Following are Columbus and Franklin County Metropolitan Park District programs for May 16-23.

Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

1775 Darby Creek Drive, Galloway

Warbler Walk, 8 a.m. May 18 at the Indian Ridge. Guests ages 14 and older can join for a 2-mile hike while searching for warblers.

Honeybee Display, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 18-24 at the Nature Center. Guests can learn about honeybees, their role in pollination and how farmers care for their own hives.

Full Moon Hike, 8 p.m. May 18 at the Ranger Station. Guests can take a brisk moonlit 4-mile hike through fields and forests.

Blacklick Woods Metro Park

6975 E. Livingston Ave., Reynoldsburg

Endangered Ohioans Display, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 17-19 at the Nature Center. Guests can view a display to learn which plants and animals are endangered in Ohio and why.

Dog Walk, 10 a.m. May 18 at the Nature Center. Guests can bring a furry friend for a 2-mile walk.

Sunday in the Swamp, 1 to 3 p.m. May 19 at the Nature Center. Guests can scoop up slimy critters from the swamp.

Story Time, 10 a.m. May 20 at the Nature Center. Children ages 2-5 can learn about nature through stories and activities.

Turtle Time, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 23 at the Nature Center. Children ages 6-12 can celebrate Turtle Day by meeting the Nature Center turtles.

Blendon Woods Metro Park

4265 E. Dublin Granville Road, Westerville

Spring Creekin', 2 to 3:30 p.m. May 18 at the Blendon Ravines, 5280 Cambria Way, Westerville. Visitors ages 6 and older can take a rugged 1.5-mile off-trail hike through the new Blendon Ravines park property to explore the creek.

Relaxing Yoga, 6:30 p.m. May 20. Guests can let the stress of the day melt away with an hour of outdoor yoga. Participants should bring a towel or mat.

2/4/6 Fitness Hike, 6 to 8 p.m. May 21 at the Nature Center. Guests ages 14 and older can take a fast-paced hike along gravel and natural surface trails. Trails of 2, 4 or 6 miles will be offered, and the pace will be under 20 minutes per mile.

Preschool: Froggy Fun, 9:30 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 22 and May 23 at the Blendon Woods Group Shelter. Guests can discover these amphibians while trying to catch tadpoles.

Glacier Ridge Metro Park

9801 Hyland Croy Road, Plain City

Evening Bike Ride, 7:30 p.m. May 17 at the Shelter House. Visitors ages 8 and older can take an 8.5-mile ride through grasslands and forests while searching for wildlife.

Highbanks Metro Park

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

Adults: Wildflower Walk, 10 a.m. to noon May 17 at the Nature Center. Guests ages 18 and older can search for wildflowers on a 2-mile hike on the Coyote Run Trail.

Howl at the Moon, 8 to 10 p.m. May 18 at the Nature Center. Guests can enjoy a 3.5-mile hike with their dog.

Storytime: Baby Birds, 10 to 10:30 a.m. May 20 at the Nature Center. Children ages 2-6 can listen to stories about infant feathered friends and see some bird nests.

Lunchtime Chat: Beekeeping, noon May 23 at the Nature Center. Guests ages 18 and older can pack a lunch and learn more about beekeeping.

Inniswood Metro Gardens

940 S. Hempstead Road, Westerville

Sunny Sundays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sundays at the Herb Garden. Guests can meet members of the Herb Society of America, Central Ohio Unit and ask them questions.

National Public Gardens Week, 1 to 4 p.m. May 18 and May 19 at the Gardens Entrance. Guests can celebrate public gardens by visiting Inniswood and receiving a free garden gift.

Inniswood Book Club, 2 p.m. May 18 at the Innis House. Guests ages 18 and older can join for a discussion of this quarter's book, "A Buzz in the Meadow," by Dave Goulson.

Meet the Artists, 2 to 4 p.m. May 19 at the Innis House. Guests can meet members of the Ohio Pastel Artists League and view their plein-air artwork at a reception.

Evening Garden Walk, 6 p.m. May 19 at the Gardens Entrance. Guests can take a relaxing stroll through the gardens.

Rocky Fork Metro Park

7180 Walnut St., Westerville

Evening Wildlife Wander, 6:30 p.m. May 19 at the Rocky Fork Bulletin Board. Guests can see who starts to stir in the early evening on a 1.5-mile hike.

Scioto Audubon Metro Park

400 W. Whittier St., Columbus

Preschool Storytime, 10 a.m. Thursdays and Saturdays at the Grange Insurance Audubon. Guests can bring little ones for a nature-inspired story or two.

Weekly Bird Hike, 10 a.m. Saturdays at the Grange Insurance Audubon Center. Guests can search for birds in the park.

Sharon Woods Metro Park

6911 Cleveland Ave., Westerville

Fast-Paced Adult Full Moon Hike, 9 p.m. May 17 at the Apple Ridge Bulletin Board. Visitors ages 18 and older can take a fast-paced 2.8-mile hike along gravel, paved and natural surface trails.

Happy Tails-N-Trails, 4 p.m. May 19 at the Apple Ridge Bulletin Board. Guests can bring a canine companion for a 2-mile hike followed by a doggie treat.

Slate Run Living Historical Farm

1375 state Route 674 N., Canal Winchester

Heirloom Gardening, 1 to 3 p.m. May 18 and May 19 at the Farmhouse. Guests can learn about the preservation of antique-plant varieties and help plant the garden, weather permitting.

Homeschoolers at the Farm: Botany, 1 to 3 p.m. May 22 at the Farmhouse. Students ages 6 and older can learn the basics of botany and look for signs of spring around the farm.

Three Creeks Park

3860 Bixby Road, Groveport

Homeschoolers: In the Swamp, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 16 at the Confluence Area. Students ages 6-17 can explore a wetland and learn about the creatures that call it home.

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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