July 9, 2020
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July 9, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)
A well-kept secret, Kansas City was known as the “Adoption Hub of America” in the early- to mid- 1900s. Delve into the history of the Willows and other maternity homes that brought over 100,000 young women shrouded in secrecy to Kansas City.
Johnson County Park and Recreation District in partnership with The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas are pleased to bring you a collection of courses designed for adult learners. No homework. No tests. No pressure. It’s just learning for the joy of it.
If signing up for three or more course registrations or alumni association member of University of Kansas, Kansas State University, or Washburn University, please call Osher directly at 785-864-5823 for course discount.
July 10, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Shawnee Mission Park Shelter 2
This modern day scavenger hunt is a great way to spend time with the family out in your local park. Each group is loaned a GPS device and given instructions on how to find the caches hidden around Shawnee Mission Park. Receive a prize after finding the caches, then enjoy lunch and S`mores. Those registering as individuals will each receive a GPS unit to use; participants registering as a group of four or less will be loaned one GPS unit; registering as a group of seven or less be loaned two GPS units. Meet at Shelter #2. Pre-registration required.
July 11, 2020, 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM @ R Park
A kids sized introduction to what could be the sport of a lifetime! Your little tennis pro will receive instruction in an approachable and supportive environment. Students play with junior rackets and low-bouncing balls on a reduced court allowing them to more easily make contact and sustain a rally. Students will focus on learning the fundamentals in order to establish a future of success.
July 11, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM @ Lessons located at R Park
Get active, have fun, and learn to play tennis with your little one! Parents and kiddos receive instruction in an approachable and supportive environment. Students play with junior rackets and low-bouncing balls on a reduced court allowing them to more easily make contact and sustain a rally. Students will focus on learning the fundamentals in a fun and active manner.
July 18, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)
Ready to have some fun in the kitchen? K-State Extension instructs on food safety, basic cooking skills and nutrition. All supplies and materials included in the course price. July's theme is Breakfast for Champions. Please call (913) 826-3160 and inform Libby Scarborough of any dietary restrictions at time of registration.
July 20, 2020, 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM @ R Park
July 21, 2020, 7:30 AM - 8:20 AM @ Harmon Park
July 21, 2020, 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM @ Harmon Park
July 22, 2020, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)
Traditional martial arts techniques taught with an emphasis on awareness based self-defense and anti-bullying. Improve discipline, focus and self-confidence while strengthening the body and mind. Parents welcome to observe and join in class.
July 23, 2020, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)
BINGO! Delight in food, prizes, fun and 12 games of bingo. Variety of prizes awarded including gift certificates. Please pre-register at least one week in advance. Payment is required at time of registration. For the enjoyment of all participants, children are not permitted to attend 50 Plus Bingos. Cost of admission covers snacks and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo. Cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo.
July 31, 2020, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)
This is a great opportunity for the family to unplug and have fun together. We’ve added twists and special treats to make the game more active, silly, and a family night to remember! Dinner served at 6pm. Prizes include gift bags and gift certificates.