Upcoming Special Events
- Kids Fishing Derby
- Positive Dog Training Class
- Overland Kids Summer Day Camp Program 2019
- Overland Sr BBQ Luncheon
- Overland Block Party
“Reel it in!” The fish are hungry and they are ready to play, so the City of Overland is bringing back its annual Kid’s Fishing Derby. The Fishing Derby will take place on June 8th at Wild Acres Park from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. and is open to all kids between the ages of 3 – 16 years old. There will be goody bags for the first 200 pre-registered kids and three grand prizes for each child that is the top of the three age group categories. It is only $3.00 to register if you are an Overland resident and $5.00 if you’re a non-resident of Overland. Registration begins on May 8th and can be done at any of the following locations until June 6th: The Overland Community Center, Overland Hardware, North Central Hobbies, or onsite on the morning of the event. This event is sponsored by the City of Overland and North Central Hobbies. Catch the big fish by registering today!
Click here to download and share our Kids Fishing Derby Flyer and Rules Sheet 2019
Are you interested in learning how to effectively change unwanted behavior with your canine without force or negative punishment? Then check out Overland's Positive Dog Training Class today! This class emphasizes the relationship/reward based training techniques through the use of positive reinforcement marker training. Learn how to understand and communicate with your dog to effectively change unwanted behavior without force or negative punishment. At the end if the class, each participant is eligible to take the American Kennel Club (AKC) Star Canine Good Citizen Test. This class meets will be held on Tuesdays at Wild Acres Banquet Hall from 6:30 – 8 pm for 7 weeks starting June 18th, 2019. Pre-registration is required at the Overland Community Center by June 3rd, 2019, which will include payment and proof of current vaccinations (Rabies, Bordetella, DHPP-Distemper, Hepatitis, Parvo, and parainfluenza.) The cost of the entire session is $35 for individuals with an Overland Community Center Membership and $45 for individuals without an Overland Community Center Membership. This class has 10 spots available and is open to all dogs 4 months and older. *Must have a minimum of 5 participants pre-registered in order to hold the class. Dog owners must be present for each class and the first class is for humans only. For more information, please contact the Overland Community Center at 314-428-0490.
Download and share our Flyer and Registration Packet Today: Overland Positive Dog Training Class Packet for Summer 2019
The City of Overland regrets to announce that the Kids Summer Day Camp Program for 2019 has been cancelled. The City is in the process of reevaluating the overall Summer Camp program including facilities, programs and staffing needs. We believe that this decision is in the best interest of the summer camp participants and the residents of the City of Overland.
We appreciate your interest in the annual Kids Summer Day Camp Program and we wish everyone the best for the 2019 summer.
Effective Jan 9, 2019
Are you over the age of 55 and live in Overland? Celebrate the holidays with not just the family, but your fellow Overland residents in one of our famous holiday luncheons. Pre-registration is required for each luncheon. Please contact the Overland Community Center at 314-428-0490 for more information on how to sign up for this event.**Registration for this event starts on May 22, 2019
Click here to share our flyer:Overland Sr BBQ Luncheon Flyer 2019
The City of Overland and the Overland Business Association will once again host the annual Block Party on Saturday, June 1 at the city's parking lot and pavilion located at 2510 Woodson Road. This years' event will feature a 5K run/walk, famers market, parade, carnival games, bubble bus, local artisans, live music, food, treats and fine beverages to enjoy.
After the parade, the evening party will continue at 4 p.m. with the Mayor’s welcome and recognition of the annual Overland Award recipients. Food and drink vendors will be operating the whole time this year. Carnival games and local artists will be setup from 4 to 8 p.m. As a special treat this year for the kids, we will have a Bubble Bus on site from 7:30-8:30 p.m. Our main entertainment for the evening will be the group "Volcanic Ash" on stage from 5 to 10 p.m. They played a great variety of music for the Block Party Event in 2017 and we look forward to having them back!
Additional details and registration forms for the run/walk are available on the OBA website at www.OverlandBiz.com or by contacting any of the event coordinators, Mitch Wilson (Shepard Funeral Chapel at 314-426-6000) or Gregg Wesche (Overland Hardware at 314-427-1404); parade coordinator Beth Ruckman (Carol’s Corner on her cell at 314-913-0841) or 5K Run/Walk coordinators, Nancy Harrison or Jackie Wasser (Jenah Realty Group at 314-426-7575).