Introducing players to new games is the goal of a series of three programs being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District during September
This program is called Learn to Play. It is basically a beginner’s guide to what’s sure to be participants' new favorite games.
The first September session will be Mah Jongg (course ID 23250) beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at the Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse, 9101 Nall Ave., Prairie Village. The other two classes both begin at 9:30 a.m. at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park, and include Cribbage (course ID 23865) on Monday, Sept. 16, and Pinochle (course ID 23417) on Monday, Sept. 30.
To find these programs in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under 50 plus and then under enrichment & special interests. In the printed catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “games.”
Each Learn to Play session will last two hours. The cost is $5 per person for Johnson County residents or $6 per person for nonresidents. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online at www.jcprd.com, click on “Register for Activities,” and complete a search for any of the course IDs listed above.
While JCPRD’s 50 Plus programs are primarily for people who are age 50 or older, interested parties who have not yet reached that magic age may still be able to attend. Persons 18 and older who are interested in a 50 Plus class are invited to call the 50 Plus Department at (913) 826-2975 for space availability.
The My JCPRD Activities catalog is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.