Preservation Parks programs planned

Several Preservation Parks programs being held in November require advance registration, with deadlines as early as Nov. 1.

All registration can be done online; visit and click on the Register Here button on the home page. The four upcoming programs:

• Tuesday, Nov. 15, preschoolers, ages 4 and 5, will learn all about ducks, during Preschool Park Pals. Children will listen to a story and complete a simple craft; parents can choose between the 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. program times. The program is free, and children must be accompanied by an adult. Preschool Park Pals will take place at Deer Haven Park, 4183 Liberty Road, and registration is due Nov. 1.

• Children ages 6-12 can attend the Homeschool Adventures program, “Fabulous Fibers,” 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 17, at Gallant Farm, 2150 Buttermilk Hill Road. Participants will explore fiber arts, learning how wool, cotton, linen and other fibers have been used throughout history to create clothing and items. Simple crafts and refreshments are included. Registration is required by Nov. 10, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

• Preservation Parks is offering a Natural Wreath workshop, Sunday, Nov. 27, 1 p.m., at Deer Haven Park. This program is for ages 18 and older, and includes a $10 materials fee. Registration is due Nov. 20.

• Children who have the day off school on Nov. 28 can register for a one-day camp, “This Rocks my World,” 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at Deer Haven Park. Children will have fun participating in earth-science experiments that show the physical relationship among earth, wind, water and fire. The camp is for ages 8 and 9; the fee is $30 and registration is required by Nov 14.

Many other Preservation Parks programs are free, and require no advance registration. For complete information, view the program calendar online, at, or call 740-524-8600.

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