Following are Columbus and Franklin County Metropolitan Park District programs for June 21-28.Following are Columbus and Franklin County Metropolitan Park District programs for June 21-28.

Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

1775 Darby Creek Drive, Galloway

Fireflies, 8:30 p.m. June 22 at the Indian Ridge Bulletin Board. Guests will learn about fireflies and their glow.

Family Fun with the Bison, 8:30 p.m. June 23 at the Nature Center. Guest are invited for games, crafts and snacks as they learn about the natural history of bison in Ohio, touch a bison pelt, see how big their bones are and take a naturalist-led walk to view the bison in the pasture. Photo opportunities and viewing mounds also will be available.

Full Moon Hike, 9 p.m. June 28 at the Ranger Station. Guests can take a brisk 4-mile hike through fields and forest.

Blacklick Woods Metro Park

6975 E. Livingston Ave., Reynoldsburg

Metro Five-0: Level 3 Stream-Quality Monitoring, 1 p.m. June 22 at the Nature Center. Ages 50 and older can take a 2-mile walk to Blacklick Creek to conduct an assessment of stream quality by sampling for macroinvertebrates.

Barking Breakfast, 9:30 a.m. June 23 at the Nature Center. Guests can take their furry friend for a 2-mile breakfast walk. Treats will be provided for people and pets.

Greenways Bike Tour 2018, 9 a.m. June 23 at the Ash Grove Picnic Area. Guests can take part in the third annual Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks Bike Tour, featuring 4- or 8-mile rides.

Forts, Fire and Fun, 6 p.m. June 23 at the Nature Center. Guests can build a fort, try their hand at fire building and have fun exploring the natural play area.

Blendon Woods Metro Park

4265 E. Dublin-Granville Road, Westerville

Preschool: Summertime Tram Ride, 9, 10 and 11 a.m. and noon, 1 and 2 p.m. June 21 at the Natural Play Area. Guests can bring a picnic lunch, play on the playground and have some summertime fun on the tram.

Metro Five-0: Level 1 Tram Tour, 1 and 2 p.m. June 22 at the Nature Center. Ages 50 and older can take a ride on the tram to get to know the park.

Crepuscular Tram Ride, 7 p.m. June 22 at the Nature Center. Guests can take a tram ride to learn what wildlife is more active in the evening.

Family Tram Rides, 2 to 5 p.m. June 23 and 2 to 4 p.m. June 24 at the Ranger Station. Guests can hop on the tram to take a 30-minute tour of the park.

Firefly Frenzy, 8 p.m. June 24 at the Nature Center. Guests can catch and release these jewels of the night.

Relaxing Yoga, 6:30 p.m. June 25 at the Nature Center. Guests can let the stress of the day melt away with an hour of outdoor yoga.

Glacier Ridge Metro Park

9801 Hyland Croy Road, Plain City

Movie in the Park: "Wonder Woman," 9 p.m. June 23 at the Windmill at the Energy Center. Guests can watch "Wonder Woman," rated PG-13, on the big outdoor screen. Attendees are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs.

Highbanks Metro Park

9466 U.S. Route 23 N., Lewis Center

Ranger Run, 7 p.m. June 21 at the Big Meadows Picnic Area. Guests can meet the ranger for a 2.5-mile jog through Highbanks. Gravel path, moderate to difficult.

Firefly Fire, 8 p.m. June 22 at the Dragonfly Day Camp. Guests can enjoy a campfire and chase fireflies. Attendees are encouraged to bring seating.

Creature Feature: Snakes, 1 p.m. June 22 at the Nature Center. Guests can visit with live snakes and learn how to take care of these animals.

Nature Scavenger Hunt, noon to 4 p.m. June 23 at the Nature Center. Guests can stop by the nature center and pick up a wildlife scavenger hunt sheet to complete in the park, then turn it back in to win a small prize.

For Families: Wildlife Hike, 2 p.m. June 24 at the Big Meadows Picnic Area. Guests can go on a 1-mile hike along the Scenic River Trail to search for wildlife in the area.

Tae Kwon Do: Cooperation, 9:30 a.m. June 25 at the Nature Center. Guests can join black belt instructors from Tiger Woo's for a Tae Kwon Do lesson on the theme of cooperation. No experience needed.

Kids Brown Bag Lunch: Pollinators, 11 a.m. June 26 at the Oak Coves Picnic Area. Guests can bring a picnic lunch and basket to learn about the many animals and plant interactions throughout the park.

Howl at the Moon, 8:30 p.m. June 28 at the Nature Center. Guests can take a 3.5-mile hike with their dog. Flashlights are encouraged.

Homestead

4675 Cosgray Road, Hilliard

Wildlife Discovery Hike, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. June 21 at the Nature Center. Guests can go on a 1-mile hike to find animals that live in the park.

Summer Scavenger Hunt, noon June 24 at the Nature Center. Children ages 3-12 will pick up a scavenger hunt and search for signs of animals that live in the park.

Summer Entertainment Series: Madcap Puppets, 7 p.m. June 28 at the Amphitheater. Guests are invited to a one-hour performance by the Madcap Puppets. Sponsored by Giant Eagle.

Inniswood Metro Gardens

940 S. Hempstead Road, Westerville

Sunny Sundays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sundays through summer at Herb Garden. Members of the Herb Society of America, Central Ohio Unit will be in the Herb Garden to answer visitors' questions.

Music in the Gardens: Dave Powers Trio, 3 to 5 p.m. June 24 at the Education Pavilion. Guests can listen to the music of the Dave Powers Trio featuring pianist, keyboardist vocalist, entertainer and educator Powers.

Evening Garden Walk, 7 p.m. June 24 at the Gardens Entrance. Guests can take a guided stroll through the gardens.

Summer Children's Programs: Pollen Movers, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. June 26 and 27 at the Education Pavilion. Children ages 8 and younger can learn about the insects that assist in pollination through crafts and activities.

Scioto Audubon Metro Park

400 W. Whittier St., Columbus

Late Nights at the Climbing Wall, second and fourth Fridays at the Climbing Wall. The climbing wall will stay open until midnight for Late Nights at the Climbing Wall programs, which will be held through October. There will be four auto belays, but climbers must bring their own climbing harness. Late night fishing also is available from the dock on the Scioto River.

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.

Fun in the Sun, 6:30 p.m. June 24 at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. Guests can participate in guided hikes, crafts, snacks, a storytime and singalongs. To register, email aclark@audubon.org.

Sharon Woods Metro Park

6911 Cleveland Ave., Westerville

Fast-Paced Adult Full Moon Hike, 9:15 p.m. June 27 at the Apple Ridge Bulletin Board. Guests will take a fast-paced 2.8-mile hike along gravel, paved and natural surface trails.

Preschoolers: Insect Safari, 9:30 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. June 28 and 29 at the Apple Ridge Picnic Shelter. Guests will learn about the different insects that live in the park and catch and release the six-legged creatures.

Slate Run Living Historical Farm

1375 state Route 674 N., Canal Winchester

What is it?, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 21-24 at the Farmhouse. Guests can guess how objects that were familiar to people in the 1880s work and what they do.

Three Creeks Park

3860 Bixby Road, Groveport

Summer's Eve Fun Walk, 7:30 p.m. June 26 at the Confluence Trails Area. Guests can use sight, sound, taste, touch and smell to explore nature on an easy one-mile walk.

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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