JOPLIN, Mo. —
JOPLIN: Fused glass tie sun catchers, 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Spiva Center for the Arts, 222 W. Third St. Students 9 and older will make tie decorations. Cost: $25. Registration is limited. Details: 417-623-0183.
JOPLIN: Fused glass dry erase boards, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Spiva Center for the Arts, 222 W. Third St. Students 9 and older will make dry erase boards. Cost: $35. Registration is limited. Details: 417-623-0183.
WEBB CITY: Sharing Hope Through Yarn, 10 a.m. Saturday, Webb City Public Library, 101 S. Liberty St. Details: 417-673-9338.
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.
CARL JUNCTION: Lions Club breakfast, 7 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Carl Junction Community Center, 303 N. Main St. Biscuits, sausage, gravy, eggs and pancakes will be served. Cost: $7; $3 for children. Proceeds will benefit the Lions Club High School Scholarship Fund.
JOPLIN: Fundraiser luncheon for Moore, Okla., 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, parking lot of Probation and Parole office, 1919 N. Range Line Road. Backyard Burgers will provide burgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks. Cost: $6 for hamburger; $4 for hot dog. Details: 417-629-3200, ext. 231.
NEOSHO: Chess club, 3 p.m. Friday, Neosho/Newton County Public Library, 201 W. Spring St. Details: 417-451-4231.
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.
CARTHAGE: Heartland Concert Band rehearsal, 7 p.m. Monday, Carthage Middle School. The band is open to all musicians. Details: 417-649-6159.
WEBB CITY: Fundraising concert, 1 p.m. Saturday, Central United Methodist Church, 5 S. Pennsylvania St. Acts include Consumed by Fire and FaithÕs Journey Band. Tickets: $5. Proceeds will benefit Webb City Meals on Wheels. Details: 417-673-1876.
WEBB CITY: Singer Holly Reed, 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Minerva Candy Company, 12 S. Main. Accompanied by Gary Lambert. Details: 417-717-0042.
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.
JOPLIN, Mo. —
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