Preservation Parks of Delaware County has four programs planned for the first half of September.
Registration is not required for these free programs:
• “Story time on the Farm,” Friday, Sept. 4, 1 p.m. Bring your youngsters to Gallant Farm for an afternoon of fun. Listen to a story book from the 1930s or ’40s, and complete an easy craft or coloring page. Ages 3 and older. Gallant Farm, 2150 Buttermilk Hill Road.
• “Terrific Tomatoes,” Sunday, Sept. 6, 2 p.m. Learn about tomatoes, as participants harvest, cook and can. Ages 18 and older. Gallant Farm.
• “Hound Hike,” Wednesday, Sept. 9, 6:30 p.m. Bring your socialized canine for a walk with a naturalist. Guest presenter: Delaware Dog Jogger. All ages; Char-Mar Ridge Preserve, 7741 Lewis Center Road.
• “Monarch Magic Weekend,” Saturday, Sept. 12, and Sunday, Sept. 13, noon to 5 p.m. Celebrate the world of the monarch butterfly. Play games, watch a movie, make crafts and enjoy refreshments as participants learn about monarchs. Participants will tag and release live monarchs, if they are available, at 2 p.m. each day. An optional fundraiser will be available to help save monarchs. All ages. Deer Haven Preserve, 4183 Liberty Road.
Information for this story was provided by Preservation Parks of Delaware County.