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Fall Garden Lecture with Doug Oster

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Fall Garden Lecture with Doug Oster

When: Today, 1–2 p.m.

What: The amazing world of gourds.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Cost: $7

Details: For age 3–5. Includes an activity and snack. Register/pay by calling 330-740-7116.


When: Today, 10-11:30 a.m.

What: Learn about the nearly two dozen species of mammals at the Nature Center.

Where: Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center Visitors Center, 16146 Daniel St. NE, Minerva.

Cost: Free

Details: For age 7 to 11

Contact: 330-823-7487 or

Botanical Mornings

When: Friday, 9–10 a.m.

What: Garden designer Bridget Beck will lead students on a classroom winter garden “walk” and discuss some winter garden must-haves.

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

Cost: $5/class.

Details: Register/pay by calling 330-740-7116.

Coffee With the Birds

When: Saturday, 9:30–10:15 a.m. or 10:15–11 a.m.

What: Watch birds with Ohio certified volunteer naturalist Nancy Brundage while sipping coffee/tea. Bring your mug.

Where: Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary

Details: Limited space. Call 330-740-7107 to register in advance.

Bread Making 101

When: Saturday, noon–4 p.m.

What: Grab your apron and learn the basics of turning flour, water, salt and yeast into a scrumptious loaf of bread with Sara Scudier. The class will feature the how and why of prefermenting some of the flour, plus kneading, shaping and baking.

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

Cost: $24; FFRG $20

Details: Register/pay by today by calling 330-740-7116.

Thanksgiving Arrangement

When: Tuesday, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

What: Using the warm hues of the season, Marie Borocz will guide you in designing an arrangement with carnations, mums, baby’s breath and more.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Cost: $34; FFRG member, $28.

Details: Register/pay by Sunday by calling 330-740-7116.

Exhibition of Botanical Art, Illustration

When: Through Jan. 10, 2016 (Closed Mondays), 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

What: The Hunt Institute of Pittsburgh brings the remarkable work of 35 botanical documentation artists to the Weller Gallery. Botanical art depicts plant portraits, both visually pleasing and botanically accurate.

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

Cost: Free

Info: Call 330-740-7116.