Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

1775 Darby Creek Drive, Galloway

Full Harvest Moon, 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Ranger Station. Guests will take a 4-mile hike through fields and forest.

London Visual Art Guild: Art Show, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Indian Ridge Bulletin Board. Guests will enjoy an exhibit of 2-D and 3-D works by local artists.

Darby Creek Day, 1 to 4 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Indian Ridge Bulletin Board. Guests will enjoy seining, noodling for mussels, canoeing, fly-fishing and looking for live animals along Big Darby Creek. Representatives from organizations working to protect the Darby Watershed also will attend.

Preschoolers: Those First Falls, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Oct. 10 at the Ranger Station. Preschoolers will romp in the leaves and discover the importance of trees.

Blacklick Woods Metro Park

6975 E. Livingston Ave., Reynoldsburg

Morning Coffee and Wildlife Watch, 8 to 10 a.m. Oct. 7 at the Nature Center. Guests will view animals through the nature center windows and enjoy a cup of java.

GPS Scavenger Hunt, 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Nature Center. Guests will learn about GPS units and test their skills to find treasure in the park.

Homeschoolers: Transformers in the Wild, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Beech Maple Lodge. Ages 6-12 will discover which animals change their bodies into something else and why.

Preschoolers: Bats, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Oct. 11 at the Beech Maple Lodge. Preschoolers will learn about these flying mammals through stories, activities and crafts.

Lens and Leaves Camera Club, 6 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Beech Maple Lodge. Guests will see member photos and learn photographic techniques. Nonmembers are welcome.

Blendon Woods Metro Park

4265 E. Dublin Granville Road, Westerville

Bird Hike, 8 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Nature Center. Guests will search for seed-eating birds on a 2-mile walk.

Highbanks Metro Park

9466 U.S. Route 23 N., Lewis Center

Howl at the Moon, 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Nature Center. Guests will go on a 3.5-mile hike with their dog.

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.

Greater Columbus Dahlia Society: Fall Care, 2 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Innis House. Guests will learn how to save dahlia tubers for another year of colorful blooms.

Autumn Walk, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Gardens Entrance. Guests will take a guided stroll through the gardens.

Rocky Fork Metro Park

7180 Walnut St., Westerville

Fall Colors, 3 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Millstone Picnic Area. Guests will enjoy nature's canvas on a 2-mile walk.

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.

What's the Buzz?, 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 12 at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. Guests will learn about honey bees and get an up close and personal experience with them at the hive.

Scioto Grove Metro Park

5172 Jackson Pike, Grove City

Family Fishing, 11 a.m. Oct. 7 at the Hickory Picnic Area. Ages 5 and older will enjoy fishing at the pond. Bait and equipment will be provided.

Slate Run Living Historical Farm

1375 state Route 674 N., Canal Winchester

Drying Food, 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Farmhouse. Guests will learn about drying as a way to preserve food and see how a 19th century food evaporator works.

Fall Harvest, 1 to 3 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Farmhouse. Guests will help with seasonal activities as the farm prepares for winter.

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.