Sports & Recreation

Trick-or-Cache program planned at Antioch Park on Oct. 25

Oct. 1, 2014

Experience Trick-or-Cache this Halloween through a program being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District in late October. Trick-or-Cache is the name of the Halloween-themed program, which is for all ages. Participant will learn to use a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver to track a cache in a fun relaxed environment. GPS units will be provided on this ...

This year’s Mildale Farm Fall Fest set for Oct. 25

Oct. 1, 2014

Bring the family and spend the day exploring the Mildale Farm property and enjoying a number of activities during the annual free Mildale Farm Fall Fest being planned by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District for Oct. 25. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will give interested parties access to the 158-acre site including ...

Fall Trout Stockings planned at three JCPRD lakes on Oct. 22

Oct. 1, 2014

Come watch as 4,000 pounds of squirming rainbow trout are stocked in three Johnson County Park & Recreation District lakes in late October. The fall stockings will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 22, at each respective lake's boat ramp. Stocking of about 1,000 pounds of trout at Kill Creek will begin at 1:30 p.m.; stocking of about 1,000 pounds of ...

Atomic Object plays under the big lights with new drug testing app

Sept. 29, 2014

A year and a half ago, just as team members at Atomic Object were poised to fly to Kansas City and pitch to the National Center for Drug Free Sport for a high-profile partnership, their plans got scuttled by our beloved Michigan winter weather. Snowed in and unable to make their flight, Atomic CEO Carl Erickson and others re-grouped, jumped ...

Ninja Warrior style gym coming to KC

Sept. 27, 2014

CHAOS: Climbing, Crawling, Karate Hello new friends, My husband and I will be soon opening a new gym in Belton Missouri. It is, however, much cooler than a "gym". We are currently, in additional to day jobs, traditional karate instructors. We have been entirely blessed to have been teaching through High Blue Wellness Center in Belton Missouri for the last ...

Derrick Thomas/Neil Smith Third and Long Foundation luncheon slated Sept. 30

Sept. 26, 2014

PRESS RELEASE Friday, September 26, 2014 The Derrick Thomas/Neil Smith Third and Long Foundation will be present first Annual Kansas City Chiefs Luncheon, Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at the Westin Hotel at Crown Center. Lunch is served at 12 noon. Guest Speakers are KC Chiefs’ Linebackers James-Michael Johnson (#52) and Nico Johnson (#57). Another featured guest will be DeMorris Smith, ...

USA softball team coming to Kansas City

Sept. 26, 2014

Members from Team USA will be coming to Blue Springs, Mo the weekend of October 18th-19th for a Softball Camp. Last date to sign your daughter up for this camp is October 4th. All camp participants will have an autograph session with the members of Team USA. Do not miss this opportunity for your child to learn from some of ...

KCFitnessLink To Open Euphoria, A Unique Fitness Collaborative In The Crossroads

Sept. 24, 2014

Contacts: Darryl Olive Director of programs for KCFitnessLink 816.256.4443 info@kcfitnesslink.com Camilo Estremadoiro Director Pop Up Art Gallery 816.372.8218 2100PopUp@gmail.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KANSAS CITY, MO – KCFitnessLink (www.KCFitnessLink.com) today announced the opening of Euphoria, a collaborative project with the Pop Up Art Gallery that will offer health conscious fitness parties in a drug and alcohol free environment. Euphoria is the ...

Halloween Spooktacular planned at RPCC on Oct. 18

Sept. 24, 2014

Gather your family, friends, and pets for a spooktacular morning during a mid-October special event being planned by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This program is called the Halloween Spooktacular, is for all ages, and will take place on Oct. 18 at the Roeland Park Community Center, 4850 Rosewood Dr., Roeland Park. The morning's festivities will include kid's ...

Husband and Wife Team Claim Fishing Title

Sept. 22, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clay Palmer – Tournament Director (816) 547-5313 Husband And Wife Team Win The 3rd Annual Daniel Palmer Memorial Classic Open Buddy Bass Tournament The Smithville Bassmasters recently held the third annual Daniel Palmer Memorial Classic open buddy bass tournament on Smithville Lake. This special tournament is a way for the Smithville Bassmasters to remember Army Specialist ...

Sunset Walk for 50 plus takes participants to Black Hoof Park on Oct. 10

Sept. 18, 2014

Head with us to Lenexa to walk at Black Hoof Park as the sun sets during a program being offered in early October by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This program is called the Sunset Walk and will take place on Friday, Oct. 10. Participants will take a mile-long walk up to a ...

Lee’s Summit’s Legacy Park is October destination for 50 Plus fall Strolling program

Sept. 18, 2014

Leisurely stroll through Lee's Summit's Legacy Park during the next Wednesday Walks program offering being presented by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. Legacy Park is a 692-acre facility featuring a 22-acre lake, various sports fields, an amphitheater, and a 4.7-mile trail. This one-mile walk is expected to require an easy level of exertion. ...

Tiffany Greens Golf Club Announces New Indoor Performance Center

Sept. 18, 2014

Tiffany Greens Golf Club and Chuck Evans, a Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher, have teamed together to open their high-performance indoor training center for golfers. With winter fast approaching, golfers from around the Kansas City area will now access to the new 3 bay, indoor performance center. The center has the latest in technology including 3D Doppler Radar for ball ...

Help #bluemonday go viral for The Royals

Sept. 17, 2014

The Kansas City Royals have not won a World Series since 1985 and they stand a real chance this year! As a native New Yorker and long time Mets fan, I feel the pain, and the excitement. I look around my adopted home of Kansas City as The Royals head to the playoffs and see a sea of red every ...

K-State to Host Hoop Scoop for Women clinic Oct. 11

Sept. 15, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 9, 2014 K-State to Host Hoop Scoop for Women Clinic Oct. 11 MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber and his coaching staff will host an inaugural Hoop Scoop for Women clinic on Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Basketball Training Facility. The clinic will give attendees an exclusive ...

National 9 Wicket Tournament held at the Liberty Memorial

Sept. 13, 2014

THE UNITED STATES CROQUET ASSOCIATION Contact: Matt Griffith FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel: (816) 891-6762 Email: kactuscreek@yahoo.com NINE-WICKET NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RETURNS TO KANSAS CITY, MO The United States Croquet Association (USCA) held its first Nine Wicket Croquet National Championship in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1995. Several years passed before the second one was held in 2008 with an event in Kansas City, ...

Pleasant Hill Hope Harvest Festival slated Oct. 4

Sept. 12, 2014

Proceeds to the Pleasant Hill Lay Clergy Council for the Tucker Renewal Center to Help Those in Need in Our Community What: The 4th Annual Pleasant Hill Hope Harvest Festival is a fun fall event for the whole family! Activities include: OctoberFast 5k Run/Walk, Vendor Booths, Model Trains Exhibit, Car Bash, Cup Cake Throw, Homemade Baked Goodies, Raffles, Free Giveaways, ...

Parent & Child Twilight Hike offered on Oct. 3 at Ernie Miller Park

Sept. 10, 2014

An intergenerational program being offered in early October in Ernie Miller Park allows children ages two to six with a parent or guardian to explore park trails as the sun sets. The program is called Twilight Hike and is offered at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 3, at the park, which is located at 909 North Kansas 7 Highway, Olathe. ...

Animal Tales Storytime sessions continue on Oct. 1 & 15 at Ernie Miller Nature Center

Sept. 10, 2014

The fall/winter season of Animals Tales Storytime sessions will continue during October at the Johnson County Park & Recreation District's Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe. Young children and their parents are invited to come listen and learn on Oct. 1 & 15. Animal Tales Storytime is for ages two to six. All children must be accompanied by an adult. ...

JCPRD 50 Plus Bingo continues on Oct. 1, 6, & 24

Sept. 10, 2014

Three themed bingo sessions at three locations are being planned during October by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. "Cooking Party" is the theme for a bingo session which will take place on Oct. 1 at the Tomahawk Ridge Community Center, 11902 Lowell, Overland Park. "Columbus Day" is the theme for a session planned ...

ZONA ROSA SITE FOR 2014 WHISPER WALK FOR OVARIAN CANCER SEPT. 21, 2014

Sept. 8, 2014

Annual event raises money for ovarian cancer education KANSAS CITY, Mo. — On Sunday, Sept. 21, Zona Rosa will host more than 2,500 participants at the 10th Annual Whisper Walk for Ovarian Cancer. The annual 5K Whisper Walk is an opportunity for those who have been touched by ovarian cancer to walk in memory of loved ones and to express ...

Leavenworth Bar Association to host 2014 Golf Tournament & Fundraiser

Sept. 4, 2014

Leavenworth, KS- On Friday, September 12, 2014 the Leavenworth Bar Association will host its annual benefit Golf Tournament at Trails West Golf Course located at 306 Cody Road, Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027. Proceeds will benefit the First Judicial District CASA Association. The 2014 Golf Tournament and Fundraiser is a flighted 4-person scramble. Entry fee is $90 per player and participants ...

Smithville Bassmasters To Host The 3rd Annual Daniel Palmer Memorial Classic Open Buddy Bass Tournament

Sept. 3, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Clay Palmer – Tournament Director (816) 547-5313 Smithville Bassmasters To Host The 3rd Annual Daniel Palmer Memorial Classic Open Buddy Bass Tournament The Smithville Bassmasters will host the third annual Daniel Palmer Memorial Classic open buddy bass tournament, Saturday September 13, 2014, at highway W boat ramp on Smithville Lake. This special tournament is a way ...


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