When: Today, 10-11 a.m.

What: Who smells with his tongue? Bring your toddler to learn about these scaly serpents through story and craft. Children will also get to meet one of these slithering friends.

Details: Registration required. Fee: $2. Fee: $3.

Where: Ford Nature Center, 840 Old Furnace Road, Youngstown.

Info: Call 330-740-7107

MCCTC Spring Plant Sale

When: Begining Monday till they run out. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

What: Support the future of the horticulture industry by purchasing annuals and unusual plants. Plants are grown by the horticulture students. Shop early, quantities are limited.

Info: Call Mary June Emerson at 330-729-4000, ext. 1671.

Starting Seeds for Fall Crops

When: Tuesday, 6-8 p.m.

What: Join Iron Roots Farm staff members for class on thinking ahead to fall crops. Learn about seeds and plan transplant schedules, including hands-on demonstrations.

Where: 822 Billingsgate Ave., Youngstown, in HMHP Foundation Demonstration Kitchen.

Details: RSVP to Sophia Buggs 330-480-0423 or sbuggs@yndc.org to pre-register. Classes free and open to public.

FFRG Spring Plant Sale

When: Next Thursday, 4-7 p.m.; May 9, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; May 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

What: Unique quality plants for home garden at this Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens Plant Sale. Perennials (sun and shade), annuals, herbs, vegetable, trees, shrubs and more.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown.

Info: Call 330-740-7116

Newton Falls Plant Exchange 2014

When: May 10, 9 a.m. to noon.

Where: JC Pavilion, Center Street, Newton Falls.

What: Meet and trade plants with other gardeners. Bring at least six plants (more are always welcome) to swap. Fancy pots not required. Live music and refreshments.

Info: Call 330-718-3469

Jubilee Gardens KickOff Event

When: May 22, 11:30 a.m.

What: Jubilee Gardens celebrates opening of the gardens with kickoff event at First Presbyterian Church, Youngstown, where gardeners, other community members gather for lunch and keynote speaker Christina Perry of 30-Mile Meal Project. Also, day gardeners can pick up seeds and plants for their own use.

Info: Contact Patrick Lowry at pat_lowry@hotmail.com.