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

(913) 715-7000
(913) 715-7005 fax
jo@listserv.ksu.edu

Map to our office

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 County Council MeetingFirst Monday of odd monthsExtension Office
4-H County Council Officers Meeting First Monday of even monthsExtension Office
4-H/Youth FormsClick here for 4-H Forms 
Johnson County FairJuly 28 - Aug. 3, 2019Gardner, KS
Kansas State FairSept. 5 - 15, 2019Hutchinson, KS

Agriculture and Natural Resources
(Crops and Livestock, Environment)

DateEventLocation

 Saturday, September 21st, 2019

9AM - 2PM

 Hasta Luego Monarchs!

 The Pollinator Prairie

320 S. Blake St. Olathe, KS 66061

Community Development

2019 DatesClasses/EventLocation
   

Family & Consumer Sciences (Food, Nutrition and Health)

2019

 Classes and Events

Location
Aug. 23, Sept. 6, Sept. 20, Oct. 4, Oct. 25

Recipe Testing (Free)

Extension Office 
Aug. 24

Kids In the Kitchen: Lunch Box Cuisine! 
(Fee: $15)

 This class is full. To get on the waiting list, please call (913) 715-7000.

 Extension Office

Sept. 3 – Nov. 21

Stay Strong Stay Healthy: Level 1 (Fee: $25)
An exercise, strength training program for older adults that meets two times per week for eight weeks.

This class is full. To get on the waiting list, please call (913) 715-7000.

Extension Office

Sept. 19

What's For Dinner? Meal Planning & Freezer Meals (Fee: $25)

Extension Office
Sept. 28

Kids In the Kitchen: Snack Attack! (Fee: $15)

 

Extension Office
Oct. 10

The Decorated Cookie (Fee: $25)

Extension Office
Oct. 17

Cast Iron Cooking- Not Just for the Campfire! (Fee: $25)

Extension Office
Oct. 26

Kids In the Kitchen: Pizza! Pizza! 
(Fee: $15)

Extension Office
Nov. 5

Pie Baking 101 (Fee: $25)
Registration will open Sept. 9.

K-State Olathe Campus
Nov. 14

Pie Baking 101 (Fee: $25)
Registration will open Sept. 9.

K-State Olathe Campus
Dec. 12

Homemade Soups- Kicking the Can for Health! (Fee: $25)
Registration will open Oct. 7.

Extension Office
Dec. 14

Kids In the Kitchen: Cookie Frosting Fun! 
(Fee: $15)
Registration will open Oct. 7 at 9am.

Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences (Home and Family)

DateClassesLocation

2019

  
Aug. 1-Oct. 3
(10 sessions) 

Aging Mastery Program (Fee: $47)

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse, Prairie Village
Aug. 27

Quilting Workshop: Collage Quilt (Free)

Extension Office

Aug. 29-Oct. 3
(6 weeks, Thursdays)

Powerful Tools for Caregivers ($20 for individuals, $30 per couple)

Partners In Primary Care, Olathe 
Sept. 4

Everyday Mindfulness ($3)

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse, Prairie Village

Sept. 13

So Now What? Life After Retirement (Free)

 Partners in Primary Care, Olathe

Sept. 20

Assistive Technology for Older Adults ($5)

 Matt Ross Community Center, Overland Park

Sept. 24-Oct. 8
(3 weeks, Tuesdays)

Retirement Planning Today ($49/person, $69/couple)

Extension Office
Sept. 24

Quilting Workshop: Zipper Bag (Free)

Extension Office
Oct. 1

New To Medicare (Free)

Extension Office
Oct. 7

Medicare Basics (Free)

Partners for Primary Care, Olathe
Oct. 11

Aging Alone ($5)

Matt Ross Community Center, Overland Park
Oct. 29

Brain Fit ($3) Call 913-685-6000 to register.

Blue Valley Recreation Center, Overland Park
Nov. 1

Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate ($5)

Matt Ross Community Center, Overland Park
Nov. 7

Medicare Basics ($5)

Matt Ross Community Center, Overland Park
Nov. 12

Everyday Mindfulness ($3) Call 913-685-6000 to register.

Blue Valley Recreation Center, Overland Park
Nov. 19

Quilting Workshop: Easy Gifts such as Pillowcases & Table Runners (Free)

Extension Office
Nov. 20

New to Medicare (Free)

Extension Office

Horticulture (Lawn and Garden, Environment)

Date 2019
Classes/EventsLocation

August 12

K-State's Commercial Horticulture Field Day

K-State Research and Extension Center-Olathe

 August 28

Tomato Tasting Day

 K-State Research and Extension Center-Olathe

 August 28

Arranging a Country Garden Bouquet

 K-State Research and Extension Center-Olathe

September 14

Food, Ecosystem Services and Carbon Farming

Kearney Commercial Bank

October 19

Value Added Food Production

Flavor Market

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.

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