|New season of 50 Plus Bingo begins Sept. 8|
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, 11 bingo sessions will alternate between six locations through late December.
With the sole exception of a morning session beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Sept. 16, Bingo sessions all begin at 1:30 p.m. and will feature a dozen games of bingo, as well as food, prizes, and fun. Bingo prizes include gift certificates to local restaurants to businesses. The cost for each two-hour program is $5 per person for Johnson County residents or $6 for nonresidents. Advance registration is required.
For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online at www.jcprd.com, follow the “Register for Activities” link and do a barcode search for the five-digit codes listed below.
"School Days" is the theme for the first September Bingo session which will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at the New Century Fieldhouse, 551 New Century Parkway, near Gardner. To find this program, search for barcode 29721. The two other September sessions include: "Breakfast" at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Tomahawk Ridge Community Center, 11902 Lowell, Overland Park (barcode 29722); and "Apple Cider’" on Thursday, Sept. 24, at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park (barcode 29723).
Other upcoming fall and early winter 50 Plus Bingo programs being planned include: "Falling Leaves" on Oct. 5 at the Sunset Building, 11811 S. Sunset Dr., Olathe (barcode 29725); "American Bandstand” on Oct. 21 at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park; "Spooky" on Oct. 30 at the Mill Creek Activity Center, 6518 Vista Dr., Shawnee (barcode 29728); "Turkey" on Nov. 3 at New Century Fieldhouse (barcode 29729); "Hoot Owl" on Nov. 18 at Tomahawk Ridge Community Center (barcode 29730); "Bling" on Dec. 3 at Roeland Park Community Center (barcode 29731); "Snow Globe" on Dec. 16 at Matt Ross Community Center (barcode 29732); and "Gift Wrapped" on Dec. 18 at Mill Creek Activity Center (barcode 29733).
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.
Printed copies of JCPRD’s Activities catalog are available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.