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Haunted Kansas program returns to Ernie Miller Park on Oct. 21
POSTED: 09/28/2017

As darkness falls, walk through the trails of Ernie Miller Park and listen to the stories of long ago during a special event being offered in late October by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.

Now in its ninth year, the program is called Haunted Kansas and is for ages eight and older, and all children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Characters from the past will share legends around the campfire. Expect a shiver down the spine and a mild case of goose bumps for those who dare enter the forest on this autumn evening. Group sessions begin every 15 minutes and the program lasts about an hour and a half. This is an outdoor event, so be sure to dress appropriately.

To find this program in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under youth and then under special events. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “Halloween.”

Haunted Kansas sessions will begin from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 21 at Ernie Miller Park, 909 N. Kansas-7 Highway. The cost is $5 per person, including adults, in advance, or $7 on the day of the event. Register by calling (913) 831-3359 or online by following the green “Register for Activities” link at, and then completing a barcode search for any of the codes listed below. For the 6:30 p.m. session, search for 39954. Codes for the other sessions are as follows: 6:45 p.m., barcode 39955; 7 p.m., barcode 39956; 7:15 p.m., barcode 39957; 7:30 p.m., barcode 39958; and 7:45 p.m., barcode 39959. For more information about this program call (913) 764-7759.

The My JCPRD Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.

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