THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9
At 10 a.m., Ray County Memorial Hospital Auxillery will meet at the hospital with Chris Brown as the speaker.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10
At 7 p.m., the Orrick Jam at the Orrick Community Center. Country, gospel and bluegrass music. For more information, call Rick 816-630-4773.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11
From 9 a.m. – noon, The Ray County Farm Bureau will be at Richmond Apple Market to Thank a Farmer.
At 1 p.m., The Ray County Genealogical Association will meet at the Ray County Museum. The program will be, “Ancestors’ Love Stories.” The public is invited.
At 6:30 p.m., the Country Hoedown will be held at the Legion Hall in Holt. Come play, sing or listen. Bring snacks to share. Coffee, soft drinks and tea are provided. Donations benefit the Legion to aid in community projects. For more information, call 816-637-2053.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13
Beginning at 5:15 p.m. with weigh-in, Weight Watchers will meet at the Ray County Health Department, 820 E. Lexington St., Richmond.
From 6 to 7:30 p.m., the Alzheimers Support Group will meet in the Common Room at the Ray County Library. For more information, call Robin Watkins at 816-776-5403.
Beginning at 7 p.m., Free concert of gospel and traditional bluegrass music at the Good Samaritan Center, 108 South Thompson Avenue, Excelsior Springs.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 14
At 1:30 p.m., The Allen-Morton-Watkins Chapter of NSDAR will meet at the Richmond United Methodist Church. Harriet Minnick will present a program on the Tamassee School. Hostesses are Jane Williams and Lynn McCullough.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 15
Beginning with a social at 1 p.m., the Chapter CO of P.E.O. will meet at the home of Nancy Jones, co-hostess is Judy Salter. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m.
From 5 – 6 p.m., The Hardin Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry will have pick-up/distribution for preregistered Hardin School District families at the Hardin United Methodist Church. For information please call Pastor Renae Watt at 660-398-4532.
5:30 to 7 p.m., HARVESTERS at Fleming Baptist Church. Serving the communities of Camden, Fleming, Hardin, Henrietta, Orrick, Rayville, Richmond. Please bring your utility bill or pantry card and containers for food. NO DELIVERIES 776-7261 or 776-7625
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16
At 7 p.m., The Democratic Central Committee will meet at the Richmond Housing Authority 302 N. Camden.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17
From noon to 2 p.m., MU Extension will be offering a fruit tree pruning workshop at Of the Earth Orchard, 38391 W. 176th in Rayville. The class will include a classroom overview and then go to the orchard to see how the owners prune trees. The cost is $10 per person. For more information, go online to http://extension.missouri.edu/platte or call 816-270-2141.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18
From 7 to 10 p.m., the Country Shindig will play at the Lawson Community Center. Refreshments provided. Admission is free; donations are welcome. For more information, call 816-628-0279.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21
From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., a free Empower Kidney Disease Class will be offered at North Kansas City Hospital. Classes will teach participants how to take control of kidney disease and make healthy choices. For more information or to register for classes call 816-842-0076.
Meeting times for Richmond AA and Al-Anon are: Mondays noon and 8 p.m., Tuesdays noon and 8 p.m., Wednesdays at noon, Thursdays at noon, Fridays noon and 8 p.m. (open meetings), Saturdays noon and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 10 a.m. Open meetings include the first and third Fridays and a 6 p.m. Sunday Big Book Study. Al-Anon meets at 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. Both groups meet at 304 W. Franklin, Richmond.