2-28 Community Calendar

February 28, 2014 

The Belton Chamber of Commerce and the city of Belton’s Economic Development recently welcomed Hidden Treasures Children’s Resale Store, 540 N. Scott Ave., to the community. The store is owned by Heather and Jeromy McCrackin, and offers a variety of infant and children clothing, furniture, books and toys.

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Church concert

The musicians of St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church will perform a concert Friday, Feb. 28.

A pre-concert reception will be at 6:30 p.m., with the concert to begin at 7 p.m.. Desserts will be served at intermission.

A donation of $10 per person is suggested, $3 for students. Wine tickets are available for $3 and the evening will include a wine raffle.

Proceeds will be used to support the local and outreach ministries of the church. Musical selections will include works by Mozart, Gershwin, Bach and others.

Highlights will include Franz Schubert’s Du bist die Ruh, George Gershwin’s Embraceable You, and Mozart’s classic Sull' aria duet among others. The church is located at 16808 Holmes Rd., just south of the entrance into Loch Lloyd. Further information is available on the web at www.marymag.com.

Open house

The Belton Historical society will host an Open House 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 1. The museum, located at 512 Main St., Belton, will be open, and tours will be available. There will be raffles and free refreshments. Free and open to the public.

Boater safety course

The Cass County Sheriff's Office will be hosting a Boating Safety Course presented by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Water Patrol Division 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 1.

There is no age limit on who can take the course; however, that person should be able to follow the course material and understand its meaning.

Ladies Night Out

The Cass County Association of Educational Office Professionals will be hosting a Ladies’ Day Out vendor and craft show 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the Belton High School Freshman Center, 801 W. North Ave., Belton.

Admission is free and the event will feature more than 40 vendors.

CMH Birthday Party

The community is invited to a “Birthday Party” family event to benefit Children’s Mercy Hospital, sponsored by the Bill and Jill Filer family. The party for CMH will be 2-4 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the Harrisonville Community Center and will include games and crafts for children, balloon animals, family pictures, a caricature artist, ice cream and cake.

During the event, adults will be able to learn more about the programs offered by Children’s Mercy Hospital. Specifically, participants will learn about the Child Life program and have the opportunity to make a donation to that program.

The event is free to all community members. For additional information, visit the “Birthday Party for CMH” page on Facebook or call 816-738-1055.

Pancake breakfast

The St. Peter’s Annual Pancake and Sausage dinner will be at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at the St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 400 W. Wall St., Harrisonville. A freewill donation w will be accepted.

Fundraiser banquet

The West Central Missouri Chapter of Quail Forever will hold its annual fundraising banquet and auction Saturday, March 8 at the Cass County Elks Lodge in Harrisonville. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Dinner will be all-you-can-eat catfish and chicken. The auction will feature wildlife art, hunting trips, guns, ladies items, and other things. Tickets are available at Green-Lamp Furniture in Harrisonville, Jumpin’ Catfish in Lee’s Summit, or by calling Tom Lampe at 816-884-4862. Tickets are $45 with a membership, $20 for a guest, and $10 for children under 15 years old.

Historical Society

meeting

The Raymore Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday each month at the museum located in lower level of the Cullen Funeral Home, 612 W. Foxwood Dr., Raymore. The March 11 meeting will feature Al Morse: “Effects of Order No. 11 on my family in Bates County.” The museum is ADA accessible. All are welcome.

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.

History tour

The Cass Career Center in Harrisonville will be sponsoring a spring Cass County History Tour Saturday, April 12. The tour will depart at 9 a.m. from the Cass County Library in Harrisonville and return around 3 p.m. The tour will feature one-room Rock Ford school, hearing stories and tales from a former student and researcher of the school. The tour group will then travel to Pleasant Hill to tour their historic museum and train depot. Lunch will be provided along with a presentation on heritage quilts from the Pleasant Hill area. The afternoon features a tour of historic downtown Raymore, combined with a visit to the Raymore Historical Society museum. The museum contains relics from Raymore’s past, along with stories of the businesses and families that form the history of this thriving community.

Tickets are available to purchase for $45, with lunch, transportation, and tips included. For more information, contact Susan Lockard 816-380-3253 Ext. 7818.

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

meetings

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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