Gardner Halloween Boo Bash Tonight!

Gardner Halloween Boo Bash

Thursday, October 30th from 6-8PM at Celebration Park Sports Complex

Enjoy some GHOULISH fun at our 18th Annual Halloween Boo Bash at Celebration Park!  Join us for an evening of ghastly games, spooktacular activities, lots of candy, prizes, a hayrack ride along the park trails and much much more!  This is sure to be one of the biggest and best parties of the year!

Little ghosts and goblins, come dressed in your scariest, spookiest, prettiest, and silliest costumes!  Free pop and popcorn will be available while supplies last.  Concessions will also be open for purchase of other goodies.  Wristbands will be sold in advance at City Hall from October 13 – October 28 at 4:00 p.m.  (Wristbands can be purchased at the park but we suggest buying them in advance so that you don’t have to wait in line.)

Volunteers are needed for this event.  If you are interested in volunteering at the Halloween Boo Bash please contact Adraina Holopirek, Recreation Supervisor, at 913-856-0936.

Fee     $3.00 wristbands for kids ages 2-12- for unlimited access to all the games and activities
Age 1 and under:  Free
Purchase wristbands at City Hall, 120 E. Main St. October 14-29.  (Sales will end at  4:00 p.m. on 10/29)
Wristbands can be purchased at Boo Bash, but we suggest purchasing in advance so you don’t have
to wait in line to pay at Celebration Park.  (Cash only at the park.)
Age     12 and under
Fee: $3 Wristbands for kids 2-12- for unlimited access to games and activities. You can purchase wristbands at Boo Bash or at the City Hall before the event. We suggest purchasing wrist bands at City Hall so that you do not have to wait in line at the Boo Bash.

Halloween Costume Photo Contest 2014
Does your kid’s Halloween costume have what it takes to win?  Send us a picture and find out!  You may enter by taking a photo of your child in their costume and mailing it to Gardner Parks and Recreation or you can e-mail it to  Costume categories will be Cutest, Creative/Homemade and Funniest.  Please provide us with your child’s name, address and phone number.  Entries will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on October 27th.  Winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded at the Halloween Boo Bash; however you do not have to be present to win!

Local Events This Weekend!

Halloween on Broadway

Show off your costumes and get candy from local businesses!  A fun and safe way to trick or treat with your family!

  • Saturday, October 25th  5-7pm
  • Broadway St, Louisburg, KS

Harvest Festival & Chili Cook Off

Family Friendly “The Great Chili Contest” Fine Arts & Crafts, Food Booths,
Gift Ideas, Children’s Activities

Halloween Costume Contest Sponsored by “Miami County Newspapers”
Costume Contest Age Groups: (NB to 2 yrs. – 3 to 6 yrs. – 7 to 12 yrs.)

  • Saturday, October 25th
  • 9:00AM – 3:00PM
  • Town Square, Paola, KS
  • Free admission and Open to the Public!


Local Event This Weekend!

TallGrass Theatre Company presents “The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow!”

This classic tale, based on the short story by Washington Irving, will thrill and delight families as the Halloween holiday approaches!

  • October 17th and 18th @ 7:00PM
  • Paola Community Center
  • Tickets are $9.00/person
  • For more info –


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Local Events This Weekend!

Louisburg Ciderfest

  • Louisburg Cider Mill, 14730 Kansas 68, Louisburg, KS
  • September 27-28 and October 4-5, 8:00AM – 6:00PM
  • No Admission or Parking Fees!
  • The Corn Maze / Pumpkin Patch area has an $8 admission, children 3 and under are free
  • Activities begin with a pancake breakfast at 8:00 AM all four days, other activities such as pony rides, cider and donut-making and craft booths are ongoing throughout the day until 6:00 PM
  • Live music on stage runs from noon – 5:00 PM

Wild West Days

  • Mahaffie Stagecoach Stop-Farm, 1200 E Kansas City Rd, Olathe, KS
  • Saturday, Sep 27 and Sunday, Sep 28 10:00AM – 4:00PM
  • Mark your calendar to enjoy lots of hands-on activities and entertainment for the whole family!
  • Acts may include The Whip Guy, Wicked Liars, Gunsmoke & Petticoats and more.

Wine and Dine to Benefit OMC Hospice House

  • Somerset Ridge Vineyard-Winery, 29725 Somerset Rd, Paola, KS
  • Saturday, Sep 27 from 6:00PM – 9:00 PM
  • Please join your fellow Miami County citizens as we come together to support the only Hospice House on the Kansas side of the metro and the closest hospice home to Miami County citizens.
  • Casual cocktail attire, outdoor & indoor event with auction
  • Event registration at the door. Printed tickets will not be provided.





Local Events This Weekend!

Fall City Wide Garage Sale/Junk in the Trunk

  • Friday, September 5th and Saturday, September 6th
  • 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Nation Goods Parking Lot, Mound City, KS

ACT Ottawa – Agatha Christie’s Witness For The Prosecution                                  And now, ACT Ottawa prepares for our next big thing: Agatha Christie’s most celebrated courtroom drama – Leonard Vole stands trial for the murder of his beneficiary, and even his wife insists he is guilty…

  • Friday, September 5th – Sunday, September 7th
  • 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM
  • Old Franklin County Courthouse,  315 S Main St, Ottawa, KS
  • Buy tickets online, at Kansas State Bank locations in Ottawa, or at Ottawa Chamber of Commerce. $10/adult and $5/senior/student. Or pay at the door $12/adult, $7/senior/student.


Ottawa’s Sesquicentennial – 150 Year Celebration

  • Saturday, September 6th
  • 5K challenge & Community Picnic
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Kids’ Fishing Derby                                                                                                     Fishing is an American tradition that has much to offer young children.  Not only does fishing give children the thrill and satisfaction of catching a fish, but more importantly, fishing gives youngsters the chance to experience the outdoors and to spend time with their family and friends.  This event is co-sponsored by the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks and Cops N’ Bobbers.  Worms and fishing poles will be provided, however you are encouraged to bring your own pole if you have one.  Prizes will be given along with a barbeque lunch and goodie bags to the kids. 

  • Saturday, September 6th
  • 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
  • Gardner Lake Public Boat Dock: 30100 W 151st St
  • Fee: $5 per child

India Fest 2014                                                                                                                 This is the third year that India Association of Kansas City (IAKC) a non profit organization is hosting this event and this year the theme of the Fest is “Festivals Of India”. India Fest has grown in size each year and is expected to draw over 6000 visitors. India Fest will provide a glimpse of India and its subcontinent’s art, culture, history and people. This is an event filled with tastes, arts, crafts, sounds and sights of India with food and entertainment available all day. Shop, Savor, engage and have an experience that is one of its kind while getting an opportunity to witness the cultural diversity of one of the largest countries in the world. There will be cultural activities throughout the day including music and dance both traditional Indian and the popular contemporary Bollywood. There will also be featured items showcasing some of the popular festivals of India. The highlight of the cultural segment will be a gala “FESTIVALS OF INDIA – Fashion Parade”. Visitors will also have an opportunity to shop from over 60+ vendor booths displaying Indian artifacts, clothing, jewelry, art and crafts etc. Many local businesses like financial advisors, real estate agents, educational facilities, hotels, auto dealer, event planners and many more will be there with special promotions. Our title sponsor RODROCK HOMES will have a special booth. There will be booths with information on Indian culture, regions and religions showcasing the diversity of the country. Popular area restaurants will have booths serving mouth watering Indian Cuisines. Experts will provide services like Henna, threading, face painting, Tattoo and much more. Raffle prizes every two hours and activities to keep the kids engaged and make them learn about India with fun games, competitions and prizes. Come and experience the Wonder Called India.

  • Sunday, September 7th
  • 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS
  • Free Family Event!
  • For more information on the event, activities and sponsorship, please contact Brijpal Singh at 913-219-2938 or Garima Yadav at 913-832-4362 or email at or visit




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New Listings

Check out some of our newest Crown listings!  Contact your local real estate Agent to schedule a showing or for more info!

32862 Primrose Road, Paola, KS 66071 (MLS # 1901625)

(all data current as of 11/1/2014)
Price $148,900
Beds 3
Baths 2 full
Home size 1,368 sq ft
Lot Size 8.80 ac
Days on Market 63
Great location between Paola and Osawatomie. Dead end street with no traffic. Hardwood floors in most of the home. Nice walk out basement. Eat in kitchen with breakfast bar. Nice big front porch and deck off the back side. Almost nine acres with space for a horse and garden.

Property Type(s): Residential, Residential / Single Family

Last Updated 10/2/2014 Tract Paola
Year Built 1985 Community 380
Garage Spaces 2.0 County Miami
Total Parking 2


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1602 Old Us 50 Highway, Ottawa, KS 66067 (MLS # 1901907)

(all data current as of 11/1/2014)
Price $275,900
Beds 4
Baths 3 full, 1 half
Home size 3,242 sq ft
Lot Size 10.00 ac
Days on Market 60
Come experience country living in this amazing custom built ranch with a completely open floor plan. Second Master in basement has sitting area. Many upgrades throughout. Gourmet kitchen with upgraded appliances. Walk-out with covered decks on porch and in back. Overly large 60 x 40 metal outbuilding with wood burning stove on 10 acres located on paved road.

Property Type(s): Residential, Residential / Single Family

Last Updated 9/2/2014 Tract Other
Year Built 2006 Community 385
Garage Spaces 2.0 County Franklin, KS
Total Parking 2

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