Memorial Day closures

City of Olathe offices will be closed Monday, May 30, for the Memorial Day Holiday. Trash and recycling collection will remain on schedule.

The Olathe Downtown Library, 201 E. Park St., will be closed Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30.

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm will be closed on Monday, May 30.

The Olathe Community Center will be open from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Memorial Day. Veterans and active duty military will receive free admission with a valid military ID.

Outdoor City pools open May 30; active duty military, veterans receive free admission

Black Bob Bay, Millcreek and Oregon Trail pools will open for the 2016 outdoor season on Monday, May 30 at 12:30 p.m. Active duty military and veterans will receive free admission with a valid military ID on Memorial Day.

Frontier Pool will open at a later date, as maintenance occurs to fix a leak in the pool.

Olathe Summer Concert Series begins June 3

The City of Olathe is proud to present the 17th Annual Summer Concert Series. Families and music enthusiasts will enjoy award-winning artists on June 3, June 17, and July 15 at Frontier Park, 15501 Indian Creek Trail. The series moves to Stagecoach Park, 1205 N. Kansas City Rd., on July 9 as part of Celebrate Olathe! Summer Fest, a day of music and fun for the entire family.

Annual Auto Show and Officer Kern Memorial 5K Run/Walk Saturday, June 4

Join the Olathe Police Foundation (OPF) to celebrate Olathe Police Department (OPD) Appreciation Day on Saturday, June 4, at Olathe South High School, 1640 E. 151 St.  Activities will include the Officer Michael Kern Memorial 5K Run/Walk and the 7th Annual Olathe Police Foundation Benefit Auto Show and Picnic. 

Camp emPOWER for middle school students

Find the leader within at Camp emPOWER, June 6 to 10 (registration code 13100) and June 20 to 24 (registration code 13101). Campers ages 12 to 14 will engage in leadership education along with volunteerism, trips and fun activities. Scheduled activities will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., but camp will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Scholarships are available.

Mahaffie summer season promotes family fun

The summer season officially begins in June at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm, 1200 E. Kansas City Rd. Enjoy living history activities and stagecoach rides from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays, and noon to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Beyond regular hours, Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm offers many special events throughout the summer. 

Wednesday Farmers’ Market opens May 18

Your options for fresh produce and other fun finds are ‘growing’ next week! The Wednesday Olathe Farmers’ Market opens for the season on May 18.

Olathe Charities 5K charity registration closes May 20

The second annual Olathe Charities 5K will take place on Saturday, Oct. 22, on trails around the College Boulevard Activity Center. This unique run benefits participating charities who register to become a charity of choice. Selected organizations receive $15 per runner, or $20 per four-person team who designate that charity at registration.

Sunflower Wickets Mahaffie Croquet Tournament June 3: Teams Forming Now!

Teams are forming now for the Sixth Annual Mahaffie Sunflower Wickets croquet tournament on Friday, June 3 at the Olathe Community Center, located across the street from the Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Historic Site.

Outdoor City pools open May 30

Black Bob Bay, Millcreek, Oregon Trail and Frontier pools will open Monday, May 30 at 12:30 p.m.

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