Parents can sign their children up for four free preschool and homeschool programs offered in March by Preservation Parks of Delaware County. Preregistration is required for these programs.
Note deadlines; to register, visit www.preservationparks.com, and click on the program calendar and then the program date. Look for the RSVP button with the program descriptions. Questions? Call 740-524-8600, ext. 6, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
• Wednesday, March 8, 10 a.m. Homestead Homeschoolers: Weather. Spring showers bring not only May flowers, but wheat, corn and alfalfa, too. Learn about weather and how it dictates farmers’ activities. Ages 6-12, accompanied by an adult. Gallant Farm, 2150 Buttermilk Hill Road. Register by March 1.
• Thursday, March 9, 10 a.m. Preschool Farm Pals: Rain. Rainy days may keep us inside, but come learn about weather and why rain is so important. Ages 4-5, accompanied by an adult. Gallant Farm, 2150 Buttermilk Hill Road. Register by March 2.
• Tuesday, March 14, 10 a.m. Preschool Park Pals: An Army of Ants. Take a closer look at amazing tiny ants as we read a story and participate in a craft. Ages 4-5, accompanied by an adult. Deer Haven Park, 4183 Liberty Road. Register by March 7.
• Thursday, March 16, 10 a.m. Homeschool Adventures: Slithery Scales. Slither in to meet our radical reptiles, and learn what makes these creatures unique. Ages 6-12, accompanied by an adult. Shale Hollow Park, 6320 Artesian Run. Register by March 9.
At Preservation Parks of Delaware County, we protect what’s precious. Natural spaces, habitat for wildlife, time with your family. Eleven natural-areas parks and trails are open in Delaware County, for hiking, picnicking, free nature programs and other passive recreation pursuits.