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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Sailing I class offered for adults beginning July 31

Come Sail with Us 2

Learn the basic skills of sailing through a class being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District beginning in late July.Sailing I is for ages 18 and older. Participants will learn about types of boats, launching techniques, docking, ma...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Last summer JCPRD youth and preschool swim lessons begin July 23

Swim Lessons

The last opportunity of the summer for preschoolers and youth to learn to swim or improve their existing swimming skills is being offered in late July by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District at the Roeland Park Aquatic Center, 4843 Rosewood D...

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Posted on: July 5, 2018

New Canvas Painting with a Brush and Beans program for 50 Plus is July 23

Canvas Painting Coffee

A fun class of step-by-step canvas painting techniques designed for beginners is being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in late July. Canvas Painting with a Brush & Beans is the name of th...

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

July T.A.K.E. Self-Defense Seminars for 12 and older set for two Johnson County locations

TAKE MRCC

The Ali Kemp Educational (T.A.K.E.) Foundation is offering two self-defense programs at Johnson County locations during July.  

The foundation presents these programs to help fight the kind of violence which killed a 19-year-old Leawood resident d...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater programs continue on July 6, 13, & 20

Animal Print

Bring the family to the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Park Amphitheater on Friday evenings during June and July for educational and entertaining programs. The programs last about 45 minutes and are designed for all...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

"Blue Ribbon at the County Fair" is subject of next museum storytelling program on July 18

JoHo

Young children can share in some of the fun of going to a county fair during a late July session of the Johnson County Museum's series of entertaining and educational stories involving nature, history, culture, and art, presented by local Storyteller Jo H...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Overnight Fishing at Kill Creek Park is Aug. 11

Overnight Fishing

The second of two Overnight Fishing Saturdays  planned at Kill Creek Park during 2018 will take place on Aug. 11, while the last of four overnight opportunities at Shawnee Mission Park will take place on Aug. 18.After 11 p.m. on these da...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Come watch Perseid Meteors during astronomy program at TimberRidge Adventure Center on Aug. 12

Stories Under the Stars

The opportunity to see some of nature's fireworks streak through the sky is part of a special event planned in mid-August at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District’s TimberRidge Adventure Center.The event is called A Trail of Stardust - the Per...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Next Wednesday Walk for 50 Plus takes participants to KU Field Station on July 18

50 Plus Hike

The biological field station of the University of Kansas is the destination for the next  monthly Wednesday Walks being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.The program is called Summer Strolling ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Next Listen Local Live free concert is Aug. 10 with Rewound

Listen Local Live

The last in a series of three free concerts being offered by the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center (JCAHC) will take place in early August.Listen Local Live is the name of this program, which is meant to let participants experience live performanc...

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Johnson County Museum to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer

Museum

The Johnson County Museum is pleased to announce its participation in the ninth annual Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America ...

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