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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

May 11

Meeting cancellation

The Johnson County Solid Waste Management Committee Meeting for tonight May, 11th at 6:30 pm has been canceled.

May 11

JCPRD in the running for prestigious national award

Johnson County Park & Recreation District is one of four finalists for the 2016 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management.

The Gold Medal Awards honor U.S. communities that demonstrate excellence in... more

May 10

Talk, Read, Play book drive ends May 11

In April, the Family Conservancy’s Talk, Read, Play initiative partnered with the United Community Services of Johnson County and Johnson County Government to engage resident to create healthy interactions with young children. Some Johnson County... more

May 9

New WIC garden growing in Mission

The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment’s WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program has added a second WIC Community Garden at its Northeast office located at 6000 Lamar Ave., Mission, Kan. 

The garden’s kickoff planting... more

May 6

Dance around a Maypole this weekend!

Celebrate spring at the Lanesfield Historic Site's May Day Celebration. You can dance around the Maypole, enjoy live music, make a May Basket and May Day Crowns and enjoy free refreshments. More information... more