

SUBMIT ENTRIES FOR THE AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT


From September 1 through November 18, visitors may submit two entries for our Annual Amateur Photography Exhibit, which will be displayed at the Nature Realm and by virtual exhibit. Only two printed photographs will be accepted, and all images must be taken in areas managed by Summit Metro Parks. With each entry, please include your name, address, phone number, email, the location where the image was taken and a title for the image. Where possible, please do not share contact information with other entrants. Entries should not be matted, framed or include watermarks, and should be one of the following sizes: 5"x7", 8"x10" or 11"x14" and printed on photo paper. You may drop off entries at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm (1828 Smith Rd., Akron) or mail them to 975 Treaty Line Rd., Akron OH 44313, Attn: Amateur Photography Exhibit. Please include with your submission a completed entry form, which may be downloaded from the top of the Programs & Events webpage. Summit Metro Parks is not responsible for any photographs lost or damaged in the mail. Photographs will not be returned. Only after a photo is selected for the exhibit will photographers also be asked to provide a digital copy. Get the form

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 01, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

SUBMIT ENTRIES FOR OUR KIDS' ART EXHIBIT


From September 1-30, kids ages 6-17 may submit their entry for our first-ever Kids Art Exhibit, which will be displayed at the Nature Realm and virtually. Only one entry per child will be accepted. The theme for the exhibit is pollinators; all entries must be two dimensional and should be one of the following sizes: 5"x7", 8"x10" or 11"x14". Any media is acceptable as long as it falls within the guidelines. With each entry, please include your name, address, phone number and email. Where possible, please do not share contact information with other entrants. Entries should not be matted or framed. You may drop off entries at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm (1828 Smith Rd., Akron) or mail them to 975 Treaty Line Rd., Akron OH 44313, Attn: Kids Art Exhibit. Please include with your submission a completed entry form, which may be downloaded from the top of the Programs & Events webpage. Summit Metro Parks is not responsible for any loss or damage. Artwork will be returned. Only after a piece is selected for the exhibit will we ask for a digital copy. Get the form

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 01, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

HELLO FALL!


Curious youngsters with an accompanying adult will meet a naturalist for a hike along the paved Overlook Trail to explore all things fall with stories, movement and more! Strollers are welcome. CV/Overlook

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 01, 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! Zoom meeting ID: 849 6465 8634 Zoom: , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 01, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SUNSET SPREE HIKE


Explore nature along Rock Creek Trail and enjoy a beautiful sunset as the first day of the Fall Hiking Spree comes to a close. Good for spree credit. FR/Brushwood

Leaf Icon Saturday, September 03, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

DISTANCE HIKE


Hike more than six miles at a steady pace on Schumacher Trail and continue onto Valley Link Trail into Sand Run. There will be few, if any, rest stops. Please wear appropriate footwear and bring drinking water. CV/Schumacher Valley

Leaf Icon Sunday, September 04, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

YOGA FOR KIDS: LIFE OF SQUIRRELS


Ages 3 and up can join a certified yoga instructor and naturalist for this program. We will learn about nature, the seasons and animals through stories, songs, games and yoga poses. Bring a yoga mat, towel or blanket. Meet at Sherman Shelter. SC/Lake House

Leaf Icon Sunday, September 04, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

MEET THE ARTIST: JIM ROETZEL


Meet local photographer Jim Roetzel at the opening of his photography exhibit "Wings Over the Cuyahoga." FASN/Visitors Center

Leaf Icon Monday, September 05, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

LABOR DAY FAMILY HIKE AND PICNIC


Take advantage of the holiday and bring the family for a lovely late-summer hike. Pack a picnic to enjoy back at the shelter once we're done walking! Good for spree credit. SC/Pheasant Run

Leaf Icon Wednesday, September 07, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

LIL' SPROUTS


This biweekly program is designed to engage ages 3-5 and an accompanying grown-up into the wonderful world of gardening. Each class will build upon knowledge from the last and will be centered on what’s growing and ready to harvest! ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 8/31: 330-865-8065. SLNC

Leaf Icon Wednesday, September 07, 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! Zoom meeting ID: 849 6465 8634 Zoom: , OH

Leaf Icon Wednesday, September 07, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

INTRO TO ARCHERY


Archery is one of the oldest arts still practiced today, and it's more accessible than ever. Join us to learn international-style target archery at our outdoor range. Beginner and experienced archers are welcome. All equipment and hands-on instruction provided. Must be 50 inches or taller. Cost: $10/person. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS ONLINE 8/31: Register here. SC/Archery Range

Leaf Icon Wednesday, September 07, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

INTRO TO ARCHERY


Archery is one of the oldest arts still practiced today, and it's more accessible than ever. Join us to learn international-style target archery at our outdoor range. Beginner and experienced archers are welcome. All equipment and hands-on instruction provided. Must be 50 inches or taller. Cost: $10/person. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS ONLINE 8/31: Register here. SC/Archery Range

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 08, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

HOMESCHOOLERS: POTATO BUGS


Homeschoolers, ages 7-14: Roly polies, pill bugs and wood lice... whatever you call them, join a naturalist to dig into the fascinating world of these land-dwelling crustaceans! We will take a hike to find these creatures in the wild and learn about them through some fun hands-on activities and experiments. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 9/1: 330-865-8065. LP/Nature Center

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 08, 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! Zoom meeting ID: 849 6465 8634 Zoom: , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 08, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

HOMESCHOOLERS: POTATO BUGS


Homeschoolers, ages 7 to 14: Roly polies, pill bugs or wood lice... whatever you call them, join a naturalist to dig into the fascinating world of these land-dwelling crustaceans! We will take a hike to find these creatures in the wild and learn about them through some fun hands-on activities and experiments. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 9/1: 330-865-8065. LP/Nature Center

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 08, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

CAMPFIRE COOKING


Stop by to try your hand at campfire cooking! We'll be demonstrating techniques and sharing recipes for some delicious and easy meals and desserts. Help us cook, then taste the results (while supplies last). LP/Nature Center

Leaf Icon Friday, September 09, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

SENIOR SAUNTER


Whether you're a senior by age or just want to enjoy the outdoors at a leisurely pace, join us for a walk to appreciate the sights and sounds of nature in late summer. Bring a mug to enjoy a beverage and nature conversation afterward. LP/Nature Center

Leaf Icon Friday, September 09, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

GONE FISHIN'


Kids ages 15 and younger can learn the basics of fishing, then drop a line and see what they can catch. Some rods and reels will be available for use. Bait is provided. Adults must supervise their children and must have a current Ohio fishing license if they want to fish. LP/Tinkers Creek

Leaf Icon Friday, September 09, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

FRIDAY FALL FUN


Gather with a naturalist for fun fall leaf activities and a 1.4-mile scenic sunset hike. Consider bringing a picnic to enjoy before the program. SR/Treaty Line

Leaf Icon Saturday, September 10, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

BEGINNER STAND-UP PADDLEBOARDING


Try stand-up paddleboarding, the fastest growing water sport, to get a workout and enjoy nature. A certified instructor and a naturalist will guide you. No experience needed. Minimum age is 13; ages 13-17 must be with an adult participant. Participants must wear closed-toe shoes and be able to swim. We suggest bringing water, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses and wearing clothes that can get wet. Fee includes: loan of paddleboard, paddle, personal flotation device and instruction. Space is limited. Cost: $15/person. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS ONLINE 9/1: Register here. SC/Lake House

Leaf Icon Saturday, September 10, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

BEGINNER STAND-UP PADDLEBOARDING


Try stand-up paddleboarding, the fastest growing water sport, to get a workout and enjoy nature. A certified instructor and a naturalist will guide you. No experience needed. Minimum age is 13; ages 13 to 17 must be with an adult participant. Participants must wear closed-toe shoes and be able to swim. We suggest bringing water, sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses and wearing clothes that can get wet. Fee includes: loan of paddleboard, paddle, personal flotation device and instruction. Space is limited. Cost: $15/person. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS ONLINE 9/1: Register here. SC/Lake House

Leaf Icon Saturday, September 10, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

GOLDEN FLOWER SUNSET HIKE


Join a naturalist for a celebration of the majestic evening glow of gold! Experience ornate flowers during the golden hour for this sunset hike. Gain a new appreciation for goldenrods and other gilded flowers while we hike to the opening music of the night. Good for spree credit. SFB

Leaf Icon Sunday, September 11, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

GIRL SCOUT WORKSHOP: MINIBEASTS


Brownie and Junior Girl Scouts are invited to join us for naturalist-led sessions about insects, arachnids, worms and more! We’ll search for these critters in various habitats and learn how they thrive and survive in their homes. Brownies will be able to use this session to work towards their Bug Badge and Juniors their Animal Habitats Badge. F/Tuscarawas Meadows

Leaf Icon Sunday, September 11, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

BACKYARDS GONE WILD: FALL CLEANUP


Join a naturalist for a conversation on tidying up our yards in a nature-friendly manner. We’ll discuss everything from leaving some leaves and creating brush piles to using spent seed heads as bird feeders, all for the benefit of hibernating amphibians, butterflies, bees and more in our yards! LP/Nature Center

Leaf Icon Monday, September 12, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX


Get fit while you sit! Enjoy an online 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! Zoom meeting ID: 849 6465 8634 Zoom: , OH

Leaf Icon Tuesday, September 13, 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

SELF-GUDIED: POETRY HIKE


Hike along Celebration Trail for seasonal reflections September 13-20. Fall into autumn with poetry as the gentle wind beckons through the leaves. CV/Valley View

Leaf Icon Wednesday, September 14, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

NATURE DRAWING FOR ADULTS


Join our interpretive artist at the beautiful Summit Lake Nature Center for an entertaining lesson in nature drawing. Bring a sketchbook, pencil and a sense of humor. Beginners are welcome. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 9/7: 330-865-8065. SLNC

Leaf Icon Wednesday, September 14, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

VIRTUAL: NATURE DRAWING FOR ADULTS


Join our interpretive artist for an entertaining virtual lesson in nature drawing. You'll need a sketchbook, pencil, and a sense of humor. Beginners are welcome. A Zoom invitation will be emailed to participants after registering. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 9/7: 330-865-8065. Zoom: , OH

Leaf Icon Wednesday, September 14, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

WILDFLOWER WREATH


A naturalist will lead this hands-on program to craft a beautiful wildflower wreath using a natural grapevine base, dried herbs and native plants. Participants are encouraged to bring dried cuttings from their own garden to use. Meet at Meadow View Shelter. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 9/8: 330-865-8065. MF/Tallmadge Meadows

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 15, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

NATURE COLLAGE


Let's make something beautiful! Join our interpretive artist for this lesson in nature collage. All materials will be provided. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 9/9: 330-865-8065. FASN/Visitors Center

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 15, 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! Zoom meeting ID: 849 6465 8634 Zoom: , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 15, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

VIRTUAL: NATURE COLLAGE


Let's make something beautiful! Join our interpretive artist for this virtual lesson in nature collage. A list of materials and a Zoom invite will be emailed after registering. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 9/9: 330-865-8065. Zoom: , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 15, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

GOOD GARDENS: CREATIVE CHEF


Enjoying your garden produce but looking for new recipes? Come expand your palate and try some innovative recipes. Samples will be available while they last. GYH/Lodge

Leaf Icon Friday, September 16, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

LESS STRESS HIKE


Did you know there are many benefits of hiking? Join us to learn how beneficial green space and nature can be to our mental state. Along the trail, we will try some of the techniques used by "forest bathers." F/Tuscarawas Meadows

Leaf Icon Friday, September 16, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

NOCTURNAL CREATURES NIGHT HIKE


Ever wonder what happens in the woods at night when the daytime critters go to sleep? Join a naturalist on one of our Fall Hiking Spree trails to see what our local wildlife is up to when the sun goes down! Good for spree credit. MF/Lake Area

Leaf Icon Saturday, September 17, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

MONARCH BUTTERFLY OPEN HOUSE


Stop in to celebrate the amazing migration of the monarch butterfly. Learn about the life of this iconic insect, its cultural significance and how you can help these amazing pollinators through hands-on activities, a story trail and more. LP/Nature Center

Leaf Icon Saturday, September 17, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

ZOMBIE HIKE AND SCAVENGER HUNT


Fall is here and it's time to have fun on this zombie hike and scavenger hunt! We will hike Pheasant Run to find what our group needs to survive the zombie invasion. Participants will learn about plants in nature that were once used as food or used to make weapons. Participants will also want to keep their eyes open for zombies lurking in the woods as we try to make it back to take refuge at the shelter. Good for spree credit. SC/Pheasant Run

Leaf Icon Sunday, September 18, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

NATURE DRAWING FOR KIDS


Join our interpretive artist for this entertaining lesson in nature drawing for kids ages 6-12. All materials will be provided. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 9/2: 330-865-8065. FASN

Leaf Icon Sunday, September 18, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

MONARCH BUTTERFLY OPEN HOUSE


Stop in to celebrate the amazing migration of the monarch butterfly. Learn about the life of this iconic insect, its cultural significance and how you can help these amazing pollinators through hands-on activities, a story trail and more. LP/Nature Center

Leaf Icon Sunday, September 18, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

VIRTUAL: NATURE DRAWING FOR KIDS


Join our interpretive artist for this entertaining virtual lesson in nature drawing for kids ages 6-12. All you need is a pencil and paper. A Zoom invitation will be emailed to participants after registration. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 9/2: 330-865-8065. Zoom: , OH

Leaf Icon Monday, September 19, 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

SELF-GUIDED: FALL WILDFLOWER WALK


Hike Coyote Run between September 19 and October 2 to admire the beauty of late-season wildflowers and learn how they are essential for pollinators such as the monarch butterfly. Interpretive signs will be posted along the way to guide your learning experience. Begin your journey at the trailhead between the shelter and nature center. Good for spree credit. LP/Twinsburg Ledges

Leaf Icon Wednesday, September 21, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

NATURE JOURNALING FOR ADULTS


Join our interpretive artist for an inspiring lesson in nature journaling as a technique for practicing mindfulness. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 9/14: 330-865-8065. FASN/Visitors Center

Leaf Icon Wednesday, September 21, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

LIL' SPROUTS


This biweekly program is designed to engage ages 3-5 and an accompanying grown-up into the wonderful world of gardening. Each class will build upon knowledge from the last and will be centered on what’s growing and ready to harvest! ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 8/31: 330-865-8065. SLNC

Leaf Icon Wednesday, September 21, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

KINDEREALM HIKE: FOREST FLOOR


Children ages 3-6 and their families can drop by and discover the mysteries of the forest floor. Warm up next to a toasty fire and learn about this important ecosystem, then hit the trail in search of the wildlife that call the forest floor home. LP/Nature Center

Leaf Icon Wednesday, September 21, 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! Zoom meeting ID: 849 6465 8634 Zoom: , OH

Leaf Icon Wednesday, September 21, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

VIRTUAL: NATURE JOURNALING FOR ADULTS


Join our interpretive artist for an inspiring virtual lesson in nature journaling as a technique for practicing mindfulness. A Zoom invitation will be emailed to participants after registering. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 9/14: 330-865-8065. Zoom: , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 22, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

QUARRY BIRDS


Bring your binoculars to witness the fall migration with a naturalist. As they say, the early bird gets the worm! DLQ

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 22, 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! Zoom meeting ID: 849 6465 8634 Zoom: , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 22, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

INTRO TO ARCHERY FOR KIDS


Children ages 9-15 can learn international-style target archery and test their marksmanship at our temporary indoor range. This program is good for beginning and practiced archers. All equipment and hands-on instruction provided. Must be 50 inches or taller. Cost: $10/person. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS ONLINE 9/15: Register here. F/Coventry Oaks

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 22, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

WOODLAND MUSHROOMS


A walk in the woods often reveals wonders of nature otherwise overlooked. Join a naturalist on a hike to discover the beauty, variety and interesting ecology of mushrooms. Sturdy shoes, bug spray and drinking water are strongly advised. LP/Nature Center

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 22, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

INTRO TO ARCHERY FOR ADULTS


Archery is one of the oldest arts still practiced today, and it's more accessible than ever. Participants 16 and older can learn international-style target archery and test their marksmanship at our temporary indoor range. Beginning and practiced archers are welcome. All equipment and hands-on instruction provided. Cost: $10/person. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS ONLINE 9/15: Register here. F/Coventry Oaks

Leaf Icon Friday, September 23, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

VIRTUAL: FOREST FLOOR FOR KIDS


Calling all kids: join us virtually to discover the mysteries of the forest floor. Learn about this important ecosystem through games and activities and take a virtual hike in search of wildlife that call the forest floor home. Meeting ID: 889 9863 8855 Zoom: , OH

Leaf Icon Friday, September 23, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

PROMISES IN THE PARK: AN OUTDOOR WEDDING EVENT


Summit County Probate Court and Summit Metro Parks are partnering once again to offer a free outdoor wedding ceremony and vow renewal for Summit County residents. Judge Nicole Walker will officiate the fourth annual Promises in the Park on Friday, September 23, 2022 at the newly opened Valley View Area of Cascade Valley Metro Park. The event will take place in an outdoor setting featuring beautiful park views. Learn more and complete the required preregistration here: https://bit.ly/promisesinthepark2022. CV/Valley View

Leaf Icon Friday, September 23, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

FALL SPREE TOGETHER


In this series, trek alongside a naturalist to work toward getting our Fall Hiking Spree staffs and shields – together! Focusing on the hike, we will make limited stops. Good for spree credit. GYH/Pioneer

Leaf Icon Saturday, September 24, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

HIKING SPREE SHIELD ASSISTANCE


Is attaching the hiking spree shield more challenging than actually hiking the eight trails? Summit Metro Parks volunteers will gladly attach it for you at no charge.  Good for spree credit. FR/Brushwood

Leaf Icon Saturday, September 24, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

RAPTOR IDENTIFICATION BASICS


It's a bird, it's a plane...what the heck is it? Join a naturalist to discover how to identify hawks and other raptors in flight and perching in a tree or on a wire. Afterwards, we will hike a short distance in search of raptors in the wild. LP/Nature Center

Leaf Icon Sunday, September 25, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

THE CROOKED RIVER


Celebrate World Rivers Day by hiking along our "Crooked River" with a naturalist. Gain Fall Hiking Spree credit while hearing about the Cuyahoga River and the future of the Gorge Dam. We will keep a lookout for any wildlife along the way. Good for spree credit. G/Main Entrance

Leaf Icon Sunday, September 25, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

KAYAKING: OPEN HOUSE


Join us to try kayaking! Enjoy a relaxed session to see what this water sport is like and try maneuvering out on the lake. Minimum age is 13; ages 13-17 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must wear closed-toe shoes and be able to swim. We suggest bringing water, sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses, as well as wearing clothes that can get wet. Spots will be available on a first come, first served basis from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. SLNC

Leaf Icon Sunday, September 25, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

COLLECTING NEXT YEAR'S BEAUTY: NATIVE SEEDS


Join a naturalist as we collect native plant seeds from the areas around Wood Hollow. Learn proper seed storage and propagating techniques so you can grow plants next spring. Bring bags, clippers and a marker to label what you collect. A hat and sunscreen are recommended. WH

Leaf Icon Monday, September 26, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

VIRTUAL: BALLOFLEX


Get fit while you sit! Enjoy an online 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! Zoom meeting ID: 849 6465 8634 Zoom: , OH

Leaf Icon Monday, September 26, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

KINDEREALM HIKE: FOREST FLOOR


Children ages 3-6 and their families can drop by and discover the mysteries of the forest floor. Warm up next to a toasty fire and learn about this important ecosystem, then hit the trail and in search of the wildlife that call the forest floor home. FASN/Campfire Area

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 29, 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! Zoom meeting ID: 849 6465 8634 Zoom: , OH

Leaf Icon Thursday, September 29, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

PAWPAW APPRECIATION NIGHT


Discover Ohio’s state native fruit, the pawpaw! Learn the benefits of this fruit and how to grow it, take home recipes and taste test is delicious banana-like flavor, while supplies last. LP/Nature Center

Leaf Icon Friday, September 30, 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM

EYE SPY: HARD MODE


This is not your nana's eye spy! Come on over to Cherry Lane for an advanced level eye spy challenge along the trail from September 30 to October 11. If you think you've got what it takes, keep those eyes peeled for puzzles in the woods! FASN

Leaf Icon Friday, September 30, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

CLASSY CANVAS


Like to paint but want some guidance? Adult participants are invited to appreciate the beauty of the parks as we paint together. We’ll look at some brightly-colored creatures to inspire creativity and go through step-by-step instructions. We will provide all of the supplies needed to create a personal masterpiece. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 9/23: 330-865-8065. F/Tuscarawas Meadows