Bring the family to the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater on Friday evenings during June and July for educational and entertaining programs. The programs last about 45 minutes and are designed for all ages. Programs begin at 7 p.m. A charge of $3 per person paid on-site helps cover the cost of the programs; children two and under are free. Preregistration is not required for these programs.
To find this program in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under fun for all, and then under nature & outdoors. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords “nature programs.”
June presentations are:
June 7: Stories Under the Stars - Enjoy old-fashioned family fun with stories that will delight the young and the young at heart. Join our park staff as we share stories of animal encounters, mysterious legends, and tales to tickle your funny bone. All ages are welcome to experience in the wonder and magic of storytelling.
June 14: Killer Beaks and Feet - See live raptors and discover their adaptations that make them such excellent hunters.
June 21: Down by the Pond - Enjoy an evening celebrating the unique inhabitants and ecosystem of ponds and meet a live toad.
June 28: Snakes Alive - See Kansas snakes as we explore the facts and fallacies of these legless wonders of the natural world.
Other amphitheater programs planned this summer include: Wildlife Who's Who on July 12, Predators on the Prowl on July 19, and Kansas Symbols on July 26. For more information on amphitheater programs, call (913) 826-2800.