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Celebrate Women's History Month with Daring American Women event at The Ernie Miller Nature Center on March 28
POSTED: 03/04/2015
Celebrating the rich history of American women and girls during Women's History Month is the goal of a special event planned at the Ernie Miller Nature Center in late March.

Daring American Women is the name of this event, which will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, at 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. This event is for all ages, but children must be accompanied by an adult and one adult chaperone per group of five children is required. Participants are encouraged to bring their favorite doll and to come dressed in their favorite fashion from American history. Those in attendance will hear of the trials and triumphs of women throughout the centuries. See the fashions of girls during Native American, Revolutionary, pioneer, Civil War periods, and more. Have tea with your doll and your fellow American women.

To find this program in the JCPRD’s Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under fun for all and then under special events. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword "history."

Admission for this two-hour event is $7 per person for Johnson County residents, including adults, or $8 per person for nonresidents. Advance registration is required. For group registrations or more information, call (913) 764-7759. To register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online at, follow the "Register for Activities" link and complete a barcode search for 26366.

This program is also eligible for credit in the Intellectual dimension for the new JCPRD U holistic wellness program for participants ages three to 18. Participants can complete Achievement Classes (similar to academic grade levels) and earn Achievement Badges and awards. To register for JCPRD U, contact Sarah Shaw at (913) 826-2953 or at

Printed copies of JCPRD’s Activities catalog are available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.

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