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Public Advisory: Weather cancellations and closings for Friday, Jan. 24 ... | last updated: 01/24/2020 - 6:06am | + read more

These are the weather-related cancellations or closings for Friday, Jan. 24. We will make updates as we receive them.

Catch-a-Ride volunteer transportation services are cancelled for the day. Area Agency on Aging – Home Delivered Meals (Meals on Wheels) will not be delivered today. Nutrition Centers are closed today.

Get the latest on any Johnson County Park and Recreation District cancellations and closings at this link.

Developmental Supports

Mark D. Elmore Center

10501 Lackman Road, Lenexa, KS 66219

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Emerging Artists

Brad showing tatoo sheet

The JCDS Emerging Artists Program exists to develop the skills of Emerging Artists so that they may reach their full potential and receive income through the sale of their art. It provides an opportunity for this group to build meaningful relationships with professional artists in settings that are typical for those who are part of the local art community. The Emerging Artists are in varying stages of their artistic development and have all expressed a strong passion and enthusiasm for creating art. It has been a joy to witness the personal growth that has occurred, particularly in the areas of self-expression, communication and self-esteem. Creating art has also provided an opportunity to earn money in an industry that is not typically an option for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities.

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Upcoming Events:

Holiday Art Sale
9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Dec. 4, 2019
Arts & Heritage Center

Come kick off the holiday season with the Holiday Art Sale, featuring Papercrete Works and Emerging Artists! The sale is Dec. 4, 2019 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. in the Dance Studio at the Arts and Heritage Center, located at 8788 Metcalf Ave. in Overland Park. We will have coffee, cookies, punch and giveaways!


We are located at the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center at 8788 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66212. We are open Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 

Cary Odell
Program Coordinator 

Kristen Devlin
Art Specialist


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