The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


December 19, 2013

Parents' planner (Dec. 19-25)


JOPLIN: Graham cracker gingerbread houses, 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Spiva Center for the Arts, Third and Wall. Students will construct creations with candy, frosting and more. Cost: $15. Details: 417-623-0183.


JOPLIN: Third Thursday Winter Edition, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. today, downtown Joplin. Details: 417-310-3472.

JOPLIN: Moms discussion group, 6 to 7:30 p.m. today, Royal Heights United Methodist Church, 1612 Euclid. Child care is provided. Details: 417-624-3366.


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


JOPLIN: Christmas bird count, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center. Organized by Ozark Gateway Audubon Chapter. Details: 417-782-6287.

JOPLIN: Yoga in Nature, 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, Wildcat Glades Conservation and Audubon Center. Class taught by Connelaine Gustad. Cost: $6, $3 for members. Details: 417-782-6287.

WEBB CITY: Farmers market, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, King Jack Park. Details: 417-483-8139.


CARTHAGE: Story time, 10 a.m. Tuesday, 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.


CARTHAGE: Guy Wilcox Band (piano) Christmas music, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, doors open at 6:30 p.m., The Woodshed, 311 S. Main St., on the Carthage square. Cost: $5. Details: 417-358-2707.

JOPLIN: Heartland Concert Band concert, 3 p.m. Sunday, MacyÕs WomenÕs Court, Northpark Mall. Details: 417-649-6159.

MIAMI, OKLA.: Tulsa Praise Orchestra presents its Big Band Christmas Show, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Coleman Theatre, 103 N. Main. Tickets: $15, $13 for seniors, $11 for students and children. Details: 918-540-2425.

WEBB CITY: JomoJazz, 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Minerva Candy Co., 12 S. Main St. No cover charge. Details: 417-717-0042.

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