Event Listings
Mahoning Valley Historical Society: Midwinter Memories in the Mahoning Valley

This exhibit will showcase 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 enjoying winter pastimes, and more. Meet the Curator: 12/7 | 5 – 7 pm

Book Drive for Children in Need

Book Drive for Children in Need

November 11, 2019 09:00 am - September 13, 2020 11:30 pm

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Bright Star Books wants your help putting new and gently-used books into the hands of limited-resource children throughout Greater Akron! Since May of 2014, we have distributed more than 170,000 books to children in Summit, Portage, and Medina Counties! But we want to help even more children! By organizing a children’s book drive in your […]

Winter Celebration: The Magical Woods

Winter Celebration: The Magical Woods

November 30, 2019 10:00 am - December 29, 2019 05:00 pm

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Join us for The Magical Woods – Come visit a magical land of gnomes and fairy families throughout the Davis Center lobby, and discover other mythical creatures in The Enchanted Hollow. Plus, enjoy the annual holiday tree walk, scavenger hunt, and seasonal flowers. Call FRG at 330.740.7116 for details.

Winter Nights

Winter Nights

November 30, 2019 05:00 pm - December 28, 2019 07:00 pm

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Saturdays, we are open late until 7 pm. Experience the outdoor light display and the Unicorn Games and crafts. Plus, find that perfect gift at the Shop in the Gardens and savor refreshments available for purchase in the Garden Cafe. Craft fee: $1, cash only. Call FRG at 330.740.7116 for details.

Recreational Hikes

Recreational Hikes

December 4, 2019 09:00 am - December 18, 2019 10:00 am

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Volunteer led hikes focusing on exercising in the outdoors. Call Wick Recreation Area for details, 330-740-7114. 12/4| 9 – 10 am | Meet at East Newport Dr. Boat Launch Parking Lot. Moderate, 1 or 3 mi. 12/18 | 9 – 10 am | Meet at MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at MetroParks Farm. Easy, 2 or 4 […]

Remembering Volney Rogers Trolley

Remembering Volney Rogers Trolley

December 7, 2019 12:00 pm - December 7, 2019 01:30 pm

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Volney Rogers has now been gone for a full century. Midway between his death and funeral dates, we’ll honor his legacy by visiting both some of his Park projects and his final resting place. Register/pay at Wick Recreation Area by 12/5. Adults: $8 R, $11 NR; Seniors/youth: $6 R, $9 NR.

Hands on Holidays

Hands on Holidays

December 8, 2019 11:00 am - December 8, 2019 04:00 pm

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Hands on Holiday is our annual winter fundraiser! We offer different activity stations, performances, and experiences for children and families. Our volunteers can expect to help out at one of these different stations.

Remembering Volney Rogers: Part Two

Remembering Volney Rogers: Part Two

December 9, 2019 01:00 pm - December 9, 2019 04:00 pm

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Volney Rogers, Mill Creek Park’s founder, was laid to rest 100 years ago today. Join us as we pay our respects by hiking from his church to his grave site at Tod Homestead Cemetery. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens, 330.740.7116, for details. Moderate, 6 mi.

The 12 Days of Christmas Sale

The 12 Days of Christmas Sale

December 10, 2019 10:00 am - December 21, 2019 04:30 pm

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Each day a special sale price will be revealed on a select item. The savings will be too low to advertise, stop in each day and check out the great savings. Many of the items will be at or below cost. It’s a great opportunity to take advantage of some spectacular savings and stock up […]

Winter Arrangement

Winter Arrangement

December 10, 2019 06:30 pm - December 10, 2019 08:30 pm

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Celebrate the change of seasons with a lovely silk arrangement for your home. Using silk flora in whites, Judy Stanislaw will guide you in the artistry of crafting an arrangement. Register/pay by 12/8, call 330.740.7116. $24 R; $26 NR

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa

December 14, 2019 09:00 am - December 14, 2019 01:00 pm

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Celebrate the season with Santa as you enjoy a delicious kid-friendly breakfast by Inspired Catering by Kravitz. Santa will be available to pose with you and your family for photographs throughout the event while children can participate in fun holiday-inspired activities! Space is limited. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens, 330.740.7116, to make reservations.

Nature Club: It’s for the Birds!

Nature Club: It’s for the Birds!

December 14, 2019 01:00 pm - December 14, 2019 03:00 pm

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Families with children ages 7+. Enjoy quality time with your family, meet new friends, and explore Mill Creek MetroParks! Nature Club is designed to connect families to nature through exploration, discovery and play. Each month will be a new adventure as we hike, participate in fun activities, and play in nature. For December, join the […]