Farm Tales – A Story and Agriculture Adventure

Monthly themed story and adventure for children. The age levels are specified on each program. Free to attend but you need to pre-register to reserve your spot(s). These programs are held in our theater.

PRE-REGISTER:  Call 913-721-1075 or email


John Deere – That’s Who!

Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 10:30 AM 

For ages 3-8

Listen to: John Deere, That’s Who! written by Tracy Nelson Maurer and illustrated by Tim Zelter and see an example of the original John Deere signing plow from the story.

Inventors at work: Create items to make work easier and experience Sensational Soil – earthworm vs. the plow!

Tractor fun: Tractor zoo, hay wagon ride and peddle tractor pull.

Tales of the Dairy Godmother – Chuck’s Ice Cream Wish

Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 10:30 AM and 1:00 PM

For ages 4-10

People say, “be careful what you wish for,” but what harm could wishing for endless ice cream be? With the help of his Dairy Godmother, Chuck is taken – poof! – on a memorable and delicious adventure to a dairy farm.

Join us for two scoops of fun!

Listen to: Tales of a Dairy Godmother – Chuck’s Ice Cream Wish, written by Viola Butler and illustrated by Ward Jenkins

Learn how to: Make your own ice cream at home!

Plus: Meet a special guest! Take home a special surprise!

Full of Beans – Henry Ford Grows a Car

Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 10:30 AM

For ages 6 – 12

Henry Ford made cars. Millions of cars. But this story isn’t about cars. Well . . . maybe just one. It’s about one car and a lot of beans. Full of Beans inspires readers for all ages to think innovatively – even to build a car completely made of soybeans.

Listen to: Full of Beans – Henry Ford Grows a Car, written by Peggy Thomas and illustrated by Edwin Fotheringham

Learn how to: Make your own soybean plastic!

Plus: Soybean Scavenger Hunt , take home fun and a special guest!

The Beeman

Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 10:30 AM

For ages 3- 8

Join us to learn how important bees are for our yards, gardens, agriculture and the food we eat.

Listen to: The Beeman, written by Laurie Krebs and illustrated by Valeria Cis

Learn how: Bees talk to each other and how to help bees and pollinators.

Plus: Meet a local bee keeper, taste some honey, plant your mini pollinator garden.