In the Community
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.
Electronic Waste Event
The Cass County Sustainability Committee offers its annual Electronic Waste Event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Family Center, Mill-Walk Mall, Harrisonville. Safely dispose of your old computer, television, and other electronics. Flyer
Scout Yard Sale
Troop 124 invites you to its annual Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22 to raise money to purchase equipment for the troop. The sale will be located in the parking lot of the Raymore Christian Church, 500 Peace Dr. A concession stand will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cash and credit cards will be accepted.
Little Cheer Clinic
Students in kindergarten through 7th grade are invited to attend a Little Panther Cheer Clinic presented by the Ray-Pec varsity cheerleaders. The clinic will be from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, and Little Cheerleaders will perform before the Sept. 28 varsity football game. The cost is $25 for the clinic. Flyer
Panther Youth Basketball League
It’s time to sign up for the Panther Youth Basketball League. Boys and girls in grades K-3 may participate in this developmental league conducted by the Ray-Pec High School coaching staff. Players will be placed on teams with students from their own school, and will be divided into K-1 and 2-3 teams. Registration and more information
Raymore Festival in the Park
Raymore Festival in the Park is Thursday, Sept. 20, through Saturday, Sept. 22, at Raymore Memorial Park. The annual event includes a baby contest, vendor booths, concessions, a carnival, entertainment, a BBQ contest, horseshoe pitching contest, baking contest, car show, dog show, and parade.
The parade begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Recreation Park, and winds through Raymore to end at Raymore Elementary School. Carnival armbands can be purchased in advance for $15 ($20 at carnival) at Community Bank of Raymore or the Raymore Chamber of Commerce. Armbands can be used from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday or Friday only.
Girl Scout troops are now forming in the Raymore-Peculiar School District. An open house (for girls of all ages) is scheduled for 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Ray-Pec South Middle School. Girls in grades K-12 may join Girl Scouts. For information, call 800-728-8750 or go to: www.gsksmo.org.
Student Art Contest
The 4th annual Tri-County Art League/Raymore Arts Commission Student Art Contest will be Friday, Nov. 9, and Saturday, Nov. 10, at Centerview, behind Raymore City Hall. The contest is open to all students K-12 in the Ray-Pec School District. Students interested in entering may contact the art teachers at their school, or send a message to Sharon Parys. The art will be on display from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 9 and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 10. Cash prizes will be awarded at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 10. Winning artwork will be displayed in the Raymore City Hall gallery, starting on Nov. 13.
Wanted: Bus drivers
- No experience necessary
- Training provided
- Competitive pay
- Work only when school is in session
- Child-friendly work environment
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:http://www.nixle.com/
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