|Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater programs continue on July 7, 14, & 21|
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.
July 7: Animal Exploration - Join one of our park police officers as they tell stories of their animal encounters in our Johnson County parks. A few critters have been spotted close to where you will be sitting! Discover how park police safely search for critters while protecting the animals. See cool items found in the parks and view live animals up close.
July 14: Wildlife Who's Who - Meet an amphibian, reptile, bird, and mammal. Learn about these animals and discover their similarities and differences.
July 21: Kansas Symbols - Celebrate the birthday of Kansas with the American bison, tiger salamander, and sunflower, just a few of the natural symbols of our great state! With hands-on items and live animals, participants will compare the basic needs of nature, plants, and animals and learn how different organisms use special adaptations and senses to survive in their respective environments.