#AskOlathe social media budget event Tuesday, July 7

Join the social conversation during the #AskOlathe budget event Tuesday, July 7, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Submit your 2016/2017 budget questions live on Facebook and Twitter using #AskOlathe and city officials will respond. Questions about the budget or the event can be directed to 913-971-8671 or

Summer Concert Series returns to Frontier Park July 10

The Olathe Summer Concert Series returns to Frontier Park (15501 W. Indian Creek Parkway) on Friday, July 10 at 7 p.m. featuring Kansas native and blues singer/songwriter Kelley Hunt. Opening for Hunt is fellow Kansas native Brody Buster.

Civil War activities featured at Mahaffie Thursday, July 9

The Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Historic Site, 1200 Kansas City Rd., in Olathe will feature Civil War activities for a free family fun night beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 9. 

Household Hazardous Waste drop-off event Saturday, July 11

All Johnson County residents have the opportunity to drop off Household Hazardous Waste at the City of Olathe’s drop-off event Saturday, July 11, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the HHW facility, 1420 S. Robinson Drive, behind Public Works and Customer Service. No appointment is necessary.

Bootloose! Original melodrama Saturday, July 11

In celebration of the Mahaffie House 150th Anniversary, the Olathe Civic Theatre Association presents an original melodrama performed on the historic Mahaffie grounds on Saturday, July 11 at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Ability Experience: Journey of Hope Tour Stop Monday, July 13

The City of Olathe will welcome Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity cyclists July 13 during their Olathe tour stop along the Ability Experience: Journey of Hope cross-country bicycle trek.

Mayor Michael Copeland, police officers, firefighters, and members of the City’s Persons with Disabilities Advisory Board will greet riders during a public cyclist arrival ceremony at 1 p.m. on Monday, July 13 at the Olathe Community Center, 1205 E. Kansas City Road.

Storm Debris Removal

Storm debris bulk pick-up will be offered free of charge until Friday, July 10, in response to Thursday night’s storm. Bulk pick-up is for large items and must be scheduled in advance by calling 913-971-9311. The deadline to reserve a time for the free service is Thursday, July 2.

Small storm debris branches can be put with regular yard waste. 

Free Summer Concert Series

The City of Olathe is proud to present the 16th Annual Free Summer Concert Series. Families and music enthusiasts will enjoy award-winning artists for five Fridays throughout the summer.  Enjoy live music at Frontier Park on June 19, July 10, July 17 and July 24. The series moves to Stagecoach Park on June 26 as part of Celebrate Olathe – Summer Fling.

Olathe Parks & Recreation summer preview

Summer is here with plenty to keep you active in Olathe! Olathe Parks & Recreation offers music, events, contests, and programs.  Mark your calendar for some of Olathe’s favorite events and activities:

Olathe Parks & Recreation to launch new registration system

Olathe Parks & Recreation will launch Olathe ActiveNet, a new registration system, in early June.  New online system enhancements include the ability to create a wish list, sync activity schedules to your calendar, reserve shelters, and more. 

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