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Trout stocking
October 17

JCPRD Trout Stocking scheduled for Oct. 22

It's time again to add 4,000 pounds of squirming rainbow trout to three Johnson County Park & Recreation District lakes.
The stockings will take place Wednesday, Oct. 22, at each respective lake's boat ramp.

  • Kill Creek Park...
people playing bingo
October 15

Senior Fest will be Thursday, Oct. 23

Senior Fest offers an opportunity for older residents to enjoy live local entertainment, play bingo, learn more about what our community has to offer, and possibly win a door prize!

The free event will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on...

October 14

Safehome a beacon of hope for domestic abuse victims

Domestic violence spans all social-economic demographics, all ages, and all different types of lifestyles, religions, races, and ethnicities. It affects both the rich and the poor. Safehome...

October 13

Halloween treats can be happy and healthy

Halloween will soon be here, kicking off the official holiday season. It’s hard for kids and parents to be disciplined with all that candy around. This year, help families stay on track by offering healthy treats.

Here are a few...

traffic cones on road
October 10

A guide to surviving road construction

Many Johnson County roads are currently under construction. Here are a few tips to help you navigate through it.

1. Stay Informed. Know what's happening along your route by tuning into your favorite station, visiting the...

house key
October 9

County Government, other agencies provide services for homeless residents

A study conducted in January 2013 found that more than 80 Johnson County families - approximately 215 people - were homeless. Though Johnson County Government provides services directed at preventing homelessness, most homeless services in...

October 8

Johnson County hosts final electronic recycling event of 2014

The Johnson County Household Hazardous Materials Collection Program will be collecting electronic waste for recycling in addition to household hazardous waste (HHW) on October 11 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This event will mark the end of the...

Art supplies
October 7

Celebrate the art of mental health recovery

The first full week of October is Mental Health Awareness Week.  The Johnson County Mental Health Center serves over 12,000 individuals a year.

On Thursday, October 9, in conjunction with Mental Health Awareness Week, the Johnson County...

October 3

Scare up some fun with JCPRD's Halloween programs

Fun rather than frights is in store during a variety of Halloween-themed programs being offered by JCPRD in October.

Whimsical Woods

Saturday, Oct. 11, 1 to 4 p.m., Ernie Miller Park.

There’s nothing scary...

October 2

Free Cyber Security Conference and Expo scheduled for Oct. 7

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and Johnson County will host its sixth annual Cyber Security Conference and Expo to teach the public about staying safe in Cyberspace. The public is invited to “Securing our Digital Future – The Internet...