THURSDAY, AUGUST 16
At 9 a.m., Connect with your well-deserved VA Benefits. Hearing problems? Agent orange? Meetings will be held every Thursday at the Veterans Building on Clark St. Contact Jim Rippy for more information 816-739-9899.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18
From 7 a.m. to noon, Come join us for at the Richmond Farmers Market, located on College St. on the west side of the Square. Come share a good time and good food. No Fees for Vendors. Sponsored by the Richmond Downtown District Committee.
From 10 a.m. to evening, Praise in the Park will be held at Maurice Roberts Park in Richmond. Christian concert with local musicians, kids activities, adult games. Food available for purchase, vendors welcome. For more information, contact Lisa Williams 816-405-3361.
At 10 a.m., Rayville Saddle Club Fun Show at club’s arena in Rayville. Visit their Web site at www.rayvillesaddleclub.com for more information or contact Becky Diebold at 816-797-2765 or Diana Veach at 816-547-8703.
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.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 19
From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Wall Reunion will be held at the Ray County Library Community Room. Bring a basket of food to be shared along with photos you would like to share. Table service, tea and lemonade will be furnished. Donations will be taken to help with the rental cost of the room.
MONDAY, AUGUST 20
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 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., T.O.P.S. meets every Monday at the Richmond United Christian Presbyterian Church at 501 N. Spartan.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 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.
At 6 p.m., All Central Committee Democrats will meet at the Ray County Courthouse.
At 7 p.m., at the Ray County Library Community Room, Financial Peace University Free Preview. Nine-week classes begin Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. Call Mark and Amanda Guy at 816-470-7037 for more information.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22
From 6:30 to 8 p.m., First Baptist Church, Richmond will host Celebrate Recovery led by Mike Bliss. For general information, 816-776-2296.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 23
At 9 a.m., Connect with your well-deserved VA Benefits. Hearing problems? Agent oranged? Meetings will be held every Thursday at the Veterans Building on Clark St. Contact Jim Rippy for more information 816-739-9899.
At 2 p.m., Barbara Hughes, a living historian will present a program on the border warfare between Kansas and Missouri outside of the Anderson House, in Lexington. In case of rain the event will be held inside the visitor center. This program is part of the Lexington Community Fair which runs Aug. 20 thru 25. For more information contact the Battle of Lexington State Historic Site 660-259-4654.
At 7 p.m., the Ray County Democrat’s Club will meet at the Richmond Housing Authority, 302 N. Camden Street.