Following are Columbus and Franklin County Metropolitan Park District programs for this week.

Following are Columbus and Franklin County Metropolitan Park District programs for this week.

Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

1775 Darby Creek Drive, Galloway

Preschoolers: Seeds, 11 a.m. or 1 p.m. Friday, May 27, at the Nature Center. Discover the many things that seeds turn into.

Mammals Display, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at the Nature Center. See skins, scat, skulls and skeletons of Ohio's past and present mammals.

Late Night at Pleasant Valley, 8 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at the Pleasant Valley bulletin board. Pleasant Valley area and pet trail open till midnight for fishing, hiking and stargazing.

Birds Display, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 29, at the Nature Center. See a display of mounts, eggs, nests and skulls of songbirds, raptors and waterfowl.

Cold-Blooded Creature Feature, 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, May 30, at the Nature Center. View a display of amphibians and reptiles.

Family Scavenger Hunt, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day starting June 1 at the Nature Center. Enjoy a nature-based scavenger hunt.

Blacklick Woods Metro Park

6975 E. Livingston Ave., Reynoldsburg

Metro Five-0: Level 2 -- Bird Song, 8 a.m. Thursday, May 26, at the Nature Center. Learn useful tips to identify bird songs, and take a 1-mile walk to listen for them. For ages 50 and older.

Mammal Display, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at the Ash Grove picnic area. Stop by the Trading Post to view mammal skins and skulls and make a mammal-themed craft.

Yoga in the Park, 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, at Beech Maple Lodge. Bring a mat and learn basic yoga techniques.

Beekeeping, 2 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at the Nature Center. Learn about beekeeping.

Glacier Ridge Metro Park

9801 Hyland Croy Road, Plain City

For Families: Evening Forest Hike, 7 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at the main entrance picnic area bulletin board. Take a leisurely 1.5-mile hike and look for wildlife.

Walk and Woof, 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, at the main entrance picnic area bulletin board. Enjoy a 2.5-mile hike with a dog.

Highbanks Metro Park

9466 U.S. Route 23 N, Lewis Center

Family Fun Night, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, May 27, at the Nature Center. Enjoy a night hike, campfire singalong, games and crafts.

Homestead

4675 Cosgray Road, Hilliard

For Kids: Wildlife, 1 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at the barn shelter. Visit with animals and learn more about Ohio's wildlife. For ages 3-10.

Prairie Oaks Metro Park

3225 Plain City-Georgesville Road, West Jefferson

Late Night Fishing, 9 p.m. Saturday, May 28, at Darby Bend Lakes. Fish Darby Bend Lakes at night.

Canoe the Lakes, 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, May 30, at Darby Bend Lakes. Stop by anytime and take a canoe out for a ride on the lakes. Canoes and equipment provided. Kids must fit into a life jacket to ride.

Preschoolers: Bugs and Bubbles, 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 1, at the Whispering Oaks picnic area. Participants can look for spittlebugs making bubbles and make some bubbles of their own.

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.

Late Nights at the Climbing Wall, until midnight Friday, May 27, at the climbing wall. The wall will stay open till midnight. Climbers must bring their own equipment. Late-night fishing also available from the dock on the Scioto River.

Sharon Woods Metro Park

6911 Cleveland Ave., Westerville

I Spy Nature Challenge, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 29, and Monday, May 30, at the naturalist office. Borrow an adventure backpack and take the I Spy Nature Challenge for a chance to win a prize.

Slate Run Living Historical Farm

1375 state Route 674 N, Canal Winchester

Toy Boat Building, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 29, and Monday, May 30. Build a simple wooden boat to sail on the pond.

Three Creeks Park

3860 Bixby Road, Groveport

Barking and Breakfast, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at the Confluence Trails bulletin board. Participants and their dogs can enjoy breakfast snacks and take a brisk 3-mile walk.

Float the Pond, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 28, and Monday, May 30, at Heron Pond. Take a canoe out for a ride on Heron Pond. Children must be at least 40 inches tall to ride.

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.