OP Fall Festival Sept. 24

Parade – Crafts – Food – Music – Fun
Stop by The Arts & Recreation Foundation booths
 at the Fall Festival in Santa Fe Commons Park
on Saturday, September 24.

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Child car seat check Sept. 24

From 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24 at McCarthy Chevrolet in Olathe, trained car seat safety specialists will examine child car seats for proper use, installation, age/size appropriateness and will alert parents to any recalled products at this event. Safety checks take approximately 30 minutes per seat.

No appointment is necessary. It is first come, first checked. Seat checks are done inside the service department. McCarthy is located at 765 N. Rawhide.

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Hedge Apple Day at Arboretum


September 25, 2016
12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Join us at the Arboretum for the 
Annual Hedge Apple Day
Kids love this fun, hands-on event. 
Come and make nature crafts to take home with you. 
Our classic craft – the Hedge Apple Goblin – is the star of the show. 
All nature items are collected right here at the Arboretum.
And while you’re at the Arboretum, 
visit the Train Garden or explore one of our nature trails 
– just a couple more of the kid-friendly activities at the Arboretum.
Included with admission!
$3/adult; $1/child 6-12
Friends of the Arboretum members are always free.

The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
8909 W. 179th St.  –  913-685-3604
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