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  1. Calendar Overlay 50 Plus Enrichment Classes (1)
  2. Calendar Overlay 50 Plus Fine and Performing Arts (3)
  3. Calendar Overlay 50 Plus Pickleball (3)
  4. Calendar Overlay 50 Plus Travel (1)
  5. Calendar Overlay Arts & Heritage Center (3)
  6. Calendar Overlay Main Calendar (5)
  7. Calendar Overlay Museum (25)
  8. Calendar Overlay Roeland Park Community Center (7)
  9. Calendar Overlay Special Events - JCPRD U Kids Triathlon (3)
  10. Calendar Overlay Special Events - JCPRD Womens Triathlon (3)

50 Plus Enrichment Classes

  1. Learn Humor Workshop

    August 23, 2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM @ Tomahawk Ridge Community Center (TRCC)

    What tickles your funny bone and makes others laugh? Learn from an expert comedy writer how to use humor in writing, speeches and day-to-day life. Examine the science behind funny and the effective use of language in laughter. Workbook included.

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50 Plus Fine and Performing Arts

  1. China Painting

    August 24, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Join in on friendly conversation and artistic collaboration each Friday morning with fellow china painters. Drop-in price includes china kiln firing. No instructor present.

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  2. Senior Arts Council

    August 27, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Meet fellow artists and enthusiasts by becoming a member of the Senior Arts Council. The meetings include presentations by a featured artist, workshops, or demonstration. An invitation for membership is extended for those 55 and older; visitors welcome. Members have the opportunity to display and sell their works at various exhibits. Meetings held the last Monday of the month. Please call Bryce Moore at (913) 642-1447 for more information.

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  3. China Painting

    August 31, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Join in on friendly conversation and artistic collaboration each Friday morning with fellow china painters. Drop-in price includes china kiln firing. No instructor present.

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50 Plus Pickleball

  1. Pickleball Lesson

    August 21, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Matt Ross Community Center (MRCC)

    Stop watching and start playing. Once you’ve got the skills, play weekly at one of our drop-in locations.

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  2. Pickleball Next Level

    August 21, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Matt Ross Community Center (MRCC)

    Take your Pickleball game to the next level with instruction geared towards tips and tricks. Learn serving, dink-shots, and strategy. Equipment available.

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  3. 5th Annual Regional Pickleball Tournament

    August 24, 2018, 4:00 PM - August 26, 2018, 6:00 PM @ New Century Fieldhouse

    Don’t miss the Fifth Annual Regional Tournament! There will be 12 courts for play, and player ratings will be used for assigning brackets in both mixed and gender doubles. This tournament is expected to fill, so register early! Friday fun includes dinner, court space to practice, and good company. Tournament play will take place on Saturday and Sunday. Fee covers tournament play, T-shirt, and three meals (Fri. dinner, Sat. and Sun. lunch). Awards will be given for each division in mixed and gender doubles. All players must be registered by Aug. 9, and a registration sheet must be filled out by each participant. All participants must be 35 years of age by December 31, 2018. Call (913) 826-2830 to register.

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50 Plus Travel

  1. Social Outing: Prairiefire - Western Interior Seaway

    August 30, 2018, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Antioch Park

    Join us as we explore the Western Interior Seaway at the Museum at Prairefire. This ancient ocean covers the Western half of Kansas and features the marine life and fossils found within the ocean during that time. Enjoy lunch on your own or with the group.

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Arts & Heritage Center

  1. Ceramics II (Ages 16 & Older)

    August 21, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Art Studio

    For those with some experience using clay, this class encourages creative problem-solving as participants take their basic ceramics skills to the next level. You will have the chance to become more familiar with both an electric potter’s wheel and a kick wheel while increasing hand-building skills in this challenging but exciting class.

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  2. Tea Dance

    August 24, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Dance Studio at the AHC

    Enjoy a fun filled afternoon at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center with dancing and live music from the big band era! Individuals and couples are welcome to join us each Friday Afternoon at 2 pm! Only $5 per person at the door! LIVE MUSIC featuring Roland And The Playboys!

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  3. Tea Dance

    August 31, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Dance Studio at the AHC

    Enjoy a fun filled afternoon at the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center with dancing and live music from the big band era! Individuals and couples are welcome to join us each Friday Afternoon at 2 pm! Only $5 per person at the door! LIVE MUSIC featuring Roland And The Playboys!

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Main Calendar

  1. Kill Creek Park Closed for JCPRD Women's Triathlon

    August 18, 2018, 5:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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  2. JCPRD Women’s Triathlon & Duathlon

    August 18, 2018, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Kill Creek Park

    The 11th annual JCPRD Women’s Triathlon at Kill Creek Park will consist of a 500 meter swim, followed by a 10.6 mile bike and a 3.1 mile run. The Duathlon Course will consist of a 3.1 mile run, followed by a 10.6 bike, and a 3.1 mile run. Teams can consist of two or three person teams. This event is limited to 450 participants so early registration is strongly encouraged. If you are interested in volunteering for this event or request additional information please call Katy at (913) 826-2964.

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  3. Overnight Fishing at Shawnee Mission Park

    August 18, 2018, 11:00 PM - August 19, 2018, 5:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission Park

    Grab your fishing pole and lantern for the final overnight fishing opportunity of the season at Shawnee Mission Park! The park will be open for fishing only and park police officers will be on duty throughout the night. Before fishing, anglers ages 16-74 will need to have a valid Kansas fishing license, a Johnson County Park & Recreation District fishing permit, and all appropriate boat tags, if applicable. For more information about the overnight fishing program, call (913) 888-4713.

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  4. Kill Creek Park Closed for JCPRD U Kids Triathlon

    August 25, 2018, 5:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Kill Creek Park

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  5. JCPRD U Kids Triathlon in Partnership with Charlie’s House

    August 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Kill Creek Park

    They’re always on the move anyway, why not make it official? Youth participating in this triathlon will compete in a race against similar age groups, completing swim, bike and run portions. Race distances will vary depending on the participant’s age.

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Museum

  1. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 18, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  2. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 18, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  3. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 20, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  4. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 20, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  5. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 21, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  6. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 21, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  7. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 22, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  8. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 22, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  9. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 23, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  10. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 23, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  11. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 24, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  12. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 24, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  13. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 25, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  14. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 25, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  15. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 27, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  16. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 27, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  17. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 28, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  18. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 28, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  19. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 29, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  20. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 29, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  21. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 30, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  22. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 30, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  23. Field Trips Uncorked-Educators Only Night!

    August 30, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Calling All Educators! The "Field Trips Uncorked" event is less than a month away! Join us for a free educator’s night at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center. Enjoy exclusive, after-hours access to one of the area’s newest museums and gather ideas from 30 sites to shake up your curriculum and inspire your students. From history to community to arts, culture and science, the evening is your one-stop-shop for the area’s best field trip opportunities and educational resources Raffle prizes, noshes and wine! RSVP for this free event today!

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  24. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 31, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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  25. Museum Tour - Free with Admission

    August 31, 2018, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events

    Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.

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Roeland Park Community Center

  1. Hatha (Gentle) Yoga-Punch Card

    August 20, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    MODERATE INTENSITY: Strengthen your body, calm your mind and improve your flexibility and balance. All fitness levels can benefit from this class. Participants are encouraged to bring yoga mats. New participants are welcome to try one class for free, please call (913) 826-3160 for more information. Five and Ten Punch cards expire three months after dates of sale; twenty punch cards expire four months after date of sale. No class on 11/12, 11/22, 12/24, and 12/31. 5 Punch Card - $39/ $43 nonresidents 10 Punch Card - $76/ $84 nonresidents 20 Punch Card - $151/ $166 nonresidents

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  2. New Horizons Band-Meyer Music

    August 21, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    Dig out your old instrument or purchase/rent a new one and join our group of fun-loving musicians. It doesn’t matter if you haven’t played in years! Through a cooperative effort between UMKC Conservatory of Music and Dance, Meyer Music, and JCPRD, this band offers an opportunity to make music in a relaxed, learning atmosphere. UMKC music majors assist the band director. New Horizons Band One-on-One Beginner Lessons also available. Call (913) 826-3160 for details.

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  3. Hatha (Gentle) Yoga-Punch Card

    August 23, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    MODERATE INTENSITY: Strengthen your body, calm your mind and improve your flexibility and balance. All fitness levels can benefit from this class. Participants are encouraged to bring yoga mats. New participants are welcome to try one class for free, please call (913) 826-3160 for more information. Five and Ten Punch cards expire three months after dates of sale; twenty punch cards expire four months after date of sale. No class on 11/12, 11/22, 12/24, and 12/31. 5 Punch Card - $39/ $43 nonresidents 10 Punch Card - $76/ $84 nonresidents 20 Punch Card - $151/ $166 nonresidents

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  4. Tai Chi Yang Style-Punch Card

    August 23, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    LOW INTENSITY: Relax! Enhance your balance and body awareness while gaining a peaceful sense of well-being through these slow, deliberate movements and postures. New participants are welcome to try one class for free, call (913) 826-3160 for details. No class on 11/22. 5 Punch Card - $49/ $54 nonresidents 10 Punch Card - $97/ $107 nonresidents 20 Punch Card - $193/ $212 nonresidents

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  5. Hatha (Gentle) Yoga-Punch Card

    August 27, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    MODERATE INTENSITY: Strengthen your body, calm your mind and improve your flexibility and balance. All fitness levels can benefit from this class. Participants are encouraged to bring yoga mats. New participants are welcome to try one class for free, please call (913) 826-3160 for more information. Five and Ten Punch cards expire three months after dates of sale; twenty punch cards expire four months after date of sale. No class on 11/12, 11/22, 12/24, and 12/31. 5 Punch Card - $39/ $43 nonresidents 10 Punch Card - $76/ $84 nonresidents 20 Punch Card - $151/ $166 nonresidents

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  6. Hatha (Gentle) Yoga-Punch Card

    August 30, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    MODERATE INTENSITY: Strengthen your body, calm your mind and improve your flexibility and balance. All fitness levels can benefit from this class. Participants are encouraged to bring yoga mats. New participants are welcome to try one class for free, please call (913) 826-3160 for more information. Five and Ten Punch cards expire three months after dates of sale; twenty punch cards expire four months after date of sale. No class on 11/12, 11/22, 12/24, and 12/31. 5 Punch Card - $39/ $43 nonresidents 10 Punch Card - $76/ $84 nonresidents 20 Punch Card - $151/ $166 nonresidents

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  7. Tai Chi Yang Style-Punch Card

    August 30, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)

    LOW INTENSITY: Relax! Enhance your balance and body awareness while gaining a peaceful sense of well-being through these slow, deliberate movements and postures. New participants are welcome to try one class for free, call (913) 826-3160 for details. No class on 11/22. 5 Punch Card - $49/ $54 nonresidents 10 Punch Card - $97/ $107 nonresidents 20 Punch Card - $193/ $212 nonresidents

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Special Events - JCPRD U Kids Triathlon

  1. Online Race Registration Closes

    August 23, 2018, 12:00 PM - 12:01 PM

    To register after this date, please join us at packet pick-up. There WILL be race day registration.

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  2. Packet Pick-up - JCPRD U Kids Triathlon in Partnership with Charlie's House

    August 25, 2018, 6:30 AM - 8:30 AM @ Kill Creek Park Beach & Marina

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  3. JCPRD U Kids Triathlon in Partnership with Charlie's House

    August 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Kill Creek Park

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Special Events - JCPRD Womens Triathlon

  1. JCPRD Women's Triathlon & Duathlon

    August 18, 2018, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Kill Creek Park

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  2. Open Water Swim with Endurance House at Smithville Lake

    August 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Little Platte Park - Smithville Lake Smithville, Missouri

    Endurance House Kansas City will once again be sponsoring open water swims on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 pm. Check in from 6:00 pm-6:15 pm (please do not arrive before or after these times). We will enter the water as a group at 6:15pm. We will have kayaks for support until 7:30 pm. Drop in fee is $5 (separate from the park entry fee). 18 years of age and older only. SWIM CAPS OR SWIM BUOYS WILL BE REQUIRED!!!

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  3. Open Water Swim with Endurance House at Smithville Lake

    August 29, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Little Platte Park - Smithville Lake Smithville, Missouri

    Endurance House Kansas City will once again be sponsoring open water swims on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 pm. Check in from 6:00 pm-6:15 pm (please do not arrive before or after these times). We will enter the water as a group at 6:15pm. We will have kayaks for support until 7:30 pm. Drop in fee is $5 (separate from the park entry fee). 18 years of age and older only. SWIM CAPS OR SWIM BUOYS WILL BE REQUIRED!!!

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