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Posted on: February 22, 2021

JCPRD summer park hours begin March 1

Shawnee Mission Park Lake in the summer

Summer hours of  5 a.m. to 11 p.m. go into effect March 1 for many Johnson County Park and Recreation District parks. These summer hours will stay in effect through Oct. 31.

District parks impacted by the change in hours are: Shawnee Mission Park,...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Trout season opens Feb. 27 at Kill Creek and Shawnee Mission parks

Man fishing for trout

The 2021 trout season begins Feb. 27 at two Johnson County Park and Recreation District lakes. The lake locations are: Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe, and Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee and Lenexa.

The season opening follows...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

Sunday Family Series continues during February at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Ferrets in Kansas

Bring the family to the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Nature Center in February for Sunday Family Nature Programs. Physical distancing and COVID-19 safe practices will be encouraged during these programs.

February pre...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Animal Tales Storytime sessions at Ernie Miller Nature Center continue on March 2, 3 30, & 31

Animal Tales Storytime

“Who’s There?” and “Meet the Mammals" are the themes of March Animal Tales Storytime sessions being presented by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Outdoor Education Department. Physica...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Explore the lessons of past ingenuity during museum’s free virtual History on Tap program on March 2

Exhibit display with dresses from recycled materials

If “necessity is the mother of invention,” as the well-worn saying goes, then hard times might just be the catalyst of ingenuity. This is a topic to be explored when the Johnson County Museum presents its next virtual History on Tap se...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Little Critters Day Out program continues on March 4 & 11 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

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Your Little Critter will enjoy three hours of fun and education on the selected Thursdays through mid-May as you enjoy some personal time during a program being offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Outdoor Education Department. Phy...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Tiny Tykes Soccer begins in early March at two locations

Tiny Tykes Soocer

Introducing young children to the basic concepts of soccer in a fun, interactive, and relaxed physical environment are the goals of four soccer classes being offered by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District beginning in early March. Physical dis...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

I Love the 90s Music Bingo special event for 50 Plus set for March 10 at Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse

50 Plus Bingo

/1493/My-JCPRD-OnlineTo help celebrate its 50th anniversary, the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District is planning an afternoon of music bingo in early March.

This program is called Anniversary Special - I Love the 90s Music...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Next Walk with a Naturalist program for adults is March 11 in Ernie Miller Park

Walk with a naturalist

Discover and learn more about the tree species in Ernie Miller Park during the next in a series of Walk with a Naturalist programs being presented in mid-March at the Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s Ernie Miller Park. This program is for age...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Family Fun Bingo Night is March 12 at Roeland Park Community Center

Family Bingo Night

Bring the whole family for an intergenerational special event which includes dinner being planned by the Johnson County Park and Recreation District for mid-March. 

This Family Fun Bingo Night is for all ages. JCPRD staff have added twists and spe...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

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

Shelter 5 at Shawnee Mission Park

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.

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