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Public Event: Party on the Prairie

June 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Celebrate National Trails and Prairie Day with KC Parks at a Party on the Prairie! Enjoy family and environmentally friendly activities amidst the flora and fauna of Jackson County’s only remnant prairie. Guided trail hikes, bird walks, hay rides, plein air quick paint competition, scavenger hunt, prairie touch table from Lakeside Nature Center and more! This is a partnership event, hosted by KC Parks and Rec.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (check kcparks.org for updates)
9 a.m. Bird Walk with Sherry Leonardo, Burroughs Audubon Society (please arrive by 8:45 a.m.)
9-10 a.m.: Quick Paint Artist Check-in
9 a.m.-1 p.m.: Prairie Touch Table, Prairie Scavenger Hunt, Hay Rides
10 a.m. Prairie Hike with Tom Schroeder, Master Naturalist-1.25 mile loop hike
10 a.m.-Noon: Quick Paint Competition
11 a.m.: Free Hot Dog, Chips and Water (until out)
11:30 a.m. Prairie Hike Lite with Tom Schroeder – short, accessible walk to the overlook and back
12-12:30 p.m.: Quick Paint Voting (People’s Choice)
12:45 p.m.: Quick Paint People’s Choice Award


Registration is not required.