Following are Columbus and Franklin County Metropolitan Park District programs for March 29 through April 5.

Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

1775 Darby Creek Drive, Galloway

Preschoolers: Red Wigglers, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. March 30 at the Nature Center. Preschoolers will learn about worms and the way these creatures help the soil.

Full Blue Moon Hike, 7:30 p.m. March 31 at the Ranger Station. Guests will take a brisk 4-mile hike through woods and fields.

Spring Break Movie Matinee, 1 p.m. April 2-4 at the Nature Center. Guests will watch a double-feature nature movie featuring the Wild Kratt brothers and then make a craft.

Blacklick Woods Metro Park

6975 E. Livingston Ave., Reynoldsburg

Nests and Eggs, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 31 and April 1 at the Nature Center. Guests will see a display of nests with information about eggs of all sorts.

GPS Egg Hunt, noon to 4 p.m. March 31 at the Nature Center. Guests will use a GPS to find eggs and receive a prize.

Wildflower Walk, 3 p.m. April 1 at the Nature Center. Guests will search the woodlands for early blooms on a 1.5-mile walk.

Homeschoolers: Animals that Sting, Bite and Spray, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. April 2 at the Beech Maple Lodge. Guests will learn about animals that have special defenses and how they work.

Blendon Woods Metro Park

4265 E. Dublin Granville Road, Westerville

Spring Break Scavenger Hunt and Crafts, noon to 4 p.m. March 29-31 at the Nature Center. Guests will see displays and live animals, watch birds at the windows, try a scavenger hunt and make a craft.

National Take a Walk in a Park Day, 7 p.m. March 30 at the Nature Center. Guests can celebrate the day with a 1.5-mile walk in the woods.

A Bud’s Life, noon to 4 p.m. April 1-4 at the Nature Center. Guests will see displays and live animals, watch birds at the window, try out a scavenger hunt and make a craft.

National Walking Day, 8 p.m. April 4 at the Nature Center. Guests will join others for the American Heart Association sponsored day and take a 30-minute walk.

Glacier Ridge Metro Park

9801 Hyland Croy Road, Plain City

For Families: Wildlife Night Hike, 8 p.m. March 30 at the Picnic Shelter Bulletin Board. Guests will look for nocturnal animals on a 1-mile hike.

Highbanks Metro Park

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

Howl at the Blue Moon, 7 p.m. March 30 at the Nature Center. Guests can bring their dog for a 3.5-mile hike under the second full moon of the month.

Storytime: Birds, 10 a.m. April 2 at the Nature Center. Children ages 6 and younger will listen to stories about feathered friends.

Homestead

4675 Cosgray Road, Hilliard

For Kids: Photo Nature Scavenger Hunt, 3 to 5 p.m. March 31 at the Barn. Children ages 8-12 will capture photographs of items on hunt lists.

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.

Birdwatching for Beginners, 10 a.m. Saturdays at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. Guests will learn how to use binoculars and search for birds.

Managing Honeybees, 6:30 p.m. April 5 at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. A program about honeybees will help guests discover what they can do to help these insects. Guests are encouraged to arrive a few minutes early to take a look at the beehive.

Sharon Woods Metro Park

6911 Cleveland Ave., Westerville

Fast-Paced Adult Full Moon Hike, 8:15 p.m. March 30 at the Apple Ridge Bulletin Board. Guests will take a fast-paced 2.8-mile hike along gravel, paved and natural-surface trails.

Do a Little Dance, 7:30 p.m. March 31 at the Apple Ridge Bulletin Board. Guests will witness the aerial display of the American woodcock.

Go Wild Kids Club: Fairy, Elf and Bug Houses, 4:30 p.m. April 5 at the Natural Play Area. Children ages 5-12 will build a house for their favorite forest creature.

Slate Run Living Historical Farm

1375 state Route 674 N., Canal Winchester

Easter Traditions, 1 to 3 p.m. April 1 at the Farmhouse. Guests will learn about using natural dyes for eggs and make a card or decoration to take home. In addition, guests can try the traditional game of egg rolling and push an egg across the lawn without breaking it.

Slate Run Metro Park

1375 state Route 674 N., Canal Winchester

Easter Egg Hunt, 11 a.m. March 31 at the Buzzard’s Roost Picnic Area. Guests will search the fields for candy-filled plastic Easter eggs. There will be three separate areas for children to search, with age groups for those 3 and younger, 4-7 and 8-10.

Three Creeks Park

3860 Bixby Road, Groveport

Spring Break Special: Eagle Watch, 10 a.m. April 3 in the Madison Christian Church parking lot, 3565 Bixby Road, Groveport. Guests will learn about America’s national bird and take a 1-mile off-trail hike to see the nesting bald eagles through a spotted scope.

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

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