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Stan Hywet Scout Day

Stan Hywet Scout Day

August 18, 2019 11:00 am - August 18, 2019 03:00 pm

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All registered scouts get into Stan Hywet for a special group rate to enjoy today’s “Vintage Day” activities including an historic baseball match on the Great Meadow, Butterfly Habitat and living history in the Manor House. Discover many other Stan Hywet activities including Geocaching, Questing, Explorer Backpacks and a special birding “activity station” while you’re […]

Introduction to Geocaching

Introduction to Geocaching

November 2, 2019 10:30 am - November 2, 2019 12:00 pm

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Do you like the challenge of trying to locate hidden treasures? Experience geocaching which is the activity of finding a hidden object by means of GPS coordinates. Join us to try your hand at Geocaching and discover Stan Hywet’s magnificent grounds. House and grounds admission is included with registration. Pre-registration required. CONFIRMATION INFO: Enter through […]

International Dining Etiquette – Call to schedule, we can come to your Girl Scout meetings or event

Learn and explore all the cultural and global differences. We will present international dining for the following countries England, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Russia, Portugal, Chile, Saudi Arabia, China, Thailand, South Korea, Japan, and India.  International Tipping Standards and finally compare the United States to the other countries. You can offer this program with or […]

MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

MILL CREEK TROLLEY TOURS

September 3, 2019 12:00 pm - September 22, 2019 04:00 pm

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Enjoy the changing of Summer to Fall in Mill Creek Park with natural and historic views aboard the Cohasset Express. Limited seating. Register/pay in advance at Wick Recreation Area, 330.740.7114 ext. 282. Adults: $7 R, $10 NR; 12 & under/60 & over: $5 R, $8 NR.

Tree Survey Hike

Tree Survey Hike

September 4, 2019 06:00 pm - September 4, 2019 08:00 pm

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Take part in a citizen science hike where we’ll identify, photograph and measure the oldest/largest trees in Mill Creek Park. Ever wonder what is the most common species of tree in the park? Or how about the oldest tree in the park? What about the most unusual tree? These are some of the questions we […]

Men’s Garden Club Talk

Men’s Garden Club Talk

September 4, 2019 07:00 pm - September 4, 2019 08:00 pm

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The Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown invites you to attend their general meeting which includes topics by local and regional speakers on horticulture and nature. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for details, 330.740.7116. Drop-in. Free.

Traveling Naturalist

Traveling Naturalist

September 7, 2019 01:00 pm - September 7, 2019 03:00 pm

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While enjoying your day in the park stop by the Lily Pond to chat with a naturalist about the different plants and wildlife you may see. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens, 330-740-7116 for details.

Sunday Afternoon Along Yellow Creek

Sunday Afternoon Along Yellow Creek

September 8, 2019 02:00 pm - September 8, 2019 04:00 pm

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Enjoy a September Sunday afternoon hiking along Yellow Creek with Naturalist Marilyn Williams. We’ll look at and listen to nature along the way. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for details, 330.740.7116. Moderate, 2 mi.

Recreational Hikes

Recreational Hikes

September 11, 2019 09:00 am - September 25, 2019 07:00 pm

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Call Wick Recreation Area for details. 9/11| 9 – 10 am | Meet at East Newport Dr. Boat Launch Parking Lot. Moderate, 1 or 3 mi. 9/17 | 6 -7 pm | Meet at Lily Pond Parking Lot. Moderate foot trails. 3 mi. 9/25 | 9 – 10 | Meet at MetroParks Bikeway Trailhead at […]

Naturalist Series: Growing Caterpillars: A Tale of Birds, Plants, and Conservation

There are perhaps 3,000 species of moths in Ohio, and approximately 140 butterfly species. The conspicuous and often showy winged adults are but the short-lived finale of a four stage life cycle: egg, pupa, caterpillar, and adult. It’s caterpillars that make much of the natural world go around, and countless billions become food for other […]