Roeland Park sets ‘Treasure in Arrr Park’ event for June; yes, it’s a pirate theme

Flyer Final 03In what may be the only pirate-themed community activity in northeast Johnson County, Roeland Park is celebrating “the treasure that is R Park.” That naturally leads to an event titled “Treasure in Arrr Park!”

The event will be a free celebration held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 6. The new walking trail will be lined with pirate activities and chances to win pirate booty. Mr. Stinky Feet will be in concert and you can join the Kazoo Parade along the trail.

Pirate sack lunches will be available for $3 which will help raise funds for the benches that are planned for the park. A series of local wellness booths also will be in the park that day, including Complete Care Dental, Fairway Eye Center and Sunflower Medical.

As children complete pirate activities along the trail, they will earn parts of a pirate costume which they can pick up at the wellness booths.

The event is sponsored by the Citizens Fundraising Initiative to promote a healthy and fun experience for kids along the new trail in R Park.

Bad weather will not cancel the event – it will just move the to Roeland Park Community Center on Rosewood Drive.