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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 

June 6, 11 & 13

4-H Mindstorms SPIN Club
Registration will open May 17.
Olathe Library's Teen Commons
16160 W. 135th St.

June 17 - 20

Fantastic Four Summer CampRock Springs 4-H Camp, Junction City, KS

July 9

Preparing Flowers and Vegetables for the Fair Extension Office

July 23, 24 & 25 

Cooking Day Camp
This camp is full. Please call 913-715-7000 to be placed on a waiting list to be notified of a cancellation.
Extension Office
Johnson County FairJuly 28 - Aug. 3, 2019Gardner, KS
Kansas State FairSept. 5 - 15, 2019Hutchinson, KS

Agriculture and Natural Resources
(Crops and Livestock, Environment)

DateEventLocation
June 21 (9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Wonders of Discovery @ Olathe Pollinator Prairie; hosted by K-State Extension Master Naturalists

Pollinator Prairie: 320 S. Blake St., Olathe, KS 66061

Community Development

2019 DatesClasses/EventLocation
August 2019

Community Board Leadership Series

Course description

Flyer

 Extension Office

Family & Consumer Sciences (Food, Nutrition and Health)

2019

 Classes and Events

Location
June 28, July 26, August 2, August 23

Recipe Testing (Free)

Extension Office 
June 18 – Aug. 27

Stay Strong Stay Healthy: Level 1

Extension Office
June 18

Summer Pies (Fee: $25)

This class is full. Please call 913-715-7000 to be placed on a waiting list to be notified of a cancellation.

Extension Office
June 20

Electric Pressure Cooking (Fee: $25)

This class is full. Please call 913-715-7000 to be placed on a waiting list to be notified of a cancellation.

Extension Office
June 20

Grilling Great Steaks (Fee: $23)

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse, Prairie Village
June 27

The Vegetarian Grill (Fee: $23)

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse, Prairie Village
July 18

Vegan & Vegetarian Dishes (Fee: $25)

Extension Office
August 15

Meals on a Budget (Fee: $25)

Extension Office
August 24Kids In the Kitchen: Lunch Box Cuisine! 
(Fee: $15)

 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.

Extension Office

September 19

Freezer Meals and Easy Meal Prep (Fee: $25)
Registration will open July 8.

Extension Office
September 28

Kids In the Kitchen: Snack Attack!
(Fee: $15)
Registration will open July 8 at 9am.

Extension Office
October 10

Cookie Decorating 101 (Fee: $25)
Registration will open August 12.

Extension Office
October 17

Cast Iron Skillet Cooking (Fee: $25)
Registration will open August 5.

Extension Office
October 26

Kids In the Kitchen: Pizza! Pizza! 
(Fee: $15)
Registration will open August 5 at 9am.

Extension Office
November 5

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

K-State Olathe Campus
November 14

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

K-State Olathe Campus
November 16

Kids In the Kitchen: Gingerbread Art!
(Fee: $15)
Registration will open Sept. 9 at 9am.

Extension Office
December 12

Hearty Soups and Stews (Fee: $25)
Registration will open Oct. 7.

Extension Office
December 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

  

June 11

Everyday Mindfulness (Fee: $3)

Mindfulness is described as an awareness of the present moment,  Consensus is emerging that it can help to calm you down, relieve stress, improve physical and mental health.  It can also help you to be less judgmental.  Simple mindfulness exercises will be introduced that can be incorporated into everyday living.

Call 913-685-6000 to register.

Blue Valley Recreation Center, Overland Park

June 17-21

Learn To Sew Camp for Kids (Fee: $40)  
This camp is full. To get on the waiting list, please call JCPRD at 913-438-7275.  

Millcreek Activity Center, Shawnee

July 9

New to Medicare (Free)Extension Office

July 16

Advance Planning Advance Directives (Fee: $3) Call 913-685-6000 to register.

Blue Valley Recreation Center, Overland Park

July 23

Quilting Workshop: Making Half Square Triangles the Easy Way (Free)

Extension Office
August 1-October 3 (10 sessions) 

Aging Mastery Program (Fee: $47)

Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse, Prairie Village
August 13

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

Blue Valley Recreation Center, Overland Park
August 16

CommonCents Budgeting (Fee: $5)

Matt Ross Community Center, Overland Park
August 27

Quilting Workshop: Collage Quilt (Free)

Extension Office
September 24

Quilting Workshop: Zipper Bag (Free)

Extension Office
October 1

New To Medicare (Free)

Extension Office
November 19

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

Extension Office
November 20

New to Medicare (Free)

Extension Office

Horticulture (Lawn and Garden, Environment)

Date 2019
Classes/EventsLocation

June 26

Extension Master Gardener Orientation

Extension Office
 June 26

See What’s Growing in BYG

K-State Research and Extension Center-Olathe

July 9

Preparing Flowers and Vegetables for the Fair

Extension Office
 July 10

All American Selections (AAS) Display

 K-State Research and Extension Center-Olathe
 TBA

Tomato Tasting Day

 K-State Research and Extension Center-Olathe
 TBA

Arranging Flowers from Your Garden

 K-State Research and Extension Center-Olathe
 TBA

Dining in the Garden

 K-State Research and Extension Center-Olathe
May 15 & 16, 2020

Extension Master Gardener Public Garden Tour

5 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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