2-14 Community Calendar

February 14, 2014 

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 through Feb. 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: Friday, Cavatini Pasta; Saturday, Polish Sausage.

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.

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.

DAV meeting

The Disabled American Veterans Chapter No. 67 of Butler invites all disabled veterans to attend their monthly meeting at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the Bates County Museum on Elks Drive.

For more information, call Laurence Truman at 816-518-3264.

Long-term care planning

Golden Years, 2001 Jefferson Pkwy., Harrisonville, will be hosting a “Planning is Loving” long-term care session 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18. RSVP to Debra Sund at 816-380-4731 Ext. 210.

Sewing guild

The American Sewing Guild will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18 at Hancock Fabrics in Belton to sew for charity.

Bring your machine and/or bring a friend. Visitors welcome. Individuals with Christmas fabric, muslin, or fleece scraps (for hats and mittens) may donate those items for the charity project.

For more information, contact Anita at 816-540-2996.

Chili cook-off

The Bel-Ray Lions Club will be hosting their third annual Chili Cook-Off 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the High Blue Wellness Center in Belton. Cost is $5 and includes unlimited tastes and one bowl of chili. Proceeds benefit the Belton Schools Snack Pack program.

Seed swap

The Cass County Fair Horticulture Committee is sponsoring a free Seed Swap 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22.

The event will be held in the Cass County Fairgrounds community building in Pleasant Hill. Swap is not limited to seeds as anything garden-related is welcome.

Individuals do not have to bring seeds to share in order to participate. The organizers encourage new gardeners and those unable to afford to buy seeds to participate. Dayna McDaniel, co-founder of Kansas City Seed Savers, will be present from 1-2 p.m. For more information, contact Bernie Zeller at 816-835-7614 or 816-380-7801.

Ladies Night Out

Belton Regional Medical Center’s sixth annual Ladies Night Out will be at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24 at Memorial Station, 605 Maurer Pkwy., Belton.

Belton cardiologist Elizabeth Dang will be the featured guest speaker as the hospital promotes the American Heart Association’s Go Red movement.

There is no charge for the event, but reservations are required. Please call 816-361-4428 by Thursday, Feb. 20 to RSVP.

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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