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.

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Mini Prowler Camp

The Ray-Pec High School Prowlers Dance Team invites children from PreK through 8th grade to learn a dance and perform with the Prowlers. Participants will attend camp from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 16, and will perform at the varsity girls basketball game at 7 p.m. Jan. 17. Participants do not have to attend Ray-Pec schools, and previous dance experience is not required. The cost of $30 includes a camp T-shirt, one paid ticket into the basketball game for the Mini Prowler performance, snacks, and the evening of instruction. Additional tickets for the basketball performance can be purchased at the entry to the game. Students $3, adults $5, and free for guests under 5 and over 55 years of age. Mini Prowler Camp flyer

Shop with a Cop fundraiser

As part of its Shop with a Cop event, officers from the Raymore Police Department are taking about 30 children Christmas shopping on Dec. 19. Eat at Buffalo Wild Wings in Belton between now and Dec. 19 to help raise money to fund the shopping trip. Just tell your server that you want to support Team J for the Shop with a Cop fundraiser, and 20% of the bill will get donated.

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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.

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 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