6-21 Community Calendar

June 21, 2013 

Pyro City Fun Night

The public is invited to a Family Fun Night at Pryo City at 7 p.m. in Harrisonville. The event includes free games, food and giveaways. Fireworks safety demonstrations will be given, and a fireworks shoot-off at dusk.

Veterans Appreciation

The public is invited to join Post 4409 for food, fun, games and prizes at the Veterans Family and Friends Appreciation Day from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, June 23, at Shelter No. 7 in Harrisonville City Park.

Barbecue, hot dogs, sides and desserts will be served.

Please RSVP to Valrie at 816-830-6732 or Norma at 816-916-2666, or by email (vfw4409@msn.com). The event is hosted by VFW Veterans, and the Ladies and Men’s Auxiliary.

Creighton Reunion

The Creighton School Annual Reunion will be Sunday, June 23, at the Community Building. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. and lunch will follow at noon. Cost is $15 per person. Reservations not required.

Public is invited. For more information, contact Marilyn Thomas at 816-862-6338, Hobart Jacobs at 816-810-4049, or Betty Wisdom at 417-338-2738.

Benefits assistance

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 67 Service Officer of Butler will be at the Cass County Public Library, 400 E. Mechanic St., Harrissonville, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, June 24, to assist veterans in applying for their benefits.

If you have any questions please call Darrel Rogers at 816-738-4536.

Sewing guild

The American Sewing Guild will meet 1-3 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at the Cass County Library in Harrisonville. Attendees will view a video, “Terrific T-Shirts” by Peggy Sagers. No charge to attend. For more information, contact Anita at 816-540-2096.

Blood drive

The Community Blood Center, the provider of blood services to local hospitals, will be conducting a blood drive 1-6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27, at Foxwood Springs, 1500 W. Foxwood Dr., Raymore.

The drive will take place in Holmes Hall to help local hospital patients who depend on life saving blood donations. To make an appointment online go to www.esavealifenow.org and use sponsor code raymorecomm. Interested individuals may also Contact Bob Blackwell at 816-348-7836.

Watershed festival

The Know Your Watershed Festival, sponsored by the South Grand River Watershed Alliance in partnership with the City of Harrisonville, and the Missouri Department of Conservation, will be held 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 29, on the Harrisonville Square. A drug take-back will also be available at no cost to allow area residents to safely dispose of unwanted prescription and over-the-counter medications. For further information, visit www.sgrwa.org.

Charity Motorcycle Ride for HELP Humane

HELP Humane is hosting a 2 Wheels 4 Paws fundraising event Saturday, June 29. The ride begins at Rawhide Harley Davidson in Olathe, Kan. and will stop in Belton at the shelter, and will finish in Louisburg, Kan. Kickstands up at 11 a.m.

After-party to include Jack Stack BBQ, raffle contest and live musical entertainment. Cost is $25 per rider, and includes food and after-party events.

Register online at www.helphumane.org. Contact Diana (Diana@helphumane.org or 816-318-4357) for more information.

Vacation Bible School

Children in kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to Colossal World Vacation Bible School at Faith Baptist Church, 23705 East State Route 2, Harrisonville, from 9 a.m.-noon July 8-12. Registration available at the door, or by emailing office@cometofaith.net. If emailing, please include children's names, parents name, phone number, address, any allergies and most recently finished grade in school.

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