Garden City’s Boy Scout Troop 244 is having their fifth semi-annual rummage sale at the Garden City Community Building 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, March 15, and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 16. On Saturday, everything that can be stuffed in a sack can be purchased for $1 starting at 11 a.m. All money raised will help send boys to camp at H.Roe Bartle Scout Camp this summer.
Summer meal fundraiser
Harrisonville’s summer food program, Just4Me, will be holding a fundraiser at Hamburger Mary’s, 101 Southwest Blvd., from 5-7 p.m. Saturday, March 16. Cost is $10 for 10 games.
St. Patricks parade
The Wendell T. Ivers “A ‘lil bit of Ireland” St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be 5 p.m. Saturday, March 16 in downtown Belton. Parade marshal is Richard Smith owner of RS Diecast & Collectibles. An invitation is extended to any individual, group, organization or business to participate. Entry fee is two canned goods. Donations will be made to Belton Welfare Association. Entry forms will be available at line-up time. For more information, contact Terry Brock at 816-807-4802.
Lions Club meal
The annual Harrisonville Lions Club cornbeef or brisket meal will be 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, March 17 at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, 2700 E., Mechanic. Cost is $8 for adults, and $4 for children ages 12 and younger. Meal includes cabbage, potatoes, carrots, bread, dessert and drink.
Sherwood Elementary will be holding a Kindergarten Round-Up at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 18 in the multipurpose room. Parents and children will get to learn a little about what to expect in kindergarten and also what to expect when they come for their child’s kindergarten screening. Screening times will be scheduled that night and children will have the chance to see the kindergarten classrooms. Kindergarten screenings will be held March 25-27. Please call 660-499-2202 Ext. 100 for questions.
The Harrisonville library will be hosting a class on raising chickens at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19. The class will be taught by Jeff Yearington.
The American Sewing Guild will meet 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, March 19 at Hancock Fabrics in Belton. Jennifer Merriman, designer/sewist of Jenny Lynn’s Designs, will present the program, to include information on purses and bags, costumes, accessories, and doll clothes and more. Visitors are welcome. For more information, contact Anita at 816-540-2096.
The monthly Cass/Jackson County Cattlemen’s Association meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 19at the Harrisonville Community Center. Sponsors and featured speakers at the meeting are Alpha Ag solutions, speaker Paul Wemmer on foliage and forage, and Purina Feeds, with speaker Ernie Rodina with products for cattle supplements. A meal will be provided prior to the presentations. RSVP to Connie Chevalier at 816-618-3691, or for futher information contact Robert Flint at 816-540-5767.
The Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 67 of Butler invites all disabled veterans to attend their next monthly meeting, 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 20 at the Bates County Museum on Elks Drive. For questions, contact Laurence Truman at 816-518-3264 or email@example.com.
The Raymore-Peculiar Public School Foundation invites the public to breakfast to learn more about the Foundation’s work in the school district. The breakfast will be held on 7:30-8:30 a.m. Thursday, March 21, in the Administration Building Board Room. The event will begin with a continental breakfast and continue with a presentation by the Foundation. Reservations required. Contact Jodie Huston ( 816-892-1368 or JHuston@raypec.k12.mo.us).
The Cass County Council on Aging will host a breakfast fundraiser 7-9 a.m. and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at the Harrisonville Community Center, 2400 Jefferson Pkwy. Cost is $6. Carryout available. Call 816-380-8980 for more information.
Free health screening
Cass Regional Medical Center will host a free health screening at Commerce Bank, 1301 Locust St., Harrisonville, 9-11 a.m. Friday, March 22. Take advantage of free blood pressure, blood oxygen and blood sugar screenings, and obtain a free total lipid profile, which measures total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides. For the most accurate results, screening participants are asked to fast for at least 12 hours prior to the screening and take medications as ususal (with water only). For more information, contact Carla Marchand ( 816-380-5888, Ext. 1603 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
The 42nd annual Easter Cantata presented by the Garden City Community Choir will be performed 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 24, and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30 at Heart of Life Church in Garden City; 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 29 at Peculiar United Methodist Church; and 7:30 p.m. Sunday, March 31 at Harrisonville First Baptist Church.
The Kiwanas and Golden Years are partnering to host a community spaghetti dinner fundraiser 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26 at the Harrisonville Community Center. Cost is $5 and includes salad, garlic bread, beverage and dessert.
Girls leadership training
The Harrisonville Business Women will reschedule their Girls Leadership Camp for junior and seniors 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, March. 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.
Benchmark Healthcare egg hunt
Benchmark Healthcare will be hosting an Easter egg hunt for children at 11 a.m., Friday, March 29, at Benchmark, 2203 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville.
Golden Years egg hunt
Golden Years’ annual Easter egg hunt for children up to age 10 will be at 3 p.m., Friday, March 29, at Golden Years, 2001 Jefferson Pkwy., Harrisonville.
The Harrisonville Chamber of Commerce will be hosting mouse races Friday, April 5, at the Cass County Elks Lodge. Doors open at 6 p.m., races begin at 6:30 p.m. Entry fee is $5 and includes food. Cash bar available.
Harrisonville Senior Mania will host a spring bazaar 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Harrisonville High Schoool.
East Lynne Elementary will be hosting a Kindergarten Screening and Round-Up 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, April 12. Parents with children who will be 5 before August 1 may call the school at 816-626-3511 to schedule an appointment. The following items are required for enrollment: State-certified birth certificate, current immunization record, Social Security Card, Legal proof of custody in special circumstances and A Missouri eye examination form.
Combat Veteran’s course
The Cass County Veterans will be hosting a combat veteran’s course on the second Friday of each month. The next class is 10-11:30 a.m. Friday, April 12 at the VFW 820 in Belton, 144 W. Vivian Rd. Contact Charles Golden at 816-686-9252 for more information.
Senior health and resource fair
The Cass County Senior Health and Resource Fair hosted by the Cass County Council on Aging and the Harrisonville Parks and Recreation Department will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at the Harrisonville Community Center.
The Cass County Numismatic Society meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Mill-Walk Mall in Harrisonville near the theatre. The gathering includes a brief business meeting then reserve priced coin auction. Public is invited. for more information, contact President Jon A. Jones at 816-888-5877 or Secretary John Myers at 816-250-2293. The club will also host its quarterly coin show Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Gaslight Shopping Center, Harrisonville.