Cass County community calendar

February 16, 2017 

February and March

Children’s events at

the Harrisonville library,

400 E. Mechanic St.

Feb. 18 — 10 a.m.–3 p.m.: Playtime for children. A variety of engaging activities will be available for families to enjoy.

March 11 — 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: Celebrate Seuss. Stories, games and activities to celebrate one of the most popular children’s authors.

March 16 — 3:30 p.m.: Young adult movie “E.T.” will be screened at the library for those in grades 6 through 12.

Wednesdays — Children’s storytime: classic stories and new titles for preschool-age children. 9:30 and 11 a.m.

Tuesdays — Storytime for children between 18 and 36 months. 11 a.m.

Feb. 17

Free health screenings

9–11:30 a.m. — Commerce Bank, 1301 Locust St., Harrisonville

Feb. 19

Glenwild Cemetery Association meeting

2 p.m. — West Line Community building.

Feb. 21

American Sewing Guild

9 a.m. — Harrisonville Family Center, 2601 Cantrell Road, Harrisonville

Charity sewing for local hospital. This is an all day event; feel free to drop in. Call Lyla for info at 816-210-3822. 

Feb. 25

Fundraiser for Saylor Johnson’s family

3–7 p.m. — Trade Fair Mall, 2301 S. Commercial St., Harrisonville

Poker tournament for $40 donation. Chili dinner for $10. It’s 25 cents to enter a cake walk.

To sponsor or donate, call 816-724-6459.

March 4

St. Sabina community garden workday

10 a.m.–1 p.m. — St. Sabina Catholic Church, 700 Trevis Ave., Belton

Prep the garden for spring planting. Bring work gloves, shovels, rakes and wheelbarrows. Contact David Pierce at 816-392-1110 or Michelle Rose at 919-624-4407 for more info.

April 1

Cass County job fair and business expo

9 a.m.–noon — Belton High School, 801 W. North Ave.

Organizers are now accepting vendor registration. More than 300 job seekers attended last year’s event.

For more information, contact Diane Huckshorn at 816-331-2420.

April 21

St. Sabina Catholic Church benefit auction

6 p.m. — St. Sabina, 700 Trevis Ave., Belton

Tickets are $30 or $50 for a couple. Assistance needed for procuring auction items. Donations valued at more than $75 will result in free advertising blocks in the auction catalog.

To donate, call David Pierce at 816-392-1110 or email

To volunteer for event, call Laura Pierce at 816-797-9371.


Make a Cake for Kids — Harrisonville School District is looking for volunteer cake baker/decorators for the 2016-17 school year.

Organizers are also looking for a volunteer program coordinator. Email Julie Hicks if interested:


Harrisonville Alcoholics Anonymous

8 p.m. every day at 1064 Independence St. in Harrisonville.

Voice of Truth Alcoholics Anonymous

6 p.m. every day at 611 E. Walnut St. in Raymore.


Cass County Rescue

Mission, Saturdays

11 a.m. and 5 p.m. — American Legion Building, 303 E. Pearl St. in Harrisonville

816-392-9494 or 816-812-3732.

Compulsive Eaters,

Anonymous HOW,


6:30 p.m. — First Presbyterian Church, 1625 NW O’Brien Road in Independence

DivorceCare meetings,


8:45–10:15 a.m. — South Haven Baptist Church, 16800 Bel-Ray Blvd., Belton

For more information, call 816-322-0409

GriefShare meetings,


6:30–8 p.m. — South Haven Baptist Church, 16800 Bel-Ray Blvd., Belton

For more information, call 816-322-0409


Sunrise Optimist Club

6:30 a.m. — Tuesdays at IHOP, 220 Peculiar Drive, Belton

Children’s Storytime,


9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Once upon a time, classic stories and fresh new titles for the preschool set. Cass County Public Library, 400 E Mechanic St.


Hurly Lee Spice American

Legion Post 42s: 6:30 p.m., first Mondays at 303 E Pearl St. in Harrisonville.

Raymore Historical Society meetings

7 p.m., second Tuesdays, lower level of the Cullen Funeral Home, 612 W. Foxwood Drive, Raymore.

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