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International Walk / Bike to School Day - May 6 - Wednesday, May 06, 2015

7th Annual Sustainability Summit - Feb. 26 . - Thursday, February 26, 2015

Breakfast with Santa - Dec. 6 - Saturday, December 06, 2014

Holiday Traditions on the Prairie - Dec. 6 - Saturday, December 06, 2014

Holiday Lighting Ceremony - Nov. 17 - to be held inside City Hall in Council Chambers - Monday, November 17, 2014

“Ballet in the Park” by Kansas City Ballet II - Nov. 6 - Thursday, November 06, 2014

Leawood Stage Company Presents - "A Little Night Music" - Sunday, October 26, 2014

Recycling Extravaganza - Oct. 18 . - Saturday, October 18, 2014

Weatherization Program - Johnson County - Funding Available . - Friday, October 10, 2014

International Walk / Bike to School Day - Oct. 8 - Wednesday, October 08, 2014

"The Oxford Fraud: Let that be a Lesson" - Oct. 5 - Sunday, October 05, 2014

Leawood Large Item Recirculation Day - 95th to I-435 - Sep. 20 - Saturday, September 20, 2014

Free Self Defense Class - Sep. 18 . - Thursday, September 18, 2014

Sundays in the Park Concert Series features Victor & Penny - Sep. 7 - Sunday, September 07, 2014

Labor Day Run - Mon, Sept. 1 - Monday, September 01, 2014

Sundays in the Park Concert Series with Randy McAllister - Aug. 31 - Sunday, August 31, 2014

Sundays in the Park Concert Series with David Basse - Aug. 24 - Sunday, August 24, 2014

"The Many Lives of the One Room Schoolhouse" - Sunday, Aug. 24 - Sunday, August 24, 2014

"Sundays in the Park" Concert Series - Aug. 17 - Sunday, August 17, 2014

Press Release - Prairie Book Club at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse - Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Hello Dolly - July 17-20 & July 24-26 - Saturday, July 26, 2014

Grinnin' & Groovin' Concert Series begins June 3 - Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Historic Oxford Schoolhouse Open to the Public - Saturday, May 31, 2014

Pool Hours 4:00-8:00pm, May 27-30 - Friday, May 30, 2014

Leawood Dog Park Update - Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Leawood Historic Commission to Dedicate Historic Plaques - May 10 - Saturday, May 10, 2014

International Walk / Bike to School Day - May 7 - Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Leawood Stage Company Announces Cast for "Hello, Dolly" - Saturday, May 03, 2014

Recycling Extravaganza - May 3 - 8 a.m.-2 p.m. - 6800 W. 95th Street - Make plans to recyle just about anything you can, from electronics to books, shoes, bikes, building materials and more. - Saturday, May 03, 2014

Taking Tea with Shakespeare and Friends - Friday, April 25, 2014

21st Annual "Eggstravaganza" - Apr. 13 - Sunday, April 13, 2014

Leawood Stage Company presents "Watch on the Rhine" - Sunday, April 06, 2014

Passport to Adventure Kickoff - Saturday, March 29, 2014

Swim & Dive Team Registration begins Monday, Mar. 3 - Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Leawood Foundation Annual Meeting - Mar. 6 . - Thursday, March 06, 2014

"Hello Dolly" Auditions - Saturday, Mar. 1 & Sunday, Mar. 2 - Sunday, March 02, 2014

3rd Annual "Arti Gras" Juried Art Show - Feb. 21-23, 2014 - Sunday, February 23, 2014

"Love in Another Key" - February 15 & 16 - Sunday, February 16, 2014

Lodge Tours Cancelled - February 12 - Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Leawood City Park & Ironwoods Park closed to vehicular access - Wednesday, February 05, 2014

14th Annual Daddy Daughter Date Night - Saturday, Feb. 1 . - Saturday, February 01, 2014

2014 Shelter Reservations 2014 Shelter Reservations begin Monday, January 6. Reservations are accepted Monday – Friday, 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m., in person, on the lower level of City Hall; or by phone, 913-339-6700 Ext. 150. All patrons must complete a shelter reservation request form online. - Tuesday, January 21, 2014

"Watch on the Rhine" Auditions - Jan. 18 & 19 - Sunday, January 19, 2014

Open Bridge and Yoga Classes will not be held December 23-27 - Friday, December 27, 2013

Deadline for Sustainability Initiative Award Applications - Fri, Dec. 13 . - Friday, December 13, 2013

Johnson County Wastewater Combined Charges - 2013 . - Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Breakfast with Santa - Saturday, December 7 at The Lodge at Ironwoods - Saturday, December 07, 2013

Historic Oxford Schoolhouse Open to the Public - Sunday, November 24, 2013

Parks & Recreation Department to Hold Re-dedication of Brook Beatty Park - Saturday, November 23, 2013

Holiday Lighting Ceremony - Mon, Nov. 18 - Monday, November 18, 2013

Parks & Recreation Department to Hold Re-dedication of Brook Beatty Park - Cancelled - Sunday, November 03, 2013

Parks and Recreation unveils new trail spur at 119th Street. - Thursday, October 31, 2013

Recycling Extravaganza - Saturday, Oct. 26 - 8:00am - 2:00pm . - Saturday, October 26, 2013

Global Warming: A Pressing Issue For Our Planet Global Warming: A Pressing Issue For Our Planet - Saturday, October 19, 2013

Leawood Arts Council to hold art exhibit & reception hosted by the Rice Gallery - October 18 - Friday, October 18, 2013

Freaky Fall Fest, Friday October 11 at Leawood City Park - Friday, October 11, 2013

Walk or Bike to School - Wed, Oct 9th . - Wednesday, October 09, 2013

"Harvey" Cast Announced - Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Recirculation Days - Sat, Sept. 21 - (135th to 155th - Leawood Residents) Be Green! Reuse, Reduce, Recycle with Large Item Recirculation Day - Saturday, September 21, 2013

Bicycle - Pedestrian Master Plan - Public Input Meeting Central - I-435 to 135th . - Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Bicycle - Pedestrian Master Plan - Public Input Meeting South - 135th to 159th . - Monday, September 16, 2013

The Leawood Foundation is bringing back its popular Brick Campaign . - Friday, September 13, 2013

Police & Fire Open House - Wed. Sept 11, 5:00-8:00pm The Police and Fire Open House is on Wednesday, September, 11th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. There will be station tours, equipment displays, K9 Demonstrations, Rescue Demos, and of course free food and drink!! Parking is at National Bank of Kansas City, 95th and Mission (near the old post office). - Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Bicycle - Pedestrian Master Plan - Public Input Meeting North- Somerset to I-435 . - Monday, September 09, 2013

Leawood Stage Company to Host 15th Anniversary Reunion - Fri, Sept. 6 - Friday, September 06, 2013

Historic Oxford Schoolhouse to Host Life Story Writing Course - Friday, September 06, 2013

Doggie Dunk at the Leawood Aquatic Center - Tue, Sept. 3 - Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Leawood Aquatic Center End of Season Hours - Monday, September 02, 2013

Labor Day Run - Mon, Sept. 2 - Monday, September 02, 2013

Jazz Concert Series at Ironwoods Park - Sunday, September 01, 2013

David Basse Concert - Sun, Sept. 1 - Sunday, September 01, 2013

Back to School Celebration at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse - Sat, Aug. 24 - Saturday, August 24, 2013

American Girl Doll School Days at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse - Saturday, August 17, 2013

Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan Kickoff Event - Mon, Aug. 12 . - Monday, August 12, 2013

Oxford School hosts Prairie Book Club - Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Leawood Stage Company to hold auditions for "Harvey". July 27 & 28 - Sunday, July 28, 2013

Leawood Stage Company Performs "The Sound of Music" July 11-14 & 18-20 - Saturday, July 20, 2013

Business License Renewal Deadline - June 30 . - Sunday, June 30, 2013

Emerald Ash Borer - Management Plan . - Sunday, June 30, 2013

A Taste of Leawood - 2013 - 7:00pm - 10:30pm - Leawood Chamber of Commerce . - Saturday, June 15, 2013

Leawood Arts Council Presents Stonelion Puppet Theatre “IT’S A JUNGLE OUT THERE” - June 11 - Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Due to low interest, the Car Cruise scheduled for June 8 has been cancelled - Saturday, June 08, 2013

Recirculation Days - Sat., June 8 - (I-435 to 135th - Leawood Residents) Be Green! Reuse, Reduce, Recycle with Large Item Recirculation Day - Saturday, June 08, 2013

“Grinnin’ & Groovin’” Event Series for Kids - Tuesday, June 04, 2013

Pool Pass Sales Start May 1 - Friday, May 31, 2013

Bernhard Langer at Ironhorse - Monday, May 27 - 5:00pm - Free . - Monday, May 27, 2013

Historic Oxford Schoolhouse Open to the Public - Sunday, May 26, 2013

Bike to Work Day - Friday, May 17th May 17th is National Bike to Work Day. - Friday, May 17, 2013

Walk or Bike to School - Wednesday, May 8th . - Wednesday, May 08, 2013

Call for Artists . - Wednesday, May 01, 2013

Arbor Day Foundatrion Names Leawood Tree City USA, Growth Award Winner . - Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Israel @65 - Lag B'Omer - Sunday, April 28 - 12:30 - 3:00pm . - Sunday, April 28, 2013

Barks In the Park - Saturday, April 27 - Saturday, April 27, 2013

City of Leawood will be hanging tree tags in celebration of Arbor Day - Saturday, April 27, 2013

Recycling Extravaganza - Saturday, April 27 - 8:00am - 2:00pm . - Saturday, April 27, 2013

Leawood Stage Company Announces "The Sound of Music" Cast - Friday, April 26, 2013

Tomahawk Trail Clean-up has been rescheduled for April 14, 2-5pm - Sunday, April 14, 2013

The Leawood Stage Company Presents "Songs for a New World" - Sunday, April 07, 2013

Reserve a Cabin in Ironwoods Park! - Friday, March 29, 2013

Spring Tomahawk Trail Clean-Up - Sunday, March 24th - 2:00 - 5:00pm - CancelledHelp clean-up your park along Tomahawk Creek in this "feel good" event. - Sunday, March 24, 2013

Passport to Adventure Kickoff - March 23 - Saturday, March 23, 2013

Healthy Yards Expo - March 23 - 9:00am - 2:00pm The Expo promotes green practices and provides education so people can help do their part for clean water. - Saturday, March 23, 2013

"Frost & Friends" Performance - March 16 - Saturday, March 16, 2013

Swim & Dive Team Registration - Wednesday, March 13, 2013

"Sound of Music" Auditions - March 2 & 3 - Sunday, March 03, 2013

Leawood Foundation Annual Meeting - Feb. 28 . - Thursday, February 28, 2013

"Arti Gras" Juried Art Show - February 23 & 24 - Sunday, February 24, 2013

Arti Gras - Leawood Foundation Opening Night Gala - Feb. 22 . - Friday, February 22, 2013

13th Annual Daddy Daughter Date Night - Saturday, Feb. 16 - Friday, February 15, 2013

Fifth Annual Leawood HOA Meeting - Feb. 7 The Leawood Sustainability Advisory Board will be hosting a dinner for Leawood Homeowners Associations. - Thursday, February 07, 2013

Animal/Pet License Renewals Due: Jan. 2 - Feb. 28. Animal / Pet License Renewals Due - Jan. 2 thru Feb. 28. - Friday, February 01, 2013

Winter - Spring Program Guide now online! - Sunday, January 27, 2013

"Songs for a New World" Auditions - Jan. 20 & 21 - Monday, January 21, 2013

Parks and Rec. Newsletter - "Chipmunk Chatter" . - Tuesday, January 01, 2013

Call For Artists - "Arti Gras" Juried Art Show . - Sunday, December 16, 2012

Trail Closure - December 3-10, 2012 - Monday, December 10, 2012

Breakfast with Santa - Saturday, Dec. 8 - Saturday, December 08, 2012

Holiday Lighting Ceremony - Mon., Nov. 19 - Monday, November 19, 2012

Leawood Historic Commission to Honor Veterans - Friday, November 09, 2012

'Nunsense' a Musical Comedy - Nov, 9, 10, 11 - Friday, November 09, 2012

History of the Mask Workshop - Sat., October 20 - Saturday, October 20, 2012

Tomhawk Creek Trail Closure - October 15 & 16 The Tomahawk Creek Trail from Tomahawk Park to 123rd Street & Mission Road
will be closed on Monday, October 15 & Tuesday, October 16 due to planning for future trail improvement
- Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Recycling Extravaganza - Saturday, Oct. 13 - 8:00am - 2:00pm . - Saturday, October 13, 2012

Leawood Arts Council Art Show & Reception - Oct. 12 - Friday, October 12, 2012

Walk or Bike to School -Wed. Oct. 3rd . - Wednesday, October 03, 2012

"Fall in the Park" Festival - September 28 - Saturday, September 29, 2012

Fall Tree Planting Workshop - Saturday, Sept. 29 . - Saturday, September 29, 2012

Fall Festival in the Park - Friday, Sept. 28 . - Friday, September 28, 2012

Backyard Composting - Saturday, Sept. 22 . - Saturday, September 22, 2012

Rain Gardens and Barrels Class - Tuesday, Sept. 18 . - Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Recirculation Days - Saturday, Sept. 15 . - Saturday, September 15, 2012

Police & Fire Open House - Wed. Sept 12, 5:00-8:00pm The Police and Fire Open House is on Wednesday, September, 14th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Our theme this year is “A lot can happen in a minute”. There will be station tours, equipment displays, K9 Demonstrations, Rescue Demos, and of course free food and drink!! Parking is at National Bank of Kansas City, 95th and Mission (near the old post office). - Wednesday, September 12, 2012

"Nunsense" Auditions - Sunday, September 9 - Monday, September 10, 2012

"Writing the Skeletons in Your Closet" Workshop - September 8 - Saturday, September 08, 2012

Jazz Concert Series - Sunday, September 02, 2012

Hard @ Play Concert - August 26 - Sunday, August 26, 2012

Back to School Celebration at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse - August 25 - Saturday, August 25, 2012

Border War Reflections at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse - August 11 - Saturday, August 11, 2012

The Tomahawk Creek Parkway Trail (south of College Boulevard and north of 117th street at the north lake) has been reopened. - Saturday, August 11, 2012

Fontana String Trio Concert - August 9 - Thursday, August 09, 2012

Theatrical Production of "Fiddler on the Roof" - July 12-15, July 19-21 - Saturday, July 21, 2012

Prairie Book Club at the Oxford Schoolhouse - Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Little Schoolhouse on the Prairie Camp - July 23-27 - Monday, July 16, 2012

Jewish Immigration Lecture at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse - Saturday, July 14, 2012

Artist Reception for new Art on Loan sculpture - July 10 - Tuesday, July 10, 2012

American Heart Association CPR/AED/First Aid Classes . - Saturday, July 07, 2012

Gezer Park Closed July 3 & 5 - Thursday, July 05, 2012

The Fireworks Display will be held as scheduled at 9:45pm on July 4 - Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Tomahawk Trail Closure - April 26-June 30 - Saturday, June 30, 2012

Will's Players Camp at Ironwoods Park July 9-13 - Friday, June 29, 2012

Ironwoods Park - Discussion of Future Uses - Citizen Input Requested - Thursday, June 21, 2012

"Grinnin" & Groovin' Concert - Dino O'Dell, June 19 - Tuesday, June 19, 2012

"Grinnin' & Groovin' at Ironwoods Park - "Fire & Ice by Mad Science" - Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Reverend Thomas Johnson Lecture at the Historic Oxford School - Saturday, June 09, 2012

Recirculation Days - Saturday, June 9 . - Saturday, June 09, 2012

Jim Cosgrove as Mr. Stinky Feet Concert - June 5 - Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Spoke 'n Art Bicycle Tour of Leawood Public Art - Saturday June 2 - Cancelled - Saturday, June 02, 2012

Green Ribbon School - Brookwood Elementary Wins Award . - Friday, June 01, 2012

Pool Pass Sales start May 1 - Thursday, May 31, 2012

Historic Oxford Schoolhouse Open to the Public - Sunday, May 27, 2012

Bike Rodeos for Kids - Sat. May 19th .. - Saturday, May 19, 2012

Leawood Arts Council Art Show & Reception - May 11, 2012 - Friday, May 11, 2012

Movie Night at Leawood City Hall - May 11 - Friday, May 11, 2012

LANE CLOSURE - State Line Rd. 103rd - I435 . - Tuesday, May 01, 2012

PBS KIDS Day in the Park - Saturday, April 28 On Saturday, April 28th, Leawood Parks & Recreation will be participating in PBS Kids Day in the Park! There will be a self-guided approximately one-mile scavenger hunt on the trails at Ironwoods Park. Stop by the Prarie Oak Nature Center between 10:00am - 5:00pm to get your map and directions. We also invite you to come out to Ironwoods, tour the Nature Center, watch for wildlife and have a picnic in the park, make it a family-fun-day at Ironwoods!!!
- Saturday, April 28, 2012

Barks in the Park - Saturday, April 28 . - Saturday, April 28, 2012

Recycling Extravaganza - Saturday, April 28 - 8:00am - 2:00pm . - Saturday, April 28, 2012

Arbor Day - April 27 - Friday, April 27, 2012

Taking Tea with Shakespeare and Friends - Sunday, April 22, 2012

"Titanic: The Musical" - Sunday, April 15, 2012

A Lecture on "The Kings of Cut-Rate" a History of Katz Drug Stores - Saturday, April 14, 2012

Eggstravaganza - Sunday, April 1 - Sunday, April 01, 2012

Leawood Stage Company Announces "Fiddler on the Roof" Cast . - Saturday, March 31, 2012

Homeowner Duty to Prune Overhanging Trees . - Saturday, March 31, 2012

Spring Tomahawk Trail Clean-Up - March 25th Sunday, March 25 - 2:00-5;00pm
Help clean-up your park along Tomahawk Creek in this "feel good" event. - Sunday, March 25, 2012

ArtiGras Winners . - Thursday, March 15, 2012

Swim & Dive Team Registration - Wednesday, March 07, 2012

"Fiddler on the Roof" Auditions March 3 & 4 at Leawood City Hall 9:00am-2:00pm Saturday, March 3
1:00-4:00pm Sunday, March 4

Community Center of Leawood City Hall - Sunday, March 04, 2012

Election Signs . - Thursday, March 01, 2012

Leawood Foundation Annual Meeting . - Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Journal Writing Workshop for Kids Saturday, February 25, 10:00-11:30am at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse. - Saturday, February 25, 2012

Daddy-Daughter Date Night - CancelledSaturday, February 4 6:30-8:30pm at The Lodge at Ironwoods Park. Call (913) 339-6700 Ext. 154 to register. Registration deadline is Friday, January 27. - Saturday, February 04, 2012

Dino O’Dell’S Super Saturday CD Launch Party . - Saturday, February 04, 2012

Fourth Annual Leawood HOA Meeting - Feb. 2nd The Leawood Sustainability Advisory Board will be hosting a dinner for Leawood Homeowners Associations. - Thursday, February 02, 2012

Celebrate the Lunar New Year - Year of the DRAGON - Jan. 29, 2012 - The Year of the Dragon - Sunday, January 29, 2012

Upcoming Johnson County Wastewater meetings about new billing plan. . - Tuesday, January 24, 2012

KC Starlight Theatre Academy Classes start January 19 - Thursday, January 19, 2012

Call For Artists - "Arti Gras" Juried Art Show - Friday, December 16, 2011

Breakfast with Santa - Sat., Dec. 3rd - Saturday, December 03, 2011

Holiday Traditions on the Prairie - Sat., Dec. 3rd - Saturday, December 03, 2011

Holiday Lighting Ceremony - Mon., Nov. 21st - Monday, November 21, 2011

Concert - New Red Onion Jazz Babies - Sun., Nov. 6th - Sunday, November 06, 2011

Auditions for a Concert Style Production of "Titanic" - Sunday, November 06, 2011

Six One Act Plays - Sunday, October 30, 2011

Process of New Play Development Workshop - Saturday, October 29, 2011

Electronics Recycling - Sat. Oct. 29th 8:00am-2:00pm . - Saturday, October 29, 2011

Leawood Arts Council Hosts an Evening with J. Kent Barnhart - Thursday, October 20, 2011

Fall in the Park Festival - Friday, Sept. 30 5:30-10:00pm Fall in the Park Festival - Friday, Sept. 30 5:30-10:00pm - Friday, September 30, 2011

Life Story in Six Weeks - Friday, September 23, 2011

The Art & History of the Mask - Friday, September 23, 2011

Large Item Recirculation Day - Sat. Sept. 17th . - Saturday, September 17, 2011

Bicycle Friendly Business Lunch and Learn . - Thursday, September 15, 2011

SCHOOL IS IN! . - Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Police & Fire Open House - Wed. Sept 14th 5:00-8:00pm The Police and Fire Open House is on Wednesday, September, 14th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Our theme this year is “A lot can happen in a minute” There will be station tours, equipment displays, K9 Demonstrations, Rescue Demos, and of course free food and drink!! Parking is at National Bank of Kansas City, 95th and Mission (near the old post office). - Wednesday, September 14, 2011

City of Leawood and the Leawood Foundation to Dedicate Fire Pit at Gezer Park - Mon. Sept. 12 6:00pm The City of Leawood and the Leawood Foundation will join members of Scout Troop #61 at an upcoming event to dedicate the new fire pit in Gezer Park. The park, located at 133rd and Mission Road, honors the City’s relationship with the Gezer Region, Israel.
Scouts and their families will celebrate with a picnic beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 12, followed by presentation of the colors at 6:30 p.m. The dedication of the fire pit will follow the flag ceremony. Leawood Mayor Peggy Dunn, members of the Leawood City Council and Leawood Foundation Board members will also attend.
The fire pit was made possible in part through generous donations from Mr. and Mrs. Al Beitchman, Mr. Harvey Bodker, and Mr. Alan S. Edelman and Dr. Debbie Sosland-Edelman. It will be used by scout groups for ceremonies, as well as other celebratory events through reservation. For information on reserving the venue, please contact the parks and recreation department at 913-339-6700, x 150. - Monday, September 12, 2011

"Wings" of Love Bird Show - Sunday, September 11, 2011

911 Memorial Service . - Sunday, September 11, 2011

Doggie Dunk - Tuesday, Sept. 6, 5:00-7:00pm Doggie Dunk - Tuesday, Sept. 6, 5:00-7:00pm - Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Aquatic Center Hours The Aquatic Center will open at 4:00pm on weekdays starting Monday, August 15. Regular closing, weekend and holiday hours will apply. The Aquatic Center will close for the season Monday, September 5. - Monday, September 05, 2011

21st Annual Labor Day Run - Monday, Sept. 5, 7:30am 21st Annual Labor Day Run - Monday, Sept. 5, 7:30am - Monday, September 05, 2011

Jazz Concert Series - David Basse with OJT - Sunday, September 04, 2011

Tomahawk Park Athletic Field Closed for Renovation . - Friday, September 02, 2011

Artist Reception at I-Lan Park - Thursday, September 01, 2011

Jazz Concert Series - Grand Marquis Concert - Sunday, August 28, 2011

Back to School Celebration at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse - Saturday, August 27, 2011

Leawood Aquatic Center set to reopen at 4pm - Friday, August 26, 2011

Parks & Recreation Takes Precaution by Closing Pool - Thursday, August 25, 2011

Jazz Concert Series - Candace Evans Concert August 21, 6:00-7:30pm at the Amphithater at Ironwoods Park - Sunday, August 21, 2011

Pre-Movie Night Event at the Oxford Schoolhouse - Friday, August 19, 2011

Movie Night - Footloose - Friday, Aug. 19, 8:30pm Movie Night - Footloose - Friday, Aug. 19, 8:30pm - Friday, August 19, 2011

Tomahawk Creek Parkway Trail "spur" Closure The Parks and Recreation Department has closed the trail spur of Tomahawk Creek Trail, south of Tomahawk Park to 123rd Street, indefinitely effective July 13th, 2011 for safety reasons. Repairs are being considered and evaluated by staff at this time. - Sunday, July 31, 2011

Theatrical Production of "BYE BYE BIRDIE" on July 14-17 & July 21-23 8:00p.m. at Ironwoods Park - Saturday, July 23, 2011

Aquatic Center Closed July 19 & 21 for MOKAN Swim Championships The Aquatic Center will be closed July 19 & 21 for the MOKAN Swim Championships. Guests who have an annual pool pass may visit any of our SuperPass partners on these dates. - Friday, July 22, 2011

4th of July Celebration-Fireworks to be held ON Monday, July 4th . - Monday, July 04, 2011

Leawood Soccer & Legends Partnership Leawood Parks & Recreation Establishes Partnership with
Legends Happy Feet International
- Thursday, June 30, 2011

"Grinnin' & Groovin’ at Ironwoods Park" on Tuesday, June 28th at 9:30a.m. - Tuesday, June 28, 2011

LEGO History Lecture at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 10:00a.m. - Saturday, June 25, 2011

When Thunder Roars, Go Indoors . - Saturday, June 25, 2011

Stonelion Puppet Theatre Presents Stellaluna on Tuesday, June 21, 9:30a.m. at Ironwoods Park as part of a FREE Grinnin' & Groovin' event. - Tuesday, June 21, 2011

BIKE RODEO - Sat., June 18 9:00 - 11:00am - Leawood City Park . - Saturday, June 18, 2011

Leawood Arts Council Reception - Fri., June 17 - 5:30 - 8:30pm at Eve Reynolds Fine Arts Leawood Gallery on Friday, June 17, 5:30-8:00p.m. - Friday, June 17, 2011

Wings of Love Bird Show on Tuesday, June 7, 9:30a.m. at Ironwoods Park as part of the FREE Grinnin' & Groovin' event. - Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Spoke 'n Art (Bicycle Tour) - Sat., June 11 - 8:30am - Noon on Saturday, June 11 at 8:30AM - Saturday, June 11, 2011

Spots still available for Tween Camp! Leawood Parks & Recreation is still accepting registration for Tween Camp! Tween Camp is designed for children 10 - 13 years and includes a daily field trip! For more information, call (913) 339-6700 Ext. 154 - Friday, June 10, 2011

Prairie Book Club at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse Every Wednesday, June 8 - July 27 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse in Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.). - Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Jim Cosgrove "Mr. Stinky Feet" Concert on Tuesday, June 7, 9:30a.m. at Ironwoods Park as part of the FREE Grinnin' & Groovin' event. - Tuesday, June 07, 2011

National Trails Day - Sat. June 4, 9:00am Join Leawood Parks & Recreation on Saturday, June 4 in celebrating National Trails Day! The event will take place at Ironwoods Park starting at 9:00am to walk the scenic trails throughout the park. Local fitness and health vendors will be on site for demonstrations and giveaways. The event is free to the public to participate. - Saturday, June 04, 2011

Large Item Recirculation Day - Sat. June 4th . - Saturday, June 04, 2011

"Jaws" at Leawood City Park - Friday, June 3 Bring your blankets, lawn chairs, family and friends and join us for a free movie on our BIG (16') SCREEN! The movie will begin at approximately 8:30pm at Leawood City Park - Friday, June 03, 2011

Historic Oxford Schoolhouse Open to the Public Every Saturday in March; Saturdays and Sundays April through May. Saturdays from 11:00am-2:00pm and Sundays 1:00-4:00pm. Located in Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.). - Sunday, May 29, 2011

Aquatic Center opens for the season on Saturday, May 28! . - Saturday, May 28, 2011

"Bye Bye Birdie" Casting Call The Leawood Stage Company will hold an additional casting call for "Bye Bye Birdie" on Sunday May 22 - Sunday, May 22, 2011

Dedication of Oxford Township Historic Sign - Sat., May 21st Saturday, May 21 at 10:00 a.m. at Ironwoods Park (next to the north parking lot, 147th & Mission Rd.). - Saturday, May 21, 2011

BIKE RODEO - Friday, May 20 4:00 - 6:00pm - Leawood City Park . - Friday, May 20, 2011

Artist Reception - Thursday, May 19th Thursday, May 19 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at I-Lan park (12601 Nall Ave, Leawood, KS 66209). This event is FREE. - Thursday, May 19, 2011

CYCLE SMARTS - May 14 & 15, Sat. & Sun. 8:00am - 12:30pm - Oak Room City Hall . - Saturday, May 14, 2011

Arbor Day Foundation Honors Leawood with Tree City USA Recognition, Growth Award Arbor Day Foundation Honors Leawood with Tree City USA Recognition, Growth Award - Friday, May 13, 2011

History of Photography Lecture at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse & Photo Shoot at Ironwoods Park Saturday, May 7 at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse at Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.). Lecture at 9:00 a.m., Photo Shoot at 11:00 a.m. Event is FREE. - Saturday, May 07, 2011

BACK YARD COMPOSTING - Saturday, May 7 - 1:00 - 2:30PM - Ironwoods Park Nature Center Composting is really quite simple if you know the 5 rules of rot! Fee $6 Resident Discount $5 - Saturday, May 07, 2011

Leawood Aquatic Center 2011 Season Passes On sale starting Monday, May 2. All registration and photo ID's will be taken at Leawood City Hall (lower level), 4800 Town Center Drive. - Monday, May 02, 2011

Swim Lessons at the Leawood Aquatic Center Held at the Leawood Aquatic Center June 6-16, June 20-June 30, July 11-22 and July 25-August 4. - Monday, May 02, 2011

Free seedling trees in celebration of Arbor Day at the Prairie Oak Nature Center The City of Leawood celebrates Arbor Day, April 26-May 1 with free seedling trees at the Prairie Oak Nature Center. Please stop by Tues-Sat 10-5 or Sun 1-5. Quantities are on a first-come-first-serve basis. - Sunday, May 01, 2011

Attention Homeowners - Hail Damage Attention Homeowners - Hail Damage - Saturday, April 30, 2011

Electronics Recycling - Sat. April 30th 8:00am-2:00pm . - Saturday, April 30, 2011

18th Annual "Eggstravaganza" on Sunday, April 17 from 11:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. at Leawood City Park. - Sunday, April 17, 2011

Dr. Cuppage presents "Medical Practices on the Western Trails" at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse Saturday, April 16 at 10:00 a.m. at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse (147th & Mission Rd.). - Saturday, April 16, 2011

Officers Dave Jennings and David Winders will be recognized as a Injury Prevention Hero at the April 15th Child Safety Initiative Conference - Friday, April 15, 2011

Barks in the Park on Sunday, April 10th at Ironwoods Park. - Sunday, April 10, 2011

National Volunteer Week - April 10 - 16, 2011 National Volunteer Week - April 10-16, 2011 - Sunday, April 10, 2011

Taking Tea with Shakespeare Sunday, April 17 at Leawood City Hall (Oak Room, 4800 Town Center Drive). Doors open at 1:30; tea is served at 2:00 p.m. $16 per person or $90 for a table of 6 people. - Saturday, April 09, 2011

Leawood Stage Company Presents on April 1, 2 & 3 (Friday and Saturday 8:00 p.m. & Sunday 2:00 p.m.) at the Oak Room, City Hall. FREE Admission - Sunday, April 03, 2011

Learn How to Build a Rain Garden - Cancelledon Saturday, April 2 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm - Saturday, April 02, 2011

2nd Annual Run with the Law event Sat, April 2nd 8:30 a.m. at 13401 Mission Road, Bank of Blue Valley - Saturday, April 02, 2011

RAIN GARDENS - Sat., April 2, 1:00 - 2:30pm - Ironwoods Park - Nature Center . - Saturday, April 02, 2011

Playwriting Workshop by playwright Kirby Fields Saturday, April 2 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Leawood City Hall (Oak Room, 4800 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS 66211). Free admission. - Saturday, April 02, 2011

Summer Park Hours begin on April 1st (Open – 6:00 am/Close 11:00 pm) . - Friday, April 01, 2011

Leawood Parks and Recreation Summer Program Guide Available Online Program guides will be mailed to all Leawood residential addresses soon! - Thursday, March 31, 2011

Leawood Stage Company Announces "Bye Bye Birdie" Cast . - Thursday, March 31, 2011

Road Closure - 85th Ter, State Line to Lee Blvd. Weather permitting, on Monday, March 7, 2011, 85th Terrace between State Line Road to Lee Boulevard will be closed to thru traffic in order to repair water lines. - Thursday, March 31, 2011

Spring Tomahawk Trail Clean-Up on Sunday, March 27th Sunday, March 27th from 2PM to 5PM. Rain date scheduled for Saturday, April 2. Call (913) 681-0902 Ext. 10 for updated information. - Sunday, March 27, 2011

Healthy Yards Expo on Saturday, March 26 - 9:00am to 3:00pm The Stormwater Management Program has partnered with Johnson County K-State Extension and the cities of Overland Park and Lenexa on the Healthy Yards Expo on Saturday, March 26th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Lenexa Conference Center located at 11184 Lackman Rd, Lenexa. - Saturday, March 26, 2011

Report A Pothole If you have noticed a pot hole that you would like to report plase click here. - Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Leawood Named Tree City USA Community by the Arbor Day Foundation Leawood has met the four standards to become a Tree City USA community. - Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Annual Meeting of Leawood Foundation Members - Thurs. March 10th - 6:00pm The Annual Meeting of Members of the Leawood Foundation shall take place at 6:00 P.M., central time, on Thursday, March 10, 2011, in the Council Chambers located at the Leawood City Hall, 4800 Town Center Drive, Leawood, Kansas. - Thursday, March 10, 2011

"Bye Bye Birdie" Auditions (Leawood Stage Company) Saturday, March 5 (10:00-4:00 p.m.) and Sunday, March 6 (7:00-10:00 p.m.) at Leawood City Hall (Oak Room, 4800 Town Center Drive). - Sunday, March 06, 2011

Journal Writing Workshop for Kids at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse Saturday, March 5 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at the Oxford Schoolhouse (147th & Mission Rd.). - Friday, March 04, 2011

Leawood Swim & Dive Team Registration will open for Leawood Residents on Monday, February 28, Non-Residents (past participants) on Monday, March 7, and Non-Residents (new participants) on Wednesday, March 9. - Monday, February 28, 2011

Call For Artists "Arti Gras" Juried Art Show - Thursday, February 24, 2011

Park Crews Begin Snow Removal on Trails The Parks and Recreation Department has begun the removal of snow from the City’s trail system. Crews have been assisting the Public Works department in the plowing of streets, since the storm struck on Tuesday. - Tuesday, February 08, 2011

Dino O'Dell Concert - Friday, February 04, 2011

11th Annual Daddy Daughter Date Night Saturday, February 12 from 6:30-8:30 p.m at the Lodge at Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.). - Friday, February 04, 2011

Spring Soccer Deadline has been extended due to weather to Feb. 4th - 5:00pm Spring Soccer Deadline has been extended due to weather to Feb. 4th - 5:00pm - Friday, February 04, 2011

Third Annual Leawood HOA Meeting - Feb. 3rd The Leawood Sustainability Advisory Board will be hosting a dinner for Leawood Homeowners Associations. - Thursday, February 03, 2011

Leawood Municipal Court Session scheduled for Feb 2 - CancelledIn light of the predicted snow event, the Leawood Municipal Court session scheduled for February 2, 2011 has been cancelled. Court matters scheduled for that date will be rescheduled to a later date and notices will be mailed. Please contact the Court at 913 339 6735 if you have any questions. - Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Ironwoods Lodge Tours Cancelled for Tonight Feb. 2nd - CancelledIronwoods Lodge Tours Cancelled for Tonight Feb. 2nd - Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Life Story in Six Weeks Wednesdays, February 2 - March 9 at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse at Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.). Class times are 1:00-2:30 p.m. or 6:00-7:30 p.m. - Sunday, January 30, 2011

Celebrate the Lunar New Year - The Year of the Rabbit - Sunday, January 30, 2011

Parks and Recreation Classes before 2pm - Cancelledhave been canceled for today, please check for updates on late afternoon and evening classes later today. - Thursday, January 20, 2011

CITY HALL IS OPEN Contrary to news reports City Hall is open. - Thursday, January 20, 2011

Starlight Theatre Academy Classes - Thursday, January 13, 2011

The Mayor's Annual State of the City Address will be held on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at the Ritz Charles. - Wednesday, January 12, 2011

2011 Shelter Reservations 2011 shelter reservations accepted beginning Monday, January 3 at the Lower Level of Leawood City Hall (4800 Town Center Drive). - Friday, January 07, 2011

Camp Ironwoods Cabin Reservations Beginning Monday, January 3 10:00-5:00 p.m. Ironwoods Park 14701 Mission Road, Leawood, KS 66224. - Friday, January 07, 2011

Officer Named City's Employee of the Year - Congratulations Shawn Farris - Thursday, January 06, 2011

Bicycle Helmets Now On Sale at Leawood Parks & Recreation The Leawood Parks and Recreation Department is having an end of the year clearance sale on all remaining “smart fit” bike helmets. The cost is $8.00 and helmets are available in youth sizes only. - Friday, December 31, 2010

Registrations Available for Holiday Camp December 22-23, December 27-31 at the Leawood Community Center (Oak Room, 4800 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS 66211). Residents $45/day, Non-Residents $50/day. - Monday, December 27, 2010

City of Leawood Honors Residents for Their Efforts to Restore Modern/Contemporary Home On October 18th Mayor Peggy J. Dunn, City of Leawood, proclaimed the Sypher House as a Leawood Historic Structure in the Leawood Register of Historic Places. - Monday, December 27, 2010

Leawood Acquires Two New Works of Art by Israeli Artists The Art in Public Places Initiative of the Leawood Arts Council is proud to announce the acquisition of two new works of art. Both were donated to the City of Leawood by Israeli artists Gadi Fraiman and Enon De Groot, in celebration of Leawood’s Sister City relationship with the Gezer Region of Israel. - Friday, December 10, 2010

Leawood Woman's Club Celebrates 50 Years Members of the Leawood Woman’s Club will celebrate their 50th Anniversary at a Holiday Luncheon on December 9th at Hallbrook Country Club. The club’s purpose is to provide women with social opportunities which enrich their lives through educational, cultural, charitable and philanthropic endeavors. - Thursday, December 09, 2010

Holiday Traditions on the Prairie at the Oxford Schoolhouse Saturday, December 4 from 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Oxford Schoolhouse at Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.). - Saturday, December 04, 2010

Breakfast with Santa Saturday, December 4 at the Lodge at Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.) at 8:30-10:00 a.m. (session I) or 10:30-12:00 p.m. (session II). - Saturday, December 04, 2010

13th Annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony Monday, November 22 at 6:00 p.m. at Leawood City Hall (4800 Town Center Drive). - Monday, November 22, 2010

Historic Oxford Schoolhouse Open to the Public Every Saturday, September 25-November 20 from 11:00am-2:00pm at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse (Ironwoods Park, 147th & Mission Rd.). - Saturday, November 20, 2010

Get on board with E-Cycling Church of the Resurrection FOLLOW SIGNS 13720 Roe Ave (Nominal fee for some items $10-$25/ Cash only)
- Saturday, November 13, 2010

Road Closure - Mission Road, 157th to 158th Street - Starting Wed. Nov. 10 - Saturday, November 13, 2010

A Concert Style Production of "Sunday in the Park with George" Friday and Saturday, October 15 & 16 at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 17 at 2:00 p.m. at the Lodge at Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.). - Sunday, October 17, 2010

Stream Team Workshop - Thursday, OCT 14 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm, Oak Room, City Hall Training session on use and application of Water Quality Testing Equipment. Click here for more information. - Thursday, October 14, 2010

Johnson County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event - OCT. 9TH Saturday October 9th (8AM to Noon) click this link to find out more... - Saturday, October 09, 2010

SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOLS BIKE / WALK TO SCHOOL DAY - OCT. 6TH Educate & motivate students to walk or ride to
school. - Wednesday, October 06, 2010

1st Annual Fall in the Park Festival - OCT. 1ST Friday, October 1 at Leawood City Park (10601 Lee Blvd.). Activities from 5:30-8:00 p.m.; Movie in the park at 8:00 p.m. - Friday, October 01, 2010

Leawood Art Exhibit & Reception - OCT. 1ST Friday, October 1 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at M&I Bank (11301 Nall Ave, Leawood, KS 66211). Free admission. - Friday, October 01, 2010

Life Story in Six Weeks Wednesdays, October 6 - November 10 at 1:00-2:30 or 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse (Ironwoods Park, 147th & Mission Rd.). - Thursday, September 30, 2010

Camp Ironwoods Cabin Rentals Tuesday-Saturday through October 30, 2010 at Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.). - Thursday, September 30, 2010

RECIRCULATION DAY -- SEPT. 25TH Put out large household items curbside and let your 'treasures' be rediscovered by others! - Saturday, September 25, 2010

Police & Fire Open House - Sept. 22 - 5:00 - 8:00pm Police Chief John Meier & Fire Chief Ben Florance invite you to the Police & Fire Open House - Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Public Hearing - Leawood Historic Commission to Expand Historic District to be held on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 5:30 p.m. at Leawood City Hall - Tuesday, September 21, 2010

LEAWOOD ARTS COUNCIL TO HOLD RECEPTION FOR NEW ART ON LOAN SCULPTURE to be hdl on Monday, September 20, 2010 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Lawn west of Leawood City Hall. - Monday, September 20, 2010

Leawood Link is now available! Leawood Parks & Recreation introduces new communication options for participants. To sign up, Please visit the Parks and Recreation webpage today! - Saturday, September 18, 2010

Homes Association INFORMATION Meeting - SEPT. 16TH September 16 in the Oak Room at City Hall - Thursday, September 16, 2010

Leawood Stage Company Announces Sunday in the Park with George Cast . - Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Doggie Dunk at the Leawood Aquatic Center - SEPT. 7TH Tuesday, September 7 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Leawood Aquatic Center (10601 Lee Blvd.). - Tuesday, September 07, 2010

20th Annual Labor Day 5K Run & Walk -- SEPT. 6TH Monday, September 6 at 7:30 a.m. at Leawood City Park (10601 Lee Blvd.). - Monday, September 06, 2010

Jazz Concert Series - David Basse with OJT Concert -- SEPT. 5TH September 5 at 6:00 p.m. at the Ironwoods Amphitheater (147th & Mission Rd.). - Sunday, September 05, 2010

Leawood Aquatic Center Hours Leawood Aquatic Center hours will change starting Monday, August 16. - Friday, September 03, 2010

Leawood Parks & Recreation Fall Program Guide Available Online Leawood Parks & Recreation Fall Program Guide Available Online - Wednesday, September 01, 2010

Jazz Concert Series - Coco Trio Concert - AUG. 29TH Sunday, August 29 at 6:00 p.m. at the Ironwoods Amphitheater at Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.). - Sunday, August 29, 2010

Back to School Celebration at the Oxford Schoolhouse - AUG. 28TH Saturday, August 28 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Oxford Schoolhouse (Ironwoods Park, 147th & Mission Rd.). - Saturday, August 28, 2010

Jazz Concert Series Sundays, August 22 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the Ironwoods Amphitheater at Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.). - Sunday, August 22, 2010

Crime Prevention Program offered by the Leawood Police Department to inform senior citizens on how they can avoid becoming a victim of crime. - Friday, August 20, 2010

Wings of Love Bird Show - AUG. 20TH Friday, August 20 at 7:30 p.m. at Leawood City Hall (Oak Room, 4800 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS 66211). - Friday, August 20, 2010

Movie Night at Ironwoods Park - AUG. 13TH IN CASE OF RAIN, the movie night will be moved inside The Lodge at Ironwoods. - Friday, August 13, 2010

Historic Oxford Schoolhouse Hosts Friday the Thirteenth Event - AUG. 13TH Friday, August 13 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Oxford Schoolhouse (Ironwoods Park, 147th & Mission Rd.). - Friday, August 13, 2010

Leawood Lightning Dive Team Wins MOKAN League Championship The Leawood Lightning Dive Team took first place at the MOKAN Dive League Championship on Monday, July 12 at Homestead Country Club. - Monday, August 09, 2010

Prairie Book Club at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse - JUNE 9 - JULY 28 - Every Wednesday, June 9 through July 28 from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse (Ironwoods Park, 147th & Mission Rd.). Cost is $2.00 per child, per session. - Thursday, July 29, 2010

Theatrical Production of "Guys & Dolls" - JULY 15-18 & JULY 22-24 - July 15-18 & July 22-24 at 8:00 p.m. at the Ironwoods Amphitheater (147th & Mission Rd.). Free admission. - Saturday, July 24, 2010

Auditions for A Concert Style Production of "Sunday in the Park with George" Saturday, July 17 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and Sunday, July 18 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Lodge at Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.). - Sunday, July 18, 2010

William Ouseley Book Discussion at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse Saturday, July 17 at 10:00 a.m. at the Oxford Schoolhouse (147th & Mission Rd.). Free admission. - Saturday, July 17, 2010

City of Leawood's 4th of July Fireworks Display Post-Poned until Monday, July 5 at 9:45 p.m. Monday, July 5 at 9:45 p.m. (fireworks only). - Monday, July 05, 2010

City of Leawood's 4th of July Celebration Sunday, July 4 at 5:00 p.m. at Leawood City Park (10601 Lee Blvd.). - Sunday, July 04, 2010

"Grinnin' & Groovin' at Ironwoods Park" - "ZOO to YOU" Program presented by Kansas City Zoo Education - JUNE 8 - JUNE 29 Tuesday, June 29 at 9:30 a.m. at the Lodge at Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.). Free admission. - Tuesday, June 29, 2010

"Grinnin' & Groovin' at Ironwoods Park" - Dino O'Dell Concert - JUNE 22 Tuesday, June 22 at 9:30 a.m. - Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Stream Team Workshop - Saturday, JUNE 19 - 8:30am - Noon, Maple Room, City Hall Training session on use and application of Water Quality Testing Equipment. Click here for more information. - Saturday, June 19, 2010

"Grinnin' & Groovin' at Ironwoods Park" - StoneLion Puppet Theatre presents: "The Emperor Penguin's New Clothes" - JUNE 15 Tuesday, June 15 at 9:30 a.m. at the Ironwoods Park Ampthitheater (147th & Mission Rd.). Free admission. - Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Online and walk-in registration and pool pass sales will not be available 8:00-10:30 a.m. on Thursday, JUNE 10 due to a system upgrade. Please call (913) 339-6700 ext. 154 with questions - Thursday, June 10, 2010

"Grinnin' & Groovin' at Ironwoods Park" - Jim Cosgrove "Mr. Stinky Feet" Concert - JUNE 8 Tuesday, June 8 at 9:30 a.m. at the Ironwoods Park Amphitheater (147th & Mission Rd.). Free admission. - Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Large Item Recirculation Day - JUNE 5 - Leawood homes located from Somerset to 95th St, between State Line and Mission Roads. Here's an opportunity to let that couch or chair find a new home and avoid ending up in a land fill. Click here for more information. - Saturday, June 05, 2010

Swim Lessons at the Leawood Aquatic Center Registration is now available for summer swim lessons at the Leawood Aquatic Center. - Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Leawood Aquatic Center to Participate in SuperPass Program The Leawood Aquatic Center is partnering with the cities of Fairway, Merriam, Mission, Roeland Park and Prairie Village to offer pool pass holders the opportunity to utilize the 2010 pool passes at five other municipal pools in the Johnson County area. Click here for more details. - Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Leawood Aquatic Center 2010 Pool Passes Passes for the Leawood Aquatic Center are now on sale! All registration and photo ID's will be taken at the Leawood Community Center, City Hall (4800 Town Center Drive). - Monday, May 31, 2010

Historic Oxford Schoolhouse Open to the Public Every Saturday March 6 through May 30 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at the Oxford Schoolhouse (Ironwoods Park, 147th & Mission Rd., Leawood, KS 66224). - Sunday, May 30, 2010

Sculpture Dedication - MAY 27 - Thursday, May 27 at 6:00 p.m. at College Boulevard & Tomahawk Creek Parkway. - Thursday, May 27, 2010

Go Green Earth Day Event - MAY 26 - Wednesday, May 26, from 11:00am to 1:30pm at 11811 S. Sunset Dr. Olathe -- view alternative fuel vehicles, tour master garden displays, green vendors, door prizes. Click here for more information. - Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Community Development Open House - MAY 26 - on Wednesday, May 26th between 12:30pm and 4pm at Leawood City Hall. Click here for more information. - Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Marlene Katz presents Clara Stover at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse - MAY 22 - Saturday, May 22 at 10:00 a.m. at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse (Ironwoods Park, 147th & Mission Rd.). - Saturday, May 22, 2010

Leawood Parks & Recreation and Park Place to Host Outdoor Movie Night - MAY 14 - Friday, May 14 at 8:30 p.m. at Park Place (Barkley Square, 11551 Ash St., Leawood, KS 66211). Free admission. - Friday, May 14, 2010

Come learn about Stream Teams - MAY 13 - Join us for a one-hour meeting on Thursday, May 13, from 7:00 - 8:00 PM at the Oak Room at Leawood City Hall, 4800 Town Center Drive. Click here for more information. - Thursday, May 13, 2010

2nd Annual Special Olympics Pay it Forward - Sponsored By Leawood Police Department The Leawood Police Department is helping sponsor the Special Olympics "Pay It Forward" Midnight 5K and Family Run. This will be held Friday May 7, 2010 at 11:55pm at the American Academy of Family Physicians, 11400 Tomahawk Creek Parkway - Friday, May 07, 2010

Party in the Park Sunday, May 2 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.). - Sunday, May 02, 2010

Arbor Day Foundation Names Leawood Tree City USA Community Leawood, KS was recognized by the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA community for its commitment to urabn forestry. Click this link to read more. - Friday, April 30, 2010

"Quilters" a musical production April 27, 28, and 29 at 7:30 p.m. nightly at the Lodge at Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.). - Thursday, April 29, 2010

Legacy of Women's Art through Quilting Lecture at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse Saturday, April 24 at 10:00 a.m. at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse (Ironwoods Park, 147th & Mission Rd.). - Saturday, April 24, 2010

Electronics Recycling On April, 24, the cities of Leawood, Overland Park, Mission Hills, Prairie Village, and Roeland Park are teaming up to sponsor another event where you can easily recycle electronics. For more information please click here for a flyer with all the details. - Saturday, April 24, 2010

Amphitheater of Dreams Gala Fundraiser Friday, April 16 from 7:00-11:00 p.m. at the Lodge in Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd., Leawood, KS 66224). Cost $50 per person. - Friday, April 16, 2010

American Roots Music Workshop at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse Saturday, April 10 (Session I: 9:00-10:00 a.m. for ages 4-7, Session II: 10:30-11:30 a.m. for ages 8 years and up) at the Oxford Schoolhouse in Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.). Cost for admission is $5.00 per child. - Saturday, April 10, 2010

Leawood Parks & Recreation Summer Program Guide Available Online Walk-in registration begins March 5 for Leawood Residents, March 12 for Non-Residents, and phone registrations begin March 15. Please call (913) 339-6700 ext. 154 for more information. - Friday, April 02, 2010

17th Annual Eggstravaganza Sunday, March 28 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Egg Hunt starts at 12:30 p.m.) at Leawood City Park (10601 Lee Blvd., Leawood, KS 66206). - Sunday, March 28, 2010

Spring Tomahawk Trail Clean-Up Sunday, March 28 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. (please call for exact starting time) at Tomahawk Park (119th & Mission Rd., south of 119th, west of Mission Rd.). - Saturday, March 27, 2010

Passport To Adventure Kick-Off Saturday, March 27 from 12:00-4:00 p.m. at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World (Independence, MO). - Saturday, March 27, 2010

Leawood Stage Company Presents a Workshop on Alzheimer's Saturday, March 27 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at Leawood City Hall (Oak, Room, 4800 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS 66211). - Saturday, March 27, 2010

Rain Garden Training Spots still available! Saturday, March 27 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. at the Prairie Oak Nature Center (Ironwoods Park, 147th & Mission Rd.). Class is FREE but pre-registration is required. Call (913) 681-0902 to register. - Saturday, March 27, 2010

Leawood Stage Company Presents Friday, March 26 and Saturday, March 27 at 8:00 p.m. Matinee performance on Sunday, March 28 at 2:00 p.m. Leawood City Hall (Oak Room, 4800 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS 66211). Free admission. - Friday, March 26, 2010

NEW Stormwater Pollution web page Click here to visit the site - Saturday, March 13, 2010

Kansas Severe Weather Awareness Week March 8-12, 2010 - Friday, March 12, 2010

Leawood Art Exhibit & Reception Friday, March 12 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at M&I Bank (11301 Nall, Leawood, KS 66211). Admission is free. - Friday, March 12, 2010

Leawood Swim & Dive Team Registration Register online HERE or at the Leawood Community Center (4800 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS 66211) from 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Wednesday, March 10, 2010

FREE Self Defense Classes on March 10th from 6-8 p.m. at the Leawood Lodge located inside Leawood Iron Woods Park at 147th and Mission. Classes on the 8th and 9th are full. - Wednesday, March 10, 2010

"Guys & Dolls" Auditions for the Leawood Stage Company Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7 from 1:00-6:00 p.m. each day at Leawood City Hall (Oak Room, 4800 Town Center Dr., Leawood, KS 66211). - Sunday, March 07, 2010

History of Photography Lecture at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse Saturday, February 27 at 10:00 a.m. at the Historic Oxford Schoolhouse (147th & Mission Rd, Leawood, KS 66224) - Saturday, February 27, 2010

Cantilena String Quartet Concert Sunday, February 14 at 2:00 p.m. at the Leawood Community Center (Oak Room, 4800 Town Center Drive, Leawood, KS 66211). - Sunday, February 14, 2010

Leawood Announces 2nd HOA Meeting On February 11, 2009 5:30-8:00pm at the Lodge at Ironwoods Park, the Green Initiative Citizen Task Force will be hosting second annual HOA dinner. - Thursday, February 11, 2010

Rain Gardens Class Tuesday, February 9 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Prairie Oak Nature Center (Ironwoods Park, 147th & Mission Rd.). - Monday, February 08, 2010

Leawood Foundation Annual Meeting shall take place at 5:30 P.M. on Thursday, February 4, 2010, in the Oak Room at the Community Center. - Thursday, February 04, 2010

10th Annual Daddy Daughter Date Night Saturday, February 6 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Lodge at Ironwoods Park (147th & Mission Rd.) - Friday, January 29, 2010

Life Story in Six Weeks Wednesdays, February 4-March 10 from 1:30-2:00 p.m. at the Oxford Schoolhouse (Ironwoods Park, 147th & Mission Rd.). - Friday, January 29, 2010

Leawood Parks & Recreation Taking Shelter Reservations for 2010 Starting January 4th To make reservations, call Tonia Morgan at (913) 339-6700 ext. 150 Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm. - Friday, January 15, 2010


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