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Mahaffie Wild West Show - September 24 and 25

Enjoy daily arena shows, live entertainment and children’s games at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop’s annual Wild West Show September 24 and 25.  This popular annual event offers visitors a variety of hands-on experiences and live entertainment to provide a taste of life in Kansas during the Old West Era.

Johnson County Old Settlers Event to Impact Downtown Parking

Olathe will play host to the annual Johnson County Old Settlers event on September 8-10.  Unlike previous years, the carnival area is planned to be one block south of its regular location due to the Johnson County Adult Detention Center remodel construction. 

Olathe Receives Recognition at Annual Wastewater Conference

The City of Olathe Wastewater Collection Program has been awarded the Kansas Water Environment Association (KWEA) Category II Collection System Award for outstanding operations in the area of wastewater collection. 

Olathe Pools Close as Result of Cryptosporidium Outbreak

Olathe Black Bob Bay will close early for the summer due to the recent outbreak of cryptosporidium, a waterborne disease.  The closure comes after the Johnson County Environmental Department recommended that all Johnson County pools close to treat and stop the parasite.

City Offices Closed Labor Day - Trash Pick-up on Regular Schedule

City of Olathe offices will be closed on Monday, September 5 for the Labor Day Holiday.  However, trash and recycling pick-up schedules are not impacted.
 

Annual AquaFest - August 27

Celebrate water as an important resource and a never-ending source of fun at the 11th Annual AquaFest event on Saturday, August 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Cedar Lake Park, 15500 S. Lone Elm Road.

Public Works Offices to Relocate August 22

Beginning August 22, all Public Works offices formerly located at Olathe City Hall, will relocate to the Robinson campus, 1385 S. Robinson Rd.  The moves include Engineering staff and Public Works Administration. 

11th Annual AquaFest

Celebrate water as an important resource and a never-ending source of fun at the 11th Annual AquaFest event on Saturday, August 27, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Cedar Lake Park, 15500 S. Lone Elm Road.

Students Compete in Chef Challenge

Budding Olathe chefs will take Olathe Farmer's Market patrons to school when they display their culinary skills during heated competitions on August 27, September 3, 17 and 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Market located at 200 W Santa Fe in downtown Olathe at the corner of Kansas and Poplar Streets.

School Safety Program Works to Ensure Student Safety

Students in the Olathe school district go back to school next week and with that comes an increase in pedestrian traffic.  Motorists are reminded to be aware of school speed zones and school crosswalks and to drive carefully.

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