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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater programs offered on June 1, 8, 15, & 22

Owls - Eyes of the Night - NR

Bring the family to the Johnson County Park & 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 special and then under events fun for all. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search,  look for the keywords “nature & outdoors.”

June presentations are:

June 1: 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 8: Snakes Alive - Why is it that these animals seem so terrifying? Could all the stories you have heard be true? See Kansas snakes and explore the facts and fallacies of these legless wonders.  

June 15: Owls - Eyes of the Night - Great Horned, Barred and Screech owls make Ernie Miller Park their home.  Join two live owls and us as we discover more about these creatures of the night.

June 22: The Good, the Bad, and the Smelly  - Learn why spiders, snakes, and skunks are important to our lifestyles and environment. Live snakes and a spider will be displayed.

Other amphitheater programs planned this summer include: Animal Clues on July 6, Wildlife Webs on July 13, and Bats on July 20. For more information on amphitheater programs, call (913) 826-2800.

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