|Kansas Pioneer Girl Day is Sept. 27 at Ernie Miller Park|
Kansas Pioneer Girl Day is the name of the event, which will take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept., 27, at Ernie Miller Park, at 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. Participants are encouraged to dress like Laura and wear pioneer clothing. There will be a variety of stations featuring old-fashioned games and other activities that are sure to delight and intrigue. These will include making rag dolls, finger knitting, and using feather quills. Music from the time period and stories of Laura's adventures will also be featured. Search for the keyword "history" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.
Admission for this two-hour event is $4 per person, paid on-site, but reservations are required. Last year's event filled quickly. For reservations or more information, call (913) 764-7759.
The Johnson County Park and Recreation District's ACTIVITIES catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pick-up at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, see the District’s website at www.jcprd.com.