#KCParks eNewsletter: July 2020

Every day, in communities across the country, the people of parks and recreation are providing essential services and making our communities better places to live, work and play. #WeAreParksAndRec

Have Your Birthday Party at Lakeside
Celebrate at Lakeside Nature Center in Swope Park with an unforgettable birthday party featuring a live animal presentation to entertain your guests. Don't miss out on this unique experience that your guests will remember for years!  More>>
Be a Hero. Donate Blood on July 16
Starlight Theatre, in partnership with KC Parks and several neighboring Swope Park organizations, has teamed up with CBC to host an urgent community blood drive on July 16. Healthy individuals are urged to participate. More>>
Board Removes Nichols Name
On June 30, the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners took bold and decisive action voting unanimously to remove the name J.C. Nichols from the fountain and parkway located within and adjacent to Mill Creek Park. More>>

KC's First Wheelchair Softball Field Opens
On Saturday, KC Parks together with Midwest Adaptive Sports and the KC Royals Wheelchair Softball Club will host a ribbon cutting and official first pitch for the newly completed adaptive softball field in Pleasant Valley Road Athletic Complex, 6401 N.E. Pleasant Valley Road. More>>

Mayor's Nights Programs Return
Mayor’s Nights programs are back with amazing activities throughout Kansas City for teens of all ages. Play Night Hoops at Southeast Community Center, Night Kicks at 9th & VanBrunt and enjoy Club KC at several area locations. For a one-time fee of $5 you can attend as many activities as you want this summer. More>>
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