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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,... »

Sporting KC Ultimate On-Field Experience

Sporting KC Ultimate On-Field Experience

Do you know a soccer fan age 12 or under? Enter for a chance for your soccer fan to be an official Sporting KC CapFed® Ambassador and officiate the pre-game coin toss ceremony at the June 1st Sporting KC game! The CapFed® Ambassador will win four Sporting KC tickets and enjoy the ultimate fan... »

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... »

Come audition for KC SuperStar, Jewish Community Center Sponsored Event

Come audition for KC SuperStar, Jewish Community Center Sponsored Event

April Auditions for 2013 KC SuperStar Singing Competition; Top Kansas City High School Singer to Win $7500 Scholarship KC Chiefs CEO & Chairman Clark Hunt to be honored as Community SuperStar If you are a high school student in the metro area, YOU could be chosen as Kansas City’s next singing super star! Come... »

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... »

Opening Day – Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

Opening Day – Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead 13800 Switzer Road Overland Park, KS 66221 913-897-2360 Go to Website 04/01/2013 Opening Day Hours: 9am to 5pm Remembering that the family farm is slowly disappearing from the prairies of Kansas and America, there is a place where children and adults are able to experience how life used to be... »

{ARE WE THERE YET}: Best April Fools Pranks for the Quirky Family

{ARE WE THERE YET}: Best April Fools Pranks for the Quirky Family

This morning my girls and I splashed cold water over the door at my poor showering husband and then took his towels – leaving a bath robe so not to be entirely cruel. Now the girls are hooked on this unusual holiday, April Fools, and they left for school trying to conjure up new... »

{RECIPE FILES}: How to Perfectly Hard Boil Eggs

{RECIPE FILES}: How to Perfectly Hard Boil Eggs

Hard boiled eggs go great on sandwiches, salads, or with just a little salt and pepper. They are also the basis for the classic tradition of decorating Easter eggs. Here are some helpful hints to get the perfect hard-boiled egg. Easy tips to prevent cracked hard-boiled eggs: Allow eggs to come up to room... »

{What’s New}: Google Fiber Coming to Olathe

{What’s New}: Google Fiber Coming to Olathe

Ever since Google announced plans to bring ultra-high-speed internet services to the metro area, Olathe residents have eagerly anticipated its availability in Olathe.  The wait is over. On Tuesday night, the City Council unanimously voted to approve an agreement with Google to deploy Google Fiber, an ultra-high-speed, fiber-to-the-home network. “We are excited to work... »