Following are Columbus and Franklin County Metropolitan Park District programs for Aug. 23-30.

Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

1775 Darby Creek Drive, Galloway

Feed the Stream, 2 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Nature Center. Guests can enjoy the fish feeding frenzy while helping feed them worms, crickets and minnows.

Full Moon Hike, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 26 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

Coyotes Among Us, 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Nature Center. Guests can enjoy a presentation about this common canine in Ohio and learn how to live among them.

Honeybee Display, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 25-26 at the Nature Center. Guests can see what the buzz is all about as they learn about bees.

Mud and Madness, 10 a.m. Aug. 25 at the Nature Center. Guests can negotiate several muddy obstacles on a 1.5-mile, family adventure. Obstacles are a little challenging. No strollers or pets. Attendees are encouraged to bring towels.

You Can Eat That, 2 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Nature Center. Guests can take a 1-mile walk to discover what wild edible plants are abundant in summer and try some samples.

What's in a Name?, 2 p.m. Aug. 27 at the Nature Center. Guests can learn how plants and animals are classified using scientific names and what some of these names mean.

Blendon Woods Metro Park

4265 E. Dublin-Granville Road, Westerville

Preschoolers: Gone Batty, 9:30 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Nature Center. Guests can learn about this flying mammal through activities.

Summer's End Campfire Adventure, 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Nature Center. Guests can finish off the summer with s'mores around the fire and evening fun.

Relaxing Yoga, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 27 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

Preschool: I Spy Scavenger Hunt, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Shelter House. Guests can be a detective and use observation skills while playing games and going on a hike.

Highbanks Metro Park

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

Ranger Run, 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Big Meadows Picnic Area. Guests can meet the ranger for a 4.5-mile jog through Highbanks. Gravel path, moderate to difficult.

Howl at the Moon, 8 to 10 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Nature Center. Guests can bring a flashlight and enjoy a 3.5-mile hike with their dog.

Homestead

4675 Cosgray Road, Hilliard

Preschool: I Spy, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Nature Center. Guests can be a detective and use observation skills while playing games and taking a hike.

Singalong with Joanie, 2 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Nature Center. Guests can enjoy an old-fashioned singalong with Joanie Calem.

Inniswood Metro Gardens

940 S. Hempstead Road, Westerville

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

Inniswood Book Club, 2 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Innis House. Ages 18 and older can join for a discussion of this quarter's book, "Lab Girl," by Hope Jahren.

Evening Garden Walk, 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Gardens Entrance. Guests can take a guided stroll through the gardens.

Music in the Gardens: High Street Stompers, 3 to 5 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Education Pavilion. This New Orleans-style Dixieland jazz band will play music for all ages.

Rocky Fork Metro Park

7180 Walnut St., Westerville

National Dog Day, 10 a.m. Aug. 26 at the Millstone Shelter. Guests can bring a furry friend for a 1.5-mile stroll in honor of National Dog Day. There will be stops along the way for training opportunities.

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.

Metro Parks Climbing Festival, noon Aug. 25-26 at the Climbing Wall. The festival will feature climbing clinics for beginners, competitions, slacklining, local vendors, food vendors and more. The first day will end with a family-friendly movie and the option of overnight family camping.

Sharon Woods Metro Park

6911 Cleveland Ave., Westerville

Happy Tails-N-Trails, 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Apple Ridge Bulletin Board. Guests can bring their canine companion for a 2-mile hike followed by a doggie treat.

Fast-Paced Adult Full Moon Hike, 8:30 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Apple Ridge Picnic Shelter. Guests can take a fast-paced 2.8-mile hike along gravel, paved and natural surfaces.

Preschoolers: Creek Adventure, 9:30 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Aug. 29-30 at the Spring Hollow Lodge. Guests can enjoy a wet-n-wild time while exploring Spring Creek.

Slate Run Living Historical Farm

1375 state Route 674 N., Canal Winchester

Broom-Making, 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Farmhouse. Guests can help harvest and clean broom corn, weather and crop permitting, and watch broom-making.

Preschoolers at the Farm: Nursery Rhymes, 10:30 a.m. Aug. 30 at the Farmhouse. Guests can learn about farm life and animals through traditional rhymes.

Three Creeks Park

3860 Bixby Road, Groveport

Homeschoolers: Exploring Insects, 10 a.m. Aug. 23 at the Confluence Trails Area. Ages 6-17 can catch, identify and release insects while discovering their role in the world.

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