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.

Pitch, Hit and Run

Boys and girls ages 7 to 14 are invited to compete in the free Pitch, Hit and Run competition on Sunday, April 23, at Raymore Memorial Park. Competition for boys begins at 1 p.m., and for girls at 2 p.m. Birth certificate is required. The event is sponsored by the Raymore-Peculiar Optimist Club and Raymore Parks and Recreation. Flyer

Peculiar Parks and Recreation Fishing Derby

Children ages 2 to 15 are invited to the free Children's Fishing Derby on Saturday, April 22, at Peculiar City Lake. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The derby takes place from 9 to 11 a.m. Bring your rods, tackle, hooks, line, and chair. Children can win prizes in two divisions: ages 2 to 9 and ages 10 to 15. Awards will be given for the Most Fish Caught, the Biggest Fish Caught, and the Most Unusual Catch. Flyer

Boy Scout Troop 124 yard sale

Boy Scout Troop 124 is having its 2nd annual yard salefrom 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 22 at Raymore Christian Church, at the corner of M-58 and Peace Drive. (In case of rain, the yard sale will be moved back to 4/29 at the same time and location.) Concessions food will also be available for a nominal price. All proceeds go toward the troop's general fund for scouting activities and supplies. 

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 or text Jim at 919-539-4660.

Cub Scouts in Raymore and Peculiar

For information about Cub Scouts in Raymore and Peculiar: Flyer

Cass County Dental Clinic

Help your children succeed in school by taking care of their oral health! Cass County’s only non-profit dental clinic offers after-school and evening hours.

Call 816-322-7600
 (Belton) or 816-380-4000 (Harrisonville). All Missouri Medicaid plans for children are accepted! Discounts* for uninsured students. (*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