|Johnson County Museum to present series of storytelling programs beginning Jan. 20|
Local Storyteller Jo Ho dramatically engages with entertaining and educational stories involving nature, history, culture, and art during a series of storytelling programs set to begin in late January at the Johnson County Museum.
Titled simply Jo Ho, Storyteller, this series of four stand-alone programs is for ages three to five. All programs will take place beginning at 10 a.m. on the third Wednesday of the month at the Johnson County Museum, located at 6305 Lackman Road, Shawnee. The cost for each one-hour program is $2 per person, including adults, and museum members are free.
The first program in the series is called Wild About Bears and will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 20. In this delightful bears-around-the-world program, youngsters will learn about the eight species of bears with fun songs and stories about the bears’ habits and habitats.
Individual walk-in participations are welcome if space is available, but groups of ten or more must preregister. Individuals and groups can preregister by calling (913) 715-2575.
Other entries in this series will include: Bedtime Stories with Lamb Chop on Feb. 17, I've Been Working on the Railroad on March 16, and Me and My Anatomy on April 20.
The Johnson County Museum becomes part of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District effective Jan. 1, 2016.