Common Ground FarmCommon Ground Farm announces fall programs for kids. Preschool on the Farm will be offered from 10 to 11 a.m. on Fridays. First session: Sept. 19.

Children ages 2 to 4 are invited to join in one-hour workshops designed just for them. Each class features a different farm or nature topic, experiential investigation and learning, movement, stories, and arts and crafts. Cost is $80 prepaid for 12 sessions (2014 members $72); $45 prepaid for six sessions (2014 members $40); $10/drop-in session.

Pioneer Living will be offered Tuesday or Sunday, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. First session: Sunday, Sept. 21 or Tuesday, Sept. 23. Cost is $80 for series of four sessions (2014 members $75 for series). In this monthly program held at the farm, children learn about and experience life as it was in late 1800s frontier America: how children and parents provided food, shelter and entertainment for themselves, long before the days of TV, refrigerators, cars and supermarkets. Snacks provided. Visit

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