Hike of the Week - Cedar Crest

Saturday, December 13, 2014 (All day) , CO

This is an unguided hike recommendation that can be done anytime - like this weekend! Check out the new trail head kiosk trail map and the mid-...

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New Year's Day Orienteering

Thursday, January 1, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm Lawrence, KS

Use a map to orienteering through the woods around Clinton Lake. Points are marked on the map; you chose the best route from point to point. Three...

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Step 4ward Kansas

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm , KS

Are you looking for a healthy way to kick off your New Year this year? The Step 4ward Kansas initiative is a partnership between the Shawnee...

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Step 4ward Kansas

Monday, February 16, 2015 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm , KS

Are you looking for a healthy way to kick off your New Year this year? The Step 4ward Kansas initiative is a partnership between the Shawnee...

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Step 4ward Kansas

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm , KS

Are you looking for a healthy way to kick off your New Year this year? The Step 4ward Kansas initiative is a partnership between the Shawnee...

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Orienteering event

Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 11:00am to 3:00pm , KS

Navigate your way from checkpoint to checkpoint using a detailed topographic mp. We give you the points, you chose the route! Three options...

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Step 4ward Kansas

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm , KS

Are you looking for a healthy way to kick off your New Year this year? The Step 4ward Kansas initiative is a partnership between the Shawnee...

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Step 4ward Kansas

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 12:15pm to 12:45pm , KS

Are you looking for a healthy way to kick off your New Year this year? The Step 4ward Kansas initiative is a partnership between the Shawnee...

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MAKIN' MOVES and KAAAC presents: WOW (Workin' Out on Wednesday)

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 5:30pm to Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 5:30pm Topeka, KS

WOW is a free, fun and family-friendly fitness experience. Each week, participants will get a combination of aerobic and strength training...

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Second Sunday Monthly Hike

Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

Our next Second Sunday Hike will be on April 12th at 1pm, and we will again begin at the Swimming Beach after meeting at the main office. We will...

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State Park Open House

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 5:00am to 11:00pm Lawrence, KS

The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism announced that all state parks will hold an Open House on Saturday April 25th, 2015. There...

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FlatRock 101K

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 6:30am to Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 6:30am Independence, KS

The FlatRock 101K is undoubtedly one of the most difficult ultras you'll ever participate in. If you've known about the FlatRock 50K...

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EISENHOWER STATE PARK OPEN HOUSE

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 8:00am to 3:00pm Osage City, KS

Kansas State Park Open House.
Eisenhower State Park. ( Free Admittance into the Park)
Comp join the fun. Activities will begin at...

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OK Kids Day - FREE Event

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 9:00am to 2:00pm Paola, KS

Hillsdale is hosting an OK Kids Day April 25 at the State Park Office.
This is a FREE event.
9am - Meet your Rangers and Safety Tips...

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May Day Kolor Splash 5K/3K Run

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm Goodland, KS

Join us for our second annual May Day Annual Kolor Splash 5K run/walk. This is a untimed race; it's not about how fast you finish but about...

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Red Nose 5K Run

Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 7:00am to 9:30am Topeka, KS

5K Run/Walk to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of Northeast Kansas

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Second Sunday Monthly Hike

Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

Our next Second Sunday Hike will be on April 12th at 1pm, and we will again begin at the Swimming Beach after meeting at the main office. We will...

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Preschool Track & Field Meet

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Topeka, KS

Let the games begin…preschoolers prepare yourself for running, jumping, and throwing events just like the big kids. This event is for ages 3-5...

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Flint Hills Trail

Saturday, May 30, 2015 (All day) Ottawa, KS

The Flint Hills Trail 40 Mile Ultra and Marathon are some of the easiest terrain you'll participate on. The Flint Hills Trail is a beautiful...

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National Trails Day

Saturday, June 6, 2015 (All day) , KS

Trail permit fee will be waived in honor of National Trails Day. ( Daily permits are normally $3.50 for adults 16 yrs of age or older, or an...

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Diabetes Dash 5K and 3K run/walk

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 7:30am to 9:30am Goodland, KS

Registration at 7:30 a.m., education moment at 8:15 a.m., dash at 8:30 a.m. This is an untimed race. The goal is just to finish. Registration is $...

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Smoky Gardens Family Fun Day

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 4:30pm to 10:30pm Goodland, KS

Enjoy a beautiful oasis on the North Fork of the Smoky Hill River. Camp under the stars, picnic under shelters and play on the playground. Walk...

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Night Hawk 50K Trail Run

Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 9:00am to 9:00pm Lawrence, KS

The Lawrence Trail Hawks are hosting their own Night Hawk 50K Run. Contact Mary Ann Frerert ...

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orienteering on KU campus

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 8:30am to 10:00am Lawrence, KS

Can you navigate from checkpoint to checkpoint? Use a map to pick the best route. It's like a treasure hunt! Perfect for kids of all ages....

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Lawrence Jayhawk Kennel Club & Heartland Coursing Association Dog Fun Run

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 9:00am to 2:00pm Lawrence, KS

The Heartland Coursing Association teams up with the Lawrence Jayhawk Kennel Club for this 2nd Annual Dog Fun Run in the Picnic Area. A course...

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Second Sunday Monthly Hike

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

Our next Second Sunday Hike will be on April 12th at 1pm, and we will again begin at the Swimming Beach after meeting at the main office. We will...

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Coronado Heights Trails

Friday, July 10, 2015 (All day) , KS

Coronado Heights is the southern-most bluff in a series of seven, known as the Smoky Hills. The hill is located northwest of Lindsborg. It is...

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Meadowlark Trail

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 2:30pm , KS

The Meadowlark Trail in Kansas is a work in progress along a former Union Pacific railroad corridor stretching for 12.6 miles between the cities...

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Second Sunday Monthly Hike

Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

Our next Second Sunday Hike will be on April 12th at 1pm, and we will again begin at the Swimming Beach after meeting at the main office. We will...

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Tri Trail 5K/10K Benefit Trail Race with Teams of 1 Runner/1 Bicyclist/1 Horseback Rider

Saturday, July 25, 2015 (All day) Lyndon, KS

Teams of 1 runner/1 bicyclist/1 horseback rider will compete in 5K or 10K distances with each participant completing the 5 or 10K. Equestrian...

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orienteering in the Sunflower State Games

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 8:00am to 9:30am Topeka, KS

Navigate your way from checkpoint to checkpoint using a map and your brain! What is the best route? You get to decide. It's like a treasure...

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Topeka Big Shunga 8K Run/5K Walk

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 7:30am to 11:30am Topeka, KS

This challenging, scenic and fun cross country run will start at Crestview Community Center and travel down the Shunga Trail and into Big Shunga...

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Second Sunday Monthly Hike

Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

Our next Second Sunday Hike will be on April 12th at 1pm, and we will again begin at the Swimming Beach after meeting at the main office. We will...

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RETRO WEEKEND AT POMONA STATE PARK

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 10:00am to 10:00pm Vassar, KS

Friends of Pomona State Park will be hosting their 2nd Annual Retro Weekend at Pomona State Park on Saturday, August 22, 2015. The event will be...

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6th Annual Shawnee County's Largest Workout

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Topeka, KS

Topeka, Shawnee County and surrounding county residents of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate in the 6th annual community...

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Trail Nerds Assoc. North Shore Trail Run

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 6:00am to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

Running Race on wooded trails starting near the entrance to Lake Henry just South of the Park Office building. Race from that area on trails to...

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Lawrence Trail Hawks / Frozen A$$ Run

Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 5:00am to 2:00pm Lawrence, KS

Running many 3 mile loops from the last cabin in that area. Running on the blue trail of the North Shore Hiking / Biking Trails. 50...

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Second Sunday Monthly Hike

Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

Our next Second Sunday Hike will be on April 12th at 1pm, and we will again begin at the Swimming Beach after meeting at the main office. We will...

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Healthy Fun at the State Parks Day

Saturday, September 26, 2015 (All day) LAWRENCE, KS

Our events...
One hour Hike starts at Noon at the Beach Parking Lot
Grand Re-Opening of our 9 hole Frisbee Disc Golf Course - Come...

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Orienteering at Clinton Overlook

Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Lawrence, KS

Orienteering is a map adventure challenge. You will be given a detailed map with a course pre-marked on it. You will navigate to the bright...

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Run NMC 5K

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Newton, KS

Newton Medical Center will sponsor its second annual 5K and 1-mile fun walk, Run NMC! The race begins on the hospital campus at 9 a.m. Oct. 3....

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Dart For Art fun run

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 9:30am to 11:30am , KS

Join Bethel College Academy of Performing Arts for the Dart for Art 2-mile fun run on Saturday, Oct. 10. The run begins at 9:30 a.m. as part of...

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Sanders Saunter 10K/5K Trail Run - Lawrence Trail Hawks

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 5:00am to 2:00pm Lawrence, KS

This 10K/5K Trail Runs will start and finish at the Corp of Engineers Overlook Area. (The race loop turnaround is near campground #1 at lands end...

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Explore Kansas at Horsethief Reservoir

Saturday, November 28, 2015 (All day) , KS

Hike the trails around the lake through prairie grasses and bluffs overlooking the lake on the south side on a self guided tour of the lake...

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Explore Kansas at Horsethief Reservoir

Saturday, December 5, 2015 (All day) , KS

Hike the trails around the lake through prairie grasses and bluffs overlooking the lake on the south side on a self guided tour of the lake...

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Explore Kansas at Horsethief Reservoir

Saturday, December 12, 2015 (All day) , KS

Hike the trails around the lake through prairie grasses and bluffs overlooking the lake on the south side on a self guided tour of the lake...

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Second Sunday Monthly Guided Hike

Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

Our next guided hike will take place on December 13th. Meet at the Park Office at 1 p.m. We’ll take a 2 hour hike. This month we’ll be heading...

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Explore Kansas at Horsethief Reservoir

Saturday, December 19, 2015 (All day) , KS

Hike the trails around the lake through prairie grasses and bluffs overlooking the lake on the south side on a self guided tour of the lake...

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First Day Guided Hike

Friday, January 1, 2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Lawrence, KS

Start the year off right, with US on the trails. We will start out in our Picnic Area on our hike. Hopefully we’ll have a chance to see the...

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Second Sunday Monthly Guided Hike

Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm Lawrence, KS

Clinton State Park and AmeriCorps invite you to join us for monthly hikes through the park every Second Sunday through the coming year. Each...

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Hike The Castle Trail This Spring (Unguided)

Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 9:00am , KS

At the summit, experience panoramic 360 degree views of the surrounding landscape. Hiking time on the 2+ mile trail is about 45 minutes. The...

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New Moon Walk

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm Overland Park, KS

Enjoy star gazing, nighttime sights and sounds, and educational activities for the whole family. Don't forget your flashlight! No pre-...

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Hike The Castle Trail This Spring (Unguided)

Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 9:00am , KS

At the summit, experience panoramic 360 degree views of the surrounding landscape. Hiking time on the 2+ mile trail is about 45 minutes. The...

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Wednesday Walk - Baker Wetlands (Unguided)

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 (All day) Lawrence, KS

Why wait for the weekend to get outside? Check out the newly opened trail at Baker Wetlands. Once completed, nearly 10 miles of trails will be...

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Hike The Castle Trail This Spring (Unguided)

Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 9:00am , KS

At the summit, experience panoramic 360 degree views of the surrounding landscape. Hiking time on the 2+ mile trail is about 45 minutes. The...

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Second Sunday Monthly Guided Hike

Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm Lawrence, KS

Clinton State Park and AmeriCorps invite you to join us for monthly hikes through the park every Second Sunday through the coming year. Each...

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Arbor Day Open House

Monday, March 14, 2016 (All day) to Friday, March 18, 2016 (All day) Overland Park, KS

The Overland Park Forestry Division needs your help! Kids are invited to participate in the annual Arbor Day Poster Contest. Come to the Arboretum...

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Wednesday Walk - Pomona State Park

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 (All day) Vasser, KS

Why wait for the weekend? Enjoy a Wednesday hike at Pomona State Park. Open dawn til dusk, this unguided activity will allow you to enjoy the...

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Sunflower Games - Registration is open!

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 (All day) , KS

The 2016 Sunflower State Games are set to take place July 8 - 24. Forty Five activities, both indoors and out for all skill levels and ages will...

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Hike The Castle Trail This Spring (Unguided)

Saturday, March 19, 2016 - 9:00am , KS

At the summit, experience panoramic 360 degree views of the surrounding landscape. Hiking time on the 2+ mile trail is about 45 minutes. The...

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Wednesday Walk - Flint Hills Nature Trail

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 (All day) , KS

Why wait for the weekend? The longest trail in Kansas at 117 miles, this all volunteer, Rails-To-Trails project crosses five counties in eastern...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 3, 2016 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Overland Park, KS

Let's go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic...

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Sunflower Games - Registration is open!

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 (All day) , KS

The 2016 Sunflower State Games are set to take place July 8 - 24. Forty Five activities, both indoors and out for all skill levels and ages will...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Overland Park, KS

Let's go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic...

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Second Sunday Monthly Guided Hike

Sunday, April 10, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm Lawrence, KS

Clinton State Park and AmeriCorps invite you to join us for monthly hikes through the park every Second Sunday through the coming year. Each...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Overland Park, KS

Let's go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic...

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Woodland Wildflower Walk

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Overland Park, KS

Join our expert volunteers on a walk through the woods, to see and learn a little about the native wildflowers in bloom at the Arboretum. Please...

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Run/Walk Coyote Trail @ Webster State Park

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am Stockton, KS

Run/Walk the Coyote Trail at 9 am. The loop is approx. 3 miles long. Bridget Starbuck will be leading the run starting at 9 however you are...

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Woodland Wildflower Walk

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Overland Park, KS

Join our expert volunteers on a walk through the woods, to see and learn a little about the native wildflowers in bloom at the Arboretum. Please...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Overland Park, KS

Let's go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic...

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Sunflower Games - Registration is open!

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 (All day) , KS

The 2016 Sunflower State Games are set to take place July 8 - 24. Forty Five activities, both indoors and out for all skill levels and ages will...

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Container Gardening Exhibit

Monday, May 2, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, May 29, 2016 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Get inspired! Displays from garden organizations and volunteers will inspire and motivate you to build creative container plantings for your home...

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National Public Gardens Day

Friday, May 6, 2016 - 9:00am to 6:00pm Overland Park, KS

Enjoy this opportunity to spend some time learning about the many gardens at the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Our knowledgeable...

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Second Sunday Monthly Guided Hike

Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm Lawrence, KS

Clinton State Park and AmeriCorps invite you to join us for monthly hikes through the park every Second Sunday through the coming year. Each...

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Bird Walk

Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 8:15am to 10:00am Overland Park, KS

Local expert, Trent Reed will lead this very informative bird walk. Each session varies on what birds are spotted. Duration is one hour, plus...

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Sunflower Games - Registration is open!

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 (All day) , KS

The 2016 Sunflower State Games are set to take place July 8 - 24. Forty Five activities, both indoors and out for all skill levels and ages will...

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Storm the Dam

Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 6:00am El Dorado, KS

The Spencer, Wernli and Wilson Storm the Dam Trail run is a chip timed trail run which winds through scenic El Dorado Lake State Park and...

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Sunflower Games - Registration is open!

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 (All day) , KS

The 2016 Sunflower State Games are set to take place July 8 - 24. Forty Five activities, both indoors and out for all skill levels and ages will...

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El Dorado Lake Tri

Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 5:00am , KS

The El Dorado Lake Triathlon will be Sunday, June 12, 2016 at El Dorado State Park, located 3 miles east of El Dorado, Kansas on Hwy 54 and 1 mile...

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Second Sunday Monthly Guided Hike

Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm Lawrence, KS

Clinton State Park and AmeriCorps invite you to join us for monthly hikes through the park every Second Sunday through the coming year. Each...

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Washunga Days

Friday, June 17, 2016 - 5:00pm to Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 5:00pm Council Grove, KS

Washunga Days is an annual festival that celebrates the culture - both past and present - of Council Grove, showcasing the city and all of its...

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Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve - Butterflies and Pollinators

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm Strong City, KS

Join members of KNPS at the historic Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve on June 18 for presentations, wildflower walks, butterfly counting and...

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Governor's Campout & Great Outdoor Day

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 10:00am to Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 10:00am , KS

Great Outdoors Day:
Celebrate Get Outdoors Month with the Kansas Dept of Wildlife, Parks, & Tourism & others for a FREE...

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Run-Shunga 5K

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 7:30pm , KS

The run takes place during the Washunga Days Festival on Saturday, June 18th at 7:30am. We are happy to announce that the Manhattan Running...

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Sunflower Games - Registration is open!

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 (All day) , KS

The 2016 Sunflower State Games are set to take place July 8 - 24. Forty Five activities, both indoors and out for all skill levels and ages will...

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FIREWORKS AT POMONA STATE PARK

Saturday, July 2, 2016 (All day) VASSAR, KS

FIREWORKS SHOW CANCELLED FOR SATURDAY, JULY 2ND.
DUE TO UPCOMING FORECAST OF HEAVY RAIN IN THE AREA.
THE SHOW WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A...

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2016 Sunflower State Games

Friday, July 8, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, July 24, 2016 (All day) Topeka, KS

Forty five activities for all ages and skill levels will commence city-wide across Topeka. There is something for everyone, participant and...

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Sunflower State Games

Friday, July 8, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, July 24, 2016 (All day) Topeka, KS

Join us for the 27th Annual games this year July 8-24! Registration is open! Cost per sport vary, please see our sport pages for more information...

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Charley Melvin Mad Bomber Run for Your Life

Saturday, July 9, 2016 - 5:00pm to Sunday, July 10, 2016 - 2:00am Iola, KS

The Charley Melvin Mad Bomber Run For Your Life is a unique 10K/5K run and 3K walk that draws hundreds of runners and walkers from throughout the...

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Sunflower Games - Registration is open!

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 (All day) , KS

The 2016 Sunflower State Games are set to take place July 8 - 24. Forty Five activities, both indoors and out for all skill levels and ages will...

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7th Annual Shawnee County's Largest Workout @ Cylcovia Topeka

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm Topeka, KS

Topeka, Shawnee County and surrounding county residents of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate in the 7th annual community...

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Lovewell State Park Fun Day

Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 7:00am to 6:00pm WEBBER, KS

5K or 2 mile Fun Run/Walk, Co-Ed Mud Volleyball, Rock/Paper/Scissors Tournament, Sandpile Treasure Hunt Pre-Registration required for Mud...

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Sunflower Games - Registration is open!

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 (All day) , KS

The 2016 Sunflower State Games are set to take place July 8 - 24. Forty Five activities, both indoors and out for all skill levels and ages will...

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Tall Corn Festival

Friday, August 12, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, August 14, 2016 (All day) Rossville, KS

The Tall Corn Festival is a celebration of the harvest and summer. Come out and enjoy the spirit of small towns, a parade down Main Street,...

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FREE Entry Day at Clinton State Park

Saturday, August 13, 2016 (All day) Lawrence, KS

Enjoy the State Park without purchasing a daily vehicle permit TODAY!

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Tiara Tri

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 7:30am , KS

On August 27th, 2016, El Dorado Lake will again host the area's only all women's triathlon. This all women's triathlon event will...

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Evening on the Riverwalk

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm Council Grove, KS

Evening on the Riverwalk is an annual event on the Neosho Riverwalk in Council Grove, KS. Join us for a beautiful evening along the scenic Neosho...

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Evening on the Riverwalk

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm Council Grove, KS

Evening on the Riverwalk is an annual event on the Neosho Riverwalk in Council Grove, KS. Join us for a beautiful evening along the scenic Neosho...

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Full Moon Walk

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm Overland Park, KS

The full moon will light the paths. Enjoy moon gazing, night time sights and sounds and educational activities for the whole family. Don't...

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Horsethief Canyon Trail Run - Kanopolis State Park

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 7:00am to 12:00pm Marquette, KS

This run will take place on the Horsethief Canyon Trail. This trail is a multi use equestrian, hiking, and mountain bike trail and includes hills...

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Council Grove Fall Festival on the Santa Fe Trail

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm Council Grove, KS

This new festival will coincide with the Voices of the Wind People Pageant on September 16 and 17. Family friendly entertainment, food, and music...

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Great Kaw Adventure Race

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Eudora, KS

The second annual Great Kaw Adventure Race is scheduled for September 24, 2016 and will include just over 30 miles of running, canoeing, and...

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Worldwide Day of Play Celebration!

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 11:00am to 3:00pm Topeka, KS

Join us for a day of fun-filled activities at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center. We are celebrating the "Worldwide Day of Play...

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Snake Scales and Turtle Tales Animal Program

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Lawrence, KS

Come join us at Shelter #6 in Campground #3 for an up close look at our Live Snakes & Turtles on display. We'll bring their cages out...

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SEP 25 2016 Tri Wild Road Triathlon

Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 7:00am to 12:00pm Sylvan Grove, KS

It's an "Almost Olympic" distance road triathlon at Wilson State Park in Kansas! Splash into Wilson Lake for a 500 meter swim in...

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Snake Scales and Turtle Tales Animal Program

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Lawrence, KS

Come join us at Shelter #6 in Campground #3 for an up close look at our Live Snakes & Turtles on display. We'll bring their cages out...

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5K/30K/50K Run

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 7:00am to 4:00pm Sylvan Grove, KS

5K/30K/50K Trail run

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Snake Scales and Turtle Tales Animal Program

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm Lawrence, KS

Come join us at Shelter #6 in Campground #3 for an up close look at our Live Snakes & Turtles on display. We'll bring their cages out...

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New Moon Walk

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm Overland Park, KS

Enjoy star gazing, nighttime sights and sounds, and educational activities for the whole family. Don't forget your flashlight! No pre-...

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Halloween Spooky Trail at Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 11:00am to 3:00pm Topeka, KS

Join us in the outdoor classroom at Kansas Children's Discovery Center from 11 am - 3 pm on October 29th! Wear your costume and go through...

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Zombie Survival 5K

Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 11:00am Pittsburg, KS

This is no ordinary race. Participants need cardio to out run the creatures and beings wandering Wilderness Park. The more adrenaline the better....

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Candlelight Charm

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm Council Grove, KS

Come to Council Grove for Candlelight Charm! Shopping, drawings, giveaways, refreshments, horse-drawn carriage rides, and more! Let Candlelight...

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Holiday Luminary Walk

Friday, November 25, 2016 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 17th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Holiday Luminary Walk

Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 17th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Holiday Luminary Walk

Friday, December 2, 2016 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 17th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Holiday Luminary Walk

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 17th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Wednesday Walk - Kaw River State Park

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 (All day) Topeka, KS

Now is a great time to check out your favorite trail for a Wednesday Walk because the trail takes on a completely new look with the change of...

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Orienteer Kansas Meet

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm Lawrence, KS

Orienteer Kansas will be using the North Short Trail System for a meet. The Start / Finish line will be in the Corp of Engineers Overlook Area...

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Second Sunday Monthly Guided Hike

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm Lawrence, KS

Clinton State Park and AmeriCorps invite you to join us for monthly hikes through the park every Second Sunday through the coming year. Each...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Overland Park, KS

Let's go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic...

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Woodland Wildflower Walk

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Overland Park, KS

Join our experts, Lynda Ochs and Ken O'Dell, as you walk through the woodlands at the Arboretum to see the vast selection of native...

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Dirty Girls Get Away!

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 6:00pm to Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 4:30pm Council Grove, KS

4/21 – 4/23 Dirty Girls Get Away! 6pm Friday through Sunday afternoon
$350 regular $300 member

Join us at Camp White on Council...

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Mike Stoakes Bird Walk

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 8:15am to 10:00am Overland Park, KS

Mike Stoakes, Arboretum volunteer and all around birder will lead this walk to look for and listen to the birds that live at the Arboretum. Nearly...

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GeoArboretum

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am Overland Park, KS

Bring the entire family out for a fun-filled adventure at the Arboretum! Find out why over 5 million people throughout the world hunt for...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Overland Park, KS

Let's go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic...

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Tour of the Trees with Ernest & O'Dell

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Overland Park, KS

Join our tree experts, Jim Earnest and Ken O'Dell, as you wind through the trails at the Arboretum and see a vast selection of trees in their...

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Trent Reed Bird Walk

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 8:15am to 10:00am Overland Park, KS

Local expert Trent Reed will lead this very informative bird walk. Each session varies on what birds are spotted. Duration is one hour, plus...

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Kite Fest

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Overland Park, KS

Let's go fly a kite at the Arboretum! Purchase a kite or bring your own and come enjoy watching them fly through the air in this scenic...

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Great Trees of the Stous Promenade

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Overland Park, KS

Jim Earnest, The Tree Doctor, will lead the tour of Great Trees of the Stous Promenade. Jim also serves on the education committee of the...

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Webster State Park OK KIDS Day

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:00pm Stockton, KS

Youth Ages 4-12 are invited to attend the activities located throughout the park. They will be a fishing clinic, a skins and skulls presentation...

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Let's Camp America- Cedar Bluff

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Ellis, KS

Let's Camp America! Join the nation wide effort to get families outdoors. Pack up your tent and join us here at Cedar Bluff State Park....

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Orienteering in Burcham Park

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Lawrence, KS

Orienteering is a great outdoor activity for the whole family! Use a specialized map to navigate your way from point to point. The route is not...

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National Public Gardens Day

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Overland Park, KS

Enjoy this opportunity to the spend some time learning about the many gardens at the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Our...

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GeoKids

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Overland Park, KS

Hey kids! Are you ready for a treasure hunt at the Arboretum? GeoKids is a fun-filled activity consisting of a brief classroom presentation on...

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Mike Stoakes Bird Walk

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 8:15am to 10:00am Overland Park, KS

Mike Stoakes, Arboretum volunteer and all around birder will lead this walk to look for and listen to the birds that live at the Arboretum. Nearly...

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Enchanted Forest

Saturday, May 27, 2017 (All day) to Monday, September 4, 2017 (All day) Overland Park, KS

They're back! This summer the Arboretum and Botanical Gardens are again home to the mystical domains of gnomes, fairies, elves, sprites,...

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Grand Walk in the Arboretum

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Overland Park, KS

School is out, celebrate summer by taking your grandkids on a Grand Walk of the Arboretum. Enjoy this opportunity to spend some time learning...

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Nature Photography Contest

Thursday, June 1, 2017 (All day) to Monday, July 10, 2017 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Celebrate the beauty and capture the wonder of the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens with your photos! Prizes and special invitations...

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Bird Walk

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 8:15am to 10:00am Overland Park, KS

Arboretum volunteers and all around birders, will lead this walk to look for and listen to the birds that live at the Arboretum. Nearly 100...

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GeoArboretum

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am Overland Park, KS

Bring the entire family out for a fun-filled adventure at the Arboretum! Find out why over 5 million people throughout the world hunt for...

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3rd Annual Serious Fun Mud Run at the Kansas Children's Discovery Center!

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:45pm Topeka, KS

Join us on June 4th for the 3rd Annual Serious Fun Mud Run!

The Serious Fun Mud Run is for anyone age 4+ and features running through...

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Hot Summer Days

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Overland Park, KS

Summer is hot! So keep your temperature down by splashing around at this cool down activity. Bring the whole family and enjoy water games and more...

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GeoKids

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am Overland Park, KS

Hey kids! Are you ready for a treasure hunt at the Arboretum? GeoKids is a fun-filled activity consisting of a brief classroom presentation on...

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2017 Sunflower State Games

Friday, July 14, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, July 30, 2017 (All day) Topeka, KS

The Sunflower State Games is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 28th Annual multi-sport festival. The 2017 Sunflower State...

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2017 Sunflower State Games

Friday, July 14, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, July 30, 2017 (All day) Topeka, KS

The Sunflower State Games is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 28th Annual multi-sport festival. The 2017 Sunflower State...

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Sunflower State Games

Friday, July 14, 2017 (All day) Topeka, KS

Join us for the 28th Annual games this year July 14-30! Cost per sport vary, please see our sport pages for more information,...

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Hot Summer Days

Friday, July 14, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Overland Park, KS

Summer is hot! So keep your temperature down by splashing around at this cool down activity. Bring the whole family and enjoy water games and more...

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Sunflower State Games

Saturday, July 15, 2017 (All day) Topeka, KS

Join us for the 28th Annual games this year July 14-30! Cost per sport vary, please see our sport pages for more information,...

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Sunflower State Games

Sunday, July 16, 2017 (All day) Topeka, KS

Join us for the 28th Annual games this year July 14-30! Cost per sport vary, please see our sport pages for more information,...

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GeoKids

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am Overland Park, KS

Hey kids! Are you ready for a treasure hunt at the Arboretum? GeoKids is a fun-filled activity consisting of a brief classroom presentation on...

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Sunflower State Games

Friday, July 21, 2017 (All day) Topeka, KS

Join us for the 28th Annual games this year July 14-30! Cost per sport vary, please see our sport pages for more information,...

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Sunflower State Games

Saturday, July 22, 2017 (All day) Topeka, KS

Join us for the 28th Annual games this year July 14-30! Cost per sport vary, please see our sport pages for more information,...

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Sunflower State Games

Sunday, July 23, 2017 (All day) Topeka, KS

Join us for the 28th Annual games this year July 14-30! Cost per sport vary, please see our sport pages for more information,...

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Sunflower State Games

Friday, July 28, 2017 (All day) Topeka, KS

Join us for the 28th Annual games this year July 14-30! Cost per sport vary, please see our sport pages for more information,...

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Sunflower State Games

Saturday, July 29, 2017 (All day) Topeka, KS

Join us for the 28th Annual games this year July 14-30! Cost per sport vary, please see our sport pages for more information,...

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Sunflower State Games

Sunday, July 30, 2017 (All day) Topeka, KS

Join us for the 28th Annual games this year July 14-30! Cost per sport vary, please see our sport pages for more information,...

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Hot Summer Days

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Overland Park, KS

Summer is hot! So keep your temperature down by splashing around at this cool down activity. Bring the whole family and enjoy water games and more...

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OK Kids - Fishing Derby @ Clinton State Park

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 9:00am to 11:00am Lawrence, KS

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. @ Lake Henry At the Fishing Derby (Located just South of the Park Office.) – Learn fish ID’s, improve your casting skills...

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GeoArboretum

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 10:00am Overland Park, KS

Bring the entire family out for a fun-filled adventure at the Arboretum! Find out why over 5 million people throughout the world hunt for...

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2017 Kansas Senior Games

Friday, September 15, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, September 24, 2017 (All day) Topeka, KS

The Kansas Senior Games are the Sunflower state's own multi-sport competition for ages 50+. The Kansas Senior Games takes place over two...

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Worldwide Day of Play

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 11:00am to 3:00pm Topeka, KS

Worldwide Day of Play means it is time to get outside and play! Visit the Kansas Children's Discovery Center for an exciting day of play! We...

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Night at the Arboretum

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Come and gaze at the nighttime sky. This event will be an interactive experience with activities for all ages. S'more kits also will be...

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GeoKids

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am Overland Park, KS

Hey kids! Are you ready for a treasure hunt at the Arboretum? GeoKids is a fun-filled activity consisting of a brief classroom presentation on...

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Free Admission Weekend

Saturday, October 7, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, October 8, 2017 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Admission to the Arboretum is free all weekend long.

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Medical Heroes Appreciation 5K Run and Walk

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 8:30am Topeka, KS

On Saturday October 21st from 8:30AM to 10:30AM, join CISCRP and Stormont Vail Health in celebrating Medical Heroes, study volunteers who...

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Night at the Arboretum

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Come and gaze at the nighttime sky. This event will be an interactive experience with activities for all ages. S'more kits also will be...

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Sanders Saunter Charity Trail Run

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 7:00am , KS

8th Annual Sanders Saunter 50K / 25K / 10K Charity Race, presented by the Lawrence Trail Hawks.
The 2016 charity partner is: BabyJay's...

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Luminary Walk

Friday, November 24, 2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Saturday, December 2, 2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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First Day Hike

Monday, January 1, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm Manhattan, KS

Tuttle Creek State Park will host it's annual First Day Hike on January 1, 2018 from 10:30 - 12:00 PM. Hike will be family friendly, last...

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New Volunteer Orientation at the Overland Park Arboretum

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Overland Park, KS

Potential volunteers learn about the various opportunities available at Overland Park's 300-acre Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. We will...

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Felted Forms: Wool in the Woods

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm Overland Park, KS

Welcome to the third annual exhibit of Felted Forms – Wool in the Woods. Last year we took you on a colorful journey through the woodland...

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Felted Forms: Wool in the Woods

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm Overland Park, KS

Welcome to the third annual exhibit of Felted Forms – Wool in the Woods. Last year we took you on a colorful journey through the woodland...

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Night at the Arboretum

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

New Moon and Raccoons - Feb 16
Full Moon and Opossums - March 30
Full Moon and Spiders - Sept 21
New Moon and Crows - Nov 9

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Felted Forms: Wool in the Woods

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm Overland Park, KS

Welcome to the third annual exhibit of Felted Forms – Wool in the Woods. Last year we took you on a colorful journey through the woodland...

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Felted Forms: Wool in the Woods

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm Overland Park, KS

Welcome to the third annual exhibit of Felted Forms – Wool in the Woods. Last year we took you on a colorful journey through the woodland...

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40th Anniversary of Perry Lake Hiking Trail - National Recreation Trail Designation

Saturday, March 3, 2018 (All day) , KS

The volunteer groups that help maintain the 29-mile Perry Lake Hiking Trail are celebrating its 40th year as a National Recreation Trail.

...

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Felted Forms: Wool in the Woods

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm Overland Park, KS

Welcome to the third annual exhibit of Felted Forms – Wool in the Woods. Last year we took you on a colorful journey through the woodland...

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Geokids

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Overland Park, KS

Hey kids - are you ready for a treasure hunt at the Arboretum?

GeoKids is a fun-filled activity consisting of a brief classroom...

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GeoArboretum

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Overland Park, KS

Bring the entire family out for a fun-filled adventure at the Arboretum! Find out why over 5 million people throughout the world hunt for...

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Felted Forms: Wool in the Woods

Friday, March 16, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm Overland Park, KS

Welcome to the third annual exhibit of Felted Forms – Wool in the Woods. Last year we took you on a colorful journey through the woodland...

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Felted Forms: Wool in the Woods

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm Overland Park, KS

Welcome to the third annual exhibit of Felted Forms – Wool in the Woods. Last year we took you on a colorful journey through the woodland...

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Free Admission Weekend

Saturday, March 24, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, March 25, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Admission to the Arboretum is free all weekend

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Natural Trails Tour with Jim Earnest and Ken O’Dell

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Overland Park, KS

Jim Earnest and Ken O’Dell will give a one hour tour of one of the Beautiful Natural Trails at the Overland Park Arboretum. The Arboretum has 140...

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Felted Forms: Wool in the Woods

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 8:00am to 5:00pm Overland Park, KS

Welcome to the third annual exhibit of Felted Forms – Wool in the Woods. Last year we took you on a colorful journey through the woodland...

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Night at the Arboretum

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

New Moon and Raccoons - Feb 16
Full Moon and Opossums - March 30
Full Moon and Spiders - Sept 21
New Moon and Crows - Nov 9

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New Volunteer Orientation at the Overland Park Arboretum

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Overland Park, KS

Potential volunteers learn about the various opportunities available at Overland Park's 300-acre Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. We will...

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Bird Walk

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 8:15am to 10:00am Overland Park, KS

Sue Davidson and Nancy Smalldon, Arboretum volunteers and all around birders, will lead this walk to look for and listen to the birds that live at...

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Geokids

Saturday, April 7, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Overland Park, KS

Hey kids - are you ready for a treasure hunt at the Arboretum?

GeoKids is a fun-filled activity consisting of a brief classroom...

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Wildflower Walk

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am Overland Park, KS

Meet at the Visitors Center then we will be walking on mulched paths, up and down slopes and hills as we go to the lower bluff area at Wolf creek...

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Wildflower Walk

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am Overland Park, KS

Meet at the Visitors Center then we will be walking on mulched paths, up and down slopes and hills as we go to the lower bluff area at Wolf creek...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, April 21, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Trails That Connect Us - Open House

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm Lawrence, KS

JOIN FREE STATE FOR “TRAILS THAT CONNECT US”
Friday April 27th 5-8PM *** Free State Brewing Co. 1923 Moodie Road, Lawrence, KS

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, April 28, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Bird Walk

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 8:15am to 10:00am Overland Park, KS

Sue Davidson and Nancy Smalldon, Arboretum volunteers and all around birder, will lead this walk to look for and listen to the birds that live at...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, May 5, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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GeoArboretum

Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am Overland Park, KS

Bring the entire family out for a fun-filled adventure at the Arboretum! Find out why over 5 million people throughout the world hunt for...

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Discover Salina Naturally Fair

Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm Salina, KS

The Discover Salina Naturally Fair is a free event for families to learn and interact with many aspects of past, present, and future efforts with...

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National Public Gardens Day

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Overland Park, KS

Enjoy this opportunity to spend some time learning about the many gardens at the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. Our knowledgeable...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, May 12, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion Guided Tour

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am Overland Park, KS

Join us for a guided tour of this exciting and one of a kind exhibit. Your guide will take you through the gardens to explore these unique kinetic...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, May 19, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, May 26, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, June 2, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Geokids

Saturday, June 2, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am Overland Park, KS

Hey kids - are you ready for a treasure hunt at the Arboretum?

GeoKids is a fun-filled activity consisting of a brief classroom...

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Hot Summer Days

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Overland Park, KS

This event features water games for the whole family, prepare to get wet and maybe a little messy. Splashing around will help keep the...

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Summertime Celebration Walks & Swims - Clay Center, KS

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 3:00pm to 7:00pm Clay Center, IL

5k / 10k / 11k map guided walk at your own pace. This is a volksmarch that allows the walker to enjoy the sites of a local community, while...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, June 9, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Dam Near 5K

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 7:00am to 12:00pm Jetmore, KS

Come enjoy our Dam Near 5K during HorseThief The Festival. Registration begins May 1, 2018 on www....

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Summertime Celebration Walks & Swims - Wamego, KS

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 8:00am to 10:30am Wamego, IL

This is the second Sunflower Sod Stompers walking event of the weekend. Walkers will start at the Depot Shelter House. The walk will give everyone...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion Guided Tour

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am Overland Park, KS

Join us for a guided tour of this exciting and one of a kind exhibit. Your guide will take you through the gardens to explore these unique kinetic...

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Summertime Celebration Walks & Swims - Alma, KS

Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm Alma, IL

This is the third walking event of the Sunflower Sod Stompers Summertime Celebration. Stroll through Alma at your own pace. Stop at the Alma...

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Summertime Celebration Walks & Swims - Holton, KS

Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 8:15am to 10:30am Holton, IL

This is the fourth event of the Summertime Celebration. Walkers will start at the Holton Super 8 and walk through the streets of Holton, KS. Enjoy...

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Summertime Celebration Walks & Swims - Valley Falls, KS

Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm Valley Falls, IL

This is the last walking event of the Summer Celebration. Come early from the Holton walk and enjoy a nice lunch at Stewart's Smokehouse. The...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, June 16, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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GeoArboretum

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am Overland Park, KS

Bring the entire family out for a fun-filled adventure at the Arboretum! Find out why over 5 million people throughout the world hunt for...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, June 23, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, June 30, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, July 7, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Geokids

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am Overland Park, KS

Hey kids - are you ready for a treasure hunt at the Arboretum?

GeoKids is a fun-filled activity consisting of a brief classroom...

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Hot Summer Days

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Overland Park, KS

This event features water games for the whole family, prepare to get wet and maybe a little messy. Splashing around will help keep the...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, July 14, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion Guided Tour

Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am Overland Park, KS

Join us for a guided tour of this exciting and one of a kind exhibit. Your guide will take you through the gardens to explore these unique kinetic...

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Nature Photography Contest Exhibit

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 8:00am to 7:00pm Overland Park, KS

Celebrate the beauty and capture the wonder of the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens with your photos.

Entries must be received...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, July 21, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Nature Photography Contest Exhibit

Thursday, July 26, 2018 (All day) to Monday, September 3, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Celebrate the beauty and capture the wonder of the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens with your photos.

Entries must be received...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, July 28, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, August 4, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Hot Summer Days

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Overland Park, KS

This event features water games for the whole family, prepare to get wet and maybe a little messy. Splashing around will help keep the...

More

Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, August 11, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Let's Repay 5k- a benefit fun run for the Governor's Trails

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 8:00am ,

Let's Repay 5k is a fun run/walk to benefit the Kansas Trails Council and MacLennan Park (the Governor's mansion trails). It will be...

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Orienteering at Burcham Park

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:30am Lawrence, KS

Want to learn to read a topo map? Already can read a map but didn't know it could be a sport? Join us for orienteering on August 11th at...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion Guided Tour

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am Overland Park, KS

Join us for a guided tour of this exciting and one of a kind exhibit. Your guide will take you through the gardens to explore these unique kinetic...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, August 18, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, August 25, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, September 1, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, September 8, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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GeoArboretum

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am Overland Park, KS

Bring the entire family out for a fun-filled adventure at the Arboretum! Find out why over 5 million people throughout the world hunt for...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion Guided Tour

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am Overland Park, KS

Join us for a guided tour of this exciting and one of a kind exhibit. Your guide will take you through the gardens to explore these unique kinetic...

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New Volunteer Orientation at the Overland Park Arboretum

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Overland Park, KS

Potential volunteers learn about the various opportunities available at Overland Park's 300-acre Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. We will...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, September 15, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Night at the Arboretum

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

New Moon and Raccoons - Feb 16
Full Moon and Opossums - March 30
Full Moon and Spiders - Sept 21
New Moon and Crows - Nov 9

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, September 22, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, September 29, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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The Great Kaw Adventure Race

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 9:00am Eudora, KS

The Great Kaw Adventure Race is an orienteering based, cognitive, and physical challenge event. Challenges could be trivia about Eudora's...

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Free Admission Weekend

Saturday, October 6, 2018 (All day) to Sunday, October 7, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

Admission to the Arboretum is free all weekend

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, October 6, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Geokids

Saturday, October 6, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am Overland Park, KS

Hey kids - are you ready for a treasure hunt at the Arboretum?

GeoKids is a fun-filled activity consisting of a brief classroom...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, October 13, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, October 20, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, October 27, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, November 3, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Tails on the Trail

Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Topeka, KS

Tails on the Trail 2018
November 3, 2018

We are proud to announce our 9th annual Tails on the Trail event – Topeka’s favorite dog-...

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Night at the Arboretum

Friday, November 9, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

New Moon and Raccoons - Feb 16
Full Moon and Opossums - March 30
Full Moon and Spiders - Sept 21
New Moon and Crows - Nov 9

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, November 10, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, November 17, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Luminary Walk

Friday, November 23, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, November 24, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Luminary Walk

Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Friday, November 30, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, December 1, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Luminary Walk

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Luminary Walk

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, December 8, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Luminary Walk

Saturday, December 8, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Overland Park, KS

Stroll down candlelit trails through the gardens and woods at the 19th annual Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens' Holiday Luminary...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, December 15, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, December 22, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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Whirlwind: Art in Motion

Saturday, December 29, 2018 (All day) Overland Park, KS

April 21, 2018 is Opening Day of Whirlwind: Art in Motion, a kinetic art exhibit at the Overland Park Arboretum. Kinetic art is a unique art form...

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First Day Hike Tuttle Creek State Park

Tuesday, January 1, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Manhattan, KS

Join us for a First Day Hike on January 1 to burn off those extra Holiday pounds! Hike will be approximately 2 miles and very family friendly. No...

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The Great Kaw Adventure Race

Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 9:00am Eudora, KS

The Great Kaw Adventure Race is an orienteering based, cognitive, and physical challenge event. Challenges could be trivia about Eudora's...

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