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Jul 1 - Aug 1

Roeland Park Aquatic Center Food Drive & Lifeguard Olympics

The Roeland Park Lifeguards are participating in the Lifeguard Olympics on August 1, if you would like to come and watch the festivities, please bring a canned food item to get in the door. In addition, we are having a food drive for the local pantry. Please come by and leave your item in your favorite team’s bucket. The items for each week are: week of July 6 - canned food; week of July 13 - bagged food; July 20 - toiletries; and July 27 - all non-perishables with peanut butter as bonus points. Let’s see who will bring home the gold!

Address: The Roeland Park Aquatic Center, 4843 Rosewood Drive, Roeland Park, Kansas, 66205
Phone Number: (913) 432-1377
Week of July 27

JCPRD's September - December 2015 Activities Catalog Available Week of July 27

The JCPRD September - December 2015 Activities catalog, listing over 1,000 programs, classes and events, is currently available online. The printed catalog will be delivered and available at all Johnson County libraries and at all JCPRD facilities the week of July 27. Registration for all programs begins July 27. Please call for more information.

Address: All JCPRD offices and facilities and all Johnson County libraries
Phone Number: (913) 831-3355
July 28

Neighbor’s Place Potluck at Roeland Park Community Center

Join friends new and old at the Neighbor’s Place Potluck. Once every month, we open this room in our community center and invite the community to get together and enjoy a night of socializing and good food. Everyone in attendance brings a food dish to share. Call to RSVP for this free event and sign up for your dish today!

Time: 05:00 PM To 07:00 PM
Address: Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park, Kansas, 66205
Phone Number: (913) 826-3160
Jul 31 - Aug 2

“Shrek” (Rated G) at The Theatre in the Park

“Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek…” And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey and a feisty princess who resists rescue. Throw in a short tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude, and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you’ve got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there’s one on hand…and his name is Shrek! Grab a blanket or chair and a picnic dinner and share an evening under the stars with family and friends! Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for youth (ages 4-10), and children 3 and under are free. The box office opens at 6:00, gates open at 6:30, and curtain is at 8:30. Call or visit the theatre’s website at www.theatreinthepark.org for more details.

Time: 08:30 PM
Address: The Theatre in the Park, 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee, Kansas, 66217
Phone Number: (913) 826-3012
August 4

Movies in the Park - “The Boxtrolls” at Theatre in the Park

Grab the blankets and chairs, the friends and family and join us for “The Boxtrolls” on the big screen! When the town’s villain comes up with a plot to get rid of the Boxtrolls, Eggs decides to venture above ground, “into the light,” where he meets and teams up with Winnifred. Together, they devise a daring plan to save Eggs’ family. Ticketing is super simple - just $1 per person, cash at the door! For more information, visit www.theatreinthepark.org.

Time: 08:45 PM
Address: The Theatre in the Park, 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee, Kansas, 66217
August 5-8

“Shrek” (Rated G) at The Theatre in the Park

In the final show of the 2015 season, “Shrek,” based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage, and proves there’s more to the story than meets the ears. Irreverently fun for the whole family, Shrek proves that beauty is truly in the eye of the ogre. Grab a blanket or chair and a picnic dinner and share an evening under the stars with family and friends! Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for youth (ages 4-10), and children 3 and under are free. The box office opens at 6:00, gates open at 6:30, and curtain is at 8:30. Visit the theatre’s website at www.theatreinthepark.org for more details.

Time: 08:30 PM
Address: The Theatre in the Park, 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee, Kansas, 66217
Phone Number: (913) 831-3355
August 8

Back to School Bash & Splash for Cash at Roeland Park Aquatic Center

Let's have one more day of summer fun before we head back to school! There will be Splash for Cash, paddle boats races, games, and snow cones. This fun event is just $3 per person ($4 nonresidents). Register today by going to our Activities page and then and do a barcode search for 28006. For more information please call.

Time: 12:00 PM To 02:00 PM
Address: Roeland Park Aquatic Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park, Kansas, 66205
Phone Number: (913) 432-1377
August 10

JCPRD Special Board Meeting

The Johnson County Park and Recreation Board of Commissioners will conduct a special board meeting in the Boardroom of the District Administration Building in Shawnee Mission Park. The meeting is open to the public and the Special Board Meeting agenda and purpose may be reviewed and downloaded via our Open Meetings page.

Time: 06:00 PM
Address: JCPRD Administration Building, 7904 Renner Road, Shawnee, Kansas, 66219
Phone Number: (913) 438-7275
August 10

Public Hearing for 2016 Budget

The purpose of the Public Hearing is to discuss the Proposed 2016 Budget. The meeting will be held in the Boardroom of the District Administration Building in Shawnee Mission Park and is part of the Regular Board Meeting. The Public Hearing Agenda and other information may be reviewed and downloaded when available.

Time: 05:45 PM
Address: JCPRD Administration Building, 7904 Renner Road, Shawnee, Kansas, 66219
Phone Number: (913) 438-7275
August 10

Administrative Services & Recreation Committee Meetings

JCPRD's Administrative Services Committee and Recreation Committee meetings will be held at the JCPRD Administration Building in Shawnee Mission Park. For details about the agenda please view the agendas on our JCPRD Open Meetings web page.

Time: 05:00 PM
Address: JCPRD Administration Building, 7904 Renner Road, Shawnee, Kansas, 66219
Phone Number: (913) 438-7275
August 10

Parks & Golf Courses/Safety & Outdoor Education Committees

The JCPRD Parks & Golf Courses Committees and Safety & Outdoor Education Committees will meet in the District Administration Building Boardroom at Shawnee Mission Park. Feel free to view updates about the meeting Agenda and/or Board Report.

Time: 05:00 PM
Address: JCPRD Administration Building, 7904 Renner Rd, Shawnee, Kansas, 66219
Phone Number: (913) 438-7275
August 14

A Trail of Stardust - The Perseid Meteor Shower at TimberRidge Adventure Center

Join us at the TimberRidge Adventure Center for the chance to see some of nature’s fireworks streak through the sky and get a personal tour of the August skies. There will be a 45-minute interpretive program about the meteor shower and the fall constellations followed by another 1¼ hour of on your own star gazing. Please bring your own blanket or chairs to sit on and bug spray. Feel free to bring your own binoculars and star maps, but they are not necessary. There will be a short walk in the dark to reach our viewing location. A treat will be provided. In case of rain or clouds there will be a topic related indoor program. Registration required. Recommended for children ages 5 and older with a parent or guardian. This informative event is $9 per person ($10 nonresidents). Register today by going to our Activities page and then click on the “Register for Activities” button and do a barcode search for 28187.

Time: 10:00 PM
Address: TimberRidge Adventure Center, 33015 W. 123rd Street, Olathe, Kansas, 66061
August 15

Overnight Fishing at Kill Creek Park

Grab your fishing pole and lantern for another overnight fishing opportunity! The park will be open for fishing only and park police officers will be on duty throughout the night. Before fishing, area anglers ages 16-74 will need to have a valid Kansas fishing license, a Johnson County Park & Recreation District fishing permit, and all appropriate boat tags, if applicable. Please contact us for more information.

Time: 11:00 PM To 05:00 AM
Address: Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe, Kansas, 66061
Phone Number: (913) 888-4713
August 15

Movies in the Park - “Paddington” at The Theatre in the Park

Grab the blankets and chairs, the friends and family and join us for “Paddington” on the big screen! Paddington tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear who travels to the city in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone, he begins to realize that city life is not all he had imagined - until he meets the Brown family. Ticketing is super simple - just $1 per person, cash at the door! For more information, visit www.theatreinthepark.org

Time: 08:45 PM
Address: The Theatre In The Park, 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee, Kansas, 66217
Phone Number: (913) 826-3012
August 19

JCPRD Regular Board Meeting

The JCPRD Regular Board Meeting is scheduled to meet in the District Administration Building Boardroom at Shawnee Mission Park. Feel free to view the meeting Agenda and/or Board Report or call for details.

Time: 07:00 PM
Address: JCPRD Administration Building, 7904 Renner Rd, Shawnee, Kansas, 66219
Phone Number: (913) 438-7275
August 21-23

Regional Pickleball Tournament - Ages 50 Plus at New Century Fieldhouse

Don’t miss the 2015 regional tournament! This year we are sanctioning the tournament with the USA Pickleball Association and using player ratings for assigning brackets in both mixed and men’s/women’s doubles. Friday fun includes dinner, court space to practice, and good company. Tournament play on Saturday and Sunday. The $35 ($40 after July 10) fee includes entry fees, T-shirt, and three meals (Fri. dinner, Sat., and Sun. lunch). Awards given for each division in mixed, men’s and women’s doubles. All players must be registered no later than August 10. Register today by going to our Activities page and then click on the “Register for Activities” button and do a barcode search for 28717.

Time: 09:00 AM
Address: New Century Fieldhouse, 551 New Century Parkway, New Century, Kansas, 66031
Phone Number: (913) 826-2859
August 21

JCPRD Special Olympics & Feed the Need Golf Tournament

Join us for a terrific morning of golf! All proceeds from the tournament will benefit JCPRD Special Olympics and Johnson County food pantries. Your tournament fee includes greens fee, golf cart, registration gifts, hole prizes, unlimited beverages and snacks, and a BBQ lunch. Fees: Individuals - $110, 4-Person Team - $400, corporate sponsorships available at $1,000, $500 and $250. To register for this tournament, contact us by phone or email Linda Johnson.

Time: 07:00 AM
Address: Heritage Park Golf Course, 16445 Lackman Road, Olathe, Kansas, 66062
Phone Number: (913) 826-3438
August 22

Overnight Fishing at Shawnee Mission Park

Grab your fishing pole and lantern for the final overnight fishing opportunity of the season! The park will be open for fishing only and park police officers will be on duty throughout the night. Before fishing, area anglers ages 16-74 will need to have a valid Kansas fishing license, a Johnson County Park & Recreation District fishing permit, and all appropriate boat tags, if applicable. For more information about the overnight fishing program, please call.

Time: 11:00 PM To 05:00 AM
Address: Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee, Kansas, 66219
Phone Number: (913) 888-4713
August 22

Movies in the Park - “Maleficent” at The Theatre in the Park

Grab the blankets and chairs, the friends and family and join us for “Maleficent” on the big screen! Angelina Jolie stars as Maleficent, a vengeful fairy that is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land. Tickets are just $1 per person, cash at the door! For more information, visit theatreinthepark.org for more details.

Time: 08:45 PM
Address: The Theatre in the Park, 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee, Kansas, 66219
Phone Number: (913) 826-3012
August 25

Neighbor’s Place Potluck at Roeland Park Community Center

Join friends new and old at the Neighbor’s Place Potluck. Once every month, we open this room in our community center and invite the community to get together and enjoy a night of socializing and good food. Everyone in attendance brings a food dish to share.

Time: 05:00 PM To 07:00 PM
Address: Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood, Roeland Park, Kansas, 66205
Phone Number: (913) 826-3160
August 29

Movies in the Park - “Strange Magic” at The Theatre in the Park

Grab the blankets and chairs, the friends and family and join us for “Strange Magic” on the big screen! Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their hilarious misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion. We’ve even made the ticketing super simple - just $1 per person, cash at the door! For more information, visit www.theatreinthepark.org.

Time: 08:45 PM
Address: The Theatre in the Park, 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee, Kansas, 66217
Phone Number: (913) 826-3012

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