Friday, Feb. 01, 2013
Gun and knife show
The Adrian Optimist Club will be hosting a Gun and Knife Show 5-9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1; 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2; and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3. Admission is $5. Kids under 10 are free. For more information, contact Jim Binkley at 816-213-7247.
Groundhog Day breakfast
The Order of the Eastern Star will be hosting a Ground “Hog” Day breakfast 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Harrisonville Masonic Lodge, 405 N. Independence. Sausage and pancakes will be served. Cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 5-10.
Rehab open house
Cass Regional Medical Center will host a rehabilitation services open house 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, at Cass Regional, 2800 E. Rock Haven Rd., Harrisonville. Take advantage of free blood pressure, heart rate, and blood oxygen screenings, and sign up for door prizes. For a $6 fee, you may also have your blood drawn for an A1C test. (The A1C measures an average blood sugar reading for the previous three months. You do not need to fast to have an A1C test.) Clinical professionals from Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation; Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy; Diabetes Education and Sleep Services will provide educational materials and will also be available to answer your questions. For more information, contact Terry Johns, RN, at 816-380-5888, Ext. 3200.
AARP volunteers will be at the Belton library beginning Monday, Feb. 4 and the Harrisonville library Tuesday, Feb. 5, to assist with federal tax returns and the Missouri rent credits throughout the tax season. Appointments must be made by calling the respective libraries. Walk-ins will not be served unless an opening is available. This is a free service for income levels under $60,000. No age limitations.
American Legion meeting
The Hurly Lee Spicer American Legion Post 42 meets regularly at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at Harrisonville at 303 E. Pearl Street. The next regular meeting will be Feb. 4. For more information, call Larry Truman at 816-518-3264.
Infant massage class
The Archie Parents as Teachers program will be offering a infant massage class for all Archie residents at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5. The class will be held at the Archie School in the music room. For more information, call 816-293-5312 Ext. 322 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Reservations are not required, but appreciated. The class is for babies who are not yet crawling. Bring a soft blanket or towel. Babies under 10 weeks may need a bed pillow vs. the floor to rest comfortably on for the hour. The classroom is kept very warm for the comfort of the babies. Parents may want to dress accordingly.
Nutrition Specialist Susan Mills-Gray will teach a hands-on cooking class from 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at the MU Extension Center, 201 W. Wall St., Harrisonville, to share about how dark chocolate can improve your health. You will also learn how to shop for the best quality and healthiest chocolate, as well as prepare dark chocolate recipes. Preregistration is required and the cost is $17 per person. To register, call the Cass Career Center at 816-380-3253, Ext. 7223. Deadline is Tuesday, Feb. 5.
The Garden City Training Center and New Covenant Fellowship will be hosting their annual Sweetheart Banquet Saturday, Feb. 9. Tickets are $25 single, $40 couple. Come ready to dance to music from the 50s and 60s and enjoy a meal prepared by Debbie and Ronnie Morgan. Call 816-773-8367 to reserve tickets.
The annual meeting of the Glenwild Cemetery Association will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at the West Line Community Building. Contact Louise Vargas at 816-331-5438 for more information.
The Raymore Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in the lower level of the Cullen Funeral Home, 612 W. Foxwood Dr. Raymore. The group meets the second Tuesday of each month, weather permitting. The February meeting will feature Beverly Kennedy giving a program on Gloria Roupe - Shooter Extraordinaire. The museum is ADA accessible.
St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Harrisonville will be hosting a Fat Tuesday pancake supper 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 400 W. Wall St. Freewill donations accepted.X
The Harrisonville Parks and Recreation department will be hosting a father-daughter Princess Ball 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Harrisonville Community Center, for a night full of dancing and fun. The ball is designed for girls ages 5-18 and the father figure in their life. The cost for the male guardian is $15 and each daughter is $5. Registration deadline is Thursday, Feb. 14. There will be an on-site photographer, flowers for sale and snacks provided.
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, Feb. 18. 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.
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, Feb. 20. For more information, contact Larry Truman (816-518-3264 or email@example.com).
Love’s Outreach Community in Pleasant Hill will be hosting a food distribution 9-10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 for families in need. Valid ID and proof of residence required to participate. The distribution will be held at the Cass County Fairgrounds, 308 W. Commercial, Pleasant Hill. Call 816-246-7625 or visit www.cotroc.org for more information.
Girls leadership training
The Harrisonville Business Women will host a Girls Leadership Camp for junior and seniors 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 at the First Christian Church in Harrisonville. The event is provided free of charge and the program includes interactive workshops on leadership and self improvement. Professional women will present information on the following topics: Personal Finance, Networking and Presentation, Safety Awareness and Business Etiquette. Opened to students at Cass County schools or who is home schooled. Lunch and snacks provided. Contact Carrie Stafford (816-884-4800 or Cate Kane (816-726-6003) for additional information or to assist with this event.X
Harrisonville Christian is hosting a pizza and cookie dough fundraiser. To place an order, contact Jodie Huston (816-738-9632 or firstname.lastname@example.org).