School supplies giveaway
There will be a free clothing and schools supply drive 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9 and 9 a.m-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, at Coleman Baptist Church, 17101 E. 203rd St., Peculiar.
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.
Cars on Broadway
The D’Zine Gallery and Wellington’s Wine and Cheese are hosting a classic car show, “Cars on Broadway,” 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, in the Downtown Peculiar Arts and Cultural District. The event will include wine, beer and cheese tastings, custom furniture, a local Missouri wine expert, raffle prizes, local artists and Grandpa’s Greenhouse tamales and hotdogs.
West Line Opry
The West Line Opry will be in performance Aug. 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.
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.
School supplies drive
Miss Belton Olivia Henson will be collecting school supplies to benefit Yeokum Middle School 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 12-13, at the Belton Hy-Vee.
The Women’s Health Services Belton Clinics will be held Aug. 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.
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.
The Raymore-Peculiar School District Community Alliance is inviting the public to a screening of “The Bully Project.” The event will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, at Panther Stadium, 20801 S. School Rd., Peculiar. Gates will open at 6:30 p.m. The father of one of the families featured in the documentary, Kirk Smalley, will serve as a keynote speaker at the event. The Smalleys lost their son to suicide as a result of bullying he endured during his young life.
Archie PTO meeting
The Archie PTO will host its annual open house and dinner 5:30-6:45 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, in the district commons. Cost is $4 adults, $2 students, and children ages 3 and under are free. A open house will follow 6-8 p.m. Families are invited to come-and-go at their convenience to meet their child’s teacher and to bring school supplies to their child’s classroom.
Concert in the Park
The second annual Harrisonville United Methodist Church “Concert in the Park” will be 7-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Harrisonville City Park Amphitheater. There will be performances by “The Crossing” and “Stephen Rew and Decided.” The event is free and will include complimentary refreshments. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair. For more information, visit www.hvilleumc.org.
The K.C. Police Credit Union is teaming up with TITLE Boxing Club Belton to host the first-ever Glove Up For Special Olympics. This double power hour fundraiser will be 3:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at TBCB, 910 E. North Ave., Belton. For a $25 donation, participants will receive a reserved bag and custom T-shirt. All donations will benefit Special Olympics Missouri. This event is open to the public; participants do not need to be KCPCU or TBCB members to participate. Registration may be made in person at TBCB.
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.