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Dispose of bulky items at Dumpster Days
09/19/2017
Need to get rid of bulky household items like furniture, appliances and electronic equipment that can't be included in regular trash collection? The spring Dumpster Days event for Lenexa residents will be held Saturday, April 8, and Sunday, April 9, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.Bring your items to the Municipal Services Service Center at 7700 Cottonwood St., across from Mill Creek Elementary School. Fees will be charged at the gate based on the size of the load and the type of item.
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Outdoor concerts continue at civic campus
09/13/2017
The Lenexa Outdoor Concert Series continue this fall with two concerts at the Lenexa civic campus.
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September to Remember
Celebrate Lenexa City Center during September to Remember
08/31/2017
City staff is all moved in, the buildings are open, and we are ready to celebrate! Join us for a month-long celebration of the generational investment of the Lenexa civic campus, September to Remember. September to Remember highlights the variety of uses and activities available at the civic campus and at Lenexa City Center. City Center is a mixed-use neighborhood comprised of all four corners of 87th Street Parkway and Renner Boulevard. It features residential, commercial, retail, restaurant and civic components, including the Lenexa civic campus.
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Lenexa Spinach Festival
Celebrate Lenexa’s History at the Spinach Festival
08/28/2017
There’s something for everyone at the Lenexa Spinach Festival. Join us on Saturday, Sept. 9 for handmade crafts, antiques, family-friendly fun, and of course, spinach! The Lenexa Spinach Festival is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park. Admission is free, and free shuttle parking is available from the Lenexa Public Safety Complex (12500 W. 87th St. Pkwy.) and the business part on the southeast corner of 95th Street and Lackman Road.
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Locker room improvements Aug. 29–Sept. 3
08/15/2017
We plan to make some improvements in the Lenexa Rec Center locker rooms over the next few weeks that will smooth out the bench edges and add more traction to the floors.
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Now accepting applications for Minor Home Repair Grant Program
08/14/2017
Does your home need exterior repairs? We're pleased to offer the Minor Home Repair Grant Program, which assists low-to-moderate-income residents with exterior repairs.
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Lenexa Solar Eclipse Watch Party
Join us for a solar eclipse watch party
08/10/2017
Spend your midday break on Aug. 21 enjoying lunch, learning about astronomy and taking in a historic solar eclipse. We are hosting a solar eclipse watch party from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at our new civic campus. Pick up a delicious lunch from a local food truck (or bring your own), and head to the Lenexa Commons, 17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy., to watch the main event.
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Apply now to participate in Citizens’ Police Academy
08/08/2017
Interested in learning how the Lenexa Police Department works? Lenexa residents are invited to apply to participate in the next Citizens’ Police Academy, a free 11-week course that gives attendees an inside look at the LPD.
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Visit new locations for city services
08/08/2017
City Hall departments and many Parks & Recreation staff have moved into new facilities on the Lenexa civic campus. You’ll now visit the new Lenexa City Hall and Lenexa Rec Center for many popular city services.
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Ad Astra & Flat Rock Creek Pools close for the season
08/01/2017
Get your last splashes in soon because two of our outdoor pools will close this weekend. Ad Astra and Flat Rock Creek pools will close for the season at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6.
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Election information
Primary elections in two council races
07/31/2017
Residents in the southern part of Lenexa will have the opportunity to vote in a primary election on Aug. 1, 2017. One position on the Lenexa City Council is up for election in each ward this year, but Ward 2 and Ward 4 have three candidates running, necessitating the need for a primary election.
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Get a sneak peek at the Lenexa Rec Center on July 29
07/29/2017
The Lenexa Rec Center is almost open, but you have one last opportunity to get a sneak peek before we open our doors on July 31. You can learn about membership options, classes and amenities and meet the Lenexa Rec Center staff.
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Storm debris drop-off
Storm debris drop-off after July 22 storms
07/26/2017
Storm debris drop-off site open for Lenexa residents 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. from Monday, July 24 through Friday, July 28, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, July 29.
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Dog swims, talent shows and vendors at Tails on the Trails
07/24/2017
Treat your furry friend to a day of fun at the Tails on the Trails Pet Festival. Stop by Ad Astra Pool and Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12 for dog swims, a pet talent show and a pet vendor fair.
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New offerings at the Lenexa Rec Center
07/18/2017
The opening of the Lenexa Rec Center doesn’t just mean a new building! It also means we are offering lots of new programs and services. Take a few minutes to check out all the new things available. You can register for all of these programs and services now.
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Family-friendly Moonlight Bike Ride takes off July 22
07/17/2017
Cyclists of all ages are invited to take a fun, starlit journey through Lenexa at the Moonlight Bike Ride on Saturday, July 22.
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Lenexa Community Orchestra
Community Orchestra to begin its first concert season
07/17/2017
Enjoy favorite classical music at three free concerts performed by the new Lenexa Community Orchestra.
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Public Hearing for 2018 budget set for Aug. 1
07/05/2017
The Lenexa City Council will accept public comments on the the city’s 2018 Recommended Budget during a public hearing on Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at the new Lenexa City Hall, 17101 W. 87th St. Pkwy., Lenexa, KS 66219.
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Public comment period
City seeks citizen feedback on CDBG plan
07/03/2017
Lenexa would like your feedback on a plan for how to use its federal Community Development Block Grant funds during federal fiscal year 2017.
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Tours of Lenexa Rec Center begin July 5
06/27/2017
The wait is almost over! We will begin offering tours of the Lenexa Rec Center on July 5, so you can see the 40-tall water slides, dozens of pieces of fitness equipment, two full-size gyms and much more.
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