Spirit of America Celebration
4-10 p.m. — Recreation Park, 1011 S. Madison St., Raymore
A fireworks show accompanied by music, car show, kids activities, live music and more will be featured during this annual event.
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58th annual Fourth of July Celebration
10:30 a.m.-dusk — Drexel City Park, Drexel
Starting at 10:30 a.m. with a parade on Main Street. Fireworks show starts at dusk in city park. Event organized by the city of Drexel and Drexel Lions Club.
Harrisonville’s Hometown Fourth of July Celebration
11 a.m.-10:30 p.m. — Harrisonville City Park, 706 Ash St., Harrisonville
This year’s celebration features an all-ages bike parade, pool games and contests, face painting, bounce houses, live music and a fireworks show at dusk. Event organized by the Harrisonville Parks & Recreation Department. For more information, call 816-380-8980.
Fourth of July Fireworks
9:30 p.m. — Skyline Field, 1300 Myrtle, Pleasant Hill
First Friday Coffee in Belton
7:30-9 a.m. — American Family Insurance Teresa M. Deaton Agency, 815 E. North Ave., Belton
Morning networking event organized by the Belton Chamber of Commerce.
Town Hall Meeting
9 a.m. — Harrisonville United Methodist Church, Harrisonville
Alderwomen Judy Bowman and Judy Reece will be hosting a town hall meeting July 8. A presentation regarding neighborhood drug prevention will be made by the Harrisonville Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Agency. All Harrisonville citizens are welcome.
Casco Area Workshop presents Star Light & Summer Nights
7 p.m. — Twin Pines Event Space, 3001 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville
Live music featuring The Duke Mason Band, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, silent auction. Tickets start at $50. Only 250 tickets available. Visit www.casco-aw.com to purchase tickets. Call 816-380-7359 for more information.
Cass County Fair
All week — Cass County Fairgrounds, 308 W. Commercial, Pleasant Hill
For more information, visit www.casscountyfairmo.com. Opening ceremony starts at 6:45 p.m. July 11.
Taco Tuesday All You Can Eat
11 a.m.-7 p.m. — Harrisonville Masonic Lodge, 405 N. Independence St., Harrisonville
Donations $6 for adults, $4 children 5-10 yrs. Sponsored by Bayard Chapter #179 - Order of the Eastern Star.
Legislative Wrap-Up Luncheon
11:30 a.m. — Peculiar Lion’s Club, 500 Schug Ave., Peculiar
Luncheon featuring state legislators Sen. Ed Emery, Rep. Rick Brattin, Rep. Donna Pfaustch and also Adam Timmerman, representing U.S. congresswoman, Rep. Vicky Hartzler. Program and lunch starts at noon. Reservations are required. RSVP to email@example.com. Cost is $15 per person.
Flicks on the Field Presents “Sing”
8:45 p.m. — Raisbeck Park, 23319 S.E. Outer Rd., Peculiar
Come enjoy a free outdoor movie experience sponsored by Peculiar Parks and Recreation.
Movies in the Park presents “Ice Age: Collision Course”
8-11 p.m. — Harrisonville City Park, 706 Ash St., Harrisonville
Bring your families, blankets, lawn chairs and enjoy a fun‐filled evening watching a movie under the stars at Harrisonville City Park. This event is free to attend. Concessions will be available.
Cruising Main Street
4 p.m. — Downtown Belton
July 22 will be ’70s night. If a cruise is canceled due to weather, the cruise will be rescheduled for the following Saturday.
Take Defense Class
10 a.m.-noon — Peculiar Elementary School gymnasium, 201 E. Third St., Peculiar
Join the Peculiar Police Department for a defense class conducted by the Ali Kemp foundation. Reserve a spot at www.takedefense.org. The class is free, but donations are accepted for the foundation. Open to the public.
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