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Moonlight Canoe Excursion Set for Sept. 8
POSTED: 08/16/2006
Explore Shawnee Mission Park Lake by canoe through a program being offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

Participants in the Boating: Moonlight Canoe Excursion will get to hear the croaks and splash of frogs, the hooting of owls, and watch the moon rise over the water. Park naturalists will interpret nocturnal animal activity as the group canoes along the shoreline. Afterwards, participants will gather around a campfire for storytelling and an evening snack. Basic canoeing and swimming skills are required. Search for the keyword "boating" to find this program in the JCPRD's Activities Catalog and online listings.

The program is for ages 10 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Moonlight Canoe Excursion will take place beginning at 7 p.m. on Sept. 9. Participants will meet near the marina in Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee. The cost for one two-hour session is $11 per person for Johnson County residents or $12 per person for nonresidents.

The JCPRD's ACTIVITIES catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pick-up at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359 VOICE or (913) 831-3342 TDD. To register online and for updated program listings, visit the District's website at

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