Nighttime hike

Listen to nighttime sounds and search for nocturnal creatures while strolling through the dark at Firestone Metro Park, 40 Axline Ave., Coventry Township, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan. 10. Afterward, enjoy a campfire and marshmallows, while supplies last. For more information, call 330-865-8065. 

'Better You Than Me'

Families are welcome to stop by the Akron Art Museum from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 11 to celebrate the opening of Ed Emberley’s "Better You Than Me" exhibit. Be among the first to pose for a selfie in front of the exhibition’s amazing title wall, experience the story telling of Wandering Aesthetics, create thumbprint art and much more. Meet Ed and Barbara Emberley. The museum is at One South High St., Akron. This is a free event and open to the public.

Hike and crafts

Children ages 3 to 6 and their families explore a wide variety of animal tales from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 11 at the Goodyear Heights Metro Park, 2077 Newton St., Akron. The event includes a hike and craft. Make arrangements for younger children unable to remain in infant seats or strollers. Register in advance. For information, call 330-865-8065.