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Matt Layton (left) and his 10-year-old son, Aedan Layton, both of Raymore, perused the various fireworks for sale last year as Samson Sia (right, facing camera) and Jonah Tuimaseve (back to the camera) played a game of chess while waiting for customers at Fireworks KC located in Kansas City at 151st Street and Holmes Road. Several fireworks shows are scheduled throughout the Kansas City region this year.
Matt Layton (left) and his 10-year-old son, Aedan Layton, both of Raymore, perused the various fireworks for sale last year as Samson Sia (right, facing camera) and Jonah Tuimaseve (back to the camera) played a game of chess while waiting for customers at Fireworks KC located in Kansas City at 151st Street and Holmes Road. Several fireworks shows are scheduled throughout the Kansas City region this year. along@kcstar.com

July 1

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.

July 4

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

July 7

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.

July 8

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.

July 11-16

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.

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.

July 13

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 secretary@peculiarchamber.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.

July 21

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.

July 22

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.

Aug. 12

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.

The Democrat will accept any submission for appropriate events occurring in Cass County if they are emailed to kschwers@kcstar.com in our event format. Items sent at least two weeks in advance of the event will have a better chance of making the paper.

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