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  1. Calendar Overlay 50 Plus Enrichment Classes (2)
  2. Calendar Overlay 50 Plus Fine and Performing Arts (2)
  3. Calendar Overlay 50 Plus Travel (1)
  4. Calendar Overlay Ernie Miller Park & Nature Center (4)
  5. Calendar Overlay Main Calendar (6)
  6. Calendar Overlay Museum (24)
  7. Calendar Overlay Roeland Park Community Center (1)

50 Plus Enrichment Classes

  1. Special Interest: Aging Mastery Program

    January 24, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church 9300 Nall Avenue, Overland Park, KS, 66207

    AMP is a comprehensive and fun approach to living that celebrates the gift of longevity. The program combines goal-setting, daily practices, and peer support to help participants make meaningful changes in their lives.

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  2. Special Interest: Aging Mastery Program

    January 31, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church 9300 Nall Avenue, Overland Park, KS, 66207

    AMP is a comprehensive and fun approach to living that celebrates the gift of longevity. The program combines goal-setting, daily practices, and peer support to help participants make meaningful changes in their lives.

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50 Plus Fine and Performing Arts

  1. Dance: Kansas City 2-Step Intermediate Course

    January 26, 2019, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    After completing the beginner’s course, dancers are empowered to embrace standards and necessary skills to become a proficient 2-stepper. Partner required. (Please do not wear tennis shoes, flip flops, or shoes with a rubber bottom)

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  2. Dance: Kansas City 2-Step Beginner's Course

    January 28, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    The Kansas City 2-Step is a dance enjoyed by the citizens of the Kansas City Metropolitan area. These lessons are provided by DC’s Dance Instruction and are considered an education in dance as they facilitate learning through the acquisition of knowledge, skills, guidelines, and behaviors. It is an education; grounded in sound principles, which assures the dancer proper implementation. The intent is to empower the dancer to embrace standards that measure up and discard paradigms that are not desired. This class will equip you with the necessary skills to become a proficient 2-stepper. Partner not required.

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50 Plus Travel

  1. Day Trip: News from Dawn to Dusk

    January 29, 2019, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM @ Antioch Park

    Experience a guided tour of the Kansas City Star and learn how the paper makes its way to your front door. After lunch travel to the Walter Cronkite Memorial and take a look at some of the major events of the 20th century through the eyes of the CBS journalist Walter Cronkite. See a replica of the newsroom that Cronkite broadcast from for the CBS evening news in the 1960s and 1970s. Before heading home we stop for some delicious homemade pie and coffee.

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Ernie Miller Park & Nature Center

  1. Coffee with the Birds (Ages 18 & Older)

    January 22, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center

    Winter is a wonderful time for bird watching. Chickadees, woodpeckers, juncos, cardinals, and more can be seen busily eating at the feeders to warm their little bodies. Enjoy the comfy Wildlife Viewing Room at Ernie Miller Nature Center every Tuesday in January and February to sit, drink free coffee, and visit while watching our feathered friends. For more information call (913) 826-2800.

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  2. Animal Tales Storytime - Squirrel's Tail (Ages 2 - 6 with Adult)

    January 23, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center

    Join a park naturalist for animal stories and surprises geared for preschool age children. Come listen and learn. Meet a special animal friend every time. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Program held indoors.

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  3. Coffee with the Birds (Ages 18 & Older)

    January 29, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center

    Winter is a wonderful time for bird watching. Chickadees, woodpeckers, juncos, cardinals, and more can be seen busily eating at the feeders to warm their little bodies. Enjoy the comfy Wildlife Viewing Room at Ernie Miller Nature Center every Tuesday in January and February to sit, drink free coffee, and visit while watching our feathered friends. For more information call (913) 826-2800.

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  4. Nature Time Yoga (Ages 2 - 6 with Adult)

    January 30, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center

    Music, Movement, and Imagination!!! Join the nature center staff as we act out stories with animal and yoga moves. These parent and child experiences are designed to encourage creativity, coordination, and enhance awareness of the natural world. All children must be accompanied by a participating adult.

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Main Calendar

  1. Christmas Tree Recycling

    December 26, 2018 - January 31, 2019

    Collection sites are: the parking lot at The Theatre in the Park in Shawnee Mission Park, with a separate entrance at 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee; the Heritage Park Marina parking lot, 16050 Pflumm Road, Olathe; the north side of the parking lot at the marina at Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe; and new this year, Big Bull Creek Park, 20425 Sunflower Road, Edgerton. Trees will be collected during regular winter park hours, which are 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., except at Shawnee Mission Park, which opens at 6 a.m. in the winter. No yard waste will be accepted - only Christmas trees. Wrappers should be removed from the discarded trees as well as any remaining decorations; particularly "icicles" and decorations made from mylar, shiny plastic, or aluminum. There is no charge for the disposal of trees and this program is open to anyone regardless of residency. For additional information, call Visitor Services at the JCPRD Administration Building in SMP at (913) 888-4713.

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  2. Sunday Family Nature Series - Snakes Alive

    January 20, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center

    See Kansas snakes as we explore the facts and fallacies of these legless wonders of the natural world. The cost of the program to be paid at the site is $3 per person including adults (ages two and under are free). Pre-registration is not required. For more information call (913) 826-2800.

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  3. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Facility Closings and Special Hours

    January 21, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

    JCPRD facilities will either be closed or have special hours for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

  4. Antioch Park Offices - Closed
  5. Ernie Miller Nature Center - Closed
  6. Heritage Park Golf Course - Open weather permitting
  7. JCPRD Administrative Offices - Closed
  8. Visitor Services - JCPRD Admin. Building - Open 9 am - 2 pm
  9. Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center - Closed
  10. Johnson County Museum - Closed
  11. Matt Ross Community Center 50 Plus - Closed
  12. MAWSC - Okun Fieldhouse - Open for activities, offices closed
  13. Mill Creek Activity Center - Closed
  14. New Century Fieldhouse - Open for evening activities
  15. Olathe 50 Plus at NCF - Closed
  16. Roeland Park Community Center - Closed
  17. Roeland Park Dome - Open for evening activities
  18. Tomahawk Hills Golf Course - Open weather permitting

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  19. Sunday Family Nature Series - Kansas Symbols

    January 27, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center

    Celebrate Kansas’ Statehood Day, January 29! Can you name the Kansas Symbols? See some of the natural symbols live and in person, including live animals. The cost of the program to be paid at the site is $3 per person including adults (ages two and under are free). Pre-registration is not required. For more information call (913) 826-2800.

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  20. Summer Camp Guide Registration Begins

    January 28, 2019, All Day @ Antioch Park

    Registrations for camps will begin on Monday, Jan. 28. Online registration begins at 6 a.m., and in-person registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the JCPRD registration office located in Building D in Antioch Park at 6501 Antioch Road in Merriam.

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  21. Yummy Hot Chocolate and Marshmallow Molding

    January 31, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Get toasty with us on national hot chocolate day! Make your very own marshmallow snowmen while enjoying hot chocolate and time with a loved one. Take home a keepsake. This delicious event is just $3 per child (walkers to age 5) or $4 for nonresidents.

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Museum

  1. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 22, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  2. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 22, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  3. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 23, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  4. Lunch and Learn - 1920s Fashion: Iconic Changes

    January 23, 2019, 11:30 AM - 12:30 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    1920s fashion was iconic-and fun to learn about! Marla Day, K-State Costume and Textile Museum curator, presents on daring changes to American fashions from this Turbulent Time. Bring a lunch.

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  5. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 23, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  6. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 24, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  7. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 24, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  8. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 25, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  9. Lanesfield School Valentine’s Day (All Ages)

    January 25, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Experience a traditional 1904 Valentine’s Day! Use pen and ink as you make a valentine. Shop for your sweetheart in our gift shop!

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  10. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 25, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  11. Night at the Museum – Scout Edition! (Ages 6-12)

    January 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Uncover an evening of after-hours fun at the Johnson County Museum with our first-ever Scout night! Groups will encounter a hands-on look at history, community, and creativity as they complete a series of activities to “escape” the museum. Receive an exclusive KidScape patch—if you complete the mission! Call the museum’s reservation line to reserve your space at (913)715-2570.

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  12. Meet the Animals of Kansas at the Johnson County Museum (All Ages)

    January 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Black Box Theatre

    Celebrate Kansas’ birthday with the American Bison, tiger salamander, and other natural symbols of our great state! Interact with hands-on items and live animals.

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  13. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 26, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  14. Scandal in the Schoolhouse – A Historic Escape Room Experience (Recommended for Ages 10 & Older)

    January 26, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Lanesfield Historic Site

    Solve the mystery of the missing school marm at this new escape-room style adventure, and learn a little local history on your journey! Best for ages 10 and up. $50 for 2 people, $20 per person for 3-8 people. Must call to register at least one week prior to date (913) 715-2570.

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  15. Lanesfield School Valentine’s Day (All Ages)

    January 26, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Experience a traditional 1904 Valentine’s Day! Use pen and ink as you make a valentine. Shop for your sweetheart in our gift shop!

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  16. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 26, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  17. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 28, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  18. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 28, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  19. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 29, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  20. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 29, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  21. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 30, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  22. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 30, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  23. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 31, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  24. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    January 31, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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Roeland Park Community Center

  1. New Horizons Band-Meyer Music

    January 29, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Dig out your old instrument or purchase/rent a new one and join our group of fun-loving musicians. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t played in years! Through a cooperative effort between UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, Meyer Music, and JCPRD, this band offers an opportunity to make music in a relaxed, learning atmosphere. UMKC music majors assist the band director. Call (913) 826-3160 for details.

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