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Posted on: March 1, 2018

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

It's Camp Time!

Kids dressed in costumes for Sleeping Beauty

Summer is just around the corner... what are YOUR young theatre lovers doing for their vacation?

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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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: March 23, 2018

Looking to Celebrate Your Birthday? Go Wild!

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Are you looking to celebrate your kid's next birthday? See how cool it is to turn another year older with screech owls, turtles, lizards, and rabbits with Ernie Miller Birthday Parties!

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Stay Smart with TRACKS Newsletter

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Soon you will be able to subscribe to news, essays, upcoming events, and all things Nature. Every season, Ernie Miller Park and Nature Center brings you the TRACKS newsletter. 

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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Ribbon Cutting for Shawnee Mission Park Beach House set for May 26

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A ribbon cutting event on Saturday, May 26, will open the new beach house at Shawnee Mission Park and start the summer season with a free admission day.The event, which will include comments from public officials, a DJ, and giveaways, will begin at noon. ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

JCPRD marinas and beaches open in May

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The Shawnee Mission Park Marina will begin weekend operations on May 5 and 6, and opens daily for the summer season beginning May 26 and continuing through Aug. 12.May 26 is also the date of a grand opening for the new Shawnee Mission Park Beach House, as...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

23rd Annual In Step and In Shape Walk is May 23 in Antioch Park

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For over two decades, an early summer special event has provided 50 Plus participants with an opportunity to get outside, enjoy local trails, and stay active.  The 23rd Annual In Step and In Shape event will take place on Wednesday, May 23, in An...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

“A Day in the Park” special event returns to JCPRD parks on June 2

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A day-long celebration of our community’s trails, parks, and recreational spaces first introduced in 2010 is returning in early June.On June 2, the Johnson County Park & Recreation District will present A Day In the Park by offering free adm...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Annual Free Fishing Weekend in JCPRD parks is June 2 & 3

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The  Johnson County Park & Recreation District has established the weekend of Saturday, June 2,  and Sunday, June 3, as the 2018 Annual Free Fishing Weekend in district parks. This coincides with the state of Kansas' "Free Fishi...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Johnson County Museum offers Free Day on June 2

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Celebrate National Trails day on June 2 with a free visit to the Johnson County Museum.If you haven't experienced the museum in its Metcalf location - or even if you have - come enjoy the museum, including the 1950s All-Electric House, and the 2,500 squar...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

S’more Family Fun geocaching event is June 8 in Shawnee Mission Park

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Bring the family and try a modern-day scavenger hunt that ends with hotdogs and s'mores during an early June special event being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.S’more Family Fun is the name of the event, which is for all ages...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

"Play Ball" is theme for next 50 Plus Bingo session on June 13

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“Play Ball” is the theme of the next bingo session being offered in mid-June by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.All of this season's bingo sessions begin at 1:30 p.m. and will feature a dozen games of bingo, as ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Eleventh annual Great American Family Campout is June 16 in Shawnee Mission Park

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Come join us for the eleventh annual Great American Family Campout and enjoy a rare opportunity to sleep under the stars in Shawnee Mission Park and take part in other outdoor activities.Whether you are an experienced camper or are looking for an activity...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Learn about upcoming travel destinations when JCPRD presents 50 Plus Travel Show on June 12

50 Plus Travel Show

Join fellow travelers in search of new destinations to explore and trips to take when the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District presents a Travel Show on Tuesday, June 12, at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center....

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Dance & Dine with the KC Dixieland Band for 50 Plus is June 15 at Roeland Park Community Center

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Enjoy dinner and some cool jazz on a hot summer night with  live music during a mid-June special event being planned for all ages by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.Dance & Dine with the KC Dixieland Band is the name of this...

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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Take a Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Johnson County Museum on June 16

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Join us for a behind the scenes tour of the Johnson County Museum’s collections storage facility at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center (JCAHC) during a special event offered in mid-June.This Behind-the-Scenes Museum Tour is for ages and older, ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Sailing I class offered for adults beginning May 29

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Learn the basic skills of sailing through a class being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District beginning in late May.Sailing I is for ages 18 and older. Participants will learn about types of boats, launching techniques, docking, mai...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

First Overnight Fishing opportunity of 2018 at Heritage Park is June 2

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The first of two overnight fishing opportunities planned at Heritage Park Lake during 2018 will take place on June 2.Other June overnight fishing opportunities are being planned for June 9 at Kill Creek Park and June 23 at Shawnee Mission Park.After 11 p....

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

First JCPRD youth and preschool swim lessons of summer begin June 2 & 4 at two locations

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Preschoolers and youth can spend part of this summer learning to swim or improving the swimming skills they already have through swim lessons being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District at the Roeland Park Aquatic Center, 4843 Rosew...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

New Family Fun Time event at TimberRidge Adventure Center set for June 3

Family Fun Time

Bring the family, get outdoors, and have an adventure at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's TimberRidge Adventure Center during a new special event being offered in early June.This program is called Family Fun Time, and is for ages eight ...

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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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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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