Deanna Rose Farmstead October events


Pumpkin Hollow Open Daily
September 30 – October 31
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Monday – Friday
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Saturday – Sunday
Join us for the 18th annual Pumpkin Hollow, consistently rated as one of the top five pumpkin patches in the area. All inclusive in the ticket price, children can hop aboard the Pumpkin Hollow Express – a barrel train, pulled by a John Deere tractor, get lost in the corn maze, slide down a hay pyramid and more.

OP Arboretum October events


Jim Earnest’s Tour of the Trees is 
Sunday, October 9 – not Monday, October 10. 
Of course, you can enjoy all the trees at the Arboretum 
any day of the week, but Jim’s tour is something special.

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Walk to School Day is Oct. 5

Safe Kids Johnson County will join local school children, parents, caregivers and FedEx volunteers on Wednesday, Oct. 5 to raise awareness about pedestrian safety on International Walk to School Day. More than 250,000 children across the United States will participate in the annual event to learn about walking safely and to encourage the creation of safe walking environments.

This year, Manchester Park Elementary School (9810 Prairie Creek Road, Lenexa, KS 66220), is celebrating the event with a pedestrian safety presentation by FedEx, who will also bring a truck for the students to tour. The event starts at 8:30am at the school. Continue reading

Olathe news briefs for the week of Oct. 2

City Council                                                          

The Olathe City Council will meet Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber at City Hall for a regular session. Regular sessions are broadcast live on OGN (Comcast channel 7, AT&T channel 99 and on the City’s website). For a recap of the previous Council meeting, visit the City Clerk’s webpage.

Fall safety tips
As the fall season sets in, temperatures drop and the sun sets earlier. This time of year is perfect cover for petty criminals. Here are a few simple tips to keep you from being a victim of theft.
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