Life in Delaware County

Learn To Knit This November

27 Oct , 2018  

During a four-week series next month at Deer Haven Park, you can learn how to knit.

Each week will focus on a different step in the process and will build off skills learned the previous week. Participants will receive a ball of yarn and knitting needles to keep at the end of the series More…

Life in Delaware County

Preservation Parks Receives NatureWorks Grant

26 Oct , 2018  

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has approved more than $4.4 million in project funding through the NatureWorks grant program, which will be used to improve outdoor recreational opportunities for Ohioans across the state.

Included in that funding is a grant for Preservation Parks of Delaware County. More…

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Preservation Parks Photo Contest Underway

13 Oct , 2018  

It’s time to grab your cameras and capture the shots that will win the 2018 Preservation Parks photo contest, with a theme of “Preserving Our Heritage.”

This year, the “History” category has been retired and “Flight” has been added, which will give you an opportunity to show off your skill as you capture the movement of seed, birds, butterflies or other flying creatures or objects in the act of flying. Other categories are Park District Scenes, General Nature, Animals, and Youth (photos taken by those 17 years and younger). More…

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Discover The Wonder Of Your Own Central Ohio Backyard

7 Oct , 2018  

This Saturday, get inspired to play and explore the outdoors as Preservation Parks teams up with central Ohio outdoor organizations to present a day of free outdoor discovery.

Outdoor Exploration Expo 2018 will take place between 10 AM and 5 PM at Camp Lazarus, 4422 Columbus Pike in Delaware, and will allow visitors to learn new skills, try their hand at various outdoor activities, discover new hobbies, and connect with local outdoor organizations. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Have A Monarch Magic Weekend

20 Sep , 2018  

This weekend, your family has an opportunity to connect with the winged wonders of the butterfly world.

Fly into the Deer Haven Park Visitor Center for Monarch Magic Weekend, a monarch butterfly celebration! Play games, watch a movie, make crafts, and enjoy refreshments as you learn how to help these magnificent insects during their long migration to Mexico. More…

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