From staff reports
JOPLIN, Mo. —
JOPLIN: Creation Station, 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Spiva Center for the Arts, Third and Wall streets. An after-school program for students 6 to 12 years old. Cost: $5. Details: 417-623-0183.
JOPLIN: Third Thursday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, downtown Joplin. Events include Flavor of the 4 States, live music, art walk and extended hours for downtown businesses. Organized by Downtown Joplin Alliance. Details: 417-310-3472.
JOPLIN: Joplin Electric Theater, 6 p.m. Saturday, 120 S. Main. “The Magic of Belle Isle” will be shown. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission: $10; concessions available. Details: 417-434-2944.
JOPLIN: Safe Kids car seat check, 9 to 11 a.m. Monday, The Alliance of Southwest Missouri, 2914 E. 32nd. Details: 417-782-9899. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
ANDERSON: Country, bluegrass show, 7 p.m. Friday, Beth Page Community Building. Covered dish dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Details: 417-624-7580.
CARTHAGE: Heartland Concert Band rehearsal, 7 p.m. Monday, Carthage Middle School. The band is open to area musicians. Details: 417-649-6159.
GALENA, KAN.: Farmers market, 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Seventh and Main streets. Farmers, gardeners and crafters are welcome. Details: 417-438-6396 or 417-529-3191.
JOPLIN: Fishing night, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Walter Woods Conservation Area. Basic fishing instruction will be provided. Participants should bring poles. Registration required. Details: 417-629-3423.
JOPLIN: Farmers market, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Seventh Street and Joplin Avenue. Details: 417-625-4750.
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: Tales for 2s and 3s, 9:30 a.m. today and Wednesday, Joplin Public Library. The program includes stories, songs and rhymes. Details: 417-623-2184.
JOPLIN: Fun for 4s and 5s, 10:30 a.m. today, Joplin Public Library. The program includes stories, songs and rhymes. Details: 417-623-2184.
JOPLIN: Story time, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Joplin Public Library. The event is for children 5 and younger. Details: 417-623-2184.
JOPLIN: Baby Bookworms, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Joplin Public Library. Event includes stories, songs, group interaction and playtime for babies up to 3 months. Details: 417-623-2184.
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.