Tag Archives: Overland Park

Urban Air

Location:  14401 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66223 Cost:  Pricey.  The amount you pay relates to the options you choose.  In my instance, I had a 5-yo, 8-yo, and an adult; I paid for two hours bounce time for the … Continue reading

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Another Bloomin’ Fundraiser

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Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead, Redux

Location: 13800 Switzer Road, Overland Park, KS, next to the soccer complex. Cost: Monday – Thursday, Free; Friday – Sunday, $2 a person, 1 and younger free. Web site: http://www.opkansas.org/Things-to-See-And-Do/Deanna-Rose-Childrens-Farmstead A few weeks ago, we took a trip to one … Continue reading

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The Train Garden at the Overland Park Arboretum

Location: 8909 W. 179th St, Overland Park, KSCost: Free until January 1, 2013; after that, please check their Web site for pricing Web site: http://www.opkansas.org/Things-to-See-And-Do/Overland-Park-Arboretum-And-Botanical-Gardens On a sunny afternoon in September, we headed out on a family adventure.  Earlier that … Continue reading

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Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

Location:  13800 Switzer Road, Overland Park, KS, next to the soccer complex. Cost: Monday – Thursday, Free; Friday – Sunday, $2 a person, 1 and younger free. Web site: http://www.opkansas.org/Things-to-See-And-Do/Deanna-Rose-Childrens-Farmstead The Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead in Overland Park, Kansas, is … Continue reading

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Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens

Location: 8909 W. 179th St, Overland Park, KS Cost: Free until January 1, 2013; after that, please check their Web site for pricing Web site: http://www.opkansas.org/Things-to-See-And-Do/Overland-Park-Arboretum-And-Botanical-Gardens The Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens are an undiscovered jewel in Johnson County.  … Continue reading

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Summer Camps for Blind/Vision-Impaired Children – 2012

Over the past year, I’ve noticed that one of my most popular posts was when I provided a list of summer camps for special needs children.  Since the need is there, I’ve compiled a list again this year, with links … Continue reading

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Playground by East Entrance of Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead

Location:  By 135th and Switzer in Overland Park, KS.  The playground is by the East entrance to the Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead.  (The farmstead’s address is 13800 Switzer.) Cost:  Free! Web site:  N/A If you’re ever near 135th and Switzer … Continue reading

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Braille Course at Johnson County Community College

Kimberly Morrow, a CCVI alum, is teaching a braille course at Johnson County Community College (JCCC) this coming fall.  As explained in a recent CCVI Parent Group newsletter: This course would be ideal for parent and other friends and family … Continue reading

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Oak Park Mall Children’s Area

Location:  11149 W. 95th Street (about 95th and Quivira), Overland Park, Kansas Cost:  Free! Web site:  http://www.thenewoakparkmall.com/shop/oakpark.nsf/index I am a big fan of the play area inside Oak Park Mall.  It’s got a heavily-padded floor, open spaces, a bench for … Continue reading

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