Soup, Salad, and the Strolling Strings event set at Matt Ross Community Center on April 13

Come enjoy a delicious lunch of soup, salad, bread, and dessert during a special event being planned in mid-April by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.

Now in its third year, this event is called Soup, Salad, and the Strolling Strings and will take place beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 13, at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty St., Overland Park. During the meal , the talented Shawnee Mission North Strolling Strings will play delightful melodies on a variety of stringed instruments including the violin, cello, bass, and viola.

To find this program in the JCPRD’s Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under 50 Plus and then under special events. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keywords “social event.”

The cost for this one-hour event, including lunch, is $13 per person. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online at, follow the Register for Activities link and do a barcode search for 37005.

While JCPRD’s 50 Plus programs are primarily for people who are age 50 or older, interested parties who have not yet reached that magic age may still be able to attend. Persons 18 and older who are interested in a 50 Plus class are invited to call the 50 Plus Department at (913) 826-3030 for space availability.

The JCPRD Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.

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