In the Community

Community Events

This is a list of community events. Information is provided by the groups listed. Events are listed in calendar order, with undated items at the bottom of the list.

To submit an item, or make comments, suggestions or questions, please send a message to or call Michele Stidham, Communication Director, at 816-892-1314.

Candidate forum PTA Council web

Candidate forum

The Raymore-Peculiar PTA Council invites the public to attend a school board candidate forum on Tuesday, March 28, at the Academy Library, 21001 S. School Rd. A reception will begin at 6 p.m., with the forum starting at 7 p.m. Meet the candidates: Chris Bruton, Patrick Clark, Paul Coffman, Ruth Johnson, Bill Lowe, Donna Nuccio, Collin Stosberg, and Kim York. Three seats are open in the April 4 election.

PTA Council Volunteer of the Year
You are invited to nominate someone for the PTA Volunteer of the Year award. In the nomination, list significant contributions, positive impact on the school, and special skills or qualities the volunteer brings to the school district. Nominations are due by April 14. Nominations forms will be available in each school office and online: Nomination formThe announcement of the Volunteer of the Year will be made at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at the Administrative Services Center, with a reception to follow.

Raymore Day at the K

Families are invited to attend the 10th annual Raymore Day at the K on Friday, April 28, when the Kansas City Royals will host the Minnesota Twins. Game time is 7:15 p.m. The Bridle Ridge and Eagle Glen Intermediate School 6th grade choirs will perform the National Anthem. Members of the South Metro Fire Protection District will present the honor guard.
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Tickets are available for $17 or $29 each. Parking passes are available for $13 (regular price is $15). To order tickets, or for more information, call the Raymore Chamber of Commerce at 816-322-0599 or send an email to You may also stop by the Chamber office to purchase tickets at 1000 W. Foxwood Dr., Suite 200, (inside the Country Club Bank building). Ticket order form

Peculiar Parks and Recreation spring programs

Peculiar Parks and Recreation invites residents to sign up for these programs:
Little Soccer Kickers, ages 3-4, sign up by March 29
Adult Flag Football, ages 18 and older, sign up by March 29
For more information: Flyer

Wanted: Bus drivers

Apple Bus Company is seeking bus drivers for Raymore-Peculiar School District routes. 
  • No experience necessary
  • Training provided
  • Competitive pay
  • Work only when school is in session
  • Child-friendly work environment
Some monitor positions are also available. For information, call or text Jim at 919-539-4660.

Cub Scouts in Raymore and Peculiar

For information about Cub Scouts in Raymore and Peculiar: Flyer

Cass County Dental Clinic

Help your children succeed in school by taking care of their oral health! Cass County’s only non-profit dental clinic offers after-school and evening hours.

Call 816-322-7600
 (Belton) or 816-380-4000 (Harrisonville). All Missouri Medicaid plans for children are accepted! Discounts* for uninsured students. (*Must qualify based on household size and income.)

Cass County Dental Clinic provides dental services to children from birth to age 20 in Cass County who are Missouri Medicaid or low-income uninsured. These services include x-rays, exams, fillings, extractions, crowns, cleanings, sealants and fluoride varnish. A financial screening is required for those without insurance. 

Sign up for alerts from Peculiar

Want to receive alerts from the City of Peculiar and the Peculiar Police Department about weather, utility and criminal news? The department offers text and email messages through Nixle, a notification service for public safety agencies. To sign up, send a text to "888777" and place the zip code "64078" in the message area. Or visit the Nixle web site for more information:

24/7 Recycling

There are 13 recycling bins throughout Cass County. There is a bin in the parking lot of Peculiar United Methodist Church, 20521 S. School Rd. There is free 24-hour drop-off, and no sorting is required. This is a project of the Cass County Sustainability Committee. For a list of items that can be recycled, and other locations, see the: Flyer