Upcoming Special Events
- Mini Ninja Course Challenge
- Senior Christmas Luncheon
- Tree Lighting Ceremony
- Outdoor Christmas Light Contest
- Christmas Light Trolley Tours
- Kids Christmas Party
- Kids Night Out
The City of Overland Parks & Recreation Department has partnered with All American Gymnastics and Super Ninja to organize an exciting event called the Mini Ninja Course Challenge. This event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, December 2, 2023, from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm in the Gymnasium at the Overland Community Center. It is specifically designed for children aged 3 to 12 years old.
The Mini Ninja Course Challenge offers a unique opportunity for children to engage in hands on training from certified Ninja coaches with exciting and challenging obstacles. Closed toe tennis shoes required. Please no crocs, sandals, slides, or flip flops. This course will not only be a test of their physical fitness but also a chance for them to showcase their skills in a fun and interactive environment.
To participate in the Mini Ninja Course Challenge, interested individuals are required to register in advance by November 27, 2023. The registration fee for each child is $20. Min 20 / Max 40. To register, you can either call the City of Overland Parks & Recreation Department at 314-428-0490 or send an email to ParksandRec@overlandmo.org
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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 in-person 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 or register online.
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Join the City of Overland as we celebrate our Ninth Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on December 3, 2023 at 6:00 pm at Erickson Plaza (Located on the corner of Woodson Road and Midland Blvd). There will be hot cocoa, Christmas cookies, music with singing, and a special visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus! This is a free event that is open to the public. Kick off the holiday spirit by joining us at the ceremony!
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Untangle those lights, get out those inflatables and start decorating! Are you interested in competing for the BEST Outdoor Christmas Light Display in Overland for 2023? Then enter your house in the City of Overland Christmas Light Display Contest and win cash prizes. Up to 25 applications will be accepted this year! All entries will be judged on December 14, 15 and 16 between the hours of 6-10 pm each night. Voters will submit their votes electronically through the City’s Website and winners will be announced by Christmas!
All applications must be received by 7 pm on Dec 11th, 2023 in order to qualify. Entries are restricted to Overland residential houses only at this time. Applications will be accepted via: in person at the Overland Community Center, online by visiting www.overlandmo.org, or via email at email@example.com . Winners will be announced on December 22nd! For questions about entering the contest, please contact us at 314-428-0490.
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Get ready for some holiday fun! We're excited to announce our popular Annual Christmas Trolley Tour is back and we want YOU to be a part of it. Join us as the judge in our City of Overland Residential Outdoor Christmas Light Display Contest. We have tour dates set for December 14, 15, and 16, with trolleys departing at various times each night. Space is limited, so be sure to grab your tickets starting November 25, 2023 at 8:30 am at the Overland Community Center OR register online at 6 am. Tickets are only $4.50 per person. And hey, here's a special offer: children 3 years old and under can ride for free if they sit on their parent's lap. Have any questions? Feel free to give us a call at 314-428-0490 or email us at ParksandRec@overlandmo.org for more information. Can't wait to see you there!
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Update 11/16/23: We have now reached the maximum capacity for the Kids Christmas Party this year. We are excited to welcome all attendees and anticipate a wonderful event.
Santa will be returning to the City of Overland to host a festive event where children can enjoy lunch and sing Christmas songs. The event is scheduled for December 10th at noon at the Wild Acres Banquet Hall, located at 2500 Ashby Road, Overland, MO 63114.
This event is open to all children between the ages of 3-10 years old who reside within the community. There will be various activities for the children to participate in, including a coloring contest, a Christmas craft project, and a pizza lunch with dessert. Prior to Santa's arrival, his helpful elves will be present to interact with each child and present them with a small gift as a reward for their good behavior throughout the year.
Registration for this event will open on 11/1/2023 for Overland residents and 11/16/2023 for Non-Overland residents. The registration deadline is 12/6/2023, or until the maximum capacity of 75 children is reached. Registration can be done by calling the Community Center at 314-428-0490 or online. Due to limited space, it is recommended to register early to secure a spot for your child as spaces tend to fill up quickly. If you have any questions, please feel free to call or email us at ParksandRec@overlandmo.org
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Come join us for an amazing night full of excitement! On December 22, 2023, from 6-9 pm, our friendly instructors from Recreation Academy will be organizing various activity stations for kids aged 7-12. This special program, widely known as "Parents Night Out," gives you the chance to enjoy a date night or wrap up those last-minute Christmas shopping while your kids have a great time with us. We will provide thrilling options such as Gaga Ball in our Giant Inflatable Pit, 9-Square In The Air, Foam Tipped Archery Dodgeball, and many more. It's guaranteed to be a blast! Just remember to bring a water bottle and make sure your child(ren) wear closed-toed shoes.
Minimum is 7, Maximum is 30.
Registration can be done by calling the Community Center at 314-428-0490 or registering online at https://secure.rec1.com/MO/overland-mo/catalog . If you have any questions, please feel free to call or email us at ParksandRec@overlandmo.org
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