Your daily planner for Monday, Dec. 27

Santa Claus last week visiting folks at Johnson County Developmental Supports. Image submitted by Friends of JCDS.

Hello! It’s Leah here with a quick update to start your post-Christmas Monday.

Forecast: ⛅️ High: 51; Low: 42. Partly cloudy skies in the morning and overcast in the afternoon. Possible rain showers later at night.


  • Today is the first day of a four-day Winter Art Camp at A Touch of Creativity Art Studio in Lenexa. Click here to find out how to sign up for the camp, which includes cooking projects, arts and crafts, painting and other activities.
  • The SpongeBob Musical for Young Audiences is playing again this week at the Coterie Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri. Ticketing information is here.
  • Looking for family-friendly ways to kill some time this week? Check out the Post’s list of local diversions for the week after Christmas.


  • Four proposed changes to the county charter did not receive enough votes from the 25-member Johnson County Charter Commission last week to advance to a November ballot. Among the proposals that failed was one that would have established a Health and Safety Advisory Council to provide guidance to the Board of County Commissioners. [Fox 4]
  • The city of Lenexa once again enjoyed high ratings from its residents in a recent city survey. A sizeable majority of folks who participated in the survey reported being “very satisfied” with living, raising a family and working in Lenexa. [City of Lenexa]
  • The Overland Park and Lenexa police departments teamed up for another “Shop with a Cop” event, which provides an opportunity for local police officers to connect with members of the community during the holiday season. [OPPD Facebook]