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September 12, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Ernie Miller Park
Monarch Migration Workshop
(For Ages 8 & Older; children must be accompanied by Parent/Guardian or one adult chaperone per group of 5)
Celebrate the Monarch butterfly’s amazing annual migration. Join us in capturing, tagging, and releasing them to continue their journey to Mexico. Learn about these amazing insects and other native butterflies. Wear long pants to protect your legs as you run through the prairie and closed toed shoes to protect your feet. Due to a limited amount of insect nets, you are welcome to bring your own. For reservations and more information call (913) 826-2800. Advance reservations required. Registration for this event closes on Sept. 9.
** Participants will receive two tags to take home or use onsite.
1 - 2 hr. event - $6 / $7 nonresidents; including adults. Paid in advance. $9 per person onsite day of event, if space available
September 12, 2020, 11:00 PM - September 13, 2020, 5:00 AM @ Lexington Lake Park
Grab your fishing pole and lantern for an overnight fishing opportunity at JCPRD’s one of newest parks! The park will be open for fishing only and park police officers will be on duty throughout the night. Before fishing, anglers ages 16-74 will need to have a valid Kansas fishing license, JCPRD fishing permits, and all appropriate boat tags, if applicable. For more information about the overnight fishing program, call (913) 888-4713.