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May 4, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)
Unplug and have fun together as a family! We’ve added twists and special treats to make the game more active and silly. Dinner included. This fun family event is $9 per person ($11 nonresidents), $28 for a family of four or less ($31 nonresidents), $38 for a family up to 7 ($42 nonresidents.) Cost of admission covers food (or snacks) and staff time to administer the bingo program. No additional charge for bingo.
May 5, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center
Celebrate the Magic of Nature as we discover the hidden world of the wee folk and friends, real and make believe. Let your imagination go wild designing a fairy house and wand with the Green Fairy’s repurposing supplies. Enjoy a sweet treat at the Tea Party. The Fairy Queen will tell stories of magic and mischief. Watch the Fairy Parade with live animals! Music and a trip through the Wish Tree make for an enchanted day to remember. Park visitors can visit activity stations at their leisure. This magical event is $6 per person, including adults ($8 nonresidents.) Advanced reservations required. Fee is non-refundable. For more information call (913) 764-7759. In case of inclement weather, program will be held indoors.
May 5, 2018, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center
May 7, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
May 8, 2018, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Cedar Lake Village
Enjoy this festive fiesta with friends! Join us for a delicious taco bar dinner, trivia, and four games of bingo with great prizes! Register by 5/1. Thank you to Cedar Lake Village for sponsoring this event. Cost of admission covers food (or snacks) and staff time to administer the Bingo Program. No additional charge for Bingo.
May 8, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
May 11, 2018, 10:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ TimberRidge Adventure Center
Program has been cancelled.
May 12, 2018, 5:00 AM - 12:00 PM
May 12, 2018, 11:00 PM - May 13, 2018, 5:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission Park
Grab your fishing pole and lantern for an overnight fishing opportunity! The park will be open for fishing only and park police officers will be on duty throughout the night. Before fishing, area 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.
May 16, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Board of Park & Recreation Commissioners meet the 3rd Wednesday of every month in the JCPRD Administration Building Boardroom.
May 18, 2018, 6:00 PM - May 19, 2018, 8:30 AM @ TimberRidge Adventure Center
Looking for some unplugged time with your kids? Come enjoy an overnight experience together in the great outdoors! Event will begin with tent set-up and dinner, followed by a sunset hike and campfire. Programmed activities end at 9 pm. Group breakfast will be available at 7 and event ends by 8:30 am. Don’t have a tent, but want to come? Rent one from us for just $15. Limited supply. You will need to bring bedding and other supplies. This is a great way to try camping without purchasing all the equipment. For more information call Outdoor Adventure Specialist Lysa Holladay (913) 856-8849. No pets allowed for this event. To rent a tent call Cindy at Ernie Miller Nature Center, (913) 826-2800. This event is $18 per person, $20 nonresidents.
May 19, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Antioch Park
Bring the whole gang to beautiful Antioch Park to enjoy a day of family fun! Activities include a petting zoo, delicious food and unique craft vendors, music, giant inflatables and more. Calling all crafters of hand-made goods! If you are interested in pricing for booth space for the Artisan’s Expo, which is held in conjunction with the Turkey Creek Festival, please contact Devin at (913) 826-3163.
May 19, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Shawnee Mission Park
All sailors and sailing enthusiasts, ages 18 and older, are warmly welcome to join us for lunch along with the graduates of the Sailing I class. Bring your sack lunch, and afterwards you will have an opportunity to sail a variety of vessels while participating in water activities like mock races or a sailing scavenger hunt. If you are interested in watching or participating in the Sailing Society’s races, please call Nick Hockman at (913) 268-5683 for more information.
May 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Antioch Park
Celebrate summer at the “In Step and In Shape Walk” and picnic. Enjoy a morning of walking, trying forms of fitness, visiting vendors, and fun activities. During lunch, sit back and enjoy and a guest speaker. Walk participants check in at shelter three at 9 am. This fun-filled morning you won’t want to miss is $10 per person, $11 nonresidents.
May 26, 2018, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Shawnee Mission Park Beach
Grab your flip-flops and sunscreen and join us for the grand opening of the new Shawnee Mission Park Beach House! Beach admission will be free throughout the day and our beach bash - complete with refreshments, giveaways, and music, begins at noon.