Community Calendar 8-2

August 1, 2013 

Food Pantry giveaway

Grace Christian Tabernacle is hosting food pantry giveaways from 4-6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month, at 709 S. Butler Dr., Harrisonville. Harrisonville residents only. Proper I.D. and current utility bill required.

Mobile Dental Services

The Elks Mobile Dental Unit will be located in Harrisonville at the Cass County Elks Lodge No. 2791 Monday, July 29-Thursday, Aug. 8. Eligible patients include children and adults who have developmental or intellectual disabilities as defined by the Department of Mental Health, Division of Developmental Disabilities, and individuals in extreme financial distress who have found it impossible to receive dental care anywhere else and have a letter of referral from the Lodge. For more information, call 573-690-6003.

Pajama Story Time

Pajama storytime will be returning to the Harrisonville Library for the month of August, at 6:30 p.m., beginning Thursday, Aug. 1.

NARFE Meeting

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1012, will hold a business luncheon meeting at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, in Holmes Hall, Foxwood Springs Living Center, 1500 W. Foxwood Dr., in Raymore. Lunch and the program will follow at noon. State Rep. Chris Molendorp will present a legislative session update. Cost for the optional lunch is $10. Please contact Lois Patten at 816-318-9808 for information and reservations. All current and retired federal employees, as well as the public, are invited to attend.

Archie TOPS

The Archie “Take Off Pounds Sensibly” chapter is hosting an open house 9:30-10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at 33401 S. Rt. T, Archie. TOPS is a nonprofit, low-cost weight-loss program. For more information, contact Sue Spradlin at 816-293-5589 or Lynn Wyatt at 816-293-5471.

Health services

The Women’s Health Services Belton Clinics will be held Aug. 6, 8, 13-14, 15, 20, 27 and 29. The clinic is located at 119 Congress St., Belton.

Other appointments are also available for supply pick-up. Participants must call for an appointment and cancellations should be made at least 24 hours in advance.

Services include comprehensive well woman exams such as clinical breast exam, pelvic, Pap smear, HIV and STD testing and treatment, pregnancy testing, reproductive and contraceptive counseling, as well as the issuance of contraceptive supplies.

Charges for reproductive health services are based on a sliding fee scale according to household income. The clinic accepts all Missouri HealthNet, including Health Care USA, Missouri Care and Home State Health Plan, plus Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Health Care and Cigna.

To make an appointment, or for more information, contact the Women’s Health Services division of West Central Missouri Community Action Agency at 816-322-5012.

Reading Dog

Students are invited to get some reading practice before heading back to school with a registered therapy dogs 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, at the Harrisonville Library.

West Line Opry

The West Line Opry will be in performance Aug. 7, 10 and 21. Show time will be 6-9 p.m. every other Wednesday. The dance will be the second Saturday of the month. Admission is free, and donations are accepted.

Computer classes

An introductory level computer class will be offered by the Metropolitan Community College of Kansas City at the Harrisonville library at 10 a.m. Aug. 8. The class features a different topic and is independent of the other classes.

School supplies

Free school supplies will be offered to families in need in the Archie and surrounding area during an event 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, at the Archie United Methodist Church. The church is located two blocks west of Main Street in Archie at the intersection of Chestnut and Ohio Streets.

The event is being sponsored by the Archie United Methodist Church in partnership with the Archie Branch of Adrian Bank.

Ice cream social

The Garden City American Legion Post No. 498 will host an ice cream social from 5-7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9 at the American Legion Building, located across from City Hall on 3rd St., Garden City.

The all you can eat social includes chocolate, strawberry, vanilla and other ice cream flavors. The cost is $6 for adults and $4 for kids under age 10.

Proceeds go to the American Legion Building Renovation.

132 year celebration

St. Paul’s United Methodist Church of Raymore is celebrating its 132nd anniversary with a Heritage Day Celebration and Reunion at 10 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 11.

The church was the second church established in Raymore in 1881. The service will include the recognition of former pastors, members, a reminder of the church history, some old-time music and some old-time pulpit-thumping, Bible-reading preaching.

After the service, a potluck dinner will be served. For more information, call the church at 816-331-6444.

Raymore Historical

Society

The Raymore Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the museum located in lower level of the Cullen Funeral Home, 612 W. Foxwood Dr., Raymore, at 7 p.m. The Aug. 13 meeting will feature a film of Herb Kohl as he interviews Dorothy Lane on the early railroads in Raymore, including the Leaky Roof railroad. The museum is ADA accessible. All are welcome.

Steak dinner

The Cass-Jackson County Cattle Association meeting and steak dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17 at the Harrisonville Park.

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