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Parade of Hearts spreading love and art throughout OP

The Parade of Hearts is back! Overland Park is hosting six heart-themed public sculptures this summer, each by a local artist showcasing their love for the Kansas City region.  You can spot the hearts at: McCarthy Honda, 7979 Metcalf Ave. The University of Kansas Health System – Indian Creek Campus, 10790 Nall Ave. Jewish Community […]

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Botanical Bliss: Browse the Spring Plant Sale April 26-28

Spring is in full bloom!  Stop and smell more than just roses while you shop locally grown plant varieties at the Spring Plant Sale at the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens April 26-28 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or planting for the first time, the Spring Plant Sale offers the […]

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Farmers’ Market opens for the season April 20

Get ready for the return of fresh produce, meats, cheeses, and specialty items as the Overland Park Farmers’ Market kicks off its season on Saturday, April 20. Following opening weekend, expect a growing number of vendors to join the market each week! Before you browse the aisles, plan ahead for Farmers’ Market fun by reviewing […]

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Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead opens for the season April 1

Get ready to embark on a learning adventure with furry friends, feathered pals and endless fun as Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead kicks off its season at 9 a.m. on Monday, April 1.  The Farmstead mascot, Ruby the Goat, will greet families throughout the day as the season kicks off with a barnyard bonanza filled with […]

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A basketball rests on the side of the outdoor basketball courts at Cherokee Park while two teenagers play in the background.

Spring into adventure! 10 activities the whole family can enjoy this season

Seeking family-friendly activities as spring blossoms in Overland Park? The City offers endless options for adventure!  Here are ten opportunities for you to explore:  Enjoy the outdoors. Overland Park’s more than 80 parks and open spaces make spring the perfect time to get outdoors! Pack a picnic and take in the beautiful spaces available throughout […]

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Laugh, learn, and play; Giggle Time returns March 6

Giggle Time is back!  Beginning March 6, join in the laughter and fun at this delightful children’s program at 10 a.m. on the first Wednesday of the month from March to December.  From talented musicians to captivating storytellers and engaging puppeteers, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. And the best part? Giggle Time is completely […]

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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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