|July 4 Fireworks Planned at Shawnee Mission Park|
A fireworks display will take place at 9:45 p.m. on July 4 at Shawnee Mission Park.
Now in its third year, the event is a joint effort presented by the cities of Shawnee and Lenexa. It has been estimated that as many as 50,000 people viewed the 2001 display, including those watching from adjacent areas.
Patrons are asked to enter the park through the main gate at 7900 Renner Road, where they will be directed to designated parking.
Johnson County Park and Recreation District Park Police as well as officers from Shawnee and Lenexa will be on hand. Participants are reminded that there is no alcohol allowed in the park and ordinances prohibiting personal fireworks will be enforced.