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10/03/2013 - 12:00am
The City Parks and Recreation Dept. is in the process of replacing playground equipment at two neighborhood parks in the city: Arrowhead Park 1701 S. Lindenwood & South Down Park 2101 S. Lindenwood. »
09/25/2013 - 3:17pm
Attend the 16th annual Wild West Days Saturday, September 28, and Sunday, September 29, at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site. This popular event offers visitors a variety of experiences and live entertainment to provide a taste of life in Kansas during the old west featuring daily arena shows, live entertainment and children’s games. »
09/25/2013 - 12:00am
The Olathe Parks and Recreation Department is in the process of developing a new 10 year master plan for our parks and recreation system. Community input is a valuable tool in this process and we’re asking for your help as we establish priorities for the future improvement of parks, recreation facilities, programs and services within the Olathe community. Please consider attending an upcoming focus group or community forum on Sept. 30, Oct. 1 & Oct. 3. We are hosting focus groups and community forums, these opportunities will help our staff as we work to develop the vision and plan for our system. »
09/18/2013 - 12:00am
Fido & Me is back for the fall starting Wed., Sept. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at Black Bob Park. This free weekly program brings together dogs and their humans for a great evening walk with friends. Each week a staff member Camp Bow Wow, an Olathe Park & Recreation partner, will lead the group from the Black Bob park basketball court on the trail for a little fun and exercise. No sign-up required, just meet at the basketball courts with your favorite dog and leash. For more information call 971-8563. »
08/19/2013 - 11:39am
Join us in a community event when Too Cool to Drool returns Sunday, Sept. 8 at Black Bob Bay. You and your favorite pups are invited to a dog-only swim to close out another great aquatics season. Small dogs, 25 pounds or less, have the pool to themselves at 1 p.m. Bigger dogs can join at 2 p.m. »
08/02/2013 - 1:28pm
Pool Hour Changes for August Announced: The school year is gearing up and many of our lifeguards are heading back to college or starting their fall sports. Due to staffing availability, the remaining hours of operation for the 2013 aquatics season have been determined. »
08/02/2013 - 11:38am
Olathe’s best kept secret lies on the eastern edge of the city limits. Heatherstone Park is tucked away along Pflumm Road between 119th and 127th streets. Chances are, people drive by it frequently and may not even realize it is there. However, this neighborhood park is worth finding and has much to offer. »
07/20/2013 - 10:32am
Enterprise Bank and Trust presents the first Black Bob Bay Teen Bash (ages 10-15) 7-9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30. This event is free all you have to do is bring a school supply item to donate to the Olathe Public Schools Foundation for their back pack event. For more information call 971-8643. »
06/28/2013 - 4:50pm
Nature Play a Free Outdoor Summer Class for Kids ages 6-12 Nature Play is a great way to get your kids outside and learning about their environment! Learn about nature through fun activities in a park setting. »
06/27/2013 - 4:06pm
Mahaffie will host an All American Celebration on Thursday, July 11 where we will incorporate our planned Cowboy night and firework activities. The Olathe Civic Band will play a concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday July 11th. www.mahaffie.org for the latest details and schedule of activities for Kansas Cowboys and 19th Century Fireworks. »

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