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.

Transition Fair - CANCELED

The Transition Fair scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 19, has been canceled due the forecast of another winter storm. The Cass County Transition Co-op plans to re-schedule the event in March to share resources and information about services available to individuals of all ages with a variety of medical diagnosis and/or disabilities.

North Cass County Special Ed Cooperative logo

Peculiar Parks and Recreation

Peculiar Parks and Recreation announces spring leagues and programs:

  • Girls Volleyball League - girls in grades 3-8. Entry deadline: March 1
  • Little Soccer Kickers - boys and girls, ages 3-4. Entry deadline: March 29
  • Youth Flag Football League - boys and girls, gradesK-6. Entry deadline: March 3
  • Children's Fishing Derby - 9 a.m. Saturday, April 20, for boys and girls, ages 2-15

5K for Health on May 4

The 25th annual 5K for Health is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, at Belton Regional Medical Center. Come and help raise funds for the Cass Community Health Foundation. Register

CCHF 5k for Health 2019

Young Yogis

Kids ages 5-10 are invited to yoga classes from 4:15 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Gather Wellness Studio at 406 Pine St, Suite D., Raymore. Drop-in price is $8. Four classes for $30. For more information: 816-388-0494 or

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 816-318-1900.

Cub Scouts in Raymore and Peculiar

For information about Cub Scouts in Raymore and Peculiar: Flyer

Cass County Dental Clinic

Summer is the perfect time to schedule your child’s dental check-up or to complete any outstanding treatment! Call Cass County Dental Clinic at 816-322-7600 (Belton) or 816-380-4000 (Harrisonville) to schedule an appointment. All Missouri Medicaid plans accepted! No dental insurance? You may qualify for a discount.

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 text message and email alerts from the City of Peculiar and the Peculiar Police Department about weather, utility and criminal news? Use 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 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