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Mahaffie offers living history activities for Spring Break

 
Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm, 1200 Kansas City Road, will offer living history activities Thursday, March 19, Friday March, 20, and Saturday March 21.

Registration open for Brownie Girl Scout Day spring programs at Mahaffie

Brownie Girl Scout Day will be Saturday, April 11, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Brownie Girl Scouts will learn sewing skills and enjoy 1860s interactive spring farming activities.

2015 outdoor pool passes available at the Olathe Community Center

Outdoor pool season starts May 25. Now is the time to purchase your season swim pass at the Olathe Community Center, 1205 E Kansas City Rd.

When emergency strikes, are you in the know?

NotifyJoCo is an emergency alert system that began in 2013 to keep Johnson County residents, businesses and others informed of public safety alerts, water main breaks, public health alerts, and more.  NotifyJoCo is a free public service made possible by a partnership of local governments and public utilities in Johnson County.

Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm Begins 150th Anniversary Celebration

The Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop and Farm has played an important role in the history of Olathe since 1858. This year, Mahaffie is commemorating that role with a year-long celebration of the “sesquicentennial” birthday of its centerpiece: the 150-year-old limestone farmhouse.

City of Olathe recognized as Healthiest Employer

The City of Olathe has been recognized as a winner of the 2015 Healthiest Employers, an awards program presented by the Kansas City Business Journal.HE Winner Badge

BNSF to close Dennis Avenue railroad crossing Feb. 10-11

BNSF will temporarily close the railroad crossing at Dennis Avenue, between Grant Street and Kansas Avenue, beginning Tuesday, Feb. 10. The crossing is expected to remain closed through Wednesday, Feb. 11, as BNSF conducts routine maintenance in the area.

Overnight closures at K-10 and Ridgeview Road interchange Feb. 13-19

The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) will remove the west half of the existing bridge at K-10 and Ridgeview Road beginning Friday, Feb. 13 through Wednesday, Feb. 19. The overnight demolition work will be done sections at a time and will force traffic to shift onto the east half of the new bridge for several weeks.

Household Hazardous Waste drop-off event Feb. 14

All Johnson County residents have the opportunity to drop off their unwanted Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) at the City of Olathe’s drop-off event. The event will be held Feb. 14, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the HHW facility located at 1420 S. Robinson Dr. behind Public Works and Customer Service. No appointment is necessary.

2015 outdoor pool passes available at the Olathe Community Center

Outdoor pool season starts May 25. Now is the time to purchase your season swim pass at the Olathe Community Center, 1205 E Kansas City Rd. Stop in at any time during business hours and check out swim pass options, including the early bird discount that ends April 30. For more information visit OlatheKS.org/ParksRec or call 913-971-8563.

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