Entries by Mill Creek MetroParks Staff

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

Notice of November Board Meeting

The next Regular Meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners, of Mill Creek MetroParks is scheduled for Tuesday, November 12, 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.

Notice of MetroParks Standing Committee Meetings

The Finance Standing Committee to the Board of Park Commissioners, of Mill Creek MetroParks will meet on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at 10:00 am, in Classroom A, at the MetroParks Farm. The Community Engagement Standing Committee to the Board of Park Commissioners, of Mill Creek MetroParks will meet on Friday, November 22, 2019, at 10:00… Continue Reading Notice of MetroParks Standing Committee Meetings

Mill Creek MetroParks Road Closures

The following roads and areas in Mill Creek MetroParks will be closed to vehicular traffic, as well as cyclists and pedestrians from approximately 6:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., on Sunday, October 27, 2019 for the Youngstown Marathon:   Lily Pond Drive (South of Lily Pond Parking Lot) West Drive West Glacier Drive Price Road Slippery… Continue Reading Mill Creek MetroParks Road Closures