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  1. Calendar Overlay 50 Plus Enrichment Classes (2)
  2. Calendar Overlay 50 Plus Fine and Performing Arts (1)
  3. Calendar Overlay 50 Plus Nature Walks (1)
  4. Calendar Overlay 50 Plus Pickleball (1)
  5. Calendar Overlay 50 Plus Travel (3)
  6. Calendar Overlay Aquatics - Water Polo (2)
  7. Calendar Overlay Main Calendar (15)
  8. Calendar Overlay MBPC - 50 Plus (2)
  9. Calendar Overlay MBPC - Preschool (1)
  10. Calendar Overlay MBPC - Youth (2)
  11. Calendar Overlay Museum (2)
  12. Calendar Overlay Special Events - JCPRD U Kids Triathlon (1)
  13. Calendar Overlay Special Events - Kill Creek Park Triathlon (1)

50 Plus Enrichment Classes

  1. Cancelled - Special Interest: AARP Smart Driver Course

    August 15, 2020, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Keep driving skills sharp and lower insurance rates at the same time! Completing an AARP Smart Driver Course can mean a discount with some insurance companies. No tests given and no AARP membership card required. Reserve your spot at least one week in advance of each class. Space is limited! Pay with check at the door.

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  2. Technology: Selling Online

    August 24, 2020, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Clearing out clutter? Looking to sell handmade wares? Class covers how to sell online safely. Learn tips and tricks to online payments, where to sell, and how to ship.

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50 Plus Fine and Performing Arts

  1. Cancelled: Social Event: Rock N Roll Dinner

    August 20, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Michelle Hawkins is back for another rocking performance! Sing along to your favorite jukebox hits. Diner style dinner included, complete with soda shop dessert favorites!

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50 Plus Nature Walks

  1. Nature Programs: KU Natural History Museum

    August 6, 2020, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Antioch Park

    Take a deep dive into the world of biodiversity at the KU Natural History Museum. Enjoy a guided, private tour. Lunch at Free State Brewing Company. Lunch costs on your own.

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50 Plus Pickleball

  1. Beginner Pickleball Lessons

    August 11, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Matt Ross Community Center (MRCC)

    Learn how to play the game all your friends are talking about! Equipment provided and space is limited.

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50 Plus Travel

  1. Day Trip: A Day with Working Dogs - TENTATIVE

    August 13, 2020, 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ Antioch Park

    They aren’t just “man’s best friends”, many of them have jobs! Take a trip to Washington, Kan. to tour the KSDS Assistance Dogs Training facility. See where the dogs are housed, groomed, trained and play. We will also stop in Manhattan, Kan. to meet the Riley County Police Department’s K-9 Unit. Learn how dogs help keep the streets safe! Between sites, we’ll enjoy lunch at Little Apple Brewing Co.

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  2. Social Outing: Discover Downtown Lexington

    August 19, 2020, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Antioch Park

    Take a self-guided walking tour through town to enjoy architecture and the history of the area. Follow in the footsteps of the Santa Fe Trail traders in this beautiful historic town. Enjoy antebellum homes, antique and specialty shops, and charming restaurants. Lunch is on your own.

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  3. Day Trip: KC Fountains and Money Museum - CANCELLED

    August 25, 2020, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM @ Antioch Park

    You’ve driven past them time and time again, but today, discover the stories behind the iconic fountains of Kansas City. After lunch at Harvey’s at Union Station, tour the Federal Reserve Money Museum.

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Aquatics - Water Polo

  1. Water Polo Practice: 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM (Session 2020.3)

    August 6, 2020, 5:45 PM - 7:15 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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  2. Water Polo Practice: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (Session 2020.3)

    August 8, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center

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Main Calendar

  1. Movies in the Park - Hook

    August 7, 2020, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Theatre in the Park

    It’s movie time! We are so excited to offer so many fun movies this summer! We have limited audience size for movies this summer and we STRONGLY SUGGEST you purchase your tickets online before you head to the theater. You run the risk of our maximum seating being reached if you wait to purchase your ticket at the box office!!

    Due to licensing restrictions, should the movie be canceled (for inclement weather or other circumstance)... our regular rain-out policy will not apply. No refunds will be issued and tickets will be re-validated.

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  2. Movies in the Park - Disney's Moana

    August 8, 2020, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Theatre in the Park

    It’s movie time! We are so excited to offer so many fun movies this summer! We have limited audience size for movies this summer and we STRONGLY SUGGEST you purchase your tickets online before you head to the theater. You run the risk of our maximum seating being reached if you wait to purchase your ticket at the box office!!

    Due to licensing restrictions, should the movie be canceled (for inclement weather or other circumstance)... our regular rain-out policy will not apply. No refunds will be issued and tickets will be re-validated.

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  3. Overnight Fishing at Kill Creek Park

    August 8, 2020, 11:00 PM - August 9, 2020, 5:00 AM @ Kill Creek Park

    Grab your fishing pole and lantern for an overnight fishing opportunity at JCPRD’s one of newest parks! The park will be open for fishing only and park police officers will be on duty throughout the night. Before fishing, anglers ages 16-74 will need to have a valid Kansas fishing license, JCPRD fishing permits, and all appropriate boat tags, if applicable. For more information about the overnight fishing program, call (913) 888-4713.

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  4. Administrative Services Committee

    August 10, 2020, 5:30 PM

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  5. Culture Committee

    August 10, 2020, 5:30 PM

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  6. Parks & Golf Courses Committee

    August 10, 2020, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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  7. Recreation Committee

    August 10, 2020, 5:30 PM

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  8. Safety & Outdoor Education Committee

    August 10, 2020, 5:30 PM

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  9. Culture After Dark

    August 13, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Creative Commons

    Join us at the JCAHC for a night of discovery, laughing, and learning. Live music, art exhibits, and socializing are free; food, drinks, and special programs will be available for a small fee. Watch for details each month on Facebook.

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  10. Movies in the Park - The Mighty Ducks

    August 14, 2020, 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM @ Theatre in the Park

    It’s movie time! We are so excited to offer so many fun movies this summer! We have limited audience size for movies this summer and we STRONGLY SUGGEST you purchase your tickets online before you head to the theater. You run the risk of our maximum seating being reached if you wait to purchase your ticket at the box office!!

    Due to licensing restrictions, should the movie be canceled (for inclement weather or other circumstance)... our regular rain-out policy will not apply. No refunds will be issued and tickets will be re-validated.

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  11. Kill Creek Park Closed for KCP Triathlon

    August 15, 2020, 5:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Kill Creek Park

    Kill Creek Park will be closed to the public until noon.

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  12. Evening in the Park

    August 15, 2020, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Theatre in the Park

    Join us for a free, laid-back party in the park as we say “thank you” for your support of JCPRD parks, programs, and special events. Bring your blankets, chairs, a ball or Frisbee, and enjoy time with your family and friends. Sing, dance, or relax as you listen to the M-80’s, a popular 1980’s tribute band. Then settle in to watch the iconic 80’s movie, Field of Dreams, as the sun sets across the park. Food, wine & beer will be on location, so bring your wallet and ID. Visit JCPRD.com/eveninginthepark for details.

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  13. Public Hearings/Meetings

    August 19, 2020, 6:45 PM - 7:45 PM

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  14. Regular Board Meeting

    August 19, 2020, 7:00 PM

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  15. Kill Creek Park Closed for JCPRD U Kids Triathlon

    August 22, 2020, 5:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Kill Creek Park

    Kill Creek Park will be closed to the public until noon.

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MBPC - 50 Plus

  1. Chair Yoga

    August 6, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Meadowbrook Park

    Take yoga off the mat and onto the chair, incorporating breathing with movement while retaining all the benefits of yoga easily from a chair. Experience standing balance poses using the chair for support as needed.

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  2. Classical Stretch

    August 16, 2020, 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Classical Stretch, or Essentrics, is a dynamic, full-body workout that simultaneously combines stretching and strengthening, while engaging all 650 muscles, perfect for all ages.

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MBPC - Preschool

  1. Cooks and Books (Ages 2-5 w/adult)

    August 11, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Enjoy the reading of a favorite children’s book and make a tasty treat! Program includes snack.

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MBPC - Youth

  1. Mad Science © Robotics Quest (Ages 7 - 12)

    August 17, 2020, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    Young engineers will build a Coder Robot and a Robotic Arm (both of which they will take home at the end of the week). Using the devices they build, they will learn about programming, electronics and simple machines to accomplish a special mission while overcoming distance and obstacles. TAKE-HOMES: OWI Robotic Arm Rookie Coder Robot REFUND POLICY: Refunds will be granted for camps within the Discovery Section when all of the following are met. • A replacement must be available from our wait list or you must find a replacement. • Electronic cancellation form must be received at least two weeks in advance of the camp week. Form can be found at www.JCPRD.com • Each request must state the reason for the withdrawal. • No phone requests. • Each canceled week is subject to a $15 processing fee to be deducted from the refund amount issued by check. Please allow two to three weeks to receive any refunds.

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  2. Mad Science © 3,2,1 Blastoff

    August 24, 2020, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

    This action packed week will focus on rockets and the physics of rocket flight. After learning the model rocket safety code, campers will build several different types of rockets and participate in the launching of multiple different rockets during the week long program. Children will be divided into three groups; altitude trackers, launch preparation and launchers for all rocket launches and will get the opportunity to try all three roles. REFUND POLICY: Refunds will be granted for camps within the Discovery Section when all of the following are met. • A replacement must be available from our wait list or you must find a replacement. • Electronic cancellation form must be received at least two weeks in advance of the camp week. Form can be found at www.JCPRD.com • Each request must state the reason for the withdrawal. • Each canceled week is subject to a $15 processing fee to be deducted from the refund amount issued by check. Please allow two to three weeks to receive any refun

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Museum

  1. Retro Storytime (Ages 3-5 with Adult)

    August 12, 2020, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Classroom

    Preschoolers love the stories from long ago, read by a special guest from the 1950s All-Electric House! Craft activity included after the story ends. Pre-register by calling (913)831-3359 or purchase ticket at the front desk on the day of the event if space is available. Available as a field trip for groups - call for more information at (913)715-2570.

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  2. History on Tap – Refugee Families in the Greater KC Area: Who are they and how do we get involved?

    August 20, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ This is a virtual program available to registered participants only. Event link and more details will be emailed prior to the event.

    Dr. Sofia Khan, director of the KC for Refugees and a JoCo resident, shares her personal experiences and talks about the U.S. refugee program. This is a virtual program.

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Special Events - JCPRD U Kids Triathlon

  1. JCPRD Kids Triathlon

    August 22, 2020, 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Kill Creek Park Beach & Marina

    Packet pickup will run from 6-8:50am with the race beginning at 9am.

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Special Events - Kill Creek Park Triathlon

  1. Kill Creek Park Triathlon

    August 15, 2020, 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Kill Creek Park Beach & Marina

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