JOPLIN, Mo. —
JOPLIN: Joplin Electric Theater, 6:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday, The Hive, 506 S. Main. "Shut Up and Play the Hits" will be shown, as well as a showing of LCD Soundsystem's final concert. Cost: $10. Details: 417-434-2944.
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.
WEBB CITY: Winter farmers market, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, The Clubhouse, 115 N. Madison St. Details: 417-483-8139.
NEOSHO: Story time, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Neosho-Newton County Public Library, 201 W. Spring St. Details: 417-451-4231.
WEBB CITY: New Year's Eve all night skate party, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday, Skateland, 104 N. Madison. Children of ages may participate. Includes skating, games, dances, contests and prizes. Cost: $17 per person, including skates. Details: 417-673-1099 or 417-439-0063.
JOPLIN, Mo. —
Family affair: Father directs daughter in 'Annie,' a musical about families
The name "Annie" is synonymous with boundless optimism, tough determination and eternal hope. And curly, red hair.
History takes bigger spotlight for annual Emancipation Days
In addition to coinciding with the 60th anniversary of Brown vs. Board of Education, the collection of five Supreme Court cases that eliminated segregation in public schools, the celebration will pay tribute to Buffalo Soldiers.
Weekend festival shines light on historic Route 66
A festival dedicated to Route 66 will feature a wide variety of activities, from a quilt show to a talent show. Events will be held today and Saturday on Main Street between Sixth and Front streets.
Show features dogs' stunts, tricks
Perondi and his pack of canine performers have entertained audiences around the country since 2001. He said "kids" of all ages enjoy their show.
Black Stone Cherry brings tour to Joplin
The Southern rock band influenced by Led Zeppelin and Lynyrd Skynyrd will perform in Joplin next week, appearing with Kyng and Fifth Freedom as part of the Hard Drive Live Tour presented by KJML-FM (Rock 107.1).
Amanda Stone: Corn doesn't deserve it's bad, unhealthy reputation
Corn gets a bad rap. Unfortunately, it is guilt by association. There is absolutely nothing wrong with fresh, sweet corn on the cob. In fact, it is completely right.
Sarah Coyne: Pop culture can offer insights into children's thoughts
And if there is one thing I want to be as a parent, it is in-tune. I don't want to miss the big things or dismiss the small things. I want my kids to know that I hear them, accept them and respect them. But how can I show that if I don't even understand them?
Pavement pastimes: Cooler summer weather makes sidewalks great places for games
Thanks to merciful lower temperatures, any attempts to fry eggs on sidewalks would remain raw. The sidewalks and pieces of pavement in neighborhoods are perfect play places for prolonged outdoor fun.
Cheryle Finley: Life's a peach: Succulent fruit's harvest in full swing
A peach can be a fruit or a person or thing that's enjoyed, liked or attractive. The latter definition fits the first perfectly.
Explore: Against the current
Along the lower Buffalo River in Arkansas lie 29 miles that may be as isolated as any left in the Ozarks, perhaps the Midwest.
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