Black history program at Palestine Missionary Baptist


The Community of Concerned Citizens annual black history program is at 4 p.m. Feb. 23 at Palestine Missionary Baptist Church, 610 N. High St., Independence. All are welcome. There will be a free-will offering.


Trinity Episcopal is site of Scout pancake breakfast


Boy Scout Troop 282 will hold its 71st annual Pancake Day from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 409 N. Liberty, just north of the Independence Square. The cost is $5 for an all-you-can-eat event that supports the Scout troop.


Christian Motorcycle Association Trivia Night


The Christian Motorcycle Association is hosting a Trivia Night from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church, 400 W. Maple, Independence.


Tickets at the door will be $25 per person. Snacks will be provided. The trivia night is a fundraiser to assist missionaries overseas. For further information, call 816-392-5433.


St. Ann’s Catholic offers Lenten fish dinners


St. Ann’s Church will host fish dinners every Friday during Lent (Feb. 28 through April 3) with the exception of Good Friday. The dinners will be from 4:30 to 7:00 p.m. at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 10109 E Lexington Ave, Independence.


The menu includes boiled shrimp, fried shrimp, whole catfish, catfish fillets, baked beer batter cod fillets, french fries, boiled potatoes, coleslaw, hush puppies and cornbread. Drinks are included with dinner.


Dinner prices range from $9.50 to $11.50. A fish sandwich with fries is $5.00. A la carte items may be purchased separately. Desserts are available and sold separately by the Altar Society.


St. Cyril’s sets Fat Saturday celebration


St. Cyril’s Church of Sugar Creek will host its Fat Saturday celebration at 6:30 Feb. 22 at Mike Onka Hall, 11520 E. Putnam, Sugar Creek.


In addition to dinner, this celebration will include music by the Sugar Creek Tamburitzans, raffles and silent auctions. Advance tickets cost $25 for adults and $12 for children ages 6 through 12. Tickets at the door will cost $30 if they are available. A ticket includes dinner, beer, wine and set-ups.


For further information, call 816-461-4877.


– Examiner staff