Community Events
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Youth Co-Ed Volleyball Registration
Students in grades 3-7 in the Fort Osage and Independence School Districts are invited to participate in a youth volleyball league.  Click here for complete details. 

Mobile Food Pantry
Fort Osage has a Harvesters Mobile Food Pantry on the third Thursday of each month.  Registration is at the Harmony Heights Baptist Church from 4-5 with pick up at the Fort Osage Church of the Nazarene.  The Heart of God Fellowship also offers Harvesters on the 2nd Monday and 5th Tuesday of every month from 5:00-7:00 p.m.    There are no qualifications for either location.

Free Sports Physicals-July 26
Free sports, school, and camp physicals are being offered on July 26 from 8:00 a.m. to noon at the East Side Baptist Church.  Click here for complete details.   

Vacation Bible School-July 28-August 1
Fort Osage Church of the Nazarene presents Agency D3 Vacation Bible School July 28 to August 1 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.  Click here for complete details.  

4th Annual Indian Pride Golf Tournament-August 1

The Fort Osage Athletic Booster Club invites you to the 4th annual golf tournament to help continue a tradition of excellence in education and sports.  Join the fun August 1 at Winterstone Golf Course.  Click here for complete details.   

Fort Family Fun Day-August 2
Join the fun at Fort Family Fun Day Back to School Bash from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on August 2 at the Fort Osage main campus.  Click here for complete details.  Click here to visit the website. 

Joy Preschool Open House-August 4
Joy Preschool focuses on helping preschool children develop and grow.  This open house is for Fall enrollment.  Classes are available for 2-5 year olds.  Click here for complete details.  

New Buckner Elementary Principal Meet and Greet-August 5
Take a moment on Tuesday, August 5 between 4:30-6:00 p.m. to stop by and meet the new Buckner Elementary School principal Karen Hile.  Cookies and punch will be provided.  

Drive 4 UR Community-August 9
Support the Baby Grace Ministry by testing driving a Ford on August 9 from 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at Matt Ford Sales.  Take a no-strings-attached test drive with a Baby Grace volunteer and Ford will donation $20 to Baby Grace.  

Joy Preschool Open House-August 11
Joy Preschool focuses on helping preschool children develop and grow.  This open house is for Fall enrollment.  Classes are available for 2-5 year olds.  Click here for complete details.  

Stone Church Preschool Open House-August 15
Stone Church Preschool is now enrolling.  Join us for our open house on August 15 from 10:00 a.m. to noon and 6:30-7:30 p.m.  Click here for complete details.  

Buckner Festival in the Valley-September 20
Join the parade fun on Saturday, September 20 at 10:00 a.m.  You can enter a float or just come and watch.  Click here to register to be in the 50's sock hop theme parade.  

Red Barn Bash-November 1
The Fort Osage Education Foundation invites you to join in the Boot-Scootin' fun at the boots and blue jeans Red Barn Bash on November 1 at Sibley Orchard.  A BBQ dinner, auction, and entertainment will be provided.  You won't want to miss Country Music Artist and Fort Osage Alum Noe Palma.  Click here for complete details.   

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