The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Lifestyles

January 16, 2014

Parents' planner (Jan. 16-22)

JOPLIN, Mo. — ARTISTIC

JOPLIN: PhotoSpiva Kids kickoff, 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Spiva Center for the Arts, Third and Wall. Children 4 to 8 years old will learn how to take a photo for a March exhibit. Cost: $25. Details: 417-623-0183.

JOPLIN: Art reception, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Spiva Gallery, Missouri Southern State University. The reception is for the annual K-12 art show. Details: 417-625-3115.

JOPLIN: Creation Station, 3:45 to 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Spiva Center for the Arts, Third and Wall. The after-school program offers experimentation with different media. Cost: $5. Details: 417-623-0183.

EVENTS

DIAMOND: "Martin Luther King Jr.: We Shall Overcome," 1 to 1:45 p.m. Saturday through Monday, George Washington Carver National Monument. The film highlights some of KingÕs major speeches. Details: 417-325-4151.

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.

FUNDRAISERS

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

HOBBIES

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

MUSIC

JOPLIN: Flamenco guitarist Ronald Radford, 7 p.m. Saturday, Spiva Center for the Arts, 222 W. Third. The concert is part of the opening reception for the exhibit "Roy Kerswill: The Oregon Trail Paintings." Admission: $10; $7 for students. Seating is limited. Details: 417-623-0183.

WEBB CITY: The Radleys, 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Minerva Candy Company, 12 S. Main. Details: 417-717-0042.

OUTSIDE

DIAMOND: Raptors, Birds Of Prey, 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, George Washington Carver National Monument. Representatives from the Pittsburg State University biology department will present the program. Details: 417-325-4151.

READING

CARTHAGE: Story time, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Carthage Public Library, 612 S. Garrison. Details: 417-237-7040.

JOPLIN: Tales for 2s and 3s, 9:30 a.m. today and Wednesday, Joplin Public Library, Third and Main. Children 2 and 3 years old are invited for stories, songs, finger play, rhymes and more. Details: 417-623-2184.

JOPLIN: Fun for 4s and 5s, 10:30 a.m. today and Wednesday, Joplin Public Library, Third and Main. Children 4 and 5 years old are invited for stories, songs, finger play, rhymes and more. Details: 417-623-2184.

JOPLIN: Explore and Play, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Joplin Public Library, Third and Main. The session includes early literacy activities for parents and children. Details: 417-623-2184.

JOPLIN: Little Listeners, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Joplin Public Library, Third and Main. Babies up to 12 months and parents are invited for stories, songs and more. Details: 417-623-2184.

JOPLIN: Movers and Shakers, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Joplin Public Library, Third and Main. Children 1 to 2 years old are invited for singing, dancing and playing. 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.

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