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Johnson County
11811 S. Sunset Drive
Suite 1500
Olathe, KS 66061

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday,
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(913) 715-7000
(913) 715-7005 fax
jo@listserv.ksu.eduMap to our office

Kansas State University is committed to making its services, activities and programs accessible to all participants. If you have special requirements due to a physical, vision, or hearing disability, contact Johnson County K-State Research and Extension, 913-715-7000.

Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service

K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Classes and Events

To register, click on the class titles below. Or, call (913) 715-7000

Note to Johnson County Employees: If you are trying to register for a class you must use an Extension Office Registration Form and send to TFM-Benefits first.

4-H/Youth Development

Event
DatesLocation
4-H Fair Training for Food Judges

April 27th, 2020

1:00 to 4:00 pm

Extension Office, Room 1060
4-H County Council MeetingFirst Monday of odd monthsExtension Office
4-H/Youth FormsClick here for 4-H Forms 

Agriculture and Natural Resources
(Crops and Livestock, Environment)

2020 DatesClasses/EventLocation

Jan. 15th, Jan. 22nd, Jan. 29th, & Feb. 5th

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Farm Financial Skills for Kansas Women in AgricultureExtension Office, Room 1060

Feb. 7th - 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Corn Schools

John Deere Ag Marketing Center

10789 S Ridgeview Rd., Olathe, KS, 66061

Family & Consumer Sciences (Food, Nutrition and Health)

Date

 Classes and Events

Location
Jan. 28, Feb. 4, Feb. 11, Feb. 18

Dining with Diabetes (Fee: $25 for all four classes)

Extension Office, Room 1060
Feb. 15Teens in the Kitchen: Baking from Scratch (Fee: $20)Extension Office, Room 1060
Feb. 29Kids in the Kitchen: Breakfast for Champions! (Fee: $15)
Registration will open Dec. 16 at 9am
Extension Office, Room 1060
Mar. 14Teens in the Kitchen: Roasting (Fee: $20)Extension Office, Room 1060
Mar. 24From Garden to Plate: Sweet Potatoes (Fee: $25)
Registration will open Jan. 27
Extension Office, Room 1060
Mar. 28Kids in the Kitchen: Spiffy Spuds (Fee: $15)
Registration will open Jan. 27 at 9am
Extension Office, Room 1060
Mar. 31st to May 26th (Tues & Thurs)Stay Strong Stay Healthy (Level 2)Extension Office, Room 1060
April 9Fresh Baked Breads (Fee: $25) 
Registration will open Feb. 10
Extension Office, Room 1060
April 11Teens in the Kitchen: Eggs (Fee: $20)Extension Office, Room 1060
April 25Kids in the Kitchen: Breakfast Breads (Fee: $15)
Registration will open Feb. 24
Extension Office, Room 1060
April 274-H Fair Training for Food JudgesExtension Office, Room 1060
May 9Teens in the Kitchen: Stir Fry (Fee: $20)Extension Office, Room 1060

Family & Consumer Sciences (Home and Family)

2020 DatesClasses and EventsLocation
January 24th - 1:30 to 2:30 pm

Opioid Crisis ($5.00 Resident)

Matt Ross Community Center
January 28th - 6 to 8 pm

String Quilting (Free)

Extension Office, Room 1070/75
January 30th - 10 am to 11 am

So Now What? Managing Life After Retirement ($3.00 Resident)

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse
February 4th - 5:30 to 7:00 pm

New to Medicare

Extension Office, Room 1070/75

February 8th through April 15th  (Wed & Thurs 10:30 am to 6:30 pm; Sat 8:30 am to 12:30 pm)

Free Income Tax Preparation

Extension Office
February 20th - 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Brain Fit

Blue Valley Rec Activity Center

February 25th, March 3rd & March 10th

6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Retirement Planning Today ($49 per individual; $69 per couple)

Extension Office, Room 1070/75
February 25th - 6 to 8 pm

Rag Quilts (Free)

Extension Office, Room 1060
March 4th - 5:30 to 6:30 pm

With this Ring We Plan ($3.00 Resident)

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse
March 19th thru May 21st (Thursdays) - 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Aging Mastery Program ($49.00 Resident)

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse
March 24th - 6 to 8 pm

Colored Pencil Quilts

Extension Office, Room 1070/75
March 31st - 2:00 to 3:30 pm

Making the Move to Medicare

Central Resource Library
April 1st - 5:30 to 6:30 pm

Getting Financially Prepared - Ahead of Disaster

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse
April 6th - 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Making the Move to Medicare

Leawood Pioneer Library
April 16th - 6:30 to 7:30 pm

Brain Fit

 Blue Valley Rec Activity Center
April 22nd - 2:00 to 3:00 pm

Everyday Mindfulness

Matt Ross Community Center
April 23rd - 6:00 to 7:30 pm

Making the Move to Medicare

Lenexa City Center Library
April 28th  - 6 to 8 pm

Disappearing 9 Patch

Extension Office, Room 1070/75

Horticulture (Lawn and Garden, Environment)

Date 
Classes/EventsLocation
Jan. 25 - 8:30 a.m. to noon

Community Garden Workshop      

More Info     To Register

Olathe Indian Creek Library,      16160 W 135th St

Jan. 28 at 7 p.m.          

Pruning Evergreens

Extension Office, Room 1060

Feb. 11 at 7 p.m.

Drought Tolerant Perennials

Extension Office, Room 1060

Feb. 17 at 7 p.m.

Growing Fruit at Home

Extension Office, Room 1060
Mar. 10 at 7 p.m.

How to Start a Vegetable Garden and What to Plant

Extension Office, Room 1060
Mar. 23 at 7 p.m.

Inviting Pollinators to the Garden

Extension Office, Room 1060
Apr. 7 at 7 p.m.

Basic Garden Photography

Extension Office, Room 1060
Apr. 20 at 7 p.m.                   

Landscaping for Birds

Extension Office, Room 1060
May 15 & 16, 2020

Extension Master Gardener Public Garden Tour

Five gardens in Johnson County

To register, click on the class link to the left. Or, call (913) 715-7000

Enroll early! Classes sell out quickly!

  • Advance registration with payment is required.

  • Make checks payable to: Johnson County Extension Council

  • To pay with credit card: Please click on the class title and register online.

  • Class location: All classes will be held at the Extension office, located at 11811 S. Sunset Drive, Olathe 66061 unless noted in the class description.

Kansas State University is committed to making its services, activities and programs accessible to all participants. If you have special requirements due to a physical, vision, or hearing disability, contact Johnson County K-State Research and Extension, 913-715-7000.

Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service

K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer.