|Tellabration 2009 and Storytelling Workshop both set for Nov. 21 At Ernie Miller Nature Center|
Events include Tellabration 2009 for all ages from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., and a Storytelling Workshop for adults 18 and older from 1 to 3 p.m.
Tellabration 2009 will give participants an opportunity to hear nature stories with live animals. The stories will combine the themes of environmental awareness and ancient myths that will delight, entertain, and involve audiences of all ages. Live animals will be on hand as the stories are being told. Advance registrations are not required for this program. The cost is $3 per person, including adults, paid at the site. Perform a catalog search for the keyword "storytelling" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.
The Storytelling Workshop is a two-hour program meant to open the world of storytelling possibilities for adults 18 and older. Participants will learn to reach out through the magic of stories and to tap into the amazing power of storytelling to educate, entertain, enlighten, and empower. Parents and teachers can explore the use of stories to preserve family history and to enhance school curriculums. This program will be facilitated by award-winning storyteller and Park Naturalist Molly Postlewait. Perform a catalog search for the keyword "storytelling" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings. The cost for one two-hour session is $20 for Johnson County residents or $22 for nonresidents. This includes handouts and a professionally-produced storytelling compact disk participants can use for further study and practice.
To register for this program, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, see the District's website at www.jcprd.com. For more information on either program, call (913) 764-8580 Ext. 26.
The Ernie Miller Nature Center is located at 909 N. Kansas-7 Highway, Olathe and is owned and operated by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. To register online and for updated program listings, see the District's website at www.jcprd.com.