April 25, 2014

Apply now for Kansas Master Naturalist Program

OLATHE — Those who have an interest in natural resources and enjoy working with others may enjoy an opportunity with the Kansas Naturalist program.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Kansas Master Naturalist training program.
The deadline for …

Red Cross to host multiple drives in January

The American Red Cross will host several blood drives in Johnson County in January. The month marks National Blood Donor Month. Donors are critical to ensuring a stable blood supply for patients in need.
The nearest Red Cross Blood Drive …

Treecycle natural Christmas trees, wreaths

When the holidays are over, give your natural holiday tree, wreath or garland a second life by recycling. Visit www.RecycleSpot.org or call 816-474-8326 for a list of locations throughout the metro area that will recycle your trees and greenery. Most …

Spring Hill school hosts tree of warmth

Student council members at Wolf Creek Elementary School organized a Tree of Warmth Drive Dec. 2 through Dec. 6. Students collected new hats, gloves, scarves, blankets and gently-used coats to donate to the Spring Hill Clothing Closet.
Wolf Creek Wranglers …

Tallgrass Theatre Company presents Christmas play

WATCH VIDEO: Rick Poppitz, kcvideo.com
Special to The Gardner News
December 11, 2013 – The Tallgrass Theatre Company of Gardner will be presenting “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” on December 13th at 7:00 pm and  December 14th at …

TallGrass Theatre presents Christmas classic

The TallGrass Theatre Company proudly presents: “Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus,” at 7 p.m. Dec. 13 and at 2 p.m. on Dec. 14. at Pioneer Ridge Middle School Auditorium,16200 KillCreek Road.
The show is inspired by a simple, …

New CERT training class starting soon

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical …

Enjoy past holiday seasons with the Jo Co Museum

The Johnson County Museum is currently offering two ways to step back in time and enjoy the holiday season.
A Very Fifties Christmas, hosted by The 1950s All-Electric House at the Johnson County Museum showcases the holiday celebrations and space …

Change in location for SH annual holiday event

Spring Hill Mayor Steven Ellis is excited to announce that this year Hometown Holidays will be held on downtown Main Street. The event will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, between Nichols and Hale on …

Mr. and Mrs. Claus are coming to Gardner

Santa Claus is coming to town, and he’ll arrive just in time to see the holiday lights of Cornerstone Park sparked.
The 23rd Annual Christmas in the Park kicks off with the Mayor’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Monday, Dec. …