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crowd at JoCo Museum
February 23, 2018

Take a peek behind the scenes at the museum

Mark your calendars for the afternoon of Feb. 24 beginning at 1 pm to take a behind the scenes tour of the Johnson County Museum’s collections storage facility at the new Arts...

team making small talk during coffee break
February 23, 2018

Coffee with Johnson County legislators

Johnson County Library’s popular Legislative Coffees series starts Saturday, Feb. 24. You can discover what’s percolating in the...

Home values rising
February 21, 2018

Appraised values expected to climb as real estate market booms

Strong housing demands combined with a very low supply of homes in Johnson County is causing residential appraised values to climb again this year.

During the week of Feb. 26, the Johnson County Appraisers Office will send homeowners in...

February 16, 2018

Monday is Presidents Day

Monday, Feb. 19 is the national holiday known as Presidents Day. Originally, a day to honor the birthday of country’s first president, George Washington, it was later combined to also recognize the birthday of 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. ...

notebook with page which reads Tax 2017
February 15, 2018

Free tax preparation is available

It's income tax time! Johnson County K-State Research and Extension is again partnering with El Centro and NextStepKC to host the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site at the Sunset Drive Office Building, 11811 S. Sunset Drive., Olathe....

Picture of 1940s teacher Corinthia Nutter and embroidered handkerchief
February 14, 2018

Hidden stories of the county's African American community

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, the museum is hosting an interactive multi-media exhibit highlighting Johnson County’s African American neighborhoods, institutions and individuals. The exhibit is...

Bingo
February 12, 2018

Sign up for 50-plus Valentine's bingo

Join Johnson County Park & Recreation District 9:30 to noon Wednesday for 50-plus Valentine’s Day Breakfast and Bingo. The Valentine's-themed bingo event will be held at Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Drive in Roeland Park....

Flowers
February 9, 2018

Keep your Valentine's flowers fresh

The most popular day to give flowers is fast approaching — Valentine’s Day is Feb. 14.

If you’re planning to send or receive flowers, Johnson County K-State Research and Extension offers tips to care for Valentine’s flowers.

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February 8, 2018

February is National Heart month

National Heart Month exists to bring awareness to cardiovascular disease and steps people can take to prevent heart disease. Currently, about 2,300 Americans dies of heart disease each day, an average of one death for every 38 seconds.

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Summer camp guide
February 2, 2018

Summer camp guide now online; registration underway

Johnson County Park and Recreation District’s 2018 Camp Guide is now available online, and hard copies are available in all Johnson County Libraries.

Registration for...

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