Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park
1775 Darby Creek Drive, Galloway
Photo Group: Photo Stacking, 10 a.m. Sept. 9 at the Nature Center. Guests will learn techniques to combine images for maximum focus.
Yoga in the Park, 11:30 a.m. Sept. 9 at the Ranger Station. Guests will learn movements in an outdoor setting to help rejuvenate mind and body.
Feed the Stream, 2 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Nature Center. Guests will help serve a meal to the creatures in the stream.
Preschoolers: Spiders, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Sept. 12 at the Nature Center. Guests will discover the lives of spiders through story, song and craft.
Blacklick Woods Metro Park
6975 E. Livingston Ave., Reynoldsburg
Fall Fungi, 2 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Nature Center. Guests will take a 1.5-mile hike to look for mushrooms and learn fun facts about them.
Homeschoolers: Creeking, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Nature Center. Ages 6-12 will take a 2-mile round trip to use nets to catch critters in Blacklick Creek.
Preschoolers: Riding and Wading, 1 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Nature Center. Guests will take the tram to Blacklick Creek and walk in the water.
Blendon Woods Metro Park
4265 E. Dublin Granville Road, Westerville
Busy Bees, 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Nature Center. Guests will learn about honeybees at the park's beehive, make a craft and taste honey.
Bird Hike, 8 a.m. Sept. 10 at the Nature Center. Guests will take a 2-mile walk to find migrating birds.
Metro Five-0: Level 2 Bugs and Blooms, 2 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Nature Center. Ages 50 and older will take a 1-mile walk to see wildflowers and the insects that visit them.
Glacier Ridge Metro Park
9801 Hyland Croy Road, Plain City
Movie in the Park, 8:30 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Energy Center at the Windmill. Guests will watch Disney's "Tarzan" on a big, outdoor screen. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawnchair.
Highbanks Metro Park
9466 U.S. Route 23 N., Lewis Center
Metro Five-0: Level 1 Morning Ride, 10 a.m. Sept. 8 at the Nature Center. Ages 50 and older will tour the park on a tram.
Tram Time, 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 9 and 10 at the Big Meadows Picnic Area. Guests will enjoy a ride through the park on a tram, which will run continuously.
Homeschoolers: Snakes, 10 a.m. Sept. 12 at the Nature Center. Guests ages 6-12 will meet snakes.
Preschoolers: Snakes, 9:30 or 11 a.m. Sept. 14 at the Nature Center. Guests ages 3-5 will meet snakes.
4675 Cosgray Road, Hilliard
Preschoolers: Animal Superheroes, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Barn. Guests will discover the many superhero qualities of animals and test their own powers. Children ages 3-6 are encouraged to wear their favorite superhero costume.
Inniswood Metro Gardens
940 S. Hempstead Road, Westerville
Sunny Sundays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 29. Guests will meet members of the Herb Society of America, Central Ohio Unit and have their questions answered.
Meet the Artists, 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 10 at Innis House. View the photography artwork of Jimmy and Yvette Mitchell at a reception.
Evening Garden Walk, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Gardens Entrance. Guests will take a guided stroll through the gardens.
Rocky Fork Metro Park
7180 Walnut St., Westerville
Swift Night Out, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Millstone Picnic Area. Guests will look for chimney swifts congregating in the tower before they migrate south. The event will include a half-mile walk.
Flower Walk, 10 a.m. Sept. 9 at the Millstone Picnic Area. Guests will look for wildflowers on a 2-mile hike.
Scioto Audubon Metro Park
400 W. Whittier St., Columbus
Pre-K Storytime, 10 a.m. Thursdays and Saturdays at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center, 505 W. Whittier St. Bring little ones for a nature-inspired story or two.
Weekly Bird Hike, 10 a.m. Saturdays at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. Guests will search for birds in the park.
Bike Night, 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. Yay Bikes will share tips about good bicycle maintenance and how to do some easy fixes.
Late Nights at the Climbing Wall, 8 p.m. to midnight Sept. 8 at the Climbing Wall. The climbing wall will stay open until midnight. Four auto belays will be provided, but climbers must bring their own climbing harness. Late night fishing will be available from the dock on the Scioto River.
Friends of the Metro Parks, Greenways Bike Safety, 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 9 at the Climbing Wall. Guests will meet Guss the Greenways Groundhog and learn about bicycle safety for beginners and bicycle repair, followed by a ride on the Scioto Greenway Trail.
Sharon Woods Metro Park
6911 Cleveland Ave., Westerville
Family Campfire and Singalong, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Apple Ridge Picnic Shelter. Guests will join local singer and guitarist Joanie Calem and roast marshmallows. Participants are encouraged to bring seating.
Mud and Madness, 10 a.m. Sept. 9 at the Apple Ridge Bulletin Board. Guests will negotiate several muddy obstacles on a 1.5-mile family adventure.
Family Fun: Fishing, 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Schrock Lake West Bulletin Board. Guests will drop a line in Schrock Lake and try to catch a big one.
Go Wild: Kids Club, 4:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Schrock Lake Picnic Shelter. Ages 5-12 will go on an insect safari in the prairie to catch and release six-legged critters.
Slate Run Living Historical Farm
1375 state Route 674 N., Canal Winchester
Catsups and Condiments, 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Farmhouse. Guests will discover other kinds of catsup besides tomato as the farm ladies make sauces and seasonings.
Ways of the Workshop, 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Barn. Guests will watch woodworking and blacksmithing and learn about tools used for common farm repairs.
Three Creeks Park
3860 Bixby Road, Groveport
Homeschoolers: Exploring Insects, 1:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Confluence Trails Bulletin Board. Guests will catch and release six-legged critters while discovering their vital role in the world.
Interpreters and assistive listening devices for persons with hearing impairments are available for any program. Call 891-0700 (TDD 895-6240) to schedule these services.