August 20, 2020
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December 26, 2018 - January 31, 2019
Collection sites are: the parking lot at The Theatre in the Park in Shawnee Mission Park, with a separate entrance at 7710 Renner Road, Shawnee; the Heritage Park Marina parking lot, 16050 Pflumm Road, Olathe; the north side of the parking lot at the marina at Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe; and new this year, Big Bull Creek Park, 20425 Sunflower Road, Edgerton.
Trees will be collected during regular winter park hours, which are 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., except at Shawnee Mission Park, which opens at 6 a.m. in the winter.
No yard waste will be accepted - only Christmas trees. Wrappers should be removed from the discarded trees as well as any remaining decorations; particularly "icicles" and decorations made from mylar, shiny plastic, or aluminum.
There is no charge for the disposal of trees and this program is open to anyone regardless of residency. For additional information, call Visitor Services at the JCPRD Administration Building in SMP at (913) 888-4713.
January 12, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Ernie Miller Nature Center
Owen the Outlaw has captured our owl and ferret! Can you help find them? Your team must beat the clock by solving puzzles and using clues to unlock both rooms to help the animals make a great escape! Children under 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult. Recommended for ages 5 and older. This exciting event is just $10 per person for Johnson County residents, $11 nonresidents. For more information call Park Naturalist Diana Bliss at (913) 826-2807.
January 12, 2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events
Enjoy a guided tour of the Museum free with your admission. Please meet your guide at the bottom of the stairs in the Museum.
January 12, 2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Lanesfield Historic Site
Solve the mystery of the missing school marm at this new escape-room style adventure, and learn a little local history on your journey!
Best for ages 10 and up. $50 for 2 people, $20 per person for 3-8 people. Must call to register at least one week prior to date (913) 715-2570.
January 12, 2019, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events