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    Shawnee Mission Parkway Weekend Closures

    The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) plans to close portions of Shawnee Mission Parkway during the next two weekends. Read on...
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    Beat the heat at the Library!

    Looking for a place to cool off during the Kansas heat wave? Head over to Merriam's Antioch Branch of the Johnson County Library. Read this guest blog from Michelle Holden, Information Specialist, as she shares all the Library's air-conditioned offerings! Read more...
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    Merriam's Summer Playlist

    There are 92 days of summer and we've got a ton of local performances for you to enjoy---25 to be exact. That's 25 times out of 92 days you can tune in and feel the music! Check out Merriam's 2017 Summer Playlist at the link below. Merriam's Summer Playlist
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    Splish Splashin' Fun at the MAC

    Four words the kids all love to hear...THE POOL IS OPEN. Take a dip at the Merriam Aquatic Center now through Labor Day. The MAC is the perfect, affordable family activity this summer--don't forget to pack the sunscreen! Learn more at the link below. Hours & Fees...
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    Total Eclipse in the Parks!

    Merriam will be 99.8% dark when the August 21 eclipse passes across the U.S. Join us in viewing this spectacular celestial event at Antioch, Heritage or Shawnee Mission Park and be one of the first 200 people to receive a pair of eclipse viewing glasses. Learn more...
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    33 Things...A Summer Bucket List!

    Explore things to do and places to go this summer with KC Destinations. With 33 items to discover, there’s more to do than you ever knew! Start today, explore the region, then enter to win a Kansas City prize pack valued at $250. #kcdestinations Enter to Win...
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    Pet Friendly Merriam

    In celebration of National Pet Day on April 11th (yes, it’s a thing–the National Calendar at a Glance says so), we thought it fitting to celebrate and share the fur babies in our lives, and educate visitors about Merriam’s plethora of pet-friendly places. Read more...
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    Tour Merriam

    If you're a group tour planner looking for new and unique tours, come explore Merriam. From instruments to dessert bread, candles to guitar lamps, Merriam has a nice blend of group-friendly tours. Click the link below to learn more and schedule today! Additional Info...
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    Meet in Merriam

    The meeting room at Meriam Historic Plaza is an ideal location for small to mid-size meetings, trainings or events. With affordable rates, an accessible location and top of the line technology, your next meeting is one click away. Find a Venue...
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    Parks & Rec Facilities Master Plan news

    In an effort to keep the community up-to-date on the development of a Parks Facilities Master Plan, there's now a blog dedicated to the issue. Click below to stay informed of this exciting master plan. Go to the most recent post...
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    Road Trip BINGO

    There's plenty to do with kids in and around Merriam. Stop by Merriam Historic Plaza for your road trip bingo card, then hit the open road in Kansas to discover popular visitor attractions, eateries and more across the state!

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