2-7 Community Calendar

February 7, 2014 

NARFE meeting

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1012, will hold a luncheon meeting 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 7, in Holmes Hall, Foxwood Springs Living Center, 1500 W. Foxwood Dr., in Raymore. The business meeting will begin at 11 a.m. Lunch and the program will follow at noon. Associate Commissioner Jimmy Odom will speak on current activities of the Cass County Commission. Cost for the optional lunch is $10. Call Lois Patten at 816-318-9808 for reservations. Current and retired federal employees and the public are invited.

Souper Bowl challenge

Pleasant Hill High School and Harrisonville High School are collecting cans of soup for individuals in need through Friday, Feb. 7.

The Souper Bowl challenge is sponsored by Harrisonville’s National Honor Society and Pleasant Hill FCCLA.

Soup cans can be dropped off in Harrisonville at the high school during regular business hours or at Pleasant Hill basketball games on Friday.

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 3 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.

Masonic Lodge


The Cass Masonic Lodge No. 147 will host their monthly breakfast 7-10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Harrisonville Masonic Temple, 405 N. Independence St. A $5 donation provides all-you-can-eat biscuits and gravy, pancakes, and eggs cooked to order.

Princess ball

Harrisonville Parks and Recreation will be hosting a Princess Ball 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Harrisonville Community Center. Cost is $15 for the male guardian and $5 for each princess.

Girls ages 5-18 are invited to attend. The evening will include a DJ, dancing, and refreshments fit for a queen. An on-site photographer will be available and flowers will be available for purchase.

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.

Veteran’s assistance

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 67 of Butler will be available to assist veterans in applying for benefits 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at the Cass County Public Library, 400 E. Mechanic, Harrisonville. For more information, contact Darrel Rogers at 816-738-4536.

Relay for Life open house

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Cass County will be hosting an Open House 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, at Cass Regional Medical Center, in Conference Room 1.

Participants will have the opportunity to register teams and launch fundraising efforts for the annual relay, scheduled for 5-11 p.m. June 7.

For more information, contact Kara Philips at the American Cancer Society 816-218-7184, or visit www.relayforlife.org.

Meal fundraiser

The Midway After Prom Committee will be providing a hot meal and dessert each evening from 4-8 p.m. during the Midway Basketball Invitational Tournament Feb. 10-15.

Proceeds from the dinner will be used to the provide a safe and fun environment for students immediately after prom.

Entertainment, food and activities are provided at no cost to those attending. Adults donate their time and effort to the event.

Dinners is $6 and desserts are $1-$2. Menu, including sides: Monday, Sloppy Joe; Tuesday, Chicken and Noodles; Wednesday, Pulled Pork Sandwich; Thursday, Taco Bar; Friday, Cavatini Pasta; Saturday, Polish Sausage.

DivorceCare meetings

South Haven Baptist Church will be offering DivorceCare meetings Feb. 12-May 14 at the church, 16800 Bel-Ray Blvd., Belton.

The 13-week support group will help individuals deal with the challenges of divorce who are recently separated, have been divorced many years, or are somewhere “in between” in their journey.

Meetings are at 6:30-8 p.m. on Wednesdays. To register, or to obtain more information, contact the church office at 816-322-0409. Child care through age four is available.

Valentine’s dinner

There will be a VFW Men’s Auxiliary Valentine Dinner and Dance Friday, Feb. 14, at 1804 N. Commercial St., Harrisonville.Dinner will be served 5-8 p.m., with the dance to follow from 8 p.m.-midnight.

Dinner choices include prime rib or surf and turf. Cost is $15.

Public is invited. RSVP by calling 816-380-4284 or visiting the VFW Clubroom.

Kids night out

Harrisonville Parks and Recreation will be hosting “Kids Night Out” for children ages 5-12 from 6-10 p.m. Friday, Feb.14 at the Harrisonville Community Center.

Activities include swimming, gym games, movie, dinner, and more. Registration is required. Cost is $20 per child. Registration deadline is Wednesday, Feb. 12.

Valentine’s dinner

West Line Christian Church will be hosting a Valentine’s Dinner 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. Event will included a pulled pork dinner and a movie. Cost is $15/couple, $8 single in advance; or

$20/couple, $10 single at the door. Babysitting available. To purchase tickets, or for more information, call 816-899-2243.

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.

Vendors needed

The Cass County Association of Educational Office Professionals is looking for vendors for its annual Ladies’ Day Out vendor/craft show Saturday, March 1, at the Belton Freshman Center. The event is a fundraiser to help provide scholarships to high school seniors in Cass County. For more information or to reserve a space, contact Kristin Beason at kbeason@bsd124.org or call 816-489-7003.

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.

Civil Air Patrol

The Civil Air Patrol’s Cass County Composite Squadron meetings are at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. The squadron meetings are at 208 W. Pearl Street, Harrisonville. CAP volunteers include cadets between 12-18 and Senior offices for those ages 18 and older. Programs include cadet activities, emergency services and aerospace education. CAP is an auxiliary of the United States Air Force. Interested individuals are invited to come by for a visit and meet the cadet staff and senior officers.

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.

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