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Woman and two young kids read exhibit poster at LongHouse

Smithsonian’s Pollination Investigation exhibit now open at LongHouse

Did you hear the buzzzz? Pollination Investigation, a poster exhibition exploring the unique relationship between pollinators and flowers, is available to view at LongHouse Visitor Center, 9209 W. 179th St., now through this fall!  The captivating posters educate and inspire people to explore the natural world by looking at flowers and insects. Nearly 90 percent […]

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OP hiring lifeguards for 2024 outdoor pool season

It may be winter, but the City of Overland Park is gearing up for a splashing summer ahead! While most of us dream of warmer weather, the City is actively seeking enthusiastic individuals to join its lifeguard team. No prior lifeguarding experience? No problem! The City provides training for all hired lifeguards. OP lifeguards enjoy […]

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New year, new books; REC Book Club reading list for 2024

As you start the first chapter of a brand new year, uncover literary adventures with your community! Read, exercise, and converse with fellow book lovers at the REC Book Club, a free monthly book club held at Matt Ross Community Center.  The REC Book Club encourages exploring new perspectives, engaging in thought-provoking discussions and making […]

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Community center annual membership sale underway

The start of a new year often brings a renewed commitment to health and wellness. Kickstart your fitness journey by taking advantage of the community center annual membership sale now through Jan. 15!   During the sale, you can save 15 percent on the cost of annual memberships at both Matt Ross Community Center and Tomahawk […]

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Make your mark on OP’s parks and recreation playbook

We’re embarking on a journey to refresh the plan that lays out the future of Overland Park’s parks and recreation amenities. Playbook OP, Overland Park’s updated long-range plan will serve as a roadmap for meeting the current and future needs of Overland Park, covering everything from aquatics and community centers to green spaces and recreational […]

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Safety first! Plan ahead for detours before hitting the trails

Portions of the Indian Creek and Tomahawk Creek trails along U.S. 69 remain closed due to construction as part of the 69 Express project.  Trail closures and detours ensure everyone’s safety. Throughout the duration of the trail closures, please follow marked detours and avoid closed construction areas.  Before you hit the trails, check the City’s […]

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