4-4 Community Calendar

April 4, 2014 

Fish fry

The Knights of Columbus will host their annual Lenten fish fry meals from 4-7 p.m. on April 4 and 11 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2700 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville.

Dinner includes fried or baked fish, potato, vegetable, fritters, beverage and dessert. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12. Children under 5 are free. Carryout available.

Rummage sale

The Harrisonville United Methodist Church Women’s Rummage Sale’s “$1 sack sale” will be 8 a.m.-noon Friday, April 4. The church is located at 2600 E. Mechanic.

Mouse races

The Harrisonville Chamber will be hosting their annual mouse race fundraiser Friday, April 4 at the Cass County Elks Lodge, 2402 N. 291 Hwy., Harrisonville.

Doors open at 6 p.m., races will follow at 6:30 p.m. Entry fee is $5 and includes food. Elks will provide a cash bar. Children are admitted free with paid entry. For more information, call 816-380-5271.

Veteran’s services

The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Officer van will be at the Wal-Mart Super Center, 1700 N. 291 Hwy., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, April 4.

A DD214 form is needed to start a new claim. If you need assistance or have any questions, please stop by and visit with the service officer.

NARFE meeting

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1012, will hold a luncheon meeting at 11 a.m. Friday, April 4, in Holmes Hall, Foxwood Springs Living Center, 1500 W. Foxwood Dr., Raymore.

The business meeting will begin at 11 a.m. Lunch and the program will follow at noon. Cass County Commissioner Jimmy Odom will speak on the current activities of the commission. Cost for the optional lunch is $10.

Call Lois Patten at 816-318-9808 for reservations. Current and retired federal employees, along with the public, are invited to attend.

Pancake breakfast

The Angels in Motion Relay for Life team will host a pancake/sausage breakfast 7:30-10 a.m Saturday, April 5, at the Harrisonville United Methodist Church.

Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children 10 and under. Bids will be accepted for silent auction baskets. Luminaries will be for sale for $5 each.

Pancake breakfast

A local Relay for Life team led by employees from Cass Regional Medical Center is hosting a pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny 8-10 a.m. Saturday, April 5. The event will take place at Cass Regional Medical Center, 2800 E. Rock Haven Rd., Harrisonville, in Conference Rooms 1 and 2. The cost is $7 per person, which includes breakfast, a picture with the Easter Bunny, and a door prize drawing entry. For questions, or to purchase a tickets, please contact Casey at 816-217-4383 or ckeyton@cassregional.org. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.

Raffle

A fundraiser supporting the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life will be a MU/KU Border War Wreath Raffle. Tickets are $1 each, or six tickets for $5 available, and are available at Cass Regional Medical Center from Kandi Dillon in the Patient Access department.

Drawing will occur Monday, April 7, in the CRMC cafeteria. For more information, contact Kandi Dillion at 816-380-3474 Ext. 1560.

Food drive

Sherwood High School is hosting a food drive April 7-11. The school will be accepting donations of non-perishable food items or cash throughout the week from community members and students.

All donations will remain local and be delivered to the local food pantry for families in need. The high school office will have a drop off location for donations. Individuals with questions may also contact the high school office. The school is also selling Tshirts for $10 to raise additional funds for the food drive/food pantry.

Health services

The Women’s Health Services Belton Clinics will be held April 8, 9, 10, 15, 17, 22 and 23. The clinic is located at 119 Congress St., Belton. 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.

Raymore Historical Society

The Raymore Historical Society meets the second Tuesday each month at 7 p.m. at the museum, located in the lower level of the Cullen Funeral Home, 612 W. Foxwood Dr., Raymore.

The April 8 meeting will be the quarterly business meeting. All are welcome to attend. The museum is ADA accessible.

Garden club

The Sunset Garden Club will meet 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, in Room 104 at St. Paul's United Methodist Church. The presentation will be on "Rain Gardens.” Public is invited to attend.

Benefit auction, meal

Harrisonville Christian School’s 10th annual benefit auction will be Friday, April 11 at the East Campus (Harrisonville Community Church), 1606 Chapel Dr., Harrisonville. The theme is Duck Dynasty Commander.

Silent auction booths open at 5 p.m., followed by the meal from 5:30-7 p.m., and the live auction at 7 p.m.

Menu includes smoked brisket and sausage, cheesy potato casserole, baked beans, green beans, tea and water. Dessert bar will be available separately. Admission is $13 in advance, or $15 at the door.

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. This year’s sights and events include touring the Rock Ford one-room school in Harrisonville, and the Pleasant Hill 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. Tickets are available to purchase for $45, with lunch, transportation, and tips included. For more information, contact Susan Lockard at 816-380-3253 Ext. 7818.

Book signing

Author Nora Beason will be hosting a book signing for her Christian fiction/historical romance series 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at the Harrisonville Library.

Spring fling

The third annual Spring Fling vendor event will be 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at Carnegie Village, 103 Bernard Dr., Belton. There will be more than 30 craft and retail vendors, free face painting, an Easter Bunny available, and raffle tickets to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Goody bags available for the first 100 shoppers.

Pancake breakfast

The Lake Winnebago Lions Club will be hosting a pancake breakfast 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 12, at the Arrowhead Yacht Club, 396 Winnebago Dr., Lake Winnebago.

Pancakes, sausage patties, coffee and orange juice will be served. A free will offering will be accepted. All proceeds will help support Lions Club projects.

Cemetery meeting

The Brady Cemetery Association annual meeting will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13 at the cemetery.

Transplant fundraiser

There will be a country music showcase and fundraiser 7-10 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Turners-German American Hall, 512 Bong Ave., Belton. Net proceeds will benefit Team MO-KAN with uniforms and expenses to attend the Transplant Games of America in Houston, Texas. Call 816-322-4202 for more information.

Girls Day Out

Boydston Photography is hosting a “Girls Day Out” 2-4 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at 1102 N. Commercial, Harrisonville. Light refreshments served.

Health fair

Cass County Council on Aging will be sponsoring their annual Health and Resource Fair 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at the Harrisonville Community Center, 2400 N. Jefferson Pkwy., Harrisonville.

Health screenings will be provided, along with other vendors with information. Vendor booths still available. Call 816-380-8980 Ext. 2. for more information.

Kindergarten screening

East Lynne Elementary will be hosting a Kindergarten Screening and Round-Up 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, April 25.

Parents with children who will be 5 years old before August 1 may call the school at 816-626-3511 to schedule an appointment.

The following items are required for enrollment: child’s state certified birth certificate, child’s current immunization record, child’s Social Security card, legal proof of custody in special circumstances, and a Missouri eye examination form.

Call for artists

The Tri-County Art League is hosting an Art Show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Carnegie Village in Belton. Limited spaces are still available for $20. Cash prize will be given for People’s Choice Award. Contact Yvonne for more information at yprater@hotmail.com. Deadline to register is Friday, April 11.

Coin show

The Cass County Numismatic Society will host their Spring Art Show 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Mill Walk Mall in Harrisonville. A wide variety of American and foreign coins, currency, gold, silver, and more, will be on display. Individuals interested in a free appraisal should feel free to bring it in. Admission is free.

Talent show

The Downtown Peculiar Arts & Culture District invites community members to warm up your pipes, shine up your trumpet, dust off your tap shoes or go buy a kazoo for the sixth annual Clara Brierly WAM Festival Talent Show 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Registration forms can be downloaded at www.downtownpeculiar.com. The event is limited to only 22 acts. Prizes will be awarded in multiple categories, including amateur (divided by age brackets), professional, and “Most Peculiar.” All acts should be suitable for a family atmosphere. Stage performances are free to the public. As spaces are limited, sign-ups will be accepted until Saturday, May 24, or until all slots are full, whichever comes first. Call 816-806-3698 for more information.

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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