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May 31

The Theatre in the Park season kicks off Friday

The Theatre in the Park kicks off its 2016 season with “Cabaret” this Friday night! Set in 1931 Berlin as the Nazis are rising to power, “Cabaret” is based on the nightlife at the seedy Kit Kat Klub and revolves around the 19-year-old English... more

May 27

Public safety sales tax question approved for November ballot

The Board of County Commissioners has approved a question for the November general election ballot asking voters to authorize a 1/4 cent public safety sales tax to fund construction of a new county courthouse and a coroner facility.

If... more

May 25

Enjoy Johnson County by bike

May is National Bike Month, when the weather is warm and people of all ages dust off their bicycles and hit the road — or trail.

Across Johnson County, residents and visitors have access to more than 450 miles of walking, hiking and biking... more

May 24

JCPRD beaches & marinas start summer hours May 30

The coming Memorial Day holiday signals the end of the school year, opening of community pools and summer hours at Johnson County Park & Recreation District facilities. Here are the summer hours for two beaches and two marinas operated by... more

May 23

Can we help you "Get Up and Go?"

Want to learn more about older adult driver safety and transportation options in our community? On Wednesday, June 8 Johnson County Human Services, in partnership with JFS of Greater Kansas City (Jewish Family Services), Americans for Older... more

May 19

Turkey Creek Festival at Antioch Park Saturday

Bring the whole gang to beautiful Antioch Park to enjoy a day of family fun! Activities include a petting zoo, delicious food and unique craft vendors, music, giant inflatables and more. Calling all crafters of hand-made goods! If you are... more

May 17

Join us for Miles for Meals

Though the end of May, the cost for entering the ninth annual Miles for Meals 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, June 18, is only $20 to support Johnson County’s annual Feed the Need campaign that benefits local food pantries.

Come June 1, pre-... more

May 16

Celebrating cardiac arrest survival during EMS week

EMS Week in Johnson County celebrates the five links in the chain of survival for cardiac arrest victims.

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May 13

Second Saturdays sport a Royal focus

What better way to enjoy this month’s Second Saturday by spending some time at your local Johnson County Library? The May 14 hands-on activities focus on Let’s Go Royals inspired by the illustrations “The Night the World... more

May 12

Free disaster response workshop on May 26

Is your organization prepared to continue operations should a tornado strike? We're here to help.

A free workshop on May 26 will allow businesses as well as public sector, non-governmental and voluntary organizations to discuss how they... more

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