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July 19, 2019, 7:00 PM - 7:45 PM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center
Bring the family to the Amphitheater on Friday evenings this summer for entertainment and educational experiences. The Amphitheater is an outdoor facility with seating for approximately 150 people. During inclement weather or excessive heat, programs will be held in the Nature Center. For more information, call (913) 826-2800. Each program is approximately 45 minutes to one hour in length and begins at 7 pm. Sorry, no credit card admission sales.
PREDATORS ON THE PROWL - Discover predators large and small that call Kansas home. Are there mountain lions or bears here? Examine skulls, teeth, furs, and tracks.
July 19, 2019, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Theatre in the Park
An extraordinary girl with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, takes a stand to change her own destiny. Bring the family and a blanket or chair and enjoy live musical theater performances under the stars in beautiful Shawnee Mission Park! Visit www.theatreinthepark.org for more details. Tickets are $8 (plus tax) for general admission, $6 (plus tax) for youth (Ages 4-10) Children 3 & under are FREE (but require a ticket) The box office opens at 6:30 pm, gates open at 7 pm, show begins at 8:30 pm. Buy tickets onsite or online.
July 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events
Follow the yellow brick road to an Oz fashion show and tea. See historic Oz costumes from movie and stage productions and wear yours to join in the fun! Local collector Jane Albright will emcee this event and help bring Oz alive. Before or after the tea, visit the “Expanding Oz” exhibit featuring items from Jane’s collection. Museum admission and light buffet lunch included with ticket price.
July 19, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events
Meet a local collector of all things Oz! Jane Albright inspired the temporary exhibit, “Expanding Oz.” In this lunchtime program, Jane shares her journey and passion collecting all things Oz. Admission to the Oz exhibit is included in the ticket price, for viewing before or after the program. Bring a lunch.