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.

LEGO Engineering Summer Camps

LEGO Engineering Summer Camps are offered in conjunction with the Raymore Parks and Recreation Department. The camps will take place July 23-27 at Stonegate Elementary School, 900 S. Foxridge Dr. The camps are open to girls and boys. The cost is $125.

  • JEDI Engineering with LEGO is scheduled from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. for ages 5-7.
  • JEDI Master Engineering with LEGO is from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. for ages 7-12.


Summit Lunch Program

Holy Spirit Catholic Church will provide free sack lunches for kids during the summer. Lunches will be provided Monday through Friday, starting May 29 and ending Aug. 14, with the exception of July 4.

Lunches will be delivered between 11:30 a.m. and noon at three locations: Dollar General in Peculiar, TB Hanna Park in Raymore and Mullendike.

Lunches are prepared in a licensed and insured kitchen at Holy Spirit Catholic Church. The delivery teams consist of two adults with background checks.

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The typical sack lunch includes a ham or turkey sandwich with cheese on white bread, mustard and mayo packets, individual bag of chips, grapes or fruit chews, granola bar or cookie, and Go-gurt. If you have any questions or suggestions please contact: Kathy Wittman at 816-537-0568

UCM Summer Camps

The University of Central Missouri is offering summer camps to students K-12. Flyer

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Raymore Parks and Rec fall programs

Raymore Parks and Recreation offers youth sport leagues for baseball, softball, soccer, football, and volleyball. Register in person at 227 Municipal Circle, Raymore, or online at To read more about program offerings: Program Guide

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