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Fishing Derby Saturday, June 15

Looking for your child’s first fish tale? The June 15 Olathe Fishing Derby may just be the venue for your child to catch his/her first whopper or discover a love of fishing.

Black Bob Lane Closures Continue, Expect Delays

Phase II of the 127th Street Improvement Project is underway. Expect delays, and use alternative routes if possible.

2013 Downtown Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit in Place

Visit downtown Olathe and enjoy the 2013 Downtown Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit.

New Interactive Capital Improvement Plan Map

Track the progress of projects in your area with the new interactive Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) map.

14th Annual FREE Summer Concert Series Begins Friday

The City of Olathe is proud to present the 2013 FREE Summer Concert Series. Families and music enthusiasts will enjoy award-winning entertainment on select Fridays throughout the summer at Frontier Park.

Touch-A-Truck, ETC Partners with Childhood Cancer Walk June 8

Touch-A-Truck, ETC is back on Saturday, June 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Frontier Park. The second annual event is in conjunction with Braden’s Hope Walk for Childhood Cancer.

Flood Response Continues

Crews from a number of City of Olathe departments have been working since well before sunrise responding to high water throughout the city.  A number of areas, especially in southeast portions of Olathe, experienced a 25 to 100 year flood event due to the excessive rainfall.  Initial reports suggest over 3.5 inches of rain fell over a brief period of time in areas of the city already saturated from previous showers.

Pools Open for 2013 Season

The City of Olathe will open its pools on Saturday, May 25 at 12:30 p.m.  Black Bob Bay, Frontier Trail and Oregon Trail will operate daily from 12:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Mill Creek Pool is open Monday through Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 8:00 pm.

Mahaffie Summer Season Promotes Family Fun

The summer season officially begins at Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm, 1200 Kansas City Road, on Friday, May 24.  Enjoy living history activities and stagecoach rides from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and noon to 4:00 p.m. on Sundays.

Youth Volunteer Week June 3-7

Olathe Parks and Recreation is gearing up for Youth Volunteer Week, June 3-7. This program is designed for middle school and high school students to get out in the parks and earn service hours. Projects and location sites will vary each day.

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