Cub Scout Pack 178

Cub Scout Pack 178 will be holding a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Nativity of Mary Parish Hall, 10017 E. 36th Terrace, Independence.
The menu consists of spaghetti and meatballs, salad, Italian bread, dessert and drink. There will also be raffle prizes as well.
The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children under 12. Purchase tickets in advance from any Nativity Cub Scout or by calling Mary Schwaller at 816-517-4721.


North Spring United Methodist Church
The fourth annual Boy Scout Chili Supper at North Spring United Methodist Church in Blue Springs will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 7. The church is at 601 N.E. Jefferson St.
They will be serving chili and all the trimmings, crepes for dessert, and a drink. Vegetable soup and hot dogs will be available as an alternative. Tickets are $5 from any Cub Scout of Pack 306 or Boy Scout of Troop 306, both sponsored by North Spring UMC. There will be a free-will offering available at the door. Proceeds from the chili supper will be used by the pack and troop to meet operating expenses, including camperships for those who might not be able to otherwise go to summer camp.
In addition to the chili supper, there will be pie auction at noon to benefit the Outreach Program of the church. North Spring volunteers will be going a mission trip to Baldwin, La., in early August.


Boy Scout Troop 223
Boy Scout Troop 223 is hosting a spaghetti dinner from 5:30  to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Stone Church, which is at Lexington and River Boulevard in Independence.
The troop is raising money for summer camp as well as its next high adventure in south Colorado, in which the older Scouts will have two days of rafting, some hiking and visits to the Great Sand Dune National Park and the Air Force Academy.
The dinner includes spaghetti, salad, bread and drink. Tickets, available at the door, are $8 per person or $20 for a family of three or more. There will be a bake sale, raffle, music and a silent auction.