Sunday Family Series - Fun For All Ages 


Sundays in January and February at 2 pm

45 minute program |  Advanced Registration Recommended. Walk-in admission only if space is available.

Bring the family to Ernie Miller Nature Center on Sunday afternoons this winter for entertainment and educational experiences. Programs are presented by park naturalists, park police officers, and volunteers. Presentations begin at 2 pm and are approximately 45 minutes to one hour in length. Children age two and under are free and do not need to register. Advance registration is strongly recommended. Walk-in admission permitted if space is available. For more information, call (913) 826-2800

2024 Registration is OPEN!:

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Who are the Owls (Jan. 7) See live birds! Participants will see up close examples of these avian nocturnal hunters and their special adaptations. 

Animal Architects (Jan. 14) Learn about the different architecture that animals employ to build their homes, catch food, and raise their young.  Try your hand at architecting your own shelter using nature’s supplies.

Leave No Trace (Jan. 21) Come join us and learn the seven Principles of Leave No Trace. Meet animal friends enjoy fun activities and learn how you can make a lifelong commitment to protect our natural world.

Kansas Symbols (Jan. 28) Celebrate Kansas’ Statehood Day, Jan. 29! See some of the natural symbols live and in person, including live animals.   

Snakes Alive (Feb. 4) See Kansas snakes as we explore the facts and fallacies of these legless wonders of the natural world. 

Fun with Fossils (Feb. 11) From the sky full of winged dinosaurs to the ocean’s depths, Kansas was an ocean landscape teaming with life! Come journey through time with us and explore the prehistoric life of ancient Kansas!

 Wildlife Who’s Who (Feb. 18) See live animals and explore their differences and similarities up close. See four vertebrates and one invertebrate. 

Wolves 101: The Basics (Feb. 25) Join us for an informative and fun program about these often misunderstood apex predators.