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July 13 Insect Night (Wooster)- Bring a flashlight, good walking shoes, and a clear jar to collect insects. 8–10:30 p.m., Secrest Arboretum, CFAES Wooster Campus, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, Ohio. For children of all ages and their families. Free. Details:

July 13 Pioneering Urban Farm Tour (Columbus)  Tour featuring plantings and programs at the oldest operating urban farm in Columbus. 10–11:30 a.m., Four Seasons City Farm, 931 E. Mound St., Columbus, Ohio. Presented by Ohio State’s Sustainable Agriculture Team. Free admission. Part of the 2019 Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Details:

July 21 Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens Open House Celebration (Columbus)- Includes tours of research lake, energy-efficient enCORE solar house, pollinator garden, monarch butterfly planting, and native Ohio trees. 1–4 p.m., Chadwick Arboretum North Site, northwest of the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Ohio State, Columbus. Free admission. Details:

July 27 4-H’s Got Talent! Show (Columbus)Come to the Lausche Youth Center at the Ohio State Fair to watch 4-H members compete and share their talents.  Contest begins at 6:00 p.m. on the main stage.  Check out this website for more details.

July 30 Dean's Charity Steer Show (Columbus)- Come join Dean Kress at the Voinovich Livestock & Trade Center for the inaugural Dean's Charity Steer Show. Awards will include best steer, showmanship, and people's choice with a "sale" that will  benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Central Ohio. The event will start at 2:00, but be sure to arrive by 1:30 to get a good seat! Check out this website for more information.