“Fabulous Fall” and “Creepy Critters” are the themes of October Animal Tales Storytime sessions being presented by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Outdoor Education Department.
October Animal Tales presentations include: “Fabulous Fall” on Oct. 2, and “Creepy Critters” on Oct. 16," both at the Ernie Miller Nature Center.
The cost per 30-minute session is $2 per person, including adults, payable at the event. Advance registrations are not necessary for this program. All sessions take place beginning at 10:30 a.m. on a Wednesday.
Animal Tales Storytime is for ages two to six. All children must be accompanied by an adult. This program will feature stories, songs, and surprises. Participants will also get to meet a special animal friend at each session. Animal Tales Storytime was one of the many programs cited when the Ernie Miller Nature Center won an Oracle Award for Organizational Service and Leadership in the South Central Region from the National Storytelling Network a few years back. To find this program in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under preschool and then under nature & outdoors. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “storytime.”
Other upcoming Animal Tales presentations include: Bedtime Burrows” on Nov. 6, “Let's Talk Turkey" on Nov. 20, "Mrs. Claus" on Dec. 4, and "Visit from Santa” on Dec. 18.
The Ernie Miller Nature Center is located at 909 N. Kansas-7 Highway, Olathe. For more information about this program, contact the nature center at (913) 826-2800.