The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Lifestyles

April 12, 2012

Parents' planner (April 12-18)

JOPLIN, Mo. —

ARTISTIC

JOPLIN: Creation Station, 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Spiva Center for the Arts, Third and Wall. An after-school program that exposes students to a variety of different art techniques. Cost: $5. Details: 417-623-0183.

EVENTS

CARTHAGE: Downtown Artwalk, 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, downtown square. Comics and sequential art will be featured. Event includes art exhibits and music. Details:  417-358-2373.

NEOSHO: Citywide garage sale, Saturday. Maps available from Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce by 5 a.m. Details: 417-451-1925.

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: joplinchessclub@yahoo.com.

Reading

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 23 months. Details: 417-623-2184.

MUSIC

CARTHAGE: Heartland Concert Band rehearsal, 7 p.m. Monday, Carthage Middle School band room. The band is open to area musicians, with no audition required. Details: 417-649-6159.

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.

OUTSIDE

JOPLIN: Dogwood Trailblazers Walking Club, 5:30 p.m. today, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 2423 W. 26th St. Details: 417-781-4474 or 417-624-0133.

JOPLIN: Ozark Gateway Audubon Society, 7 p.m. today, Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center, Wildcat Park. Mia Revels, of Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Okla., will speak about Swainson’s warblers. Admission is free. Details: 417-437-5380.

WEBB CITY: Farmers winter market, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Clubhouse, 115 N. Madison. Details: 417-439-4077.

THEATER

JOPLIN: “Tick Talk,” 7:30 p.m. Friday, College Heights Christian School, 4311 E. Newman. Drama students will present the one-act play. Tickets: $5, $3 for students, children and seniors. Proceeds will benefit the cast’s trip to a state competition. Details: 417-782-4114.

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