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.

Heart screenings for students

Preventative heart screenings will be offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at the Ray-Pec Academy building. ATS Heart Check is partnering with the Ja'Leel Freeman Foundation to offer the screenings for $129. Additional discounts are available. The screening is designed for ages 8 and older, and a limited number of appointment times are available.

The ATS HeartCheck includes an echocardiogram (heart ultrasound) and electrocardiogram (EKG). You will receive a comprehensive baseline report with detailed information sent to you and your family physician.

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Prom Boutique

Woods Chapel United Methodist Church will host its 14th annual Prom Boutique March 7-10, 2018. Woods Chapel is located at 4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee's Summit, MO. Boutique hours will be 3 to 7 p.m. on March 7-9, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 10.

Any young woman who needs a formal dress for prom or other activity at your high school may select one free dress from the collection of 3,000 new or almost-new dresses. Each young woman may also select an evening bag, jewelry, and shoes at the boutique.

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Raymore Day at the K

The 11th annual Raymore Day at the K will be Friday, April 13, when the Kansas City Royals host the Los Angeles Angels. The game begins at 7:15 p.m. The National Anthem will be performed by choir students from Ray-Pec East and Ray-Pec South middle schools. The honor guard will be presented by the South Metro Fire Protection District. 

KC Royals 50 years

The Raymore Chamber of Commerce is selling tickets to the game for $37 (Outfield Plaza) and $17 (View Reserved). You may also purchase a parking pass for $13 (reg. $15). Ticket orders must be received by Wednesday, March 28. You may order tickets at the Chamber office at 1000 West Foxwood Dr., Suite 200 (inside the Country Club Bank building), Raymore, or use this order form.

CCJAA Flag Football

Cass County Junior Athletic Association (CCJAA) is now accepting registrations for its spring flag football league for grades K-7. Practices being in March. All games will be doubleheaders on Sundays during the month of April for a total of 8 games. More information or register online at

Wheelhouse Baseball Clinic

Wheelhouse Baseball Clinic, 310 S. Lincoln, Raymore, offers full-day and half-day camps for children ages 8 and older when school is not in session. Early drop off and lunchtime stay is also available. See more information: Flyer

Raymore Spring Soccer

Raymore Parks and Recreation offers a spring soccer league for boys and girls ages 5-11. The registration deadline is Friday, March 2. Save $10 when you register by Feb. 16. The league offers weekday evening practices, with games on Saturdays. Flyer

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Peculiar Parks and Recreation Spring programs

Peculiar Parks and Recreation announces its spring leagues and programs:

  • Girls Volleyball (grades 3-8)
  • Little Soccer Kickers (boys and girls, ages 3 and 4)
  • Recreation Soccer League (boys and girls, ages 4-11)
  • Children's Fishing Derby (boys and girls, ages 2-15)
  • Youth Flag Football, grades K-6

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 816-318-1900.

Cub Scouts in Raymore and Peculiar

For information about Cub Scouts in Raymore and Peculiar: Flyer

Cass County Dental Clinic

Winter break is the perfect time to schedule your child’s dental check-up or to complete any outstanding treatment! Call one of Cass County Dental Clinic’s two convenient locations: 816-322-7600 (Belton) or 816-380-4000 (Harrisonville) to schedule. Appointments are filling up fast! Medicaid accepted! Discounts for uninsured*! *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