The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Health & Family

August 9, 2012

Parents' planner (Aug. 9-15

JOPLIN, Mo. — FUNDRAISERS

CARTHAGE: Benefit yard sale, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, 1603 Lilac. Clothing, household goods, decor and more will be available. Proceeds will benefit Magic Moments Riding Therapy. Details: 417-537-0203.

HOBBIES

JOPLIN: PC Chess Club, 6 to 10 p.m. today, Hardee’s, 1641 W. Seventh St. The club offers classes, lectures, training and workshops for children and adults. Details: joplinchessclub@yahoo.com.

OUTSIDE

GALENA, KAN.: Farmers market, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Seventh and Main streets. Farmers, gardeners and crafters are welcome. Details: 417-438-6396 or 417-529-3191.

JOPLIN: Dogwood Trailblazers Walking Club, 5:30 p.m. today, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 2423 W. 26th St. Details: 417-781-4474 or 417-624-0133.

JOPLIN: Farmers market, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Seventh Street and Joplin Avenue. Details: 417-625-4750.

WEBB CITY: Farmers market, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Tuesday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, King Jack Park. Details: 417-483-8139.

MUSIC

MONETT: Kings Prairie benefit concert, 6 p.m. Saturday, Kings Prairie Community Center. The concert will feature Dewayne Bowman. Funds that are raised will benefit the community center. Details: 417-442-7910.

READING

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.

EVENTS

ALBA: Movie night, backpack giveaway, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Alba Friends Church, 110 Berry. “The Lorax” will be shown at 6 p.m. Details: 417-525-6106.

JOPLIN: Shoal Creek Water Festival, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center, Wildcat Park. The event includes cardboard boats, magicians, a duck race and a shoebox race. Details: 417-782-6287.

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