The Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo

  • When: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Where: Shawnee Civic Center, Shawnee
  • Cost: Not available
  • Age limit: Not available
  • Categories: Community
Civic Centre to host Healthy Yards Expo The Johnson County Healthy Yards Expo will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 23 at the Shawnee Civic Centre, 13817 Johnson Drive. The free lawn and garden event is aimed at helping attendees make greener choices in the yard and home. It will feature vendors, speakers and seminars addressing a variety of topics, and expert advice from representatives of the Johnson County K-State Research and Extension Master Gardeners and other groups. New this year will be an expanded area for kids, with presentations by the StoneLion Puppet Theatre at 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. There alsowill be drawings for door prizes: two rain barrels and a compost bin. The first 100 visitors wil receive free tree seedlings, courtesy of Overland Park, and the first 300 visitors will receive assortments of native plants from Johnson County Stormwater Management.

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