The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Lifestyles

November 8, 2012

Parents' planner (Nov. 8-14)

JOPLIN, Mo. — ARTISTIC

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.

EVENTS

JOPLIN: Annual chili and soup feed, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. today, Fourth Street and Schifferdecker Avenue. The fundraiser is sponsored by the Joplin Association for the Blind and the Low Vision Enhancement Center. Cost: $6; $3 for children. Details: 623-5721.

JOPLIN: “Wildlife of Yellowstone,” 7 p.m. Thursday, Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center, Wildcat Park. Naturalist and photographer Becky Wylie will speak. Details: 417-624-0995.

JOPLIN: Annual holiday craft festival, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 2616 S. Connecticut Ave. The festival is put on by the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League. It includes more than 30 area craft exhibitors. Proceeds will be used for mission projects. Details: 417-624-0333.

JOPLIN: 25th annual Veterans Day parade, 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, downtown Joplin. Entries are to assemble at 8:30 a.m. on Main Street between 15th and 20th streets. Details: 417-624-0378 or 417-483-3099.

JOPLIN: Annual crafts bazaar and lunch, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 706 S. Byers Ave. The event includes crafts from church members and outside vendors, a silent auction, a bake sale and a book sale. Lunch: $5. Details: 417-623-6893.

JOPLIN: Greyhound Pets of America monthly show and tell, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, PetSmart, 520 S. Range Line Road. Joplin area pet owners and their greyhounds will be on hand with information on adopting retired racing greyhounds as pets. Details: 782-8812.

NEOSHO: Agriculture appreciation banquet, 5 p.m. today, Neosho High School. Garret Hawkins, with the Missouri Farm Bureau, will speak. Details: 417-451-1925.

FUNDRAISERS

JOPLIN: Annual chili and soup feed, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. today, Fourth Street and Schifferdecker Avenue. The fundraiser is sponsored by the Joplin Association for the Blind and the Low Vision Enhancement Center. Cost: $6; $3 for children. Details: 623-5721.

JOPLIN: Wildcat Glades rummage sale, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Wildcat Glades Conservation & Audubon Center, Wildcat Park. Items include home decorations and kitchen tools. Proceeds will benefit the nature center. Details: 417-624-0995.

NEOSHO: Souper Faithful Friends fundraiser, 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Methodist Life Center, 111 N. Business Highway 71. The event includes a chili cook-off and a supper with all-you-can-eat soup and dessert. Proceeds will benefit Faithful Friends Animal Advocates. Cost: $8.

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 3 months old. 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.

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.

WEBB CITY: Sky Kings RC Club, 1 p.m. Saturday, Norma’s Restaurant, 21 S. Main St. Details: 417-825-6285.

MUSIC

CARTHAGE: Heartland Concert Band rehearsal, 7 p.m. Monday, Carthage Middle School. The band is open to area musicians. Details: 417-649-6159.

JOPLIN: Overflow: Voices in Action, 7 p.m. Friday, College Heights Christian Church, 4311 Newman Road. The event is a show-choir contest to raise funds for Watered Gardens. Cody James will perform. Tickets: $10. Details: www.over    flow-joplin.com.

JOPLIN: Thanks for Giving concert, 2 p.m. Saturday, Abundant Life Campus, 6863 E. Newman Road. The free concert features Voices of Glory, Ava Kasich and Larry Moore, and is designed to thank volunteers and community leaders for their efforts in rebuilding Joplin. Details: 417-624-7500.

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: Discover Nature, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Walter Woods Conservation Area, south of Joplin. The program will focus on winter bird feeding. Details: 417-629-3423.

WEBB CITY: Farmers market, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, the Clubhouse, 115 N. Madison. Details: 417-483-8139.

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