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.

RPSD Steam Expo 2018 FLYER

2nd annual STEAM Expo

You are invited to attend the 2nd annual STEAM Expo, scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Raymore-Peculiar High School dome gym. This event will showcase students in the areas of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics.

Peculiar and Raymore Police announce No Shave November

It's No Shave November! The Peculiar Police Department and Raymore Police Department are participating in the month-long campaign to raise funds to fight cancer. You are invited to participate and/or make a donation to support the cause!

  • Join forces with the Peculiar Police Department, contact School Resource Officer Rick Clausing at 816-730-5908 or see this flyer

Proceeds will go to, a non-profit organization devoted to growing cancer awareness and raising funds to support cancer prevention, research, and education.

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Young Yogis Flyer (1)

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.

Parents Night Out

Boy Scout Troop 245 is providing a Parents Night Out from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at A1 Sports Performance, 310 S. Lincoln Ave., Raymore. The event includes kid-friendly activities, dinner (pizza, chips, applesauce, and drink), and a movie with popcorn. The cost is $15 for the first child, and $10 for each additional child. Children in grades K-5 (ages 5-11) are welcome. Please RSVP at or by email to Fees are due at drop off.

Holiday Sing-a-long

Holiday Sing-Along

You are invited to attend the Holiday Sing-Along on Tuesday, Dec. 11. The event will include the Ray-Pec High School Choir.

Upward Sports basketball and cheerleading

Upward Sports offers a basketball and cheer league for students in grades K-6. The program is sponsored locally by South Haven Baptist Church. Registration ends Nov. 30. Practices and games will take place January through March 2019. More information

Coats for Kids

Country Club bank is hosting its 14th annual Coats for Kids campaign. The bank partners with 13 public schools throughout Raymore, Peculiar, Belton, Harrisonville, and Lee's Summit to identify children in need of a new warm winter coat. Last year, 381 children received a new coat as part of the program. You may donate a new coat or a financial contribution at any Country Club Bank location in Cass County or Lee's Summit.

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