When: Today, 1 to 2 p.m.

What: Join the Sprout Club to learn about the amazing world of plants.

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

Cost: $15 for the series; $7 per class

Details: Age 3-5, plus adult.

Info: Call 330-740-7116

Birding the Sanctuary

When: Saturday, 8-9:30 a.m.

What: Enjoy an early morning bird walk at the Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary led by Jeff Harvey of Wild Birds Unlimited.

Where: Mill Creek Wildlife Sanctuary, 2650 West Calla Road, Beaver Township.

Cost: Free

Details: Boots required. Moderate difficulty, 1.25 miles. Register at Ford Nature Center by today.

Info: Call Ford Nature Center at 330-740-7107

Hike With a Naturalist

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

What: Explore nature and history at the preserve named in honor of William Holmes McGuffey.

Where: McGuffey Wildlife Preserve, 4448 McGuffey Road, Coitsville.

Cost: Free

Details: Moderate difficulty, 1 mile.

Info: Call Ford Nature Center at 330-740-7107

Botanical Mornings

When: Friday, 9-10 a.m.

What: Discover the progress of seasons with Lynn Zocolo. Enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee or tea in Kravitz’s Garden Cafe.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Cost: $5

Info: Call 330-740-7116.

Tales for Tots: In a Nutshell

When: Friday, 10-11a.m.

What: What wears a cap, is hard and falls from trees? Acorns. Let’s go nutty as we discover the story of the acorn. Fun activities include a story, hike and craft. Cost: $4 county residents; $6, NR

Details: For ages 2-3, plus adult. Register at Ford Nature Center.

Info: Call the center at 330-740-7107.

Thanksgiving Arrangement

When: Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

What: Gather your family and friends around your Thanksgiving table with this fresh centerpiece. Using the warm hues of the season, Marie Borocz will guide you in designing an arrangement with fresh fall florals.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens.

Cost: $34; FFRG, $28. Register/pay by Sunday.

Info: Call 330-740-7116.

Alcohol Inks Painting

When: Dec. 4, 1-3 p.m.

What: Learn to make decorative pots for the garden and patio using alcohol and inks.

Where: OSU Extension, 490 S. Broad St., Canfield.

Cost: $20 per person

Details: All materials and a pot will be provided. Register by calling 330-533-5538.

Boxwood Tree

When: Dec. 5, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

What: Marie Borocz will guide you in the design of a fresh boxwood tree to decorate your home for the holidays. Register/pay by 12/3.

Where: Fellows Riverside Gardens

Cost: $34; FFRG $28.

Info: 330-740-7116