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Spring Fling Fun offers nature-related activities during spring break, March 14-18
POSTED: 02/24/2016
 
Bored during Spring Break Week? Bring your family and friends to the annual Spring Fling Fun event at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 North Kansas-7 Highway, Olathe, where a fun and educational program will be presented each day.

Each day during spring break week (March 14-18), nature center staff and volunteers will present nature-oriented programs suitable for the entire family beginning at 10:30 a.m.

Monday's program will kick off with the theme "Predators on the Prowl," and will let visitors learn about animals that hunt. Tuesday's program is "Birds of Prey," and will be an opportunity for participants to discover the amazing abilities of this region's raptors.

Wednesday's theme is "Surprising Snakes" and visitors will learn to identify some local serpents and learn the snake dance. On Thursday, it's "Animal Stories," and audiences will hear multi-cultural myths and legends and meet the real animals who inspired the stories. Rounding out the week is a Friday program called "The Park After Dark" when participants will hear and see some nocturnal critters sand discover whooo lives in the park and roams at night.

To find this programs 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 “nature & outdoors.”

Each program is approximately 45 minutes long. The cost is $3 per person, paid on-site. Advance reservations are not required for this program.

For more information on Spring Fling Fun, call the Nature Center at (913) 764-7759. The Ernie Miller Nature Center is owned and operated by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.

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