July 2012 Calendar of Events

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July 4

4th of July Appreciation Celebration
Location: Longview Lake Beach
Time: Gates open at 6:00 p.m. until fireworks 
Price: Free
Phone: (816) 503-4800
Email: parksrec@jacksongov.org

Jackson County is throwing an Appreciation Celebration for our residents! Jackson County residents made bringing Major League Baseball’s 2012 All-Star Game to Kansas City possible through supporting renovations to Kauffman Stadium. This Appreciation Celebration is all about saying, “THANK YOU!” Live jazz, appearances from Royals alumni, and the biggest fireworks show ever in Jackson County will make a memorable holiday for the whole family. No outside food or drinks please. > MORE

July 4 Missouri Town 1855 Independence Day

Independence Day

Location: Missouri Town 1855, Fleming Park
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Price: Adults, $5.00; Youth 5-13 and Seniors, $3.00; Under 5, Free
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email: missouritown@jacksongov.org

Experience the 4th of July in an antebellum Missouri village as its residents celebrate Independence Day 1850’s style. A variety of activities for the entire family provide the perfect setting for a fun-filled day. A special patriotic parade, where visitors join staff strolling through the village, highlights the day!

Fort Osage Independence DayJuly 4

Independence Day

Location: Fort Osage, Sibley, Missouri
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Price: Adults, $7.00; Youth $4.00; and Seniors, $3.00
Phone: (816) 503-4860
Email: fortosage@jacksongov.org

Join our interpreters as they celebrate the 35th anniversary of American Independence. Musket and cannon demonstrations, patriotic speeches and interpretive demonstrations highlighting life on the early 19th century frontier makes this a perfect venue for celebrating our Independence!

Day CampThrough August 10

Jacomo Day Camp  

Location: Kemper Outdoor Education Center in Fleming Park
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. Monday-Friday. Extended hours: 6:45 a.m.-5:45 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Price: Fee scale. Pre-registration required.
Phone: (816) 229-8980
Email: kemper@jacksongov.org  

Nine one-week camp sessions offering unique outdoor themed activities for children 6-13 years. In its 35th year, Jacomo Day Camp is the perfect place for children to make new friends, build outdoor skills and have FUN! CLICK HERE for more information about Jacomo Day Camp.  



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