The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Health & Family

August 29, 2013

Parents' planner (Aug. 29-Sept. 4)


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: Boy Scouts fundraiser, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Food 4 Less, 2800 E. 32nd St. Barbecue beef ribs will be available for $10 a slab until 6 p.m. or sold out. Funds will help Troop 77 purchase a new equipment trailer.


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


JOPLIN: Year of the Turtle, 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center. Daniel Todd will show native turtles and lead a hike. Cost: $10, $5 for members. Details: 417-782-6287.

JOPLIN: Stream Team monitoring day, 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center, Wildcat Park. Participants will help monitor creeks. Details: 417-782-6287.

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.


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.

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