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  1. Welcome Back Four-legged Friends!

    October 20, 2018, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission Park

    Bring your favorite canine and help us celebrate the reopening of the Shawnee Mission Park Off-Leash Area. Learn about improvements being made at the off-leash area from JCPRD officials, visit with local pet vendors - Bentley’s Pet Stuff, Petey’s, and Nature’s Select Pet Foods, grab a giveaway, enjoy a cup of coffee and treats for you…and your pup!

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  2. Cars in the Park

    October 20, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ The Theatre in the Park

    Shine up your car, truck, motorcycle, or specialty vehicle for the annual Cars in the Park car show! Admission is free for spectators, and food concessions will be available. There will be a 50/50 pot and raffle, silent auction, a DJ, and more! If you are a vendor or would like information on sponsorship opportunities, please call Jodie at (913) 826-3027. Proceeds from this event go to benefit JCPRD Special Olympics programs so that athletes may afford to participate in many different activities. Car show participants can register today at www.jcprd.com, click on the “Register for Activities” button and do a barcode search for 40292. Each entry is $20 in advance, $25 day of the show.

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  3. In the Heights

    October 20, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Black Box Theatre

    IN THE HEIGHTS tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It’s a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind.

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  4. Fall Group Hayrides - Oak Ridge Parklands @ SMP

    October 20, 2018, 2:30 PM @ Oak Ridge Parklands at Shawnee Mission Park

    Times: Monday - Thursday: 4 pm or 6 pm; Fridays: 4 pm, 6 pm, 7:30 pm, and 9 pm; Saturdays: 2:30 pm, 4 pm, 5:30 pm, 7 pm, and 8:30 pm; Sundays: 2:30 pm, 4 pm, 5:30 pm, and 7 pm

    Enjoy the outdoors by scheduling your group for a hayride through Oak Ridge Parklands in Shawnee Mission Park. Our hayrides conclude with a warm campfire where marshmallows and apple cider await. The one-hour hayride and one-hour campfire are just $7 per person, and groups will need to reach an $80 minimum for their ride. Hayrides are available at Shawnee Mission Park seven days a week Call (913) 831-3359 to reserve a date and time for your group. Two weeks advance registration is required.

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  5. Fall Group Hayrides - Heritage Park

    October 20, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Heritage Park

    Times: Fridays: 4 pm, 6 pm, 7:30 pm, and 9 pm; Saturdays: 2:30 pm, 4 pm, 5:30 pm, 7 pm, and 8:30 pm; Sundays: 2:30 pm, 4 pm, 5:30 pm, and 7 pm;

    Enjoy the outdoors by scheduling your group for a hayride through Heritage Park. Our hayrides conclude with a warm campfire where marshmallows and apple cider await. The one-hour hayride and one-hour campfire are just $7 per person, and groups will need to reach an $80 minimum for their ride. Hayrides are available on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Call (913) 831-3359 to reserve a date and time for your group. Hayrides are available from September 15 through November 18. Two weeks advance registration is required.

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  6. Haunted Kansas

    October 20, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Ernie Miller Park

    As darkness falls, walk through the trails of Ernie Miller Park and listen to the stories of long ago. Characters from the past will share legends around the campfire. Expect a shiver down the spine and a mild case of goose bumps for those who dare enter the forest on this autumn evening. Group sessions begin every 15 minutes and program is approximately an hour and a half. This is an outdoor event, so dress appropriately. Advance registration is required. In case of inclement weather, program will be held indoors. This program is recommended for ages 8 and up, and all children must be accompanied by Parent/Guardian or one adult chaperone per group of 5. For more information, call (913) 826-2800.

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  7. In the Heights

    October 20, 2018, 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Black Box Theatre

    This performance will be ASL Interpreted. IN THE HEIGHTS tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It’s a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggles can be deciding which traditions you take with you, and which ones you leave behind.

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  8. International Observe the Moon Night

    October 20, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM @ Lexington Lake Park

    Observe the moon through a telescope, learn about lunar phases, make impact craters and your very own moon journal, and more! You may also bring your own binoculars, blanket, or chairs. Program fee is non¬refundable. Check out the International Observe the Moon Night website at: www.observethemoonnight.org.

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