“Friends” is the theme for bingo games being presented in early February by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park and Recreation District. Physical distancing and COVID-19 safe practices will be encouraged during this programs.
The February session titled “friends” (activity number 8010) will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at the New Century Fieldhouse, 551 New Century Parkway near Gardner.
All of this season's bingo sessions begin at 1:30 p.m., and will feature a dozen games of bingo, as well as food, prizes, and fun. Bingo prizes include gift certificates to local restaurants and businesses. The cost for each two-hour program is $5 per person for Johnson County residents or $6 per person for nonresidents. Cost of admission covers food (or snacks) and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo. For the enjoyment of all participants, children are not permitted to attend 50 Plus Bingos.
To find these programs online at JCPRD.com/Activities, browse first under 50 Plus and then under enrichment & special interests. When using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “games.” Participants are asked to pre-register at least one week in advance. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online at JCPRD.com, on “Activity Search,” and look for the course IDs listed above or below.
Many of this season’s other bingo sessions in February and March have already filled. Sessions that still have openings as of this writing are: “Beach Party” (activity number 7923) on April 20 at Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse, 9101 Nall Ave., Prairie Village; and “Beanie Baby” (activity number 8923) on April 28 at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park.
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 Johnson County Library branches and at all JCPRD facilities.