The following are Columbus and Franklin County Metropolitan Park District programs for Jan. 12-19.

The following are Columbus and Franklin County Metropolitan Park District programs for Jan. 12-19.

Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

1775 Darby Creek Drive, Galloway

Photo Group: Hawaii, Tour the Big Island of Hawaii and Oahu, 10 a.m. Jan. 14 at the nature center. Forget about winter in Ohio and learn how to take great photos on the islands.

Yoga, 11:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at Cedar Ridge Lodge. Learn basic yoga movements to rejuvenate your mind and body. Bring a mat or blanket.

Give a Hoot, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at Indian Ridge Bulletin Board. Try to lure in owls for an up-close look.

Blacklick Woods Metro Park

6975 E. Livingston Ave., Reynoldsburg

Lens and Leaves Camera Club, 6 p.m. Jan. 12 at Beech Maple Lodge. Learn photographic techniques and view photographs taken by members. Non-members welcome.

Upcycle, 2 p.m. Jan. 14 at Beech Maple Lodge. Bring an empty and clean milk carton to make a bird feeder.

You Can Eat That, 2 p.m. Jan. 15 at the nature center. Take a 1-mile walk to discover what edible plants are available in winter. Try some samples.

Blendon Woods Metro Park

4265 E. Dublin Granville Road, Westerville

Homeschoolers: Bottom of the Food Chain, 1 p.m. Jan. 12 at the nature center. See the food chain in action as we feed bugs to our toad, frog, and turtle. Play a food chain game to help understand what animals eat. Ages 6-12.

Metro Five-0: Level 1, What is Birding?, 10 a.m. Jan. 14 at the nature center. Learn why this hobby is so popular and how you can get started. Age 50 and older.

Geology Walk, 2 p.m. Jan. 14 at the nature center. See how geology affects plants and animals on a 1.5-mile walk.

Pioneer Toys, noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 16 at the nature center. Try old-style toys made from wood, rope or metal.

Preschoolers: Touch a Bug, 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Jan. 19 at the nature center. Hear a story, touch live bugs and learn about insects.

Highbanks Metro Park

9466 U.S. Route 23 N., Lewis Center

Adults Only: Cold Weather Camping, 1 p.m. Jan. 14 at the nature center. Join Outdoor Source staff to learn how to prepare your mind and gear for when the snow falls and the mercury drops. Increase your knowledge of layering, cooking in winter and other tips to keep you warm and cozy when camping.

Howl at the Moon, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at the nature center. Enjoy a 3.5-mile hike with your dog.

Mammals of Ohio, 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 15 at the nature center. See a display of mammal furs and skulls.

Kids Day Out: Captivating Canines, 10 a.m. Jan. 16. See a display of mammal furs and skulls.

Rocky Fork Metro Park

7180 Walnut St., Columbus

Owl Prowl, 5:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Millstone Picnic Area. Listen and look for four different species of owls during a 1.5-mile walk.

Scioto Audubon Metro Park

400 W. Whittier St., Columbus

Pre-K Storytime, 10 a.m. Jan.12 at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. Bring your little ones for a nature-inspired story or two.

Birdwatching for Beginners, 10 a.m. every Saturday at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. Learn how to use binoculars and search for birds.

Sharon Woods Metro Park

6911 Cleveland Ave., Westerville

44th Annual Winter Hike Series, 10 a.m. Jan. 14 at the Maple Grove Picnic Shelter. Enjoy a 2- or 4-mile hike through fields and forests. Hot soup and drinks provided.

Natural Play Area Adventures: Fort Building, 2 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Natural Play Area. Join us for an off-trail adventure and try your hand at building a fort using natural materials.

Interpreters and assistive listening devices for persons with hearing impairments are available for any program. Call 614-891-0700 (TDD 614-895-6240) to schedule these services.