Entries by Mill Creek MetroParks Staff

Mill Creek MetroParks Winter Road Closures

Effective Friday, December 6, 2019 the following roads in Mill Creek Park will be closed to vehicular traffic for the winter:   High Drive, between Chestnut Hill Drive and West Cohasset Drive Chestnut Hill Drive, between Canfield Road and High Drive Calvary Run Drive, between Belle Vista Avenue and Milton Avenue   When closed to… Continue Reading Mill Creek MetroParks Winter Road Closures

Mill Creek Park’s annual holiday event kicks off this weekend

Saturday kicked off the Olde Fashioned Christmas at Lanterman’s Mill in Mill Creek Park. The annual holiday event brings out thousands of people to shop for hand-made gifts, listen to music and see how crafts are made by local artists. It also gives people the chance to see the mill in action. “That’s one of… Continue Reading Mill Creek Park’s annual holiday event kicks off this weekend

Mill Creek Metro Park’s Winter Celebration holds opening

Mill Creek Metro Park’s annual Winter Celebration held its opening day Saturday. The event was at the Fellows Riverside Gardens in Youngstown. It is also sponsored by WKBN 27 First News. This is Mill Creek Metro Park’s nineteenth annual Winter Celebration. The theme this year is Magical Woods. “Which is where the fairies, the gnomes… Continue Reading Mill Creek Metro Park’s Winter Celebration holds opening

Annual Olde Fashioned Christmas offers taste of past

When it comes to doing her part to get people more in the holiday spirit, Kathy Adams doesn’t mind getting her hands dirty. “I do one show a year; it’s my hobby,” the Austintown woman said about highlighting her abilities with clay and other materials that are hallmarks of her artistic tools of the trade.… Continue Reading Annual Olde Fashioned Christmas offers taste of past

Mill Creek MetroParks presents Winter Celebration: The Magical Woods

Beginning November 30 through December 29, 2019 the D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center will be adorned for the annual Winter Celebration event, which is a family-friendly, admission-free event sponsored by WKBN 27 First News. This year’s theme, “The Magical Woods”, takes you to a magical land of fairy families throughout the Davis… Continue Reading Mill Creek MetroParks presents Winter Celebration: The Magical Woods

Local volunteers decorate dozens of Christmas trees at Davis Center

Dozens of volunteers were decorating Christmas trees on Monday for the annual “Tree Walk” inside the Davis Center at Fellows Riverside Gardens in Mill Creek Park. This is part of the facility’s “Winter Celebration, which starts on Saturday. More than 50 local non-profit groups–including the Leonard Kirtz School, Second Harvest Food Bank, Goodwill Industries and… Continue Reading Local volunteers decorate dozens of Christmas trees at Davis Center

Boulder climbing approved behind Bears Den Cabin in Mill Creek Park

People who like to climb boulders can now do it legally in an area of Mill Creek Park. The park’s board of commissioners unanimously approved boulder climbing around an outcrop of boulders behind Bears Den Cabin. It’s the only section of the park where boulder climbing will be allowed. The idea was proposed by the… Continue Reading Boulder climbing approved behind Bears Den Cabin in Mill Creek Park

Historical Society Photographs Displayed in Weller Gallery

Mill Creek MetroParks presents “Hidden Gems from the Mahoning Valley Historical Society” which is currently on display in the Weller Gallery at Fellows Riverside Gardens. This exhibit showcases 19th and 20th Century photographs from the archives of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society. These images feature breathtaking, snow-covered landscapes, downtown Youngstown decked for the holidays, people… Continue Reading Historical Society Photographs Displayed in Weller Gallery