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White Cloud Flea Market is destination for 50 Plus day trip on April 29
POSTED: 04/08/2016
Board a bus for a day of treasure hunting and bargains galore during a late April day trip being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.

After a fuel-up breakfast at LePeep Restaurant in St. Joseph, Mo., participants will head to the Sparks Antiques and Collectibles Show featuring more than 500 booths. Started in 1982, this annual show is part of the Highway 36 Treasure Hunt along with several other popular markets. Travelers can take advantage of a variety of food vendors for snacks or lunch, and then continue to the White Cloud Flea Market to haggle for more good deals. See why ‘McCall's Magazine’ named White Cloud one of the ten best flea markets in the nation. Keep in mind when purchasing items that you must be able to carry them, and they must fit in the bus storage area. Bargain hunters are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes, bring bug spray and sun screen, and not to forget their wallets!

To find this program in the JCPRD’s Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under 50 Plus and then under travel. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords "day trip."

This trip will leave at 7 a.m. on Friday, April 29, from Antioch Park, 6501 Antioch, Merriam, and return at approximately 5 p.m. that day. The cost is for this ten-hour day trip, including breakfast and bus transportation, is $69 per person. For more information or to register, call (913) 826-3030. To see this program online at, click on the green "Register for Activities" button and complete a barcode search for 32252.

While 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 trip are invited to call the 50 Plus Department at (913) 826-3030 for space availability.

Printed copies of JCPRD’s Activities catalog are available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.

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