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Gardener and Animal Habitats badges – Weekend for Junior Girl Scouts, February 22-24

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Gardener and Animal Habitats

Junior Girl Scouts are invited to spend the weekend at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center to complete requirements for the Gardener and Animal Habitats badges. All programming, meals, and lodging are provided so troop leaders can relax and enjoy the activities with their scouts. Programming will focus on requirements for badges and experiences that […]

A Wildflower in Bloom, Now?

A Wildflower in Bloom, Now?

February 24, 2019 02:00 pm - February 24, 2019 04:00 pm

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A flower blooming in the snow? Join Naturalist Marilyn Williams to search for the first wildflower of the year. This amazing plant can push up through snow and ice! Call Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107, for details. Moderate with some hills, 2.5 mi.

Recreational Hike

Recreational Hike

February 27, 2019 09:00 am - February 27, 2019 10:00 am

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2/27 | 9 – 10 am Meet at Ford Nature Center. Moderate, 2 or 4 mi.

Crafty Critters

Crafty Critters

February 28, 2019 01:00 pm - February 28, 2019 04:00 pm

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Winter blues? Get out of the house with the kids and get cozy in the library, located in the Davis Center, with fun, simple crafts, stories, and a scavenger hunt. Stop by the Garden Cafe for a snack and enjoy a walk to see the beauty of the Gardens during Winter. Drop-in.

Summer Sports Clinics & Camps

Summer Sports Clinics & Camps

March 1, 2019 10:00 am - March 1, 2019 05:00 pm

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Sports clinics and camps at Mill Creek MetroParks will give your youngster the opportunity to try out a new recreational activity or to hone skills in one they already enjoy. Fun learning and enjoyment of activities & sports will be encouraged at sites throughout the park. Camps vary in length. Fees start at $30 for […]

Summer Discovery Camps

Summer Discovery Camps

March 1, 2019 10:00 am - March 1, 2019 05:00 pm

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Give your child the gift of exploration and excitement with a week of Summer Discovery Camp at Mill Creek MetroParks. The Summer Discovery Camps provide children, ages 5 -14, with the freedom to discover and experience the outdoors in a safe and fun environment. Our summer camps encourage curiosity, exploration, and investigation that can lead […]

Photo Clique Members Photo Opp: Mill Creek Maple Project

Photo Clique Members Photo Opp: Mill Creek Maple Project

March 1, 2019 01:00 pm - March 1, 2019 03:00 pm

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Maple syrup is made every year right here at Mill Creek Metro Parks. We have teamed up with the Rocky Ridge Neighborhood Association to give Photo Clique members a behind the scenes look at how this process works. Syrup is only processed during a brief weather-specific time of the year, and is only opened to […]

Maple Syrup Saunter

Maple Syrup Saunter

March 2, 2019 01:00 pm - March 2, 2019 02:30 pm

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Join Naturalist Nick Parish on a hike that will include a stop at the maple syrup making demonstration put on by the Rocky Ridge Neighborhood Association. Call Ford Nature Center, 330.740.7107, for details. Moderate, 2 mi.

Chat with a Naturalist

Chat with a Naturalist

March 2, 2019 01:00 pm - March 2, 2019 03:00 pm

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Stop by the Ford 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.

Beginner Tennis Lessons: Red (ages 6-7)

Beginner Tennis Lessons: Red (ages 6-7)

March 2, 2019 04:00 pm - May 30, 2019 05:00 pm

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Towpath Tennis Center is celebrating over 50 years of tennis in Akron! Young players are invited to learn “kid-size” tennis and progress as their skills increase. They will learn the fundamentals of a lifetime sport, and how to work hard and have fun at the same time. Red (ages 6-7) classes are monthly and offered […]

Beginner Tennis Lessons: Orange (ages 8-10)

Beginner Tennis Lessons: Orange (ages 8-10)

March 2, 2019 05:00 pm - May 30, 2019 06:00 pm

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Towpath Tennis Center is celebrating over 50 years of tennis in Akron! Young players are invited to learn “kid-size” tennis and progress as their skills increase. They will learn the fundamentals of a lifetime sport, and how to work hard and have fun at the same time. Orange (ages 8-10) classes are monthly and offered […]

Pig Day

Pig Day

March 2, 2019 10:00 am - March 2, 2019 12:00 pm

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Ages 5 & up with adult. The year of the Pig began in February and National Pig Day is celebrated each year on March 1st. We will do our own special celebration of the Pig with games, crafts, and a visit to the barn to see Penelope, our resident Pot-belly Pig. Register by 2/28, call […]