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.

Consignment sale

Here We Grow Again kids consignment sale, Dec. 6-9, at Vox Dei Community Church, 622 2nd St. (one block from Main Street), Belton, MO 64012.

Holiday Pancake Breakfast

Troop 245 invites you to a holiday pancake breakfast from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Peculiar United Methodist Church, 20521 S. School Rd., Peculiar. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased in advance from any boy in Troop 245 or at the door. Bring your camera for unlimited pictures with Santa with the purchase of a breakfast ticket. If you do not want to eat breakfast, you may take pictures with Santa for a suggested donation of $2. Door prizes every 15 minutes.

Breakfast with Santa

The Raymore Lions Club presents Breakfast with Santa from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Raymore Elementary School, 500 S. Madison. Breakfast includes pancakes and sausage, or limited supply of biscuits and gravy. A small meal is $4 and a large meal is $6. Donations are accepted. Children may visit Santa and receive a gift. You may bring your camera and take your own photos, or, with parental approval, Raymore Lions Club will photograph the visit with Santa and post the image to the club's Facebook page for 30 days to permit free downloading. There will be face painting for children. There will also be a raffle with hourly door prizes and a grand prize winner.

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