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Week of October 8

THURSDAY,  OCTOBER 11

  • At 6 p.m., The Ray County Historical Society will host it’s quarterly meeting at the Ray County Museum. The dinner will start at 6 p.m. Those attending are asked to bring a side dish or dessert. The program will follow the meal and will feature a special guest. Please call Linda Emley at 776-2305 with any questions.

FRIDAY,  OCTOBER 12

  • From 9 to 10:30 a.m., Flu shots will be given at the Ray County Senior Center at 1015 W. Royle St., Richmond.  Public welcome. 
  •  From 5:30 to 8 p.m., Knights of Columbus will have its 41st annual Tootsie Roll drive to help people with developmental disabilities at Richmond Apple Market and Walmart.
  •  At 7 p.m., The Farris Youth Theatre Company presents: Seussical, Jr. The Musical!  Tickets $5.00 at the door.
  • From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.,  A “Meet and Greet” will be held at Christian Fellowship Ministry. CFM is located north on Highway 13 at 40513 W. 134th St. in Richmond. For more information, please call Connie Taylor at 776-7223.

 SATURDAY,  OCTOBER 13

  • From 8 to 11 a.m., Knights of Columbus will have its 41st annual Tootsie Roll drive to help people with developmental disabilities at the intersection of Highway 13 and Main Street.
  •  From 9 a.m.  to noon, the Walk to Defeat ALS (Lou Gherig Disease) will be held at the Richmond High School Track.  Registration is at 9 a.m.,, with the walk begining at 10 a.m.
  • From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., The community of Richmond will have a Mission Fair at Christian Fellowship Ministry, 40513 W. 13th St. off Highway 13 north of Richmond. Event includes free food, fun and fellowship.  Various area, national and international ministries are part of the fair. For more information, call Connie Taylor at 816-776-7223.
  •  Beginning at 10:30 a.m., the Albino Alligator Patrol from Boy Scout Troop 324 will sell pulled pork sandwiches in Richmond Walmart parking lot.  Call Skylar Fulte at 816-470-3877 for orders.  Proceeds go toward future camp fees for scouts.
  •  At 11 a.m., 5k run/walk for The House of My Father, a shelter for area abused women,  in Carrollton. Walk begins at Standley Branch Walking Trail in Carrollton (just east of the high school track). The entry fee is $20 and the first 25 registrants receive a T-shirt.
  •  At 11 a.m., Rayville Saddle Club will have a RACEO. For more information, go to the club’s Web site www.rayvillesaddleclub.com or contact Becky Diebold at 816-797-2765 or Diana Veach at 816-547-8703.
  •  At 1 p.m. The Ray County Genealogical Association will meet at the Ray County Museum.  The program will be, “10 Research Mistakes to Avoid.”   The public is invited.
  •  From 5 to 9 p.m., Benefit for Billy Daugherty will be held at the Richmond Shrine Club with live music, food, bounce house, and face painting for kids. Live and silent auction are also part of the event. Free-will donation.
  • At 7 p.m., The Farris Youth Theatre Company presents: Seussical, Jr. The Musical!  Tickets: $5 at the door.

SUNDAY,  OCTOBER 14

  • At noon, the Dover School reunion and potluck dinner will ve held at the Dover Community Center.  All former students, teachers and spouses are invided to attend.  Please bring a dish for sharing.  Call Bill Flanigan at 660-259-3366 for more details.
  •  At 2 p.m., The Farris Youth Theatre Company presents: Seussical, Jr. The Musical!   Tickets $5.00 at the door.
  •  At 4 p.m., Rep. Emanuel Cleaver will be featured speaker at a Democrat rally at the Eagleton Center in Richmond.  The event will also include a carry-in dinner.  Meat will be provided.  Ray County Democrat Central Committee and club sponsor the event.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

  • 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 Dr.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

  • At 10 a.m., Integrity Home Care will present a workshop entitled “2012 Nutrition and Exercise” for all seniors and caregivers of seniors at the Ray County Senior Center.  This workshop is funded by a grant from the Ray County Tax Levy and is provided by the Ray County Senior Services Board.  For more information please contact Rachel White at Integrity Home Care at 816-254-3131 or the Ray County Senior Center at 816-470-5808.
  • 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.

WEDNESDAY,  OCTOBER 17

  • From 1:30 to 5 p.m., The Ray County Senior Center will distribute USDA COMMODITIES. If you need to use Ray County Transportation or need to make special arrangements please call 816-470-5808 to make these arrangements.
  •  From 5:30 to 7 p.m., Harvestors Food Pantry will be at Fleming Baptist Church, Hwy T.  Bring pantry card or utility bill with current address, and containers for food.  Serving communities of Camden, Hardin, Henrietta, Fleming, Orrick, Rayville, Richmond No deliveries 776-7261 (leave message) 776-7625.
  •  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.

FRIDAY,  OCTOBER 19

  • At 3:30 p.m. & 7  p.m., Clarence Hayden Concert provided by the Ray County Historical Society at the Eagleton Center, Richmond.  Lunch will be available, dancers welcome, no alcohol.  For more information call 776-2305 or 470-5808.

SATURDAY,  OCTOBER 20

  • 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.
  •  From 8 to 11 p.m., Richmond Shrine Club will host a “Rock & Roll is Here to Stay” night with the band “Shades of Grey” performing.  Snacks will be provided, cash bar, dance contest will be held with prizes awarded.  Cost is $15 / couple, $10 / person.  Public is welcome, this is a 21 & over event at the Richmond Shrine Club.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22

  • 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 Dr.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23

  • At 6:30 p.m., The Richmond PTO will meet in the Dear School Library.We are still accepting members and welcome any R-16 Parent, Grandparent, Aunt or Uncle, young or old, to come join us. Next week is School Lunch Week we will be making plans for the lunchroom help. The following week is National School Bus Safety Week so we want to pay close attention to our bus drivers and make sure you thank them for getting your child to and from school. Hope to see you at the meeting!

WEDNESDAY,  OCTOBER 24

  • 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,  OCTOBER 25

  • 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 6 p.m., Central Committee Democrats will meet at Richmond Housing Authority, 302 N. Camden.  Ray County Democrat Club will meet at 7 p.m. immediately following.

SATURDAY,  OCTOBER 27

  • From 6 to 10 p.m., Richmond music jam at the Eagleton Center, 1015 W. Royle in Richmond. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the jam begins at 6 p.m. Bring your instruments or just come and listen. Donations go toward the Eagleton Center. For more information, call Florence Williams at 816-776-2998.

DAILY MEETINGS

  • 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.

 

 

 

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