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Published: May 28, 2017 12:00 AM
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METRO PARKS PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES

DOG-WALKING HIKE

Wood Hollow Metro Park

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2121 Barlow Rd., Hudson

Follow a naturalist with your "Metro Pooch" for a laid back walk on Downy Loop Trail. Dogs must remain on leashes (8-foot max) at all times. For information, call 330-865-8065.

Sunday, May 28, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

WHISPERS FROM MOTHER NATURE

F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm / Visitors Center

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1828 Smith Rd., Akron

Join a naturalist to see what Mother Nature has in store for us as we look towards June in the Metro Parks and in your back yard. For information, call 330-865-8065.

Sunday, May 28, 3 - 4:30 p.m.

GARDENING FOR WILDLIFE

F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm / Seneca Deck

1828 Smith Rd., Akron

Attract the birds, bees and everything in between to your yard this season. Take a tour of the Nature Realm grounds and learn the basics of wildlife planting. For information, call 330-865-8065.

Monday, May 29, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

SCHOOL'S OUT COOKOUT

F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm / Campfire Area

1828 Smith Rd., Akron

Celebrate Memorial Day at the Nature Realm! Bring your own hot dogs and buns to cook over an open fire, and we'll provide drinks and condiments. Then, hike to enjoy the sights and sounds of spring. For information, call 330-865-8065.

Monday, May 29, 1 - 3 p.m.

SPRING CLEANERS

F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm / Seneca Deck

1828 Smith Rd., Akron

Drop in and discover ways to clean without chemicals. Please bring an 8-ounce jar to take a sample home with you. Program will be in the auditorium if it rains. For information, call 330-865-8065.

Tuesday, May 30, 7 - 9 p.m.

AKRON HISTORY: GLENDALE CEMETERY

Glendale Cemetery

150 Glendale Ave., Akron

Leaders from Summit Metro Parks and the Summit County Historical Society are your guides on this tour commemorating World War I soldiers. We will walk one mile along Mausoleum Row to IOOF Monument and back, visiting the graves of notable veterans. No restrooms are available at the cemetery. Maximum: 60 people. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND BEGINS 4/25. For information, call 330-865-8065.

Wednesday, May 31, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

SPRING PLANTING IDEAS & PLANT SWAP

F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm / Visitors Center

1828 Smith Rd., Akron

Learn new ways to garden around your home. We will talk about a couple of vertical planting possibilities and ways to contain plants that spread quickly, like strawberries. Please bring plants or seeds to swap that are in some form of a container. For information, call 330-865-8065.


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