July 9, 2020
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July 23, 2020, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)
BINGO! Delight in food, prizes, fun and 12 games of bingo. Variety of prizes awarded including gift certificates. Please pre-register at least one week in advance. Payment is required at time of registration. For the enjoyment of all participants, children are not permitted to attend 50 Plus Bingos. Cost of admission covers snacks and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo. Cost of admission covers food and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo.
July 9, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)
A well-kept secret, Kansas City was known as the “Adoption Hub of America” in the early- to mid- 1900s. Delve into the history of the Willows and other maternity homes that brought over 100,000 young women shrouded in secrecy to Kansas City.
Johnson County Park and Recreation District in partnership with The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Kansas are pleased to bring you a collection of courses designed for adult learners. No homework. No tests. No pressure. It’s just learning for the joy of it.
If signing up for three or more course registrations or alumni association member of University of Kansas, Kansas State University, or Washburn University, please call Osher directly at 785-864-5823 for course discount.
July 8, 2020, 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Antioch Park
Visit Joplin, Mo. and experience a step-on-tour which includes details from the devastating 2011 tornado. Enjoy lunch while listening to a presentation at the Mineral Museum and then walk through the museum at your leisure. The day will end at the Precious Moment’s Chapel in Carthage, Mo..
July 17, 2020, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Antioch Park
Take a self-guided walking tour through town to enjoy architecture and the history of the area. Follow in the footsteps of the Santa Fe Trail traders in this beautiful historic town. Enjoy antebellum homes, antique and specialty shops, and charming restaurants. Lunch is on your own.
July 19, 2020, 11:45 AM - 6:45 PM @ Antioch Park
Ever wanted to take a train ride in style? Climb aboard the Kansas Belle Dinner Train at the Midland Railway and be transported back to the 1940’s. These reimagined and transformed cars have been beautified which makes for a unique travel experience. Take in railway scenery, enjoy a delicious meal and be a part of a live theatrical performance. Space is limited!
July 28, 2020, 9:15 AM - 5:15 PM @ Antioch Park
Visit the Patee House and Jesse James House, before heading to lunch at the Frederick Inn. After lunch, relax and take in the scenes of the area as we experience a one hour guided tour around the city and hear stories of historic St. Joseph. Finish the day at the St. Joseph Museum, home to the Glore Psychiatric Museum and various others. Be amazed at how far the medical community has come, as you learn about the history of Psychiatric medicine. If you wish, you can choose to visit a separate set of museums, in lieu of the Glore, which include the Native American Museum, Black Archives, and a Doll Museum.