Mamma Mia with WILS
Oct
18
2:30 PM14:30

Mamma Mia with WILS

  • UCM Elliott Student Union Cinema (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join WILS at the UCM Elliott Student Union Cinema for this FREE showing of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again!

This event is open to anyone with a disability, whether a WILS consumer or not. Contact WILS at 660-422-7883 to RSVP to reserve your seat and your “WILS bucks” for yummy treats during the show!

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Kids in the Kitchen! (WPR and MU Extentsion)
Oct
24
3:00 PM15:00

Kids in the Kitchen! (WPR and MU Extentsion)

Cook up some fun with Warrensburg Parks & Rec and the MU Extension Nutrition Program! This FREE program will teach kids to prepare simple recipes and become more confident in the kitchen. Sessions are held weekly on Wednesday afternoons from October 24-December 5, at the ABC Building next to the Community Center. Two sessions to choose from per age group (see below).

Registration required by October 23: call 660-747-7178 or clicking here. Don’t delay, classes are filling up quickly!

Session times:
Ages 6-9 at 1:45pm or 2:45pm
Ages 10-13 at 3:45pm or 4:45pm

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Get Crafty with Pumpkins! (WILS and Warrensburg Senior Center)
Oct
25
10:30 AM10:30

Get Crafty with Pumpkins! (WILS and Warrensburg Senior Center)

  • West-Central Independent Living Solutions (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join WILS and the Warrensburg Senior Center for a fall-inspired group pumpkin craft. This FREE event is offered to any individual with a disability &/or seniors 60+. Reservations required to ensure adequate supplies; contact WILS at 660-422-7883 or the Warrensburg Senior Center at 660-747-2624.

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PEEK-a-BOO Adaptive Play (RISE Community Services)
Oct
26
4:30 PM16:30

PEEK-a-BOO Adaptive Play (RISE Community Services)

Get a sneak “PEEK-a-BOO” at the new RISE Center for Growth at an event featuring games, food, and activities for ALL children! Wear your costume for a chance to win the contest.

You won’t want to miss out on this FREE EVENT featuring a Bounce House, Slime Making, Cookie Decorating, Crafts, Sensory Activities, Candy, and MUCH MORE! Hot dogs & chips for dinner provided by RISE Cafe.

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Project Community Connect
Nov
9
9:00 AM09:00

Project Community Connect

Project Community Connect brings together agencies and organizations to serve our friends and neighbors in need in ONE place on ONE day. Services range from basic health screenings to dental work, acquiring birth certificates to getting a haircut, housing information to job training - check out this partial list of participating agencies, with more being added up to the day of the event.

Not in need of services at this time? Spread the word to help others and then sign up to VOLUNTEER! It is a day that will change lives…including yours!

Visit www.projectcommunityconnect.org to register as a volunteer. Visit their Facebook page to learn more.

Western Missouri Medical Center - Johnson County Community Health
Missouri First Steps - Catholic Charities Veterans Services/Housing
Katy Trail Community Health - Compass Health & Wellness
Career Services Center - Military & Veterans Affairs
Wal-Mart, Eyecare Specialties, & Insight Eyecare - Missouri Job Center
Johnson County Adult Literacy Program - Recovery Lighthouse
MO Vocational Rehabilitation - JoCo Food Center

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The Big Auction (Big Brothers Big Sisters)
Nov
15
5:00 PM17:00

The Big Auction (Big Brothers Big Sisters)

A BIG auction for a Big cause! Join BBBS for dinner and a silent auction, followed by a dessert dash and live auction - all to support youth mentoring in Johnson County.

Limited tickets available. Reserved tables of 8 are $200 or individual tickets are $25. Purchase tickets at bbbsjoco.org or at the BBBS office at 608 N College, Warrensburg.

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Fall Park Beautification - Knob Noster State Park
Sep
15
9:00 AM09:00

Fall Park Beautification - Knob Noster State Park

Spend part of your day helping to bring out the best of Knob Noster State Park. Volunteers will pick up litter, work trails, provide minor maintenance, assist with exotic & invasive plant control, and more! This is a great way to give back to your community - and nature - in a fun environment, and get a little exercise, too!

Contact the KN State Park Visitor Center at 660-563-2463 for more info or to preregister. All volunteers should meet at the Visitor Center.

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Retro Ex Gaming for Community
Sep
7
to Sep 9

Retro Ex Gaming for Community

  • UCM Student Recreation & Wellness Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Retrograde is joining forces with the Johnson County United Way to make sustainable change and measurably improve lives in the community.
We’re hosting an extravaganza and exhibition of the past, present and future! Featuring tournaments in Table top, RPG, Arcades, Console games, vintage toys, Comics, Manga,Cosplay, Larping, RC Cars, Model Railroads, CSI, The DeLorean Time Machine, Bumble Bee and more...

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Johnson County United Way Campaign Kickoff
Aug
25
10:00 AM10:00

Johnson County United Way Campaign Kickoff

Join us on Saturday, August 25, 2018, for a full day of family fun! We are celebrating the collective impact that happens when we come together as a community - and we need YOU!

The festivities begin at 7:30am with a 5k Walk/Run. Sign up with Warrensburg Parks and Rec at the community center or click here for online registration.

All other activities will take place from 10am-4pm. There will be games (provided by our outstanding community partner agencies!), food trucks, vendors, live music, local performances, and more!

Last year was a blast! You don't want to miss out!

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Survival Adult Abuse Center's Boys Night Out Brews & BBQ
Aug
20
6:00 PM18:00

Survival Adult Abuse Center's Boys Night Out Brews & BBQ

Boys' Night Out is a night for men to help the community stand against domestic and sexual violence while having a night of Brews & BBQ including live music, food, live and silent auctions and relaxation. The evening features guest speaker Luke Lochiano, author of Fresh Hell, and live music by Manda Shea & The Sumpthin Bros.

Advance tickets are $30 and may be purchased at Muddy Creek BBQ, Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, or Survival House Outreach Center (137 E Culton). All proceeds benefit Survival Adult Abuse Center.

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Kingsville 13th Annual Community Day
Aug
18
8:00 AM08:00

Kingsville 13th Annual Community Day

Celebrate the "Good Ole Days and Good Ole Boys" at this can't miss event supporting Kingsville Youth Recreation Association (KYRA) and Kingsville Area Residents Exceptional Services (KARES). When they say it's a full day of activities, they aren't kidding! See the flyer below for complete details.

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Campaign Kickoff Breakfast
Aug
17
8:30 AM08:30

Campaign Kickoff Breakfast

F&C Bank is hosting a Campaign Kickoff Breakfast for Johnson County United Way to highlight this year's campaign and the longstanding partnership between F&C and JCUW.

Join us for breakfast treats as you view our new video and hear updates on our progress over the past year. 

Hosted by Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce, F&C Bank, and Johnson County United Way

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Movie in the Park - "Sherlock Gnomes" - BBBS & ShipShape Party Rentals
Aug
11
8:45 PM20:45

Movie in the Park - "Sherlock Gnomes" - BBBS & ShipShape Party Rentals

Sleuth with Sherlock Gnomes & BBBS in the park on Saturday, August 11. This Free Movie in the Park feature will begin at 8:45pm at Shepard Park. Bring the whole family and enjoy!

Lawn chairs, blankets, & coolers are welcome. Some concessions will be available.

Additional Movie in the Park opportunities:
SING - Friday, June 15, 8:45pm
Coco - Saturday, July 21, 8:45pm

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Coordinate Entry 101 Training
Aug
9
9:00 AM09:00

Coordinate Entry 101 Training

  • UCM Elliott Student Union Ballroom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

ATTENTION Law Enforcement, Schools, Churches, Healthcare, Social Services, and others interested in helping to find permanent housing for homeless individuals & families.

The Coordinated Entry system allows providers to coordinate resources, collectively implement strategies, and utilize data to find permanent housing in the most timely fashion for the most vulnerable in our community.

Attend this FREE Event to learn more about the Coordinated Entry system, how it is allowing for sustainable change in communities where it has been implemented, and how we can work together to improve service opportunities in Johnson County.

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Shoe Drive & Basketball Tournament
Aug
2
to Aug 6

Shoe Drive & Basketball Tournament

Several Warrensburg businesses & organizations are teaming up to collect shoes for children in need. There will also be a basketball tournament to provide additional funding for the shoe drive. Your generosity can help many children in our community with back-to-school shoes.

Contact 660-909-6767 or 660-429-KIDS for more info or to register for the tournament.

  • August 2, 2018: Deadline to drop off new or gently used shoes at Brown's Shoe Fit (213 N Holden), All-Starz Barbershop (139 W Pine St), or YES (130 SW 13 Hwy).
  • August 2, 2018: Deadline for basketball tournament registration
  • August 5, 2018: Basketball tournament at YES
  • August 6, 2018: SHOE GIVEAWAY & FREE HAIRCUTS! 4pm-8pm at All-Starz Barbershop
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Movie in the Park - "Coco" - BBBS & ShipShape Party Rentals
Jul
21
8:45 PM20:45

Movie in the Park - "Coco" - BBBS & ShipShape Party Rentals

Come watch Coco in the park with BBBS on Saturday, July 21. This Free Movie in the Park feature will begin at 8:45pm at Shepard Park. Bring the whole family and enjoy!

Lawn chairs, blankets, & coolers are welcome. Some concessions will be available.

Additional Movie in the Park opportunities:
SING - Friday, June 15, 8:45pm
Sherlock Gnomes - Saturday, August 11, 8:45pm

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BBBS Scavenger Hunt
Jul
18
5:30 PM17:30

BBBS Scavenger Hunt

Teams of 4 will follow clues to find items about "The 'Burg" for points. The fun begins at 5:30pm with check in at Shepard Park; the hunt is on from 6-8, and then meet back at the park to tally up for redemption of prizes!

Pre-registration is required. Register in the office (608 N College) or online here.
Entry fee of $100 per team of 4 goes to support youth mentoring in Johnson County.

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MVCAA Back To School Event
Jul
13
1:00 PM13:00

MVCAA Back To School Event

Missouri Valley Community Action Agency will once again host a Back to School event featuring FREE school supplies based upon your child's school supply list! Numerous other resources will be available, as well (including Johnson County United Way).

Registration is required no later than July 6, 2018. Must meet eligibility requirements to register. Contact MVCAA at 660-747-2245 to register or inquire about eligibility.

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Fuller Center Bike Adventure & Partner Family Announcement
Jul
11
6:30 PM18:30

Fuller Center Bike Adventure & Partner Family Announcement

Bikers are traveling coast to coast in support of The Fuller Center for Housing, and they are making a stop in Johnson County! Not only do they bike across the country, they help with Fuller Center projects and talk to local groups about what they do, why they do it, and who it helps.

AND....The Fuller Center for Housing in Johnson County will announce the newest partner family for their next build! 

For more information on The Fuller Center Bike Adventure, visit www.FullerCenterBikeAdventure.org.

Follow ride progress across the country on their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/BikeAdventure

Follow Fuller Center of Johnson County on Facebook: www.facebook.com/fullercenter.org

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Warrensburg Freedom Fest
Jul
4
8:00 AM08:00

Warrensburg Freedom Fest

A 4th of July celebration to last all day long! Events begin at 8:00 and conclude at 10:00pm - see full schedule below:

  • Freedom Fest 5k Run/Walk: 8:00am-9:30am
    • Event begins & ends at the Train Depot (Holden Street)
    • $25/person, includes race shirt if pre-registered by June 27
    • Children 12 & under are free with adult supervision
    • Medals at finish
    • Sponsored by WPR - Register at Warrensburg Community Center or click here 
  • Patriotic Children's Parade: 9:30am-11:00am
    • Johnson County Courthouse (Holden Street)
    • Kids decorate wagons, trikes, themselves as they parade to show their patriotic spirit
    • Prizes for two three entries
    • Bounce houses, games, and more before & after
    • Sponsored by Warrensburg Main Street
  • Star Spangled Swim: 1:00pm-5:00pm
    • Nassif Aquatic Center (Gay Street)
    • Half price admission
    • Sponsored by WPR
  • Freedom Fest Spectacular: 6:30pm-10:00pm
    • Grover Park Baptist Church (Mitchell & Gay Streets)
    • Free hot dogs, bounce house, & games
    • Warrensburg Community Band performs at 7:30pm
    • Fireworks begin at dark
    • Sponsored by Grover Park Baptist Church, American Legion Post 131, WPR
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Movie in the Park - "SING" - BBBS & ShipShape Party Rentals
Jun
15
8:45 PM20:45

Movie in the Park - "SING" - BBBS & ShipShape Party Rentals

SING in the park with BBBS on Friday, June 15. This Free Movie in the Park feature will begin at 8:45pm at Shepard Park. Bring the whole family and enjoy!

Lawn chairs, blankets, & coolers are welcome. Some concessions will be available.

Additional Movie in the Park opportunities:
Coco - Saturday, July 21, 8:45pm
Sherlock Gnomes - Saturday, August 11, 8:45pm

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Chipotle Fundraiser for Fuller Center for Housing
May
28
5:00 PM17:00

Chipotle Fundraiser for Fuller Center for Housing

Eat Chipotle, Raise funds for Fuller Center for Housing of Johnson County, MO

Foil your dinner plans and stop by the Chipotle on Maguire in Warrensburg for a fundraiser supporting the Fuller Center on Monday, May 28, 5:00pm-9:00pm. 

Download a flyer from the link below or mention the fundraiser at checkout, and Chipotle will donate 50% of the proceeds to help provide affordable housing for families in Johnson County.

 Click here for flyer and details

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Bee Inclusive Park Fundraiser
May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Bee Inclusive Park Fundraiser

Join the community for a fun day of play dedicated to raising money for the completion of the Inclusive Park!

100% of proceeds will go directly to the completion of the Inclusive Park! Donations welcome!

  • Bring the WHOLE Family out to play on the Inflatable Playground. $10 wristband admission
  • Buy Raffle Tickets for amazing give-aways donated by local businesses
  • Step right up to the Pie in the Face Booth and Dunk Tank for your chance to show off your skills - much to someone else's chagrin!
  • Let the kids explore First Responder vehicles of our Local Heroes
  • Enjoy lunch donated by Johnson County United Way

Presented by ShipShape Party Rentals, LLC

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Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce Texas Hold'em Card Tournament
Apr
27
5:30 PM17:30

Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce Texas Hold'em Card Tournament

Go "ALL IN" for the Chamber! Show off your card skills at the Texas Hold'Em Tournament Fundraiser to benefit the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce. Tickets include Chili Supper, cash bar, and $1000 prize for 1st place!

5:30-6:30 Mingle & Munch Social Hour
6:45 Tournament Start

Discounted Pre-Sale tickets available until 4/26.
Visit the Warrensburg Chamber office or their website for more details: www.warrensburg.org 

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David Cunningham Memorial Scrabble Tournament
Apr
21
12:00 PM12:00

David Cunningham Memorial Scrabble Tournament

Calling all Wordsmiths, Scrabble aficionados, and lovers of all things language - don't miss the Johnson County Adult Literacy Program's annual Scrabble Tournament! Proceeds benefit the JCALP tutoring program to provide literacy education to adults in Johnson County. 

Pre-register today by calling 660-429-5442 or emailing coordinator@jcalp.org. $20/person or $40/team - compete for prizes and bragging rights!

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Little Learner's Family Fun Night
Apr
19
5:00 PM17:00

Little Learner's Family Fun Night

A FREE family friendly event open to families with children birth to 5 years. Don't miss out on the FUN! Lots to do, including visiting with representatives from agencies with resources for your family.

  • Bounce houses
  • Face painting
  • Food!
  • Free book for your child
  • Story time
  • Craft
  • Photos with Cat in the Hat
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Salvation Army Benefit - Family Friendly Festivities!
Apr
18
5:00 PM17:00

Salvation Army Benefit - Family Friendly Festivities!

A fun evening for the entire family to enjoy - all to benefit your local Salvation Army Family Services office. Planned by Central Socks, a student organization working with Salvation Army, all activities will take place at the UCM Amphitheater next to Selmo Park (east of the football field).

Family Friendly Festivities, featuring:

  • Bands
  • Magicians
  • Performances
  • Vendors
  • Food
  • Raffle
  • Bake Sales
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