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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.

Owners of antique cars are encouraged to take part in the "Classics & Clunkers" antique car show Saturday, June 29. Registration, $10 per car, is from 9 to 11 a.m. The show runs until 3 p.m. The first 50 registrants will receive a dash plaque. Contact Saundra McBrearty at 740-524-8600 extension 6, or email

No registration is necessary for these programs:

* Delaware Family Fridays: Froggy Friday, 5 to 9 p.m., Friday, June 28. Watch frogs and toads in their native environment. All ages. Deer Haven Preserve, 4183 Liberty Road.

* Bird Banding Demonstration, 8 a.m., Saturday, June 29. Age 7 and up. Meet master bird bander, Rich Bradley, and learn about shorebirds. Gallant Woods Preserve 2151 Buttermilk Hill Road.

* Antique Auto Show: Classics & Clunkers, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 29. All ages. Event showcases antique cars manufactured before 1950. Gallant Farm Preserve, 2150 Buttermilk Hill Road.

* Golden Marathon, 9:30 a.m., Monday, July 1. For older adults. Take a 1- to 2-mile hike through the park. Gallant Woods Preserve, 2151 Buttermilk Hill Road.