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    2018 Art Gallery Schedule

    Merriam Parks and Recreation has announced the 2018 Tim Murphy Art Gallery schedule. Each new exhibit opens the first Thursday of each month from 7-8:30 p.m., except for the art show in February and the 22nd Annual Heartland Artist Exhibition in March. Read on...
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    Most Tourist-Friendly City in the U.S.

    The phrase home away from home really means something in Merriam, where familial vibes are strong, a warm meal made with love is easy to come by, and community events bring everyone together. Read more about our 'most tourist-friendly designation' here... Read more...
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    Fall Foliage in the 'Burbs

    In less than a week, the official start to fall will be underway. The temps in Kansas, according to Weather Center, will remain in the 80’s, but we Kansans flock to our sweaters and jackets the moment a slight chill is in the air. Read more...
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    Merriam Voters Approve New Community Center

    Merriam voters have decided – the City should build a new community center. Read on...
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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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    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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    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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