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.

Peculiar Parks and Recreation spring programs

Peculiar Parks and Recreation invites residents to sign up for these programs:
Girls Volleyball League, grades 3-8, sign up by Feb. 24
Little Soccer Kickers, ages 3-4, sign up by March 29
Recreation Soccer League, ages 4-11, sign up by Feb. 24
Adult Flag Football, ages 18 and older, sign up by March 29
Youth Flag Football League, grades K-6, sign up by March 3
For more information: Flyer

Father-Daughter Dance

The Ray-Pec High School Band presents the 14th annual Father-Daughter Dance from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, in the gym at the Ray-Pec High School north building. Girls in kindergarten through 6th grade are invited to attend with their father or special male companion (older brother, uncles, grandfather, family friend, etc.) Reservations in advance are $20 per couple. Additional girls are $10 each. At the door, the tickets are $24 per couple, with $12 for each additional girl. Reservation form
Alice in Wonderland

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