Good morning! Lucie here with another Wednesday rundown of what’s new in Johnson County.
Forecast: ☀️ High: 57. Low: 29. Sunny during the day with some slight clouds rolling in at night, and winds from 7 to 16 miles per hour.
- The city of Shawnee is hosting History on Tap event at 7 p.m. tonight. The theme to kick off the 2022 season: World War I’s impact on veterans and challenges the doughboys faced during the Great Depression. Register here.
- The Beach Boys will perform at the Kauffman Center at 7:30 p.m. tonight. You can still purchase tickets here.
- K-State men’s basketball plays against Baylor at 7 p.m. tonight at Bramlage Coliseum.
- Overland Park’s Public Safety Committee meets at 7 p.m. tonight. Noteworthy items include plans for a new fire station and a rundown of the city’s five-year lineup for public safety capital improvements. See the full agenda here.
- The Shawnee Fire Department is hosting a short presentation on redevelopment plans for two of its fire stations at 6 p.m. tonight at the John B. Glaser Fire Station, 6501 Quivira. Details here.
- Today is the last day to make a reservation for the Shawnee Indian Mission Foundation’s curbside chili cookoff. The event is this Saturday between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Attendees can pick up a party bag with chili, cornbread mix, and coupons from local merchants. Find out more details and register here.
- The Johnson County Board of County Commissioners voted Tuesday to return to in-person meetings as new COVID-19 cases continue to drop in the county. Starting with its regular meeting Thursday, the board will meet at the County Administration Building at 111 South Cherry Street in Olathe.