|Enchanted Fairytale Forest event planned at Ernie Miller Park on May 7|
Celebrate the magic of nature and discover the hidden world of the wee folk and friends - both real and make believe - during a special event at the Ernie Miller Nature Center in early May.
Enchanted Fairytale Forest is the name of this event, which is now in its sixth year. This program is for all ages, but children up to 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Guests can visit activity stations at their leisure. Participants will follow the pixie path on a pirate treasure hunt through the forest. Don’t worry about the trolls as you search for the new dragon’s cave. Guests can let their imaginations go wild as they design a fairy house and wand with the Green Fairy’s repurposing supplies. Enjoy a sweet treat at the tea party. The Fairy Queen will tell stories of magic and mischief. Live animals, music, and a trip through the wish tree make this an enchanted day to remember!
In case of inclement weather, this event will take place indoors. 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."
Enchanted Fairytale Forest is offered twice on Saturday, May 7, at Ernie Miller Park, 909 N. Kansas-7 Highway. One session will take place from 10 a.m. to noon, while another will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. For either time, the cost is $6 per person for Johnson County residents or $8 per person for nonresidents, including adults, and is payable on-site. Advance registration is required and can be accomplished by calling (913) 831-3359. To register online at www.jcprd.com, follow the "Register for Activities" link and complete a barcode search for 33683 for the 10 a.m. session, or 33684 for the 1 p.m. session. Printed copies of JCPRD’s Activities catalog are available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.