Community Calendar

January 11, 2013 

Freeman Cemetery meeting

The annual Freeman Cemetery Association meeting will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Freeman Community Club.

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Ham and bean dinner

The American Legion Post No. 498 will be hosting a ham and bean dinner 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 in Garden City.

Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-10, and children under five are free. Drinks and desserts included. Contact Dewey Henry at 816-830-7630 for more information.

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Art show

Wellington’s Wine and Cheese will be hosting local artist Pat Greener with Pat’s Creations and her fused glass cheese boards 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at 125 W. Broadway, Peculiar. Wine and cheese will also be available for tasting.

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Blood drive

The Community Blood Center will be hosting a blood drive 12-6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Harrisonville. To make an appointment online, visit www.esavealifenow.org and use sponsor code HARRMOCOMM. You may also Contact Bill Ryan at 816-380-4887.

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American Sewing Guild meeting

There will be an American Sewing Guild meeting 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Jan.15, at Belton Hancock Fabrics to sew for a local women’s/children’s shelter. Bring your machine or just yourself, and/or bring a friend!

Visitors are welcome. For more information, contact Anita at 816-540-2096.

Cattlemen’s meeting

There will be a meeting of the Cass/Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15 at the Harrisonville Community Center (Cass Room) on N. Jefferson Parkway in Harrisonville. A meal will be provided prior to the short presentation and business meeting. RSVP to Connie Chevalier at 816-518-3691.

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DAV meeting

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 67 of Butler invites all disabled veterans to attend their monthly meeting at 1 p.m. on the third Wednesday at the Bates County Museum Next meeting is Wednesday, Jan. 16. For more information, call Larry Truman 816-518-3264 or emailntrbu89@yahoo.com).

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Financial Peace University

Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, a nine-week course that provides families and individuals with practical tools to gain control of their finances and set themselves up for long-term financial success, will be taught in Harrisonville beginning 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Cass Career Center, 1600 E Elm St. Contact Susan Lockard at 816-380-3253 for more information or to register.

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Free computer classes

The Harrisonville library will be hosting free computer classes on Thursdays, Jan. 17 and Jan. 31, at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Diane at 816-884-3483.

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Gumbo dinner

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church will be hosting a gumbo dinner 4:30-8 p.m. Friday, Jan 18, at 400 W. Wall St., Harrisonville. The menu is New Orleans style gumbo, red beands and rice, French bread, bread pudding, wine, coffee, and tea. Cost is $9/person. Call 816-884-4025 for take out. Proceeds will benefit Harrisonville’s back pack program.

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VFW meeting

The VFW Post 4409 Harrisonville invites all members to attend their monthly meeting held at 7 p.m. on the third Monday at the Post Headquarters, 1804 N. Commercial. The next regular meeting is Monday, Jan. 21. For more information, contact Norma Baldridge at 816-916-2666. The VFW also has two Hoveround power wheelchairs available for rent to any veteran or veteran’s spouse. For more information please contact VFW Post 4409 at 816-380-4284 or Eddie at 816-808-0351.

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Vegetable grafting

Jeff Yearington of the Lincoln University Small Farm Outreach program will be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22 at the Harrisonville library to teach others about Japanese agriculture method. For more information, contact Diane at 816-884-3483.

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Hope Haven meeting

Hope Haven of Cass County will hold its annual meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23 at Gregory’s, 401 W. Pine, Raymore. Dinner will be available at 6 p.m. for a $10 charge. The meeting will follow at 7 p.m. The agenda includes annual committee reports, budget approval, adoption of bylaw changes, and election of board members and 2013 officers. Public is invited. Call 816-331-4528 to RSVP.

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Ladies night out and health expo

The Harrisonville Chamber of Commerce and Cass Regional Medical Center will be hosting a Ladies Night Out 6-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 at Mill-Walk Mall.

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Teen bookbinding class

The Harrisonville library will be hosting a free bookbinding course for teens at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24. Students will be creating notebooks. All materials are being provided by the library.

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Goose hunting clinic

The Missouri Hunting Heritage Federation, the Cass County Chapter of Ducks Unlimited, and the Missouri Department of Conservation, is offering a goose hunting clinic for youth ages 11-19. The clinic includes a hunter education class, live-fire session and a mentored goose hunt. The clinic is free but space is limited. The classroom portion held at the training room of the Cass County Sheriff’s Office goes from 6-9:30 p.m. Friday Jan 25, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.Saturday, Jan. 26, followed by a live-fire session. On Sunday, Jan. 27, the mentored hunt will take place.

A $20 refundable registration fee is required to reserve a spot in the clinic. Participants must be accompanied by an adult chaperone throughout the clinic. For questions about the course or to register, call Phil Needham at 816-809-6259.

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