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Outdoor pools open May 27
Are you ready to get your splash on? Our three outdoor pools open for the summer on Saturday, May 27. We have three outdoor pools, sure to provide hours of fun for you and your family.   READ MORE...
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May 21-27 is National Public Works Week
This week is National Public Works Week, and we are celebrating the people and things that make our community a great place to live and work. In Lenexa, our public works department is known as Municipal Services, and they perform many of the essential functions of the city...  READ MORE...
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Discussion begins on 2018 Recommended Budget
The Lenexa City Council will begin its review of the city’s 2018 Recommended Budget during a budget review session on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. The work session begins at 6 p.m. in the Lenexa Police Department Training Room. This meeting is open to the public.  READ MORE...
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Five tips to keep children safe over summer break
With no school and warm weather, kids are sure to be active. Here are some safety considerations from the Lenexa Police Department to help ensure everyone stays safe and has fun this summer.  READ MORE...
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Exciting jobs at the Lenexa Rec Center
Looking for a great part-time job? We have a variety of jobs open in our brand new Lenexa Rec Center opening this summer!  READ MORE...
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Lenexa Rec Center offers flexible child watch options
We heard your concerns about child watch costs at the Lenexa Rec Center, and we've made some changes.   READ MORE...
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Explore Lenexa’s parks with Playground Passport
Need a reason to get out and explore a new park? Grab the kids and take figure out the Playground Passport puzzle. It’s easy! Simply visit each of Lenexa’s 27 playgrounds, find the secret letter and number and complete the puzzle. You can participate in three ways:   READ MORE...
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Enjoy family time at Movies in the Park
Warm temperatures are here, which means it’s time for our annual free Movies in the Park. Pack your lawn chair or a blanket and bring the kids to enjoy an evening playing games, listening to music and watching a classic family movie.   READ MORE...
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Pflumm Road to close for up to five weeks starting April 25
The closure of Pflumm Road between 95th Street and 96th Terrace / Logan Lane has been delayed one day to April 25  READ MORE...
Lenexa Outdoor Concert Series
Enjoy free outdoor concerts in May and June
Back by popular demand is the free Lenexa Outdoor Concert Series! Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and pack a snack or two to enjoy while listening to a variety of music at Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park.   READ MORE...
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Charter members can schedule birthday parties early
Looking to celebrate your child’s birthday this year at the Lenexa Rec Center? Run, jump, play and swim while celebrating in one of the party rooms at our brand new facility! You’ll be able to reserve your parties soon and begin celebrating when we open the doors on July 31.   READ MORE...
Volunteers
Congratulations to our volunteers
Volunteers are an integral part of our community, and we honored 16 of Lenexa’s best volunteers last week during our annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner. This event is a yearly dinner honoring residents who serve on the volunteer boards and commissions in the city (Arts Council, Board of Code Appeals, Parks & Recreation Board and Planning Commission/Board of Zoning Appeals), as well as volunteers who have gone above and beyond in their service during the past year.   READ MORE...
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A new tool to help get Fluffy and Fido back home
When your pet goes missing, Lenexa Animal Control wants to make sure we are doing our best to help reunite you with your furry friend. Animal Control has always kept track of lost and found pets, but now we are able to make that information available to you 24 hours a day.   READ MORE...
Rainout Line Notification Service
Lenexa's new activity notification line
Rainout Line is our new notification system that allows you to instantly receive cancellations and notifications about events and programs and information about facility closures.  READ MORE...
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Classes at the Lenexa Rec Center
We've had a lot of questions about the types of classes we will offer at the Rec Center. While we are still working out the final schedule of when classes will be offered, here is a list of the types you can expect. We are still adding classes, so check back periodically to see what is new.   READ MORE...
Native plants
Receive reimbursements for native plants, rain barrels
It’s the perfect time of year to beautify your lawn and help to treat stormwater runoff at a low cost by participating in Lenexa’s Stormwater Cost Share Program.   READ MORE...
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Volunteer musicians needed for Community Orchestra
Do you play a musical instrument? We are organizing a new community orchestra to provide volunteer musicians an opportunity to get together and perform for the community to enjoy free concerts.   READ MORE...
Dilapidated home
Fund home repairs through Exterior Home Repair Program
If you live in the Neighborhood Revitalization District and are planning home improvements, consider applying for an exterior grant reimbursement to help you make improvements to your home.   READ MORE...
Elections
City Council candidates must file for election by June 1
If you are interested in running for a position on the Lenexa City Council, you must file for candidacy by June 1.  READ MORE...
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Food Truck Frenzy set for June 9
Hungry for some good eats? Mark June 9 on your calendar and join us for our springtime Food Truck Frenzy from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is held at Lenexa City Center, on the southeast corner of 87th Street Parkway & Renner Boulevard. Admission to the event is free – you’re simply responsible for the cost of your food.   READ MORE...