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Bike to Work Week

Bike to Work Week

    When: May 13, 2013 – May 17, 2013 6:30 am – 8:00 am Overland Park is participating in Bike month by participating in the Bike to Work week, May 13-17. Mayor Carl Gerlach will be signing a proclamation dedicating Bike to Work week on May 6. Information Booth – Farmers’ Market Saturday,... »

12th Annual FREE Comic Book Day

12th Annual FREE Comic Book Day

A FREE DAY OF FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Worldwide Free Comic Book Day Comes to Kansas City with Comics for All Ages! Pop Culture Comix in Overland Park is one of thousands of comic book shops around the world celebrating the comic book art form on Saturday, May 4th. On Free Comic Book... »

Overland Park native recognized for outstanding service in nationwide Celebrating People in Action initiative

Overland Park native recognized for outstanding service in nationwide Celebrating People in Action initiative

HandsOn Kansas State announces the four winners of the ninth annual Celebrating People in Action community service awards. Outstanding Student Volunteer is Emily Campbell, graduate student in Sociology at Kansas State University (Overland Park). Outstanding Student Organization is Wildcat Buddies. Outstanding Youth Volunteer is Mira Bhandari, a fifth grader at Bergmann Elementary school (Manhattan).... »

Johnson County Library Celebrates 2013 National Library Week, April 14-20

Check it out! Relevant and responsive….Not your grandfather’s library! In 2012 the Johnson County Library had 2.52 million visitors to the 13 library locations. That’s more than attended Royals, Chiefs and the Nelson Atkins combined. There were an additional 1.96 million virtual visits through the library’s webpage. The Johnson County Library offers free books... »

Johnson County Schools Nationally Ranked

Johnson County Schools Nationally Ranked

US News & World Report just published their top high school rankings and Johnson County schools made the list.   »

ImPACT Testing Helps Identify Concussions

Whether it’s during a game of football or the result of a nasty fall, getting hit in the head shouldn’t be taken lightly. Any trauma to the head can lead to a concussion – a mild traumatic brain injury that occurs when the head moves at a rapid speed and then suddenly stops, causing... »

{What’s New}: Broadmoor Bistro welcomes guest chef Debbie Gold

{What’s New}: Broadmoor Bistro welcomes guest chef Debbie Gold

On March 26, the Broadmoor Bistro will welcome a renowned chef into its kitchens.   Chef Debbie Gold of The American Restaurant will act as a chef mentor for Shawnee Mission Culinary Arts students and prepare a meal for dining guests.   Gold is the winner of the prestigious James Beard Foundation’s Best Chef... »

JCCC on Best of Green Schools list

JCCC on Best of Green Schools list

Johnson County Community College has been named to the Best of Green Schools list, which highlights the institutions and individuals across the country that are embracing environmental initiatives. »

{WHAT’S NEW}: Free College Day at JCCC April 20

{WHAT’S NEW}: Free College Day at JCCC April 20

JCCC’s Free College Day is April 20 Johnson County Community College invites the community to campus April 20 for Free College Day – an afternoon of free classes and fun. Enjoy free classes in business, technology, cooking, sustainability, crafts and more! Classes begin at 1, 2 and 3 p.m., and last for 45 minutes.... »

THE RAIDERS ARE STATE CHAMPIONS!!!

THE RAIDERS ARE STATE CHAMPIONS!!!

The Shawnee Mission South boys basketball team won the 2013 5A State Championship in Topeka last Saturday!! They ended the year with a 25-0 record. The Raiders defeated Lansing in the finals by a score of 46-40. »