The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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February 21, 2013

Parents' planner (Feb. 21-27)

JOPLIN, Mo. — Artistic

JOPLIN: Creation Station, 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Spiva Center for the Arts, 222 W. Third St. The after-school program is for students 6 to 12 years old. Cost: $5. Details: 417-623-0183.

EVENTS

JOPLIN: "Raiders of the Lost Ark," 2 and 6 p.m. today, Billingsly Student Center, MSSU campus. Part of MSSU's Movies through the Decades series. Details: 417-625-9760.

JOPLIN: Single moms group, 6 p.m. today, Royal Heights United Methodist Church, 1612 Euclid Ave. Dinner at 6 p.m., fellowship 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Children welcome, food and games provided. Details: 624-3366.

Fundraisers

JOPLIN: Spaghetti fundraiser, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Scottish Rite Cathedral, Fifth Street and Byers Avenue. The meal is organized by Temple Chapter No. 95, Order of the Eastern Star. Cost: $6; $3 for children under 10. Details: 620-249-7338 or 417-673-8998.

HOBBIES

NEOSHO: Chess club, 3 p.m. Friday, Neosho/Newton County Public Library, 201 W. Spring St. Details: 417-451-4231.

Music

CARL JUNCTION: Jazz and Java at the Junction, 6 p.m. Friday, Carl Junction High School. The event is a fundraiser for the Washburn family, and includes food, music, coffee and a silent auction. Details: 417-649-8846.

CARTHAGE: Heartland Concert Band rehearsal, 7 p.m. Monday, Carthage Middle School. The band is open to area musicians. Details: 417-649-6159.

MONETT: Ozark Festival Orchestra Showcase, 3 p.m. Sunday, City Hall Auditorium, Fifth and Bond streets. Admission: $5 for adults; free for children.

Reading

JOPLIN: Tales for 2s and 3s, 9:30 a.m. today, Joplin Public Library. The program includes stories, songs and rhymes. Details: 417-623-2184.

JOPLIN: Fun for 4s and 5s, 10:30 a.m. today, Joplin Public Library. The program includes stories, songs and rhymes. Details: 417-623-2184.

JOPLIN: Baby Bookworms, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Joplin Public Library. The program includes stories, songs, group interaction and playtime for babies up to 3 months old. Details: 417-623-2184.

NEOSHO: Story time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Neosho/Newton County Public Library, 201 W. Spring St. Details: 417-451-4231.

SENECA: Story time, 10:30 a.m. today, Seneca Branch Library, 1216 Cherokee St. Details: 417-776-2705.

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