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New Season of 50 Plus Bingo begins on Sept. 10
POSTED: 08/21/2013
A new season of themed bingo games is being kicked off in September by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. In all, 12 bingo sessions will alternate between five locations through late December.

Each bingo session will feature a dozen games of bingo, as well as food, prizes, and fun. Prizes range from gift certificates to local restaurants to gift packs. The cost for each two-hour program is $5 per person for Johnson County residents or $6 for nonresidents. Advance registration is required. Please RSVP by calling (913) 642-6410, (913) 826-2859, or (913) 826-3160. Payment may be taken at the door.

"School Days" is the theme for the first bingo session which will take place beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at the New Century Fieldhouse 551 New Century Parkway, Near Gardner. Other September Bingo sessions include one on Sept. 18 with the theme "Cheesecake," which will take place beginning at 2 p.m. at the Tomahawk Ridge Community Center, 11902 Lowell, Overland Park; and another on Sept. 26 with the theme "Fall Fest, which will begin at 1:30 at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park.

Other upcoming fall and early winter 50 Plus Bingo programs being planned include: "Red Roses" on Oct. 7 at the Sunset Building, 11811 S. Sunset Dr., Olathe; "Rock Your World" on Oct. 17 at the Mill Creek Activity Center, 6518 Vista Dr., Shawnee; "Spooky" on Oct. 30 at the at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty, Overland Park; "Doughnut Day" at New Century on Nov. 5; "Harvest" on Nov. 13 at Tomahawk Ridge; "Chilly Chili" on Dec. 2 at the Sunset Building; "Walt Disney" on Dec. 5 at the Roeland Park Community Center; "Poinsettia" on Dec. 11 at the Matt Ross Community Center; and "Gift Wrapped" on Dec. 19 at Mill Creek Activity Center.

To find these programs in the JCPRD’s Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under 50 Plus and then under enrichment & special interests. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “bingo.”

While the JCPRD’s 50 Plus programs are primarily for people who are age 50 or older, interested parties who have not yet reached that magic age may still be able to attend. Persons 18 and older who are interested in a 50 Plus class are invited to call the District’s Registration Department at (913) 831-3359, and if space is available without forfeiting the place of a person over 50, their registration can be taken.

The JCPRD Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, visit the district’s website at

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