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.
6:30 p.m. — Harrisonville Branch, 400 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville
Peggy Yoakum, a storyteller, will share fun-filled stories and tantalizing tales at the library.
24th annual Cass County Fair
All week — Cass County Fairgrounds, 308 W. Commercial, Pleasant Hill
The fair features a carnival, livestock shows, live music, food, exhibits, nightly main events and more activities. 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, 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 Adam Timmerman, representing U.S. congresswoman Rep. Vicky Hartzler. Program and lunch starts at noon. Reservations are required. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost is $15 per person.
Flicks on the Field Presents “Sing”
8:45 p.m. — Raisbeck Park, 23319 S.E. Outer Road, Peculiar
Come enjoy a free outdoor movie experience sponsored by Peculiar Parks and Recreation.
“Nowhere to Run” walk-through drama tours
6:30 p.m. — Downtown square, Harrisonville
A walk-through drama at the Harrisonville square. Starting point is at Brick House Coffee Bar at 201 E. Wall St. Tours begin every 20 minutes. Food and games will be provided. Reservations can be made at www.heartoflife.org. Presented by Rocked World Productions.
Musical Freestyle at the Park
5 p.m. — Longview Horse Park, 12600 S.E. Raytown Road, Kanas City
Hosted by the Kansas City Dressage Society. Come watch a few of the best dressage riders in the region perform their musical freestyles. Light refreshments will be serviced. Event is free to attend and open to the public.
Family Fort Fun
5:30 p.m. — Harrisonville Branch, 400 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville
Spend family time building a blanket fort and reading together at this library event. The library will wrap it up with “camp fire” stories and a treat at the end.
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.
Annual Harrisonville Parks and Recreation Golf Tournament
7:30 a.m. — Hoot’s Hollow at Country Creek Golf Club, 20800 E. 215th St., Pleasant Hill
Entry fee is $75 per player. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. July 28 with the tournament starting at 8:30 a.m. Prizes and giveaways include one cash prize of $10,000. Lunch and beverages will be provided following the tournament. All proceeds benefit the Harrisonville Parks and Recreation Foundation.
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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