Art & Cultural Life

Discover the many outdoor attractions, historical places and fun things to do in the area—from historic battlefields, arts/entertainment, one of the oldest Dentzel carousels still in operation, and much more.

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For the Kids

From fishing, drama, tennis and art camps to a children’s garden at the Forest Hills Community Center and a state-of-the-art children’s museum, there are opportunities for children throughout the school year and the summer months.

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Recreation & Sports

For sports enthusiasts, the area features exciting recreational parks, some of the best golfing in the state, Nextel Cup Series Racing at ACE Speedway and the Burlington Royals, the minor league baseball team owned by the Kansas City Royals.

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Faith Communities

Explore the numerous opportunities for individuals and families to find faith communities in the local and broader community.

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Interested in participating in our community through service opportunities? Learn about the many organizations that serve our local community in significant ways.

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