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Posted on: March 1, 2018

New Exhibit NOW OPEN!

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Explore how a modern American society emerged in the 1920s at the Johnson County Museum's latest exhibit, THE TURBULENT TWENTIES! The decade is often viewed as a time of roaring fun, prosperity, and good feeling. while consumerism was up, jazz was hot, an...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Make Magic Happen!

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Create your own Elf Hat just like EUBIE!

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Zombie Prom Tech Academy!

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Join our ZOMBIE PROM Tech Academy and get hands
on professional set building experience! In this camp participants will get tolearn about scene shop safety, costume design, programming and hanging of
lights, sound mixing and creating, and scenic const...

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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: November 28, 2018

Donations of animal supplies sought through Holidays for the Animals program at Ernie Miller Nature

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The holidays are a time of gifts and generosity. Individuals, families, and groups wanting to make a difference are invited to consider contributing a gift to the animals at the Ernie Miller Nature Center through a program called Holidays for the Animals....

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Animal Tales Storytime sessions continue on Dec. 5, 12, and 19

Animal Tales

Visits with Santa and Mrs. Clause, as well as a session about our feathered friends are the themes of  December Animal Tales Storytime sessions being presented at two locations by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Outdoo...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

JCPRD winter park hours begin Nov. 1

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Winter hours of  7:30  a.m. to 8 p.m. go into effect Nov. 1 for many Johnson County Park and  Recreation District parks. These winter hours will stay in effect through Feb. 28.

District parks impacted by the new hours are: Herita...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Johnson County Museum to present free Lanesfield School Country Christmas event

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Drop in for an old-fashioned Christmas during a special event being presented 11 times this holiday season by the Johnson County Museum at the Lanesfield Historic Site.

The program is called Lanesfield School Country Christmas and is for all ages. Experien...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Experience a retro Christmas celebration at the Johnson County Museum on Dec. 15

Retro Holiday Fun

During a mid-December drop-in event at the Johnson County Museum, visitors can celebrate the holidays in the manner of  Christmases past.

This program is called Retro Holiday Fun and is for all ages. Participants can visit with Santa from 10 a.m. ...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

Winter Solstice Celebration is Dec. 22 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Winter Solstice

Take a break from the busy holiday festivities and preparations to celebrate an ancient rite at a fun special event for all ages called the Winter Solstice Celebration planned for Dec. 22 at the  Johnson County Park and Recreation District's Erni...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Next Kids' Day Out programs at Johnson County Museum set for Dec. 26-28 & Jan. 2-4

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During these Kids' Day Out programs, participants can choose from a variety of activities each day, including exploring history though crafts and projects, visiting the museum's  KidScape area and the history exhibits, playing games, and enjoying...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Noon Year's Eve event is Dec. 31 at Roeland Park Community Center

Noon Years Eve

Celebrate the New Year at noon during a returning special event being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

The event is called Noon Year’s Eve and is meant to show that you don't have to stay up la...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

JCPRD gymnastics program offers new Winter Camp for girls on Jan. 2 & 3

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A new fun-filled camp for female gymnasts of all skill levels is being offered during winter break by the gymnastics department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

Called simply Winter Camp, this program is for girls ages six to 12. Each da...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

New season of Little Critters Day Out program begins Jan. 3 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Little Critters Day Out

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

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Enjoy New Year's week performance by Rockin' Rob at Johnson County Museum on Jan. 4

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Fun, music, and movement are in store when the Johnson County Museum presents a Kid-Friendly Musical Performance in early January.

The Rockin’ Rob show is a completely interactive and educational musical kids’ show that promotes fun and...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Join the Side By Side Experience 50 Plus vocal performing group beginning Jan. 4

Side by Side Singers

The Side By Side Experience, a 50 Plus vocal music and dance group presented by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District, will be beginning a new 12-session program in early January, and all interested parties are invited ...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Johnson County Museum offers new escape room experience at Lanesfield Historic Site by appointment

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Solve the mystery of the missing school marm during a new escape-room style adventure being offered by appointment at the Johnson County Museum's Lanesfield Historic Site near Edgerton

This program is called Scandal in the Schoolhouse - A Historic Escape R...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Sunday Family Series begins Jan. 6 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

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Bring the family to the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Nature Center in January for Sunday Family Nature Programs. Presentations  begin at 2 p.m., last about 45 minutes, and are designed for all ages. A charg...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Free Coffee with the Birds program offered 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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JCPRD News Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2018

“What Am I? A Picture Quiz Book” is subject of next museum Retro Storytime program

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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 from January through April at the Johnson County Museum.

This prog...

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JCPRD News Releases
Posted on: December 12, 2018

New Bitty Ball Basketball programs for two age groups begin early January

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New Bitty Ball Basketball programs for two different age groups of girls and boys are being offered beginning in early January by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. 

Separate Bitty Ball programs for ages four to five and six to seven...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

JCPRD presents Homeschool Art programs for ages 5 to 15 beginning Jan. 9 & 10

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Youth can join their friends on an adventure into art during a homeschool program being offered beginning in early January by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. 

Homeschool Art is the name of this program, which is for ages five to 1...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Museum Launches After-School Care Program for 2018-2019

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It's New!  Be a part of the inaugural Museum Explorers Club -- an After-School Care program featuring cultural enrichment activities and outdoor play.  Enrollment starts on Monday, May 6 for the 2018-19 school year for children enrolled ...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Learn about new programs, exhibitions and interesting, local history stories in the museum's e-newlsetter. Sign Up today and also join us on Facebook, Instragram and Twitter

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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The Johnson County Museum relies on the generosity of residents, past and present, to build our collections. We actively collect objects, photographs, and papers from all periods of the county's history. If you have materials you'd like us to consider, pl...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

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By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see mos...

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