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June 6, 2020, 5:00 AM - 11:00 PM @ JCPRD's Antioch, Heritage, Kill Creek, Shawnee Mission, Lexington Lake, Meadowbrook, Thomas S. Stoll Memorial, and Streamway parks
Take advantage of this annual permit-free weekend for fishing, boating (Shawnee Mission, Heritage, Kill Creek and Lexington Lake parks only), and archery (Shawnee Mission Park only). This coincides with the State of Kansas’ “Free Fishing and Park Entrance Days” at state parks whereby state fishing permits are also waived. Fishing, boating, and archery permits will be waived in the designated JCPRD parks on these days only. JCPRD trout permits are still required if fishing for trout at Shawnee Mission and Kill Creek Park lakes.
June 6, 2020, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
In keeping with recommendations to practice social distancing and for the continued health of our community, this event has been cancelled.
June 6, 2020, 2:00 PM - June 7, 2020, 8:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission Park
June 6, 2020, 11:00 PM - June 7, 2020, 5:00 AM @ Heritage Park
Grab your fishing pole and lantern for the first overnight fishing opportunity of the year at Heritage Park - and it’s a special one! This opportunity coincides with our “Free Fishing, Boating & Archery Weekend” as well as the State of Kansas’ “Free Fishing and Park Entrance Days” at state parks whereby state fishing permits are also waived. The park will be open for fishing only and park police officers will be on duty throughout the night. For more information about the overnight fishing program, call (913) 888-4713.
June 6, 2020, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center
June 6, 2020, 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum for Special Events
Enjoy the Museum with your family today FREE!
June 6, 2020, 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.
June 6, 2020, 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM @ Arts & Heritage Center - Museum Foyer for Special Events
June 6, 2020, 8:30 AM - 9:20 AM @ R Park
A kids sized introduction to what could be the sport of a lifetime! Your little tennis pro will receive instruction in an approachable and supportive environment. Students play with junior rackets and low-bouncing balls on a reduced court allowing them to more easily make contact and sustain a rally. Students will focus on learning the fundamentals in order to establish a future of success.
June 6, 2020, 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM @ R Park
At this stage of the game, players will continue to develop their skills and athleticism by use of an orange ball designed to travel more slowly and bounce lower. Here, players receive lessons on a regulation net, but on a court shorter in length than standard. With these modifications and junior rackets youth find continued success on the court and progress at their own pace.
June 6, 2020, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Roeland Park Community Center (RPCC)
Ready to have some fun in the kitchen? K-State Extension instructs on food safety, basic cooking skills and nutrition. All supplies and materials included in the course price. June’s theme is Spiffy Spuds. Please call (913) 826-3160 and inform Libby Scarborough of any dietary restrictions at time of registration.
June 6, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM @ R Park
For experienced players, hit, rally, and get ready for high school tennis. Using green balls with a slightly reduced bounce height, students ready for more of a challenge are transitioned to the full size 78-foot regulation court. With continued supportive coaching it won’t be long until students’ progress to the regulation yellow balls, the same as the pros!
June 6, 2020, 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM @ R Park
Get active, have fun, and learn to play tennis with your little one! Parents and kiddos receive instruction in an approachable and supportive environment. Students play with junior rackets and low-bouncing balls on a reduced court allowing them to more easily make contact and sustain a rally. Students will focus on learning the fundamentals in a fun and active manner.
June 6, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM @ Shawnee Mission School District Aquatic Center