The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Health & Family

December 20, 2012

Parents' planner (Dec. 20-26)

JOPLIN, Mo. — From staff reports

EVENTS

JOPLIN: Cat and dog adoption drive, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, PetSmart, Seventh Street and Range Line Road. The session is organized by Spare Cat Rescue. Details: 417-525-4898.

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.

HOLIDAYs

CARTHAGE: Christmas Day family dinner, noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Carthage Crisis Center, 100 S. Main St. Transportation and delivery are available. Details: 417-358-3533.

READING

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

OUTSIDE

JOPLIN: Christmas bird count, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center, Wildcat Park. Volunteers will help with a nationwide scientific survey. Details: 417-782-6287.

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