For more information about Preservation Parks of Delaware County or to register for a program, call 740-524-8600, ext. 3 or e-mail register@preservationparks.com.

For more information about Preservation Parks of Delaware County or to register for a program, call 740-524-8600, ext. 3 or e-mail register@preservationparks.com.

* "Leaf Lesson," 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 13. Identify leaves using a picture guide, then trace a leaf or two on a pumpkin and carve out the design. All ages. Cost is $5 for materials. Registration is due Oct. 6. Gallant Woods Preserve, 2151 Buttermilk Hill Road.

* Mushroom Mayhem, 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 29. Hunt for mushrooms during an early fall hike, and learn which ones are edible and/or used for medicinal purposes. Ages 8 and older. Char-Mar Ridge Preserve, 7741 Lewis Center Road.

* Golden Marathon, 9:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 30. Hike for older adults. Hoover Reservoir; meet at Mudflats Grille, 31 S. Columbus St., Galena.

* "Soup's On!" 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 5. Learn soup-making and taste three stand-by soups. Kids will take home bean soup mix. Ages 7 and older. Gallant Farm Preserve, 2150 Buttermilk Hill Road.