The City of Olathe is hosting a Girl Scout Open House on Thursday, March 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber of Olathe City Hall, 100 E. Santa Fe Street.
Dress in your best and bring your favorite doll or stuffed animal to enjoy tea, refreshments and activities at the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm’s Teddy Bear Tea. The event will be held Sunday, Feb. 8 with sessions from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The completion date for work on College Boulevard, as part of the Johnson County Gateway Project, has been delayed.
Olathe residents continue diverting more waste from the landfill. The City of Olathe waste diversion rate for 2014 is 41.10 percent, up from 38.29 percent in 2013 and 37.67 percent in 2012. The national average is 34.50 percent.
Celebrate King’s birthday by helping with special projects for local nonprofit agencies from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Jan. 19, at the Olathe Downtown Library, 201 E. Park. Bring the family and drop-in and work as long as you choose.
Join the City of Olathe, Olathe Human Relations Commission (OHRC), Olathe Public Schools, and community partners in celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the annual celebration and awards presentation at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan.15, at Olathe Northwest High School (21300 W. 111th St).
As cold conditions blanket the metro, remember these winter weather tips:
All Johnson County residents have the opportunity to drop off their unwanted Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) at the City of Olathe’s drop-off event January 10 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the HHW facility, 1420 S. Robinson Drive behind Public Works and Customer Service.
Consider recycling your Christmas tree now that the holidays are over.
Household waste increases more than 25 percent during the holidays. Reduce, reuse and recycle your way to a greener holiday season with these tips: