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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Program Highlights for May 2-8

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We’re changing our format for sending out weekly information about Johnson County Park and Recreation District programs. 

Notes: JCPRD is not producing a printed catalog for the May through August 2021 season, but you can find these and ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Johnson County Museum partners with Congregation B’nai Jehudah for first-ever Passover display in th

Passover Traditions artwork

This spring, the Johnson County Museum is doing something new with its largest artifact, the 1950s All-Electric House. Starting March 26 through May 1, the table in the dining room will be set for the Jewish Passover Seder (“order” in ...

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JCPRD News Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2021

Animal Tales Storytime sessions at Ernie Miller Nature Center continue on April 13, 14, 27 & 28

Animal Tales Storytime

"Itsy Bitsy Spider" and "Mother Nature” are the themes of April Animal Tales Storytime sessions being presented by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Outdoor Education Department. Physical distancing and C...

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JCPRD News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Next Spring Stroll with 50 Plus is April 21 at Mill Creek Streamway Park

50 Plus MCSP Trail Hike

A portion of the Mill Creek Streamway Park is the destination when the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District presents its next social walk in late April.  Physical distancing and COVID-19 safe practices will be enc...

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JCPRD News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera, plan free spring concerts in JCPRD Parks

KC Symphony outdoor stage and sunset

The first of four free spring and early summer outdoor chamber music concerts performed by various ensembles of Kansas City Symphony musicians, as well as a separate concert by artists from the Lyric Opera, are scheduled in April.

The April symphony concer...

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JCPRD News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2021

JCPRD gymnastics offers Handspring Clinic for ages six to 14 on April 23

Halloween Handspring

Helping young gymnasts improve or master back and front handsprings is the goal of a coed gymnastics program being offered in late April by the Gymnastics Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. Physical distancing and COVID-19 safe...

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JCPRD News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Mildale Farm Spring Community Day set for April 24

Mildale Farm barn and pond

The public will have an opportunity to explore and fish at the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Mildale Farm property during a Mildale Farm Spring Community Day set for Saturday, April 24.

This annual event runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m....

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JCPRD News Releases
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Orienteering workshop for ages 16 and older offered on April 24

Orienteering map and compass

Do you enjoy hiking cross-country, but fear losing your way? If so, join the Johnson County Park and Recreation District for a Map and Compass Orienteering Workshop beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 24, at the Ernie Miller Nature Center, 909 North Ka...

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JCPRD News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2021

JCPRD 50 Plus offers an “Intro to Mah Jongg” beginning April 28

Mardi Gras Mah Jongg

Learn the basics of a classic tabletop game during a program being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the  Johnson County Park and Recreation District in late April. Physical distancing and COVID-19 safe practices will be encouraged during this...

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JCPRD News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Kids’ Game Night for ages 6-12 planned on April 30 at Meadowbrook Park and Clubhouse

Kids Night Out MBPC

Parents can have an evening to themselves while the kids have a fun-filled time during a late April program being planned at the Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. Physical distancing and COVID-19 safe practices...

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JCPRD News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Enchanted Fairytale Forest event planned at Ernie Miller Park on May 1

Enchanted Forest

Celebrate the magic of nature and discover the hidden world of the wee folk and friends - both real and make believe - during a special event at the Ernie Miller Nature Center in early May. Physical distancing and COVID-19 safe practices will be observed ...

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JCPRD News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Ceramics class for ages 10-16 begins May 1

Clay Creations

Kids can play and learn with clay during a Ceramics class being offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District beginning in early May. Physical distancing and COVID-19 safe practices will be observed during this program.

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JCPRD News Releases
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Thrift Style temporary exhibit ends May 1 at Johnson County Museum

Two dresses made from feed sacks

Time is running short to visit the Thrift Style temporary exhibit at the Johnson County Museum.

The exhibit, which has been on display at the museum since Feb. 6, will close on May 1. This traveling exhibit explores the reuse of feed sacks to make clothing...

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JCPRD News Releases
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Project to remove and replace three shelters in Shawnee Mission Park to begin week of Sept. 21

Shelter 5 at Shawnee Mission Park

Three picnic shelters located near the north shore of Shawnee Mission Park Lake are closing for demolition and replacement, which could take up to six months, according to Johnson County Park and Recreation District officials.

A notice to proceed with this...

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