Special Events

National Trails Day

By | Dead-Blog, Special Events

National Trails Day

Saturday, June 5 - 10:00am-4:30pm

Join the Leawood Parks & Recreation Department to celebrate National Trails Day!

Explore the trails in Ironwoods Park and see how many animals you can spot along the trail.
Stop by the Prairie Oak Nature Center and pick up your map of the park.

The event is FREE!

For more information, call (913) 696-7771

“Women of the World” Art Dedication

By | Special Events

The Art in Public Places Initiative of the Leawood Arts Council is proud to announce the dedication of two sculptures by internationally renowned artists with local ties. These pieces are the 23rd and 24th three-dimensional works in Leawood’s Public Art Collection.

Please join us for the dedicated of Women of the World by Kwan Wu on Friday, April 23rd  at 4:00pm at the Leawood Justice Center, 4205 Town Center Dr, Leawood, KS 66211.

Inspiration by Rita Blitt will be dedication on Friday, September 10th at 4:00pm at the installation site located on the southeast corner of Tomahawk Creek Parkway and College Boulevard, Leawood, KS 66211.

For more information, please contact the Leawood Cultural Arts Supervisor at 913-663-9157.

Earth Day & Arbor Day Celebrations at Ironwoods Park

By | Dead-Blog, Special Events

Earth Day & Arbor Day Celebrations

Friday, April 23 - Ironwoods Park

Thursday, April 22nd is Earth Day and Friday the 23rd is Arbor Day!  Help us celebrate both events on Friday, April 23rd from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Prairie Oak Nature Center in Ironwoods Park (look for the building with the large squirrel on top)! 

Family friendly activities will be available, with an emphasis on the “Five R’s — Reducing, Reusing, Repurposing, Recycling, and Rotting”, as well as celebrating and encouraging the sustainability of our Wildlife Pollinators, and Green Energy Practices.

We will again have “starter” trees available beginning the 23rd, free to any family wishing to plant them at home.  These are available until the supply is exhausted.

The Nature Center is committed to educating all visitors about our environment and will continue to be a resource for the citizens of Leawood and the surrounding communities.

Skip to content