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  • Follow these tips for a safe Halloween
    Dressing up in creative costumes and walking door-to-door collecting candy is often one of kids’ favorite pastimes. There are no set trick-or-treating hours or regulations in Lenexa – so feel free to collect ca...
  • Have a spook-tacular time at these events
    We are hosting several Halloween-themed events this year, sure to make sure you and your family have a spook-tacular time in Lenexa. All events are free, so choose your favorite (or come to all three!). ...
  • Lenexa Chili Challenge coming to Old Town
    Fall weather means one thing in Lenexa – the Lenexa Chili Challenge is right around the corner! We hope you can join us for this annual autumn favorite on Oct. 20 and 21 in Old Town Lenexa. Hours are 6 to 10 p....
  • Lenexa artists awarded in first gallery show at new City Hall
    If you have visited the new Lenexa City Hall, you've likely had a chance to admire artwork created by Lenexa residents that has been on display in the art gallery since the building opened July 31....
  • Learn about the community with ‘Living Lenexa History’
    While our City Hall and Lenexa Rec Center may be new, we are celebrating Lenexa’s history, too. The new civic campus features two pieces honoring our community’s roots – the bronze statue of our namesake, Na-Ne...
  • Council member Amy Slater stepping down
    After serving Lenexa for more than 18 years, Ward 3 Council Member Amy Slater has stepped down from her position. Slater, a lifelong resident of Lenexa, was first elected to her position in 1999. She served on...
  • Pavement improvements coming to more neighborhoods
    Several Lenexa neighborhoods will soon enjoy improved streets as favorable bid pricing will allow nearly 200,000 square yards of additional surface treatment work to be completed within the 2017 Pavement Manage...
  • Fall general election is Nov. 7
    Lenexa residents will have the opportunity to vote for their representation on the Lenexa City Council in the fall general election on Nov. 7. One position on the Lenexa City Council is up for election in each...
  • Being a Part of Team Lenexa
    City of Lenexa employees are dedicated to their jobs and strive to provide the best services possible to the residents and businesses in Lenexa. Our employees consistently talk about the culture of Lenexa and t...
  • Quivira Road Corridor Study
    Quivira Road is one of the busiest corridors in Lenexa, with thousands of vehicles passing through the area on a daily basis. We were recently awarded a grant to study Quivira Road from 79th to 99th Streets thr...
  • ‘Walk your wheels’ encourages bicyclist, pedestrian safety on new civic campus
    You may have heard that a new rule was established regulating bicycles, skateboards and roller skates in Lenexa. There seems to be some confusion about this issue, and we wanted to share the facts about the new...
  • Lenexa Public Market Opens Sept. 1
    The Lenexa Public Market is a unique new destination for locally made foods and goods. This dynamic indoor food hall and market offers area entrepreneurs an opportunity to launch or grow their businesses....
  • PulsePoint app now available for use in Lenexa
    If you are trained in hands-only CPR, you now can be notified if you could be helpful in an emergency. Public safety agencies in the Kansas City region, including Lenexa, have launched PulsePoint, a life-savin...
  • Call 811 before you dig
    Late summer and early fall are prime times to get home projects done, but you should remember to call 811 before doing any project requiring digging. ...
  • Take a cooking class at the Lenexa Public Market
    Love to play with your food? Try taking a cooking class in The Kitchen at the Lenexa Public Market. Our merchants aren’t open until Sept. 1, but our cooking classes are already underway....
  • Fire Department Earns Reaccreditation
    For the fourth consecutive time, the Lenexa Fire Department has been accredited by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) at today’s commission hearing in Charlotte, North Carolina. ...
  • New pavilion, improvements coming to Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park
    The heart of Lenexa’s most popular park will be abuzz with construction this summer as the only undeveloped piece of Sar-Ko-Par Trails Park undergoes sweeping improvements....
  • Lenexa's new activity notification line
    Rainout Line is our new notification system that allows you to instantly receive cancellations and notifications about events and programs and information about facility closures....
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Chili Challenge awards ceremony canceled

Due to the threat of inclement weather, we have canceled the Chili Challenge awards ceremony,

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