January 17, 2014 

Ladies Night Out and Health Expo

There will be a Ladies Night Out and Health Expo Friday, Jan. 17 at Mill-Walk Mall in Harrisonville. Doors open at 6 p.m.

There will be free health checks, health information and vendors available.

Free admission. Proceeds will benefit the Harrisonville Chamber scholarship program.

Soils and Crops


The 90th Annual Cass County Soils and Crops Conference will be 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 in the community room at Family Center in Harrisonville.

Topics will include Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Services, crop insurance,” corn seeding rates and plant development, cover crops, and agricultural commodity market outlook.

The Harrisonville Kiwanis Club will provide lunch and provide an update on their promotional activities.

Please RSVP to the Cass County Extension Office (816-380-8460).

Sewing Guild meetings

The American Sewing Guild will meet 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the Cass County Library in Belton.

A video produced by Superior Threads will be shown about needles, threads and tensions.

Anyone with an interest in sewing is invited. For more information, contact Anita at 816-540-2096.

Cattlemens Association meeting

The next Cass/Jackson County Cattlemen's Association meeting will be 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, at the Harrisonville Community Center in the Cass Room.

Vit-a-Zine, Inc. will sponsor the meeting with Rusty Ross as the featured speaker on the topic of pasture supplements.

A meal will be provided prior to the presentation.

RSVP to Connie Chevalier at 816-618-3691 if planning to attend.

For more inforation, contact Robert Flint at 816-540-5767.

Hope Haven meeting

The annual Hope Haven of Cass County meeting will be Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Gregory’s Event Space, 401 W. Pine St., Raymore.

Dinner will be available at 6 p.m. Meeting will follow at 7 p.m.

The purpose of the meeting will be to elect new officers and board members, and conduct any necessary business.

Public is invited to attend.

For more information, or to RSVP, contact Dee Dee Stokes at 816-809-0340.

Community Safety Days

Golden Years, 2001 Jefferson Pkwy., Harrisonville, will be hosting community safety days 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 and Wednesday, Jan. 29.

Golden Years will be offering free syringe collection for proper disposal. Syringes must be in a sealed container and will be placed in a biohazard box.

Art display

Got Art Gallery, located on Third Street in downtown Lee’s Summit, will be hosting work from various artists from the Harrisonville Fine Arts Association through Friday, Jan. 24 as a featured monthly exhibit.

Thirteen of the local artists will be represented in the show featuring works in a wide variety of media including watercolor, photography, oil/acrylic, pastel and graphite drawing.

Master Illusionist show

The Belton chapter of YoungLives will be presenting two performances on Saturday, Jan. 25 with Master Illusionist Terry Magelssen and his show, “Wonder.”

Performances will be at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Belton Memorial Station inside Belton Memorial Park, 998 Commercial Belton.

Holiday lights collection

Southeast Enterprises, a nonprofit sheltered workshop employing adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, will be collecting non-working holiday lights for recycling at two Cass County locations through Sunday, Jan. 26.

Collection containers will be available at both the Harrisonville and Raymore Wal-Mart locations.

Historical Society


The Belton Historical Society quarterly meeting will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26 at the Belton Museum, 512 Main St., Belton.

Don Smith will present a program about the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra. Joe Sanders was born in Kansas and grew up in Belton. Together with Carleton Coon, he created a very successful early Kansas City jazz group during the 1920s.

Samples of the orchestra's music will be played, and information highlighting Quality Hill and the Muehlebach Hotel of the 1920s will be featured. Books will be available for sale.

Smith is affiliated with Music Publishing of Greater Kansas City BMI, and is a scholar and aficionado of Kansas City's early jazz history. Smith's wife, who is a retired teacher and professional artist, will accompany him and display samples of her paintings of historic Kansas City nightclubs.

The meeting and program are free, and all are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.

Silver Manor Senior Citizens Housing

Stockholder meeting

The annual Silver Manor Senior Citizens Housing Stockholder meeting will be 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at the East Lynne Fire Station.

The purpose of the meeting is to elect board members and conduct any business as necessary.

To participate in the meeting, and to vote on actions discussed, you must own at least one share.

Shares may be purchased at the door for $25 each.

For more information, contact Mary Parker at 816-884-6331.

Violin recital

Noted violinist Sarah Kim will give a recital 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, in the Liberty Chapel on the campus of Calvary Bible College, 15790 Elmwood Ave., Kansas City.

Admission is free.

Kim began her musical studies at the age of three and has performed extensively throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Most recently as a resident artist at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, she toured with the Apple Hill String Quartet through its Playing for Peace program and served as music director and instructor for the Nelson Strings program in Nelson, New Hampshire.

Kim has earned degrees from Indiana University, Yale School of Music, and Stony Brook University. She studied with Josef Gingold, Miriam Fried, Peter Oundjian, Pamela Frank, and Phil Setzer and has coached with members of the Takacs Quartet, Tokyo Quartet, Emerson Quartet, Mendelssohn Quartet, American Quartet and Vermeer Quartet.

Harrisonville Senior Citizens Housing

Stockholder meeting

The annual Harrisonville Senior Citizens Housing Stockholder meeting has been rescheduled to 1 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 10, in the community building, 200 Pheasant Dr., Harrisonville, due to bad weather and lack of participation.

The purpose of the meeting is to elect board members and conduct any business as necessary.

To participate in the meeting, and to vote on actions discussed, you must own at least one share.

Shares may be purchased at the door for $5 each.

For more information, contact Mary Parker at 816-884-6331.

Father-daughter dance

The Raymore Peculiar High School Band will be presenting “A Night of Hollywood Glamor,” a father-daughter dance for girls in pre-k through sixth grade and their father or important male figure, from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, in the North Gym at Raymore-Peculiar High School, 20501 School Rd., Peculiar.

Pre-sale tickets are available at www.rpbands.com.

Cost is $18 per couple, and additional daughters can be added for $8.

Tickets will be available at the door for $22. Additional daughters will cost $10.

Cost includes light refreshments, a souvenir photo of the couple, and raffles that will be held throughout the night.

There will also be souvenirs available for purchase.

For more information, contact torppridemom@gmail.com.

Theater production

Calvary Theatre Arts will present Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare Thursday-Sunday, March 13-16 in the Liberty Chapel, on the campus of Calvary Bible College, 15790 Elmwood Ave., Kansas City.

Tickets and showtimes are available on the college’s website, www.calvary.edu/arts.

Pesticide training

Agricultural commodity producers who need to obtain or renew a private pesticide applicator license can attend one of the following training sessions provided through University of Missouri Extension at either 2 p.m. or 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 26 at the Cass County Extension Center, 201 W. Wall St., Harrisonville.

In a change from previous years, purchase of a training manual is now required. Manuals may be purchased at the class.

Those unable to attend one of the scheduled classes may obtain or renew their license on an individual basis at their county extension center.

This class also completes the EPA worker protection training program for agricultural employees who handle pesticides.

University of Missouri Extension programs are open to everyone.

Classes will last approximately two hours.

Contact the Cass County Extension Center at 816-380-8460 for more information or to register.

American Legion


The American Legion in Harrisonville, 303 E. Pearl St., invites all interested veterans to attend their meetings at 6:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month.

The American Legion motorcycle riders will meet at 7 p.m. For more information, contact Butch Pages at 816-430-5661.

Square dancing

Classes are 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Belton Christian Church, Westover.

For more information, contact Peery or Mary Lindsey (816-322-0518) or Jerry or Dorothy Claussen (913-236-4440).

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