Special Events

The 50 Plus program hosts a variety of special events throughout the year at all of our programming sites.  Below are all of our fall opportunities.  Click on the highlighted barcode number to register.  Check back often for updates as we gradually resume programs and events.  Hope to see you soon!  

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Special Event: Step Into Wellness

Explore the world of wellness! Start your morning with light breakfast on the Great Lawn. Hear from keynote speaker, Joe Lauria meteorologist on Fox4 Evening News. Take part in a one mile walk through beautiful Meadowbrook Park. Join in a fitness mini-class on the patio. Engage with a session on mindfulness. Bring your own lawn chair or picnic blanket for breakfast. Registrations must be completed by Wednesday, September 9. Please let registration staff know if you are planning to attend with anyone.

1 - 4 hr. event - $5 / $6 (includes light breakfast)

39721 Johnson County Park & Recreation activities Johnson County Park & Recreation activities     Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  9/16    Wed             9 am

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Virtual Live Well Age Well Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9, 2020 from 10 AM to 2 PM

Special Event Bingo -CHILI BINGO 

Celebrate the changing of the seasons meeting new friends over a mild chili, salad, and cinnamon roll dinner - it’s a Kansas thing! 12 games of bingo included. Prizes can range from gift cards to gift baskets. Please register by 10/7. Everyone receives a special fall-themed gift.

1 - 2 ½ hr. event - $15 / $16 nonresidents in advance; $18 / $19 nonresidents for registrations starting one week before event. Cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo.

37933             Roeland Park Community Center                   10/15  Thu   5:30 pm


Travel: Travel Show

Travel with 50 Plus! Local, regional, and worldwide travel opportunities await you.  Spend the morning or the afternoon meeting your 50 Plus Travel Professionals while previewing our scheduled destinations and beautiful vacation spots.  Learn about the benefits of choosing to travel with us and see photos of our past travel experiences.  Brochures and itineraries are available to help you choose where you want to go on your first trip, your tenth trip, or your 50th trip!   Attendees are eligible for door prizes and Travel Show day booking incentives.  Limited seating is available to accommodate for social distancing. RSVP is required to attend by calling (913) 826-2975.

1 - 2 hr. event - FREE                                                  

 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                    10/21         Wed     10 am

 Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                    10/21         Wed     1 pm

 

Dance: Tea Dance - Monster Mash 

Join us for a spooktacular event with The Playboys. Wear a costume for a chance at prizes.  Bring your favorite sweet treat or potluck dish to share. Refreshments provided.

1 - 2 hr. dance - $5 pay at the door.      

37929               Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                   10/30    Fri            2 pm


Special Event: Veterans Breakfast 

Celebrate Veterans Day early with a delicious pancake breakfast and patriotic entertainment. All veterans eat FREE! Family members and the general public are invited to attend with a $7 charge for breakfast. Please call (913) 826-2830 to register by 11/6.

1 - 2 hr. event - Veterans FREE / $7 non-veterans breakfast

37946             Matt Ross Community Center          11/10        Tue      8:30 am


Social Event: Afternoon at the Clubhouse

Let’s get together for an afternoon of good times, laughter and treats. Enjoy sampling pies, ciders, and other fall favorites. Bring your favorite pie recipe!

1 - 1 ½ hr. event - $8 / $9 nonresidents

37941  Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse    11/17   Tue       3 pm


Holiday Event: Senior Follies – Holiday Special

Don't miss out on the chance to see truly talented men and women at the fabulous Senior Follies Holiday Special.   Join us as we spread holiday cheer and enjoy the sights and sounds of the season. Delight in holiday entrainment and a catered lunch.  Don’t wait, call (913) 826-2830 to order your tickets today - space limited.

1 - 2 ½ hr. event - $15 / $17 nonresidents; $18 / $19 nonresidents for registrations starting one week before event.

38015  Matt Ross Community Center                    12/9            Wed       11 am


Holiday Event:  Noon Year’s Eve

Celebrate the New Year at noon! You don’t have to stay up late or pack a crowded restaurant to ring in 2021!        Enjoy a catered lunch and musical entertainment. This is one party you don’t want to miss!

1 - 2 ½ hr. event - $15 / $17 nonresidents; $18 / $19 nonresidents for registrations starting one week before event. Cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo.

   Roeland Park Community Center   12/31   Thu    11 am

Annual Events

Don’t miss out on these events we host on an annual basis