Entries by Mill Creek MetroParks Staff

Mill Creek MetroParks Presents Garden Lecture – Beyond Beauty: Magnolias Around the World

(Youngstown, Ohio) The lecture, Beyond Beauty: Magnolias Around the World, will be held at Fellows Riverside Gardens on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Magnolias are among the most recognizable, ornamental flowering trees in the world. In addition to beauty, their primitive origins, unique ecological interactions, and conservation value render them […]

Notice of March Board Meetings

The next Regular Meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners, of Mill Creek MetroParks is scheduled for Monday, March 18, 2019, at 6 p.m., in McMahon Hall, at the MetroParks Farm, on Rt. 46, in Canfield. The agenda will be available on the website after 2 p.m. on the day of the meeting.   The […]

Notice of February Board Meeting

The next Regular Meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners, of Mill Creek MetroParks is scheduled for Monday, February 11, 2019, at 6 p.m., in McMahon Hall, at the MetroParks Farm, on Rt. 46, in Canfield. The agenda will be available on the website after 2 p.m. on the day of the meeting.

Orchids in bloom at Mill Creek Park

Spring feels particularly distant this week as low temperatures hit the Valley, but a kaleidoscope of color is in bloom at Mill Creek MetroParks. The annual orchid show, Jewels of Winter, opened Tuesday inside Fellows Riverside Gardens. “It’s always nice this time of year to see color. People come here to the gardens to see […]

Sprout Club children become mad scientists

Mill Creek Park hosted its monthly Sprout Club meeting on Dec. 13. Park educator Lynn Zocolo ran the event, with a mad science theme. “We are doing science experiments,” Zocolo said. “If they get a little dirty, that’s even better.” Sprout Club is a program for preschool-age students, with themes changing month to month. For […]

Promoting unity through art

Students from Trumbull and Mahoning County schools and area colleges are coming together in unity as part of a “Unity Project”designed to not only showcase students’ artistic talents but share a message of building a better community and world. The Unity Project with the theme “UNITE! Dream to build a better community, a better World” is being displayed […]