7-25 Community Calendar

July 25, 2014 

Kid’s cafe

Our Savior Lutheran Church’s Summer Kids’ Cafe sponsored in partnership with Harvesters will be held daily Monday-Thursday from 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. through July 31. Kids ages 1-18 are welcomed. For more information, call 816-380-4800.

Open house

HELP Humane's annual Open House and Kitten Shower will be 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at 17122 Bel Ray Pl., Belton. HELP Humane is registered at Target and Walmart. Cake and punch will be served.

Ice cream social

The Garden City Community Choir will host their annual ice cream social 5-7 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at Sycamore Grove Mennonite Church, 27221 S Sycamore Grove Rd., Garden City. Homemade ice cream, cake and drinks will be served. Cost is $3 for adults, $1.50 for children 5 -11, and children under are free. Program and singing at 7 p.m. by the choir.


The Wendy's in Harrisonville is hosting a Lemon-AID for Kids campaign benefiting Children's Miracle Network through Monday, July 28. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, Wendy's will be hosting a lemonade stand where premium lemonade can be purchased for $1. All proceeds will be donated to CMN.


CrossRoads Vacation Bible School will be held 6-8 p.m. July 28-Aug. 1 at 515 E. Markey Parkway, Belton. An optional free meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. The theme is "Workshop of Wonders" and will include crafts, games, music, storytelling, and science for children ages 3-13. For more inforamation, visit www.crossroads-umc.com or call 816-331-5258.

Veterans 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, July 28 at the Masonic Lodge, 709 Old Seven Highway, Garden City. For more information, contact Darrel Rogers at 816-738-4536.

Health services

The Women’s Health Services Belton Clinics will be held July 29 and 31, and Aug. 5, 7, 12, 13, 19, 21, 26 and 27. 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.

Clocktower ceremony

The Cass County Historical Society, in partnership with the Cass County Commission, will be hosting a groundbreaking ceremony at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 31, in recognition of the restoration of the 1909 Seth Thomas Tower Clock located in the Historic Cass County Courthouse. The event will be held on the southwest corner of the square in Harrisonville. Following the ceremony, a reception will be held in the second floor courtroom of the courthouse. Public is invited to attend. Anyone wanting more information may contact the Historical Society At 816-380-4396 or the County Commissioners at 816-380-8155. Organizers are also wishing to identify and invite any descendant of the original “Town Tower Clock Club” that was formed to raise the necessary funds and install the tower clock on June 10, 1909.

NARFE luncheon

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, Chapter 1012, will hold a luncheon meeting at 11 a.m. Friday, August 1, in Holmes Hall, Foxwood Springs Living Center, 1500 W. Foxwood Dr., Raymore. The business meeting will begin at 11 a.m. Lunch and program will follow at noon. State Rep. Rick Brattin will present highlights of the 2014 legislative session with emphasis on senior citizen issues. Cost for the optional lunch is $10. Contact Lois Patten at 816-318-9808 for reservations. Current and retired federal employees, along with the public, are invited.

Historical society

The next Raymore Historical Society’s monthly meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, in the museum located in lower level of the Cullen Funeral Home, 612 W. Foxwood Drive, Raymore. The meeting will feature Carol Bohl giving a program on quilts, “Stories in Stitches.” The museum is ADA accessible. Public is welcome.

Tomato tasting

Harrisonville’s Cass County Public Library will be hosting a “First Annual Tomato Tasting” event 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 23. Participants are encouraged to bring their home-grown tomatoes, fruits, and vegetables in order to see who has the best produce in Harrisonville.

Entries will be accepted until 9:30 a.m. Aug. 23. Results will be announced at noon. For more information, please contact the library at 816-884-3483.

Farmers market

Organizers of the Cass County Farmers Market invites the public to shop for local produce on Saturdays beginning at 8 a.m. in the parking lot of Family Center in Harrisonville. More information about the market can be found at www.cassfarmers.com.

Men’s Auxiliary

The Harrisonville VFW Men’s Auxiliary Post 4409’s monthly meeting has been changed to the first Monday of each month. The auxiliary meets at 1804 N. Commercial St., Harrisonville.

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.

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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