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Groundbreaking for future Big Bull Creek Park in southeastern Johnson County set for April 29
04/21/2017
A groundbreaking ceremony for Phase I development of the Master Plan for Big Bull Creek Park is being planned for 10 a.m. on April 29. The event will take place at the site of the future Sunflower ent...   read more 
 
Shawnee Mission Park Marina opens weekends beginning May 6 & 7
04/19/2017
The Shawnee Mission Park Marina is scheduled to operate on the weekends of May 6 and 7, May 13 and 14, and May 20 and 21, prior to opening daily for the summer season beginning May 27.

The...   read more 
 
Bingo Night Family Fun event planned on May 12
04/19/2017
An intergenerational special event being planned by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in mid-May will provide a great opportunity for families to unplug and have fun together, just in time...   read more 
 
JCPRD Overnight Fishing Opportunities for 2017 begin May 13 at Shawnee Mission Park and include Sept. 16 session at Lexington Lake Park
04/19/2017
Nine Overnight Fishing Saturdays at four Johnson County Park & Recreation District lakes are being planned this year, beginning in mid-May. Among the parks which will host these events is Lexington La...   read more 
 
Visit the Rolling Hills Zoo near Salina, Kan., during 50 Plus day trip on May 16
04/19/2017
Journey to the Rolling Hills Zoo near Salina to view more than 100 species of animals during a amid-May day trip being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation Distr...   read more 
 
New Mom & Me Camping Event at TimberRidge Adventure Center set for May 12
04/19/2017
If you are looking for some unplugged time with your kids, a new mid-May event at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's TimberRidge Adventure Center can help.

This program is called t...   read more 
 
Visit the decommissioned Missouri State Penitentiary during 50 Plus day trip on May 5
04/13/2017
Enter the Missouri State Penitentiary, as many inmates did between 1836 and 2004, during an early May day trip being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District....   read more 
 
Enchanted Fairytale Forest event planned at Ernie Miller Park on May 6
04/13/2017
Celebrate the magic of nature and discover the hidden world of the wee folk and friends - both real and make believe - during a special event at the Ernie Miller Nature Center in early May.

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First of three Yoga Adventure programs offered for adults at TimberRidge Adventure Center
04/13/2017
Come spend a few hours outdoors with kindred souls and refresh your inner being during a new program being offered for adults at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's TimberRidge Adventure C...   read more 
 
50 Plus plans May 10 Adventure Walk to visit Missouri's Katy Trail
04/13/2017


Enjoy a classic adventure walk on one of the most beautiful sections of Missouri's Katy trail during an adventure walk begin offered in early May be the 50 Plus Departmen...   read more 
 
Spring Fling Geocaching offered on April 29 in Nall Park
04/06/2017
Register by April 24 in order to geocache with the Johnson County Park & Recreation District during a late April special event   read more 
 
Public invited to TimberRidge Adventure Center Open House on April 29   
04/06/2017
If you haven't seen or experienced the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's TimberRidge Adventure Center, or even if you have, an open house scheduled for Saturday, April 29, is your next chance to do so.   read more 
 
Mildale Farm Community Day set for April 29   
04/06/2017
The public will have an opportunity to explore and fish at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Mildale Farm property during a Mildale Farm Community Day set for Saturday, April 29.   read more 
 
Free New Horizons Band Concert set for May 2 at St. Thomas More Parish in Kansas City   
04/06/2017
A free concert by the New Horizons Band is set for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2, at the St. Thomas More Parish, 11822, Holmes Road, Kansas City, Mo.   read more 
 
New season of Animal Tales Storytime sessions begins May 3 at Ernie Miller Nature Center
04/06/2017
A new season of Animal Tales Storytime sessions is beginning at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. Young children and their parents are invited to come listen and learn during any or all of the six sessions scheduled on Wednesdays between May 5 and July 19.   read more 
 
The Lawrence Levee Trail is next destination for 50 Plus Spring Strolling program on May 3
04/06/2017
A May 3 outing to the Lawrence Levee Trail is the first in a series of Wednesday Walks being presented by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District this spring and summer.   read more 
 
Discover downtown Wamego, Kan., during social outing for 50 Plus on April 27
03/29/2017
We’re off to see the wizard, the wonderful wizard of Wamego during a social outing being offered in late April by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.   read more 
 
50 Plus plans Catalog Release Party on April 7 at Mill Creek Activity Center
03/16/2017
Celebrate the arrival of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's May through August MY JCPRD Activities catalog and get the scoop on the programs it contains during a new special event being offered by the 50 Plus Department in early April.   read more 
 
Western parking lot at Shawnee Mission Park Off-Leash Area to be closed for removal and replacement beginning in March   
03/08/2017
The western parking lot at the Shawnee Mission Park Dog Off-Leash Area will be closed to the public beginning in mid-March as the lot is replaced and expanded, Johnson County Park & Recreation District officials announced.   read more 
 
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