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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: 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.

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Sunday Family Series continues during February 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 February for Sunday Nature Programs. Presentations begin at 2 p.m., last about 45 minutes, and are designed for all ages. A charge of $3 per pers...

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Posted on: January 10, 2019

Animal Tales Storytime sessions continue on Feb. 6, 19, & 20

Animal Tales

Beavers, sparrows, and owls are the themes of February Animal Tales Storytime sessions being presented at two locations by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Outdoor Education Department.

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Trout stockings set for Feb. 20 at Kill Creek and Shawnee Mission parks

Trout Stocking

The public is invited to come watch as thousands of pounds of rainbow trout are stocked in two Johnson County Park and Recreation District lakes in late February. The lake locations are: Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe, and Shawnee Mission P...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

New Kid's Garage Sale set for Feb. 23 at Mill Creek Activity Center

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Kids and parents of kids are hereby notified of a new Kid’s Garage Sale planned in late February at the Johnson County Park and Recreation District's Mill Creek Activity Center.

This event is the perfect opportunity to get rid of extra stuff or t...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Children can enjoy Parents’ Night Out at JCPRD Gymnastics Center on Feb. 23

Gymnastics Parents Night Out

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

The idea behind this gymnastics event is that paren...

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

New Petite Picassos art programs for kids set for Feb. 26

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Pablo Picasso lends his name to a new single-session art class for young children being offered at two locations in late February by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

Petite Picassos is the name of this program, which is for ages three to si...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Irish Celebration with Celtique for 50 Plus is March 1 at Matt Ross Community Center

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Celebrate National Irish American Heritage Month during an annual special event being planned by the 50 Plus department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

This event, called Irish Celebration with Celtique, involves a special performance b...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

JCPRD summer park hours begin March 1

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Summer hours of  5 a.m. to 11 p.m. go into effect March 1 for many Johnson County Park and Recreation District parks. These summer hours will stay in effect through Oct. 31.

District parks impacted by the change in hours are: Shawnee Mission Park,...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Ages 18 and older can Learn to Row in class beginning March 2

MCAC Fitness Rowing

Adults can row, row, row their way to fitness and health with an  exercise class being offered beginning in early February  at the Johnson County Park and Recreation District's Mill Creek Activity Center.

Titled Fitness Learn to Row, &...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Color Theory class for adults on March 4 is part of B1V1 partnership

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An adult art program in Color Theory  offered in early March   is part of a new partnership between the Arts Council of Johnson County After Action Network’s Operation: Art, and the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Free storytime program offered at Mill Creek Activity Center on March 4

MCAC Stoytime

Join us for a free storytime program being offered at the Johnson County Park and Recreation District's Mill Creek Activity Center in early March.

Called MCAC Storytime, this free program is for all ages. This program is meant to be an exciting storytime e...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Mardi Gras Mah Jongg for 50 Plus planned for March 5 in Roeland Park

Mardi Gras Mah Jongg

“Laissez les bon temps roulez!” Let the good times roll at a Mardi Gras marathon of Mah Jongg being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

This special event is called Mardi Gras Mah Jongg,...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Aging Mastery class offered for 50 Plus in Antioch Park beginning March 5

Aging Mastery Program

A comprehensive and fun approach to living that celebrates the gift of longevity is what participants will find in a program being offered beginning in early March by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District.

The Aging Mast...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Animal Tales Storytime sessions continue at Ernie Miller Nature Center on March 6 & 20

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Animal babies and salamanders are the themes of March Animal Tales Storytime sessions being presented by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Outdoor Education Department.

 March Animal Tales presentations include: &ldqu...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Enjoy Dino O'Dell concert at Johnson County Museum on March 8

Dino ODell singing

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

Dino O'Dell will perform beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 8, at the Johnson County Museum, located in the Johnson County A...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Experience Lanesfield School during next Homeschool History Adventures session on March 8

Lanesfield Homeschool History NF

Eyes forward! Backs straight! Step back in time and experience what schooldays were like more than 100 years ago in Johnson County during the next Homeschool History Adventures program presented by the Johnson County Museum in early March.

During Homeschoo...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Spring Break Trout Stocking set for Friday, March 8

Spring Break Trout Stocking

Bring the kids and start out spring break week by watching  as hundreds of pounds of rainbow trout are stocked in two Johnson County Park and Recreation District lakes.

These supplemental Spring Break Trout Stockings will take place on Friday, Mar...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Unplug for Family Fun Bingo Night event on March 8 at Roeland Park Community Center

Family Bingo Night

An intergenerational special event being planned by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District in early March will provide a great opportunity for families to unplug and have fun together.

This event, which is now is its fourth year, is called Family ...

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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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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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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

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