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  1. News Flash - Weekly Program List

    Program Highlights for May 2-8

    Here's some of the programs JCPRD has coming up for the week of May 2-8: Read on...
  2. Passover Traditions artwork

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

    This spring, the Johnson County Museum is doing something new with its largest artifact, the 1950s All-Electric House. Read on...
  3. Animal Tales Storytime

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

    "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. Read on...
  4. 50 Plus MCSP Trail Hike

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

    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. Read on...
  5. KC Symphony outdoor stage and sunset

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

    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. Read on...
  6. Halloween Handspring

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

    Helping young gymnasts improve or master back and front handsprings is the goal of a coed gymnastics program being offered in late April. Read on...
  7. Mildale Farm barn and pond

    Mildale Farm Spring Community Day set for April 24

    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. Read on...
  8. Orienteering map and compass
  9. Mardi Gras Mah Jongg

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

    Learn the basics of a classic tabletop game during a program being offered by the 50 Plus Department in late April. Read on...
  10. Kids Night Out MBPC

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

    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. Read on...
  11. Enchanted Forest

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

    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. Read on...
  12. Clay Creations

    Ceramics class for ages 10-16 begins May 1

    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. Read on...
  13. Two dresses made from feed sacks

    Thrift Style temporary exhibit ends May 1 at Johnson County Museum

    Time is running short to visit the Thrift Style temporary exhibit at the Johnson County Museum. Read on...
  14. Shelter 5 at Shawnee Mission Park

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

    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. Read on...
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