4-18 Community Calendar

April 18, 2014 

Egg hunt

The annual Golden Years Community Easter Egg Hunt is at 3 p.m. Friday, April 18 for children ages 10 and under. Golden Years is located at 2001 Jefferson Pkwy., Harrisonville.

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.

Freeman Egg Hunt

There will be a Easter Egg Hunt at 12 p.m. Saturday, April 19 for children ages 10 and under at the Freeman Park.

Egg hunt

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 22500 E. 299th St., Harrisonville, will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19.

Health services

The Women’s Health Services Belton Clinics will be held April 22 and 23, and May 6, 13, 14, 15, 20, 27, 28 and 29. 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.

Enrollment night

Archie R-V Schools Early Childhood Center Enrollment Night is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at the Archie R-V Library.

Parents can fill out a preschool enrollment packet to reserve a place for the 2014-2015 school year and learn important information about being a part of the Archie Early Childhood Center. Medical forms can be picked up in the Elementary Office to be turned in at the enrollment meeting. A completed enrollment packet would also include your child's immunization records, a copy of their birth certificate, social security number and a $50 enrollment fee. Contact the Early Childhood Center at 816-293-5339 or the Elementary Office at 816-293-5312 for more information.

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.

Talent show

The Downtown Peculiar Arts & Culture District invites community members to the sixth annual Clara Brierly WAM Festival Talent Show 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Registration forms can be downloaded on the Downtown Peculiar website. 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.

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 Aug. 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 an eye examination form.

Garage sale

Stafford & Stafford Insurance, 801 S. Commercial, Harrisonville, will be hosting a garage sale 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 26. Proceeds will benefit the Cass County Historical Society.

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.

Archeological dig

The Cass County Historical Society will be hosting an archeological dig at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26, on the vacant lot at 401 E. Pearl St. While work was being finished in grading this open lot, an old foundation was discovered from a long lost building. Preliminary review of the site has provided a wide variety of artifacts such as pieces of china, square nails, ceramic marbles, glass bottles and much more. The public is invited to join the historical society in further digging and researching the various artifacts that may still lie beneath the soil.

Cemetery meeting

The annual Byler Cemetery meeting will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the cemetery, located at the corner of Byler Road and 331st St., Creighton. Work will include light cleanup of the grounds. For more information, call Charles Kagarice at 816-547-8072.

Musical performance

The Orphan Annies, an all-woman bluegrass and traditional music group, will perform for the Belton Historical Society spring meeting at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 27.

CDs will be available for purchase. The meeting is free and open to all. Located in the old Belton City Hall building, 512 Main Street.

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