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On July 10, celebrate with a picnic on the front lawn of the KC Museum.

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Kansas City’s Big Picnic 2015

Celebrate National Parks and Recreation month with the biggest picnic the region has ever seen!

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Let’s make 2015 an active year.
Kansas City Parks and Recreation offers activities and facilities for everyone. With 10 community centers and over 200 parks we have locations convenient anywhere in the KC metro area. We hope in 2015 you choose to get out, get active and have fun at KC Parks!

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Fountain 8 of the year: Thomas Swope Memorial Fountain is hidden away in Swope Park. Vlog post to come later today.
  • We aren't called The City of Fountains for nothing. The JC Nichols Fountain just down the street from us on the @countryclubplaza is a favorite of ours, especially during the golden hour.
  • Love the green space, @kcmoparks! Loose Park, Kansas City. #loosepark #kcmo #wanderlust #travel #inspiration #pagan #adventure #kansascity #culture #park #naturalism #mywherever #outdoors #hike
  • Beautiful night for Shakespeare, homemade watermelon punch and this boo.  #kansascity #kc #kcmo #kcaddict #kclove #kcsummer #kcparks #kcshows #kcshakes #kcgirl #kcadventures #kansas #missouri #borderstates #noplacelikehome #shakespeareinthepark #shakespeare #heartofamericashakespeare #kinglear #picnics #kiss #boo #monday #feelingblessed #luckylady #watermelon
  • Another Piano! #KCParks is thrilled to be part of Pianos On Parade! Check out this piano, decorated by Plaza Academy, located at Brush Creek Community Center. Stop by and play!#pianosonparadekc #PianosOnParade
  • #BigTeddyBear and friends are hanging out at the #KCParks office eagerly awaiting #TeddyBearPicnicKC on July 10 at the Kansas City Museum.
  • It's a beautiful night at #VolkerFest in #KCParks Roanoke Park
  • It's a beautiful day to build a playground! Thank you Alpha Kappa Alpha alumni chapter for helping out at Clark Ketterman Park. We appreciate #KCParks volunteers!
  • #KCParks summer camp kids having fun with storm debris on their trail walk.