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Preservation Parks of Delaware County

For more information about Preservation Parks of Delaware County or to register for a program, call 740-524-8600, extension 3 or e-mail The offices of Preservation Parks are at 2656 Hogback Road in Sunbury.

No registration is required to attend these programs:

* Railroad Fun, noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, June 16. Watch the model trains and learn a little something about railroading in America. All ages. Big Walnut Community Trail, 168 S. Vernon St.

* Golden Marathon, 1:30 p.m., Monday, June 17. One- to two-mile hike for older adults. Alum Creek State Park, 3615 S. Old State Road.

* "Let's Go Mothing," 9:30 p.m., Saturday, June 22. Ages 8 and older. Try to spot night flying moths and other insects with fermented fruit bait and a special light. Bring a small flashlight if you can. Emily Traphagen Preserve, 5094 Seldom Seen Road.

* Toy Leaf Boats and Rafts, 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, June 23. For older adults. Design and build a toy boat using natural materials. Blues Creek Preserve, 9627 Fontanelle Road.