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September 16

Two opportunities for fun at JoCo airports

People of all ages can enjoy a family-friendly event at each of Johnson County’s airports this month. Johnson County operates the Johnson County Executive Airport in Olathe and the New Century AirCenter near Gardner.

Airport Fun...

Roeland Park Aquatic Center
September 15

Roeland Park Aquatic Center closed part of this week

The Roeland Park Aquatic Center will be closed to the public for about two days for the annual reinstallation of the air-supported dome which makes the facility's main pool usable during the winter months.  More information is...

September 11

Happy birthday, 6 by 6!

Happy birthday! Our 6 by 6, Ready to Read program is turning 6 years old this month and we are ready to celebrate this Saturday! This program emphasizes the six skills that parents and caregivers...

September 10

Got e-waste?

Midwest Recycling Center will be collecting electronics waste for recycling in front of the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment's office at 11811 S. Sunset Drive, Olathe, KS 66061 on Friday, Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


September 9

Johnson County Old Settlers

Let the celebration begin! The 2015 Johnson County Old Settlers celebration is happening Thursday, Sept. 10 through Saturday, Sept. 12. From arts and crafts vendors to carnival rides to concerts, there's something for every member of the family ...

Free workshops on rain barrels on Sept 16 and 17
September 8

Free workshops on rain barrels available

Have you thought about installing a rain barrel on your property but don’t know where to start? Johnson County’s Stormwater Management Program has partnered with Olathe North High School on a free rain barrel workshop.

This two-session...

September 4

Patriot Golf Days this weekend

Golfers who come to Johnson County Park & Recreation District (JCPRD) golf courses on the weekend of Sept. 4 through 7 will be asked to consider giving a donation to help ensure the future of families of wounded or fallen soldiers.


September 3

It's time to fertilize the lawn and treat for weeds

It’s dinnertime for area bluegrass and tall fescue lawns — after a summer of growth our lawns are hungry, as they have depleted their food reserves and need to be fed. September is the most important time for fertilizing, rebuilding the roots and...

September 2

POPS in the PARK

The Kansas City Symphony will present its annual "POPS in the PARK" free concert on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 7, beginning at 7 p.m. at The Theatre in the Park in Shawnee Mission Park. The concert will celebrate the holiday with familiar classics...

Emergency kit
September 1

Are you prepared for a disaster?

September is National Preparedness Month. It’s a great time for Johnson County residents to prepare their homes and business for any type of disaster.

Johnson County Emergency Management and Communication serves as the county’s designated...