Northeast Johnson County morning roundup


Mely Ballard observing the decorating of gingerbread houses at Brighton Gardens.
Mely Ballard observing the decorating of gingerbread houses at Brighton Gardens.

Few spots remain for Sunday’s Gingerbread House Parties in PV. Prairie Village Foundation volunteers report that only a few spots remain for the seventh annual Gingerbread House Parties this Sunday. The 1:30 p.m. session is sold out, but a handful of openings are still available for the 3 p.m. session. Proceed from the event go the foundation to help fund summer recreation scholarships for Prairie Village families who couldn’t afford the opportunities otherwise. [Few spots remain in the annual Gingerbread House Party event — City of Prairie Village]

Prairie Village, Mission police holding “Tip a Cop” events Thursday. You might notice something different about the servers at Johnny’s Tavern in Corinth and Jose Pepper’s off Johnson Drive in Mission Thursday night. Both the Prairie Village and Mission police are participating in a Special Olympics of Kansas event called “Tip a Cop,” where off-duty officers help wait and bus tables at community restaurants. The tips the officers receive go to benefit Special Olympics of Kansas. PV officers will be at Johnny’s from 5-9 p.m. Mission officers will be at Jose Pepper’s during the same time.

Mission council committee meetings moved. The usual committee meetings of the Mission City Council – Community Development and Finance and Administration – that would meet tonight at city hall have been moved back one week. They will meet on Dec. 9.

Ribbon-cutting at Qdoba next Tuesday. The new Qdoba restaurant at 6350 Johnson Drive will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony next Tuesday, Dec. 8. The restaurant has a couple of special soft opening events planned this week.

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