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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Next Little Critters Day Out program is Nov. 5 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

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Your Little Critter will enjoy two hours of fun and education on Thursday, Nov. 5, as parents enjoy some personal time during a program being offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Outdoor Education Department. Social distancing and COVID-19 safe practices will be encouraged during this program.

Little Critters Day Out is the name of this program for ages three through five, which will take place at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 N. Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. Children must be potty trained, and should dress for the weather. Activities will vary but participants will have a snack, make a craft, play games, and see an animal visitor. 

“Feathers, Beaks & Feet” is the theme for the next session beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5. To find this program in the district’s online listings at, browse first under preschool and then under nature & outdoors. When using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords “nature & outdoors.”

The cost per two-hour session is $14 per person for Johnson County residents, or $16 per person for nonresidents. To register online at, click on “Register for Activities,” and complete a search for activity number 38332.  For more information about this program, contact the nature center at (913) 826-2800.

The final Little Critters Day Out for this season will be "Winter Wonderland" on Dec. 3 (activity number 38333). All sessions take place beginning at 9:30 a.m. on a Thursday.

The My JCPRD Activities catalog is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches and JCPRD facilities. 

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