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Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
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October 2018

Autumn Foraging for Wild Food and Medicine

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$22 – $24

The forests and fields are alive with wild foods and medicine. Leaves, flowers, berries, roots and more. Autumn is abundant. Join Leah Wolfe, Herbalist, during this hands-on class on how to forage for the fall harvest. Take a walk with an eye to foraging, observing plant and habitat characteristics, looking for clues, tasting, and piecing it all together like a detective to identify species. Basic botany for the herbalist will focus on identifying flowers, roots, berries, and leaves. Historical and…

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Chat with a Naturalist

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on November 3, 2018 at 12:00pm

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Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

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

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MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

October 21 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
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One event on October 11, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 16, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 30, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 12:45pm

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One event on October 7, 2018 at 12:45pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 12:45pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 3:15pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$5 – $10

Enjoy autumn in Mill Creek Park with natural and historic views aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay at least 2 days in advance at Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 & under/60 & over: $5 R, $8 NR.

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MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 11, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 16, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 30, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 12:45pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 12:45pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 3:15pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$5 – $10

Enjoy autumn in Mill Creek Park with natural and historic views aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay at least 2 days in advance at Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 & under/60 & over: $5 R, $8 NR.

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MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

October 21 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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One event on October 11, 2018 at 3:15pm

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One event on October 11, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 16, 2018 at 3:15pm

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One event on October 7, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 12:45pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 12:45pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 3:15pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$5 – $10

Enjoy autumn in Mill Creek Park with natural and historic views aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay at least 2 days in advance at Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 & under/60 & over: $5 R, $8 NR.

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Mill Creek “Photo Clique”: Autumn Gathering

October 21 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

Calling all photography enthusiasts! Join fellow photographers at MCMP’s fall photography group gathering. Bring a few photos that you have taken (either printed or on a flash-drive) and participate in a group critique to learn ways to improve your skill. An overview of upcoming gatherings, events, workshops, and membership details for 2019 will be introduced. There will be an informal opportunity to provide feedback on future workshop topics while enjoying refreshments. Open to all ages and levels of experience. Gathering…

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MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 11, 2018 at 2:00pm

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One event on October 30, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on October 2, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 11, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 16, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 30, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 12:45pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 12:45pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 3:15pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$5 – $10

Enjoy autumn in Mill Creek Park with natural and historic views aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay at least 2 days in advance at Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 & under/60 & over: $5 R, $8 NR.

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MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

October 25 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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One event on October 11, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 16, 2018 at 3:15pm

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One event on October 30, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 2, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 11, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 16, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 30, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 12:45pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 12:45pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 3:15pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$5 – $10

Enjoy autumn in Mill Creek Park with natural and historic views aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay at least 2 days in advance at Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 & under/60 & over: $5 R, $8 NR.

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MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

October 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 11, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on October 16, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on October 30, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on October 2, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 11, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 16, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 30, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 12:45pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 12:45pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 3:15pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$5 – $10

Enjoy autumn in Mill Creek Park with natural and historic views aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay at least 2 days in advance at Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 & under/60 & over: $5 R, $8 NR.

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MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

October 30 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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One event on October 11, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 16, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 30, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 2, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 11, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 16, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 30, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 12:45pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 12:45pm

One event on October 7, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on October 21, 2018 at 3:15pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$5 – $10

Enjoy autumn in Mill Creek Park with natural and historic views aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay at least 2 days in advance at Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 & under/60 & over: $5 R, $8 NR.

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November 2018

Chat with a Naturalist

November 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on November 3, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 12:00pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

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

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MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

November 4 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
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One event on November 4, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 4, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 3:15pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$5 – $10

Enjoy autumn in Mill Creek Park with natural and historic views aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay at least 2 days in advance at Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 & under/60 & over: $5 R, $8 NR.

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MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 4, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 4, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 3:15pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$5 – $10

Enjoy autumn in Mill Creek Park with natural and historic views aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay at least 2 days in advance at Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 & under/60 & over: $5 R, $8 NR.

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MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

November 4 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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One event on November 4, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 4, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 3:15pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$5 – $10

Enjoy autumn in Mill Creek Park with natural and historic views aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay at least 2 days in advance at Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 & under/60 & over: $5 R, $8 NR.

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Children’s Nature Hour: Time to Sleep

November 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$4 – $6

Ages 3-5, plus adult. Who’s getting ready for a long winter’s nap and why? Discover what some animals do when the days get shorter and snow starts to fall. A story and fun activities are included! Register/pay at Ford Nature Center, call 330.740.7107 by 11/6. $4 R; $6 NR

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MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

November 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 4, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 4, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 3:15pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$5 – $10

Enjoy autumn in Mill Creek Park with natural and historic views aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay at least 2 days in advance at Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 & under/60 & over: $5 R, $8 NR.

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MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

November 8 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
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One event on November 4, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 4, 2018 at 3:15pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 2:00pm

One event on November 8, 2018 at 3:15pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$5 – $10

Enjoy autumn in Mill Creek Park with natural and historic views aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay at least 2 days in advance at Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 & under/60 & over: $5 R, $8 NR.

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Tales for Tots: Gobble, gobble!

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States
$4 – $6

Ages 2-3, plus adult. Who lives in the forest, sleeps in trees and gobbles? Turkeys, of course! Join us as we discover wild turkeys through a story, hike and more! Register/pay at Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107 by 11/7. $4 R; $6 NR

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Book Discussion: North to Katahdin

November 10 @ 10:30 am
Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

Knowledge of Mt. Katahdin, Maine’s highest peak, is combined with accounts of the experiences of hikers who climb this terminus of 2,160 miles of Appalachian Trail, to explore ideas on the relationship between humans and wilderness. Read this narrative by Eric Pinder, then join our discussion to share your thoughts about the book. Call Ford Nature Center at 330.740.7107 for details.

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Calling All Turkeys

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

Turkeys aren’t only found on the farm or our dinner table, some live right here in Mill Creek MetroParks! Let’s enjoy this November afternoon hiking and looking for wild turkeys. Call Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107 for details. Moderate, 2 mi

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Chat with a Naturalist

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on November 3, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 12:00pm

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

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

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Turkey Scavenger Hunt

November 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

Bring the family to Ford Nature Center and look for the 20 paper turkeys we have hidden. Then go for a self-guided hike on one of our many trails and keep your eyes open for the wild turkeys that call this area home. Call Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107 for details.

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Turkey Scavenger Hunt

November 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 25, 2018 at 10:00am

Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road
Youngstown, OH 44511 United States

Bring the family to Ford Nature Center and look for the 20 paper turkeys we have hidden. Then go for a self-guided hike on one of our many trails and keep your eyes open for the wild turkeys that call this area home. Call Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107 for details.

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