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Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater programs offered on July 10, 17, & 24
POSTED: 06/18/2015
Bring the family to the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater on Friday evenings during July for educational and entertaining programs. The programs last about 45 minutes and are designed for all ages. Programs begin at 7 p.m. A charge of $3 per person paid on-site helps cover the cost of the programs; children two and under are free. Preregistration is not required for these programs.

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 keywords “nature & outdoors.”

July presentations are:

July 10 Predators on the Prowl - Lions, tigers, and bears - oh my! Discover predators large and small that call Kansas home. Are there mountain lions or bears here? Why are predators an important part of a healthy ecosystem? Learn the answers and what to do if you should encounter one of these magnificent creatures. See and touch real wolf, coyote, bobcat, and bear furs. Examine skulls, teeth, and tracks, and meet two live predators.

June 17 Bats! - Explore the dark and mysterious world of Kansas bats. Enjoy a summer evening learning about these amazing and misunderstood flying mammals. Discover how we benefit from them and how we can protect them.

June 24 Wild Prairies of Kansas - Did you know one of the world's most endangered ecosystems can be found here in Kansas? Many living things depend on the prairie. Discover a few of the plants and animals that live in this amazing ecosystem and meet a live animal. Find out how JCPRD helps protect endangered species.

These July presentations will end this year's summer season for amphitheater programs. For more information about these programs, call (913) 764-7759.

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