The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Health & Family

August 1, 2013

Parents' planner (Aug. 1-7)

JOPLIN, Mo. — Reading

CARTHAGE: Story time, 10 a.m. today, Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison. Details: 417-237-7040.

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.

OUTSIDE

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.

HOBBIES

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

EVENTS

CARTHAGE: Puzzle, game day, 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison. Children and teens can participate. Details: 417-237-7040.

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.

JOPLIN: Route 66 International Festival, today through Saturday, assorted Joplin locations. Events include displays, a photo exhibit, concerts, a marketplace and a quilt show. Details: 417-625-4789.

JOPLIN: Annual Park Day, Friday through Sunday, Ewert Park. Events include poetry, a reading of the Emancipation Proclamation, giveaways and an Old School Jam. The event is organized by the Emancipation Park Day Celebration Committee. Details: 417-529-2891 or 417-483-1752.

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