From staff reports
JOPLIN, Mo. —
JOPLIN: Artist tales, 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Spiva Center for the Arts, 222 W. Third St. The session includes reading of an Eric Carle book and an art project. Details: 417-623-0183.
JOPLIN: Homemade Bound book-making class, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Spiva Center for the Arts, 222 W. Third St. Cole Moss, author of “Unicorn Being a Jerk,” will talk about how to make a book. Details: 417-623-0183.
JOPLIN: Carver commemorative dinner, 6:30 p.m. today, Golden Corral meeting room, 2415 S. Range Line Road. The program includes information about upcoming projects and events at George Washington Carver National Monument. Details: 417-325-4151.
WEBB CITY: Winter farmers market, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, The Clubhouse, 115 N. Madison St. Lunch will include double cheeseburgers with bacon soup and roasted potato soup. Details: 417-483-8139.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CARTHAGE: Prenatal class, 6 to 8 p.m. today, Conference Room, Spradling Family Birthing Center, McCune-Brooks Regional Hospital, 3125 Dr. Russell Smith Way. Classes will meet: January 5, 12, 19, and 26. To register, contact: 417-359-2616.
CARTHAGE: Grief support group, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Monday, Hospital Chapel, McCune-Brooks Regional Hospital. Contact: 417-359-2636.
CARTHAGE: Family & Friends CPR class, 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Training Room, McCune-Brooks Regional Hospital. Class is limited to 10 people; free registration. Contact: 417-359-1350.
JOPLIN: Sibling class (1 evening), 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today, Freeman West Meeting Room 5W, 1102 W. 32nd St. Children 3-12 years old; fee is $5 per child. To register, contact: 417-347-6667.
JOPLIN: Prenatal class (One Saturday), 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Freeman West Meeting Rooms 1-2W, 1102 W. 32nd St. Registration required; class is limited. Fee is $35 per couple. Contact: 417-347-6667.
JOPLIN: Prenatal class (2 Monday Evenings), 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Freeman West Meeting Room 1W, 1102 W. 32nd St. Registration required; class is limited. Fee is $35 per couple. Contact: 417-347-6667.
JOPLIN: Alzheimer’s support group, 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Freeman East Conference Room 4E, 932 E. 34th St. Contact: 417-347-4478.
JOPLIN : Show-Me Harmony Chorus rehearsal, 7 p.m. today, Joplin Family Worship Center, 5290 E. Seventh St. Area women may join the singing. Details: 417-782-4631 or 417-624-8951.
JOPLIN: Bird count for children, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center, Wildcat Park. The event sponsored by the Ozark Gateway Audubon Society is for children 7 and older. The count will be followed by a lunch and the awarding of prizes to the team with the most species counted. Details: 417-782-6287.