Sports & Recreation

Nudists Again Salute Military in and out of Uniform

July 30, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NUDISTS AGAIN SALUTE MILITARY IN AND OUT OF UNIFORM Any guest at Prairie Haven nudist park and campground at check in showing a military ID or proof of military service may visit any weekend throughout the 2015 season and visitor fees will be free. What initially began as a Memorial Day promotion will now be transformed into ...

2015 Fall Hayrides offered for organized groups at two parks

July 29, 2015

Enjoy the crisp autumn air by taking a hayride through Oak Ridge Parklands at Shawnee Mission Park or in Heritage Park. Organized hayrides for groups are available through the Johnson County Park & Recreation District and conclude with a warm campfire where apple cider and marshmallows await! JCPRD hayrides are tractor-drawn, last approximately one hour, and are followed by a ...

Kansas City Symphony to Perform National Anthem at Kansas City Chiefs Home Opener

July 28, 2015

For the first time ever, the full Kansas City Symphony will perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” for the Kansas City Chiefs’ Red Thursday, Sept. 17, in conjunction with the 2015 home opener versus the Denver Broncos on CBS’ Thursday Night Football. Music Director Michael Stern will not only conduct the Symphony but also lead the Arrowhead Stadium crowd in singing the ...

Small Bites Weight Loss Presentation - Tuesday, July 28

July 28, 2015

Cindy Newland, a local fitness instructor and motivational speaker, has just released her debut book entitled “Small Bites, Big Results: A Common Sense Guide to Weight Loss.” Newland, who grew up in Sedalia, takes a different approach to weight loss and maintenance than most of the other “experts” who write about this subject. While there is no lack of reading ...

Second Annual Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run 2015

July 27, 2015

Alexis Rewalt invites you to join us on Saturday, September 26th of 2015, at Shelter #8 in Shawnee Mission Park, for the Second Annual Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run 2015. Proceeds of this event will benefit the Saint Luke’s Muriel I. Kauffman Women’s Heart Center. This is the Second Annual Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run event to benefit, and draw ...

Regional Pickleball Tournament set for Aug. 21-23 at New Century Fieldhouse

July 22, 2015

Register by Aug. 10 to participate in the 2015 Regional Pickleball Tournament, set for Aug. 21 through 23 at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's New Century Fieldhouse, near Gardner. This weekend event is presented by JCPRD's 50 Plus Department and is now sanctioned by the USA Pickleball Association. Now in its second year, the event will this year ...

Register on or before Aug. 17 to receive the lowest registration fee for the eighth annual Olathe Medical Center Women’s Triathlon & Duathlon

July 22, 2015

Register on or before August 17th to secure your spot at the lowest registration price for the eighth -annual Olathe Medical Center Women’s Triathlon & Duathlon. The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 12, at Kill Creek Park, 11670 Homestead Lane, Olathe. The triathlon will begin at 8 a.m. and involves a 500-meter swim starting and ending at the ...

Second and final Overnight Fishing Opportunity at Kill Creek Park is Aug. 15

July 22, 2015

The second and final overnight fishing opportunities planned at Kill Creek Park Lake during 2015 will take place on Aug. 15. Also during August, the fourth and final overnight fishing opportunity of the year at Shawnee Mission Park Lake will take place on Aug. 22. After 11 p.m. on these dates, the specific park will be open strictly for fishing ...

Free Pickleball Summer Potluck event is Aug. 13 at New Century Fieldhouse

July 22, 2015

The second-annual Regional Pickleball Tournament coming up in late August will be the topic of discussion when a Summer Pickleball Potluck is presented in mid-August by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This Summer Pickleball Potluck will take place on Thursday, Aug. 13, at the New Century Fieldhouse, 551 New Century Parkway, near Gardner. ...

KC Kosher BBQ Heating Up

July 21, 2015

For Immediate Release KC Kosher BBQ Festival Heating Up Overland Park, KS, July 21st, 2015 • Fabulous food and fun Slabs of beef ribs, saucy burnt ends, juicy smoked chicken, and award winning pit smoked beans can all be found at the Fourth Annual KC Kosher BBQ Festival on Sunday, August 16, 2015. This free and open to the public ...

Mystery walk to round out 50 Plus Summer Strolling program on Aug. 12

July 16, 2015

A location determined by participants themselves will be the final destinations for the Summer Strolling program being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This program is called Where Will We Go and will conclude a series of three walks which began in June. As the name indicates, the walkers themselves will choose ...

Weekend Walk for 50 Plus takes participants to Parkville on Aug. 8

July 16, 2015

The Parkville Nature Sanctuary has some beautiful trails and you can explore some of them during a Weekend Walk being offered by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The program is called the Parkville Nature Sanctuary Walk and will take place on Saturday, Aug. 8. Participants will enjoy a easy intensity walk. There's also ...

Ricky Cruz defends GWF Championship Vs Brandon Espinosa

July 13, 2015

Global Wrestling Federation presents Resurrection on July 25th, 2015 at 7:00pm at the Independence National Guard Armory located at 2323 S. Crysler Ave. Independence Missouri. All seats are just $10 and tickets are available in advance at www.showclix.com/event/gwfresurrection. In one of the main events the GWF Championship will be defended as "The King Of Chaos" Ricky Cruz takes on Brandon ...

Lee’s Summit Summer Baseball Camp

July 9, 2015

Body Temple Fitness to Host Summer Baseball Camp July 8, 2015 -- Body Temple Fitness is running their annual Youth Baseball Academy Summer Baseball Camp for young athletes, all ages, interested in improving a number of skills. Participants will focus on hitting, fielding, catching and pitching throughout the week. This four day camp is led by a core team of ...

JCPRD beaches and marinas to end their summer seasons on Aug. 2

July 9, 2015

Time is quickly winding down to take advantage of the summer season for two beaches and two marinas operated by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. The facilities include: The Shawnee Mission Park Beach and Shawnee Mission Park Marina, both located in Shawnee Mission Park, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee and Lenexa; and Kill Creek Park Beach and Marina, 11670 ...

FIRST ANNUAL BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER KANSAS CITY SPORTSFEST LUNCHEON FEATURES A CONVERSATION WITH LEGENDARY BOXER SUGAR RAY LEONARD

July 8, 2015

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8, 2015 For Interviews or More Information: Sharon Cleaver, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City Phone: 816-462-0136 Mobile: 816-674-3721 Email Address:scleaver@helpKCkids.org / Web site: www.helpKCkids.org FIRST ANNUAL BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER KANSAS CITY SPORTSFEST LUNCHEON FEATURES A CONVERSATION WITH LEGENDARY BOXER SUGAR RAY LEONARD A Fundraiser to Help Youth Sports ...

FIRST ANNUAL BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER KANSAS CITY SPORTSFEST LUNCHEON FEATURES A CONVERSATION WITH LEGENDARY BOXER SUGAR RAY LEONARD

July 8, 2015

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8, 2015 For Interviews or More Information: Sharon Cleaver, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City Phone: 816-462-0136 Mobile: 816-674-3721 Email Address:scleaver@helpKCkids.org / Web site: www.helpKCkids.org FIRST ANNUAL BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF GREATER KANSAS CITY SPORTSFEST LUNCHEON FEATURES A CONVERSATION WITH LEGENDARY BOXER SUGAR RAY LEONARD A Fundraiser to Help Youth Sports ...

Johnson County Sailing Society to conduct “Come Sail With Us” event on July 25

July 1, 2015

All sailors and sailing enthusiasts are invited to join the Johnson County Sailing Society for a special event on Saturday, July 25, at Shawnee Mission Park Lake, 7900 Renner Road, Shawnee and Lenexa. This free event is called “Come Sail With Us” and will take place beginning at noon at the Shawnee Mission Park Marina on the north side of ...

Mid-Summer’s Night Cache is July 24 in Shawnee Mission Park

July 1, 2015

Looking for a way to keep the kids busy this summer? Try a modern-day scavenger hunt during a late July special event being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Mid-Summer’s Night Cache is the name of the event, which is for all ages and will take place beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, July 24, at Shelter ...

Kansas City native earns All-Academic honors

June 30, 2015

Seven Pratt Community College athletic programs and thirteen individual athletes have received 2014-2015 NJCAA All-Academic honors for their exemplary performance in the classroom. Among the individuals honored were Zachary Stonecipher of Kansas City with men's baseball, who received the Exemplary Academic Achievement Award with a GPA between 3.5 and 3.7. Men's baseball was also named an All-Academic team for a ...

Weapon/knife workshop Saturday, July 25th at Taiji Fusion 8377 Nieman Road

June 27, 2015

Head instructor Jesse 'Duke' Garcia will lead a three hour workshop focusing on Filipino baston (stick) and knife fundamentals from 1:00-4:00 pm. The cost is $40. Topics include: Middle and long range, First five angles of attack, Box pattern with baston, Box pattern with knife, and Lacosta 12 angles of attack. For more information, call 816-377-7477 or visit www.tjfusion.com.


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