LOCAL FAVS What’s the best way to know a town? Talk to a local! Phillip Miller shares his favorite things to do in Emporia with his family.
A COMMUNITY HUB Stop by the Emporia Public Library (110 E. 6th Ave.) and keep the kids entertained with near daily events that include story time and crafts.
“My favorite thing to do in Emporia with my family is to venture out to the Soden’s Grove area and partake in any ongoing family-friendly activities.”
“The David Traylor Zoo is located within the Grove, and is always great. My children can run around in circles all day exploring the different variety of animals the zoo has to offer, or
Research your family history or listen
hang out in the play area
to an astronaut give a talk. There is a
and socialize with other
ton of activities for visitors.
children their age.”
KIDS’ KONCERTS Bring your lunch to the Library and enjoy music and fun with the Artmobile. Fun for kids of all ages. Koncerts begin May 29 then every Wednesday in June. (110 E. 6th Ave.)
“The Soden’s Grove area is also home to the Sertoma Miniature Train, which laps around the entire grove under the shade of the trees. My daughter can’t get enough of the train rides, and the staff is always very friendly and energetic.”
PHOTO CREDIT/Carlton Heller