Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

1775 Darby Creek Drive, Galloway

Bison, 1 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Nature Center. Guests will take a 1-mile hike to see North America's largest land mammal.

The Buzz About Bees, 1 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Nature Center. Guests will learn about honeybees and the pressures they face as pollinators and honey makers.

Blacklick Woods Metro Park

6975 E. Livingston Ave., Reynoldsburg

You Can Eat That, 2 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Nature Center. Guests will take a 1-mile walk and discover wild edible plants that are abundant in autumn and try samples.

Nature Tram, 2 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Ash Grove Picnic Area. Guests will take a tram ride through the park.

Walk and Roll, 9 a.m. Sept. 26 at the Nature Center. Guests will bring their stroller or a baby backpack and enjoy a 1.5-mile walk.

Blendon Woods Metro Park

4265 E. Dublin Granville Road, Westerville

Homeschoolers: Fun in the Field, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Nature Center. Ages 6-12 will search for goldenrod, grasshoppers, migrating monarchs and leaves that are starting to change color.

When Fall Begins, 7 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Nature Center. Guests will enjoy a 2-mile sunset stroll and discover why the first day of autumn was an important astronomical event for ancestors.

Relaxing Yoga, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25. Guests can participate in an hour of yoga. Participants are encouraged to bring a towel or a mat.

Glacier Ridge Metro Park

9801 Hyland Croy Road, Plain City

Welcome to Fall Festival, 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Picnic Shelter Bulletin Board. Guests will celebrate the season with hayrides, live animals, crafts and activities.

Highbanks Metro Park

9466 U.S. Route 23 N., Lewis Center

Campfire Memories, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Dragonfly Day Camp. Guests will enjoy stories around the fire and a night hike.

Plows, Pigs and People, 3 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Nature Center. Guests will learn about the early settlers to the area, where the park now stands.

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.

Bumble Bustle Challenge, 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Gardens Entrance. Guests will enjoy walking and fitness activities and learn about the importance and physical abilities of the bumble bee.

Evening Garden Walk, 5:30 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Gardens Entrance. Guests will take a guided stroll through the gardens.

Rocky Fork Metro Park

7180 Walnut St., Westerville

Metro Five-0: Level 2 Bugs and Blooms, 2 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Millstone Picnic Area. Ages 50 and older will take a 1-mile walk to see wildflowers and the insects that visit them.

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.

Fall Fun Day, 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. Guests will enjoy a hike, snacks and crafts to celebrate the first day of autumn. To register, call 614-545-5482 or email aclark@audubon.org.

Late Nights at the Climbing Wall, 8 p.m. to midnight Sept. 22 at the Climbing Wall. The climbing wall will stay open until midnight. Four auto belays will be available, but climbers must bring their own climbing harness. Late night fishing will be available from the dock on the Scioto River.

Scioto Grove Metro Park

5172 Jackson Pike, Grove City

Homeschoolers: Pond Study, 1 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Hickory Picnic Area. Guests will get an up-close look at the creatures that live in them.

Sharon Woods Metro Park

6911 Cleveland Ave., Westerville

Pawpaw Prowl, 2 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Apple Ridge Bulletin Board. Guests will take a 1.5-mile walk in the forest to search for Ohio's state native fruit.

Preschoolers: Puppet Show, 9:30 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 26-27 at the Spring Hollow Lodge. Guests will join the Discovery Forest Puppets on their latest adventure.

Slate Run Living Historical Farm

1375 state Route 674 N., Canal Winchester

Ropes, Knots and Splices, 1 to 3 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Barn. Guests will use the rope-making machine and jump rope to their favorite rhymes.

Three Creeks Park

3860 Bixby Road, Groveport

Homeschoolers: Start a Leaf Collection, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Confluence Trails Bulletin Board. Ages 6 and older will learn how to identify, classify and preserve tree leaves.

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.