The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Lifestyles

January 30, 2014

Parents' planner (Jan. 30-Feb. 5)

JOPLIN, Mo. — ARTISTIC

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

CARTHAGE: Tricolini du Sarousch Circus, 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Memorial Hall. Doors open at 6 p.m. for pony rides, face-painting and petting zoo. Tickets: $10. Details: 941-735-8746.

DIAMOND: "African-American Trailblazers," 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, George Washington Carver National Monument. The program explores contributions and accomplishments of African-Americans. Details: 417-325-4151.

DIAMOND: "Wonders of the Night Sky," 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, George Washington Carver National Monument. The program includes a 30-minute slide show on celestial navigation, the Underground Railroad, star stories and the effects of light pollution, along with an outdoor constellation tour. 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.

JOPLIN: Pet adoptions, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Tractor Supply, 1316 N. Range Line. Organized by Golden Paw Pet Rescue. Details: 417-623-0842.

JOPLIN: "Chautauqua: John Colter Live," 2 p.m. Saturday, Spiva Center for the Arts, 222 W. Third. Chuck Parker will portray famed 1800s mountain man John Colter. Details: 417-623-0183.

PITTSBURG, KAN.: Chinese New Year celebration, 5 p.m. Friday, Overman Student Center, PSU campus. A traditional Chinese meal will be served at 6 p.m. at United Methodist Campus Ministry. Tickets: $8. Details: 620-719-7733.

MUSIC

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

HOBBIES

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

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: 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 3 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.

THEATER

CARTHAGE: "Up the Down Staircase," 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Stone's Throw Dinner Theatre, 2466 W. Old 66 Blvd. Dinner is served an hour before curtain time. Tickets: $24.50; $21 for seniors; $12 for children. Details: 417-358-9665.

JOPLIN: "The Mousetrap," 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Joplin Little Theatre, 3009 W. First. Tickets: $13; $11 for seniors and students. Details: 417-623-3638.

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