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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 register@preservationparks.com. The offices of Preservation Parks are at 2656 Hogback Road in Sunbury.

Register for these programs:

* "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.

* Preschool Park Pals program, "Leaves Are Falling," 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17. Free program for ages 4 and 5 will include a short hike. Deer Haven Preserve, 4183 Liberty Road. Registration due by Oct. 10.

No registration is required for this program:

* "Soup's On!" 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 5. How did a frugal 1930s wife feed her family with limited resources? 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.