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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Welcome to Ernie Miller Nature Center

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Gatherings such as weddings, graduations, corporate events, and birthdays are welcome. To ensure the use of a shelter, reservations are recommended.

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

JCPRD Summer Camp Guide available online Jan. 22 and registration begins Jan. 27

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Summer may seem a long way off, but it will be here before you know it and now is the time to start planning for summer camp!

Before the end of the day on Thursday, Jan. 22, you’ll be able to find a digital version of our 2020 Summer Camp Guide ...

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

JCPRD’s Mill Creek and Roeland Park fitness facilities now part of the Silver Sneakers® network

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Two Johnson County Park and Recreation District fitness facilities have recently come on board as locations for the Silver Sneakers® wellness program for adults age 65 and older. The Silver Sneakers® benefit is included with many Medicare ...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Christmas tree recycling continues through Jan. 31

Tree Recycling

Post-holiday contributions of discarded natural Christmas trees will be accepted at four Johnson County Park and Recreation District park locations from Dec. 26 through Jan. 31. 

The tree collection sites are: the Sunflower access point of Big Bul...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Free Coffee with the Birds program offered on Tuesday mornings at Ernie Miller Nature Center

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Come enjoy winter bird watching from the comfort of an indoor wildlife viewing room during an informal program being offered for ages 18 and older at the Johnson County Park and Recreation District's Ernie Miller Nature Center.

With the lack of foliage and...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Animal Tales Storytime sessions continue on Feb. 5 & 19

Animal Tales Storytime

Bears and birds are the themes of February Animal Tales Storytime sessions being presented at the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe.

February Animal Tales presentations are: “B is for Bea...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

50 Plus Bingo sessions planned on Feb. 5 & 26

50 Plus Bingo

"Candyland®" and "Carnival" are themes for bingo games being presented in February by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. 

All of this season’s bingo sessions begin at 1:...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

New Nidra Yoga Workshop is Feb. 6 at Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

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A new single-session adult yoga program with an emphasis on mental wellness and guided meditation is being offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District beginning in early February.

This Nidra Yoga Workshop is a one-session evening program for...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Next Little Critters Day Out program is Feb. 6 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Little Critters Day Out

Your Little Critter will enjoy two hours of fun and education on Feb. 6 as you enjoy some personal time during a program being offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Outdoor Education Department.

Little Critters Day Out is t...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

“Birds” is subject of next museum Retro Storytime program on Feb. 12 at JCAHC

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Parents and their preschoolers will love stories and illustrations from long ago, read by a special guest from the 1950s All-Electric House during a series of programs being offered monthly through April at the Johnson County Museum.

This program is called...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Be My Valentine event on Feb. 12 planned for ages 5 and under

Be My Valentine

A Valentine’s Day special event for young children and a parent is being offered in mid-February by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

Called Be My Valentine, this event is for children ages five and under with a parent or guardian....

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Posted on: January 3, 2020

Johnson County Museum to present free Lanesfield School Valentine's Day event

Lanesfield Valentines Day

Drop in to experience a old-fashioned Valentine’s Day event being presented eight times in late January and early February by the Johnson County Museum at the Lanesfield Historic Site.

The program is called Lanesfield School Valentine's Day and is for all ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Valentine-themed potluck and dance for 50 Plus is Feb. 14

50 Plus Tea Dance

Come celebrate Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14 during a program being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

This Sweethearts Tea Dance invites attendees to grab their valentine and dance the afternoon aw...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Valentine’s Day Lunch & Bingo special event for 50 Plus set for Feb. 14 at RPCC

50 Plus Valentines Dinner Bingo

Make new friends and enjoy a catered lunch, prizes, fun, and 12 games of bingo during a special event bingo presentation in mid-February by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Be a part of annual international bird count at free Great Backyard Bird Count event on Feb. 15

Great Backyard Bird Count

Each year, biologists and researchers count on you to help them determine the health of world bird populations. As part of this international annual effort, stop by for 15 minutes or sit a spell during a free public birding event at the Ernie Miller Natur...

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Posted on: January 22, 2020

"Perfect Pairs" is theme for Parents’ Night Out session on Feb. 15

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Children ages six to 12 are invited to enjoy fun activities during a Parents’ Night Out planned in mid-February at the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Mill Creek Activity Center in Shawnee.

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

JE DUNN Gold Sponsor -- Museum Diversity Internship Program

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Thank you to our exclusive GOLD Sponsor for a new initiative to launch next summer – the Diversity Internship Program. The Museum plans to partner with UMKC’s Public History program to mentor and train diverse undergraduate and graduate students in museum...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Basketball Leagues

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JCPRD offers a wide range of basketball leagues, camps and clinics for both girls and boys...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Adult Leagues

Roeland Park Dome Volleyball

Offering a wide range of adult sports for basketball, slowpitch, soccer and volleyball...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Youth Leagues

Heritage Park Soccer

Offering a wide range of youth sports for softball, basketball, soccer and volleyball...

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