Following are Columbus and Franklin County Metropolitan Park District programs for Jan. 9-16.

Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

1775 Darby Creek Drive, Galloway

Full Wolf Moon Hike, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Ranger Station. Guests can take a 4-mile hike through fields and forests.

Yoga in the Park, 11:30 a.m. Jan. 11 at Cedar Ridge Lodge. Visitors can participate in a yoga session.

Photo Group: A Photographic Journey into the Darkness, 10 a.m. Jan. 11 at the Nature Center. Guests ages 18 and older can learn about night photography and light painting.

Adults Only: Harriers and Short Ears, 5 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Nature Center. Guests ages 18 and older can visit the wetland to look for harriers and short-eared owls on a short prairie hike.

Preschoolers: Dino Dig, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Jan. 14 at the Nature Center. Children ages 3-5 can learn about prehistoric animals.

Blacklick Woods Metro Park

6975 E. Livingston Ave., Reynoldsburg

Metro Five-0 Level 3: Lantern Hike, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Nature Center. Guests ages 50 and older can take a 1.5-mile lantern-lit hike.

Scout Day: Fur, Feathers and Ferns, 2 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Nature Center. Boy Scouts ages 8-10 can earn the Fur, Feathers and Ferns achievement.

Project Feederwatch, 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Nature Center. Guests can collect bird-population data.

Homeschoolers: Subnivean Zone, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Jan. 13 at Beech Maple Lodge. Children ages 6-12 can learn about animals that live under the snow through activities and crafts.

Blendon Woods Metro Park

4265 E. Dublin Granville Road, Westerville

Toddlers in Nature: Over and Under the Snow, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Jan. 9 at the Nature Center. Children ages 1-3 can learn about creatures living under the snow.

Project Feederwatch, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 11 and 12 at the Nature Center. Guests can collect data about bird distribution.

Coffee, Cocoa and Birds, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 11 and 12 at the Nature Center. Guests can watch birds and have hot cocoa.

Bird-Feeding Basics, 1 to 2 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Nature Center. Guests can make a simple bird feeder to take home.

Glacier Ridge Metro Park

9801 Hyland Croy Road, Plain City

Walk and Woof, 3 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Glacier Ridge Dog Park. Guests can take a 2.5-mile hike with their dog.

Highbanks Metro Park

9466 U.S. Route 23 N, Lewis Center

For Kids: Singalong, 11 a.m. Jan. 9 at the Nature Center. Children ages 2-5 can sing songs with Joanie Calem.

For Families: Owl Hike, 6 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Nature Center. Guests ages 6 and older can take a 1-mile hike to look for owls.

Walk and Run 101, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Nature Center. Visitors ages 18 and older can learn about starting a new walking or running routine with Lisa Dillahunt and Christina Solmos from the Columbus Running Company.

Howl at the Moon Dog Hike, 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Nature Center. Guests can take a 3.5-mile hike with their dog. Dogs must be leashed.

Storytime: Smelly Skunks, 10 a.m. Jan. 14 at the Nature Center. Children ages 2-5 can listen to stories about skunks.

Homestead

4675 Cosgray Road, Hilliard

Preschool: Owls, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Jan. 9 at the Nature Center. Children ages 3-5 can learn about owls through stories, activities and crafts.

Storytime, 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Jan. 14 at the Nature Center. Children ages 5 and younger can listen to stories about animals in winter.

Inniswood Metro Gardens

940 S. Hempstead Road, Westerville

Winter Wellness Walk, 10 a.m. Jan. 11 at the Gardens Entrance. Guests can take a walk around the gardens.

Bird-Feeder Bingo, 2 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Innis House. Guests can play a game of bingo with assistance from the birds visiting the feeders.

Meet the Artist, 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Innis House. Guests can meet photographer John Bonnet and view his work at a reception.

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

47th Annual Winter Hike Series, 10 a.m. Jan. 11 at the Maple Grove Bulletin Board. Guests can take a 2- or 4-mile hike through fields and forests, then have hot soup and drinks.

Homeschoolers: Whooo Cooks for You?. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Jan. 15 at Spring Hollow. Children ages 6-12 can learn about owls through hands-on activities.

Three Creeks Park

3860 Bixby Road, Groveport

Winter Tree ID Walk, 2 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Confluence Area. Guests can learn to identify common tree species by their twigs and bark.

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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