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8:00 am

Birding the Sanctuary

March 16 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, 2650 W Calla Rd OH 44406 United States

Celebrate Spring with an early morning bird walk at Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary led by Jeff Harvey. Space is limited. Boots required. Register at Ford Nature Center by 3/14, call 330.740.7107. Moderate, 1.25 mi.

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9:00 am

Garden Design 101

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44509 United States
$52 – $60

Garden Design is a process that uses science and art to solve problems and create places of beauty and use. In this workshop, join Debra Knapke to explore the tools and rules of design and delve into issues that every garden has: soil type and compaction, plant success and failure, drainage difficulties, hardscape headaches, and […]

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9:30 am

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

March 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on March 16, 2019 at 9:30 am

MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Rd.
Canfield, OH 44406 United States
$7 – $11

Ages 5-10, plus adult. A special sleepover for STUFFED ANIMAL friends! Bring your special stuffed animal to a Friday evening snack and movie. Please make sure child can part with their stuffed friend. We will tuck-in our animal friends and read a bedtime story. Children and adults will return home leaving your special friend for […]

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10:00 am

Nature Photography Exhibit

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 24, 2019

Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44509 United States

The annual Nature Photography Exhibit returns the Weller Gallery. Enjoy the beauty and color of nature - indoors! The skills of amateur photographers are featured in this popular exhibit. View landscapes, wild animals, Mill Creek MetroParks scenes and more through the lens of talented photographers.

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Spring Wreath

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave.
Youngstown, OH 44509 United States
$22 – $24

Celebrate the change of seasons with a cheery and bright wreath for your home. Using silk spring flowers, Judy Stanislaw will guide you in the artistry of crafting a wreath. Register/pay by 3/14, call 330.740.7116. $24; FFRG $22

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Eve of Spring Hike

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
McGuffey Wildlife Preserve, 4448 McGuffey Rd
Lowellville, OH 44436 United States

Beat those “Winter Blues”! Come hike with Naturalist Nick Parish and welcome the upcoming season by searching for vernal pools, wildflowers and other signs of spring!  Call Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107, for details. Moderate, 1 mi.

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11:00 am

MetroMutts: Lucky Dog Hike

March 16 @ 11:00 am
Pioneer Pavilion, 876 Old Furnace Rd. OH 44511 United States

Join us for our St. Patrick’s Day hike as we hike around Lake Cohasset. Spring is just a few days away, so we will be searching for green and signs of spring. Dress your “lucky dog” in a bit o’ color to celebrate the day. Enjoy cookies and treats at Pioneer Pavilion after the hike. […]

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12:00 pm

Trot with Your Tot: Bring in Spring!

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 28, 2019 at 11:00 am

West Golf Drive – Golf Course overflow parking lot, -80.6951083, 41.0335515 OH United States

Join us for a family friendly hike through the park as winter melts away. Get children of all ages, family, and friends out of the house to observe, explore, and build community as nature transitions toward new life in the second week of spring. This trail is paved, plowed, and salted, so strollers are welcome. […]

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1:00 pm

Chat with a Naturalist

March 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Wick Recreation Area – Warming House, 1861 McCollum Rd.
Youngstown, OH 44509 United States

Stop by the Nature Center to chat with a Naturalist and learn about seasonal and phenological happenings here at Mill Creek MetroParks. Feel free to bring questions! Call Ford Nature Center for details, 330.740.7107.

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Registrations for programs are processed on a first come/first serve basis in the order that payment is received. Payment is due upon registration. Registration is required 48 hours in advance for all programs (except when noted). Some programs will accept registration after the 48 hour deadline with an additional fee. Visa, Mastercard, Discover, cash, and checks are accepted. Programs are held rain, snow, or shine. Please be advised that if you elect to come to a program, that is not advertised as drop-in, without pre-registering and paying, you may be turned away if the instructor cannot accommodate you. If you do attend a program as a drop-in, you must pay with exact cash or a check made out to Mill Creek MetroParks.

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Cancellations less than 48 hours are non-refundable. Cancellations less than one week, but before 48 hour deadline will have a 10% cancellation fee. Cancellations made one week prior will receive a full refund. No program credits or transfers will be given. Many programs will allow you to send an alternate participant if you are unable to attend. Please contact the facility prior to the program, otherwise the alternate will not be accepted. A full refund will be issued if the program is cancelled by Mill Creek MetroParks.