Storm debris bulk pick-up will be offered free of charge until Friday, July 10, in response to Thursday night’s storm. Bulk pick-up is for large items and must be scheduled in advance by calling 913-971-9311. The deadline to reserve a time for the free service is Thursday, July 2.
Small storm debris branches can be put with regular yard waste.
The City of Olathe will host its annual fireworks show on Saturday, July 4, at the Great Mall of the Great Plains, 20700 W. 151st Street.
The show begins at 9:30 p.m. Spectators are encouraged to arrive early to find parking and set-up a viewing spot.
July 5 is the rain date in the event of inclement weather.
Remember, the possession, sale, or use of fireworks in Olathe is prohibited.
City offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, to mark the Independence Day holiday.
Residential trash and recycling collection will remain on schedule.
The Olathe Transfer Station and Compost Facility will be open on Friday, July, 3; however, they will be closing at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 4.
The Olathe Community Center will be closed on Saturday, July 4. City pools will close at 6 p.m.
The City of Olathe is proud to present the 16th Annual Free Summer Concert Series. Families and music enthusiasts will enjoy award-winning artists for five Fridays throughout the summer. Enjoy live music at Frontier Park on June 19, July 10, July 17 and July 24. The series moves to Stagecoach Park on June 26 as part of Celebrate Olathe – Summer Fling.
Summer is here with plenty to keep you active in Olathe! Olathe Parks & Recreation offers music, events, contests, and programs. Mark your calendar for some of Olathe’s favorite events and activities:
Olathe Parks & Recreation will launch Olathe ActiveNet, a new registration system, in early June. New online system enhancements include the ability to create a wish list, sync activity schedules to your calendar, reserve shelters, and more.
Do you know an individual, group or business who fosters accessible communities, promotes cultural diversity or advocates human rights that benefit all Olatheans? If so, nominate them by Friday, Sept. 4 for a Community Award in one of the following categories:
Olathe Parks & Recreation specialty camps are designed to keep kids active throughout the summer. From theatre camp to sport camp to the new Black Rocket Computer Camp including Minecraft, kids of all ages will have fun. Check out the camp options before school is out this week.
Tennis courts at Mill Creek Park and basketball courts at Fairview Park are under construction.
The temporary Hedge Lane between Surrey Street and Santa Fe will be closing the morning of Wednesday, May 27. Message boards are posted and detour routes will be marked. The new, permanent Hedge Lane is scheduled to open in early August.